Things to Do This Weekend | San Diego Weekend Events

San Diego Weekend Events Roundup

Find the best San Diego things to do this weekend.

padresSPORTS
Padres Baseball
Through Apr. 14. Fresh off Tuesday’s home opener win, the Padres stay in town for two back to back series. Head downtown to support our home team as they take on rivals the Los Angeles Dodgers through Thursday, then the Colorado Rockies Friday through Sunday. Don’t miss the pre-game cookout on Friday, Chase Headley bobble-head night on Saturday and Military Opening Day on Sunday. Petco Park, 100 Park Blvd., East Village. padres.com

ray-at-nightART
Ray at Night
Apr. 13. Shop local and find unique, one of a kind items amid performing arts and musical entertainment while meandering through the area around Ray Street. Businesses, galleries and shops in the North Park Arts District stay open late for this monthly art walk, which is now in its twelfth year. Participating galleries usually include Cirello Gallery, Ray Street Custom Framing, Soul Ryde, The Red Crow, Dani Dodge Art and more. Every second Saturday of the month. 6-10 p.m. North Park Arts District, Ray Street between University and North Park Way. rayatnightartwalk.com

wild-child--belly-upMUSIC
Wild Child – A Tribute to the Doors
Apr. 12. A Los Angeles-based act with 20 solid years of faithfully recreating live Doors performances, Wild Child has earned a reputation around the globe for its careful attention to detail in mirroring the depth, energy and emotion of The Doors at their best. Particularly with the look, sound, and essence of Jim Morrison that front man David Brock brings to the stage. Dazed and Confused also performs in tribute to Led Zepplin. Belly Up Tavern, 143 S Cedros, Solana Beach. 858.481.8140. bellyup.com

camarada-just-jazz-twoJust Jazz Two: Camarada
Apr. 13. Camarada’s Gallery Series offers the ultimate sensory experience by combining hand-crafted wine, evocative art and eclectic music. Just Jazz Two will be a musical exploration of the works of Peter Sprague. The evening begins with a curated wine tasting complimented by light hors d’oeuvres. Following the musical program, guests are invited to meet the artists. 6:30 p.m. Meyer Fine Art, 2400 Kettner Blvd. #104, Little Italy. sandiegochambermusic.com

College-Area-TasteFOOD + DRINK
College Area Taste
Apr. 14. Tempt your tastebuds with delectable delights from more than 20 restaurants at this third annual event. Sample cuisines from around the globe from perfect pastas to all-American favorites to Asian delights while you adventure through College Area on your at your own pace, or hop on one of the Old Town Trolleys available for shuttle service. Participating restaurants include 4.0 Deli, Bistro Sixty, Cucina Fresca, Living Room Café and Laylah’s Patty & Jerk. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. $25-30. collegeareabid.com

taste-of-julianTaste of Julian: A Rural Dining Adventure
Apr. 13. There’s more to Julian than apples! Explore the mountain town’s other culinary delights along side its signature apple pie at this fifth annual event that features nearly 20 restaurants, wineries and breweries. The self-guided tour also includes an art walk featuring original artwork by talented, local and regional artists in conjunction with the Julian Art Guild. 1-5 p.m. $20. 760.765.4758. julianmerchants.org/TOJ

taste-of-point-lomaTaste of Point Loma
Apr. 16. Join thousands of attendees as you nosh you way through 15 of Point Loma’s eclectic eateries, each showcasing a signature dish from its menu against a backdrop of panoramic views of the San Diego Bay. The Wine Pub, Elegant Truffle and the Pearl Hotel are among the range of restaurants participating in this coastal dine-around. Shuttle service between tasting locations is included. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Peninsula Chamber of Commerce and its various community programs. 18+. 5:30-9 p.m. $20/pp. Begin at Point Loma Brigantine Seafood,  2725 Shelter Island Drive, Point Loma. 619.224.2871. showclix.com/event/TasteofPointLoma2013

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Mister A’s Brunch

Ongoing. For the first time in 48 years, the landmark Bankers Hill restaurant is presenting a weekend brunch. Offered in Saturdays and Sundays, brunch includes both innovative and traditional breakfast dished created by longtime Chef de Cuisine Stéphane Voitzwinkler including pork belly and sweet potato hash, veal poutine, and chicken and waffles, all of which pair perfectly with the wide selection of breakfast cocktails offered. 2550 Fifth Ave., San Diego. 619.239.1377. bertrandatmisteras.com

monello-and-societeMonello’s Beer & Pizza Tasting
Apr. 14-18. Monello’s Executive Chef Fabrizio Cavallini and Societe Brewing Company’s Mark Schell have teamed up for a week of pairing Northern Italian pizza with craft beers. Menu highlights include Pizza Margherita paired with The Apprentice IPA, Pizza “Tartufo” paired with The Debutante Belgian ale and Pizza Dolce paired with The Butcher imperial stout. This tasting menu is available for lunch and dinner.  750 W. Fir St., Little Italy. 619.501.0300. lovemonello.com

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Vocabulary Boutique Fashion Show and Tea
Apr. 13. Discover talented stylist and owner of Vocabulary Boutique Cecelia Church’s unique fashion sense at this exclusive afternoon tea featuring top apparel and accessories perfect for spring. Special guest models will showcase Vocabulary Boutique’s Chic spring collection. 2:30-5 p.m. $39. Westgate Hotel Grand Lobby, 1055 Second Ave., San Diego. 619.557.3655. westgatehotel.com

village-street-faireVillage Street Faire
Apr. 14. Chula Vista’s inaugural street fair celebrates the unique and quaint culture of the historic Third Avenue Village with live entertainment on two stages, diverse food, custom-made crafts, business specials, classic car displays and much more. Bring the kids for carnival games and inflatable rides at Memorial Park, where they can also enjoy face painting, balloon making and magic shows. The 21 and up crowd can kick back, enjoy the scenery and take advantage of drink specials at participating Third Avenue eateries. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Third Avenue between E and G streets, Chula Vista. 619.422.1982. thirdavenuevillage.com

ari-shaffir-american-comedyCOMEDY
Ari Shaffir
Apr. 11-13. Amongst other works, Ari Shaffir is most well-known for his series of comedy shorts entitled “The Amazing Racist” where he is seen overtly and ironically racist as a play on TV’s The Amazing Race. He’s has also been featured on the HBO show “Down and Dirty with Jim Norton,” TBS’ show “Minding the Store,” and ESPN Classic’s “Cheap Seats: Without Ron Parker,” and has made a few appearances on “The Opie and Anthony Show.” American Comedy Co., 818 B Sixth Ave., San Diego. 619.795.3858. americancomedyco.com

gentlemans-guideTHEATRE
A Gentleman’s Guide To Love And Murder 
Through April 14. When Monty Navarro finds out he is ninth in line to inherit a dukedom, he decides to eliminate the other eight heirs standing in his way—all played by one incredible actor. A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder stars Ken Barnett as the charming and vengeful Monty Navarro, and Tony Award winner Jefferson Mays as all eight ill-fated members of the D’Ysquith clan. The Old Globe, 1363 Old Globe Way, Balboa Park. 619.234.5623. theoldglobe.org

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