Don’t be skittish about Friday the thirteenth. Have a scary good time.
What: Sri Lankan Londoner gives new meaning to world beat.
Why: You could use a dose of cool.
When: Fri. at 9 p.m. Doors open at 8:30 p.m.
Where: The Independent, 628 Divisadero St., at Hayes St. (415-771-1421).
Boudin Bakery at the Wharf
What: Sourdough treats at the new outpost.
Why: The no-carb craze is so over.
When: Fri., 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., 9 a.m.-10:30 p.m.
Where: 160 Jefferson St. (415-928-1849).
In Fiore Event
What: Hand massages, eye treatments, and champagne.
Why: Bliss and bubbly can solve any woe.
When: Thurs., 5-8 p.m.
Where: Supple, 1543 Hopkins St., at Hopkins Ct., Berkeley (510-525-7068).
Bay to Breakers
What: A 7.5-mile run through this glorious city.
Why: Forecast calls for a sunny, 70-degree day.
When: Sun. at 8 a.m.
Where: Howard St., at Main St. (415-359-2800). Register at baytobreakers.com.
What: Jewelry, housewares, clothing, and accessories by Bay Areans.
Why: Support the locals.
When: Thurs., 6-10 p.m.
Where: 1200 9th Ave., at Lincoln Way.