San Diego: This Weekend (Nov. 16-19)


Events in San Diego this weekend include the San Diego Ramen Festival, comedian Heather McDonald, and a holiday cooking class.

11.16: 2nd Annual San Diego Ramen Festival

Noodle lovers unite to sample delicious dishes at the city’s largest ramen festival featuring even more vendors than last year’s inaugural event. —Michael Benninger

Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier, downtown,

11.16: Gryffin

New York house DJ Dan Griffith (aka Gryffin) is a USC alum and classically trained pianist. He and Colorado-based DJ Illenium released the single Feel Good (feat. Daya) earlier this year, and Griffith released two more Love In Ruins (feat. Sinéad Harnett) and Nobody Compares to You (feat. Katie Pearlman) on his own. —Scott McDonald

Observatory North Park, North Park,

11.16: Kap Slap

Recently here as part of KAABOO’s Club Elevate / Jewel “Nightclub” after hours events, DJ/producer Kap Slap (aka Jared Lucas) has worked with Ezi, Daya, M. Bronx, and more. This summer, he released the single F****n Amazing (feat. Cal). —Scott McDonald

OMNIA, downtown,

11.16 Downtown at Sundown

The sun may be setting, but the creativity at this monthly event is not. Get free admission and exhibition tours along with DJ-spun music at the SDSU Downtown Gallery.

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, downtown,

11.16: Phantoms

The L.A.-based DJ duo of Kyle Kaplan and Vinnie Pergola released their self-titled full-length debut earlier this year. It features appearances from Vérité, Grace Mitchell, Hayley Kiyoko, and Harlie. The pair’s stop at Bang Bang is part of their first-ever headlining tour. —Scott McDonald

Bang Bang, downtown,

11.17: Cash Cash

N.Y.-based DJ trio Cash Cash (Jean Paul Makhlouf, Alex Makhlouf, Samuel Frisch) will be scaling things down a bit in San Diego after playing the Life In Color party at the Valley View Casino Center earlier this year. The threesome collaborated with ROZES on the single Matches this year, and put out one of their own, All My Love (feat. Conor Maynard), as well. —Scott McDonald

OMNIA, downtown,

11.17: Sonny Fodera

Australian-born, London-based DJ Sonny Fodera has released a handful of singles this year, as well as a deluxe version of his 2016 third album, Frequently Flying, which featured guests like Alex Mills, Yasmeen, and Kate Elsworth on 11 of its 14 tracks. —Scott McDonald

Bang Bang, downtown,

11.17-18 Heather McDonald

“Right now, my sons are in that stage, you know that horrible stage: organized sports. Talk about f*****g up a girl’s weekend. I’m pretty much praying that neither of them succeeds at anything. It’s like, ‘No, I don’t really want to get in an RV and go to Bakersfield with the soccer team. No, I don’t. I hope you lose. I really do.’ ” — Heather McDonald on I Don’t Mean to Brag

American Comedy Co., downtown,

Heather McDonald. Randy Shropshire/Getty Images for Love is Louder)
(Randy Shropshire / Getty Images for Love is Louder)

11.17-19 Nick Swardson

“Saw someone with a ‘My Warmup is Your Workout’ shirt. Well, my casual drinking is your alcohol poisoning, so f**k you.” — Nick Swardson on Twitter

The Comedy Store, La Jolla,

Actor, comedian Nick Swardson.

Actor, comedian Nick Swardson.

(Alberto E. Rodriguez / Getty Images)

11.18 Holiday Cooking Class with Chef Nathan Lingle

Make your guests a holiday meal they won’t soon forget. Join L’Auberge Del Mar chef Nathan Lingle for a holiday cooking class that will include different ways to cook a turkey, traditional and non-traditional sides, plus cocktail recipes from the resort’s mixologist.

L’Auberge, Del Mar,

11.18 Tree Lighting with Santa & Snow

Head south to the Outlets at the Border for a tree lighting that’s complete with snow flurries.

Outlets at the Border, San Ysidro,

11.18 Del Mar Raggae Fest

Get into the groove at this year’s fall racing season Raggae Fest featuring Iration.

Del Mar Racetrack, Del Mar,

11.19 Encinitas Holiday Street Fair

Take to the streets of downtown Encinitas and enjoy more than 450 food, arts and crafts vendors, plus three entertainment stages. Children’s activities will roundout the fair and make it a day the whole family can enjoy.

Downtown Encinitas,

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