So you are planning a vacation with your teens and want to be sure they do more than lay on the beach and text their friends back home. Consider an arts and culture tour designed with them in mind. Most all San Diego arts organizations have special programs designed for ages 11-17. To make it […]
Star of India, the world’s oldest active sailing ship, spent three weeks in dry dock this summer for its decennial maintenance and came back looking better than ever, just in time to celebrate her 146th birthday this Saturday, November 14. The Maritime Museum of San Diego will give her a proper birthday party complete with cake — and everyone is invited!
With distinguished major exhibits like Body Worlds and The Dead Sea Scrolls under its belt, the San Diego Natural History Museum outdoes itself by bringing another outstanding and illuminating exhibit to town. Darwin: Evolution|Revolution, which opened this weekend on November 7, is the most comprehensive exhibition on Darwin and his contribution to science ever assembled.
Today is October 1, which means for the next 30 days kids and families can enjoy: Free admission into the San Diego Zoo and the San Diego Zoo’s Wild Animal Park during Kid Free Days. All children ages 3 – 11 will receive complimentary admission into both parks for the entire month. Free admission on any […]
For those of us who didn’t score tickets to see Kathy Griffin at the San Diego Civic Center this weekend (tear), here’s a list of other weekend happenings to keep us occupied: Yes!! This Saturday and Sunday is the Adams Avenue Street Fair, California’s largest free music festival and one of my favorite annual events. Set […]
If you have spent any time driving near the Marine Corps Air Station on Miramar Road, you probably have driven past a collection of vintage military aircraft. That collection is the pride of the Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum, the only museum dedicated to Marine Corps aviation.
I thought I did. Legos, flowers, strawberries and surfing, right? Actually, yes. But there’s so much more! On a recent visit, I found out there’s also a charming, walkable downtown full of cute shops, an awesome slice of Hollywood history meets hacienda, a museum dedicated to rocking out (debuting the first ever MOOG exhibit on Aug. 29) and a thriving, dare-I-say urban, theater scene. […]
ike any Wild West town, the story of San Diego is rich with sensational stories of heroism and infamy – from its origins as “New Town” to its era as red light district, through its time of decay into its renaissance – and you can relive it all through these unique and entertaining sightseeing tours.