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Wednesday, Sep 20
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM Rosh Hashanah Celebration
12:00 PM Annual Polish Festival
6:30 PM Que Viva Cine Latino
7:00 PM Stage: Swan Lake by the Russian Gand Ballet
7:30 PM Stage: Wild Goose Dreams
8:00 PM Music: Bayou Brothers
Thursday, Sep 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Music: Pablo Cantua Unplugged
7:00 PM Music: World Gratitude Day: Experiencing Gratitude
7:00 PM Stage: Ironbound
7:30 PM Italian Film: L'arte Della Felicità
8:00 PM Stage: Wild Goose Dreams
8:00 PM Stage: A Piece of My Heart
Friday, Sep 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
3:00 PM Kumeyaay Garden Dedication Ceremony
5:30 PM Autumn Equinox Ceremony
6:00 PM Music: Leyla Mccalla
6:00 PM South Sudan: Crisis and Conflict in the World's Newest Country
7:00 PM Bamboozled
8:00 PM Music: Los Amigos Invisibles
8:00 PM Music: Al Di Meola
8:00 PM Stage: Ironbound
8:00 PM Stage: Accomplice
8:00 PM Stage: Wild Goose Dreams
8:00 PM Stage: A Piece of My Heart
Saturday, Sep 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM Pacific Islander Festival
10:00 AM San Diego Bonsai Club Show
10:00 AM Vista Viking Festival
12:30 PM International Harvest Festival
2:00 PM House of China Moon Festival
2:00 PM Celebrating Armenian Culture
2:00 PM Celebrate Armenian Culture
2:00 PM Stage: Wild Goose Dreams
7:00 PM Music: Debashish Bhattacharya and Derek Gripper
7:00 PM Music: Taiko Beats
8:00 PM Stage: Accomplice
8:00 PM Stage: Wild Goose Dreams
8:00 PM Stage: Ironbound
8:00 PM Stage: A Piece of My Heart
8:30 PM Music: Siavash Ghomayshi
Sunday, Sep 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 AM Pacific Islander Festival 2017
10:00 AM San Diego Bonsai Club Show
10:00 AM Vista Viking Festival
12:00 PM Book Signing: How to Run Away from Home
12:30 PM International Harvest Festival
2:00 PM House of Puerto Rico Lawn Program
2:00 PM Stage: Ironbound
2:00 PM Stage: Accomplice
2:00 PM Stage: Wild Goose Dreams
2:00 PM Stage: A Piece of My Heart
3:00 PM Film: Denial
3:00 PM Music: Michael Nigro
7:00 PM Stage: Wild Goose Dreams
Monday, Sep 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Illume/Knapp Lecture by Mario Ramiro: Old New Media Xerox Art in Brazil
6:00 PM Music: Javid and Naoko
7:30 PM Music: The Danish Golden Age
7:30 PM Beginning Scottish Dance
Tuesday, Sep 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM UCSD Martial Arts Demo
6:00 PM Book Signing: The Sandcastle Girls
7:30 PM Stage: Wild Goose Dreams
Wednesday, Sep 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:30 PM Film: The Salt of the Earth
6:30 PM Book Discussion: Choices
6:30 PM Que Viva Cine Latino
7:00 PM Music: Draco Rosa
7:30 PM Stage: Wild Goose Dreams
Thursday, Sep 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: Ironbound
8:00 PM Stage: Wild Goose Dreams
8:00 PM Stage: A Piece of My Heart
Friday, Sep 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM El Cajon Oktoberfest
12:30 PM September Movies At the College Avenue Center
4:00 PM La Mesa Oktoberfest
4:00 PM El Cajon Oktoberfest
7:00 PM 2017 Harmony and Motion International Music and Dance Festival
7:00 PM Music: Manny Cepeda Orchestra Quartet
7:30 PM Stage: Anon(ymous)
8:00 PM Stage: Accomplice
8:00 PM Stage: Wild Goose Dreams
8:00 PM Stage: Ironbound
8:00 PM Stage: A Piece of My Heart
Saturday, Sep 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM La Mesa Oktoberfest
11:00 AM San Diego Cabrillo Festival
12:00 PM El Cajon Oktoberfest
2:00 PM 2017 Harmony and Motion International Music and Dance Festival
2:00 PM Stage: Wild Goose Dreams
3:00 PM Sabor Caliente: Hispanic Heritage Festival
6:00 PM 2017 Harmony and Motion International Music and Dance Festival
7:00 PM Music: Carlos Velasco
7:30 PM Stage: Anon(ymous)
8:00 PM Stage: Speak Spanish To Me
8:00 PM Stage: Accomplice
8:00 PM Stage: Wild Goose Dreams
8:00 PM Stage: Ironbound
8:00 PM Stage: A Piece of My Heart
Sunday, Oct 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Adams Avenue Street Fair
10:00 AM Oktobeerfest 2017
10:00 AM La Mesa Oktoberfest
12:00 PM 2017 Harmony and Motion International Music and Dance Festival
12:00 PM El Cajon Oktoberfest
2:00 PM Stage: Accomplice
2:00 PM Stage: Ironbound
2:00 PM Stage: A Piece of My Heart
3:00 PM Music: K.S. Resmi and Scott Robinson
7:00 PM Stage: Speak Spanish To Me
7:00 PM Stage: Wild Goose Dreams
Monday, Oct 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Annual Polish Festival
7:30 PM Music: The Danish Golden Age
7:30 PM Beginning Scottish Dance
Tuesday, Oct 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 PM Film: The Cut
Calendar

