The Weekend Guide

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Third Annual Eat Real Festival
More than 90 street and craft food vendors and too many workshops, demos, and libations on tap to list take over Jack London Square for three days of all-you-can-eat/make/handle edibles.
Why: Get in on the action by entering your homemade jam, beer, pickles, or honey in the contest ring by 5 p.m. Fri.
When: Fri., 1-8 p.m.; Sat., 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: Broadway, at Embarcadero, Oakland.

Chloe Rose Anniversary Party
Celebrate the Cow Hollow boutique’s first birthday with drinks, light bites, store discounts, gifts with purchase, and more.
Why: Get styled by local bloggers Caitlin (Sacramento Street) and Erin (Apartment 34).
When: Tonight, 6:30-9 p.m.
Where: 1824 Union St., at Octavia St. (415-932-6089).

BellJar’s Fall Event
The lovable Mission spot kicks off the season with a trunk show of underpinnings by Honey Cooler Homemade and jewelry by Adina Mills, Me Moore, and What About Phoenix.
Why: Mingle with the designers over a glass (or two) of champagne.
When: Sat., noon-7 p.m.
Where: 3187 16th St., at Guerrero St. (415-626-1749).

Ballroom & Dining Room
Work up an appetite on the dance floor with a salsa class, followed by three courses of seasonal favorites (white corn chowder, California king salmon, and butterscotch pudding) for $40.
Why: The rhythm is gonna get you.
When: Mon. Dance class, 6 p.m.; dinner, 7 p.m.
Where: The Tavern at Lark Creek, 234 Magnolia Ave., at Madrone Ave., Larkspur (415-924-7766).

CUESA’s Ninth Annual Sunday Supper

What: Your favorite farmers market locale hosts a four-course feast-slash-fundraiser with foodie icons Michael Pollan, Peggy Smith, and Sue Conley (of Cowgirl Creamery) at the receiving line.
Why: The participating chefs list is a who’s who of top SF talent (Frances’s Melissa Perello, Commonwealth’s Jason Fox, and Bar Agricole’s Brandon Jew).
When: Oct. 2. Sun., 6-9:30 p.m.
Where: Ferry Building, Grand Hall, 1 Ferry Bldg., at The Embarcadero. Tickets ($200) online at eventbrite.com.

Photo: Jeffwwoo / Flickr

1824 Union St
@ Octavia St
San Francisco, CA 94123
@ Embarcadero W
Oakland, CA 94607
The Tavern at Lark Creek
234 Magnolia Ave
@ Madrone Ave
Larkspur, CA 94939
3187 16th St
@ Guerrero St
San Francisco, CA 94103
1 Ferry Bldg
@ The Embarcadero
San Francisco, CA 94111