Shiny, happy baubles.
The Shiny Squirrel
What: New York-based showroom owner Jessica Goldfond brings Midwestern and East Coast accessories (like the ring from Mineralogy pictured here) to Azalea Boutique for a fashionable shop within a shop.
Why: Tweet “Azalea Boutique Giveaway - October 15” mentioning @shinysquirrel for a chance to win a necklace from Species by the Thousands.
When: Sat., 1-5 p.m.
Where: 411 Hayes St., at Gough St. (415-861-9888).
Gallery of Jewels Union Square Grand Opening Party
What: The local chain (purveyor of indie jewelry darlings like Sarah Swell, Rebecca Overmann, and Diane Dewey) takes its Union Street operation downtown.
Why: Drinks, bites, live music, jewels, and a $500 raffle.
When: Sat., 6-9 p.m.
Where: 427 Post St., at Powell St. (415-617-0007).
Spa Week at Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa
What: Take a real downtown lunch break by treating yourself to some R&R with $50 treatments.
Why: Order the Stress Melter body wrap and scalp massage.
When: Thru Sun. Today, 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 126 Post St., b/t Grant & Kearny Sts., ste. 4 (415-989-4888).
2012 Chefs of the Bay Area Calendar
What: Twelve of the city’s hottest chefs (Fifth Floor Restaurant’s David Bazirgan, Kara Lind of Kara’s Cupcakes, Humphry Slocombe’s Jake Godby) strike a pose for Meals on Wheels (all proceeds go to the charity).
Why: See the chefs in the flesh, nibble on sweets, and grab a calendar of your own at the kickoff event at Macy’s Cellar Kitchen.
When: Wed., 6 p.m.
Where: 170 O’Farrell St., at Stockton St. (415-397-3333). Tickets ($25) online at eventbrite.com.
Third Annual Taste of Fillmore
What: Flock to the annual block party celebrating the street’s strengths with food and wine tastings, fashion shows, and raffle prizes.
Why: The chance to win a private party from Benefit and much more.
When: Sat., 3-6 p.m.
Where: Wristband and program pickup at Zinc Details, 1905 Fillmore St., at Bush St. (415-776-2100). Tickets ($20) online at eventbrite.com.
Golden Cadillac Happy Hour at Tony’s Pizza Napoletana
What: The iconic cocktail (created in 1952) travels via an actual gold Cadillac up the coast for a happy hour in North Beach.
Why: Historic libations (made from Galliano, Bols white creme de cacao liqueur, and cream) for $7 (reg. $10).
When: Fri., 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Where: 1570 Stockton St., at Union St. (415-835-9888).
Photo: Courtesy of The Shiny Squirrel