modern Times Extravaganzas

July
20
2024

Power HIIT & Beer

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We’re partnering up with @socialyardsd and @lskd for a live DJ Power HIIT Class, local vendors, and a performance by Saint Luna!

Live DJ Power HIIT Class: Kick off the day with an energizing Power HIIT class, featuring a live DJ to keep the vibes high and the beats pumping. Get ready to sweat, move, and groove in this high-intensity workout designed for all fitness levels.

Local Vendors: Explore and support local vendors who will be showcasing their amazing products and services. It’s the perfect opportunity to discover new favorites and connect with the local wellness community. Each vendor has donated amazing items to the raffle so stay for the afterparty and maybe you’ll win some fun prizes!

Afterparty: Enjoy live music and performances by the incredible band Saint Luna, raffle prizes from local vendors and continue the celebration with great company, craft brews, and more.

Special Offer: The first 30 people to purchase tickets will receive a free LSKD workout set! To claim your set, submit your size when purchasing your ticket and arrive by 11:45 AM on the day of the event to receive your gear!

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Lomaland Fermentorium

12:00-4:00PM

July
21
2024

Learn to Play Dungeons & Dragons

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This class will teach you everything you need to know in order to play and run Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition games and campaigns.

A lot of people put off learning how to play D&D because it’s hard to know where to begin.

Fear not, this class demystifies the game and gives new players all the tools they need to immediately start playing with friends.

This class uses the D&D Starter Set (which you’ll receive a digital copy of) to cover the basics of the three core D&D 5th Edition rules and core books – The Player’s Handbook, Dungeon Masters Guile, and Monster Manual.

You’ll learn how to create characters, run campaigns, conduct in-game combat and spellcasting, roleplay monsters and NPCs, reward and level up your players’ characters, and much more.

The first portion of this class we walk you through rules for Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition using the Starter Set. The second portion of this class is spent playing out actually D&D combat scenarios with volunteers from the class.

Each Class Participant Will Receive:

– All the of digital supplementary materials you’ll need to play a full beginner’s D&D 5th Edition campaign. Including character sheets and rule book.

– A seven-piece set of polyhedral dice

– A 3D printed miniature game figure

Event Schedule:

1pm -2:30pm: Class instruction

2:45pm – 4pm: Students practice DMing, gameplay and creature battles using dice and miniatures

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Lomaland Fermentorium

1:00-4:00pm

July
23
2024

Crafting Comics & Beer!

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This event offers the unique opportunity to meet-and-greet some of the best present-day creators in the comics industry while tasting some of the best craft beers at Modern Times. Our panel includes multiple Eisner-Award winning creatives and editors who have been behind some of fan-favorite comics over the past 30 years.

The night will start off with a 15-20 minute panel and Q&A session led by entertainment journalist Ernie Estrella and our esteemed VIPs will rotate each 30 minutes, autographing one of their more recent releases.

This will also provide an opportunity to hear about the comics-making process, as well as try out new books by established creators and talents on the rise.

VIP Guest List

  1. Becky Cloonan (Writer of X-O Manowar, Artist on Hello, Darkness, Writer/Artist of Somna)
  2. Tula Lotay (Artist of Barnstormers, Writer/Aritst on Somna)
  3. Ariela Kristantina (Artist of Adora and the DistanceShepherd)
  4. Greg Lockard (Writer of Liebestrasse and Trick Pony)
  5. Lee Loughridge (Colorist on Somna and countless titles, Co-Creator/Writer of Midstate and Standstill)
  6. Will Dennis (Editor of countless DSTLRY, Image and Vertigo Comics)
  7. Jock (Artist on Snow Angels, Writer/Artist of One Dark Knight, Gone** DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES, JOCK WILL BE UNABLE TO ATTEND THE EVENT** We apologize for the inconvenience and we are working with Jock to see if he can still sign copies of Snow Angels during SDCC.

    Your $125 will get you:

    • 2 Drink Tickets
    • URBN Catering Meal (Pizza/Salad/Dessert) – Vegan & Vegetarian options are available
    • 1 Copy of the Somna Hardcover
    • 1 Copy of Snow Angels TPB #1
    • 1 Copy of Trick Pony TPB
    • 1 Copy of Adora and the Distance TPB

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Lomaland Fermentorium

6:00-9:00PM

July
25
2024

Bring Your Own Vinyl Night

Bring your favorite records (or sample from our record shop!) and help curate the playlist of the night! On Thursday, July 25, @djtykes will be spinning from your personal records from 5:00-8:00PM. Help set the vibe and enjoy that good old-fashioned analog sound.

North Park Flavordome

5:00-8:00PM

August
04
2024

Retro Photoshoot with Gretchen Otero Photography

$63 | What’s Included?
10-15 minute portrait session
2 digital photographs
Galactic/Retro editing if desired
$8 beer credit from Modern Times
Opportunity to choose all of your images through Zoom.
Appointments Required! Book your session at https://www.gretchenotero.com/lomaland

Lomaland Fermentorium

12:00-8:00PM

August
07
2024

Game Night

Join us for Game Night at the Flavordome on August 7th from 6 to 8 pm in partnership with Let’s Play a Game Foundation. Bring your own game, play one of our classics, or try something new – no matter what we’ll make sure you spend the night laughing with friends new and old. Play with us to enter a raffle and win your next favorite game night classic!

North Park Flavordome

6:00-8:00PM

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