(The return of!) San Diego’s top weekend events: May 13-16
THURSDAY, MAY 13
P.O.D.’s “Satellite over Southtown”
San Diego hard rock band P.O.D. kicks off its virtual concert series, filmed at Petco Park and streamed online, with its first set “Satellite” at 6 p.m. Additional shows “Fundamentals of Southtown” and “B-Sides, Rarities and Hits” will stream on May 27 and June 13, respectively. $20 (single ticket) or $50 (series pass), boxoffice.mandolin.com/pages/p-o-d
Harland Williams — the Canadian-American comic and actor known for his roles in movies like “Dumb and Dumber” and “Half Baked” — performs a three-night standup set starting at 8 p.m. American Comedy Company, $10, americancomedyco.com/search?q=HARLAND+WILLIAMS
Four-time San Diego Music Award winner Whitney Shay performs from 4-7 p.m. at The Headquarters for the weekly series “Music in the Courtyard.” Seaport Village, free, theheadquarters.com/events-calendar
The popular dining series that benefits Leucadia 101 Mainstreet is back! On May 13, enjoy a three-course meal from Chef Pierre Amezcua, cocktails, live music and more under the stars at Vigilucci’s Trattoria Italiana. Reservations required; tickets are $75 per person.
FRIDAY, MAY 14
Meet builders and owners of tiny homes, vans and buses, who will share their “going tiny” experiences in panel discussions, hands-on workshops and Q&A sessions. Live music, food, beer and shopping are also featured during this three-day event. Noon to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Del Mar Fairgrounds, $15 (in-person) or $5 (live stream only), tinyfest.events/tickets_ca
Hops on the Harbor
Enjoy Mike Hess Brewing on a yacht during Flagship Cruise’s Hops on the Harbor, a weekly dinner and beer series featuring rotating breweries each month. Indoor and outdoor seating available. Board at 6 p.m. for 6:30-9 p.m. cruise 6:30-9 p.m. $84.50, flagshipsd.com/cruises/hops-harbor
Dive-In Movie Fridays
Watch the comedy movie “Stepbrothers” in an inner tune or lounge chair at Sycuan’s Retreat Pool & Cabanas. Doors, bar and kitchen open at 7 p.m. and the movie starts at 8 p.m. Must be 21 and up to attend. Sycuan, $20-$30, sycuan.com/restaurants/retreat-pool-cabanas/#divein
May 14 to 16
Spring Home Garden Show
The 36th annual Spring Home Garden Show is back at the Del Mar Fairgrounds for three days of San Diego-area experts in home improvement, services, educational seminars, shopping, demonstrations and more. Tickets available online for $4 or in-person for $8. Under 16 is free and discounts are available for seniors and military.
The San Diego International Virtual ShortsFest
The first-ever San Diego Intl ShortsFest will showcase films that are all less than 30 minutes. The virtual event will screen 100 films from around the world in genres that include comedies, documentaries, student films, quarantine-inspired and local filmmakers. The weekend also features panels and Q&A sessions. Tickets are $29 a day or $79 for all three days.
SATURDAY, MAY 15
‘Walk The Block’
Stop by Barrio Logan to support small businesses during this weekly community initiative, which highlights local art, food and shopping. From noon to 6 p.m. on Saturdays, businesses and restaurants move operations outside to bring the community together while following COVID-19 health and safety guidelines. On Logan Avenue, between Chicano Park and 26th Street, free, walktheblocksd.com
‘Candlelight: Beethoven’s Best Works’
Listen to classical music downtown at “Candlelight: Beethoven’s Best Works,” a socially-distanced concert hosted by Fever. Velveteen Ensemble will perform two, one-hour shows at 7 and 9:15 p.m. CJ11 Event Space, $50 per ticket (two ticket minimum), feverup.com/m/87963
‘Little Women, The Musical’
Moonlight Youth Theatre presents ‘Little Women The Musical’ in Vista for one-night only. Show starts at 7:30 p.m. for the socially-distanced show, which is limited to a 400-person audience capacity. Check website for the venue’s reopening policies. Moonlight Amphitheatre, $18-$25, moonlightstage.prod.govaccess.org/performances/little-women-the-musical
SUNDAY, MAY 16
Festival Tapatio, a tribute to Guadalajara, offers a jam-packed day of music, dance, art, food and tequila in Imperial Beach. Watch mariachi and baile folklórico performances which eating traditional dishes from Jalisco, including birria, torta ahogada and carne en su jugo. Salt Drift Pointe, $22-$42, eventbrite.com/e/festival-tapatio-tickets-148544971007
Haydn Voyages: Music at the Maritime
Experience live music at Maritime Museum of San Diego, where the The Hausmann Quartet will perform a concert at 3 p.m. on the outdoor deck of the Berkeley. Maritime Museum of San Diego, $10-$50, hausmannquartet.com/?events=haydn-voyages-22
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