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November 2012 Hotel Manager's Picks | Sheraton Fisherman's Wharf Hotel

A visit to San Francisco during November promises a multitude of delights no matter what the year. The month features some of the best weather of the year as the central valley cools, limiting the fog that is pulled in from the Pacific.

Bright, sunny days are ahead where there are no worries about being comfortable while our picturesque Napa and Sonoma wine country delight the senses with crush season ending and the vines changing to a multitude of warm autumn colors. You can just smell the apple cider in the air.

Following in the footsteps of our beloved Giants, the San Francisco 49'ers are back on top with an impressive winning streak and several home games to choose from over the next few weeks.

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To help plan your stay, visit our San Francisco Events page on our website for details of some of the more interesting events that are happening in San Francisco this month. Regardless of what you have planned, enjoy visiting our beautiful city.

What's your favorite spot in San Francisco? Let us know at sheratonsf@ihrco.com or Share on Facebook.

Happy Travels ... Craig Schwan, General Manager

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The William Paley Collection at the DeYoung Museum
A selection of major works from the William S. Paley Collection at the Museum of Modern Art in New York is being featured in an exhibition at the DeYoung Museum through December 30, 2012.

A pioneering figure in the modern entertainment, communication and news industries, Mr. Paley was a founder of CBS, and a dedicated philanthropist and patron of the arts. The Paley Collection, which includes paintings, sculpture and drawings, ranges in date from the late 19th century through the early 1970s.

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Particularly strong in French Post-Impressionism and Modernism, the collection includes multiple works by Paul Cezanne, Henri Matisse and Pablo Picasso, as well as significant works by Edgar Degas, Henri Toulouse-Lautrec, Paul Gauguin, Andre Derain, Georges Rouault and artists of the Nabis School such as Pierre Bonnard and Edouard Vuillard.

Among the works that will be exhibited at the de Young are Gauguin's The Seed of the Areoi (1892); Cezanne's Milk Can and Apples (1879-80); Degas’ exquisite pastel Two Dancers (1905); Derain's dynamic Fauve painting Bridge over the Riou (1906); Picasso's celebrated Boy Leading a Horse (1905-06); Matisse's masterpiece Woman with a Veil (1927) and Francis Bacon’s Study for Three Heads (1962).

At the DeYoung Museum in Golden Gate Park. For further information call: (415) 750-3600.

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E&O Asian Kitchen at Union Square
This recently redesigned modern Asian restaurant and lounge is located in the heart of San Francisco’s vibrant Union Square, just a short walk from the cable car line from Fisherman's Wharf.

Consulting Chef Arnold Wong and Chef Sharon Nahm create exciting and bold flavors in modern Asian dishes while a sleek lounge offers guests a chance to enjoy shareable late night bites and creative cocktails as the house DJ spins.

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The cuisine at this unique restaurant is an outstanding mixture of asian cuisines with a distinctive Californian flare. You'll always find the staff to be both friendly and attentive and you'll feel well taken care of.

Located on Sutter Street at Union Square. For reservations call: (415) 693-0303.

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San Francisco Jazz Festival
Celebrating 30 years of great entertainment, the San Francisco Jazz Festival returns through December 7th and features 30 world-class artists.

The Festival will delight fans of every kind, with a stellar lineup including Esperanza Spalding, Marcus Miller, Sonny Rollins, Ornette Coleman, the Robert Glasper Experiment, Dianne Reeves, Buika, Eliane Elias, John Medeski and Branford Marsalis to name just a few.

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Enjoy great music at various venues around San Francisco. Tickets available at www.sfjazz.org.

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Napa & Sonoma Wine Country
The mesmerizing scenic beauty of wine country in Autumn enhances the romance of both Sonoma and Napa valley. For a taste of timeless romance and some of the best vintages of wine in the world, journey north to enjoy the fragrance of wine in the air and superlative epicurean delights ... you will revel in the simple pleasures of being together.

Situated an hour's drive north of the hotel, Napa Valley is a great getaway idea for a weekend, although it is equally apt for a longer and more leisurely holiday.

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You will be in awe of the many great wines, luxurious spas, and fine restaurants in Napa Valley, as well as interesting cultural events and the beautiful rolling hills and colorful countryside.

Napa Valley and Sonoma Valley together compose the traditional wine country of Northern California, often referred to as the vintner capital of the USA. A magnet for those who appreciate the good life, the area is famous for the medicinal hot springs and spas that soothe the soul and pamper the senses.

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Lion King at the Orpheum Theatre
Giraffes strut, birds swoop, gazelles leap and as the music soars, Pride Rock slowly emerges from the mist. This is Disney's The Lion King.

More than 65 million people around the world have come to discover the thrill and the majesty of this truly one-of-a-kind experience that Time Magazine calls "awe-inspiring." On stage, director Julie Taymor's creative vision combines with Elton John and Tim Rice's rhythmic score to create a breathtaking spectacle that brings the Serengeti to life before your very eyes.

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One of the most successful productions in Broadway history, The Lion King won six 1998 Tony Awards®, including Best Musical and Best Direction of a Musical (making Taymor the first woman bestowed with the honor). Since opening on Broadway, the show has earned more than 70 major arts awards, has been translated into seven different languages and performed in 15 different countries on five continents.

Don't miss your chance to experience this landmark entertainment event! The Lion King returns to San Francisco this fall for a strictly limited engagement at the Orpheum Theatre thru January 13th.

For further information and to purchase tickets, call: (888) 746-1799.

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Walt Disney Family Museum
Celebrating their third anniversary, the Walt Disney Family Museum's three historic buildings within the nearby Presidio houses 10 galleries devoted to the inspiring story of Walt Disney, the creator of Mickey Mouse, "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs," Disneyland and the global yet distinctly American company that bears his name.

Disney's story is impressively portrayed through drawings, storyboards, the narrow-gauge train built for Disneyland along with film clips, concept art, scripts, musical scores and cameras used by Disney and his staff.

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Using a mix of historic materials and artifacts, Disney's achievements really comes to life through innovative displays that include listening stations, interactive media, and more than 200 video monitors. Much of the material is being generously lent by the Walt Disney Company and private collectors.

Located at the nearby Presidio. For information and tickets call (415) 345-6893.

   


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