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Things to Do: May 8-14

18 amazing events you don't want to miss in San Diego this week



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May 13: Sweat San Diego

May 8:

Get one step closer to The Chainsmokers when they perform at Valley View Casino Center.

May 9:

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.

May 9-14:

Oh what a night it will be singing with the Jersey Boys at San Diego Civic Theatre.

May 9:

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).

May 10-13:

Ride the cinema wave of San Diego Surf Film Festival’s sixth annual event at Misfit Gallery in La Jolla.

May 11-14:

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.

May 12-14:

City Ballet closes out its season with three performances to Carmen and Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons at Spreckels Theatre.

May 12-13:

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.

May 12:

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.

May 13:

Indulge in tastings, demos, and a chocolate fountain at San Diego Botanic Garden’s annual Chocolate Festival.

May 13:

Love’s powerful consequences are played out onstage in The Old Man and the Old Moon at The Old Globe (through 6/18).

May 13:

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.

May 13:

Feast on Spanish delicacies during the Paella Wine & Beer Festival at Embarcadero Marina Park South.

May 13:

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.

May 13:

Support Lux Art Institute and its creative programming during their annual fundraising gala, Lux After Dark.

May 13:

Help raise funds for homeless children and their families during Father Joe's Villages' 2017 Children’s Charity Gala: Pioneering the Future.

May 14:

Spice up your night with The Mariachi Divas, a Grammy Award–winning all-female ensemble at California Center for the Arts, Escondido.

May 14:

Celebrate Mom in style during Hornblower's Mother's Day Jazz Brunch at The Abbey in Bankers Hill.

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