Events | San Diego Weekend Events Roundup 1.14.16

Weekend Roundup

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

Coronado Island Film Festival
Jan. 15-18. The Crown City hosts a film festival featuring new and classic films, workshops, panels and more. Disney’s Coast Guard thriller, The Finest Hours, will open the festival and the closing night picture will be 45 Years. Also enjoy a special bonfire with the screening of the iconic 1958 movie, Some Like It Hot. Various locations.


restaurant-weekSan Diego Restaurant Week
Jan. 17-24. Enjoy fabulous dining for less when nearly 200 restaurants throughout the county offer prix-fixe, three-course meals. Visit website for participating restaurants.


beersSan Diego Beer Fest
Jan. 16. The 6th annual San Diego Brew Fest returns to Liberty Station promising beer from more than 150 beers from 60 breweries, food trucks, music and more. $40/pp. 1-4 p.m. 2640 Historic Decatur Rd., Liberty Station.


multi-cultural-festSan Diego Multi-Cultural Festival
Jan. 16. Celebrate San Diego’s rich cultural diversity at the beautiful waterfront park. Watch live music, dance performances, storytelling, children’s activities, and more at this free festival. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Rocco Park, 585 Harbor Ln., San Diego Marina.


museum-of-manDesserts & Beer Tasting
Jan. 14. Enjoy an after-hours party and indulge in craft brews and scrumptious desserts at the San Diego Museum of Man. Tickets include entrance to the museum, food tastings from Extraordinary Desserts and beer samples from seven different premier breweries. 6-8 p.m. 1350 El Prado, Balboa Park, 619.239.2001.


mlk-parade-sdsu-645x340Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade
Jan. 17. Celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. at this annual waterfront parade along San Diego Bay. Enjoy an afternoon of bands, floats and drill teams as they march along the Embarcadero. downtown.


“Hands On” with the San Diego Symphony
Jan. 16. Enjoy the San Diego Symphony’s free open house as part of the Upright & Grand month-long celebration. Step into the concert hall for “hands on” piano fun and perform in front of friends and neighbors. Piano experts will teach all-level workshops focused on jazz piano, technology and more. Don’t miss the day’s grande finale—a monster piano demonstration of six pianos playing the same piece at the same time. Noon-5 p.m. Jacobs Music Center, 1245 Seventh Ave., downtown, 619.235.0804.


Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Great Nome Gold Rush
Jan. 13-Feb. 7. Sherlock Holmes travels to the Wild West frontier town of Nome, Alaska, and visits a bar run by Wyatt Earp in this world-premiere, fun-filled whodunit. (Photo Aaron Rumley). North Coast Repertory Theatre, 987-D Lomas Santa Fe Dr., Solana Beach, 858.481.1055.


Jan. 19-21. The international Irish dance group is back by popular demand for the 20th anniversary world tour. The performers combine traditional Irish dancing with contemporary movement, music and song. San Diego Civic Theatre, 1100 Third Ave., downtown.


rainstopsfalling_bannerWhen the Rain Stops Falling
Jan. 14-Feb. 14. Alice Springs in the year 2039. A fish falls from the sky and lands at the feet of Gabriel York, and Gabriel knows something is wrong. Fifty years earlier, his grandfather predicted that fish would fall from the sky heralding a great flood which would end life on earth as we know it. Enjoy a multi-layered drama that spans four generations and two continents with patterns of betrayal, abandonment, destruction, forgiveness and love. Cygnet Theatre, 4040 Congress St., Old Town, 619.337.1525.


Jerry Seinfeld
Jan. 15. Funny man Jerry Seinfeld brings his signature stand-up to the San Diego stage for one night only at the San Diego Civic Theatre. 7 & 9:30 p.m. 1100 Third Ave., downtown, 619.564.3000.


ithamarIthamar Has Nothing to Say
Jan. 17. Finest City Improv welcomes the Charlie Chaplin of the 21st century to the stage as Ithamar Enriquez of Arrested Development performs a one-man show without saying a word. Viewers engage in an hour of wordless antics with the star. $15/pp (Photo Lorenzo Hodges). 4250 Louisiana St., University Heights.


bake-saleDINE | DRINK
Quick Breads Baking Class at Bake Sale
Jan. 20. Attendees get a hands-on lesson in baking all types of quick breads at East Village’s Bake Sale Bakery. Enjoy creating and indulging in scones, biscuits, banana bread, muffins and more. $75/pp. 6-9 p.m. 815 F St., East Village, 619.515.2224.


taco-standThe Taco Stand
The favorite La Jolla-based taqueria has just opened its doors at a new downtown restaurant. The Taco Stand shows off traditional Tijuana decor and fresh flavors with menu items like chorizo and egg burritos, nopal taco with grilled cactus, Latin corn on the cob and the Sonora taco with Angus beef. 645 B St., downtown.


Touring Italy in the stylish 1950s, a mother's vacation plans take an unexpected detour when her daughter falls in love with a local boy. A tale of forbidden romance and family secrets, this Tony Award-winning musical features the full LA Opera orchestra. This is one vacation you don't want to miss!

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