San Diego Weekend Events Roundup 11.10.16

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

Edited by Lisa Kelley

Del Mar Racing
Nov. 11-Dec. 4. The fall “Bing Meet” features thoroughbred racing four days a week (dark M-W). Post time is 12:30 p.m. Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar, 858.755.1141.



veterans-day-parade-san-diego-5Veteran’s Day Parade
Nov. 11. The 30th annual San Diego Veteran’s Day Parade is themed “A Tribute to the Guardians of Freedom,” and will recognize the veterans of every era as well as serving soldiers, marines, sailors, airmen and coast guardsmen. Harbor Dr., San Diego Embarcadero.



silver-strand-halfSilver Strand Half Marathon
Nov. 13. Run with the waves of the Pacific Ocean on the right and the San Diego Bay and downtown skyline on the left, during the 17th annual Silver Strand Half Marathon. The 10 Miler division of the race is also open walkers, skaters, ellipticals, hand cycles and wheelchairs. Sunset Park, Coronado to Imperial Beach Pier Plaza.



wine-classicSan Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival
Nov. 13-19. SoCal’s largest wine and culinary festival includes a grand tasting, wine-tasting seminars and dinners, cooking classes and celebrity chefs galore. (Photo Kevin Hulett). Embarcadero Marina Park North, San Diego Embarcadero,



measure-for-measureARTS + CULTURE
Measure for Measure
Through Nov. 20. The Old Globe Theatre presents its third year of Globe for All, an initiative to bring free performances of Shakespeare plays to venues catering to diverse communities across San Diego County. Measure for Measure brings a blend of comedy and drama to the stage. In a decadent Vienna, the strict, newly appointed leader Angelo wants to rid the city of moral decay—until he falls for a young nun pleading for the life of her brother, and things get complicated. See website for detailed performance schedule and locations.

museum-of-artVisible Vaults
Opens Nov. 12. The San Diego Museum of Art launches an interactive exhibition that brings works of art from the museum’s vault to the public eye, many for the first time. The exhibition features nearly 300 culturally diverse works and is designed to offer a behind-the-scenes look by inviting guests to open drawers, peek into virtual storerooms and more. 1450 El Prado, Balboa Park, 619.232.7931.


whos-line-screen-grabWhose Live Anyway?
Nov. 12. Comedians and Whose Line Is It Anyway? favorites Ryan Stiles (The Drew Carey Show), Greg Proops (The Smartest Man in the World), Jeff B. Davis (The Sarah Silverman Program) and Joel Murray (Mad Men) invent incredibly witty scenes, performing some of the improv games made famous on the TV show. California Center for the Arts, 340 N. Escondido Blvd., Escondido, 800.988.4253.


sparks-gallery-balcony-shotAnimalia / A Group Show
Opens Nov. 12. Sparks Gallery presents a new exhibit, “Animalia / A Group Show” featuring 32 local San Diego artists with each work of art depicting animals of reality and imagination. Works will be of various mediums including watercolor, oil paintings, iron and marble works, photography and more. 530 Sixth Ave., downtown, 619.696.1416.



sound-of-musicThe Sound of Music
Nov. 15-20. This brand-new production of the beloved story of Maria and the von Trapp Family will delight audiences with its Tony-, Grammy- and Academy Award-winning score, including “My Favorite Things,” “Edelweiss” and the title song. Broadway/San Diego Civic Theatre, 1100 Third Ave., downtown, 619.570.1100.



marketFOOD + DRINK
MARKET Restaurant + Bar 10 Year Anniversary
Nov. 10-11. In celebration of a decade of dining, San Diego’s MARKET Restaurant + Bar is hosting two commemorative 10-course dinner and wine pairings. Executive chef Carl Schroeder has compiled a gourmet menu featuring cabernet-braised prime beef short ribs, miso-marinated cod, blue cheese souffle, smoked prime rib eye cap and more. $325/pp. 3702 Via de la Valle, Del Mar, 858.523.0007.


stuffed_lobster1Tuesday Tasting at Bluewater Boathouse Seafood Grill
Nov. 15. Coronado’s Bluewater Boathouse showcases a special wine pairing dinner featuring holiday stuffed Maine lobster. The New England tradition includes a whole Maine lobster stuffed with a special shrimp and buttery panko-crumb stuffing, clam chowder, two sides and two glasses of sauvignon blanc to complement the dish. $35/pp. 1701 Strand Way, Coronado, 619.435.0155.