Abigail’s Party, San Diego Mardi Gras, Fido Fest
Drag your dog to the 6th Annual Fido Fest at Santee.
Backyard Renaissance presents: Abigail’s Party by Mike Leigh. A darkly comic tale set in the outskirts of 1970s London has been described as the cocktail party from hell and the gathering gone wrong.
“We’re not here to hold conversations, we’re here to have fun.” So says the hostess with the most, Beverly. A working-class girl in 1970s England completely obsessed with looks, what’s “fashionable” and having fun at all costs, Beverly only wants the best for everyone. world as long as the best is based on Beverly. In an intimate gathering of neighborhood acquaintances, she mixes cocktails, stirs up scandals, and rattles the sensibilities of their quiet suburban life with unintended consequences.
When: Thursday to Saturday 8 p.m., Sunday 2 p.m. Until Saturday March 19.
Or: Tenth Avenue Arts Center, 930 Tenth Avenue, East Village. tenthavenuearts.com
San Diego Mardi Gras
Come celebrate Fat Tuesday at San Diego’s #1 Mardi Gras Club Celebration in your party attire!
Don your purple, gold and green and bring your krewe for Mardi Gras parties at 20 bars, restaurants and clubs within walking distance along 5th Avenue. Mardi Gras souvenir passport, map with suggested routes, welcome photos, New Orleans-inspired menus, entertainment, live music, DJ, dance and face painting,
When: Friday and Saturday, February 25 and 26, and Tuesday, March 1, 6 p.m.
Or: Gaslamp Quarter, Fifth Avenue, between Broadway and Harbor Drive. gaslampmardigras.com
The Town of Santee presents the 6th Annual Fido Fest! Dog adoptions, exhibitors, giveaways, agility classes, arts and crafts, contests and more.
The interactive area will include an agility course, hay bale mountain, off-leash tennis ball mania. Doggie cake walk, costume contest, smallest dog contest, biggest dog contest and best trick. “Arfs & Crafts”: pawcasso, temporary dog tattoos and treat finder. Non-profit dog rescue organizations on site. There will be a fundraiser and an opportunity raffle for the rescues. Please bring unopened food or other necessities for dogs in need. The San Diego Humane Society will offer microchips and pet licenses.
When: Saturday, February 26, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Or: Downtown Community Park, 550 Park Center Drive, Santee. cityofsanteeca.gov