DIY BREWING! After a flow class at Carlsbad Village Yoga, head to the workshop that will teach kombucha lovers how to ferment and flavor their own tea. You can also sip on Boochcraft’s hard kombucha while you fill your own bottle.
2801 Roosevelt Street, Carlsbad
Celebrate Asian and Pacific Island American Heritage Month in the UCSD virtual event. The theme for the 15th anniversary is “Empowering Community Through Reflection and Recognition”. It will feature comedy performances, taiko drumming and a keynote speech by actor Taylor Takahashi from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
May 7 and 8
A movie night for animal lovers! San Diego’s exotic animal rescue nonprofit, Lions Tigers & Bears, will host two screenings of The conservation game, a new documentary by Michael Webber on environmental celebrities and the big cat trade. Screenings will take place at the Hazard Center in Mission Valley and at the Alpine Sanctuary. Each ticket includes a meeting with the director; a ticket for the alpine show also includes a visit with the rescued bears and big cats that the sanctuary takes care of.
24402 Martin Way, Alpine; 7510 Hazard Center Drive, Mission Valley
Film buffs can tune in to this festival which celebrates short films. For the first time, the San Diego International Film Festival will reward films under 30 minutes in their own festival. The virtual event will feature live screenings of over 100 films and host panels throughout the weekend. Discover the work done by local filmmakers, students and animators.
Take a tour through a small town! TinyFest comes to Del Mar Fairgrounds to show off tiny bespoke homes, van conversions, shipping container homes, and accessory living units. Discover the great benefits of short life, from reducing your carbon footprint to your footprint. These professional builders can give you their tips for building your own house (or fitting out a school bus)!
2260, boulevard Jimmy Durante, Del Mar
Join Pacific Beach Fish Shop for their last crayfish boil of the season! The restaurant has its own food festival each year, and the celebration of its year includes traditional Louisiana crayfish with corn, red potatoes, and andouille sausage. Plan ahead to secure your table at this first come, first served event!
1775 Garnet Ave, Pacific Beach
If you haven’t yet satisfied your tequila cravings in Cinco de Mayo, go to Escondido Cork and knife for a tasting of Comisario Tequila 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The list includes several sweet and fruity tequilas from Comisario, like pear and apple blanco, crème brûlée with pineapple, buttercream and caramel añejo. You can also dine on alcoholic bites like braised barbacoa tacos in reposado and tequila ceviche with fish.
515 West 13th Avenue, Escondido
San Diego’s new home team kicks off this month at Torero Stadium for their second season. The professional football team are playing their first home game against the Las Vegas Lights. Come support the city as we defend our playgrounds!
5998 Alcala Park, Mission Valley