Esqueleto Weekend Trunk Show
What: The Temescal accessories boutique hosts two artisans, one from Oakland, the other from New York.
Why: Satomi Kawakita’s delicate rings and necklaces provide the ideal counterpoint to the Japanese-inspired bags and scarves from local Job & Boss.
When: Fri., noon-9 p.m.; Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 482a 49th St., at Telegraph Ave., Oakland (510-629-6216).
Papergirl SF 2012 Gallery Opening
What: This is your only chance to see the collection in its entirety before distribution; the urban adventurers solicited local artwork to give away by bike.
Why: While you browse, sip free brew from Beer Citizen, enjoy cakes and treats from Audrey Leigh, and watch artist Taylor White create a mural.
When: Fri., 6-9 p.m.
Where: Incline Gallery, 766 Valencia St., b/t 18th & 19th Sts.
Market & Rye Launches Brunch
What: Now that he’s opened his second restaurant, Top Chef alum Ryan Scott is providing Potrero Hill with a new reason to get out of bed.
Why: American comfort food with a twist, like cream cheese-stuffed French toast beignets and duck hash cakes.
When: Sat. & Sun., 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: 300 De Haro St., at 16th St. (415-252-7455).
St. George Spirits Election Night at Blackbird Bar
What: Watch the returns and root for your favorite candidate as the Alameda-based distiller and Castro bar team up for a night of drinks.
Why: Sample free tastes of St. George Spirits bourbon and absinthe and indulge in $6 specials.
When: Tues., 6 p.m.
Where: Blackbird Bar, 2124 Market St., at Church St. (415-503-0630).
San Francisco Art Institute Evening Party
What: Art and music are on the docket at the celebration of SFAI alumni (don’t worry, it’s open to the public, too).
Why: Nosh on hors d’oeuvres from the likes of Prospect, Rich Table, Namu Gaji, and Michael Mina, and sip specialty cocktails from The Bon Vivants.
When: Sat., 5-10 p.m.
Where: San Francisco Art Institute, 800 Chestnut St., at Jones St. (415-771-7020). Tickets ($55) at eventbrite.com.
Photo: Courtesy of Esqueleto