This Weekend’s San Diego Fun

The last weekend of the summer of 2017. How can that be? There’s a ton of fun to be had this weekend so let’s dive in.

Kaaboo Del Mar (through Sunday), Del Mar) Kaaboo Del Mar returns to the seaside city with live music across outdoor stages at the Del Mar Fairgrounds off Jimmy Durante Boulevard. This year’s lineup includes big names like Pink, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, David Guetta, Ice Cube, and Muse – to name a few The music starts at 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday. The festival also includes art, comedy acts and culinary creations. Single-day general admission tickets are still available online.

Bridal Bazaar 10 a.m., San Diego Convention Center Planning your 2017 OR 2018 wedding? Stop by the Bridal Bazaar at the Convention Center. San Diego’s largest bridal show will give you endless ideas and inspiration for your upcoming wedding. Tickets cost $12 to $15.

Fiestas Patrias: Chula Vista 11 a.m., H Street Music, cultural dance performances and tasty food – oh my! Chula Vista’s Fiestas Patrias runs from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday and features more than 20 musical and cultural dance performances, all with a beautiful view of the city’s Marina and shopping district. Enjoy yummy food, face painters, kids shows, carnival lane, a children’s area and interactive zones as well. It’s a fun day for the entire family. The event is free.

El Universal: 100 Years in the Life of Mexico & the World Open 24 Hours, Arts District at Liberty Station The photographic exhibition, “El Universal: 100 Years in the Life of Mexico & the World,” is on display at the Arts District at Liberty Station through Sept. 28. Through large photographs and reprints of front page stories, the exhibit celebrates the centennial of the founding of “El Universal,” the nationally-circulated newspaper of Mexico. Part of this exhibit is currently on display in Tijuana City Hall’s Grand Central Patio; the other part, which includes 50 panels, is being displayed at Liberty Station, including the first edition of the newspaper, published on Oct. 1, 1916. The exhibit is free and open to the public 24 hours a day.

Roz & Ray 7 p.m., San Diego Repertory Theatre (Lyceum Stage)This time-bending story — set in San Diego — shares a profound story of love, trust and sacrifice as it explores a little-known chapter in American history. The story follows Ray, a devoted single parent who works to keep his twin sons alive, and Roz, the doctor who offers him a cutting-edge miracle treatment. The play is written by Karen Hartman, an award-winning playwright and native San Diegan. The play runs until Oct. 1. Tickets start at $38.

Benny & Joon 7 p.m., The Old Globe The Old Globe’s 2017 – 2018 season kicks off with “Benny & Joon,” a delightful new world-premiere musical based on the beloved 1993 offbeat romantic comedy. The musical, with a book by Kirsten Guenther (“Breaking Through”), music by Nolan Gasser and lyrics by Mindi Dickstein (“Little Women”), follows auto mechanic Benny(his sister’s sole caretaker) and his eclectic sister Joon. The music runs through Oct. 22.

Wild Goose Dreams 2 p.m., La Jolla Playhouse Human connection and love are at the root of an innovative new La Jolla Playhouse piece starring actor James Kyson. Kyson, best known for his work in NBC’s “Heroes” and “Hawaii Five-O,” stars in “Wild Goose Dreams,” a new play written by Hansol Jung and directed by Tony nominee Leigh Silverman. The play follows the journey of South Korean “goose father” Minsung (James Kyosn) as he supports his wife and daughter overseas. “Wild Goose Dreams” is a co-production with The Public Theater in New York City. Tickets start at $35

Credit NBC 7 San Diego

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