We can be heroes, just for one day.
Bowie Ball at Cafe du Nord
What: Pull on those thigh-highs and channel your inner androgynous god for a night dedicated to the legend himself, with three DJs on deck and pole acrobatics (to keep things interesting).
Why: Dance the magic dance.
When: Sat., 9:30 p.m.
Where: 2170 Market St., b/t Church & Sanchez Sts. Tickets ($15) online at ticketweb.com.
Entitled at Project One Gallery & Lounge
What: The gallery morphs into fashion salon, showcasing style-inspired works by both local and international artists and designers, including Gus Harput (of Harput’s Own) and Gaga’s meat dress maker (Franc Fernandez).
Why: You better work.
When: Thru Sept. 17. Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 251 Rhode Island St., b/t 15th & 16th Sts. (415-817-1012).
Taste’s Farmers Market Menu
What: A tomato-centric menu (goat cheese, squash, and tomato tart atop a veggie salad; seasonal tempura basket) is summer in your mouth.
Why: Mention DailyCandy at checkout to get a free tomato agua fresca with your entree (while supplies last).
When: Today, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, 1 Ferry Bldg., at The Embarcadero.
|If you like tomatoes, you’ll love tomato soup.|
Eleventh Annual Dessert First
What: The finest pastry chefs in all the land (Elizabeth Falkner of Citizen Cake and Orson, Jake Godby of Humphry Slocombe, and Suzanne LaFleur of Perbacco) converge for your sweet tooth’s sake. Wash down dessert with hors d’oevures, cocktails, and vino.
Why: All proceeds to go Project Open Hand. Plus, dinner is overrated.
When: Sun., 5-8 p.m.
Where: InterContinental San Francisco, 888 Howard St., at Fifth St. Tickets ($75) online at eventbrite.com.
49 Square Miles Summer Satchels
What: Durable yet fetching bags ($89-$165) in vibrant hues or utilitarian neutrals of resilient canvas with leather trim can withstand the washer.
Why: Consider the convertible hobo your Outside Lands plus-one.
When: You’re going on a picnic.
Where: Online at 49sqmi.com.
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