February 2014 Calendar of Events for San Diego

Ongoing (Wednesdays), Eastlake Food Truck Gathering

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Time: Wednesdays, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Location: Eastlake Design District, 871 Showroom Place, Chula Vista
Website: www.facebook.com/EastlakeFoodTruckGathering/info

February 1, The Great Urban Race– San Diego

8e6c7e59221268bed5373fc2_120x120Great Urban Race is a fun and challenging puzzle where your city holds the pieces. Teams solve clues, tackle challenges and race for cash prizes in this all-out test of smarts and speed!

Time: All day event
Location: Downtown San Diego – refer to website for specifics
Website: http://www.greaturbanrace.com/info

February 1-28, Museum Month: Half-Off Admission

34cb75fca94222cfec75ed3d_120x120Leap into over 40 museums in San Diego this February. This popular event allows participants to enjoy half-off entry fees at 40 San Diego Museum Council membership museums for the entire month of February.

Time: Museum hours vary
Location: Various locations
Website: www.sandiegomuseumcouncil.org/events/item/73-museummonth

February 2, San Diego Maritime Museum – Family Day

3ae6a025c4aa9ad82ac7d3ce_120x120Enjoy a great day with your family exploring ships and stay for free craft activities on the upper deck of the Berkeley. Kids 12 & under get FREE admission all day, 2 children per paying adult. For an additional $5.00 per person, families can sign up for a historic bay cruise on San Diego Bay aboard the museum’s historic 1914 harbor pilot boat Pilot.

Time: 9:00 am to 8:00 pm
Location: 1492 North Harbor Drive, San Diego, 92101
Website: www.sdmaritime.org/family-days/

February 7-8, Video Game Tournaments

e91e6f24f8038418d8b6f472_120x120Fanboygaming.com hosts tournaments “of some of the biggest videos games out there” at Microsoft Store Fashion Valley Mall. Sign ups start at 5:00 pm, tournament starts at 6:00 pm. All tournaments are free to enter.

Time: 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Location: Fashion Valley Mall, 7007 Friars Road
Website: fanboygaming.com/weekly-san-diego-tournaments/

February 8 & 9, The 32nd Annual 2014 San Diego Chinese New Year Food and Cultural Fair

34cbd54a1760f3f4528da088_120x120Festivities in downtown San Diego include Asian cuisine, martial arts, cooking demonstrations, cultural exhibits and traditional Lion and Dragon dances. This is a FREE, family friendly event! Come celebrate our 32nd year of hosting the fair and our 42nd year of providing social services to the San Diego community.

Time: Both days 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Location: Downtown, San Diego, Third Ave and J Street
Website: sdcny.weebly.com

February 8, Prevention 5K, 10K 1/2 Marathon Mermaid Run

0032901c58ffc6b958b92e36_120x120Kick up your heels and enjoy a scenic run along Mission Bay. The flat course is ideal for both runners and walkers. Come out and experience the joy of crossing the finish line. Don’t forget to bring out your mini mermaid for our girls 1.5 mini mermaid run! The mini mermaid is for girls ages 6 to 12.

Time: Tentative start times – refer to website
Location: Mission Bay Park, Tecolote Shores
Website: www.mermaidseries.com/#!__san-diego

February 9, The Amazing Acro-Cats

47e6d418b3822a464c24f18b_120x120The Amazing Acro-Cats delight and astound audiences of all ages as they perform their remarkable feats of agility, pushing carts, riding skateboards, rolling barrels, ringing bells, turning on lights, walking tight ropes, jumping through hoops, and much more!

Time: 3:00 pm
Location: Victory Theater, 2558 Imperial Avenue
Website: www.circuscats.com/schedule.html#.Ut7ibxw776c

February 10, Stone Game Night

6afc22016ea55cab4d048628_120x120Grab some friends or make new ones while playing king-sized games including chess, checkers, Jenga, Connect 4, pick-up sticks, lawn bowling, and more. For guests 21 and older.

