Best events in San Diego: March 29-April 3
Friday | 29
DIVE IN MOVIES
Watch National Lampoon’s Vacation from inside the pool. Includes self-serve popcorn and roaming servers offering beef hot dogs, hamburgers, and fries as well as cocktails, beer, soda, and water.
WHEN: 8:00 p.m.
WHERE: Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club and Bungalows, 2223 El Cajon Boulevard, University Heights. 619-296-2101; lafayettehotelsd.com
Saturday | 30
OVADIALAND HALF AND HALF SHOW
Featuring artwork by Jimmy Ovadia and Matthew Land. Live performance by Vampire. Food by San Diego Taco Company.
WHEN: 6:00 to 10:00 p.m.
WHERE: The Spot, 1835 Main Street, Barrio Logan. 619-847-8910;
Sunday | 31
EASTER AT THE BISTRO
Sunday brunch and an Easter-egg hunt in the gardens. Featuring a brunch menu until 3 p.m. and a made-to-order omelet station until 2 p.m. Easter-egg hunts held throughout the morning and grouped by age. Ages 1 to 3, 9:15 and 10:15 a.m.; ages 4 to 6, 9:30 and 10:30 a.m.; ages 7 to 10, 9:45 and 10:45 a.m.
WHEN: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
WHERE: Stone Brewing World Bistro and Gardens, 1999 Citracado Parkway, Escondido. 760-294-7866; stoneworldbistro.com
Monday | 1
NO FOOL’N FONDUE
Cheese fondue, chocolate fondue, plus Swiss raclette and a complementary glass of wine. 21+. $50.
WHEN: 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Venissimo Cheese Del Mar, 2650 Via de la Valle, #C140, Del Mar. 858-847-9616; venissimo.com
Tuesday | 2
Featuring hands-on activities that highlight the wonder of reproduction in the ocean. Meet egg-laying marine animals and their eggs, including squid, fishes, and sharks. Create a shark egg craft, listen to story times, and participate in an underwater egg hunt. No baskets needed. Included with admission. Free–$14.
WHEN: 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
WHERE: Birch Aquarium at Scripps, 2300 Expedition Way, La Jolla. 858-534-3474; aquarium.ucsd.edu
Wednesday | 3
ACCOMPLICE: SAN DIEGO
As part of its site-specific “Without Walls” series, the La Jolla Playhouse presents this “immersive theater experience.” Patrons walk Little Italy looking for clues and murderers. The theater phones participants the night before to tell them where to start. Performances are every half hour. $45.
WHEN: 4:30 to 7:00 p.m.
WHERE: Little Italy. 858-550-1010; lajollaplayhouse.org