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Monday, Jul 16
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day Film: Bergman Centenary Series
7:30 PM Book Signing: Homelands by Alfredo Corchado
7:30 PM Stage: Queens
Tuesday, Jul 17
All Day Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
All Day Free Admission to Mingei International Museum
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day Film: Bergman Centenary Series
10:30 AM Discussion: Who Wrote the Bible
7:30 PM Book Signing: Crux by Jean Guerrero
7:30 PM Stage: Queens
Wednesday, Jul 18
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day Film: Bergman Centenary Series
3:00 PM 4th Annual Frida Khalo Art Show
7:00 PM Stage: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
7:30 PM Stage: Queens
8:00 PM Peace Train Concert Honoring Nelson Mandela
Thursday, Jul 19
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:30 PM Global Social Hour
7:30 PM Film: Una Donna per Amica
7:30 PM Stage: Queens
8:00 PM Stage: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
Friday, Jul 20
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Afrofuturism Lounge
12:00 PM Chicanocon at Border X Brewing
7:30 PM Stage: Queens
8:00 PM Stage: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
8:00 PM Stage: Monty Python's Spamalot
8:00 PM Stage: Romeo and Juliet
Saturday, Jul 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM Peace Train Transcending Barriers March
10:00 AM Afrofuturism Lounge
12:00 PM Chicanocon at Border X Brewing
1:00 PM Discussion: Taoism with Kenneth Cohen
2:00 PM Stage: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
3:00 PM Stage: Monty Python's Spamalot
6:00 PM Vegan Night Kamanya Experience
7:30 PM Stage: Queens
8:00 PM Music: Allison Adams Tucker
8:00 PM Stage: Monty Python's Spamalot
8:00 PM Stage: Romeo and Juliet
Sunday, Jul 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Afrofuturism Lounge
12:00 PM Chicanocon at Border X Brewing
2:00 PM House of Colombia Lawn Program
2:00 PM Stage: Romeo and Juliet
2:00 PM Stage: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
3:00 PM Stage: Monty Python's Spamalot
7:00 PM Stage: Monty Python's Spamalot
7:00 PM Stage: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
7:30 PM Stage: Queens
Monday, Jul 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Stage: Queens
Tuesday, Jul 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Stage: Queens
Wednesday, Jul 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
7:30 PM Stage: Queens
Thursday, Jul 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Stage: Queens
8:00 PM Stage: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
Friday, Jul 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Stage: Queens
8:00 PM Stage: Monty Python's Spamalot
8:00 PM Stage: Romeo and Juliet
8:00 PM Stage: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
Saturday, Jul 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:30 PM Documentary Series: Knowledge is the Beginning & The Ramallah Concert
2:00 PM Stage: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
3:00 PM Stage: Monty Python's Spamalot
7:30 PM Stage: Queens
8:00 PM Stage: Monty Python's Spamalot
8:00 PM Stage: Romeo and Juliet
Sunday, Jul 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Stage: Romeo and Juliet
2:00 PM Stage: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
3:00 PM Stage: Monty Python's Spamalot
7:00 PM Stage: Monty Python's Spamalot
7:00 PM Stage: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
7:30 PM Stage: Queens
Calendar

< Sunday, December 3, 2017 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

Once
Until July 22, 2018

The Tempest
Until July 22, 2018

Queens
Until July 29, 2018

Romeo and Juliet
Until August 5, 2018

Monty Python's Spamalot
Until August 12, 2018

Exhibitions and Art

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

Kids Meet Mandarin
Ongoing Fridays

Chinese Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Spanish Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Bilingual Storytime
Ongoing Fridays

Classes and Workshops

African Djembe Drumming
Ongoing Wednesday

Irish Gaelic Conversation Circle
Ongoing Tuesdays

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

Tequila, Tacos, & Tombstones: Old Town Tour
ongoing Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays

