San Diego Weekend Events Roundup July 13-16

Find the best San Diego things to do for July 13-16.

Edited by Madelyn Harris

EVENTS
Vigilucci’s Beach Bocce World Championship

July 15. Come together for one of the largest bocce ball tournaments on the west coast. Last year, 411 teams played 999 games, and this year will be even bigger. All proceeds will be raised for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Carlsbad. Dog Beach Del Marbeachbocce.com

 

 

 

#LIT Pool Party
July 15. Get in the summer groove with a hip hop pool party, featuring DJ Myxzlplix. Drinks and other surprises are in store for guests. 1-7 p.m. $16 general admission. The Lafayette Hotel, 2223 El Cajon Blvd., 619.296.2101. lafayettehotelsd.com

 

 

 

PAWmicon Convention
July 15. Just in time for Comic-Con, this pet-centered event will feature themed costume contests and fashion shows for heroic dogs and their owners (expect to see “Bark Kent”, “The PAW-nisher” and “Robb Bark” from Game of Bones), along with carnival games, arts and crafts, refreshments and more. All proceeds will benefit orphaned pets and programs at Helen Woodward. Free. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Hazard Center, 7610 Hazard Center Drive. animalcenter.org

 

 

 

San Diego Pride Festival & Parade
July 15-16.
The 43rd annual celebration is one of the largest in the nation. Join more than 300,000 members and supporters of the LGBT community from all over the country as they flock to the Hillcrest neighborhood for a festive weekend highlighted by a peaceful rally, a parade, a 5K race and a music festival. Parade: Sa 11 a.m. at University Avenue and Normal Street, Hillcrest. Festival: Sa 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Su 11 a.m.-8 p.m. at Balboa Parksdpride.org

 

 

 


Baseball
Ongoing. Catch a San Diego Padres home game at Petco Park, with rivals including the San Francisco Giants (July 14-16) and Philadelphia Phillies (Aug. 14-16). 100 Park Blvd., East Village, 619.795.5000. mlb.com

 

 

 

International Summer Organ Festival
Through Aug. 28.
On Mondays, enjoy free concerts by internationally renowned organists performing on the world’s largest outdoor pipe organ. 7:30 p.m. Spreckels Organ Pavilion, Balboa Park. spreckelsorgan.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

64th Annual World Championship Over-the-Line Tournament
July 15-16.
Three-member teams compete in S.D.’s original beach softball tournament, a colorful event for mature audiences. All day. Fiesta Island, Mission Bay. ombac.org

 

 

 

FOOD + DRINK
Celebrate National Ice Cream Day
July 16. To celebrate National Ice Cream Day, head to Pappalecco Café for some homemade Tuscan gelato. Try their gelato croissant­­—two scoops of gelato stuffed between a homemade croissant. Various locations. pappalecco.com

 

 

 

Paella Party
July 13. Visit Ponsaty’s for an unforgettable paella experience. Enjoy live Spanish entertainment and sangria along with master chef Patrick Ponsaty’s award-winning seafood paella. $37. 5:30 p.m. Reservations recommended. Ponsaty’s, 6106 Paseo Delicias, Rancho Santa Fe, 858.771.1871. ponsatys.com

 

 

 

Rosé Brunch at Herb & Wood
July 16.
Relax on the gorgeous outdoor patio at Herb & Wood while enjoying Veuve Clicquot Rosé along with a collaborative champagne cocktail. Drinks will accompany tray-passed bites, and the main menu will feature dishes crafted by co-chefs Brian Malarkey and Shane McIntyre. $60. 12 p.m. Herb & Wood, 2210 Kettner Blvd. herbandwood.com

 

 

 

ARTS + CULTURE
The Westwind Brass: Summer Brass Workshop
July 10-14. San Diego’s premier professional brass ensemble presents their interactive summer brass workshop, followed by a free afternoon concert with participant ensembles. 1-4 p.m. SDSU Saville Theatre. westwindbrass.org

  

 

 

King Richard II
Through July 15. Convinced of his divine right to rule, King Richard II acts recklessly and provides the canny Henry Bolingbroke an opening to seize the crown in this insightful portrait of how the forces of history collide and combust to shape a nation’s political landscape. The Old Globe, 1363 Old Globe Way, Balboa Park, 619.234.5623. theoldglobe.org

 

 

 

Avenue Q
Through Oct. 9.
Humans and puppets interact in this hilarious musical about twentysomethings learning how to live and love in New York. OB Playhouse & Theatre Co. 4944 Newport Ave., Ocean Beach, 619.795.9305. obtheatrecompany.com

 

 

 

 

Guys and Dolls
Through Aug. 13. Based on Damon Runyon’s famous tales of small-time hoods and showgirls, Guys and Dolls is filled with some of the most loved showtunes, including “Luck Be a Lady,” “I’ve Never Been in Love Before” and “Sit Down, You’re Rockin’ the Boat.” Shiley Stage at The Old Globe, 1363 Old Globe Way, Balboa Park, 619.234.5623. theoldglobe.org

 

 

 

Animal Crackers
Through Aug. 13. Based on the original Marx Brothers Broadway hit and classic film, this stage adaptation is an outrageous, rollicking, laugh-out-loud musical comedy, complete with audience participation. Cygnet Theatre in Old Town, 4040 Twiggs St., Old Town, 619.337.1525. cygnettheatre.com

 

 

 

At This Evening’s Performance
Through Aug. 6.
A bohemian theater troupe performing in an Eastern European police state finds more drama backstage than onstage in this uproarious comedy. North Coast Repertory Theatre, 987-D Lomas Santa Fe Drive, Solana Beach, 858.481.1055. northcoastrep.org

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