15 Fun Things to Do This Week (3.25.24)
Praise Jesus—the Castro's Easter festivities rise again this weekend. (Photo by Gooch, via @sfsisters)

15 Fun Things to Do This Week (3.25.24)


Easter egg-stravaganzas await this week.

Plus, a dragtastic tribute by the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus, a free screening of Barbie to mark the return of Hayes Valley's outdoor film series, celebrate Black women makers at the Ferry Building, take the ferry to TreasureFest, vote for your favorite Hunky Jesus, and much more.

Have a good one.

Get up close with fashion, celebrity, and SF’s Summer of Love at the de Young’s Irving Penn retrospective. The exhibition includes approximately 175 photographs spanning every period of Penn’s nearly 70-year career—many of those as art director and contributor at Vogue. // Through July 21 at de Young Museum, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr. (Golden Gate Park), famsf.org

Take part in a living diorama when a group of collaborators help reimagine the 50-year archive of performance artist/activist Guillermo Gómez-Peña. Experimental aesthetics, activist politics, Spanglish humor, and audience participation will combine to create an immersive experience presented by La Pocha Nostra; Wednesday, 6pm to 9pm. // St. Joseph’s Arts Society, 1401 Howard St. (SoMa); tickets at thethirdplace.is

All hailThe Boss: Bruce Springsteen brings his E Street Band (and rock-hard abs) for two nights in SF; Thursday and Sunday at 7:30pm. // Chase Center, 1 Warriors Way (Mission Bay); tickets at ticketmaster.com

Close out awards season with Drag Me to the Movies, a dragtastic tribute to the music of the silver screen sung by the SF Gay Men’s Chorus and with special guest Lady Camden; Thursday at 7:30pm. // Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave. (Civic Center); tickets at cityboxoffice.com

Bundle up for the return of Hayes Valley’s free outdoor movie series. Things kick off with a screening of Greta Gerwig’s Barbie at the Proxy walk-in theater. Arrive early to claim a good spot and stop by Brooklinen on the way for free popcorn. While you watch, enjoy a frosty Fort Point beer or nonalcoholic tonic from Juice Shop; Friday at 7pm. // Proxy, 432 Octavia St. (Hayes Valley); details at proxysf.net

Looking for an egg-citing Easter outing? Head to Sausalito for the annual Easter parade and egg hunt with live music, costume contests, and more at Dunphy Park. BYOB—bring your own basket; Saturday, 10am to noon. // Dunphy Park, Bridgeway at Napa St. (Saualito); details at destinationsausalito.com

Join 50 of your favorite local makers at the first Creative Communal market of spring. Bring the kids and dogs for live music and photo ops; noon to 5pm Saturday. // Fourth Street Makers Row, 1901 Fourth St. (Berkeley), fourthstreetmakersrow.com

Thank you to our partners at Fourth Street Makers Row.

The Castro’s Easter Eggstravaganza has it all: photos with the Easter Bunny, a pet costume contest, arts and crafts, kittens, drag queen story time, an Easter costume contest, and more. Yes, more; Saturday, noon to 6pm. // Noe St. between Market and Beaver (Castro); RSVP at artyhood.org.

Celebrate Black women makers during Women's History Month. Head to the SF Ferry Plaza Farmers Market to shop from 18 Bay Area Black woman-owned food and craft businesses; Saturday, 9am to 2pm. // Ferry Terminal Plaza (Embarcadero); details at foodwise.org

Take the ferry to TreasureFest to enjoy all things Bay Area. You can eat gourmet foods from a whole lot of vendors; shop local makers, designers, and collectors; drink-award winning wine and beer, plus specially made seasonal cocktails. There will also be live music and games; Saturday and Sunday, 11am to 5pm. // Tickets at treasurefest.com

Get a little zany at the Bring Your Own Big Wheel race. Join in on the fun (or save yourself a trip to the hospital by just watching) as racers in costumes head full speed down one of SF's windiest streets; Sunday, 2pm to 5pm. // Vermont St. (Potrero Hill); details at bringyourownbigwheel.com

Hunky Jesus rises again. Spend Easter with the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence hootin' and hollerin' for your favorite competitor in the Foxy Mary and Hunky Jesus contest, enjoying appearances by Honey Mahogany, Sister Roma, and more; Sunday, noon to 4pm. // Dolores Park (Mission); details at facebook.com

Sip something made by women at True Laurel’s Women’s History Month fundraising event. Simone Mims (The Rabbit Hole), Aleka Ross (Hotaling) and Natalie Lichtman (Pathfinder) are bringing an exciting night of curated cocktails. Proceeds will benefit Plan International, a nonprofit which works to advance children's rights and equality for girls in more than 80 countries; Sunday, 7pm to 10pm. // True Laurel, 753 Alabama St. (Mission); tickets at exploretock.com

It’s pinkies up Madame Clicquot's afternoon tea at the Ritz. Savor a menu of classic tea sandwiches, homemade sweets, and your choice of a pot of premium tea alongside a menu of Veuve Clicquot champagne and champagne cocktails available for additional purchase; 1pm and 3pm, last Sundays of the month through May. // Parallel 37 at The Ritz-Carlton, 600 Stockton St. (Nob Hill); reservations at ritzcarlton.com

For an unforgettable Easter brunch, head to the Top of the Mark for unbeatable views, live piano music, a kid-friendly buffet, unlimited bubbly and, of course—a visit from the Easter Bunny; seatings at 10:30am, 11am, 1:30pm, and 2pm on Sunday. // Top of the Mark at InterContinental Mark Hopkins SF, 999 California St. (Nob Hill); reservations at opentable.com

Don’t miss the opportunity to experience two virtuosos in one of their final performances together: Cellist Yo-Yo Ma is joined by internationally recognized pianist Kathryn Stott at San Francisco Symphony; 7:30pm, Tuesday April 2nd. // Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave. (Civic Center); get tickets at sfsymphony.org.

Thank you to our partners at SF Symphony.

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