San Diego: This Weekend (Oct. 18-21)
Top events in San Diego this weekend include Scallywag!, Extreme Sailing Series, Fit Foodie Festival & 5K and Coronado Art Walk.
10.18: Sixth annual Komen Dine Out for the Cure
Put on something pink and grab some grub at any of the many generous restaurants, bakeries and coffeehouses participating in Susan G. Komen’s food-centric fundraiser. — Michael Benninger
Throughout San Diego, komensandiego.org
10.18: 56th annual Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County Gourmet Dinner
One of the city’s most revered galas returns, beginning with a lavish seafood cocktail party, followed up by an exquisite ballroom feast and culminating with cigars and after-dinner drinks outdoors. — Michael Benninger
Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine, La Jolla, sdbigs.org
10.18: New American Voices: Our Immigrant Stories
Head to the New Americans Museum in Liberty Station for a reception honoring the stories of immigrants featured in PACIFIC’s parent company The San Diego Union-Tribune.
2825 Dewey Rd., Liberty Station, newamericansmuseum.org
10.18-20: Baja Culinary Fest
Culinary stars from around Baja and San Diego are descending upon Tijuana for three days filled with conferences, workshops, cooking demonstrations and a culminating festival at Club Campestre de Tijuana featuring dishes from 30 culinary stations, live music and the chance to interact with participating chefs. — Michael Benninger
Various locations around Tijuana, bajaculinaryfest.com
10.18-20: Dan Soder
“When I was like, f**kin’ 23, and I moved to New York, I’d f**kin’ go outside drunk, rip a joint, like ‘F**k society and its rules, yeah!’ Now, I just wait till late and night and I put on sweatpants, and then I just get worried, like ‘Am I ever going to pay off these loans? Why did I major in journalism?’” — Dan Soder on Live at The APT
@ The American Comedy Co., americancomedyco.com
10.18-21: Extreme Sailing Series
The stadium-racing sailing circuit returns to the Big Bay during this high-energy, spectator-centric event that attracts some of the world’s best sailors and puts attendees right in the middle of the action. — Michael Benninger
Harbor Island, extremesailingseries.com
10.19: Cash Cash
Releasing a pair of singles earlier this year — February’s Jewel (feat. Nikki Vianna) and April’s Finest Hour (feat. Abir) — the N.Y.-based DJ trio of Jean Paul Makhlouf, Alex Makhlouf and Samuel Frisch return to San Diego after their last visit here in June. — Scott McDonald
@ OMNIA, omnianightclub.com
10.20 Ladies of LCD Soundsystem
Synth players Rayna Russom and Nancy Whang from the James Murphy-led, Brooklyn-based dance collective hit San Diego as part of a co-headlining DJ run. The Grammy-winning pair has promised that each date of their month-long tour will feature a local female or non-binary performer as the opening act. — Scott McDonald
@ Bang Bang, bangbangsd.com
10.20: South Park Fall Walkabout
This quarterly neighborhood event encourages people to visit local shops with extended hours, complimentary treats, live entertainment and other special offers.
30th Street between Kalmia Street and Beech Street, South Park, southparksd.com/events/fall-walkabout
Rancid, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones and Less than Jake are just three of the acts performing at this daylong festival focused on killer tunes and incredible food and offering unlimited tastings of more than 150 craft brews. — Michael Benninger
Waterfront Park, Little Italy, scallywagfest.com
10.20: Barks & Brews Oktoberfest
Fans of dogs, beer or both are invited to attend this furry and foamy event that includes dozens of brews, a contest to determine the ugliest dog and more free biscuits than your pooch will know what to do with. — Michael Benninger
Spanish Landing Park East, near Harbor Island, dogsdrinkfree.com
10.20: Fit Foodie Festival & 5K
Treat yourself to a feast on your way to the finish line during this gustatory jaunt that precedes a post-run Food & Fitness Festival, featuring even more mouthwatering bites along with a beer garden, culinary demonstrations and much more. — Michael Benninger
Liberty Station NTC Park, Point Loma, fitfoodierun.com
10.20: WWF Panda Paddle
The World Wildlife Fund is bringing the Panda Paddle to San Diego to help raise funds to protect the natural world. The day will also include a performance from signer/songwriter Tristan Prettyman.
Bonita Cove, Mission Bay, pandapaddle.org
10.20-21: Coronado Art Walk
Hundreds of contemporary craftsmen and craftswomen join other gifted artisans to present one-of-a-kind creations during two days where it’s all about original art. — Michael Benninger
Coronado Ferry Landing, Coronado, westcoastartists.com
10.20-21: Fourth annual Art Rhythm & Wine Festival
This free, two-day open-air festival includes exhibits from more than 50 artists all celebrating the dynamic culture of Carlsbad. — Michael Benninger
The Forum, Carlsbad, visitcarlsbad.com
10.21: Iron Pig Alehouse 4-year anniversary
Celebrate the occasion with $4 pints of Aporkalypse Pale Ale from Bay City Brewing Co. and the full tap list, $4 cocktails and $4 pork sliders — that’s a lot of fours that your wallet can appreciate.
1520 Garnet Ave., Pacific Beach, ironpigalehouse.com
10.21: Green Homes Tour
Chart your own course as you visit the county’s most eco-friendly homes on this self-guided tour that aims to encourage, educate and empower you to make your own home greener. — Michael Benninger
Throughout San Diego, sdgreenhomestour.org
10.21: Craft Classic Half Marathon & 5K
Opt to either run alongside Route 56 or stay closer to Sorrento Valley during these two runs that offer sweeping views, challenging hills and a craft beer reward at the Green Flash’s finish line. — Michael Benninger
Green Flash Brewing Co., Mira Mesa, craftclassic.com
Bring anything that propels you — except a car, and maybe a plane — and explore the open streets of Ocean Beach during this annual celebration with the San Diego Bike Coalition.
Voltaire Street and portions of Bacon Street, Santa Monica Avenue and Newport Avenue, Ocean Beach, ciclosdiassd.com
San Diego Gulls home games
10.19: vs Milwaukee Admirals
10.20: vs Bakersfield Condors
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