Time: 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Ongoing Monday nights)
Location: Stone Brewing Liberty Station, 2816 Historic Decatur Road #116, San Diego
Website: libertystation.com/blog/stone-game-night-every-monday-night

February 14, The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show on Valentine’s Day

5a0f44d82916454580ccb913_120x120The Dinner Detective® is America’s largest murder mystery comedy dinner show! You’ll solve a hilarious murder case while you enjoy a fantastic four-course plated dinner. A tantalizing prize package awaits our top sleuth of the evening.

Time: 7:15 pm
Location: Hilton Del Mar, 15575 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar
Website: www.thedinnerdetective.com/sites/del-mar/

February 16, 4th Annual Coronado Valentine’s Day 10K & 1 Mile Fun Run

b6757278521003168d538397_120x120In it’s 4th year, the event has earned a great reputation for its attention to detail, race management, and an awesome post race party. Each participant receives a high quality tech tee, a finisher’s medal, and local discounts throughout Coronado. Whether you are looking for a new 10K Personal Record (PR) and some prize money ($3,000 prize purse!) or you just want a great flat course through beautiful Coronado… this course is for you.

Time: Refer to website for race schedule
Location: Tideland’s Park, Coronado
Website: www.coronado10k.com

February 22, San Diego Winter Brew Fest

fdac30df09105c2ee617cf32_120x120The San Diego Winter Brew Fest will celebrate craft beverages from around California and beyond and features; live local music, food, and other vendors. This event benefits Outdoor Outreach and the San Diego Mountain Bike Association (SDMBA).

Time: General admission 7:00 pm -10:00 pm. VIP 6:00 pm -7:00 pm.
Location: The San Diego Hall of Champions in Balboa Park
Website: www.sandiegobrewfest.com

February 22, 5K Paw Walk

5bbaa90b777669e9681e6cef_120x120Rancho Coastal Humane Society and San Diego Botanic Garden are teaming up for the first-ever “5K Paw Walk in the Garden”! You are invited, with our without your pooch, to be there when dogs are allowed to walk through the Garden for the first and only time in history, but chances are this could be an annual event!

Time: 9:00 am
Location: San Diego Botanic Garden (former Quail Botanical Gardens), 230 Quail Gardens Dr., 
Encinitas
Website: www.eventbrite.com/e/5k-paw-walk-in-the-garden-tickets-4810768137?ref=ecount

February 22, Ugandan Orphans Choir

083a0cdcf335f2b8918ff480_120x120The Ugandan Orphans Choir brings a message of hope by sharing their African folklore through music and dance. They are the fortunate few who have been rescued from poverty and are now a voice for children who are still waiting to be sponsored. Free event.

Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Worldbeat Cultural Center, 2100 Park Boulevard
Website: http://www.worldbeatculturalcenter.memberlodge.com/event-109906

February 27, Cruizin’ the Art Scene

bdcf3683cc4de35e7b0a53d5_120x120Every fourth Thursday of the month the art galleries will host an art walk, featuring local artists. Stroll the beautiful garden of the Carlsbad Village Faire shopping mall, enjoy the live music and visit the art galleries for new art shows and demos. Live music, hors d’oeuvre and wine.

Time: 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Location: Carlsbad Oceanside Art League’s COAL Gallery,300 Carlsbad Village Drive #101
Website: www.cruisingtheartscene.com

February 28, Foodie Friday at La Jolla Playhouse

7b14f0365f606ac076ff3f52_120x120Theatergoers with a love for beer and delicious eats are invited to attend Foodie Fridays, where a ticket to select Playhouse performances also includes access to some of San Diego’s finest food trucks, plus a complimentary microbrew tasting. Two great food trucks scheduled to be on site are Green Truck and Red Oven.

Time: 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Location: La Jolla Playhouse, 2910 La Jolla Village Drive
Website: www.lajollaplayhouse.org/tickets-and-subscriptions/events/foodie-fridays

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