Things to Do This Weekend | San Diego Weekend Events

San Diego Weekend Events Roundup

Find the best San Diego things to do this weekend.

flemings-valentinesFOOD + DRINK
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar
Feb. 14-17. The love doesn’t stop on Valentine’s Day at Fleming’s! Available through the weekend, menu highlights of this three-course prix fixe dinner include heirloom tomatoes with housemade burrata, citrus-marinated salmon tartare, roasted lobster tail and chateaubriand with crab glacage. A bonus: Guests who dine on any of these dates will receive a $25 gift card toward a future Fleming’s experience. $69.95/pp. In the Aventine complex, 8970 University Center Lane, San Diego. 858.535.0078.

sammyspizza-valentinesSammy’s Woodfired Pizza To-Go Kit
Through Feb. 17. Dish up romance this Valentine’s Day with a gourmet pizza kit—to-go. Each kit includes your choice of fresh dough, mozzarella, house-made tomato sauce and basil. One dollar from every kit sold will benefit the American Heart Association. Want to share your love virtually? There’s even an Instagram contest where you could win dinner for two. Kits start at $6.50 and are available at Sammy’s locations throughout the county.

San Diego Jewish Film Festival
Through Feb. 17. Explore Jewish experiences through slews of shorts, documentaries and feature films at this 23rd annual film festival. This year’s festival includes a special screening from Sha’ar HaNegev, San Diego’s sister city in Israel. More than 30 films will be shown at four different theaters, including films by an international roster of guest artists. Reading Cinemas Town Square 14, 4665 Clairemont Drive, Clairmont Mesa. 858.274.9994.

chinese-new-yearChinese New Year Food And Cultural Fair
Feb. 16-17. 
Welcome the Year of the Snake in a traditional Chinese garden at this two-day event packed with various cultural performances, lion dancers, martial arts demonstrations and acrobatics, children’s crafts, a lantern parade and a wide variety of Chinese and Asian food booths—all in celebration of the Chinese New Year. Free. 10 a.m-5 p.m. The San Diego Chinese Historical Museum, 404 Third Ave., downtown. 619.338.9888.

Coronado Valentine’s Day 10K 
Feb. 17. Extend your Valentine’s Day celebration through the weekend with this 10K run in Coronado. Savor the path along the beautiful San Diego Bay, around Coronado’s golf course and million-dollar homes for a scenic run. Running with your sweetheart is even better.

harlem-globetrotters-casinoHarlem Globetrotters
Feb. 15. Bring the family for a night of impressive athletics and entertaining antics. Formed in 1926, the Harlem Globetrotters team is one of the most recognizable in sports history and the franchise has attracted some of basketball’s biggest names. Known more for its entertainment prowess than its competitive spirit, the team’s monster dunks, hilarious jokes and amazing basketball skills will have you laughing out loud. 7 p.m. Valley View Casino Center, 3500 Sports Arena Blvd, San Diego. 619.224.4171.

Ra Ra Riot
Feb. 15.  Now a four-piece ensemble, Ra Ra Riot released its third album, “Beta Love,” last month. With Wes Miles on vocals, Milo Bonacci on guitar, Mathieu Santos on bass and Rebecca Zeller on violin, “Beta Love” journeys into conversational musings on technological singularity and trans-humanism as each musician explores their re-defined roles in the group. 9 p.m. Belly Up Tavern, 143 S Cedros Ave., Solana Beach. 858.481.8140.

Harland Williams
Feb. 14-16. Known for his hilarious movie roles and outlandish stand-up and sketch comedy routines, comedian and actor Harland Williams has starred in numerous cult classics like “Dumb and Dumber,” “Half Baked” and “There’s Something About Mary.” Williams has also done solo stand-up comedy specials for HBO and Comedy Central, and lent his vocal talents to several animated productions. The American Comedy Co., 818 B 6TH Ave., San Diego. 619.795.3858.

Through Feb. 17. Renowned director Nicholas Martin returns to the Globe to direct this funny, touching and unforgettable battle of wits between two of theatre’s most iconic characters. Eliza Doolittle is in the right place at the right time, just as speech professor Henry Higgins makes a friendly wager that he can change her accent and pass her off as the epitome of English society. Dead Poets Societyand House, M.D. actor Robert Sean Leonard stars in George Bernard Shaw’s masterpiece that inspired the musical My Fair Lady. 1363 Old Globe Way, Balboa Park. 619.234.5623.

samson-and-delilah-operaSamson and Delilah
Feb. 16, 19, 22 and 24. Physically strong though he is, Samson cannot repel the advances of the seductive Delilah, in this opera based on the biblical tale. Urged on by the High Priest of Dagon, she forces him reveal the source of his strength, his hair, which she cuts, rendering him powerless. Captured and blinded, Samson calls on God for forgiveness and destroys the temple and all within it, including the treacherous Delilah. 7 p.m. Civic Theatre, 1100 Third Ave., downtown, 619.570.1100.