This Week In S.F.? It's Party Time!

mainPhoto: Via Madewell.
Upon grazing the below list of non-stop fetes for the week, one has to ask "Turn Down For What?" Yep, we're going to have to harken Lil Jon to face down this calendar. There are artsy shindigs, smoldering discounts, and just all kinds of fun to get into before the sun sets on summer.
ThredUP & Benefit
Get a load of this trifecta: bags, bubbly, and brows. This trio's coming together at the haus of eyebrow artists itself, Benefit. Bring a handbag you no longer use to sell through ThredUP and you'll receive a free brow wax or tint. You can guess where the bubbly comes in.
When: Thursday, July 10, 7 to 9 p.m.
Where: Benefit Cosmetics, 2219 Chestnut Street (between Scott and Pierce streets); 415-567-1173.
J’Adore Couture & Madewell July Collection Debut
Join blogger Kimara Mitchell Stokes of J’adore Couture and Madewell to peek the threads that you must have this season, accompanied by bites and cocktails. Spend $125 or more and you'll get 20% off.
When: Wednesday, July 9th, 6 to 8 p.m.
Where: Madewell, Westfield San Francisco Center, 865 Market Street (between 5th and 4th streets); 415-644-0748.
Summer Art Reception
You've surely caught the works of artist duo Kelly Tunstall and Ferris Plock around town. And, this week, they launch the latest collaborative collection, Floating World: Part One. Joined by Meryl Pataky with her show The Golden Hour, the exhibit in all its whimsy runs through August 9. Expect everything from Japanese influences to an exploration into the cosmos whipped up in one colorful daydream.
When: Saturday, July 12, 7 to 11 p.m.
Where: Shooting Gallery, 886 Geary Street (between Larkin and Hyde streets); 415-931-8035.
Rachel T. Robertson At Rare Device
Can we be so bold as to say that we all need a little extra macramé in our lives? If so, Mission-based artist Rachel T. Robertson delivers in her latest show at Rare Device. Her collection of works, Up and Over, includes materials such as paper, needle and thread, paint, and more. Don’t miss the chance to meet the artist and get a close-up on her fresh talents.
When: Friday, July 11, 6 to 8 p.m.
Where: Rare Device, 600 Divisadero Street (at Hayes Street); 415-863-3969.
Keeping the local creativity flowing, S.F.-based clothing label ILONA brings a week of art and culture via its pop-up at Make Hang Gallery. Join the party Friday for a DJ set by Enzo Eclectic, and refreshments, while you ogle the gallery’s goods. ILONA's summer collection will be on display from August 9 through 15.
When: Friday, July 11, 7 to 11 p.m.
Where: Make Hang Gallery, 450 Green Street (at Varennes Street); 415-571-4874.
Skillful Sewing Workshop
Our mothers warned us that being able to fix the errant button, or nip up a hem, would be a useful skill. Now, it's time to listen. Rebecca Saylor of OodleBaDoodle comes to Gather for a workshop where you can learn the basics while enjoying some wine, snacks, and great company. Rickshaw Bags will provide fabrics for your wonderful creation in the making.
When: Thursday, July 10, 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Where: Gather, 541 Octavia Street (between Grove and Ivy streets); 415-799-7130.
Tickets are $35, reserve your spot here.
A Summer Soiree With Marine Layer
Marine Layer serves up wardrobe basics Northern California style, and bloggers So You Agree and Allergic to Vanilla want to show you just how to rock them. Your job? Rub shoulders with your favorite S.F. pals over sips and snacks while indulging in 20% off storewide.
When: Thursday, July 9, 6 to 8 p.m.
Where: Marine Layer, 1572 California Street (between Polk and Larkin streets); 415-926-5474.

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