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The San Diego Fandom Index is a guide to all aspects of San Diegos SF/Fantasy and related Fandom. It reflects the most current information known to your editor.

 

A NEW GROUP OR EVENT! To add, update or correct entries in the Index, please send e-mail to James H. Hay.

 

The Index is also published quarterly, and is distributed by a team of volunteers to local area bookstores, libraries, and conventions in Southern CA. This web page forms the basis for the next issue.

 

Last Online Update: 2018-08-13

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Check back! New items are added to the lists on a continuing basis.

 

 Upcoming Events

Conventions, Faires, Balls, and Festivals

 

Stone Brewing - Liberty Station Movie Nights: Jumanji Welcome to the Jungle (Aug 14, 5 - 10 pm)

Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens, 2816 Historic Decatur Rd, # 116, San Diego, California 92106

 

San Diego Board Games (Aug 14, 5 - 10 pm)

Game Empire, 5037 Shawline St.,  Ste 306, San Diego, CA

 

San Diego Board Games (Aug 14, 5 - 11 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Mira Mesa Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

Board Game Night (Aug 14, 5 - 11 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Mira Mesa Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

San Diego Historical Miniature Wargamers: Viking Invasion (Aug 14, 5:30 - 8:30 pm)

Game Empire, 5037 Shawline St.,  Ste 306, San Diego, CA

 

San Diego North County Board Games: Trivia Night and Beer Tasting (Aug 14, 6 pm)

Longship Brewery, 10320 Camino Santa Fe, San Diego CA

 

Tuesday Night Magic the Gathering Draft (Aug 14, 6:30 pm)

Sky High Comics, 625 S Rancho Santa Fe Rd, San Jul cos, California 92078

 

Nat Talk: Amazing Arachnids (Aug 14, 7 - 9 pm)

San Diego Natural History Museum, 1788 El Prado, San Diego, California 92101

Tickets: $9

Facebook

 

Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz (Aug 14, 7 pm)

Rip Current Brewing North Park, 4101 30th St, San Diego, CA 92104

 

Tuesday Lightsaber Choreo/Workout (Aug 14, 7:30 - 9:30 pm)

Spreckels Organ Pavilion, Balboa Park, San Diego, California 92101

 

San Diego Dungeons & Dragons Meetup Group: At Ease Adventures (Aug 15, 6 - 8:30 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Mira Mesa Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

Active Lifestyle NERDS: Nerdy Newbie Night (Aug 15, 6 - 9 pm)

SOHO Gastropub, 4633 Convoy St. Ste 102, San Diego CA

 

Pokemon Tournament (Aug 15, 6 - 9 pm)

Level Up Gaming, 3762 Mission Ave, # 103, Oceanside, California 92058

 

San Diego Boardgames Group (Aug 15, 6 - 9 pm)

Fuddruckers, 8285 Mira Mesa Blvd., San Diego CA

 

Magic the Gathering- Draft (Aug 15, 6:30 pm)

Knowhere Games & Comics, 744 Grand Ave, Ste. 102, San Jul cos, California 92078

 

Geek Girls of San Diego August Book Club (Aug 15, 7 - 9 pm)

The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden

Liberty Public Market, 2820 Historic Decatur Rd., San Diego CA 92106

 

San Diego SCIFI Tabletop/LARP Gamers: GM and Player mixer (Aug 15, 7 - 9 pm)

Starbucks, 3810 Convoy St., San Diego CA

 

Studio Ghibli Festival: Howls Moving Castle (Aug 15, 7 pm)

Angelika Film Center, 11620 Carmel Mountain Rd, San Diego, CA 92128

 

San Diego Roleplaying Association: Lets Explore Story Games (Aug 15, 7 - 10 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Mira Mesa Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz (Aug 15, 7 pm)

Herb and Eatery Cafe, 2210 Kettner Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101

 

San Diego Sabers Wednesday Training Session (Aug 15, 7 pm)

Cadman Park and Recreation Center, San Diego, California 92117

 

San Diego Sci-Fi/Fantasy Writers Group: Critique Sesh (Aug 15, 7 - 9 pm)

Subterranean Coffee Boutique, 412 University Ave., San Diego CA

 

Yugioh Tournament (Aug 15, 7:30 pm - midnight)

Level Up Gaming, 3762 Mission Ave, # 103, Oceanside, California 92058

 

Game Night in Hillcrest/North Park (Aug 15, 8 pm)

Tiger! Tiger!, 3025 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92104

 

Couch Conflict! San Diego Local Multiplayer Games (Aug 15, 8 - 10 pm)

Rip Current Brewing North Park, 4101 30th Street, San Diego, CA

 

Star Wars X-Wing Summer League (Aug 16, 6 - 11 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Miramar Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

A Game of Thrones 2018 Summer League (Aug 16, 6 - 11 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Miramar Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

San Diego Dungeons & Dragons Meetup Group: D&D Encounters (Aug 16, 6 - 8 pm)

Game Empire, 5037 Shawline St.,  Ste 306, San Diego, CA

 

Game Night! - Everything you wish you knew about Money (Aug 16, 6:30 - 9 pm)

Wavelength Brewing Company, 236 Main St, Vista, California 92084

 

Thursday Night Magic the Gathering Standard (Aug 16, 6:30 pm)

Sky High Comics, 625 S Rancho Santa Fe Rd, San Jul cos, California 92078

 

Cowboy Bebop The Movie: Knockin on Heavens Door (Sub) (Aug 16, 7 - 10 pm)

Angelika Film Center - Carmel Mountain,  11620 Carmel Mountain Rd., San Diego, California 92128

 

San Diego Boardgames Group: Family Game Night At Barnes & Noble (Aug 16, 7 - 10 pm)

Barnes and Noble, Mira Mesa Market Center, 10775 Westview Parkway, San Diego CA

 

Practice for Harvest Masquerade Regency Ball (Aug 16, 7 - 9:30 pm)

Balboa Park's Casa del Prado, room 207, 1650 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101

 

Legend of the Five Rings Casual Play (Aug 16, 7 pm - midnight)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Miramar Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

Darkstar Dinner (Aug 16, 7:30 pm) - UCSD SF Club

Location: TBA

 

Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz (Aug 16, 8 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Mira Mesa Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

LAN-a-thon Under the Sun (Aug 17 - 19, 2018)

San Diego LAN HQ, 4319 Corral Canyon Rd., Bonita CA

Membership: BYOC: $15 to Jul 23, then $20. More with computer rental.

