Swine of the times.
Zingerman’s Guide to Better Bacon
What: Learn everything you ever wanted to know about everyone’s favorite pork product with Ari Weinzweig of the famed book.
Why: Squeal with delight.
When: Sat., 6 p.m.
Where: Omnivore Books on Food, 3885a Cesar Chavez St., at Church St. (415-282-4712).
Rosamunde Sausage Grill
What: The much-hyped Mission location of this beloved sausage spot finally debuts, complete with 50-plus beers.
Why: Meat market.
When: Opens Mon., 7 a.m.
Where: 2832 Mission St., at 24th St. (415-970-9015).
Designers on Jewelry
What: A new contemporary jewelry exhibit featuring more than 80 pieces from 51 international designers.
Why: Bling it on.
When: Opens Fri.
Where: San Francisco Museum of Craft+Design, 550 Sutter St., b/t Powell & Mason Sts. (415-773-0303).
What: The annual comedy showcase features performances by Weird Al Yankovic, Dave Eggers, Upright Citizens Brigade, and Conan O’Brien.
Why: Sketchy, in a good way.
When: Thurs.-Feb. 2.
Where: Multiple venues. Tickets online at sketchfest.com/tickets.
Winter’s Most Wanted at Crossroads Trading Co.
What: The Inner Sunset location hooks up special designer racks, a DJ, and a raffle for goodie bags. Take in old duds and get $5 toward any purchase over $20.
Why: We’re already sold.
When: Sat., 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: 630 Irving St., b/t 7th & 8th Aves. (415-681-0103).
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