ART: Local artists Chor Boogie, Jacqueline Norheim, Rose Smith, Kirsten Harkonen, and many others will be selling their work at The Restoration Art & Music & Fundraiser. One hundred percent of art sales, along with the $5 entry fee, will go straight to the Gulf Restoration Network. Musicians Connie Lim and Sonia Rao will perform, with accompaniment guest DJ Citizen Zain of KALX.

5:30 to 10 p.m. // The Element Lounge (1028 Geary St) // $5 donation

FILM: Help decide which talented local filmmakers will receive funding for their projects at the 12th Annual Scary Cow Independent Film Festival. The fest, which is divided into two phases and includes an after-party, will feature a number of short films, including the fest's first 3D film.

3 to 10 p.m. // Castro Theatre (429 Castro St) // $15-50

MUSIC: Violin virtuosso Axel Strauss will perform the tango-inspired music of Astor Piazzolla with Conductor Andrei Gorbatenko and The San Francisco Academy Orchestra

5 to 6:15 p.m. // Calvary Presbyterian Church (2515 Fillmore St) // $10-20