San Diego’s First Weekend In June Fun

Our first weekend in June is jam packed with fun. We have the Fair, the Rock n Roll Marathon, a Sunday day game against the Rockies (let’s win the rubber match) and lots of other cool things to do. Let’s dive into the fun

Rock N Roll Marathon   ends at Waterfront Park) There will be road closures till 2:30 PM today. Here’s some help in avoiding those areas. And congrats to all who ran.

San Diego County Fair. Del Mar Fairgrounds) Yee-haw! The San Diego County Fair kicks off its 2017 with rides, entertainment and, of course, gloriously unhealthy fried food. This year’s theme is “Wild, Wild West,” so expect a rootin’ tootin’ good time. The fair runs through July 4. Every afternoon I host the wine tastings in the flower/garden area by the Crosby/O’Brien Pavilions at 4 and 5. First come first served.

Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival 3 p.m. to 10 p.m., Lake Skinner Recreation Area)The annual Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival returns to the community just north of San Diego County with a robust lineup of live entertainment, wine tasting, food, arts and crafts and hot air balloon rides. The festival is at the Lake Skinner Recreation Area (37701 Warren Rd.) from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Even if you don’t hop on a balloon, you can marvel from land at the sight of dozens of them floating in the air.

San Diego Padres vs. Colorado Rockies  1:40 p.m., Petco Park) Bring the whole family out for Compadres Kids Sunday and KidFest at the ballpark as the Padres take on the Rockies once again. First pitch is at 1:40 p.m. Tickets in the stands start at $15 per person.

The Old Man and The Old Moon 2 p.m., Old Globe Theatre) Cinematic shadow puppetry meets exuberant folk music and fantastical fables in “The Old Man And The Old Moon.” PigPen Theatre Co. comes to San Diego with this imaginative new production, fresh off award-winning runs in New York, Chicago and Boston. When The Old Man’s wife unexpectedly leaves home one day, The Old Man leaves his post refilling The Old Moon’s light that spills out each night and goes on a journey to find his love. The production runs through June 18 at the Old Globe Theatre.

Lady Antebellum: You Look Good World Tour 7:30 p.m., Mattress Firm Amphitheatre) One of country’s most popular trios takes the stage in Chula Vista this Sunday. The trio is best known for their country hits, including “Need You Now”, “Bartender”, “Downtown” and “Just a Kiss.” Tickets to see the Grammy Award-winning band start at $30.


CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS: THE FIRST EPIC MOVIE (Family/Animated) Starring the voices of Kevin Hart, Ed Helms, Nick Kroll, Thomas Middleditch, Jordan Peele, Kristen Schaal and Brian Posehn. A principal transforms into the superhero Captain Underpants after two pranksters hypnotize him. RATED: PG RUNNING TIME: 1 hour 29 minutes

WONDER WOMAN (Action/Adventure) Starring: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Connie Nielsen, Robin Wright, Danny Huston, David Thewlis and Ewen Bremner. An Amazon princess becomes the legendary superhero Wonder Woman.  RATED: PG-13 RUNNING TIME: 2 hours 21 minutes

Have great Sunday. Chicken Charlie, here we come!

CREDIT: Fox 5 San Diego & NBC 7 SAN DIEGO

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