The Motherlode Of S.F. Events, Right Here!

mainPhoto: Courtesy of Amour Vert.
Soccer mania has taken over every single TV, and we've figured out that, yes, indeed you can have too much of a good thing. It's time for some face-to-face hangs, and we've got eight great places to start. Peer down the list to find cocktails for a good cause, big news at an old favorite shopping haven, and some serious reasons to head over the Bay Bridge. Set your email's auto-responder and get busy.
Amour Vert Store Opening
The brick-and-mortar Amour Vert couldn't come soon enough. Everything on offer is designed within a 20-mile radius, and if you bring gently used garments to donate to Goodwill, you'll receive 20% off your purchase (through June 27). Consider it a week-long launch party.
When: Friday, June 20 to Friday, June 27
Where: Amour Vert, 437 Hayes Street (between Gough and Octavia streets); 415-800-8576 .
Fullosophie Floral Crown Workshop
Are you wild at heart? A sucker for fresh blooms? Celebrate the summer solstice by getting crafty at Fullosophie. Lead by Amanda Terpstra, the ultra-pretty class will make you a flower-weaving pro fresh accessories to spare. Tools, and Craftsman & Wolves snacks included.
When: Thursday, June 19, 6 to 8 p.m.
Where: Craftsman & Wolves, 746 Valencia Street (between 18th and 19th streets); 415- 913-7713.
Tickets: $89, here.
Dress For Success Gala
Rub elbows with style expert and TV personality Jeannie Mai at the 9th annual Dress for Success Gala. The foundation provides professional wear to underprivileged women, so you'll be celebrating a worthy cause. Jeannie's new show, The Real, kicks off this fall, so take advantage of your chance to get fashion tips right from the pro.
When: Thursday, June 19, Cocktail Hour: 5:30 to 7 p.m., Gala: 7 to 9 p.m.
Where: Julia Morgan Ballroom, 465 California Street (at Leidesdorff Street); 415-421-7730.
Tickets: $185 to $500, here
This is Oakland Book Launch & Block Party
Yep, Oakland got its very own coffee table book, written by Melissa Davis and photographed by Kristen Loken, chronicling the coolest businesses that call the city home. Join locals, like The FloraCultural Society, Marion and Rose's Workshop, and Crown Nine, as they celebrate their go-to neighborhood haunts. Shopping, snacks and drinks will get the evening buzzing.
When: Saturday, June 21, 12 to 4 p.m.
Where: Outside Marion and Rose's, 461 9th Street (between Broadway and Washington streets), Oakland; 510-241-6794.
Reliquary Grand Re-Opening
We are okay with the fact that sometimes bigger really is better— take the new Reliquary shop, for example. Its newly revamped and expanded space is now ready to bring you more of what you love, so stop by Friday eve to check it out. Want even more? How about wine, bites and 15% off everything?
When: Friday, June 20, 5 p.m.
Where: Reliquary, 544 Hayes Street (between Octavia and Laguna); 415-431-4000.
Washi Tape Book-Signing & Crafting Event
Rare Device, your most coveted knick-knack store, will be hosting Courtney Cerruti this Saturday for a book signing and craft happening, and we can't wait. Meet the author/artist, grab her new book, Washi Tape, and try to absorb her crafty skills by osmosis.
When: Saturday, June 21, 2 to 5 p.m.
Where: Rare Device, 600 Divisadero Street (at Hayes Street); 415-863-3969.
Marquee Market Summer Kick-Off
Get ready for a Sunday of pure bliss. Start with a bang trim by Marquee Salon's very own, then get a manicure from SF Party Nails, and really relax with treatments from Shift Acupuncture. If you care to add some shopping to your itinerary, check out prime brands, such as Micaela Greg Knitwear, Hellbent Jewelry, and Heritage Mercantile, to name only a few.
When: Sunday, June 22, Noon to 5 p.m.
Where: Marquee Salon, 420 40th Street, Unit 3 (between Webster Street and Shafter Avenue), Oakland; 510-285-6679.
Kristen Muenster Jewelry Trunk Show
When outdoor adventures are feeling out of reach, a new, outdoors-inspired trinket might be just the thing. In her latest trunk show at Heath Ceramics, jewelry artisan Kristen Muenster will be sharing pieces that draw from nature. Get inspired, or at least get a new gift. You deserve it!
When: Saturday, June 21, 2 to 6 p.m.
Where: Heath Ceramics, 2900 18th Street (between Alabama and Florida streets); 415-361-5552.

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