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RICHMOND— Helper's House of Couture will be hosting Sunday hours this week at 2608 Fulton Street from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Shopping is still by appointment only, so you'll have to call 415-387-3031 to schedule a time to check out the famously fashionable options. [Racked Inbox]
UNION SQUARE— Burlesque queen Dita Von Teese will be greeting fans at Bloomingdales in Westfield Centre on Tuesday, September 9, at 6 p.m. to fete her lingerie collection for the retailer. Guests who make a purchase from the collection will receive an autographed photo. [Facebook]
CASTRO— Sheryl Sandberg, everyone's favorite female Facebook exec, will be chatting with Stanford sociologist Marianne Cooper at the Castro Theatre (429 Castro Street) on Tuesday, September 9 about Cooper's book on changing gender dynamics and how families are coping. The program starts at 6:30 p.m., followed by a book-signing at 7:30. General admission tickets start at $19, and are available here.