Things to do for April 24, 2008

The Weekender

The SF Weekend Starts Here

The weekend's feeling mostly sunny.

Thursday
Crushpad's Wine 2.0 Spring Fling
THURSDAY FLING

Crushpad's Wine 2.0 Spring Fling

Taste pinots and chardonnays from almost 50 wineries and learn about this cutting-edge, custom-crush facility where you can make your own wine from the comfort of your computer.

411: Apr 24, 7-10pm, Crushpad, 2573 3rd St (at 23rd), 415-864-4232

Friday
Taste of Asia at the Asian Art Museum
FRIDAY ASIAN INVASION

Taste of Asia at the Asian Art Museum

Museum-going done right—eat and drink your way through Asian art with food from Betelnut, Yoshi's and Poleng Lounge and drinks from the likes of Yamazaki and Sake2Me.

411: Apr 25, 7-10pm, Asian Art Museum, 200 Larkin St (at McAllister), 415-581-3788, $125

Saturday
The Fillmore Jazz Market Opens
SATURDAY MARKET

The Fillmore Jazz Market Opens

If you're looking to escape the Ferry Building masses and pick your asparagus in peace (to the tune of live jazz), head to this farmers' market on Fillmore.

411: Saturdays from Apr 26 to Nov 22, 9am-1pm, Fillmore St (at O'Farrell)

Sunday
Spring Beer Dinner at Bar Crudo
SUNDAY BEER DINNER

Spring Beer Dinner at Bar Crudo

Five courses of seafood-based French bistro fare and five American craft brews paired by beer director Tim Selvera—a worthy cross-continental effort.

411: Apr 27, 6-9pm, Bar Crudo, 934 Bush St (at Stockton), 415-517-3768, $70

Sunday
Style with Substance at Ruby Skye
SUNDAY MODELIZING

Style with Substance at Ruby Skye

Go support those hard-working models catwalking in Colleen Quen Couture (as seen on America's Next Top Model)—sacrifice you must, because it's for a good cause (Leukemia Society). Live music and cocktails too.

411: Apr 27, 7-10pm, Ruby Skye, 420 Mason St (at Geary), $50-$100 (VIP)

Tuesday
Pampas Opens in Palo Alto
TUESDAY IN RIO

Pampas Opens in Palo Alto

Sure SF has churrascarias, but none with the capacity to host 76 skewers of lamb and tri-tip roasting simultaneously...throw in a wine list from Morocco to Patagonia, and you might find yourself in a car heading south.

411: Apr 29, Pampas, 529 Alma St (at Hamilton), Palo Alto, 650-327-1323

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