Things To Do This Weekend | San Diego Weekend Events Roundup 11.6.14

Weekend Roundup

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

San Diego Asian Film Festival
Nov. 6-15. The 15th annual event includes feature films, shorts and animation from Asian artists worldwide. The festival will take place across several venues throughout San Diego County. Visit website for details.



home-eventsSan Diego Beer Week
Nov. 7-16. Celebrate the art of craft beers during this annual event, featuring more than 50 local breweries and a lineup of tastings, festivals, brewery tours, cheese pairings and beer dinners. Various locations.



Caja-de-Pandora-IIFriday Night Liberty
Nov. 7. San Diego’s largest monthly gallery walk features the artwork of dozens of local artists and galleries, celebrating Colombian culture through photography, painting, dance and music. Guests can participate in community art projects or create their own masterpieces at Hotspot Painting and Pottery. 5-9 p.m. NTC at Liberty Station, 2640 Historic Decatur Road, Liberty Station.



FALL-BACK-LOGO-2014-300dpi[Fall Back Festival
Nov. 9. Sunday welcomes the 14th annual Fall Back Festival, a children’s historical and cultural street faire, in the heart of the Gaslamp Quarter. The free festival, reminiscent of the 1880s includes an old-fashioned hay ride, a Wild West show, pony rides, and the chance to pan for gold. 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Gaslamp Museum, 410 Island Ave, Gaslamp District, 619.233.4692.



tah2014_india_web_img-v2Tower After Hours
Nov. 6. Taste cuisine from Royal India, drink Indian beer and IPAs, watch performances of Bollywood-style dancing, and receive henna body art. Balboa’s Museum of Man celebrates the colorful cultural heritage of India. 6-8 p.m. San Diego Museum of Man, 1350 El Prado, Balboa Park, 619.239.2001,



DelMarRacesDel Mar Racing
Nov. 7-30. The inaugural fall stand features thoroughbred racing three days a week (Nov. 7-9) and then four days a week (Nov. 13-30; dark M-W). Post time is noon (11 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day). Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar, 858.755.1141.



odap-fallmeetAfter the Races
Nov. 7. After a day at the racetrack, L’Auberge Del Mar hosts their annual Opening Day After Party where guests and locals alike can celebrate the inaugural Bing Crosby Season. Tickets for the evening’s festivities (5-11 p.m.) are $50 and include hors d’oeuvres and music by DJ Gabe Vega. L’Auberge Del Mar, 1540 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, 858.793.6433.


potteryPotters’ Guild Show & Sale
Nov. 8, 9. The Spanish Village Art Center fills with local guilders and artisans, showcasing pottery of all types.  The alfresco atmosphere offers a relaxing place to stroll through Balboa Park’s mission-influenced architecture and the chance to meet the artisans. Spanish Village Art Center, 1770 Village Pl., Balboa Park, 619.233.9050.


Reach-the-Peak-2013--(91)Reach The Peak 5K/10K
Nov. 8. Kicking off the 4th Annual Reach the Peak event, runners can participate in a 5K or 10K race along Black Mountain, before enjoying the festivities of live music, complimentary lunch and a kid’s activity zone. Tickets for the race can be purchased online. Hilltop Recreation Center, 9711 Oviedo Way, Black Mountain.



The Black Keys
Nov. 9. Rocking for more than a decade, The Black Keys are a staple in the indie-alternative scene known for frequent releases and killer live performances. Now with a few Grammy Awards and MTV Video Music awards under their belts, the boys are tackling their Turn Blue World Tour with a stop at SDSU. Viejas Arena at SDSU, 550 Canyon Crest Drive, SDSU, 619.594.0429.



TimeJumpers_300x300Vince Gill and the Time Jumpers
Nov. 9
. Vince Gill, acclaimed country music artist, takes the set with bluegrass artists, the Time Jumpers, for an evening at the Copley Symphony Hall.  San Diego Symphony, Copley Symphony Hall, 750 B St., downtown, 619.235.0804. 


Hunchback of Notre Dame
Through Dec. 7. In this U.S. premiere musical, composer Alan Menken and lyricist Stephen Schwartz provide the Oscar-nominated score in an intimate retelling of the famous love story. Mandell Weiss Theatre at the La Jolla Playhouse, UC San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, 858.550.1010.



Nov. 8-Dec. 7. This irreverent satire reveals secrets about steamy cross-racial love affairs, brings onstage hallucinations of a drunken Abraham Lincoln and a foul-mouthed Frederick Douglass, and promotes a pill that promises to cure racism. Lyceum Theatre, 79 Horton Plaza, downtown, 619.544.1000.



Through Nov. 23. Take an unforgettable ride through the biggest hits and most memorable events of the Baby Boom decades. The production features musical hits from the ’60s and ’70s performed by seven performers and a live band. Lambs Players Theatre, 1142 Orange Ave., Coronado, 619.437.6000.