We’ve got five on it.
Hecho en San Francisco
What: Local Mexican restaurants (Tacolicious, Nopalito, Mijita) take over the Ferry Building with antojitos, tequila cocktails, and beer to celebrate Cinco de Mayo.
Why: Feel good about downing another made-to-order La Palma tortillas, as proceeds benefit CUESA and La Cocina.
When: Tonight, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Where: 1 Ferry Bldg., at The Embarcadero, North Arcade. Tickets ($50) online at eventbrite.com.
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Mother’s Day at SenSpa
What: Treat your ma and yourself to an earthy, energy-balancing, for-the-ladies facial and massage (including a scalp and foot treatment that’s sure to make her feel loved).
Why: Skip the bad brunch with screaming children.
When: Sun., 9 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: 1161 Gorgas Ave., at Kendall Dr. (415-441-1777).
Selam: Modern Ethiopian Pop-Up Kitchen
What: Try Ethiopian food with a sustainable California twist (oxtail stew, vanilla-chile ice cream, honey wine) at Afro Urbanites’s temporary resto.
Why: Wash down your meal ($30 per person) with a free cup of Ethiopian coffee roasted on-site.
When: Sat., 6-10 p.m.
Where: Guerilla Cafe, 1620 Shattuck Ave., b/t Lincoln & Cedar Sts., Berkeley (510-845-2233). Reservations online at selam.eventbrite.com.
Presenting: Bill Graham
What: A free, monthlong exhibit of vintage photographs chronicling SF’s music history with the late, great rock impresario.
Why: It’s only rock ’n’ roll, but we like it.
When: Today-June 1. Mon. & Tues., by appt.; Wed.-Sat., 3-10 p.m.; Sun., 2-8 p.m.
Where: Lush Life Gallery, 1320 Fillmore St., b/t Eddy & O’Farrell Sts. (415-255-7745).
Meat Market at Pot + Pantry
What: Ogle (and buy) cheeky, meat-centric artwork from Alyson Thomas of Drywell Art at the kitchen boutique’s opening reception. The TomKat food truck and Nosh This cart will be on hand with meaty treats, too.
Why: You’ve always wanted to hang a picture with the caption “Nice rack.” (It’s a drawing of a rack of lamb, people).
When: Fri., 6-9 p.m.
Where: 3412 22nd St., b/t Guerrero & Dolores Sts. (415-206-1134).
Photo: Lee Coursey / Flickr