Drake’s Brewing Company – passionate about brewing with integrity and bringing people together over great beer. With the gritty, artisan spirit that embodies the East bay community we call home, Drake’s has been honing the perfect union of hops and grain since 1989.
Festival Pavilion, Fort Mason
The Conservatory of Flowers is pleased to be a cultural partner with The San Francisco Fall Art & Antiques Show, now in its 36th year. The event is the oldest and most prestigious show of its genre on the West Coast. Presenting 50 of the finest international art and antiques dealers showing a breadth of works from across the globe and through the centuries. It is a must-see destination for collectors and enthusiasts of art, antiques and design.
As a hometown nod to the 50th anniversary of the historic Summer of Love, this year’s theme, FLOWER POWER: Floral Imagery in Art, Antiques & Design, springs from the beauty and romance of blooms and blossoms. Programming includes the renowned Lecture Series, Book Signings, and Cocktail Hour Talks. 100% of net proceeds support the nonprofit Enterprise for Youth to help primarily disadvantaged high school students pursue life after school with passion and purpose.
Conservatory of Flowers members receive complimentary General Admission to the Show (Oct 26-29). Lecture tickets are $10. Click here for tickets.
An Inside Look at Bay Area Gardens
Susan Lowry, Nancy Berner, and Marion Brenner in conversation
Friday, October 27 at 11 a.m. – Lecture Theatre
Northern California has an unrivaled beauty, which has beckoned landscape designers and gardeners for generations. Authors Nancy Berner and Susan Lowry, with the renowned Berkeley-based photographer Marion Brenner, will explore the multiple California garden styles that reflect a wide diversity of approaches and voices impacted by the geography of the region and its myriad microclimates as featured in their new book, Private Gardens of the Bay Area.
Following the lecture is a book signing of Private Gardens of the Bay Area (Monacelli Press, 2017) written by Nancy Berner and Susan Lowry, photographs by Marion Brenner
Lecture tickets are $10. Click here for tickets.
Black Sands Brewery – A brewery designed and constructed by homebrewers. Black Sands Brewery is built on the philosophy that beer is for sharing. Not just the final product, but the entire process of making it.
Calicraft – Calicraft brews beer with a sense of place. They take unexpected, California-grown ingredients, like starthistle honey, Cluster hops, and anise hyssop, and use them as their point of inspiration. They like to think of their beer as the best of California, in a bottle. And as true Californians, they push the boundaries of style, taste, and even the definition of beer.