Join Seattle Seahawks player Marshawn Lynch, Cleveland Browns player Josh Johnson, and other NFL players as they serve cocktail specials to raise money for the Family 1st Foundation benefiting Bay Area Youth. Presented by Charleston Pierce. 8:00 PM, Matrix Fillmore, 3138 Fillmore St, SF.
The International Museum of Women’s 16th Anniversary, Celebrating Change. The annual Innovator Award for Women in Technology will be presented to Padmasree Warrior, Chief Technology and Strategy Officer of Cisco Systems. The event is chaired by Tracy Curtis, SVP & Region President for Wells Fargo, with Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz as honorary co-chair. 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM, Julia Morgan Ballroom, 465 California St., SF. Tickets: $300 and up
California Home+Design Requests the Pleasure of Your Company to Celebrate the 2013 CH+D Award Winners and our First Design Icon, Orlando Diaz-Azcuy. San Francisco Design Center, Galleria Atrium , 101 Henry Adams Street, SF, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Tickets: $40 (sold out!)
Atelier Advisors monthly “Think + Drinks” series presents an evening celebrating the publication of “Master the Finance Game” by Lili Balfour. The book walks entrepreneurs through the process of building financial models, valuing companies, and raising the right type of capital. 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Atelier Advisors, 356 6th St., SF. Tickets: $35 (includes book)
The American Heart Association’s Bay Area, Celebrate with Heart Gala, chaired by Pamela Joyner. 6:00 PM, The Four Seasons Hotel, SF. Tickets: $2,500 for two patron tickets. Call (415) 228-8419 for info.
Larkin Street Youth Services 2013 Paving the Way Gala, Building a Sustainable Future, Presenting Going the Distance: The Larkin Street Youth Achievement Award. With Mark Buell, Chair of America’s Cup Organizing Committee, and Jimmy Spithill , Skipper and Helmsman of Oracle Team USA (with members of his team). The Four Seasons Hotel, 757 Market St., SF, 6:00 PM. Tickets $300.
The Jersey Boys is the Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning Best Musical about Rock and Roll Hall of Famers The Four Seasons: Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito and Nick Massi. Curran Theatre, 445 Geary St., SF. Tickets: $60 and up.
SFMOMA presents a major retrospective of the work of photographer Garry Winogrand. Jointly organized by SFMOMA and the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., with guest curator Leo Rubinfien, this is the first major touring exhibition dedicated to Winogrand’s work in 25 years. SFMOMA, 151 Third St., SF. Tickets: $18.
Bridge to Caring 2013 is a benefit for Pathways Hospice, and features an exclusive dinner with author Laney Salisbury at 5:30 PM, followed by a book signing and reception starting at 6:30 PM. Metropolitan Club, SF. Tickets: $100 and up. Call (800) 753- 3071 for info.
Italian Artist Troilo will make his U.S. Debut at Coup D’Etat through May, 2013, Coup D’Etat, 111 Rhode Island Street #1, SF. Opening party by invitation only. Email email@example.com for information.
Meet designers Andrew Fisher and Jeffrey Weisman as they celebrate the release and sign copies of their new book, “Artful Decoration”. 5:40 PM to 7:30 PM. Gumps, 135 Post St., SF. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
Never-before-seen hats from Dr. Seuss’s Private Collection along with prints & sculpture from the Art of Dr. Seuss Collection. All artwork on exhibition and available for acquisition. 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Dennis Rae Fine Art, 781 Beach St., SF. RSVP: (415) 292-0387
The Golden Age, Bouquets to Art’s Opening Night Gala will feature an exhibition preview of 125 floral displays, catered reception, and music by the Dick Bright Orchestra. Diane B. Wilsey and Wells Fargo are Presenting Sponsors, with Lonna Wais contributing as Sponsor. 5:30 PM, de Young Museum, SF. Tickets: $300 and up. Call (415) 750-3504 for tickets and info.
From the American Cancer Society, enjoy “an Evening of San Francisco Inspiration” celebrating the 100th anniversary of the organization, and honoring Dr. Laura Esserman. 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM, Four Seasons Hotel, 757 Market St., SF. Tickets: $350 and up.
PenFed Foundation hosts a conversation with Condoleeza Rice. Honorary co-chairs of this rare event include Hon. R. James Nicholson, Hon. William J. Perry, Condoleeza Rice, and George Shultz. Palo Alto. Contact email@example.com for info
Celebrate the launch of the gorgeous Maiyet collection at Betty Lin. Ten percent of Maiyet sales will be donated to Nest. 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Betty Lin, 340 Presidio Ave., SF. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
Every spring since 2000, a group of San Francisco’s most passionate art collectors have opened their homes to share their exceptional collections with the public, and raise awareness for Enterprise for High School Students at the same time. From connoisseurs to cool hunters, every host is a vibrant part of the fabric of the Bay Area’s visual art community. 3:30 PM and 5:30 PM, Addresses to be provided. Tickets: $150 and up.
The Museum of Performance + Design will unveil its new location at an intimate evening, A Love Affair. 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM, at The Winery on Treasure Island. Mr. Romain Serman, French Consul General, is honorary chair, with Garen Scribner and Margaret Karl as event chairs. Tickets: $350 and up.
Witness 10 of the Marina district’s favorite men take the stage to compete for the title of Mr. Marina 2013, benefiting the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. 7:00 PM, Ruby Skye, 420 Mason St., SF. Tickets: $35 and up.
SF Opera Guild and Neiman Marcus host acclaimed designer, Jason Wu on his first visit to SF. With a runway show highlighting Mr. Wu’s Fall 2013 Collection, the event will feature a champagne reception and fashion show followed by a post party with a festive buffet and dancing. Event co-chairs are Stephanie Tuttle and Melissa Boxer Zill. 6:00 PM, City Hall’s North Light Court, SF. Tickets: $375 and up. 415-565-3204
“SF Girls Chorus presents its 34th season gala, On a Turquoise Cloud. The evening includes an elegant cocktail reception, dinner, live auction and concert featuring the music of Duke Ellington with the Marcus Shelby Trio. The event Co-chairs are Senator Dianne Feinstein and Charlotte Shultz. 6:00 PM, The City Club, SF. Tickets: $300 and up. Call (415) 863-1752, x 306 for info.”
The Richmond/Ermet Aids Foundation presents a One Night Only Cabaret featuring members from the Tony-award winning cast of “The Jersey Boys”, with special guest star Debbie Gibson. 7:30 PM, Marine’s Memorial Theater, 609 Sutter St., SF. Tickets: $35 and up.