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THIS WEEK JULY 14 - 20

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San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
FREE Admission Day - Museum of Man
July 15   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
July 15   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
July 15   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
July 15   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
July 15   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:
Memorial Park Carnival
July 17   5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Come to Memorial Park to enjoy awesome carnival rides and entertaining carnival games. All ages are sure to have a good time. Admission: $1.50

Memorial Park - San Diego 92113
Ocean View Blvd & 30th St
Info: D & M Productions (951) 316-1382


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Wine & A Bite Art Walk
July 18
   5:00 pm - 7:30 pm  (Also: August 15)

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


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San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Pride Block Party & Stonewall Rally
July 18 & 19   11:30 pm - 6:00 pm

A prelude to the upcoming LGBT Pride Parade & Festival events. This is an evening block party rally that consists mostly of speeches, then the event continues and becomes a street fair with live entertainment, food, cocktails, dancing, and merchandise. Admission: $20-$30.

Hillcrest - San Diego
University Avenue (between Normal St & Richmond St)
Normal Street (between University Ave & Harvey Milk St)
Info: Hillcrest Business Association
McFarlane (619) 233-5008  www.fabuloushillcrest.com


THIS WEEKEND JULY 19 & 20

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San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Stagecoach Days: Celebrating The West On The Move
July 19  12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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:
Annual Turtle & Tortoise Show & Plant Sale
July 19 & 20
Sat 10:00 pm - 5:00 pm   Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

A two-day turtle and tortoise show displaying these unique reptiles from the turtle and tortoise world. Learn about the difference between a turtle and a tortoise and see the beautiful designs on the shells of these magnificent creatures. Giant plant sale and fun turtle and tortoise gift items. Kids' exhibits and fun craft and activity tables. Free admission & parking.

Balboa Park - Casa del Prado (Room 101)
Info: San Diego Turtle & Tortoise Society
www.sdturtle.org  Details  Flyer


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Annual World Championship Over-The-Line Tournament
July 19 & 20   7:00 am to 7:00 pm

Over-the-Line Tournament - Over fifty years of adult sandbox play. A form of rugged sand softball play, with over 1,300 teams of three persons each, played on 50-mini courts over two consecutive weekends. Crowds of people in beachware gather to watch the games amid music and beer. Admission is free. You have to be 18+ to play. 9 age divisions.

Fiesta Island
Fiesta Island Road - East Mission Bay
Old Mission Beach Athletic Club
Info: (858) 571-0711  www.ombac.org  Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
San Diego Annual LGBT Pride Parade, Rally, and Festival
July 19
& 20

Multiple events take place in Balboa Park & Hillcrest areas.
See website for all events, dates, times, and prices.

Info: Laurel McFarlane   (619) 233-5008  www.sdpride.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Kaiser Permanente Bolt to the Q 5K & Kids 5K Fun Run
July 20
   7:30 am - 11:00 am

Join this 5K event that begins at Qualcomm Stadium, goes outside, and then back into the Stadium to the 50-yard line inside the bowl. The Chargers Kids Fun Run is also held at the stadium with the same finish line on the field. Presented by Kaiser Permanente. See website for registration fees.

Qualcomm Stadium
9449 Friars Rd - San Diego CA 92108
Info:
Easy Day Sports
(619) 599-6041  www.nflrunseries.com   Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Sameda Faire 2014
July 20
  10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Annual faire presented by the San Diego Middle Eastern Dance Association. Enjoy some of the nation's top performers. Visit vendor booths with costumes and accessories, music, jewelry and more. Three dance workshops by celebrity performers. General Admission $10 - $14.Workshops $30 - $35.

Scottish Rite Event Center
1895 Camino Del Rio S - San Diego CA 92108
Info: (619) 297-0397  www.sdsameda.com   Flyer


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
New Earth Expo ~ Carlsbad
July 20
  10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Alternative health technologies, holistic & psychic healers, Feng Shui, vendors, speakers. Prices on workshops vary. Mini-workshops are free.

