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Enjoy the sounds and tastes of New Orleans at The House of Blues San Diego for their Mardi Gras event. The night will include live entertainment by three San Diego local bands and food specials from the House of Blues southern signature dishes. Wrapping up the night will be local musicians that join some of the band members for an epic pro Blues Jam sesh! Performers:The Little Kings Feat. David Mosby W/ Special Guest Dane Terry, Madame Leroux And Krewe and The Sickstring Outlaws.
This Pacific Beach retailer and cooking school has been inspiring chefs of all ages since 1977. From teaching your little ones how to make their very own Green Eggs and Ham, to finding the perfect way to celebrate Mother’s Day, you will treasure the memories created during their classes. Their popular cooking classes for kids fill up fast, so be sure to sign up when you find your perfect pairing.
Secret Ingredient: Since Great News is also a cookware retailer, you can pick up some fun gadgets to continue the cooking lessons at home.
Next Class: Green Eggs and Ham
More than 150 artists and carvers from parts of the United States, Canada and Japan compete for awards and exhibit their creations at this annual decoy competition and wildlife art show.
Feb 14 – Feb 15 at 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Come celebrate Ireland with the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival. With more than 120 parade entries and thousands in attendance, this has become one of the largest single-day events in San Diego.
We have a Flag Raising ceremony in Balboa Park at 9:45 AM. The Parade steps off at 10:30 AM from Sixth Avenue and Juniper Street, travels north on Fifth Avenue to Upas, then over to Sixth Avenue and South on Sixth to conclude at Juniper Street.
In addition to representatives from Ireland and the reigning Miss Colleen and Smiling Irishman, other parade entries, includes Marching Bands, Floats, the Emerald Societies, Police and Fire Department units, equestrian entries, Border Patrol units, Scout Troops, bagpipe contingents, dancing groups, drill teams, roller skaters, clowns, antique cars and the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick.
Irish Festival in Balboa Park
The Festival is held in conjunction with the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and is for the entire family. Live entertainment on the Festival’s two stages will run from 11:00 AM to 5:30 PM and will include well-known folk singers and groups.
The Festival area will open at 9:00 AM with food and craft booths as well as two beer gardens serving beer, wine and Spirits. There is also an authentic Celtic Village and Kids Zone with rides. The Festival and its entertainment are free to the public.
At the corner of Sixth and Quince, visitors will find a Celtic Village where it is the year 1582, and a troupe of renaissance re-enactors portray the daily drama of the soldiers of House McFionn, explaining their history as they do. Kids and adults alike will be amazed by authentic fighting demonstrations as well as Irish dance, song, crafts, and story-telling.
The Festival also offers an entire Kids Zone full of games, rides, llamas, face-painting, and other fun.
Festival entertainment starts off with a great presentation with the bagpipes and drums of the San Diego Firefighters Emerald Society and the live entertainment continues on two stages with a line-up of outstanding entertainers. Over the years we have had such greats as Brian Baynes; recording artist Tony Cummins, whose pub acts are legendary; Brehon Law, an “in your face” Irish folk rock trio from Carlsbad; the Shamrockers, San Diego’s favorite Irish band with a “classic rock problem;” original Celtic-style music from San Diego-based Sheela-na-Gig; Celtic vocal talents Heloise Love & Richard Gordon; Harold and Gabe, and the Rythum Ranchers.
Parade starts at 10:30 AM.