Fri., June 24
Speakeasy Brewery Punk Rock Pizza Party
Speakeasy Ales and Lagers, 1195 Evans (at Keith), 4-10 p.m.
Three punk bands will get you thrashing from 7 p.m. on, PizzaHacker will be slinging pies, and Speakeasy neighbor La Laguna will serve up some Mexican grub. Did we mention it's all free? Complete description here.
Sat., June 25
Free Cooking Demo with Dominique Crenn
Macy's Union Square, 170 O'Farrell (at Powell), 2 p.m.
Dominique Crenn may be one of the Bay Area's hotshot chefs, but she's still willing to hang out with the little people. Case in point: She's giving a free cooking demo at Macy's and you're invited. Complete description here.
Sun., June 26
Superstar Chef Chili Cook-Off
Golden Gate Park (exact location revealed after RSVP), 2-5 p.m.
Drink wine, enjoy chili, and cast your ballot as local chefs do battle. The event's fifth anniversary lineup includes 15 Romolo, Alembic, Comstock Saloon, Hog & Rocks, Magnolia Pub and Brewery, Maverick, Serpentine, and Slow Club. Complete description here.
Mr. and Mrs. Miscellaneous' Birthday Party
Mr.and Mrs. Miscellaneous, 699 22nd St. (at Third St.), 1-3 p.m.
To celebrate its first birthday, the Dogpatch's favorite ice cream parlor is serving up free scoops of its birthday cake ice cream. Complete description here.