Events | San Diego Weekend Events Roundup 8.27.15

Weekend Roundup

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

Arts & Amps
Aug. 29. The final installment of Karl Strauss Brewing Company’s Arts & Amps series welcomes local blues/rock band Little Hurricane to perform in their outdoor tasting room. The evening will include an art show by Thumbprint Gallery and a beer collaboration with Monkey Paw Brewing. 5985 Santa Fe St., Pacific Beach.


_BeerFest_Final[52]Craft Beer Festival
Aug. 29. The Del Mar Racetrack hosts the Craft Beer Festival with more than 100 brews to taste from noon-6 p.m. in the Seaside Concert area. Festival goers can try five, seven-ounce tastes for $20/pp, including an exclusive Ballast Point brew specially tapped for the occasion. 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar,


botanic-gardenThursday Family Fun Nights
Aug. 27. Head to the San Diego Botanic Garden for an energetic performance by the kid-folk band, Hullabaloo as well as extended hours at the garden. Adults $14, children 3-12 $8/pp. 230 Quail Gardens Dr., Encinitas, 760.436.3036.


flowboardingNational Flowboarding Championships
Aug. 29. Professional flow boarders compete at WaveHouse San Diego with flips, tricks and turns as they vie for the chance to compete next at the World Championships. Admission is free and the competitions last from 2-9 p.m. 3125 Ocean Front Walk, Mission Beach, 858.228.9317.


brewfoodSan Diego Brew & Food Festival
Aug. 29. Motley Brews hosts the inaugural Brew & Food Festival featuring 70+ breweries, chef creations from top San Diego restaurants, live music and beautiful bay views. 3-6:30 p.m. Waterfront Park, 1600 Pacific Hwy,


cork-and-draftCork & Draft
Aug. 29. Sip, taste and socialize at San Diego’s Cork & Draft Classic with unlimited wine and beer tastings, food available for purchase, lawn games, live music and beautiful views of America’s Finest City. 3-6 p.m. Embarcadero North Park, 400 Kettner Blvd.


Summer Pops- A Tribute to Journey
Aug. 27. From “the city by the Bay” to international rock stardom, Journey was a powerhouse arena rock act of the 1980s. For one night, The San Diego Symphony and Faithfully, a Journey tribute band, perform the famous band’s hits under the stars, including “Open Arms,” “Who’s Crying Now” and “Don’t Stop Believin.” Embarcadero Marina Park South, 200 Marina Park Way, San Diego Marina,


ClassicRock_300x300Summer Pops- A Night of Classic Rock
Aug. 28-29. The Embarcadero is ready to rock with John Elefante, former vocalist of Kansas and a lineup of rock veterans as they perform guitar-driven classics from Aerosmith to Led Zeppelin to Journey and more. The San Diego Symphony Orchestra joins with the brass, strings and percussion to keep the evening rocking. 200 Marina Park Way, San Diego Marina,


Weird-AlWeird Al Yankovic
Aug. 28. Taking the stage after the last races of the evening, Weird Al Yankovic will keep Del Mar laughing into the evening. The parodist is known for making light of pop culture and contemporary artists and will be performing his “Mandatory World Tour.” 7 p.m. 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar,


tswftTaylor Swift
Aug. 29. Seven-time Grammy Award-winner, Taylor Swift hits Petco Park on her 1989 World Tour that spans eight countries across four continents. Joining her performance will be opening acts Vance Joy and Shawn Mendes. The pop star icon will be performing hits including “Bad Blood,” “Shake It Off,” and more. 100 Park Blvd., East Village.


atlas-geniusAtlas Genius
Sept. 2. The Aussie brothers’ tour hits San Diego as they promote their new album Inanimate Objects. Playing the House of Blues, Atlas Genius will perform with Dreamers and The Shelters. 7 p.m. 1055 Fifth Ave., Gaslamp Quarter, 619.299.2583.


National Pots du Creme Day at Bleu Boheme
Aug. 27. The French bistro in Kensington is known for its ever-changing seasonal menu of comforting French cuisine. In honor of National pots du creme day, Bleu Boheme has added a special dessert, butterscotch pot du creme to its menu. The dessert will be served with caramel sauce, whipped creme fraiche and sea salt. 4090 Adams Ave., Kensington, 619.255.4167.


kitchen-4140Gluten-free Dining with Kitchen 4140 and Duck Foot Brewing Co.
Aug. 27. San Diego’s farm-to-table restaurant Kitchen 4140 and gluten-free brewery Duck Foot Brewing Company debut a prix fixe “wheatless” dinner. The evening will include a social hour of craft beer pours and a six course beer-paired dinner including seared scallops, grilled summer peaches, salmon crudo, dry-aged ribeye and olive oil cake. $79/pp.