Bayview Community Tree Lighting and Holiday Market
Friday, November 22, 2013 from 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM (PST)
San Francisco, CA
Enjoy this free event at the historic Bayview Opera House, celebrating the 125th anniversary of the opening of the building this year. One of the last chances to visit before the building closes down for a year-long renovation project that will create full ADA accessibility, a beautiful new outdoor stage and new landscape surrounding the building.
The Bayview Community Tree Lighting and Holiday Market features local vendors of food as well as craft and gift items, arts activities for kids, Santa and other surprises. Live music rings in the holiday season. A time for the community to come together. The official Bayview Community Tree will be lit by District 10 Supervisor Malia Cohen.
When & Where
Bayview Opera House Ruth Williams Memorial Theatre
Bayview Opera House
Ruth Williams Memorial Theatre
4705 Third Street
San Francisco, CA 94124
To serve as the focal point for the Art and Culture in the Bayview Hunters Point community by providing accessible and diverse, high-quality arts education, cultural programs and community events in a safe environment.
To pursue high standards of excellence in arts instruction and diverse programming, to encourage youth to participate in the arts, to foster a sense of community and cultivate relationships that are respectful, inspirational and inclusive.
The Bayview Opera House, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3) formed in 1989 to operate the Bayview Opera House Ruth Williams Memorial Theatre.
The South San Francisco Opera House, as it was originally called, opened on October 4, 1888 by Masonic Lodge #212, to house art performances and community gatherings. The Bayview Opera House (BVOH) is one of four city-owned cultural centers operated by a nonprofit organization providing cultural and arts programming to under-served communities in San Francisco.
The BVOH is available for rent for both public and private events, with a focus on providing affordable space to artists and arts organizations producing cultural events.
The Bayview Opera House Ruth Williams Memorial Theatre is 124 years old and is known for being the city’s first and oldest opera house.
We are San Francisco's historic landmark building No. 8 and as of March 21, 2011 we were inducted into the National Register of Historic Places as a National Landmark!