San Diego Weekend Events | February 5 – 8

san diego weekend events

With Tiger Woods in town for the 2015 Farmers Insurance Open and the kickoff of the Marvel Experience at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, this weekend is already looking like a busy one. Check out these San Diego weekend events and start planning your next few days of fun!

Culture & Cocktails: Havana Nights

When: Thursday Feb 5, 6pm
Where: San Diego Museum of Art; 1450 El Prado, San Diego 92102
What: Imagine open-air bazaars, ocean-front walkways, bright colors, crumbling colonial architecture, and salsa music booming through the streets…enjoy an Old Havana dark rum Signature Cocktail, Cuban sandwiches and delicacies, and a tropical candy station. Roll your own cigar, and dance the night away. Come dressed in ruffles, fedoras, and your island-best during this C&C Havana nights-themed party! Stay late and head over to Panama 66 for a performance by Besos de Coco from 8:00-11:00 p.m. $25 at the door.

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San Diego Jewish Film Festival

When: Thursday Feb 5 – Sunday Feb 15
Where: Various theaters
What: The 25th Annual San Diego Jewish Film Festival is from February 5-15 this year, and will showcase a total of 48 full-length feature films and documentaries from around the world in addition to 50 short films. Screenings will take place at 5 different theaters throughout San Diego, including ArcLight Cinemas in La Jolla. Visit their website for complete information and tickets.

san diego weekend events

Friday Night Liberty

When: Friday Feb 6, 5pm-9pm
Where: NTC Liberty Station; 2801 Rosecrans St, San Diego 92106
What: Fall in Love with Art at Friday Night Liberty at NTC at Liberty Station! “So Say We All” returns to Friday Night Liberty from 7pm-9pm at Barracks 17 with a revue of some the best true stories to grace the page and stage, along with the people who told them. Hear live Brazilian jazz and samba in the Barracks 17 plaza in collaboration with a new show at La Onda Art Latino gallery. Want to get crafty? Join Expressive Arts Institute and Artist June Rubin to create your own valentine for a stranger or a loved one!

2015 Farmers Insurance Open

When: Friday Feb 6 – Sunday Feb 8
Where: Torrey Pines Golf Course; 11480 Torrey Pines Park Road, La Jolla 92037
What: Mark your calendars now, because one of golf’s biggest events of the year, the Farmers Insurance Open, is returning to San Diego! The city’s leg of the annual PGA TOUR will take place February 5-8, 2015, at the iconic Torrey Pines Golf Course. The gates open to the public each day at 7am, and the opening round begins promptly at 8:30am. Ticket prices start at $50. Visit their website for more information.

san diego weekend events

 “Changing of the Barrels” Anniversary Celebration at Karl Strauss

When: Saturday Feb 7, 6pm-9pm
Where: Karl Strauss Brewery; 5985 Santa Fe Street, San Diego 92109
What: Karl Strauss will celebrate its 26th year in beer on Saturday, February 7th with the annual “Changing of the Barrels” event at the Tasting Room & Beer Garden. To honor the occasion, they will debut their 26th Anniversary Bourbon Barrel-Aged Belgian Dark Strong Ale and give guests a chance to taste the 27th Anniversary brew before it spends a year in barrels. There will be 5 specialty beers on tap paired perfectly with delicious appetizers and entrees.

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The Marvel Experience

When: Saturday Feb 7 – Feb 22
Where: Del Mar Fairgrounds; 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar 92014
What: The Marvel Experience is coming to San Diego! This is a first-of-its-kind attraction at the Del Mar Fairgrounds that covers over two acres and encompasses seven colossal Domes. As S.H.I.E.L.D.’s newest recruit, you’ll swing with Spider-Man, smash with Hulk, and fly with Iron Man in next generation hyper-reality as you prepare to face the forces of Hydra. Your journey will take you through a 360-degree, 3-D stereoscopic projection Dome, where you’ll get closer than you’ve ever been to Marvel’s Heroes and Villains!

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Emily Ruchlewicz

Emily Ruchlewicz

News & Feature Writer at http://www.lajollabluebook.com/
Emily Ruchlewicz is a News and Feature writer at Blue Book Publishers and has written more than 100 La Jolla-related articles. Follow her blogs to stay informed about new businesses, read exclusive interviews with local business owners, and keep up with community events. (emily@lajollabluebook.com)

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