Events | San Diego Weekend Events Roundup 7.23.15

Weekend Roundup

Find the best things to do in San Diego this weekend.

fiesta-de-solEVENTS
Fiesta del Sol San Diego
July 25-26. Celebrate the history, diverse cultures and civic engagement of the people of San Diego at the 10th annual Fiesta del Sol. The free two-day family-friendly event features an entertainment stage, a multi-cultural food court, four community pavilions and more than 100 booths. Logan Ave. between Cesar Chavez Pkwy and S. 26th St., Barrio Logan, 619.777.3492. fiestadelsolsandiego.org

 

art-in-bloomlArt in Bloom
July 24-26. Spanish Village Art Center in Balboa Park hosts a free event showcasing the works of artists and floral designers as they create bouquets of fun and beauty, displayed throughout the courtyard. The works will be displayed starting with the opening reception at 4 p.m. on Friday, and available for viewing Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Spanish Village Art Center, 1770 Village Pl, Balboa Park, 619.233.9050. svacartinbloom.blogspot.com

 

mike_hess_pouringHessFest
July 25. In celebration of its five year anniversary, Mike Hess Brewing is taking over Grim Avenue in North Park to host a party featuring 19 guest breweries, two live bands and great local food as well as special collaboration brews and casks. Attendees get unlimited samples of craft beers, a commemorative glass and food tasters. $45/pp. (Photo Christopher Verdick). Grim Ave. between University and North Park Way, North Park, 619.255.7136. mikehessbrewing.com

 

arts-and-ampsArts & Amps
July 25. Karl Strauss Brewing Company invites guests to enjoy its third installment of Arts & Amps. The free event will showcase live music from local artists The Mattson 2, spinning from DJ OMZ, featured Karl Strauss brews and interactive surf board painting on donated surfboards which will be given to the ReSurf Project. 5985 Santa Fe St., Pacific Beach, 858.273.2739. karlstrauss.com

 

racesDel Mar Racing
Through Sept. 7. Catch thoroughbred racing five days a week (dark Monday and Tuesdays). Post time most days is 2 p.m. and special events include the Four O’Clock Friday concert series, beer festival, family weekends and the $1 million Pacific Classic on Aug. 22. Check out the website for event dates and times. Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar, 858.755.1141. dmtc.com

 

beer-festSan Diego Craft Beer Fest
July 25. With 50+ top rated craft beers from San Diego breweries, the horse racing isn’t the only thing bringing people to Del Mar this weekend. DJ’s will be playing throughout the day and attendees can pair beer with several gourmet food truck offerings. Admission into the beer fest area is free with track admission of $6. Receive five 7 oz. tastings for $20. 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar, 858.755.1167. dmtc.com

 

old-globeTHEATER
Ken Ludwig’s Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery
July 24-Aug. 23. A wildly inventive adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic mystery The Hound of the Baskervilles makes its West Coast premiere. White Theatre at the Old Globe, 1363 Old Globe Way, Balboa Park, 619.234.5623. theoldglobe.org

 

uphereUp Here
July 28-Sept. 6. When introverted 30-something computer repairman, Dan finds a potential spark with outgoing t-shirt designer, Lindsay, his attempts at a relationship are thwarted by the technicolor world in his head. La Jolla Playhouse, 2910 La Jolla Village Dr., La Jolla, 858.550.1010. lajollaplayhouse.org

 

siloCirko Telescoptico
July 24-25
. Cirko Teleskóptico is a fully-immersive, interactive production at the intersection of cirque, dance, technology, and storytelling.  Cirko’s first show, Symposium, is an intimate pop-up dinner circus engineered to super-saturate  senses and crystallize meaningful impressions and entheogenic emotions. The performance will be hosted by Silo at Maker’s Quarter, 1050 Park Blvd., East Village,  makersquarter.com

 

bugsbunnyMUSIC
Summer Pops: Bugs Bunny at the Symphony II.
July 26. Bugs Bunny at the Symphony II celebrates the world’s favorite classic Looney Tunes, projected on the big screen, while the San Diego Symphony Orchestra performs the original scores live. Embarcadero Marina Park South, 619.235.0800. sandiegosymphony.org

 

hamish-andersonHamish Anderson
July 24. Australian singer-songwriter and blues-rock guitarist takes the stage at San Diego’s House of Blues Voodoo Room. Hamish will be playing songs from his recent album Restless including “Shotgun,” “Little Lies,” “Restless” and “Street Lights.”(Photo Richard Brancatisano) 1055 Fifth Ave., Gaslamp Quarter, 619.299.2583. houseofblues.com

 

poolsideSunset Poolside Jazz at The Westgate Hotel
Thursdays through Aug. 27
. Enjoy San Diego’s beautiful sunsets overlooking the cityscape and set to the sounds of some of Southern California’s finest Jazz talents. The Westgate Hotel opens up its pool area on the third floor with jazz entertainment, traditional and craft cocktails, whiskey, wine and beer as well as a gourmet array of appetizers and tapas available. 1055 Second Ave., downtown, 619.557.3655. westgatehotel.com

 

treeART
Grove: The Inner Trees at Contemporary Fine Arts Gallery
July 25
. The Contemporary Fine Arts Gallery in La Jolla hosts a one man exhibition by Orlando Agudelo-Botero. The exhibition’s title, Arboleda, Los Arboles Internos (Grove: The Inner Trees) features of 20 works inspired by the beauty and unique qualities of trees as a symbol of life. The opening reception is from 6-9 p.m. 7946 Ivanhoe Ave., La Jolla, 858.551.2010. contemporaryfineartsgallery.com

 

cuspFOOD + DRINK
Cake bread Cellars Wine Dinner at Cusp
July 26. Cusp Dining & Drinks welcomes the award-winning Cakebread Cellars for an intimate sunset dinner atop Hotel La Jolla. The four-course dinner showcases Executive Chef Donald Lockhart’s special menu with spaghetti alle vongole, heirloom tomato tarts, pan roasted strip loin and bitter chocolate macadamia nut cake and features one of Cakebread’s wines with each course. $50/pp. 7955 La Jolla Shores Dr., 858.551.3620. cusprestaurant.com

 

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