Events from February 18, 2018

  • On February 18, 2018
    At 500 Sea World Dr, San Diego, CA 92109, USA Categories: Animals, Movies, Science
    Take an underwater dive to virtually swim with killer whales at SeaWorld courtesy of this film that uses VR (virtual reality) technology and stereoscopic 360-degree video. Showing daily; visit website for park hours and admission.
  • On February 18, 2018
    At 1649 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101, USA Categories: Museums, Galleries and Zoos
    MOPA’s Juried Youth Exhibition: Defining Boundaries highlights the work of local students, grades K-12, that explores the theme of “boundaries” through photography and video. Through Feb. 27; visit website for hours and admission. www.mopa.org.
  • On February 18, 2018
    At 1800 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101, USA Categories: Whale Watching, Cruises
    Encounter some of the most magnificent creatures on earth courtesy of Hornblower Cruises & Events. Meet docents from theNAT who will provide whale facts, enjoy views of the San Diego skyline and see dolphins, sea lions and sea birds. Daily, 9:30 am & 1:30 pm. $21-$47; under 3 free. 970 N. Harbor Dr., downtown San Diego. www.hornblower.com.
  • On February 18, 2018
    At 5790 Armada Dr, Carlsbad, CA 92008, USA Categories: Museums, Galleries and Zoos
    Explore the history of the harp guitar, from its beginnings in Europe to its current status and use in the United States today. See more than 40 examples of this one-of-a-kind instrument. Through April 29. Tues.-Sun., 10 am-5 pm. www.museumofmakingmusic.org.
  • On February 18, 2018
    Set sail for nonstop action and adventure filled with death-defying acrobats, flying trapeze artists, daredevils, comedians and more. Also, come to the pre-show where children can create their own magic under the big top! Jan. 18-22 at Del Mar Fairgrounds; Jan. 25-Feb. 5 at Westfield Mission Valley; Feb. 8-19 at Westfield Plaza Bonita; Feb. 22-March 5 at Westfield North County in Escondido. Tickets at www.circusvargas.com.
  • On February 18, 2018
    At 1788 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101, USA Categories: Museums, Galleries and Zoos, Movies
    From the mighty blue whale to the resourceful Darwin’s bark spider, experience the thrill of the chase, the great escapes and the determination of nature’s predators in this 3D film. Showing daily; visit website for schedule and admission. www.sdnat.org.
  • On February 18, 2018
    At 5345 Armada Dr, Carlsbad, CA 92008, USA Categories: Museums, Galleries and Zoos
    The exhibit uncovers the original sources of the gems decorating these pieces, their religious and cultural symbolism and the historical tradition of gemology in India. Through Oct. 10. Mon.-Fri., 8 am-4 pm. Free. By appt. only. Gemological Institute of America Museum, 5345 Armada Dr., Carlsbad. www.gia.edu/gia-museum.
  • On February 18, 2018
    At 1 Father Junipero Serra Trail, San Diego, CA 92119, USA Categories: Walk, Race, Outdoors
    Saturdays, Sundays & Wednesdays, 9:30-11 am. Visitor Center, Mission Trails Regional Park, One Father Junipero Serra Trail, San Carlos. www.mtrp.org.
  • On February 18, 2018
    At 230 Quail Gardens Dr, Encinitas, CA 92024, USA Categories: Outdoors, Exhibits
    More than 50 works are set against a unique backdrop of rare fruit gardens, tranquil ponds and other natural settings. Through April. Open daily, 9 am-5 pm. $8-$14. www.sdbgarden.org.
  • On February 18, 2018
    From Feb. 1-28, discover what’s new at more than 40 museums in the county with half-off admission! From historians at heart to entertainment seekers, there is something for everyone at participating museums including the USS Midway Museum, Birch Aquarium at Scripps, San Diego Natural History Museum, The New Children’s Museum and more. Pick up a free Museum Month pass at your nearest Macy’s store. www.sandiegomuseumcouncil.org.
  • On February 18, 2018
    At 3146 Mission Blvd, San Diego, CA 92109, USA Categories: Amusement Parks
    This interactive, multiplayer gaming adventure lets you feel the thrill of a roller coaster and the excitement of a state-of-the-art laser blasting game all in one! Open daily; visit website for hours and fees. 3146 Mission Blvd., San Diego. www.belmontpark.com.
  • On February 18, 2018
    At 100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City, CA 91608, USA Categories: Cultural Events
    Experience a Lunar New Year celebration like no other! Meet Po and Tigress from "Kung Fu Panda" in a recreation of Po's Village, see and take selfies with Minions in traditional Chinese attire, encounter a Mandarin-speaking Megatron from "Transformers," see seasoned animators demonstrate the practical techniques of drawing their favorite Kung Fu Panda characters, and watch the Dragon Warrior Training Show that engages guests of all ages in an interactive martial arts demo by Master Po and friends. Feb. 10-25; visit website for hours and admission. www.universalstudioshollywood.com.
  • On February 18, 2018
    At 8575 New Salem St, San Diego, CA 92126, USA Categories: FREE, Cultural Events
    This annual Vietnamese New Year celebration showcases authentic Vietnamese food, lion dancing, the Cultural Village, firecrackers, carnival rides and entertainment. Feb. 16, 5-10 pm; Feb. 17, 11 am-10 pm; Feb. 18, 11 am-5 pm. www.sdtet.com.
  • From October 21, 2017 10:00 am until March 11, 2018 5:00 pm
    At 1450 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101, USA Categories: Museums, Galleries and Zoos
    This educational exhibit for children explores the inventiveness and power of Frida Kahlo’s work. It is composed of multiple modules based on Kahlo’s life and Casa Azul, her residence in Mexico City that furnished an important part of her artistic identity. Opens Oct. 21. Included with admission.
  • From September 26, 2017 10:00 am until March 31, 2018 5:00 pm
    At 1350 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101, USA Categories: Museums, Galleries and Zoos, Animals
    This interactive exhibit uncovers the complex and dynamic relationships between humans and animals over time and across cultures. Open daily, 10 am-5 pm. $6-$13; under 3 free.
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