Things to Do: May 8-14
18 amazing events you don't want to miss in San Diego this week
May 13: Sweat San Diego
Get one step closer to The Chainsmokers when they perform at Valley View Casino Center.
Bestselling author and Cardiff resident Michelle Gable (A Paris Apartment) will chat about her new novel, The Book of Summer, at Warwick’s bookstore in La Jolla.
Oh what a night it will be singing with the Jersey Boys at San Diego Civic Theatre.
Parrotheads unite for an Escape to Margaritaville, the new world premiere musical with favorite hits from Jimmy Buffett at La Jolla Playhouse (through 6/18).
Ride the cinema wave of San Diego Surf Film Festival’s sixth annual event at Misfit Gallery in La Jolla.
All things Cajun are in full swing at Gator by the Bay, a four-day festival with zydeco music, dancing, and creole food at Spanish Landing Park.
City Ballet closes out its season with three performances to Carmen and Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons at Spreckels Theatre.
The two-day urban-style Queen Bee Market brings handmade and vintage goods from more than 100 local and national vendors to the Del Mar Fairgrounds.
Speakers from Facebook, CBS Sports, Virgin Galactic, and other buzzy companies will talk trends in tech at San Diego X’s Interactive Day, held in various locations downtown.
Indulge in tastings, demos, and a chocolate fountain at San Diego Botanic Garden’s annual Chocolate Festival.
Love’s powerful consequences are played out onstage in The Old Man and the Old Moon at The Old Globe (through 6/18).
Choose from yoga, spin, barre, boot camp, boxing, and other classes during San Diego Magazine’s inaugural Sweat San Diego event at the Catamaran Resort & Spa, with cold-pressed juices, smoothies, and bites from local restaurants.
Feast on Spanish delicacies during the Paella Wine & Beer Festival at Embarcadero Marina Park South.
Don your most stylish look for Fashion Week San Diego’s Spring Showcase at The Del, featuring live entertainment, a silent auction, and a sneak peek of the designers’ fall runway collection.
Support Lux Art Institute and its creative programming during their annual fundraising gala, Lux After Dark.
Help raise funds for homeless children and their families during Father Joe's Villages' 2017 Children’s Charity Gala: Pioneering the Future.
Spice up your night with The Mariachi Divas, a Grammy Award–winning all-female ensemble at California Center for the Arts, Escondido.
Celebrate Mom in style during Hornblower's Mother's Day Jazz Brunch at The Abbey in Bankers Hill.