It’s hard to believe that this is the final weekend of February. And this Tuesday will be fat with bacchanalian debauchery in the Gaslamp. Let’s have a blast before Lent.
Sunday, Feb. 26
Ultimate Dinosaurs Exhibit Invades the San Diego Natural History Museum Now through September 4th 2017) Cutting-edge, 21st century technology puts a new twist on new breed of dinosaurs that evolved in isolation in South America, Africa, and Madagascar in Ultimate Dinosaurs. Through the use of augmented reality (AR) technology, full-scale dinosaurs are transformed into flesh-covered, animated beasts.
Cookie on Tap: Girl Scout Cookie & AleSmith Beer Pairing 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. (Through Sunday), AleSmith Brewing Company) AleSmith Brewing Company plans to honor National Girl Scout Weekend with this sweet event: a Girl Scout Cookie and Beer Pairing, happening at the tasting room (9990 AleSmith Ct.) Friday through Sunday. For $15 per person, the brewery will pair five AleSmith beers with five Girl Scout Cookies for mouthwatering match-ups like these: Tagalongs and Nut Brown, Samoas and Speedway Stout and Thin Mints and Robust Porter.
San Diego Bird Festival: Family Day 10 a.m., Marina Village Conference Center) Birds, wildlife and diverse natural habitats are at the center of this unique Bird Festival in San Diego. Rain or shine, bring the whole family out to this fun event, where you will get the chance to build your own birdhouse, participate in nature walks and learn to bird call. The event is free.
Tidepooling Adventure with the Birch Aquarium 2:30 p.m., Birch Aquarium (La Jolla), though the tour outside) Explore some of La Jolla’s most interesting tide pools on this exploratory tour with the Birch Aquarium. Trained naturalists will show participants how creatures survive between rocks and in difficult slots, and how to protect the natural wonders during your visit. Attendees must be older than two years old, and anyone under the age of 15 must be accompanied by a paid adult. You must pre-register. Tickets cost $13.
San Diego Sockers vs. Atletico Baja 7:05 p.m., Valley View Casino Center) Come out and support San Diego’s 14-time indoor soccer champions at their game against the Atletico Baja. General admission tickets start at $12.
Fat Tuesday Feb 28th
The 2017 San Diego Mardi Gras Gaslamp Parade and Parties Celebrate with over 20,000 revelers at one of the biggest parade festivals West of New Orleans! Experience for yourself why San Diego‘s been voted one of the top 10 Mardi Gras events to attend in the WORLD!
GET OUT (Horror/Humor) Starring: Jordan Peele, Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Bradley Whitford, Caleb Landry Jones, Stephen Root and Catherine Keener. Strange events plague a young man when he meets his girlfriend’s parents for the first time. RATED: R RUNNING TIME: 1 hour 44 minutes
COLLIDE (Action/Suspense) Starring: Nicholas Hoult, Anthony Hopkins, Ben Kingsley and Felicity Jones. A man, played by Hoult, lands in hot water with a mob boss, played by Hopkins. RATED: PG-13 RUNNING TIME: 1 hour 39 minutes
ROCK DOG (Action/Animated) Starring the voices of Luke Wilson, Eddie Izzard, J.K. Simmons, Lewis Black, Kenan Thompson, Mae Whitman, Jorge Garcia, Matt Dillon and Sam Elliot. To avoid distractions, Mastiff leader Khampa forbids all music from the mountain but when Khampa’s son, Bodi, discovers a radio and falls in love with music, he sets out to become a rock star. RATED: PG RUNNING TIME: 1 hour 30 minutes
Oscars on ABC Sunday: Since I’m now just working weekends (I love this) I have a lot of time to go to the movies. I like the Tuesday $5 specials. So far I’ve seen “”Hacksaw Ridge”, “Hidden Figures”, “Lion”, “The Founder”, “Patriots Day” and “50 Shades Darker”(it stunk)
Have a great weekend
CREDIT: NBC 7 SAN DIEGO