November Calendar

Chargers home games
11/1: vs. Kansas City Chiefs
11/25: vs. Baltimore Ravens

11/1-2: Dia de los Muertos
Location: Old Town
Admission: Free
It’s a dead man’s party with more than 50 Day of the Dead altars to tour. The living will showing off their art, cooking and more.

11/1-9: San Diego Asian Film Festival
Location: Theaters and locations throughout the county
Admission: $11.50 per film
Watch more than 150 movies from 20 countries in this celebration of Asian and Asian American cinema and culture.

11/3-4: Escondido Renaissance Faire
Location: Felicita County Park, Escondido
Admission: $17 per day; $27 for two days
In case Halloween wasn’t enough make-believe for one season, ye can throw on that Hobbit costume one more time for a weekend of turkey legs and jousting. Remember Dungeons & Dragons? These guys do.

11/4: Susan G. Komen 5K Race for the Cure
Location: Balboa Park
Admission: $40-$55
Bras won’t be the only thing supporting boobs at this scenic 5K, as thousands converge to walk and run for breast cancer awareness. The after-race expo features educational and vendor booths and live entertainment.

11/4: Carlsbad Village Faire
Location: Grand Ave., Carlsbad
Admission: Free
Check out what’s touted as the largest one-day street fair in the nation, hosting more than 900 vendor booths, an international food court and a beer garden.

11/12: San Diego County Veterans Day Parade
Location: Pacific Hwy., Downtown
Admission: Free
Help honor those who’ve served the nation during this Veterans Day parade commemorating the 65th anniversary of man’s first breaking the sound barrier.

11/12: Grub Sprawl
Location: Restaurants in East Village
Admission: $5 per dish
Enjoy generous small plates for just $5 during this tasty walking tour of East Village restaurants including Lotus Thai, East Village Tavern + Bowl, Bub’s at the Ballpark and more.

11/13-25: Cavalia
Location: Petco Park, Downtown
Admission: $39.50-$154.50
Who could say “neigh” to this acrobatic show at Petco, featuring equestrian and performing arts, multimedia and special effects?

11/14-18: Cirque du Soleil: “Dralion”
Location: Valley View Casino Center
Admission: $35-$160
An acrobatic extravaganza will have legions of performers bending over backwards to convey the fusion of humans with nature and ancient Chinese disciplines with those of the West.

11/14-18: San Diego Bay Wine and Food Festival
Location: Several restaurants throughout San Diego
Admission: $45-$200
A five-day series of culinary events ranging from food truck parties to top chef cooking demonstrations culminates in a waterfront grand tasting celebration that brings together 200 wineries, breweries and spirits; 70 San Diego chefs and restaurants; and nearly 5,000 food fans wanting to taste it all.

11/15: RA Sushi’s 15th Anniversary Party
Location: 474 Broadway, Gaslamp
Admission: Free
Achieve sushi nirvana during RA’s 15th Anniversary in the Gaslamp, where ‘90s-themed “Teen Spirit” drinks are $5, patrons’ checks are discounted 15 percent, and RA will donate 15 percent of proceeds to Mama’s Kitchen.

11/16-12/31: Valitar
Location: Del Mar Fairgrounds
Admission: $65-$225
Saddle up for the 225,000 square-foot Valitar Kingdom, a multi-tent equestrian experience showcasing the strength and grace of horse and man.

11/22: Father Joe’s Thanksgiving Day 5K Run/Walk
Location: Museum of Man, Balboa Park
Admission: $35-$42
Turkey-trot over to Balboa to help Father Joe’s Villages raise funds to continue providing safety, nutrition, health and education to thousands of San Diegans in need.