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San Diego Weekend Guide: March 18-20 – Masters & Markets

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Not one, but two Balboa Park venues have special events this weekend. Photo: @BalboaPark, via Facebook

There are big and short anniversaries this weekend in San Diego. No excuse to celebrate, right? In the meantime, if you’re an art lover, well, we have a collection for you – and it ‘s making its West Coast debut.

Those blessed with green thumbs can head to Mission Valley’s Scotland Events Center for San Diego County Orchid Societyits international show starting at 3 p.m. Friday. Collectors and sellers will offer large-scale exhibitions with top specimens, local hybrids and rare species. Growers will also present hundreds of plants for crisis and offer tips to those who want to get started. Admission to the three-day event is $ 10 for a day or $ 12 for the weekend.

San Diego Dance Theater “Belonging: A Place for Everyone” has decades of history behind it, paying homage to those years with three performances starting on Friday. The works of four choreographers, including two premieres, take place at the Light Box Theater at Liberty Station. The performances on Friday and Saturday start at 7:30 pm, while on Sunday at 2:30 pm. General admission costs $ 30.

See Liberty Public Market in celebration of its sixth anniversary.

The San Diego Narrators Festivalat the Coronado Library, of course, includes storytelling and workshops on how to do it best, either for you or your loved ones. The free festival, in his honor World Storytelling Day, opens at 10 a.m. It includes three sessions tailored specifically for children, and two more that give a voice to veterans and those who want to promote Chinese culture.

Speaking of Liberty Station, six years ago, Liberty Public Market was at the forefront of the open market trend. The popular foodie destination is celebrating its sixth anniversary starting at 11am on Saturday morning. There is “Bottlecraft Bingo” from one of the market leaders sellersdraw and live music from noon to 3 pm Admission is free.

Rising prices can seriously affect your travel ambitions, so take a mini European tour through Balboa Park. The San Diego Museum of Art opens Monet to Matisse: Impressionist masterpieces by the Bemberg Foundation at noon on Saturday, with over 75 works of art by artists such as Cézanne, Matisse, Monet and Picasso. The exhibition touches on many movements, from Impressionism to Phobia. Even better? The collection, from France, rare tours. The show, on the West Coast for the first time, continues until August 7.

Rock for a purpose in Spreckels Instrument Pavilion in Balboa Park Saturday. The musicians will gather at 17:30 for the free “Musical Tribute to Peace, Dignity and Democracy”. The concert, featuring covers by Beatles to AC / DC, aims to raise money for relief in Ukraine.

The (mostly) free Rolando Street Exhibition returns at 10 a.m. Sunday. The festival features more than 100 live music vendors – including Whitney Shay, former Artist of the Year at San Diego Music Awards – Community shows and a $ 5 children’s belt with a climbing wall, toys and bouncing houses. Admire from Rolando Avenue to El Cajon Avenue.


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