San Diego: This Weekend (April 5-8)


Events in town this weekend include comedian JP Sears, Brody Jenner at Sunburn Pool Lounge, America’s Schooner Cup and Julian Gold Rush Days.

4.5-6: Carve one year anniversary

The official celebration started Wednesday, but it’s not too late to drop by this Serra Mesa eatery and enjoy its Pastrami Party offereing a limited edition sandwich, specially priced menu favorites, free house sodas and giveaways of gift cards and Carve gear.

8583 Aero Dr., Serra Mesa,

4.5-7: JP Sears

“The most famous person to ever come out of San Diego is Ron Burgundy. The amount of non-fictional pride that this city takes in this fictional character is shocking in the most confusing sense of the word.” — JP Sears

The American Comedy Co., downtown,

4.5-7: Nikki Glaser

“I had a female pilot the other day actually, and as I woman I was like, ‘Yeah, girl! Get it! Woohoo!’ you know, but also, like, are we going to be OK? But mostly like, ‘Yeah!’ there a guy in there with her?” — Nikki Glaser on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

The Comedy Store, La Jolla,

Nikki Glaser.

Nikki Glaser.

(Alberto E. Rodriguez / Getty Images)

4.6: Borgore

Israeli DJ, Buygore Records boss and serious workaholic Borgore (aka Asaf Borger) has already released five singles this year — Coco Puffs, Svddengore with Svdden Death, Freak(feat. Watson) with Gentlemens Club, B.Y.D. with Benda, and Reasons (feat. GG Magree) with Axel Boy. — Scott McDonald

OMNIA, downtown,

4.6: Umek

Slovenian composer and techno DJ Umek (aka Uros Umek) has remixed Parov Stelar and was named Best Tech/House Artist at the International Dance Music Awards in 2014. This year, Umek has already released a pair of two-song singles, Quest Chain and Certain Trace. — Scott McDonald

Spin Nightclub, Mission Hills,

4.6-7: Reebok Ragnar SoCal

Round up five or 11 fellow maniacs for this insane, overnight relay race that starts in Orange County and ends at the Embarcadero downtown. — Michael Benninger

Coastal trails from Huntington Beach to San Diego Bay,

4.6-8: La Jolla Concours d’Elegance

Feast your eyes on sports cars, Woodies and hundreds of other classic wheels from around the world at this upscale auto show overlooking La Jolla’s coast. — Michael Benninger

La Jolla Cove, La Jolla,

4.6-8: Goodguys 18th Meguiar’s Del Mar Nationals

Check out more than 2,500 hot rods, muscle cars and other custom rides at this competitive car event that includes live music, vendor exhibits and a burnout challenge. — Michael Benninger

Del Mar Fairgrounds, Del Mar,

4.7: South Bay Earth Day

South County’s largest Earth Day celebration returns with even more merchants and activities, including a plethora of products and services to help people reduce their impact on Mother Earth while simultaneously saving some loot. — Michael Benninger

Chula Vista Marina, Chula Vista,

4.7: In Full Bloom

Head to Carlsbad to enjoy The Flower Fields and a Spring SHowcase from Fashion Week San Diego. This event will act as an exclusive sneak peek of the 2018 collections before they make a full debut on the fall runway. VIP and front row seats are available.

The Flower Fields, 5704 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad,

4.7: Ironman 70.3

Swim across Oceanside Harbor, bike along the coastline to San Clemente and back, then run along The Strand, where miles of sand lie between you and the finish line. Piece of cake, right?! — Michael Benninger

Throughout Oceanside,

4.7: CityBeat Beer Fest

Beats and beers are the main attraction at this festival that helps support the San Diego Music Foundation.

Outside of The Lafayette Hotel, North Park,

4.7: Brody Jenner

Former step-brother to the four Kardashian children, and half-brother to Kendall and Kylie Jenner, reality TV star Brody Jenner also likes to DJ. After appearing on, and producing, shows like The Hills, The Princes of Malibu, Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Sex with Brody, and Bromance, the 34-year-old occasionally likes to get behind the decks. — Scott McDonald

Sunburn Pool Lounge/Hard Rock Hotel San Diego,

4.7: Tropi-Cali Beer Fest

Bust out the Hawaiian shirts, shorts and shades and celebrate tropical beers, cocktails and food at this bright festival.

