April 15, 2024
Think about this view to open up your day Easter Sunday. It’s the Flower Fields in Carlsbad, which hosts an Easter Dawn Service. Photograph credit score: TheFlowerFields, through Fb

Downtown has a pair particular issues to have a good time this San Diego weekend (although, truthful warning, the climate could seem extra wintry than springy) – a debut and the large 1-0-0 of a restored theater. And if issues get a bit soggy, bear in mind, spring showers deliver April flowers.

For the centennial of the Balboa Theatre, participate in a navy salute and a few throwback household leisure, all for a mere $3.50 a ticket:

  • Friday – Honor San Diego’s navy with a 7 p.m. screening of the silent movie The Flying Fleet, accompanied by the Marvel Morton theatre organ. The salute marks the theater’s roles as each a silent film venue and a wartime residence for sailors. 
  • Saturday – “Toons & Tunes: A Morning of Household Enjoyable,” features a 10 a.m. screening of traditional cartoons accompanied by the identical organ. Introduce children to old-school faves like Mighty Mouse, Woody Woodpecker, Popeye and Felix the Cat and gown up just like the Roaring ’20s for the parade that precedes the screening. Tickets are $3.50.

Two San Diego Music Award winners cease by the Fairmont Grand Del Mar Friday and Saturday on the Grand Social lounge. First up, at 6 p.m. Friday, is trumpeter Gilbert Castellanos. Vocalist Rebecca Jade follows at 6:30 p.m. Saturday. Free normal admission is proscribed and on a first-come, first-served foundation.  Company can deliver their blankets for the expansive garden.

Strive the Quartyard at 4 p.m. Saturday for Spanish DJ Pablo Fierro, making his San Diego debut, and native Simone Glad. Tickets value $35.

The littles love an egg hunt. Carlsbad provides that and extra at Poinsettia Park for the EGGstravaganza Spring Pageant at 10 a.m. Saturday. There’s additionally face-painting, crafts, cookie adorning, a enjoyable zone and soak the bunny (wait, what did the bunny do to deserve a soaking?). Exercise playing cards value $5.

Need extra egg hunts on Saturday? Certain (however please verify web sites for climate updates):

  • San Marcos – the Spring Egg Scramble at Walnut Grove Park, with egg hunts for a number of age teams and a $7 breakfast; 8-11:30 a.m.
  • Santee – The Easter bunny visits at 10 a.m. at Santee Lakes and there will likely be a Youngsters vs. Dad and mom tug-o-war. Whose facet will the bunny be on?
  • Cherokee Level – Cherokee Level Elementary‘s subject would be the web site for 3 11 a.m. egg hunts, together with one for sensory-sensitive children. The enjoyable consists of crafts, video games and raffles.
  • Level Loma – the Rock Church hosts a 3 p.m. egg hunt adopted by a 4 p.m. service. Search for household enjoyable together with balloon animals, toddler zone and an Easter Bunny picture op. The church guarantees the occasion will go on, rain or shine.