 

Star Wars Legion (Aug 17, 5 - 11 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Miramar Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

Summer Movies in the Park: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (Aug 17, 6 - 10 pm)

Waterfront Park, 1600 Pacific Hwy, San Diego, California 92101

 

San Diego Boardgames Group: Newbie Game Night (Aug 17, 6 - 9 pm)

Game Empire, 5037 Shawline St.,  Ste 306, San Diego, CA

 

Summer Movies in the Park: A Wrinkle in Time (Aug 17, 6:30 - 9:30 pm)

Kimball Park 12th and D Ave. National City, California 91950

 

Friday Night Magic the Gathering (Aug 17, 6:30 - 10:30 pm)

Brute Force Games, 4241 Park Blvd, San Diego, California 92103

 

Mars Movies (Aug 17, 7 - 11 pm)

National Geographics MARS, Season One, Part 1

Mars: Novo Mundo

Mars: Grounded

Mars: Pressure Drop

Studio 106: Williams microCINEMA, San Diego Reader Building,

Free, Please RSVP to Gerry Williams at filmist@mac.com as seating is limited.

 

Summer Movies in the Park: A Bugs Life (Aug 17, 7 - 10 pm)

Flinn Springs County Park, 14787 Olde Highway Ste 80, El Cajon, California 92021

 

Friday Night Magic the Gathering (Aug 17, 7 pm - midnight)

Level Up Gaming, 3762 Mission Ave, # 103, Oceanside, California 92058

 

Dungeons & Dragons (Aug 17, 7 - 10 pm)

Level Up Gaming, 3762 Mission Ave, # 103, Oceanside, California 92058

 

Waltz and Such (Aug 17, 7:15 - 9:45 pm)

Balboa Park's Casa del Prado, room 207, 1650 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101

Suggested Donation: $2

 

Summer Movies in the Park: Toy Story 3 (Aug 17, 7:30 - 10 pm)

Doyle Park and Recreation Council, 8175 Regents Road, San Diego, California 92122

 

Darkstar board game night (Aug 17, 7:30 - 10:30 pm)

UCSD

 

Dont Leave Me Hangin: Getting Batty with Brooke (Aug 17, 8 - 9 pm)

Wavelength Brewing Company, 236 Main St, Vista, California 92084

 

Terre Neuve August Crown Event (Aug 18, 10 am - 4 pm) - Society for Creative Anachronism

Morley Field Dr, San Diego, CA 92101

 

Saturday Morning Light Saber Exercises (Aug 18, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm) - Order of Rebel Knights

Balboa Tennis Club, 2221 Morley Field Dr, San Diego, California 92104

 

Warhammer 40K - ITC Tournament (Aug 18, 11 am - 9 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Miramar Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

TwainFest 2018 (Aug 18, 11 am - 4:30 pm)

Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, 4002 Wallace St, San Diego, California 92110

Facebook

-         The Gaslight Gathering is going

 

San Diego Pathfinder Society (Aug 18, 11 am - 9 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Mira Mesa Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

Cosplay Fellowship of San Diego: Meetup of Witchcraft and Wizardry (Aug 18, noon - 3:30 pm)

Rancho Bernardo Community Park, 18448 W Bernardo Dr, San Diego, California 92127

 

Everyone Plays at the Library (Aug 18, 1 - 5:30 pm)

Rancho Peñasquitos Library, 13330 Salmon River Rd, San Diego, California 92129

 

Signing: Geanna Culbertson (Aug 18, 2 - 3 pm)

Crisanta Knight

Mysterious Galaxy, 5943 Balboa Ave, Ste 100, San Diego, California 92111

Facebook

 

Final Fantasy FFTCG constructed (Aug 18, 2 - 6 pm)

Brute Force Games, 4241 Park Blvd, San Diego, California 92103

 

Summer Movies in the Park: Guardians of the Galaxy (Aug 18, 6 - 10 pm)

Carmel Valley Community Park, 3777 Townsgate Dr, San Diego, California 92130

 

Space Invaders, A Pop Culture Aliens Group Art Exhibit (Aug 18, 6 - 9 pm)

Subterranean Coffee Hillcrest, 412 University Ave, San Diego, California 92103

 

Commander Night (Aug 18, 6 pm)

Sky High Comics, 625 S Rancho Santa Fe Rd, San Jul cos, California 92078

 

Fangaea Cosplay Bar Crawl + Guardians of the Galaxy DANCE OFF! (Aug 18, 6:30 - 10 pm)

Miralani Makers District, 8665-8680 Miralani Drive, San Diego, California 92126

 

Summer Movie Night on Midway: Moana (Aug 18, 6:30 - 10 pm)

USS Midway Museum, 910 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, California 92101

 

Yugioh Tournament (Aug 18, 6:30 - 11:30 pm)

Level Up Gaming, 3762 Mission Ave, # 103, Oceanside, California 92058

 

San Diego Vintage Sci-Fi (Aug 18, 7 - 11 pm)

The Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)
The Day of the Triffids (1963)

My Living Doll: The Kleptomaniac

Studio 106: Williams microCINEMA, San Diego Reader Building,

Free, Please RSVP to Gerry Williams as seating is limited.

 

Summer Movies in the Park: Cars (Aug 18, 7:30 - 10 pm)

Cadman Park and Recreation Center, 4280 Avati Drive San Diego, CA 92117

 

Geek Girls of San Diego: Bike and Brunch (Aug 19, 11 am - 2 pm)

Bea Evenson Fountain, El Prada, Balboa Park, San Diego CA 92101

 

Legend of the Five Rings Stronghold Showdown (Aug 19, 11 am - 8 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Mira Mesa Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

San Diego Historic Wargamers (Aug 19, noon - 6 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Mira Mesa Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

The Southbay Pokemon League (Aug 19, noon - 3 pm)

South Chula Vista Library, 389 Orange Ave., Chula Vista, CA 91911

 

San Diego Comic Fest Volunteers Meeting (Aug 19, 1 - 2 pm)

Pacific Beach Library, 4275 Cass St, San Diego, California 92109

 

SteetPass San Diego: Summer Cookout (Aug 19, 1 - 5:30 pm)

San Diego Central Library, 330 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101

 

Legacy Sundays (Aug 19, 2 - 6 pm)

Brute Force Games, 4241 Park Blvd, San Diego, California 92103

 

San Diego North County Board Games (Aug 19, 2 - 5 pm)

