Entertainment & Events
Weekend Events in San Diego
This weekend there are a lot of fun and exciting events to attend. There will be no complaints of having nothing to do this weekend after reading our list of events. No excuses on why you should sit on the couch doing nothing, when you can enjoy a wide array of fun things to do on such a beautiful weekend. We have brew events, beer festivals, musicals, walks, volunteering and more.
Whiskeys of the World
Come have a drink with us at the Whiskeys of the World Pairing Dinner. The event will be held on Friday, March 30th at the Westgate Hotel’s Fontainbeau Room. According to the event site, Ed Adams, a renowned Whiskey Master, will be there to explore with us the exquisite flavor and wonderful aroma of each whiskey. Adams will give his audience a captivating discussion on the history and folklore of some of the world’s best whiskeys. The reception will start at 6:30PM, followed by Dinner at 7.
2012 San Diego Brew & Crew
Join us for a beer tasting tour with the San Diego Brew & Crew at Mission Bay Park’s Ski Beach. The event will be presented by 102.1 KPRi and Karl Strauss and will go from 12-3pm on March 31st and April 1st. When you pay for admission the ticket will give you entry to ten beer tastings and a free souvenir cup to test out the beer. There will be over 20 Southern California craft breweries as well as food and live music. For musical entertainment, the event will have Zach Heckendorf and Everest for Saturday and Garbo and Eric Hutchinson.
Third Annual Mission Valley Craft Beer and Food Festival
Want to drink to a good cause? Then go to the Third Annual Mission Valley Craft Beer and Food Festival. The Festival will be hosted at the Handlery Hotel & Resort on Sunday, April 1st from 1pm to 5pm. There will be local food, beer, and some nice live local music. Proceeds from the event will go towards the Wounded Warrior Home Foundation; a non-profit organization that helps those who have served our nation and have been been either medically discharged, with Traumatic Brain Injury, or suffered Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. So while you’re there you really will be drinking to a good cause. On the event site there is a list of breweries that will be attending and of course serving out the beers. The list includes: Mission Brewery, The Beer Company, Lighting Brewery, and more. Their site is available for registration and donation.
Must See Musical
There’s a new musical at The Old Globe Theater titled, “A Room with a View.” The musical opened up in March on the 2nd and will be available to go and watch until April 15th. If you’re set for a nice hilarious romantic comedy, then this musical is for you.
Easter Feast for the Homeless
Coming up this weekend is the Easter Feast for Our City’s Homeless that will be held at the San Diego Rescue Mission. The San Diego Mission Organization hosts their holiday meals three times a year, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Easter. For their Easter Holiday Meal it will be held on Saturday March 31st from 2pm – 4:30pm. Volunteers there will be giving out small care packages, toys, clothing, and joy.
San Diego Team Hope Walk
Feel like getting a nice bit of exercise? There will be the San Diego Team Hope Walk on Sunday at Balboa Park. Their request: “Join us in bringing help for today and hope for tomorrow to everyone affected by Huntington’s disease!” The event will open at 8:00am for Registration and the walk will begin at 9am. Registration will be $25 and the price includes a Team Hope Walk T-shirt. Food will be provided, as well as entertainment, face painting, and a Bounce House.
Melisa & Kaye’s Memorial 5K Walk and Fun
Another walk this weekend will be the Melisa & Kaye’s Memorial 5K Walk and Fun Run on Saturday from 7:30am to 11:00am. The walk event will be at the NTC Park at Liberty Station in Point Loma and will be hosted by the San Diego Hospice and The Institute for Palliative Medicine. The annual walk happens each year “to celebrate the lives of loved ones past and present, as well as those directly impacted by hospice and palliative medicine programs throughout San Diego County.” There will also be activities for the kids as well as a health fair. To register, go to the SD Hospice site.
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