San Diego Weekend Earth Day Events Friday April 19 to Sunday April 21, 2013

Earth-Day-Balboa-ParkWhat: The 24th Annual San Diego Earth Day EarthFair 

When: Sunday, April 21, 2013 10am-5pm

Where: Balboa Park

Description: Set in Balboa Park, the 24th annual Earth Fair is the largest free annual environmental fair in the world. There will be exhibitors from wildlife preservation groups. The food pavilion will have Out-of-the-ordinary vegetarian fare. There will be earth gallery which will feature works by artists using recycled materials or showing depictions of “Endangered Spaces” in San Diego County. You can even take your kids to enjoy there as well as there will be arrangements for crafts, games, face painting, storytelling, and a hands-on activities for children of all ages. You can enjoy live entertainment, Children’s Earth parade, art show and a “clean” car concourse.

Cost: Free



April-trunk-showWhat:  April Trunk Show

When: Friday April 19, 2013,10:00 AM

Where: Mingei International MuseumEl Prado, San Diego

Description: Since the early 1930s, Spratling Silver has been renowned for extraordinary design. Synthesizing pre-columbian motifs with art deco modernism, the unique sterling silver creations revived and inspired the art of the Mexican silversmith. The simple, elegant motifs continue to win over collectors and jewelry lovers alike.

Synthesizing pre-columbian motifs with art deco modernism, the unique sterling silver creations revived and inspired the art of the Mexican silversmith. Now a new generation of talented Mexican artisans—trained by silversmiths who worked alongside Spratling—continue to carry his vision and designs into a new century. The simple, elegant motifs continue to win over collectors and jewelry lovers alike.

beauty-beastWhat: Beauty and the Beast

When: Friday April 19, 2013, 4:00 PM

Where: California Center For The Arts, Escondido

Description: Beauty and the Beast is a musical with music by Alan Menken, lyrics byHoward Ashman and Tim Rice and a book byLinda Woolverton, based on the 1991 Disney film of the same name. Seven new songs were written for the stage musical.Beauty ran on Broadway for 5,461 performances between 1994 and 2007, becoming Broadway’s eighth longest-running production in history.

Cost: $9


earth-day-meetWhat: Earth Day Meet, Greet, and Hike

When: Saturday April 20, 2013

Where: San Diego National Wildlife Refuge Campo Road

Description: San Diego National Wildlife Refuge Celebrates Earth Day!

  • “Hike with a Ranger” guided nature walk: 9am~11am
  • Mobile “Environmental Education Station”: 9am – 1pm

Meet at the old steel bridge trailhead in Rancho San Diego. All ages! Kids activities at education trailer and on the hike. Wear sturdy hiking shoes and be sure to bring a hat, water, and snacks. Bring binoculars if you have them! Heavy rain will cancel.

spring-island-2013What: 2013 Spring Island Music Festival

When: Saturday April 20, 2013, 10:00 AM

Where: The Comedy Palace Clairemont Mesa Blvd. San Diego

Description: Spring Island Music Fest Tickets for day festival $10.00 including plate lunch from our sponsor L & L BBQ Outdoor Music and Comedy festival from 10am-4pm. All Ages. Brought to you by HAE, B&J Pro.,Jane Cabuco and Sponsors L&L , PST Gear, and more to come Pali Roots Aku’stics featuring Yumi and Sasha Kalani One A Chord.

Cost: $10

sin-city-nightsWhat: Sin City Nights

When: Saturday April 20, 2013

Where: The Comedy Palace, San Diego

Description: Hafa Adai Entertainment presents Sin City Nights at The Comedy Palace in Clairemont Mesa Blvd in San Diego.

We have the following bands playing Live Island Reggae Music all night long:

San Diego’s very own Almost Islanders

LA natives Kevin and Bo Napoleaon

Sin City’s very own Sio Olive and Akoostikz.

If you buy your tickets at the 2013 Spring Island Music Festival that is on the same location that will be held from 10 am to 4 pm it will only cost $10, but if you wait to buy it at the door, you will have to pay $15.

Come out and support local music!!!

Cost: $15


party-for-the-planetWhat: Party for the Planet

When: April 20, 2013 11am-3pm

Where: Birch Aquarium, San Diego

Description:Visitors to the Birch Aquarium can participate in a “Party for the Planet” at La Jolla. The aquarium is located at the Scripps Institute of Oceanography at UC San Diego, 8622 Kennel Way. There will be arrangements for special programs, which will focus on the importance of marine life. Visitors can participate in special hands-on activities, create eco-friendly crafts, and learn more about scientific exploration activities.

socal-comedyWhat: SoCal Comedy Cartel Show

When: Saturday April 20, 2013, 11:59 PM

Where: Mad House Comedy Club, Horton Plaza, San Diego

Description: On Saturday Night April 20th, Up Comedy Shows presents “The SoCal Comedy Cartel”.

Uncensored, Raw, funny, & gut busting comedy from some of the best and fearless comics in Southern California. You will get you money’s & time’s worth. You’ll wanna come back and for more. With Headliner Hailey Boyle from TV Guide’s “Stand up with Stilletos”.

Cost: $8

citybeat-beerWhat: CityBeat Festival of Beers

When: Saturday, April 20, 2013

Where: 2223 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego

Description: Spend the day in North Park enjoying some of the best craft beer in town! Enjoy unlimited tastes and great music from Family Wagon, The Palace Ballroom and The Paragraphs all afternoon!

This event is 21 and up only. Proceeds from the CityBeat Festival of Beers
benefit the San Diego Music Foundation.

Cost: $40


multiculture-earth-day-2013What: Multi Cultural Earth Day Celebration

When: Sunday April 21, 2013 11:00 AM

Where: WorldBeat Center, 2100 Park Blvd, San Diego

Description: Join at World Beat Center for Multi Cultural Earth Day Celebrations! Featuring Prezident Brown, Quinto Sol, Revival, Pachamama, Todo Mundo, Reggae Angels and many more!

Cost: Free






solar-earth-day-2013What: Solar Luncheon at Earth Fair

When: Sunday April 21, 2013, 12:00 PM

Where:  Balboa Park, Casa del Prado, San Diego 

Description: Sullivan Solar Power will host two informational solar luncheons at EarthFair 2013 in Balboa Park to inform residents about solar technology and its latest initiative will pay Uptown homeowners up to $1,500 to go solar. The hour-long presentations will be held at 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. at Balboa Park in the Casa del Prado building.

Encouraging a clean energy future seems like an appropriate way to celebrate Earth Day considering the roots of the holiday. Hope to see you there!

Cost: Free

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