San Diego Weekend Roundup March 1-4


Grab your luckiest workout gear and take part in the festive St. Patrick’s Day Half Marathon.

From outdoor fitness activities to viewing artwork, check out the top San Diego weekend events for March 1-4.

Edited by Whitney Lauren Han.


Friday-Night-LibertyFriday Night Liberty
Mar. 2. Taking place on the first Friday of every month, visitors are invited to San Diego’s biggest monthly art walk at the Arts District. Meet working artists, enjoy dance, theater and music performances, and visit museums and galleries. 5-9 p.m. Free. Arts District Liberty Station, 2640 Historic Decatur Road, San Diego, 619.756.7992.




Coffee-HubBike Races, Cakes and Coffee Spillage
Mar. 3. Come celebrate this local, women-owned, small coffee shop’s milestone the only way the Hub knows how—coffee, bikes, mimosas and fun. Owner Sandy Hanshaw and staff welcome San Diegans for a morning of live music, bike maintenance 101, a funky bike relay race, free coffee and a slice of its anniversary cake. 10 a.m.-noon. Coffee Hub & Café, 2907 Shelter Island Dr. #107, San Diego, 619.738.1482.



Stretch-Yourself-Free-YogaStretch Yourself Free Yoga
Mar. 3. Spring into the new season with an outdoor morning yoga class. The class is part of the Downtown San Diego Partnership’s “Healthy Living in the City” and will be taught by an instructor from Yoga One.  Please bring your own mat and water. All levels and ages welcome. Check-in 8:30 a.m. Class 9-10 a.m. Free. Horton Plaza Park, 900 Fourth Ave., San Diego. Register




St.-Partick's-Day-Half-MarathonSt. Patrick’s Day Half Marathon
Mar. 4. Join in on the fun at the St. Patrick’s Day half marathon, 5K and the Green Mile Fun Run for kids and adults with special needs in downtown El Cajon. For those 21 years and older, enjoy unlimited beer tastings at the beer garden from 8:30 a.m.-noon. See website for registration. 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Main Street & Magnolia Ave., El Cajon.






Hops-on-the-HarborHops on the Harbor
Mar. 2. Hop aboard for this beer pairing dinner cruise while taking in the scenic views of San Diego Bay. Highlights include multiple food stations, music, dancing and a full bar with cocktails, wine, champagne and beer. Enjoy flights from the featured brewery along with a core lineup of local taps including Stone IPA, Saint Archer Pale Ale and Ballast Point California Kolsch. 7:30-10 p.m. $74.50 adults, $44.70 ages 4-12. Flagship Cruises & Events, 990 N. Harbor Dr., San Diego, 800.442.7847.





Art After HoursArt After Hours
Mar. 2. Shake up your Friday evening with a visit to The San Diego Museum of Art during their extended Friday hours. Visitors will have full access to special exhibitions, 20 galleries and live music at Panama 66 in the May S. Marcy Sculpture Court, all for a discounted price. 5-8 p.m. $5. The San Diego Museum of Art, 1450 El Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego, 619.232.7931.




Kelsey-Montague-ArtLive Mural Painting with Kelsey Montague
Mar. 3-4. To complement Seaport Village’s Spring Busker Festival, artist Kesley Montague will create a live mural in the center courtyard of Headquarters. Montague will be live painting Friday and Saturday and the mural will be available for photography on Sunday. Noon-4 p.m. Seaport Village, 849 West Harbor Dr., San Diego, 619.235.4014.




Wind-&-Water-exhibit‘Wind & Water: Sailing in San Diego’
Opening Mar. 4. Home to one of the world’s finest collections of historic vessels, Maritime Museum of San Diego announces the opening of Wind & Water: Sailing in San Diego. The exhibit features scenes of classic yachts and historic sailboats captured on the waters of San Diego. Star of India Hold Gallery, 1492 N. Harbor Dr., San Diego, 619.234.9153.




'The Cake'‘The Cake’
Through Mar. 4. This touching and timely new play follows a conservative baker who must confront her beliefs on marriage when she is asked to bake the cake for her best friend’s daughter’s wedding. See website for showtimes and ticket prices. Potiker Theatre at the La Jolla Playhouse, 2910 La Jolla Village Dr., La Jolla, 858.550.1010.




The-Importance-of-Being-Ernest‘The Importance of Being Earnest’
Through Mar. 4. Oscar Wilde’s wildly entertaining comedy sparkles with dazzling wordplay and hilariously unlikely situations in what the London Telegraph calls “the most perfect comedy in the English language.” See website for showtimes and ticket prices. Shiley Stage at the Old Globe, 1363 Old Globe Way, Balboa Park, 619.234.5623.




Frida-and-Me‘Frida and Me’
Through Mar. 11. Making its debut in the United States, Frida and Me is an interactive experience with a series of fun activity stations that immerse children and their families in the life and work of the celebrated twentieth-century artist Frida Kahlo. Visitors can explore ideas of identity, culture and the perception and representation of the self. The San Diego Museum of Art, 1450 El Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego, 619.232.7931.




Uncle Vanya‘Uncle Vanya’
Through March 11. This Globe-commissioned, world-premiere translation of Chekhov’s classic drama about country life, love, hope and loss is a must-see for every theater-lover. See website for showtimes and ticket prices. White Theatre at the Old Globe, 1363 Old Globe Way, Balboa Park, 619.234.5623.



‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ photo by Jim Cox.