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Weekend Preview: Aphrodisiac Dinner Parties To Titanic Museum Exhibits

Big Anniversaries To Pop-Up Dinner Parties For The Weekend

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Above: "Bug Baby" with Mink Stole screens at Women in Horror Film Festival on Saturday.

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A spectrum of spectacles comes your way this weekend -- from Titanic 100-Year-Anniversaries at the Natural History Museum to pop-up dinner parties in Normal Heights, this weekend's events hold the big and the small for your enjoyment.

Looking for something big this weekend? “Titanic” in size? Or maybe something more intimate, smaller in scope? From wildlife art festivals and international films to the Titanic’s 100th Anniversary, this weekend holds a plethora of options that are sure to fill your weekend to its brim.

In 1912, the Titanic, the world’s largest ship in its time, struck an iceberg and sank to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean killing over 1,500 people and delivering a heavy blow to the ego of modern technologies. In honor of the 100th anniversary and the lives lost that day, San Diego’s Natural History Museum will be hosting “Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition beginning Friday, February 10th.

Carved wooden wildfowl and other wildlife art will be shown Saturday at the California Open Wildlife Art Festival at the NTC Promenade in Liberty Station.

The First Grader”, a true story about an 84-year-old Kenyan villager fighting to get an education, makes it’s appearance at The Museum of Photographic Arts’ Coming of Age Film Festival. For more films and information, click here.

From Africa to America: A Journey in Music” plays this weekend at Landmark Ken Cinema as a fundraiser for the Lost Boys Tooth Project. For more information on The Lost Boys of Sudan, click here

The Cellar Door, a pop-up restaurant in Normal Heights specializing in themed dinner parties with food and drinks, delivers an intimate experience with creative cuisines. Check out their aphrodisiac dinner menu for Valentine’s Day.

The Horrible Imaginings Film Festival will be celebrating Women in Horror Month with events Wednesday and Saturday night Downtown at the 10th Avenue Theater and Arts Center. Special guest and actress, Jessica Cameron, will host Saturday night’s event of international short films and dramatic monologues.

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