The Great Big List of Things to Do This Weekend in San Diego

There’s a lot going on out there, folks! Get to it!

January 27th

The Atomics at The House of Blues

Feeling like some live music at a great venue? This show is for you.

Ali Wong’s Stand Up at the Balboa Theater

Catch the hilarious Ali Wong at this historic theater.

Cold War Kids at The Observatory in North Park

Start out your weekend with some awesome indie-rock.

The Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure at Balboa Park

Aren’t you sick of not being awarded when you find things? Yeah, me too.

Performance of Marjorie Prime at the North Coast Repertory Theatre

Be sure to see this play, a finalist for the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for drama.

Art After Hours at the San Diego Museum of Art

Discounted art in the (near) dark? Yes, please.

San Diego Bay Harbor Cruise on the Hornblower

View the harbor from the best vantage point around: in it.

Musician Ty Segall at the Belly Up in Solana Beach

Need some psychedelic garage-rock in your life? You’re welcome.

Southern California/Baja Biennial at the San Diego Art Institute

Anthony Graham, Assistant Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego judged and curated this collection of art for your enjoyment.

Wagons: Weekend Warriors at the San Diego Automotive Museum

Get a history lesson on the personal station wagon.

January 28th

Devendra Banhart at The Observatory in North Park

Venezuelan-American and freak-folk pioneer Devendra Banhart brings his idealistic sensibilities to San Diego.

Ali Wong’s Stand Up at the Balboa Theater

Missed the hilarious Ali Wong on the 27th? Here’s your second chance.

Cody Jinks at the Belly Up in Solana Beach

Catch the Country crooning of Cody Jinks at North County’s biggest venue.

Louis Kahn. The Power of Architecture at the San Diego Museum of Art

Take a retrospective look at the artistic architecture of Louis Kahn.

Groove International Sound: The Groove at The House of Blues

Get your groove on this Saturday at The House of Blues.

Brains and Bubbles at Gossip Grill

Test your knowledge at the Smarty Pants Trivia Brunch.

Flamenco Dinner Show at Cafe Sevilla

Class up the usual dinner and a show with flamenco dancing.

San Diego State Aztecs Mens Basketball vs Colorado State University Rams at Viejas Arena

Don’t wait until March to get into the college basketball game.

San Diego Symphony presents Things Our Fathers Loved at the Copley Symphony Hall

Have a night at the symphony—San Diego style.

Expedition at Sea: R/V Sally Ride Gallery at Birch Aquarium at Scripps

Find out what it’s like to be a researcher at this Scripps exhibit.

January 29th

U.S. National Soccer Team vs Serbia at Qualcomm Stadium

Support America (or Serbia) at this soccer (ahem, football) match.

Jad Abumrad & Zoe Keating at the Balboa Theater

See how Jad Abumrad of Radiolab integrated his experience as a journalist and composer to make an astonishingly innovative radio program.

The Blind Boys of Alabama at The Belly Up in Solana Beach

Hear the dulcet sounds of these legends and modern-day innovators.

Open Mic & Comedy Potluck at The Comedy Store in La Jolla

Food and laughs—what could be better?

Weekly Amateur Pool Tournament at the FireWater Saloon in Oceanside

Consider yourself a pool shark? Show off your chops this Sunday.

Guided Nature Walk through Mission Trails Regional Park

Get back to nature with a walk through Mission Trails.

Disney On Ice Worlds of Enchantment at Valley View Casino Center

For kids and adults who want to feel like kids, get caught up in some Disney magic.

Boundless: A California Invitational at the Museum of Photographic Arts

See the boundless beauty of exquisite photography.

Animal Aesthetics: Decades of Design at the San Diego Zoo at the Museum of San Diego History

How do animals inspire art and design? Come find out.

Exhibition: “Southern California Sculpture / A Group Show” at the Sparks Gallery

Check out these California-inspired clay creations.

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