It’s the first weekend of the new year. Here are what’s happening around town to kick off 2018 the right way.
Gravity-defying acrobatics, comedy, beautiful dancers and great music, this show has it all.
Carnaval Fantastique is a celebration of music and action that catapults the audience into a world fun, excitement and musical experience. The performances include German Wheel, aerial, strap, unicycle, and juggling.
Show times are 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. Sunday at Sycuan Casino. Tickets start at $49.
soundON Festival of Modern Music
If you want to take it easy the first weekend of the year, then this music festival is for you.
The 11 annual soundON Festival of Modern Music at the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library is a weekend-long exploration of contemporary chamber music.
The event also features a world premiere composition commissioned by the Athenaeum.
The festival concert performance times are 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Individual tickets range from $10 to $25 and festival passes range from $25 to $70.
Hello Kitty Cafe Truck
San Diego is one of the locations with the best turn out for the Hello Kitty Cafe Truck. Well, it’s coming back this weekend but for one day only.
The truck will be at Fashion Valley Mall from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday. There are some exclusive goodies, limited-edition collectibles and edibles, such as Hello Kitty Cafe thermal bottles, boxed cookie sets, pocket pies and bow-shaped water bottles.
The Hello Kitty Cafe Truck first made its appearance in 2014 and since then has garnered a cult following around the world.
‘Hamilton: An American Musical’
The famed Tony Award-winning Broadway musical “Hamilton” is finally coming to San Diego.
The show will take over the Civic Theatre this month and tickets are already sold out, however, you still have a chance to see the show. The $10 ticket lottery is now open. Click here, for more information about the ticket lottery.
The show is a blend of hip-hop, jazz, blues and rap and based on Ron Chernow’s biography of Alexander Hamilton.
Epic Glow in the Dark Party
If you’ve indulged too much over the holiday, how about working it off at the Epic Glow in the Dark Party.
The event is a fundraiser for Metugo, a cancer support organization, and features 20 glow-in-the-dark family-friendly obstacle courses. This party version of the Epic Course will have lots of beginner-friendly options for those new to obstacle course challenges.
The Glow in the Dark Party goes from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center (formerly the Olympic training center). Admissions are $40 for adult and $20 for children ages 9-17. Children 8 and under are free.
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