Yoga In The San Francisco Botanical Gardens
When life gets a little hectic, it's good to find yourself in a tranquil environment to just chill for a beat. A one-hour yoga session on a freshly manicured lawn, surrounded by botanical bliss sounds totally out-of-this-world, right? Well, for every first and third Saturday of the month, get lost at the San Francisco Botanical Gardens, where you can find yourself in paradise. All you need is your mat, water, and a suggested $10 donation to take on a serene state of mind!
When: Saturday, June 8, 10 to 11 a.m.
Where: The Botanical Gardens, 1199 9th Avenue (at Lincoln Way); 415-661-1316.
ARKADE Pop-Up Shop At Voyager
There's something about cool collaborations and limited offers that are just irresistible. This coming Friday, allow for introductions as you meet the latest boutique babes behind ARKADE and their awesome collections. The pop-up space will take you on a trip to the Southwest on a Georgia O'Keefe influenced adventure, courtesy of boutique owners Robyn Miller and Jenni Witt. Feast on Miller's well-curated vintage Heritage Mercantile and Witt's bohemian jewelry bliss: Band of Gold. Don't forget your plastic!
When: Friday, June 7, 6 to 9 p.m.
Where: Voyager, 365 Valencia Street (between 14th and 15th streets);415-779-2712.
Salty Fox Trunk Show
Diamonds may be a girl's best friend, but we don't discriminate against any kind of jewels, and even more so when they come from a Bay Area-based lady we just can't get enough of. At the swanky W Hotel, Salty Fox Jewelry wants to hang with you and show off the latest in its handmade masterpieces over a cocktail or two — especially when they've generously offered $10 off your purchase, so that you can leave with a new BFF a la Salty Fox!
When: Thursday, June 6, 6 to 8 p.m.
Where: The W Hotel, 181 3rd Street (at Howard Street); 415-777-5300.
Umeshu Making Class With Peko Peko
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When: Sunday, June 9, 2 to 4 p.m.
Where: Peko Peko, 815 Broadway (between 8th and 9th streets); 510-575-9152.
Cost: $75; buy tickets here!
Big Gay Ice Cream Comes To San Francisco
There's nothing like a clever business name that keep us coming back, especially when it produces an even better ice cream! Traveling over from our East Coast sister city of NYC are Doug Quint and Bryan Petroff and their Big Gay Ice Cream truck. The cult ice-cream company seems so suited for our prideful city, with flavors such as Salty Pimp and Bea Arthur, it's surprising we didn't invent it ourselves. The two have made the journey to join the rest at the Chipotle Cultivate Festival, but will also be hanging around town at classic haunts, Heath Ceramics and Humphry Slocombe.
When: Saturday, June 8, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: Hellman Hollow, Golden Gate Park, 50 Overlook Drive (at John F. Kennedy Drive); No Phone.
Marquee Market Pop-Up
We always make sure to keep a mentality that says there's not such thing as too many clothes, but we've got to make some closet space in time to snatch up some Marquee Market gems this Sunday. With a perfect, harmonious mixture between some good ol' market classics and brand new names, you will have a hard time getting out of this event empty handed. A few mentionable attendees: Hellbent by Beth Newman, Diamond Tooth, Urgent Vintage, Darkness and Dawn, and some awesome newbies from Job & Boss and Micaela Greg. You will also have time to get your butt on the dance floor with live music by Joel Robinow.
When: Sunday, June 9, noon to 5 p.m.
Where: Marquee Salon, 420 40th Street, Unit 3 (at Webster Street), Oakland; 510-286-6679.
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