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COW HOLLOW—Victoria Smith, AKA SF Girl by Bay, is hosting an evening at chronicle books, for which she has hand-picked a collection of books. Guest will get 25% off her selections, and a portion of proceeds from the event will be donated to 826 Valencia, Dave Egger's non-profit for fostering creative kids. It's happening on Thursday (tomorrow!) evening, November 7 from 5:30 to 7:30pm at 1846 Union Street. Drinks and bites will be served! [SF Girl by Bay]
CASTRO—Don't forget: tomorrow night is the launch party for Fiat Lux's brand-new web store, and Racked SF is co-hosting the party! It's tomorrow, Thursday November 7, at The Office, 194 Church Street in San Francisco, from 7 to 11pm. RSVP here! [Racked SF]
UNION SQUARE—Alessi is hosting a customer appreciation day tomorrow in its SF shop, which means major sales for you. In-store customers can get kitchenware, textiles, bathroom accessories and anything else in the store for 20% off. It's happening tomorrow, November 7 from 10am to 8pm at 424 Sutter Street. [Racked Inbox]