San Diego California Weekend Events & Things to Do Guide 2012
What: San Diego Bay Fair
When: Friday, Sept. 147:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Where: Mission Bay
Description: See extreme boating in your own backyard when the San Diego Bay Fair races into town. More than 100,000 people are expected at the three-day event. Mission Bay will be packed with race fans and participants in the family fun day, so make sure to get there early.
When: Saturday, Sept. 15 9 a.m. at
Where: various locations
Description: Thousands of San Diegans will be participating in the largest coastal cleanup event of the year. More than 80 sites will be cleared of trash and debris. I Love A Clean San Diego is sponsoring the event, which is held on the same day as the statewide initiative to keep beaches clean.
What: Coronado Art Walk
When: Saturday, September 15 2012 at 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Coronado Ferry Landing
Description: Art lovers can stroll through scenic Coronado this weekend for its annual art walk. The two-day outdoor festival is hosted by the Coronado Historical Association and aims to foster creativity and appreciation for local artists and vendors. This is a free, public event.
When: Sunday, Sept. 16 2012 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: South Ponto Beach in Carlsbad
Descriptions: The Encinitas Lions Club are teaming up with local businesses to help visually impaired residents experience surfing in San Diego. At this 17th annual Surfing Clinic for the blind and sight impaired, participants are given instruction, and assisted in the water by local surfing instructors and volunteers as they challenge themselves to balance atop surfboards.
When: Sunday, Sept. 16 2012 at Various times
Where: Various locations
Description: Enjoy dishes from some of San Diego’s best restaurants during Restaurant Week, when three-course meals are offered from $15-$40. More than 180 restaurants are participating in the event featuring special lunch and dinner menus. For information on restaurants, check the San Diego Restaurant Week website.