San Diego Weekend Events Roundup

Find the best San Diego things to do this weekend.

San Diego Bay Fair
Sept. 12-14. The World Series of power boat racing takes over Ski Beach for this annual watersport extravaganza. Check out the intense water competition and see some of the fastest powerboats in the world. On Saturday, don’t miss the maiden U.S. voyage of the Ripley’s Believe It or Not! one-of-a-kind Ferrari boat. Race course runs between Crown Point and Fiesta Island. Mission Bay, 760.789.8870.



TasteOceansideTaste of Oceanside
Sept. 13. Experience the new dining scene in downtown Oceanside at the first Taste of Oceanside restaurant and brewery event. Participating restaurants—Harney Sushi, Local Tap House and Kitchen and Veneto’s Italian Restaurant—serve up tastes of their best dishes, as well as beer and wine. Tickets from $15. 21 and over. 12-4 p.m. Downtown Oceanside, 760.754.4512. 


SummerSaltWhole Beast Feast
Sept. 13. Dine on a whole roasted pig at SummerSalt Rooftop Pool and Lounge’s poolside pig roast. Nosh on roasted pig covered in Saltbox’s signature barbecue sauce, giardinera with local grown vegetables, braised greens with house made bacon, local grown heirloom beans, corn bread with honey butter, and yams braised in orange and ginger. All guests will also receive one complimentary Henebery Whiskey cocktail. Tickets from $20. Doors open at 1 p.m. Hotel Palomar, 1047 Fifth Ave., San Diego, 619.515.3003.


Taste.nationTaste of the Nation San Diego

Sept. 14. Join more than 50 of San Diego’s best restaurants, winemakers, brewers and distilleries to show support for Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign to end childhood hunger in America. Sample delicious bites and drinks, browse the silent auction, and enjoy the evening hosted by Food Network star Melissa d’Arabian. 21 and over only. Tickets from $75. 3-6 p.m. Hilton San Diego Bayfront, One Park Blvd., San Diego.



YogaCarlsbad Village Pop-Up Yoga
Sept. 15. Grab your yoga mat and head to Carlsbad Village for a free-outdoor yoga class. The class is part of a demonstration project designed by Urban Place Consulting Group showing how small changes in a public space can transform and foster economic development. After class grab a bite to eat at Choice Superfood Bar and Juicery. 8:30 a.m. Located in the parking lot at the corner of State St. and Grand Ave. 760.434.2333.



Sunset Artwalk at Bernardo Winery
Sept. 12. Start your weekend off at the Bernardo Winery. Enjoy an evening full of art, wine, music, food and shopping in the Winery Village. Meet local artists and enjoy their work in the courtyard along with live music, food vendors, and a tasting room. 4-8 p.m. 13330 Paseo del Verano Norte, San Diego, 858.487.1866. 


CoronadoCoronado Art Walk
Sept. 13-14. This open-air art festival features nearly 100 artists displaying their wares in historic Coronado. Hands-on art activities, live music and dining options will all be available at this community event, designed to foster creativity and appreciation for the wonders of art. 10 a.m-5 p.m. Coronado Ferry Landing, 1201 First St., 619.435.7242.



Art.wineCorks & Canvas Show
Sept. 13. This unique art and wine show, hosted by Certified Sommelier, Maurice DiMarino, will feature the work of local artists paired with wine based on the structure, complexity and emotion displayed in the work of art. Hors d’oeuvres will be served and both the wine and art will be for sale, with all featured wines listed at discounted prices. Tickets from $35. 12-3 p.m. Vintana, 1205 Auto Park Way, Escondido, 760.745.7777.



Bright Star
Sept. 13- Nov. 2. Billy Cane, a young soldier home from World War II, meets Alice Murphy, the brilliant editor of a southern literary journal. Together they discover a powerful secret that alters their lives. Tony Award-winning director Walter Bobbie (Broadway’s Chicago) makes his Globe debut with this entertaining musical of enduring love, family ties, and the light of forgiveness that shines from a bright star. The Old Globe, 1363 Old Globe Way, San Diego, 619.234.5623.


San Diego Chargers
Sept. 14. The Chargers host the defending Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks in the home opener this weekend. Get to Qualcomm Stadium early on game day for the free Bud Light Chargers Power Party tailgate featuring large screen TVs, food, drinks, and meet-and-greets with the Charger Girls. Qualcomm Stadium, 9449 Friars Road, San Diego, 619.641.3100.


KayakMoonlight Kayaking
Ongoing. Enjoy the beauty and romance of Mission Bay from a different point of view on Friday and Saturday evenings. After a short kayaking skills session, launch at sunset for a pleasant paddle under the moon and stars. No prior paddling experience necessary. See website for full schedule. Class fee is $49. Mission Bay Aquatic Center, 1001 Santa Clara Pl., San Diego, 92109, 858.488.1000.



San Diego Music Thing
Sept. 12-13. The seventh annual two-day music and media conference features panel discussions, workshops and mentoring sessions all focused on the music business. This year’s featured speakers include Moby and Swamp Dogg. Plus, live performances by more than 150 local and national bands. Various locations.


Sept. 13. Rock out with Tommy Shaw, James “JY” Young, Lawrence Gowan, Todd Sucherman and Ricky Phillips as they take the stage to perform hit songs like “Come Sail Away,” “Fooling Yourself” and many more. Show begins at 8 p.m. Stay late and party in the courtyard after the concert from 9:30-11:30 p.m. 21 and over. Tickets from $45. The Events Center at Harrah’s Resort Southern California, 777 Harrah’s Rincon Way, Valley Center, 760.651.3061.




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