25 Fun Things to Do This Week (3.27.23)

Close out the first quarter of the year with these fun things around the Bay.

Experience a chromatic sound bath in an art gallery, find your next treasure at Sausalito's city-wide yard sale, get your fix at the SF chocolate salon, relive the romance of Cinderella with the SF Ballet, and much more.

Have a good one!

Start your week with a one-of-a-kind sound bath experience at Grace Cathedral. Bay Area musicians will guide you on your meditative journey; Monday, at 7pm. // Grace Cathedral, 1100 California St. (Nob Hill); tickets at eventbrite.com

Treat yourself to a one-night-only collaboration dinner with Chef Anya El-Wattar of Birch & Rye and Chef Tanya Holland of Brown Sugar Kitchen. The event will highlight recipes from Holland’s new cookbook, California Soul; Wednesday, 5pm to 8:30pm. // Birch & Rye, 1320 Castro St. (Noe Valley); reservations at opentable.com

Catch legendary singer-songwriter Roseanne Cash in one of four upcoming SFJazz performances. She’ll be playing songs in celebration of the 30th anniversary of her 1993 album The Wheel, along with music from her forthcoming Broadway musical Norma Rae, an adaptation of the 1979 film about a North Carolina labor union; Thursday to Saturday at 7:30pm and Sunday at 7pm. // SFJazz, 201 Franklin St. (Civic Center), sfjazz.org

Sip CBD mocktails while enjoying world-class jazz performances at Mr. Tipple’s Jazz Club. The music venue has just launched a new menu of non-alcoholic, CBD-infused drinks (you can order them without CBD, too); Wednesdays and Thursdays, 6pm to 11pm and Fridays and Saturdays, 5:30pm to 12:30am. // Mr. Tipple’s Jazz Club, 39 Fell St. (Civic Center); tickets at opentable.com

Gather your crew for clogs, cocktails, and cake at Bryr. The San Francisco-based handmade clog company is hosting an evening for brides and their bridal parties to shop special occasion shoes with 100% of event ticket proceeds going to the Human Rights Campaign; Thursday, 4pm to 7pm. // Bryr, 1080 Illinois St. (Dogpatch); tickets at bryrstudio.com

Welcome spring with the cherry blossom afternoon tea service at The St. Regis San Francisco. The seasonal service will take place in the property’s new Tea Salon and includes a complimentary welcome toast featuring Lallier rosé; Thursdays to Sundays through April 30. // The St. Regis San Francisco, 125 3rd St. (SoMa); reservations required 24-hours in advance via opentable.com

Join Ari Shapiro, the beloved host of NPR's All Things Considered, for a conversation and signing of his new book,The Best Strangers in the World; Friday at 7pm. // Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd. (Corte Madera); tickets at bookpassage.com

Catch a vibe at queer Australian pop singer Betty Who’s The Big! Tour stop in SF's Warfield. The show opens with drag superstar, Shea Couleé; Friday at 8pm. // The Warfield, 982 Market St. (Tenderloin); tickets at axs.com

Dance all night to your favorite throwback songs at Oakland's favorite Y2K dance party, Gems; Friday at 9pm. // Crybaby, 1928 Telegraph Ave. (Oakland); tickets at ticketweb.com

Relive the romance of Cinderella. Christopher Wheeldon’s ballet brings stylish humanistic twists to the classic tale, set to a gorgeous score by Sergei Prokofiev; March 31 through April 8. // San Francisco Ballet at War Memorial Opera House, 301 Van Ness Ave., (Civic Center), sfballet.org.

Thank you to our partners at San Francisco Ballet.

