In late April the Croatian American Cultural Center hosts the San Francisco Festival of the Mandolins. For the past 17 years there has been a sit down concert in the afternoon, workshops in the late morning, good food & drink, and plenty of chances to listen to the best, and most diverse mandolin music in the world.
Bulgarian food by Chef Hristo Kolev.
11 AM: Mandolin workshops by Chris Acquavella, Tom Rozum, and Billy Packard.
1 PM to 5 PM: Performances by the Aurora Mandolin Orchestra, Grupo Falso Baiano, Chris Acquavella, Crying Uncle & Friends (Teo Quale), Billy Packard Trio, and Tom Rozum & Group.
$20, $15 in advance, children free