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THIS WEEK AUGUST 11 - 17

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Includes Weekend

San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Julian Starfest 2014
August 12
thru 24   See Details link for times & events

Activities include Photographing the August Night Sky - A Workshop plus various speakers. On Friday afternoon you'll learn the basics of setting up your gear and shooting in complete darkness. Activities on Friday and Saturday are available in the Vendor/Exhibit area. See website for activities costs.

Menghini Winery
1150 Julian Orchards Dr - Julian CA 92036
Info: San Diego Astronomy Association (SDAA) (760) 787-0301
www.julianstarfest.com  Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Concert In The Park - Oceanside
August 15
   5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free Family Concert in the Park with food vendors. Sponsored by City of Oceanside Neighborhood Services Department, Parks & Recreation, and Friends of Oceanside Parks.

Mance Buchanon Park
425 College Blvd - Oceanside CA 92057
Info: (760) 435-5041  www.ci.oceanside.ca.us


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Wine & A Bite Art Walk
August 15
   5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Wine, art, and music in the Village Square: Stop at several destination venues in Historic Downtown Fallbrook where you can stroll along and taste great food, wine, desserts and have an art experience. Tickets can be purchased online or at the Fallbrook Chamber office.

Historic Downtown Fallbrook
Village Square Main & Alvarado
Info: Fallbrook Chamber (760) 728-5845
www.fallbrookchamberofcommerce.org   Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
12th Annual Summergrass Bluegrass Music Festival
August 15
thru 17   Gates to the Museum open at 8:00 am
Festival Hours: Fri 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm   Sun 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

The Bluegrass Music Festival takes place in Vista, at the Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum. This family oriented event features tasty food, live music, music workshops by performing artists, jam sessions, vendors, a raffle, and activities for kids. Dry camping available.

Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum
2040 N Santa Fe Ave - Vista CA
Info: (760) 941-1791  www.agsem.com www.summergrass.net


THIS WEEKEND AUGUST 16 & 17

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San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Chula Vista HarborFest
August 16, 2014   11:00 am - 8:00 pm

There is something for everyone at the Chula Vista HarborFest. Have a free day filled with family fun! Sample seafood delicacies at the San Diego Bay seafood tasting, listen to bands at the main stage, and enjoy the Baja Wine and Craft Beer Garden. You can step aboard the historic Maritime Museum vessels plus the shores will be lined with exotic automobiles and arts and crafts exhibits. For the kids: The Youth Zone and Stage will keep them entertained for hours and includes a chance for them to discover the seaside ecosystem with exhibits from The Living Coast Discovery Center.

Chula Vista Bay Shores - Bayside Park
Plover Way - Chula Vista CA 91910
Info: McFarlane Promotions (619) 233-5008
www.cvharborfest.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Free to Breathe 5K Run/& 1 Mile Walk
August 16   7:45 am - 10:00 am

This event is a 5K run/walk & 1 mile walk to promote awareness about lung cancer and to obtain vital funding for research. Help us double lung cancer survival. By participating, you’re helping us raise awareness and fund vital research programs dedicated to doubling lung cancer survival by 2022.

North Embarcadero Marina Park
400 Kettner Blvd - San Diego CA 92101
Info:
Free to Breathe
www.freetobreathe.com  San Diego Event


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
Stagecoach Days: Celebrating The West On The Move
August 16, 23, 30
- Every Saturday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Celebration of the West on the move with children’s activities, historic interpretation, cannon and anvil firing and more. In addition to the permanent collection of historic wagons on display at Seeley Stable museum, coaches and wagons will be out in the plaza. Stay the day and enjoy activities that reflect life in San Diego during the mid-1800s. Begins July 4, then every Saturday in July & August. Each week will offer a different theme and activities. The activities are Free.

Old Town San Diego State Historic Park
San Diego Avenue and Twiggs Street
(next to the Old Town Transit Center)
Info: Park Office (619) 220-5422 Website Flyer


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Flower Show - Ferns
August 16 & 17   Sat: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sun: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

A flower show in Balboa Park will display exquisite and beautiful ferns. Ferns are flowerless homophonous plants possessing roots, stems, and leaf-like fronds. Some of them have lacy patterns as others may fan out or swirl and curl in graceful form. Free event.

Balboa Park - Casa Del Prado, Room 101
Info: San Diego Botanical Garden Society
(619) 232-5762  www.sdfloral.org  www.sandiegofernsociety.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Cultural Entertainment in the Park - Hungary
August 17   2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Lively Hungarian music and costumed dance performances at Balboa Park. A little cottage representing Hungary will be open to visitors where you can learn about its homeland culture. There will be entertainment from folkloric dancers, and typical Hungariann food will be served. Free admission.

Balboa Park - Houses of Pacific Relations Cottages
(outdoor courtyard lawn area near Pan American Rd)
Info: House of Pacific Relations - Lawn Program
(619) 234-0739  www.sdhpr.org  Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
America's Finest City Half Marathon & 5K Run/Walk
August 17   Half Marathon at 7:00 am - 11:00 am
5K at 7:00 am - 8:00 am

Half Marathon: Starts at the Cabrillo National Monument and continues along San Diego Bay, then through downtown San Diego, ending in Balboa Park in front of the Hall of Champions.
5K Run/Walk: Begins at the Pan American Plaza, and is a fast loop course back to the Plaza. Run completely within Balboa Park.

Cabrillo National Monument
to Balboa Park - San Diego
Info: (858) 792-2900  www.afchalf.com   Entry Fees


THIS WEEK AUGUST 18 - 24

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Includes Weekend

San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Julian Starfest 2014
August
12 thru 24 See Details Link for times & events

Activities include Photographing the August Night Sky - A Workshop plus various speakers. On Friday afternoon you'll learn the basics of setting up your gear and shooting in complete darkness. Activities on Friday and Saturday are available in the Vendor/Exhibit area. See website for activities costs.

Menghini Winery
1150 Julian Orchards Dr - Julian CA 92036
Info: San Diego Astronomy Association (SDAA) (760) 787-0301
www.julianstarfest.com  Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
FREE Admission Day - Museum of Man
August 19   10:00 am - 4:00 pm

San Diego residents can visit the Museum of Man at no cost today. Learn how mankind lived throughout the centuries from cave-dwelling humans, through ancient biblical times, to modern day man. See authentic mummies, ancient artifacts, and hunting spears from across the globe. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Museum of Man
1350 El Prado - Balboa Park
Info: (619) 239-2001  www.museumofman.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
FREE Admission Day - Museum of Art
August 19   10:00 am - 4:00 pm

San Diego Residents can visit the Museum of Art at no cost today. The finest art that San Diego has on display is here. Categories include American, European, Asian, and Contemporary. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Museum of Art
1450 El Prado - Balboa Park
Info: (619) 232-7931  www.sdmart.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
FREE Admission Day - Museum of the Living Artist
August 19   10:00 am - 4:00 pm

San Diego Residents can visit the San Diego Art Institute Museum of the Living Artist at no cost today. This museum is dedicated to the advancement of visual arts through outreach, education, and exhibition. Enjoy the unique art displays and the Gallery Store. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Art Institute Museum of the Living Artist
1439 El Prado - Balboa Park
Info: (619) 236-0011 www.sandiego-art.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
FREE Admission Day - Japanese Friendship Garden
August 19   10:00 am - 4:00 pm

San Diego Residents can visit the Japanese Friendship Garden at no cost today. Inside, you can leisurely stroll through a delightful garden among flora, fountains, and fish ponds. Every turn takes you to a new sight to behold. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Japanese Friendship Garden
2215 Pan American Plaza - Balboa Park
Info: (619) 235-4541  www.niwa.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
FREE Admission Day - Mingei International Museum
August 19 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

San Diego Residents can visit the Mingei International Museum at no cost today. You'll see amazing art treasures from around the world. The things you see here, you won't find anywhere else unless you visit the country from where they came. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado - Balboa Park
Info: (619) 239-0003  www.mingei.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Annual Giving: The Blueprint For Organizational Sustainability
August 22, 2014   10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Free Workshops: Explore the who-what-when-where-why of creating a multi-faceted annual giving plan, and why it is important to your charitable organization, school, or church. Our Speaker/Trainer will be Veronica Baker who has more than 30 years of experience in nonprofit management and fund development.

Spacebar Internet Cafe
7454 University Avenue
La Mesa, CA 91941
Info:  www.grantwrtr.com  Details


Includes Weekend

San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park Film Festival
August 22
thru September 19  at Sunset

Annual Film Festival at Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park. You'll see rare Hollywood Golden Era films starring Leo Carrillo, outdoors under the stars at the legendary actor's rancho. Bring your low back chair, warm clothes, flashlight, and blanket. Movies start promptly at sunset. There is no charge for admission. See Schedule link for film lineup. Reservations required.

Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park
6200 Flying LC Lane - Carlsbad CA
Info: www.carlsbadca.gov   Reservations: (760) 476-1042
Details   Flyer & Movie Schedule (pdf) / when updated


THIS WEEKEND AUGUST 23 & 24

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San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Mira Mesa Festival of Beers
August 23   1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

YO! Beer Lovers! Come to Mira Mesa to sample craft beers from local breweries. You can sample up to 40 different beers (21+) while enjoying live band music. Hungry? There will be food trucks, plus vendor booths, and more. Bring your friends...bring your neighbors...bring your mother-in-law--on second thought....

Mira Mesa Community Park
8575 New Salem St - San Diego CA 92126
Info: Mira Mesa Chamber of Commerce
www.miramesabeerfest.com  Tickets


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
21st Annual Orfila Grape Stomp
August 23
   4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The afternoon event celebrates the start of harvest with tractor rides through the vineyard, grape stomping in a huge five-foot barrel, dancing to a live band, wine tasting and a delicious buffet dinner. Tickets available on site.

Orfila Vineyards & Winery
13455 San Pasqual Rd - Escondido CA 92025
Info: (800) 868-9463  (760) 738-6500  www.orfila.com   Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
Stagecoach Days: Celebrating The West On The Move
August 23, 30
- Every Saturday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Celebration of the West on the move with children’s activities, historic interpretation, cannon and anvil firing and more. In addition to the permanent collection of historic wagons on display at Seeley Stable museum, coaches and wagons will be out in the plaza. Stay the day and enjoy activities that reflect life in San Diego during the mid-1800s. Begins July 4, then every Saturday in July & August. Each week will offer a different theme and activities. The activities are Free.

Old Town San Diego State Historic Park
San Diego Avenue and Twiggs Street
(next to the Old Town Transit Center)
Info: Park Office (619) 220-5422 Website Flyer


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Flower Show - Bonsais
August 23 & 24
Sat: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm   Sun: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

A flower show in Balboa Park will display unique bonsai plants. Bonsai plants commonly grow on the sides of cliffs in tropical climates and can be trimmed and shaped to look like miniature trees. They can make a stunning centerpiece with or without added adornments. Free admission.

Balboa Park
Casa Del Prado - Room 101
Info: San Diego Botanical Garden Society
(8580 259-9598  www.sdfloral.org  Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
6th Annual Wild Rides Car Show
August 24   10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Hundreds of hot rods and classic cars, demonstrations, and a contest. Staged entertainment includes music, dance, comics, and bikini contest. Food and auto-related vendors. Free event.

Downtown Pacific Beach
Garnet Ave (between Mission Blvd & Dawes St)
Bayard Street (between Garnet Ave. & alley)
Cass Street (between Garnet Ave. & alley)
Info: Discover Pacific Beach  (760) 440-0896
www.chargersteve.com  Flyer


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Beach Rockin'
August 24
  3:00 pm - 8:00 pm

A live concert fundraiser for Maltese Rescue California (a 501(c) Organization). Food will be sold by Great Smith, Yummy Cupcakes, and Tin Fish, plus beer, wine and soft drinks will be available for purchase. Hotel California: A Salute to the Eagles will be performing.

