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Obscura Society SF: Expedition to Mare Island 4/19/14 10AM - 1PM 2014-04-19 10:00:00 2014-04-19 13:00:00

Mare Island Artifact Museum 1100 Railroad Ave Vallejo CA | View map

Join us for and exploration of Mare Island Historic Park and the oldest naval cemetery on the west coast. Join us in Vallejo for a private...

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Obscura Society SF: Obscura Society SF: Flashlight Exploration of Old Lincoln Park Cemetery After Dark 4/22/14 7:45PM - 9:45PM 2014-04-22 19:45:00 2014-04-22 21:45:00

Lincoln Park Golf Course 300 34th Ave San Francisco California | View map

Join historian John Martini for an evening wander of one of the city's lost graveyards, where bodies still lie unmarked  Grab a trusty...

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Obscura Society SF: Expedition Into to the Marin Headland Bunkers 4/16/14 7PM - 9PM

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Join us for a special exploration to - and into - the historic bunkers at the Marin Headlands with historian and local expert John...

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Obscura Society SF: A Crook's Tour After Dark-Historic Chinatown 4/6/14 7:30PM - 9:30PM

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Join us at dusk for a 90-minute walking tour through mysterious Chinatown, once the most dangerous neighborhood in San...

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Obscura Society SF: Screening of the Film "The Institute" 3/27/14 6PM - 9:30PM

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What WAS it? From 2008 to 2011, a mystifying group was operating in San Francisco. It started as enigmatic fliers posted on telephone...

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Obscura Society SF: Private Tour of Rose Hill Cemetery 3/23/14 2PM - 4PM

Antioch | View Map

Join cemetery historian Loren Rhoads among the headstones for stories of California’s largest coal mine and its five surrounding ghost...

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Obscura Society SF: Into the Archives at California Academy of Sciences 3/21/14 2:45PM - 5PM

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Join us for a rare peek behind the scenes into the research department collections at California Academy of Sciences. Join us in the...

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Obscura Society SF: A Crook's Tour of the Barbary Coast 3/19/14 7PM - 8:30PM

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The Barbary Coast possessed “more viciousness, depravity and glamour than any other area on the American continent.”  This tour will take...

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Obscura Society SF: City Guides' Hidden City: Club Land 3/15/14 1:30PM - 3PM

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Join us and the experts from City Guides for a look at the architecture and culture of the city's grand old clubs. Some older tourist...

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Obscura Society SF: Explore Sutro's Silver City with John Martini 3/8/14 10AM - 11:30AM

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Explore the legacy of Comstock millionaire Adolph Sutro's elaborate play land at the city's edge In the second half of the 19th century,...

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Obscura Society LA: An Evening at the Museum of Jurassic Technology 2/27/14 6PM - 8PM

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Enjoy a night of mice on toast, soviet space dogs, and museum director David Wilson. Known as a "modern day curiosity cabinet," the Museum...

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Obscura Society LA: The Science of Molecular Gastronomy 2/22/14 10AM - 1PM

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Everything you ever thought you knew about food will be chemically altered. Join Obscura Society LA as we team up with Le Cordon Bleu in...

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Obscura Society SF: A Crook's Tour After Dark-Historic Chinatown 2/16/14 6PM - 7:30PM

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Due to the overwhelming popularity of this event, we are delighted to offer it again! Join us at dusk for a 90-minute walking tour through...

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Obscura Society LA: Behind the Hollywood Sign 2/16/14 10AM - 12:30PM

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Get the real story about Hollywood's most famous resident - The Hollywood Sign The Hollywood Sign has become a beacon for LA locals and...

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Obscura Society LA: The Moore Lab of Zoology 2014 Remix 2/9/14 11AM - 3PM

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Let's get up close and personal with the rarest of the rare, extinct, and magnificent bird specimens in this private introduction to the...

