San Diego Weekend Events Roundup 11.17.16

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

Edited by Lisa Kelley

Culture & Cocktails
Nov. 17. The San Diego Museum of Art’s Culture & Cocktails event showcases the special exhibition Louis Kahn: The Power of Architecture. Guests will enjoy a behind-the-scenes look at the architect’s works, participate in giant Jenga, build Lego brooches or bow-ties and enjoy photo ops, while sipping delicious craft cocktails. 6 p.m. 1450 El Prado, Balboa Park, 619.232.7931.


nov_downtownsundownDowntown at Sundown
Nov. 17. The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego hosts its monthly reception. Guests will enjoy free museum admission, exhibition tours, DJ beats and food and drink specials. The reception will feature the new exhibition Sandow Birk: Depravities & Monuments. 5-8 p.m. 1100 Kettner Blvd., downtown, 858.454.3541.



ice-at-liberty-stationFantasy on Ice
Nov. 17-Jan. 3. The weather might still be pretty warm, but those looking to get into the holiday spirit can enjoy skating on the outdoor ice rink situated in the heart of Liberty Station. 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas. 2875 Dewey Rd., Liberty Station.



beer-mileNational Beer Mile
Nov. 19. Multi-tasking at its finest: participants in this one-mile run/walk can exercise and drink beer at the same time. The race includes four beers throughout the route, and a free beer after party following the race. Qualcomm Stadium, 9449 Friars Rd., Mission Valley.



mothergooseMother Goose Parade
Nov. 20. El Cajon’s 70-year tradition continues as bands, drill units, floats, clowns, equestrian teams, dignitaries and more parade along Main Street, with a huge Mother Goose float as the grand finale. Main Street, El Cajon.




ramenSan Diego Ramen Festival
Nov. 20. Noodles are the star of the show at the San Diego Ramen Festival, which features eating contests, ramen art, a beer garden, sake specials and ramen from some of San Diego’s top restaurants. Sushi on a Roll, 1620 National Ave., Barrio Logan.




sound-of-musicARTS + CULTURE
The Sound of Music
Through Nov. 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 Best Score, including “My Favorite Things,” “Edelweiss” and the title song. Broadway/San Diego Civic Theatre, 1100 Third Ave., downtown, 619.570.1100.



irationReggae Fest with Iration
Nov. 19. Following the last race of the day at the Del Mar Races Bing Crosby Season, enjoy swaying and singing along to the annual Reggae Fest performances at the Seaside Stage. Through The Roots opens for Iration. Concerts are included with race tickets. 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar.



Whiskey Dinner at Stake Chophouse & Bar
Nov. 17. Stake Chophouse & Bar in Coronado, hosts guests for an educational evening of sipping four different whiskey styles. Guests will then select a whiskey cocktail or wine to enjoy alongside the four-course dinner. Highlights of the menu include smoked oysters, consommé royal, whiskey-brined ahi tuna carpaccio, 60-day dry age Wagyu New York beef steak and chocolate cake with whiskey-soaked figs. $95/pp. 6 p.m. 1309 Orange Ave., Coronado, 619.522.0077.



level2-slideshow-6Craft at the Cove
Nov. 21. George’s at the Cove’s Level2 bar welcomes guest mixologist Josh Carlos for its monthly craft cocktail series. Enjoy an exclusive one-night-only menu of specialty cocktails featuring spirits by Wild Turkey and Russell’s Reserve with beverages priced at $8 each, while enjoying the gorgeous oceanfront views. 1250 Prospect St., La Jolla, 858.454.4244.