Knowhere Games & Comics, 744 Grand Ave, Ste 102, San Jul cos, California 92078

 

Pokemon Tournament (Aug 19, 2:30 - 5:30 pm)

Level Up Gaming, 3762 Mission Ave, # 103, Oceanside, California 92058

 

San Diego English Country Dancers (Aug 19, 6 - 9 pm)

Rancho Bernardo Swim and Tennis Club, 16955 Bernardo Oaks Dr, San Diego, CA 92128

 

Vista Game Design Meetup: Game Design Social (Aug 19, 7 - 9 pm)

Pair A Dice Games, 2020 Hacienda Dr., Vista CA

 

San Diego Boardgames Group: Play Ascension (Aug 20, 4 - 7 pm)

Game Empire, 5037 Shawline St.,  Ste 306, San Diego, CA

 

San Diego Historic Wargamers (Aug 20, 4 - 9 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Mira Mesa Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

Necromunda League (Aug 20, 6 - 11 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Mira Mesa Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

The Malefic Engine: A Warhammer AoS Narrative Campaign (Aug 20, 6 - 11 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Mira Mesa Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

Monday Night Blood Bowl League (Aug 20, 6 - 9 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Mira Mesa Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

Board Game Monday (Aug 20, 6 - 9 pm)

Wavelength Brewing Company, 236 Main St, Vista, California 92084

 

Monday Night Modern Magic the Gathering (Aug 20, 6:30 pm)

Sky High Comics, 625 S Rancho Santa Fe Rd, San Jul cos, California 92078

 

Pokemon - Standard Tournament (Aug 20, 6:30 pm)

Knowhere Games & Comics, 744 Grand Ave, Ste. 102, San Jul cos, California 92078

 

Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Group (Aug 20, 7 pm)

The Armored Saint by Myke Cole

Barnes and Noble, 2615 Vista Way, Oceanside CA 92054

 

Cowboy Bebop The Movie: Knockin on Heavens Door (Dub) (Aug 20, 7 - 10 pm)

Angelika Film Center - Carmel Mountain,  11620 Carmel Mountain Rd., San Diego, California 92128

 

Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz (Aug 20, 7:30 pm)

Effins Pub & Grill, 6164 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92115

 

Stone Brewing - Liberty Station Movie Nights: The Dark Knight (Aug 21, 5 - 10 pm)

Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens, 2816 Historic Decatur Rd, # 116, San Diego, California 92106

 

San Diego Board Games (Aug 21, 5 - 10 pm)

Game Empire, 5037 Shawline St.,  Ste 306, San Diego, CA

 

San Diego Board Games (Aug 21, 5 - 11 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Mira Mesa Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

Board Game Night (Aug 21, 5 - 11 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Mira Mesa Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

Stone Brewing - Liberty Station Movie Nights: The Dark Knight (Aug 21, 5 - 10 pm)

Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens, 2816 Historic Decatur Rd, # 116, San Diego, California 92106

 

San Diego North County Board Games: Trivia Night and Beer Tasting (Aug 21, 6 pm)

Longship Brewery, 10320 Camino Santa Fe, San Diego CA

 

Tuesday Night Magic the Gathering Draft (Aug 21, 6:30 pm)

Sky High Comics, 625 S Rancho Santa Fe Rd, San Jul cos, California 92078

 

Monthly Calafia Barding Guild Meeting (Aug 21, 7 pm) - Society for Creative Anachromism

10016 Allenwood Way, Santee, CA 92071

 

Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz (Aug 21, 7 pm)

Rip Current Brewing North Park, 4101 30th St, San Diego, CA 92104

 

Tuesday Lightsaber Choreo/Workout (Aug 21, 7:30 - 9:30 pm)

Spreckels Organ Pavilion, Balboa Park, San Diego, California 92101

 

San Diego Skeptic Society: Drinking Skeptically (Aug 22, 6 - 8 pm)

Legacy Brewing Tap and Kitchen, 7060 Miramar Rd Ste 100, San Diego, California 92121

 

San Diego Dungeons & Dragons Meetup Group: At Ease Adventures (Aug 22, 6 - 8:30 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Mira Mesa Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

Pokemon Tournament (Aug 22, 6 - 9 pm)

Level Up Gaming, 3762 Mission Ave, # 103, Oceanside, California 92058

 

San Diego Boardgames Group (Aug 22, 6 - 9 pm)

Fuddruckers, 8285 Mira Mesa Blvd., San Diego CA

 

Magic the Gathering- Draft (Aug 22, 6:30 pm)

Knowhere Games & Comics, 744 Grand Ave, Ste. 102, San Jul cos, California 92078

 

Studio Ghibli Festival: From Up On Poppy Hill (Aug 22, 7 pm)

Angelika Film Center, 11620 Carmel Mountain Rd, San Diego, CA 92128

 

Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz (Aug 22, 7 pm)

Herb and Eatery Cafe, 2210 Kettner Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101

 

San Diego Sabers Wednesday Training Session (Aug 22, 7 pm)

Cadman Park and Recreation Center, San Diego, California 92117

 

San Diego Sci-Fi/Fantasy Writers Group: Critique Sesh (Aug 22, 7 - 9 pm)

Subterranean Coffee Boutique, 412 University Ave., San Diego CA

 

Star Wars: A New Hope In Concert (Aug 22, 2018; 7:30 pm)

Embarcadero Marina Park South, 200 Marina Park Way, San Diego, CA 92101

Tickets: $31 - 104

Facebook

 

Yugioh Tournament (Aug 22, 7:30 pm - midnight)

Level Up Gaming, 3762 Mission Ave, # 103, Oceanside, California 92058

 

Game Night in Hillcrest/North Park (Aug 22, 8 pm)

Tiger! Tiger!, 3025 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92104

 

Couch Conflict! San Diego Local Multiplayer Games (Aug 22, 8 - 10 pm)

Rip Current Brewing North Park, 4101 30th Street, San Diego, CA

 

Studio Ghibli Festival: From Up On Poppy Hill (Aug 23, 11 am)

Angelika Film Center, 11620 Carmel Mountain Rd, San Diego, CA 92128

 

San Diego Dungeons & Dragons Meetup Group: D&D Encounters (Aug 23, 6 - 8 pm)

Game Empire, 5037 Shawline St.,  Ste 306, San Diego, CA

 

A Game of Thrones 2018 Summer League (Aug 23, 6 - 11 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Miramar Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

