With this heat wave, it's hard to realize summer is over! But don't get too wrapped up with school and work, the sunny weather is here to stay for a while yet and there's a ton of good times to be had at local September events Check out these selections from the Events Page on Yelp!
San Diego Botanic Garden's Gala in The Garden
5-9.p.m., Sept. 7 at San Diego Botanic Garden
If you're looking for a non-profit to commit to this year, snag a ticket to this gala and support the Botanic Garden in their quest to preserve this lovely bit of nature: Enjoy music, floral displays and the very best in food and drinks with the theme "Stroll Around The World." There's a silent auction too!
The Super Tasty 5K Taste Of Solana Beach
9 a.m.- 4 p.m., Sept. 7 in Solana Beach
Don't worry, they're not going to make you run and eat! This is a walk and the challenge is to complete the 5K by going to all 20 restaurants and make it back to the finish before 2 pm! Those that can meet this gastronomic feat will be entered into a Raffle for Restaurant gift certificates and more!
San Diego Restaurant Week
Sept. 15-20 throughout San Diego County
Foodies rejoice! San Diego Restaurant Week starts Sept. 15. The choices are endless! Dine out for six days straight at more than 160 participating restaurants. It’s a fabulous and savvy way to try something new! Two-course lunches ($10, $15, $20) and three course dinners ($20, $30, $40) are offered at participating locations.
California Coastal Clean Up Day
Sept. 21 throughout coastal San Diego
This year marks the 29th anniversary of keeping our waterways and beaches in tip top shape during this annual sweep of the beaches. Grab some friends and family and volunteer to repair our coastline: Help keep it clean for all those BBQs, volleyball games and beach walks!
Fustercluck 5K Adventure & Redneck Games
Oct. 5 at Vail Lake
We're givin' an early heads-up ‘cause this October hillbilly hoedown is sure to sell out! Navigate the crazy course and evade hillbillies in the hilarious 5K race, then cross the finish line into the Redneck Games & All-Day Party featuring a BBQ Festival, All-American DJ's, and performance by Rednex.
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