Junior Seau Pier Amphitheater
Oceanside CA
Info: www.ci.oceanside.ca.us


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Cultural Entertainment in the Park - Palestine
August 24   2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Lively Palestinian music and costumed dance performances at Balboa Park. A little cottage representing Palestine will be open to visitors where you can learn about its homeland culture. There will be entertainment from folkloric dancers, and typical Palestinian food will be served. Free admission.

Balboa Park - Houses of Pacific Relations Cottages
(outdoor courtyard lawn area near Pan American Rd)
Info: House of Pacific Relations - Lawn Program
(619) 234-0739  www.sdhpr.org  Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
7th Annual Bike the Bay
August 24
   Ride begins: 7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join a 25-mile fun bike ride that begins and ends at the Embarcardero Marina Park South, crossing over the San Diego Coronado Bay Bridge, and circling the San Diego Bay. The event is for all levels of riders and for individuals, families, and groups. The event will conclude with a Post-ride Festival with food, beverages and entertainment at the park. See website for admission fee.

Embarcardero Marina Park South
near Harbor Drive and Park Boulevard
Info: (619) 269-6873  www.bikethebay.net   Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
End of Summer: 4-Mile Run/Walk
August 24   8:00 am - 10:00 am

Get out for exercise with a nice run or walk. The event offers a 4-mile run/walk from La Jolla to Pacific Beach. Proceeds from this event will benefit the San Diego Area High Schools. The event concludes with an awards ceremony. Fees: See Details link.

La Jolla to Pacific Beach
Start: Prospect & Girard - La Jolla CA
Info:
(619) 298-7400  www.kathyloperevents.com   Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
10th Annual LeucadiArt Walk
August 24   10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Leucadia art galleries and local artists will display original art in galleries or in specified areas along Coast Highway 101 in Leucadia. Live musical performances throughout the day. A Local Craft Beer Garden with popular musical acts from our region, and a new and improved Kids Zone with mural painting and multiple art stations. Free double-decker shuttle bus service.

Leucadia CA
On the West side of Hwy 101
Info: (760) 436-2320  www.leucadia101.com/Artwalk.php


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San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Free Admission Day - Automotive Museum
August 26   10:00 am - 4:00 pm

San Diego residents can visit the Automotive Museum at no cost today. Learn about the history of automobiles and browse amid vintage motor cars and other related items of interest. View photographs of unique custom-made cars. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Automotive Museum
Balboa Park - 2080 Pan American Plaza
Info: (619) 231-2886  www.sdautomuseum.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Free Admission Day - Hall of Champions Sports Museum
August 26   10:00 am - 4:00 pm

San Diego residents can visit the Hall of Champions Sports Museum at no cost today. View displays of original sports paraphernalia relating to football, baseball, basketball, soccer, golf, and other sports; many of which can be found no where else. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Hall of Champions Sports Museum
Balboa Park - 2131 Pan American Plaza
Info: (619) 234-2544  www.sdhoc.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Free Admission Day - Air & Space Museum
August 26   10:00 am - 4:00 pm

San Diego residents can visit the Air & Space Museum at no cost today. View aeronautical collections about mankind's ability to conquer flight, and replicas of historic planes such as the Spirit of St. Louis hanging from the ceiling as if suspended in flight. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Air & Space Museum
Balboa Park - 2001 Pan American Plaza
Info: (619) 234-8291  www.sandiegoairandspace.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
FREE Admission Day - Pacific Relations Int'l Cottage
August 26   10:00 am - 4:00 pm

San Diego Residents can visit one of the International Cottages at no cost today. These are historic 1935 Exposition cottages plus 4 new cottages representing a total of 32 countries. Each cottage displays information and items unique to its country, offering visitors a window to their culture, history and traditions. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

House of Pacific Relations International Cottages
Balboa Park - 2160 Pan American Rd San Diego CA 92101
Info: (619) 234-0739  www.sdhpr.org


Includes Weekend

San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park Film Festival
August 22
thru September 19 at Sunset

Annual Film Festival at Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park. You'll see rare Hollywood Golden Era films starring Leo Carrillo, outdoors under the stars at the legendary actor's rancho. Bring your low back chair, warm clothes, flashlight, and blanket. Movies start promptly at sunset. There is no charge for admission. See Schedule link for film lineup. Reservations required.

Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park
6200 Flying LC Lane - Carlsbad CA
Info: www.carlsbadca.gov   Reservations: (760) 476-1042
Details   Flyer & Movie Schedule (pdf- when updated)


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Festival of Sail: Parade of Tall Ships
August 28   10:00 am - 12:00 pm (est time)

A fleet of tall ships and vessels will majestically make their way into San Diego Bay. Awesome! While docked at the Embarcardo, you can purchase passports to board the vessels and do some exploring. Best places to view the parade: Embarcadero, Broadway Pier, Cabrillo National Monument, and Shelter Island. The Parade is in conjunction with the Festival of Sail "Festival." See info further below…

San Diego Bay
Info:
Maritime Museum of San Diego
(619) 234-9153  www.sdmaritime.org  Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
44th Annual Barona Powwow
August 29
thru 31 See website for times

The Annual Barona Powwow will be held on Friday through Sunday at the Barona Sports Park. Join people from all over the country in this family-fun event and learn about Native American culture at the same time. Contest dancing in all catgegories. All drums and dancers welcome. Free admission and camping.

Barona Sports Park
Barona Indian Reservation, Lakeside, CA 92040
Info: Barona Tribal Office (619) 443-6612 ext 120
1095 Barona Road - Lakeside CA 92040
Website  PDF Poster


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
18th Wienerschnitzel Wiener Nationals - San Diego Finals
August 30   Semi-finals after horse races 2 & 4
Finals after horse race 7 (approx 5:10 pm)

The fastest 16 dachshunds from the preliminary rounds will compete in the San Diego Finals of the Wienerschnitzel Wiener Nationals. Three races will take place on the track in front of the Winners Circle. Two semifinal races will occur after horse races 2 & 4 with the finals after horse race 7 (approx 5:10 pm). The Del Mar winner advances to the National final, at the Port of San Diego Big Bay Balloon Parade in December, which determines the fastest Wiener in the nation. Don't miss this! They're adorable.

Del Mar Race Track
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd - Del Mar CA
Fairgrounds Info: (858) 755-1161 Info Line: (858) 793-5555
www.delmarfairgrounds.com
Map & Directions
Event Info: www.dmtc.com  Event Details  Website & Fan Club


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Flower Show (Plumerias)
August 30 & 31   Sat: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sun: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

A flower show in Balboa Park will display beautiful and exquisite plumerias. Plumerias are sweet-smelling delicate flowers that come in many vibrant colors. These elegant flowers are most commonly used to make Hawaiian leis. Free admission.

Balboa Park (Casa Del Prado - Patio A)
Info: San Diego Botanical Garden Society
(619) 232-5762  www.sdfloral.org


Includes Weekend

San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Festival of Sail: The Festival
August 29 thru September 1   Fri - Sun: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mon: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Festival of Sail is the Largest Tall Ship festival on the west coast. Fun for the entire family featuring an expanded events area, with more booths to explore, larger kids zone, vintage boat display, stage for live entertainment, beer garden, and lots more to see and do.

Once the ships from the Parade have docked, you can purchase passports to go aboard and do some exploring. There will also be interaction with pirates, cannon battles on the bay, a petting zoo, food, drink, arts & crafts, and more. See Details link for Admission fees. The Festival is in conjunction with the Parade of Tall Ships.

North Harbor Drive (between Ash St & Grape St)
Maritime Museum (1492 North Harbor Dr)
Info: Maritime Museum of San Diego
(619) 234-9153  (619) 234-9153 x-106  www.sdmaritime.org   Details


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San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
50th Annual Balboa Park 4-Mile Cross Country Run
August 30   7:30 am - 8:45 am

An early morning 4-mile cross country run takes you along tree-shaded walkways, a winding dirt path bridal trail, and onward, looping around Marston Point, then to the finish area. Admission: Age 17 - 59 = $20 / Age 18 & younger and Age 60 & older = $10.

Balboa Park - West Side
(between 6th Ave & Hwy 163)
Info:
San Diego Track Club  (619) 200-4792


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Hormel Black Label Bacon Fest
August 30   1:00 pm - 5:30 pm

An event designed especially for 21+ bacon enthusiasts. Try some delicious samplings of bacon-inspired foods prepared by top chefs combined with beverages from established breweries, distilleries, and wineries. Live music will accompany the event. Admission: General = $60 / VIP = $100

Liberty Station - Preble Field at NTC Park
Info: It's All About the Kids Foundation
(858) 518-8888  www.sdbaconfest.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
Stagecoach Days: Celebrating The West On The Move
August 30
- Saturday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Celebration of the West on the move with children’s activities, historic interpretation, cannon and anvil firing and more. In addition to the permanent collection of historic wagons on display at Seeley Stable museum, coaches and wagons will be out in the plaza. Stay the day and enjoy activities that reflect life in San Diego during the mid-1800s. Begins July 4, then every Saturday in July & August. Each week will offer a different theme and activities. The activities are Free.

Old Town San Diego State Historic Park
San Diego Avenue and Twiggs Street
(next to the Old Town Transit Center)
Info: Park Office (619) 220-5422  Website  Flyer


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Flower Show (Plumerias)
August 30 & 31 Sat: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sun: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

A flower show in Balboa Park will display beautiful and exquisite plumerias. Plumerias are sweet-smelling delicate flowers that come in many vibrant colors. These elegant flowers are most commonly used to make Hawaiian leis. Free admission.

Balboa Park (Casa Del Prado - Patio A)
Info: San Diego Botanical Garden Society
(619) 232-5762  www.sdfloral.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
Little Italy Labor Day Weekend
West Coast Stickball Tournament

August 30 & 31   8:00 am - 6:00 pm

A game of stickball will be played on a street in Little Italy. Every year local teams come together to play for the right to call themselves the king of the block; the champions! Its traditional origin is from Italy where youths play the game on neighborhood streets as a recreational sport. The game is played by opposing teams using sticks to maneuver a ball to opposite sides to score points. Come and enjoy the taunting, heckling and good ol’ fun.

Little Italy - San Diego CA
Columbia St (between Beech & Cedar Sts
State St (between Ash & Beech St)
Info: Little Italy Association (619) 471-7375
www.littleitalysd.com/events/


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Entertainment in the Park - Ukraine
August 31   2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Lively Ukrainian music and a costumed dance performance at Balboa Park. A little cottage representing Ukraine will be open to visitors where you can learn about its homeland culture. Light refreshments will be available. Free admission.

Balboa Park - Houses of Pacific Relations Cottages
(outdoor courtyard lawn area near Pan American Rd)
Info: House of Pacific Relations - Lawn Program
(619) 234-0739  www.sdhpr.org  Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Sand Art Contest at Oceanside Pier
August 31
  9:00 am - 12:30 pm

A Sand Art Contest limited to 50 teams of 4 people and Free Family Art Day at the picnic tables. Sponsored by Oceanside Museum of Art.

South Pier Beach - Oceanside
Info:
www.ci.oceanside.ca.us


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
All American Hero 10K & 5K Run/Walk
August 31   7:00 am - 11:00 am

A 10K & 5K run/walk held in honor of our everyday heroes--the veterans, and active duty military who serve our country. You will receive a commemorative All American Heroes Run-Walk finisher's medal. All ages and fitness levels are welcome to participate. There will also be a Kid's Dash and costume contest. The proceeds will benefit the Wounded Warrior Program and local high school programs.
Hunt for registration fee on the website. We can't find it...