Star Wars X-Wing Summer League (Aug 23, 6 - 11 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Miramar Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

Android: Netrunner S2 Tournament (Aug 23, 6:30 - 11 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Miramar Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

Thursday Night Magic the Gathering Standard (Aug 23, 6:30 pm)

Sky High Comics, 625 S Rancho Santa Fe Rd, San Jul cos, California 92078

 

Practice for Harvest Masquerade Regency Ball (Aug 23, 7 - 9:30 pm)

Balboa Park's Casa del Prado, room 207, 1650 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101

 

Legend of the Five Rings Casual Play (Aug 23, 7 pm - midnight)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Miramar Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

Darkstar Dinner (Aug 23, 7:30 pm) - UCSD SF Club

Location: TBA

 

Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz (Aug 23, 8 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Mira Mesa Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

Star Wars Legion (Aug 24, 5 - 11 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Miramar Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

San Diego Boardgames Group: Newbie Game Night (Aug 24, 6 - 9 pm)

Game Empire, 5037 Shawline St.,  Ste 306, San Diego, CA

 

Friday Night Magic the Gathering (Aug 24, 6:30 - 10:30 pm)

Brute Force Games, 4241 Park Blvd, San Diego, California 92103

 

Young Adult Book Club (Aug 24, 7 pm)

Roar by Cora Carmack

Mysterious Galaxy, 5943 Balboa Ave, Ste 100, San Diego, California 92111

 

Friday Night Magic the Gathering (Aug 24, 7 pm - midnight)

Level Up Gaming, 3762 Mission Ave, # 103, Oceanside, California 92058

 

Dungeons & Dragons (Aug 24, 7 - 10 pm)

Level Up Gaming, 3762 Mission Ave, # 103, Oceanside, California 92058

 

Waltz and Such (Aug 24, 7:15 - 9:45 pm)

Balboa Park's Casa del Prado, room 207, 1650 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101

Suggested Donation: $2

 

Summer Movies in the Park: Coco (Aug 24, 7:30 - 10 pm)

Colina Del Sol Community Park - 5319 Orange Ave., San Diego, CA 92115

 

Darkstar board game night (Aug 24, 7:30 - 10:30 pm)

UCSD

 

San Diego Festival of Books (Aug 25, 2018; 10 am - 5 pm)

Arts District Liberty Station, 2640 Historic Decatur Rd, San Diego, California 92106

Facebook

 

X-Wing Store Championship (Aug 25, 10 am - 10 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Mira Mesa Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

Saturday Morning Light Saber Exercises (Aug 25, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm) - Order of Rebel Knights

Balboa Tennis Club, 2221 Morley Field Dr, San Diego, California 92104

 

San Diego Pathfinder Society (Aug 25, 11 am - 9 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Mira Mesa Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

Beach Day Cosplay Photoshoot (Aug 25, 2018; 1 - 8 pm)

Oceanside Pier, The Strand N, Oceanside, CA 92054

 

Garb Bazaar - A Vintage Clothing Pop Up (Aug 25, 2 - 6 pm)

Normal Heights Masonic Center, 3366 Adams Ave, San Diego, California 92116

 

Final Fantasy FFTCG constructed (Aug 25, 2 - 6 pm)

Brute Force Games, 4241 Park Blvd, San Diego, California 92103

 

Summer 2018 Potluck Spar-B-Q (Aug 25, 2 - 6 pm)

Nobel Recreation Center Playground, Toscana Dr, San Diego, CA 92122

 

Marvel/DC Comics Pottery Night (Aug 25, 5 - 7:30 pm)

Cool Creations Paint your own Pottery and Cafe, 1753 Garnet Ave, San Diego, California 92109

 

Summer Movies in the Park: Black Panther (Aug 25, 5:30 - 9 pm)

Heritage Park, 1381 E. Palomar Street, Chula Vista, California 91913

 

SD Who Con: Bowling with the Doctor (Aug 25, 6 - 9 pm)

Kearny Mesa Bowl, 7585 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, California 92111

 

Commander Night (Aug 25, 6 pm)

Sky High Comics, 625 S Rancho Santa Fe Rd, San Jul cos, California 92078

 

Yugioh Tournament (Aug 25, 6:30 - 11:30 pm)

Level Up Gaming, 3762 Mission Ave, # 103, Oceanside, California 92058

 

San Diego Historic Wargamers (Aug 26, noon - 6 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Mira Mesa Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

The Southbay Pokemon League (Aug 26, noon - 3 pm)

South Chula Vista Library, 389 Orange Ave., Chula Vista, CA 91911

 

San Diego North County Board Games (Aug 26, 2 - 5 pm)

Knowhere Games & Comics, 744 Grand Ave, Ste 102, San Jul cos, California 92078

 

Legacy Sundays (Aug 26, 2 - 6 pm)

Brute Force Games, 4241 Park Blvd, San Diego, California 92103

 

Pokemon Tournament (Aug 26, 2:30 - 5:30 pm)

Level Up Gaming, 3762 Mission Ave, # 103, Oceanside, California 92058

 

San Diego English Country Dancers (Aug 26, 6 - 9 pm)

Rancho Bernardo Swim and Tennis Club, 16955 Bernardo Oaks Dr, San Diego, CA 92128

 

Vista Game Design Meetup: Game Design Social (Aug 26, 7 - 9 pm)

Pair A Dice Games, 2020 Hacienda Dr., Vista CA

 

San Diego Boardgames Group: Play Ascension (Aug 27, 4 - 7 pm)

Game Empire, 5037 Shawline St.,  Ste 306, San Diego, CA

 

San Diego Historic Wargamers (Aug 27, 4 - 9 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Mira Mesa Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

Pokemon Celestial Storm S1 League Challenge (Aug 26, 4:30 - 8 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Mira Mesa Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

Library Got Game (Aug 27, 6 - 8 pm)

Georgina Cole Library, 1250 Carlsbad Village Dr., Carlsbad CA

 

Monday Night Blood Bowl League (Aug 27, 6 - 9 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Mira Mesa Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

Necromunda League (Aug 27, 6 - 11 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Mira Mesa Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

The Malefic Engine: A Warhammer AoS Narrative Campaign (Aug 27, 6 - 11 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Mira Mesa Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

Board Game Monday (Aug 27, 6 - 9 pm)

Wavelength Brewing Company, 236 Main St, Vista, California 92084

 

Monday Night Modern Magic the Gathering (Aug 27, 6:30 pm)

