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Things To Do This Weekend: Feb 10-12, 2017

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 Love is in the air this weekend! Check out some of these great San Diego events with your Valentine. 

 
 

Thursday

Come enjoy this delicious Taco Showdown!

Photo sourced from The Blind Burro

The Blind Burro Taco Fights

Thursday, February 9, 2017


The Blind Burro

639 J Street

San Diego, CA 92101


The Blind Burro brings back its “Taco Fights” showdown this month: a battle between two of San Diego’s top chefs showcasing their best taco creations. The tasty event features two new chefs every Thursday night. Up this week: Chef Kevin Templeton of Barleymash, versus Chef Arnold Brown of Harvest. The final championship is on Feb. 23. Patrons can order from the Taco Flights Menu, which includes a Taco Flight Plate for $9 and drink specials like the $7 Espolon Cadillac Margarita, to name a few items.


For more information, visit the Blind Burro’s website by clicking here.

Friday

Looking for a pre-Valentine’s day outing?

Photo sourced from @sweetpetitconf via Instagram

Chocolate and Hard Cider Pairing Class

February 10, 2017

6:30pm-7:30pm

 

Sweet Petite Confections

3582 A Mount Acadia Blvd

San Diego, CA 92111

 

This one hour class at Sweet Petite Confections will teach the art of pairing hard ciders from Julian Ciderworks (made with apples grown in Julian) with chocolates. This is a 21+ class.


Cost: $30 per person, make reservations by calling (858) 688-0210 or via email at hello@sweetpetiteconfections.com


Can’t make this class or looking for a family-friendly option? Check out their other chocolate making classes, one is scheduled for this Saturday!

The Original Harlem Globetrotters

Friday, February 10, 2017

7:00 pm


Valley View Casino Center

3500 San Diego Sports Arena Blvd

San Diego, CA 92110


Catch some comedic, high-flying basketball action when the Harlem Globetrotters play at the Valley View Casino Center. Fans of all ages are invited to the group’s 2017 World Tour. This is a great family-friendly alternative to the traditional Valentine’s Day outing!


Can’t make is this Friday? Good news! They are in town again February 17th.


Tickets:$16-$147


For more information, visit the Globetrotters website by clicking here.

Saturday

Celebrate San Diego Rally

Saturday, February 11, 2017

10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Official rally at 1:00 pm


Petco Park

100 Park Blvd

San Diego, CA 92101


Sure, the Chargers are gone, but there are still plenty of great San Diego sports teams to cheer on. Local sports fans are invited to unite Saturday at Petco Park for the Celebrate San Diego Rally with teams who still call San Diego home! Enjoy live music, games, a kids zone, photo booths, photos with local mascots and the Padres Hall of Fame. A San Diego Craft Beer Garden will be open for guests 21+


Bonus: Exchange one piece of Chargers clothing or a Chargers hat for a $25 credit at the Padres Majestic Team Store good through May 4, 2017. The Padres will distribute donated clothing items to charitable partners that support our neighbors in need.


Both entrance and parking in the Padres lot are free!

Sweetheart Sail

Saturday, February 11, 2017

Check-in & Boarding  9:00 am-11:30am

Ship Returns at 3:00 pm


San Salvador at San Diego Maritime Museum

1492 North Harbor Dr

San Diego, CA 92101


Celebrate Valentine’s Day with your loved ones by setting sail on San Diego Bay aboard the Maritime Museum’s historic replica ship, San Salvador. The Sweetheart Sail is a scenic, three-hour adventure that will focus on the bay, marine wildlife and local attractions. Those on board will enjoy the sights, plus champagne, treats and a special souvenir.


Tickets: $70 adults, $48 children 3-12, 2 & under free with paying adult


Can’t make it Saturday? Try Sunday!

Sunday

Available, taken, or it’s complicated...all are invited to this fun Valentine’s Day themed race!

