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Saturday, Sep 22
All Day Pacific Islander Festival
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM Sports: Free Aikido Workshop
10:00 AM Vista Viking Festival
10:00 AM Community Building: YMCA Welcoming week
10:00 AM Lao Boat Racing Festival
12:30 PM International Harvest Dance Festival
5:30 PM Harvest Masquerade Regency Ball
6:00 PM House of China Moon Festival
6:00 PM Art: Salvador Dali Exhibit
6:00 PM Art Night Women in Central Asia
6:00 PM Stage: Death by Dessert
7:00 PM Film and Dinner: Wajib
7:00 PM Music: Tasnifkhani with Kourosh Taghavi
8:00 PM Stage: Blithe Spirit
9:30 PM Comedy: Ronny Chieng
Sunday, Sep 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day Pacific Islander Festival
10:00 AM Vista Viking Festival
12:30 PM International Harvest Dance Festival
1:00 PM Art: Salvador Dali Exhibit
1:00 PM Stage: Death by Dessert
2:00 PM Family Moon Festival
2:00 PM Stage: Blithe Spirit
3:00 PM Music: Night of Parisian Music
3:00 PM Stage: The Trial of Richard III
4:00 PM Sing-a-Long with the Mikado
7:00 PM Stage: Blithe Spirit
Monday, Sep 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Sep 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 PM Film: Black Panther
7:00 PM Film: The Registry
Wednesday, Sep 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:00 PM Film: Out of Africa
6:00 PM Film: Coco
6:00 PM Discussion: What Diplomats Do and Why it (Still) Matters
6:00 PM Film: Notorius
6:15 PM Music: Fred Benedetti
7:00 PM Art: Parsha Poster
7:00 PM Stage: Blithe Spirit
7:30 PM Book Signing: Crazy Rich Asians
Thursday, Sep 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:45 AM Booked for Lunch: Kevin Kwan
6:00 PM Cooking Workshop: Donburi Bowls
6:30 PM Art: Torero! Artivista! Viva La Revolucion
8:00 PM Stage: Blithe Spirit
Friday, Sep 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
3:30 PM Cabrillo Festival
4:00 PM La Mesa Oktoberfest
4:00 PM Oktoberfest in El Cajon
6:30 PM Italian Film Festival Launch Party
7:30 PM Music: An Evening of Hindustani Classical Music
8:00 PM Dance: Mystic India
8:00 PM Stage: Blithe Spirit
Saturday, Sep 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM Youth Festival of Indian Music & Dance
10:00 AM Art: Bonsai Show
10:00 AM La Mesa Oktoberfest
11:00 AM Carbillo Festival
12:00 PM Oktoberfest in El Cajon
2:00 PM Sake Festival
2:00 PM Sake Festival
3:30 PM Music/Dance: Capoeira Batizado
7:00 PM Dromia: Balkan Music and Dance
8:00 PM Stage: Blithe Spirit
Sunday, Sep 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Encinitas Oktoberfest
10:00 AM Art: Bonsai Show
10:00 AM La Mesa Oktoberfest
11:00 AM Sukkort Harvest Festival
11:00 AM House of Scotland Lawn Program
12:00 PM Oktoberfest in El Cajon
2:00 PM Stage: Blithe Spirit
6:00 PM Discussion: Fighting for Cyber Supremacy in an Age of Extremism
6:30 PM Film: King Lear
7:00 PM Stage: Blithe Spirit
Monday, Oct 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Oct 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Wednesday, Oct 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM 12th Annual San Diego Italian Film Festival
Thursday, Oct 4
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM 12th Annual San Diego Italian Film Festival
Friday, Oct 5
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Film: Selma
4:00 PM Oktoberfest in El Cajon
7:30 PM 12th Annual San Diego Italian Film Festival
Calendar

All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Spotlight

One Book - One San Diego events

Stage

Avenue Q
Until September 30, 2018

Mama Mia!
Until February 24, 2019

Exhibitions and Art

Here & There
Until Sunday,December 30

World in Porcelain Exhibit
Until January 19, 2019

Arts Of South And Southeast Asia
Ongoing until January 31, 2019

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

Emotions and Landscapes
Until August 11, 2018

Epic Tales from Ancient India
Until September 3, 2018

The Big White Dress
Until July 1, 2018

Israel: 70 Years of Craft and Design
Until September 3, 2018

Arts of Iran
Until January 31, 2019

Art of East Asia
Until December 31, 2019

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

German Expressionism
Ongoing until December 31, 2019

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

Free Admission to Mingei International Museum
Ongoing, 3rd Tuesday of each month

Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
Ongoing, 3rd Tuesday of each month

