The hot weather may be giving way, according to the forecast, but cross your fingers for a decent weekend, weather-wise, as there are a few outdoor events that will be great if the sun's shining. That said, there's plenty on the docket that's non-weather dependent, so plan accordingly. See you out there!


DIET CIG AT RICKSHAW STOP: Frontwoman Alex Luciano and drummer Noah Bowman are New York's Diet Cig, and they're a lot of fun. "You could be in the shittiest mood in the world and a live Diet Cig show would snap you out of the funk and make you feel like the world is a beautiful place again," says SFist music writer Adrian Spinelli. The duo's first full album, called Swear I'm Good At This, was released this year, and they're here to play at Rickshaw Stop tonight. Rickshaw Stop, 155 Fell Street, 8 p.m., $12 advanced, $14 at the door

ALL YOU CAN EAT AND DRINK PASTA AND WINE: Meet your vintner! Pasta bar Barzotto is hosting an shindig tonight with Eric Railsback of Lieu Dit winery, and they'll be coming around pouring glasses of wine and serving plates of food all evening for the price of entry. Railsback's Lieu Dit is a Santa Barbara County winery making wines with grapes originally from the Loire Valley in France. Barzotto, 1270 Valencia, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., $40 per person


48 HILLS ANNIVERSARY GALA: Do you want to perpetuate the personal progressive mouthpiece of a former Guardian editor? Then head on over to 48 Hills' 4th anniversary Gala, a fundraiser for the nonprofit SF Progressive Media Center, which runs 48 Hills. The party's at the Stud with special guest speaker Julia Carrie Wong of the Guardian, singer and host Honey Mahogany, and food from Casa Sanchez. A ticket buys you one whole complimentary glass of champagne! The Stud, 399 9th Street, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. $50 sliding scale ticket

WOMEN IN TECH TALKS AT LYFT: This panel discussion with Facebook, Airbnb, and Google employees is for everyone, but its focus is on women in the tech industry. The keynote speaker is Maira Benjamin, who is Pandora's Director of Engineering, and the host is Lyft. Lyft HQ, 185 Berry St. 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., $25 advanced, $30 at the door


STAR WARS DAY PARTY: Star Wars mania will outlive us all, and these past few years, the movie franchise has even spawned holiday celebrations on May 4 around the pun/meme "May the fourth be with you." One of the larger ones is at Great Northern, hosted by SFIndieFest and a VR company called Cyberia VR. Expect costumes (a contest, even), a dance party, and VR demos. The Great Northern
119 Utah Street, 6 p.m. to 1 a.m., $4-10

BEATS AND BUBBLES ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY: Baobob's weekly dance party pairing a bubbly atmosphere and bubbly beverages is now a year old. To celebrate, of course, will be more drinking and dancing. From 8-10 is a fundraiser for Encuentros, a short film being made by San Francisco filmmakers,s, plus performances by local artists like Natalia Garcia AKA la Favi, Cecilia Peña-Govea, and dancer Jessica Recinos, with a live painting by Vera Gould. Dancing from 10 onward, as encouraged by DJ Maciel (Omar Corona) and Marcelo (Marcelo Santos). Bissap Baobob Village, 3372-3386 19th Street 8 p.m., free before 10 p.m., $5 after


In need of a Friday night rager? Call 1-800 DINOSAUR, the BBC RADIo 1 tastemakers, who are throwing down at Public Works with DJ sets from James Blake, Dom Maker, and Dan Foat. They were, I'm told, a hit here last year. Public Works, 161 Erie Street, 9:30 p.m. to 3:30 a.m., $22

The Peep Show showcases a group of feminist artists celebrating women and advocating for women's rights and LGBTQ rights. It's also all boob-inspired art. Local makers Western Editions put the show together, which is on view through May 26. The majority of proceeds from the show will go to Planned Parenthood. Mule Gallery, 80 Fresno Street, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.


DAFT PUNK/LCD SOUNDSYSTEM PARTY: Dance yourself clean and/or stay out all night to get lucky with this dane party tribute to electronica greats. DJS are Candy (Get Lucky, Bootie, SF Pride, Cat Club, Hotline) and 2nite (Jetset, Hotline), and the led lights and glow bracelets are free. Slate Bar, 2925 16th Street, 9:30 p.m., $5

GRAY AREA FESTIVAL: This conference with performances, workshops, and exhibitions focused on culture as seen through art and technology actually starts on May 4, but the Saturday programming is particularly cool-sounding, with evening performances by Nonotak, Rival Consoles, Bleie,and Chelley Sherman. Gray Area / Grand Theater, 2665 Mission Street, $150 day and night, $30 night performances only, all day or 9 p.m. start


HOW WEIRD STREET FAIRE: How Weird Street Faire, a parade of the strange, is now in its 18th year. Like everything else in San Francisco in 2017, it's Summer of Love themed in honor of that event's 50th anniversary, so bring flowers and tie-die in addition to your burning man costumes and furry suits. New this yera: ART Alley on Minna Street, where entertainment will include aerial acrobatic performances. Howard and 2nd Streets, 12 p.m. to 8 p.m., $20 requested donation

Local musicians and 130 vendors gather for the twice-yearly Urban Air Market in Hayes Valley. Perfect for a bit of Mother's Day shopping, if that's your thing, or merely to stroll by and pose in the VW photo booth, Das Bus. Patricia's Green, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Free