DEC. 6 | SOUTH BAY UPRISING DINNER
A group of ale and lager enthusiasts have banded together to help gain recognition for the fact that San Diego's southernmost communities - Chula Vista , Otay Mesa, Imperial Beach and National City - are finally gaining craft- beer identities. Allow them to educate you in a most delectable manner.
Machete Beer House, 2325 Highland Ave., National City, 6 p.m., southbayuprising.bpt.me
DEC. 12 | THE NEW KIDS
Enjoy unlimited samples of beers from the most recent entrants into San Diego's brewery class - Council, Fall, Half Door, Novo Brazil, Second Chance - along with live music. Young local distilleries will also have their wares on display, making for equal-opportunity cross-drinking opportunities.
Makers Quarter, 753 15th St., East Village, 1 p.m., sdnewkids.com