Top Things to Do in San Diego – February 5-10, 2018

San Diego invites you to spend the upcoming weekend in California’s Beach City enjoying Museum Month and these top things to do.

29th San Diego International Jewish Film Fest

When: February 7-17, 2019
The festival annually showcases a selection of the best contemporary Jewish-related films in multiple genres and aims to educate and illuminate the diverse Jewish experience through evocative, independent narrative and documentary films.

6th Annual San Diego Improv Festival

When: February 7-10, 2019
When: Tenth Avenue Arts Center – 930 Tenth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101
This yearly festival brings some of the top talent from all over the nation to both perform and teach right here in our own backyard!

San Diego Tết Festival

When: February 8-10, 2019
Where: Mira Mesa Community Park – 8575 New Salem Street, San Diego, CA 92126
The San Diego Tet Festival features Lion Dancing, Music, Rides, and More! Join us in welcoming the Year of the Pig as we Spring To New Horizons!

KuumbaFest

When: February 8-10, 2019
Where: San Diego Repertory Theatre – 79 Horton Plaza, San Diego, CA 92101
The three-day festival that includes traditional African art and pageantry, drama, educational workshops, community leadership awards, an African marketplace, a health fair, Hip Hop Showcase, tribute to the famed Apollo Theatre “Live at the Lyceum,” a Gospel Concert, and powerful guest speakers and artists.

Secret Society of Adultologists

When: February 8, 2019
Where: San Diego Natural History Museum – 1788 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101
Celebrate Valentine’s Day a little differently this year at The Secret Society of Adultologists: Red, a gushy, mushy, get-a-room public display of affection for nature. Bring a date, a group of friends, or an archenemy for a night of craft cocktails, beer, delicious food, behind-the-scenes opportunities, rooftop views, and conversations with The Nat’s very own scientists.

Tiny Beautiful Things

When: February 9 – March 10, 2019
Where: The Old Globe – 1363 Old Globe Way, San Diego, CA 92101
Based on the best-selling book by Cheryl Strayed, Tiny Beautiful Things follows the relationships between an anonymous advice columnist named Sugar and the many real-life readers who pour out their hearts to her. Academy Award nominee Nia Vardalos (My Big Fat Greek Wedding) adapts Strayed’s book into an enrapturing and uplifting play that surges with emotion and is called by Variety “a theatrical hug in turbulent times.” Tiny Beautiful Things is about reaching when you’re stuck, recovering when you’re broken, and finding the courage to ask the questions that are hardest to answer. Tissues recommended.

Escondido Chocolate Festival

When: February 9, 2019
Where: Historic Downtown Escondido – 198 Maple St Plaza, Escondido, CA 92025
Bring your sweetheart or just your sweet tooth to beautiful Downtown Escondido to enjoy the “For The Love of Chocolate” Escondido Chocolate Festival. Stroll through Downtown Escondido various designated restaurants, shops and spas while sampling chocolates paired with local fine wines and craft beers.

Brewbies Beer Festival

When: February 9, 2019
Where: Bagby Beer Company – 601 South Coast Hwy, Oceanside, CA 92054
Get your glasses ready for the 10th Annual Brewbies® Festival benefitting the Keep A Breast Foundation at Bagby Beer Co. in Oceanside. Enjoy an array of outstanding, interesting, unique and (our favorite) signature PINK beers from over 40 of the best breweries around!

Lunar New Year at SeaWorld

When: Thru February 18, 2019
Where: SeaWorld San Diego – 500 SeaWorld Dr, San Diego, CA 92109
Come celebrate SeaWorld San Diego’s family-friendly Lunar New Year event, where you’ll enjoy a riveting Chinese acrobat show, be awed by lion dancers, and be enveloped in wonderful sights, sounds, tastes and aromas characteristic of Asia.

Museum Month

When: Thru February 28, 2019
Pick up your Museum Month discount pass at a San Diego City or County libraries or receive a Museum Month pass when you book a stay in February at one of Hilton’s 29 participating locations throughout San Diego County to enjoy half-off admission at more than 40 San Diego Museum Council (SDMC) member museums. Whether you are an art aficionado, history buff, or nature lover, the SDMC has a variety of member organizations that are bound to capture your interest.

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Brent Bernasconi

About Brent Bernasconi

I am a local San Diegan (though surprisingly, I do not know how to surf). While not at work, I enjoy biking, running, soccer, bocce ball, craft brew (I hope to make a batch of home brew one day), reading, movies, and a video game here and there. My goal is to set foot in as many states, countries and continents as I possibly can (I have hit 14 states, 9 countries, and 3 continents), though I will always call San Diego home. How would you describe your ideal San Diego day?So after a good night's sleep, first I would take the puppy for a nice long walk. Then I would pack the bicycle panniers with a picnic lunch for the wife and I and we would ride over to Mission Trails for some trail riding and then a lovely lunch under the shade by the river. After the ride home, a shower and a nap would follow. Once rested, we would head out to the Blind Lady and enjoy a local brew and some organic pizza.If you were invisible, where would you go?Area 51! I would love to know what they are doing that is so top secret.What is your favorite San Diego outdoor activity?So many choices, but if I have to pick one I would choose bikingrunningsoccerbocceball. Though sitting outside with a good book on a sunny day would come in close second.Do you prefer burgers and beer or linguine and red wine?Nothing could be better than a San Diego Craft Beer (Hess, Stone, Ballast Point, Automatic, and many many more) and a burger with onion rings and BBQ-sauce. Though you will often find me boiling some pasta with a glass of wine in my hand and Ratatouille on in the background.Latest music purchases for my iPod/MP3 player are…A few albums by Jonathan Coulton, the ultimate geek musician. If you get a chance, listen to Code Monkey.If you like, you can follow me on Twitter @bernasconi.