Weekend Roundup

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

northparkEVENTS
North Park After Dark
Nov. 20. San Diego’s North Park businesses invite guests out for a night to shop, explore and experience over 50 different shops, bars, cafes and restaurants to kick off the holiday season. By collecting stamps from local businesses, guests receive prizes and discounts from participating bars and restaurants. The event is free and includes entertainment and refreshments at participating shops. 6-9 p.m. 30th St., North Park. northparkafterdark

fashionFlaunt Fashion Series
Nov. 20. Fashion Week San Diego hosts a new fashion showcase featuring J.L. Rocha Collections of men’s shoes and men’s leather jackets with an exclusive runway show and signature cocktails. The event is set in The W Hotel San Diego’s Living Room Lounge from 6-8 p.m. 421 West B. St., Downtown. 619.398.3100. fashionweeksd.com

baywinefestSan Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival
Through Nov. 23. The San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival is a week of epicurean experiences featuring wine-tasting seminars, cooking classes led by award-winning chefs, wine and food tastings and more. This international showcase highlights premier wine and spirits producers, chefs and culinary personalities. Event calendar and tickets can be found online. Embarcadero Marina Park North, Downtown. 619.342.7337. sandiegowineclassic.com

cover_movemberSan Diego Movember Bash
Nov. 21. Movember is an annual event raising awareness of men’s health issues. “Mo Bros” take action by growing a mustache for one month. Celebrate the movement in downtown East Village with no cover to 15 bars and restaurants, welcome shooters, free bites and a closing finale at Moonshine Flats. Tickets are $40 to celebrate from 5-11:45 p.m. 804 Market St., Gaslamp District. 619.944.8900 movembersd.com

FoodTruckLogoFinalFork_FallGourmet Food Truck Festival
Nov. 22. Enjoy a day at the races, but bring your appetite on Saturday for the Fall Food Truck Festival. 40 food trucks with gourmet chefs serving their eclectic menus, means a chance for everyone to find something they love. Event is free with racetrack admission or $6 at the door, 11 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar. dmtc.com

mother-goose-parade-645x340Mother Goose Parade
Nov. 22-23. The 68th annual parade offers free family fun to start the holiday season. Mother Goose Village begins on Saturday, with a carnival and craft fair, while the parade starts at noon on Sunday. Route begins on Main St. and Magnolia Ave., El Cajon, 619.444.8712. mothergooseparade.org

 

vintanaHarvest Festival Tasting Tour
Nov. 22. Taste barrel samples and newly released wines from 11 of San Diego’s premier wineries on the Vintana Moonlight Veranda. Wineries will show a sample of freshly fermented juice from the 2014 harvest, a barrel sample from 2013 and the fully developed wine from their most recent release. Tray passed hors d’oeuvres will be served. Tickets are $25. (3:30-5:30 p.m.) 1205 Auto Pkwy., Escondido. 760.745.7777. cohnrestaurants.com

noahMUSIC
Noah Gundersen
Nov. 20. Noah Gundersen’s latest album “Ledges” is about making that existential leap of faith. The singer/songwriter is already well known on the music scene for placing songs on TV shows like “Sons of Anarchy”, “Vampire Diaries” and “One Tree Hill”. His acoustic, Indie Folk style comes through in his soulful ballads. Tickets $17, concert starting at 8 p.m. at Belly Up, 143 S. Cedros, Solana Beach. 858.481.8140. bellyup.com

jerrodniemannJerrod Nieman
Nov. 20. Jerrod Niemann & Chris Lang join the stage for a an evening of boot-stomping country music at the House of Blues. Celebrated for chart climbing releases, Niemann has quickly become an industry favorite earning nominations from the ACM, CMA, CMT and American Country Awards. Tickets are $26, doors open at 7 p.m. House of Blues San Diego, 1055 Fifth Ave. houseofblues.com

periclesTHEATER
Pericles, Prince of Tyre
Through Nov. 23. Pericles, Prince of Tyre is a Shakespearean epic of trials, heartbreak, and the redemption of a warrior. Pericles sets out upon a life-changing journey through the waters of North Africa, ancient Syria, Turkey and Greece. Old Globe Theatre, 1363 Old Globe Way, Balboa Park. 619.231.1941. theoldglobe.org

Grinch250How the Grinch Stole Christmas!
Through Dec. 28. Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas returns to the Old Globe Theatre. Children and adults alike are transported to the whimsical Whoville for an adventure of the season. The Old Globe, 1363 Old Globe Way, Balboa Park. 619.238.0043 theoldglobe.org

 

wicked_mainWicked
Through Dec. 7. Declared the “Best Musical of the Decade” by Entertainment Weekly, Wicked takes audiences back to the Land of Oz, before Dorothy and Toto ever left Kansas. The story of the Wicked Witch of the West, and Glinda the Good has become one of the decade’s favorites. San Diego Civic Theatre, 1100 3rd St., San Diego. 619.564.3000 broadwaysd.com

StakeIMG_2540dej1DINING
Stake Chophouse & Bar
Newly opened in the heart of Coronado, Stake Chophouse & Bar boasts indoor-outdoor rooftop dining with a sleek interior design and six outdoor fire pits. The menu blends classic and contemporary and complements an impressive wine program with over 200 selections from around the globe. 1309 Orange Ave, Coronado. 619.522.0077. stakechophouse.com

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