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This Weekend in SD: Circus Vargas is in Town, Boat Show, and more

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Go on an adventure through San Diego County during this first full weekend of Spring 2011. There are many amazingly talented groups stopping by the area including musicians and acrobats, so be sure to check them out!

Thursday, March 24

Do you like fishing and boating? Well then head over to the Del Mar Fairgrounds to check out the latest gear and information at Fred Hall’s Fishing Tackle, Boat & Travel Show. The event opens Thursday and continues through the weekend, offering four days to enjoy The Ultimate Outdoor Experience.

In the mood to see people flying through the air? Well the Del Mar Fairgrounds will also be hosting Circus Vargas from March 24-28, so come see a fantastical show of aerialists and acrobats. This group of performers will also be featured in the upcoming 20th Century Fox film Water for Elephants starring Reese Witherspoon, Robert Pattinson,and Academy Award-winner Christoph Waltz.

See youtube clip here:

Friday, March 25

Check out The AP Tour as it stops by the House of Blues this Friday for an all-ages show. This year’s performers include Black Veil Brides, I See Stars, Destroy Rebuild Until God Shows, VersaEmerge & Conditions.

Saturday, March 26

Some more great bands in town this weekend include Which One’s Pink? at the House of Blues alongside The Pettybreaker as well as the indie-electro Hyena with Bay Area band Music for Animals showing at the Casbah.

Get over to Balboa Park for the 7th Annual San Diego Race for Autism. Join the 5K run/walk to help raise funds to benefit autistic children in San Diego.

Sunday, March 27

End the weekend with a musical bang! Canadian rockers Sum 41 take down the House of Blues with The Darlings and Dead Country while Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (OMD) hit up the 4th & B stage.

Take a Peek into Next Week:

Heading into town  March 30th is Cirque du Soleil’s Quidam at the Valley View Casino, previously the San Diego Sports Arena, which will stay through April 3rd.

Photo courtesy of Ludovic Hirlimann via Flickr.

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