San Diego: This Weekend (Oct. 12-15)


Hot events headed to San Diego this weekend include Bike for Boobs, Marine Corps Recruit Depot Bootcamp Challenge and Morgan Page at OMNIA.

10.12: 5th Annual Dine Out for the Cure

Help local breast cancer patients become survivors during this delicious day when loads of local restaurants, bakeries, and coffeehouses participate in Susan G. Komen’s food-centric fundraiser. - Michael Benninger

Restaurants throughout San Diego,

10.12: Beers and Cheers for Autism

On Thursday, October 12, 2017, from 5pm until 9pm, families and community supporters will come together for the 4th annual event. This fundraiser is a 21 and older social event with all proceeds dedicated to our summer programs. Ticket price of $35 per person includes dinner provided by Dang Brothers Wood Fired Pizza Truck, five tastings of Mike Hess beer, a Mike Hess beer glass and made on site churros for dessert. Attendees can join in the silent auction and opportunity drawing while enjoying their dinner and drinks. This event takes place at

Mike Hess Brewing Company: 3812 Grim Ave., North Park,

10.12: GriZ

The Michigan-born, saxophone-playing DJ and producer collaborated with Slovenian hip-hop composer Gramatik on the single, As We Proceed, earlier this year. He also released Good Will Continue, a remixed companion to his 2016 full-length album, Good Will Prevail. - Scott McDonald

Observatory North Park,

10.12-14: Michelle Buteau

“My manager, she recently booked me in Utah. I don’t know if you ever heard of Utah. I didn’t. I was in Utah for 3 days - I’m not bragging - I did not see one black person for 3 days. Not a Mexican. Nothing brown. I got a manicure. They had white people doing nails. I’m like “Whaaaaaaaat?” - Michelle Buteau at the Laugh Factory

American Comedy Co., downtown,

Through 10.17: Fleet Week

A week of military-focused events are planned around San Diego including a Military Party on the Pier, Fleet Week Sea & Air Parade, Fleet Week Football Classic and so much more.

Various locations around San Diego,

10.13: Tommy Trash

Australian DJ Thomas Olsen, aka Tommy Trash, is classically trained on both piano and trumpet. In the last decade, he’s worked with the likes of A-Trak, Wolfgang Gartner, Sebastian Ingrosso and Henry Fong. His latest single, Sinners (feat. Daisy Guttridge), was released last month. - Scott McDonald

OMNIA, downtown,

10.13-14: Chris Porter

“The Texans defense f****d me over so bad in Fantasy Football that I’ve asked for all my Harvey donations back.” - Chris Porter on Twitter

The Comedy Store, La Jolla,

10.14: Marine Corps Recruit Depot Bootcamp Challenge

Climb cargo nets, jump over bales of hay and tackle more than 50 other obstacles during this 3-mile course offering the unique opportunity to experience boot camp, complete with dozens of drill instructors pushing you to perform at your best. - Michael Benninger

MCRD, Point Loma,

10.14: Goldroom

This year has been a busy one for Boston-born, L.A.-based DJ and musician Goldroom (aka Josh Legg). Remixes of Legg’s full-length debut, West of the West, as well as an EP of album single, Lying To You, were released, as well as the single Spread Love. - Scott McDonald

Bang Bang, downtown,

10.14: TEDxSanDiego

Flex your mind muscle while listening to captivating talks about varying topics that address the event’s theme Created Future(s). Tickets must be purchased in advance for the day-long event that also features musical acts and an Innovation Alley with local businesses.

Copley Symphony Hall, downtown,

10.14: Taste of North Park

Sample bites from more than 50 North Park restaurants on this self-guided tour with sip stops at many popular breweries, boutiques and galleries. - Michael Benninger

Throughout North Park,

10.14: Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

Confident men are invited to strap on a pair of heels and amble a mile at this fundraising walk that aims to end domestic violence once and for all. - Michael Benninger

MLK Promenade Park, downtown,

10.14: 1st Annual Spirits by the Bay

Sample everything from vodka to whiskey and sake to cider during this distillery-driven event featuring tunes, food and endless booze made right here in San Diego. - Michael Benninger

Coronado Ferry Landing, Coronado,

10.14: Morgan Page

The Vermont-born DJ/producer is a two-time Grammy nominee and has worked with San Diego’s Greg Laswell. Page released three singles this year, Candles with Steve James, Other Girl (feat. Rayla), and Fight My Way (feat. Moses Keenan). All of them have also been released as remixes. - Scott McDonald

OMNIA, downtown,

10.14: 17th Annual Row for the Cure

Row through a 4.5 kilometer course through exclusively for human-powered watercraft while raising awareness and funds to support those affected by breast cancer. - Michael Benninger

Throughout Mission Bay,

10.15: Lifetime Tri San Diego

Choose between the Sprint or Super-Sprint distances as you swim, bike and run through this short-course experience taking place at the exact site where the first modern triathlon occurred in 1974. - Michael Benninger

South Shores Park, Mission Bay,

10.15: California SwinRun

In this third annual event, teams of two compete in a 15K that consists of running and swimming challenges.

San Diego Rowing Club, Mission Bay,

10.15: Bike for Boobs

Hundreds of bikes decked out in pink will flood Shelter Island to raise awareness and funds to support Breast Cancer Prevention Partners. Finish off the scenic ride with an after party at The Wine Pub with drinks, appetizers, live music and auction, not to mention North Park’s Nomad Donuts will offer custom-made bike and boob-inspired donuts.

The Wine Pub, Shelter Island,

San Diego Gulls Games

10.13-14: vs Texas Stars

Film releases

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