The Weekend Guide

the curiosity shoppe closing sale!

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The Curiosity Shoppe Closing Sale
What: The quirky Mission design mecca says farewell with one last weekend of sales and celebrations.
Why: Snack, sip, and shop the entire collection of art books, pottery, jewelry, and home decor, all discounted 40-50 percent.
When: Sat., noon-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: The Curiosity Shoppe, 855 Valencia St., b/t 19th & 20th Sts. (415-671-5384).


What: Bay Area shoe designer Martha Davis is half of the recently launched artisanal leather line, in which buttery-soft hides take center stage.
Why: We’re falling for the bomber jacket and Chestnut Cuff-t.
When: Get a head start on spring separates.
Where: Available at shopify.com, $140-$1,400.

The Algorithm for Love

What: OkCupid and Match.com CEO Sam Yagan spent years trying to figure out the math behind what makes people click. His discussion spans provocative topics like why a mutual interest in horror movies is a better predictor of compatibility than a shared religion.
Why: Stick around for an after-party including rum cocktails and dating simulation games.
When: Tonight, 6:30 p.m.
Where: The Commonwealth Club, Blue Room, 595 Market St., at 2nd St., 2nd flr. (415-597-6700). Tickets ($20) at commonwealthclub.org.

Viva Amore Viva Wine
What: Vino tastings in the Alameda winery’s cellar are paired with bites from Le Truc, The Toque & Apron, Asena, and more.
Why: Take snaps with your sweetie in the photo booth, then wrap up the evening with artisan chocolate from Coco Tutti.
When: Fri., 6-9 p.m.
Where: Rock Wall Wine Company, 2301 Monarch St., Alameda (510-522-5700). Tickets ($25) at eventbrite.com.

Photo: Erin Kunkel / Courtesy of The Curiosity Shoppe

Rock Wall Wine Company
2301 Monarch St
Alameda, CA 94501
The Commonwealth Club
595 Market St
@ 2nd St, 2nd flr
San Francisco, CA 94105
855 Valencia St
bt 19th & 20th Sts
San Francisco, CA 94110