San Diego Weekend Events Roundup September 13-16

Soak up the sun at Estancia’s next Self Care Sunday—Sculpt Yoga and Bourbon.

From outdoor yoga to live music showcases, check out the top San Diego weekend events for September 13-16.

Edited by Eva Scattergood.


Sip & Savasana
Sept. 13. Spend one of your last summer evenings with a yoga class and cocktails on the Kimpton Solamar Hotel’s rooftop while watching the sunset. Enjoy a light vinyasa flow yoga class overlooking Petco Park and the downtown San Diego skyline with cocktail specials as well as local vendors showing off goods after the class. 6-8 p.m. Free, bring own yoga mat. 435 Sixth Ave., downtown, 619.819.9500.  




Sunset Poolside Jazz Series
Sept. 13. Jazz enthusiasts can sway and groove to the sounds of Robert Dove poolside at The Westgate Hotel set against the backdrop of the San Diego skyline at sunset. Sip on signature cocktails, wine and beer, plus enjoy a gourmet array of appetizers and tapas. 6:30-9:30 p.m. $25 minimum consumption per person. 1055 Second Ave., downtown, 619.238.1818.




Sept. 14-16. Make plans for this three-day “experiential” festival featuring music, comedy, food, wine and art. Catch headliners Foo Fighters, Imagine Dragons, Katy Perry and Robert Plant, plus dozens of other musical acts on multiple stages. Featured chefs include Richard Blais, Brian Malarkey, Ludo Lefebvre and many more. Be sure to explore the variety of murals and art installations on display. See website for schedule and prices. Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar.



25th Annual Classic Longboard Surfing Contest
Sept. 15. Gather for this nostalgic competition of surf enthusiasts on their vintage surfboards. Proceeds from the event go to benefit Drowning Prevention Foundation of San Diego aka San Diego Junior Lifeguards. 8:15 a.m. Free to attend; $30 surfer early registration, $40 day-of. North of Crystal Pier, 4500 Ocean Blvd., Pacific Beach.




IDEA1 Block Party
Sept. 15. Taking place in The Hub, the community’s lively public courtyard, this party welcomes Young Hickory, LOLA 55 and Franco Art Projects to the IDEA1 family. Expect beer from Young Hickory and tacos from LOLA55, as well as entertainment including DJ and spoken word artist Gill Sotu and live musical performances by the Midnight Pine and Birdy Bardot. 6-9 p.m. $15. IDEA1, 895 Park Blvd., 619.493.4429. Tickets




Sculpt Yoga and Bourbon + Dog Adoption
Sept. 16. 
Estancia’s Self Care Sunday series continues with Sculpt Yoga and Bourbon. Begin the day with yoga in the Garden Courtyard taught by CorePower Yoga then enjoy complimentary bourbon after the class, Moët Champagne, super-food tapas, mini-spa services from Kopari Beauty, giveaways and more. This time Estancia has partnered with Petco and its local adoption partner for a dog adoption event after class. 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. $50. Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa, 9700 N. Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla. Tickets



End of Summer Luau and Pig Roast
Sept. 16. Say aloha to summer with Executive Chef Brian Redzikowski, Beverage Director Steven Tuttle and the entire Grass Skirt team at this community Tiki bash full of tropical treats, live entertainment, hula dancers, a traditional spit-roasted pig, a custom lei making station and other surprises. Tickets include a Tenderbelly Farms pork plate with Hawaiian side dishes, Polynesian-inspired snacks and poke samples from a live fish breakdown. VIP entry 2 p.m., GA 3 p.m. VIP $89, GA $69. The Grass Skirt, 910 Grand Ave., Pacific Beach, 858.412.5237. Tickets



Taste of South Park
Sept. 15. Snack and sip your way through South Park’s eclectic mix of restaurants, bars and pubs, coffee houses and family dining spots with diverse boutique and shops in between bites. Participating restaurants include Buona Forchetta, Communal Coffee, KINDRED and more. Tasting Passports include tastes at all participating locations as well as discounts at local boutiques and other businesses. Noon-4 p.m. $35 advance sale, $40 day-of. Check in at Grape Street Square, intersection of Grape and Fern Streets.



