The Weekend Guide

the creators project!

There’s life on Mars.

The Creators Project
Performances, art, panels, installations, and screenings by artists, musicians, designers, and filmmakers (think: director Barney Clay and photographer Mick Rock’s reinvention of David Bowie’s “Life on Mars”) from around the world — plus food by Off the Grid. On Friday, preview the United Visual Artists installation, titled Origin (above).
Why: Win one of three pairs of tickets to Saturday’s shows (Yeah Yeah Yeahs, LCD Soundsystem’s James Murphy, and Squarepusher) by being the first to tweet us @candysanfran.
When: Preview, Fri., 5-10 p.m.; main events, Sat., noon-2 a.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
Where: Fort Mason Center, 99 Marina Blvd., at Buchanan St. R.S.V.P. (required for Sat.) online at thecreatorsproject.com. Admission is free.

Rare Device’s Reopening Party
One of our favorite shops moves locations, taking along the same great products (Diana Fayt ceramics and Elizabeth Street Cosmetics), art by 3 Fish Studios, and a Little Otsu shop-within-a-shop.
Why: Bánh Mì Love You Long Time, Pandan La, and Simply Mochi sell snacks on-site.
When: Tonight, 5-10 p.m.
Where: 600 Divisadero St., at Hayes St. (415-863-3969).

Decades Pop-Up Trunk Show
The L.A.-based purveyor of vintage and modern designer treasures heads north for one day only with a curated collection of Jean Paul Gaultier (in honor of the designer’s upcoming de Young exhibit).
Why: Splurge-worthy spring dresses, coats, handbags, and shoes at up to 70 percent off.
When: Fri., 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
Where: InterContinental Mark Hopkins, 1 Nob Hill, at Mason St., California Suite, 18th flr. (323-655-1960).

Lucy Restaurant & Bar at Bardessono
Yountville’s new spot offers seasonal dishes in three categories — garden (freshly dug carrot salad), ocean (crispy-skin black bass with vegetables a la grecque), and range (Broken Arrow Ranch antelope with herbed farro, rainbow chard, and bacon-roasted Brussels sprouts); plus artisanal cocktails by Vincent Lee (Auberge du Soleil).
Why: Rustic-chic dining via a communal table and heated patio.
When: Daily, 7 a.m.-10 p.m.
Where: 6526 Yount St., b/t Humboldt & Washington Sts., Yountville (707-204-6030).

Crewel Runnings at Gravel & Gold
Learn the ins and outs of the ’70s-era embroidery technique in lessons ($50-$75) with crewelling vet Michelle Bock-Haynes.
Why: Channel your inner homemaker.
When: Sun., 5-8 p.m. Also Mar. 23.
Where: 3266 21st St., b/t Valencia & Mission Sts. (415-552-0112). R.S.V.P. to em@gravelandgold.com.

Refresh & Renew Wellness Retreat at Solage
Indulge in four nights of luxurious, all-inclusive wellness with private health consultations; organic skin care secrets from Marie Veronique; two 50-minute spa services daily; and all the yoga, Pilates, and sculpting classes you can stand.
Why: Spring ahead into better health.
When: Apr. 1-5.
Where: Solage Calistoga, 755 Silverado Trl., at Brannan St., Calistoga (707-226-0810). Packages from $3,400.

Photo: James Medcraft / Courtesy of The Creators Project

600 Divisadero St
@ Hayes St
San Francisco, CA 94117
InterContinental Mark Hopkins
1 Nob Hill
@ Mason St
San Francisco, CA 94108
3266 21st St
@ Lexington St
San Francisco, CA 94110
6526 Yount St
@ Finnell Rd
Yountville, CA 94599
General's Residence at Fort Mason Center
2 Marina Blvd
@ Buchanan St
San Francisco, CA 94123
Solage Calistoga
755 Silverado Trl
@ Brannan St