10th Annual Awards Luncheon

Mark Hopkins Hotel 1 Nob Hill at Mason and California Streets, San Francisco, CA

You are invited to the San Francisco Historical Society’s annual Awards Luncheon honoring and celebrating individuals and businesses that have made outstanding contributions to San Francisco History.

PROGRAM
The Women’s Hat Craze In San Francisco, 1907–1915

Roosevelt Middle School 460 Arguello Boulevard (at Geary), San Francisco, CA

In the early twentieth century, almost a decade of international millinery flamboyance and competition took over women’s fashion.

TOUR – Alfred Hitchcock’s San Francisco

Meeting place TBA San Francisco

The Master of Suspense loved San Francisco and used its beauty, elegance, and mystery to great effect in several films.

$15

TOUR – Dogpatch And Potrero Point

Meeting place TBA San Francisco

Designated as a San Francisco Historic District, this colorful neighborhood has important ties to many of the city's past commercial industries.

$15

PROGRAM
Neon San Francisco

Roosevelt Middle School 460 Arguello Boulevard (at Geary), San Francisco, CA

This talk starts with a brief history of how neon signs were invented (the technology hasn’t changed in 100+ years), outlining the “boom” decades of neon and why vintage neon is now such a unique intersection of culture, art, history, and local small businesses.

TOUR – Mission Bay: Hidden Waters CANCELLED

Meeting place TBA San Francisco

Before the Gold Rush, Mission Bay was a simple, shallow inlet whose main residents were ducks. Early filling of the bay enabled the development of San Francisco’s largest railroad yard surrounded by a bustling industrial district.

$15

TOUR
Golden Gate Park: West End CANCELLED

Meeting place TBA San Francisco

At the western edge of Golden Gate Park, within sight of the Pacific Ocean, the towering Dutch Windmill welcomes walkers.

$15

TOUR
Old South Park CANCELLED

Meeting place TBA San Francisco

In 1852 English entrepreneur George Gordon set upon creating South Park, the London-inspired planned community sitting south of Market Street.

$15

A Romp Into Gold Rush History
ONLINE!

San Francisco Historical Society and Museum 608 Commercial Street, San Francisco, CA

In this presentation, tour guide Thom Jackson will take us back in time to visit the "instant City" that sprung up on the shore of Yerba Buena Cove after the discovery of gold at Sutter's Mill.

SFHS Movie Night
ONLINE!

San Francisco Historical Society and Museum 608 Commercial Street, San Francisco, CA

This week’s Online History Adventure: three short films about San Francisco.

SFHS SF Trivia Night

SFHS is teaming up with the Big Quiz Thing—creators of game show entertainment for corporate and private events nationwide since 2002—to present the ultimate San Francisco History Trivia Night.

$10.00

Second SFHS SF Trivia Night

SFHS is teaming up again with the Big Quiz Thing—creators of game show entertainment for corporate and private events nationwide since 2002—to present the Second San Francisco History Trivia Night.

$10.00

Third SFHS SF Trivia Night

SFHS is teaming up again with the Big Quiz Thing—creators of game show entertainment for corporate and private events nationwide since 2002—to present the Third San Francisco History Trivia Night.

$10.00

TOUR
Old South Park

Meeting place TBA San Francisco

In 1852 English entrepreneur George Gordon set upon creating South Park, the London-inspired planned community sitting south of Market Street.

$15

TOUR Golden Gate Park American History

Meeting place TBA San Francisco

A delightful walk through one of America’s greatest parks. You’ll hear about all the monuments — both well-known and obscure — and how they show San Francisco’s commitment and connection to the rest of the nation.

$15

SFHS DONATION DRIVE!

Don’t miss this opportunity to bid on twenty outstanding auction items to benefit the re-opening of the San Francisco Historical Society’s Museum!

SFHS Virtual Auction

Don’t miss this opportunity to bid on twenty outstanding auction items to benefit the re-opening of the San Francisco Historical Society’s Museum!