Sky High Comics, 625 S Rancho Santa Fe Rd, San Jul cos, California 92078

 

Pokemon - Standard Tournament (Aug 27, 6:30 pm)

Knowhere Games & Comics, 744 Grand Ave, Ste. 102, San Jul cos, California 92078

 

Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz (Aug 27, 7:30 pm)

Effins Pub & Grill, 6164 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92115

 

Stone Brewing- Liberty Station Movie Nights: The Princess Bride (Aug 28, 5 - 10 pm)

Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens - Liberty Station, 2816 Historic Decatur Rd, # 116, San Diego, California 92106

 

Board Game Night (Aug 28, 5 - 11 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Mira Mesa Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

San Diego Board Games (Aug 28, 5 - 10 pm)

Game Empire, 5037 Shawline St.,  Ste 306, San Diego, CA

 

San Diego Board Games (Aug 28, 5 - 11 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Mira Mesa Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

San Diego Makers Guild Monthly Meeting (Aug 28, 6 - 9 pm)

Rancho Bernardo Branch Library, 17110 Bernardo Center Dr., San Diego, California 92128

 

San Diego North County Board Games: Trivia Night and Beer Tasting (Aug 28, 6 pm)

Longship Brewery, 10320 Camino Santa Fe, San Diego CA

 

Tuesday Night Magic the Gathering Draft (Aug 28, 6:30 pm)

Sky High Comics, 625 S Rancho Santa Fe Rd, San Jul cos, California 92078

 

Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz (Aug 28, 7 pm)

Rip Current Brewing North Park, 4101 30th St, San Diego, CA 92104

 

Tuesday Lightsaber Choreo/Workout (Aug 28, 7:30 - 9:30 pm)

Spreckels Organ Pavilion, Balboa Park, San Diego, California 92101

 

San Diego Dungeons & Dragons Meetup Group: At Ease Adventures (Aug 29, 6 - 8:30 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Mira Mesa Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

San Diego Boardgames Group (Aug 29, 6 - 9 pm)

Fuddruckers, 8285 Mira Mesa Blvd., San Diego CA

 

Pokemon Tournament (Aug 29, 6 - 9 pm)

Level Up Gaming, 3762 Mission Ave, # 103, Oceanside, California 92058

 

Magic the Gathering- Draft (Aug 29, 6:30 pm)

Knowhere Games & Comics, 744 Grand Ave, Ste. 102, San Jul cos, California 92078

 

Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz (Aug 29, 7 pm)

Herb and Eatery Cafe, 2210 Kettner Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101

 

San Diego Sabers Wednesday Training Session (Aug 29, 7 pm)

Cadman Park and Recreation Center, San Diego, California 92117

 

San Diego Sci-Fi/Fantasy Writers Group: Critique Sesh (Aug 29, 7 - 9 pm)

Subterranean Coffee Boutique, 412 University Ave., San Diego CA

 

Yugioh Tournament (Aug 29, 7:30 pm - midnight)

Level Up Gaming, 3762 Mission Ave, # 103, Oceanside, California 92058

 

Game Night in Hillcrest/North Park (Aug 29, 8 pm)

Tiger! Tiger!, 3025 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92104

 

Couch Conflict! San Diego Local Multiplayer Games (Aug 29, 8 - 10 pm)

Rip Current Brewing North Park, 4101 30th Street, San Diego, CA

 

A Game of Thrones 2018 Summer League (Aug 30, 6 - 11 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Miramar Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

San Diego Dungeons & Dragons Meetup Group: D&D Encounters (Aug 30, 6 - 8 pm)

Game Empire, 5037 Shawline St.,  Ste 306, San Diego, CA

 

Harry Potter Trivia (Aug 30, 6:30 - 8:30 pm)

Savagewood Brewing Company, 9879 Hibert St, Suite F, San Diego, California 92131

 

Thursday Night Magic the Gathering Standard (Aug 30, 6:30 pm)

Sky High Comics, 625 S Rancho Santa Fe Rd, San Jul cos, California 92078

 

Practice for Harvest Masquerade Regency Ball (Aug 30, 7 - 9:30 pm)

Balboa Park's Casa del Prado, room 207, 1650 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101

 

Legend of the Five Rings Casual Play (Aug 30, 7 pm - midnight) - til Dec 28

AT EASE Games, 8990 Miramar Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

Darkstar Dinner (Aug 30, 7:30 pm) - UCSD SF Club

Location: TBA

 

Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz (Aug 30, 8 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Mira Mesa Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

Star Wars Legion (Aug 31, 5 - 11 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Miramar Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

Summer Movies in the Park: Lego Ninjago (Aug 31, 5:30 - 9 pm)

Montevalle Community Center, 840 Duncan Ranch Rd, Chula Vista, California 91914

 

San Diego Boardgames Group: Newbie Game Night (Aug 31, 6 - 9 pm)

Game Empire, 5037 Shawline St.,  Ste 306, San Diego, CA

 

Friday Night Magic the Gathering (Aug 31, 6:30 - 10:30 pm)

Brute Force Games, 4241 Park Blvd, San Diego, California 92103

 

Friday Night Magic the Gathering (Aug 31, 7 pm - midnight)

Level Up Gaming, 3762 Mission Ave, # 103, Oceanside, California 92058

 

Dungeons & Dragons (Aug 31, 7 - 10 pm)

Level Up Gaming, 3762 Mission Ave, # 103, Oceanside, California 92058

 

Waltz and Such (Aug 31, 7:15 - 9:45 pm)

Balboa Park's Casa del Prado, room 207, 1650 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101

Suggested Donation: $2

 

Darkstar board game night (Aug 31, 7:30 - 10:30 pm)

UCSD

 

Monday Night Blood Bowl League (Sep 3, 6 - 9 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Mira Mesa Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

Necromunda League (Sep 3, 6 - 11 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Mira Mesa Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

The Malefic Engine: A Warhammer AoS Narrative Campaign (Sep 3, 6 - 11 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Mira Mesa Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

A Game of Thrones 2018 Summer League (Sep 6, 6 - 11 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Miramar Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

Nat Talk: Ecosystems and Us - Surprising Connections (Sep 11, 7 - 9 pm)

San Diego Natural History Museum, 1788 El Prado, San Diego, California 92101

Tickets: $9

 

Mars Movies (Sep 21, 7 - 11 pm)

National Geographics MARS, Season One, Part 1

Mars: Power

Mars: Darkest Days

Mars: Crossroads

Studio 106: Williams microCINEMA, San Diego Reader Building,

Free, Please RSVP to Gerry Williams at filmist@mac.com as seating is limited.

