San Diego Weekend Events & Things To Do Friday, April 5 – Sunday April 7, 2013

[important]San Diego Weekend Events & Things To Do Friday, April 5 – Sunday April 7, 2013[/important]


frequency-film-festivalWhat: Frequency Film Festival

When: Fri, Apr 5

Where: Ocean Beach Playhouse, San Diego

Description: Frequency Film Festival is a film festival based in San Diego, CA, showcasing many different independent films from around the world. Frequency Film Festival is a film festival based in San Diego, CA, showcasing many different independent films from around the world.

Cost: $10 – $50


spring-egg-stravaganzaWhat: Spring Egg-Stravaganza

When: Fri, Apr 5, 11:00 AM

Where: Birch Aquarium

Description: This is an eggstra-special time of year when many ocean animals are hatched or born. Join us for seven days of hands-on activities that highlight the wonders of reproduction in the sea. Meet egg-laying marine animals and their eggs, including squids, fishes, and sharks Listen to special stories.



accomplice-san-diego What: Accomplice: San Diego

When: Fri April 5, 4:30 PM

Where: La Jolla Playhouse

Description: Accomplice: San Diego offers a completely unique theatrical experience, unlike any found on any stage, taking its audience on an adventure through the city streets. You’ll be sent on a mission, aided by clues and mysterious cast members strewn throughout various locations such as street corners, bars and out-of-the-way spots. Groups of 10 piece together the clues of a meticulously crafted criminal plot and rely on their own street smarts to make it to the end.


electric-fest-2013What: Electric Festival

When: Fri April 5, 5:00 PM

Where: Somewhere Loud, 3489 Noell St. San Diego

Description: The event will be held at Somewhere Loud, Friday April 5th, from 5-11pm for our underage attendees & for our 18+ attendee party continues till 2am!

Electric Festival 2013 (EF2013) is going to be an EDM event incorporating 5 Dj’s:
-1st DJ: Navi ( 1hr set )
-2nd DJ:Kahn Artest ( 1hr set )
-3rd DJ: Killmor ( 1hr set )-4th DJ: CORDOVA ( 1hr set )-5th Dj: VERY SPECIAL GUEST RETURNING TO SAN DIEGO! TBA

Cost: $5-$25

as-they-burn-aliveWhat: As They Burn Alive

When: Fri April 5, 6:30 PM

Where: Soma San Diego, 3350 Sports Arena Blvd, San Diego

Description: Hailing from the streets of San Diego, As They Burn Alive hits the scene with heavy music and intense energy, attracting all types of crowds to their shows. They have toured and shared the stage with big names in the scene such as Rose Funeral, Wretched, Impending Doom, And Hell Followed With, Molotov Solution, Within The Ruins, Ion Dissonance and much more. As They Burn Alive have come a long way and plan on doing bigger things in the near future. This is only the beginning for As They Burn Alive.

Cost: $8

live-arts-festWhat: Live Arts Fest

When: Fri April 5, 7:30 PM

Where: Liberty Station – McMillin Company Events Center

Description: The new White Box, San Diego’s freshest performance space, will truly come alive with 13 evenings of live arts, April 5- 21. The premiere Live Arts Fest was created and curated by San Diego Dance Theater artistic director Jean Isaacs and the newly formed White Box Collective, a group of local emerging choreographers including Blythe Barton, Anne Gehman, Kerry Greenwood, Maria Juan, Zaquia Mahler Salinas, and Minaqua McPherson. The first annual Live Arts Fest promises access to all types of live art including dance, mime, theater, music, light installations and more. The Fest will feature workshops and performances by 24 local, national, and international artists.

