Every dog has its day.
New Cocktails at Heaven’s Dog
What: Trevor Easter (Rickhouse) takes the helm at Charles Phan’s SOMA spot, making his alcoholic mark with eight new libations.
Why: Transformed classics like The Elk’s Own (a fluffy, rum-based version of the Chicago Fizz) and Chantilly Lace (gin, lime juice, pineapple gum, apricot brandy, and mint; pictured).
When: Mon.-Thurs., 5-11 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 5 p.m.-midnight; Sun., 4:30-9 p.m.
Where: 1148 Mission St., at 7th St. (415-863-6008).
Torrontés Wine Tasting
What: Meet winemaker Jose Lovaglio (Crios Wine) at the tasting pop-up and sample six kinds of the Argentine white varietal.
Why: Stay for the empanadita-off, courtesy of El Porteno.
When: Tonight, 6-8 p.m.
Where: The Office at Churchill, 198 Church St., at Market St. Tickets ($20) online at eventbrite.com.
Broke & Classy: Broke-Ass Stuart’s Ten-Year Anniversary of Living in SF
What: The face of living cheaply in the city celebrates a decade of deal digging with Negronis, oysters, hot dogs, a photo booth, and live music for just $3.
Why: Frugal is as frugal does.
When: Tonight, 8 p.m.-2 a.m.
Where: Public Works, 161 Erie St., at Mission St. (415-932-0955). Tickets online at upout.com.
Rebecca Minkoff Sample Sale
What: The NYC designer’s bags, shoes, and threads are up for grabs at this semiannual sale; snag the Rose cross-body bag ($160, reg. $295), embossed lizard pumps ($175, reg. $350), or the printed shirtdress ($175, reg. $328).
Why: We found our favorite metallic loafers and a compliment-inducing one-of-a-kind purse at the last one.
When: Sun., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Madrone Studios, 1417 15th St., b/t Shotwell & Folsom Sts.
Kirribilla Summer Trunk Show
What: Sip Bellinis while perusing limited-edition black-and-white designs (just in time for that famous ball) as well as new summer styles.
Why: Twenty percent off all the picnic-perfect frocks.
When: Sat., 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: 2435 Polk St., b/t Filbert & Union Sts., ste. 20. R.S.V.P. to email@example.com.
What: Party for a cause at the Natural Resources Defense Council’s anti-plastic pollution soiree, with tunes by DJ Christopher Sealey, a silent auction (Costa Rica trip, anyone?), and Ocean Vodka cocktails.
Why: You prefer paper.
When: Plan now for June 1.
Where: The Regency Center, Sutter Room, 1270 Sutter St., at Van Ness Ave. (415-673-5716). Tickets ($100) online at eventbrite.com.
Photo: Stuart Green / Courtesy of The Slanted Door Group