Discover this week’s best San Diego events.
EDM with Arty at FLUXX – Thursday, Feb. 9
The face of the new generation of Russian trance producers, Artem Stolyarov, widely known as Arty, is putting Moscow on the map in a major way. Arty’s fresh tracks and remixes are popping up all over the place, gifting electronic dance music fans with a strong dose of progressive house and trance beats. FLUXX is kicking their EDM series up a notch with a DJ set by Arty this Thursday.
Tip-Off Series at Tilted Kilt – Thursday, Feb. 9
With the Super Bowl officially behind us, we can switch our fan focus to the NBA. We here at DiscoverSD.com are kicking off a new Tip-Off Series at Tilted Kilt starting this Thursday. Head to the East Village pub and eatery to watch the LA vs. Boston game in style, featuring half-time giveaways, a charity raffle, photo booth fun and drink specials including $3 Bud Light and Shock Top beers and $5 Purple Slam Dunk shots. Raffle proceeds will benefit the Luke Walton Foundation. The Tip-Off party starts at 5pm. Get details here.
Padres Dinner on the Diamond at PETCO Park – Friday, Feb. 10
Dinner on the Diamond is a unique opportunity to interact with local MLB leaders on their home field. The evening begins with a cocktail reception and silent auction at 6 p.m., followed by a multi-course dinner and program presentation at 7:15 p.m. Then it’s time to celebrate with dessert and dancing, complete with live music by The Wayne Foster Orchestra. There are three levels of admission, starting with the MVP ticket which includes admission for one guest at $200. Proceeds benefit the Padres Foundation. Get details here.
Foodie Friday ft. American Night at La Jolla Playhouse – Friday, Feb. 10
Looking to spice up your theater experience? Foodie Friday is a pre-show series that features the area’s top food trucks and craft breweries outside the auditorium. This Friday, La Jolla Playhouse is hosting the first Foodie Friday of the year, preceding American Night: The Ballad of Juan José. Attendees will grub on mobile goodies from Super Q, Ms. Patty Melt and Sweets in Motion, paired with craft microbrew from Stone Brewing Company. American Night ticket holders will receive a free beer tasting. Foodie Friday starts at 6pm.
Padres FanFest at PETCO Park – Saturday, Feb. 11
Goodbye NFL, hello MLB. The Padres return to PETCO Park for FanFest, a free annual community event with entertainment for the whole family. Head to East Village to score autographs from Padres players, alumni and coaches, then run the bases and pitch in the bullpen like a pro. More perks include a behind-the-scenes tour of PETCO Park, including the Padres clubhouse, and the annual Padres Garage Sale featuring jerseys and memorabilia, with all proceeds benefiting the Padres Foundation. FanFest takes over the stadium this Saturday from 10am to 5pm. Get details here.
Kyle Richards Book Signing at Warwick’s – Saturday, Feb. 11
Kyle Richards is a child actor turned devoted housewife and mother who seems to handle the hectic Beverly Hills lifestyle with the most compassion and composure of the group. In her new book Life Is Not a Reality Show, Richards reveals how she embraces success without getting stuck up, and shares tips on how to live a guilt-free life full of glitz, glamour and happiness. Calling all San Diego housewives, Richards is breaking out of the 90210 to hold a book signing at Warwick’s in La Jolla this Saturday at 4pm. Get details here.
Levi Miller Presents Live Comedy at Sunshine Brooks Theatre – Saturday, Feb. 11
Levi Miller is the owner of Levi’s Actor Studio and is an established young comedian, producer and actor. Now, he presents Southern California’s rising comics and special appearances by nationally touring comics. This weekend, Levi Miller hosts an all-star lineup from Comedy Central, Showtime and HBO at Sunshine Brooks Theatre in Oceanside, including Theo Von, Adam Hunter and The Greg Wilson. Get details here.
3rd Annual Stoplight Party at McFadden’s – Saturday, Feb. 11
Manzes Inc. will bring its unique entertainment experience to San Diego this Saturday night during the 3rd Annual Stoplight Party at McFadden’s Restaurant & Saloon. Manzes will take over the two-story indoor / outdoor venue with a live fashion show by Celeste’s Boutique and dance beats by DJ Nato. Tickets are $25 per person, and include two free drink tickets and tray passed appetizers from 7 to 8pm, as well as $3 well cocktails and draft beers, and access to the charity raffle and silent auction. Proceeds will help support Pancreatic Cancer Research. Get details here.
Industry Bachelor & Bachelorette Auction at Café Sevilla – Sunday, Feb. 12
Are you on the prowl for a Valentine’s Day date? Here’s your chance to bid on a local hottie for a great cause. DiscoverSD.com presents the 2nd Annual Industry Bachelor & Bachelorette Auction, featuring a lineup of notable ladies and gentlemen paired with fun dates around town, with proceeds to benefit the Keep a Breast Foundation. Just a few of our industry babes up for auction include Ian Ward of Snake Oil Cocktail Co., Tony Law of La Puerta, Janey Bolina of FLUXX, Wendi Cakes of Stingaree, and Chloe Hemmat of FLUXX. Forever in Lust takes place at Café Sevilla, featuring hosted Stoli specialty cocktails and complimentary appetizers for savvy party people on the DSD guest list, starting at 8pm. RSVP here.
More San Diego Parties & Events:
Circus Twilight Party at GuestHouse at Stingaree - Wednesday, Feb. 8
"Share A Little Love" for St. Baldrick's at Quality Social - Thursday, Feb. 9
All Fired Up! at McFadden's Restaurant & Saloon - Thursday, Feb. 9
San Diego Ballet Presents: "Romance" at Lyceum Theatre - Feb. 10-12
Top Off Your Tank Fridays at Hooters - Friday, Feb. 10
Pizza Port Presents: 3rd Annual Brewbies Festival - Saturday, Feb. 11
Andaz Salon: Leather & Lace Fashion Show – Saturday, Feb. 11
Jump Smokers Live at Hard Rock Hotel – Saturday, Feb. 11
Devin The Dude at 4th & B - Saturday, Feb. 11
Puppy Love 5K Run / Walk for Helen Woodward Animal Center – Sunday, Feb. 12
Coronado Valentine’s Day 10K Run – Sunday, Feb. 12
Wintervention ft. Chuckie at Hard Rock Hotel - Sunday, Feb. 12
Etta James Tribute Gospel Brunch at House of Blues – Sunday, Feb. 12
Sessions Public Brunch & Brewery Tour – Sunday, Feb. 12
GuestHouse Day Club Dustache Party at Stingaree – Sunday, Feb. 12
Rolling Blackout Sunday ft. MIMS Live at F6ix - Sunday, Feb. 12
LED Presents Benga at Voyeur – Sunday, Feb. 12
Discover more entertainment ideas for couples and singles in our Valentine's Day Guide
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