This Weekend’s San Diego Fun

Wow, can you believe this is the last weekend of July? Time keeps on slippin‘, slippin‘, slippin‘ .. Lets enjoy today’s fun

Best surfers in the word here in Oceanside this weekend  The only WSL 6-Star Female Surfing Competition in the U.S. happens annually right here at the Oceanside Pier!

Phil’s Big BBQ at the Ballpark 11 a.m., Padres Tailgate Parking Lot) Try some of San Diego’s favorite barbeque, all for a good cause, at this annual event, back for the ninth time right by Petco Park. This large tailgate party will feature live music, local craft beers and more. Plus, your ticket includes admission to the 1:40 p.m. Padres vs. Pittsburgh Pirates game. The BBQ event raises money for Big Brothers Big Sisters, a one-to-one mentoring program for military children. Tickets start at $25.

Fast Times at Ridgemont High 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., Multiple movie theaters across San Diego County) Head back to class Sunday with a special screening of the 1982 Cameron Crowe cult classic, “Fast Times at Ridgemont High.” The movie turns 35 this year and the TCM Big Screen Classics series is bringing it back to the big screen for two days only: July 30 and Aug. 2. Nine movie theaters in San Diego County will offer those screenings (at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.), including La Jolla 12, which is located about six miles from Clairemont High School — the very campus that inspired Crowe’s plot for the coming-of-age flick.

Nighttime Zoo 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., San Diego Zoo) The San Diego Zoo has extended its hours to 9 p.m. now through Sept. 4 so families can enjoy the annual “Nighttime Zoo.” Visitors can hear live music, check out special keeper talks and entertainment, and end the night by watching a parade of elaborate animal puppets. Nighttime Zoo activities are included with paid admission or zoo memberships.

Del Mar Racing 12 p.m., Del Mar Racetrack) Still “cool as ever,” the Del Mar Racing season returns to the seaside track in the North County. Gates open daily at 12 p.m., with the first post at 2 p.m. The season runs through Sept. 4, with track closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.

Marlon Wayans 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., The American Comedy Co.) Actor, producer, comedian, writer and film director Marlon Wayans will headline the stage at The American Comedy Co. all weekend

Taste of the Turf Club 11 a.m., Del Mar Racetrack) The opening weekend of the Del Mar Racetrack’s fall season is filled with goodies and fun activities! This Sunday, take a taste of a special menu as you dine at the exclusive Turf Club in Del Mar. Chef Brian Malarkey, one of the city’s most celebrated chefs, will prepare the menu for the morning. Tables are limited. Your $100 ticket will get you turf club admission for the day, a choice of an appetizer, entrée, dessert and bottomless mimosas or champagne. Attendees must comply with Turf Club Dress Code.

Yoga Pool Party 11 a.m., Lafayette Hotel) Combine your morning yoga classes with a bit of pool time at this unique #Summerofloveyourself pool party at the Lafayette Hotel. The pool party features vinyasa, paddleboard yoga playtime, acro yoga and plenty of beautiful San Diego sunshine. Tickets start at $20.

At The Old Place 2 p.m., La Jolla Playhouse) “At The Old Place”, written by Rachel Bonds, makes its world premiere at the Playhouse this summer, one of five world premieres at the theater during their 2017-2018 season. The play follows a woman in her mid-40s who returns to her childhood home as she faces her breaking point. The show runs until July 30.

Guys and Dolls 2 p.m., The Old Globe Theater) This Broadway classic, considered one of the greatest musicals of all time, comes to San Diego’s Old Globe Theatre. The show follows Nathan Detroit, New York’s infamous game organizer, who makes a bet with a notorious gambler: take mission girl Sarah Brown to dinner in Cuba. The show runs until Aug. 13.

Avenue Q 3 p.m., OB Playhouse) A bright-eyed Princeton graduate comes to New York City with big dreams and a small bank account in this Tony Award-winning musical, back by popular demand. Laugh and cry-laugh as you follow the (often slightly raunchy and outrageous) lives of the neighborhood’s residents. The show is billed as a Sesame Streets for adults. Tickets start at $29; its run at the OB Playhouse ends Aug. 13.

Ken Ludwig’s “Robin Hood” 7 p.m., The Old Globe) See the timeless story of hero Robin Hood in a new light: on stage, in this brand-new, Globe-commissioned play by Ken Ledwig. Ludwig, a playwright whose works have appeared on Broadway and London’s West End (“Crazy For You,” “Lend Me a Tenor,” “An American in Paris,” and more), comes back to The Globe for this world premiere comedy. Ludwig most recently premiered “Baskerville” at the Globe, bringing Sherlock Holmes to San Diego. The piece promises thrills, romance, laughter and more. The piece runs through Aug. 27.

CREDIT NBC 7 San Diego

 

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