Location & Information TBA (watch website events)
Info: Sacred Productions
(831) 239-6835  www.newearthexpo.net

Additional 2014 Expos - TBA
San Diego Expos: Jun 1 / Sep 14 / Nov 23
Carlsbad Expos: Jul 20 / Oct 5


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Sundays at Six Summer Concert
July 20 & July 27 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free Family Fun! A series of free concerts held in the beautiful outdoor amphitheatre at Harry Griffen Park on Sundays during June and July. Concerts start at 6:00 pm.

Harry Griffen Park Amphitheatre
9550 Milden St - La Mesa CA 91942
Info: (619) 667-1300  www.cityoflamesa.com
(619) 667-1300  Details


THIS WEEK JULY 21 - 27

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San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Free Admission Day - Automotive Museum
July 22   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
July 22   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
July 22   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
July 22   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


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San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Comic Con International 2014
July 24
thru 27 Thurs thru Sat: 9:30 am - 7:00 pm
Sun: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Preview Night
*
: July 23 Wed: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm (*see below)

Comic Con International features special guests, exhibitors, panels, seminars, previews and more on the world of comics, movies, television, animation, art. Artist's Alley , Art Auction, Art Show, Autographs, Film Festival, and more. This is the largest comic book and pop culture event in the United States. See website for admission fee & details. *Preview Night is for pre-registered attendees & professionals only.

San Diego Convention Center
111 W Harbor Drive - San Diego CA 92101
Info: Comic-Con International
(619) 491-2475  www.comic-con.org  Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Movie in the Park
July 25
   Pre-show: 7:30 pm    Movie: 8:00 pm

Free Family Fun in La Mesa with this summer's Movie in the Park "Mary Poppins."

La Mesita Park
8855 Dallas St - La Mesa CA 91942
Info: (619) 667-1300  www.cityoflamesa.com   Details


Includes Weekend

San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Oceanside Miracle Healing Crusade
July 25
& 26   7:00 pm

Healing Crusade sponsored by The Potter's House Christian Fellowship. The service will be preceded by gospel/Christian music followed by Evangelistic preaching and prayer for the sick. Saturday: Live music from 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm.

Oceanside Amphitheater
100 Mission Ave / 300 North Pacific St - Oceanside CA
Info:
(760) 477-3901  Details


THIS WEEKEND JULY 26 & 27

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San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Comic Con International 2014
July 24
thru 27   Thurs thru Sat: 9:30 am - 7:00 pm
Sun: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Comic Con International features special guests, exhibitors, panels, seminars, previews and more on the world of comics, movies, television, animation, art. Artist's Alley , Art Auction, Art Show, Autographs, Film Festival, and more. This is the largest comic book and pop culture event in the United States. See website for admission fee & details.

San Diego Convention Center
111 W Harbor Drive - San Diego CA 92101
Info: Comic-Con International
(619) 491-2475  www.comic-con.org  Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Montgomery Waller Community Park Carnival
July 25 thru 27    Fri: 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat & Sun: 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Bring your friends to a super carnival where all ages can have a good time. Attractions include traditional carnival rides and games, snacks, and a computer portrait novelty booth. Come for the fun of it! Admission: $2.00.

Montgomery Waller Community Park
3020 Coronado Ave
Info: Christiansen Amusements
(760) 735-8542  www.amusements.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Joggin' For Frogmen 5K
July 26
  8:15 am  5K Race 9:00 am
After-Party: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Joggin’ for Frogmen is a 5k chip timed run/walk to jog in honor of our Navy SEALs (Frogmen) and all military Heroes who have sacrificed their lives for us while protecting our country. All proceeds benefit the Navy SEAL Foundation, The 31Heroes Project, and Travis Manion Foundation through their One Team One Fight partnership. Following the 5k is a "Tadpole Trot" for the kids. See website for cost.

Naval Training Center Park - Liberty Station
2455 Cushing Rd - San Diego CA 92106
Info: Veteran's United Foundation
www.jogginforfrogmen.com  Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Summer Concerts in the Gardens
July 26
  Concerts begin at 7:30 pm  Gate opens at 6 pm
Also: August 23 / September 13

Saturday Concert every month until September. Bring beach chairs or blankets for lawn seating. Snacks and beverages available for purchase. No pets (except permitted service animals) please. Purchase tickets online: $6 presale / $8 at the door / $3 children under 12 / $25 season pass. Purchase presale tickets after April 22 online, at the San Marcos Community Center or the San Marcos Senior Center up to 1 day before each concert.

