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Jim Winsor’s Out & About: Cinco de Mayo weekend in Hillcrest

Cinco de Mayo is this coming Monday, which means celebrations will be spread throughout the coming weekend. Here’s a rundown of what festive fiestas we have to look forward to here in the gayborhood:

Friday, May 2

10 pm: Viernescaliente's Cinco de Mayo Fiesta at Numbers

“Come over to Numbers Viernescaliente Sandiego is our fiesta mexicana. Special presentation of Lucuis Cross. Porn star from Los Angeles. Kevi Kev Alondra Fuentes Kristina Ramirez Lorenzo. It's going to be off the hook!”

Saturday, May 3

5 pm: Cinco de Mayo at Numbers

“Selena Diamond/Carlos Silva & Friends present Cinco De Mayo 2014. Featuring the Annual Mr., Ms. and Miss Cinco De Mayo Contest!! Traditional Mexican Buffet, auction, entertainment, benefitting the Tijuana AIDS Fund & Ben Dillingham Fund.”

10 pm: WTF Fiesta at Rich’s

“WTF!? It's happening again!!!!!!! We're throwing a huge WTF Fiesta this Saturday for Cinco De Mayo weekend!!!!! You ready?”

Sunday, May 4

10 am: Cinco de Mayo: Dos Days of Fun at Gossip Grill

“We’re serving you Dos Days of Fun for Cinco de Mayo this year at Gossip Grill. Come celebrate the festivities with High&Tight Margaritas for $8 featuring Patron Silver. Baja Fish or Beef Tacos for just $2! Grab your Amigas and get to Gossip, it’s going to be one caliente party.”

Monday, May 5

10 am: Cinco de Mayo: Dos Days of Fun at Gossip Grill

“We’re serving you Dos Days of Fun for Cinco de Mayo this year at Gossip Grill. Come celebrate the festivities with High&Tight Margaritas for $8 featuring Patron Silver. Baja Fish or Beef Tacos for just $2! Grab your Amigas and get to Gossip, it’s going to be one caliente party.”

2 pm: Cinco de Mayo at Urban Mo's

“Get ready for it Amigas! It's time for Cinco MO's style. We've got Dueling Divas, RuPaul's and some taco specials to kick you into gear. Don't forget your sombrero – oh what's that, you forgot it? Not to worry, you can purchase one for that extra de Mayo touch.”

11 am: Cinco de Mayo at Baja Betty's

“We've got an extraordinary Cinco de Mayo line up for you! Check it. Start with $6.95 Lunch Express from 11AM-2PM followed by PAPI HOUR from 2-6PM with $4 specials. After that we're serving you House Margaritas and Sangria for $5.50 from 6-11 PM. Top it off with a $4 NiteCap from 11PM-1AM.”

9 pm: Manic Monday Funky Fresh Fiesta at the Brass Rail

“The Brass Rail Presents: MANIC MONDAY Funky Fresh Fiesta. Celebrating CINCO de MAYO Monday, May 5th, 2014, featuring a live performance by ROBIN S. singing her hit "Show Me Love" & more! $5.00 Pre-Sale Tickets available. $2.00 wells til' 11pm, 80's & 90's Dance Party W/DJs XP & Junior "The Disco Punk"”

Drive By Drag at Baja Betty’s

Tonight (Thursday), Baja Betty's will be presenting another installment of Drive By Drag. Come support your favorite Mo's and Baja Betty's employees as they put on a drag show you'll have to see to believe. Rumor has it that “Miss Kendyll Starr may be dusting her kitty and joining us... “

2nd Annual HerHRC Masquerade Party at Gossip Grill

On Saturday HRC San Diego and Gossip Grill will be hosting the 2nd Annual HerHRC Masquerade Party, a national event celebrating LGBT women and their allies. It will be a costume party featuring DJs, raffles, silent auction, VIP open bar service and celebrity guests from "Kiss Her I'm Famous."

That’s right, you’ll be able to meet director Rolla Selbak, the very talented Tracy Ryerson, and Ilea Matthews from the popular web series. In addition to supporting a great cause, they will be hosting a limo date auction of San Diego’s most beautiful women.

Other fun stuff this week

Thursday, May 1

9 pm: Club Flicker at Flicks

10 pm: Wet at Bourbon Street

Saturday, May 3

10 am to 2 pm: Mexican Brunch at Baja Betty's

8-9:30 pm: Kickers Country Western Line Dancing at Urban Mo's

Sunday, May 4

11 am to 3 pm: Gospel Brunch at Lips

3-7 pm: Sunday Fundays at Uptown Tavern

3-8 pm: Church at Babycakes

Monday, May 5

6-11 pm: 50₵ Wing Night at Hillcrest Brewing Company

Wednesday, May 7

7:30-10 pm: Pictionary Night at #1 Fifth Ave.

Last week’s events

Check out SDPIX.com for all the new albums from last week, including photo from Dining Out For Life, #1 Fifth Avenue, and Babycakes. Enjoy!