San Diego: This Weekend (July 26-29)
Top events around town this weekend include Supergirl Surf Pro, Imperial Beach Surf Dog Competition, comedian Joe Rogan and a California Clambake.
7.26: American Idol Live!
Some of the show’s top finalists, including Maddie Poppe who was crowned a winner in May, plus Season 8 winner Kris Allen, take to the stage for a full night of musical performances.
Copley Symphony Hall at Jacobs Music Center, 750 B St., downtown, americanidollive.com
7.27-29: Eddie Ifft
“Breaking News: ABC says Roseanne not being canceled! They are just replacing Roseanne with Kevin Spacey and he is going to play Dan’s gay lover.” — Eddie Ifft on Twitter
@ The Comedy Store, thecomedystore.com/la-jolla
7.27-29: Supergirl Surf Pro
The world’s leading female surfers return to Oceanside for this three-day competition and festival featuring fashion, fitness and more than 50 merchants, among many other attractions.
Oceanside Pier, Oceanside, supergirlpro.com
7.28: Oceanside Museum of Art Ball
Elevating elegance to new heights, this highly anticipated ball returns with a Beneath the Sea theme and includes drinks, dancing and an al fresco dinner set to a soundtrack of lively, local music.
Oceanside Civic Center, Oceanside, oma-online.org
7.28: Imperial Beach Surf Dog Competition
Sixty-plus splash-happy canines carve waves along the coast in the original surf dog competition, which also includes a beer garden, awards ceremony, and SurFUR Expo raising funds for the San Diego Humane Society.
Imperial Beach Pier, Imperial Beach, surfdogevents.com
7.28: Hops & Curds
Brew30 California Taps and Venissimo are teaming up for pairings of five beers and cheeses at the downtown gastropub inside the Manchester Grand Hyatt.
1 Market Pl., downtown, eventbrite.com
7.28: Joe Rogan
“It’s not sexist to say that women can’t do big physical labor things as good as giant men can. But people will tell you it is. Well, I’m not sexist. As a matter of fact, my favorite people are all female. I have a wife, and I have three daughters. They’re my favorite people in the world. But, I could beat the f**k out of all of them. OK? Listen, if they’re guarding the door, I’m getting in. I don’t mean to sound cocky, but I’m just real confident. I could f**k them up if I had the flu, OK?” — Joe Rogan on Joe Rogan: Triggered
@ Pechanga Resort Casino, pechanga.com
7.28: Kathy Griffin
“Facetiming someone, without permission in advance, should be a crime.” — Kathy Griffin on Twitter
@ Civic Theatre, sandiegotheatres.org
7.28: Coronado Brewing’s 22nd Anniversary
Join in on the celebration that will include music from The Sidekicks, raffles throughout the day and a beer included with your $10 admission. Big Front Door, Poke Craft and other vendors will be on site, selling their edible wares.
1205 Knoxville St., Morena District, coronadobrewing.com
7.28: California Clambake
Treat yourself to a shellfish feast featuring a special menu by renowned chef Javier Plascencia during the Hotel Del’s take on the classic East Coast entree.
Hotel Del Coronado, Del Mar, hoteldel.com
7.28: Valentino Khan
This L.A.-based DJ and producer’s 2017 single, Pump, became Vevo’s most streamed video of all time. Khan’s March-released follow-up, Lick It, has already spawned two, three-song remix EPs.
@ Bassmnt, bassmntsd.com
7.29: 10th annual Phil’s Big BBQ at the Ballpark
Before the Friars take on the D’backs, don’t miss one of San Diego’s largest tailgate parties, which includes Phil’s mesquite-grilled chicken and ribs, plus two sides, a soft drink and admission to the game. The event supports Operation Bigs, a Big Brothers Big Sisters program.
Petco Park, East Village, sdbigs.org
7.29: Solana Beach Triathlon & Duathlon
This USAT-sanctioned event also includes bike and run courses along picturesque Pacific Coast Highway, where an expo, beer lounge and high-five tunnel await you at the finish line.
Pacific Coast Highway, Solana Beach, kozevents.com
7.29: Bitter Brothers Family Dinner series
Owners Bill Warnke and Monica Andresen have invited five BBQ Pitmasters to bring the fire to a special dinner that will be paired with brews from Bitter Brothers. Proceeds from the event goes to support Feeding San Diego.
4170 Morena Blvd., Bay Ho, bitterbrothers.com
Padres Home Games
7.27-29 vs. Arizona Diamondbacks
7.30-31 vs. San Francisco Giants
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