Jim Winsor’s Out & About: Dining Out for Life is today
Today is the last Thursday in April, which means it’s time once again for Dining Out for Life, an annual event where participating bars restaurants throughout the country pledge a percentage of their food and beverage sales to fight HIV and AIDS. And San Diego will be no exception! Click HERE for a list of local venues taking part, sorted by the percentage they will be donating.
Out at the Park
San Diego LGBT Pride will be hosting its annual Out at the Park excursion to Petco Park this Saturday, to see the Padres in action. The gayest tailgate party in the parking lot that day is scheduled to begin at 2:15 pm, and game time is at 5:40 pm.
There will be a free after party at Baja Betty’s after the game, featuring $3 draft beers with your Padres ticket stub.
Beer Bust at #1 Fifth Avenue
And this Sunday, #1 Fifth Avenue will be hosting a $10 all-you-can-drink beer bust, E, in support of AIDS/LifeCycle participant J Alonzo Muñoz. $2 Jello shots will be available, as well as an abundance of raffles, surprises and fun games, along with music by DJ MnM.
Cinco de Meh-o
Usually about this time every year, I dedicate this column to a massive run-down of all the many festivities planned in the community for Cinco de Mayo. See my past columns, HERE, HERE HERE and HERE for examples of this.
This year is different. Cinco de Mayo is this coming Tuesday, and Tuesday is arguably the least festive day of the week for a holiday like this to fall on. As of the time I am writing this, only one place in Hillcrest that I know of has gotten enthused enough to announce any CDM themed events for that day, and that’s Heat Bar & Kitchen.
This situation may change as we get closer to Tuesday, however. My advice to you all is to keep an eye on the SDPIX event calendar for any newly added CDM events between now and then, which I suspect will be the case.
Other fun stuff this week
Saturday, May 2
10 am to 2 pm: Mexican Brunch at Baja Betty's
8 pm to 9:30 pm: Kickers Country Western Line Dancing at Urban Mo's
Tuesday, May 5
4 pm: $3 Wells and Free Pool at the San Diego Eagle HERE
Wednesday, May 6
10 pm: Mischief at Rich's
Last week’s events
Check out SDPIX.com for all the new albums from last week, including photos from Overdrive at Spin, Brass Rail, Numbers, Rich’s, the SoCal Drummer Contest, and last weekend’s incredible three-day extravaganza in the desert, White Party Palm Springs. Happy viewing!