April 16, 2024
Make a day of it in La Jolla Friday. See the king tides, stroll the outlets, cease by Georges on the Cove.. Picture by Chris Stone

Drops. Drummers. Dances. This (lengthy) San Diego weekend, suppose Triple D, and we don’t imply in a Man Fieri kinda approach (although there may be meals concerned).

La Jolla’s Georges on the Cove, which is celebrating its fortieth anniversary in 2024, this week launched a brand new weekday Pleased Hour that continues by means of Feb. 29. So open up your weekend from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Friday by having fun with half off all beers and all wines by the glass, in addition to $10 Terrace Margaritas. Meals specials embody $5 parmesan herb fries, $6 chips and salsa, $10 Caesar salad, $12 shrimp and extra.

Baseball is the primary occasion at Petco Park, with a sideline in concert events and particular occasions just like the Hyperlinks. Add the San Diego Rodeo to the record. It begins a three-day stint at 7:30 p.m. Friday with three-time World Champion Bareback Rider Tim O’Connell, in addition to Rocker Steiner, Stetson Wright, Josh Frost, Zeke Thurston and Jackie Hobbs-Crawford. At stake? Greater than half one million {dollars} in prize cash. Saturday is offered out, however tickets stay for Friday and Sunday, beginning at $35 (as for the drop talked about above – it’s a rodeo time period. Look it up!).

Dip into tradition at Balboa Park with theater and music:

  • Uncover recent new stage expertise on the Outdated Globe’s eleventh annual Powers New Voices Competition. The free three-day occasion, with readings of 10 new American performs, opens at 7:30 p.m. Friday with “Celebrating Group Voices,” a night of six 10-minute works by native playwrights. Complimentary tickets (that are restricted) for the fest, on the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, may be obtained on-line or by calling the Outdated Globe.
  • Drummers with out Borders led by Felix Diaz and his sons Silvio and Abril search to make an affect by means of collaboration. They carry out on the Mingei Worldwide Museum at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Tickets begin at $35.

Massive Salsa Competition San Diego continues its four-day keep on the San Diego Marriott Mission Valley at 2 p.m. Friday. Attempt dance courses or watch performances, then take pleasure in reside concert events with events extending into the wee hours. Doorways open at 10 a.m. Saturday and Sunday with night time reveals beginning at 9:30 p.m. Full passes begin at $250, whereas grasp courses begin at $30 and night time passes at $60.

Have a good time a nationwide hero, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., at one among of two occasions Sunday and Monday. Additionally, the day put aside to mark his beginning falls on his precise birthday this 12 months:

  • The forty second annual Martin Luther King Jr. Parade at 10 a.m. Sunday on Harbor Drive shall be lined with floats, highschool bands, drill groups, faculties/universities, Greek organizations, church buildings and neighborhood organizations. The parade, operating south on Harbor to Broadway, then Pacific Freeway, is coordinated by the Zeta Sigma Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. and the San Diego Alpha Basis. A competition follows at Ruocco Park.
  • The WorldBeat Heart hosts the thirty fifth annual King Day Celebration beginning at midday Monday with a spread of audio system, leisure and cultural segments, together with a Native American blessing, African dancers, Pato Banton, Antoinette Rootsdawtah, Empress Akua and particular visitor artists Kool Boy Hoodbotic Puppets and Natty Prophets. There additionally shall be a drive to gather meals and hygiene objects for Haitians in Tijuana. Pay-what-you-can for tickets on-line.