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Friday, Dec 13
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Via Posada Holiday Celebration Fundraiser
7:00 PM Stage: Sila (The Arctic Cycle)
7:00 PM A Christmas Carol: A Radio Play
7:00 PM Stage: The Nutcracker in Balboa Park
7:00 PM Stage: Sherlock Holmes & the Case of the Christmas Angels
7:00 PM Stage: A Midsummer Night's Dream
7:30 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
8:00 PM An Irish Christmas
Saturday, Dec 14
All Day Old Town Las Posadas
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Paris Holiday Celebration
1:00 PM Southern California Ballet The Nutcracker
1:00 PM Talk: Dragons, Myth and Reality
2:00 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
5:00 PM Stage: Sila (The Arctic Cycle)
6:00 PM Centro Cultural de la Raza‎ Posada
7:00 PM Southern California Ballet The Nutcracker
7:00 PM Stage: The Nutcracker in Balboa Park
7:00 PM Stage: Sherlock Holmes & the Case of the Christmas Angels
7:00 PM Stage: A Midsummer Night's Dream
7:30 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
8:00 PM Film: Love Actually
Sunday, Dec 15
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Hanukkah Painted Placemat Class
10:00 AM Association for Jewish Studies Conference
1:00 PM Southern California Ballet The Nutcracker
2:00 PM Stage: Sherlock Holmes & the Case of the Christmas Angels
2:00 PM Stage: A Midsummer Night's Dream
2:00 PM A Christmas Carol: A Radio Play
2:00 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
3:00 PM World Holiday Traditions Variety Show
7:00 PM World Holiday Traditions Variety Show
7:00 PM Staged Reading: Lighting the Way
7:00 PM Stage: The Nutcracker in Balboa Park
Monday, Dec 16
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Association for Jewish Studies Conference
12:45 PM Film: The Bookshop
7:00 PM Stage: A People's Cuban Christmas Tale
Tuesday, Dec 17
All Day Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Association for Jewish Studies Conference
6:30 PM Open Reading: The Merry Wives Of Windsor
7:00 PM Stage: Cirque Dreams Holidaze
7:00 PM Staged Reading: Lighting the Way
Wednesday, Dec 18
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: The Nutcracker in Balboa Park
7:00 PM Stage: Cirque Dreams Holidaze
7:30 PM Music: Irish Christmas in America
Thursday, Dec 19
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Talk: Consul General Carlos González Gutiérrez
7:00 PM Stage: The Nutcracker in Balboa Park
7:00 PM Stage: Sherlock Holmes & the Case of the Christmas Angels
7:30 PM Mariachi Sol De Mexico: A Merry-achi Christmas
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: La Befana Vien di Notte (The Legend of the Christmas Witch)
Friday, Dec 20
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: The Nutcracker in Balboa Park
7:00 PM Stage: Sherlock Holmes & the Case of the Christmas Angels
7:00 PM A Christmas Carol: A Radio Play
7:30 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
8:00 PM Film: Downton Abbey
Saturday, Dec 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:30 AM Pekiti-Tirsia Kali Class
2:00 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
7:00 PM Winterdance Celtic Christmas Celebration
7:00 PM Stage: The Nutcracker in Balboa Park
7:00 PM Stage: Sherlock Holmes & the Case of the Christmas Angels
7:00 PM A Christmas Carol: A Radio Play
7:30 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
8:00 PM Film: Downton Abbey
Sunday, Dec 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 PM Winter Solstice Native American Flute Concert
2:00 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
2:00 PM Stage: Sherlock Holmes & the Case of the Christmas Angels
2:00 PM A Christmas Carol: A Radio Play
3:00 PM Food: AfroVegan Pop Up
7:00 PM Stage: The Nutcracker in Balboa Park
Monday, Dec 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Dec 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Wednesday, Dec 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Thursday, Dec 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Calendar

< Saturday, April 27, 2019 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Spotlight

One Book - One San Diego Events

Stage

Cambodian Rock Band
Until December 15, 2019

Around the World in 80 Days
Until December 21, 2019

A Christmas Carol
Until December 29, 2019

* Note: newest and shorter run productions can be found in our regular calendar listings.

