There’s life on Mars.
The Creators Project
What: Performances, art, panels, installations, and screenings by artists, musicians, designers, and filmmakers (think: director Barney Clay and photographer Mick Rock’s reinvention of David Bowie’s “Life on Mars”) from around the world — plus food by Off the Grid. On Friday, preview the United Visual Artists installation, titled Origin (above).
Why: Win one of three pairs of tickets to Saturday’s shows (Yeah Yeah Yeahs, LCD Soundsystem’s James Murphy, and Squarepusher) by being the first to tweet us @candysanfran.
When: Preview, Fri., 5-10 p.m.; main events, Sat., noon-2 a.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
Where: Fort Mason Center, 99 Marina Blvd., at Buchanan St. R.S.V.P. (required for Sat.) online at thecreatorsproject.com. Admission is free.
Rare Device’s Reopening Party
What: One of our favorite shops moves locations, taking along the same great products (Diana Fayt ceramics and Elizabeth Street Cosmetics), art by 3 Fish Studios, and a Little Otsu shop-within-a-shop.
Why: Bánh Mì Love You Long Time, Pandan La, and Simply Mochi sell snacks on-site.
When: Tonight, 5-10 p.m.
Where: 600 Divisadero St., at Hayes St. (415-863-3969).
Decades Pop-Up Trunk Show
What: The L.A.-based purveyor of vintage and modern designer treasures heads north for one day only with a curated collection of Jean Paul Gaultier (in honor of the designer’s upcoming de Young exhibit).
Why: Splurge-worthy spring dresses, coats, handbags, and shoes at up to 70 percent off.
When: Fri., 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
Where: InterContinental Mark Hopkins, 1 Nob Hill, at Mason St., California Suite, 18th flr. (323-655-1960).
Lucy Restaurant & Bar at Bardessono
What: Yountville’s new spot offers seasonal dishes in three categories — garden (freshly dug carrot salad), ocean (crispy-skin black bass with vegetables a la grecque), and range (Broken Arrow Ranch antelope with herbed farro, rainbow chard, and bacon-roasted Brussels sprouts); plus artisanal cocktails by Vincent Lee (Auberge du Soleil).
Why: Rustic-chic dining via a communal table and heated patio.
When: Daily, 7 a.m.-10 p.m.
Where: 6526 Yount St., b/t Humboldt & Washington Sts., Yountville (707-204-6030).
Crewel Runnings at Gravel & Gold
What: Learn the ins and outs of the ’70s-era embroidery technique in lessons ($50-$75) with crewelling vet Michelle Bock-Haynes.
Why: Channel your inner homemaker.
When: Sun., 5-8 p.m. Also Mar. 23.
Where: 3266 21st St., b/t Valencia & Mission Sts. (415-552-0112). R.S.V.P. to email@example.com.
Refresh & Renew Wellness Retreat at Solage
What: Indulge in four nights of luxurious, all-inclusive wellness with private health consultations; organic skin care secrets from Marie Veronique; two 50-minute spa services daily; and all the yoga, Pilates, and sculpting classes you can stand.
Why: Spring ahead into better health.
When: Apr. 1-5.
Where: Solage Calistoga, 755 Silverado Trl., at Brannan St., Calistoga (707-226-0810). Packages from $3,400.
Photo: James Medcraft / Courtesy of The Creators Project