While it’s still officially winter, in San Diego spring weather is already here.
Don’t forget to spring forward this weekend and go out an enjoy the warm weather after two weekends of rain.
Spring Busker Festival
Street performers are an indelible part Seaport Village. This Saturday, the seaside shopping center will bring colorful street performers from jugglers to stilt walkers to contortionists and acrobalancers for the Spring Busker Festival.
This gathering of bizarre and extraordinary talents at this festival makes it different than any other festivals in town.
The event goes from noon until 6 p.m. each day and admission is free.
Golf Fest San Diego
This weekend’s weather is perfect golf weather, which is good because Golf Fest is this Friday and Saturday. The event will offer the latest info on golf and golfing accessories. Join in for the free lessons for PGA pros, putting challenge or take a swing at the latest clubs on the driving range.
Attendees will also get a certificate for a free round of golf at either Twin Oaks Golf Course or Carmel Mountain Ranch Golf Club, depending on which day you go, and also a one-year subscription to Golf Digest Mazagine.
The event goes from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on both days. Admission is $10, but children 10 and under are free.
Pacific Coast Men’s Doubles Championship
If golf isn’t your thing, then perhaps check out the top collegiate tennis players in the country at the 126th Annual Pacific Coast Men’s Doubles Championship.
This tournament is the second oldest tennis championship in the United States and was first held in 1890. This is the first time it’s held in San Diego. Previous winners include Jack Kramer, Arthur Ashe and John McEnroe among others.
The tournament goes from Thursday to Sunday. Match times varies and admission is free for spectators.
19th Annual San Diego Bird Festival
San Diego offers some of the best bird watching opportunities in the country, and this weekend the San Diego Audubon Society will host the 19th Annual San Diego Bird Festival on Thursday through Sunday at the Marina Village Conference Center.
There are live bird programs, informative lectures, art workshops, and opportunities to hone your birding skills. There is also an expanded family-friendly activities to get the kids interested in the natural world.
Proceeds from the festival goes to support Audubon Society’s conservation, education and sanctuary programs. Admission prices varies by events.
Finish Chelsea’s Run
In an event that shocked San Diego, Chelsea King went for a jog and was murdered by a convicted sex offender. On Saturday, the fifth annual Finish Chelsea’s Run 5K will be held in her honor.
The event will feature a competitive 5K race and fun run/walk, family festival, children’s activities, team competition, entertainment and refreshments.
The run is also fundraiser for the Chelsea’s Light Foundation Sunflower Scholarship Fund. Entry fee for the run range from $10 to $40.