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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
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
Saturday, Oct 6
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM Oktoberfest in El Cajon
7:30 PM 12th Annual San Diego Italian Film Festival
Sunday, Oct 7
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM Oktoberfest in El Cajon
5:30 PM San Diego Italian Film Festival Gala
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
3:30 PM Cabrillo Festival Be a part of history and welcome 16th century explorer Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo as he steps ashore on Ballast Point during San Diego's Cabrillo Festival.

Journey back to September 28, 1542 when Cabrillo, a Portuguese navigator sailing under the flag of Spain, landed at San Diego. Stepping ashore on Ballast Point, he was the first European to land on the west coast of what is now the United States of America.

The Cabrillo Festival is a fun event for the entire family, with educational activities, cultural demonstrations and exciting folkloric performances. Brightly colored clothing and dramatic music and dancing bring to life the traditions of the Native American, Mexican, Portuguese and Spanish cultures that are part of the Age of Exploration. The Cabrillo Festival features food booths with delicious traditional Mexican, Native American, Portuguese and Spanish food. Vendors will showcase their various artistic goods.

The highlight of the Cabrillo Festival is the re-enactment of Cabrillo's landing on the shores of San Diego Bay. "Cabrillo," his soldiers and a priest sail into the bay on San Salvador (The Californian), and once again claim the land for Spain.

Schedule of events:

Friday:
3:30 PM - Commemorative Ceremony and Wreath Laying honoring Cabrillo will be at the Cabrillo National Monument located at 1800 Cabrillo Memorial Drive.

5:30 PM - Cabrillo Discovery Evening Social at Naval Base Point Loma (Oceanview Room). Sponsored by Cabrillo Civic Club #16 of San Diego and Portuguese American Social and Civic Club. To purchase tickets please contact Barbara Hosaka BHosaka@cox.net, 619 -957-1866. Please have photo ID ready to enter the base.

Saturday:
11:00 AM to 4:00 PM - Cabrillo Festival at Naval Base Point Loma, south end of Rosecrans Street. Free Admission. There will be music, dancing, children's activities and foods of Native Americans, Mexico, Portugal and Spain. You will view a display of Kumeyaay hunting and fishing artifacts and visit a 16th Century Spanish soldiers living history encampment. Re-enactment of Cabrillo's landing on Ballast Point begins at 1:00 PM. The San Salvador galleon will be used.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Naval Base Point Loma
291 Rosecrans St
San Diego, CA 92106
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Dates and times:
Friday, September 28 - 3:30 PM
Saturday, September 29 - 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
4:00 PM La Mesa Oktoberfest Since 1973, the La Mesa Oktoberfest has featured hundreds of exhibitors, family friendly activities, German food, music, dancing, games and of course beer.

Celebrating its 45th year in 2018, the locally loved La Mesa Oktoberfest is going back to its roots to bring guests more entertainment, more vendors, more beer, and more "Prost!" (Cheers!) than ever before.
Under the direction of the La Mesa Village Association, this year's fest will showcase a revitalized and elevated experience for all ages on Friday, September 28th through Sunday, September 30th. From endless rows of vendors featuring incredible craftwork and knick-knacks, to scrumptious sausages, food truck favorites, and live entertainment - La Mesa Oktoberfest promises to be back and better than ever this Fall!

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location
La Mesa Village
8401 La Mesa Blvd
La Mesa, CA 91942
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Dates and times:
Friday, September 28 - 4:00 to 10:30 PM
Saturday, September 29 - 10:00 AM to 10:30 PM
Sunday, September 30 - 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

For more information, please visit: https://www.lamesaoktoberfest.org/
4:00 PM Oktoberfest in El Cajon Enjoy folk dances, games, and contests, vendor booths and craft stands, and let your youngsters go crazy in the Kids' Zone! On Saturday nights, the clubhouse is also open for dancing (8 PM to midnight), with live German music.

Try authentic German food such as bratwurst, ox-on-the-spit, potato salad, potato pancakes, pretzels, sauerkraut and red cabbage, plus a mouth-watering variety of German pastries. Soft drinks and adult beverages are sold, featuring a fantastic selection of German beers on draft, plus wines and a full bar. Bring your family and invite your friends to join you at the real German Oktoberfest in El Cajon!

