Aug 13, 06:00PM – 08:00PM
California Historical Society
Learn about Alameda’s Neptune Beach - the "Coney Island of the West" - and it's history as a pivotal attraction after the close of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition. Authors Dennis Evanosky and Eric Kos will take guests on a tour of west Alameda’s bathing and beach resorts that established the Island City’s recreational character beginning in the 1870s.
Aug 22, 2015 to Aug 23, 2015
San Francisco Lyric Chorus
San Francisco Lyric Chorus performs selections from classical choral works performed in the Exposition's Festival Hall by the 300-voice Festival Chorus (singers from all over the SF Bay area) and visiting choruses.
Aug 27, 06:00PM – 08:00PM
San Francisco Heritage
Los Angeles historian Jim Heimann, author of Crazy California and Beyond: Roadside Architecture, will trace the 1915 Pan-Pacific International Exposition’s fanciful, yet little-known, legacy of stucco construction from the “Joy Zone” at the PPIE to Hollywood set design and roadside architecture.
Aug 29, 12:00PM – 04:00PM
Afforded great respect through the ages, the kahili is a prized cultural item among Native Hawaiian people. Kahili are feathered standards used to show status, lineage, and family ties.