Geena the Latina: Weekend Preview
1) DogFest Walk N Roll http://www.cci.org/faf/home/default.asp?ievent=1135387
Saturday, Nov. 14
8 a.m., NTC Park at Liberty Station
If you’ve got a furry friend you love, bring him or her out to this dog-friendly fundraiser, where money benefits Canine Companions. Canine Companions provides highly trained assistance dogs free of charge to veterans, adults and children. Activities for both kids and dogs will be available throughout the day. Admission to the event is free.
2) Chula Vista Bayfront Band Review and Festival http://chulavistaparade.org/
Saturday Nov 14th
10 a.m., Bayside Park in Chula Vista
Bands throughout Southern California will come out to honor military veterans at this large community parade. Musicians from Chula Vista to Burbank to the Imperial Valley and more travel to this bayside spot to attend this festival. The event is free and is the largest of its kind in Southern California. With the support of the Unified Port of San Diego, the County of San Diego, and the Chula Vista Chamber of Commerce, Parade Band Foundation, Inc. will host its 6th annual event as the "CHULA VISTA BAYFRONT PARADE BAND REVIEW & FESTIVAL: A SALUTE TO VETERANS" on Veteran’s Day Weekend.
1) Donuts & Beer
Thursday November 12th
5 p.m. to 9 p.m., The Local Eatery and Drinking Hole
Part of San Diego Beer Week 2015 , this event at The Local Eatery in downtown San Diego pairs donuts and craft beer for a match made in sweet, sudsy heaven. Each session (seating is at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m.) includes four specially-selected donuts from Donut Bar paired with four local craft brews: one from Stone Brewing Co., one from Coronado Brewing Company, one from Ballast Point. The last participating brewery is being kept secret until the event. Tickets cost $30 per person, and space is limited, so hop on this early.
2) San Diego Cheese and Beer Festival
Saturday November 14th
1 p.m., Stone Brewing World Bistro and Gardens at Liberty Station
The San Diego Cheese and Beer Festival , part of San Diego Beer Week , will bring the best of both tasty worlds together at Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens at Liberty Station. Attendees will be treated to a selection of Stone’s high-quality brews paired an array of artisan cheeses. Live music and games will round out this event. All proceeds will be given to the East County Transitional Living Center, where the funds will contribute to helping get people back on their feet.
1) Brewery Olympics: Total Tap Takeover
Friday November 13th
6 p.m. to 11:30 p.m., Coin Op North Park
Another San Diego Beer Week event, this first-ever "Brewery Olympics" is described as a "video game-style" tournament that pits local breweries against one another for ultimate beer bragging rights. Of course, the video game element is fitting given the location: Coin Op North Park is both a bar and arcade gameroom, or "barcade," if you will. The competition will boast rare releases from San Diego-based breweries such as Stone, Mother Earth, Pizza Port, The Lost Abbey and Modern Times, among others.
2) Gaslamp Rodeo
Saturday November 14th
5:00 pm to: 9:00 pm
Yee-friggin’-haw, y’all! Saddle up for the city’s wildest ride as a thousand cowgirls and cowboys have some bucking fun downtown. Tickets include 6 drinks (one per location). Six Country/Western-themed bars, 1,000 cowgirls and cowboys, Hourly Daisy Dukes contests (cash prize), Mechanical bull riding contest (cash prize). Corn Hole competition (cash prize), Live music + DJs, Honky-tonk photo booth, Killer drink + food specials, and a motherlovin’ petting zoo!