Herringbone’s 6th Anniversary
Through Sept. 15. Cheers to six years in La Jolla with new specials each day at this neighborhood favorite. Stop in Thursday for $5 glasses of bubbly, Friday for $8 Jaleberry cocktails and $6 glasses of rosé on Saturday. See website for hours. Herringbone La Jolla, 7837 Herschel Ave., La Jolla, 858.459.0221.





Sunday Asado
Sept. 16. Venture to Valley Center to celebrate the Brownwoods’ seasonal wet hop harvest with a Sunday Asado cookout. Nopalito Farms will showcase specialty beer collaborations from the best of San Diego’s local breweries, wood-fired dishes from Miho Catering, specialty cocktails in partnership with Old Harbor Distilling Co., live bluegrass music and more. 1-4 p.m. $80. Nopalito Farms, 30321 Castlecrest Dr., Valley Center, 760.651.2150. Tickets




Veuve Clicquot Champagne Dinner
Upcoming | Sept. 18. Indulge in a four-course Champagne dinner featuring Veuve Clicquot bubbly curated by Stake Executive Chef Andrew Kedziora and Beverage Director Teddy Panos. The night will move through Champagne pairings with oysters, melon, lobster, beef tenderloin and a Cuban-style guava pastelito. 6:30 p.m. $120. STAKE Chophouse and Bar, 1309 Orange Ave., Coronado, 619.522.0077.   




“Bull in a China Shop”
Opens Sept. 13. Witness the San Diego premiere of the true story of Mary Woolley and her partner Jeannette Marks as they set out to revolutionize women’s education and electrify the suffrage movement. Told with a modern twist, this surprising, whip-smart comedy examines the ambition and desires of two women bent on changing the course of history, and how they ended up changing each other. See website for show times. $15-$55. Diversionary Theatre, 4545 Park Blvd. #101, University Heights, 619.220.0097.



Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears
Sept. 14. Texas-native Black Joe Lewis and The Honeybears return with a new trio of gritty, punked-up blues and rock-influenced tracks for an extensive North American tour. They will be performing each of the new tracks plus the signature raw blues-based tunes fans have come to love throughout the band’s career. Doors 8:30 p.m., show 9:30 p.m. $22. The Casbah, 2501 Kettner Blvd., Little Italy. Tickets  




“World in Porcelain”
Opens Sept. 15. An exhibit made up of more than 100 exclusive personally owned porcelain pieces spanning from three centuries (mid-1500s to early 1800s) of trade history is making its United States debut at the San Diego Chinese Historical Museum. The pieces in the collection have become the most iconic products of Chinese export porcelain due to its scarcity. Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Building, 328 J St., downtown, 619.338.9888.




“Blithe Spirit”
Through Sept. 30. See the beloved smash hit of the London and Broadway stages that conjures an evening of spirited and hilarious action. A socialite novelist, an eccentric medium, an unforgiving ex-wife and a shrewish spouse create non-stop supernatural hijinks in this world-class comedy. Expect an otherworldly evening of wit, sophistication and effervescent fun. See website for show times and ticket prices. North Coast Repertory Theatre, 987 Lomas Santa Fe Dr., Suite D, Solana Beach, 858.481.1055.


KAABOO Del Mar photo courtesy of Mason Jar Media. Taste of South Park photo by Hale Production Studios. Herringbone photo by Marie Buck Photography. Sunday Asado photo courtesy of Nopalito Farm. Veuve Clicquot Champagne Dinner photo courtesy of Blue Bridge Hospitality. “Bull in a China Shop” photo by Simpatika. Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears photo courtesy of Mason Jar Media. “Blithe Spirit” photo by Aaron Rumley.