Wood House Gardens in Woodland Park
1148 Rock Springs Road - San Marcos CA
Info: Parks & Rec (760) 744-9000
www.san-marcos.net  Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Stagecoach Days: Celebrating The West On The Move
July 26  12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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:
Flower Show - Orchids
July 26 & 27
Sat 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm   Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Two-day flower show with exquisite orchids on display. Hosted by the San Diego Botanical Garden Foundation. Free to the public.

Balboa Park - Casa del Prado - Room 101 / Patio A
Info:
(619) 232-8232 www.sdfloral.org  Detail Flyer


Weekend Plus Monday

San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
San Diego Surf Cup 2014
July 26 thru 28 and  August 1 thru 3
8:00 am - 8:00 pm

Nationally recognized premier youth soccer tournament. This is one of the top two youth soccer tournaments in the nation. Participating teams (age 9-18) come from up to 25 states in the U.S. plus other countries such as Canada, Mexico, England, and Ireland to compete for the coveted trophy. Free admission.

San Diego Polo Club - Field
14555 El Camino Real - Del Mar CA
Info: San Diego Surf Cup, Inc  (760) 944-7176  www.surfcup.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Sundays at Six Summer Concert
July 27   6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free Family Fun! A series of free concerts held in the beautiful outdoor amphitheatre at Harry Griffen Park on Sundays during June and July. Concerts start at 6:00 pm.

Harry Griffen Park Amphitheatre
9550 Milden St - La Mesa CA 91942
Info: (619) 667-1300 www.cityoflamesa.com   Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
July Jubilee
July 27
   10:00 am - 2:00 pm

This event will address the needs of homeless persons in downtown San Diego. Volunteers will provide basic hygienic services, food, clothing, housing and legal resources, prayer and fellowship. There will be musical entertainment. Service opportunities are listed in the sign up form.

Downtown San Diego
1625 Newton Street, San Diego CA 92113
Info: www.julyjubilee.org Video


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Solana Beach Triathlon & Duathon
July 27   7:00 am

Classic beach party triathlon. Come out and join the surf, sand and sun with over two thousand athletes, family and friends. With a surf entry swim and a flat bike and run course this event is sure to make your summer season a memorable one. Triathlon: 1/4 Mile Ocean Swim, 9 Mile Bike, 3 Mile Run. Duathlon: 1 Mile Run, 9 Mile Bike, 3 Mile Run. Awards 3 Deep for Triathlon & Duathlon. Continental Breakfast, Beer Garden, Entertainment. See website for entry fees.

Fletcher Cove - Solana Beach
(Start & finish location)
Info: KOZ Enterprises (858) 268-1250  www.kozevents.com   Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Running of the Saints
July 27
   3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

A religious procession based on an old Italian custom. You've probably seen this in some old movies. To honor anointed Saints, statues of several Saints are mounted on platforms and carefully carried by men as they slowly proceed down the street. The procession is followed by parishioners of the Saint Anne Catholic Church.

Logan Heights - Irving Avenue
between Cesar Chavez Parkway & 28th St
Info: St Anne Catholic Church
(619) 239-8253 ext 151 www.stannes-sandiego.org
Details: Click on "Weekly Bulletin" at bottom right of page.


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum Consignment Auction
July 27   9:00 am

Antiques and collectibles consignment auction including farmhouse and barnyard collectibles, estate furnishings, restored and original farm tractors, wagons, farm toys, rustic farm implements, yard art, tack & saddlery, historic memorabilia, county primitives, estate furnishings, rare coins & paper money, and hundreds more antiques and collectibles. Consignments are accepted.

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


THIS WEEK JULY 28 - 31

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San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
San Diego Surf Cup 2014
July 26 thru 28 and  August 1 thru 3
8:00 am - 8:00 pm

Nationally recognized premier youth soccer tournament. This is one of the top two youth soccer tournaments in the nation. Participating teams (age 9-18) come from up to 25 states in the U.S. plus other countries such as Canada, Mexico, England, and Ireland to compete for the coveted trophy. Free admission.

