Things To Do This Weekend | San Diego Weekend Events Roundup 10.2.14

San Diego Weekend Events Roundup

Find the best San Diego things to do this weekend.

South ParkEVENTS
South Park Walkabout
Oct. 4. Explore the quarterly evening festival that showcases the unique and independent businesses within South Park. The free event will feature extended business hours as well as sidewalk snacks, entertainment, discounts and new merchandise. Select restaurants will be offering $5 Taste of Harvest specials including pumpkin brownie sundaes from Eclipse Chocolate and sweet potato sliders from Station Tavern and Burgers. 6-10 p.m. southparkscene.com

 

WaypointWaypoint Public Anniversary Celebration
Oct. 1-15. Don’t miss out as Waypoint Public curates a lineup of 15 rare beers in celebration of its one-year anniversary. At 4 p.m. daily, one beer will be released along with a complementary daily food pairing to bring out the flavors of the tapped beer. 3794 30th Street, San Diego, 619.255.8778. waypointpublic.com

 

 

FWSDFashion Week San Diego
Sept. 29-Oct. 5. Showcasing local and national designers with a range of styles from street couture to modern glamour, this fashion-forward event features art and beauty forums, after-parties, runway shows, a trunk show and live entertainment. Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier, 1000 N. Harbor Drive, San Diego. fashionweeksd.com

 

 

OktoberfestLa Mesa Oktoberfest
Oct. 3-5. Celebrate German heritage at the 40th annual La Mesa Oktoberfest. More than 250 vendors, three beer gardens, five food courts and a kiddie carnival will fill 10 city blocks. La Mesa Blvd. (between Acacia and Fourth avenues), La Mesa, 619.465.7700. lamesachamber.net

 
TheEaglesMUSIC
The Eagles
Oct. 4. The legendary rock band takes the stage at Viejas Arena as a part of its international “History of The Eagles” tour. The group has won six Grammy Awards and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998. Expect to hear hits such as “Hotel California”, “Heartache Tonight” and “How Long.” 8 p.m. Tickets from $75. Viejas Arena at Aztec Bowl San Diego State University, 5500 Canyon Crest Dr., San Diego, 619.594.0234. ticketmaster.com

 

sdmartART
Gauguin to Warhol
Oct. 4-Jan 27. Gaze upon the masterpieces of more than 40 monumental artists of the 20th century. The Gauguin to Warhol: 20th Century Icons from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery exhibit traces the path of modern art through a survey of iconic 20th century works from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery’s renowned collection. Featured artists include Pablo Picasso, Georgia O’Keefe, Paul Gauguin and Andy Warhol. The San Diego Museum of Art, 1450 El Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego, 619.232.7931. sdmart.org

 

OldTownArtOld Town Art Festival
Oct 4-5. Get inspired as this arts and crafts show takes over the streets of historic Old Town San Diego. Browse the unique works of over 100 local and international artisans, sample fine wines and craft beers in the tasting garden and dance along with live Latin-inspired music. Admission is free. Event runs 10 a.m.-6 p.m. both days. 619.233.5008. oldtownartfestival.com

 

 

BeachfestSPORTS
Pacific Beachfest 5K
Oct. 4. Race along the shores of Mission Beach during Pacific Beachfest’s 5K race. Runners will start the race on the sand near Joe’s Crabshack, continue down towards Belmont Park and circle back to the finish. All participants will receive a 5k tank top, finishers medal, and two free beers (must be 21+ to enter beer garden). Registration from $45. See website for full race schedule. Located in Mission Beach. pacificbeachfest5k.com

 

chargers-footballSan Diego Chargers
Oct. 5. Bolt Up! The Chargers (3-1) host the New York Jets (1-3) on Sunday afternoon at Qualcomm Stadium. Get to Qualcomm Stadium early on Sunday for the Power Party tailgate featuring large screen TVs, food, drinks and meet-and-greets with the Charger Girls. Qualcomm Stadium, 9449 Friars Road, San Diego, 619.641.3100. chargers.com

 

 

TheRoyaleTHEATER
The Royale
Oct. 4-Nov. 2. Loosely based on real events, Marco Ramirez’s new play brings to explosive life the sights and sounds of the early 20th-century boxing circuit, and the ultimate fight for a place in history. Contains strong language. White Theatre at the Old Globe, 1363 Old Globe Way, Balboa Park, 619.234.5623. theoldglobel.org

 

 

StarBright Star
Through Nov. 2. Billy Cane, a young soldier home from World War II, meets Alice Murphy, the brilliant editor of a southern literary journal. Together they discover a powerful secret that alters their lives. Tony Award-winning director Walter Bobbie (Broadway’s Chicago) makes his Globe debut with this entertaining musical of enduring love, family ties and the light of forgiveness that shines from a bright star, written by Steve Martin and singer/songwriter Edie Brickell. The Old Globe, 1363 Old Globe Way, San Diego, 619.234.5623. theoldglobe.org 

 

kingdomKingdom City
Through Oct 5. When displaced New York director Miriam finds herself in Kingdom City, Missouri, she reluctantly agrees to direct a high school production of The Crucible. As the play unlocks the students’ repressed desires, a local youth minister threatens to cancel the play, creating a firestorm in this small conservative town. A funny and sharp new play inspired by true events. La Jolla Playhouse, 2910 La Jolla Village Drive, La Jolla, 858.550.1010. lajollaplayhouse.org

 

 

FallenAngelsFallen Angels
Through Oct. 5. This irresistibly witty romp provides a continuously entertaining two hours of sheer delight. When you combine two slightly bored British women, an amorous Frenchman, clueless husbands and one very cheeky maid, you have the ingredients for an enjoyable evening of merriment that only Noël Coward can provide. From witty asides to uproarious slapstick, this fast-paced farce will leave you in stitches. North Coast Repertory Theatre 987 Lomas Santa Fe Dr., Suite D, Solana Beach, 858.481.1055. northcoastrep.org

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