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Monday, Oct 22
6:00 PM World Music Series
Tuesday, Oct 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Opera: The Marriage of Figaro
Wednesday, Oct 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Little Soldiers: A Story on China’s Education System
6:00 PM Film: Eat Pray Love
6:00 PM Border Films & Food
7:00 PM Book Signing: Arjun Singh Sethi - American Hate
7:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar
7:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Thursday, Oct 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:30 PM Book Signing: Arjun Sethi - Bearing Witness
7:00 PM Songs of Irish Heroes
7:00 PM Talk: History of Opera
8:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Friday, Oct 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Classical Indian Violin-Viola Duet
8:00 PM Stage: Metamorphosis
8:00 PM North Park Playwright Festival
8:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar
8:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
11:00 PM Music: Maykel Blanco y Su Salsa Mayor
Saturday, Oct 27
10:00 AM FilAmFest: Filipino American Arts & Culture Festival
10:00 AM Orchid Kokedama Workshop
11:00 AM Balboa Park Halloween Family Day
11:00 AM Day of the Dead Festival North Park
12:00 PM Filipino-American History Celebration
12:00 PM Encinitas Dia de los Muertos
1:00 PM Talk: Ancient Indulgences - Salt
2:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
5:00 PM Dia De Los Muertos Skull Art Show
6:00 PM The Bulls of Sant'Agata Charge Little Italy
7:30 PM Japanese Pop Culture Party
8:00 PM North Park Playwright Festival
8:00 PM Stage: Metamorphosis
8:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar
8:00 PM Stage: Disney's Hunchback of Notre Dame
8:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Sunday, Oct 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Setting Sun Sake Fall Garden Party
1:00 PM Stage: Disney's Hunchback of Notre Dame
2:00 PM Stage: Metamorphosis
2:00 PM Opera: The Marriage of Figaro
2:00 PM North Park Playwright Festival
2:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar
4:30 PM Stage: Disney's Hunchback of Notre Dame
6:30 PM Paella Cooking Workshop
7:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar
7:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Monday, Oct 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
6:00 PM World Music Series
Tuesday, Oct 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Wednesday, Oct 31
7:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Thursday, Nov 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Friday, Nov 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM City Ballet Tchaikovsky Spectacular
8:00 PM Stage: Metamorphosis
8:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Saturday, Nov 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: Metamorphosis
8:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Sunday, Nov 4
12:00 PM Asayake Taiko Tryouts
2:00 PM Stage: Metamorphosis
7:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
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< Friday, August 17, 2018 >


3:00 PM Summergrass Bluegrass Festival The first "Summergrass San Diego Bluegrass Festival" gathering was held in August of 2003 at the rustic Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum in the north San Diego County community of Vista, and it has remained there since. Of course, the idea for the festival existed long before in the imaginings and conversations of the co-hosts, The North County Bluegrass and Folk Club and the San Diego Bluegrass Society.

From the beginning, this three-day festival set out to be known as a first-class event and a destination for bluegrass fans and musicians from around the world. This premier Southern California festival has featured some of the greatest bluegrass talent to ever walk a stage.

The 2018 lineup features: Joe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers, Alan Bibey and Grasstowne, The Scroggins Brothers, Bluegrass Etc., Central Valley Boys, Virtual Strangers, High Mountain Road, Shinbone, Bluegrass Brethren, Blue Creek Band, The GillyGirls Band and the The Corzines.

Admission/Cost: $25 (Friday and Sunday), - $35 (Saturday), $85 3 day pass, $143 Camping (Includes one 3-day Festival Pass) 10 & under FREE (with adult paid admission)

Location:
Antique Gas and Steam Engine Museum
2040 North Santa Fe Avenue
Vista, CA 92083
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Dates and times:
Friday, August 17 - 3:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Saturday, August 18 - 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, August 19 - 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.summergrass.net/
5:00 PM Music: Mariachi Divinas Join the Mariachi Divinas for a concert and dancing, with a taco truck and arts and crafts for the kids.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Glen Abbey Memorial Park & Mortuary
3838 Bonita Road
Bonita, CA 91902
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Friday, August 17 - 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
5:00 PM Capoeira Luanda Summer Festival & Batizado Capoeira is an Afro-Brazilian art form: a mix of martial arts, music, dance, acrobatics, culture and Portuguese language.

Classes available for kids, teens and adults. Featuring many special guests.

Festival Schedule:

Thursday
4:00 PM to 4:45 PM - Little Kids Class (5 and 6 years old)
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM - Big Kids Class (7 to 12 years old)
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM Kids Capoeira Tournament
7:30 PM to 9:00 PM - Adults class beginners and advanced with CM Esquilo Preto + Mestre Jelon.
9:00 PM to 10:00 PM - Roda

Friday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM - Tiny Tots (3 and 4 years old)
6:00 PM- Adults Registration
6:00 PM - Teens Class (13 to 17 years old)
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM - Adults advanced and Beginners with Formada Colibri & Formando Cocada.
8:30 PM to 10:00 PM - Roda

Saturday (Ocean Beach Recreation Center)
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM - Little Kids Class, Big Kids Class, Teens Class
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM - Kids Batizado
11:00 AM to 12:30 PM - Open Roda Adults and Kids
12:30 PM to 2:00 PM - Lunch Break
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM - Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced Classes
4:30 PM to 6:30 PM - Batizado Performance and Rodas

Admission/Cost: $30 - $120

Locations: (Thursday & Friday)
Capoeira Brasil
2590 Truxtun Rd
San Diego, CA 92106
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Ocean Beach Recreation Center (Saturday)
4726 Santa Monica Ave
San Diego, CA 92107
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Dates and times:
Thursday, August 16 - 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Friday, August 17 - 5:00 to 10:00 PM
Saturday, August 18 - 9:00 to 6:30 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 701-7613 or visit: www.capoeiraluandasandiego.com
6:30 PM Latin Food Fest Latin Food Fest! celebrates its sixth annual Hispanic culinary celebration.

