San Diego Weekend Events Roundup 10.20.16

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

Edited by Lisa Kelley


art-crawlEVENTS
Art Crawl
Oct. 20. The San Diego Museum of Man hosts a special event, paying tribute to San Diego’s diverse, colorful and hip street art scene. Visitors will view rarely-seen objects from the museum’s collections, watch energetic break dancing and drumming, create a chalkboard mural or graffiti art and enjoy street tacos and local craft beer. Tickets include entrance to the museum, food, beverage and entertainment. 6-8 p.m. (Photo Jason Gould). 1350 El Prado, Balboa Park. museumofman.org

mcasdDowntown at Sundown
Oct. 20. The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego invites visitors to enjoy free museum admission, exhibition tours, music by The Roots Factory, drink specials, food truck fare and more. 1100 Kettner Blvd., downtown, 858.454.3541. mcasd.org

 

 

 

carlsbad-oktoberfestRancho BEERnardo Festival
Oct. 22. The fifth annual beer festival features live music, food and local craft brews. Enjoy over 50 local and regional IPAs from signature tasting glasses, while restaurants and food trucks offer up delicious bites. Webb Park, Bernardo Center Dr., Rancho Bernardo. ranchobeernardofestival.com

 

 

burger-and-brewBurgers & Brews
Oct. 22. Burgers and Brews makes its inaugural debut in Liberty Station, featuring unlimited samples of the San Diego’s top burgers from Hodads, Carnitas Snack Shack, Slater’s 50/50 and Burger Lounge. Also enjoy unlimited sips from top local and national breweries, along with music, a beer stein holding contest and gourmet fry bar. $59/pp. 2875 Dewey Rd., Liberty Station. burgersandbrews.com

 

 

farmstandwestFall Harvest Festival & Boutique
Oct. 22-23. Enjoy harvest season at Farmstand West with their annual festival featuring local arts and crafts, baked goods, hayrides, barbecue lunch and more, including a pumpkin patch (lasting all month long). The family-friendly event is free to attend and offers fun for everyone. 2115 Miller Ave., Escondido, 760.738.9014. thefarmstandwest.com

 

 

bankers-hill-festBankers Hill Fall Festival
Oct. 22. Discover the many facets of the historic Bankers Hill community at their inaugural Fall Festival. More than 20 restaurants, studios and boutiques offer complimentary bites, wellness demos, art shows and goods to purchase in this neighborhood-wide open house experience. 1-5 p.m. Various locations, Bankers Hill. new.bankershillbusinessgroup.com

 

 

tedxTedxSanDiego
Oct. 22. TEDxSanDiego returns for its seventh year with The Age of Magic, celebrating the aspects of life that fill us with a sense of awe and wonder. Enjoy 12 dynamic speakers, three performances and showcases of 20 San Diego startup companies and entrepreneurs. Copley Symphony Hall, 750 B St., downtown. tedxsandiego.com

 

 

scallywagYe Scallywag
Oct. 22. NOFX (pictured), Brad Religion and Goldfinger headline this new festival featuring unlimited samples of beer and wine from over 100 craft breweries and artisan wineries. The event also features food from local food trucks and pop-up restaurants. Waterfront Park, 1600 Pacific Hwy., San Diego Marina. scallywagsd.com

 

 

maritime-museumNight of the Living Buccaneer
Oct. 22. After dark, head to the Maritime Museum for a haunted (adults only) pirate party. The Maritime Tavern aboard the historic 1898 Steam Ferry Berkeley will be the setting for live music, photo booths, dancing, drinks and more. $35/pp. 8 p.m.-midnight. 1492 North Harbor Dr., San Diego Embarcadero. 619.234.9153. sdmaritime.org

 

 

harvest-festHarvest Festival
Oct. 21-23. The 44th annual Harvest Festival returns to the Del Mar Fairgrounds featuring family fun, entertainment, shopping and more. More than 300 artists offer unique handmade crafts and gifts, kids can keep busy in the kidzone with complimentary arts and crafts and live performances. 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar. harvestfestival.com

 

 

laughter-on-23rd-floorARTS + CULTURE
Neil Simon’s Laughter on the 23rd Floor
Oct. 19-Nov. 23. Playwright Neil Simon hilariously recounts his writing and wacky antics during the days of live television. North Coast Repertory Theatre, 987-D Lomas Santa Fe Dr., Solana Beach, 858.481.1055. northcoastrep.org

 

 

disgracedDisgraced
Oct. 20-Nov. 13. This Pulitzer Prize-winning drama fearlessly investigates the 21st century clash between American culture and the Islamic faith. San Diego Rep, Lyceum Theatre, 79 Horton Plaza, downtown, 619.544.1000. sdrep.org

 

 

 

 

t-sistersT Sisters
Oct. 21. Indie-Americana trio, the T Sisters take the stage at Winston’s as part of their headlining tour promoting their self-titled sophomore studio album. Erika, Rachel and Chloe sing beautiful harmonies inspired by American folk tradition with inflections of pop, R&B/soul and country. 1921 Bacon St., Ocean Beach. 619.222.6822. tsisters.com

 

 

twyla-thorpeTwyla Tharp Dance 50th Anniversary Tour
Oct. 22. La Jolla Music Society hosts Tony Award-winning choreographer, Twyla Tharp and her troupe of dancers for a choreography performance that blends jazz, ballet, modern dance and even boxing styles. 8 p.m. Spreckels Theatre, 121 Broadway, downtown. ljms.org

 

 

cinderellaCinderella
Oct. 22, 25, 28, 30. The San Diego Opera performs Rossini’s version of the classic fairy tale, showing that virtue does triumph and kindness can make your dreams come true, even without a fairy godmother and a glass slipper. San Diego Civic Theatre, 1100 Third Ave., downtown, 619.570.1100. sdopera.org

 

 

miss-you-like-hellMiss You Like Hell
Oct. 25-Nov. 27. Featuring compelling original songs that are as diverse and eclectic as the U.S., this new musical exudes the joy, love and frustration of being a family in a changing country. Mandela Weiss Theatre at the La Jolla Playhouse, 2910 La Jolla Village Dr., La Jolla, 858.550.1010. lajollaplayhouse.org

 

 

ciders-and-soursFOOD + DRINK
Sours & Ciders Fest
Oct. 22. The fall flavors are the star of the show at Hiatus Lounge’s Sours & Ciders Fest. Enjoy sipping hard ciders and sour beers from all over the country, perfectly matched with fall inspired bites and treats from chef Ingrid Funes. $15/pp. 2-5 p.m. 7955 La Jolla Shores Dr., 858.551.3620. cusprestaurant.com

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