NTC Park
2455 Cushing Rd - San Diego CA 92106
Info: Wiz Marketing, Inc.
(619) 491-0677  www.patriotsrun.com


SEPTEMBER 2014 ~ San Diego Events
Extended  ~  Upcoming  ~  Ongoing  ~  Annual  ~  Previous Month

THIS WEEK SEPTEMBER 1 - 7

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San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Annual Julian Fall Apple Harvest Days
September
thru mid-October - or when the Apples are Gone!

Apple cider, apple pie, and entertainment in the historic
gold mining town of Julian. Special weekend events will take place.

Julian, CA
Julian Chamber of Commerce
Info: (760) 765-1857  www.julianca.com


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LABOR DAY
Monday, September 1, 2014

San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
85th Annual Labor Day Pier Swim
September 1
   7:30 am - 12:30 pm

An annual fundraising event that consists of a swim around the Oceanside Pier.
Sponsored by the Oceanside Swim Club, a non-profit organization.

Junior Seau Pier and Amphitheater
Info:
(760) 458-4101  www.ci.oceanside.ca.us


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Festival of Sail: Festival
August 29 thru September 1   Fri - Sun: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mon: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Festival of Sail is the Largest Tall Ship festival on the west coast. Fun for the entire family featuring an expanded events area, with more booths to explore, larger kids zone, vintage boat display, stage for live entertainment, beer garden, and lots more to see and do.

Once the ships from the Parade have docked, you can purchase passports to go aboard and do some exploring. There will also be interaction with pirates, cannon battles on the bay, a petting zoo, food, drink, arts & crafts, and more. See Details link for Admission fees. The Festival is in conjunction with the Parade of Tall Ships.

North Harbor Drive (between Ash St & Grape St)
Maritime Museum (1492 North Harbor Dr)
Info: Maritime Museum of San Diego
(619) 234-9153  (619) 234-9153 x-106  www.sdmaritime.org   Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
FREE Admission Day - Reuben H. Fleet Science Center
September 2   11:00 am - 4:00 pm

San Diego Residents can visit the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center at no cost today. A hands-on exploration of science. Learn the secrets of how certain things work, how optical illusions are created, how sound travels, how rain happens, and more. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Reuben H. Fleet Science Center
1875 El Prado - Balboa Park
Info: (619) 238-1233  www.rhfleet.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
FREE Admission Day - Natural History Museum
September 2  10:00 am - 5:00 pm

San Diego Residents can visit the Natural History Museum at no cost today. Come and see exhibits of animals, birds, reptiles, insects water mammals, fish, and more. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Natural History Museum
1788 El Prado - Balboa Park
Info: (619) 232-3821  www.museumofman.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
FREE Admission Day - Model Railroad Museum
September 2   11:00 am - 4:00

San Diego Residents can visit the Model Railroad Museum at no cost today. See and hear miniature trains traveling along on tracks around an amazing miniature city. A showcase of photographs and model railroad paraphernalia will be on display. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Model Railroad Museum
1649 El Prado - Balboa Park
Info: (619) 696-0199  www.sdmrm.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
FREE Admission Day - Museum Centro Cultural de la Raza
September 2   12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

San Diego Residents can visit the Museum Centro Cultural de la Raza at no cost today. The museum preserves Chicano, Mexican, and indigenous art and culture through dance, music, film, and educational tours. View colorful outdoor murals that provide a preview to the art gallery. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Centro Cultural de la Raza
2004 Park Blvd - Balboa Park
Info: (619) 235-6135  www.centroraza.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Taste at the Cove
September 4   5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Enjoy delicious taste and toast complements from the finest local restaurants while watching a tasteful fashion & lingerie show. Include music, dancing, and live & silent auctions. Proceeds benefit the San Diego Sports Medicine Foundation. Admission: Runway table = $5,000 / Standard table = $3,000 / Walk-up/single standing room = $500.

Ellen Browning Scripps Park
1180 Coast Blvd - La Jolla CA
Info: San Diego Sports Medicine Foundation
(619) 814-5574  www.tasteatthecove.com


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San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Annual Challenge Walk MS
September 5 thru 7 7:30 am

The event is a 3-day, 50-mile walk from Carlsbad to downtown San Diego. Participants can experience a personal journey of spirit and physical stamina while benefiting the Multiple Sclerosis Society. See "Details" link for complete information. Fundraising Minimum: $2,500 (ages 17+) or $1,500 (ages 10-16).

Carlsbad Flower Fields - Day 1
5704 Paseo Del Norte - Carlsbad CA 92008
Info: National Multiple Sclerosis Society
(760) 448-8416  (760) 448-8435  www.mymschallenge.com   Details


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San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Surf for the Sea/Oceanside Firefighters Charity Event
September 5
thru 7   7:00 am - 5:00 pm

A memorial event for the environment in honor of our local surfers that have passed away and a charity event for Oceanside Firefighters. Sponsored by Surf for the Sea/Surfrider Foundation San Diego.

North Harbor Jetty
Info:
(760) 439-0863  www.ci.oceanside.ca.us


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San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Julian Grape Stomp Festa
September 6
  11:00 am to 7:00 pm

Julian celebrates the harvest of the grapes with an olde-world style grape stomp and festa at the Menghini Winery. Italian music, dancing, Bocci Ball competitions, stomping, wine tasting, a children’s activity area with games and fun for all ages, and a variety of food and crafts for sale. See Details link for admission prices.

Menghini Winery Julian, CA
Julian Chamber of Commerce
Info: (760) 765-1857  www.julianca.com   Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
San Diego Triathlon Classic
September 6   6:15 am - 12:30 pm
Sports Expo - September 6 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm

This event is San Diego's only USAT sanctioned Olympic distance triathlon that is designed for serious and active athletes who race frequently. The Olympic Course consists of a 1,500-meter swim, 40K cycle, and a 10K run. Sprint Course: 750-meter swim, 20K cycle, and 5K run. There is also a draft-legal race. Admission: $150 (Olympic Course) / $115 (Spring Course).

Race Location: NTC Park - Liberty Station - Point Loma
Info:
Moment Sporting Events  (619) 523-2453 ext 112
www.sandiegotriathlonclassic.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Fiesta de Kustom Kulture
September 6
   10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Car & Pinstriping & Low-brow Art Show featuring: Hot rods, street rods, muscle cars & show-quality motorcycles. Pinstripers & auto & bike related merchandise. Free admission.

Old Town San Diego
San Diego Avenue - Harney St - Twiggs Streets
Old Town San Diego Chamber of Commerce (619) 291-4903
Info: MotorCult, Inc.  (619) 299-1369  www.fiestadekustomkulture.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
50th Annual Poway Days Parade
September 6   7:00 am - 1:30 pm    Parade: 9:00 am

The 5K race starts at 7:00 am on Civic Center/Tarascan at Poway Road. Then from 7:00 am to 10:00 am, the Poway Kiwanis Club will host a Pancake Breakfast at the Boys & Girls Club. The old-fashioned Parade, part of Poway Days is at 9:00 am. Following the parade, the annual MotorHead Madness event is in the parking lot of the Boys & Girls Club. Then at 11:00 am, a Poway Days Picnic at Community Park with food, entertainment, and fun for the kids.

Poway CA - Civic Center
The Rotary Club of Poway-Scripps
Info: (858) 354-7335  www.powayparade.org   Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Grape Day Festival and Parade
September 6   5K: 7:30 am Parade: 9:30 am
Festival: 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

First held in 1908, this is Escondido's oldest and longest running event. The event starts off with a 5k fun run. The historical parade on Grand Avenue begins at Escondido Blvd and marches up to Juniper. The parade features equestrians, floats, marching bands, and walking groups. In celebration of its heritage, the Escondido Grape Day Festival features grape stomping, free grapes, entertainment stage, vendor booths, fun zone, a wine and craft beer tasting pavilion and more!

Escondido - Grape Day Park
321 N. Broadway - Escondido CA 92025
Info: (760) 743-8207  www.escondidohistory.org   Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
OM Volley Tournament
September 6   8:00 am - 5:00 pm 21+

A fun day for athletes to show off their skills at beach volleyball. Three-person teams will compete throughout the day as losing teams are eliminated and the final winning team is announced. Free admission.

Mission Bay - Mariners Point
Info: Old Mission Beach Athletic Club
(619) 247-0769  www.ombac.org  Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
10th Annual Western Hoedown
September 6
  3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

This fundraiser event includes a BBQ, raffles & Kid's Corral, color guard flag ceremony, horse & carriage rides, riding demonstrations, silent auction, and music entertainment. Proceeds benefit the children and programs of Ivey Ranch Park Association.

Ivey Ranch Park
110 Rancho del Oro Rd - Oceanside CA
Info: (760) 722-4839  www.iveyranch.com   Details   Flyer


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
36th Annual Greek Festival 2014
September 6
& 7   Sat: 10:00 am to 10:00 pm
Sun: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

For two days, the church grounds are transformed into a quaint Greek village atmosphere where you can experience fine food, traditional Greek dancing, live entertainment, children's activities, car drawing (tickets $10), marketplace, and the warmth of Greek hospitality. Admission $3 / under 12 free.

Saints Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church
3459 Manchester Ave- Cardiff-by-the-Sea, CA 92007
Info: (760) 942-0920  www.cardiffgreekfest.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
San Diego Poodle Club Confirmation Dog Show
September 6
& 7   8:00 am - 5:00 pm (Time est*)

An American Kennel Club (AKC) confirmation show for poodles (toy, miniature, and standards). The dogs are judged on-leash and are ranked in quality. The public is welcome to watch the judging.

*NOTE: This is an annual specialty and only the dates are posted on their website for now. We posted 2013 time and description. Check Details link for update.

Buddy Todd Park
3000 Mesa Dr - Oceanside, CA
Info: San Diego Poodle Club (619) 944-7356
www.sandiegopoodleclub.org Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Annual Brazilian Day Street Fair & Parade
September 7
   Festival: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Parade: 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

The largest Brazilian festival on the west coast showcasing the culture of Brazil. Family Oriented, Non-alcoholic. Musical bands and performing groups. Brazilian food vendors, multicultural arts & crafts.
The highlight of the festival is the carnival style parade, with extravagant costumes and infectious rhythms. Free admission.

Pacific Beach CA
(Garnet Avenue between Mission Blvd & Dawes St)
Info: Capoeira Institute, Inc.
(858) 731-4953  www.braziliandaysandiego.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
84th Annual La Jolla Rough Water Swim
September 7   9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Nationally ranked #1 as America's premier open water swimming competition event, the La Jolla Rough Water Swim has been a summertime tradition since 1916. The course consists of a Junior Swim (250-yards), Amateur Swim (1-mile), Masters Swim (1-mile), and a Gatorman Swim (3-miles). See website for entry fees.

La Jolla Cove
Scripps Park - 1150 Coast Blvd
Info: La Jolla Rough Water Swim Inc  (858) 456-2100  www.ljrws.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Cultural Entertainment in the Park - Puerto Rico
September 7
10:00 am - 3:30 pm

Lively Puerto Rican music and a costumed dance performance at Balboa Park. A little cottage representing Puerto Rico will be open to visitors where you can learn about its homeland culture. Authentic Puerto Rican food will be available. Free admission.

Balboa Park - Houses of Pacific Relations Cottages
(outdoor courtyard lawn area near Pan American Rd)
Info: House of Pacific Relations - Lawn Program
(619) 234-0739  www.sdhpr.org  Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Independence Jam - 94/9
September 7   3:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This is an all ages Alternative Music Festival, sponsored by
Lincoln Financial Media Company of CA. FM 94/9's signature event.

