Today we Make Strides Against Breast Cancer in Balboa It’s also Fleet Week in San Diego honoring our military. Hang out with Pit Bulls at Liberty Station. Here’s a look at all that’s going on this Sunday.
Sunday, Oct. 15
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk 6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Balboa Park The Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk returns to Balboa Park Sunday morning in support of those battling the disease and the families who love them. NBC 7 and Telemundo 20 will be walking and we invite you to join our team. Registration opens at 6:30 a.m. and the walk begins at 7:30 a.m. Let’s paint this town pink, San Diego.
Guelaguetza Festival 9 a.m., California State University San Marcos
The Coalition of Indigenous Communities of Oaxaca (COCIO) and the Department of Anthropology at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) come together once again for this annual festival. The Guelaguetza Festival features traditional Oaxacan dancers, food, art, vendors and more; this year, the festival will have a special focus on art. Thousands are expected to attend. Tickets cost $9.
Pitties in the Park 12 p.m., Liberty Station NTC Park One of the largest Pit Bull events in San Diego will take place this Sunday at NTC Liberty Station. The event, hosted by the local non-profit San Diego Pittie Parents, will have live music, an adoption alley, a cooling station, food trucks, on-site mini photography sessions, kids activities and more! And don’t forget to enter your pittie in the HOWL-O-Ween costume contest. The event is free.
Art Rhythm & Wine Festival 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. (Saturday and Sunday), The Forum Carlsbad This third annual free, juried art show at The Forum Carlsbad (1923 Calle Barcelona) will feature works by more than 50 fine artists throughout the western United States. As you admire the art, enjoy some sips in the wine garden, with wine and food available for purchase, and live music by several bands. The fest runs from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday..
Fleet Week San Diego Times Vary, Event Locations Vary (Oct. 11-17) runs through this weekend, a tradition that honors and celebrates the men and women of the U.S. military through public events that support our heroes.
Harvest Festival: Original Art & Craft Show 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (through Sunday), Del Mar Fairgrounds This traveling, 3-day shopping and entertainment festival brings more than 24,000 handmade, American arts and crafts to the Del Mar Fairgrounds from jewelry and pottery to clothing and more. Between booths, grab a bite from food vendors and enjoy live entertainment. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $9 for adults and $4 for children ages 13 to 17; kids 12 and younger get in free
Pumpkin Picking in San Diego Times & Locations Vary Get into the spirit of fall by picking that perfect pumpkin at one of many pumpkin patches up and running in San Diego County. From the north to south, east to west, you’ll find a local patch where you can pick a gorgeous gourd while enjoying autumn activities like hayrides, corn mazes and more. Most local pumpkin patches are open through Halloween.
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. 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 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; general admission tickets cost $19
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.” Tickets cost $25 per person, including entry into “The eXperiment.”
The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey 8 p.m., Old Globe Theatre
This solo show, written and performed by James Lecensne, starts previews tonight at The Old Globe Theatre. The play follows a New Jersey detective eager for a case to get him from behind his desk, and the case that finally does it: the disappearance of teen Leonard Pelkey. Tickets start at $30. The show runs through Oct. 29.
Live Music Sundays: Manny Cepeda Orchestra 12 p.m. to 3 p.m., Liberty Public Market (on the patio)Enjoy this free show from the Manny Cepeda Orchestra Sunday on the patio at Liberty Public Market. Cepeda writes, arranges and performs his toe-tapping Latin-inspired instrumentation.
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