Stay the Course: Great Urban Race
Solve cryptic clues, take on physical challenges, and sprint across the city for cash prizes.
Finish line: Race back to the starting point for a free drink and the awards ceremony.
Sat 11a-5p. Sports Basement, 1590 Bryant St., The Mission. $130 (per team of 2) here.
Nearby: Dear Mom; Nihon Whisky Lounge; Mission Bowling Club
Local Apparel: Urban Air Market
The Lower Haight's stepping up with a full-day fashion fest featuring 130 independent designers, local artists, and live music.
Neighborhood merch: D-Structure, Wild Feather, and Laundry Locker add some local flair.
Sat 11a-6p. Haight and Fillmore, Lower Haight. Free.
Nearby: Mad Dog in the Fog; Cafe du Soleil; Rosamunde Sausage Grill
Eat Play Learn: Batch Made Market
Sample 15+ pop-up restaurants, sip Oktoberfest beer, and join in free food workshops at this one-day outdoor marketplace.
Foodie finds: Vendors include Rice Paper Scissors, Brewtruck, and McVickers Pickles.
Sun 10a-7p. 55 Duboce Ave. (under the highway), The Mission. $5.
Nearby: Zeitgeist; The Orbit Room; Thieves Tavern
Dogpatch is on Fire: Decompression
Party from noon till night with non-stop DJs, mutant vehicles, and fire works compliments of your local burning men.
Eye candy: Peep art installations and circus performances in a street fair like no other.
Sun Noon-11p. Indiana St. (between Mariposa and 22nd St.), Dogpatch. $15 before 4p, $20 after.
Nearby: Cafe Cocomo; Dogpatch Saloon; The Ramp