Junior Seau Pier Amphitheater - Oceanside CA
Info: (619) 291-9797  www.ci.oceanside.ca.us   www.fm949sd.com


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San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
FREE Admission Day - Museum of Photographic Arts
September 9   9:30 am - 3:00 pm

San Diego Residents can visit the San Diego Museum of Photographic Arts at no cost today. The Museum is devoted to collecting, preserving and exhibiting the entire spectrum of the photographic medium: photography, film and video and addresses cultural, historical, and social issues through its exhibitions and public programs. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Museum of Photographic Arts
Balboa Park - Casa De Balboa Bldg
1649 El Prado San Diego CA 92101
Info: (619) 238-7559  www.mopa.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
FREE Admission Day - Veteran's Museum & Memorial Center
September 9   10:00 am - 4:00 pm

San Diego Residents can visit the San Diego Veterans Museum and Memorial Center at no cost today. The Veterans Memorial Center, Inc. was formed to honor and perpetuate the memories of all men and women who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States of America. The Museum presents a permanent, rotating, and visiting exhibits of patriotic, military and war-related memorabilia, artifacts, photographs, and other artwork. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Veterans Museum and Memorial Center
Balboa Park - Old Navy Chapel - Inspiration Point
2115 Park Blvd - San Diego CA 92101
Info: (619) 239-2300  www.veteranmuseum.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
FREE Admission Day - San Diego History Center
September 9   10:00 am - 5:00 pm

San Diego Residents can visit the Museum of San Diego History at no cost today. The museum contains a collection of intriguing exhibitions that chronicle San Diego’s diverse history and houses over 45 million pieces of paper and 2.5 million images that document the people, places and events of San Diego’s past. It is also the headquarters of the San Diego Historical Society and home to the Society's Research Library. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Museum of San Diego History
Balboa Park - Casa De Balboa Bldg
1649 El Prado - San Diego CA 92101
Info: (619) 238-7559  Website


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San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Fleet Week San Diego 2014
September 9
thru October 5

Join us in thanking our Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen for their services
to our country by participating in 2014 Fleet Week San Diego events.

www.fleetweeksandiego.org EVENT SCHEDULE

MIRAMAR AIR SHOW
October 3 - 5


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
7th Annual San Diego Music Thing
September 12 & 13   Times: Various   /  Locations

San Diego Music & Media Conference and Festival is a two-day music event where all conference registrants will learn about the music through interactive and roundtable sessions with nationally-known panelists and featured speakers. See website for more information, and tickets & registration.

Town & Country Resort and Conference Center
500 Hotel Cir N - San Diego CA 92108
Info: San Diego Music Foundation
(619) 381-8789  Website


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San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Annual Fall Home/Garden Show
September 12
thru 14   Fri: 11:00 am -6:00 pm
Sat: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm Sun: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The annual Fall Home/Garden show is a three-day event for everything pertaining to the home and garden. The show’s Garden Marketplace includes vendors selling hundreds of varieties of plants with experts who can answer questions. The show features special pricing and big savings on exhibitors’ products and services. Prices: Adults $8 / Under 12, free / Seniors $1.00 - Friday only / After 3:00 pm $5 / E-tickets $6.00

Del Mar Fairgrounds - O'Brien Hall
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd - Del Mar CA
Fairgrounds Info: (858) 755-1161 Info Line: (858) 793-5555
delmarfairgrounds.com  Map & Directions
Event Info: Westward Expos (858) 350-3738
www.fallhomegardenshow.com


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San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Annual San Diego BayFair Powerboat Racing & Festival
September 12
thru 14   6:00 am - 6:00 pm

Join the crowd at Mission Bay to watch the fastest boats in the world compete to win at this extreme watersport event. You'll see sleek powerboats and hydroplanes race so fast that they nearly become airborne. Freestyle demonstration interactive displays, live music & food booths, several RV campsites, and now offers tent campsites on Fiesta Island. See website for both Bayfair tickets and campsite fees.

Mission Bay - San Diego
West Vacation Island / Fiesta Island / Fiesta Bay
Ski Beach / Crown Point Shores / North Cove
Info: Thunderboats Unlimited of San Diego
(760) 789-8870  www.sandiegobayfair.org


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San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Santee Bluegrass Festival
September 13
   5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The City of Santee Park and Recreation Committee (SPARC), invites you to attend this fund-raising event. This festival will feature wine & beer tasting, food sampling, a silent auction, and live Bluegrass music. Participants will receive a commemorative wine glass & Designated Drivers will receive an engraved water bottle. Tickets: $35 - $45 No one under 21, including infants.

Town Center Community Park East
550 Park Center Dr - Santee CA 92071
Info: Parks & Rec: (619) 258-4100 Ext 222  www.ci.santee.ca.us  Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Fiestas Patrias - Mexican Independence Day in Old Town
September 13
   12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Mexican Independence Day: Fiestas Patrias celebrates Mexican Independence with colorful displays of dancing, storytelling, and music from early San Diego. Enjoy lively free activities, including children’s games. Learn historic games such as cascarones, and how early San Diego men’s clothing originated from the Charros of the past. Other activities include branding, corn husk doll making, relay races, and vaquero games.

Old Town San Diego
adjacent to the Old Town Transit Center
Info: (619) 220-5422  www.parks.ca.gov   Details (when available)


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
2014 Annual San Diego Heart & Stroke Walk
September 13   6:00 am - 10:00 am

A Nationwide 5K and "Miracle Mile" 1-mile survivors walk. Form teams to obtain pledges that will be used to help fight against various forms of heart disease and stroke. Admission: Participant donation/pledge. Route: from Petco Park, through Downtown San Diego, the Gaslamp Quarter, East Village, and back to Petco Park. Sorry, no doggies this year.

Balboa Park - War Memorial Building Lawn
Info:
American Heart Association  (858) 410-3849  www.sdheartwalk.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Bonitafest
September 13
  10:00 am. - 4:00 pm
Official Website closed, and Facebook page only lists date and time.

2013 Info: Bonitafest will feature vendor booths with food, crafts, exhibitors: youth, businesses. An entertainment stage and a Kid's Fun Zone in the shopping center. Free Style Motocross with X-Game Riders. Parade: 10:00 am - 11:30 am. The Parade will feature horse groups, High School bands, antique cars, youth groups, service clubs, military and more. Free admission. Check Details link for updates to event schedule.

Bonita Vista High School
751 Otay Lakes Rd, Chula Vista, CA 91913
Info: www.bonitacalifornia.org   Details (Facebook)


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Taste of Oceanside
September 13
  12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Taste of Oceanside is intended to bring local visitors to experience downtown Oceanside's latest culinary. It will take place in the heart of the downtown district from Nevada St to Pacific St and Civic Center Dr to Seagaze Dr.

Downtown Oceanside
Info:
MainStreet Oceanside (Sponsor)
(760) 754-4512  www.mainstreetoceanside.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Slide The City
September 13
   12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Wear your swimsuit and bring your friends for a great time! A one-thousand-foot long inflatable water slide will be set up in downtown San Diego, plus food, music, dancing, and merchandise accompany the event. Admission: $15 (1-ride) / $25 (3-rides) / $35 (unlimited rides) / $45 (VIP unlimited rides).

San Diego - 8th Avenue
between Ash St & C St
Info: Slide The City, LLC
(619) 233-5008  www.slidethecity.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Tierrasanta 5K Run & Fun Run/Walk
September 13
   6:00 am - 11:30 am

Choose a 5K Run (3.2-miles) or a Fun Run/Walk. Afterwards you can enjoy pizza & burritos, a beer garden for adults, musical entertainment, and a kids fun zone for children. Includes a morning concert and business expo. Admission: 5K Run = $20-$30 and Fun Run/Walk = $15 - $25.

Tierrasanta Recreation Center
11220 Clairemont Mesa Blvd - San Diego CA
Info: Tierrasanta Foundation
(619) 507-0666  www.tierrasantafoundation.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Annual Coronado Art Walk 2014
September 13 & 14  10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Coronado Art Walk is an open-air arts festival at the Coronado Ferry Landing. Artists have been selected by a jury for their ability to express the vast and varied world of art in their particular art form. Painting, hand crafted jewelry, photography, ceramics and other mediums will be featured. This exciting venue will include Interactive Art Activities for both children and adults. Musical entertainment. Free.

Coronado Ferry Landing
Info: www.coronadoartwalk.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
SoGLOW 5K - Urban Glow in the Dark Scavenger Hunt
September - TBA    2013: 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

2014 DATE - TIME - INFO NOT POSTED YET - BUT LISTED FOR SEPTEMBER

2013 Info: This is an evening 5K run/walk scavenger hunt. A fascinating event where participants will be decked out in glow-in-the-dark gear. Teams of two or more are each given 12 clues and are sent out to solve the mystery and win a prize. There will also be an After Glow Party. Admission: $20 - $60.

House of Blues
1055 5th Ave & Downtown San Diego
Info: 1n3 LLC (480) 707-9180 www.soglow5k.com
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San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Cultural Entertainment in the Park - Finland
September 14   2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

During Midsummer we celebrate our "nightless nights," so our Lawn Program highlights the lively music and dance of Finland. A little cottage representing finland will be open to visitors where you can learn about its homeland culture. Light refreshments will be available. Free admission.

Balboa Park - Houses of Pacific Relations Cottages
(outdoor courtyard lawn area near Pan American Rd)
Info: House of Pacific Relations - Lawn Program
(619) 234-0739  www.sdhpr.org  Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Lites Out Jazz at the Beach Concert
September 14
   3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Contemporary Jazz Concert will have live music, food, beer and wine for purchase. Sponsored by Payne Pest Management and the Permission To Talk Foundation.

Oceanside Junior Seau Pier Amphitheater
200 N Strand - Oceanside CA 92054
Info: (760) 277-2228  Info & Tickets


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
The Natural Family Fair
September 14   9:00 am - 4:00 pm

This event provides a full day of education, entertainment and support. The Fertility Expo with speakers, vendors and consultation for your fertility and conception needs, plus fun for the kids, Hullabaloo Family Music Festival, fun activities and much more. Family Packs and VIP Packages (including full size products in the goodie bag) are available pre-sale. Price: $10 adult pre-sale, $7 child pre-sale, see website for additional prices.

Del Mar Fairgrounds - Mission Tower
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd - Del Mar CA
Fairgrounds Info: (858) 755-1161 Info Line: (858) 793-5555
delmarfairgrounds.com  Map & Directions
Event Info: naturalfamilyfair.com


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San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
FREE Admission Day - Museum of Man
September 16   10:00 am - 4:00 pm

San Diego residents can visit the Museum of Man at no cost today. Learn how mankind lived throughout the centuries from cave-dwelling humans, through ancient biblical times, to modern day man. See authentic mummies, ancient artifacts, and hunting spears from across the globe. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Museum of Man
1350 El Prado - Balboa Park
Info: (619) 239-2001  www.museumofman.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
FREE Admission Day - Museum of Art
September 16   10:00 am - 5:00 pm

San Diego Residents can visit the Museum of Art at no cost today. The finest art that San Diego has on display is here. Categories include American, European, Asian, and Contemporary. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Museum of Art
1450 El Prado - Balboa Park
Info: (619) 232-7931  www.sdmart.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
FREE Admission Day - Museum of the Living Artist
September 16   10:00 am - 4:00 pm

San Diego Residents can visit the San Diego Art Institute Museum of the Living Artist at no cost today. This museum is dedicated to the advancement of visual arts through outreach, education, and exhibition. Enjoy the unique art displays and the Gallery Store. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Art Institute Museum of the Living Artist
1439 El Prado - Balboa Park
Info: (619) 236-0011  www.sandiego-art.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
FREE Admission Day - Japanese Friendship Garden
September 16   10:00 am - 4:00 pm

San Diego Residents can visit the Japanese Friendship Garden at no cost today. Inside, you can leisurely stroll through a delightful garden among flora, fountains, and fish ponds. Every turn takes you to a new sight to behold. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Japanese Friendship Garden
2215 Pan American Plaza - Balboa Park
Info: (619) 235-4541  www.niwa.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
FREE Admission Day - Mingei International Museum
September 16   10:00 am - 4:00 pm

San Diego Residents can visit the Mingei International Museum at no cost today. You'll see amazing art treasures from around the world. The things you see here, you won't find anywhere else unless you visit the country from where they came. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado - Balboa Park
Info: (619) 239-0003  www.mingei.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
Healing Hands for Arthritis
September 17, 2014   8:00 am - 10:00 pm

Massage Envy Spa and the Arthritis Foundation have joined forces again to host Healing Hands for Arthritis, a one-day national event to raise awareness and funds to find a cure for people living with arthritis, the nation’s leading cause of disability. On Sept. 17, 2014, Massage Envy Spas located in San Diego, southwest Riverside and Imperial counties will donate $10 from every one-hour massage or facial to the Arthritis Foundation. To make an appointment: visit the website listed below to find the nearest Massage Envy for you, and then call to make an appointment. Reservations are on a first-come first-serve basis.

