PADRES HOMES GAMES
5/4-6: Cinco de Mayo
Location: Old Town
The once two-day festival of margaritas, mariachis, cervezas and lowriders has tacked on an extra day this year.
Location: San Diego Civic Theatre, Downtown
See supermodel Christie Brinkley make her Broadway tour debut in this classic musical about women killing their husbands.
5/9: BJ Handjob 1.5 Workshop
Location: Pretty-Is Boutique, Little Italy
Learn the tricks of the trade from a former exotic dancer as she shares her fellatio tips at this women-only class. Bring two bananas, cucumbers or carrots (not kidding).
5/9-6/17: Nobody Loves You
Location: Old Globe Theatre, Balboa Park
Watch the world premier of this romantic comedy musical about life behind the scenes of a reality television show.
5/10-12: ITU World Triathlon San Diego
Location: Bahia Resort Hotel, Mission Beach
Admission: Free to watch
The World Triathlon returns to San Diego (where Triathlons originated) for this final Olympic-qualifying race.
5/11-5/13: Gator by the Bay Zydeco, Blues and Crawfish Festival
Location: Spanish Landing Park, Embarcadero
Feel the Cajun spirit of Louisiana at this three-day festival of Creole food, New Orleans-style bands and 8,000 pounds of crawfish.
5/12: Asian Cultural Festival
Location: NTC Park, Liberty Station
Kickoff Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month with cooking demos, traditional dancing and music, martial arts and more.
5/13: Cruisin' Califas: The Art of Lowriding
Location: Oceanside Museum of Art, Oceanside
Grab the homies and check out this collection of lowrider cars, bicycles and motorcycles; as well as paintings, sculptures and photographs inspired by the automotive culture.
Festival of Arts
Location: Along University Ave, North Park
Admission: Free ($30-35 for beer garden)
Indulge in the hipness of North Park at this annual festival, featuring live music and dance performances on six stages, more than 50 food and vendor booths and a Craft Beer Block.
5/20: Sicilian Festival
Location: India St., between Ash St. and Grape St., Little Italy
Carb-load at this Little Italy celebration of Sicilian-American culture, enriched by ethnic dancing, entertainment on four stages and all the pasta, Peroni and biscotti you can shake a slice of pizza at.
5/20: Bay Bridge Run/Walk
Location: One Park Blvd., Downtown
Support the Navy's Morale Welfare and Recreation programs by running or walking four miles from San Diego to Coronado via the Coronado Bay Bridge.
5/26: American Freedom Festival
Location: USS Midway Museum, Embarcadero
Pay homage to the men and women who protect the red, white and blue at this Memorial Day festival featuring a concert by classic rock 'n' roll band Three Dog Night.
OTHER MAY MILESTONES:
5/1: May Day
5/5: Cinco de Mayo
5/13: Mother's Day
5/18: National Bike to Work day
5/20: Charles Lindbergh's first flight (1927)
5/28: Memorial Day