San Diego Weekend Events Roundup January 4-7


Change up your morning workout with an oceanfront spin class at the Hotel Del Coronado.

From beachfront spin classes to intriguing art exhibits, check out the top San Diego weekend events for January 4-7.

Edited by Madelyn Harris.


Friday Night Liberty: New Year, New Art
Jan. 5. Head to the Arts District at Liberty Station for Friday Night Liberty, a monthly art walk showcasing the working artists, dance, music and theatre that are helping the district grow in its mission to highlight the arts culture in San Diego. 5-9 p.m. Free. Arts District, 2640 Decatur Road.





Global Winter Wonderland: Circus of Light
Through Jan. 7. The family-friendly Global Winter Wonderland—located in the parking lot of SDCCU Stadium—features the largest display of traditional Chinese lanterns outside of China, plus acrobatics performances, carnival rides, holiday-themed activities, games, food and shopping. 5-10 p.m. $22 adults, $19 kids. SDCCU Stadium, 9449 Friars Rd.





Yoga + Beer
Jan. 6. Start your Saturday morning with a yoga session and a pint of beer. Eppig Brewing will host a 60 minute Vinyasa flow class that welcomes yogis of all levels. Afterwards, stick around for an Eppig beer. 10:30-11:30 a.m. $15. Eppig Brewing, 3052 El Cajon Blvd Suite C.





Soul Sunday: 1-Year Anniversary Show
Jan. 7. Public Square Coffee House celebrates its first anniversary as a La Mesa Village business with an intimate concert showcasing local neo-soul, funk and jazz artists. Each ticket includes admission and a beer, glass of wine or drink from the coffee bar. 6:30-10 p.m. $10. Public Square Coffee House, 8278 La Mesa Blvd. Tickets







Beach Spin
Jan. 4. Change up your morning workout with this oceanfront spin class on the Paseo Lawn at the Hotel Del Coronado. The 50-minute class is led by instructors and includes high-energy music and stunning views. 7:30 a.m. $15 for San Diego county residents, $25 for non-residents. 1500 Orange Ave., Coronado.





Rady Children’s Ice Rink
Through Jan. 7. Celebrate the holiday season by lacing up your skates and gliding away at this outdoor ice rink located in the historical NTC at Liberty Station. $14 adults, $12 kids. View website for full schedule. 2640 Historic Decatur Road, Point Loma.






Monster of All Appearances at Oggi’s Mission Valley
Jan. 6. Join 105.3 FM, where you can win passes to the Monster Jam at Petco Park and indulge in Oggi’s pizza and award-winning beer. Grab your friends and watch the Wildcard NFL games. 3-5 p.m. Free. 2245 Fenton Pkwy #101.






Salt & Straw
Now Open. Salt & Straw, the family-run ice cream purveyor known for its taste provoking, imaginative ice cream creations, has officially opened its first San Diego scoop shop in Little Italy. The San Diego shop offers many Salt & Straw favorites like Sea Salt with Caramel Ribbons, Almond Brittle with Salted Ganache and Honey Lavender. All ice cream uses 100 percent all-natural cream from 100-year-old, family-owned Scott Brothers Dairy in Chino. 1670 India St., Little Italy.




The Chocolate Adventure Series: Truffle Rolling
Jan. 4. Head to Carlsbad for a “chocolate adventure series” focused on the art of truffle rolling. Students will learn to roll their own Wild Truffles—which they’ll be able to take home—and will also be treated to a tour of the chocolatier’s Joy Factory. 3-4:30 p.m. $60. Chuao Chocolatier Joy Factory, 2350 Camino Vida Roble Suite 101, Carlsbad. Tickets






Jan. 6-28. Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, blues, rap, R&B and Broadway, the Tony Award-winning musical tells the story of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton. Broadway/SanDiego Civic Theatre, 1100 Third Ave., downtown. See website for showtime and ticket prices.





Beauty or Torture: Society’s Demand of Perfection Explained
Jan. 4. This exhibition explores the timeless quest for beauty and the lengths women have gone to alter their looks to conform to society’s beauty standards of the time. Noon-4 p.m. $5. Women’s Museum of California. 2730 Historic Decatur Rd. #103.





Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin
Through Jan. 7. Featuring classic songs such as “God Bless America,” “There’s No Business Like Show Business” and “White Christmas,” this wonderful one-man show celebrates the life and music of famed composer Irving Berlin. View website for full schedule. San Diego Rep, Lyceum Theatre, 79 Horton Plaza.