Friday, October 22
Burlesque at El RIo
Red Hots Burlesque has a new and different show each week, including bizarre beauties, senseless sideshow, drag, burlesque and comedy! Grab a drink, some *free* Oysters and BBQ at El Rio‘s famous happy hour. The show starts at 7:30, for more info and to reserve a seat check out their myspace.
Saturday, October 23
Lower Haight Mural Day
The Lower Haight Mural Collective, a group of local artists, galleries, merchants, sponsors, and residents, is planning to paint a giant mural along Haight Street all in one day. The mural will adorn the northern wall of the UC Berkeley Extension building on Haight Street between Laguna and Buchanan. About a dozen artists, many of whom live in the neighborhood, have been selected to each design 10-foot sections of the mural. For more info check Haighteration.
Pre-Holiday Indie Bazaar
Get your holiday shopping done early with a pre-holiday Indie Bazaar at Brief Space in the Metreon. This free event will be showcasing the products of the more then 50 local art and fashion vendors along with live art, music, and a photo booth. Bring your friends to enjoy what the local arts, music and fashion have to offer from 12-5pm. For more info check out Indie Bazaar.
Roller Disco Costume Party
Brush off those roller skating skills for the annual SF IndieFest Roller Disco Costume Party at CELLspace . Skate rentals and music will be provided by Black Rock Roller Disco, known for the huge roller discos at Burning Man each year. IndieFest bears no responsibility for alcohol-impaired roller skating wipe outs! Free if you have any 2010 DocFest ticket stub, otherwise it’s $5 with a costume and $10 if not.
Sunday, October 24
One Day Book Sale
Love vintage books? Then you should check out the San Francisco’s Great One Day Book Sale! Vendors from all over Northern California will be peddling their used, vintage, rare, and collectible books, plus ephemera at Golden Gate Park from 10am-5pm (free admission).
Tricycle Music Fest West
Another way to support reading this Sunday is to check out the 2nd Annual Tricycle Music Fest West, the biggest little music fest in San Francisco. The main stage event takes place on Larkin Street at the steps of the Main Library and features an afternoon of lit-kindie rock from 10am -3pm. Check out the SFPL website for more info and to grab a schedule.