Tijuana Street Food Tour
ongoing Saturdays, Sundays and Tuesdays

Puerto Nuevo Lobster Dinner
ongoing Saturdays

Tijuana Seafood Tour
ongoing Fridays and Sundays

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 Brewery Tour
Ongoing, Select Saturdays

Tijuana Market Hop
Ongoing, Select Sundays

Tijuana Foodie Adventure
Ongoing Saturdays,Tuesdays,Sundays

Caesar's Restaurant & Downtown Tijuana Tour
Ongoing Fridays and Sundays

Ensenada Mexico Pacific Ocean Coastal Tour

Baja Mexico Grand Tour

Tijuana Foodie Adventures

Other

Hard Days Night
Until August 29, 2018

Flamenco Performance
Until December 29, 2018

Tea with The Bard
Ongoing, first Sunday of each month

Kirtan Musical Meditation
Ongoing, Thursdays

Dances of Universal Peace
Ongoing Saturdays

12:00 AM Fair Trade Alternative Gift Fair Fairly traded foods and handcrafted items from cooperatives in developing countries available for purchase.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
First Lutheran Church of San Diego
1420 Third Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
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Sunday, December 3 - 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
9:00 AM PCC annual Community Bazar The Persian Cultural Center will host their Annual Community Bazaar. You will be able to enjoy food, a raffle, handmade crafts , jewelry, and face painting for the kids.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Mt. Carmel High School
9550 Carmel Mt. RD
San Diego, CA 92129
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Sunday, December 3 - 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 552-9355 or visit: www.pccsd.org or Email: [email protected]
10:00 AM San Pasqual Battle Day Commemorating the 1846 Battle of San Pasqual of the Mexican-American war with battle reenactment, military encampment, food, and entertainment.

The San Pasqual battle was one of the only military encounters in California during the war, and it was the bloodiest and most controversial leading to the outcome. Today, a California State Monument commemorates the battlefield, and hundreds of volunteers reenact the event there on the Sunday closest to December 6.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
San Pasqual Battlefield State Historic Park
15808 San Pasqual Valley Road
Escondido, CA 92027
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Sunday, December 3 - 10:00 AM

For more information, please call: (760) 737-2201 or visit: www.parks.gov
1:00 PM Hanukkah Afternoon An afternoon celebration of food and friendship while sharing personal traditions, stories and experiences celebrating this holiday. RSVP at [email protected]. There will be a silent auction featuring a variety of premier genealogy software as well as a drawing for a full-year membership to the San Diego Jewish Genealogical Society for all those who purchase a buffet ticket.

Admission/Cost: $10 - $15

Location:
Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center
4126 Executive Drive
San Diego, CA 92037
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Sunday, December 3 - 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sdjgs.org
2:00 PM Stage: Black Pearl Sings! San Diego Repertory Theatre presents "Black Pearl Sings!" an intimate play with music starring Minka Wiltz and Allison Spratt Pearce.

The story follows Alberta "Pearl" Johnson (Wiltz) has inherited from her African and American ancestors a soulful collection of rare folk songs. Stuck behind bars in a Texas prison for murder, her music is her lifeline to her family and future. Enter Susannah (Pearce), an ambitious collector of songs for the Library of Congress. To advance her career, Susannah wants to record Pearl singing her extraordinary repertoire. Pearl sees Susannah as a possible escort to freedom. Their story is one of two women tied deeply together by their personal search for respect and love.

The show, written by Frank Higgins and directed by Thomas W. Jones II, features over 20 distinctive songs. It runs Nov. 22 through Dec. 17, 2017.

Admission/Cost: $25 - $72

Location:
Lyceum Theatre
79 Horton Plaza
San Diego, CA 92101
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Multiple dates from November 22 - December 17
See website for more details

For more information, please call: (619) 544-1000 or visit: www.sdrep.org
2:00 PM House of Ukraine The House of Ukraine is hosting a Special Event at the International Cottages in Balboa Park.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
International Cottages
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
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Sunday, December 3 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 234-0739 or visit: www.sdhpr.org
2:00 PM Stage: Enchanted April San Diego State University stages Enchanted April, a new musical romance.

