NEMA San Francisco is positioned at the intersection of SOMA, Civic Center, Hayes Valley, and The Mission neighborhoods—each offering a unique appeal and distinct character. February in the neighborhood and beyond is overflowing with a variety of live entertainment. Here are a few of the many must attend events that are up next this month near NEMA:

February 1-7, 2024 Hearts in San Francisco. This year marks the 20th anniversary of #HeartsinSanFrancisco.

February 1-12, Takashi Murakami. Swelling of Monsterized Human Ego features his well-known “boldly colored, upbeat style and a pop sensibility that draws inspiration from anime and manga.”

February 1-16, Cross Currents x SF Public Library Pop-Up. Explore the curated reading recommendations in the LINE SF Lobby. Books are available for browsing or taking home, along with a complimentary bookmark.

February 2-4, Saraste Conducts Beethoven 7. Schubert's Sixth wears its Beethovenian heart proudly on its sleeve while speaking a language all its own at the SF Symphony.

February 3-4, Flower Market Fair. Delight in performances of traditional Chinese magicians, acrobats, folk dancers and opera as you take in the beautiful fragrances of spring.

February 8-9, Casino Royale. Watch favorite films on the big screen at Davies Symphony Hall as the scores are performed live by the SF Symphony.

February 9-18, SF Beer Week. Featuring more than 30 San Francisco Brewers Guild members, plus dozens more Northern California craft breweries.

February 10, Choy Sun Doe. Choy Suns will grace Chinatown and pass out thousands of “Lai Sees” to eagerly waiting children. All the “Lai Sees” will contain a chocolate gold coin.

February 10, Excision. Enjoy an epic night of mind-blowing music and electrifying energy at Bill Graham.

February 14, Above It All: Valentine's Day Rooftop Happy Hour. Think pink and be 'Above It All' this Valentine's Day and enjoy a lovely sunset soiree atop the Proper Hotel at Charmaine's.

February 14-18, Valentine's Week at SFJAZZ. The evenings surrounding Valentine’s Day are devoted to romance, and we have a lineup of scintillating vocalists with shows perfect for date night.

February 15-18, Chucho Valdés & Irakere: 50th Anniversary at SFJAZZ. The most influential figure in modern Afro-Cuban jazz for more than half a century, virtuoso pianist, composer & arranger Chucho Valdés returns.

February 17, Lunar New Year: Year Of The Dragon. Welcome the Year of the Dragon with the SF Symphony as this event draws upon Asian traditions, past and present, in a celebration of music and community.

February 17, Basketball Jamboree. Bring your friends and family to this exciting Lunar New Year Basketball Jamboree.

February 22-23, Steven Bernstein: Sexmob at SFJAZZ. Trumpeter Steven Bernstein’s week begins with his long-running band Sexmob, playing a cross-section of fresh material and selections from their repertoire.

February 22-March 3, Noise Pop. This huge celebration of independent music, film, and art is a must attend with over 150 bands will play at different venues around the city, such as The Bottom of the Hill, Bimbo's, and the Great American Music Hall.

February 23, Miss Chinatown USA Pageant. Young women from throughout the US compete for scholarships and prizes in the annual Miss Chinatown USA Pageant.

February 24, Chinese New Year Grand Parade. Over 100 units will participate in the Alaska Airlines Chinese New Year Parade. A San Francisco tradition since just after the Gold Rush, the parade continues to delight and entertain the many hundreds of thousands of people who come to watch it on the street.

February 24-25, Colors Worldwide Presents: R&B Only Live. Sing, dance, and experience R&B music from past to present in a show you won't forget at the Warfield.

February 25-March 17, Family Dance-Along. SF Ballet’s interactive 60-minute Dance-Along workshops explore the story, choreography, music, and characters of some of Ballet’s most beloved productions.

Thru March 16, Andrew Wilson at Jonathan Carver Moore. Torn Asunder is a means to reconsider the black male form and charge it with introspection, meditation, prayer and what is lost between.

Thru March 2024, Middle Ground. From the Exploratorium, Middle Ground returns to Civic Center. Find it at the Larkin Street steps of the Main Branch of the SF Public Library.

Thru April 27, Conversation 8 at SFAC Main Gallery. The series launched in 2005 that features a substantive body of work by a local artist alongside works by another artist based outside of the Bay Area.

Thru May 2024, SF JAZZ 2023-2024 Season. Featuring over 300 concerts, the season is a continued celebration of the organization's 40th anniversary and 11th at the SFJAZZ Center.

Thru May 2024, SF Symphony 2023-2024 Season. The SF Symphony opened their 2023-2024 with their gala in September, before ushering in a robust calendar of performances.

Thru June 2024, SF Opera 2023-2024 Season. A calendar full of wonderful operas continues with traditional operas The Magic Flute (May 30-June 30).

Thru summer 2024, Orpheum Theater 2023-2024 Season from BroadwaySF. The season brings the return of award-winning productions like Wicked (August 2024), along with other great shows like MJ The Musical (January 30-February 25) and Mrs. Doubtfire (July 2-28).

Heart of the City Farmers Market. Sundays and Wednesdays. A well-loved Farmers Market happening in Civic Center since 1981.

Zumba in Civic Center. Sunday, Wednesday & Friday. Zumba instructor Matt Ziegler leads classes in Civic Center Plaza (weather permitting).

UN Plaza Fitness Classes: Dance, Yoga, Strength & More. Daily, times vary. Get moving at the new fitness classes hosted in UN Plaza.

Trivia Night at The Beer Hall. Every Thursday test your trivia on historical facts, current events, sports and more at The Beer Hall's Trivia Night, 7-9pm.

Learn and Play Chess at UN Plaza. Sundays, 11am-1pm Learn and play chess at UN Plaza!

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