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Obscura Society SF: Dark Valentine's Cocktails at the Armory 2/7/14 8PM - 11PM

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Valentine's Day has not always been all hearts and chocolates. From ancient pagan Roman festivals to saintly relics; famous crimes to...

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Obscura Society LA: Pasadena’s Portals 2/4/14 1PM - 5PM

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We go from the edge of the sky to the depths of the underworld on a Pasadena adventure to the JPL and Devil's Gate. Step into the unknown...

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Obscura Society SF: Curator's Tour at the Computer History Museum 2/2/14 12:30PM - 3:30PM

Mountain View | View Map

Join us for a special introduction to the Computer History Museum's unique collection of technology, starting with a demonstration of the...

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Obscura Society LA: Celebrating the Chinese New Year 2/2/14 10AM - 2PM

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Party Obscura style for the Chinese New Year  The first weekend of February marks the start of the Chinese New Year and no where in Los...

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Masonic Mysteries and Secret Societies: An Atlas Obscura Cocktail Gala 1/31/14 7PM - 11PM

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Friday, January 31 - Masonic Mysteries and Secret Societies: An Atlas Obscura Cocktail Gala The New York Obscura Society cordially...

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Obscura Society SF: A Crook's Tour After Dark-Historic Chinatown 1/26/14 5PM - 6:30PM

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Join us at dusk for a 90-minute walking tour through mysterious Chinatown, once the most dangerous neighborhood in San...

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Obscura Society LA: Historic Hollywood Pub Crawl 1/25/14 5PM - 9PM

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Hollywood: it’s a place where the wildest dreams can come true, and where the loftiest aspirations can crash to earth with terrible...

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Obscura Society NY: Behind the Curtain at the Illustrious Players Club 1/24/14 10:30AM - 12PM

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Friday, January 24, 2014 - Behind the Curtain at the Illustrious Players Club Join us for a tour of one of America's oldest and most...

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Obscura Society LA: The Aetherius Society 1/19/14 2PM - 4PM

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Where extraterrestrial intelligence, telepathy, the Interplanetary Parliament, and yoga intersect. “Co-operating with the Gods from...

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Obscura Society SF: Annual Meetup and Brainstorming Session 1/16/14 7PM - 9PM

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Join us at Wicked Grounds and share your ideas and wish lists for local explorations in the new year. As we look forward to new adventures...

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Obscura Society NY: Road Trip to Philadelphia 1/11/14 8AM - 10PM

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Saturday, January 11, 2014 - The New York Obscura Society is Philadelphia bound!  Leave New York behind and hit the road with Atlas...

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Obscura Society SF: Play Date at Playland-Not-At-The-Beach 1/5/14 10AM - 5PM

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Come out to Playland-Not-at-the-Beach for a morning tour focusing on the history of Playland, Sutro’s Baths and the Cliff House. After the...

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Obscura Society SF: Art, Science & Flashing Lights at the Pacific Pinball Museum 12/14/13 11AM - 2PM

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The Pacific Pinball Museum is dedicated to teaching "science, art and history through pinball, and to preserve and promote this important...

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Obscura Society LA: Annual Winter Solstice Gathering at Angel City Brewery 12/11/13 7:30PM - 10:30PM

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Come enjoy a pint in Angel City and share your ideas for the Obscura Society LA calendar in 2014! The winter solstice is upon us and that...

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Obscura Society LA: The St. Francis Dam Disaster 12/10/13 10AM - 1PM

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Come discover the remnants of the greatest American civil engineering failure of the 20th century. Minutes before midnight on the evening...

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Obscura Society LA: Krampus Cometh! 12/3/13 7:30PM - 10PM

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Come celebrate the holiday season with Krampus, the Christmas demon! If the thought of Halloween being over and Christmas season in full...

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Obscura Society NY: Atka, the Wolf Ambassador 12/3/13 6PM - 8PM

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Tuesday, December 3 - Come meet Atka, the stunning Arctic Gray Wolf Ambassador for the Wolf Conservation Center of South Salem, New...

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