San Diego Weekend Events Roundup 10.13.16

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

Edited by Lisa Kelley

Del Mar International Horse Show
Oct. 12-30. Equestrian athletes showcase two weeks of world-class competition show jumping. Horses and riders compete head-to-head for a spot in the World Cup finals. 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar.



la-costa-film-festLa Costa Film Festival
Oct. 13-16. The fourth annual La Costa Film Festival brings the magic of Hollywood to La Costa with a combination of films and exciting events. Enjoy world premieres, filmmaker Q&A’s, free panels with leading film industry experts and red carpet gala events. Various locations, La Costa. 760.652.9751.



urban-solaceUrban Solace Pop-Up Shop
Oct. 13. North Park’s Urban Solace hosts a pop-up shop showcasing local vendors along with complimentary small bites from its modern comfort menu. Shop for home and paper goods from KB Pure Essentials, Sweet Silhouette, Weeds & Whimsy, Plum + Sparrow, Gold Leaf, Gunn & Swain (pictured) and more. 3823 30th St., North Park, 619.295.6464.



north-parkTaste of North Park
Oct. 15. North Park, one of San Diego’s trendiest neighborhoods, is known for its eclectic eateries, local boutiques and art galleries. Explore the ‘hood during the self-guided walking tour, and nosh on samples from over 50 restaurants and 15 local craft breweries along the way. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. $35/pp. Various locations, North Park.



mac-n-cheeseMac N’ Cheese Festival
Oct. 15. San Diego welcomes a festival that celebrates comfort food at its finest. The second annual Mac N’ Cheese Festival features mac and cheese from 16 local eateries as well as wine and beer pairing samples. $35/pp. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Waterfront Park, 1600 Pacific Coast Hwy., San Diego Marina.



bernardo-wineryBernardo Winery Fall Arts & Crafts Fair
Oct. 15-16. San Diego’s oldest continuous winery welcomes guests to its 39th annual Fall Arts & Crafts Fair showcasing 125+ top fine artisans and crafters from around Southern California. The free event features wine tasting, live music and food options for purchase. Saturday 10am-5pm; Sunday 10am-4pm. 13330 Paseo Del Verano, Rancho Bernardo, 858.487.1866.



bogman-festBogman Festival
Oct. 15. Belly-up turns Irish for a day at the inaugural Bogman Festival featuring San Diego’s top Irish music talent. Enjoy live performances from Brogue Wave, Tony Cummins and Jerry McMorrow, Sara Petite and the Sugar Daddies, and Neil Morrison and Aidan Hanley. 3-6 p.m. $20/pp. 143 S. Cedros Ave., Solana Beach.



surfing-madonnaSurfing Madonna Beach Run
Oct. 15. Hailed to be the largest beach run in the country, the Surfing Madonna 5K, 10K and 15K welcomes runners to a beautiful sandy course along the scenic beaches of North County. Participants receive race-day swag, food and drink specials in downtown Encinitas, a live music performance by Jack Tempchin and more. Starts at Moonlight Beach, Encinitas.



basketballLakers vs. Warriors
Oct. 19. The LA Lakers take on the Golden State Warriors in a preseason game at Valley View Casino Center. 7 p.m. 3500 Sports Arena Blvd., Midway District, 619.224.1471.




symphonyART + CULTURE
San Diego Symphony’s Opening Weekend
Oct. 14-16. Enjoy watching and listening to incredible talent as the San Diego Symphony kicks off its season with violinist Gil Shaham. The concert opens with William Schuman’s American Festival Overture and closes with Joannes Brahm’s Third Symphony. Copley Symphony Hall, 750 B St., downtown, 619.235.0804.


Oct. 14-Nov. 20. The classic drama explores telling the truth in difficult times. The King’s government pressures Britain’s greatest playwright to write a new play with a politically biased history of Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot. This launches the theater’s acting company into a fascinating who-done-it. Lamb’s Players Theatre, 1142 Orange Ave., Coronado, 619.437.6000.



swan-lakeSwan Lake
Oct. 15. Tchaikovsky’s famous Swan Lake, often called the “ballet of all ballets,” combines romance with graceful dance and music. The Russian Grand Ballet Company performs the masterpiece at Spreckels Theatre. 121 Broadway, downtown.



Stone Pour It Black
Oct. 16. The 6th annual dark beer festival features more than 100 stouts, imperial stouts, porters, black IPAs and more gathered from all over the globe. The event includes fifteen tasters and a commemorative glass. $49/pp. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens, 1999 Citracado Pkwy., 760.294.7866.


cork-and-craftAbnormal Dinner Series
Oct. 17. The Abnormal Dinner Series partners with The Cork & Craft, Alpine Beer Company and guest chef Chris Gentile from Double Standard for a multi-course beer-paired dinner. The monthly dinner series is celebrating its 20th installment with this exclusive prix-fixe dining experience. 6-9 p.m. $99/pp. 16990 Via Tazon, Rancho Bernardo, 858.618.2463.



barbusaNight in Sicily Dinner at Barbusa
Oct. 18. Located in the heart of Little Italy, Barbusa dishes up modern Sicilian cuisine. The restaurant is the newest concept by prominent restauranteurs, the Busalacchi’s, and is showcasing a three-course wine-paired dinner to honor National Italian American Heritage Month. Enjoy delicious dining, lively entertainment and a look into Italian culture. (Photo Lyudmila Zotova). $85/pp. 1917 India St., Little Italy.