San Diego Weekend Events Roundup

Find the best San Diego things to do this weekend

Bice-mothers-day-brunchMOTHER’S DAY
Brunch at Bice

May 13. Bring the whole family to Bice for a welcoming Italian brunch full of interactive culinary delights. Try a fresh sweet or savory crepe made to order, or any number of classic brunch items. No matter what you order, be sure to save room for the decadent dessert bar and endless bellinis. Both an a la carte menu and a prix fixe menu will be offered. Prix Fixe menu begins at $39/pp and $19/children. Bice, 425 Island Avenue, San Diego. 619.239.2423. bicesandiego.com

Hornblower-Dinner-CruiseHornblower Dinner Cruise
May 13. Take Mother’s Day to another level with a dinner cruise around the beautiful San Diego Bay at sunset. Soak in the unforgettable scenery on a three-hour culinary experience that includes crisp salads, fresh steak and seafood entrees, and luscious desserts. Cruises include a complimentary boarding glass of champagne, a three course meal and a fresh flower for mom. Day cruises also available. $69/pp. Boarding at 5:30 p.m. Hornblower Cruises and Events Ticket Window, 1066 North Harbor Drive, San Diego. 619.686.8700. hornblower.com

La-Valencia-beauty-and-the-beachBeauty and the Beach 

May 12. Prepare for Mother’s Day with a spa day at La Valencia Hotel. Open to hotel guests and locals, La Valencia is offering a special yoga class and poolside spa services on Saturday, May 12. The day will kick off with an all-levels Vinyasa flow yoga class in the ocean view garden. Then, guests can relax with their choice of two spa treatments, ranging from an organic facial to a mini mani/pedi. Following the spa services, enjoy all-day access to La Valencia’s pool and terrace. Yoga class begins at 10 a.m. Spa services begin at 11 a.m. $50/pp. La Valencia Hotel, 1132 Prospect Street, La Jolla. 858.454.0771. 858.551.3761. lavalencia.com

For even more ideas, check out our San Diego Mother’s Day Guide.

Nova-Goes-GreenMUSIC
Nova Goes Green
May 11, 12, 14. Featuring an original surf-inspired composition by Joseph Waters and the beautiful “Lark Ascending” performed on violin by Lindsay Deutsch, Nova Goes Green celebrates hope and renewal, and honors our planet’s natural bounty. This joyful concert includes the world premiere of Waters’ Surf performed along side Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6. Check the website for locations. 858.350.0290. orchestranova.org

Roger-Walters-the-wall-valley-viewRoger Waters: The Wall Live!

May 13. Roger Waters, the co-founder and principal songwriter of the legendary band Pink Floyd, is reviving the historic production of The Wall. This aural and visual masterpiece of alienation and transformation will be performed in its entirety featuring a full band and state-of-the-art visuals. According to Waters, this new production of The Wall is an attempt to draw some comparisons to the past, illuminate our current predicament and is dedicated to all the innocent lives lost in the intervening years. Valley View Casino Center, 3500 Sports Arena Blvd., Midway. 619.224.4171. valleyviewcasinocenter.com

Harland-Williams-American-C

COMEDY
Harland Williams

Through May 13. Known for his hilarious movie roles and outlandish stand-up and sketch comedy routines, comedian and actor Harland Williams is has starred in numerous cult classics like Dumb and Dumber, Half Baked and There’s Something About Mary. Williams has also done solo stand-up comedy specials for HBO and Comedy Central, and lent his vocal talents to several animated productions. The American Comedy Co., 818 B 6TH Ave., San Diego.
619.795.3858. americancomedyco.com

Gator-by-the-BayFESTIVALS
Gator by the Bay 

May 11-13. Get a true taste of the bayou, including a chance to win a trip to Louisiana at the west coast’s premier annual blues and crawfish festival. More than 70 performers will rock six stages, including a performance by Grammy winner Chubby Carrier. The festival boasts over 8,000 pounds of crawfish, cooking demonstrations, dancing and Cajun fun for the whole family. Spanish Landing Park at Harbor Island, 619.234.8612. gatorbythebay.com

american-indian-culture-daySan Diego American Indian Cultural Days Powwow

May 12-13. Many different tribes are represented at this 29th annual event to promote Indian Culture. Open to the public, this powwow showcases the ancient and vibrant culture of American Indians via drums, singing, dances, arts and crafts, food and information booths. Park Blvd. and Presidents Way, Balboa Park, 619.281.5964. indianhrcenter.org

Chicago-civic-theatreTHEATRE
Chicago

Through May 13. Christie Brinkley stars as the iconic Roxie Hart in this touring production of Bob Fosse’s Broadway sensation. Chicago features some of the most electrifying dancing in musical theatre performed in Fosse’s distinct style. A sultry tale of greed, murder, corruption and show biz, this fan favorite is filled with hit songs such as All That Jazz, Cell Block Tango and Razzle Dazzle. San Diego Civic Theatre, 1100 Third Ave., downtown. 619.570.1100. sandiegotheatres.org

nobody-loves-you-old-globeNobody Loves You

Through Jun. 17. A funny and irreverent world premiere musical comedy, Nobody Loves You takes audiences on a hilarious behind-the-scenes ride through reality television and into real life. When Jeff, a philosophy grad student, joins a dating show to win back his ex, he breaks all the rules and tries to blow the game wide open … until he meets Jenny. In a world where every kiss is staged for the cameras, can two people find a real connection?  White Theatre at the Old Globe, 1363 Old Globe Way, Balboa Park. 619.23.GLOBE. theoldglobe.org

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ART
Art Glass Guild
May 12-13. Make your way to Spanish Village Art Center for all forms of art glass, including blown, fused, torch-worked, stained, cast, etched and mosaic. More than 30 juried glass artists will showcase their work at this patio sale. Spanish Village Art Center in Balboa Park, 1770 Village Place, San Diego. 619.702.8006. artglassguild.com

ray-at-nightRay at Night
May 12. Every second Saturday of the month, San Diego’s longest running art walk, takes place in the North Park Art District. Now in its tenth year, Ray at Night is an exciting gathering of artists and patrons working to bring the neighborhood to life. Participating galleries include Cirello Gallery, Ray Street Custom Framing, Soul Ryde, The Red Crow, Dani Dodge Art and more. Ray St. between University and North Park Way. rayatnightartwalk.com

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