Out with the old, in with the new.
Fashion’s Night Out
What: The global shopping phenom hits Union Square department stores and boutiques with deals, drinks, music, and an appearance by a countess.
Why: Maybe money can buy you class.
When: Fri., 6-8 p.m.
Where: Various locations.
Brunch at Hog & Rocks
What: Dig into American dishes with a twist, such as buckwheat and stout pancakes, corned beef tongue hash, and a toad-in-the-hole sandwich (Broadbent country ham, farm egg, mornaise sauce).
Why: The Bloody Mary is spiked with the chef’s signature Youk’s Hot Sauce.
When: Sat., 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Where: 3431 19th St., b/t Valencia & Mission Sts. (415-550-8627).
Jerry Springer the Opera
What: Rock out to songs like “Chick with a Dick” and “I Just Wanna Dance” in Ray of Light Theatre’s West Coast premiere of the hilariously raunchy musical.
Why: Last year’s production of The Who’s Tommy won six Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle awards, so you know it’s gonna be good.
When: Thru Oct. 16. Wed.-Sat., 8 p.m.
Where: Victoria Theatre, 2961 16th St., b/t Capp & Mission Sts. (415-690-7658). Tickets ($20-$36) online at brownpapertickets.com.
Summer Vegetable Cocktail Class at H2hotel
What: Acclaimed cocktail pioneer Scott Beattie teaches 30 lucky booze aficionados to make seasonal drinks (Bloody Marys with heirloom tomatoes).
Why: The $50 ticket includes sips and snacks from Spoonbar.
When: Sat., 2-4 p.m.
Where: 219 Healdsburg Ave., Healdsburg (707-433-7222). Reservations required.
Fecal Face Ten-Year Anniversary Show
What: Celebrate the local gallery’s birthday with a mixed-media exhibit of more than 25 international artists at Luggage Store Gallery.
Why: An after-party with art raffles and live music at Mezzanine.
When: Fri., 6-8 p.m.
Where: 1007 Market St., at 6th St. Info at 415-255-5971.
Brews on the Bay
What: Sample more than 40 beers from seven local artisan breweries and eats from Orson aboard a WWII ship, during the SF Brewers Guild’s seventh annual festival.
Why: Tunes from Van Halen and U2 cover bands.
When: Sat. & Sun., 1 p.m.
Where: Pier 45, at Taylor St. (415-939-1943). Tickets ($45-$75) online at sfbrewersguild.org.
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