San Diego Polo Club - Field
14555 El Camino Real - Del Mar CA
Info: San Diego Surf Cup, Inc (760) 944-7176 www.surfcup.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
20th Annual Ann & Dick Dickerson Golf Tournament
July 28
   11:30 am - 8:30 pm

Polish up your clubs for a Golf Tournament for a Great Cause: the Boys & Girls Clubs of South County. Register today and help create solid futures for the youth of South County. An awards banquet and silent auction and raffle follows the tournament.

San Diego Country Club
88 L Street - Chula Vista CA 91911
Info: (619) 424-2266  www.bgcscounty.org   Details  Info


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
SummerFest Under the Stars Concert
July 30
   7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

A special free concert at Scripps Park presented by The La Jolla Music Society. It is performed by chamber musicans and performers from the San Diego Youth Symphony's International Youth Orchestra and features Music Director Cho-Liang Lin. Enjoy select works by Telemann, Gardel, Rossini, and Brahms.

Ellen Browning Scripps Park
1180 Coast Blvd - San Diego CA 92037
Info: La Jolla Music Society
(858) 495-3724  www.ljms.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Annual Ramona Country Fair
July 31
thru August 3
Thurs: Fri: 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat: Noon - 11:00 pm   Sun: Noon -10:00 pm

At Ramona's Annual Country Fair there will crafts, carnival rides, vendors, live entertainment, a great amusement ride section, food contests, the annual Ramona Idol competition, great food, and lots of animals. Admission is free. For details, see the 2 links below.

Ramona Outdoor Community Center
421 Aqua Lane - Ramona CA
Info: Ramona Chamber of Commerce (760) 789-1311
www.ramonafair.com   Chamber Website - Fair


AUGUST 2014 ~ San Diego Events
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THIS WEEK AUGUST 1 - 3

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San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Point Loma Summer Concert: Hot August Night
August 1
& 8    5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Point Loma Residents are in for an enjoyable evening at a free outdoor concert. First Youth bands will present their music, then the "Hot August Night" band will perform a tribute to Neal Diamond and a selection of his hit music. Free admission. (August 8 will be "Detroit Underground").

Point Loma Park
1049 Catalina Blvd (near Varona St)
Info:
Point Loma Summer Concerts
(619) 300-1961 www.plconcerts.org


Includes Weekend

San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Del Mar Racing Season 2014
August
thru September 3 and November 7 thru 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 Details: www.dmtc.com


Includes Weekend

San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
Annual Ramona Country Fair
July 31
thru August 3   Thurs: 5 pm - 10 pm   Fri: 5 pm - 11 pm
Sat: 11 am - 11 pm   Sun: 11 am - 10 pm

At Ramona's Annual Country Fair there will crafts, carnival rides, vendors, live entertainment, a great amusement ride section, food contests, the annual Ramona Idol competition, great food, and lots of animals. Admission is free. For details, see the 2 links below.

Ramona Outdoor Community Center
421 Aqua Lane - Ramona CA
Info: Ramona Chamber of Commerce (760) 789-1311
www.ramonafair.com  More


Includes Weekend

San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
San Diego Surf Cup 2014
August 1 thru 3   8:00 am - 8:00 pm

Nationally recognized premier youth soccer tournament. This is one of the top two youth soccer tournaments in the nation. Participating teams (age 9-18) come from up to 25 states in the U.S. plus other countries such as Canada, Mexico, England, and Ireland to compete for the coveted trophy. Free admission.

San Diego Polo Club - Field
14555 El Camino Real - Del Mar CA
Info: San Diego Surf Cup, Inc  (760) 944-7176  www.surfcup.com


THIS WEEKEND AUGUST 2 & 3

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San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Stagecoach Days: Celebrating The West On The Move
August 2  Every Saturday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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:
25th Annual Clairemont Family Day
August 2
  8:00 am - 6:00 pm

A Clairemont family festival is offering residents a full day of fun with food, merchandise, and musical entertainment. There will also be games, pony rides, carnival rides, and a car show. The recreation center pool allows free swimming all day, so bring your swimsuit! Free admission.

South Clairemont Park
3605 Clairemont Dr
Info:
South Clairemont Recreation Council
(858) 581-9924  www.clairemontfamilyday.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
5th Annual Marine Band San Diego Summer Concert
August 2
  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

A special summer concert performance by the traditional 40-piece Marine of San Diego Band as well as the Party Band, and Jazz Band. Little Italy is pleased to present this sensational music that will surely keep your feet tapping to the beat. Seating is limited, so come early. Free admission.