Massage Envy Spas
At multiple locations
Info: Massage Envy Spa
www.massageenvy.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Taste of Old Town
September 18   6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Old Town’s Best restaurants will be offering samples of Traditional Mexican dishes from participating restaurants throughout town. In addition, participants get to choose taste selections of Tequila, Mezcal and Bacanora; all Brands are providing samples of their spirits.

Old Town San Diego
Info:
www.tasteofoldtown.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Tequila Trail - A Taste of Old Town
September 19   6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The annual Spirits of Mexico Festival, North America’s largest celebration of agave-based spirits, launches the week with the Tequila Trail. Mexican cuisine connoisseurs and tequila lovers will trail through the streets of Old Town San Diego while sampling the offerings of agave spirits and culinary specialties offered by the area's restaurants and bars. At "trails end" there will an After Party to keep the fun going. See Details link for Schedule of events, Ticket information, and Participating restaurants.

Old Town San Diego
4002 Wallace Street San Diego, CA
Info: www.oldtownsandiego.org  Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
20th Annual Festival of Beer
September 19   6:00 pm - 11:00 pm (age 21+)

The San Diego Festival of Beer is a fundraiser staffed by volunteers with all proceeds benefiting local cancer charities. The indoor/outdoor event will feature live music and nearly 60 different breweries serving up 120 varieties of tasty brews. Inside will be food items and munchies for sale plus a selection of fine wines for purchase by the glass. Each ticket includes admission into the event, 10 (4 oz) beer tastes and the first 1,500 guests receive a free souvenir event logo tasting mug to use throughout the evening and take home. Additional tastes may be purchased inside the event. See website for ticket info.

Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier
1000 N. Harbor Drive
Hosted by San Diego Professionals Against Cancer
Info:
(619) 851-7971  www.sdpac.org  www.sdbeerfest.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Gaslamp Quarter Parking Day
September 19   8:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Gaslamp Quarter transforms an entire city street into a public park with seating, bike racks, and musical entertainment. A free pancake breakfast is presented to "First Responders" (police & fire). Everyone is welcome to come.

Gaslamp Quarter
4th Ave between Market St & Island Ave
Info: Gaslamp Quarter Association
(619) 233-5227  www.gaslamp.org


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San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Annual Mira Mesa Street Fair 2014
September 20   10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The event includes entertainment on two stages, a carnival, children’s crafts and games, free rock painting for kids, craft, vendor, and info booths, and a Scout Village, showcasing camping skills and equipment (all subject to change). Venue: Camino Ruiz, next to the Mira Mesa Branch Library, and extends the entire block from New Salem to Mira Mesa Blvd.

Mira Mesa
On Camino Ruiz from Mira Mesa Blvd to New Salem St
Info: Mira Mesa Town Council (858) 566-2261
Mira Mesa Street Fair Page  www.miramesatowncouncil.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Master Gardeners Fall Plant Sale and Open House
September 20   9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Thousands of Plants. Hundreds of Varieties. Great Prices. More than 150 UCCE Master Gardeners host the Fall Plant Sale and Open House. A wide variety of plants at below retail prices will be available for sale. Get tips on growing fruits and vegetables, drought-tolerant plants, and Earth-friendly gardening. Purchase plants grown by Master Gardeners, and also unique garden art. 'Ask a Master Gardener' booth. Exhibits will include information on many topics.

Balboa Park - Casa del Prado Room 101 & Patio A
Info: (858) 822-6910  Balboa Park
mastergardenersd.org  Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
30th Annual California Coastal Cleanup Day
September 20   9:00 am - 12:00 noon

This event is a major part of an international coastline cleanup that includes all 50 states and over 100 countries worldwide. In 2011: 7,700 volunteers collected 148,000 pounds of debris from 90 San Diego County locations. Expected this year: 9,000+ volunteers to remove 200,000 lbs! Would you like to volunteer and help out? Of course you would!! Register & choose from over 100 sites in San Diego county.

Location: San Diego coastline beaches and bays
Info: I Love A Clean San Diego  (619) 291-0103 or
San Diego Coastkeeper  (619) 758-7743  www.cleanupday.org Sites


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Mount Carmel Cross Country Invitational
September 20   8:30 am - 2:50 pm

Approximately 2,500 high school students from 72 high schools in California, Arizona, Nevada, and Colorado will participate in 16 separate cross country races. Come on down & cheer on the runners… there's no charge to yell.

Balboa Park - Morely Field
(Morely Field Cross Country Course at Morley Field Dr)
Info: Mt. Carmel Athletic Foundation
(858) 748-4270  www.bigguytf.com  Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
45th Julian Music Festival
September 20   1:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The oldest Bluegrass Festival in California, formerly known as the Julian Bluegrass Festival, etc. Entertainment includes an Americana mix of Western ballads and Classic Folk Music. Limited information on website Bring your instruments for the open jam. Sorry, no dogs.. Tickets: $10 in advance, $12 at the gate.

Menghini Winery - Julian, CA
(near the intersection of Farmers Rd & Wynola Rd)
Info: (760) 470-0321  www.julianca.com   www.julianmusicfestival.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Mt. Carmel Cross Country Invitational
September 20
   8:30 am - 3:30 pm

About 2,500 high school students from California and other states will participate in 16 separate cross country races. Boys course length: 2.95-miles, Girls: 2.75-miles. Come and watch the races and cheer them on. Free admission--there's no charge to yell.

Morley Field Cross Country Course
2221 Morley Field Dr - San Diego CA
Info: Mt. Carmel Athletic Foundation  (858) 748-4270  www.bigguytf.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
2014 Poway Rodeo Trail Ride
September 20   Sign In: 8:00 am
Ride begins: 9:00 am  Lunch: Noon

For riders of all ages and skill levels. Bring your own horse. Riders will have three rides to choose from, based upon their ambition this morning (Easy, Medium, Challenging). They will have a trail boss to lead them. Riders will be given playing cards along the ride and upon their return will be treated to a lunch and then a cash prize for the best poker hand. There will be a selection of raffle prizes. Event Cost: $20 per person (includes catered BBQ lunch, one poker hand / additional $5). Raffle tickets: $1.

PVRA (Rodeo Grounds)
14336 Tierra Bonita - Poway CA
Info: powayrodeo.com/trail-ride


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
So Fine on Kline
September 20
   10:00 am - 7:00 pm

A community family festival hosted by Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Church. Come and enjoy a day of wholesome family fun with rock n' roll music, game booths, a bake sale, barbequed food, beer, and a kids zone with an inflatable slide and jump house. Free admission.

La Jolla - Kline Street
(between Herchel St. & Girard Ave)
Info: Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Church
(858) 414-8281  www.marystarlajolla.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Imperial Avenue Street Festival
September 20   6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

A street fair along Imperial Avenue provided by local businesses to promote their shops. Enjoy regional and jazz music, while relaxing in the beer garden and browse through booths offering food, clothing, handicrafts, toys, and more. Free admission.

Imperial Avenue
(between 28th & 30th Sts)
Info: BAME CDC  (619) 858-0563  www.bamecdc.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
San Diego Cyclo-Vets Summer Classic Time Trial
September 20   7:00 am - 9:00 am

A State championship race where serious cyclists participate. The event is a 20K timed cycle of 4-laps around a course in Kearny Mesa. This can also double as an endurance challenge to get you ready for long-distance bike rides. Admission: $30.

Kearny Mesa - looped course on Kearny Villa Rd
(between Harris Rd. & Miramar Way)
Info: San Diego Cyclo-Vets Bicycle Club
(619) 454-2500  www.cyclo-vets.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Pacific Islander Festival
September 20 & 21   9:00 am - 4:00 pm

A colorful festival that celebrates Polynesian, Micronesian, and Melanesian culture with Island music, traditional costumed dance performers, delicious foods, crafts, and artifact displays are there for you to enjoy. Wear your flowered island clothing. Free admission.

West Mission Bay Park - Ski Beach
Info: The Pacific Islander Festival Association
(619) 823-8435  www.pifasandiego.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Pedal The Cause San Diego
September 20 & 21   7:30 am - 3:00 pm

A World without Cancer: Benefiting UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center, Salk Institute Cancer Center, and Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute. Cyclists can choose different course lengths. The one-day courses: 25-mile ride & 50-mile ride. The two-day courses: 115-mile ride & 180-mile ride. Admission: $100 (registration) + $2,000 (pledge).

Various San Diego Locations
Info:
Pedal The Cause San Diego
(310) 567-7373  www.pedalthecause.org   Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
HarborFest - Chula Vista
September 21   11:00 am - 9:00 pm

The first ever San Diego Bay seafood tasting and a free day filled with family fun. Enjoy live music at the main stage, a wine & beer garden, a youth zone and stage with BMX riders, pro skateboarders, DJs and live bands, plus educational exhibits from The Living Coast Discovery Center. The shores will be lined with exotic automobiles and arts and crafts exhibits. Board the historic Maritime Museum vessels and swift boat for breathtaking ocean views.

Bayside Park - Chula Vista
Info: (619) 233-5008  www.chulavistaharborfest.com
www.mcfarlanepromotions.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
69th Annual Aztec Invitational Cross Country Meet
September 21   Dirt Dog: 7:30 am  Women: 9:00 am  Men: 10:00 am

Seven-person teams from approximately 20 universities will compete against one another at an Intercollegiate Cross Country Meet. The course divisions consist of open & invitational with two 5K runs for women and two 8K runs for men. Free admission. Come on down, watch the races, and cheer vociferously for your favorite team!

SDSU is continuing the Community "Dirt Dog" 5K race as part of the Aztec Cross Country Invitational. The Community race is open to runners of all abilities, ages and genders.

Balboa Park
Info: San Diego State University Athletics
www.goaztecs.com  Details  Schedule & Dirt Dog


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
19th Annual Encinitas Oktoberfest 2013
September 21   10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Fest will feature Bavarian dancers and a German-American band, a street craft faire with over 200 vendors, authentic German food and beer, and a ceremonial parade at noon.. The craft faire will include unusual arts and craft items. There will also be a family fun zone with children’s games, family oriented activities, and much more. New: Craft Corner craft breweries, 21+

Encinitas, CA
6-block marketplace at Mountain Vista Dr & El Camino Real
Info: Encinitas Chamber of Commerce
(760) 753-6041  www.encinitaschamber.com   Details  More


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
TriRock San Diego
September 21   6:30 am - 2:00 pm

TriRock is a sprint and intermediate triathlon race with music along the course. Sprint Course: 500-meter swim, 9-mile bike ride, and a 3.1-mile run. Olympic Course: 1,500-meter swim, 21-mile bike ride, and 6.2-mile run. Admission: Sprint Course = $130-$160 / Olympic Course = $160-$190. The event includes an Expo.

