Evans Mission Bay Magazine Issue 2 - Page 9

SUNSET LUAUS ON THE BAY Late June through early September Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa’s Sunset Luaus on the Bay bring Polynesia to Mission Bay. This San Diego summer tradition provides a true luau experience with tropical drinks, an all-you-can-eat buffet and entertainment. Hula dancers and fiery torch danc- ers from local luau specialist Pride of Polynesia will perform. Feast on kalua roast pig as you get a taste of Polynesian culture. (858-539-8774; catamaranresort.com) BAHIA BELLE BOAT CRUISE January through November The seasonal Bahia Belle sternwheeler takes passengers between Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa and Bahia Resort Hotel. After fam- ily hours from 6:30-9:30 p.m., the vessel turns into a 21-and-over night- club. (858-488-0551; bahiahotel.com) HOLIDAY BRUNCH Select dates SPRING BREAK EVENTS March and April In addition to Movies on the Bay, Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa and Bahia Resort Hotel will offer further spring break events for all ages, includ- ing poolside entertainment, an exotic bird show, free arcade games and open-air yoga. (Catamaran: 858-539-8630; catamaranresort.com) (Bahia: 858-488-0551; bahiahotel.com) PADRES SEASON BEGINS April San Diego is home to the Padres baseball team, whose regular season typically runs from April through September at Petco Park. After taking in a game, the nearby Gaslamp Quarter offers plenty of spots for pregame and postgame celebrations. (619-795- 5555; sandiego.padres.mlb.com) SUMMER CALIFORNIA DREAMING BEACH PARTY Once a week, late June through August Bahia Resort Hotel’s California Dreaming Beach Party is a huge hit among guests. Bands perform music that spans the decades, offering something for everyone. Guests can enjoy an outdoor feast complete with an authentic clambake and tasty barbecue. Menus have included items like steamed mussels, linguica, and tri-tip with chimichurri sauce. (858-488-0551; bahiahotel.com) SAN DIEGO FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS June Nearly 200 artists gather annu- ally for the San Diego Festival of the Arts at Waterfront Park. Enjoy craft beers, live entertain- ment and—of course—a selec- tion of critically acclaimed fine art. Proceeds benefit programs that help San Diego residents with disabilities. (619-744- 0534; sdfestivalofthearts.org) n Enjoy brunch at both the Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa and Bahia Resort Hotel on several holidays throughout the year. (Catamaran: 858-539-8630; catamaranresort.com) (Bahia: 858-488-0551; bahiahotel.com) ARTISAN TABLE Weekly This communal dinner features farm-to-table fare at 7 p.m. Thursdays on the terrace at The Lodge at Torrey Pines’ A.R. Valentien. Four courses are paired with wine. (858-777-6635; lodgetorreypines.com) 9