• Top Things to Do in San Diego: November 7-11, 2012
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    So here’s an idea, escape to San Diego sometime in the next few days and enjoy one of these great things to do this weekend:

    1. San Diego Beer Week Continues

    Beer Garden attendees talking to a brewer during San Diego Beer Week Beer Garden

    Pairing great food with craft beer has become a popular event during San Diego Beer Week (SDBW). On Friday (11/9), dine on delectable dishes while sipping great local brews during Brewtopia on the Bay at The Dana on Mission Bay.

    Finish off SDBW on Sunday (11/11) at the Beer Garden at The Lodge at Torrey Pines. Along with a picturesque setting, over 20 local breweries and 10 local chefs will be serving up San Diego’s best. And since admission includes unlimited samples, this is a SDBW event not to be missed.

    SDBW continues with daily events through Sunday.

    Dates: Through November 11, 2012
    Cost: Cost Varies by Event. Brewtopia – $40, Beer Garden – $75
    > Browse the over 300 San Diego Beer Week Events

    2. Battle on the Midway

    USS Midway Aircraft Carrier Museum

    Battle on the Midway is one part Aircraft Carrier and one part NCAA Basketball. Two of the top teams in the nation, San Diego State University and Syracuse University will battle it out on a court aboard the USS Midway Aircraft Carrier Museum.

    Location: 910 North Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101 (map)
    Date: November 9, 2012
    Time: Starts at 5:00 PM
    Cost: $150-$500
    > Find out more about the Battle on the Midway

    3. Dive in Theatre: The Hunger Games

    Movie screening at the Pearl Hotel

    Hang out by the pool under the stars at The Pearl Hotel and see if Katniss Everdeen makes it out of the Hunger Games alive! While you watch, enjoy a few snacks, drink and maybe a dip in the oyster-shaped swimming pool. If you have a group of 6, make reservations for one of the cabanas and lounge in style.

    Location: 1410 Rosecrans Street, San Diego, CA 92106 (map)
    Date: November 7, 2012
    Time: Movie starts at 8:00 PM
    Cost: Free
    > Find out more about Dive in Theatre: The Hunger Games

    4. Behold, America!

    Eastman Johnson, The Cranberry Harvest, Island of Nantucket

    As part of a collaboration between the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, The San Diego Museum of Art, and the Timken Museum, Behold, America! tells a cohesive story of the history of art in the United States. The works on display range from the colonial period to the present.

    Location: 1450 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101
    Dates: November 10, 2012 – February 10, 2013
    Cost: Included with admission
    > Find out more about Behold, America! at the San Diego Museum of Art

    5. Kettner Nights in Little Italy

    Ketter Nights

    Little Italy’s Kettner Boulevard comes alive as visitors mix and mingle their way through the many boutiques and galleries on the second Friday of every month. Come explore this ever-growing distinctive neighborhood with a walk filled with art, design and antiques.

    Location: Between West Grape and West Laurel Streets on Kettner Boulevard and India Street
    Date: November 9, 2012
    Time: 6:00 to 9:00 PM
    Cost: Free
    > Find out more about Kettner Nights

    > Browse more great things to do on the San Diego Event Calendar

    Know of any other great events going on in San Diego this weekend? Let us and others know about them in the comments below.


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