What to Do This Weekend, Mar. 25-27
Fri., Mar. 25:
Queen of the Sun Filmmaker Screenings
Roxie Theater, 3117 16th St. (at Valencia), 7 and 9 p.m.
Director Taggart Siegel will be on hand for two screenings of his bee documentary, Queen of the Sun: What Are the Bees Telling Us?, before its week-long run at the Roxie. Complete description here.
Citizens of the World Beer Event
The Trappist, 460 Eighth St. (at Broadway) Oakland, 8 p.m.
Shelton Brothers Imports sponsors a night featuring breweries from over the border and across the pond. Highlights include brews from Montreal's Dieu Du Ciel, Norway's Nogne-O, and rare kegs of sour beer from Belgium's Cantillon Brewery. Complete description here.
Free Food and Tequila
Terra Gallery, 511 Harrison (at First St.)., 10 p.m.-1 a.m.
Jose Cuervo is staging an event with free cocktails and Mexican snacks all night long. The hitch? They want your image as fodder for future tequila commercials! Complete description here.
Sat., Mar. 26:
Underground Night Market Returns
Public Works, 161 Erie (at Mission), 11 a.m.-2 a.m.
The first segment is take-home crafties for the early-to-bed crowd, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Then things gradually evolve/devolve into a late-night oom-checka oom-checka scene, with hot food. Complete description here.
Rum 101 at the Ferry Building
Ferry Building, North Arcade, 2-4 p.m.
CUESA is hosting a rum cocktail class with bartenders Scott Beattie and Dominic Venegas. They'll cover the basics with a discussion on rum production, regional differences, history, and application in tasty cocktails. Complete description here.
Ninkasi Brewing Presents Brewing Up Cocktails
111 Minna Gallery, 111 Minna (at Second St.), 5-9 p.m.
Join the Brewing Up Cocktails team as they mix cocktails featuring five Ninkasi brews. Learn about the fundamentals of mixing alcohol with your alcohol, and chat with Ninkasi's owner/brewer Jamie Floyd. Complete description here.
Cupcakes, Cocktails, and Crafts
Space Gallery, 1141 Polk (at Hemlock), 7:30- midnight
Affordable cupcake class, with cocktails, followed by a night market. Market to include clothes, crafts, and sweets, including the wares of Luis Villavelazquez' Les Elements Patisserie. Complete description here.
Sun., Mar. 27
The Final Outside In X
Intramuros, 101 Brentwood (at El Camino Real), South San Francisco, 2-9 p.m.
The 10th and final installment of this nearly 2-year-old roaming street-food and music party heads to South San Francisco for a proper send-off. Complete description here.