Wednesday, August 20, 2014

The Weekend

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  • Make History: City Lights' 60th Anniversary

    City Lights celebrates six decades with store discounts, a silent auction, flash readings, and music.

    Can't get enough? Enjoy a summer-long schedule of alley parties and literary events (see the full calendar here).

    Sun 2-5p. City Lights Bookstore, 261 Columbus Ave., Chinatown (415-362-8193). Free.

    Nearby: Specs' Twelve Adler Museum Cafe, Vesuvio Cafe, Cigar Bar

  • Poolside Partying: Summer Solstice Wine Tasting

    Sip on 150 top-tier wines while snacking on food from Chambers Eat+Drink.

    Need a brew? Take a breather from grapes in the craft beer garden with live acoustic music.

    Tonight 6-9p. Phoenix Hotel, 601 Eddy St., Tenderloin. $65 here.

    Nearby: Rye, Amsterdam Cafe, Whiskey Thieves

  • One Of A Kind: SF Bicycle Music Festival

    The world's largest people-powered mobile music fest cruises from Golden Gate Park to The Mission.

    Pedal-powered treats: Bring a cup and spoon for bike-blended smoothies and ice cream.

    Sat Noon-9p. Starts at Pioneer Log Cabin Meadow, Stow Lake Dr. at JFK Dr., Golden Gate Park. Free, but donations appreciated.

  • Sunday Funday: The Corner Store Block Party

    Get bacon jam burgers and a boozy snow cone at this all-day fest with music, cocktails, and lawn games.

    On the menu: Order up cheddar brats, racks of ribs, spiked soda fountain shakes, and mushroom sliders.

    Sun 11-8p. The Corner Store, 4 Masonic Ave., Inner Richmond (415-359-1800). Free.

    Nearby: Internos Wine Cafe, The Fishbowl Bar & Grill, Tortilla Heights

  • Converse Represent: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club at Slim's

    Converse starts off their Converse Represent series Sunday at Slim's for their new store opening next week.

    The line-up: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club headlines with DIIV, Metz, Tamaryn, and The She's.

    Sun 6p. Slim's, 333 11th St., SoMa (415-255-0333). Free.

    Nearby: Bar Agricole; Zero Zero; Citizens Band

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