The Weekender July 9-11

Friday July 9th Food Truck Congregation • 5-9PM
Music, great food, beer, wine, and amazing views of the Golden Gate Bridge, Angel Island and Alcatraz?! “Off The Grid” is organizing this weekly cultural market. Participating food vendors include Peko Peko Catering, El Huarache Loco, Kung Fu Tacos, Chaac Mool, Hapa SF, Seoul On Wheels, Soul Cocina, Onigilly, Azalina’s Malaysian and Global Soul. Get your grub on!

Friday June 9thGroove with Mucho Axé • 9-12AM
Put on your dancing shoes and head over to Berkeley for a night full of live Latin grooves and dancing. Sambada and Mucho Axé will keep you going the entire night. Mucho Axé is a 7-piece band performing original compositions with a unique blend of grooves, rhythms, and flavors from Latin America, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, Puerto Rico & from here.

Mucho Axe

Saturday June 10thDairy Farm Family Tour• 1:30-3:30PM
With almost 2,100 acres, 900 milking cows, and two milking parlors, Tresch Dairy is the largest of the Straus Dairy partners. Join Kathy Tresch for a tour, bottle-feed a calf, see cows being milked, and churn and taste butter. Take a hay ride to the heirloom apple orchard, taste Straus milk products and learn about sustainable agricultural methods and the important role farms play in preserving watersheds and wildlife habitat. Suitable for the whole family.

Saturday June 10thInside Outside Food & Art • 7-10PM
Exploring the concept of “inside” beauty being brought outside, and vice versa, this collection of sculpture and assemblage features work that is both organic and man-made. Plant life inhabits art in living, growing pieces throughout the existing gallery, while artwork makes it way outdoors into our recently-expanded garden. Food by Soul Cocina, Evil Jerk Cart, Gobba Gobba Hey, and Creme Brulee Cart.

Saturday June 10thDirty Dancing Film Night • 8-10PM

Grab a blanket, a date, pack a picnic, and watch this classic in the Union Square park.Maybe you will get inspired to dance and sparks will fly!

Sunday June 11thNew Wine Release Party • 1:00-5:00PM
Join Broc Cellars winery for their second annual food and wine pairing. Three new wines will be released: a white blend, a red blend, and a 120-year-old vine carbonic maceration carignan. Chef Ian Begg of Naked Lunch will be preparing very specific food pairings for each wine. $20 for food and wine pairing.

Sunday June 11th Spain vs Netherlands • 11:30AM
Get your friends together for paella, Dutch chocolate, sangria and beer and watch the biggest sporting event come to an end. Is the Octopus still allowed to pick a winner?

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