San Diego and La Jolla Weekend Events: August 17th & 18th

The weather is perfect, this weekend is packed with events. So what are you waiting for? Make your plans now! There’s something for everyone!


Saturday, August 17th:

Yoga in the Courtyard
9 a.m. to 10 a.m., The Headquarters at Seaport
How can you say no to a free yoga session in the courtyard at The Headquarters? You can’t. So bring your yoga mat and water, and let the tranquility begin. Miss this one? Not to worry. These yoga classes are held here every Saturday morning this month and return weekly in December.

Pints & Plants
2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Alpine Beer Co.
Nothing like a libation to help you out with your green thumb. Learn how to  plant a succulent while enjoying a pint at this 2-hour workshop at Alpine Beer Co. This event is hosted by Stemtations San Diego. $52 will get you a decorative pedestal planter, all planting materials, and your first brew.

Sunday, August 11th:

Gaslamp Artisan Market
10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Fifth Avenue
Go check out the new Gaslamp Quarter’s Fifth Avenue between Market Street and Island Avenue and let us know what you think! Pop through different restaurants and shops, and explore the new exciting area!

Guided Nature Walk
9:30 a.m., Mission Trails Regional Park Visitor Center
It’s going to be a beautiful weekend to get outside! Take a free guided 1.5 hour nature walk from Mission Trails Regional Park. Along the way you’ll learn about animals, plants, and history of this park in San Diego.

San Diego and La Jolla Weekend Events: August 10th & 11th

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The weather is perfect, this weekend is packed with events. So what are you waiting for? Make your plans now! There’s something for everyone!


Saturday, August 10th:

Yoga in the Rotunda
8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., San Diego Museum of Man
The San Diego Museum of Man hosts another session of “Yoga in the Rotunda,” an instructor-led, all-levels flow class in the museum’s historic rotunda. Tickets to this event for non-museum members cost $10, and you must complete “E-Club Member” enrollment on the museum’s website while buying your ticket. This unique yoga class is held the second and fourth Saturday of every month, so if you can’t make it this weekend, look ahead to your calendar and pencil it in for next time.

Gourmet Food Truck Festival
12 p.m. to 6 p.m., Seaside Concert Area
The 10th Annual Gourmet Food Truck Festival rolls into the Del Mar Racetrack Saturday featuring dozens of Southern California-based food trucks serving their best bites. Entry to the Food Truck Festival is free with paid admission to the track ($6 for Stretch Run) but bring money to buy snacks. This year, the food vendors will be dishing out everything from Korean-inspired eats and Peruvian plates, to lobster rolls, kebabs, and tacos.

Sunday, August 11th:

Gaslamp Artisan Market
10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Fifth Avenue
Go check out the new Gaslamp Quarter’s Fifth Avenue between Market Street and Island Avenue and let us know what you think! Pop through different restaurants and shops, and explore the new exciting area!

Guided Nature Walk
9:30 a.m., Mission Trails Regional Park Visitor Center
It’s going to be a beautiful weekend to get outside! Take a free guided 1.5 hour nature walk from Mission Trails Regional Park. Along the way you’ll learn about animals, plants, and history of this park in San Diego.

San Diego and La Jolla Weekend Events: August 3rd & 4th

The weather is perfect, this weekend is packed with events. So what are you waiting for? Make your plans now! There’s something for everyone!


Saturday, August 3rd:

Pints & Plank Yoga
11 a.m. to 12 p.m., Kilowatt Brewing (Ocean Beach)
Kilowatt Brewing’s Ocean Beach tasting room (1875 Cable St.) hosts this 1-hour workout on the patio, open to yogis of all levels. A $20 ticket includes the instructor-led class, plus your choice of one full pour of Kilowatt beer after the workout. Bring your own yoga mat and towel, and snag your spot ahead of time online.

Summer Movies in the Park
5:30 p.m., 6 p.m. or 7:30 p.m., Locations Vary
San Diego’s ongoing, free event, “Summer Movies in the Park,” will offer nearly a half-dozen outdoor movie screenings this Saturday at parks across the county. For instance, “Finding Dory” will screen at Kate O. Sessions Neighborhood Park in Pacific Beach, while “Little Giants” plays at Felicita County Park in Escondido. The screening events this Saturday start between 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m., many with free activities before the movies begin at dusk. Bring chairs, a blanket, and a picnic and make a whole night of it.

Sunday, August 4th:

Gaslamp Artisan Market
10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Fifth Avenue
Go check out the new Gaslamp Quarter’s Fifth Avenue between Market Street and Island Avenue and let us know what you think! Pop through different restaurants and shops, and explore the new exciting area!

Guided Nature Walk
9:30 a.m., Mission Trails Regional Park Visitor Center
It’s going to be a beautiful weekend to get outside! Take a free guided 1.5 hour nature walk from Mission Trails Regional Park. Along the way you’ll learn about animals, plants, and history of this park in San Diego.