West Fir Street
(between India St & Kettner Blvd)
Info:
Little Italy Association of San Diego
(619) 233-3898  www.littleitalysd.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
30th Annual Oceanside Longboard Surfing Club Contest
& Beach Festival

August 2
& 3, 2014  (2013 time = 6:00 am - 9:00 pm)

2013 info: Sponsored by the Oceanside Longboard Surfing Club: Coalition of surfing clubs' longboard surfing contest. Divisions is determined by age. Will include a beach festival and vendors with food and merchandise.

Oceanside Pier Amphitheater & South Pier Beach
OLSC - Oceanside Longboard Surfing Club
PO Box 825 - Oceanside CA 92049
Info: www.oceansidelongboardsurfingclub.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Family Campout - Poway
August 2
& 3   Overnight: 5:00 pm to 9:00 am the next morning

Bring the family out to Lake Poway for an adventure under the stars. The campouts are perfect for the first-time camper with easy round-the-clock vehicle access. Activities include led night hikes, campfire with smore’s, campfire activities, fishing and pedal boating. Families will need to bring their own camping supplies and food to barbecue. There will be grills available, but you are encouraged to bring your own. No alcohol is permitted. See Details link for costs.

Lake Poway
14644 Lake Poway Rd - Poway CA 92064
Info: (858) 668-4770  www.poway.org  Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
25th Annual Vista Rod Run & Motorcycle Show
August 3
  Time not posted

The Show will feature over 300 classic cars, hot rods, and specialty vehicles, a motorcycle show, a dance competition, ice cream social and much more.

Historic Downtown Vista
all throughout the area.
Info:
Vista Village Business Association
(760) 414-9391  www.vvba.org  Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
2nd Annual Advent Real Estate & Property Management's
North PB Sip 'N Stroll

August 3, 2014   11:30 am - 4:30 pm

With the support of Discover Pacific Beach, The 2nd Annual Advent Real Estate & Property Management's North PB Sip 'N Stroll presented by Turquoise Cellars, is a Pacific Beach Community Business Marketing Street Fair. Zipcar is the exclusive car sponsor of this year's event.  On Sunday, this FREE to attend & FAMILY FRIENDLY event is to promote and uncover the Pacific Beach Community brick & mortar and "from-home" businesses. Last year we packed Cass St between Loring & Opal St with an estimated 5.000 + neighbors. This is a great opportunity to meet your neighbors and familiarize yourself with all of the local Businesses & Restaurants in our Beautiful neighborhood we love so much. The 2nd Annual North PB Sip 'N Stroll is a street fair with many Kid-friendly activities at the Tula Ru Kid's Court, tasters at the West Coaster SD Wine & Beer Garden, local eats & local music.

Turquoise Cellars
5026 Cass St
Info: Spangler Event Productions
www.spanglereventproductions.com   Details 2014


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Concerts on the Green - Pacific Beach
August 3   4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Pacific Beach area residents can enjoy the afternoon listening and dancing to music at Kate Sessions Park. Today, the "Siers Brothers" band will perform a variety of Reggae, country, and top 40 music. Bring a blanket or folding chair for comfort and snacks for a picnic lunch. Free admission.

Kate Sessions Park
5115 Soledad Rd - San Diego CA 92109
Info: Pacific Beach Community Foundation
(858) 274-9106  www.pbconcerts.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Annual Lemon Festival
August 3
   10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Celebrating Chula Vista's heritage as the Lemon Capital of the World, the Annual Lemon Festival will be packed with entertainment and loads of summer fun. This free event features lemons, live entertainment, food, lemons, vendors, kids fun zone, lemons, contests, and lemons galore!

Downtown Chula Vista
Third Avenue from E to G
Info:
www.thirdavenuevillage.com   Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
San Diego Blood Bank 5K Run/Walk
August 3
  7:00 am - 12:00 pm

The San Diego Blood Bank presents a 5K run/walk along a scenic course with downtown and bayside views. It begins and ends at the Embarcadero Marina Park near Seaport Village with a celebration festival accompaning the event. Visit our new beer garden! There's something for everyone and fun for the whole family.Proceeds will benefit the Blood Bank's lifesaving programs and services. Admission: Age 13 & older: $30-$35 / Age 12 & younger: $10-$15.

