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.

La Jolla and San Diego Mother’s Day Weekend Events: May 11th – 12th

The weather is perfect, and this Mother’s Day weekend is packed with events. So what are you waiting for? Treat mom, and make your plans now! There’s something for everyone!

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Saturday, May 11th:

Mommy & Me Succulent Arranging Workshop
2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Searsucker Del Mar Highlands
This Mother’s Day weekend at Searsucker Del Mar Highlands will feature a succulent wreath-arranging workshop for moms and their little ones (recommended agesare 6 to 12). The workshop is led by Rain to Roots, and includes all of plants and materials needed to create a 12-inch wreath for mom and a 6-inch heart-shaped wreath for the little one. Tickets are only $56.50.

Rooftop Cinema Club Presents: ‘Mary Poppins Returns’
8:30 p.m., Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego
She’s back! The 2018 Emily Blunt-led sequel to the classic tale of “Mary Poppins”  will take over the big outdoor movie screen Saturday on rooftop at the Manchester Grand Hyatt. Watch the flick, or watch the beautiful views of the San Diego skyline. Tickets start at $17.

Sunday, May 12th:

Mother’s Day Painting
12 p.m. to 2 p.m., Cool Creations Paint-Your-Own-Pottery Café
Spend some quality and artsy time painting with mom at a Mother’s Day Painting session. This session at Cool Creations on Garnet Avenue in Pacific Beach costs only $5 per person, plus the cost of pottery materials. Also, moms get 25 percent off their pottery.

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: March 23rd & 24th

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It’s the first week of spring, and this weekend is packed with events. So what are you waiting for? Make your plans now! There’s something for everyone!


Saturday, March 23rd: 

Kids Day at The Flower Fields
9 a.m. to 5 p.m., The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch
This Saturday will be “Kids Day” at The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch. The special family-friendly day includes a drum circle, bubbles, face painting, balloon art, exhibits, and a musical petting zoo- you read correctly. Bring the kiddos (and your inner kiddo), and come enjoy! It runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Activities are included with paid admission to the Flower Fields.

1,000 Lights Water Lantern Festival
4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Santee Lakes
1,000 Lights is this weekend, and you won’t want to miss out on this well-known water lantern festival. It takes place in various cities across the nation, but you’ll likely want to head Santee Lakes this Saturday. The event will be packed full with live entertainment, games, food trucks, and of course the beautiful lit up lanterns. A $25 adult ticket includes the lantern and decorating kit, and access to all of the live entertainment. Tickets for kids age 10 to 13 cost $13; kids age 9 and under get in free.

Sunday, March 24th:

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 & La Jolla Weekend Events: March 9th & 10th

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From whale watching tours to beer festivals, this San Diego weekend is packed with events. So what are you waiting for? Make your plans now! There’s something for everyone!


Saturday, March 9

San Diego Whale Watching Tours
9:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m., Flagship Cruises & Events
Come experience an incredible moment with nature at the San Diego Whale Watching Tours. Aboard the two-story yacht, the Marietta, and enjoy the three-and-a-half hours tour. Weekend prices cost $48 for adults and $24 for children ages 4 to 12. Departure times vary, depending on the day you choose to cruise. 

Best Coast Beer Fest
1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Embarcadero Park South
Bottoms up! This Saturday The Best Coast Beer Fest will be bringing more than 100 breweries together for a day of brewskies, food, music and fun at Embarcadero Park South. Tickets are $55 and include unlimited beer samples and a souvenir cup. Tickets the day of the event are $60.

Sunday, March 10

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!

Sunday, January 27th :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.

La Jolla and San Diego Weekend Events: March 2nd & 3rd

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From nature walks to Mardi Gras, this San Diego weekend is packed with events. So what are you waiting for? Make your plans now! There’s something for everyone!


Saturday, March 2

Yoga in the City

9 a.m. to 10 a.m., Quartyard
Find some tranquility this weekend at the Quartyard. This weekly yoga series is presented by the Downtown San Diego Partnership, and is a family-friendly, one-hour class led by Yoga One. All ages and yogi levels are welcome. Don’t forget your mat!