< Saturday, September 16, 2017 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

Hamlet
Until September 22, 2017

The Explorer's Club
Until September 24, 2017

Wild Goose Dreams
Until October 1, 2017

Kiss of the Spider Woman
Until October 27, 2017

Exhibitions and Art

We Are Here/Estamos Aqui
Until October 29, 2017

Trappings: Homage to the Horse and Other Steeds
Until November 12, 2017

Barrio Art Crawl
Ongoing, every 2nd Saturday of each month

Art of East Asia
Until December 31, 2019

Arts of Iran
Until January 31, 2019

Art Of The 20th Century
Ongoing until December 31, 2019

German Expressionism
Ongoing until December 31, 2019

Dan McCleary, Etchings And Studies: Taller De Grabado Oaxaca 2000 - 2016

Kanban, Traditional Shop Signs Of Japan
Ongoing until October 8, 2017

Kids

Kids Meet Mandarin
Ongoing Fridays

Chinese Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Spanish Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Bilingual Storytime
Ongoing Fridays

Classes and Workshops

Irish Gaelic Conversation Circle
Ongoing Tuesdays - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Tai Chi Workshop
Ongoing Saturdays

Shakespeare&Tea
Ongoing Sundays

African Dance Class
Ongoing Sundays

Dancing With The Brush: Chinese Brush Painting And Calligraphy
Ongoing Tuesdays

Middle-Eastern Drum and Belly Dance Class
Ongoing Mondays

Salsa Class
Ongoing Tuesdays

Urban Art & More
Ongoing Tuesdays

Mandarin Meetup
Ongoing Wednesdays

Cultural Tours and Excursions

San Diego Chinese Historical Museum & Garden Tour
Ongoing, every 1st Saturday of each month

Little Italy Culinary Tour
Ongoing Saturdays

Asian Pacific Historical District Walking Tour
Ongoing, every 2nd Saturday of each month.

Lucha Libre Mexican Wrestling in Tijuana
Ongoing, Select Fridays

Tijuana Street Art Trek with Panca
Ongoing, Select Saturdays

Tijuana Street Eats
Ongoing, Select Saturdays

Tijuana Brewery Tour
Ongoing, Select Saturdays

Tijuana Market Hop
Ongoing, Select Sundays

Tijuana Seafood Food Tour
Ongoing Saturdays

Tijuana Foodie Adventure
Ongoing Saturdays,Tuesdays,Sundays

Ensenada Mexico Pacific Ocean Coastal Tour

Baja Mexico Grand Tour

Tijuana Foodie Adventures

Brews + Chews & Views: Tijuana Walking Tour
Ongoing Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays until Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Other

Tea with The Bard
Ongoing, first Sunday of each month

Kirtan Musical Meditation
Ongoing, Thursdays

Frankie & Maria's Italian Wedding, A Not-So-Ordinary Interactive Dinner Theater
Ongoing, Saturdays, Fridays

Jewish Film Festival
Ongoing, Everyday

Belly Dance Greek Dinner Show
Ongoing, Fridays, Saturdays

Haad Sai Thai Food
Ongoing, Thursday

10:00 AM Santa Fe Marketplace At Bazaar Del Mundo The Southwest is making a comeback, with boho lovers and free spirits across the country donning bold pieces of turquoise, vibrant hues and Zapotec designs. Here in San Diego, the best of Southwest's Native American jewelry, art and crafts will be on display and for sale at Bazaar del Mundo's annual Santa Fe Marketplace, Friday and Saturday.

Amidst a vibrant outdoor marketplace, exquisite collections of authentic Native American jewelry, art, crafts and décor will be showcased from Navajo, Cherokee, Hopi, Pima, Isleta Pueblo and Santo Domingo Pueblo tribe members, along with other noted Southwestern artists demonstrating and selling their goods.

Visitors can take in dazzling sterling silver and multi-stone inlaid jewelry made with stunning turquoise, coral and other exotic stones, hand-woven Zapotec pillows and rugs, leather accessories, fetishes, storytellers, Pendleton blankets and more. Returning to this year's festival, pawn trader Art Quintana will appraise visitors' fine Indian jewelry and family heirlooms (up to two pieces each).

