San Diego Weekend Events Friday November 1 to Sunday November 3, 2013

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What: The Ten Days of Beer Week

When: Friday November 1, 2013

Where: Sea Rocket Bistro, San Diego

Description: Celebrate San Diego Beer Week from Friday, November 1 through Sunday, November 10 with The 10 Days of Beer Week.

Friday, Nov. 1: A Cask of Vienna Cream Ale from Mike Hess Brewing Co.

Saturday, Nov. 2: Two wheatwine Ales: The Bruery White Oak & Manzanita Brewing 3rd Anniversary Oaked Ale

Sunday, Nov. 3: Three wet-hopped ales: A side-by-side tasting of Acoustic Ales Brewing Experiment XPA wet-hopped series with Chinook, Citra & Mosaic hops

Monday, Nov. 4: Four signature Sea Rocket burgers paired with select beer week draughts

Tuesday, Nov. 5: Five gold beers. 5 World Beer Cup Gold Medal winning beers from 2010 & 2012, including The Lost Abbey Carnevale.

SD-Beer-WeekWednesday, Nov. 6: Six craft beer cocktails highlighting a variety of draughts and flavor profiles.

Thursday, Nov. 7: Seven-dollar beer flights.

Friday, Nov. 8: Eight cans of craft beer. From Ballast Point, Golden Road, Hanger 24 & Modern Times: 8 in a bucket or by the can

Saturday, Nov. 9: Ninth Anniversary Ale. Green Flash Brewing Co. Green Bullet Imperial IPA (9th Anniversary Ale in 2011 now seasonally available).

Sunday, Nov. 10: Ten Commandments Strong Ale. The Lost Abbey Belgian Strong Dark Ale brewed with raisins.


atomic-grooveWhat: Atomic Groove

When: Friday November 1, 2013

Where: Belly Up Tavern, San Diego

Description: Atomic Groove’s impressive musical expertise enables them to remain one of the quintessential Variety Dance Bands in San Diego, a position they’ve held since 1995. Danceable renditions of treasured soul, classic rock, and dance jams from the 60s to now are delivered beyond expectation with enthusiasm, credibility, and a distinctive, ever-evolving Atomic Groove personality that keeps setting this cover dance band apart from the rest.

Cost: $5


Dia-de-los-Muertos-Festival-2013What: Dia de los Muertos Festival

When: Friday November 1, 2013

Where: California Center for the Arts

Description: More than 3,000 people will come together at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido to celebrate Dia de los Muertos, a Mexican celebration focused on honoring deceased loved ones and ancestors. This free event invites the community to enjoy live music, children’s art activities, food vendors and traditional Mexican fare. Guests are encouraged to participate by creating altars in designated squares outside of the Center’s museum. Candles will be provided, but participants must bring pictures, mementos, etc.

For more information and to purchase tickets for the Ballet Folklorico performance, please visit or call the Center’s box office at (800) 988-4253.

Cost: Free

SD-Beer-Week-VIP-BrewerWhat: SD Beer Week VIP Brewer Takeover

When: Friday November 1, 2013

Where: Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier, San Diego

Description: Event showcases the county’s finest rare and specialty beers, including specially brewed offerings just for this event. Ticket includes: unlimited beer tasting, unlimited food samples from San Diego’s craft beer-friendly restaurants and food trucks, commemorative tasting glass, and live musical entertainment.





Father-John-MistyWhat: Father John Misty Concert

When: Friday November 1, 2013

Where: House of Blues San Diego 

Description: Joshua Tillman is an American folk singer, guitarist, drummer, and songwriter, currently performing under the moniker Father John Misty. Maintaining a steady output of solo recordings since 2004, Tillman is a former member of indie rock bands Saxon Shore and Fleet Foxes, and has toured extensively with Pacific Northwest artists Damien Jurado, Jesse Sykes, and David Bazan. Provided by Prices may vary by venue.

