Well, this weekend may actually go to the dogs — literally.
The surf dog competition is coming to town, plus a Native American Powwow and an Oz Fest.
What are you waiting for? Get out there and enjoy your weekend.
Oz Con 2015
Well, Toto, you’re definitely not in Kansas anymore. This weekend, all sorts of Ozians are coming to the Town and Country for the Oz Con 2015.
The creator of Oz, L. Frank Baum wrote two of his Oz books in San Diego. Activities include, cOZplay for the OzCon Costume Contest, expert panels and all things Oz.
The convention spans the weekend, starting Friday. Tickets range from $20 to $75
Baja By The Sea
With our proximity to Mexico, it’s time we learn a thing or two about our neighbor to the south. Baja by the Sea, is an event that will display the culinary and cultural heritage of each city of Baja California: Tijuana, Tecate, Ensenada, Rosarito and Mexicali.
During the event, you can enjoy the cuisines, wine and beer from each region as well as a variety of artistic and music program that represent the area.
The event goes from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Embarcadero Marina Park North. Admission is free.
Unleashed by Petco Surf Dog Competition
Dogs. Surfing. Put the two together and you have one adorable combination. This weekend, in Imperial Beach, is the 10th annual Unleashed by Petco Surf Dog Competition.
Brave pups will paddle out and jump on their boards and hang 20. What could be better?
The competition runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. The event is free for spectators, but there’s a fee for competitors.
South Bayfront PowWow
A powwow is a traditional Native American people’s way of meeting together to join in dancing, singing, visiting, renewing old friendships, and making new ones.
The South Bayfront Powwow is meant to create a connection to the historic past of San Diego Bay and its local diversity, highlighting the region’s Native American heritage.
The event goes from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday at the Chula Vista Bayfront. Admission is free.
Chula Vista Lemon Festival
Here’s a local history lesson for you: the lemon capital of the world was not Lemon Grove but Chula Vista.
Chula Vista was once one of the biggest producers of the yellow citrus fruit, and the city is hosting the Lemon Festival to celebrate this part of its history.
The event features two live music stages, a kids’ corner and, of course, lemon-themed contests.
The festival goes from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Third Avenue Village, 353 3rd Ave. Admission is free.