High and dry.
What: A new Pac Heights salon specializing in expert blowouts (the sleek Straight Up, breezy Mai Tai, and more) for just $35.
Why: We’ll hook you up with a blowout and scalp massage for $20 (reg. $45). Get it here.
When: Opens Fri. Mon.-Wed., 8 a.m.-7 p.m.; Thurs.-Sat., 8 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: 1908 Fillmore St., b/t Pine & Bush Sts. (415-347-8908).
SIP (and SIGH)
Wine and a Movie at the Mark
What: Grab a glass and some popcorn, and then snuggle in for a classic movie at the Top of the Mark. Features (Vertigo, Bullitt, and other gems) were all filmed at, around, or from the legendary hotel.
Why: Summer movies in SF are best enjoyed indoors. And it’s all free.
When: Tues. Wine tasting, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; movie, 7:30-11:30 p.m. Thru Sept. 6.
Where: InterContinental Mark Hopkins, 1 Nob Hill, at California St.
Fifth Annual Bicycle Music Festival
What: Celebrate summer with a music fest on two wheels. There’s something for everyone, from a two-steppin’ barn dance, to rock ’n’ roll by the California Honeydrops, to en route performances by the SF Conservatory Opera.
Why: You’ve been meaning to see the opera in motion.
When: Sat., noon-11:30 p.m.
Where: Starts at Old Log Cabin Meadow, at Golden Gate Park; ends in Potrero Hill. For real-time updates, follow @bikemusicfest on Twitter.
What: Two Martini House alums bring their spin on global comfort food (Kobe burgers, roast duck banh mi, wood-roasted eggplant Parm) to Oxbow Public Market.
Why: The candy cap mushroom bread pudding alone might be worth the trip.
When: Daily, 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
Where: 610 1st St., at McInstry St. (707-226-1560).
What: The second outpost of the burb-friendly shopping destination brings its wares (covetable merch from Rachel Comey, 3.1 Phillip Lim, Loeffler Randall, Graham & Spencer, Caron Callahan) to Palo Alto.
Why: The Peninsula just got better looking.
When: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Town & Country Village, 855 El Camino Real, at Embarcadero Rd., ste. 35, Palo Alto (650-323-2277).
Photo: Aubrie Pick