Friday, May 27th
Anchor Steam Brewery Free Tour
Summer is approaching, and to me, that means just one thing: cold beers and warm beaches. Unfortunately for us Northern California population, the latter part of that glorious combination cannot always be relied on.
But beer, beer we can do. And boy, do we do it well. Anchor Steam is one of those wonderful local breweries that we San Franciscans boast. And thanks to SF Made Week, Anchor Steam Brewery is offering a FREE tour, RSVP for your space! The brewery is located at 1705 Mariposa St.
Free Artisinal Chocolate Tasting with Wine
There is something about this Friday and FREE tastings. After your Anchor Steam Brewery Tour, head over to the Press Club at 20 Yerba Buena Lane for a chocolate tasting featuring some of the country’s top artisanal producers. You’ll be able to taste everything from dark chocolate single origin bars to creative confections like chocolatey salt and pepper cookies. Sounds like the perfect dessert after a frosty beer!
And if you are one of the first hundred attendees, you will get a free taste of Late Harvest Zinfandel. Apparently, it’s the perfect wine for chocolate pairings. And all are welcome to enter the raffle to win a case of the wine! The tasting will take place from 6pm-9pm, read more about it here.
Saturday, May 28th
San Francisco Carnaval
San Francisco Carnaval 2011 is California’s largest multi-cultural celebration… food, parades in the street, dancing, and music! This years theme is “Live Your Fantasy.” San Francisco Carnaval 2011 will showcase the best of Latin American and Caribbean cultures with a dynamic array of food, music, drumming, dancing, live music, and artistry.
Tinfoil and Laser Guns
Tin Foil and Laser Guns is a fearless and outrageous exploration of human fantasy, disillusionment, and juvenile indulgence in conquest and domination. Explore your primal instincts, go deep into your cellular memory, and succumb to the archetypal call to your inner darkness… and light!
The show is May 28, from 7pm – 9pm at Ictus Gallery at 1769 15th St.
$10-15 Suggested Donation
Join in a night of enlightened debauchery — fantastic, indulgent, cabaret-style theatre with experimental performance artists and musicians, and psychedelic tinfoil extravaganza art installation and props!
Sunday, May 29th
San Francisco Carnaval Grand Parade
The parade begins at 9:30 a.m. at the corner of 24th and Bryant streets, where it will proceed west to Mission Street. From there, the parade heads north on Mission down to 17th Street, where it will turn east and flow into the festival area. A total of 70 contingents in vivid Carnaval costumes will dazzle the crowd of 400,000 spectators lining the streets. So go ahead and join in! It’s FREE.