San Diego and La Jolla Weekend Events: July 27th & 28th

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The weather is perfect, this first weekend of summer is packed with events. So what are you waiting for? Make your plans now! There’s something for everyone!


Saturday, July 26th: 

Summer Movies in the Park
6 p.m. or 6:30 p.m., Locations Vary
San Diego’s ongoing, free event, “Summer Movies in the Park,” will offer nearly a half-dozen outdoor movie screenings this Saturday at parks across the county. For instance, families can catch “Mary Poppins” at Hourglass Field Community Park in Mira Mesa, or “Ralph Breaks the Internet” at Horton Plaza Park in downtown San Diego. Most screening events on this date start at 6 p.m. with free activities, and the movies begin at dusk. Bring chairs, a blanket and a picnic and make a whole night of it.
San Diego’s ongoing, free event, “Summer Movies in the Park,” will offer nearly a half-dozen outdoor movie screenings this Saturday at parks across the county. For instance, families can catch “Mary Poppins” at Hourglass Field Community Park in Mira Mesa, or “Ralph Breaks the Internet” at Horton Plaza Park in downtown San Diego. Most screening events on this date start at 6 p.m. with free activities, and the movies begin at dusk. Bring chairs, a blanket and a picnic and make a whole night of it.

Midland
After the Last Race, Del Mar Racetrack
Country crooners Midland bring their talents to the Seaside Stage at the Del Mar Racetrack Saturday night, performing after the final horse race of the day. The 18+ concert is free with paid admission to the track ($6 for Stretch Run); if you arrive after the last race for the show only, tickets cost $30.

Sunday, July 7th:

Gaslamp Artisan Market
10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Fifth Avenue
Go check out the new Gaslamp Quarter’s Fifth Avenue between Market Street and Island Avenue and let us know what you think! Pop through different restaurants and shops, and explore the new exciting area!

Guided Nature Walk
9:30 a.m., Mission Trails Regional Park Visitor Center
It’s going to be a beautiful weekend to get outside! Take a free guided 1.5 hour nature walk from Mission Trails Regional Park. Along the way you’ll learn about animals, plants, and history of this park in San Diego.

San Diego and La Jolla Weekend Events: July 20th & 21st

The weather is perfect, this first weekend of summer is packed with events. So what are you waiting for? Make your plans now! There’s something for everyone!


Saturday, July 20th: 

San Diego Comic-Con International: Day 3
9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., San Diego Convention Center
The third day of Comic-Con will boast a jam-packed schedule of events that includes a mystery “Marvel” panel, a trove of superhero events, and so much more. Each year, the Saturday of Comic-Con is typically considered the biggest day of the expo in downtown San Diego, and a day when fans can expect to see a lot of celebrities making their rounds around the event.

Patio Plays in the Park: ‘The Wizard of Oz’
8 p.m., Kit Carson Amphitheater in Escondido
L. Frank Baum’s classic tale, “The Wizard of Oz” takes the center stage for the next few weeks at Kit Carson Amphitheater in Escondido, running Thursdays through Sundays through July 27. The play starts at 8 p.m. each night it’s on, including this Saturday; general admission tickets can be purchased online starting at $25.

Sunday, July 7th:

Gaslamp Artisan Market
10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Fifth Avenue
Go check out the new Gaslamp Quarter’s Fifth Avenue between Market Street and Island Avenue and let us know what you think! Pop through different restaurants and shops, and explore the new exciting area!

Guided Nature Walk
9:30 a.m., Mission Trails Regional Park Visitor Center
It’s going to be a beautiful weekend to get outside! Take a free guided 1.5 hour nature walk from Mission Trails Regional Park. Along the way you’ll learn about animals, plants, and history of this park in San Diego.

San Diego and La Jolla Weekend Events: July 13th & 14th

 

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The weather is perfect, this first weekend of summer is packed with events. So what are you waiting for? Make your plans now! There’s something for everyone!


Saturday, July 12th: 

Yoga in the Rotunda
8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., San Diego Museum of Man
The San Diego Museum of Man hosts another session of “Yoga in the Rotunda,” an instructor-led, all-levels flow class in the museum’s historic rotunda. Tickets to this event for non-museum members cost $10, and you must complete “E-Club Member” enrollment on the museum’s website while buying your ticket. This unique yoga class is held the second and fourth Saturday of every month, so if you can’t make it this weekend, look ahead to your calendar and pencil it in for next time. Sunset Sessions

San Diego Pride Parade
10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Hillcrest Pride Flag (1600 University Ave.)
The annual San Diego LGBT Pride Parade will color the streets of Hillcrest Saturday, starting at the Hillcrest Pride Flag at University Avenue and Normal Street. The 1.1-mile route proceeds west on University Avenue, turns south on 6th Avenue, turns left on Balboa Drive and ends at Laurel Street. Approximately 250,000 spectators are expected to turn out for the free parade, which includes lively floats, music and dancing. In addition to the big parade, Pride weekend in San Diego features lots of other events including highlights like the Spirit of Stonewall Rally (Friday at 6 p.m. at the Hillcrest Pride Flag) and the San Diego Pride Festival (Saturday and Sunday at Marston Point in Balboa Park.) This year, the theme of San Diego Pride is “Stonewall 50: A Legacy of Liberation,” marking the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots – a turning point in the LGBT community’s fight for equality. Wishing you a safe and happy Pride weekend, San Diego.

