A Midsummer Nights Dream and Carnival of the Animals
Frolicking fairies, star-crossed lovers. and bounding Amazons share the stage in Javier Velasco’s fast, fleet, and funny adaptation of Shakespeare’s immortal comedy: A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Join us in this witty romp through enchanted glades where “the course of true love n’er did run smooth.” Set to some of Mendelssohn’s most memorable melodies, Midsummer’s makes magic! Created especially for the children, Carnival of the Animals is a colorful journey through the animal kingdom, set to the beloved music of Camille Saint-Saens and folk music from all over the world. This performance is presented in association with Animal Cracker Conspiracy and the Living Coast Discovery Center.
Where: Balboa Theatre – 868 4th Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101
When: March 20-21, 2015
Cost: Tickets start at $27
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Nations of San Diego International Dance Festival
Celebrating the 22nd Anniversary Year, Southern California’s Largest Multi-Cultural Dance Festival will be held in the beautiful historic Spreckels Theater in downtown San Diego and feature more than 250 dancers and musicians representing cultures spanning the globe.
Where: Spreckels Theatre – 121 Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101
When: March 20-22, 2015
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The Spring Thing at MCASD Downtown
Join MCASD for an evening Artful Dining featuring a cocktail hour menu created by Chef duo Giuseppe Ciuffa of Giuseppe Restaurants and Fine Catering and Guest Chef David Warner of the East Village favorite, Bottega Americano, and a dinner menu designed exclusively by all-star Chef Andrew Spurgin in collaboration with Culinary Concepts. Or arrive at 8:30 PM for The After Party with the turn-table talent of DJ Adam Salter and DJ Steve French, a Mixology Lounge featuring signature cocktails from Patrón, and hosted bar and bites until the clock strikes midnight!
Where: Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego – Downtown – 1001 Kettner Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101
When: March 20, 2015
Time: 7:00 to Midnight
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The White Snake
One of the true geniuses of the American theatre makes her long-awaited San Diego debut with The White Snake! Tony Award winner Mary Zimmerman creates an enchanting theatrical spectacle with live music and sumptuous visuals. In this visionary staging of a classic Chinese fable, a gentle serpent transforms into a beautiful woman. She falls in love with a dashing young man and decides to stay human forever, until a wicked monk discovers her true identity and vows to destroy her.
San Diego Sings Festival
The annual San Diego Sings Festival brings together 20 of San Diego’s top choral groups in a free day-long concert. Participating performers range from children’s choruses and barbershop groups to a symphony chorus, and from community choirs and women’s groups to a Norwegian male chorus and a Chinese choral society.
Where: Spreckels Organ Pavilion – 1549 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101
When: March 21, 2015
Time: 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
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Apollo 13 45th Anniversary
The San Diego Air & Space Museum is offering a special and rare opportunity to meet the astronauts of Apollo 13, plus the key people on the ground who directed the efforts to help save them in space. Joining them will be others from the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo programs to relate how they all triumphed over great adversity.
Where: San Diego Air & Space Museum – 2001 Pan American Plaza, San Diego, CA 92101
When: March 21, 2015
Time: 5:30 to 10:30 PM
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Come aboard and become a sailor for the day. Families can explore the vessels while on a scavenger hunt, make brass rubbings, raising sail, rope making, knot tying, rowing and more.
San Diego Festival of Science & Engineering Expo
Now in its seventh year, the San Diego Festival of Science & Engineering EXPO Day at Petco Park is the Festival’s culminating event with over 130 local businesses, corporations, and organizations providing interactive, hands-on activities showcasing STEM from all parts of Southern California.
Where: Petco Park – 100 Park Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101
When: March 21, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
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More Top Things to Do in San Diego
- San Diego Latino Film Festival – Through March 22, 2015
- SeaWorld Wild Days – Through March 29, 2015
- San Diego Zoo Safari Park’s Butterfly Jungle – Through April 12, 2015
- Cygnet Theatre’s My Fair Lady Girls Night Out – March 19, 2015
- Christopher Titus – March 20-22, 2015
- Bankers Hill Art and Craft Beer Fest 2015 – March 20, 2015
- Julian Daffodil Show – March 21-22, 2015
- 4th Annual Healthy Living Festival – March 21-22, 2015
- 2015 Cafe Mojalet – March 21, 2015
- Hot Chocolate 15/5K San Diego – March 22, 2015