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Things to Do In San Diego: January 14-20

Fifteen events you don't want to miss this week


San Diego Restaurant Week

January 15

Tony Award winner Betty Buckley stars as the meddling matchmaker in hit Broadway musical comedy Hello, Dolly! at the Civic Theatre (through 1/20). 

Listen to A Brief History of “New Music” with Matthew Aucoin, a 2018 MacArthur Fellow, at the Scripps Research auditorium. 


January 16

Best-selling author David Sedaris signs books and puts on a humorous show at Balboa Theatre. 

The true story of musical duo Marie and Rosetta plays out at Cygnet Theatre with high-voltage guitar and gospel (through 2/16). 


January 17 

Head Downtown at Sundown for the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego’s after-hours party, featuring the San Diego Symphony and a vocal ensemble for an interactive gallery experience. 


January 18

Winner of NBC’s Last Comic Standing, comedienne Iliza Shlesinger stops at Balboa Theatre on her Elder Millennial Tour. 

Hear first readings of new American plays before they're ready to be staged at the Powers New Voices Festival at the Old Globe.


January 19 

Israeli American virtuoso Itzhak Perlman performs classical violin at California Center for the Arts, Escondido. 

Grave Digger and other monster truck legends catch serious air in Monster Jam at Petco Park. 

Stand-up comedian and Emmy Award winner Louie Anderson brings the laughs to Balboa Theatre. 

Activists unite for Women’s March San Diego along the Pacific Coast Highway downtown. 

Explore new vacation possibilities during the weekend Travel & Adventure Show at the San Diego Convention Center. 


January 20

Score eight days’ worth of dining deals for San Diego Restaurant Week, featuring over 180 participating local eateries. 

Moxie Theatre stages a world premiere of Herland, about one woman’s utopian plan to avoid moving into a retirement home (through 2/17). 

See the lunar eclipse while learning more about our solar system and participating in hands-on activities at the Fleet Science Center.

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