Things to Do

Site Seen: Ocean Beach Kite Festival

This year’s kite festival takes the expression, “Go fly a kite” to a new level, with kite stunts, carnival rides and kite-decorating competitions. If you think you might want to try out your kite-making abilities at this free, beloved local tradition, come out this Saturday, March 2, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Dusty Rhodes Park in Ocean Beach. ...

Site Seen: The Guacamole Bowl

With San Diego being so close to the Mexican border, it seems fitting that it should hold a guacamole competition in order to determine “Who makes the best guacamole?” If you’re a lover of this fleshy, green, pear-shaped fruit you must come down to Balboa park this Saturday and witness the event. ...

Triton Engineering Student Council Date Auction

With the stress of midterms looming over your head, the realization that spring break is over a month away, and the fact that Coachella tickets are sold out already, there’s not much to look forward to during winter quarter. Not to mention that UCSD’s reputation for its lackluster dating scene has left you sexually frustrated. However, finding a date just got a lot easier. ...

Site Seen: Cirque du Sixth

It’s a typical Saturday night. Midterms are not close enough for the cramming craze to begin, and you’re frankly over the weekly bar-and-tacos run with your buds. For one night, remove yourself from your usual ritual and make your way to a mystical event by attending Sixth College’s annual semi-formal, Cirque du Sixth. ...

Site Seen: Haute La Jolla Nights

Imagine this: a yellow bike. And four wheels. Now think teamwork like a tandem because you just added 16 passengers, and everyone is pedaling. But there is a table in the middle so the passengers are facing inward, and still pedaling. Put a roof over everyone’s head and give them barstools as seats. Maybe even a drink or two because, hell, you have a table in front of you. Voila, the Dutch Social Cycle. ...