Gaslamp Quarter Mardi Gras: Big Easy Bites & Booze Tour
1 p.m. to 5 p.m., The Field Irish Pub
It’s that time of year again! If you can’t make it to New Orleans, you can ring in Mardi Gras 2019 with aself-guided, walking tasting tour. Try New Orleans foods and libations from 20 of the top spots in downtown San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter. Have some fun VIP after-party once you collect 10 beads. Tickets run at $30, and this event is obviously 21+

Sunday, March 3 

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!

Sunday, January 27th :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 & La Jolla Weekend Events: April 28th& 29th

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It’s going to be another wonderful weekend in San Diego and La Jolla! Gather up your family and friends, and go explore. Check out what’s coming up.

Saturday, April 28th

Mission Federal ArtWalk
11 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Saturday and Sunday), Little Italy
Come check out 17 blocks of the Little Italy neighborhood for the 34th Annual Mission Federal ArtWalk. Over 350 artists from across the world will be showcasing at this festival. Don’t miss it!

Tango by the Beach
5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Pacific Street Linear Park
Do you Tango? Well you’re in luck! Come tango right by the shoreline this weekend at Tango by the Beach. Lesson begin at 5pm.

Sunday, April 29th

Awesome 80s Run
6:30 a.m., De Anza Cove
Roads? Where we’re going we… actually, we might need some roads. Come participate in the Awesome 80s Run! Proceeds for this 5K or 8K race will go to the Free Hugs Project to promote peace and unity and Honor Flight San Diego.

7th Annual Chocolate Festival
10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Maritime Museum of San Diego
Calling all chocolate lovers! This is your day! The Maritime Museum’s 7th annual Chocolate Festival is here. Learn about the history of chocolate, attend cooking demonstrations, drink wine, and… eat chocolate! Only $25.00.

 

La Jolla and San Diego Weekend Events: March 31 & April 1

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It’s Easter weekend, and La Jolla and San Diego has plenty of wonderful activities ready that are fun for the entire family. Put on your finest pastels, and go explore!

Saturday, March 31th

Belmont Park Easter Bash
9 a.m., Belmont Park

Easter Sunday is going to be nice and sunny, so get prepared to have a big ole Easter Bash at Belmont Park this Saturday. Belmont Park will scatter hundreds of eggs for children 12 and younger to search for. A $5 Ticket for the hunt must be purchased ahead of time. Grab a pic with the Easter Bunny form 2 – 4 pm.

Uncorked: San Diego Wine Festival 
2 to 5 p.m., Embarcadero Marina Park North

Calling all wine lovers! San Diego’s annual wine festival is happening this Saturday, and you don’t want to miss it. There will be a selection of more than 200 wines from across the world,  food trucks and a champagne bar. General admission is $60, or get access to pours an hour early for $10 more.

Sunday, April 1st

Easter Jazz Brunch at the Abbey
11 a.m. to 1 p.m., The Abbey on Fifth Avenue

The Abbey will be celebrating Easter with flowing champagne and a brunch buffet. There will be live music from “Republic of Music”. For $49, guests will get a reserved table to enjoy the spread, and a special visit from The Easter Bunny.

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 & La Jolla Weekend Events: February 17th & 18th

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It’s going to be another beautiful weekend in San Diego and La Jolla. Whether you like to shop, paint, go to the theater or get outside and exercise, there’s something for everyone!
Saturday, February 17th:
Lucky Street Vintage Market
10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 1722 South Coast Highway #3, Oceanside

If you’re a sucker for vintage, you will love Lucky Street Productions vintage marketplace. You’re sure to find just about every style of vintage in this large warehouse filled with treasures. Every Saturday and Sunday!

Painting by the Sea
3 p.m., Hotel Del Coronado

Just because Valentine’s Day is over doesn’t mean that the romance has to end. Head over to Hotel Del Coronado and paint by the sea! Guests will be painting the hotels red turret with heard shaped clouds. Classes are an hour and a half, and they welcome in novice to intermediate painters.

Sunday, February 18th:
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.

The Importance of Being Earnest
7 p.m., The Old Globe Theatre The Old Globe

The Old Globe Theatre proudly presents Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest.” The story follows Jack and Algernon, a pair of bachelors attempting to maintain fictitious personæ to escape burdensome social obligations. Performances run at various times through March 4; with ticket prices varying by day.