A Boozy Bash: SF Weekly's DRINK at the Metreon
Enjoy unlimited samples of booze and apps alongside tunes by Hard French's DJ Carnita.
Sipping sampler: Participants include Sailor Jerry, Tullamore Dew, Hornitos Tequila, and 21st Amendment.
Sat 6-9p. City View at the Metreon, 135 4th Street, Financial District (415-369-6000). $30 here.
Nearby: Press Club; Zero Zero; Mezzanine
Ashley Miller, Lead Bartender, Hakkasan
Favorite Beer-and-a-Shot Spot: Dave's (yes, Dave's – right across the way from Hakkasan). It's a great spot to unwind after work with co-workers, and I love their big and hoppy beers. A great late-night dive bar to catch a quick one before last call!
Be Bold: Possibly the Most Dangerous Obstacle Course Ever
Compete for big deal prizes in an epic obstacle course on Lombardi Sports' rooftop.
Prizes: Lombardi Sports shopping passes for winners, Squaw lift tickets and Crunch memberships for runners-up.
Sat Noon-6p. Lombardi Sports, 1600 Jackson St, Nob Hill (415-771-0600). $10 here.
Nearby: Amelie; The Bigfoot Lodge; Goia
Sauced: National Meatball Day at Puccini & Pinetti
Whether you're on a cheap date or a quick lunch, this $9 meatball-and-a-beer special is the right move.
On tap: The deal covers all draft beers, including Anchor Steam and Lagunitas IPA.
Sat. 129 Ellis St., Union Square (415-392-5500).
Nearby: Jasper's Corner Tap; Tradition; Bourbon & Branch
Go Loco: Latin Cheeses with The Milk Maid at the Ferry Building
Your homemade tacos will be 10x better once you learn to make your own queso blanco and crumbly queso fresco.
Home school: You'll be given a takehome DIY kit with the proper enzymes, cheese form and recipes.
Tonight 5:30-7:30p. CUESA Dacor Outdoor Teaching Kitchen, 1 Ferry Building, Embarcadero. $49 here.
Nearby: Cowgirl Creamery, Out the Door, Hog Island Oyster Co.
On the Move: An Exploratorium Roadshow
The Exploratorium's taking over the city with a mobile block party timed to coincide with the start of Sunday Streets.
What to expect: Free bike valet, an Embarcadero beer garden, and art from Mission Pony.
Sun 11a-10p. The Mission, Bayview & The Embarcadero. Free.