Weekend Warrior: January 18-22

photo credit: NBC San Diego

photo credit: NBC San Diego

This weekend is your last chance to partake in San Diego Restaurant Week. But if delicious food at trendy restaurants isn't you thing, you can crawl for coffee, march for women's rights, or surf for a good cause! Just another, typical San Diego weekend.

Wednesday, January 18th

Side Bar Industry Night
9pm-2am, Side Bar Nightclub
Bring the whole crew to Side Bar Nightclub for this week'sIndustry Night, hosted by Striders. Sounds by DJ Scooter.

Thursday, January 19th

Bad Royale at Omnia
9pm-2am, Omnia San Diego
Bad Royale - friends went from trance to trap under the guise of four kings - returns to Omnia this Thursday. The Roster's own ESCOBAR will be rounding out the evening's music happenings.

Circus Vargas
Jan. 19-30, Del Mar Fairgrounds
Circus Vargas embarks on a brand new epic adventure under the big top as goggles, gears, and gadgets set the stage for 2017's retro-futuristic production, Steam Cirque. This production is great for children of all ages who will marvel at the wacky and wonderful cast of characters that come alive in this exciting steampunk, science- fiction fantasy inspired circus odyssey.

Friday, January 20th

FLUXX Friday
10pm-2am, FLUXX Nightclub
All the ladies are going to be at Fluxx Nightclub this Friday as Ginuwine takes the stage! Special guest Karlos Farrar and sounds by DJ Beatnick.

8pm, San Diego Symphony
American cities have helped define the American character through bold, striving architecture and the resulting social impacts and inspirations. This program of music by John Adams, Aaron Copland, Igor Stravinsky and Leonard Bernstein is driven by the rhythms, conflicts and beauty of Los Angeles, New York and metropolises in between.

San Diego Lunar New Year Têt Festival 
5-10pm, Qualcomm Stadium
1027 is the year of the Rooster. This free event is San Diego's largest Lunar New Year Festival featuring Asian delicacies and unique cultural delights. The festival take place from January 20-22 and attracts over 30,000 guests.

Saturday, January 21st

Side Bar Saturday
10pm-2am, Side Bar Nightclub
DJ Decon is a Side Bar favorite, and he'll be celebrating his birthday in true Side Bar style this Saturday. Stop by to wish him a happy birthday and/or shake it on the dance floor!

San Diego Women's March
10am, Civic Center Plaza [start]
This is a peaceful march in San Diego in solidarity with the Women’s March in DC. Participants will gather in front of the Civic Center Plaza, and the program to kick-off the march will start at 10:00am. After the program, marchers will be directed to line-up and head towards Broadway and Third Ave. The march will progress west to North Harbor Drive and then north on North Harbor Drive, ending in front of The County Administration Building.

1 Wave Challenge
7am, La Jolla Shores 
Head to La Jolla Shores to watch (or participate in) the 1 Wave Challenge, where San Diego surfers are attempting to break the world record for most surfers on a single wave. Proceeds raised will be donated to Boys to Men Mentoring's Champions for Youth campaign.

Nasty Women Art Exhibition
2-8pm, Helmuth Projects
With artwork ranging from $30-$300, this event serves as both a demonstration and a fundraiser to support organizations defending women's/individual rights. 100% of the sale will go to Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest, San Diego LGBT Community Center, or La Maestra Community Health Centers.

Sunday, January 22nd

San Diego Caffeine Crawl
Jan. 20-22, Various Locations
This weekend take part in the the 4th annual Caffeine Crawl San Diego - one of the most exciting coffee events on the West Coast this year! Explore your local coffee, tea, and chocolate scene on a route of your choice. Over 25 local roasteries and cafes will play host, and a Sunday morning Meet N’ Greet at Ryan Brothers Coffee will feature Earnest Eats, Suja Juice and more.

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.

LifestyleErin McLaughlin