The Weekend Guide


From zero to hero.

Get Zerowasted Pub Crawl

What: Enjoy drink discounts and a sustainable scavenger hunt at the three greenest bars in the Mission, courtesy of sustainability consultants Green & Tonic.
Why: Green beer isn’t just for St. Patty’s.
When: Sat., 4-8 p.m.
Where: Elixir, Doc’s Clock, and Casanova. Details online at

What: A creative space and DIY mecca from Indie Mart founder Kelly Malone that will host classes on everything from screen-printing and interior design to bicycle-making and canning.
Why: Work it, girl.
When: Opening party, Sat., 7-11 p.m.
Where: 1798 McAllister St., at Baker St. (415-874-9186).

MOCFA’s Threads & Wares Sale
What: A covetable selection of ecofriendly clothing (like pieces from local designer Sarah Zins) and housewares benefiting the Museum of Craft and Folk Art.
Why: Get crafty.
When: Sun., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Fort Mason Center, Marina Blvd., at Buchanan St., bldg. d, Fleet rm. (415-345-7500).

Idle Warship: Talib Kweli, Res, and Graph Nobel

What: Noted Brooklyn emcee Kweli joins forces with singer Res of Philly and Canadian singer/rapper Graph Nobel for a groovable feast.
Why: Super friends, unite.
When: Fri. & Sat., 8 & 10 p.m.
Where: Yoshi’s, 1330 Fillmore St., at Eddy St. (415-655-5600). Tickets online at

Basic Cheese Primer Class
What: The Cheese School of San Francisco leads cheese newbies through the world’s major producing regions and tasting pointers. Oh, there’s wine, too.
Why: You wanna be the big cheese.
When: Thurs., 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Sat., 2-4 p.m.
Where: 2155 Powell St., at Francisco St. (415-346-7530).

Seventh Annual Altered Barbie Exhibition

What: The iconic doll gets picked apart (literally) to serve as inspiration for works by local artists.
Why: Ken, who?
When: Exhibition thru Oct. 4. Artists’ reception, Thurs., 5-10 p.m.
Where: Shotwell 50 Studio, 50 Shotwell St., at 14th St. (415-863-9673).

Photo credit: Darren Edwards / Courtesy of Elixir

1330 Fillmore St
@ Eddy St
San Francisco, CA 94115
2155 Powell St
@ Francisco St
San Francisco, CA 94133
Shotwell 50 Studio
50 Shotwell St
@ 14th St
San Francisco, CA 94103
General's Residence at Fort Mason Center
2 Marina Blvd
@ Buchanan St
San Francisco, CA 94123