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5 events worth checking out in San Francisco this weekend

Looking to mix things up this weekend? From a dance party to an art opening, here are some solid options to help you get off the couch and out into the world.

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Fleet Week at Off the Grid: Fort Mason Center

From the event description:

Off the Grid is proud to honor the contributions of our service members with special Fleet Week programming at Fort Mason Center — former military base and home to our flagship destination market. The night will feature specialty food items such as an American bar from Frozen Kuhsterd; Blue Angel wings from Mission Street Food; red, white and “blue” pizza from A16; and a Manilla sunset from Turontastic. Cleanse your palate with a one-of-a-kind Magnolia Brewing Co. tasting flight and our Crown Royal Snowbird Cocktail. The night will also include performances from DJ Kurse and brass band Great Big Cadillac.

When: Friday, Oct. 11, 5-10 p.m.
Where: Fort Mason Center, 2 Marina Blvd.
Admission: Free
Click here for more details, and to register

Bonsai Showcase featuring Complexion

From the event description:

Bonsai is a group of producers and DJs based out of New York City, Texas and the U.K. This collective has been supporting the future-forward sound of electronic music through their independent label, releasing songs for artists like Sofasound, Alex Martian and L'Homie. 

When: Friday, Oct. 11, 9 p.m.- 2 a.m.
Where: Milk Bar, 1840 Haight St.
Admission: $10
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Queer Street Marketplace

From the event description:

October is Economic Justice Month at the SF LGBT Center. During this month, we have a variety of events, including a job fair, financial literacy workshops and many more. We will have our Queer Street Marketplace and back-to-back small business workshops during that day.

When: Saturday, Oct. 12, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: San Francisco LGBT Community Center, 1800 Market St.
Admission: Free
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MSF on the Road: A Voice from the Field

From the event description:

MSF on the Road: A Voice from the Field is a special traveling speaker series that explores the mission of Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and discusses the challenges of bringing life-saving medical care where it's needed most. This event will feature mental health officer Karen Stewart, who will share her experiences from 11 assignments with MSF.

When: Saturday, Oct. 12, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Where: Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture, Cowell Theater, 2 Marina Blvd.
Admission: Free
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Opening: 'As Above As Below'

From the event description:

For "As Above As Below," nine Bay Area artists worked hand-in-hand with seven renowned astrophysicists and six neuroscientists to explore parallels between galactic and neuronal networks. Their unique visions will be showcased through six multimedia and interactive exhibits. Join us in viewing the revelations of scientific and artistic inquiries into the parallels between cosmic and brain webs and attend a panel discussion between the collaborators about their scientific/artistic processes.

When: Sunday, Oct. 13, noon-4:30 p.m.
Where: Manresa Gallery, 650 Parker Ave.
Admission: Free
Click here for more details, and to register


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