Weekend Planner: March 10th, 2023
Happy Friday Everyone! You've worked hard all week, and now it's time to have fun! Getting out and enjoying the beautiful Bay Area, as well as enjoying the company of friends old and new, is great for your mental health. So check out some of our favorite events from around the Bay that you can attend this weekend!
Click on any of the event titles for a link to the event.
Friday, March 10th
DNA Lounge, San Francisco
7 PM, Ages: 18+
Hear adults share their actual, embarrassing, & hilarious teen diaries live in front of total strangers. Check out the hilarious comedy/storytelling phenomenon that’s been selling out shows in the bay for almost 15 years.
Plus featuring our fully improvisational house band – Fusciha Psyops – featuring some of the best bay area musicians and Emcees making up songs on the spot between readers. Sometimes hilarious, sometimes poignant.. always shredding. Mortified is a comic excavation of adolescent writing, art & media. Come to see the bay area’s funniest and most outlandish comedic/musical show.
A.C.T., San Francisco
8 PM, Ages: All
The Headlands is a complicated love letter to our city. Obie Award–winning playwright Christopher Chen dives deep into his San Francisco roots to tell the story of true crime fan Henry Wong. For Henry, his father’s unexplained death is the ultimate cold case. But as he digs into the SFPD evidence, he’s haunted by the myths and misdirections of his own family history. How did his parents really meet? What’s behind the detective’s warnings about the case? And what is hidden in the Marin Headlands? Experience the West Coast Premiere of the shadowy and compelling mystery of The Headlands, directed by Tony Award winner Pam MacKinnon—you’ll never look at San Francisco the same way again.
Saturday, March 11th
NPU KIDS CARNIVAL
Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco
All Weekend, Ages: All
Step right up and get ready to be entertained! Our hearts are overflowing with gratitude for the San Francisco community and as a token of our appreciation, we're throwing a day of merriment and delight - all for free!
Join us for a day of family-friendly fun, where there's something for every member of your family - young and old. From carnival games that will have you giggling and cheering, to live music that will have you tapping your feet, to face painting and interactive exhibits that will spark your imagination - the excitement never ends! And for those looking to fuel up for the day, we've got a variety of delicious food and drinks to tantalize your taste buds.
So come one, come all and let's create some memories together!
Join us in making a positive impact on our community while at the event! This year, Non Plus Ultra is proud to announce that we are partnering with local youth programs to provide support and resources to the next generation. We kindly suggest a donation of $20 per family to empower these programs. Your contributions will go directly to these local youth programs and will help provide the resources and support they need to thrive. So come out, have fun, and make a meaningful impact with your donation.
We appreciate your support if you can and look forward to seeing you at the event!
2023 Local Youth Program Beneficiaries:
Project Wreckless – they aim to help youth overcome personal and professional barriers by providing them with the skills that prepare them for life
Boys and Girls Club San Francisco – they inspire and enable all young people, especially those from disadvantaged circumstances, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens.
Empower Me Academy – they help children find hope by providing a place to belong so they can breakthrough, achieve excellence, and make an impact.
SIX: THE MUSICAL
The Orpheum Theater, San Francisco
1 PM, Ages: All
DIVORCED, BEHEADED, DIED, DIVORCED, BEHEADED, SURVIVED
From Tudor Queens to Pop Icons, the SIX wives of Henry VIII take the microphone to remix five hundred years of historical heartbreak into a Euphoric Celebration of 21st century girl power! This new original musical is the global sensation that everyone is losing their head over! SIX has won 23 awards in the 2021/2022 Broadway season, including the Tony Award® for Best Original Score (Music and Lyrics) and the Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Musical. The New York Times says SIX “TOTALLY RULES!” (Critic's Pick) and The Washington Post hails SIX as “Exactly the kind of energizing, inspirational illumination this town aches for!" The SIX: LIVE ON OPENING NIGHT Broadway album debuted at Number 1 on the Billboard cast album charts and surpassed 6 Million streams in its first month.
Sunday, March 12th
SKATE SAN FRANDISCO
Fulton Plaza Roller Rink, San Francisco
12 PM, Ages: All
Let’s roll! Whether you are new to roller skating or a skating pro, San FranDISCO offers a fun skating atmosphere for everyone!
The rink is located at Fulton Plaza (next to the Main Library) and features both the traditional roller rink flooring and a roof to keep the fog and sun off your stylish moves! Open to the public as of Saturday, October 15, 2022; hours are Wednesday through Sunday, noon to 8pm, through the end of the year.
With good tunes spinning all day long and illuminated skates at night — come get your groove on and dance to the beat of music. This rink is for everyone: from the young to the young-at-heart — in the Heart of the City! And grab a bite at an area restaurant after you skate!
A project of San Francisco's notorious "Church of 8 Wheels," San FranDISCO offers 90 minute skating sessions 3x per day starting on even hours: noon-1:30pm, 2-3:30pm and 4-5:30pm and one 120-minute session: 6-8pm.
*The rink is also available for Private Parties on days outside of the regular schedule.
TICKETS are $15 for adults (18 and up) and $5 for youth.
GET YOUR TICKETS NOW! San FranDISCO roller rink at Fulton Plaza is brought to you by the City and County of San Francisco in partnership with the Civic Center Community Benefit District.
For hosting a private party, contact the rink.
OUTER SUNSET FARMER'S MARKET AND MERCANTILE
37th Avenue, San Francisco
9 AM, Ages: All
A weekly market featuring farmers, ranchers, food artisans, live music, children’s activities, vendors, makers, merchants, artists, and local organizations. Explore all the amazing local businesses surrounding the farmers market at sunsetstrong.com.
You can find us every Sunday 9am-2pm year round on 37th avenue/Ortega and every Wednesday 3pm-7pm (June to August)
The Wednesday and Sunday Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile features ranchers, local farm fresh produce, unique artisan foods, delicious pop-up eateries, talented makers, local merchants, live music and an extensive Fun Zone for all ages.
Eat, drink, shop, play, connect and be local at our Wednesday and Sunday markets under the trees! www.sunsetmercantilesf.com for more details.