Things to do in San Diego this week 28-30

Things to do in San Diego this week 28-30

June 28

Music

Star Spangled Pops

Salute our nation’s history at Star Spangled Pops, a patriotic musical performance from the San Diego Symphony held for two nights.

Embarcadero Marina Park South, 7:30 p.m., $24-93

Wine

Nat Diego

Get your fill of natural wine at the third annual Nat Diego. This weekend festival is packed with winemakers and advocates to help you learn more about what you drink.

Bread & Salt, 7 p.m., $20-65

 

Music

Smooth Jazz Festival

Enjoy jazz with music lovers from around the world at this three-night annual event. The event starts with a dinner cruise Friday night followed by musical acts on Saturday and Sunday. Artists include West Coast Jam, Tony Exum Jr., and Mariea Antoinette.

Embarcadero Marina Park North, 7 p.m., $65-275

Music

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy brings their modern swing revival to Humphreys by the Bay.

Humphreys Concerts by the Bay, 7:30 p.m., $40-115

June 29

Art

Forging Territories: Queer Afro and Latinx Contemporary Art

Attend the opening reception for this new exhibit at the San Diego Art Institute. The exhibit features African-American and Latinx members of the LGBTQ community engaged in cultural storytelling.

San Diego Art Institute, 7 p.m., $5

 

Music

Charly Bliss

Charly Bliss took a big step forward on their new album Young Enough. Read more about the New York band in our latest Setlist blog.

The Casbah, 8:30 p.m.; $15-17.

 

Kids

Princess Tea Party

Indulge in the Westgate Hotel’s renowned afternoon tea as you meet your favorite princesses. The afternoon will be filled with songs and photo opportunities along with house-made pastries and desserts.

Westgate Hotel, 2:30 p.m., $65-99

 

Theater

Silent No More

Witness inspiring true stories about growing up with hearing loss at No Limits’ Silent No Moreperformance at Lyceum Theatre.

Lyceum Theatre, 5 p.m., $15-25

Active/Music

Switchfoot Bro-Am Beach Fest

Join the party with attendees of all ages to give back with a day of surf, food, and fun. Proceeds from the live concerts, surf contests, and vendors benefit six local foundations.

Moonlight Beach, 7 a.m., $10-150

 

Dance

Body Rock Dance Competition

Watch the international “Super Bowl of the dance community,” AKA Body Rock Dance Competition. The event’s mission is to unite dancers from all over the globe.

California Center for the Arts, Escondido, 6 p.m., $38-48

Beer

Third Annual IPA Fest

Celebrate North Park Beer Co.’s 3-year anniversary and enjoy IPAs from more than 20 respected breweries from San Diego and beyond.

North Park Beer Co., 11 a.m., $30-70

June 30

Food

Taste of Adams Avenue

Get a taste from about 50 eateries offering up samples to ticketed patrons traveling by foot, bike, or complimentary trolley service.

Adams Avenue, 11 a.m., $35-40

Music

Play Ball: A Symphonic Celebration of the San Diego Padres at 50

Pay tribute to our favorite friars with the San Diego Symphony and Broadway star Ross Lekites.

Embarcardero Marina Park South, 7:30 p.m., $19-71

 

Theater

The Luckiest

A young woman faced with a life-shattering diagnosis is forced to navigate the varying opinions of her loved ones in The Luckiest at La Jolla Playhouse (through 7/28).

La Jolla Playhouse, $44-62