We love the weekends and we want to make sure that you enjoy them to the fullest. Take advantage of these [hopefully] work-free days and sleep in a little bit; relax. And if you want to get out and have some fun, ABCey’s Weekend Lineup has got you covered with some exciting events that involve orchestra music, chocolate AND an alcohol tasting party! Say what?!
1. “Off the Grid”: Friday Night Food Truck Party
FRIDAY MARCH 4TH, 2015 | 5PM – 10PM | FORT MASON | FREE*
It goes down at Fort Mason on Friday nights. If you love food, then Off the Grid is your type of party. Featuring over 30 food trucks, food tents and dessert carts, this is one food-tastic party. Steamed bao buns? Check. Lobster rolls? Got it. Frozen Custard? Yes Please! Come with a full wallet and an empty belly and spend the night indulging in all the food truck offerings.
2. Awesome Orchestra Classical Jam: Video Game Music
FRIDAY MARCH 4TH, 2016 | 7pm – 10pm | UPTOWN BODY & FENDER, OAKLAND, CA | FREE
Calling all gamers and musicians! Are you ready for a musical adventure? If so, then join Awesome Orchestra Collective this Friday for a night of amazing orchestra music in a fun and casual environment with people like you who get excited by incredibly high musicianship. Part open rehearsal, part performance, they provide sheet music for those of you who want to join in and an open space for those of you who just want to listen. This Friday’s theme is Video Game Music and it’s going to be one epic night you don’t want to miss.
3. International Chocolate Salon
SATURDAY MARCH 5TH, 2016 | FORT MASON | 10AM – 6PM | $20 ADV/$30 DOOR
Chocolate on chocolate on chocolate! Satisfy your cravings this Saturday with chocolates from some of North America’s finest chocolatiers and confectioners. The day will be filled with chocolate tastings, chef and author talks, and wine tastings, so all my chocolate lovers need not miss this sweet event. Head over to their website to get more info and purchase tickets.
4. SF Weekly’s Drink 2016 Tasting Party
SATURDAY MARCH 5TH, 2016 | 1PM – 5PM| CITY NIGHTS | $20-$25
Why not toast to the weekend? This unique, buffet-style tasting event will feature samples from 20+ breweries, wineries and distilleries. And to make sure you’re not drinking on an empty stomach, they’ll be providing complimentary appetizers. Tickets can be purchased here.
5. 2016 San Francisco History Days
SUNDAY MARCH 6TH, 2016 | 11AM – 4PM | THE OLD MINT | FREE
Get your learn on this Sunday at the Old Mint which will be transformed into pop up museums of San Francisco’s history. San Francisco has a rich and full past that many people don’t know about, so here’s your opportunity to get an in-depth look into this amazing city. Visit here for the full schedule of events.