Be active and get your health and fitness back into gear. Support young writers or enjoy a day on the water. These are just some of the things you could do this weekend.
Here are some of the top events this weekend.
Plays by Young Writers
For the past 30 years, the California Young Playwrights Contest have been nurturing the imaginations of young writers throughout California. The winners get their plays performed at the Old Globe.
The Plays by Young Writers festival spans two weeks with different plays from different age groups on different days. The festival opens 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center in The Old Globe. Tickets for opening night is $60.
San Diego Sunroad Boat Show
With 70 miles of coast line, San Diego is a boater’s paradise. This weekend, the 2015 San Diego Sunroad Boat Show returns featuring new marine services and products, free boating seminars and boat rides.
In addition boats exhibitions, there will also be a number of marine vendors and electronics with the latest nautical products and services — a great way to spend the day in San Diego Bay.
The boat show is from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday to Sunday at the Sunroad Resort Marina. Tickets are are $12 for adults and free for kids $12 or younger.
San Diego Restaurant Week
The 11th Annual San Diego Restaurant Week is concluding this weekend.
More than 200 participating restaurants will offer three-course prix-fixe dinner menus for $20 to $50 per person and two-course prix-fixe lunch menus for $10 to $20 per person.
Tickets or passes are not needed. Just visit a participating restaurant for the discounted dining.
Kevin Nealon at American Comedy Company
Kevin Nealon from “Saturday Night Live” is coming town at the American Comedy Company. He’s created such characters as The Subliminal Man, Hans and Franz and anchoring the Weekend Update.
Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; and 8 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $30.
Encinitas Wellness Festival
Get your News Year resolution back in check with the Encinitas Wellness Festival.
Presented by the Encinitas 101 MainStreet Association, the festival features dozens of exhibitors, offering everything from free mini-treatments and product samples to workshops and kids’ activities.
The festival goes from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and is free.