6850 Mission Gorge Road / San Diego, CA 92120
Jun 10 2015

On The Verge: The Weekend In View

Living life outside the lines means taking full advantage of everything around you and extending even further to what’s beyond plain sight. Life starts when you start living, and you’ll discover endless possibility for new adventures, just steps from the comfort of home.

With summer in full swing, San Diego offers boundless opportunities to challenge yourself and to enjoy nature’s beauty, all while working on that perfect, sun-kissed beach body! This weekend, On the Verge is all about getting fit, feeling good and enjoying life to the fullest!

Events and Happenings

You don’t have to be a long-distance runner to enjoy and participate in San Diego’s Rock-N-Roll Marathon this weekend: May 29-31. Starting in Balboa Park and winding through nearby downtown, this marathon is marked by live performances from some of the biggest names in music, staged alongside the runners’ route to keep your legs pumping. With a festival-like feel and crowd, this weekend event will lift your spirits and charge your day!

Get Fit

There are endless ways to keep in shape while having fun, and San Diego has no shortage of options for fitness enthusiasts. Jump headfirst into something new this weekend and feel that summer (and caloric) burn; your body will be grateful!

  • Women’s Self Defense and Boxing Class - Thursday, May 28 at Primal Training Center
  • Happy Feet Fitness: Swing Dance Aerobics - Thursday, May 28 at La Jolla YMCA
  • Zumba Gold (free class!) - Friday, May 29 at the Mission Valley Branch Library
  • Live Well San Diego 5k - Saturday, May 30 at NTC Park Liberty Station
  • Saturday Morning Boot Camp - Saturday, May 30 at The Headquarters

Food and Beverage

This weekend is about indulgence and the finer things in life. After all your hard work burning those calories, reward yourself with a special treat: wine and chocolate tasting at Dallmann Fine Chocolate Boutique! And why not start Saturday or Sunday right with some of San Diego’s finest craft brews at Tin Roof’s Beer for Breakfast: enjoy a tasting flight paired with some delicious brunch bites!

In the Wind
Get Outside

It’s an ideal time of year to round up your family and friends, to pack your car with campfire essentials, and to head out for a local adventure! San Diego is surrounded by nature’s bliss, where you can find peace and bathe in some outdoor therapy. On the Verge is excited to share some of our top favorites, less than an hour from your door!

  • Lake Morena County Park - 52 miles from Verge (boat rentals, kayaking, canoeing, fishing and hiking)
  • Santee Lakes Regional Park - 8 miles from Verge (camping, fishing, boating, biking, bird watching, and special events in a natural environment)
  • Dos Picos County Park - 30 miles from Verge (fishing, hiking, camping, soccer fields, horseshoe pits and cabins are all available)

Support the Arts

Channel your inner Picasso this weekend at Mimi’s Cafe for Wine and Canvas: Monet’s Bridge. Sip your favorite California Chardonnay while a local artist walks you through a step-by-step guide in recreating this watery wonder: no experience is necessary!

In the Air
The Weekend in Music

If you’re a fan of live music, you know that Summer is the hottest time to catch all of your favorite artists! San Diego is a staple stop for any touring musician, and this weekend holds nothing short of musical gold to kick-start your summer tunes!

  • The Chris Robinson Brotherhood - Friday, May 29, 2015 at The Observatory North Park
  • Will Butler (Arcade Fire) - Friday, May 29 at The Casbah
  • Delta Spirit - Friday and Saturday, May 29 and 30 at The Irenic
  • Tiesto - Friday, May 29 at the new Omni La Costa Resort & Spa
  • Strung Out - Saturday, May 30 at House of Blues The Knocks - Sunday, May 31 at The Casbah

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