San Francisco Weekend Guide: March 17 – 19

Happy St. Patrick’s Day SF Guide-ers, we’re experiencing a beautiful Friday in San Francisco today! A quick recap of the events that took place this week includes the intriguing Snoop Dogg vs POTUS incident, the NCAA March Madness is now in full effect, and Tyra Banks announced her return to ANTM (YASS!). This week’s weekend guide is filled with shopping, celebrations, and bitter sweet good byes. From finding the perfect bridal gown at the Daughters of Simone sample sale, to learning about the most fascinating organisms at the California Academy of Sciences, we’ve got you covered. This weekend is set to be a wet one, so grab yourselves a cup of coffee, prepare your raincoats, and settle in for this week’s San Francisco Weekend Guide!

Friday, March 17th

Photo: Daughters of Simone.
Photo: Daughters of Simone.

BRIDES → Ladies! Gather up your bridesmaids and head over to R/SF Projects for the bridal gown sale you don’t want to miss. Sip on champagne with Daughters of Simone and browse through their catalogue ranging from their elaborate crochet lace gowns to their staple off the shoulder bohemians. Prices are up to 80% off retail, so head on down to R/SF Projects before they’re all gone!
Daughters of Simone Sample Sale // R/SF Projects: 1050 Larkin Street
San Francisco, CA // Friday: 11AM – 8PM, Saturday – Sunday: 9AM – 6PM // RSVP: [email protected]

BLOCK PARTY → This Friday, the Irish Bank Bar and Restaurant will be hosting a block party for St. Patrick’s Day. Join in on the festivities, enjoy the live entertainment including appearances by The WatchDJ Marc Van Brabant., and even a balloon drop! Cover has been $10 in past years, and is expected to remain the same, festivities are expected to go on until 12AM.
Irish Bank Bar and Restaurant Block Party // The Irish Bank: 10 Mark Lane, San Francisco, CA // Friday: All Day // Admission: At the Door

Saturday, March 18th

FAREWELL → For you club rats who have come to call Ruby Skye your weekend home, your days at this venue filled memories you won’t forget and nights you don’t remember are dated. I’m sad to inform you that Ruby Skye will be closing down before the end of May 2017 in favor for a modern music hall / restaurant / bar / bowling alley (my condolences). This Saturday, Nicky Romero will be manning the turn tables at Ruby Skye for what may be the last time, so buy your tickets now!
Nicky Romero // Ruby Skye: 420 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA // Saturday: 9PM – TBD // Tickets: Eventbrite

Premium Straw Hat. Photo: Goorin Brothers.
Premium Straw Hat. Photo: Goorin Brothers.

HATS → For over 100 years, Goorin Bros has been crafting beautiful hats from baseball caps to fedoras. This Saturday you’ll get the chance to shop their select pieces from catalogue with discounted prices at their sample sale. With prices starting at $15 per hat, you better make your way down quick!
Goorin Bros Sample Sale // Goorin Bros HQ: 1269 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA // Saturday: 10AM – 5PM // Free Admission

Sunday, March 19th

Sharon Art Studios from Hippie Hill. Photo: Justin Wong,
Sharon Art Studios from Hippie Hill. Photo: Justin Wong,

CRAFTS → Support your local artists this Sunday, at the historic Sharon Art Studio’s retired teachers ceramics sale. Along with the art sale, the art studio will be open to the public for some free ceramics hand building! Children under the age of 10 will need a guardian to attend.
Sharon Art Studio’s Retired Teachers Ceramics Sale // Sharon Art Studios: 300 Bowling Green Dr, San Francisco, CA // Sunday: 10AM – 4PM // Free Admission

LEARN HERE → This weekend residents of the Mission Bay and Visitacion Valley neighborhoods will be granted free admission into the California Academy of Sciences. Just show up with your proof of residency and you’ll be able to explore all the wonderful exhibits on display!
California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Mission Bay & Visitacion Valley Residents | 55 Music Concourse Drive, San Francisco, CA | Friday & Saturday: 9:30AM–5:00PM, Sunday: 11:00AM–5:00PM | Free Admission With Proof of Residency

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