Cher Holds a Fundraiser for Hillary, Mario Batali, Wharf Fest + More Fun Events
The Goddess of Pop will be rallying support for Hillary Clinton's campaign with a fundraiser on Sunday.(Courtesy of SF Oasis via Facebook)

Cher Holds a Fundraiser for Hillary, Mario Batali, Wharf Fest + More Fun Events


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),

Conversation with Chelsea Clinton at The Magic Factory

WHAT: Election season is in town, and we have another pro-Hillary event for you: Chelsea Clinton is coming to the city to speak at a Hillary Victory Fund event hosted by San Francisco designer Ken Fulk. The event, called Conversation with Chelsea, will be held in Fulk's studio located in the 1920's building affectionately known as "The Magic Factory" and is co-hosted by Uber's senior manager of product communications Chelsea Maughan Kohler, seasoned fundraiser Stefanie Roumeliotes, and Alex Mallick Williams, former associate director of Human Rights Watch and wife of Robin William's son Zak Williams.

WHEN: Friday, Oct. 21, 10:30am-12pm

WHERE: 310 7th St. (SoMa),

The Mexican Museum is holding a Día de los Muertos event with themed art, festivities, and activities for all ages. (Courtesy of

Celebrate Día de los Muertos at The Mexican Museum

WHAT: The Mexican Museum is holding a very special family-friendly event in celebration of the Day of the Dead—a Latino holiday all about remembering departed loved ones and the unity between life and death. Creative festivities include making papier–mâché masks and painting calaveras alongside professional Bay Area face artists. Guests will also have a chance to make personalized, mini-altars for loved ones who have passed away, and are encouraged to bring printed photos or small items of remembrance.

WHEN: Sunday, Oct. 23, 12–4pm

WHERE: Fort Mason Center: 2 Marina Blvd. (Marina),

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),

Fisherman's Wharf is inviting Bay Area locals out to their fourth annual Wharf Fest this Saturday.(Courtesy of

Wharf Festat 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),

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),

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