Parking is free. Please consider taking the trolley and using our FREE shuttle service every hour to Oktoberfest.

Admission: $10 for adults on Fridays and Saturdays $5 on Sundays. Those under 21 and all active military are admitted for free.

Location:
German American Societies
1017 S. Mollison Avenue
El Cajon CA, 92020
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Dates and times:
Friday September 28 - 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Saturday, September 29 - 12:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, September 30 - 12:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Friday, October 5 - 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Saturday, October 6 - 12:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, October 7 - 2:00 PM to 9:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 442-6637 or visit: www.germanclubsandiego.org
6:30 PM Italian Film Festival Launch Party Join the San Diego Italian Film Festival to kick off feStivale 2018 by taking over Bread & Salt in Barrio Logan for an Italian-Mexican Festa! We'll have food inspired by both cultures with Zafferano Catering, ZIOBAFFA wine, music, and art displays from local San Diego artists. Don't miss the party!

About Chef Max Farina

Chef Max Farina's journey began in a small pizzeria in the Sicilian town of Mazara de Vallo. Here he perfected the craft of the "white art," learning the fundamental nuances of exact flour mixtures as well as levitation processes to create a magnificent Neapolitan-style pizza. At the acclaimed culinary school Alma, Chef Farina found his mentor, two-star Michelin Chef Claudio Sadler of Milan, a maestro of modern cooking techniques and artistic plating, and worked alongside two-star Michelin Chef Andre Aprea. Relocating to San Diego in 2011, he presented fine cuisine as a sous chef at BICE restaurant and now shares his passion for serving the finest Italian cuisine with Zafferano Catering.

About Chef Irene Castruita

Irene Castruita is passionate about nurturing her community, whether through providing healthy meals, creating community gardens, or providing workshops. She believes it's important to nurture your body, mind, and soul via healthy conscious food and positive interactions. Irene is a former member of Los Able Minded Poets, a spoken-word music band that aimed to empower the masses through political and socially conscious messages. Since the birth of her daughters, she has been focused on developing her own grassroots food kitchen. She caters and prepares meal packages and juice cleanses. Irene's Kitchen provides natural, fresh, local home-made loving and nurturing food to revitalize your body, heart, and soul.
We are fami(g)lia!

Join us as we kick off feStivale 2018 by taking over Bread & Salt in Barrio Logan for an Italian-Mexican Festa! We'll have food inspired by both cultures with Zafferano Catering, ZIOBAFFA wine, music, and art displays from local San Diego artists. Don't miss the party! Ticket price $20 SDIFF members - $30 GA
Sponsors

Admission/Cost: $30 General Public, $20 SDIFF Members

Location:
Bread and Salt
1955 Julian Ave
San Diego, CA 92113
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Friday, September 28 - 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sandiegoitalianfilmfestival.com
7:30 PM Music: An Evening of Hindustani Classical Music An evening of North Indian classical music with internationally acclaimed artist Rajeev Taranath, sarod, accompanied by Abhiman Kaushal, tabla.

A brilliant performer and award-winning composer, Taranath is today one of the world's leading exponents of the sarod. A distinguished disciple of Maestro Ali Akbar Khan, his performances masterfully combine the depth and rigor of the tradition of Hindustani classical music with an inspired imagination and emotional intensity.

Admission/Cost: $8 - $10

Location:
Miracosta College Concert Hall
1 Barndard Drive Bldg 2400
Oceanside, CA 92056
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Friday, September 28 - 7:30 PM

For more information, please call: (760) 795-6815 or visit: www.centerforworldmusic.org
8:00 PM Dance: Mystic India Mystic India: The World Tour is Bollywood dance show that traces ancient India's transition into modern India. The costumes and sets have been designed by Amit Shah and handmade in India's film capital by a team of 40 designers and workers over the course of four years. The team of diverse dancers from the AATMA Performing Arts dance company combines authentic Indian and modern techniques.

Admission/Cost: $25 - $75

Location:
Poway Center for the Performing Arts
15498 Espola Road
Poway, CA 92064
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Friday, September 28 - 8:00 PM M

For more information, please call: (858) 748-0505 or visit: www.powaycenter.com
8:00 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 Nol 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
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