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. November 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:

November 1, Native American Heritage Night Celebration. The American Indian Cultural Center presents Native American Heritage Night Celebration 2023.

November 1, World Ballet Day/ Live. Join San Francisco Ballet, Royal Opera House & The Australian Ballet for a day of livestreamed rehearsals, backstage access, and exclusive footage.

November 2, Cosplay Thursdays. On Thursday nights at the Asian Art Museum, meet up with friends and other cosplayers to mingle and be seen among Murakami’s newest monsters.

November 4, SF Symphony’s Dia De Los Muertos Concert. The Day of the Dead celebration features traditional Latin American music and culture, guest artists, colorful festivities, and is fun-filled for the entire family.

November 4, Pilates by LINES Ballet. The LINE has partnered with neighbors at Alonzo King LINES Ballet to bring you a series of pop-up pilates workshops in the Hammett Room.

November 4, Flamenco Passion. Prepare to be transported to the heart of Andalusia, Spain, as we present "A Gorgeous Evening of Flamenco: Direct from Spain."

November 5, The Good Fun Fall Fest. Make your way to Monarch Gardens to stroll through the wicked beauty of our community, eat up the art + creative goods, and embrace the chilling thrills of fall festivities.

November 5, WINTERFEST. Reconnect with the community that’s at the heart of the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, plus enjoy prizes, local food trucks, games, and more at SPARK social.

November 11, Hope Feast. Join Farming Hope at Refettorio San Francisco for an annual fundraiser, Hope Feast featuring the inaugural Eat Your Scraps competition.

November 11, The San Francisco Fall Cider Fest. Slip on your softest sweater, snuggle into your scarf, and drink in the crispness of autumn at The San Francisco Fall Cider Fest at SPARK Social.

November 11, Hip Hop on the Plaza. As part of the renewed effort to bring fun, activation and recreation to UN Plaza, don't miss the Hip Hop on the Plaza competition.

November 11-12, More Than 2 Blocks of Art. Explore art throughout reimagined building spaces, in plazas, on sidewalks, in galleries and restaurants at More Than 2 Blocks of Art. Happening on Market Street between 5th and 8th streets.

November 15, Creativi-tea. Learn dependable ideation techniques, unleash your inner creative and make one-of-a-kind tea art in this fun, interactive creative workshop.

November 18, Circus Freaks SF. Enjoy an unforgettable evening of jaw-dropping performances and mind-boggling stunts at Circus Freaks SF at The Foundry SF.

November 19, Trio of Flavors: Wine, Cheese, and Tea. This fall, enjoy a memorable wine, cheese, and tea pairing event with us. Taste the latest releases and enjoy exclusive discounts.

November 21, Fall Holiday Farmers Market. Fill your holiday table with locally grown goodies from the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.

November 21, Unlimited Taco Tuesday @ Azucar Lounge SF. Join WTEF (What the Enthusiastic Fun) for a one night only revival of Azucar Lounge's All You Can Eat Taco Tuesday.

November 25, Run Off the Turkey Trot 5K/10K/13.1. Join the annual Thanksgiving Turkey Trot Run, where you'll be running off the Turkey before dinner and all year long.

November 29, The Jacka Art Experience. Join the celebration of Shaheed “The Jacka” Akbar’s life during the 50th anniversary of Hip Hop, curated by Andrew Espino of 1Culture Gallery.

Thru December 9, SF Conservatory of Music’s Fall Series. Featuring a robust calendar of music, from performances by guitar virtuoso Sérgio Assad to baroque ensembles, to Chamber Music Tuesdays and more — the fall calendar is full of beautiful music to hear.

Thru February 2024, Takashi Murakami. The Asian Art Museum notes, this is the "first solo exhibition in San Francisco by Takashi Murakami," a renowned artist with recognizable works that appear throughout popular culture and fashion.

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 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 opens with a robust calendar of performances.

Thru June 2024, SF Opera 2023-2024 Season. The San Francisco Opera's 2023-2024 season has opened, see what's coming up.

Thru summer 2024, Orpheum Theater 2023-2024 Season from BroadwaySF. The 2023-2024 season brings the return of award-winning productions like The Lion King (November 22-December 30, 2023) and Wicked (August 2024), along with other great shows like MJ The Musical (January 30-February 25, 2024) and Mrs. Doubtfire (July 2-28, 2024).

Sunday, Wednesday & Friday. Zumba instructor Matt Ziegler leads classes in Civic Center Plaza (weather permitting) on Sundays, Wednesdays and Fridays with SF Rec & Parks Zumba in the Parks. The class is for all ages and skill levels; meet on the paved portion of the plaza adjacent to City Hall. Free, drop-in. See the schedule here.

Image Credit: Circus Freaks

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