Weekend roundup

April 29-May 2


AAPI Artist Market

May 1. Support your community by attending this market. E14 Gallery and Steaming Happiness have teamed up to host an AAPI (Asian American and Pacific Islander) Artist Market to highlight and support local AAPI artists and AAPI owned eateries. Enjoy art, good food, a chance to win prizes by supporting participating local eateries and a performance from S.F.-based rapper/singer/songwriter Son of Paper (pictured). 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Free. 461 9th St., Oakland, 510.424.7750. More Info

Mother’s Day Pop-Up Event

May 1. Get ready for upcoming Mother’s Day by shopping for the motherly influence in your life at this outdoor, socially distant event. Support shopping local, win raffle prizes, have fun at the photo booth, and Milk and Lily Boutique—debuting new collections for maternity, nursing-friendly clothes, mommy + me outfits, accessories and more. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. 1347 Locust St., Walnut Creek. Register Here

Planters’ “NUTmobile” Visits San Francisco

May 1. Peanut fans, this one’s for you! The iconic Planters’ NUTmobile will be one of the vendors at the Sunset Wellness Mercantile, the only time it will be in San Francisco. At the event, you can grab a sample of nuts, a sticker and get a photo with the one and only Mr. Peanut. There are only three NUTmobiles in the world, currently on a national tour around the United States making stops in different cities. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. 1994 37th Ave. khcmobiletour.com

Vintage & Handcrafted Makers Market

May 1. Gather your friends to shop this socially distanced, open-air market hosted by Studio Tableaux featuring a curated selection of Bay Area vintage and handcrafted makers. You can expect a wide selection of antiques, vintage home goods and clothing, and handmade products. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. 451 Ryder St., Suite F, Vallejo, 707.655.8647. More Info

Ginhawa Marketplace

May 2. Get your wellness on this weekend at Ginhawa Marketplace! This pop-up market gathering artists, wellness practitioners, circle keepers and culture bearers from throughout the Filipinx diaspora who will share products and teachings in the healing arts. Have your studio portrait taken by the Shoot First Collective, jam out to live DJ sets by AstraLogik and DJ Gigi, and grab a bite to eat at Bay Area food truck favorites, Señor Sisig and The Vegan Mob. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. 701 Valencia Street (at 18th Street). ginhawamarketplace.org

Food + Drink


Open. Heading over to Outer Sunset? Be sure to check out this new pizza joint from first-timer Laura Seymour and nightlife vet Colin O’Malley (John Colin’s) wood-fired pies made from a three-day, cold rise crust. Seymour’s expansive restaurant aims to serve as a one-stop-shop for coffees, pizzas, and alcoholic beverages—has a full bar. W-Su 4:30-9 p.m. 3410 Judah St., 415.941.7503. damnfineco.com

Mr. Digby’s Bar & Restaurant

Open. Get the family together or plan a date night at this new Noe Valley cocktail bar offering elevated American comfort food and classic cocktails in a comfortable, polished setting. Owned and operated by the husband-and-wife team of Mike and Kristen McCaffery, Mr. Digby’s is serving up some mean dirty martinis, fully loaded deviled eggs, and chicken pot pies. Tu-Su 5 p.m.-close. 1199 Church St., 415.896.4973. mrdigbys.com

Arts + Culture

Cal Performances’ Illuminations Music and the Mind Concert

April 29. Join this highly anticipated combination discussion-performance as part of legendary soprano Renée Fleming’s ongoing creative collaborations with researchers, scholars and scientists. The virtual event will feature UC Berkeley professor of neuroscience Ehud Isacoff and Fleming’s insights into music’s untapped potential for healing and transformation, performing illuminating selections from her expansive repertoire, with piano accompaniment by Robert Ainsley. 7 p.m. $15. calperformances.org

Poached, Peeled, Pruned at Palette Gallery

Opens April 30. Attend the newly opened Poached, Peeled, Pruned—a solo show by Jane Kim, founder of Ink Dwell studio. This exhibition examines our complicated relationship with food, from hunting methods refined over millions of years to the morality of modern agriculture. In exploring concepts like food acquisition, technology, and monoculture, Kim tells a story that has shaped the globe. Open Tu- Sa 5-10 p.m. Free admission. 816 Folsom St., 415.865.0529. palette-gallery.com

The Small Matter Butterfly, Bug and Environmental Art Show

Opens May 1. Check out this new exhibit created by Bay Area-based artist Isabella Kirkland. The collection is comprised of about 4.5 million pinned, labeled specimens in boxes, sorted by genus, species, and locality, with another million unpinned and frozen, so that the DNA can be analyzed. Tu-W 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Th 11 a.m.-7 p.m., F-Sa 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Free admission. hosfeltgallery.com

Photo credits: Vintage & Handcrafted Makers Market, Indigo blue Facebook. Son of Paper, Jalin Siu. NUTmobile, Danny Holton. Ginhawa Marketplace, Facebook. Damnfine, Facebook. Mr. Digby’s, Instagram. Renée Fleming, Cal Performances website. “Poached, Peeled, Pruned”, Palette Gallery website. All other images are courtesy of the venues.

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