4 Great Reasons To Get Out Of The House

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Anyone else have Miley's "We can't stop" stuck in their head? After last week, we are on a festive roll. And, there's an array of quirky happenings to hop between in the coming days. Culinary bliss? Yes, please. Beautified workshops, we're there — and you better be, too.
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Fog Linen Work At Mill Mercantile
Stop by Mill Mercantile for a special treat this very Thursday. Hosting Yumiko Sekine of Fog Linen Work, the shop-in-shop will have special treats by Peko Peko and sake refreshers while you browse the one-of-a-kind pieces from the latest collection.
When: Thursday, August 14, 6 to 8 p.m.
Where: Mill Mercantile, 3751 24th Street (near Church Street); 415)-401-8920.
Sephora Beauty Class
Sephora wants to help you sharpen your skills with a private makeup class. Get hands-on experience with the latest products, and industry secrets to getting glam. Kiss clumpy lashes goodbye.
When: Wednesday, August 20, 9 to 10 a.m.
Where: Sephora, 33 Powell Street (between Market and Ellis streets); 415- 362-9360.
S.F. Food Festival's Friday Night Fried Chicken
To celebrate the end of another yummy season, S.F. Street Food Fest is hosting a Friday Night Fried Chicken Family Meal in support of La Cocina. There will be 11 chefs — from the world over — on hand, each preparing their own take on the dish. As a side, enjoy Baia Pasta's infamous mac n' cheese and a fresh Calicraft Brewing Co. beer. Tickets start at $50, purchase them here.
When: Friday, August 15, 6 to 10 p.m.
Where: SoMa Street Food Park, 428 11th street (between Harrison and Bryant streets); No phone.
Sun-Ripened Raw Vegan Dinner With Sidesaddle Kitchen
Celebrating the gifts of summer with Sidesaddle Kitchen and The Aesthetic Union brings you the a five-course raw vegan meal in honor of the latest, the Sun-Ripened Show, an ode to Northern California's seasons. Feel free to BYOB and taste our golden state.
When: Friday, August 15, 7 p.m.
Where: The Aesthetic Union Letterpress Shop, 555 Alabama Street (between 18th and Mariposa streets); No phone.
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