Various San Diego Venues
Naval Base / Embarcadero
Info: Competitor Group, Inc.
(858) 768-6413  www.trirockseries.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
23rd Annual Paddle For Clean Water
September 21   9:00 am - 12:00 pm

A festival that promotes an environmental need for clean oceans. Over 1000 surfers will paddle around the OB Pier from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm. The event will be celebrated with a free, light breakfast for all paddlers, guest speakers, a raffle, and beach clean-up. It’s free and promises to be a morning of fun for everyone in the family.

Ocean Beach Pier
Newport Ave & Abbott St
Info: Surfrider Foundation - San Diego Chapter
(858) 792-9940  www.surfridersd.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
San Diego Cyclo-Vets Summer Classic Criterium
September 21   7:00 am - 5:00 pm

Fast-paced cyclists are meeting the challenge of cycling in a criterium race. It takes place on a circular course and you're welcome to cheer them on as they pass you over and over again. Free admission

Mira Mesa
Huennekens & Waples Sts.
Info: San Diego Cyclo-Vets Bicycle Club
(619) 454-2500  www.cyclo-vets.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
PurpleStride San Diego
September 21   6:30 am - 10:30 am

An athletic event at East Mission Bay for a beautiful 5K run/walk with nice views of water, grass, and trees. Activities after the run/walk include music, light refreshments, and games for the kids. Proceeds benefit the Pancreatic Cancer Network. Admission: Adult $30-$40 / Youth $10-$15.

East Mission Bay - De Anza Cove
Info:
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
(310) 706-3338  www.purplestride.org


Includes Weekend & Weekdays

San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
San Diego Restaurant Week
September 21 thru 26

Eat your way across San Diego! Over 180 participating restaurants will be offering three-course dinner prix-fixe (a set meal at a fixed price) dinner menus for just $25, $35 or $45 per person. A lunch program, which gives daytime diners the opportunity to feast on two-course lunch prix-fixe menus for just $10, $15, or $20 per person depending on the restaurant. Participating restaurants are located all over San Diego. See website for list. No tickets or passes are necessary but reservations are recommended.

Various San Diego Locations
Info: www.sandiegorestaurantweek.com   www.mcfarlanepromotions.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Fleet Week San Diego 2014:
Annual
Coronado Speed Festival

September 21
& 22   8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Fleet Week Coronado Speed Festival or the "Race at the Base" is Fleet Week San Diego’s marquee event and features fast-paced, thrilling auto racing and exhibitions for car enthusiasts of all ages at one of the most distinctive race track locations — Naval Air Station North Island. There will be 9 race categories.

  • NAS North Island Open House Bring your camera! A multitude of current Navy jets and helicopters, special boats and hovercraft, as well as vintage aircraft, will be on display at the entrance of the event, with pilots eager to answer questions, show you, and allow access into the aircraft.
  • Garage Tours Every fan is encouraged to walk through the garage area and watch as the race cars go through their final inspections before hitting the track. You can tour the pits on your own or take a guided tour led by the drivers themselves.
  • Military Pit Crew Challenge 16 teams of 10 active-duty military participants will compete on Saturday. The top teams will advance to Sunday.
  • Car Club Corral 25 car clubs.
  • Car Show to benefit the Navy’s Morale Welfare Recreation
  • Test Drives Visitors to the Fleet Week Coronado Speed Festival will get the opportunity to test drive one of several models from participating manufacturers.
  • Vendor Village Find auto products or novelties. Check out the latest innovative products, high-tech exhibits, racing paraphernalia, games and much much more.

Active duty military and their dependants attend for FREE with military ID. General admission and VIP tickets are available through the website.

San Diego Bay - Naval Air Station North Island, Coronado
Fleet Week San Diego: 5330 Napa Street - San Diego, CA 92110
Info: (619) 858-1545  www.fleetweeksandiego.org   Events List
www.coronadospeedfest.com


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San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
San Diego Restaurant Week
September 21 thru 26

Eat your way across San Diego! Over 180 participating restaurants will be offering three-course dinner prix-fixe (a set meal at a fixed price) dinner menus for just $25, $35 or $45 per person. A lunch program, which gives daytime diners the opportunity to feast on two-course lunch prix-fixe menus for just $10, $15, or $20 per person depending on the restaurant. Participating restaurants are located all over San Diego. See website for list. No tickets or passes are necessary but reservations are recommended.

Various San Diego Locations
Info: www.sandiegorestaurantweek.com   www.mcfarlanepromotions.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Free Admission Day - Automotive Museum
September 23   10:00 am - 5:00 pm

San Diego residents can visit the Automotive Museum at no cost today. Learn about the history of automobiles and browse amid vintage motor cars and other related items of interest. View photographs of unique custom-made cars. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Automotive Museum
Balboa Park - 2080 Pan American Plaza
Info: (619) 231-2886  www.sdautomuseum.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Free Admission Day - Hall of Champions Sports Museum
September 23   10:00 am - 4:30 pm

San Diego residents can visit the Hall of Champions Sports Museum at no cost today. View displays of original sports paraphernalia relating to football, baseball, basketball, soccer, golf, and other sports; many of which can be found no where else. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Hall of Champions Sports Museum
Balboa Park - 2131 Pan American Plaza
Info: (619) 234-2544  www.sdhoc.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Free Admission Day - Air & Space Museum
September 23   10:00 am - 4:30 pm

San Diego residents can visit the Air & Space Museum at no cost today. View aeronautical collections about mankind's ability to conquer flight, and replicas of historic planes such as the Spirit of St. Louis hanging from the ceiling as if suspended in flight. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Air & Space Museum
Balboa Park - 2001 Pan American Plaza
Info: (619) 234-8291  www.sandiegoairandspace.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
FREE Admission Day - Pacific Relations Int'l Cottage
September 23   Noon - 4:00 pm

San Diego Residents can visit one of the International Cottages at no cost today. These are historic 1935 Exposition cottages plus 4 new cottages representing a total of 32 countries. Each cottage displays information and items unique to its country, offering visitors a window to their culture, history and traditions. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

House of Pacific Relations International Cottages
Balboa Park - 2160 Pan American Rd - San Diego CA 92101
Info: (619) 234-0739  www.sdhpr.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Bates Nut Farm - The Pumpkin Patch Opens Today!
September 24
thru October 31   9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday, September 24 is Opening Day of the Pumpkin Patch. The Bates pumpkin patch will be open through October 31 with tractor hay rides, straw maze and farm zoo, a fall tradition. Weekends feature live entertainment, pony rides, petting zoo, BBQ, kettle corn, and other family friendly events.

Bates Nut Farm
15954 Woods Valley Rd - Valley Center CA 92082
Info: (800) 642-0348  www.batesnutfarm.biz   Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Heart of Pacific Beach Restaurant Walk
September 24   5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

A variety of food choices and beer sampling from local restaurants. Various retailers will also be offering special deals, so check out the shops as you meander along. Karl Strauss craft beer tasting at Fish Shop. Tickets: $20 - for tastings from over 15 different restaurants and craft beer tasting!

Pacific Beach - Garnet Ave - East of Everts St
1503 Garnet Ave San Diego, CA 92109
Info: Discover Pacific Beach (858) 273-3303
www.pacificbeach.org  Details


Includes Saturday

San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Poway Days Annual Poway Rodeo
September 26
& 27
See website for location, dates & times of individual events.

Yee-haw! Professional rodeo cowboys from all over the county compete. Bronc riding, steer wrestling, barrel racing, mutton busting and more. Craft and food vendors. A free rodeo dance will be held on Friday & Saturday nights following the rodeo performance. See website for schedule & admission cost.

Poway Valley Riders Association Arena
14336 Tierra Bonita Rd - Twin Peaks & Tierra Bonita
Info: (866) 776-7633  www.powayrodeo.com   Schedule


Includes Weekends

San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
The Scream Zone
September 26 thru November 1
Fri & Sat: 7:00 pm - Midnight Other Days (when open) 7:00 pm -11:00 pm
Dates: Sept 26-27 / Oct 3-5 / Oct 9-12 / Oct 16-19 / Oct 22-Nov 1

Your worst nightmare has come true! The Scream Zone will be more bloodcurdling than ever! San Diego County's largest haunted experience, The Scream Zone is considered among the goriest, scariest, and screaming-est fright fests in the darkened corners of Southern California. Features the horrifying House of Horror, along with The Chamber, and the Haunted Hayride. Play Zombie Paintball. Other features: The Dusk Till Dawn Bar, The Walking Dead Prison, The Exorcist, and Pennywise the clown. See website for prices.

Del Mar Fairgrounds - Green Parking Lot
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd - Del Mar CA
Fairgrounds Info: (858) 755-1161 Info Line: (858) 793-5555
delmarfairgrounds.com  Map & Directions
Event Info: www.thescreamzone.com


Includes Weekends

San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Haunted Hotel
September 26
thru November 1
Specific Dates & Times Schedule

The Haunted Hotel is where horror movies come to life with terrifying special effects and illusions. Experience the terror from the inhabitants of your favorite horror movies. The rooms and themes change each year. The haunted hotel is waiting… Admission: $18

The Haunted Hotel – Broker's Building basement
424 Market St - Corner of 4th and Market
Info: (619) 231-0131 Tickets   www.hauntedhotel.com
Not recommended for children 10 years of age or younger


Includes Weekends

San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
The Haunted Trail of Balboa Park
September 26
thru November 1
Closed Mon & Tues except for 10/27 & 10/28
Exact Dates & Times

The Haunted Trail is a stroll through the park that you will never forget. When the sun goes down--run for your life! Red eyes glow and creepy fingers reach out to get you. Experience outdoor terror that is simply too big to house indoors. Admission: $14.99.

Balboa Park - West Side
along Balboa Dr near Juniper St
Info: The Haunted Hotel, Inc. (619) 231-0131
Tickets: See website hauntedtrail.net/tickets Schedule
Not recommended for children 10 years of age or younger


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San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Tour de Fat Festival & Bicycle Parade
September 27
   11:00 am - 5:30 pm

The purpose of the event is to promote the use of bicycles as a sustainable form of transportation. A festival of colorful Brazilian dance performances, delicious cultural foods, New Belgium beer, arts & crafts, unusual bike contests, and a costumed bicycle parade. A free event that raises funds for local non-profits through the sale of beer and merchandise. So ride a bike to the event and buy lots of stuff!

Golden Hill Community Park
2600 Golf Course Dr
Info: New Belgium Brewing Company
(435) 901-2582  www.newbelgium.com  Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
25th Annual AIDS Walk/Run San Diego
September 27   6:00 am - 8:00 pm

The largest one-day HIV/AIDS fundraiser in San Diego where you can participate in a 5K walk or the USA Track & Field Certified 10K Run men, women and children living with HIV/AIDS in San Diego. Includes a health and wellness fair and an evening candlelight vigil. Cost: $35.

San Diego - Normal St & Harvey Milk St
Info: San Diego LGBT Community Center
(619) 692-2077 ext 220  www.aidswalksd.org   More


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Community Resource Center's Equinox 2014
September 27
   5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Community Resource Center programs have been changing the lives of countless families, individuals, and children in crisis since 1979. This outdoor event takes place on the Paddock Green at the Del Mar Fairgrounds with an abundant array of food, wine, beer, and auction items. Early RSVP Tickets $125 per ticket (by Sept 10) / Regular Price $150 / VIP Table $1,500.

Del Mar Fairground - Paddock Green
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd - Del Mar CA
Fairgrounds Info: (858) 755-1161 Info Line: (858) 793-5555
www.delmarfairgrounds.com  Map & Directions
Event Info: www.crcncc.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Mission Beach Centennial Festival
September 27
   11:00 am - 8:00 pm

The festivities of this Mission Beach event include live music, food, a beer garden, merchandise, plus a BBQ cook-off. Belmont Park serve as the fun zone for rides and attractions. Free admission.

