San Diego: This Weekend (June 7-10)


Events around town this weekend include the Marine Corps Mud Run, Yoga After Dark, Sour Fest and SD Festival of the Arts.

6.7, 9: Jeff Dye

“I am single. I had a girlfriend, and then she was like, ‘I wanna get married and have babies,’ and I was like, ‘You’ve changed. This is not the woman I met. You used to be happy with Fish-stick Friday.” — Jeff Dye on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon

@ The American Comedy Co.,

6.7-10: 20th annual LGBT Film Fest

Prepare your palate for plenty of popcorn as FilmOut San Diego presents 30-plus mold-breaking movies during three days of screenings that include premieres, award-winners and Q&As with many directors and actors in attendance. — Michael Benninger

The Observatory, North Park,

6.7-10: SD International Boat Show

Get your towels ready, because it’s about to go down as SoCal’s premier boat-buying event showcases 140ish nautical vessels alongside the latest aquatic gear, gadgets and accessories. — Michael Benninger

Spanish Landing Park, Harbor Island,

6.8: Eli & Fur

U.K. deep house DJ duo Eli & Fur (aka Eliza Noble and Jennifer Skillman) released the single Drive in December, and followed it by teaming with OC & Verde on another, Sweet Perfection, in March. — Scott McDonald

@ Bang Bang,

6.8: Legends: A Circus Show with Music Icons Theme

Attendees are encouraged to dress up as iconic artists for this event in which professional performers and experienced athletes demonstrate their physical prowess during a nostalgic adventure through music history. — Michael Benninger

Aerial Revolution, Bay Park,

6.8-10: Greek Festival

Expect an authentic Greek marketplace with food, wine, beer, live Greek music and dancing, Kids’ Fun Zone and church tours. — Michael Benninger

St. Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church, Hillcrest,

6.9: Fido Fest

Grab your furry, four-legged friend and head to this delightful dog day that features flea meds, vaccinations and microchipping, among other canine-centric services. — Michael Benninger

Town Center Community Park East, Santee,

6.9: Dada Life

Olle Cornéer and Stefan Engblom of Swedish House duo Dada Life released their latest full-length album, Our Nation, in May. And while the pair continues to work together in the studio, it’s only Engblom who still heads out on the road for live shows. Click here to win a VIP prize package to Dada Life! — Scott McDonald

@ Parq,

6.9: Avolution Fest

This one-day event celebrating all things avocado includes art installations, live entertainment and plenty of mushy green treats for your gustatory enjoyment. — Michael Benninger

The Quartyard, East Village,

6.9: Punch Bowl Social Grand Opening

Check out an incoming hot spot in East Village while helping give back to local charity, Emilio Nares Foundation, during this ticketed grand opening party to welcome Punch Bowl Social — a new 23,500-square-foot restaurant, bar and entertainment space that boasts billiards, ping pong, classic video games, bowling and bocce.

1485 E St., East Village,

6.9: HessFest8

Knock back unlimited beer tasters from Mike Hess and more than two dozen other brewers at this street festival that also includes 10 food vendors, three bands and comedy acts during intermissions. — Michael Benninger

Mike Hess Brewing Co., North Park,

6.9: Gaslamp Sessions

Break a sweat without breaking your wallet. Take part in one (or more) of the five classes offered, including pilates, cardio dance, cardio and strength, circuit training, and yoga — all for free.

Island Avenue between Fourth and Fifth,

6.9: 10th Pechanga Microbrew Craft Beer & Chili Cook-off Festival

Pechanga’s top chefs invite you to fill your belly with chili at this decaversary event that includes tastings of more than 30 beers, alongside live entertainment and a silent auction benefiting the Inland Valley’s Habitat for Humanity. — Michael Benninger

Pechanga Resort & Casino, Temecula,

6.9: Artisan Cheese Festival

This inaugural event hosted in conjunction with the Toast of the Coast wine competition features around 20 American fromagers serving up samples of their cheesy treats. — Michael Benninger

Del Mar Fairgrounds, Del Mar,

6.9: The Toast of the Coast Wine Competition & Festival

What better way to celebrate National Rosé Day than by swirling, sniffing and sipping more than 130 award-winning wines at this event that also includes free admission to the Fair. — Michael Benninger

Del Mar Fairgrounds, Del Mar,

6.9: ‘90s Bar Crawl

Dig out your chain wallet, DiscMan, and other ’90s-era ephemera before heading to this themed bar crawl that includes stops at several of downtown’s raddest bars. — Michael Benninger

Throughout downtown,

6.9: SōKO Cannabis Ball One Year Anniversary Party

Join some of SoCal’s best cannabis brands while sipping on finely crafted cocktails and listening to extraordinary live music at this fashion show highlighting a handpicked group of up-and-coming designers and models. — Michael Benninger

Lafayette Hotel, North Park,

6.9,10: SD Festival of the Arts

Close to 200 critically acclaimed artists from around the country gather for this annual event that includes entertainment and delicious cuisine complemented by a curated selection of fine wine and craft beer. — Michael Benninger

Waterfront Park, Little Italy,

6.9-10: Marine Corps Mud Run

Prove how “hard corps” you are by signing up for this insane obstacle course that includes a cargo net climb, six mud pits and 300 Marines barking at you the entire time. — Michael Benninger

Marine Corps Base, Camp Pendleton,

Participants slog through a mud pit as they compete in the annual Marine Corps Mud Run. | (Eduardo Contreras / San Diego Union-Tribune)

Participants slog through a mud pit as they compete in the annual Marine Corps Mud Run. | (Eduardo Contreras / San Diego Union-Tribune)

(Eduardo Contreras / San Diego Union-Tribune)

6.10: Yoga After Dark

Surround yourself with yogis young and old during this DJ-spun vinyasa flow in which all attendees get noise-canceling headphones so they can block out background noise and focus on their breath. — Michael Benninger

Horton Plaza Park, Gaslamp,

6.10: Opening Day of Polo

Kick off the summer with family and friends while watching two thrilling games of polo: the finals of the Rancho Santa Fe Cup and the Mexico vs. USA match. — Michael Benninger

San Diego Polo Fields, Rancho Santa Fe,

6.10: KEX Fest

Among the gustatory goings-on at Kettner Exchange’s second annual KEX Fest Sunday will be a head-to-tail carving up of a massive whole fish and an interactive agave plant breakdown. Read more about the event here. — Michele Parente

2001 Kettner Blvd., Little Italy,

6.10: Stone Sour Fest

Showcasing acidic creations from Stone’s own program along with an incredible selection of other sours, this is your chance to pucker up for fifteen 3 oz. pours while meeting some of our city’s spectacular brewers. — Michael Benninger

Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens, Escondido,


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