Weekend Guide: Make Geode Jewelry, Dance to Motown, & More
The 5 things you should be doing this weekend.
FIND YOUR SEA LEGS
What: Set sail upon the four story Cabernet Sauvignon yacht and eat, drink, and dance the night away! Enjoy delicious eats from Lolinda, Delarosa, 54 Mint, Chef David Cruz, Square Meals, and Adam’s Grub Truck as well as a open bar featuring Lagunitas beer, Broken Shed Vodka, and gin from Distillery 209. Plus, 3 DJs, a photo booth, silent auction, raffle, and gorgeous views of the bay, duh.
Why: The whole event benefits Family House Inc. so donations are tax-deductible.
When: Saturday, September 6: 7:30—11pm, $90. Get tickets here.
Where: Pier 40, San Francisco
CREATE GOLD-DIPPED GEODE JEWELRY
What: Etsy artist Katy Atchison will show you the art of gilded geode ring making. Choose an agate crystal and learn how to turn it into a stunning finger accessory with an exquisite dipped gold look!
Why: You've always wanted to sport gold on every finger.
When: Thursday, September 11: 7 - 9:30pm, $10. Get tickets here.
Where: The Museum of Craft and Design: 2569 3rd Street
RIDE YOUR BIKE
What: This month, San Francisco Bike Party is celebrating the life and work of noted cycling enthusiast Robin Williams. Come dressed up as your favorite Robin Williams character or movie.
Why: You need another reason to put on a costume this weekend.
When: Friday, September 5: 7:30 pm
Where: Meet at the basketball courts in the Panhandle
BRING IN THE FUNK
What: The true story of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson, and many more.
Why: It's sure to have you dancing in your seat.
When: Runs until September 28.
Where: Orpheum Theatre, 1192 Market St.
GET YOUR DANCE ON
What: On Saturday, Makeunder, Bill Baird, and Frontiers will be playing at Awaken Café for the Experimental Orchestral Pop event. Then on Sunday, you can find more mountain music at Pacific Coast Brewing with the Lazy Sunday Americana lineup. Other showcases include Garage Psychrock night at The Legionnaire with Electric Strawberry on Thursday. The festival caps off on Saturday, with a closing party at the Night Light, featuring Whiskerman, Bonnie and the Bang Bang, and Royal Jelly.
Why: It’s a prime opportunity to enjoy emerging talent without the epic lines.
When: September 4 - 13: Various times.
Where: Various locations in Oakland. See here for full schedule.