Pride Week is absolutely packed with activities, and while we'll also give you a list of pride/queer specific celebrations and parties to hit up, here's the usual, general smattering of wonderful things to do, from Frameline festival screenings to getting the eff away from Market Street on Sunday.


LISA HANAWALT BOOK LAUNCH: Food and foodies are funny and ridiculous and Lisa Hanawalt knows it. This James Beard Award-winning cartoonist and production designer/producer for the cartoon show Bojack Horseman will be in conversation with Lucky Peach's Chris Ying, discussing her new book, Hot Dog Taste Test. "Lisa Hanawalt is the Matisse of the buffet line," Pulitzer winning food critic Jonathan Gold writes in his blurb, "the O'Keefe of the fish ball, and the Vermeer of the pigeon with a hot dog in its beak." Green Apple Books On The Park, 1231 9th Avenue, 7:30 p.m., Free

KEVIN BARNES AT SWEDISH AMERICAN: Of Montreal's founding member and the group's singer, multi-instrumentalist, and songwriter, Kevin Barnes is an undeniably dynamic and eclectic artist. Often dark, often comedic, his songs are always weird and refreshing. I can't think of a much better way to see him than at the intimate Swedish American Hall, in a show that is, by the way, 21 plus. Dawn McCarthy opens. Swedish American Hall, 2174 Market Street, 7 p.m. doors 8 p.m. show, $22


AWOL AT FRAMELINE: SFist highlighted some exciting films playing at the Frameline film festival and although this was not among them, this one, AWOL, is supposed to include good performances by Lola Kirke of Mozart in the Jungle and Mistress America (sister to Jemima Kirke of Girls fame) and Breeda Wool of UnREAL. Plus, director Deb Shoval, producer LA Teodosio, and actor Breeda Wool will all be in attendance at the screening. Castro Theatre, 429 Castro Street, 6:30 p.m. $15 regular, $12 member

AND BI CANDY SHORTS AT THE ROXIE: Bi Pride kicks off with some action in Dolores, but this year there’s no grill, so bring food potluck style and count on a little bit of Sneaky’s BBQ to go around. Following an afternoon there, head to Frameline’s binary-busting bi shorts at the Roxie. Those include How To Kiss In Paris, The Friend From Tel Aviv, and ID#1:Writer. Dolores Park, 3:30 to 6:30, then Roxie Theater, 3117 16th Street, 7 p.m., $12 regular, $10 member


EMMA CLINE READING: Emma Cline, a Californian fiction writer, appears to have a breakout debut novel in The Girls, which has been getting mostly favorable reviews such as this one in the Guardian. As it's modeled on the terrible saga of Charles Manson and set in a Northern California Cult, what better place is there for Cline to read and discuss this work than at the Booksmith in the Upper Haight? The Booksmith, 1644 Haight Street, 7:30 p.m., Free

TECH COMEDY: A comedy of manners, Adventures in Tech (With Pillow Talk on the Side) is an 80-minute series of vignettes specifically about the tech milieu in San Francisco. Premiering at the Tenderloin’s low key and fun PianoFight, the show is directed by Allison Page and written by Stuart Bousel. PianoFight, 144 Taylor Street, 8 p.m., $25


OASIS MASQUERADE: “Sup bro, u mask?” is the tagline behind this party hosted by Shenanigan at Oasis where, in fact, all are welcome provided they wear a literal mask. DJ’s include Mark O'Brien (BAAAHS, Polyglamorous) and Adam Kraft (House of Towers / Nightsweats) plus Silent Disco on the rooftop bar. Oasis, 298 11th Street, 10 p.m. to 3 a.m., $15 advance, $20 door

DANCING AT THE DE YOUNG: In addition to their usual Friday Nights at the de Young programming (cocktails, talks, etc.) for six weeks the museum is hosting dance tutorials and discussions in a variety of styles.Those will be salsa, tango, bhangra, and this week it’s hip hop/”street” dance with Nicole Klaymoon’s Embodiment Project plus live song and choreo-poetry. The James Turrell skyspace will be open, too. de Young Musuem, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, 5:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m., free programming and permanent collection access, $20 for special exhibition galleries access


PINK TRIANGLE CEREMONY: While it won't be exactly the raddest or sexiest even of Pride Weekend, the Pink Triangle ceremony on Twin Peaks is awfully sweet and has been in place during Pride since 1996. You can and totally should volunteer to show up early and help set it up, or, if you're a bad person, just show up for speechifying, photos, and views.Christmas Tree Point, Twin Peaks Boulevard, 10:30 a.m., very free

PINK SATURDAY AT SF EAGLE: Until last year, the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence ran Pink Saturday in the Castro — last year it was called Pink Party when they bowed out of their typical role. This year that's cancelled altogether, but the Sisters are, it would seem using Pink Saturday as a theme for an afternoon party at SF Eagle and, apparently, across the street outside in a parking lot. Specifically, write the organizers, "the owners of the parking lot across the street from the Eagle is letting us use the space for an admission only event. We're excited for this opportunity to create a joyful, sane alternative to the Castro for our community." SF Eagle, 398 12th Street, 3 p.m to 10 p.m., more details to come


GEORGE CLINTON AT STERN GROVE: The funkiest man alive, George Clinton, in the flesh with Parliament/Funkadelic. if you're looking to avoid parade insanity and downtown San Francisco altogether, then head over to Stern Grove to escape this very universe. Sigmund Stern Grove, Sloat Boulevard, 2 p.m., Free

Also in the spirit of getting out of Dodge, if that's your thing: Head over to the Treasure Island Flea for the usual shopping/food trucking/cocktail swilling, DIY workshopping, and pony riding. The flea goes down on Saturday, too, and this weekend on both days will be home to Le Cirque de Bohème, a traditional French style circus troupe. Avenue of the Palms, Treasure Island ,10 a.m. to 4 p.m., $3 general admission, $22 for circus shows at 11 a.m,, 1 p.m., and 3 p.m.