San Diego Weekend Guide (8/16-8/17)

ArtWalk NTC @ Liberty Station #art

Here’s your San Diego Weekend Guide for August 16th and 17th:

  1. Enjoy some art at the ArtWalk NTC @ Liberty Station all weekend. The area will be buzzing with activities, people and art!
  2. Exhibits. Opening this weekend: Stamped at San Diego Chinese Historical Museum. Closing this weekend: A Golden Age of Marketing Design at Mingei International Museum and Place of Promise at San Diego History Center.
  3. Pull out the banjo for the San Diego Bluegrass Festival at the Antique Gas and Steam Engine Museum. This all weekend event includes bands, food, activities and impromptu jam sessions.
  4. Bring the kids for the Chula Vista HarborFest on Saturday. Activities, food, entertainment and a day of fun await you!
  5. Watch some pros at the World Bodysurfing Championships all weekend. The 38th year of this cool tournament happens in Oceanside.
  6. Eat up for the Del Mar Racetrack’s Gourmet Food Truck Festival on Saturday. Culinary wizards (and the rest of us too) will enjoy some delicious food from 50 food trucks.
  7. Wear your Hawaiian garb for the Tiki Oasis all weekend. The Crowne Plaza is the place for a car show, art show, shopping, partying and more.
  8. Talk like a literary at the TwainFest in Old Town on Saturday. And perhaps hear some works by 19th century writers, pass a literacy test, enjoy some games and, of course, see the likes of Mark Twain.
  9. Get to the beach for the Luau and Legends Surfing Invitational on Sunday. The Invitational raises money for the UCSD Moores Cancer Center and is happening at Scripps Pier.
  10. Do some downward dogs at the Central Library for Free Yoga. The Library teamed up with Hale Holistic again for free yoga on Sunday night.