Over 30 dramas, comedies, documentaries, and more, held at various venues over 11 days.
Various venues, ticket prices vary per event (through February 23).
What’s more romantic than a gondola ride with your sweetheart? If you’re curious, find out more in our On the Job feature with a Gondolier from 2019.
The Gondola Company, noon; $165-295 (through February 16).
The gothic country band celebrates their 20th anniversary on tour.
Belly Up Tavern, 8 p.m.; $25.
A story of unlicensed cab drivers in 1970s Pittsburgh who fight to save their business in a gentrifying neighborhood. The show’s run kicks off with In Conversation with actor/director Ruben-Santiago Hudson.
The Old Globe; $30-94 (through February 23).
The work of two celebrated Latin American photographers appears in this new exhibit.
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (through March 15).
MoPA’s newest exhibit is all about crystallizing the moments within movement.
Museum of Photographic Arts (through January 2021).
Admire paintings of bunnies, butterflies, and tropical birds.
Madison Gallery, Free (through March 20).
Musicians in San Diego and South Korea perform a special concert together, with an overall theme addressing climate change. Read more about the show in this week’s The Setlist.
Conrad Prebys Music Center Experimental Theater, 7:30 p.m.; Free.
See the SD Loyal season kits, get to know the Team 1 roster, and of course enjoy some Stone beers.
Stone Brewing World Bistro & Beer Gardens – Liberty Station, 6:45 p.m.; Free.
Sixteen local artists team up with scientists and technologists from major research institutions for an experimental, innovative art show.
San Diego Art Institute, noon; $5 (through May 3).
This new comedy at The Old Globe follows the Greek god Dionysus disguised as a modern-day gardener, on a secret quest to seduce some New Jersey housewives.
The Old Globe, 8 p.m.; $66-78 (through March 8).
I dunno, guys, this might be the Washington Generals’ night.
Pechanga Arena, 7 p.m.; $25-131 (also February 23).
Take your date out for some champagne, bites and jazz. Find more ideas in our Valentine’s Day guide.
The Abbey on Fifth Avenue, 8 p.m.; $130 per couple.
Join a special Valentine’s Day art workshop and learn to make a Mexican folk art-inspired and heart-shaped tin milagro pin.
New Children’s Museum, 11 a.m.; Free-$15.50.
The Brothers Grimm fairy tale is given a new interpretation in this English-sung opera, featuring giant puppets. Find out more about those puppets in our recent article.
Civic Theatre, 7:30 p.m.; $25-225 (through February 16).
The latest exhibit at the Central Public Library debuts, featuring works on San Diego’s Civic Art Collection in dialogue with those of contemporary artists.
San Diego Central Public Library, noon; Free.
A second weekend of monster truck mania.
PETCO Park, 7 p.m.; $15-100.
OK, it’s technically not Valentine’s Day, but you just might fall in love with a doggo up for adoption at this Second Chance Dog Rescue benefit party.
Bub’s at the Ballpark, 10 a.m.; Free.
The ongoing literature series showcases readings from Kiik Araki-Kawaguchi and Mimi Lok.
Verbatim Books, 8 p.m.; Free.
The Canadian singer/songwriter is back and town for a special evening of music.
Civic Theatre, 8 p.m.; $36-116.
Take part in a floral design workshop—with cocktails!
Fairweather, 5 p.m.; Free.
A modern-day Peter Pan story, this new musical promises to dazzle with dynamic choreography and aerial acrobatics.
La Jolla Playhouse, 7:30 p.m.; $25-97 (through March 29).
The country/Americana singer/songwriter comes to San Diego County with his acoustic band.
California Center for the Arts, 7:30 p.m.; $50-79.
The Paul Slade Smith play offers nonpartisan political humor and biting satire.
North Coast Repertory Theatre, 8 p.m.; $41-46 (through March 15).
This one-day exhibit tells the story of Anne Frank, whose diary kept during the Holocaust has become one of the world’s best-known and most important books.
Timken Museum, 10 a.m.; Free.
Local makers are setting up shop at this pop-up event, with beer, food specials, live music and more.
North Park Beer Co., 6:30 p.m.; Free.
More than a dozen chefs from local restaurants are participating in the groundbreaking of 2100 Kettner with tastings, cocktails and live entertainment.
Herb & Eatery, 5 p.m.; $40.
Head out on a Thursday night to catch some of San Diego’s best bands. See more recommended shows this week in The Setlist.
The Casbah, 9 p.m.; $10.
Treat yourself to a selection of vegan eats, including a beer garden and live music.
Grossmont Center, 5 p.m.; Free.
Explore the two-day festival downtown for live performances, art, food, and cultural displays.
Third & J streets, 10 a.m.; Free (through February 9).
Get your heart rate up with your honey—and feel okay bringing the kids, too—during this annual run/walk
Liberty Station, 9 a.m.; $15–$25.
A family friendly matinee concert featuring facts about the legendary composer, as part of the Symphony’s season-long Beethoven birthday celebration.
Copley Symphony Hall, 2 p.m.; $10-25.
Planning on watching the Academy Awards? How about on a rooftop with skyline views and dishes from gourmet chefs.
41 West, 4:30 p.m.; $195.
Life, uh, finds a way.
Reading Cinemas Grossmont Center, 7 p.m.; $8.50.
Enjoy tastings from Balcones Whiskey and Aviation Gin.
The Whiskey House, 8 p.m.; $10-25.
Buy records or trade them over a round of beers.
Fall Brewing, 6 p.m.; Free.
Why wait until the weekend to celebrate Valentine’s Day? Make it a weeknight date with chocolate and bubbly.
Eclipse, 6:30 p.m.; $45.