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Weekend Guide: Late Night Korean Pop-up, Dahlia Show, & More

The Dahlia garden in Golden Gate Park. Photo via Superhero Journal

The hottest events going on this weekend. 

GET YOUR NATURE/SHOW TUNES FIX

What: An award-winning series of Broadway-inspired concerts that feature incredible talent from the NY and Hollywood stages.  
Why: Each evening begins with picnicking on the great lawn, alongside the park’s sprawling vineyards. Plus, you’ll enjoy local pours from numerous Sonoma wineries, food from local vendors, and pre-show music.
When: August 14-16, and 22-24, 5pm 
Where: Jack London State Park, 2400 London Ranch Road, Glen Ellen

SATISFY YOUR MUNCHIES

What: A new late night pop-up showcasing traditional Korean flavors from Chef Robin Song of Hog & Rocks. 
Why: A nod to the street food and drinking culture of South Korea, the savory pancake with zucchini and jalapenos and served with a soy chili dipping sauce is sure to satisfy any late night munchies that may plague you.
When: Every Thursday in August, 10pm - 1am
Where: Hog & Rocks, 3431 19th St. 

PAY TRIBUTE 

What: Nearly seven hours of some of his classic films. 
Why: Free popcorn, and because it's been too long since you've seen Mrs. Doubtfire
When: Saturday, August 16, Noon-8pm
Where: SoMa StrEat Food Park, 428 11th St. 

USHER IN INDIAN SUMMER 

What: See the flowers bloom at the annual Dahlia Show.
Why: The Dahlia is the official flower of San Francisco.
When: Saturday, August 16, 10am - 5pm and Sunday, August 17, 10am - 4pm
Where: Hall of Flowers, Golden Gate Park 

SUPPORT YOUR HOOD 

What: A neighborhood walk/celebration of everything rad in Hayes Valley. 
Why: long list of discounts at participating locations. 
When: Thursday, August 14, 6pm
Where: Hayes and Octavia