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Calendar of Events: May 2015

How to be busy and important this month in San Diego
May 9: Bacon and Barrels

By Christina Orlovsky Page

May 1:

Film + Fanatic = Filmatic at the Filmatic Festival on the UC San Diego campus, an exploration of digital media, 3D events, and gaming exhibitions.

Celebrate traditional Mexican music, dance, and food at the Fiesta Old Town Cinco de Mayo.

May 2:

Sample SD’s best comida at the Taco and Tequila Festival, taking over Silo in Makers Quarter.

Spice things up at the Latin Food and Wine Festival at Harrah’s Resort.

Climb aboard Flagship Cruises’ yachts at the Dockside Anniversary Party celebrating 100 years with food, music, and free jet boat rides.

May 3:

Sip, snack, and support scholarships at the Chef Celebration tasting event at Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens Liberty Station.

Shop the nation’s largest single-day street fair, the Carlsbad Village Faire.

May 5:

Hit up Puesto’s Cinco de Mayo party at The Headquarters, featuring food, drinks, and music.

Contemporary French Ceramics are on display at the Spanish Village Art Center through May 11.

May 7: 

Go Cajun at the Gator by the Bay zydeco, Blues, and crawfish festival.

May 8:

Sample from more than 55 of SD’s finest menus at the Mama’s Day fundraiser for Mama’s Kitchen.

May 9:

Shop for Mom at Bazaar Del Mundo’s Mother Lovin’ Shopping Spree, featuring live art demos, appetizers, and card-making for kids.

Indulge in the sweet stuff at San Diego Botanic Garden’s Chocolate Festival.

Bring on the bacon during Bacon and Barrels, with all-you-can-eat-and-drink food samples and barrel tastings at the Embarcadero Marina Park South. VIP guests meet celeb chefs, attend special tastings, and more.

May 16:

Cruise with your canine on Hornblower’s Pet Day on the Bay in support of the Helen Woodward Animal Center.

North Park Festival of Arts features live music, crafts vendors, and a Craft Beer Block.

Old Town Temecula hosts the Western Days family festival and chili cook-off.

May 17:

Splash into a pool party of Vegas proportions during the opening day of Dive Day Club at Harrah’s Resort Southern California.

Stroll the streets of Escondido at the city’s annual Spring Street Faire.

May 20:

The San Diego Surf Film Festival, the largest of its kind in North America, drops in for four days.

May 21:

Don’t miss Jaws at Waypoint Public’s Brewvies Night and Bottleshare.

May 23:

The Fleet’s interactive exhibit, CIRCUS! Science Under the Big Top, opens.

Santee Street Fair offers arts, music, and a craft beer garden.

May 26:

The I Love Poke Festival does Hawaiian cuisine, culture, and culinary competition.

May 30:

Karl Strauss Brewing Co. kicks off its free monthly B.A.M series (Beer, Art, & Music).

Calendar of Events: May 2015

May 9: Bacon and Barrels

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