Weekend roundup

November 5-8


Chinatown’s Walkway Weekends

Through Dec. 27. Enjoy outdoor dining, leisure shopping and a historic walk down one of San Francisco’s most historic neighborhoods. Every Saturday and Sunday Chinatown’s iconic Grant Avenue is closed off to traffic and cars to create a pedestrian-only walkway under vibrant red lanterns. Indulge in a variety of delicious food including dim sum, clay pots, popular Cantonese dishes, matcha tea ice cream and much more. Sa-Su 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Grant Avenue between California Street and Washington Street. More info

HellaSecret Comedy Show

Ongoing. Have a laugh every Friday and Saturday with San Francisco’s very first fully-dedicated outdoor comedy club, where every performance is located at a secret venue. This series features four to five comics per show, cocktails and drinks, and food from a Korean/Japanese pop-up (pictured). Locations of each secret venue are sent on the morning of the show. Ages 21+. 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. shows. $15-$20. Tickets

Stagecoach Greens

Reopened. Escape 2020 and play together at Stagecoach Greens—San Francisco’s only outdoor mini-golf course. To ensure safe visits, tee times (and masks) are required. Reserve a spot and be sure to save your tickets to “My Account” to access their new feature that allows you to rebook your tee time. Open W 4-9 p.m., Th-Su 1-9 p.m. $16 adults, $10 youth (12 and under); additional $3 tee time fee. 1379 4th St., 415.310.3246. stagecoachgreens.com

Food + Drink

Buck Wild Brewing

Buck Wild Taproom

Opens Nov. 7. Enjoy brews and bites at California’s first gluten-free brewery in Oakland, serving food from San Francisco’s (also gluten-free) Kitava. The taproom will offer eight beers on tap—including its light, refreshing pale ale, three hoppy IPAs, and a chocolately oatmeal cocoa vanilla stout—as well as wine, hard sparkling agua frescas and kombucha on tap. Grand opening hours Sa 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Su 11 a.m.-9 p.m. 401 Jackson St., Oakland. buckwildbrew.com

Akna Pop-Up

Now Open. In the mood for Mexican cuisine with a twist? Akna, a pop-up inside the former Barcino space, is now open with a menu of Mexican, Mayan and Yucatecan dishes including ceviche, handmade blue corn tortillas, quesabirria tacos, traditional entrees and more. Open for outdoor seating and takeout. W-Su noon-8 p.m. 399 Grove St. at Gough, 415.430.6590. aknasf.com

Maison Nico

Now Open. Say “bonjour” to this new modern épicerie—or something akin to a deli—and café serving pastries, grab-and-go prepared foods, inventive coffee drinks like a chartreuse cappuccino and so much more. This French-style café from Nico chef-owner Nicolas Delaroque and The Morris’s Paul Einbund, has opened in Jackson Square. Open for takeout, W-Su 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 710 Montgomery St., 415.359.1000. maisonnico.com

Arts + Culture

The Walt Disney Family Museum

The Walt Disney Family Museum

Reopens Nov. 5. Bring the family together for a magical visit to The Walt Disney Family Museum. To accommodate museum guests safely and to ensure proper distancing, all guests—including members—are required to reserve tickets prior to their visit. $25 adults, $20 seniors/students, $15 youth (ages 6-17), free for members. Open Th-Su 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. The Presidio, 104 Montgomery St., 415.345.6800. waltdisney.org

The Exploratorium

Shop at the Exploratorium

Open. This holiday season, find genius gift ideas for everyone you love at the Exploratorium Store. Surprise, challenge and delight even your hardest-to-shop-for friends and family with the Exploratorium’s unique selection of gadgets, games, coding and maker kits, STEAM toys, books, memberships and more. Plus, the Exploratorium now offers curbside pickups in San Francisco for free—ready within three hours or less. Pier 15 (Embarcadero at Green Street), 415.528.4444. exploratorium.edu

Photo credits: HellaSecret Comedy Show, Luis Quintero via Pexels. Akna, Instagram. Buck Wild Brewing, Facebook. Maison Nico, Instagram. All other images are courtesy of the venues.

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