Weekend roundup

November 19-22


Comedy Friendzy: Online Interactive Funny Game Show

Nov. 21. Have a laugh this weekend! Comedians from L.A., N.Y.C., Chicago and around the country compete to be the funniest while making up jokes on the spot, fueled by your suggestions. You get to vote for your favorite players and they get points towards champion and host Chad Shapiro’s best friend … until next show. 8 p.m. Free. Watch on Twitch. Tickets

Free Pet Headshots

Nov. 21. Bring your furry friend to get their portraits taken this Saturday at Golden Gate Park. HeadShots Inc is launching a new pet headshot service in 2021, and needs some models so it’s offering a free 10-minute headshot session for your pup. As part of your session, you will get access to all hi-res photos taken along with one airbrushed and edited photo from the bunch. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Facebook

San Francisco Botanical Garden

Open. Travel the world in 55 acres! Fall is a beautiful time of year to visit San Francisco Botanical Garden and experience fall foliage, tropical cloud forests flowering and more late bloomers. Open daily from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. with upcoming holiday free days on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. Advanced tickets recommended for expedited entry but onsite tickets available. 1199 9th Ave., 415.661.1316. sfbg.org

Food + Drink

Sobre Mesa

Reopens Nov. 21. Chef Nelson German’s lauded Afro-Latino cocktail lounge welcomes guests back with indoor and outdoor dining available—plus takeout and delivery! To celebrate the reopening, join Sobre Mesa for an exclusive six-course tasting menu on Saturday, Nov. 21. The restaurant highlights Latin Caribbean and Pan-African cuisines offering dishes including pernil (pictured), empanadas, maduros, Dungeness crab al ajillo, lobster thermidor and more. Th 5-10 p.m., F 5 p.m.-midnight, Sa 9 p.m.-midnight, Su 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 1618 Franklin St., 510.858.7544. sobremesaoak.com

Carmel Honey Company

Carmel Honey Company

Now Open. Treat yourself to some sweetness with high-quality local honey products. Monterey County-based and family-owned, Carmel Honey Company’s is unique in its production as it brings four distinct honey varietals to the marketplace. Purchase honey, honeycomb, hive-related bath and beauty products, gift packages; and bee-inspired apparel home goods from the newly opened shop at the Ferry Building. Tu and Th 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Sa 10 a.m.-2 p.m. One Ferry Building, 831.205.0085. carmelhoneycompany.com

Arts + Culture

Emily Butterfly and Her Magical Puppets

Nov. 21. Bring the kids together for this fun and educational virtual puppet show. Ms. Butterfly is an edutainer of young children who’s toured nationally and locally and is beloved for her unique brand of puppetry and storytelling. Ms. Butterfly presents a story about consent called “The Grab It Habit And The Power Of Please,” perfect for two- to seven-year-olds and their caregivers. Tune into Oakland Public Library’s YouTube page or Facebook feed. 11 a.m. Free. oaklandlibrary.org

SFCM New Music Ensemble Concert

Nov. 21. Join for this musically oriented night put on by the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. SFCM’s New Music Ensemble places students in the classical music of their own time and recent generations. Expect compositions by four women, a piece by Joby Talbot, classical meets electronic performances and more. This performance also includes special intermission content, including virtual artist meet-and-greets, composer interviews and mini master-classes with top faculty. 7:30 p.m. Free. sfcm.edu

Virtual Paint and Sip Class with Wine & Design

Nov. 21. Sign up, sip up and paint! Join for a virtual paint and sip fundraising event supporting LONA’s, a charitable organization for women’s economic empowerment. Purchase the materials required for the activity, including canvas, acrylic paints (black, white and primary colors), a set of paintbrushes, a paper plate, napkins and a cup of water, and get ready to paint with a professional artist guiding you step-by-step to complete your masterpiece. 1-3 p.m. $15. Tickets

Photo credits: Pet headshots, HeadShots Inc Facebook. Comedy Friendzy, Andrea Piacquadio from Pexels. Sobre Mesa, Dana Plucinski. Emily Butterfly, Oakland Public Library website. Virtual Paint and Sip Class, LONA Presents. San Francisco Conservatory of Music, San Francisco Conservatory of Music website. All other images are courtesy of the venues.

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