Visitors can learn maritime history on a tour of the sailing ship Lady Washington at Pillar Point Marina in Half Moon Bay through Oct. 29. (Courtesy photo)

Oct. 18-19: Lady Washington tall ship, Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi, Anne-Marie Slaughter, Princess Bride, Johnnyswim, Magic Jonhson, Jessie Mueller

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 18

Lady Washington: The official tall ship of Washington state hosts ticketed walk-on tours and family-oriented activities including demonstrations of tall ship handling, sea shanty singing and other maritime amusements. [4 to 5 p.m., Pillar Point Marina, 281 Capistrano Road, Half Moon Bay]

Salvator Mundi: The final privately owned painting by Leonardo da Vinci, which Christie’s estimates will sell for $100 million at auction in New York in November, is on public view for the first time in the U.S. [10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Minnesota Street Project, 1275 Minnesota St., S.F.]

Anne-Marie Slaughter: The head of policy planning at the State Department under Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and president and CEO of the nonpartisan think tank New America addresses “Technology for the People” with TechCrunch reporter Megan Rose Dickey. [6:30 p.m., Commonwealth Club, 110 The Embarcadero, S.F.]

The Vietnam War Town Hall: Thuy Vu of KQED’s “Newsroom” hosts a gathering in which community leaders, veterans and healthcare advocates talk about the legacy the Vietnam War left on those who lived through it. [5:30 to 7:30 p.m., USS Hornet Museum, 707 West Hornet Ave., Alameda]

Center for Asian American Media Happy Hour: The nonprofit dedicated to sharing the “richness and diversity” of Asian American experiences to the “broadest audience possible” hosts a reception for current and prospective members. [6 to 8 p.m., China Live Cold Drinks Bar, 644 Broadway, second floor, S.F.]

The Princess Bride
: Fathom Events brings the classic comedy fantasy to the big screen on its 30th anniversary in a presentation with commentary by director Rob Reiner. [2 and 7 p.m., Van Ness 14, 1000 Van Ness Ave., S.F.; Century 9 SF Centre, 845 Market St., S.F.]

Jokelandish: The monthly $5 standup comedy show features Chad Opitz, Nicole Calasich, Allison Mick, Anica Cihla, Erik Krasner, Abhay Nadkarni and Drew Harmon. [8 p.m., Hatch, 402 15th St., Oakland]

Johnnyswim: The Los Angeles folk-pop-blues duo (Amanda Sudano and Abner Ramirez, who are married) has a new album “Georgica Pond.” [8 p.m., Fillmore, 1805 Geary Blvd., S.F.]

Macro|Micro-Site to Psyche: Opening today and running through Nov. 12, the show (which hosts a 5 p.m. Oct. 21 reception) features work by ArtSpan members Elizabeth Ashcroft (“altered books”), David Avery (etchings) and Beth Davila Waldman (paintings). [1 to 5 p.m., Avenue 12 Gallery, 1101 Lake St., S.F.]

Magic Johnson
: The basketball great and entrepreneur appears in conversation with Golden State Warriors executive Rick Welts on “the business of basketball.” [6 p.m. USF War Memorial, Gym, Sobrato Center, 2335 Golden Gate Ave., S.F.]

THURSDAY, OCT. 19

Jessie Mueller: The Tony Award winner for “Beautiful-The Carole King Musical” and a Tony-nominee in Sarah Barielles’ “Waitress” kicks off Mark Cortale’s Broadway concert series hosted by Sirius XM radio star Seth Rudetsky. [8 p.m., Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

NorCal Fire Victims Benefit Concert: The Boom Boom Room presents Bay Sweet Plot, The Crooked Stuff, Adam Knight & Friends, Evan Lanam & The Live Oaks and Jamie Clark Band playing funky live music with proceeds going local fire survivors. [8 p.m., 1601 Fillmore St., S.F.]

The Commons on 3rd Thursdays
: The final event in the free block party series offers art, food, drinks and pop, rock, soul and blues acts: Bells Atlas and No Vacation on Fulton Street, Stompy Jones in Civic Center Plaza, and Vinyl Williams in UN Plaza. [5 to 9 p.m., Civic Center, UN Plaza & Fulton Street, S.F.]