Kids

Classes:Children's West African Drumming
Ongoing Tuesdays

Kids Meet Mandarin
Ongoing Fridays

Chinese Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Spanish Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Bilingual Storytime
Ongoing Fridays

Classes and Workshops

Argentine Tango Series
Ongoing Wednesdays until October 3

French Bench
Until Saturday, December 15

Capoeira Angola de Sao Bento Grande
Ongoing Saturday

West African Dance Class
Ongoing Sunday

Mahjong Lessons
Ongoing Thursdays

Ki Energy Healing Clinic
Ongoing Wednesdays

Emei Qigong Practice
Ongoing Saturdays

Middle-Eastern Drum & Belly Dance Class
Ongoing until December 17

Europe: Secrets of the Old Masters
Ongoing until July 20

Kokedama Workshop
Ongoing every 1st and 3rd Tuesday

Irish Gaelic Conversation Circle
Ongoing Tuesdays

Tai Chi Workshop
Ongoing Saturdays

African Dance Class
Ongoing Sundays

Salsa Class
Ongoing Tuesdays
All Day Pacific Islander Festival Please join us as we celebrate our Annual Festival in beautiful San Diego. It is held at Ski Beach in Mission Bay and offers two days filled with continuous entertainment from various professional dance groups and bands, over 100 booths offering delicious food, displays and many islander items to sell, and it will feature a children's and cultural village. Bring your lawn chairs and spend the day with us.

Currently, one in eight adults and one in five children face food insecurity in San Diego County. Please bring two non-perishable food items to PIFA & help make a positive impact to address this issue. Food bins will be conveniently located at the entrance to the Festival.


Admission/Cost: FREE

Location
Ski Beach Park
1600 Vacation Rd
San Diego, CA 92109
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Dates and times:
Saturday, September 22 - All Day
Sunday, September 23 - All Day

For more information, please visit: www.pifasandiego.com
10:00 AM Vista Viking Festival Step back a thousand years into the Viking Village and Marketplace. Meet Odin, the Norse Gods, and Vikings and Valkyries of all kinds. Food and live music from some of the finest celtic/folk/rock bands surrounded by Viking combat, merchants, and a living history village. Local beer and mead, and the "Meet the Brewmasters" event.

Admission/Cost: $3 - $10

Location:
Norway Hall
2006 East Vista Way
Vista, CA 92084
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Dates and times:
Saturday, September 22 - 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Sunday, September 23 - 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

For more information, please call: (760) 726-6526 or visit: www.vikingfestival.com
12:30 PM International Harvest Dance Festival International Harvest Dance Festival is a two-day dance event hosted by the four international folk dance clubs belonging to the International Dance Association of San Diego County (IDASDC).

The festival features free folk dance lessons, costumed dance performances, folk arts and craft vendors, plus food and beverages offered at reasonable prices in the outer lobby. A partner is not needed to participate in the dance lessons. This is a family-friendly event.

Harvest Festival this year will run in conjunction with the Harvest Masquerade Regency Ball which is in the style of Jane Austin.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Balboa Park Club
2150 Pan American Road West
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Saturday September 22 - 12:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Sunday, September 23 - 12:30 PM to 4:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sites.google.com
1:00 PM Art: Salvador Dali Exhibit Meyer Fine Art, San Diego's prestigious fine art gallery, is proud to announce its presentation of Salvador Dali: The Argillet Collection. The collection is on exhibition and available for acquisition at the gallery: Previews begin September 15, 2018. The exhibition is a rare opportunity to meet Madame Christine Argillet, daughter of Dali's legendary publisher and confidante Pierre Argillet, during scheduled special appearances by Madame Argillet for the public.

Admission/Cost:???

Location:
Perry L. Meyer Fine Art Gallery
2400 Kettner Boulevard Suit 104
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Saturday, September 22 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Sunday, September 23 - 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM


For more information, please call: (619) 358-9512 or visit: www.meyerfineartinc.com
1:00 PM Stage: Death by Dessert In New York's Little Italy, two families operate competing Italian restaurants in the same building - and have been feuding for more than a generation. The curtain opens to reveal the murdered landlord, and then we meet the various suspects: the old-world Italian establishment owners, the enthusiastic chefs and colorful collection of waitstaff and family. The story is told in flashbacks by the victim, with the audience as restaurant guests who vote on who-done-it! Who is the murderer? What is the feud about? Will we find out? It's all to die for.

