Things to do for January 29, 2009

The Weekender

Strong Beer, 300 Zins and Dollar Dogs

The weekend is going long.

Thursday
1 New Perk
THURSDAY PERK

1 New Perk

It's always nice to have a little inspiration handy, especially if you can get a deal on it. This week Perks brings you a very exclusive offer on the tome of wisdom, style guide and occasional cologne sampler that is DETAILS.

Thursday
Disposable Film Festival at Roxie Theater
THURSDAY THROWAWAYS

Disposable Film Festival at Roxie Theater

Check out the world's best short films made on throwaway devices (think: cell phones, digital video and webcams)—the cameras may be disposable, but the memories last a lifetime...

411: Jan 29-Feb 1, Roxie Theater, 3117 16th St (at Valencia), 415-863-1087

Friday
Six-Word Memoirs of Love and Heartbreak
FRIDAY OF FEW WORDS

Six-Word Memoirs of Love and Heartbreak

The follow-up to Six-Word Memoirs, this collection of brief (six-word, of course) nuggets of wisdom on the highs and lows of love is timed just right for Valentine's Day. Every girl wants to hear those six little words...

411: Free, 7pm, Jan 30, Books Inc, 601 Van Ness Ave (at Golden Gate), 415-776-1111

Saturday
Grand Zinfandel Tasting
SATURDAY ZAPPING

Grand Zinfandel Tasting

With three hours and upwards of 300 wineries—all pouring your favorite robust, jammy varietal—under one roof, you'll need to pace yourself (read: make use of that spit bucket).

411: $69, 2-5pm, Jan 31, Herbst Pavilion at Fort Mason, Marina Boulevard at Buchanan, tickets here

Sunday
Strong Beer Month
SUNDAY GOING STRONG

Strong Beer Month

For the month of February, Magnolia and 21st Amendment will each pour a featured lineup of six strong beers, with every bottle clocking in at 8.5 percent alcohol or above. Sadly, February is the shortest month.

411: Feb 1-28 (or until they run out), Magnolia, 1398 Haight St, 415-864-7468 and 21st Amendment, 563 2nd St, 415-369-0900

Sunday
Perry's on the Embarcadero
SUNDAY SUPER BOWLING

Perry's on the Embarcadero

The game's not until 3pm, but Perry's is serving dollar hot dogs, $3 beers and $5 plates of onion strings and fried calamari all day long. Show up early and you won't miss one commercial...

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