Join color master and artist, Erin Fong, for a special chromatic sound bath to close out her show at the Bedford Gallery; Saturday at 11:15am. // Bedford Gallery, 1601 Civic Dr. (Walnut Creek); tickets at lesherartscenter.showare.com

Cheer on the next King and Queen of Carnaval San Francisco at an action-packed dance competition showcasing the best music, dance, and artistry of Latin American, Caribbean, and African diasporas; Saturday at 5pm. // KQED HQ, 2601 Mariposa St. (Mission); tickets at kqed.org

Make one person's trash your next treasure at Sausalito’s city-wide yard sale. More than 80 residents will be selling their pre-loved goods in one location for your easy shopping pleasure; Saturday, 9am to 1pm. // 610 Coloma St. (Sausalito); details at sausalito.gov

Inspire the next generation of STEM professionals at STEM Frenzy Festival. Enjoy over 30 demonstrations and hands-on activities hosted by local STEM professionals and learn how to enroll your child in STEM Programs and activities throughout The San Francisco Bay Area; Saturday, 10am to 3pm. // Thrive City, 1 Warriors Way (Mission Bay); details at stemfrenzy.org

Get your hands on a charcoal-grilled biscuit sandwich (!) at the official opening of all-day Cal-Italian-inspired cafe, Mattina from SPQR chef-owner, Matthew Accarrino. // Mattina, 2232 Bush St. (Pacific Heights); details on mattinasf.com and instagram.com

Enjoy storytime with Mother Goose and Easter Bunny selfies at Jack London Square’s holiday celebration. You’ll also find kid’s crafts, face painters, balloon twisters, and more; Saturday, 1pm to 3pm. // Jack London Square, 51 Broadway (Oakland); details at jacklondonsquare.com

Learn to carve and create your own edition of multicolor woodblock prints with an expert ukiyo-e artist at the Asian Art Museum. All materials are provided and all levels are welcome. Pre-registration is required; Saturday at 12:30pm. // Asian Art Museum, 200 Larkin St. (Civic Center); tickets at asianart.org

Taste your way through a brand new brunch experience at The Bungalow Kitchen by Michael Mina. The waterfront establishment—which is accessible via ferry—recently revamped their brunch menu to include favorite dishes using locally sourced ingredients including a roaming Hog Island oyster cart. Yes, please! Saturdays and Sundays from 11am to 3pm. // The Bungalow Kitchen, 5 Main St. (Tiburon); reservations at bungalowkitchen.com

Get a first taste of Anchor Brewing’s newest release, San Pancho, with an afternoon launch party at Anchor Public Taps. Try the new craft Mexican-style lager with lime, alongside beer-battered fish tacos from Frank Grizzly’s and churros, mango skewers, and elote from La Cocina’s El Pípila; Sunday, 1pm to 5pm. // Anchor Public Taps, 495 De Haro St. (Potrero Hill); details at facebook.com

Thank you to our partners at Anchor Public Taps.

Famed cellist Yo-Yo Ma and pianist Kathryn Stott are in town to perform a classical program including works by Mendelssohn, Bloch, and Dvořák; Sunday at 3pm. // Green Music Center, 1801 E. Cotati Ave. (Rohnert Park); tickets at gmc.sonoma.edu

Embrace color at Non Stop Bhangra’s Holi Fest. The festival of colors will include an array of entertainment including music, dance, and multicultural food and beverages; Sunday, 12pm to 5pm. // 7th West, 1255 7th St. (Oakland); tickets at eventbrite.com

Start your morning right with a heart-opening yoga class followed by Daybreaker's beloved dance party complete with non-alcoholic cocktails, coffee alternatives, and vitamin-packed beverages; Sunday at 10am. // Thrive City, 1725 3rd St. (Mission Bay); tickets at chasecenter.com

Get your fix at the San Francisco International Chocolate Salon. Taste and buy some of the finest chocolates from artisans both large and small; Sunday, 11am to 5pm. // San Francisco County Fair Building, 1199 9th Ave. (Golden Gate Park); tickets at sfchocolatesalon.com

Celebrate spring with live music in the vineyard at Gloria Ferrer. Enjoy an evening of Wine Country views, great Sonoma-grown Gloria Ferrer sparkling wine, delicious bites, and live music from electrifying local tribute band, Fleetwood Macramé; Thursday May 25, 4pm to 6pm. // Willow Springs at Gloria Ferrer, 23555 Arnold Dr. (Sonoma), gloriaferrer.com

Thank you to our partners at Gloria Ferrer.

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