Yet another weekend is upon us in America’s Finest City and as always there’s a lot to do. This weekend in particular seems to have a theme. Food. There’s a “Taste Of” happening this weekend along with a beer festival and a chili cook off. Plus, a big movie weekend for Pixar. Let’s take a look at what’s on tap- shall we?
International Beer Festival at the San Diego County Fair– Friday, June 22nd- Sunday, June 24th
For the sixth year in a row the San Diego County Fair hosts the International Beer Fest so craft beer lovers rejoice! This one is really big too- featuring more than 300 beers from 140 breweries all over the world. Get yourself a general admission wristband and you can enjoy unlimited one ounce samples plus score a souvenir tasting cup. Get yourself into the VIP lounge and you can enjoy early admission, food pairings and chill with the brewers. Get all the info here.
Ocean Beach Street Fair and Chili Cook-Off– Saturday, June 23rd
Join Energy 103.7 in OB this weekend for this annual event that’s been going strong now for 33 years! Walk Newport Ave. and enjoy tons of oceanfront entertainment not to mention great chili! Six different stages will host live music, there will be a beer garden for those attendees 21+, shopping, a community mural art project and a children’s area. The festival is totally free and is expected to attract 70,000 people. Parking can be tricky in OB, so give yourself some extra time, then relax and enjoy! Want more details? Click here.
Taste of Adams Avenue– Sunday, June 24th
Come with an empty stomach as you stroll between Normal Heights and Kensington and enjoy the best of Adams Avenue. You can sample dishes from more than 30 restaurants and cafes including Bleu Boheme, Blind Lady Ale House, Ponce’s Mexican Restaurant, Twigg’s Cafe and Sabuku Sushi- just to name a few. There’s even a complimentary trolley to get you from A to B if you desire. Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the door and open to everyone. Get all the details here.
And new movies this weekend…
Brave (PG)– starring the voices of Kelly MacDonald, Craig Ferguson and Emma Thompson
Merida is a skilled archer and impetuous princess. Determined to carve her own path in life, Merida defies an age-old custom sacred to the lords of the land. Merida’s actions unleash chaos and when she turns to a Witch for help, she is granted an ill-fated wish. The ensuing peril forces Merida to discover the meaning of true bravery in order to undo the damage before it’s too late. — (C) Disney
Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (R)– starring Steve Carell and Keira Knightly
Set in a too-near future, the movie explores what people will do when humanity’s last days are at hand. As the respective journeys of Dodge (Mr. Carell) and Penny (Ms. Knightley) converge, the two spark to each other and their outlooks – if not the world’s – brighten. — (C) Focus
For more things happening this weekend and going forward visit the events page on Energy 1037.com.
– Jennifer Markham, Energy 103.7