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San Diego: This Weekend (Jan. 10-13)

Events around San Diego this weekend include Taste & Tequila Old Town, Springboard Music Fest and Padres FanFest.

1.10: Stand Up Science! with Shane Mauss 

“I had this great idea the other day — I’m gonna be rich. There’s more to it than that. It’s basically for a bumper sticker, and it just says on it, ‘I am a child molester.’ I’m gonna sell a lot of those. No? Oh, you know what, maybe I should explain. Sorry. You don’t put it on your car. That would be stupid.” — Shane Mauss on at the Boston Alternative Comedy Festival

@ The American Comedy Co., americancomedyco.com 

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1.10: Taste & Tequila Old Town

Gorge on Old Town’s most famous meals while wetting your whistle with sensational spirits as lively music and engaging entertainers keep the good times going between bites. — Michael Benninger

Throughout Old Town, oldtownsandiego.org

Through 1.27: San Diego Symphony January Festival: Hearing the Future

Discover gifted artists of all ages and backgrounds — and learn about music from past to present — during this sprawling celebration of instruments and their output curated by the revered composer-conductor Matthew Aucoin. — Michael Benninger

Various venues around the city, sandiegosymphony.org

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San Diego Symphony

Rafael Payare, who currently serves as music director designate, will begin the role of music director of the San Diego Symphony on July 1, 2019. 

(Courtesy photo)

1.10-12: Springboard Music Fest

Fifty hand-selected musical acts receive two days of mentorship from celebrated masters before performing for the public on five stages during the neighborhood-wide Band & Brew Crawl. — Michael Benninger

OB Playhouse & Theatre Company, Ocean Beach, springboardwest.com

1.11-12: Poway Winter Festival

Go sledding, build a snowman, roast marshmallows and skate around a rink at this weekend-long winter wonderland that serves to remind locals the season isn’t over just because the holidays are. — Michael Benninger

Poway Community Park, Poway, poway.org 

1.11, 12: Shawn Wayans

“Donald Trump is white Kanye West. He’s always saying something to make you go, ‘What!? What is wrong with you!?’” — Shawn Wayans on Power 106 Los Angeles

@ The American Comedy Co., americancomedyco.com

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Shawn Wayans

Shawn Wayans.

(Brigitte Jouxtel Photography)

1.11, 12: Tom Segura 

“By the way, is there any more satisfying feeling than letting an elevator door close on somebody? I did it at the hotel earlier. I got such a warm rush through my body. It felt like the inside of my body hugged the outside of my body, you know?” — Tom Segura on Disgraceful

@ The Balboa Theatre, sandiegotheatres.org

Tom Segura

Tom Segura.

(Courtesy photo)

1.12: Lee K 

Local San Diego DJ and CRSSD veteran Lee Krysinski released her debut EP, Wet Behind The Ears, in November. — Scott McDonald

@ Bang Bang, bangbangsd.com 

1.12: Barrio Art Crawl

Check out the Barrio Logan art scene during this free, self-guided tour that winds through murals, open studios, galleries and other area businesses.

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Various locations around Barrio Logan, barrioartcrawl.com

1.12: Eighth annual San Diego Brew Festival

Toss back samples of more than 150 beers, then soak up those suds with grub from some of the city’s top food trucks during this day of drinking, eating and live music. — Michael Benninger

Liberty Station, Point Loma, sandiegobeerfest.com

San Diego Brew Fest

San Diego Brew Fest.

(Courtesy photo)

1.12: La Bodega Gallery’s fifth anniversary

This hip Barrio Logan art gallery celebrates five years with more than 75 artists using skaboard decks as their medium — how very San Diego.

2196 Logan Ave., Barrio Logan, labodegagallery.com

1.12: Biga’s third annual Hog Roast & Anniversary Party

Downtown’s acclaimed Italian restaurant kicks off San Diego’s Farm To Fork Week and simultaneously celebrates three years in business with a hog roast where guest chefs will prepare unique dishes with different parts of the pig. — Michael Benninger

Biga, Gaslamp Quarter, bigasandiego.com

1.12: Padres FanFest

Score autographs, attend Q&A sessions and enjoy an assortment of interactive experiences at this free event that supports our city’s Major League team. — Michael Benninger

Petco Park, East Village, padres.com/fanfest

1.12: Pure Project’s Third Anniversary

Known as much for its charitable endeavors and sustainability efforts as it is for its brews, Pure Project Brewing celebrates the three-year anniversary of its Miramar location with a party featuring rare beer releases, games, raffles and prizes. — Michael Benninger

Pure Project Brewing, Miramar, purebrewing.org

1.12: Hello Kitty Cafe Truck

If you know that Hello Kitty’s actual name is Kitty White then you won’t want to miss geeking out at this pop-up stop at The Shoppes at Carlsbad filled with treats and merchandise while supplies last.

2525 El Camino Real, Carlsbad, sanrio.com/pages/hellokittycafe-trucks

1.12-19: Farm To Fork San Diego’s Local Libations Week

Thirsty patrons are encouraged to explore a variety of restaurants, wineries and bars that focus on making their libations from locally sourced ingredients. — Michael Benninger

Various locations around San Diego County, farmtoforksd.com

1.13: 12th annual Resolution Run

Burn off some of those holiday carbs with a scenic 5K, 15K or half-marathon followed by a post-race wellness village overflowing with freebies. — Michael Benninger

Tecolote Shores, Mission Bay Park, resolutionrun.com

1.13: Bridal Bazaar

San Diego’s largest fall bridal show is back, giving would-be wives and their partners an opportunity to taste cakes, smell flowers, hear music and meet photographers all in one place. — Michael Benninger

San Diego Convention Center, downtown, bridalbazaar.com

San Diego Sockers home games 

1.11 vs. Ontario Fury

1.13 vs. El Paso Coyotes

San Diego Seals home games

1.12 vs. Rochester Knighthawks (inaugural home game)

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