Things to do for December 11, 2008

The Weekender

Wine Bailouts, Beach Bums and Whiskey Tricycles

The weekend is all lit up.

1 New Perk

1 New Perk

We've set you up with an exclusive deal from the Brit-inflected sartorial provocateurs at Psycho Bunny: UD members get an exclusive 30 percent off all knits and ties, just in time for any stockings that need stuffing...or tragically unadorned collars.

Barefoot Wine Beach Rescue Project Auction

Barefoot Wine Beach Rescue Project Auction

Join Surfrider's valiant beach-saving efforts by bidding on shoes autographed and donated by beach-loving celebs like Cameron Diaz, Matthew McConaughey, Kelly Slater and Jack Johnson—sort of like a mellow celebrity all-star team.

Auction ends Dec 12 at 4pm PST, bid here

Cask's Grand Opening Party

Cask's Grand Opening Party

The crew at Cask and Bourbon & Branch are ready to branch out with a grand opening bash, Irish-style, featuring the Bushmill's Pipe Band playing all day and a champagne blessing of Cask's delivery tricycle at noon (or what you call happy hour).

Free, 11am-7pm, Cask, 17 Third St (at Market), 415-281-6486

American Rag

American Rag

AR's pre-holiday sale features 30 percent off on brands like J Lindeberg, Modern Amusement, G Star and Earnest Sewn for you, and Helmut Lang, James Perse and Theory for her—in case you haven't finished (or started) your holiday shopping.
411: Now through Dec 25, American Rag, 1305 Van Ness Ave (between Sutter and Fern), 415-474-5214

Get up to 60 percent off jeans from Rag & Bone, shoes from Rogues Gallery and Common Projects and shirts and ties from Band of Outsiders at Carrots' end-of-season sale. Go ahead, it's good for you.

Dec 13, Carrots, 843 Montgomery St (at Pacific), 415-834-9040

Bailout Wine from Crushpad

Bailout Wine from Crushpad

In the "if life gives you lemons" spirit, buy futures in Bailout Wine, a premier 2007 Napa Cab currently aging in oak to be bottled in August '09. For every 100-point drop in the Dow, you'll get a $2 stimulus check, and if the Dow bounces up you know good times are ahead, and you've got the wine to prove it...

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