If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to get out and enjoy more of what San Diego has to offer, this is the perfect week to start. Several fun activities are planned for the first week of 2023, including a fun New Year’s Day celebration, art and museum activities, and a show of the sparkling jewels of Dell He Mar.
Enjoy New Year’s Eve with Food and Music at the Beach House
To kick-start the new year, the Beach House at Belmont Park invites San Diego residents to spend a day filled with music and a Mexican-inspired menu after a morning hike or surfing nearby.
The oceanfront venue features DJ music throughout the day from 11am to sunset. An outdoor tiki bar, fire pit, and tropical palm trees add to his 2023 vibe at the beach house.
Mexican-inspired dishes include the King Cali Burrito with blunt beef carne asada, charred avocado, chipotle cream, jack cheese and molcajete salsa on fries.
Vegan options are also featured. Take, for example, the vegan ceviche with jicama, red onions, coriander, jalapeños, cucumber, avocado, and tortilla chips.
The Beach House is located at 3125 Ocean Front Walk in Belmont Park.
Vibrant Gem Fair Returns to Del Mar Fairgrounds
High-quality gems, minerals, beads, crystals and jewelry are on sale at the Gem Fair Show this weekend, January 6-8 at the Del Mar Fairgrounds.
Attending select parts of the West Coast and Midwest, the show brings together importers, wholesalers, and manufacturers to showcase and sell fine jewelry, precious and semi-precious stones, gold, silver, jewelry supplies, and more. A winner is chosen in the Faire’s draw every hour and prizes are awarded to those chosen.
Admission for the weekend pass is $7 and tickets can be purchased at the door (cash only).
Sign up online at www.gemfaire.com to get your free pass.
Del Mar Fairgrounds is located at 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd.
Last chance to see the Summation 2022 exhibition
The Escondido Arts Partnership Municipal Gallery is running its Summation 2022 exhibition through January 6th, and you can enjoy the work of several regional artists during the final week.
Series judge Perry Vasquez selected 60 artists to showcase their work, from Alex Gano’s fiber-focused mixed media to Chuck McPherson’s transparent watercolors to Susan Coppock’s stunning photography. increase.
Each piece of art tells a different story. To keep creativity alive, the gallery invites the community to write poetry inspired by the works on display. Poetry is the unique story of each of the artworks on display and can be submitted to the annual Summation Anthology of Art and Poetry Book. The 2021 Summation XIV Anthology is now published and available for purchase.
The gallery is located at 262 East Grand Ave., Escondido. Admission is free.
For more information, visit escondidoarts.org or call (760) 480-4101.
Fairy tale time at the New Children’s Museum
A special story time for toddlers and children will be held on Fridays from 10am to 11:30am at the New Children’s Museum in downtown San Diego.
This session, with free admission to the museum, brings children together to listen to museum staff tell stories about their favorite childhoods, and explores the theme of “young children’s music, movement, and social play to support healthy bodies and minds.” “supports
To bring the story to life, a bilingual narrative is included, and puppet shows, skits, and other props are used to bring the story to life.
The museum is located at 200 W. Island Ave and is closed on Tuesdays.
Admission is $2 to $20, and members and children under 1 are free.