el-gran-silencioWhat: El Gran Silencio

When: Fri April 5, 8:00 PM

Where: House of Blues San Diego, 1055 Fifth Avenue

Description: El Gran Silencio is a rock en español band from Monterrey, Mexico that blends a variety of rock, reggae, dancehall, and dub influences with traditional Latin American musical forms such as cumbia, vallenato and banda as part of the musical movement known as Avanzada Regia. Current members include brothers Cano and Tony Hernandez, Isaac “Campa” Valdez, Julian “Moco” Villarreal, and Ezequiel Alvarado. Their first album (1999) is titled Libres y Locos, which means ‘free and crazy’ in English. It was on this album that they scored a hit with the song “Dormir Soñando”. Their follow up album (2001) is called Chuntaros Radio Poder (“Chuntaro” referring to a type of Mexican music and referenced in the song (“Chuntaros Style”) and was even more successful than the first. Their third album is called Superiddim Internacional Vol. 1. Their latest album (2006) is called Comunicaflow Underground. El Gran Silencio was the opening act at LA Rising in Los Angeles, California on July 30, 2011.

blackout-partyWhat: Blackout Party

When: Fri April 5, 8:30 PM

Where: The Casbah, San Diego

Description: A little bit country, a little bit rock & roll, with talk of whiskey and women and guitar riffs to make you move. In August 2011, they won Best Americana at the San Diego Music Awards. Guitarist Tim Lowman’s side project Low Volts released its debut full-length Twist Shake Grind Break in 2011, also winning at that year’s SDMAs. The following year, they won Best Local Recording at the SDMAs.

Cost: $10

run-or-dyeWhat: RUN OR DYE 5K

When: Saturday, April 6, 9 a.m.

Where: Qualcomm Stadium, 9449 Friars Road, San Diego

Description: Get “dashed and splashed with color” while running the courses. Participants choose which of four routes to run, in what order, and how often. Each Color Course ranges from 1 to 1.3 Kilometers. Wear white or light gray clothes so the bright dyes show up. Kids 6 and under run free.

Cost: $50 – $60


san-diego-tartan-day-festWhat: 10th Annual San Diego Tartan Day Fest

When: Sat, Apr 6, 2013

Where: Balboa Park, San Diego

Description: Celebrate Scottish heritage – and find your own tartan, too! Taste traditional Scottish fare at reasonable prices –the world’s best bangers, and mouthwatering home baked desserts!Explore displays by Scottish organizations from all over Southern California! Enjoy music and dance from some of southern California’s most exciting Scottish entertainers!

orchestra-hehearsalWhat: Orchestra I Rehearsal

When: Sat, Apr 6, 8:30 AM

Where: The New Youth Orchestra, 10855 Sorrento Valley Road, Suite 2 San Diego

Description: Every Saturday The New Youth Orchestra fill the hearts and minds of San Diego’s most talented youth musicians with great music. Visitors are invited to come observe these rehearsals to experience and enjoy the beautiful sounds created by our fine young members.

Cost: Free

golden-hair-showWhat: The Golden International Hair Show

When: Sat, Apr 6, 5:00 PM

Where: WorldBeat Center, 2100 Park Blvd, San Diego

Description: THE GOLDEN COMB INTERNATIONAL HAIR SHOW is coming to San Diego, April 6th, 2013 @ “the world beat Center”! 2100 park blvd. S.D. CA 92101. Have you ever wanted to goto Senegal, Africa? Well here’s your chance! 1st prize is a round trip ticket & 20 days vacation in Senegal. Stay at the 5 star hotel “Yengouline”, worth $5000! 2nd prize $2500 worth of products, sponsored by Dr Willie Morrow and design your own line!! 3rd prize cash. This show is endorsed by Senegalese Minister of Tourism and loisiris,, Congres internationale de diaspora-tfm-seneweb.

Cost: $20-$25

san-diego-crew-classic-jpgWhat: San Diego Crew Classic

When: Sun, Apr 7, 7:30 AM

Where: Mission Bay, San Diego

Description: On April 6 & 7, 2013 collegiate, junior and masters athletes will return to the sun-kissed water of San Diego’s gorgeous Mission Bay for the 40th anniversary Crew Classic. More than 100 races will occur over the two day event. There are seven lanes across with the city picturesque San Diego skyline as a backdrop. Athletes will race for early season honors and coveted trophies. Spectators will cheer them on while enjoying the shore-side “tent row” for alumni and clubs, the Jumbo-tron displaying races start to finish, great food, and much more.


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