Updated: May 28
You’ve worked hard all week, and now Friday’s here again! It’s time to start planning your weekend! Welcome to Weekend Planner, your weekend update on fun.
Every Friday we put together a list of the weekend events we think look most interesting and provide them here. Keep in mind there is always a lot more going on, and all it takes is a little digging to find something that will be the perfect activity for you.
Click on any of the event titles for a link to the event.
Friday, February 28th
24th St., San Francisco
7 PM, All Ages
Come celebrate youth art in the Mission district with our first “Final Fridays” Social. This event will feature a collection of works by multiple generations of artists who have made their way through Precita’s Urban Youth Arts class. Founded in the 1980s to give youth a safe, encouraging space to practice graffiti and mural techniques, the UYA program continues to provide youth artists with fun and captivating programs, team-building skills, and the power to build control and ownership of their visual landscape.
Precita Eyes’s 1st “Final Fridays” Social Friday, February 28 from 7-10 pm 2981-24th Street, San Francisco
All artworks will be sold at affordable prices (below $150), with live music, activities and special guest Muralist and DJ Cuba. Admission is by donation and will benefit the Urban Youth Arts class. Classes are held every Tuesday and Saturday at the Precita Eyes studio, at 348 Precita Ave. Future Final Fridays Social evenings coming in April, June, August, and October.
Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.
Stow Lake Boathouse, San Francisco
7:30 PM, All Ages
Enjoy the most reviewed intimate music experience WORLDWIDE! Lakehouse Jazz, a unique and intimate concert experience in the iconic Golden Gate Park at a hidden and iconic boathouse. As Karl the Fog moves over the lake and covers a slew of colorful boats, we’ll sit inside our intimate and improvised concert venue where the music of the best musicians in the Bay Area and a glass of beer or wine will be the perfect way to unwind your week. By attending this event not only you’ll listen and learn jazz from some of the best musicians in The Bay Area but also, you’ll be actively supporting the local art scene and its musicians. Kudos!
Every week we feature new bands. This makes each concert unique and fresh. All things Jazz, from 1920’s Swing to Latin Jazz, Funk, Fusion and original compositions.
About the venue
Located in the heart of SF’s famous Golden Gate Park, there’s a lovely boathouse known mostly to locals. Every Friday we transform this space into a non-conventional intimate music venue. Nearby you can start off your evening by visiting the best Gold Gate Park has to offer. Our top favorites are the De Young Museum, the Japanese Garden, Academy of Science, and of course a cruise around the Stow Lake on a paddleboat, perfect for a date!]
What can I bring into the event?
Multiple layers of clothing
Your wallet, to purchase drinks (Credit cards accepted!)
Valid ID to purchase alcohol (only 21+)
Camera or phone for pics 🙂
You can bring your own food or order it to be delivered there.
How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
You can reach out to us with any Q’s you may have 🙂
What’s the refund policy?
You get a full refund up to 7 days before your event start date.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
You can but you don’t have to 😉
Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?
Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn’t match the person who attends?
Saturday, February 29th
1451 14th St, Oakland
5 PM, All Ages
The best crab feed around!
Feast on All You Can Eat:
Hot Dungeness Crab
Creamy Garlic Noodles
Tossed Green Salad
Cheddar Bay Biscuits
This fun event includes raffle baskets, music, games, and dinner. The feast will be served by our praise and worship team as well as our pastor. Come be a part of our 3rd Annual Feast and have a good time!
Raffle and Bingo tickets will be available to purchase at the event!
Will there be parking available?
Yes, there will be FREE parking available. However, we advise that you arrive at least 15 minutes early for parking but it is limited.
What can I bring into the event?
Feel free to bring your own crab crackers, sauce, and butter warmers! Also don’t forget money to purchase raffle and Bingo tickets.
What’s the refund policy?
Sorry, but there are no refunds.
Can I bring in tupperware?
Please DO NOT bring in any outside containers. We may be selling $ 10 TO GO boxes at the END of the night!
TO GO boxes will only be sold to those that attended or bought tickets in advance!
Golden Gate Club, San Francisco
3 PM, Ages: 21+
Taste Italy’s best wines with internationally acclaimed wine critic James Suckling at the exclusive, one-evening-only walk-around wine tasting extravaganza!
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The Grand Tasting
Saturday, February 29, 2020; 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
@ Presidio Golden Gate Club
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TASTE THE BEST WINES FROM ITALY!
The annual wine tasting extravaganza is San Francisco’s largest premium Italian wine event, with more than 90 top-tier Italian producers on showcase.
The walk-around, interactive wine tasting will present a handpicked selection of Italy’s most sought-after wines from prestigious and renowned top brands as well as chosen premium boutique wineries.
From Brunellos and Barolos to Super Tuscans and Barbarescos, to Amarones and Chianti Classicos, the 200+ wines on pour are all of superb quality, and many appear on wine critic James Suckling’s list of the Top 100 Italian Wines of 2019. Owners and winemakers will be present, showing two of their latest releases – all wines being poured have scored a minimum of 92 points or above!
GRAND TASTING TICKETS
Taste Italy’s best wines with internationally acclaimed wine critic James Suckling!
+ Taste 200+ Italian wines with top scores of minimum 92 points and above!
