Swift Boats at War in Vietnam is a compilation of thirty-eight firsthand accounts of sailors and officers who fought on the Patrol Craft Fast (PCF). These are their stories of heroism, humor and heartbreak, told in first-hand accounts and photos by the men who were there, 50 years ago.
Based on the book Swift Boats at War in Vietnam, this immersive new exhibit lets you experience their courage under fire. Weekend bay tours on a real Swift Boat are available for an additional charge.
Exhibition: Li Huai Solo Show "You Fascinate Me!"
Mar 15 - Jun 11, 2017
Sparks Gallery is pleased to announce a new exhibition at the gallery by artist Li Huai featuring a varied array of work for her solo show "You Fascinate Me!" opening March 11, 2017. The exhibition is a study about duality which explores relationships with people, places, and cultures.
Rock 'n' Roll San Diego
Jun 3 - Jun 4, 2017
Rock out at the annual Rock N Roll Marathon! The annual Rock n' Roll Marathon sprints into San Diego. This 26.2 mile marathon and 13.1 mile half-marathon features live music lining the streets, cheer squads, and a huge post-marathon concert to end the race with a bang. With more than 20,000 runners and 100,000 enthusiastic spectators, this popular event is not to be missed!
Grunion Runs with Birch Aquarium at Scripps
May 28, 2017
Get ready for a true Southern California experience! Observe hundreds of small silver fish called grunion ride the waves onto La Jolla beaches to spawn. Our naturalists will highlight the fascinating lives of these mysterious fish, help you hatch grunion eggs before your eyes, and then lead you to the beach to search for grunion in the wild.
Prepare for cool, wet conditions and bring a flashlight.
Minors must attend with a paid adult, for ages 6+.
Please note, Grunion Runs do not meet at Birch Aquarium.