[important]San Diego Weekend Events & Things To Do Friday, Mar. 8 – Sunday Mar. 10, 2013[/important]
What: William Shakespeare’s MacBeth
When: FRIDAY, SATURDAY 8PM & SUNDAY 7PM
Where: Westminster Theatre
Description: “What’s done cannot be undone.” And certainly this timeless masterpiece by the famous playwrite that caused many of us oh so much grief in high school shall not become undone any time soon. Ergo, thou shalt not skirt this dark and powerful tragedy in San Diego this sole week’s end. Though no Globe, the Westminster Theatre hath William Shakespeare’s MacBeth, where be “nothing serious in Mortality.”
Cost: $15 (Adults), $13 (Seniors, Students, Military)
What: CHOCOLATE THE EXHIBITION
When: Friday 10:00a to 5:00p
Where: San Diego Natural History Museum
Description: Get the complete story behind this crave-worthy treat in Chocolate. Discover the unique cacao tree whose seeds started it all, unearth the origins of chocolate consumption, and discover how chocolate was transformed from a bitter drink of kings into the indulgence we love today. Chocolate the Exhibition will reveal facets of this sumptuous treat that you’ve never before considered.
From seed to sweet, unwrap the story of chocolate!
What: SAN DIEGO HARLEY-DAVIDSON AND KETTNER NIGHTS
When: Friday 7:00p
Where: Little Italy location Kettner Blvd, San Diego
Description: Join us for our St. Patty’s Day themed Kettner Nights! Corned Beef & Cabbage Sliders, Green Beer, Irish Band The Fooks and more!
What: MALASHOCK DANCE 25TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION BENEFIT CONCERT
When: Friday 8:00p to 9:30p
Where: Birch North Park Theatre, San Diego
Description: John Malashock, founder and artistic director, teams with renowned pianist Gustavo Romero for an intimate music and dance collaboration to piano suites by Czech composer Leos Janacek. The beautiful and emotional selections are a perfect pairing for Malashock’s choreographic short stories. Also on the program is a re-staging of “Fathom: The Body as Universe,” Malashock’s hugely successful 2006 collaboration with Japanese artist Junko Chodos.
What: Body of Art 6th Annual Dia de La Mujer Art Exhibition
When: FRIDAY 5PM – 10PM
Description: Join 30+ talented female artists for International Women’s Day with a Juried Art Exhibit in San Ysidro. The event also includes food, brew and free admission. Come early for the quiet art reception and stay late for tons of fun.
When: SATURDAY 9AM – 6PM
Where: Grape Day Park (Escondido)
Description: The days are getting longer and before we know it, our clocks will suddenly spring forward. To commemorate the event, Escondido is hosting its 3rd Annual Spring Forward Festival. There is something for everyone at this free event which includes food, festivities, live music, dancing, plenty of craft vendors and even a hot dog eating contest!
What: Cherry Blossom Festival
When: SATURDAY 10AM-4PM
Where: Japanese Friendship Garden
Description: Partake in this breathtaking spectacle as 150+ trees of cherry buds begin to bloom in San Diego’s Japanese Friendship Garden. See all sorts of cultural demos, salivate over Japanese street foods, share crafts and kids activities and shop the unique gifts and plants. The event is free with paid garden admission.
Cost: $4 (Adults), $3 (Seniors, Students, Military)
When: SATURDAY, SUNDAY 12PM & 3PM
Description: Soak in the sights and sounds of America’s most costly war as some of California’s largest Civil War Re-enactment groups drive old dixie down in San Diego. Be sure to not miss out on your opportunity to participate in the largest event in the area highlight a pivotal point in America’s glorious history. Battles are held at 12pm and 3pm both Saturday and Sunday.
Cost: $7-$14, Parking $2
What: Board Shorts Surf Film Festival
When: Saturday 6:30 p.m.
Where: Bird’s SuWhat:rf Shed, 1091 West Morena Blvd., Linda Vista
Description: The Board Shorts Film Festival, however, hopes to show the true spirit of the female surfer. The second annual night of short films features movies made by women about women in and around the ocean. The event, hosted by San Diego Surf Ladies, will screen nine short films about various topics from surf fashion to unexpected surfing communities.
What: SAN DIEGO LATINO FILM FESTIVAL
When: Sunday, Mar 10 11:00a to 10:30p
Where: Digiplex Mission Valley San Diego
Cost: General Admission: $10.50. Student/Senior/Military/MACSD Members: $8.50.
Description: The 20th Annual Latino Film Festival began as a student film festival focusing on the Latino experience, as well as works created by Latinos. Today, the Movie festival has grown to be one of the largest and most respected in the nation!