Nov. 7-8: Goddess festival, comedy and more 

click to enlarge Shiny surfaces: Not even Tinker Bell can compete with the trail of stardust you'll leave in your wake while paddling the pristine waters of Tomales Bay in Point Reyes. The next several weeks are ideal for seeing the glittering display of plankton glowing on the water's surface, officially known as bioluminescence. A three-hour evening tour with Blue Waters Kayaking will put you in the center of enchanting scenery. Get into a double kayak and follow trained wilderness guides on a night of natural magic. [Visit WeekendSherpa.com for details and other local adventures.] - WEEKENDSHERPA.COM
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  • Shiny surfaces: Not even Tinker Bell can compete with the trail of stardust you'll leave in your wake while paddling the pristine waters of Tomales Bay in Point Reyes. The next several weeks are ideal for seeing the glittering display of plankton glowing on the water's surface, officially known as bioluminescence. A three-hour evening tour with Blue Waters Kayaking will put you in the center of enchanting scenery. Get into a double kayak and follow trained wilderness guides on a night of natural magic. [Visit WeekendSherpa.com for details and other local adventures.]

FRIDAY

Goddess festival: The three-day Goddess Harvest Festival, which honors Mother Earth, kicks off with an art opening at the AWE Gallery. The event continues over the weekend with music, workshops, vendors of natural products and more. [6 p.m., Herchurch, 678 Portola Drive, S.F.]

Art happening: Friday Nights at the de Young is celebrating the new Keith Haring exhibit with art, talks, music and a dance party hosted by Haring's friend Fab 5 Freddy, a hip-hop pioneer. [6-8:30 p.m., de Young Museum, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, Golden Gate Park, S.F.]

Stand-up comedy: Joey "CoCo" Diaz, who discovered his comedic gifts while doing time in prison for robbery, has appeared on "My Name is Earl" and "Brooklyn Nine-Nine." [8 and 10 p.m., Punch Line Comedy Club, 444 Battery St., S.F.]

Rock show: Rock-electronica duo BoomBox are promoting their latest album, "Filling in the Color." [8 p.m., Filllmore, 1805 Geary Blvd., S.F.]

SATURDAY

Science field trip: Roll up your sleeves for a Nerds for Nature Bioblitz at Heron's Head Park. Teams will explore the park and India Basin to document species with smartphones and cameras. [9 a.m.-noon, 32 Jennings St., S.F.]

Blast off: "A Day of Space" at the Walt Disney Family Museum examines the animator's impact on the American space program through his "Man in Space" series. Events include talks, museum tours and family activities. [10 a.m.-5 p.m., 104 Montgomery St., Presidio, S.F.]

Toure Raichel Collective: Malian singer-guitarist Vieux Farka Toure and Israeli singer-pianist Idan Raichel head up the world music, blues and jazz group. [8 p.m., Nourse Theater, 275 Hayes St., S.F.; (415) 392-4400, www.cityboxoffice.com]

Benefit show: Hong Kong pop band The Wynners is playing a benefit concert for Family Bridges, a nonprofit that has been helping Oakland's Chinatown community for more than four decades. [7 p.m., Oracle Arena, 7000 Coliseum Way, Oakland]

Bollywood at the Castro: The 3rd i South Asian Film Festival presents "Queen," an exuberant Bollywood film featuring a jilted bride who goes on a global adventure with plenty of music, dancing and romance. [9 p.m., Castro Theatre, 429 Castro St., S.F.; www.thirdi.org]

A GREAT BIKE RIDE

Benny and Bekki's BBQ Bike Bonanza: Pedal around San Francisco's best barbecue joints during Benny and Bekki's BBQ Bike Bonanza. Discover unique flavors and compare classic dishes in an attempt (possibly futile) to find a favorite. The ride is for San Francisco Bicycle Coalition members, but nonmembers are invited to join and enjoy a Saturday afternoon with other bike-and-BBQ-minded people. [Noon-3 p.m., meeting spot to be announced; register at sfbike.org/event/bbq]

A GREAT HIKE

Shiny surfaces: Not even Tinker Bell can compete with the trail of stardust you'll leave in your wake while paddling the pristine waters of Tomales Bay in Point Reyes. The next several weeks are ideal for seeing the glittering display of plankton glowing on the water's surface, officially known as bioluminescence. A three-hour evening tour with Blue Waters Kayaking will put you in the center of enchanting scenery. Get into a double kayak and follow trained wilderness guides on a night of natural magic. [Visit WeekendSherpa.com for details and other local adventures.]

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