Here's what's up this weekend...
Cher for Hillary at Oasis
WHAT: Big news: Cher (yes, THE Cher) will be holding a Hillary Clinton fundraising event this Sunday in San Francisco. The one and only Goddess of Pop is rallying the community to support her preferred presidential candidate in an event called Love Trumps Hate—a Cher for Hillary Celebration. The night will be hosted by Oasis co-owner Heklina, but the rest of the deets are still hush-hush. Cher impersonator and Ru-Paul's Drag Race All-Stars season 1 winner Chad Michaels is the only performer listed on the line-up so far. Grab tickets here while they last!
WHEN: Sunday, Oct. 23, 7–10pm
WHERE: 298 11th St. (SoMa), hillaryclinton.com
Conversation with Chelsea Clinton at The Magic Factory
WHEN: Friday, Oct. 21, 10:30am-12pm
WHERE: 310 7th St. (SoMa), hillaryclinton.com
Celebrate Día de los Muertos at The Mexican Museum
WHEN: Sunday, Oct. 23, 12–4pm
WHERE: Fort Mason Center: 2 Marina Blvd. (Marina), mexicanmuseum.org
Detox Before You Retox at Brass Tacks
WHAT: Organic juice and fancy cocktails are swirling together for this free, fun cocktail event. Project Juice and Brass Tacks SF are mixing things up by inviting you to trade in your boring, calorie-filled drinks for a refreshing cocktail that helps you fight your hangover before it starts.
WHEN: Thursday, Oct. 20, 5–8pm
WHERE: 488 Hayes St. (Hayes Valley), brasstackssf.com
Wharf Fest at Fisherman's Wharf
WHAT: Feel no shame in pulling out your tourist hat and joining hundreds of locals in celebrating everyone's favorite pier. The Fisherman's Wharf Community Benefit District is putting on the fourth annual Wharf Fest this weekend, featuring arts vendors, a DJ, and fun activities such as a Segway obstacle course, rock climbing walls, and even a mechanical bull. This year's chowder competition features 10 restaurants to sip, taste, and vote for; Buy tasting tickets for that here, but enjoy the rest of the festival for free!
WHEN: Saturday, Oct. 22, 11am-5pm
WHERE: Little Embarcedero, between Taylor and Powell (Fisherman's Wharf), visitfishermanswharf.com
Celebrity Chef Mario Batali Speaks at Terrapin Crossroads
WHAT: Celebrity chef, award-winning cookbook writer, and restauranteur Mario Batali will speak at Book Passage's Cooks with Books series next Thursday. Hosted at the Terrapin Crossroads Restaurant in San Rafael, a $125 ticket to this tasty event includes a meal, wine, and a signed copy of Mario Batali: The Big American Cookbook.
WHEN: Thursday, Oct. 27, 12:30pm
WHERE: 100 Yacht Club Dr. (San Rafael), bookpassage.com