Coronado Valentine’s Day 10K, 5K, 1 Mile Run

February 12, 2017


Coronado Tidelands Park

2000 Mullinex Dr

Coronado, CA 92118


Every 10K, 5K, and 1 mile participant receives a high quality t-shirt, an awesome finishers medal, continental breakfast, photos, and a beer garden! Get social at the event and make new friends while enjoying the breathtaking bay views.


Register now as a couple or as an individual!

Urt Flurt

February 12, 2017

10:00 am


Shipwrecks Beach

(Dog Beach)

Coronado, CA 92118


They will have three very different divisions competing for their respective crowns: the “Human/Human” division, the “Human/Animal” division, and finally the “Animal/Animal” division which is also affectionately known as “Beast Mode.” That’s right people this is an animal tandem surfing contest.

Partner up with your friend, your mother, your pet pig, your “other” girlfriend, your love dove, your grade school crush, your P.E. teacher, your locker buddy, your HR department rep or just go ahead and sign up both of your neighbor’s dogs, but whatever you do don’t surf solo. URT does not discriminate when it comes to tandem surfing; the ocean always sorts it out.

Prizes will be given to the top three tandem teams that place in each division. Animals must be equipped with a life jacket to be eligible to surf in the contest. If needed, several big boards will be available for tandem teams on a first come first serve basis.  All contestants will receive an official URT FLURT event shirt upon signing up.

Registration cost is $40, click here to join the fun!

Cinema @ The Balboa: “Breakfast at Tiffany’s”

February 12, 2017

Showing at 5:00 pm


Balboa Theater

868 4th Ave

San Diego, CA 92101


Take in a happy hour showing of Breakfast at Tiffany’s on the silver screen at Cinema@the Balboa. Come enjoy this 1961 classic Audrey Hepburn Film in one of the most beautiful theaters in San Diego.


Tickets: $7-$12


Special Concession packages are available.

Bonus Event: Get next weekend started early!

Featured (above): Illuminated page (with sunburst design), 16th century. Opaque watercolor, gold and ink on paper.

Culture & Cocktails: Persian Night

Thursday, February 16, 2017

6:00 pm - 10:00 pm


San Diego Museum of Art

1450 El Prado

Balboa Park, San Diego, 92112

The DJ spins, exotic beverages flow, artworks dazzle, and museum visitors glow at The San Diego Museum of Art's popular sundown series, Culture & Cocktails. Bring a friend, meet someone new, and experience art in a whole new way!

The Museum's popular sundown series travels to ancient Persia (modern-day Iran) with an evening inspired by the newly installed Arts of Iran and Arts of South and Southeast Asia galleries.


Tickets: $5 members/$25 non-members (pre-sale); $35 at the door


21+ Event, IDs and bags will be checked at the door

Looking for a way to enjoy the beautiful San Diego weather anyday? 

Try a hike!


Psst… the outdoors are calling. If the idea of sitting inside watching a bunch of grown men fight over a ball makes you snore, Super Bowl Sunday is the ideal day to tackle on of San Diego’s many jaw-dropping hikes. From Torrey Pines to Cowles Mountain, there are plenty of places to soak up some of Mother Nature’s finest views.


Take a look at this guide for some of the best hikes in San Diego, or this one from some equally great hikes.

 All February Long!

 Museums, Museums, Museums!

February 1-28, 2017

Arts, entertainment and culture collide for Macy’s Museum Month in San Diego. This February, the San Diego Museum Council and Macy’s have teamed up again for Museum Month, giving patrons a chance to discover what’s new at more than 40 area museums with savings only seen once a year.

Participants can pick up a Museum Month Pass at any area Macy’s store to enjoy half-off admission to all of the participating museums through the entire month of February.

Passes will be available beginning February 1 at all San Diego, Temecula and Imperial Valley Macy’s. Find the store nearest you.

Guests with a pass can bring up to three people to participating museums to receive half-off admission for the entire party. Additional fees may apply for special exhibitions.

Remember to keep your pass all month long and explore a few new museums!

For more information click here!

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