BOOKS: Don your favorite spectacles and bow ties and head over to Books Inc in the Castro to meet the adorably sartorial "[r]eality show star, celebrity stylist, and rising fashion icon" Brad Goreski as he discusses Born to Be Brad: My Life and Style, So Far, "his riveting life story with the power to take you to the top of your fashion game." (7:30 p.m., Books Inc. Castro, 2275 Market Street)

THEATER: Do It Live Productions kicks off four nights of its production of Sam Shepard's "jazz-riddled absurdist farce" Suicide in B Flat, as part of Boxcar Theater's season of "Shep in Rep" this month. The show will continue its run at Stagewerx for three weekends after closing at Boxcar. (8 p.m., Boxcar Studios, 125A Hyde Street)

LECTURE: San Francisco Chronicle columnist Scott Ostler will give a local history lesson at Play Ball! 160 Years of San Francisco Baseball, in which he'll "regale[s] us with tales of the minor league San Francisco Knickerbockers, which began playing in town in 1879. He also speaks about the Mission Reds, where games were played on the site of what’s now a housing project on Valencia," and much more. (7 p.m., Jewish Community Center of San Francisco, 3200 California)