21 Fun Things to Do This Week (7.17.23)
Get in the mood for this week's pinkest movie release ever at a Barbie Bar Crawl in the Marina. (Courtesy of @delmarsf)

21 Fun Things to Do This Week (7.17.23)


Happy Barbenheimer Week!

Get into the spirit with a Barbie Bar Crawl in the Marina. Pink not your color? Check out the opening of Matt Horn's new burger joint, sip on something playful with the launch of Trick Dog's new "Tantrick" menu, get educated (and tipsy) at the Beast Crawl Lit Fest, and more.

Have a good one!

There’s nuthin’ better than a pizza party at Bar Nonnina to start the week off right. The secret-ish bar above Fiorella is hosting a party on the rooftop deck with Ford's Gin. Thirty bucks gets you wood-fired pizzas, seasonal arancini, smoked potato, Fiorella meatballs, and three drink tickets; Monday, 6pm to 9pm. // Bar Nonnina, 1240 9th Ave. (Inner Sunset); tickets at tock.com

Matt Horn expands his Bay Area presence with the soft opening of Matty’s Old Fashioned—a nostalgic burger joint in Downtown Oakland; open 5pm to 10pm Tuesday through Thursday and till 11pm Friday and Saturday. // Matty’s Old Fashioned, 464 8th St. (Oakland); reservations at tock.com

Stay up late for Filoli’s Summer Nights, with live performances against the backdrop of the historic house and gardens. This is your invitation to inspiration; 5pm to 8pm Thursdays through September 21st. // Filoli, 86 Cañada Rd. (Woodside), filoli.org/summer-nights

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Practice your breathwork and align your chakras with the launch of Trick Dog’s newest cocktail menu. The award-winning bar just rolled out a new dog- and yoga-themed menu titled Tantrick Dog. You’ll find 16 fresh cocktails that incorporate some kind of wellness ingredient—think turmeric, aloe, and mushrooms. See for yourself; open nightly at 4pm. // Trick Dog, 3010 20th St. (Mission); reservations at trickdogbar.com

Witness the largest drag show on earth when RuPaul’s Drag Race "Werq The World" Tour sashays into town. Catch fan-favorite contestants from past seasons including Asia O’Hara, Bosco, Daya Betty, Deja Skye, Jorgeous, and Lady Camden—plus Season 15 finalists live on stage; Wednesday at 8pm. // Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, 99 Grove St. (Civic Center); tickets at ticketmaster.com

Bust out the sequins and head to the symphony for songs of Elton John, The Wizard of Oz, The Wiz, and Wickedperformed by the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus; Wednesday at 7:30pm. // Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave. (Civic Center); tickets at sfsymphony.org

Don a wide-brimmed hat and live your best wine-mom life—Jason Mraz is coming to the Greek Theatre; Wednesday at 7:30pm. // Greek Theatre, 2001 Gayley Rd. (Berkeley); tickets at ticketmaster.com

Set your alarm to secure free tickets to Stern Grove’s final show of the season—The Big Picnic starring The Flaming Lips and a Neon Indian DJ set on August 20th. Tickets go live this Tuesday at 2pm. Reservations are required for all Stern Grove shows this year, and they go fast. Good luck! // Sigmund Stern Grove (Parkside); reservations at sterngrove.org/bigpicnicflaminglips

Celebrate the career and life of actor Gene Wilder at opening night of the 43rd San Francisco Jewish Film Festival. Remembering Gene Wilder documents the comic genius’ wide ranging acting, writing, and directing experiences. Director Ron Frank and others are expected to attend. The party continues after the screening with tasty treats and refreshments; Thursday at 6:30pm. // Castro Theatre, 429 Castro St. (Castro); tickets at jfi.org

Cheer on Steph Curry—this time at a screening of his documentary Stephen Curry: Underrated on the jumbotron outside Chase Center. Designed for audiences of all ages, Blankets & Blockbusters is a free outdoor movie night with themed activations, snacks and drinks, and more; Friday, 4pm to 7pm. // Thrive City, 1 Warriors Way (Mission Bay); tickets at eventbrite.com

Feast on food curated and cooked over a live fire by James Beard Award–winning chef Chris Shepherd. 'Tis the season for eating alfresco and there are few better places to do so than around the fire pit on the Farmstead lawn with pairing from Long Meadow Ranch wines; Friday, 6:30pm to 10pm. // Farmstead at Long Meadow Ranch, 738 Main St. (St. Helena); tickets at longmeadowranch.com

Hey, Soul Sister —Train is pulling up to the outdoor Oxbow RiverStage with opening act Better Than Ezra; Friday at 7pm. // Oxbow RiverStage, 1268 McKinstry St. (Napa); tickets at oxbowriverstage.com

Get your kicks at Women’s World Cup Village. Street Soccer USA and SF Rec and Park are hosting free public viewing parties along with food, entertainment, and family-friendly activities for the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup. Cheer for USA vs Vietnam; Friday at 6pm. // The Crossing at East Cut, 200 Folsom St. (Embarcadero); RSVP at eventbrite.com

Sing along to Moana at Sundown Cinema’s next outdoor film night. While films are free to attend, for $35 you can reserve a seat in the members-only section and get a drink ticket and membership to SF Parks Alliance; Friday at sunset (8:30pm). // Crane Cove Park, 18th St. and Illinois St. (Dogpatch); tickets at dothebay.com

Secure the goods at Dark Garden Corsetry’s annual rummage sale. Shop for bespoke sample corsets, pre-loved corsets, corsets from the archive, and more at deeply discounted rates; Friday to Sunday. // Dark Garden Corsetry and Couture, 321 Linden St. (Hayes Valley); tickets at eventbrite.com

Grab your pals—two-legged and four—and Head West. The roving outdoor marketplace for local creators is popping up on Berkeley’s charming Fourth Street; Saturday, 11am to 5pm. // 1717 Fourth St. (Berkeley); details at headwestmarketplace.com

Upgrade your bar crawl to something with a little more academic: the Beast Crawl Lit Fest. The annual festival-meets-pub crawl in Oakland will take you on a journey through the Town’s favorite bars and hideaways where writers, performing artists, and creative thinkers will share their craft; Saturday, 4pm until late. // Map and details at beastcrawl.org

Calling all Barbies and Kens! Let’s go party. The Barbie Pub Crawl is taking over the Marina with lots of pink, glitter, plastic, and other themed decor at participating bars; 4pm to 10pm. // Start at Del Mar, 2125 Lombard St. (Marina); tickets at barbiecrawl.com

Shop for vintage records and clothing, music memorabilia, handmade jewelry and other goodies at the Alameda Rock & Roll Flea Market; Saturday, 10am to 6pm. // Faction Brewing, 2501 Monarch St. (Alameda); RSVP at eventbrite.com

Get a taste for My Friend Fernando supper club, collaborating this month with Astranda Bakery. Expect a menu with Mexican flavors plus Asian and French influence. The intimate and communal-style dinner will be six courses with beverages included; Sunday at 7pm. // My Friend Fernando, 901 Minnesota St. (Dogpatch); reservations at exploretock.com

Runners and spectators will take over the 7x7 for the 46th Annual San Francisco Marathon; Saturday beginning at 5:30am. // Details at thesfmarathon.com

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