San Diego’s Top Weekend Events: Last-Chance Summer
Friday, September 1, 2017
Credit: Courtesy of the San Diego Symphony
San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Last-Chance Summer
Nina Garin, editor/producer, KPBS/Arts Calendar
San Diego's summer past times are coming to a close, catch them before it's too late.
Bayside Summer Nights
The San Diego Symphony's Bayside Summer Nights closes its season with the popular 1812 Tchaikovsky Spectacular. This concert features some of Tchaikovsky's best-known works, including pieces from "The Nutcracker" and his Overture 1812 complete with booming cannons and fireworks.
Can't make it to the show? This year you'll be able to watch from home. KPBS will record Friday's performance and air it at 9 p.m. Saturday.
Details: 7:30 p.m. Friday through Sunday. Embarcadero Marina Park South, 200 Marina Park South, Embarcadero. $26 to $105; find tickets.
Del Mar Summer Concert Series
The Del Mar racing season comes to an end this weekend, which means it's your last chance to catch a popular post-race concert.
There will be two options: Friday welcomes The Revivalists, a rock band from New Orleans, and Sunday brings popular DJ Steve Aoki. Shows are free with admission and begin after the last race, which is about 7 p.m.
Details: About 7 p.m. Friday and Sunday. Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar. Free or $25 after 7 p.m.; additional information.
Balboa Park After Dark
Balboa Park After Dark has its final gathering tonight.
At this weekly event, museums are open until 8 p.m., there’s entertainment throughout the plaza and you can grab a bite to eat at one of the many food trucks.
There are also museum discounts and special sunset tours of the Museum of Man’s California Tower.
Details: 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. El Prado, Balboa Park. Free; additional information.
Time’s running out on outdoor summer movie season.
There are so many options to watch movies outdoors, whether it’s in a park, a beach or even a parking lot.
Some local favorites include the free and family-friendly Summer Movies in the Park, the picturesque Hotel Del Movies on the Beach and the hip Street Food Cinema. You can find a list of outdoor movie options on the KPBS/Arts calendar.
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