Highway to the danger zone.
59th Annual Sausalito Art Festival
What: Kick off the long weekend with a trip over the bridge, as 275 artists from around the world converge on the water with works of art from all manner of media (photography, sculpture, jewelry, fashion, and more).
Why: “Don’t You Want” to cut “Footloose” to tunes from ’80s vets The Human League and Kenny Loggins?
When: Sat. & Sun., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Mon., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Marinship Park, Sausalito (415-331-3757).
Can Can Green
What: Teresa Piro’s new version of her easy-peasy cleanses transcends with a potent yet tasty combo of celery, cucumber, cabbage, fennel, kale, and other fruits and veggies ($68-$190).
Why: Prepare for post-Labor Day sludge.
When: You’re feeling punky.
Where: To order, call 415-439-0035 or go to cancancleanse.com.
Prairie Underground Trunk Show
What: Get a first look at the eco line’s new fall collection of structured knits, with a chance to win a piece from the line.
Why: Noshes like PB&J cupcakes and spiked Capri Sun make it back-to-school shopping at its best.
When: Sun., 1-4 p.m.
Where: Convert, 1809b 4th St., b/t Virginia St. & Hearst Ave., Berkeley. R.S.V.P. to 510-649-9759 or email@example.com.
Chef for a Day at Puccini & Pinetti
What: Grab your apron and get to work with chef Richard Hodge, who takes you under his wing for a hands-on day behind the counter. For $125 you get a five-hour shift followed by dinner at the chef’s counter.
Why: Raise funds for the Larkin Street Youth Services.
When: Call 415-392-5500 for availability. Ask for Courtney Allen.
Where: 129 Ellis St., at Cyril Magnin St.
10th Annual San Francisco Zine Fest
What: More than 150 of the city’s best magazines, comics, art books, and more congregate in Golden Gate Park for a free event.
Why: Show your support for small-press publishing.
When: Sat. & Sun., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: San Francisco County Fair Building, 9th Ave., at Lincoln Way.
Epic Roasthouse’s High on the Hog
What: Pig out on unlimited slow-roasted fennel porchetta and pinot noir at this yearly roast on the patio, with sides of live music, a watermelon-eating contest, and a book signing.
Why: Toss your luck in a game of horseshoes.
When: Get tickets now for Sept. 10, 1-4 p.m.
Where: 369 The Embarcadero, b/t Folsom & Harrison Sts. Tickets ($75) online at epicroasthouse.com.
Photo: Courtesy of Top Productions