 

San Diego Vintage Sci-Fi (Sep 22, 7 - 11 pm)

The Prisoner: Arrival
The Prisoner: The Chimes of Big Ben

The Prisoner: The Schizoid Man

The Prisoner: Hammer into Anvil

Studio 106: Williams microCINEMA, San Diego Reader Building,

Free, Please RSVP to Gerry Williams as seating is limited.

 

 

 

LAN-a-thon Under the Sun (Aug 17 - 19, 2018)

San Diego LAN HQ, 4319 Corral Canyon Rd., Bonita CA

Membership: BYOC: $15 to Jul 23, then $20. More with computer rental.

 

TwainFest 2018 (Aug 18, 2018; 11 am - 4:30 pm)

Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, 4002 Wallace St, San Diego, California 92110

Facebook

 

San Diego Festival of Books (Aug 25, 2018; 10 am - 5 pm)

Arts District Liberty Station, 2640 Historic Decatur Rd, San Diego, California 92106

Facebook

 

San Diego Costume Guild 2018 Annual Sale (Sep 22 - 23, 2018; 10 am - 5 pm)

Balboa Park Club, 2144 Pan American Rd W, San Diego, CA 92101

 

Vista Viking Festival 2018 (Sep 22 - 23, 2018)

Vista Viking Festival, 2006 E Vista Way, Vista, California 92084

Facebook Event

 

Harvest Masquerade Regency Ball 2018 (Sep 22, 2018; 5:30 - 9:30 pm)

Playford Plodders English Country Dance, 1800 El Prado, Rm 203 San Diego, CA

 

Fangaea Con (Sep 22 - 23, 2018)

Town & Country Hotel and Convention Center, 500 Hotel Cir. North, San Diego CA 92108

Rate: $129

Guests of Honor: Derek Stephan Prince, Chris Patton

Tickets: $30 to 9/21, then $40; VIP tickets: $100

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Gaslight Steampunk Expo (Oct 5 - 7, 2018)

Town and Country Hotel and Convention Center, 500 Hotel Circle N San Diego, CA 92108

Rooms: $130 s/d, $150 t, $170 q

Guests: James Blaylock, Scott Brodeen

Memberships: $55, $140 VIP pass

Contact Page - Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

San Diego Maker Faire (Oct 6 - 7, 2018)

Balboa Park, San Diego CA 92101

Tickets: $16 to 8/31, $21 to 10/5, $29 at door; Weekend passes available.

Facebook Group

 

San Diego Who Con (Oct 19 - 21, 2018)

Handerly Hotel San Diego, 950 Hotel Cir N, San Diego, CA 92108

Guests: Natalija Nogulich, Doc Phineas, Marc Biagi, River Alexandra Song, others

Memberships: $60

Facebook Group

 

SoCal Open 2018 (Oct 27 - 28, 2018) - Gaming Con

Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014

Tickets: $20 - $75

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

San Diego Historical Games Convention (Nov 9 - 11, 2018)

Handlery Hotel, 950 Hotel Cir N, San Diego, CA 92108

Rate: $109

Membership: TBA, Registration limited to 150

Facebook Group

 

The Centennial Ball (Nov 9; 5:30 - 8:30 pm)

San Diego LGBT Community Center, 3909 Centre St, San Diego, California 92103

Tickets: TBA

 

2018 Winter LAN-A-THON BYOC (Nov 16 - 18) - Video Games

Holiday Inn Express, 632 E. St., Chula Vista CA

$40

 

Winter WonderLAN 2018 (Dec 8, 11 am - 8 pm) - Video Games

Montezuma Hall, 6075 Aztec Cir Dr, San Diego, CA 92182

Tickets: $10 - 60

 

Cos-Losseum (Jan 5, 2019; 10 am - midnight)

Four Points by Sheraton, 8110 Aero Dr, San Diego, CA 92123

Tickets: $10 to TBA, then $15. $20 at the door

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Escon (Jan 25 - 27, 2019) - Gaming Convention
McMahan House, Cal State San Marcos, San Marcos, CA
Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group

 

ConDor 26: Thru the Looking Glass (Feb 22 - 24, 2019) - SF&F Convention

Handlery Hotel, 950 Hotel Cir N, San Diego, CA 92108

Rate: $120/night

Guests: TBA.

Memberships: $30 to ?, then TBA

Facebook Group

 

San Diego Comic Fest (Mar 7 - 10, 2019)

Four Points by Sheraton, 8110 Aero Dr, San Diego, CA 92123

Guests: Sergio Aragones, Bill Schelly, John Semper, James Robinson, others.

Memberships: $50

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - Instagram

 

San Diego Rocket Con (Mar 9, 2019, 10 am - 7 pm; Mar 10, 2019; 10 am - 5 pm)

Scottish Rite Event Center, 1895 Camino Del Rio South, San Diego CA

$10

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Gaslight Gathering (Apr 12 - 14, 2019)

Handlery Hotel, 950 Hotel Cir N, San Diego, CA 92108

Rate: TBA

Guests: TBA.

Tickets: $70 to ?, VIP $90

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter

 

Anime Conji (May 31 - Jun 2, 2019)

San Diego Marriott Mission Valley, 8757 Rio San Diego Dr, San Diego, CA 92108

Rate: $139

Guests: TBA

Membership: TBA

Facebook Group - Twitter

 

Escon (Jul 26 - 28, 2019) - Gaming Convention
McMahan House, Cal State San Marcos, San Marcos, CA
Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group

 

Exhibitions

 

Fleet Night of Science: Myth Busters: The Explosive Exhibition (Feb 22 - Sep 3)

Fleet Science Center, 1875 El Prado, San Diego 92101

 

Steampunk: The Exhibit (Jun 8 - Sep 30)

San Diego Automotive Museum, 2080 Pan American Plaza, San Diego, CA 92101

 

Oddities: Hidden Heroes of the Scripps Collection (Jun 29 - ?)

Birch Aquarium, 2300 Expedition Way, La Jolla, CA 92037

Tickets: Included with Aquarium Admission of $18.50

 

Shannon Wheeler: Sh*t My President Says (Jul 6 - Aug 31, 2018)

San Diego Comic Art Gallery, 2765 Truxtun Rd, San Diego, CA 92106

 

 

 

 

 

 

Groups

 

SF/Fantasy

 

- General

 

Com Station Z

A forum for persons with and interest in Science Fiction and Fantasy to meet like-minded individuals and contribute in positive ways to our community.

