Happening This Week (October 4-10, 2010)

October means it’s time for Oktoberfest!

  • Monday, 10/4: Chef Bands 2010, presented by Voyeur, benefiting Center for Community Solutions. 8pm-12am, $10 at the door. 755 Fifth Ave.
  • Thursday, 10/7: Dinner with 6 Strangers at Alchemy, from 7pm-9pm. Three-course, family-style meal,  $48/per individual
  • Saturday, 10/9: Oktoberfest at Hamilton’s, Small Bar, and Eleven.  There will be a Cool Bus touring the three bars from 3pm-8pm.  More info at Hamilton’s event page.
  • Saturday & Sunday, 10/9-10/10: Oktoberfest at BLAH (BLAHktoberfest!).  Re-fillable Blind Lady steins to be bought for $18 (that INCLUDES an Oktoberfest beer inside it), with subsequent refills costing $7, all weekend long.  Last year, you could also bring your own stein for the refill price.  I’m assuming it’s the same this year.  Different from last year: German-style food on special by Chef Aaron.
  • Saturday, 10/10: Grrl Zines A Go Go will have a Portable Zine Reading Room at Lou’s Records in Encinitas, CA, from 11am-2pm. Check out some zines and then music!

Happening This Week (September 20-26, 2010)

  • All week: Jay of The Linkery/El Take It Easy has proclaimed this week San Diego Farm Week and is offering fixed-price, vegetarian meals at both restaurants, made from locally-farmed ingredients.
  • Tuesday, 9/21: Jaynes Gastropub will have a 5-course wine dinner, starting at 7pm.  $55 per person + tax + gratuity.  Reservations are “recommended”: 619-563-1011 or info@jaynesgastropub.com
  • Wednesday, 9/22: Oktoberfest festivities at Toronado.  Hours: 11:30-midnight.
  • Thursday, 9/23: Alchemy will have appetizer and drink specials for a meet and greet with the artist Robert Glick, starting at 8pm.
  • Friday, 9/24: MIHO Gastrotruck will be at Whistle Stop in South Park for their weekly HOMI Hour. Eat at MIHO and get $1 off at Whistle Stop, or vice versa.
  • Saturday & Sunday, 9/25-9/26: Adams Avenue Street Fair!  Lots of vendors, lots of beer, lots of music, lots of fun!  PDF download of music performers here.  FM94/9 will be broadcasting live from Blind Lady Ale House on Saturday.