Mission Beach - Belmont Park
Info: Symphony Assets Pool XVI
(619) 888-0273  www.belmontpark.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
33rd Annual Adams Avenue Street Fair
September 27 & 28
Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm   Sun 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

A truly popular event where you can enjoy 7 stages with 90 musical performances. There will also be about 300 art, food, and craft vendors, plus carnival rides and a beer garden. Free admission.

Adams Avenue - between 32nd St. & 35th St and cross streets
Adams Avenue Park - 3491 Adams Ave
Info: Adams Avenue Business Association
(619) 282-7329  www.adamsavenuebusiness.com   Street Fair


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
San Diego Bonsai Club Fall Show & Sale
September 27 & 28   10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Amazing bonsai will be on display. Bonsai, pots, and accessories will be for sale by club members at excellent prices. Bonsai demonstrations at 11:00 am and 1:00 pm each day. Join us for an exciting time and come early for the best selection. Free admission, donations appreciated.

Balboa Park - Casa del Prado Room 101
Info: www.sandiegobonsaiclub.com   Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
International Harvest Festival
(formerly Oktoberfest)
September 27 & 28   Sat & Sun: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Free family friendly event features free dance lessons, partner dancing, non-partner dancing, traditional folk dance, dance performances, children's activities, vintage resellers, and craft vendors. Food and drink will be available for purchase.

Balboa Park Club - Balboa Park
2144 Pan American Road W - San Diego CA 92101
Info: (619) 422-1584  Details  Flyer


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Carlsbad's 12th Annual ArtSplash
September 27 & 28
Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm   Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

A free festival of arts for the family. The event will include chalk art street paintings, creation of art on-site, street performances, car show, food, fun, and more. Taste at ArtSplash on Saturday. Funds raised will benefit North County schools.

Armada Drive - Carlsbad
(between Cannon Road & Palomar Airport Road--above the Flower Fields)
Info: (760) 436-2828  www.carlsbadartsplash.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Crossroads of the West Gun Show
September 27 & 28   Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Hundreds of dealers offering thousands of deals on new and used guns, wholesale ammo, surplus items, gun safes, scopes, hunting and reloading equipment, knives, swords, and more! Price: Adults $14.00 / Under 12, free / $1 off coupon on event Web site.

Del Mar Fairgrounds - O'Brien Hall
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd - Del Mar
Fairgrounds Info: (858) 755-1161 Info Line: (858) 793-5555
www.delmarfairgrounds.com Map & Directions
Show Info: (801) 544-9125 www.crossroadsgunshows.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
6th Annual English Motors at Fairbrook
September 27
& 28   8:30 am - 3:30 pm (est)

The English Motors at Fairbrook weekend will have a tour on 9/27 and judged show on 9/28. English Motors at Fairbrook is a unique gathering of fine English motor cars and motor bikes including a judged show and a tour at Fairbrook Farm, a beautiful twenty-five acre horse ranch in Fallbrook, California. The expansive show features 250 cars and up to 20 food and automotive-related booths. All proceeds will benefit Meals On Wheels. Pet friendly event. Food and Drink will be available for purchase at the event, or you are welcome to bring a picnic lunch.

Fairbrook Farm
4949 South Mission Rd - Fallbrook CA 92028
Info: 760 728 0101  www.englishmotorsatfairbrook.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Oceanside Harbor Days
September 27
& 28   9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Oceanside Harbor Days will include opening ceremony with dignitaries, special entertainment, arts & crafts, food & vendor booths, a fishing derby, military displays, Nail & Sail competition, Tiki Swim marathon, pirates, Volleyball competition, Oceanside Police Dept. Demos, Oceanside Fire Dept. pancake breakfast and boat parade. Sponsored by Oceanside Chamber of Commerce.

Oceanside Harbor
Info:
(760) 722-1534  www.oceansidechamber.com   Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Fiesta Island Time Trial Series
September 28   7:00 am - 9:00 am

Cyclists of all ages and abilities are coming to Fiesta Island to compete at cycling. The event offers recreational riders and kids an ideal location to experiment with competitive cycling in a safe and controlled environment. Single riders, tandems, and teams / Novice cyclists, triathletes, road racers, and world class professionals. Racers will cycle laps against the clock until they complete their distance. Admission: $30. See website for all details.

Fiesta Island (East Mission Bay) San Diego
Info: San Diego Bicycle Club
(858) 354-0833  www.sdbc.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Cultural Entertainment in the Park - China
September 28   2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Traditional music of China and colorful acrobatic Lion Dances performed at Balboa Park. A little cottage representing China will be open to visitors where you can learn about its homeland culture. A taste of traditional Chinese foods will be available. Free admission.

Balboa Park - Houses of Pacific Relations Cottages
(outdoor courtyard lawn area near Pan American Rd)
Info: House of Pacific Relations - Lawn Program
(619) 234-0739  www.sdhpr.org  Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
The Spirits of Mexico
September 28   3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

This is the premier tasting event in North America featuring a variety of spirits produced in Mexico, featuring tequila, sotol, mezcal, bacanora, liqueurs, raicilla, wine and other spirits poured by the producers and distillers. There will be plenty of live music and specialty hors d’oeuvres to enjoy as well. Price: Full Access ($110) / VIP ($85) / Gen Admin ($60) / Designated Driver ($30).

Del Mar Fairgrounds - Paddock Green
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd - Del Mar CA
Fairgrounds Info: (858) 755-1161 Info Line: (858) 793-5555
www.delmarfairgrounds.com  Map & Directions
Event Info: www.thespiritsofmexico.com/home


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Fleet Week San Diego 2014:
Annual MRCD Boot Camp Challenge

September 28
  9:00 am - 12:00 noon

Here's a challenge for you and a unique opportunity to be a Marine Corps Recruit for a day… The MCRD invites you to join them for the Annual Running of the Boot Camp Challenge: a 3-mile obstacle course on paved roads and hard-packed dirt - flat and fast. Over 40 obstacles, including hay jumps, tunnel crawls, log hurdles, 6 ft wall, trenches, cargo net crawls, and push up stations. USMC Drill instructions at each station to make sure you've completed your obstacles. Compete as an individual or a member of a 3-person or 5-person team. (See website for entry fees and schedules).

Great post-race party with plenty of music, food, drinks and beer, awards to the top 3 finishers in each category/age group, and official race T-Shirts to all entrants.

Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego
3800 Chosin Ave - San Diego 92140
off Rosecrans Ave Directions
Info: (619) 524-8083  www.bootcampchallenge.com
Fleet Week San Diego: 5330 Napa Street - San Diego CA 92110
www.fleetweeksandiego.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
51st Annual Cabrillo Festival
September 28
  11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Fun, food, and history. Free family festival commemorating Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo's landing at Ballast Point in San Diego. Event features children's activities, entertainment, live demonstrations, and foods from Spain, Mexico, Native America, and Portugal. This multi-cultural event will be highlighted by the reenactment of Cabrillo's landing. Free admission. Festival Venue: Ballast Point, Naval Base Point Loma, south end of Rosecrans.

Cabrillo National Monument
1800 Cabrillo Memorial Dr - San Diego CA
South end of Catalina Boulevard, Point Loma
Info: (619) 557-5450  www.cabrillofestival.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
29th Annual Tour de Poway
September 28  7:00 am - 4:00 pm

An adventurous bike ride where cyclists can choose between several course lengths. Each distance has various grades, elevations, and scenic views from sub-cities to back country roads. Course lengths include: 100-mile, 62-mile, 50-mile, and a 24-mile. Admission: $50.

Poway to Ramona to Poway
Info: Cycling Promotions West, Inc.
(858) 679-1027  www.tourdepoway.com


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San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Botanical Building Balboa Park
September 30   10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Carleton Winslow designed the Botanical Building for the 1915 Exposition. It houses more than 350 species of plants and displays which are changed seasonally. The Botanical Building is open Friday through Wednesday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm; closed on Thursday and City holidays. Admission is Free.

Botanical Building - Balboa Park
1549 El Prado - San Diego CA 92101
Info: Park & Recreation Department  (619) 525-8213  (619) 239-0512
www.balboapark.org/in-the-park/botanical-building

UPCOMING EVENTS IN SAN DIEGO COUNTY


OCTOBER 2014

San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Filipino American Arts & Culture Festival (FilAmFest)
October 4, 2014   11:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Filipino American Arts & Culture Festival (better known as FilAmFest) will be celebrating their 10th annual festival. This FREE, family-friendly event offers the opportunity for the San Diego community to share the Filipino and Filipino American culture through cultural dances, martial arts, food, games and more. This year’s theme, "Halo-Halo: A Mix of All Good Things" is based off a favorite Filipino shaved ice dessert called "halo-halo" which is translated to "mix-mix". The "halo-halo" dessert is used to represent the very mixed and beautifully diverse Filipino and Filipino American culture, and through the programs and performances, our attendees have the opportunity to learn a little bit more about Filipino culture. Visit our Website (below) for more information.

Paradise Hills Park on Paradise Valley Rd
(between Gilmartin Dr and Woodman St) - San Diego CA 92114
Info: Filipino American Arts & Culture Festival
(619) 621-8323  filamfest.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Fleet Week San Diego 2014
September 9
thru October 5

Join us in thanking our Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen for their services
to our country by participating in 2014 Fleet Week San Diego events.

www.fleetweeksandiego.org EVENT SCHEDULE

MIRAMAR AIR SHOW
October 3 - 5


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Bates Nut Farm - The Pumpkin Patch Opens Today!
September 24
thru October 31   9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday, September 24 is Opening Day of the Pumpkin Patch. The Bates pumpkin patch will be open through October 31 with tractor hay rides, straw maze and farm zoo, a fall tradition. Weekends feature live entertainment, pony rides, petting zoo, BBQ, kettle corn, and other family friendly events.

Bates Nut Farm
15954 Woods Valley Rd - Valley Center CA 92082
Info: (800) 642-0348  www.batesnutfarm.biz   Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
The Scream Zone
September 26 thru November 1
Fri & Sat: 7:00 pm - Midnight Other Days (when open) 7:00 pm -11:00 pm
Dates: Sept 26-27 / Oct 3-5 / Oct 9-12 / Oct 16-19 / Oct 22-Nov 1

Your worst nightmare has come true! The Scream Zone will be more bloodcurdling than ever! San Diego County's largest haunted experience, The Scream Zone is considered among the goriest, scariest, and screaming-est fright fests in the darkened corners of Southern California. Features the horrifying House of Horror, along with The Chamber, and the Haunted Hayride. Play Zombie Paintball. Other features: The Dusk Till Dawn Bar, The Walking Dead Prison, The Exorcist, and Pennywise the clown. See website for prices.

Del Mar Fairgrounds - Green Parking Lot
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd - Del Mar CA
Fairgrounds Info: (858) 755-1161 Info Line: (858) 793-5555
delmarfairgrounds.com  Map & Directions
Event Info: www.thescreamzone.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Haunted Hotel
September 26
thru November 1
Specific Dates & Times Schedule

The Haunted Hotel is where horror movies come to life with terrifying special effects and illusions. Experience the terror from the inhabitants of your favorite horror movies. The rooms and themes change each year. The haunted hotel is waiting… Admission: $18

The Haunted Hotel – Broker's Building basement
424 Market St - Corner of 4th and Market
Info: (619) 231-0131 Tickets www.hauntedhotel.com
Not recommended for children 10 years of age or younger


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
The Haunted Trail of Balboa Park
September 26
thru November 1
Closed Mon & Tues except for 10/27 & 10/28
Exact Dates & Times

The Haunted Trail is a stroll through the park that you will never forget. When the sun goes down--run for your life! Red eyes glow and creepy fingers reach out to get you. Experience outdoor terror that is simply too big to house indoors. Admission: $14.99.

