Events | San Diego Weekend Events Roundup 5.14.15

Weekend Roundup

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

Ramona Rodeo
May 14-17. The three-day event features something for every cowboy (and cowgirl) with barrel racing, tie-down roping, bull riding, saddle bronc riding, team roping and bareback riding. Children ages five to seven get to participate in the mutton bustin’ with sheep, there will be a cowgirl fashion show, rodeo queens and a parade down Maine Street on Saturday morning. Fred Grand Arena, Ramona Outdoor Community Center, 421 Aqua Ln., Ramona, 760.788.0811.


brew-rendezvous-2015Brew Rendezvous
May 17. Brew Rendezvous combines food, farm and craft beer for a unique celebration showcasing the unique role of craft brewers, local growers and restaurateurs in San Diego’s community and health. The event focuses on promoting a healthy, sustainable and regional food system. SILO in Makers Quarter, 753 15th St., East Village,


TasteofMissionBeach-2015Taste of Mission Beach
May 14. Take a tour of Mission Beach eateries at the  event where you can enjoy tastes from 18 different restaurants. Bike, walk or take a shuttle to the full line-up of dining destinations. $30. Event begins at Warehouse Beach Club, 3125 Ocean Front Walk; or Saska’s Steak & Seafood, 3768 Mission Boulevard.


tacotopiaReader Tacotopia
May 16. The mission is to find San Diego’s best taco. The method is to invite guests to Tacotopia where more than 30 of San Diego’s top taco eateries will feature their best taco and attendees choose the champion. Guests will also enjoy some of Tijuana’s best bands and a full cash bar. $35/pp from 1-4 p.m. Golden Hill Park, 2590 Golden Hill Dr., Golden Hill.


T-copyFestival of Arts North Park
May 16. Explore art, vendor booths, live graffiti art demonstrations, fabulous food, craft beer and exciting live music performances spread across six stages at the 19th Annual San Diego County Credit Union Festival of Arts North Park. Stretching along University Ave. between 30th and 32nd streets, the free festival will run from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. with shopping and activities for every age and taste. Craft beer can also be sampled from 25 different craft breweries in the Waypoint Craft Beer Block.


diveDive Day Club Kick-Off
Ongoing through Sept. 6. Harrah’s Resort Southern California kicks off Sunday Funday events all summer long. The entire pool area will be devoted to relaxation and fun with a swim-up bar, three pools, a 400-foot lazy river, 21 cabanas and nine daybeds. Each week, a new music act also performs. Transportation and tickets are available online. 777 Valley Center Rd., Valley Center.


Lana Del Ray, Courtney Love
May 16. Lana Del Rey and Courtney Love take the stage at Sleep Train Amphitheatre for the Endless Summer Tour. Both artists are known for their power vocals and energetic performances. Sleep Train Amphitheatre, 2050 Entertainment Circle, Chula Vista.


sypmhonySpanish Rhapsody with Violinist Ray Chen
May 15-17. Enjoy an evening with the San Diego Symphony performing works by Chabrier, Lalo, Ravel and Falla. Guest violinist, Ray Chen, joins as one of the youngest solo violinists to perform with the symphony, and will play a 1715 “Joachim” Stradivarius violin on loan from the Nippon Music Foundation. Jacobs Music Center, Copley Symphony Hall, 750 B Street, downtown, 619.235.0804.


Snakeskin Performance
May 15-17. Malashock Dance is launching the premiere of “Snakeskin” in collaboration with SACRA/PROFANA showcasing song, instrumental music and choreography. The performance is a combined effort from choreographer John Malashock and composer Krishan Oberoi and is inspired by the plays and characters of Tennessee Williams. Snakeskin is meant to be a timeless tale with relatable characters and songs in a modern folk and rock style. La Jolla Playhouse, Forum Theater, 2910 La Jolla Village Dr., La Jolla.


San Diego Padres vs. Washington Nationals
May 14-17. The San Diego Padres host the Washington Nationals for a home game series at Petco Park. Thursday (College Night) and Friday (Party in the Park) games start at 7:10 p.m., Saturday (Armed Forces Day) at 5:40 p.m. and Sunday (KidsFest) 1:10 p.m. Petco Park, 100 Park Blvd., East Village,


Rooftop Pig Roast at SummerSalt
May 17. Saltbox Chef de Cuisine Jeremiah Bryant brings the best parts of a traditional roast to SummerSalt, the rooftop pool and lounge at Hotel Palomar. Guests will enjoy a whole roasted pig served with Saltbox’s signature sauce, hearty sides, a complimentary Henebery whiskey cocktail and live entertainment by Neighbors to the North. $20/pp at 1 p.m. 1047 Fifth Ave., downtown, 619.515.3003.

The-HakeDon Julio Dinner at The Hake Kitchen & Bar
May 19. The Hake Kitchen & Bar will host a five-course dinner with Don Julio. Enjoy signature Don Julio cocktails and tequilas paired alongside The Hake’s signature dishes like sea bass tiradito, burrata, shaved rib eye, and corvina sea bass “talla.” Tickets are $59/pp. 1250 Prospect St., La Jolla, 858.454.1637.