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Ongoing Events/Exhibits

California Historical Society

Tour the rotating gallery exhibits at the California Historical Society in the Yerba Buena District of downtown San Francisco.


        Current Exhibits Include:

  1. Art of the West Exhibition

                Gallery entrance is $5, but is free to members and children. Use of their research library is free.



Campbell Museum Foundation

        Current Exhibit:

  1. The Entrepreneurial Journey of American Immigrants (March – October).

                    This exhibit is on display on the second level of the Ainsley House and is the work of the f1.1 Bay

                    Area Photo ArtLab, a nonprofit organization focused on photography. Admission to the exhibit is

                    free when you purchase a ticket to tour the Ainsley House.



Hayward Area Historical Society Museum of History and Culture

The Hayward Area Historical Society promotes an understanding of our shared history and the challenges and opportunities of the future by collecting, preserving and interpreting the diverse heritage of the East Bay community.


        Current Exhibits Include:

  1. Day of the Dead 2017 (September 30–November 12, 2017)

  2. Frenchy's: Bill Quarry and the Rock 'n' Roll Years (November 18, 2017–January 2018)



Pasados del Presidio Events

Join the Presidio Trust for special programs that commemorate the founding of the Presidio and celebrate the people of Early California.


  1. Archaeology Lab Tour in San Francisco Presidio:

  2. Learn about the Presidio's current and past excavations, visit the site of El Presidio, and spend time in the lab where all archaeological processes are carried out.

  3. Every Wednesday

  4. Guided Tours: 1:00pm – 2:00pm; Open Lab Hours: 2:00pm – 4:00pm

  5. Presidio Officers’ Club, 50 Moraga Ave., San Francisco, CA 94129

  6. For more information search for the event name on:

  7. http://www.presidio.gov/events


  1. Presidio Dialogues:

  2. Notable authors, artists, and conversation starters explore themes from ancient history to current events through interactive dialogues, stimulating talks, panels, performances, and films.

  3. Every Thursday 6:00pm

  4. Presidio Officers’ Club, 50 Moraga Ave., San Francisco, CA 94129

  5. For more information search for the event name on:

  6. http://www.presidio.gov/events


  1. Docent-led Presidio Officer’s Club Tour:

  2. Experience the Presidio Officers’ Club with a personal guide!  Join us for knowledgeable and friendly docent-led tours of the heritage exhibitions throughout the historic building. Explore American history from a distinctly West Coast perspective and return often as each docent has a unique story to share. Drop-ins welcome.

  3. Every Saturday 1:00pm – 2:00pm

  4. Presidio Officers’ Club, 50 Moraga Ave., San Francisco, CA 94129

  5. For more information search for the event name on:

  6. http://www.presidio.gov/events



Niles Canyon Railway “A Railroad Museum Where the Exhibits Come to Life!”

  1. Educational train rides for children that teach on the history of railroading in the Niles Canyon and the effects it had on building our country.

  2. For more information visit:

  3. http://www.ncry.org/content.aspx?page_id=22&club_id=541047&module_id=132173



Santa Cruz Warf Tours

  1. Take a free half-hour guided tour of the wharf and learn about marine research, sea lions, red tides, and sustainable energy while viewing wildlife from 1/2 mile out to sea--without leaving shore! Tours leave at 1:00 and at 3:00 from Santa Cruz Municipal Wharf Stage on west side of Santa Cruz Wharf, between Olitas and Marini's, every Saturday until September 30th.

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