Life and love are about to bloom for four London women as they rent the Mediterranean castle of their dreams for one magical month in 1922.

Looking for a much-needed respite from their London cares, what they find on the Italian shore awakens them to a world of beauty, ardor, and the joys of living.

The musical, based on the beloved novel, is directed by Stephen Brotebeck.

Admission/Cost: $17 - $20

Location:
Don Powell Theatre at SDSU
5500 Campanile Dr.
San Diego, CA 92182
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Dates and times:
Thursday, November 30 - 7:30 PM
Friday, December 1 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, December 2 - 7:30 PM
Sunday, December 3 - 2:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sa1.seatadvisor.com
2:00 PM Hanukkah Menorah Workshop Paint your own wooden menorah and/or dreidel. Decorate them to make a family treasure or for a gift. $25 menorah, $5 dreidel.

Admission/Cost: $25

Location:
Xpressive Arts Center
12257 B Old Pomerado Road
San Diego, CA 92064
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Sunday, December 3 - 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 679-2787
4:00 PM Amnesty Int'l North County Global Write-a-Thon Amnesty Int'l North County & Rancho Buena Vista HS Amnesty Int'l Club are teaming up locally to join 7 million volunteers worldwide to write letters to advocate for human rights around the world during International Human Rights Week. The group holds the USA record for most letters written at a single event and invites all who want to make a difference to join in for free. Speakers - 2017 Digna Ochoa Human Rights Defender Award to Max Disposti and NC LGBTQ Resource Center. Testimonials and success stories. Live music.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Rancho Buena Vista High School
1601 Longhorn Drive
Vista, CA 92081
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Sunday, December 3 - 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

For more information, please call: (760) 727-7284 or visit: www.facebook.com
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland This multi-cultural holiday festival features traditional illuminated Chinese lanterns plus live acrobatic performances, rides, carnival games and international cuisine. The 50-foot, artisan handcrafted lanterns depict scenes from across the globe, encompassing the theme, "Holidays Around the World."

Admission/Cost: $18

Location:
SDCCU Stadium
9449 Friars Road
San Diego, CA 92108
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from Sunday, November 19 until Sunday, January 7 - 2018
Everyday - 4:30 PM to 10:00 PM

For more information, please call: (510) 962-8586 or visit: www.globalwonderland.com
6:00 PM Gilbert Castellanos: A Tribute to the Latin Jazz Masters San Diego jazz legend and world-class trumpeter Gilbert Castellanos fronts a salsa and Afro-Cuban music concert in conjunction with the annual One Book One San Diego reading campaign. He'll be joined on stage by some of Southern California's brightest musicians on the scene today - Tommy Aros (congas), Irving Flores (piano), Charlie Chavez (timbales), and Omar Lopez (bass).

Get ready for an exciting and high-energy musical salute to Tito Puente, Cal Tjader, Mongo Santamaria, Chano Pozo and Tito Rodríguez, just to name a few!

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
San Diego Central Public Library
330 Park Blvd.
San Diego, CA
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Saturday, December 3 - 6:00 PM
6:00 PM Music: A Merry - Achi Christmas Mariachi Sol de Mexico presents A Merry-Achi Christmas.

The Celebration: How is Christmas celebrated in the Southwest? With traditional carols played by a mariachi of course! And this December, Mariachi Sol de Mexico - with the blazing sounds of its 13-piece ensemble - brings to life a festive, joyous holiday celebration. Enjoy a fusion of the traditional holiday spirit with the color and traditions of Mexican and American Christmas songs and carols, all brought to life by Sol de Mexico's spectacular artistic execution. Experience this unique fiesta of favorite holiday tunes from both sides of the border.

Admission/Cost: $26.50 - $44.50

Location:
Historic Balboa Theatre
868 Fourth Ave
San Diego, CA 92101
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Sunday, December 3 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 570-1100 or visit: www.sandiegotheatres.org
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