San Diego Weekend Events Roundup 11.3.16

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

Edited by Lisa Kelley

asian-film-festSan Diego Asian Film Festival
Nov. 3-12. The 17th annual event includes feature films, shorts and animation from Asian artists worldwide, such as Bad Rap, a music documentary following four Asian American rappers with their hearts set on stardom (pictured). Check website for times and venues.



art-san-diegoArt San Diego
Nov. 3-6. San Diego’s top contemporary art show displays words from more than 60 international galleries. View cutting-edge film, video and new media works, paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints, photographs and more. Balboa Park Activity Center, 2145 Park Blvd., Balboa Park.



made-marketMade Market
Nov. 4-5. Get holiday shopping finished early and support local artisans at Made Market San Diego. The shopping extravaganza features more than 30 carefully curated vendors. Friday, 4-9 p.m., Saturday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. 10960 Via Frontera, Rancho Bernardo.




beer-weekSan Diego Brewers Guild Festival
Nov. 5. As San Diego Beer Week’s biggest event features San Diego’s finest craft breweries, food from local purveyors and live musical performances. 2-5 p.m. The Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier, 1000 N. Harbor Dr., San Diego Marina.




tamale-festEscondido Tamale Festival
Nov. 5. The second annual Escondido Tamale Festival is back and in addition to featuring delicious traditional, vegetarian and gourmet tamales, the event includes a local craft beer and wine garden, live music and dance, craft vendors and a kids zone. Grape Day Park, 321 N. Broadway, Escondido.



carlsbad-street-fairCarlsbad Village Fair
Nov. 6. This annual street fair features more than 900 vendors with international food, art and live entertainment. Grand Ave., between Carlsbad Blvd. and Jefferson St., Carlsbad, 760.945.9288.




fall-backFall Back Festival
Nov. 6. Fall back in time at the Fall Back Festival in San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter. Three blocks of the historic neighborhood will be transformed into a western town of the past filled with storefronts, a sarsaparilla saloon, a penny candy store and even a town jail. The free event features food and fun activities for the entire family, including gold mining, pony riding, black smithery and more. 11 a.m.-4 p.m.


hunchbackARTS + CULTURE
Esmerelda and the Hunchback
Nov. 4-6. The City Ballet of San Diego performs the beautiful story inspired by Victor Hugo’s classic novel, The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Nationally recognized choreographer, Mark Schneider has created a colorful, dramatic and poignant ballet that explores different aspects of love and obsession, set to music by Sergei Rachmaninoff. Spreckels Theatre, 121 Broadway, downtown, 858.272.8663.


grinchDr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Nov. 5-Dec. 26. Back for its 19th year, the classic, whimsical musical based upon the beloved Dr. Seuss book takes the stage at the Old Globe Theatre. Enjoy this holiday favorite as the stage is transformed into the snow-covered land of Whoville. Old Globe Theatre, 619.234.5623.



montgomery-gentryMontgomery Gentry
Nov. 6. Southern rock/country group, Montgomery Gentry, takes the stage at the California Center for the Arts, as part of their national tour promoting their latest album, Folks Like Us. 7:30 p.m. 340 N. Escondido Blvd., Escondido, 800.988.4253.




epicureanFOOD + DRINK
Beer Geek Tour
Nov. 5. As part of the San Diego Beer Week festivities, Epicurean San Diego hosts a “Beer Geek Tour” with a behind-the-scenes view into the brewing process. Stops on the tour include White Labs, lunch at Brothers Provisions and a beer and salami pairing at Societe Brewing Company. $115/pp. 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m.