22 Things to Do in San Diego This Weekend

"Guns aren't the problem. It takes a finger to pull a trigger. #banfingersusa" - Sean Cullen on Twitter
3.17-19: Sean Cullen @ American Comedy Co.

 

3.18: August Burns Red @ House of Blues, hob.com
This metalcore band's single "Identity" earned a Best Metal Performance nomination at the 2016 Grammy Awards.

 

3.18: Uner @ Bang Bang, bangbangsd.com
House/techno DJ on his Solar Distance tour.

 

3.18: Tonight Alive @ SOMA, somasandiego.com
The Australian fivesome drops its new pop rock album, Limitless, on March 4.

 

3.18: Smokey Robinson @ Pechanga Resort & Casino, pechanga.com
R&B superstar William "Smokey" Robinson Jr. penned the iconic hit "My Girl" for The Temptations.

 

3.18: UFO @ Ramona Mainstage, ramonamainstage.com
Hard rock outfit from across the pond.

 

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"This asshole behind me just asked for sugar-free syrup for his pancakes. The thing you're eating has 'cake' in the name, bro." - Andrew Santino on Twitter
3.18-19: Andrew Santino @ The Comedy Store La Jolla, thecomedystore.com

 

3.18-7.4: Do Ho Suh
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD)
1001 Kettner Blvd., Downtown
858.454.3541, mcasd.org
Take a tour of Do Ho Suh's New York apartment as MCASD is transformed into a maze-like installation of the artist's living quarters, fashioned with fabric swaths and stainless steel.

3.19: Race for Autism
Balboa Park
raceforautism.org
Run this 5K dressed as a superhero to become a real-life hero for local autism programs and services.

 

3.19: Ashley Wallbridge @ OMNIA San Diego, omnianightclub.com
Trance remixer out of Stoke-on-Trent, England.

 

3.19: Meaux Green @ Bassmnt, bassmntsd.com
Bassnectar, Jack Ü and Lil Jon have supported this trap artist.

 

3.19: Color in Motion 5K
Qualcomm Stadium, Mission Valley
colorinmotion5k.com
Don your whitest whites during this 5K run, and then cross the finish line in neon-colored, biodegradable, cornstarch camouflage.

 

3.19: Berry Best Chocolate Fest
Liberty Station
berrybestchocolatefest.com
Chocolate fountains, cakes, cookies, cocktails and more will lure legions of chocoholics to Liberty Station.

 

"They are introducing female Viagra. I didn't know there was anything on me that should be standing up." - Rita Rudner on Twitter
3.19: Rita Rudner @ Sycuan Casino, sycuan.com

 

"I love Jesus. Yes, I do. But I will punch a ho... If you wanna say some curse words at me, say some curse words. I don't even care. But if you are right here in my face, like if our eyelashes is braided together, I will cut you... in the name of Jesus." - Anjelah Johnson on Not Fancy
3.19: Anjelah Johnson @ Pala Casino, palacasino.com

3.19: A Great Big World @ The Irenic, theirenic.com
Pop rockers best known for their 2013 chart-topping hit "Say Something," featuring Christina Aguilera.

 

3.19-20: Cake Show
Del Mar Fairgrounds
sandiegocakeshow.com
See elaborate cakes decked out in this year's "Off to Neverland" theme; choose from a variety of cake-decorating classes; and meet local cheflebrities Claudia Sandoval (MasterChef Season Six winner), Maeve Rochford (Holiday Baking Challenge winner), Nathan Odom (MasterChef Junior Season Three winner) and other cooking-show stars who've taken the cake.

 

3.19-4.30: "Gods of Suburbia," by Dina Goldstein
Madison Art Gallery
1055 Wall St., Ste. 100, La Jolla
858.459.0836, madisongalleries.com
Dina Goldstein's latest photographic series analyzes religious faith in a contemporary context, placing archetypes such as Satan, Buddha and Darwin in environments driven by consumerism and greed.

 

3.19-9.5: "Whales: Giants of the Deep"
San Diego Natural History Museum
1788 El Prado, Balboa Park
619.232.3821, sdnhm.org
Sperm whale skeletons, whalebone treasures, a blue whale heart replica and other interactivities bring the world of whales to the surface. Dive in!

3.20: Hot Chocolate 15K/5K
Petco Park, East Village
hotchocolate15k.com
Complete a 15K or 5K to feel less guilty about guzzling the Finisher Mug filled with chocolate fondue (plus snacks for dipping and hot cocoa) at the finish line.

 

3.20: Natalia LaFourcade @ Observatory North Park, observatorysd.com
This pop rocker's most recent album, Hasta la Raíz, picked up five Latin Grammy Awards in 2015.

 

3.20 Disturbed @ House of Blues, hob.com
Heavy metal foursome touring internationally in support of its new album, Immortalized, which dropped in August.

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