Events | San Diego Weekend Events Roundup 2.26.15

Weekend Roundup

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

Tower after Hours: Ireland
Feb. 26. Join the San Diego Museum of Man and San Diego’s Irish-American community to taste Irish pub fare from local eateries, watch music and dance performances and enjoy a Guinness or two. 6-8 p.m., tickets are $30/pp. and include entrance to the museum, food tastings, beverages and entertainment. 1350 El Prado, Balboa Park, 619.239.2001.


ClubM_DanceFloorChinese New Year Red Ball at Club M
Feb. 27. A Chinese New Year celebration and tribute to the Year of the Sheep rocks Club M with live performances by The Might Untouchables and DJ Mike White. Guests are encouraged to wear red cocktail attire for this fourth annual celebration. Club M at The Grand Del Mar, 5300 Grand Del Mar Ct., Del Mar, 858.314.1996.


Pianist Richard Goode
Feb. 27, March 1. Grammy Award-winning pianist Richard Goode has dazzled audiences for more than half a century. This weekend, he brings his emotional piano concertos and sonatas to the stage alongside the San Diego Symphony. He’ll perform Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 25 in C Major. Jacobs Music Center, 750 B St., downtown, 619.235.0800.


taking-back-sundayTaking Back Sunday
Feb. 26. Joined by Letlive and The Menzingers, Taking Back Sunday kicks off the Southern California portion of their tour at San Diego’s House of Blues. The American rock band is originally based out of Long Island and has been playing together since 1999. House of Blues, 1055 Fifth Ave., Gaslamp Quarter, 619.525.1931.


Cirque Du Soleil- Varekai
Through March 1. In this whimsical Cirque du Soleil production, experience a captivating forest inhabited by whimsical and enchanted creatures. A young man parachutes into the shadows of the magical forest and embarks on an adventure both absurd and extraordinary. Valley View Casino Center, 3500 Sports Arena Blvd., Midway District, 888.929.7849.


ballroom-with-a-twistBallroom with a Twist
Feb. 28. A fusion of Broadway, classical, contemporary and international dance and song hits the Poway stage. See performances by celebrity pros from Dancing with the Stars, So You Think You Can Dance and American Idol during this dazzling showcase. (Photo The Stander Group Inc.) 8 p.m. Poway Center for the Performing Arts, 15498 Espola Rd., Poway, 619.748.0505.


The Hake Kitchen & Bar
On Tuesday nights, guests of The Hake can  now enjoy a special $40 prix-fixe menu with wine pairing options available. Located in the heart of La Jolla, The Hake Kitchen & Bar provides a unique gathering space for locals and visitors alike to enjoy globally inspired cuisine with sophisticated service in a welcoming, relaxed atmosphere. Happy Hour specials stretch from 4-7 p.m., and again from 9 p.m.-close.  1250 Prospect St., Ste. B10, La Jolla, 858.454.1637.


James'-PlaceJames’ Place
Newly opened and conveniently located next to La Jolla Playhouse, James’ Place is the perfect spot to enjoy dinner or a cocktail before or after a performance. Currently showing is The Darrell Hammond Project (through March 8). Enjoy a specialty Asian fusion of steak and sushi, and live music every Thursday evening. 2910 La Jolla Village Dr., La Jolla, 858.638.7778.


ob-warehouseBeer Dinner
Feb. 26. OB Warehouse is teaming up with Stone Brewing Co. to host their very first beer dinner. Dine on a five-course dinner from Chef Elias Gonzales paired with Stone’s bold craft brews. Lead brewer Jeremy Moynier from Stone Brewery Co. will be on-site to discuss tasting notes and anecdotes about San Diego’s beloved brewery. 6:30 p.m., $55/pp. OB Warehouse, 4839 Newport Ave., Ocean Beach, 619.222.1700.


backyardBackyard Kitchen & Tap
Feb. 27. New to the culinary scene, Backyard Kitchen & Tap has its grand opening on Friday, with a fresh lineup of American cuisine, indoor/outdoor dining, and an extensive list of craft cocktails and local beers to choose from. Menu highlights include egg Benedict for brunch, pulled pork sandwich or grilled salmon salad for lunch, and pan seared barramundi or grilled lamb rack for dinner. 832 Garnet Ave., Pacific Beach, 619.858.0322