Week Ahead | January 27-31

Whale watching, book signings, and even dragons are featured in the week ahead! Take advantage of the free and exciting events happening in La Jolla and around San Diego. Here is a brief look to help give you and your family creative ideas:


Patrick Ness – The Crane Wife
When: Monday, January 27th – 7:30PM
Where: Warwick’s
What: Join award-winning author Patrick Ness as he discusses his most recent novel, The Crane Wife. Ness will also be signing copies of the book during the event. To reserve your seat, call Warwick’s at (858) 454-0347 to purchase.

whale watching

Whale Watching
When: Twice Daily Cruises: 9:30AM-1:00PM & 1:30PM-5:00PM
Where: Hornblower Cruises & Events
What: We are right in the middle of San Diego’s famous whale watching season! Take advantage of our cities’ seaside location and take the entire family for a fun filled day on the ocean! Catch whales, dolphins, sea lions, sea birds, and a plethora of other marine sea creatures on your excursion. Tickets range from $38-$43.


National Kazoo Day
When: Tuesday, January 28th – 12:00PM
Where: Seuss Room, Geisel Library, University of California San Diego
What: Calling all Dr. Seuss fans! Head on over to the Giesel Library at the University of California San Diego to sort through fascinating kazoo literature and a collection of kazoos that are decades old from many countries. While you’re there, pick up a free kazoo! The exhibit is free to the public and reservations are not required.

Chu Chu The Dragon
When: Thursday, January 31st – 10:00AM
Where: Marie Hitchcock Puppet Theater, Balboa Park
What: Celebrate Chinese New Year with your children by taking them to see Chu Chu The Dragon! This lively puppet show combines chinese folk tales, an evil Dragon, and audience participation for a fun and festive show! Admission ranges from $5-$6 and children 2 & under are free.

Share with us your favorite local activities by commenting below. Have a safe and fun week, everyone!

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Vanessa Turkeltaub
Vanessa Turkeltaub graduated from UC San Diego with a BA in Communication. She has been with Blue Book Publishers for over 5 years, and has written over five-hundred La Jolla related articles. She enjoys going to concerts, art, and traveling. (vanessa@lajollabluebook.com)

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