The Weekend Guide


Double your pleasure; double your fun.

Conifer and Sarah Tejada Spring Launch Party
Conifer’s Amy Mautz debuts with a micro assortment of seasonally appropriate lightweight fabrics in classic shapes; up the ante with new bags from prolific designer Tejada, who turns cast-off leather hides into tasseled and fringed creations in rich, complementary hues.
Why: It’s a springtime celebration times two.
When: Tonight, 5-9 p.m.
Where: 2848 Webster St., at Union St. (415-922-1892).

Magasin Général
Local artisans (Anzfer Farms), designers (Janezic), and lovely makers (Stitch & Hammer, Job & Boss) bring out their wares for a weekend of can’t-help-it spending (sorry — we’re not sorry).
Why: Say it loud – Bay Area and proud.
When: Sat., 1:30-6:30 p.m.; Sun., 1-6 p.m.
Where: Fort Mason Center, 99 Marina Blvd., at Buchanan St., rm. c-260.

Foggy Notion Earth Day Sale
The Richmond’s newest digs go green with a vintage pop-up (clothing, accessories, and jewelry via Little Eagle Vintage, a.k.a. Robyn Miller), record sale (curated by Andy Cabic of local band Vetiver), and 25-50 percent off jewelry by house brand Mittenmaker.
Why: Gratis mimosas make the world go round.
When: Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: 275 6th Ave., b/t California & Clement Sts., ste. 101 (415-683-5654).

This Is Your World Opening Reception
Inspired by a French songwriter, the latest at Carte Blanche showcases dreamy takes on girlhood and femininity by four female European photographers (Saya Chontang, Julie Cerise, Aela Labbe, and Deborah Parkin).
Why: Get girly with baubles from Kate Ellen Metals and free massages and makeovers by The Detox Market.
When: Fri., 6-9 p.m.
Where: 973 Valencia St., b/t 21st & Liberty Sts. (415-821-1055).

B Restaurant & Bar Oyster Bash
What: Hit the sunny garden-top spot for all the bivalves (raw, grilled, or steamed) you can fit in your tummy, plus Trumer Pilsner and ORO Pisco (three with your ticket, but you can purchase more).
Why: Time to shuck.
When: Sat., noon-3 p.m.
Where: 720 Howard St., b/t 3rd & 4th Sts., above Moscone Convention Center North (415-495-9800). Tickets ($35) at the door.

Gioia Pizzeria Opens
Berkeley’s favorite New York-style pizza comes to this side of the Bay with a rustic new Polk Street spot, complete with house-made charcuterie and pastas, plus lunchtime sandwiches and salads from the owners, Will and Karen Gioia (Oliveto, Chez Panisse).
Why: We’re pining for The Julian (prosciutto, parsley, red onion, garlic, aged provolone, and chili).
When: Sun. & Tues.-Thurs., 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 11 a.m.-11 p.m.
Where: 2240 Polk St., at Green St. (415-359-0971).

Photo: Sarah Nuernberger / Courtesy of Conifer

Gioia Pizzeria
2240 Polk St
@ Green St
San Francisco, CA 94109
B Restaurant & Bar
720 Howard St
bt 3rd & 4th Sts
San Francisco, CA 94103
275 6th Ave
bt California & Clement Sts, ste 101
San Francisco, CA 94118
973 Valencia St
bt 21st & Liberty Sts
San Francisco, CA 94110
2848 Webster St
@ Union St
San Francisco, CA 94123
General's Residence at Fort Mason Center
2 Marina Blvd
@ Buchanan St
San Francisco, CA 94123