Events | San Diego Weekend Events Roundup 6.4.15

Weekend Roundup

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

San Diego County Fair
June 5-July 5. San Diego’s largest annual event becomes “A Fair to Remember: A Celebration of World’s Fairs and Balboa Park” in honor of the 100th anniversary of the Panama-California Exposition, and features car shows, animals, games, exhibits, carnival rides, arts and crafts, food vendors and concerts. Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar, 858.755.1161.


encinitas-rotary-wine-&-food-festEncinitas Rotary Wine & Food Festival
June 6. Sip and taste beverages from more than 20 different wineries, breweries and other vendors at the 12th annual Encinitas Rotary Wine & Food Festival. More than 20 local restaurants will also serve tastes of their best dishes and desserts, while top local musicians set the tone for a relaxing evening in the San Diego Botanic Garden. Hamilton Children’s Garden, San Diego Botanic Garden, 230 Quail Gardens Dr., Encinitas, 760.753.1977.


artadamsArt Around Adams
June 6. Enjoy more than 50 musical acts, arts, crafts and performances while getting some exercise at the two-mile art and music walk through Normal Heights and Kensington. Along Adams Avenue more than 75 participating businesses host the event with 10 stages, vendors, a free trolley and family fun. 12-8 p.m. Adams Ave., Kensington & Normal Heights.


sip-the-citySip the City Wine Tasting
June 4. Celebrate Urban Wine Week and enjoy an urban wine tasting event at the Headquarters at Seaport Village. Taste 10 wines for $10 in the Headquarters’ beautiful outdoor courtyard, with live music, a photo booth inside the historic jail cell block and more. 6-8 p.m. 789 West Harbor Dr., Seaport Village.


beer-&-sake-festBeer & Sake Festival
June 5. The Japan Society of San Diego takes over Harrah’s Resort Southern California with restaurants serving delicious offerings and local and visiting breweries pouring beer, shochu and sake. Additional entertainment includes the San Diego Taiko drum troupe, a whole tuna cutting for sashimi, a ramen-making demonstration and sampling, art booths, silent auction and raffle. $60/pp. 7-10 p.m. 777 Harrah’s Rincon Rd., Valley Center, 858.467.1727.


shore-thingShore Thing
Through Aug. 27. On Thursday nights, enjoy extended hours and free admission at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD) La Jolla campus. Tour the galleries, hear live DJs and bring your own picnic to enjoy as you watch the sun set from the ocean-view terrace. 5-8 p.m. 700 Prospect St., La Jolla, 858.454.3541.


Mainly Mozart Festival Orchestra Open Rehearsal
June 6. Catch the Mainly Mozart Festival Orchestra perform in an open rehearsal at the Balboa Theatre. This rehearsal kicks off a series of five performances throughout June that are open and free to the public. Attend additional performances on June 10, 12, 17 & 20. 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. 868 Fourth Ave., downtown, 619.466.8742.


Rachel-Barton-Pine-1_creditLisaMarieMazzuccoViolinist, Rachel Barton Pine
June 8. One of America’s most accomplished modern violinists performs on the San Diego stage. Before the performance, Pine shares her story of growing up in a financially-struggling household and going on to become one of America’s most accomplished modern violinists, who takes classical music to other musical forms. Lyceum Theatre, 79 Horton Plaza, Gaslamp Quarter, 619.544.1000.


brad-paisley-31Brad Paisley with Justin Moore
June 6. Country superstar Brad Paisley takes the stage at Sleep Train Amphitheatre with fellow country artist Justin Moore, to kick off the season’s summer concerts. 2050 Entertainment Circle, Chula Vista, 619.671.3500.


of-mice-menOf Mice and Men with Crown the Empire
June 7. Of Mice and Men stops in San Diego for their Full Circle Tour with Crown the Empire. Founded in Southern California, the American metalcore band brings it back to San Diego for their Hunting Party World Tour. SOMA, 3350 Sports Arena Blvd.,


house-of-bluesHeavy Metal at the House of Blues
June 5. Nine Inch Nails Tribute band, Sin takes the stage with Mechanical Manson—a salute to Marilyn Manson. The two hard rock bands salute the artists of the 90’s while performing such hits as “The Hand That Feeds,” “Closer” and “Golden Age of the Grotesque.” House of Blues, 1055 Fifth Ave., Gaslamp Quarter, 619.299.2583.


Motown The Musical
June 9-14. What began as one man’s story… became everyone’s music. Motown the Musical is the true American dream telling of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson and many more. San Diego Broadway/Civic Theatre, 1100 Third Ave., downtown, 619.564.3000.


June 3-28. Master playwright Harold Pinter explores the shifting balance of power within a love triangle in this passionate, explosive and surprisingly funny drama. North Coast Repertory Theatre, 987-D Loma Santa Fe Dr., Solana Beach, 858.481.1055.


Duck Foot Brewing Company’s Grand Opening
June 6. Join the celebration as Duck Foot Brewing Company announces the brand new launch of their tasting room. Taste of Chicago and Not So Fast! food trucks will be joining the party, offering delicious bites to complement the brews. The grand opening tap list includes 10 beers on tap and two on nitro. 8920 Kenamar Dr., Set. 210, Miramar, 858.433.7916.


westgateWestgate Launches Table Side Throwback Menu
Ongoing. In honor of its 45th Anniversary, The Westgate Hotel invites guests to rediscover the dining room Le Fontainebleau’s timeless dishes in a three-course menu prepared and served table side. The menu features the original Caesar salad, traditional chateaubriand beef tenderloin and finishes with cherries jubilee. The dinner for two is $135 and includes one glass of wine per person. 1055 Second Ave., downtown, 619.238.1818.


twenty20Tequila & Tapas Event
June 10. Twenty/20 restaurant at the Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa hosts an evening of tequila tasting paired with delicious tapas and beautiful coastal views. The menu features six high end tequilas paired with grilled octopus, uni flan, tinker bell pepper reline, crudo, chicken lollipop, stuffed zucchini blossoms and grilled tri-tip. $45/pp. Reservations required. 5480 Grand Pacific Dr., Carlsbad, 760.827.2500.