Weekend Events to Celebrate SpringTHINGS TO DO, WHAT'S NEW — BY MEAGHANCLARK ON MAY 12, 2010 AT 8:52 PM | EDIT
Think you have nothing to do this weekend? Think again.
San Diego is abuzz with spring as special events are happening both Saturday and Sunday. Don’t want to miss out on all that spring has to offer? Check out two events that are not to be missed.
The Food & Wine Classic benefiting the Chula Vista Nature Center is happening this Saturday from 4-7pm. Featuring local restaurants and wineries, San Diego Zoo’s animals, celebrity cooking demonstrations and musical performances by Julie Mack, your afternoon can be spent enjoying nature and some of San Diego’s best offerings. Held at the Chula Vista Nature Center on Gunpowder Point Drive, this event is just one way to celebrate and support our community. With year round events that celebrate local wildlife with exhibits, special guests and more – donate to the community while enjoying an afternoon in the sun.
On Sunday, May 16 the Renaissance neighborhood of San Diego – otherwise known as North Park – will host their 14th Annual Festival of the Arts. From 10am to 6pm on University, this free event welcomes thousands of artists who provide food, entertainment and more. Six musical stages will blow you away, while the international food court and handmade items showcase local talent. Perfect for the entire family, the North Park Festival of the Arts welcomes kids of all ages to the Kid’s Art Beat Area, Craft Beer Block, Beats & Eats Stage, Drowsy Maggie’s Stage and Beer Garden, Hands on Art Area and much more.