SchlockFest: Battle in Outer Space

Top events and things to do in San Diego this week, May 22–May 28

Saturday, May 24: Steve-O
  • Saturday, May 24: Steve-O
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The Art of Survival: Personal Stories of Mental Illness

  • Thursday, May 22, 2014, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Queen Bee's Art & Cultural Center, 3925 Ohio Street, San Diego
  • All ages

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A photographic and interpretive art exhibition. Each piece is created using succulents and repurposed objects, each telling a story of recovery. Featured art will be auctioned or available to attendees for a donation to the Meeting Place Clubhouse, a nonprofit organization.


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Wine & Lecture: Frank Hamrick, Naval Aviator and Author

  • Friday, May 23, 2014, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Coronado Museum of History and Art, 1100 Orange Avenue, Coronado
  • All ages / Free

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Just Call Me Frank!: Memories of a Navy Jet Pilot is a plain-spoken account of the leading edge of military aviation in the ’50s and ’60s. With humor and intensity, Frank Hamrick recalls the life of a jet pilot flying for over half a century.


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Steve-O

  • Saturday, May 24, 2014, 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • American Comedy Company, 818 Sixth Avenue, San Diego
  • All ages

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Steve-O, of Jackass fame, has been clean and sober since March of 2008 and lives a healthy, vegan lifestyle in the Los Angeles area...but he still has no problem stapling his balls to his leg. Thursday through Sunday.


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Vista Strawberry Festival

  • Sunday, May 25, 2014, 7:05 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Vista Chamber of Commerce, 127 Main Street, Vista
  • All ages / Free

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A strawberry-themed street fair with live music, pie-eating, karaoke contests, a food court, beer garden, vendors, rides, kids’ zone, and strawberries.


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Classic Car, Truck, & Cycle Show

  • Monday, May 26, 2014, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Qualcomm Stadium, 9449 Friars Road, San Diego
  • All ages / Free - $10

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With hundreds of collectibles, tuners, low-riders, customs, and racing vehicles in the show & sale area and acres of vendors selling thousands of parts and accessories in the swap-meet area. Plus music and go-go girls! Free for active military.


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Archaeological Excavations at Warner's Trading Post

  • Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Los Peñasquitos Ranch Adobe, 12122 Canyonside Park Drive, San Diego
  • All ages / Free

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Archaeologist Susan Walter describes her experiences excavating the Warner’s Trading Post site in eastern San Diego. The site’s location had been lost for years, which is surprising, considering the importance it played to Southern Overland Trail immigrants and the dramatic incident that ended its use after a mere two years.


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SchlockFest: Battle in Outer Space

  • Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Central Library, 330 Park Boulevard, San Diego
  • All ages / Free

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Pint-size aliens invade Earth with flying saucers and laser weapons. The nations of Earth unite to turn the aliens back. Curated by genre film expert Miguel Rodriguez, SchlockFest is an homage to Hollywood B movies, classic cult, and camp cinema.

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