A great city walk: Going back to the 1800s, the Inner Richmond neighborhood has housed robbers’ roosts, racetracks, saloons, a red-light district, Victorian and Craftsman houses and Wyatt Earp. Part Two explores the wilder section.
Offered Sunday at 10 a.m. Meet at corner of Sixth Avenue and Geary Boulevard.
[See www.sfcityguides.org or call (415) 557-4266 for more information]
WHERE TO EAT: Greens: For Mother’s Day brunch, chef Annie Somerville is featuring buttermilk pancakes with strawberries, blood-orange cinnamon mascarpone and warm maple syrup.
lso recommended: asparagus-leek frittata with goat cheese, served with a salad of Green Gulch lettuce, endigia, haricot vert and hazelnuts. [
10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Fort Mason; (415) 771-6222]
Walk this way: Join the S.F. Melanoma Benefit Walk. The stroll raises awareness of this serious form of cancer and raises funds for the Melanoma International Foundation.
[9:30 a.m., Conservatory of Flowers, Golden Gate Park]
Say it with flowers: Buy Mom flowers and support a good cause at OrchidMania’s annual Mother’s Day Sale.
Proceeds benefit AIDS relief and education groups.
[10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Building A, Fort Mason Center]
Spring fever: The Asian Art Museum hosts its "Spring Family Festival," a celebration of Mother’s Day and Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.
Look for crafts, dance, stories and more.
[11 a.m. to 4 p.m., 200 Larkin St.]
Sound of music: Noe Valley Chamber Music presents its Gala and Silent Auction. Musical guests include pianist-composer Jake Heggie.
[4 p.m., Noe Valley Ministry, 1021 Sanchez St.]
Bach roads: Hear the Brandenburg Concertos, deemed some of Bach’s most delightful instrumental work. The American Bach Soloists perform this and other music.
[7 p.m., St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 1111 O’Farrell St.]
Good company: The Smuin Ballet performs. "Carmina Burana" and world premieres choreographed by Amy Seiwert and the late Michael Smuin are on the bill.
[2 and 7 p.m., Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 700 Howard St.]