For Video Games and Beer: A video game tournament called “Drunkathalon” will be held at PianoFight (144 Taylor St., San Francisco) on Wednesday, Aug. 24 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. There will be a $100 cash prize for gamers and plenty of drinks to go around. Teams can register for $10.00, and general admission is free. “Such a cool place with fun people just enjoying themselves.” – Daisy R., Yelp
For Nature Lovers: The “Ocean After Nature” exhibition will be at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (701 Mission St., San Francisco) through Aug. 28. A variety of artists from around the world have collaborated to create this exhibition, which highlights new concerns over our planet’s oceans. The exhibit is on view for free. “By offering more poetic speculations than activist solutions, ‘The Ocean After Nature’ is like a diver, breaking the surface to plumb the depths of our perceptions.” – Wendy Vogel, Frieze
A Conference to kick off the Weekend: The TechMunch San Francisco conference will be held on Friday, Aug. 26, from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. (3543 18th St., San Francisco). Speakers include Google’s Nancy Hwang and other thought leaders in the food and tech space. Passes for public relations and marketing professionals start at $270.00.