25 Things To Do This Weekend


9/22-24: Nick Thune @ American Comedy Co.,

“So crazy that Trump also gets a 33% applause ratio / didn’t think we had anything in common” - Nick Thune on Twitter

9.23 Magic Men Live @ House Of Blues, Downtown,

Get thrust into the action of this muscle-bound stage show where clothing is minimal and fan-interaction abounds.

The single “Losing U (feat. Daylight)” is the latest release from French tropical house DJ/producer Klingande (aka Cédric Steinmylier).

9/23: Tiësto @ Omnia,

Tiësto. At Omnia. ‘Nuff said.

9.23: Atmosphere

@ Observatory North Park,

The Minneapolis-based indie rap duo returns to North Park after the release of its 11th studio album, “Fishing Blues,” in August.

9.23: Kellie Pickler @ Moonshine Beach,

The American Idol contestant and country singer also won Dancing with the Stars in 2013.

9.23: Sara Evans

@ Pala Casino,

The former Academy of Country Music Awards’ Top Female Vocalist is currently working on a follow-up to the two albums she released in 2014.

9.23: Sigur Rós

@ Copley Symphony Hall,

Now a three-piece band, the ethereal Icelandic post-rockers hit the road in advance of their upcoming album release.

9/23-24: Bret Ernst @ The Comedy Store,

“A man can never truly be a man until he’s put a duvet on a comforter by himself. #husbandlife” - Bret Ernst on Twitter

9.23-25 MCAS Miramar Air Show @ Marine Corps Air Station, Miramar,

Celebrate 100 years of the Marine Corps Reserve at the nation’s largest military air show, which brings 700,000 people to Miramar to see the Navy Blue Angels perform and the Shockwave Jet truck barrel down the runway at 300 mph, among other incredible spectacles.

9.23-10.9: The Producers @ Spreckels Theatre,

This on-stage comedy (adapted by Mel Brooks from his own 1968 film) tells the story of a theater producer and his accountant who scheme to get rich by raising money to produce Broadway’s biggest flop.

9.23-11.13: “All These Answers That May Never Come Our Way,” by Jon Jaylo @ California Center for the Arts,

Renown for his contemporary surrealist style, Filipino artist Jon Jaylo flies solo in this exhibit of 11 new paintings and many drawings.

9.24 Del Mar Mud Run @ Del Mar Fairgrounds, Del Mar,

Get down and dirty while racing through a muddy, obstacle-filled 5K course providing free beer and a clean t-shirt at the finish line.

9.24: Freestyle Reunion

@ Qualcomm Stadium Practice Field,

The original Cover Girls (Trinere, Debbie Deb and more) revitalize their ‘80s and ‘90s old-school freestyle jams.

9.24: Band of Skulls

@ Belly Up Tavern,

The Brit rock trio hits Solana Beach in support of its fourth studio album, “By Default,” which dropped in May.

9.24: The Gap Band

@ Pala Casino,

Re-emerging from of a self-imposed retirement that began in 2010, the R&B/funk legends return to perform live shows - still led by indomitable singer Charlie Wilson.

9.24: “The Little Big Art Show” @ La Bodega Gallery & Studios,

A large group of artists display small works of art in this show that requires pieces to be no more than eight inches, regardless of style or medium.

9.24: San Diego Zoo Food, Wine & Celebration @ San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park ,

Have a roaring good time celebrating 100 years of the San Diego Zoo with live music and dancing; food and drinks from more than 150 restaurants, wineries and breweries; and close-up encounters with exotic animals.

9.24 Tour De Fat San Diego @ Golden Hill Park, South Park,

Join a crowd of 10,000 in Golden Hill Park for New Belgium Brewing Company’s annual traveling festival, which promotes sustainability and a two-wheeled way of life with a bicycle parade, costume contests and great beer. One person who pledges to go car-free for an entire year will win cash and a new ride: a brand new Fat Tire bicycle.

9.24-25 Adams Avenue Street Fair @ Adams Avenue, Normal Heights,

Adams Avenue transforms into a massive two-day outdoor music fest with more than 90 bands. Come for the music, stay for the beer garden, carnival rides and festival fare.

9.24-10.2: 19th Annual Trolley Dances @ Continuing Education/César E. Chávez Campus,

Board the MTS Blue Line to see San Diego Dance Theater’s site-specific dance shows, which transport audiences to performances at trolley stops in Barrio Logan, East Village and beyond.

9.24-11.13: “Heated Exchange: Contemporary Encaustics” @ California Center for the Arts,

Melted wax receives a twist in this exhibit centered on contemporary encaustic (wax-based paint) art and the beauty and versatility behind its multidimensional surfaces, luminous colors and layering.

9.24-1.2: “The Uses of Photography” @ Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD),

Look back in time at how the progressive-photography community formed in and around UC San Diego from 1960-1980 helped pave the way for the medium’s ultimate political influence.

9.25: Tegan and Sara

@ Observatory North Park,

The Grammy-nominated Canadian sister act released its eighth studio album, “Love You to Death,” in June.

9.25-10.2 San Diego Restaurant Week @ 180-Plus Participating Restaurants, San Diego County,

For eight days, San Diego foodies can feast their eyes and mouths on dishes from nearly 200 participating restaurants offering prix-fixe, multi-course lunch and dinner menus at a discount.