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Things to Do: October 5-11

The best events in San Diego this week


The Phantom of the Opera | Photo by Matthew Murphy

October 7:

Take in a classic production as the Phantom of the Opera returns to the Civic Theatre.

Enjoy a delicious meal while supporting the fight against breast cancer, during Susan G. Komen San Diego's Dine Out For the Cure fundraiser.

October 8:

Head south of the border for the four-day Baja Culinary Fest at the Tijuana Cultural Center.

October 9:

Prepare for laughs as today’s hottest comics —think Aziz Ansari and Amy Schumer—take the stage during the Oddball Comedy and Curiosity Festival at SleepTrain Amphitheatre. 

Practice your stein holding and sausage tossing during the 11th annual Ocean Beach Oktoberfest.

Luxury cinema Angelika Film Center & Café opens its doors at Carmel Mountain Plaza.

Pair local brews with appetizers at the Modern Times and Westgate Hotel BEERology event.

La Jolla Playhouse proves that theater, dance, and music can be performed “without walls” at its three-day WOW Festival.

Get your final fix of the Oktoberfest season at the three-day El Cajon celebration.

October 10:

Wine and dine through La Jolla Village as the La Jolla Art and Wine Festival takes over Girard Avenue with the works of more than 150 artists, a gourmet marketplace, and beer and wine garden.

Mix Mexican culture and German cuisine and what do you get? Rotary Club of Chula Vista’s Mariachi Oktoberfiesta food and music fest.

October 11:

Mangia! Mangia! At Little Italy FESTA! with local artwork, live music, and pasta galore. 

Eat, drink, and indulge in the atmosphere at the Inn at Rancho Santa Fe for the fundraising Taste of Rancho Santa Fe.

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