The Weekend Guide

fashion's night out!

Out with the old, in with the new.

Fashion’s Night Out
The global shopping phenom hits Union Square department stores and boutiques with deals, drinks, music, and an appearance by a countess.
Why: Maybe money can buy you class.
When: Fri., 6-8 p.m.
Where: Various locations.

Brunch at
Hog & Rocks
Dig into American dishes with a twist, such as buckwheat and stout pancakes, corned beef tongue hash, and a toad-in-the-hole sandwich (Broadbent country ham, farm egg, mornaise sauce).
Why: The Bloody Mary is spiked with the chef’s signature Youk’s Hot Sauce.
When: Sat., 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Where: 3431 19th St., b/t Valencia & Mission Sts. (415-550-8627).

Jerry Springer the Opera
Rock out to songs like “Chick with a Dick” and “I Just Wanna Dance” in Ray of Light Theatre’s West Coast premiere of the hilariously raunchy musical.
Why: Last year’s production of The Who’s Tommy won six Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle awards, so you know it’s gonna be good.
When: Thru Oct. 16. Wed.-Sat., 8 p.m.
Where: Victoria Theatre, 2961 16th St., b/t Capp & Mission Sts. (415-690-7658). Tickets ($20-$36) online at brownpapertickets.com.

Summer Vegetable Cocktail Class at H2hotel
Acclaimed cocktail pioneer Scott Beattie teaches 30 lucky booze aficionados to make seasonal drinks (Bloody Marys with heirloom tomatoes).
Why: The $50 ticket includes sips and snacks from Spoonbar.
When: Sat., 2-4 p.m.
Where: 219 Healdsburg Ave., Healdsburg (707-433-7222). Reservations required.

Fecal Face Ten-Year Anniversary Show
Celebrate the local gallery’s birthday with a mixed-media exhibit of more than 25 international artists at Luggage Store Gallery.
Why: An after-party with art raffles and live music at Mezzanine.
When: Fri., 6-8 p.m.
Where: 1007 Market St., at 6th St. Info at 415-255-5971.

Brews on the Bay
Sample more than 40 beers from seven local artisan breweries and eats from Orson aboard a WWII ship, during the SF Brewers Guild’s seventh annual festival.
Why: Tunes from Van Halen and U2 cover bands.
When: Sat. & Sun., 1 p.m.
Where: Pier 45, at Taylor St. (415-939-1943). Tickets ($45-$75) online at sfbrewersguild.org.

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Pier 45
San Francisco, CA 94124
Luggage Store Gallery
1007 Market St
@ 6th St
San Francisco, CA 94103
219 Healdsburg Ave
@ Mill St
Healdsburg, CA 95448
3431 19th St
bt Mission &Valencia Sts.
San Francisco, CA 94110
Victoria Theatre
2961 16th St
bt Capp & Mission Sts
San Francisco, CA 94110