Embarcadero Marina Park North (parking lot)
Info:
San Diego Blood Bank
(619) 400-8176  www.sandiegobloodbank.org


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San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
FREE Admission Day - Reuben H. Fleet Science Center
August 5   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
August 5   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
August 5   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
August 5   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:
Point Loma Summer Concert: Detroit Underground
August 8
  5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Point Loma Residents are in for an enjoyable evening at a free outdoor concert. First Youth bands will present their music, then the " Detroit Underground " band will perform. Free admission.

Point Loma Park
1049 Catalina Blvd (near Varona St)
Info:
Point Loma Summer Concerts
(619) 300-1961 www.plconcerts.org


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San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
9th Annual Dog Days of Summer 2012
August 9
   10:00 am - 5:00 pm

There is nothing like a canine festival to keep Fido entertained. However, this free event will be fun for the entire family. Includes vendors with pooch products, dog contests, live music, food, a kid's zone, a large silent auction, pet adoptions, and much more.

Cardiff by the Sea
Newcastle Ave (from Chesterfield to Birmingham)
and Aberdeen Dr & Liverpool Dr
Info: (760) 436-0431  www.cardiffdogdaysofsummer.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
Stagecoach Days: Celebrating The West On The Move
August 9, 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:
Oceanside Yacht Club Charity Regatta
Elizabeth Hospice Benefit

August 9 & 10

Open to the public with complimentary admission to Post-Race party with food, cocktails, raffle, auction, & live music daily.
Post-Race Party: Sat: 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm   Sun: 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm.
Spectator Boat Boarding:
Sat: 11:00 am.   Sailboat First Warning: 11:55 am

Oceanside Harbor
1950 Harbor Drive - North
Info: Oceanside Yacht Club  www.oceansideyc.net   Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Annual CityFest - Hillcrest
August 10   12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

A celebration of spirit and play, this event is a popular festival featuring over 250 vendors, games, activities, music, a beer garden and much more. Patrons can sit at cafe style seating and watch entertaining street performers while listening to live music. Free event.

Hillcrest - San Diego CA
5th Avenue & University 92103
Info: Hillcrest Business Improvement Association
(619) 299 3330  fabuloushillcrest.com   Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Art in the Village Arts & Crafts Show
August 10
  9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Over 150 of the finest arts and crafts vendors in the most beautiful of settings in the Village of Carlsbad, just two blocks from the beach. Live acoustic music, artist demos and instruction throughout the event. Enjoy the day and bring home some great handcrafts and art for your home.

Carlsbad Village
Info: (760) 945-9288  kennedyfaires.com/carlsbad


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Cultural Entertainment in the Park - Panama
August 10   2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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


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San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Nonprofit Ethics and The Law
August 12, 2014   10:00 am - 12:00 pm

FREE WORKSHOP - If you work at a nonprofit or are thinking of joining or starting one, you need to know the laws regulating the way nonprofit organizations work. This workshop, presented by Sonja Berndt, Deputy Attorney General from the Department of Justice, explores the laws around starting and running nonprofit charities in the State of California. FREE WORKSHOP WITH THE DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL. Ask questions and get answers on a personal basis.

Word Of Life Center
8691 Echo Drive - La Mesa CA 91941
Info: Grant Writing Specialists
(619) 460-2738  grantwritingspecialists.com   Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
FREE Admission Day - Museum of Photographic Arts
August 12   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
August 12   9:30 am - 3:00 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.sdvmc.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
FREE Admission Day - Museum of San Diego History
August 12   9:30 am - 3:00 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


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:
Annual North County Health Fair
August 14   9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Health and wellness related professionals come together for a day of free screenings, demos, and samples of products. This important gathering is brought to you by the Oceanside Chamber of Commerce. Free to the public -- take advantage of it.