Cost: $17+






pop-san-diegoWhat: P.O.P. Ensemble 1

When: Friday November 1, 2013

Where: The New Youth Orchestra, San Diego

Description: Every Friday The New Youth Orchestra fill the hearts and minds of San Diego’s most talented youth musicians with great music. Visitors are invited to come observe these rehearsals to experience and enjoy the beautiful sounds created by our fine young members. Join us for P.O.P. Ensemble 1, Fridays from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

Cost: Free

Wsd-12th-Annual-Lantern-Festivalhat: 12th Annual Lantern Festival

When: Saturday November 2, 2013

Where: Albert Einstein Academies, San Diego

Description: It’s that time of year again! Albert Einstein Academies (AEA) is holding its 12th annual Lantern Festival, celebrating a 100-year-old German tradition. As AEA emphasizes German language studies and hosts a yearly German exchange program, this celebration offers AEA’s students, staff and community members the opportunity to learn more about the lively German culture.

Attendees will enjoy entertainment from the German Cultural Committee, traditional German food, games, activity booths, inflatable jumpers and a vendor market known as Martinsmarkt. The night will end with a traditional lantern walk around the South Park neighborhood with kids and their parents carrying their hand-made lanterns, singing traditional German lantern songs.

Cost: Free

Cody-simpsonWhat: Cody Simpson Concert

When: Saturday November 2, 2013

Where: House of Blues San Diego 

Description: Cody Robert Simpson is an Australian pop singer from Gold Coast, Queensland, who is currently signed to US record label Atlantic Records. Simpson’s rise to recognition was featured on The 7.30 Report in December 2009.[ He released his debut single, “iYiYi” (which features American rapper Flo Rida), on 15 May 2010. The music video for Simpson’s second single, “Summertime”, was released on 20 September 2010. Simpson relocated to Los Angeles in June 2010 with his family to record his songs with Atlantic Records and his producer Shawn Campbell.[ That same month, Simpson appeared on Sunrise. On 22 June 2010, it was announced that Simpson would participate in the Camplified 2010 Tour, along with other artists, touring across the United States. The tour began on 5 July 2010 and ended on 14 August 2010. Provided by Prices may vary by venue.

Cost: $20-$25

the-sadiesWhat: The Sadies Concert

When: Saturday November 2, 2013

Where: The Casbah, Kettner Boulevard, San Diego

Description: Darker Circles is the follow-up to The Sadies’ acclaimed last album Country Club (feat. John Doe) and sees guitarist brothers Dallas and Travis Good, drummer Mike Belitsky and bassist Sean Dean again pair with legendary Jayhawk and sought-after producer Gary Louris. Furthering the focused song riting and recording aspirations reached on New Seasons, The Sadies bring their signature blend of country, psychedelic, rock and surf into rifle-scope focus on Darker Circles, further underscoring their reputations as€™ musicians. Always at the top of the list when discussing musical chops and live intensity, The Sadies are now more intent than ever on making their mark as songwriters.

Cost: $10-$12

5K-run-san-diegoWhat: San Diego Run, Rock & Wine 5K Run

When: Sunday November 3, 2013

Where: Mission Bay Park – De Anza Cove, San Diego

Description: Victory Runs will be Runnin’, Rockin’, & Winein’ on November 3rd at 2PM! The run begins at Mission Bay/De Anza Cove. Enjoy Miles of Mission Bay Park, where participants will enjoy a post-run award ceremony (age-brackets below), Raffle, Entertainment, Wine Tasting & Beer Garden, and Vendors/Sponsors on-site. Participants receive custom Event T-shirt, Swag Bag, and Finisher’s Medal!

Packet Pick-Up will be held at Movin Shoes on Saturday, November 2nd.

Cost: $46

U-T-Girl-World-ExpoWhat: U-T Girl World Expo

When: Sunday November 3, 2013

Where: Del Mar Fairgrounds 

Description: A one day self-esteem and leadership event for girls ages 11-18. Featuring an entertainment stage, fashion show, art gallery, and science fair. Experts and exhibitors will be available to provide critical information on variety of subjects that affect young girls in today’s society.

Cost: $10-$15

bike-for-mikeWhat: Bike 4 Mike – Help Find A Cure for ALS

When: Sunday November 3, 2013

Where: Del Mar Fairgrounds 

Description: The second annual Bike 4 Mike will be a coastal-community bicycle tour offering distances of 10, 25, and 50 miles. Stationary spin bikes will also be available on-site where participants can pledge miles. The entire event’s purpose is to raise ALS awareness and funds for medical research to find a cure, and as always, put the “fun” in fundraising.

Cost: $50



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