Contact: Kathy Frizbie - Facebook

 

Darkstar

The science fiction, fantasy and gaming club at UCSD.

Email - Facebook

 

San Diego Science Fiction and Fantasy Meetup

Hosts various SF&F and gaming events.

Facebook

 

S.T.A.R. San Diego

Online social SF group that also participates in local conventions and holds an birthday celebration in October.

The organization was founded in 1972.

Facebook

 

- Media

 

501st Stormtrooper Legion

A Star Wars fan club celebrating the movies using costumes and props of the stormtrooper characters in their various incarnations.

Facebook

 

California Association of Pop-culture Enthusiasts

 

Crazed Imaginations

Shadow casts midnight shows of The Rocky Horror Picture Show every Friday in at the La Paloma Theatre Encinitas and third Saturdays at the Ken Cinema in Kensington.

Check website for special events and themed showings.

Facebook

 

Doctor Who and Other Cool Shows/Movies meetup

The group gathers to watch, discuss, and celebrate Doctor Who and other SF media.

 

Doctor Who San Diego

Online group for local fans of The Doctor

 

East County Ghost Busters

 

Escondido Anime Club

 

Fans of the Winchester boys meet up

 

Harangalaar Clan San Diego - Mandalorian Mercs - Star Wars Cosplay group

 

IKV Stranglehold

Dedicated to preserving the Klingon lifestyle through costuming, reenactment, outings, and social events.

We also welcome Pirates at the Stranglehold, and do Steampunk as the League Of Supremely Evil Revolutionaries otherwise known as L.O.S.E.R.

Contact (KHan Den yo aj) - Facebook (Klingons) - Facebook (Pirates) - Facebook (L.O.S.E.R)

 

Imperial Sands Garrison

Stormtrooper Garrison for San Diego and Imperial Counties.

 

The Mars Society of San Diego hosts The Mars Movie Night

Monthly showings, usually third Friday of the month.

Contact: Gerry Williams

 

San Diego Browncoats

Local fan group for Joss Whedons Firefly TV show and Serenity movie.

Contact - John Monteaguado - Facebook

 

San Diego Fan Force

A Star Wars fan club and the official San Diego chapter of Fan Force (a global Star Wars fan community).

We meet regularly to socialize and share our love of Star Wars and other geeky things. We have movie nights, picnics, and monthly meetings.

We also participate in events for childrens charities, and attend conventions and theme parks.

Contact: James Floyd

 

San Diego Hetalians - Fans of anime/webcomic Axis Powers Hetalia

 

San Diego MSTies - Mystery Science Theatre fans

 

San Diego My Little Pony Convention Planning

 

San Diego Sabers - Light Saber combat group

 

San Diego Star Wars Society

Active in the area for charitable and community wide events.

Contact - Facebook

 

San Diego Vintage Sci-Fi

Meets, usually on third Saturdays, to watch films, TV, and serials made through 1969. Rubber monster suits, cheesy dialogue, and scripts by Robert A. Heinlein and others!

Contact: Gerry Williams

 

Sci-Fi Movie Night

Monthly meetings in Vista CA

 

U.S.S. Copernicus - Star Trek interest community

 

Walking Dead D&D (Dead & Dinner) Night

 

- Anime

 

Cal Animage Beta Chapter

UCSD anime society, but non students are welcome.

Contact - Facebook - Yahoo

 

Okore

Anime and Manga Group

 

SD Animanga

Live, eat, and drink anime? Members participate in countless anime events, meetups, and conventions around So-Cal.

 

sd-anime

Meets in the local San Diego area for discussion, anime viewing, and the occasional potluck.

If you like to watch anime until your eyes ache, and enjoy the company of other anime and manga fans, join this group!

 

- Other

 

Fantastic Harry Potter Fans and Where To Find Them - North County Group

 

Harry Potter Group of San Diego (Meetup)

Facebook

 

Humans vs. Zombies! - Field Game

 

General Geek/Nerd

 

Active Lifestyle Nerds

 

Geek Girls of San Diego

They hold several events every week around the county to play games, craft, watch films, discuss books, and geek out in a variety of ways.

Facebook

 

North County Nerdfighters

Getting Nerdfighters together for geeky activities in North County.

 

San Diego Geeks

Created to give local geeks a way to find each other and talk about all the Geekary they might not be able to with others at work or as often as they might like

... or just geek out over all things nerdy from Conventions, comics, cosplay to gaming.
Sub Group of SoCal Geeks

 

San Diego Geeky Fun Times - for geeks in the 20s and 30s

 

San Diego-Tijuana Metropolitan Area Nerdfighters

Getting Nerdfighters together for geeky activities.

 

Vista Nerd Club

 

Books/Reading/Comics

 

Cyborg Knights Book Club

Carlsbad, CA

 

La Mesa Comic Lovers Book Club

Meets every 3rd Tuesday at La Mesa Library, 8074 Allison Ave., La Mesa CA 91942

Ages 18+

 

San Diego Book Discussion Group

Meets monthly to discuss SF&F literature at Mysterious Galaxy bookstore, 5943 Balboa Ave., Suite 100, San Diego CA 92117

 

Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Group

Meets monthly at the Oceanside Barnes and Noble, El Camino North Shopping Center, 2615 Vista Way, Oceanside CA 92054

 

Writing

 

Clarion Writers Workshop

The annual Clarion workshop is widely recognized as a premier proving and training ground for aspiring writers of speculative fiction.

Applicants must submit two complete short stories and be age 18 or older to apply. Scholarships are available.

 

San Diego Sci-Fi/Fantasy Writers Group

 

Steampunk and Victoriana

 

San Diego Steampunk Events

A place where local Steampunk events can be posted and advertised.

 

San Diego Tea Duelists

Enthusiasts of the art of tea dueling (obviously).

 

San Diego Steampunk Meetup

 

Starburner Galactic Courier Service

Facebook

 

Costuming/Cosplay

 

San Diego Cosplay and Costume Support Group

Online group for cosplayer and costumer mutual support.

 

San Diego Comic Con Cosplayers

This group is for anyone who cosplays at Comic Con (The one in San Diego)

 

San Diego Costume Guild

A group of costumers, professional and hobbyist, who meet to learn and share costuming information and events.