Ingram Plaza, Liberty Station,

4.7: 30th Annual America’s Schooner Cup

Eight to 10 stunning schooners from across Southern California and the Pacific Northwest will face off at this charity regatta. — Michael Benninger

San Diego Bay,

Schooners race each other for this charity event.

Schooners race each other for this charity event.

(Howard Lipin / San Diego Union-Tribune)

4.7: 2018 San Diego ’90s Pub Crawl

Count on it smelling like Teen Spirit at this costumed drink-a-thon, which includes a free beer and a shot while touring several of P.B.’s best bars. — Michael Benninger

Moonshine Beach, Pacific Beach,

4.7: What So Not

Once a duo with EDM superstar Flume, What So Not is now the solo project of Australian producer Emoh Instead (aka Chris Emerson). What So Not released his 12-song, full-length debut, Not All The Beautiful Things, last month. It features collaborations with Skrillex, Toto, San Holo, SLUMBERJACK, and more. — Scott McDonald

Observatory North Park, North Park

4.7: Coast Club

Making noise under the moniker WeAreTreo for years, Trevor Shawn, Ace Future and Spencer Regan remixed Drake’s Fake Love and Twenty One Pilots’ Ride as self-proclaimed “surfers by day, DJs by night.” But with Regan out, Shawn and Future are taking the L.A.-based duo to the next level as Coast Club. — Scott McDonald

OMNIA, downtown,

4.7-8: Julian Gold Rush Days

Celebrate the discovery of gold in Julian and learn more about the mountain community’s history during this free, weekend-long festival that includes gold panning, tomahawk-throwing and candle-dipping, among other attractions. — Michael Benninger

Julian Farm and the Julian Mining Company, Julian,

4.8: Sip ‘n Savor Festival

Join local chefs and breweries for a day of music and indulging in food and drinks all to help support the American Liver Foundation. — Michael Benninger

Hard Rock Hotel San Diego, 207 Fifth Ave., downtown,

4.8: 10th Annual Campagnolo Gran Fondo

Choose a 20-, 34-, 60-, or 101-mile route for this 2-day cycling celebration that features food, a fitness expo and a beer garden on San Diego’s stunning waterfront. — Michael Benninger

Various routes around San Diego County,

4.8: Love Thy Neighborhood Block Party

Jameson Irish Whiskey is rolling into towns across the country, including San Diego, to bring people together. And while mingling with your neighbors, enjoy samples of Jameson cocktails created by local bartenders, food from neighborhood favs, sit in on a brew master education session and chill out with some tunes. Proceeds from ticket sales benefit Keep America Beautiful.

Mavericks Beach Club, 860 Garnet Ave., Pacific Beach,

4.8: Dat Phan

“I’m very happy. You know why? Because I’m in a relationship. I’m in a relationship with a girl I love. She’s a white girl. She has a kid that’s not mine, but I’m very happy. I love ‘em both. I want to adopt the little girl. I want to be the first Asian guy to adopt a white kid for once. I think it’s time for a change.” — Dat Phan on Last Comic Standing

The Comedy Store, La Jolla,

Dat Phan.

Dat Phan.

(Jesse Grant / Getty Images)

4.8-10: California Craft Brewers Association Spring Conference

Join hundreds of industry experts for a 3-day-long conference that will explore California-specific educational workshops and provide one-on-one consultations along with networking opportunities, beer receptions and a trade show.

Hilton San Diego Resort and Spa, Mission Bay,

Padres home game

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Gulls home game

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The Gulls' Austin Ortega during the third period at the Valley View Casino Center.

The Gulls’ Austin Ortega during the third period at the Valley View Casino Center.

(Hayne Palmour IV / San Diego Union-Tribune)

SD Legion home game

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