Exhibitions and Art

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

Hanjialin Bao - Between Black and White
Until January 26 2020

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

Places

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

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

Chicano Park Tour
Ongoing Saturdays and Sundays

Kids

Kids Meet Mandarin
Ongoing Fridays

Chinese Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Spanish Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Bilingual Storytime
Ongoing Fridays

Classes and Workshops

Asian Brush Painting/Sumi-e Class
Ongoing Tuesdays

Capoeira Angola de Sao Bento Grande
Ongoing Saturdays

Mahjong Lessons
Ongoing Thursdays

Emei Qigong Practice
Ongoing Saturdays

Kokedama Workshop
Ongoing every 1st and 3rd Tuesday

Irish Gaelic Conversation Circle
Ongoing Tuesdays

Tai Chi Workshop
Ongoing Saturdays
8:00 AM San Diego Shaka Fest The San Diego Shaka Fest is the Fusion of Hawaiian Culture, Arts, & Athletics! A beautiful day on Mission Bay filled with amazing events such as a youth-only canoe regatta, SUP race for adults and keiki's, stages of da kine Hawaiian and Tahitian entertainment, your favorite boutique vendors and island inspired food vendors to enjoy. With an amazing day on the bay, this event is held by non-profit charity and youth-only program Nā Koa Kai Canoe Club!

So bring the entire 'ohana (family) to this super fun and family oriented event that supports the amazing youth programs at Nā Koa Kai Canoe Club! This festival will take place at De Anza Cove Park, located on beautiful San Diego Mission Bay.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
De Anza Cove Park
3000 N Mission Bay Dr
San Diego, CA 92109
MAP

Saturday, April 27 - 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
10:00 AM 33rd Annual Linda Vista Multicultural Fair & Parade The Linda Vista Fair, held annually on the 6900 block of Linda Vista Road, (between Comstock and Ulric Streets) is intended to promote cultural awareness and understanding within the City of San Diego. Its numerous cultural exhibits, varied ethnic food offerings and delightful artistic performances are eagerly anticipated by residents and visitors to San Diego.

We are very excited for the 2019 Linda Vista Multi-Cultural Fair and Parade!
This year's theme is "Celebrating our Youth!"

• Three stages of entertainment
• Parade
• Multicultural food
• Carnival rides
• Kids Zone

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Linda Vista Road
6900 Linda Vista Rd.
San Diego, CA 92111
MAP

Saturday, April 27 - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 828-3101 or visit: www.lindavistafair.org
10:00 AM Art: Little Saigon Stories Little Saigon Stories is a collection of stories through photography and film honoring Vietnamese refugees and descendants living and working in San Diego's City Heights. The community event will be held in San Diego
10:00 AM International Mobile Film Festival Smartphones bring storytellers using their mobile phone cameras to create films to San Diego from all over the world. This year we doubled last year's participants.

Connect, Network, Share Stories, Learn to make your own films with your mobile phone, Meet global filmmakers, celebrate Stories! Join Star Wars Steampunk Universe as they escort filmmakers on the red carpet before the awards ceremony and ask join one of the biggest global smartphone filmmaking Q & A Panels we have ever introduced with over 15 participants. Special VIP Guest Speakers from UK and Missouri. A special guest from Italy and much more!

Two competitions: Feature Mobile Films and Short Mobile Films screen a total of 31 films.

The world's official 8th Annual International Mobile Film Festival is a pioneer in the smartphone filmmaking industry. Only films shot with mobile phones qualify to participate in our film festival. This year we celebrate our 10th Anniversary since we launched from the idea of a traditional film festival to only accept and screen films shot with cell phones on a big screen.

Admission/Cost: $8 - $50

Location:
Marina Village Conference Center
1936 Quivira Way
San Diego, CA 92109
MAP

Dates and times:
Saturday, April 27 - 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Sunday, April 28 - 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.internationalmobilefilmfestival.com
10:00 AM Chase the Spring: Qing Ming Event Join Chinese Historical Museum in the Chuang Garden for an exciting Qing Ming lecture to learn how the Chinese worship their ancestors. To celebrate Spring, we will also have a flower making activity and a bubble craft project geared for kids and adults.

Admission/Cost: Free - $5

Location:
Chuang Garden
Chinese Historical Museum
404 Third Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Saturday, April 27 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
10:00 AM 54th Annual Bonsai Spring Show The San Diego Bonsai Club welcomes everyone to the 54th Annual Spring Show at Balboa Park from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM on April 27 and 28th. The show, educational demonstrations and lectures are free.

