San Diego: This Weekend (July 6-9)


If you aren’t too tired from Fourth of July activities, there’s plenty more to do around San Diego this weekend, including BLVD Market Summer Block Party, Tour de Fat, SheFest 2017 and the annual OTL Tournament.

7.6: Kettner Exchange and Napa’s Cakebread Cellar dinner

Kettner executive chef Brian Redzikowski’s menu has his trademark Cali-Asian touches in a progressive pairing from reception appetizer through dessert with sauvignon blanc, chardonnay, pinot noir, cabernet sauvignon and late harvest sauvignon blanc. Click here to see the full menu. - Michele Parente

Kettner Exchange, 2001 Kettner Blvd., Little Italy. 619.255.2001 or

7.6: Rozes

Rozes (aka Elizabeth Mencel) exploded onto the scene when she co-wrote and sang on The Chainsmokers’ 2015 worldwide smash, “Roses.” She appeared with Logic on Big Gigantic’s hit “All of Me” last year and released the single “Matches” with Cash Cash in March. - Scott McDonald

Space Bar, Normal Heights,


NYC/L.A. EDM duo LOUDPVCK (aka Kenny Beats and Ryan Marks) has collaborated with the likes of NERVO, Carnage, and Zed’s Dead. The pair have already released four singles in 2017 - “More Than I can Take,” “Traffic,” “Gone” and “Bones.” - Scott McDonald

Bassmnt, downtown

7.7 BLVD Market Summer Block Party

Celebrate summer in style at the BLVD Market Summer Block Party in North Park. From 6-10 p.m. enjoy a Classic Car Show from the C-10 Club of San Diego and a Launch Ramp skateboard contest, as well as the brews, music and vendors the monthly open air market has become known for.

2855 El Cajon Blvd., North Park,

7.7: Book signing for Words on Bathroom Walls

Join former San Diegan and author Julia Walton as she debuts her novel Words on Bathroom Walls. Enjoy refreshments, a discussion of the novel and a chance to meet Walton at Warwick’s in La Jolla.

Warwick’s, 7812 Girard Ave., La Jolla,

7.7-9 Deray Davis

“I want a dumb woman. I want a woman don’t know nothing about history. I come in the house when I want to. ‘Where you been?’ ‘Look, the Civil War’s going on outside, and you want to question me about where I been? Damn slavery going on, I’m trying to get us free.” -Deray Davis on Comedy Shaq

American Comedy Co., downtown,

7.7-8 Eddie Ifft

“If I’m at a party, and my battery goes below 10 percent, I’m like, I gotta get the f*ck out of here. Because I don’t know how to get home anymore without f*cking Google Maps. I don’t know how to go anywhere. You could take me 5 miles from my house without my phone, drop me off, and I wouldn’t know what the f*ck to do. I would end up living there. It would be like Survivor.” -Eddie Ifft at The Laugh Factory

The Comedy Store, La Jolla,

7.8: Tour de Fat

New Belgium Brewing’s troupe of magicians, musicians, comedians and circus performers entertain their asses off at this 21+ costume party celebrating beer, bikes and bands. - Michael Benninger

Waterfront Park:

1600 Pacific Hwy

., downtown,

7.8: SheFest 2017

This female-focused event celebrates and supports the contributions of women, fostering authentic connections among attendees and strengthening the bond between San Diego’s LGBT community and the city at large. - Michael Benninger

North Park Community Park: cross streets of Howard Ave. and Idaho Street,

7.8 Duck Foot Brewing Company 2nd anniversary

To all of those who are gluten free, this beeriversary party is for you. Help Duck Foot Brewing celebrate the two-year mark with the unveiling of Mega-Duckzilla Triple IPA, which will be on tap, cask and poured straight from the fermenter - it doesn’t get more fresh than that.

Duck Food Brewing Company, 8920 Kenamar Dr., Ste. 210, Miramar,

7.8-9: 64th Annual World Championship OTL Tournament

Three-player teams with off-color names compete as Mission Bay’s annual baseball-esque B.Y.O.B. bacchanalia returns to Fiesta Island. - Michael Benninger

Fiesta Island, Mission Bay,

7.9: Carlsbad Triathlon

Among the nation’s oldest triathlons, this race includes a 1K open-water swim, a 25K bicycle ride and a 5K run along beaches, lagoons and an ecological reserve in Carlsbad. - Michael Benninger

Tamarack State Beach, Carlsbad,


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