San Diego Weekend Events Roundup Jan. 26-29

Find the best San Diego things to do for Jan. 26-29.

Edited by Madelyn Harris


EVENTS
San Diego Sunroad Boat Show 

Jan. 26-29. The 27th annual San Diego tradition will be expanding this year with the addition of more floating docks and larger vessels. In addition, there will be marine vendors, free boat rides, as well as food and beverages. $13 for adults, children under 12 free. Thurs.-Fri. noon-6 p.m., Sat.-Sun. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunroad Marina. 955 Harbor Island Drive. 619.497.5254. bigbayboatshow.com

 

Disney on Ice
Jan. 26-29. Rev up for non-stop fun with four of your favorite Disney stories on ice. Thrill to high-speed stunts as Lightning McQueen and the crew of Cars race across the ice. Dive into adventure with Ariel and The Little Mermaid’s undersea kingdom. The toys are back in town with heroic action when Buzz, Woody, Jessie and the Toy Story gang escape Sunnyside Daycare in their most daring adventure. Plus, enter the wintery world of Arendelle with sisters Anna and Elsa and pals Olaf and Kristoff from Frozen as they learn that true love comes from within. Valley View Casino Center. 3500 Sports Arena Blvd. 619.224.4171. disneyonice.com

 

Chinese New Year Food and Cultural Fair
Jan. 28-29.  Celebrate the Year of the Rooster at this free, two-day annual celebration, featuring more than 25 performances, children’s crafts, a lantern parade and a variety of Chinese and Asian foods and cultural displays.10 a.m.-5 p.m. Third Ave. and J Street., downtown, 619.234.4447. sdcny.weebly.com

 

 

 

San Diego Cat Show
Jan. 28-29. At the annual cat show, judges score pedigree cats on beauty and breed standards, while they rate non-pedigreed, “household pet,” cats on personality and health. Also find educational talks introducing breeds, grooming tips, needs of older cats and cat training tips. Pedigree kittens and cat-related merchandise will be for sale, and local shelters will have cats available for adoption. $9. Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Del Mar Fair Grounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar. sandiegocat.org

 

Farmers Insurance Open
Jan. 28-31. San Diego’s most anticipated pro golf tournament has featured legends such as Tiger Woods and beloved local superstar Phil Mickelson. The action-packed week includes practice rounds for the PGA Tour players, pro-am tournaments, women’s and men’s days, a junior clinic, military appreciation activities and celebrity after-parties. Torrey Pines Golf Course, 11480 N. Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, 858.581.7171. farmersinsuranceopen.com

 

 

Pier South All-Day Wellness Retreat
Jan. 28. Experience Pier South Resort’s unique eco-wellness offerings with a day-long wellness retreat. The package includes an array of destination spa-like activities, such as a bike ride to the border, a visit to the Tijuana Estuary, bootcamp on the beach, volleyball on the sand, “tune up” treatments from D’Ames Spa and a toast to the sunset. $100. Pier South Resort, 800 Seacoast Dr., Imperial Beach, 619.621.5900. piersouthresort.com

 

 

Living Jewelry Workshop
Jan. 29. Master the style and craftsmanship of designing flower jewelry in this workshop with Adorations Botanical Artistry. Founder and Creative Director LaVonne Crawford shares tips and techniques on how to create extraordinary rings, wrist cuffs and pendants made out of live botanical elements. Create up to three accessories of your own, utilizing a variety of succulents and seasonal flowers. 1-4p.m. $105. Sparks Gallery, 530 Sixth Ave., downtown. 619.696.1416. sparksgallery.com

 

ARTS + CULTURES
Beau Jest
Through Feb 12. Sarah’s parents are delighted she is engaged to a charming doctor. Only thing is, she’s not. When they arrive in town for a dinner party, she hires an actor to keep the fiction alive—hilarity and romance ensue in this riveting production. Lamb’s Players Theatre, 1142 Orange Ave., Coronado, 619.437.6000. lambsplayers.org

 

 

Marjorie Prime
Through Feb. 5. This smart, thought-provoking play about memory takes place in the near future, when artificial intelligence has reached new heights, and lifelike robots provide companionship for the lonely. North Coast Repertory Theatre. 987-D Lomas Santa Fe Drive, Solana Beach, 858.481.1055. northcoastrep.org

 

 

Bad Jews
Through Feb 12. The night after their grandfather’s funeral, three cousins engage in a verbal battle over a family heirloom in this savage comedy about family, faith and legacy. Cygnet Theatre at Old Town Theatre, 4040 Twiggs St., Old Town, 619.337.1525. cygnettheatre.com

 

 

Our Great Tchaikovsky  
Through Feb. 12. Hershey Felder takes audiences on a time-bending journey exploring the mystery around some of the greatest music ever composed by one of the greatest composers of all time: Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. San Diego Rep, Lyceum Theatre, 79 Horton Plaza, downtown, 619.544.1000. sdrep.org

 

 

Hypernormal Exhibition by Richard James Yozamp
Jan. 28. Richard James Yozamp will release a new collection of work at his upcoming exhibition Hypernormal. The collection will be an expansion of his previous collection Walkin’ Man, which explores basic human form through size, color and texture. 6-10p.m. Horton Grand Hotel, 311 Island Ave., downtown, 619.544.1886. yozampart.com.

 

 

FOOD + DRINKS
Chinese New Year at Flour & Barley
Jan. 27-Feb. 2. In honor of Chinese New Year, Four & Barley will be offering their specialty Kung Pao Shrimp Pizza. The pizza is hand-crafted with a base of kung pao sauce layered with mozzarella, roasted pepper and shrimp, garnished with green onion and peanut. $17.50. 789 W Harbor Dr. #110., downtown, 619.344.2900. flourandbarley.com

 

National Croissant Day at Pappalecco
Jan. 30. Celebrate National Croissant Day over authentic pastries at Pappalecco. Tuscan baker and chef Lorenzo Bucci rolls all croissants and pastries from scratch each day using only imported Tuscan flour and five simple ingredients in each recipe. Choose from a variety of croissants including a classic croissant, Nutella, almond, strawberry and more. Various locations around San Diego, pappalecco.com

 

 

Dine Out Escondido
Through Jan. 28. Dine Out Escondido restaurant week features 30 local restaurants offering exclusive menu items, discounts and specially priced three-course menus. Stop by new venues and old favorites like Offbeat Brewing Company, Brigantine Seafood & Oyster Bar and The Wooden Spoon. Each restaurant participating will donate $1 of every special they sell during the week to the North County Food Bank’s Food 4 Kids Backpack program. View website for participating restaurants. visitescondido.com

 

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