San Diego Memorial Day Senior Baseball Tournament

Special Events


We have planned a number of optional special events for the more adventurous, aimed particularly at out-of-town visiting teams. Results of a player survey were too few to ensure minimum participation in most events. However, interest in a barbecue Sunday night was overwhemingly positive, so that event is being planned and set up.

Barbecue (Reserve in Advance!)

Date: Sunday, May 25 at 7:00 pm
Location: Seaside Room, Marina Village, 1936 Quivira Way, San Diego CA 92109
Cost: $15 per

Description: The Seaside Room has a nice view of San Diego’s Mission Bay that will accommodate up to 300 people. Dinner will include country barbecued ribs and chicken (seconds OK), ranch-style bbq beans, corn on the cob, country potato salad, baked breads/rolls, a beverage station and dessert station. We may also hold a Raffle (opportunity drawing) for interested attendees.

See Barbecue Reservation form.

Golf Tournament

Status: Pending due to golf course organizer. The Event Sales Manager at the Vineyard GC offered to solicit our 200 players, collect money and run the tournament for us. An update from him is expected May 8.
Date: Friday, May 23, 2014 at 9:00 am
Location: The Vineyard, 925 San Pasqual Rd, Escondido CA 92025 (U-T course review; see video)
Cost: $49 per
Special Instructions: Contact Jeff Phillips at The Vineyard

Description: The Vineyard has been named best course for the buck located in San Diego’s North County, 25 miles from Mission Valley hotels. We will have prizes for closest-to-pin, long drive and post-round best ball blind draw low score (pick cards). Encourage $1 games like birdie, sandie, arborist, snake (3-putt), pink ball (shortest drive). Free range balls, Lunch and a beer will be provided (who said there’s no such thing as a free lunch?).

Microbrewery Tour

Status: Canceled due to lack of interest.
Date: Friday, May 23, 2014 or Saturday/Sunday
Location: Stone Brewery, public tours noon to 6pm - $3
Location: Green Flash Brewery, Fri 3 to 11pm, Sat noon to 9pm, Sun noon to 6pm - $5
Location: Wineries, see Temecula Wineries

Description: The Temecula Valley, about 50 miles north and east of San Diego, is known for its wineries, nearly rivaling those more famous ones in the Napa-Sonoma valley of Northern California. We could arrange a bus tour or a self-transported caravan to the wineries Friday afternoon, where wine tasting is usually in the range of $5-$8 per winery (see http://www.temeculawines.org/). Some also offer hors d'oeuvres and dinner. What's not so well known is that San Diego is also a hotbed of micro-breweries, named by some industry magazines as the #2 beer place in the nation after Portland, Oregon. We could choose from a couple local micro-brews where you can take a tour and then try the wares. With a group, we can get the breweries to open up early just for us (micro-brewery tour had highest interest on survey).

Padres Game

Status: Canceled due to lack of interest.
Date: Saturday, May 24, 2014 at 7:10 pm
Location: Petco Park. Find tickets here.
Cost: $19 - $120

Description: The San Diego Padres are at home for a 4-game series with the Chicago Cubs, Wednesday through Sunday, May 22-25. All games are at 7:10 pm at Petco Park, except Sunday at 1:10 pm while we're playing. We can get some special deals on high-end events through a member -- or just a lowest cost option for outfield bleacher tickets only (highest interest on survey).


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