Sunday, July 13th:

Gaslamp Artisan Market
10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Fifth Avenue
Go check out the new Gaslamp Quarter’s Fifth Avenue between Market Street and Island Avenue and let us know what you think! Pop through different restaurants and shops, and explore the new exciting area!

Guided Nature Walk
9:30 a.m., Mission Trails Regional Park Visitor Center
It’s going to be a beautiful weekend to get outside! Take a free guided 1.5 hour nature walk from Mission Trails Regional Park. Along the way you’ll learn about animals, plants, and history of this park in San Diego.

San Diego and La Jolla Weekend Events: 6/29 & 6/30

 

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The weather is perfect, this first weekend of summer is packed with events. So what are you waiting for? Make your plans now! There’s something for everyone!


Saturday, June 29th:

Bluegrass Day at the Fair
11 a.m., Ballast Point Paddock Stage at the San Diego County Fair
Bluegrass gets a chance to shine Saturday during Bluegrass Day at the San Diego County Fair. Six bands will take over the Ballast Point Paddock Stage throughout the day, including authentic old-time fiddlers. The event is presented by two local nonprofits: the San Diego Bluegrass Society and North County Bluegrass and Folk Club, with support from the fair. It’s included in the fair admission.

The Winehouse Experience w/Tori Roze & The Hot Mess
9 p.m., The Music Box
This tribute to late singer Amy Winehouse – complete with a full backing band, big hair and even bigger vocals – takes the stage at The Music Box in Little Italy. Standing room general admission costs $20, seats cost $42, or you could make a night of it with a dinner package for two for $90, which includes dinner at Indigo Grill on India Street before the show.

Sunday, June 30th:

Gaslamp Artisan Market
10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Fifth Avenue
Go check out the new Gaslamp Quarter’s Fifth Avenue between Market Street and Island Avenue and let us know what you think! Pop through different restaurants and shops, and explore the new exciting area!

Guided Nature Walk
9:30 a.m., Mission Trails Regional Park Visitor Center
It’s going to be a beautiful weekend to get outside! Take a free guided 1.5 hour nature walk from Mission Trails Regional Park. Along the way you’ll learn about animals, plants, and history of this park in San Diego.

San Diego and La Jolla Weekend Events: June 22nd & 23rd

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The weather is perfect, this first weekend of summer is packed with events. So what are you waiting for? Make your plans now! There’s something for everyone!


Saturday, June 22nd:

Gospel Festival
11 a.m., San Diego County Fair (Coors Light Rock On Stage)
The brightest and best in the genre of gospel music hit the San Diego County Fair for this all-day festival Saturday. The Clark Sisters headline at 7 p.m.; that concert is free – in certain sections: standing-room general admission floor area, and 3rd and 5th levels – as long as you’ve paid for admission into the fair. The other ticket tiers for the Clark Sisters show range from $19 to $44.R&B Block Party

40th Annual OB Street Fair & Chili Cook-Off
10 a.m. to 8 p.m., 4800 to 5000 Blocks of Newport Avenue in Ocean Beach
It’s a summertime tradition in Ocean Beach: the OB Street Fair & Chili Cook-Off, and oceanfront food and music block party as unique as the community. The free fair features music across four stages, a community mural project, a showcase of local artisans and an unforgettable Hodad’s Burger-Eating Competition that’ll give hungry contenders the chance to land their mug on the iconic “Wall of Fame” at Hodad’s, OB’s iconic burger joint. Also on deck: brews and live music at Beachside Bar for those 21+, a wing eating contest hosted by Dirty Birds, and a music area hosted by Rock & Roll San Diego where professional musicians will teach visitors how to play simple songs. As for the legendary Chili Cook-Off, well, that includes 20 tastings in both amateur and restaurant divisions, beginning at 11 a.m., all competing for top honors. The event takes place along several blocks of Newport Avenue, along the waterfront. The longtime fair draws a healthy crowd, so you may want to consider taking the trolley or using a ride-share service to get there. There’s free bike valet at the intersection of Bacon Street and Newport Avenue, too.

Sunday, June 23rd: 

Gaslamp Artisan Market
10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Fifth Avenue
Go check out the new Gaslamp Quarter’s Fifth Avenue between Market Street and Island Avenue and let us know what you think! Pop through different restaurants and shops, and explore the new exciting area!

Guided Nature Walk
9:30 a.m., Mission Trails Regional Park Visitor Center
It’s going to be a beautiful weekend to get outside! Take a free guided 1.5 hour nature walk from Mission Trails Regional Park. Along the way you’ll learn about animals, plants, and history of this park in San Diego.