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Hayes Valley Staycation Carnival Game
What: The carny folk at Straw want you to play with your food. Make your masterpiece on a blank face plate; then take a photo and have it posted to Facebook, where the work is judged. The photo with the most likes or comments wins, and a runner-up prize goes to the best caption (winners are announced in February).
Why: Prizes include dinner at Straw, dessert at Smitten Ice Cream, tickets to the San Francisco Symphony or Rickshaw Stop, and a night at a Hayes Valley hotel.
When: Thru Feb. 5. Mon.-Fri., 5-10 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. & 5-10 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. & 5-9 p.m.; contest kicks off this weekend with brunch.
Where: 203 Octavia St., at Page St. (415-431-3663).
Gott’s Roadside Breakfast-to-Go
What: Your favorite outdoor seaside spot starts dishing out the most important meal of the day.
Why: You Gott’s to get the breakfast burger.
When: Daily, 7-11 a.m.
Where: 1 Ferry Bldg., at The Embarcadero (415-318-3423).
Whiskey & Chocolate at Photobooth
What: One of last year’s best finds hosts a night of pairings with two of your comfort vices.
Why: Take a real mug shot.
When: Mon., 7-10 p.m.
Where: 1193 Valencia St., at 23rd St. (415-824-1248). Tickets ($20) online at pacarichocolates.com.
What: Northern California’s best wedding vendors (think: Studio Choo, LoveSpun Films, Batter Bakery) join forces for a refreshingly cool nuptial show.
Why: It’s engagement season, people.
When: Sat., 5-9 p.m.
Where: Cline Cellars, 24737 Arnold Dr., at Flying Arrow Ranch Rd., Sonoma (707-940-4000). Tickets ($30) online at thelabevent.com. Info at 408-710-0732.
Cycle for Survival
What: Join Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center’s nationwide event to raise funds for rare-cancer research. Teams of four to eight members spin their wheels relay style to musical accompaniment.
Why: All proceeds are allocated within six months.
When: Feb. 4. Sat., 8 a.m.-noon.
Where: Equinox, 301 Pine St., at Sansome St. (415-593-4000). Register online at cycleforsurvival.org.
Photo: Courtesy of Straw