5 things you need to do in San Diego this weekend

Stone Brewing Co.

San Diego Event of the Week
Stone Brewing Company is having a Pour It Black dark beer festival on Sunday from 10am-2pm at their Escondido location. Tickets get you a commemorative glass and fifteen (!) 3oz tasters of over a hundred dark beers from all over the world, from stouts to porters, to black IPAs and more.

Thursday, October 16th: If you’ve ever wondered about the science behind what you’re drinking, then get to the R. H. Fleet Science Center on Thursday from 6:30-8:30pm for The Science of Spirits: Craft Cocktails event. There will be beverage tastings from Twisted Manzanita Spirits, Old Harbor Distilling, and Ballast Point, along with food from several local restaurants. You can also learn about distilling, infusions, and more boozy topics. Continue Reading

Saturday, October 18th: The historic Hotel del Coronado is hosting the Sea+Food Festival on their beachfront Windsor Lawn from 2-5pm. Chefs will be preparing all kinds of seafood from smoked oysters to sashimi, along with craft beers, wine, and spirit tastings.

Wednesday, October 22nd: Twenty/20 is hosting a five-course Pigs & Pinot wine pairing dinner starting at 5:30pm. You’ll have an ocean view on the terrace while enjoying dishes like pork & duck rillettes, 48-hour braised pork cheek, and more -- all paired with five different Pinot Noirs. Contact Twenty/20 for reservations.

All Weekend: Racers participating in the 100 Mile Paddle will be paddleboarding from Redondo Beach to San Diego on October 17th and 18th from 6:30am-8pm. Come out to cheer them on as they race to raise money for autism charities and clean water initiatives.