Say Farewell To Fogust With These 6 Killer Events!

Sure, there's a big holiday weekend ahead, but there's no need to sit out the social events until Friday hits. Instead, we've rounded up a bevy of hot happenings, some going down as soon as tonight! From sales upon sales to appetite-boosting soirées for the foodie in you, we say you call the girls, grab your special someone, and head out, right now!
Acrimony Singles Sale
This one's for avid shoppers who firmly believe in no good piece left behind. Hayes Valley gem Acrimony will be hosting an additional 50% off (and mixer) of its remaining, solo merchandise (hence the name singles!). As a seasoned host, the shop will be pouring champagne and dishing out treats to get the ambiance flowing. Now is your chance to snag the one you've had your eye on, and we don't just mean great duds!
When: Wednesday, August 28, 6 to 9 p.m.
Where: Acrimony, 333 Hayes Street (between Franklin and Gough streets); 415-861-1025.
Ladies Night At Mira Mira
The week seems to be going at a slow pace, so a cocktail plus some pampering are in order to cure those mid-week blues. We've all been there, that's why Mira Mira and Pams & Kin teamed up to have an evening that will boost your spirits. Gather your lady friends and head to the shop for some eye-popping nail art. The manicure mavens have created three cool designs, inspired from prints found in the super-chic boutique, to give your phalanges some party-worthy hues. To get on the list (and a friendly 10% off) just zip over to TopCoat and reserve your spot with the code MIRAMIRA.
When: Wednesday, August 28, 6 to 9 p.m.
Where: Mira Mira, 3292 22nd Street (at Valencia Street); 415-648-6513.
Oak Common And Keegan Lutrell Art Show
We never get tired of finding boutiques that we heart around the Bay, especially ones who introduce us to up-and-coming brands and talents! This time around, Oak Common is hosting local artist Keegan Lutrell and her latest collection of works, dubbed "No Mans Land." As a multiple-threat creator, Keegan works in mediums including drawing, painting, sculpture, and video (sounds like one to keep your eye on). Her featured works are inspired by the abandoned California City and its eerie landscape. Come for the art and leave with some new wares, because Oak Common will simultaneously have its up-to-80%-off semi-annual sale through September 1. Talk about incentive to cross the bridge — if you can find a way to, that is.
When: Saturday, August 31, 6 to 9 p.m.
Where: Oak Common, 3231 Grand Avenue (between Lake Park Avenue and Mandana Boulevard), Oakland; 510-285-6629.
Anchor Steam Beer and Dinner Pairing at Mission Bowling Club
Mission Bowling Club just happens to be one of our go-to spots in the city to rustle up our closest buds for an excuse to knock down some pins. Well, now, it's just getting that much higher on our list, because MBC invited Anchor Steam over for a little beer and dinner pairing. Yes, this means a bite, beer, and bowl trifecta. Anchor Steam will be offering up some of its frothy brews to sync deliciously with what Chef Chris Kiyuna will be whipping up on that very evening. There will be a lager representative on hand (how do we get that job?) to share how each ale is made. The night calls for two separate dinner seatings, but book quickly!
When: Wednesday, August 28, 6 to 8 p.m., and 8 to 11 p.m.
Where: Mission Bowling Club, 3176 17th Street (between South Van Ness Avenue and Shotwell Street); 415-863-2695.
Workshop S.F. Pizzashop
Would you like to master the art of flipping dough from a guy named Oliver Piazza? Come on, it's just too perfect to pass up this crust-creating class. The workshop will take you all the way from freshly prepped ingredients to a delectable plates of savory pies and leave you feeling like you just gained the knowledge of a dozen Italian grandmothers. Take home some dough to re-enact your new-found talents at your next dinner party.
When: Thursday, August 29, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m.
Where: 1798 McAllister Street (between Baker and Broderick streets); 415-874-9186.
Tickets: $52; buy them here!
Share Some Style Night at Madewell
We can all relate to that item that hangs in your closet that you just can't seem to get on the same page with, stylistically speaking. No matter how hard you try, you just can't get it to make friends with the rest of your wardrobe. You are not alone, and that is why Madewell partnered with some pros who are here to solve the problem once and for all! Share Some Style, a local personal styling crew, will be posted up at the retailer ready to work some magic, while you graze through pre-fall pieces. If you end up finding a little something to take home with you, you can score 20% off any purchase over $125. With all this closet inspiration, you may feel the need to do some serious purging after, but ThredUP has you covered, and will be handing out their Clean Out Bags so you can really get down to business.
When: Sunday, September 1, 6 to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Madewell, 865 Market Street (between 4th and 5th streets); 415-644-0748.
Photo: Via Facebook/Madewell

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