Balboa Park - West Side
along Balboa Dr near Juniper St
Info: The Haunted Hotel, Inc. (619) 231-0131
Tickets: See website http://hauntedtrail.net/tickets/ Schedule
Not recommended for children 10 years of age or younger


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
22nd Annual Taste of Downtown
October 2   5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Choose from a fabulous selection of over 50 of Downtown San Diego's most delicious eateries throughout the neighborhoods of the Gaslamp Quarter, Financial District, East Village and Horton Plaza. Cost: $30 - $35

Downtown San Diego - Various Locations
Info: www.mcfarlanepromotions.com Tickets


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Art & Craft Show Old Town San Diego
October 4 & 5   10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Professional craft designers and fine artists will be displaying and selling a wonderful mix of quality contemporary crafts and fine art. Enjoy craft demonstrations and hands-on creativity for the kids along with musical entertainment. Free admission.

Old Town Historic State Park
San Diego Ave (between Twiggs & Conde Sts)
Harney St (between Juan & Congress Sts)
Info: Old Town San Diego Chamber of Commerce
(619) 233-5008  www.oldtownartfestival.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Cultural Entertainment in the Park - Germany
October 5   2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Lively German music and a costumed dance performance at Balboa Park. A little cottage representing Germany will be open to visitors where you can learn about its homeland culture. Traditional food of Bratwurst, Sauerkraut and Potato Salad is served, as well as a variety of German cake, coffee and lemonade. Free admission.

Balboa Park - Houses of Pacific Relations Cottages
(outdoor courtyard lawn area near Pan American Rd)
Info: House of Pacific Relations
(619) 234-0739  www.sdhpr.org  Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
8th Annual Sleepless America in San Diego
October 11
& 12   (overnight) 4:30 pm - 7:00 am

Demonstrate your concern for homelessness by spending a night outdoors on the ground as homeless people do. Or choose the option to just stay late. Participants will need to bring all items needed for the night. Admission: There will be a $30 fundraising minimum per participant (children 10 and under will be admitted for free). All money collected will support programs to help the homeless and poor at San Diego Rescue Mission.

Liberty Station - NTC Park
2455 Cushing Rd - San Diego CA 92106
Info:
San Diego Rescue Mission (619) 819-1889
www.sdrescue.org  Details: www.sleeplesssandiego.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Crime Stoppers Light The Night Against Crime 5K
October 25, 2014   5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This night-time event is a fun, family-friendly evening featuring a costume contest, music and pre- and post-race festivities with awards and/or prizes. It’s a great opportunity for families to come out together and enjoy an evening in the park. There will be an exciting expo with a 'haunted bus', law enforcement displays & demonstrations (5pm - 9pm). Proceeds benefit Crime Stoppers. Also, the Cops and Robbers 5k Chase (with prizes) starting at 7:00 pm. Food available.

Park Blvd - Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
Info: San Diego Crime Stoppers
sdcrimestoppers.org/light-the-night-against-crime   Details
Event sponsor or booths (bottom of page)

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EXTENDED EVENTS IN SAN DIEGO COUNTY
Events that take place over a period of 2 months or more. Usually seasonal.


San Diego Events Location & Information:
The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery - San Diego
Saturday Nights - Year round

Interactive Murder Myster Dinner Show. The Dinner Detective performs year-round. Shows are typically posted 6 to 8 weeks in advance. See website for show start times and more details.

The Dinner Detective - San Diego
530 Broadway St - San Diego CA 92101
Info: (888) 619-0858  www.thedinnerdetective.com  San Diego  Schedule

The Dinner Detective - Hilton Del Mar
15575 Jimmy Durante Blvd - Del Mar CA 92014
Info: (858) 792-5200   www.thedinnerdetective.com   Del Mar  Schedule


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Grunion Run
March
thru August   10:30 pm - 11:59 pm
(Tentative Schedule for 2014 - see website link for updates)

Grunion are small silvery fish about 5-inches long that spawn in the spring and summer months. They come ashore with the tide to lay eggs in the wet sand and return to the ocean with the next wave. The fish are to be caught only by hand. A fishing license is required for persons age 16 and older.

OPEN SEASON: March / June / July / August
CLOSED SEASON: Observation Only: April & May

San Diego Coastline Beaches
Info: Cabrillo Marine Aquarium (310) 548-7562 
California Department of Fish and Wildlife  (831) 649-2870
www.dfg.ca.gov/marine/grunionschedule.asp


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
Cajon Classic Cruise
April 24
thru October 29   Wednesday Nights 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The largest weekly classic car show in Southern California. Stroll through El Cajon's Historic District while enjoying the cars, the action, street vendors, food and live entertainment presented amid a vibrant small town atmosphere.

Main Street - Downtown El Cajon
Corner Main & Magnolia

Info: (619) 334-3000  downtownelcajon.com
Details: cajonclassiccruise.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
Crusin' Grand - Escondido
April 4
thru October 3   Friday Nights 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Friday nights in Escondido, things are hoppin' as Grand Avenue becomes a parade of pre-1970's vintage cars. Crusin' Grand Ave are classic cars & trucks, antique autos, custom cars, American hot rods, and of course, people! Naturally, all traffic laws are enforced.

Escondido CA - Loops down Grand Ave & up Second Ave
Downtown Business Association of Escondido
Info: (760) 745-8877 cruisingrand.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
Annual Encinitas Classic Car Nights
May
thru September  5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Every third Thursday: May 15 ~ Jun 19 ~ Jul 17 ~ Aug 21 ~ Sept 18

Every third Thursday in May through September: Hot rods, classic cars, woodies, and customs will line South Coast Highway 101 from D to J Streets, and on side streets, for one of the top classic and vintage car exhibits in San Diego County. Event is free to attend or free to exhibit.

Downtown Encinitas
Info
: Encinitas 101 MainStreet (760) 943-1950
www.encinitas101.com  Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
Dinner and a Concert - El Cajon
May 2
thru September 26   Friday Nights 6:00 - 8:00 pm

Formerly "Concerts on the Promenade," free evening concerts from a variety of live bands, with something for everybody. Dance to your heart's content. Enjoy dinner at one of several fine restaurants.

Prescott Promenade - Downtown El Cajon
Near E Main St & Rea Ave
Info: Downtown El Cajon Business Partners
(619) 334-3000 www.ci.el-cajon.ca.us  Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
Coronado Concerts in the Park
June 1
thru September 7    Sunday afternoons or evenings.

A beloved summertime tradition in Coronado. Bring a picnic and join the crowd in Spreckels Park for a free outdoor concert every Sunday. Times vary, from afternoons to evenings. Check website for exact schedules.

Coronado - Spreckels Park
6th & Orange - Coronado Island
Info: www.coronadochamber.com   Events


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
Twilight in the Park Summer Concert Series
June 17 thru August 28   Schedule Subject to Change
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday evenings  6:15 pm - 7:15 pm

Free Concerts Under the Stars in Balboa Park. Summertime music returns to Balboa Park. Concerts range from military bands and Dixieland jazz to big band swing and Latin salsa.

Spreckels Organ Pavilion
2125 Park Boulevard - Balboa Park - San Diego, CA
Info: www.balboapark.org  Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
Summer Concert Series - Santee & Barona
June 19 thru August 28   (Closed July 3)
Thursdays
  6:30 pm - 8:00 pm *July 17 & August 14 at 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Free concerts on Thursday evenings throughout the summer months. Free live music, picnic style seating, kid's activities, free parking. Food trucks will be at the event each week. Blues & BBQ on July 17, 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm. Wingstock (Wings & Things) on August 14, 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm.

Town Center Community Park East
550 Park Center Drive - Santee California 92071
Info: Special Events (619) 258-4100 ext. 263
www.cityofsanteeca.gov  Details   All Events (pdf)


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
2014 International Summer Organ Festival
June 23 thru August 25   Monday Eves 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

A San Diego Summer tradition since 1987, the Spreckels Organ Society presents the Summer International Organ Festival, featuring internationally celebrated organists playing free concerts under the stars each Monday evening at the Spreckels Organ Pavilion in beautiful Balboa Park. See Details link for Invited Artists.

The historic Spreckels Organ is the largest outdoor pipe organ in America and is situated at the center of one of the country’s most beautiful urban parks. All Summer International Organ Festival concerts begin at 7:30 pm and are FREE of charge.

Spreckels Organ Pavilion
1549 El Prado - Balboa Park - San Diego, CA 92101
Info: Spreckels Organ Society
www.sosorgan.org  Details 2014 (pdf)


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
TGIF Concerts in the Park
June 27
thru August 22   6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
June 27  /  July 4 - 11 - 18 - 25  /  August 1 - 8 - 15 - 22

Great new bands and fabulous encore groups every Friday. You'll want to wear your dancing shoes to every single concert! Free admission.

Stagecoach Park - Carlsbad CA 92009
3420 Camino de los Coches
Info: City of Carlsbad (760) 434-2900
web.carlsbadca.gov  Calendar


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Summer Movies in the Park - Poway
August 9
& 23
Saturdays 7:00 pm - 9:45 pm

Enjoy a free family-friendly movie under the stars at Poway Community Park. Bring a blanket or chair and the movie will be shown on a giant, cinema-quality screen. The recreation area opens at 7:00 pm and the movie begins at 8:00 pm. Hot dogs, chips, drinks, popcorn, snow cones and candy will be for sale. All proceeds go to local teen programming.. See Event Calendar for details.

Poway Community Park
13094 Civic Center Dr - Poway CA
Info: (858) 668-4671  www.poway.org  Event Calendar


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
La Jolla Concerts by the Sea
July & August   Sundays 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
July 13 / July 20 / July 27
Aug 3 / Aug 10 / Aug 17 / Aug 24

Bring a blanket or beach chair on Sundays to Scripps Park for a relaxing afternoon  enjoying a summertime concert (2:00 pm - 4:00 pm). Free admission.

Ellen Browning Scripps Park
1180 Coast Blvd - Village of La Jolla - San Diego CA  92037
Info: La Jolla Concerts by the Sea
(858) 459-4053  www.ljconcertsbythesea.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Stagecoach Days: Celebrating The West On The Move
July
& August - Every Saturday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
July: 5, 12, 19, 26 and August: 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Celebration of the West on the move with children’s activities, historic interpretation, cannon and anvil firing and more. In addition to the permanent collection of historic wagons on display at Seeley Stable museum, coaches and wagons will be out in the plaza. Stay the day and enjoy activities that reflect life in San Diego during the mid-1800s. Begins July 4, then every Saturday in July & August. Each week will offer a different theme and activities. The activities are Free.

Old Town San Diego State Historic Park
San Diego Avenue and Twiggs Street
(next to the Old Town Transit Center)
Info: Park Office (619) 220-5422  Website  Flyer


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Summer Sunday Concerts by the Sea - Encinitas
July 6 thru August 17    3:00 - 5:00 pm
First and Third Sundays: July 6 & 20 ~ August 3 & 17

Enjoy a great summer of entertainment at Moonlight Beach in Encinitas. Concerts are free to the public. Sorry...smoking, alcohol, glass, and dogs are prohibited.

Moonlight State Beach in Encitinas
400 B St - Encinitas CA 92024  www.encinitasca.gov   Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Del Mar Racing Season 2014
July 13
thru September 3 and November 7 thru November 30

Hold on to your horse hat…
The Del Mar Racing Season Begins!

Del Mar Fairgrounds
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd - Del Mar
www.delmarfairgrounds.com  Map & Directions

Event Info: (858) 755-1141 Info Line: (858) 793-5533  www.delmarracing.com
Del Mar Thoroughbred Club  www.dmtc.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Annual Julian Fall Apple Harvest Days
September
thru mid-October - or when the Apples are Gone!

Apple cider, apple pie, and entertainment in the historic
gold mining town of Julian. Special weekend events will take place.

Julian, CA
Julian Chamber of Commerce
Info: (760) 765-1857  www.julianca.com


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