Civic Center Plaza - Oceanside CA
300 North Coast Highway
Info: (760) 722-1534  www.oceansidechamber.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


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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


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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


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


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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


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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


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:
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


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
Taste of Fallbrook
AUGUST (unknown) 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

(2012 INFO) Connections Fallbrook Networking and the Fallbrook Chamber of Commerce hosts their annual Taste of Fallbrook event on Friday evening, (date unknown at this time) at the Pala Mesa Resort. Beer & Wine Garden & live music. Activities for children such as a giant slide, jumpy castle etc. There will be car displays from Fallbrook Vintage Car Club & other local Car Clubs. Check website for details when posted.

Pala Mesa Resort - Fallbrook CA
2001 Old Highway 395 - Fallbrook CA 92028
Info:
www.connectionsfallbrook.com   Details

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

A 5K fun run in the community of Tierrasanta. The first Tierrasanta measured (electronic (chip) timing) 5K Race and the 3rd Annual Fun Run & Walk. Fun Run/Walk: Bring the kids, bring your dog, and dress funny for the occasion if you wish. Free Beer Garden to all participants age 21+ See Details link for ticket prices.

Tierrasanta Recreation Center
11220 Clairemont Mesa Blvd
Info: Tierrasanta Foundation (619) 200-1928
www.tierrasantafoundation.org  Details 2014


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
Crossroads of the West Gun Show
September 27 & 28
Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm   Sun 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! Adults, $12.00 - Children under 12, free.

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

Event Info: Reservations (801) 544-9125  www.crossroadsgunshows.com

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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:
  
Coronado Ferry Landing Concert
June 14
thru July 27   Sat & Sun: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Various bands offers free music every Saturday and Sunday.

Coronado Ferry Landing
1201 First Street - Coronado, CA 92118
Park Across from Coronado Coffee Company
Info: www.coronadochamber.com   Events  Details


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:
Smart & Final Summer Concert Series - Poway
June 22
and  July 6 thru 27 and   August 3 & 10
See Event Calendar for details and locations.

Free evening concerts every Sunday. The concert series emphasizes family recreation and cultural experiences in an outdoor setting and provides an opportunity for families and friends to enjoy a variety of musical styles. The concerts will take place at either Lake Poway or Old Poway Park. Bring a blanket or chair, a picnic dinner or snack, a good set of ears, and enjoy. Parking is free at Lake Poway for all residents in the 92064 zip code and is $5 for non-residents.

Lake Poway
14644 Lake Poway Rd - Poway, CA
Info: (858) 668-4772
Old Poway Park
14134 Midland Road - Poway, CA
Info: (858) 668-4576

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:
Belmont Park: 2014 Summer Kids Series
Starts: June 25 & 26, 2014 -- through Summer
Wednesdays & Thursdays   6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Every Wednesday and Thursday from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, enjoy FREE activities, crafts and plain old fun at your favorite beachfront amusement park! Some of the fun at Belmont includes magic shows, circuses, pizza making, ice cream socials and more! View the entire summer schedule at the Details link below. Space is limited for some activities so be sure to sign up today!

Belmont Park
3146 Mission Blvd - San Diego CA 92109
Info: Belmont Park (858) 228-9283
www.belmontpark.com  Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
Sundays at Six Summer Concert
June & July   6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sundays: June 15, June 22, June 29 and July 13, July 20, July 27

Free Family Fun! A series of free concerts held in the beautiful outdoor amphitheatre at Harry Griffen Park on Sundays during June and July. Concerts start at 6:00 pm.

Harry Griffen Park Amphitheatre
9550 Milden St - La Mesa CA 91942
Info: (619) 667-1300 www.cityoflamesa.com
(619) 667-1300 Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
NPCA Concert Series at Bird Park
June 14
thru August 9   Fridays 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

North Park Residents can enjoy early evening concerts at Bird Park. For over a decade these free, family-friendly concerts have drawn hundreds of people to the beautiful Bird Park setting for picnics, dancing, and enjoying the music of local talent. There's wheelchair access and a playground. Bring a blanket or a folding chair, if you like. Free event.

Bird Park - northeast corner of Balboa Park
bordered by Upas St, 28th St, Pershing Dr, Thorn St.
Info: North Park Community Association
(619) 284-0156  www.northparksd.org  Details & Schedule
Tentative 2014 dates are listed below:
June 14th / June 28th / July 12th / July 26th / August 9th


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
June 28
and  July 12 & 26 and  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:
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


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