courtesy photoLake Lagunitas Picnic Area on Mount Tam is set in a grove of redwoods under the shadow of the East Peak. Those looking to stretch their legs can hike the 1.5 mile trail around Lake Lagunitas.

August 8 – 10: Tiburon Loop ride and other weekend events


Burlesque goes to camp: The Hubba Hubba Revue’s “Summer Camp” celebration bids farewell to summer with burlesque performers, acrobats and aerialists, music and more. [9:30 p.m., DNA Lounge, 375 11th St., S.F.]

A great bike ride

Tiburon Loop journey: Hey ladies! Ride across the Golden Gate Bridge to beautiful Tiburon on a no-drop, women-only ride that’s about 25 miles long. There will be some hills, free drinks to keep riders hydrated, and coffee and gluten-free treats for the end of the ride, which will finish up at Swell Bicycles in the Sunset. [10 a.m., meet at Golden Gate Bridge Pavilion, S.F.;]

Farmers market



Guinea hen

Fresh cranberry beans

Summer Royal grapes

Frying peppers

Spanish Roja garlic

Heirloom tomatoes


Live events

Summer Intensive Concert: The Joffrey Ballet School’s two-week program for dancers ages 10-25 culminates in a concert showcasing modern and contemporary dance. [2:30 p.m., McKenna Theatre, Creative Arts Building, SFSU, 1600 Holloway Ave., S.F.]

Big Sam’s Funky Nation: The New Orleans-based band is led by trombone powerhouse Big Sam Williams, formerly the trombonist for the Dirty Dozen Brass Band. [9 p.m., Chapel, 777 Valencia St., S.F.]

Persian cuisine: Dubai-based author Ariana Bundy speaks about her new book, “Pomegranates and Roses: My Persian Family Recipes,” and shares stories of her family’s remarkable journey. [3 p.m., Omnivore Books on Food, 3885a Cesar Chavez St., S.F.]


Endurance race: The Spartan Sprint at AT&T Park tests competitors with a 5K dash through mud, obstacles and more. [8 a.m., 24 Willie Mays Plaza, S.F.;]



‘Madam Freedom’: Director Han Hyeong-mo’s 1956 film explores sexual dynamics and infidelity in a rapidly changing South Korea. [2 p.m., Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 701 Mission St., S.F.]

Ordinary family: Filmmaker Sarah Goss appears at a screening of her documentary “Brown Bread,” which gathers a multicultural family together for a reunion and explores how race and class have impacted the adopted children’s lives. [4:30 p.m., Roxie Theater, 3117 16th St., S.F.]


City Beer Runs: The 5K race — which starts and finishes at Rogues Ales Public House — promises runners refreshment before, after and during the run (including a free beer). [Noon, 673 Union St., S.F.;]


Kool night: Members of Kool and the Gang assemble for a superjam benefiting the Recreation and Park Department. [10 p.m., Independent, 628 Divisadero St., S.F.]

A great hike

Lagunitas brewing: Not that Lagunitas. But now that we have your attention, we do know of a great picnic place for kicking back with a nice cold one. Lake Lagunitas Picnic Area on Mount Tam is set in a grove of redwoods under the shadow of the East Peak. Those looking to stretch their legs can hike the 1.5 mile trail around Lake Lagunitas. [Visit to find out more about getting outdoors in Northern California]

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