Visitors will also enjoy live musical performances, and mouth-watering cuisine from neighboring Casa Guadalajara.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Bazar del Mundo Shops
4133 Taylor St
San Diego, CA 92110
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Dates and times:
Friday, September 15 - 10:00 AM
Saturday, September 16 - 10:00 AM

For more information, please call: (619) 296-3161 or visit: www.bazaardelmundo.com
10:30 AM Lecture: Chop Suey Culinary Historians of San Diego presents Chop Suey: A Cultural History of Chinese Food in the United States featuring James Beard Award-winning author Andrew Coe in the Neil Morgan Auditorium. Coe has written books, articles and blog posts on everything from the ancient history of foie gras to the secret criminal past of chocolate egg creams to where to buy the tastiest bread in New York City.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Central Library
330 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101
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Saturday, September 16 - 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 236-5800 or visit: www.sandiego.librarymarket.com
11:00 AM Lecture: Piracy on the Chinese Seas Pirates are more than just swashbuckling scallywags that sail around the Caribbean, stealing gold and singing shanties. Pirates have emerged throughout history in many locations due to a particular set of circumstances: a weak central government, a pirate-friendly local populace, renegade Europeans, and a niche in the economy. This lecture will be a close look into China's very own piratical rogues' gallery, their stories, and how the Celestial Empire met the Jolly Roger.

Admission/Cost: FREE - $5

Location:
Chinese Historical Museum
404 Third Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
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Saturday, September 16 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 338-9888 or visit: www.sdchm.org
12:00 PM Serbian Food and Cultural Festival Sixth-annual event. Sample homemade food (we're roasting lambs and pigs), along with European desserts and imported wine and beer. Performances by Serbian folklore dance groups from Southern California and Arizona, as well as concerts from the famed Kosovo Men's Choir of Ohio. Church Tours will be held twice a day. We'll also have live music/dancing and vendor booths. New this year: Christensen Amusement rides and hourly door prizes.

Admission/Cost: $3

Location:
Saint Petka Serbian Orthodox Church
1854 Knob Hill Road
San Marcos, CA 92069
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Dates and times:
Saturday, September 16 - 12:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, September 17 - 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (760) 743-2178 or visit: www.stpetkachurch.com
12:00 PM Book Discussion: Sandcastle Girls When Elizabeth Endicott arrives in Aleppo, Syria, she has a diploma from Mount Holyoke, a crash course in nursing, and only the most basic grasp of the Armenian language. It's 1915, and Elizabeth has volunteered to help deliver food and medical aid to refugees of the Armenian Genocide during the First World War. There she meets Armen, a young Armenian engineer who has already lost his wife and infant daughter. After leaving Aleppo and traveling into Egypt to join the British Army, he begins to write Elizabeth letters, realizing that he has fallen in love with the wealthy young American.

Years later, their American granddaughter, Laura, embarks on a journey back through her family's history, uncovering a story of love, loss—and a wrenching secret that has been buried for generations.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Lincoln Acres Branch Library
2725 Granger Ave
National City, CA 91950
MAP

Saturday, September 16 - 12:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 475-9880 or visit: www.sdcl.org
12:00 PM Old Town San Diego Fiestas Patrias It's that time again to head to Old Town San Diego State Historic Park to celebrate Mexican Independence during the Fiestas Patrias!
This year our annual festivities commence with the ringing of the bell at the historic Casa de Estudillo on Saturday, September 16, 2017. This free festival commemorates an important day in early San Diego history when Alta California was still part of Mexico and declared independence from Spain on September 16, 1821.

Our exciting and colorful Fiestas Patrias parade kicks off the festivities that will include the Escaramuzas, traditional women equestrians.

Following the parade, there will be a variety of entertainment, including historic and traditional music and dance groups, crafts, games and informational demonstrations that represent the activities enjoyed by the early settlers on San Diego in the 1800s.

Park guests can relax and picnic in the grassy area in front of the stage that will be filled with spectacular musical entertainment and piñatas for children.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Old Town State Historic Park
San Diego Avenue and Twiggs Street
San Diego, CA 92110
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Saturday, September 16 - 12:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 220-5422 or visit: www.parks.ca.gov
1:00 PM Music: Julian Music Festival This year's festival will feature a variety of musical genres, including Americana, pop rock, Latin jazz, adult contemporary, folk, and Celtic.

Way Back Then, a trio of multi-instrumentalists, kicks off the festival with a folk, acoustic, traditional Americana, and "usually a few slightly zany novelty tunes," according to a band spokesperson. Back from a years absence, singer-songwriter Natalie Gelman contributes strong smoky vocals for guitar-driven pop rock and engaging rapport. Abrakadabra performs a fusion of Latin jazz, island, funk, reggae, pop, and rock. Wrapping up the festival, Gregory Page is slated to perform folk, Celtic, American roots jazz, ragtime, swing, and French Romanticism.

