Weekend Warrior: January 11- 15

This weekend is full of food and music, so take in dinner and show, go out dancing, or sample many of San Diego's best restaurants. 2017 is already off to a great start!

Wednesday, January 11th

Side Bar Industry Night
9pm-2am, Side Bar Nightclub
Bring the whole crew to Side Bar this upcoming Wednesday for Industry Night, hosted by Las Hadas Bar & Grill. Sounds by DJ Beatnick.

Thursday, January 12th

Jan. 10-15, Civic Theatre
In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway… and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson’s RENT continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and all over the world.

Whiskey, Whiskey & Cheese
6-8pm., Edgewater Grill
Cheese monger extraordinaire RobbyG & San Diego's own "The Dirt on Whisky" will take you on a tour of six champion cheeses paired with wicked whiskies & bourbons. Learn to understand & appreciate the differences between whisky, whiskey, bourbon & scotch in a fun & funky restaurant on the edge of the water in downtown San Diego.

Friday, January 13th

FLUXX Friday
10pm-2am, FLUXX Nightclub
Anthony Presents and Sundaze present a San Francisco takeover of FLUXX Nightclub. Sounds by J. Espinoza, Marcus Lee & A Boogie Wit da Hoodie on Friday the 13!

Poway Winter Festival
Jan. 13 & 14, Poway Community Park
Experience the magic and charm of winter like never before! Whether you're building a snowman, sledding down the snow hill, roasting marshmallows by the campfire, making silly faces in our free photo booth, or taking a spin around the synthetic skate rink; there is bound to be something for everyone.

Sublime With Rome
8pm, House of Blues
Kick back to the tunes of Sublime with Rome as the band performs some of their iconic Sublime hits, plus new tracks from their most release album, “Sirens.”

Saturday, January 14th

Side Bar Saturdays
10pm-2am, Side Bar Nightclub
The Bay Area is keeping the party going on Saturday night at Side Bar Nightclub! Beats by J. Espinosa.

Monster Energy AMA Supercross
7-10pm, Petco Park
Monster Energy Supercross features the reigning Supercross Champion, Ryan Dungey and Pro Motocross Champion, Ken Roczen in addition to marquee names like James Stewart, Chad Reed, Justin Barcia, and Eli Tomac. This event packs the perfect punch of action and adrenaline in this man versus machine showdown. The Pit Party starts at 12:00pm with the race beginning at 7:00pm.

Lea DeLaria 
8pm, UCSD’s Mandeville Auditorium
Orange is the New Black star Lea DeLaria Lea DeLaria has a multifaceted career as a comedian, actress, and jazz musician. For her ArtPower debut, DeLaria will treat the audience to her beautiful vocal jazz styling and witty commentary. Expect vocal and comedic fireworks.

Dressed Up Pup Party
3-6pm, Fred's Mexican Cafe
Celebrate and share your beloved pup's individuality for National Dress Up Your Pet Day. Get your tails to Fred's Mexican Cafe for happy hour food and drinks as we ooh and ahh over all the cuteness while supporting The Animal Pad, a local all-breed dog rescue devoted to saving the lives of abused, neglected, injured, and otherwise special needs dogs from high kill animal shelters.

Sunday, January 15th

Anniversary Brunch
10:30am-2pm, Meze Greek Fusion
This Saturday Meze is celebrating their anniversary with a boozy brunch. Indulge in brunch favorites like Eggs Benedict and Orange Zest Kahlua French Toast. RSVP to take part in the complimentary Mimosa, Bloody Mary, Michelada bar from 1-2pm: 619-550-1600, info@gaslampmeze.com.

37th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade
2 - 5pm, Downtown
This is one of the largest celebrations of its kind in the United States in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The parade is filled with dazzling floats, phenomenal High School Bands, Drill Teams, College, Fraternities & Sororities, Churches, Peace and Youth organizations.

San Diego Restaurant Week
Jan 15 - 22, Various locations
San Diego Restaurant Week is back to kick off your New Year with food, fun, and memories January 15th through January 22nd. This foodie-favorited event is celebrating its 13th year of bringing people together to dine out, reconnect, and indulge! With more than 180 participating restaurants to choose from across every neighborhood in San Diego County, diners can be assured that appetites will be appeased and cravings will be satisfied with prix-fixe two course lunches and three course dinners.

Erin McLaughlin