5/12 Calendar

PADRES HOMES GAMES

5/1-2: vs. Milwaukee Brewers
5/4-6: vs. Miami Marlins
5/7-9: vs. Colorado Rockies
5/16-17: vs. Los Angeles Dodgers
5/18-20: vs. Los Angeles Angels

 

5/4-6: Cinco de Mayo
Location: Old Town
Admission: Free
Info: fiestaoldtown.com
The once two-day festival of margaritas, mariachis, cervezas and lowriders has tacked on an extra day this year.

 

5/8-13: CHICAGO
Location: San Diego Civic Theatre, Downtown
Admission: $22-106
Info: sandiegotheatres.org
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
Admission: $30-40
Info: bjm9.eventbrite.com
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
Admission: $29-51
Info: theoldglobe.org
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
Info: sandiego.triatholon.org
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
Admission: $25-30
Info: gatorbythebay.com
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
Admission: Free
Info: asianculturalfestivalsd.com
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
Admission: $8-10
Info: oma-online.org
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.

5/13: North Park Festival of Arts
Location: Along University Ave, North Park
Admission: Free ($30-35 for beer garden)
Info: northparkfestivalofarts.com
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
Admission: Free
Info: sicilianfestival.org
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
Admission: $22-47
Info: mwrtoday.com/bridgerun
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
Admission: $25-74.50
Info: americanfreedomfoundation.org
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

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