Admission/Cost: $15 - $20

Location:
Menghini Winery
1150 Julian Orchards Drive
Julian, CA 92036
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Saturday, September 16 - 1:00 PM

For more information, please call: (760) 519-4871 or visit: www.julianmusicfestival.com
2:00 PM Stage: Wild Goose Dreams A North Korean defector who has left her family behind and a lonely South Korean father start an unlikely online romance as they each attempt to allay their fears and alienation in this inventive, lyrical and darkly humorous piece directed by Tony-nominated and Drama Desk Award-winning Leigh Silverman (Violet, Chinglish).

Admission/Cost: $25 - $40

Location:
La Jolla Playhouse
2910 La Jolla Village Dr
La Jolla, CA 92037
MAP

Dates and times:
Tuesday, September 5 through October 1
( Please click on the link below for specific dates and times)

For more information, please call: (858) 550-1010 or visit: www.lajollaplayhouse.org
7:00 PM Music: Mohsen Namjoo Mohsen Namjoo is an Iranian artist, songwriter, singer, music scholar and setar (traditional Persian lute) player based in New York City. Hailed as "the Bob Dylan of Iran" by the New York Times, Namjoo is a visionary artist who speaks for the youth in Iran. Seamlessly blending the Classical Persian setar with electric guitar, and rock and blues vocal techniques with Persian avaz (singing), he fuses the ancient with the current.

Admission/Cost: $35 - $60

Location:
Qualcomm Q Auditorium
6455 Lusk Blvd
San Diego, CA 92121
MAP

Saturday, September 16 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 552-9355 or visit: www.pccsd.org
7:30 PM Music: Matthew Welch Welch will perform a set of solo music for the highland bagpipe that ranges from the Scottish music tradition to Southeast Asian music, focusing on the modern experimental music practices of minimalism and structured improvisation, and featuring compositions by himself and notable living composers.

Admission/Cost: $10 - $20

Location:
Bread & Salt
1955 Julian Avenue
San Diego, CA 92113
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Saturday, September 16 - 7:30 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 851-4083 or visit: www.freshsoundmusic.com
8:00 PM Music: Yuri Yuri (born Yuridia Valenzuela-Canseco, 6 January 1964) is a famous Mexican singer, actress and TV host. She has maintained a significant presence in the entertainment business in Mexico since the 1970s, although she is well known outside of Mexico. Born and raised in Veracruz, Mexico, she moved to Mexico City in 1977, for a career in entertainment. She will be performing at Harrah's Resort.

Admission/Cost: $69 - $200

Location:
Harrahs's Resort
777 Harrah's Rincon Way
Valley Center, CA 92082
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Saturday, September 16 - 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (760) 751-3100 or visit: www.caesars.com
8:00 PM Stage: Accomplice Scripps Ranch Theatre presents Rupert Holmes' mystery-thriller. At Derek and Janet Taylor's stylish, Dartmoor, England,home, "adultery and murder are in the air." Jacqueline Ritz directs.

Admission/Cost: $10 - $34

Location:
Scripps Ranch Theatre
9783 Avenue of Nations
San Diego, CA 92131
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from Saturday, September 9 until Sunday, October 8 - 2017
Sundays, 2:00 PM
Fridays, 8:00 PM
Saturdays, 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 578-7728 or visit: www.scrippsranchtheatre.org
8:00 PM Stage: Wild Goose Dreams A North Korean defector who has left her family behind and a lonely South Korean father start an unlikely online romance as they each attempt to allay their fears and alienation in this inventive, lyrical and darkly humorous piece directed by Tony-nominated and Drama Desk Award-winning Leigh Silverman (Violet, Chinglish).

Admission/Cost: $25 - $40

Location:
La Jolla Playhouse
2910 La Jolla Village Dr
La Jolla, CA 92037
MAP

Dates and times:
Tuesday, September 5 through October 1
( Please click on the link below for specific dates and times)

For more information, please call: (858) 550-1010 or visit: www.lajollaplayhouse.org
8:00 PM Stage: A Piece of My Heart OnStage Playhouse presents Shirley Lauro's drama, based on the stories of six American women who went to Vietnam: "five nurses and a country western singer booked by an unscrupulous agent to entertain the troops." James P. Darvas directs.

Admission/Cost: $20 - $22

Location:
Onstage Playhouse
291 Third Avenue
Chula Vista, CA 91910
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Dates and times:
September 15 through Saturday, October 14
Fridays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM
Thursdays - 8:00 PM
Fridays - 8:00 PM
Saturdays - 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 422-7787 or visit: www.onstageplayhouse.org
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