Chefs Aarón Sánchez, Marcela Valladolid and Enrique Olvera will headline.

California's largest, most attended annual Hispanic culinary celebration includes a festival kick-off party: "Mexico Mercado" a high-energy event hosted by Mexico's most acclaimed chef, Enrique Olvera, and Gran Tasting—the festival's signature event featuring 150 food, beverage, wine, beer and spirits stations, cooking demos, Best of Fest Chef Awards, VIP Tent and Live Music.

Gran Tasting also includes the most comprehensive tasting of Latin spirits in the U.S., which includes Agave Liquor, Bacanora, Cachaca, Mezcal, Pisco, Popo, Pulque, Raicilla, Rum, Sotol and Tequila. Wines from Argentina, Chile, Napa, Portugal and Spain, alongside Venezuelan Arepas, Salvadoran Pupusas, Cuban Ropa Vieja, Argentine Empanadas, Spanish Paella, Oaxacan Corn, Chilean Cebiche, Dominican Chicken Yora, Honduran Tapado Costeño, Brazilian Moqueca y mas. Beer includes Tona Cerveza from Nicaragua, Estrella Damm from Spain, and Estrella Cerveza from Mexico, and there will be a Michelada contest.

Admission/Cost: $35 - $149

Location:
Embarcadero Marina Park North
500 Kettner Blvd
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Friday, August 17 - 6:30 PM to 10:30 PM
Saturday, August 18 - 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.latinfodfest.com
7:30 PM International Mariachi Summit Gala Concert Celebrate the beauty, passion and pageantry of Mexican culture with some of Mexico's greatest artists.

The glorious ballet folklórico from the University of Guadalajara and world-renowned Mariachi Nuevo Tecalitlán will join San Diego's world-class symphonic Mariachi Champaña Nevin, the Orquesta de Baja California and the San Diego Binational Symphony Orchestra for an unforgettable evening of traditional and classical Mexican music and dance.

Proceeds benefit the Mariachi Scholarship Foundation. It has been celebrating 20 years of promoting mariachi education in San Diego and providing nearly half of a million dollars in college scholarships to students who graduated from programs they support.

Admission/Cost: $20 - $125

Location:
San Diego Civic Theatre
1100 Third Avenue
San Diego, CA
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Friday, August 17 - 7:30 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 615-4000 or visit: www.sandiegotheatres.org
8:00 PM Stage: Voyeurs de Venus They called her "The Hottentot Venus," but she had a name. This jaw-dropping spectacle of theatre and dance is based in part on the unbelievable true story of Saartje Baartman, the South African woman captured and displayed on the streets of 19th-century London and Paris. A provocative, profound and unapologetically funny tale about racial identity and exploitation, the San Diego premiere of Lydia Diamond's Voyeurs de Venus can be enjoyed at the Moxie Theatre.

Admission/Cost: $25 - $30, Preview Shows: $15 - $20

Location:
Moxie Theatre
6663 El Cajon Blvd n
San Diego, CA 92115
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Dates and times:
From Sunday, August 12 to Sunday September 9
Thursdays - 7:30 PM
Fridays and Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM

Reduced price preview shows:
Sunday, August 12
Thursday, August 16
Friday, August 17

Opening Night:
Saturday August 18

For more information, please call: (858) 598-7620 or visit: www.moxietheatre.com
8:00 PM Stage: In the Heights Patio Playhouse's Plays in the Park stages Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony Award-winning musical about a community on the brink of change, "where the biggest struggles can be deciding which traditions you take with you, and which to leave behind." Matt Fitzgerald directs.

In the Heights tells the universal story of a vibrant community in New York's Washington Heights neighborhood—a place where the coffee from the corner bodega is light and sweet, the windows are always open and the breeze carries the rhythm of three generations of music. It's a community on the brink of change, full of hopes, dreams and pressures, where the biggest struggles can be deciding which traditions you take with you, and which ones you leave behind. In the Heights is the winner of the 2008 Tony Awards for Best Musical, Best Score, Best Choreography and Best Orchestrations.

Admission/Cost: $18 - $25

Location:
Kit Carson Park
3333 Bear Valley Parkway
Escondido, CA 92025
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from Friday, August 17 until Saturday, September 1 - 2018
Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays - 8:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.patioplayhouse.com
8:00 PM Stage: The Hunchback of Notre Dame Moonlight Stage Productions presents the epic musical retelling of Victor Hugo's novel about love, passion and hope. The production features nearly 60 actors, choir members and orchestra. Steven Glaudini directs, with musical direction by Elan McMahan, and choreography by Roger Castellano.

Admission/Cost: $17 - $55

Location:
Moonlight Amphitheatre
Brengle Terrance Park
1200 Vale Terrace
Vista, CA 92084
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from Wednesday, August 15 through Saturday, September 1
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays - 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (760) 724-2110 or visit: www.moonlight.com
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