Positive, it’s Friday the thirteenth. However no fraidy cats up in right here! Nonetheless, this San Diego weekend, pals, we do have a tricky one (shudder) for you.
That will be, can health co-exist when meals fests abound? The occasions begin breaking out all over the place in summer season in San Diego. But with swimsuit season simply across the nook, does one indulge? It’s a real Cali conundrum.
Take Exhibit A – The Foodieland Evening Market at 3 p.m. Friday on the Del Mar Fairgrounds. The occasion, “impressed by the Evening Markets of Asia,” contains dwell music on two phases, together with greater than 150 distributors and meals carts serving up delicacies. The fest continues at 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Tickets price $5 and solely shall be bought on-line.
Is Foodieland the one temptation? Oh, no. Hold studying.
The San Diego Opera season concludes with the West Coast premiere of Getting old Magician, a hybrid opera/theater manufacturing combining multimedia, singing, puppetry and efficiency artwork. A reviewer referred to as it “shockingly stunning.” The present takes place on the Balboa Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, together with a Saturday matinee. Admission begins at $45.
Exhibit B – SoCal Taco Fest at midday Saturday at Waterfront Park. Two dozen taco distributors provide up muchos goodies and there’s leisure on three phases too. It contains Banda Machos, hiphop throwbacks Sir Combine-A-Lot, Treach from Naughty by Nature and Younger MC, plus dwell Lucha Libre wrestling and chihuahua races. Tickets price $60.
Carlsbad hosts the free Sizzling Rods & Cool Treats carnival and basic automotive present at 11 a.m. Saturday at Pine Avenue Neighborhood Park, 3333 Harding St. Vote for the perfect vehicles, hearken to dwell music and watch the kiddies (or the younger at coronary heart) strive for traditional carnival prizes at recreation cubicles. There shall be face portray and crafts too.
The U.S. Navy hosts the thirty fifth Bay Bridge Run/Stroll, a four-mile course that begins south of the San Diego Conference Heart and ends in Coronado’s Tidelands Park. The large attraction – contributors can partake within the magnificent view from the San Diego-Coronado Bridge, which has no walkway, so it’s a uncommon pleasure. Registration prices $53 and the occasion begins at 8 a.m.
There’s extra all-ages enjoyable at 10 a.m. Sunday at San Diego Household Enjoyable Fest on the Salvation Military Kroc Heart in Rolando. The fest options 30 cubicles, some instructional, however most filled with video games for the little ones. And for the extra adventurous? Strive the zipline or an “Indignant Birds slingshot.”
And eventually, Exhibit C – the Kex Sip & Savor Fest at 2 p.m. Sunday in Little Italy. Take pleasure in quite a lot of luxurious experiences, together with specialty bars, native tastings, dwell music and even workshops on find out how to roll cigars, outdoors Kettner Change. Admission prices $89, with VIP entry out there for early entry.