On those rare occasions that the weather doesn't cooperate in San Diego, watching movies in cozy theaters is usually the activity of choice. Despite San Diego's reputation as an outdoor city, there are plenty of indoor activities in this city besides those offered at the local cineplex.
The Marie Hitchcock Puppet Theater is a great venue for people who want an opportunity to see some great, unique shows. This local gem is the oldest running puppet theater in the United States. People can head to the box office to purchase tickets for the latest puppet show, or they can stop by the store to purchase puppets of their own. The puppet show experience is not filled with complex, Hollywood special effects. This is a simple, homey theater that puts on classic puppet shows that transport guests back to an earlier, simpler time. It's the perfect way for kids and adults of all ages to spend an afternoon.
Sometimes the urge to hit up one of the many San Diego dance studios is pretty intense, but the dancer may also be looking for something a bit out of the ordinary. This is where the Worldbeat Cultural Center comes in. This nonprofit, multicultural organization's building showcases its intent as soon as it comes into view. This brightly colored, oval building covered with bright, indigenous murals, is the perfect place to do things like practice African drumming, study the gardening practices of indigenous cultures or take African and Brazilian dance classes. There are yoga classes for adults and children as well as movement classes for the disabled.
These examples prove that in San Diego, movies aren't the only ways to have fun indoors.