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Mandatory Weekend

Batman, crafts, and bounce queens.

 Miles the batkid

SF Turns Into Gotham City

What: The Make-A-Wish foundation will turn San Francisco into Gotham City for little boy named Miles.

Where: Various locations in San Francisco.

When: Friday 15th 12:45 p.m. and 2 p.m.

Cost: Free

Why: A kid who's battling leukemia gets to see his biggest dream come true—to fight crime with Batman.

Bay Area Rainbow Symphony Concert

What: LGBT-themed symphony performance by acclaimed violionist Jassen Todorov, conductor Cyrus Ginwala, and many other musicians.

Where: St. Marks Lutheran Church, 1111 O'Farrell, SF.

When: Saturday 16th 7 p.m. and Sunday 17th 4 p.m.

Cost: $15-35

Why: Because rainbow symphony is the best word combo we've heard in a while.

West Coast Craft Fair

What: Arts, crafts, and design extravaganza showcasing work exclusively from left coast artists.

Where: Fort Mason, 2 Marina Boulevard, SF.

When: Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Cost: Free

Why: Because you should always take the opportunity to toast the west coast as the best coast.

Big Freedia

What: Concert featuring New Orleans' very own bounce queen.

Where: The Independent, 628 Divisadero, SF.

When: Friday 15th, 8:30 p.m.

Cost: $20.

Why: Because of this interview and because she's the best twerker in the world.


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