San Diego Weekend Fun

Our Aztecs are now 6-0 after defeating UNLV last night in Las Vegas. Not even close, 41-10. Great win but heavy emotions for our loved ones in Vegas. GO STATE! Since we no longer have a team to care about on Sunday, Here’s what’s going on in our perfect corner of the world.

Camels ‘n’ Apples 1 p.m., Oasis Camel Dairy) Bring the whole family to get some one-on-one time with camels at San Diego’s Oasis Camel Dairy, a sanctuary in East County. Guests will get the chance to treat the camels with sweet apples, as well as ride the camels and pet animals in a petting farm. Tickets start at $7.

Taste of the Village 2 p.m., The Village at Pacific Highlands Ranch (Carmel Valley)
Find your inner foodie at this tasting event in Carmel Valley and try bites from some of The Village’s favorite restaurants, including Baked Cear, Nothing Bundt Cake, Breakfast Republic, Luna Grill and more. Tickets cost $25 and includes an art display and performances by students from Canyon Crest Academy. All the proceeds go to CCA.

Coldplay 7 p.m., SDCCU Stadium) British rock band Coldplay, best known for hits like “Fix You,” “Paradise” and “Yellow,” return to San Diego for a show at SDCCU formerly known as “The Q”. The concert will feature the band’s newest songs, trademark visuals and stage antics. Tickets start at $29.

La Jolla Art and Wine Festival 10 a.m. (Saturday and Sunday), Girard Avenue
Wine, beautiful views, an art center? Winos, take note. This two-day festival returns this weekend and features art from more than 150 acclaimed regional artists. Pair your viewing with one of more than 40 local wines from across Baja region. Money raised will go towards underfunded programs, like art and music, at La Jolla public elementary and middle schools. The festival is free and open to the public.

Maker Fair 10 a.m. (Saturday and Sunday), Reuben H. Fleet Science Center in Balboa Park) Innovation takes center stage at the Maker Faire this weekend. This family-friendly festival is a way for people to share what they are making and for people to learn about what others are sharing, complete with more than 250 makers from around Southern California. Tickets start $15, and a wristband will get you admission to exhibit galleries in the area, as well as circuits at local museums.

CRAFToberfest 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Liberty Public Market (LPM) continues its 10-day craft beer-meets-Oktoberfest celebration featuring tasty brews and German-inspired bites available for purchase across the artisan vendors of the marketplace. Over at Bottlecraft, the German Tap Takeover includes several “biers,” plus a $15 collector’s stein with $5 CRAFToberfest beer refills all week long. For food, Mastiff Sausage Company will grill brats on the LPM patio, while Crafted Baked Goods whips up flavored pretzel bites, and Le Parfait Paris bakes apple strudel. The event, which runs through Oct. 9, is free; bring money to buy food and drinks.

The Scream Zone 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., Del Mar Fairgrounds (Green Parking Lot)
It’s baaaack. The Scream Zone – the ultimate spooky experience – is running now through Halloween in the Green Parking Lot at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. Joining spine-tingling attractions like the “House of Horrors” and the “Haunted Hayride” this year is something called “The Running Dead,” where thrill-seekers run through an obstacle course filled with actors posing as hungry, brain-eating zombies. The Scream Zone dates: Oct. 5-8; Oct. 11-15; Oct. 18-22; Oct. 24-31. Tickets range from $20 for “The Running Dead” only, to $33 for a package called “The Triple Haunt,” which gets you into three attractions.

The Haunted Trail 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., Balboa Park) As Halloween nears, The Haunted Trail at Balboa Park is a sure-fire way to have a frightening fall. Open now through Oct. 31, this mile-long trail is a stroll through the park you’ll never forget. Those who dare enter through a twisted grove of pines and gnarled oaks. After that, all bets are off as scary surprises lurk around every corner. The Haunted Trail also hosts an additional maze dubbed “The eXperiment,” described as “3,500-square-feet of freak-infested terror.”

The Haunted Hotel 6 p.m. to 1 a.m., Market Street in Gaslamp Quarter) Halloween haunts of epic proportions lurk in every corner at The Haunted Hotel located at 424 Market St., near Fourth Avenue, in downtown San Diego. For the past 25 years, this spooky fall attraction has invited brave patrons to make their way through a creepy hotel while trying to flee from all kinds of monsters and ghouls. The Haunted Hotel runs most nights now through Oct. 31.

Credit NBC 7 San Diego

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