Classy AF: The Best Workshops for Folks Who Like to Learn Stuff

I'm not sure how many times I've written articles explaining that society's priorities have shifted away from material goods and toward experiences, but suffice it to say I'm sick of typing variations of that phrase. Still, there's a reason it has become a common refrain when writing about the retail sector's struggles. Like it or not, it's true.

Wanna skip buying more stuff you don't need and learn how to make cool sh!t? There are oodles of interesting classes from local makers, artisans, and entrepreneurs that you can give to someone you love. Not sure where to start? Here are five ideas to help you get inspired.

San Francisco is full of learning opportunities, so these are by no means the only options  for leading a craftier life. Know of a class that we should know about? Ping us here.