City Arts and Lectures: Brit Marling in conversation with novelist Jenny Offill

City Arts and Lectures brings together The OA actress and creator Brit Marling with celebrated novelist Jenny Offill to discuss Offill’s latest read, Weather — about a wife and mother going through the motions of daily life while the climate change apocalypse hangs over her head. Online at 6 p.m. $29 tickets. cityarts.net

WINELove Weekend: A three-day escape on Wine Road

Don’t miss WINELove Weekend, a three-day escape on Wine Road, an association of wineries in northern Sonoma County. From 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. every day from March 19 to March 21, meet winemakers, take part in tastings and soak up the atmosphere. Tickets are $50 per person. Find participating wineries and more information as …

26th annual Red Cross Gala

Co-chaired by Kendall Maines and Lillian Phan Pickering, the 26th annual Red Cross Gala is going virtual this year and will be free and open to the public. Honoring the Clorox Company and Paradise Police Chief Eric Reinbold for their philanthropic efforts, the gala raises funds for Red Cross programs throughout the Bay Area. 5:30 …

Promise to Our Planet, A Climate Action Benefit

Promise to Our Planet, hosted by environmental nonprofit Acterra, is a virtual benefit devoted to our fight against the urgent threat of climate change. Headliners include renowned author Bill McKibben, Secretary of the California Natural Resources Agency Wade Crowfoot, and James Beard Award-winning chef and activist Bryant Terry. Enjoy award presentations, a Fund-a-Need supporting sustainability solutions, and a …

Ongoing exhibits at the de Young Museum: Calder, Kahlo, Picasso

de Young Museum 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, San Francisco

Ongoing: The de Young Museum is opening again (again!) with a month-old exhibition Calder-Picasso, featuring more than 100 works from Alexander Calder (1898–1976) and Pablo Picasso (1881–1973). It’s also the last month to see Frida Kahlo: Appearances Can Be Deceiving, which wraps on May 2. The exhibition is a collection of the iconic Mexican artist’s …

Catholic Charities’ Loaves & Fishes Virtual Awards Celebration

Virtual

Catholic Charities’ Loaves & Fishes presents its 24 anniversary awards celebration.  The virtual event features performance by Grammy award-winning songwriter-producer Narada Michael Walden, the 9/11 singing policeman Daniel Rodriguez, former Beach Blanket Babylon cast members Tammy Nelson and Shawna McNulty and others. Guests can also order a four-course meal from Credo restaurant delivered to their …

Conversations Across the Diaspora with guest Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Virtual

Prolific filmmaker, author and intellectual Henry Louis Gates, Jr. joins MoAD’s Conversations Across the Diaspora series, hosted by writer Sarah Ladipo Manyika. Gates is professor at Alphonse Fletcher University and directs the Hutchins Center for African & African American Research at Harvard University. The online event is on a pay-what-you-can basis and starts at noon. …

Art Escapes: Virtual Tours Through Asia

Virtual

Join Asian Art Museum’s Joanna Lee for the latest installment of Art Escapes: Virtual Tours Through Asia, exploring Chinese Ceramics, From Ancient to Modern Times. 4 p.m. Online. $5 tickets (free for members.) asianart.org

Merola Opera’s virtual fundraising bash Un Gala in Maschera

Virtual

Merola Opera hosts its virtual fundraising bash Un Gala in Maschera, in celebration of recently retired Artistic Director Sheri Greenawald. Including performances from artists Leah Crocetto, soprano, and Noah Stewart, tenor, the event will host a Fund A Need benefiting the Sheri Greenawald Endowment Fund and the Sheri Greenawald Artists Support Fund. Guests will have …

SFMOMA’s Art Bash fundraiser

Virtual

SFMOMA’s Art Bash fundraiser may be going virtual this year, but it will also be four consecutive days of musical performances, art-making and more, through April 15. Find more details, including ticket prices and start times, as the event approaches at sfmoma.org

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