+ Meet renowned Italian producers and internationally acclaimed wine critic James Suckling himself
+ Receive complimentary Great Wines of Italy guidebook
+ SAVE with special ticket offers such as Early Bird ($125 only, reg. $145) and 2-For-1 Combo Deal ($200 for two)
+ Members of wine trade are invited to register for the Trade Ticket option (identification required).
+ SPECIAL OFFER FROM OUR FRIENDS AT WINE.COM
Enjoy a special offers from Wine.com who have put together a selection of wines featured at the Great Wines of Italy! Check it out at Wine.com/gwi before, during or after the event with our exclusive deal for 15% off when you buy 6+ bottles. Use code “GWITALY” at checkout. You can download the Wine.com app before the event so that you can save, rate and shop for your favorites!
For inquiries, contact our team at eventsUS@jamessuckling.com !
Alberto Voerzio, Altesino, Amantis, Andretta-Vitanza, Baracchi , Barone Ricasoli, Bellavista, Bertinga, Bibi Graetz, Bovio, Brancaia, Caiarossa, Campo alla Sughera, Canalicchio di Sopra, Cantina Santadi, Cantina Tramin, Caparzo, Casale del Giglio, Castellani, Castello Banfi, Castello di Bossi, Castello Tricerchi, Cavalli Tenuta Degli Dei, Cecchi, Cesari, Ciacci Piccolomini d’Aragona, Collemassari & Grattamacco, Colterenzio, Cusumano, Dal Cero, De’ Ricci, Domini Veneti, Enrico Serafino, Famiglia Cotarella, Fontanafredda, Fonzone, Franz Haas, Frescobaldi, I Giusti & Zanza, I Greppi, Il Borro, Jermann, Kurtatsch, La Lecciaia, Livio Sassetti, Loredan Gasparini, Maddalena Cordella, Marchesi Antinori, Mauro Molino, Mazzei, Michele Satta, Monteverro, Nals Margreid, Orma, Padelletti, Pecchenino, Petra, Piaggia, Piazzano, Piccini, Pieropan, Pietradolce, Pio Cesare, Poggio al Tesoro, Poggio Antico, Poggio La Noce, Renato Ratti, Roberto Voerzio, Rocca delle Macie, Ronchi di Manzano, Ronco dei Tassi, San Fabiano Calcinaia, Sella & Mosca, Silvio Nardi, Siro Pacenti, St. Michael-Eppan, Tassi, Tenuta Buon Tempo, Tenuta Sette Ponti, Torre Mora, Torre Rosazza, Tua Rita, Uccelliera, Umani Ronchi, Valdicava, Vallepicciola, Ventolaio, Villa Saletta, Viticcio and Zorzettig.
Visit our official website www.JamesSuckling.com for further information & details.*NOTE: TICKET HOLDER MUST BE OVER 21 YEARS OLD OF AGE AT DATE OF THE EVENT TO GAIN ACCESS TO THE TASTING FLOOR. ID REQUIRED.
Sunday, March 1st
Picnic on Third, San Francisco
5:30 PM, All Ages
David Yoshimura and Casey Kusaka are excited to present Restaurant Nisei, a pop up restaurant at the Picnic on Third!
Enjoy a modern interpretation of a 8-course Washoku meal with an optional beverage pairing!
The cuisine of Restaurant Nisei pop up restaurant is centered on the style of Japanese food called Washoku. Washoku, literally means “harmony of food” and is sometimes referred to as the “home cooking” of Japan. Casey and David hope to bring new potential to Japanese cuisine in the Bay Area through a series of pop ups leading up to the opening of their restaurant. The end goal is to open the first tasting menu Japanese restaurant not focused on sushi. Please join us!
We apologize, but this event can not accomodate allergies or restrictions regarding food. Please direct message us if this conflicts with your purchase. If you are dining with other guests purchasing separately, please make a note of that by emailing us with the names of the persons in your party so that seating may be arranged. Thank you for your consideration.
For more information, visit http://www.restaurantnisei.com or visit our instagram: @restaurantnisei
Vic’s Garage, San Francisco
12 PM, All Ages
Come enjoy an afternoon lunch to raise money and awareness for Mental Illness. Drinks and appetizers will be served beginning at 12noon, lunch will be served at 1pm.
Family Style/Buffet Lunch Includes: vegetarian marinara pasta, meatballs, antipasto and green salad. Soft drinks will be served. You’re welcome to bring your own wine or beer.
All proceeds will be donated to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. https://www.nami.org/
We educate. Offered in thousands of communities across the United States through NAMI State Organizations and NAMI Affiliates, our education programs ensure hundreds of thousands of families, individuals and educators get the support and information they need.
We advocate. NAMI shapes national public policy for people with mental illness and their families and provides volunteer leaders with the tools, resources and skills necessary to save mental health in all states.
We listen. Our toll-free NAMI HelpLine allows us to respond personally to hundreds of thousands of requests each year, providing free information and support—a much-needed lifeline for many.
We lead. Public awareness events and activities, including Mental Illness Awareness Week and NAMIWalks, successfully fight stigma and encourage understanding. NAMI works with reporters on a daily basis to make sure our country understands how important mental health is.