Weekend Roundup

Find the best San Diego things to do for the weekend of 7.24.14

July 24-27. The annual comic book celebration will once again be transforming downtown San Diego into a playground for everything popular arts. If you are a Comic-Con badge holder don’t miss the concert by Linkin Park who will be performing at Petco Park during MTV’s first annual Fandom Awards. Check website for schedule. San Diego Convention Center. 111 W. Harbor Drive, San Diego. comic-con.org 


WalkaboutSouth Park Walkabout
July 26. South Park is embracing Comic-Con culture while celebrating the community’s 50th Walkabout. The free evening festival will feature extended business hours as well as sidewalk snacks, entertainment, discounts, new merchandise, and more, showcasing the 70+ unique, locally owned shops, boutiques, restaurants and taverns. Everyone who attends the Walkabout is encouraged to wear costumes with many businesses offering discounts for those who do dress up. 6-10 p.m. southparkscene.com


Del-mar-racetrack eventDel Mar Races
Through Sept. 3. There is plenty of action happening at the Del Mar race track during the second weekend of race season. In addition to exhilarating thoroughbred races, the Cult will be performing a free concert Friday evening for those with paid race admission and Saturday the grounds will play host to the San Diego Beer Festival. Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar, 858.755.1141. dmtc.com


Sam Sam the Cooking Guy
July 24. Sam the Cooking Guy will be at Hello Betty Fish House as part of his Taste Tour. Guests will have the opportunity to meet the celebrity chef and learn all about his adventures in cooking with beer. Sam will be preparing one dish that each guest can sample and Stella Artois specials will also be available. Free to the public. 6-8 p.m. Hello Betty Fish House, 211 Mission Ave., Oceanside, 760.722.1008. thecookingguy.com 


HeroesHeroes Brew Craft Beer Festival
July 26. If you missed out on getting a Comic-Con badge, don’t worry, you can still indulge in some superhero action all while sampling great local brews. Dress your best – in costume that is – to be eligible for the Caped Crusader Costume Contest. General admission is $45 and includes unlimited samples, designated driver tickets are also available. 4-7 p.m. 21+. Embarcadero Park North, 500 Kettner Blvd., San Diego. heroesbrewfest.com 


bikeLucky Street Vintage Marketplace
July 25-27. Enjoy shopping for hidden treasures at this twice-monthly marketplace. Search this warehouse filled to the brim with unique vendors and their fabulous finds such as home decor and vintage clothing. It’s a treasure hunters heaven. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Lucky Street Vintage Marketplace, 1722 S. Coast Hwy., Oceanside, 760.722.5825. luckystreetproductions.com



Through July 27. Don’t miss out on this classic tragedy filled with rumors and deceit in its final week of performance at the Old Globe Theatre. When general Othello marries Desdemona, his envious lieutenant Iago sets in motion a diabolical plan to destroy him in one of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedies. Old Globe Festival Theatre, 1363 Old Globe Way, Balboa Park, 619.234.5623. theoldglobe.org 


Goo Goo Dolls, Daughtry and Plain White Ts.
July 25. Check out one of the 90′s hottest acts, The Goo Goo Dolls, along with American Idol standout Daughtry, and special guests Plain White Ts as they perform live at Harrah’s Rincon. Enjoy classic Goo Goo Dolls hits such as “Iris,” “Black Balloon” and “Slide.”  9 p.m. 21+ only. Harrah’s Resort SoCal, 777 Harrah’s Rincon Way, Valley Center.,760.651.3061. harrahs.com


DierksDierks Bentley
July 27. Rock out to country music star Dierks Bentley along with guests Chris Young, Chase Rice and Jon Pardi. Expect to hear hits such as “Free and Easy” and “Sideways”, as well as his newest hit “Drunk on a Plane.” 7 p.m. $29-$49. Sleep Train Amphitheatre, 2050 Entertainment Cir., Chula Vista, 619.671.3500. livenation.com



WillCWill Champlin
July 27. See The Voice season 5 finalist perform at Tin Roof bar. Fans, also known as #Champs, are invited to the Fan Appreciation Party for an intimate two hour set featuring his hit “Borrowing Trouble” at Gaslamp’s newest live music joint. Free event. All ages welcome. 401 G St., San Diego, 619.230. 8606. tinroofbars.com


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