From outdoor activities to exploring arts and culture, check out the top San Diego weekend events for February 22-25.
Cielo—Latin Club Night
Feb. 23. Decked in rich gold and black decor, Lair Nightclub in the Gaslamp Quarter welcomes revelers for a new weekly Friday night showcase featuring everything from Reggaeton to Latin Top 40 and Spanish Trap. The Latin series—dubbed Cielo—will also host special out-of-town DJs. 21+. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. $10. Lair Nightclub, 7th & Broadway, San Diego. lairnightclub.com
Camp Shred 2018
Feb. 24-25. Shred some waves at the world’s largest surf demo. The sixth annual event brings the best surfing brands and thousands of consumers together for a weekend of surfing while giving back to California State Parks. Highlights include surf demos, entertainment, a beer garden, food trucks, live performances and more. Sa 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Su 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. San Elijo Campground, 2050 S. Coast Hwy. 101, Cardiff. surfer.com
Chinese New Year Food & Cultural Fair
Feb. 24-25. Celebrate the Year of the Dog at this two-day event showcasing exciting performances, Asian art and culture, an array of delicious Chinese and Asian food, and more. Additional highlights include children’s activities, lantern parade and a raffle. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. San Diego Chinese Historical Society and Museum, 404 3rd Ave., San Diego. sdcny.org
Good Dog Pet Outfitters Presents Doga
Feb. 24. Practice your downward dog pose with your pup for the inaugural Doga—Dog and Yoga—class. The class consists of a pack walk followed by yoga poses behind the boutique accessible for all levels of fitness. After the class, humans and their companions are invited into the Good Dog Pet Outfitters boutique for treats and 10 percent off the entire store. 9-10 a.m. $20 per person/dog. 3034 Cañon St., San Diego, 619.564.7534. Tickets
FOOD + DRINK
San Diego Winter Brew Fest
Feb. 24. Sip your way through 30 different breweries while listening to live music at this one-day fest. 21+, no infants. VIP hour 6-7 p.m., GA 7-10 p.m. VIP $50 advance, $60 day-of. GA $40 advance, $50 day-of. Fleet Science Center in Balboa Park, 1875 El Prado, San Diego. sandiegobrewfest.com
ARTS + CULTURE
Barrios Hermanos presents ‘Border Art’
Feb. 23-Mar. 9. Experience the border art of noted Mexican artists Jorge Tellaeche and Rodrigo “Rod” Villa at the opening reception on February 23 in South Park. Both artists’ work represents the artistic culture found in communities throughout Mexico. Reception 6-9 p.m. The Rose Wine Bar, 2219 30th St., San Diego.
Feb. 24. Award-winning guitarist and world traveler Jesse Cook returns to Escondido for a stylish evening fusing together the worlds of flamenco, classical and jazz music. His first album Tempest landed in the top 15 of the Billboard charts and six of his subsequent albums have gone Gold or Platinum. 7:30 p.m. $25-$60. 340 N. Escondido Blvd., Escondido. artcenter.org
Guest Artist: Mr. Dongsheng Gao
Feb. 25. Witness Chinese artist Mr. Dongsheng Gao demonstrate a unique art form called snuff bottle painting. Guests can also view and purchase many of the bottles Mr. Gao has painted over his 30+ year career. 1-3 p.m. $5 GA, free for members. San Diego Chinese Historical Museum’s Chuang Archive & Learning Center, 541 B. 2nd Ave., San Diego, 619.338.9888. sdchm.org
Through Feb. 25. Confronting the religious and cultural roots of intolerance, this modern-day parable explores the U.S.’s relationship with Africa, and the human capacity for forgiveness. See website for showtimes and ticket prices. Diversionary Theatre, 4545 Park Blvd. #101, San Diego, 619.220.0097. diversionary.org
Through Mar. 4. This touching and timely new play follows a conservative baker who must confront her beliefs on marriage when she is asked to bake the cake for her best friend’s daughter’s wedding. See website for showtimes and ticket prices. Potiker Theatre at the La Jolla Playhouse, 2910 La Jolla Village Dr., La Jolla, 858.550.1010. lajollaplayhouse.org
Camp Shred photo by Jimmicane. Barrios Hermanos presents ‘Border Art’ artwork by Jorge Tellaeche.