Admission/Cost: $38 - $280

Location:
Village Presbyterian Church
6225 Paseo Delicias
Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92091
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Dates and times:
Friday, September 21 - 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Saturday, September 22 - 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Sunday, Septmeber 23 - 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 756-2441 or visit: wwww.villagechurchcommunitytheater.org
2:00 PM Family Moon Festival The San Diego Chinese Historical Museum will host this festival in their garden. The Chinese celebrate the Moon or Mid-Autumn Festival on the fifteenth day of the eighth lunar month by savoring the full moon, the bounty of the harvest and delicious mooncakes. To celebrate this tradition, the museum invites children and their parents to enjoy the brightest full moon of the year with story telling, English and Chinese riddles, lantern making and mooncake tasting.

Admission/Cost: FREE - $5

Location:
San Diego Chinese Historical Museum
404 Third Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
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Sunday, September 23 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 338-9888 or visit: www.eventbrite.com
2:00 PM Stage: Blithe Spirit The beloved smash hit of the London and Broadway stages conjures its way to North Coast Rep for a spirited and hilarious evening in NoŽl Coward's BLITHE SPIRIT. A socialite novelist, an eccentric medium, an unforgiving ex-wife and a shrewish spouse create supernatural hijinks in this world-class comedy. You are summoned for an otherworldly evening of theatre overflowing with wit, sophistication and effervescent fun.

Admission/Cost: $49 - $53

Location:
North Coast Repertory Theatre
987-D Lomas Santa Fe Drive
Solana Beach, CA 92075
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Dates and times:
Ongoing until Sunday, September 30 - 2018
Wednesdays & Sundays - 7:00 PM
Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sunday Matinee - 2:00 PM
3:00 PM Music: Night of Parisian Music Anna Grigorian and Natasha Gubenko of the Grigorian Gubenko Piano Duo perform French classics for a night of Parisian music.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
La Jolla Riford Library
7555 Draper Avenue
San Diego, CA 92037
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Sunday, September 23 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 552-1657 or visit: www.lahollalibrary.org
3:00 PM Stage: The Trial of Richard III As a fundraiser, the Veteran's Museum and the San Diego Shakespeare Society present a mock trial of one of history's vilest tyrants. Assume that King Richard III survives the Battle of Bosworth Field and is placed under arrest to stand trial. You are summoned to jury duty!

Admission/Cost: $10 - $20

Location:
Veterans Musuem and Memorial Center
2115 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101
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Sunday, September 23 - 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 239-2300 or visit: www.sandiegoshakespearsociety.org
4:00 PM Sing-a-Long with the Mikado Ko-Ko has been sentenced to death for violating the Mikado's law against flirtingÖ And so begins arguably the most popular of Gilbert & Sullivan's classic and hilarious tales. Featuring G&S funnymen and BTC regulars Michael Sokol as Ko-Ko, and Walter DuMelle as Poo-Bah, along with rising star Sharmay Musacchio as the formidable Katisha—you, you will not want to miss our return to The Mikado and sing along with the local stars. "Three Little Maids," "Tit-Willow," and "I've Got a Little List" are just a few of the favorites from this ridiculous masterpiece. Sing a long with San Diego's best and all for a great cause: ElderHelp of San Diego. The mission of ElderHelp is to provide personalized services and information that help seniors remain independent and live with dignity in their own homes. What's not to like—a great cause, hilarious proceedings, and you get to sing with the local stars! Reception with the artists will follow.

Admission/Cost: $25

Location:
All Souls Episcopal Church
1475 Catalina Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92107
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Sunday, September 23 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 223-6394 or visit: www.bodhitreeconcerts.org
7:00 PM Stage: Blithe Spirit The beloved smash hit of the London and Broadway stages conjures its way to North Coast Rep for a spirited and hilarious evening in NoŽl Coward's BLITHE SPIRIT. A socialite novelist, an eccentric medium, an unforgiving ex-wife and a shrewish spouse create supernatural hijinks in this world-class comedy. You are summoned for an otherworldly evening of theatre overflowing with wit, sophistication and effervescent fun.

Admission/Cost: $49 - $53

Location:
North Coast Repertory Theatre
987-D Lomas Santa Fe Drive
Solana Beach, CA 92075
MAP

Dates and times:
Ongoing until Sunday, September 30 - 2018
Wednesdays & Sundays - 7:00 PM
Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sunday Matinee - 2:00 PM
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