FIREWORKS: Despite all the news about canceled fireworks displays, there are enough going on around the county that you can get your patriotism on. Check out our guide.
THERE’S BEER ON THIS BEACH: The W Hotel has sand and opens at noon Saturday for those who love to dig their toes in the sand while cracking open a cold one.
PARROTHEADS UNITE: After a day of sun, sand and suds what’s better than a little Buffet? Gary Seiler and The Buffed Out Band Anthology, 7:30 p.m.
SUNDAZE: If you’re still feeling up to it, on Sunday the Wave House continues its IndepenDance Weekend extravaganza. 2 pm.
FASHIONABLY EARLY: The early bird gets the worm Sunday through Friday at the Ivy Hotel's Quarter Kitchen. They are offering a three course dinner for $30 from 6-7 p.m.
UFC MODEL SEARCH: Maxim is holding a casting call for "San Diego's finest ladies" at the Ivy Hotel. Compete for your chance to travel to Vegas with Maxim and participate in a live model search competition. Grand prize winner will appear in a Maxim photo shoot and receive a UFC Octagon Girl contract. Visit their website for all the details.