The next Indian Summer days we get will be the perfect time to go on an adventure, so don't get left in the dust! You can rent a car anytime, for any adventure you have in mind, via RelayRides, an awesome car-sharing marketplace where you essentially rent cars from your neighbors. It's perfect for any casual car driver looking for a way to get out of town for a short time.
You don't have to live in San Francisco long to know that we have a seriously world-class music scene on our hands here. In any one week, you can see a fuzzed-out garage band that's the darling of the indie scene, jazz legends play at Yoshi's, a performance by the SF Symphony, or world-famous pop legends take over the stage at the Fillmore. One way to see every show that's at your fingertips and get great offers? The new iPhone and Android app from Thrillcall.
Once you download it, you'll be able to discover local concerts and venues in the city, get the best prices and purchase them through the app. And it's so easy to use.
Shpongle, the legendary international production project created by producers Simon Posford and Raja Ram, is bringing their ambitious and mysterious Masquerade Tour to San Francisco's Warfield this Friday, October 5th. And get ready for some heady madness, because The Masquerade Tour is tricked out with the latest innovative stage production techniques featuring the sole DJ work of Posford to transport concertgoers into another world: the parallel and ephemeral universe of Shpongleland.
A session beer is one defined by a lower alcohol by volume that is highly quaffable or drinkable. The name comes from the fact that you can drink more than one in a session. With the popularity and immense diversity of craft beers out there, a return to session beers is en vogue.
Most definitely one of the coolest music festivals in the country, Treasure Island Music Fest is going down the weekend after next–October 13th and 14th, to be exact. As if their amazing lineup–which serves up the best of indie and electronic music on airwaves today–wasn't enough, you get to gaze upon a breathtaking view of San Francisco's iconic skyline, and take as many romantic rides on their festival ferris wheel as you want. And what better way to do it than from the comfort of VIP accomodations?
Help Local Small Businesses at Opportunity Fund's Food and Drink-Centric Taste of Microfinance Party!
On Thursday, October 11, party with us in downtown SF at the beautiful urban space East Gardens at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. We're helping to throw A Taste Of Microfinance, a mini food festival and cocktail party with Opportunity Fund (who were one of our Favorite Charity Contest semi-finalists last year!), where you'll get a chance to taste the best of the local food scene and indulge in an open bar for a great cause.
Next Thursday, October 11, it's time to suit up for fall. Head to the Bloomingdale's Men's Store right after work for our joint event, New York Nights, where you'll be surrounded by the shop's signature stylish items, and stylish patrons to match.
In the spirit of the season of giving back, we're excited to partner with The McLoughlin Gallery and Salesforce.com on October 10th, 2012 for a fundraiser benefiting the George Mark Children’s House in all the great work they do for the children in our lives. And if you're an art lover, this event is especially great: It will feature a live and silent art auction, and since The McLoughlin Gallery is behind it, you know it'll be top notch.
On Sunday, October 7th from 2-5 pm, join 18 rockstar family wineries from the group that calls itself NG: The Next Generation in Wine, for their second annual Harvest Party at Napa Wine Company in Oakville. Experience the buzz surrounding the 2012 harvest with an exciting collection of wineries that are united by one unique factor—all of those pouring are the "next generation" of some of Napa Valley's top family wineries. This is your chance to taste a sampling of small-production, sought-after wines from this young and dynamic group in a beautiful setting amongst the vineyards and wineries of Napa Valley.
No doubt you've been seeing heirloom tomatoes everywhere on menus and in stores lately–that's because tomato season is in full swing, and now's the time to eat as many as you possibly can. One way to achieve maximum tomato exposure is to head to the Bardessono Hotel, Spa and Lucy Restaurant & Bar’s and Hill Family Estate’s fourth annual Tomatoville festival. It's a weekend-long extravaganza beginning on September 28 that's chock full of events honoring–you guessed it–peak season heirloom tomatoes.
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