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Calendar of Events: April 2016

How to be busy and important this month in San Diego


April 16: Madama Butterfly

April 1:

Cheers to the fruits of the vine at the VinDiego Wine and Food Festival, which takes over Liberty Station.

April 4:

Root, root, root for the Padres as they take on the rival Dodgers during Opening Day at Petco Park.

April 6:

Exercise your eco-prowess during The Red Door’s Re:Source Pop-up Dinner, where chefs will prepare a feast from food that would otherwise end up in the trash.

April 7:   

Embark on a full-sensory journey as you dine on expertly paired food and music during the SoundBite Dinner at Solare Ristorante.

April 8:  

“Celebrate French curves” in four-wheeled form at the La Jolla Concours d’Elegance classic car show at La Jolla Cove.

April 9:  

Stroll through fine art, Asian horticulture, and classic autos during ArtFest at the San Diego Botanic Garden.

April 10:

Get ready to rumble, or at least watch, during Fight Night at Parq, an MMA Cage Fight series going down at the Gaslamp nightclub.

April 15:

Take a four-course culinary journey with famed chef Javier Plascencia during the Spirit of Baja Dinner at the Westgate Hotel.

April 16:

View the Art by Prisoners exhibit at Alexander Salazar’s gallery, featuring pieces by incarcerated artists.

Love, betrayal, devotion, and geisha culture come together in San Diego Opera’s performance of the haunting Puccini drama Madama Butterfly. Through April 24.

April 17:

Party for the arts during Cygnet Theatre’s annual Soirée by the Bay bash with a Latin fusion menu served at Coasterra.

April 23:

Get dolled up for high tea with Paris Apartment author Michelle Gable during the The Westgate Literary Tea.

Celebrate the historic past and embrace the revitalized present in Barrio Logan at the Chicano Park Day Festival.

April 29:

A nod to NoCo! Join San Diego Magazine for the Best of North County Party at the Omni La Costa Resort and Spa.

April 30:

Explore the fine art of more than 350 artists at the Mission Federal ArtWalk.

Rock out to more than 100 musical acts playing on stages in University Heights, Normal Heights, and Kensington during the two-day Adams Avenue Unplugged fest.

Experience music, food, and more at the first Fiesta Del Mar, a cross-border celebration at Imperial Beach Pier Plaza to fete I.B. and its partner city, Rosarito.


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