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Everything You Must Do in San Diego This Weekend

Updated On 02/15/2018 at 04:57PM EST Updated On 02/15/2018 at 04:57PM EST
X Ambassadors
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SOMA San Diego
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Friday
Feb 23
SOMA San Diego
X Ambassadors are a unique band in the world of current alternative rock in many ways, because rather than trying to sell an image, they just make really solid music. Despite only being a three-person crew, they make an amazing amount of noise and will have SOMA rocking.
What it costs: $22.50
Friday
Feb 23
American Comedy Co.
Saying Dave Attell is a comedy veteran is a severe understatement; the man is a comedy institution, the ultimate “comedian’s comedian,” and a stand-up who has shaped the art of dark comedy as much as any other individual in the past 20 years. His set will be crass and off-color, and you’ll love every second of it.
What it costs: $30
Friday
Feb 23
Rose Wine Bar
Barrios Hermanos is presenting “Border Art,” an art show focusing on the works of Mexican artists Rod Villa and Jorge Tellaeche. The show will help you get an idea of the contemporary art scene in Mexico, and give you the opportunity to take home a piece by either artist.
What it costs: Free to get in, but it will obviously cost you to buy any pieces of art
chinese new year
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Saturday
Feb 24
Third Avenue and J Street
Each year, over 25,000 people head downtown to celebrate the Chinese New Year. The Consolidated Chinese Benevolent Association is hosting a two-day event to celebrate the Year of the Dog. The festival will be filled with an array of cultural performances and more delicious food than you could possibly eat.
What it costs: Free
Saturday
Feb 24
Fleet Science Center
The Winter Brew Fest brings local music acts and over 30 local breweries to a one-night affair at the Fleet Science center in Balboa, but also importantly benefits Outdoor Outreach and the San Diego Mountain Biking Association -- two organizations dedicated to making sure people continue to enjoy the great outdoor spaces within the city.
What it costs: Tickets start at $40
Saturday
Feb 24
3500 Ocean Front Walk
Salsa on the Beach is hosting a Healthy Food Potluck, which is the perfect excuse for you to learn a bit of salsa and meet some friendly new people on the beach. Salsa on the Beach’s events are always filled with good vibes, so just make sure you bring a decent dish of food and you’ll have a blast.
What it costs: Free, but bring some food with you (it’s a potluck after all)
house of blues
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Saturday
Feb 24
House of Blues
If you’re a fan of jam bands, you already know you can’t miss a concert by this Grateful Dead tribute group. One of the few cover bands who have elevated themselves to the point of legitimate individual stardom, DSO is insanely talented and will surely bring the groove to House of Blues.
What it costs: $27.50
Sunday
Feb 25
AleSmith, Mike Hess, Stone
Girl Scout Cookies are good. Local beer is good. Combine both, and you have a winning formula. AleSmith, Mike Hess and Stone are participating in the Cookies On Tap pairing event which will match Girl Scout Cookies with select beers from the breweries. A portion of proceeds go to supporting the Girl Scouts, while 100% of the delicious beer and cookies go to your stomach.
What it costs: Free to enter, but beer costs money
Sunday
Feb 25
Digital Gym Cinema
Film Geeks SD is bringing back a classic noir film, with a showing of the murder mystery flick I Wake Up Screaming. Come see a young Carole Landis in a timeless ‘40s Hollywood film.
What it costs: $11