We enjoy creating, displaying, and wearing historical, fantasy, and genre costumes.

Facebook

 

San Diegostuck

Local community serving as way to get cosplayers of all stripes (Homestuck, anime, comics, etc.) together at events.

Tumblr

 

SD Cosplay

Resource for cosplay events, news, guides, and communities. We hold regular gatherings, photo shoots, and parties, as well as convention reviews.

Contact - Facebook

 

Period Dancing

 

The Playford Plodders

Dances of England of the mid-17th century.

Facebook

 

San Diego English Country Dancers

Dances of the late 18th and early 19th century

Dances most Sundays at the RB Swim & Tennis Club, 16955 Bernardo Oaks Dr., San Diego, CA 92128

Contact - Facebook - Meetup

 

San Diego Regency English Country Dancers (Aug 9, 7 - 9:30 pm)

Balboa Park's Casa del Prado, room 207, 1650 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101

 

San Diego Vintage Dance Society

Dancing in Time....delving into the history and art of social dance, music, manners, & clothing ... from 1800 to 1960.

Facebook

 

Waltz and Such

A group of San Diego, CA dancers dedicated to spreading the joy of vintage social dance through weekly classes, practice sessions, and occasional special dance events.

Dances of the late 19th and early 20th century. The focus is on having FUN, and dancing with musicality.

Meetings most Fridays, Balboa Parks Casa del Prado, room 207, 1650 El Prado, San Diego CA 92101

 

Re-enactors and Recreationists

 

Barony of Calafia

The regional chapter of the worldwide Society for Creative Anachronism,

which studies and reenacts pre-17th-century European society: tournaments, heraldry, crafts, workshops, cuisine, etc.

Facebook - Calendar

 

Scholars of Alcala - Renaissance Sword Fighting

 

The Historical Martial Arts Preservation Society of San Diego

Associated with the Poly Unified Martial Arts Association (PUMAA),

the goal of the Preservation Society is to preserve and revive traditional forms of martial arts training, such as bartistu, ninjitsu and pankartion.

 

The Southern Horde

The Southern Horde is the San Diego Chapter of the Norse Hollywood Dining Vikings.

We welcome Vikings, Valkyries and barbarians of all shapes and sizes to join us on our raids!

 

Gaming

 

Gam3rcon

 

Game Night in Hillcrest (Meetup.com)

 

Gaymers San Diego

 

San Diego Gaymer Group

 

San Diego SCIFI Tabletop/LARP Gamers

 

Vista Game Design Meetup

 

 - Live Action Role Playing (LARP)

 

Carlsbad Medieval/Fantasy LARP

 

Dystopia Rising SoCal - South

Post zombie apocalypse LARP

 

Midgard LARP

 

Night Terrors Vampire LARP

3rd Saturdays, 3 - 9 pm

Laws of Night Revisited

Contact: mal2011st@gmail.com

 

- Role Play Gaming

 

D&D 5th edition Adventure League

 

El Cajon Roleplaying Games (RPGs) Meetup

 

MidCity Dungeons and Dragons Getaway Group

 

Ramona Dungeons & Dragons Meetup

 

San Diego Star Wars FFG Roleplaying and Tabletop

 

The San Diego Dungeons and Dragons Meetup Group

 

San Diego North County Dungeons and Dragons Meetup

 

San Diego Pathfinder Society

Started to connect the Pathfinder Society Organized Play opportunities in the greater San Diego area. See website calendar for details.

 

San Diego Roleplaying Association

Meet local GMs who need players, players who need games, and discuss RPGs in general. Many roleplaying events on calendar each month.

 

- - Table Top/Strategy

 

The 56 Board Game Group - Gaming for those along the 56 corridor

 

Board @ The Library - Board Games at the National City Library

 

Bored Gamers Group

 

Magic the Gathering (Escondido CA)

 

North County Board Games Group

 

North County Magic: The Gathering (Oceanside CA)

 

North County Tabletop Gamers

 

Play Magic

 

Point Loma and OB Strategy Game Nights

 

Reroll Both Die - Board Games & Barfood

 

San Diego Board Games Group

 

San Diego Historic Wargamers, Facebook

 

San Diego Historical Miniature Wargamers

 

San Diego Magic the Gathering

 

San Diego Redditors Gaming Club

 

San Diego Wargaming Miniatures Meetup

 

Star Wars X-Wing Miniature Gamers

 

UTC Board Game Society

 

- Video Games

 

Couch Conflict! Meetup

Multiplayer Video Games.

Facebook

 

NintenDiego

Nintendo-based meetup group oriented towards adults but open to all.

We connect Nintendo fans together throughout San Diego county through tournaments, socializing and enjoying the amazing things San Diego has to offer.

Our monthly meetups take place at various county locations, from north to south and east to west!

 

Pokemon Go League

 

Pokemon Go Players of San Diego

 

Pokemon Go Team Instinct of San Diego

 

SanDiegoLan.net

Nintendo 3DS meetups. Always free and open to all, and gathering at least monthly.

Facebook

 

San Diego Smash 4 Community

 

San Diego Team Mystic - Pokemon

 

StreetPass San Diego

Nintendo 3DS meetups. Always free and open to all, and gathering at least monthly.

Facebook - Twitter - Google+ - Reddit - Instagram

 

Virtual Reality Gaming Tournaments

 

Science and Technical

 

BOoM - Benevolent Order of Makers

 

Geek Girl - San Diego

Our Mission: to educate and empower every girl and woman at every age level, on every skill level, at every income level on computer technology with fun and provide a legacy by giving back and paying it forward.

 

Open Source Makers Lab

2591 Pioneer Ave., Suite G, Vista CA 92081

 

San Diego Association for Rational Inquiry (SDARI)

An educational and investigative organization which advocates the application of scientific method and open rational inquiry to extraordinary claims of all kinds.

Facebook - Meetup

 

San Diego Makers Guild

 

San Diego Robotics Club (meetup)

 

San Diego Science (Meetup) - Family Science Activities

 

San Diego Space (Meetup)

 

Teen Science Cafe, Southeast San Diego

 

Teen Science Cafe, Expanding Your Horizons, San Diego

 

 

Other Groups of Interest

 

San Diego Furries

 

San Diego Science Advocacy Group

 

San Diego Sphinxes - A Muggle Quidditch team

 

OTHER EVENT AND ORGANIZATION SOURCES:

 

Geek City Guide: San Diego

 

San Diego Eventful (books)

 

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