Events | San Diego Weekend Events Roundup 2.5.15

Weekend Roundup

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

Harlem Globetrotters
Feb. 8. The iconic Harlem Globetrotters are arriving in San Diego with a family show that’s filled with comedy, trick shots, dunks and intricate ball handling. The Globetrotters are pitted against the Washington Generals (the last team to beat the Globetrotters back in 1971). Valley View Casino Center, 3500 Sports Arena Blvd., Mission Valley.


sd_golfFarmer’s Insurance Open
Feb. 5-8. San Diego’s most anticipated pro golf tournament has featured legends such as Tiger Woods (2013 champ) and beloved local superstar Phil Mickelson. The action-packed week includes practice rounds for the PGA Tour players pro-am tournaments, women’s and men’s days, a junior clinic, military appreciation activities and celebrity after-parties. Torrey Pines Golf Course, 11480 N. Torrey Pines Rd., La Jolla, 858.535.4500.¬†


marvelThe Marvel Experience
Feb. 7-22. Join forces with Marvel’s mightiest heroes on a mission to save the planet. The Marvel Experience is a first-of-its-kind attraction covering over two acres and encompassing seven domes in a 360-degree, 3D experience. Visitors can enjoy a close up look at the life-size Avengers’ Quinjet, browse exclusive Marvel collectibles and grab a bite at the hero-themed dining area. Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar,


insane5kThe Insane Inflatable 5K
Feb. 7. Get ready to experience the world’s largest and most extreme inflatable obstacles produced as everyone releases their inner kid for a 5k race of dodging, climbing, squeezing and jumping. Spectators may watch for free and those wishing to participate can sign up ahead of time for $64/pp or day of for $75. 2040 N. Santa Fe Ave., Vista,

jewishfilmfestSan Diego Jewish Film Festival
Feb. 5-15. The 25th annual film festival explores Jewish history, culture and experiences through a slew of documentaries and feature films. Catch the Southern California premiere of 24 Days and over 48 films, short films and documentaries. Reading Cinemas Town Square 14, 4665 Clairemont Dr., Clairemont Mesa, 858.274,9994.


culture-&-cocktailsCulture & Cocktails: Havana Nights
Feb. 5. Join the San Diego Museum of Art to celebrate the Welcome Gallery’s Cuban Contemporary Art installation. Enjoy an old Havana dark rum signature cocktail, Cuban sandwiches, and a tropical candy station. Guests can roll their own cigars, make fedoras and fruit headpieces, enjoy a photo booth and dance the evening away. 6 p.m. Tickets are $25/pp at the door. 1450 El Prado Park, Balboa Park. 619.232.7931.

Sweet Synergy Suite
Feb. 6-8. Music meets dance as the San Diego Ballet shares the stage with the city’s most celebrated jazz musicians, including saxophonist Charles McPherson. This performance takes the live music of McPherson, the influence of Afro-Cuban, Latin and Be-bop jazz sounds and the choreography of San Diego Ballet’s artistic director Javier Velasco for an evening of artistic emotion. San Diego Repertory Theatre, 79 Horton Plaza, downtown, 619.544.1000.


Aziz Ansari
Feb. 6. Parks and Recreation star Aziz Ansari brings the laughs to San Diego in his comedy tour, “A Larger than Life Comedy Event” featuring his third standup special “Buried Alive.” This comedian/actor/screenwriter brings his many talents to a line up of irreverent comedy sketches. Valley View Casino Center, 3500 Sports Arena Blvd., Mission Valley.


The Avett Brothers
Feb. 8. The Avett Brothers are known for their unique sound combination of bluegrass, country, punk, pop, folk, rock and ragtime. Brothers Scott and Seth Avett are accompanied by band members playing banjo, guitar, double bass, cello, drums, violin and keyboard. Balboa Theatre, 868 Fourth Ave., downtown, 619.570.1100.


The Baked Bear
Feb. 7. The popular ice cream sandwich shop that started in Pacific Beach and soon expanded with a location to meet the needs of baseball lovers at Petco Park, is having a grand opening celebration at their new La Costa outpost. From 12-4 p.m. they are offering free ice cream sandwiches to those that bid a welcome to the new location. La Costa Town Square, 7610 Via Campanile #142, Carlsbad, 858.886.7433.


karl-straussKarl Strauss
Feb. 7. Join Karl Strauss to celebrate their 26th year in beer at their “Changing of the Barrels Anniversary Celebration.” The debut of the 26th anniversary bourbon barrel-aged Belgian dark strong ale takes center stage, while the first row consists of 26 beers on tap, food pairing by MIHO Gastrotruck, and a musical performance by Dead Feather Moon. Tickets are $40/pp from 6-9 p.m. 5985 Santa Fe St., La Jolla, 858.273.2739.