San Francisco Open Studios 2008
A citywide annual art event featuring nearly 1,000 artists. Opening party preview on Saturday features a buffet dinner and live auction ($40-$115). Collectors Public Preview Exhibition takes place Sunday (free). Go to Web site for details and complete schedule. 6:30-10 p.m. Sat., 4-7 p.m. Sun. SomArts Gallery, 934 Brannan St. (415) 861-9838. www.artspan.org. SF
SOMA Arts (689 Bryant St at 5th) - "my" studio will be open to the public on the 24th (reception), 25th and 26th. If you live in the Bay Area, please drop by. Wine, cheese and lots of art - all free!