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Tower After Hours: Ireland

Share in the festive atmosphere and immerse yourself in the culture of San Diego’s Irish community. Enjoy performances of traditional music and dance, sample classic pub fare, and, of course, delight in a pint of Guinness.


Past Event

San Diego Bird Festival

One of the largest gatherings of birdwatchers in the West, with over 40 field trips to birding hot spots across the county, 15 workshops and presentations, a banquet with keynote speaker James Currie, luncheon presentations with birding celebrities, and a birders’ expo.


Past Event

Ocean Beach Kite Festivalal

  • Saturday, March 1, 2014, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Dusty Rhodes Park, Nimitz Boulevard and Sunset Cliffs Boulevard, San Diego
  • Free

Free kite-making, decorating, and flying, as well as free hot dogs for the kids. Marvel at aerial acrobatics performed by professional kite-fliers, support local artisans, groove to live music, enjoy carnival rides, and feast on gourmet food from some of San Diego’s top food trucks.


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Red Carpet Oscar Party

  • Sunday, March 2, 2014, 4 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • Nicky Rottens, 100 Orange Avenue, Coronado
  • 21+ / $50

Celebrate the pageantry and excitement of the 86th Academy Awards with prizes, raffles, and a photo op with “Marilyn Monroe.” Come as you are or dress as your favorite celebrity. With 14 HDTVs and three large-projection screens, you won’t miss a minute. Ticket includes pub-food favorites and a champagne toast. Presented by the Coronado Island Film Festival.


Past Event

The Distinctive Flavors of Morocco

  • Monday, March 3, 2014, 6:30 p.m.
  • Sur la Table, 1905 Calle Barcelona, Carlsbad
  • $69

In this class you’ll learn to prepare a Moroccan feast from start to finish. The chef-instructor will walk you through techniques for using a tajine and share secrets for balancing the aromatic spices and citrus flavors used extensively in the region.


Past Event

Gaslamp Mardi Gras Block Party and Parade

  • Tuesday, March 4, 2014, 5 p.m. to 2 a.m.
  • Gaslamp Quarter, Fifth Avenue, between Broadway and Harbor Drive, San Diego
  • 21+ / $30 - $65

New Orleans and Rio de Janeiro come to San Diego for a Mardi Gras celebration, and the Gaslamp transforms into a carnival of live entertainment, music, masks, floats, stilt-walkers, international revelers, dancing, and the tossing of beads, beads, and beads.


Past Event

Kimono: Southern California Style

Using simple materials and techniques inspired by those used more than 600 years ago, decorate a 14-inch-wide fabric with designs using textile paint and brushes. Learn about the significance of certain motifs, patterns, and color that reveal the wearer’s gender, age, status, wealth, and taste in traditional Japanese kimono.

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