Beautiful Bonsai will be on display for viewing while bonsai of various sizes and species will be on sale from club members at reasonable prices. Come early for the best selection.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Casa del Prado Building
Room 101
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP - [Park Map]

Dates and times:
Saturday, April 27 - 10:00 AM
Sunday, April 28 - 10:00 AM

For more information, please visit: www.sandiegobonsaiclub.com
10:30 AM Exhibit: Feeding A Thousand Souls Feeding A Thousand Souls is an exploration of the Kolam, a women
11:00 AM Little Italy ArtWalk For 35 years, Mission Federal ArtWalk has celebrated both visual and performing arts in San Diego.

On April 27 & 28, 2019, Mission Federal ArtWalk will fill 16 blocks in San Diego
12:00 PM Hanamatsuri Celebration Celebrate Hanamatsuri, the Flower Festival and birth of the Buddha. Discover Buddhist taiko drumming, with multiple performances both days as well as signups to try the taiko drum. Also floral altar, Japanese classical dancers, martial arts demo, children
12:00 PM Tequila and Taco Music Festival This spring, San Diego
12:00 PM Music: Adams Avenue Unplugged This free 2.5 mile musical walk-about features 80+ musical acts in 24 Adams Avenue bars, restaurants, cafes and coffee houses. Along the way visit a beer garden and food court. This year's Unplugged headliner concert series feature performances by guitar virtuoso David Lindley and Guatemalan singer-songwriter and guitarist Gaby Moreno at the Normal Heights Methodist Church. The Headliner concert series is a paid ticketed event series featuring David Lindley, Gaby Moreno, and others. Artists performing free sets at participating restaurants, bars, and coffee houses along Adams Avenue include Gregory Page, Three Chord Justice, Nina Francis, Marie Haddad, Sara Petite Band, Robin Henkel, and Angela Patua Duo.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Adams Avenue
University Heights/Kensington
San Diego, CA
MAP

Saturday, April 27 - 12:00 PM (Noon) to 10:00 PM
1:00 PM Claudia Lyra: Brazilian Folktales and Music Bonita Sunnyside County Library presents Claudia Lyra (director of N
1:00 PM San Diego Dutch King's Day On April 27, Dutch in the Netherlands and abroad celebrate the birthday of King Willem-Alexander, a Dutch national holiday, with festivals full of music, food and merriment. This year, Dutch community groups in San Diego (Dutch San Diego & Dutch School of Southern California, La Jolla) and The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe invite locals & fellow expats alike to join them for a Dutch festival in Rancho Santa Fe, CA, where The Inn is hosting San Diego King
2:00 PM House of Finland Lawn Program The House of Finland showcases typical music, dance, costumes, arts and crafts, and ethnic foods highlighting the country's rich culture.

Our singing of folk songs from centuries ago is typically accompanied by the violin, the accordion and Finland
6:00 PM Filipino Pamana Concert The SAMAHAN Filipino American Performing Arts & Education Center proudly presents its second concert of Philippine dances and music featuring Samahan
7:00 PM Music: Parisa and Hamnavazan The Persian Cultural Center presents a concert of Iranian music featuring Parisa, Amir Pourjavady, Pejman Hadadi, Saeid Kamjoo and Ali Pajooheshgar. Fātemeh Vā'ezi, better known as Parisā, is a Persian classical singer, Avaz master, and one of the foremost female vocalists from Iran.

Admission/Cost: $35 - $60

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

Saturday, April 27 - 7:00 PM
7:30 PM Music: Pandit Kartik Sitar master Kartik Seshadri performs classical Indian ragas in the tradition of his mentor, legendary sitarist Ravi Shankar.

Admission/Cost: Free - $15.50

Location:
Conrad Prebys Music Center
U.C. San Diego
Russell Lane at Gilman Drive
San Diego, CA 92037
MAP - [CAMPUS MAP]

Saturday, April 27 - 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 534-3448 or visit: www.musicweb.ucsd.edu
7:30 PM Stage: The Diary of Anne Frank The American History Theater proudly presents the award-winning play: The Diary of Anne Frank. Directed by Melissa Malloy

Admission/Cost: $15
8:00 PM Ballet Showcase San Diego Ballet presents a show that showcases the beauty of classical ballet, front and center. Romance: En Pointe! features excerpts from Romeo et Juliet, Don Quixote and Giselle choreographed by Javier Velasco. The show aims to highlight dance in its most expressive and eloquent form. A must for ballet lovers and first timers as well.

Admission/Cost: $40 - $50

Location:
California Center for the Arts
340 N. Escondido Blvd.
Escondido, CA
MAP

Dates and times:
Saturday, April 27 - 8:00 PM
Sunday, April 28 - 2:30 PM

For tickets and details please call (619) 294-7378.
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