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Disney on Ice presents Let’s Celebrate. Thru Jan 25. Valley View Casino Center. 3500 Sports Arena Blvd., San Diego, 92110.
SUNROAD MARINA BOAT SHOW, Thur-Sun, Jan 22-25, (Th-F noon-6pm; Sat-Sun 10am-6pm). $12. Military free on Thur-Fri w/ID. Kids under 12 free. San Diego Sunroad Marina Boat Show features new and pre-cruised sailboats and motor yachts with dozens of marine vendors with the latest nautical products and services. Food/drink from local restaurants plus live music, boating events, and boat rides for kids and adults. Children 12 and under are free. Active military, EMTs, and police and fire personnel are free on Thursday and Friday with ID. Sunroad Resort Marina, 955 Harbor Island Dr, San Diego.
CIRCUS VARGAS Presents Arlequin in Vista, Thur-Tue, Jan 22-27, 7:30pm. $15-$55. Circus Vargas presents an array of artists and performers “to captivate and astound you.” Circus Vargas Big Top, 460 Hacienda, Vista
Home Improvement Show at Del Mar Fairgrounds. Fri-Sun, Jan 23-25 (Fri/Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 10am-5pm). Free.
Star Party Marvels! Sat, Jan 24, 5-8pm. Free. Under a near-first quarter and waxy moon, Mission Trails Regional Park resident star gazer George Varga will scan the skies for Pleiades (Seven Sisters), Double Cluster in Perseus, Andromeda Galaxy (M31) and her companion (M32), and the Orion Nebula. Rain/cloud cover cancels. Meet at far end of Day Use Parking Lot. Kumeyaay Lake Campground, Two Father Junípero Serra Trail, Santee.
OPEN BAY BASS TOURNAMENT 2015, Sat, Jan 24, 6:15am-2pm. $65-140. San Diego Anglers club hosts 20th annual Bay Bass Tournament in SD Bay. Thousands of dollars prize money and lots of fishing swag to be won! Separate kayak division, and side jackpots for largest halibut and largest bass. Catch and release is encouraged. BBQ, raffle conclude event. Shelter Island Pier,1776 Shelter Island Dr, Point Loma.
HANOHANO HUKI OCEAN CHALLENGE 2015, Sat, Jan 24, 7am. $25-$30. No charge for spectators. One of longest-running paddlesport races in California (OC-1, Surfski, Traditional Paddleboard, Standup Paddleboard, and Kayak) with a mix of professional athletes and beginners from age 7-80. Short course goes around Vacation Isle; long course leaves Mariners Basin, south of the Bahia, heads out the channel and up past Crystal Pier, out to the Yukon, and back in. Mission Beach Jetty is a good vantage point for the long course. Mission Bay Park, Vacation Isle, off Ingraham Street, Mission Beach.
Culture of 4: Hip-Hop Cultural Event, Sat, Jan 24, 3-10pm. Free-$15. Bboy (breakdance) competition, all styles battle, MC performances, live DJs, graffiti art, San Diego Bboy history panel, and the San Diego Bboy Awards. MAAC Charter School, 1385 Third Ave, Chula Vista.
Outrigger Canoeing Open House, Saturdays thru March 7, 9am. Free. Age 18+. Try the sport of six-man outrigger canoeing. Everyone welcome at weekly Saturday morning open house organized by SD Outrigger Canoe Club. We’ll show you basics, then we’ll head out for a paddle across Mission Bay. Paddles supplied. Meet at our canoes on beach at the Marina in Campland on the Bay. Our club also offers aloha spirit and the opportunity to participate in ocean-going races. Campland on the Bay, 2211 Pacific Beach Dr., PB. /
Wings Over Wetlands, Sat-Sun, Jan 24-25, 1-4pm. Free. Celebrate arrival of our feathered friends during winter bird migration at one of the few salt marshes remaining along the Pacific Flyway. Bird-themed crafts, live raptor presentations, face painting, nature activities. Spotting scopes along Loop Trail overlooking San Elijo Lagoon. San Elijo Lagoon Ecological Reserve, 2710 Manchester Ave, Cardiff by the Sea.
Winter Orchid Show, Sat-Sun, Jan 24-25, (Sat noon-5; Sun 10-4). Free.Orchids on display and donated plants for sale to support orchid conservation. Casa del Prado, 1800 El Prado, Balboa Park.
San Diego Cat Fanciers CFA All-Breed Cat Show at Del Mar Fairgrounds. Sat-Sun, Jan 24-25. 10am-5pm, Sun 9am-5pm.
Spirits of the Trail, Sat-Sun, Jan 24-25, Wed, Jan 28, 9:30-11am. Free. Join Mission Trails Regional Park trail guide and journey into the open lands of our forefathers the Kumeyaay Indians, European explorers, and early settlers. Meet inside Visitor Center. Mission Trails Regional Park, One Father Junípero Serra Trail, San Carlos.
The Old Globe Theatre in Balboa Park presents The Brothers Size. Jan 24-26. (619)234-5623.
The Old Globe Theatre in Balboa Park presents Murder for Two. Jan 24-31. (619) 234-5623.
San Diego Opera’s La Bohème at San Diego Civic Theatre. Jan 24, 27 & 29.
Tuna Harbor Dockside Market, Sat, Jan 24, 31 & Feb 7, 8am-1pm. Free. Focused on San Diego’s historic commercial fishing and aquaculture industries, local customers -- both the public and professional chefs -- can purchase fresh-caught seafood and aquafarmed seaweed direct from local fishermen. Tuna Harbor Dockside Market, 598 Harbor Lane, downtown San Diego.

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