Primus films video at Anchor and Hope Fish House and Oyster Bar in San Francisco


Out-of-this-world music:
Agent Ogden, a San Francisco film editor, cinematographer and producer, sports a spacesuit at Anchor and Hope Fish House and Oyster Bar, 83 Minna St., where rock band Primus was filming a music video. (Mike Koozmin/The Examiner)


The Night Circus

By Erin Morgenstern ($26.95)

This striking debut novel in which two child musicians are pitted against one another reveals a mysterious and magical world evoking the cinematic surrealism seem in the movie “Amelie.”


San Francisco Zoo: Adults interested in working with animals and educating people about conservation are invited to a volunteer orientation ($25 application fee). [11 a.m.; meet at bronze cat statue, main entrance, 1 Zoo Road, S.F.]


Funny folk: “Comedy Day” features five hours of free humor. More than 30 comics — Diane Amos, Will Franken, Will Durst and Brian Copeland, among them — take part. [Noon to 5 p.m., Sharon Meadow, Golden Gate Park, S.F.]

Orchid festival: The San Francisco Orchid Society presents “Orchids in the Park,” a celebration featuring sales and seminars of the flower known for its beauty and mystique. [10 a.m. to 5 p.m., County Fair Building, 1199 Ninth Ave., Golden Gate Park, S.F.]

Kite fair: The Family Day Kite Festival celebrates wind power and the joy of kite flying. The kites range from those of world champions to handmade amateur creations. [11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Marina Green, 500 Marina Blvd., S.F.]

Plant sale and lecture: The San Francisco Botanical Garden hosts a lecture and plant sale focusing on succulent plants. Gardener Andy Stone gives the talk.[10 a.m., Ninth Avenue at Lincoln Way, Golden Gate Park, S.F.]



Piano concert: Classical pianist Thomas Schultz performs a program of works by Beethoven, Busoni, Hyo-shin Na and Schumann. [4 p.m., Old First Church, 1751 Sacramento St., S.F.]


Design show: The “San Francisco 20/21” show features decorative and fine arts representing the design movements of the 20th and 21st centuries. Forty exhibitors take part. [Noon to 5 p.m., Festival Pavilion, Fort Mason Center, Marina Boulevard and Buchanan Street, S.F.]


Hall Kids: Scott Thompson and Kevin McDonald present their “Two Kids, One Hall” show, inspired by the “Kids in the Hall” sketch-comedy troupe and TV series. [8 p.m., Cobb’s Comedy Club, 915 Columbus Ave., S.F.]

Charity walks

Liver walk: The American Liver Foundation holds its 2011 Liver Life Walk, a pavement-pounding fundraiser. The event includes entertainment and team photos. [9 a.m., airfield at Crissy Field, Presidio of S.F.,]


Making things: Target Family Day has a “Create and Build” theme. Attractions include a “Mad Science” event, kaleidoscopes and hands-on activities. [11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Courthouse Square, 2200 Broadway, Redwood City]

Bike rides

Ecology tour: Shaping San Francisco presents its “Cycles of History” bike tour, a ride through downtown and San Francisco’s lost sand dunes, creeks and coastline. [Noon; meet at CounterPulse, 1310 Mission St., S.F.]


Triptych: Egg dishes, salads, sandwiches and nontraditional brunch entrees are served for brunch at this South of Market site. The “Quinoa and Tofu” — a vegan selection and house favorite — is recommended today. The dish includes mushrooms, squash, red bell pepper and tahini garnish. Popular libation: bottomless mimosas. [10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 1155 Folsom St. S.F., (415) 703-0557]



Cowboys at 49ers

1:05 p.m., Fox (KTVU, Ch. 2)

The next chapter in the storied rivalry between the Cowboys and 49ers will be written at Candlestick Park.


Baseball: The Giants and Rockies close out a four-game series. [12:10 p.m., Coors Field, Denver, Comcast SportsNet Bay Area]

Golf: The PGA Tour’s BMW Championship wraps up. [11 a.m., Lemont, Ill., NBC (KNTV, Ch. 11)]

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