From tall ships to lima beans, there’s so much happening in San Diego this weekend. Have some fun at the Adams Avenue Street Fair. Bring the family to Point Loma and be transported to 1542 during the Cabrillo Festival. Aspiring musicians should head to the Museum of Making Music for Learn to Play Day. Or enjoy all-things lima bean at the annual Lima Bean Cook-off and Faire. Have a great weekend!
Adams Avenue Street Fair
This annual music festival offers dozens of musical acts, carnival rides, arts and crafts, and multicultural cuisine. Sat., 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., Normal Heights, Free. All ages. Event details.
Trolley Dances: Catch the Rapid
Check out this dance series that travels from downtown to Balboa Park in celebration of the Centennial. Sat. and Sun., times vary by performance, San Diego Trolley. $15-$35/person. All ages. Event details.
Wild Kratts Live
Don’t miss this new stage show featuring the popular PBS Kids characters, Chris and Martin Kratt and their wild and furry friends. Sat., 1 p.m. and 4:30 p.m., San Diego Civic Theatre, Prices start at $16/person. All ages. Event details.
San Diego Walk Now for Autism Speaks
This fun-filled, family-friendly event will help fund research, raise public awareness about autism and its effects on individuals, families and society. The event will include activities for children, entertainment, light refreshments and a resource fair. Sat., 8 a.m. – 12 p.m., Liberty Station, Free (walkers are encouraged to raise funds). All ages. Event details.
The Cabrillo Festival is a fun event for the entire family, with educational activities, cultural demonstrations and exciting folkloric performances. Sun., 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., Ballast Point, Naval Base Point Loma, Free. All ages. Event details.
Learn to Play Day
Visit the museum for a personal hands-on experience on the guitar, ukulele, drum, harp, harmonica and voice lessons. Mini lessons will include basic playing techniques, chords/notes and a few tunes. Sat., 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., Museum of Making Music, Free w/ $5 admission. All ages. Event details.
Lima Bean Cook-off and Faire
Enjoy family fun, lima bean crafts, kid’s games, bake sale, silent auction, tours of the museum and the historical Teten House. Photo ops with vintage clothing add to the fun! You could be changed from a lima bean hater to a lima bean lover. Sat., 12 – 4 p.m., San Dieguito Heritage Museum, Free (Tasting tickets: $15-$20/adults; $4/kids). All ages. Event details.
Oceanside Harbor Days
Bring the family to the Oceanside Harbor for the Nail ‘n’ Sail Competition, Pirate Village, dock tours, bands, food and military vehicle display. This year’s even features a new sandcastle competition! Sat. and Sun., 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., Oceanside Harbor, Free. All ages. Event details.
What are you doing this weekend? Tell us in the comments!
– Leah R. Singer
Photo courtesy of San Dieguito Heritage Museum Facebook page