Five events you should probably check out this weekend.
What: From the team who bought you the Friends & Benefits Full Moon Boat Party and the So So Dope Ugly Xmas Sweater Bus Party, The Friends & Benefits Rooftop Party will be going down this weekend. Entry to the party is based on a minimum $20 donation and space is limited! Send your donation now. 100% of the proceeds will go to San Francisco's Community Music Center (CMC), a Mission-based nonprofit that makes high quality music accessible to all people, regardless of financial means.
When: Saturday, July 9th, 4–10:30 p.m.
Where: Secret location to be announced in SoMa.
What: Held on the second Saturday of every month, the Jack of All Trades Market features over 90 local vendors, DIY workshops, local food and live entertainment such as local bands, magicians and street dancers in Jack London Square.
When: Saturday, July 9th, 11 a.m.–5 p.m.
Where: Jack London Square (Oakland), jacklondonsquare.com
(Photo Courtesy of Marines' Memorial Theater)
What: Comedian and actor Kevin Allison is bringing his award-winning storytelling show, RISK! back to San Francisco. The uncensored personal stories are 100% true and range from the hilarious to the provocative to the highly emotional. This week, the show features new stories from local storytellers Dixie De La Tour, Mark Davey and Jake Arky. Tickets are $25.
When: Friday, July 8th, 8 p.m.
Where: Marines' Memorial Theater: 609 Sutter St. (TenderNob),marinesmemorialtheatre.com
What: Oakland-based Chef Caesare Assad will be preparing a Native American-inspired five course meal you won't soon forget. This dinner experience will include a multimedia storytelling and state-of-the-art event production to offer guests an immersive and educational dining experience. A portion of the proceeds from the event will be donated to Mandela Marketplace to support food enterprises in low income communities. Tickets are $120.
When: Friday, July 8th, 7 p.m.
Where:The Village: 969 Market St. (SoMa), 969market.com
(Photo Courtesy of Super Juiced)
What: Super Juiced—an East Bay juice shop run exclusively by women of color—will host a community celebration this Saturday to honor their one year anniversary. Located in the Swan's Market courtyard in Old Oakland, the shop sells 100% organic juices and smoothies. The evening of celebration will consist of new menu items to try, local DJs, refreshments, giveaways, outdoor yoga, and more.
When: Saturday, July 9th, 4-8 p.m.
Where: Super Juiced: 540 9th St. (Oakland), oaklandisjuiced.com