San Diego Weekend Events Friday August 9 to Sunday August 11, 2013

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San Diego Culture & CocktailsWhat: The San Diego Museum of Art Summer Break Festival 2013 

When: August 1 to 10, 2013

Where: The San Diego Museum of Art 

Description: Soak up contemporary art, culture, and performances. Pick your date or come every day for Summer Break, the Museum’s new contemporary art festival, August 1-10. Stay overnight for 24 hours of ‪Summer Break and get up close to the famous faces at ‪‎Culture & ‪‎Cocktails.

[important]SPECIAL EVENT : Museum Will be Open for 24 hours.[/important]

summer-break-2013Schedule for 24 Hours of Summer Break Featuring Culture & Cocktails on Thursday, August 8, 2013:

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m. : Double Portraits exhibition on view

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. : Video screenings of Drama Queens and Double Self-Portrait

6:00 – 10:00 p.m. : Culture & Cocktails

6:00 p.m. : The Gift Shop, interactive installation by Farrah Emami

9:30 p.m. : Musical Performance by Aki Kharmicel

10:00 p.m. : Musical Performance by Egyptian Lover

11:00 p.m. : You’ve never heard it taste so good!, video installation and performance by QQ (Eric Derr and Frankie Martin)

Visit our blog for festival guide & full schedule for Summer Break Festival 2013 at San Diego Museum of Art.


sandiego-sights-sips-cocktailsWhat: San Diego Sights & Sips Cocktail Cruise

When: Friday August 9, 2013

Where: Hornblower Cruises & Events, San Diego

Description: Come aboard a two-hour luxurious yacht on San Diego Bay and enjoy a boarding cocktail and a variety of light hors d’oeuvres. We provide a range of delicious signature cocktails and monthly drink specials for you to choose from (drinks available for purchase). On board, you can enjoy our lively background music as the sun slowly sets dancing in the ever changing views of San Diego bay.

Cost: $30.29


sandiego-wine-tourWhat: San Diego Wine Country Chauffeured Tour

When: Friday August 9, 2013

Where: San Diego Beer and Wine Tours

Description: Late Summer/Fall is a beautiful time to visit San Diego’s Wine Country and you’ll be pleased to hear that San Diego Beer and Wine Tours is presenting a 3 vineyard adventure, celebrating the season. This 6 hour chauffeured tour includes 18 tastes of local wines and a scrumptious dinner overlooking the winery grounds.*


Round trip transportation from most San Diego locations makes this an easy and carefree opportunity to enjoy sunny fall days in San Diego’s wine country.

Cost & Transportation: We have San Diego Beer and Wine Tours Limo Specials for August 2013CALL 800.814.4324 for limited time offer specials or visit San Diego Limo Services now!


something-fishyWhat: Something’s Fishy Theater 

When: Friday August 9, 2013

Where: Marie Hitchcock Puppet Theater in Balboa Park

Description: Curious little Garabaldi does not want to swim with the other fish and finds trouble until Mama Mia rescues him from the jaws of a lazy, hungry whale. String puppets are manipulated by a cast of five puppeteers.

Cost: $0-$5



pop-explosionWhat: Midnight Red PopExplosion Tour San Diego

When: Friday August 10, 2013

Where: House of Blues San Diego

Description: Midnight Red (formally known as FLYTE) is an American boy band signed to Interscope Records. The group was the opening act on the NKOTBSB Tour in 2011, and are currently recording material for their debut album expected to be released in 2013.

Cost: $25-$69

pinbackWhat: Del Mar Concerts – Pinback

When: Friday August 9, 2013

Where: Del Mar Race Track & Turf Club

Description: While a rotating cast of instrumentalists find loose assembly under the Pinback name, the partnership of Armistead Burwell Smith IV and Rob Crow is at the heart of the some of the most complex, postmodern indie pop happening on the West Coast. In the first few days of 1998, Armistead Burwell Smith IV (of San Diego-based Three Mile Pilot) and Rob Crow (of Thingy and Heavy Vegetable) formed a part-time recording project under the name Pinback.

Cost: $15+

san-diego-beer-conWhat: San Diego Beer-Con

When: Saturday August 10, 2013

Where: Marina Village Conference Center, San Diego

Description: Beer-Con is not your average beer festival. It is a unique two-day craft beer convention for beer lovers, by beer lovers. We have an exciting two days planned. A fantastic group of leaders from the craft beer industry have been brought together to ensure an amazing conference. Beer-Con will start mid-morning and formal discussions will wrap up by 4:30 pm. However, the conference doesn’t stop there . . . we encourage you to join the celebration in the beer garden and stay until the party is over!

Cost: $79+


pod-in-concertWhat: P.O.D in Concert

When: Saturday August 10, 2013

Where: House of Blues San Diego

Description: Hey all Warriors, come out and have a great night with P.O.D on their US tour! The band’s line-up consists of vocalist Sonny Sandoval, drummer Wuv Bernardo, guitarist Marcos Curiel, and bassist Traa Daniels.

Cost: $22.50+


the-yes-teamWhat: The Yes Team

When: Saturday August 10, 2013

Where: Searsucker Del Mar, San Diego

Description: It’s not just a band. It’s a way of thinking. Go on…say it. YES! Doesn’t that feel nice? We thought so. Ever since Kinnie Dye, Jonathan Walsh, and TJ Moss drove their purple van from NYC to San Diego in search of sunshine and harmony, a lot of people have been saying YES to The Yes Team. Their mission is simple: to spread unity through harmony! Since their inception in January of 2011 they have won an Emmy Award, multiple songwriting contests, and have played venues such as: The Cosmopolitan (Las Vegas) House of Blues, and many more.


sandiego-beer-runWhat: The San Diego Beer Run

When: Sunday August 11, 2013

Where: Ruocco Park, Harbor Lane, San Diego

Description: A 5K and 10K run along the bay benefiting Access Youth Academy. For athletes of all levels. Post-race festivities include food vendors and beer from Stone Brewery and other local breweries. Check-in and day-of registration begin at 6:30 a.m. All runners over the age of 21 will receive a drink voucher for one beer.

Cost: $25 – $35

hillcrest-cityfest-2013What: Hillcrest CityFest 2013 San Diego, California

When: Sunday August 11, 2013

Where: Hillcrest along 5th Avenue and University Avenue

Description: CityFest takes place in the heart of Hillcrest and is a huge celebration of community spirit. CityFest 2013 is going to be a spectacular feast for the senses! With over 250 arts, crafts, and food vendors, a grand stage, and a beer garden, there is sure to be something for everyone to enjoy. Other highlights include a dunk tank, pony rides, mechanical bull rides, craft activities, and a water mist cool-off zone.



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