David Cay Johnston: KPFA Radio presents the Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter and author of “The Making of Donald Trump” in a talk called “What Donald Trump is Doing To You!” [7:30 p.m., First Congregational Church, 2345 Channing Way, Berkeley]

Yumi Zouma: The New Zealand dream-pop outfit headlines a show with Chad Valley and vverevvolf. [8 p.m., Rickshaw Stop, 155 Fell St., S.F.]

Krzysztof Urbanski: The Polish conductor leads the San Francisco Symphony and guest cellist Joshua Roman in Lutoslawski’s Concerto for Orchestra, Mozart’s Overture to “The Magic Flute” and Dvorak’s Cello Concerto. [8 p.m., Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness AVe., S.F.]

Comedy Misfits: The lineup of comics includes host Bobby August Jr., headliner Roman Leo, and Live 105 guests Dan Shively, Elizabeth Mansfield, Marcie Rogo, Yasmine Khan, Luisa Isbell and Trish Pandya. [7 p.m., PianoFight, 144 Taylor St., S.F.]

Gala Under Glass: The Conservatory of Flowers’ $350-per-ticket fundraiser, the Dracula Ball (celebrating its collection of Dracula orchids with refreshments, performances and auction items), is followed at 9:30 p.m. by the ($75) Gaslamp Fantasy After-Party. [6:30 p.m., Golden Gate Park, 100 John F. Kennedy Drive, S.F.]

Transgender Law Center presents Spark!: Ivory Aquino, who portrays transgender activist Cecilia Chung on the upcoming TV miniseries “When We Rise,” hosts the $150-per-person 15th anniversary benefit for the human rights nonprofit. [6 to 10 p.m., Bently Reserve, 301 Battery St., S.F.]

An Enemy of the People: Pear Theatre opens a four-weekend run of Rebecca Lenkiewicz’s 21st-century adaptation of Henrik Ibsen’s 1882 play about an altruistic man undermined by people concerned with profit with a preview performance. [8 p.m., 1110 La Avenida St., Mountain View]

Now. Here. Us.: American Conservatory Theater masters’ students open a three-night run of a revue directed by Milissa Carey described as “intimate evening of personal journeys, moments and truths told through song.” [8 p.m., Garret, Geary Theater, 415 Geary St., S.F.]

S.F. Heritage Lecture Series: The ticketed talk, “Ruins to Redemption: Historic Preservation Fund Committee,” examines how a small band of preservationists held The City and a developer accountable to create a group that would promote funding for ongoing preservation efforts. [6 p.m., Heritage Preservation Foundation, 640 Sutter St., S.F.]

Oh Wonder: The London-based alt-pop duo of Josephine Vander Gucht and Anthony West is promoting its sophomore album, “Ultralife.” [8 p.m., Fox, 1807 Telegraph Ave., Oakland]

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?: Imelda Staunton and Conleth Hill appear in James Macdonald’s critically acclaimed production of Edward Albee’s landmark play, captured live at the Harold Pinter Theatre, London. [7 p.m., Hammer Theatre, 101 Paseo de San Antonio,San Jose]

San Francisco Dance Film Festival: The eighth annual event, with dozens films over four days, opens with a screening of local and international short films and a reception. [7:30 p.m., Brava Theater Center, 2781 24th St., S.F.]

United Nations Association Film Festival: The 11-day showcase of human rights-themed documentaries begins with “In Search of Perfect Consonance,” “And Then They Came Us” and “Mankiller,” about Wilma Mankiller, the Cherokee Nation’s first female principal chief, followed by an opening party. [6:15 p.m., Aquarius Theatre, 430 Emerson St., Palo Alto]

Revels & Revelations
: The $1,000 per ticket benefit for Bring Change to Mind, a nonprofit working to change stigmas against people with mental illnesses, presents a show with host Wayne Brady and Billy Crystal, who receives the inaugural Robin Williams Legacy of Laughter Award. [6:30 p.m., Bimbo’s 365 Club, 1025 Columbus Ave., S.F.]

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