Party-Hopping 101: 6 Pro-Worthy Events You Can't Miss

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We've said it before, and hopefully we won't have to say it again, but we're ready for summer. So, to kick it into gear, we rounded up six events you need to add to your planner — in ink, of course. These fetes have it all: art, shopping, creating, and even a dose of fitness thanks to FitBit. So, read ahead, because these are the to-dos you can't do without this week.
Intermix Palo Alto Opening Fete
Celebrate Intermix's new Palo Alto boutique with major influencers, like 7x7's Chloe Harris. And, make sure to spend some time checking out local artisan Aleksandra Zee's customized installation. So much pretty in one space.
When: Wednesday, June 11, 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Where: Intermix, 855 El Camino Real (at Town & Country Village); 650-462-1275.
Tracy Wilkinson, "Slowness Is Beauty" Maker Series
Join Tracy Wilkinson and The Podolls to kick off the series Slowness Is Beauty. For the first of many workshops introducing you to the creatives behind your favorite wares, Wilkinson will share her knowledge as a potter, weaver, and clothing designer. Also handcrafted? The event's cocktails. Be sure to grab one as you take it all in.
When: Thursday, June 5, 5 to 8 p.m.
Where: The Podolls, 251 Primrose Road (at Fox Plaza Lane), Burlingame; 650-389-2346.
SFIEC Safe Sun Goddess Complimentary Workshop
Going to summer school isn't such a bummer anymore with SFIEC's sun-safe workshop, which helps you keep your skin in tip-top shape. Not only will you learn the tricks for fending off UV-ray-induced wrinkles, but you'll also get some serious intel on how to maintain that magic glow. Get. There.
When: Saturday, June 7, 2 to 4 p.m.
Where: SFIEC, 1067 Folsom Street (between 7th and Sherman streets); 415-355-1734.
To reserve your spot, call 415-355-1734.
Basic Training Pop-Up Launch Fueled By Fitbit Outdoor Training
Summer is all about getting outside and getting active, and Basic Training has partnered with FitBit to cover all bases. Through this free basic-training series, you can have your butt whipped into shape while enjoying your favorite neighborhood. Starting at the Hayes Valley Proxy, there will be classes every hour on the hour, so head over for a limited-edition basic-training tee (courtesy of Alternative Apparel) and prizes and raffles from Aether Apparel, and more.
When: Saturday, June 7, 8 a.m. to noon; food and open bar, noon to 4 p.m.
Where: Proxy, 432 Octavia Street (between Fell and Hayes streets); 510-644-2400.
RSVP: Here
The Mountain Verses At Marisa Haskell
Marisa Haskell is a hot spot for amazing finds — and beyond just your jewelry box, at that. At Oakland's First Friday, she'll debut a collection of paintings by Obi Kaufman, titled The Mountain Verses. The works offer a narrative of what happens after you leave the city and immerse yourself in wilderness. Appropriately, the artist is also the man behind local favorite Juniper Ridge Perfumery. Breathtaking scents and sights? We're in.
When: Friday, June 6, 5 to 9 p.m.
Where: Marisa Haskell, 470 D 49th Street (at Temescal Alley), Oakland; 510-325-0019.
OneRepublic & The Script At Shoreline Amphitheater
It’s time to dance away the week's troubles to some seriously good beats. Join OneRepublic and The Script for some A-plus tunes that are sure to have you forgetting all your worries.
When: Friday, June 6, 7 p.m. to midnight
Where: The Shoreline Amphitheatre, One Amphitheatre Parkway (at Bill Graham Parkway), Mountain View; 650-967-3000.
Tickets here.

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