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Friday, Sep 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM International Peace Day Celebration
5:00 PM Community Building: Refugee Resettlement 101
5:00 PM Film: American
6:00 PM Stage: Death by Dessert
6:30 PM Art: Rocco Satoshi
7:00 PM Music: Taiko Beats
7:00 PM Music: Los Montaņo
7:00 PM Iranian Film: No Date, No Signature
7:30 PM Comedy: Ronny Chieng
7:30 PM Music & Dance: A Night in Spain
7:30 PM Music: Sriranjani Santhanagopalan
8:00 PM Stage: Blithe Spirit
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 53rd Annual Fall Bonsai Show
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
Until 5:00 AM 53rd Annual Fall Bonsai Show
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
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< Saturday, September 29, 2018 >


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
9:00 AM Youth Festival of Indian Music & Dance Indian Fine Arts Academy of San Diego is happy to announce the third annual Youth Festival of Music and Dance.

The main goal of this festival is to provide a platform for some of the best young talent from North America (US or Canada) to perform at one of the major cities in North America that fosters Indian Classical and Performing Arts.

This year's festival will include several young artists from across North America, featuring Indian classical music (vocal and instrumental, Carnatic and Hindustani genre of music) and classical forms of Indian dances.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
David and Dorothea Garfield Theatre
Jewish Community Center
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Saturday, September 29 - 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 638-0744, email: shekar.viswanathan@gmail.com, or visit: www.indianfineartsacademy.org
10:00 AM - 5:00 AM 53rd Annual Fall Bonsai Show On September 29 and 30, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., there will be amazing bonsai on display. Enjoy informative demonstrations at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on both days.

In addition, bonsai of various sizes and species as well as bonsai-related items will be for sale by club members at attractive prices. Come early for the best selection.

Join us for an exciting time at Room 101 in The Prado at Balboa Park.



Admission/Cost:FREE


Location:
Casa del Prado Theatre,
1600 Village Place
San Diego,CA 92101

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Dates and times:
Saturday, September 29, - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Sunday, September 30, - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM



For more information, please visit: https://www.sandiegobonsaiclub.com/show.html
10:00 AM Art: Bonsai Show Don't miss the free 53rd Annual Fall Bonsai Show by the San Diego Bonsai Club.

On September 29 and 30, from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, there will be amazing bonsai on display. Enjoy informative demonstrations at 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM on both days.

In addition, bonsai of various sizes and species as well as bonsai-related items will be for sale by club members at attractive prices. Come early for the best selection.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Casa del Pardo Theater
1600 Village Place
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Saturday, September 29 - 10:00 AM
Sunday, September 30 - 10:00 AM


For more information, please visit: www.balboapark.org
10:00 AM 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/
11:00 AM Carbillo Festival 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 Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo's landing on the shores of San Diego Bay in 1542. "Cabrillo," his soldiers and a priest sail into the bay on San Salvador, and once again claim the land for Spain. Sailing under the flag of Spain, Cabrillo stepped ashore on Ballast Point, the first European to land on the west coast of what is now the United States of America.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Naval Base Point Loma
140 Sylvester Road
San Diego, CA 92106
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Saturday, September 29 - 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 701-5107 or visit: www.cabrillofestival.org
12:00 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
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM Sake Festival BESHOCK Ramen and Quartyard present the San Diego Sake Festival, a celebration of World Sake Day on Saturday, Sept. 29.

Join us as we guide you through the best sake from Japan. The event starts with a traditional cedar sake barrel opening ceremony "Kagami biraki."
Then, taste over 20 different types of sake with your very own original sake glassware "Ochoco."

Meet the local sake brewers and sommeliers to learn everything about sake.
Hibatchi food pairing samples to be curated by Cowboy Star Restaurant and Butcher Shop.

Live music will be present throughout the event!

Kampai!

Age Limit: +21


Admission/Cost:$35 - Early Bird Ticket(end on September 26), $40 - General Admission(end on September 29)


Location:
Quartyard
1301 Market Street
San Diego, CA 92101

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Dates and times:
Saturday, September 29, - 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM



For more information, please call:(619) 432-5303 or visit: https://quartyardsd.com/event/san-diego-sake-festival/
2:00 PM Sake Festival Don't miss out on the great opportunity to taste sake from 24 different breweries from all over Japan and California.

Admission/Cost: $35 - $40

Location:
Quartyard
1301 Market St
San Diego, CA 92101
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Saturday, September 29 - 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.facebook.com
3:30 PM Music/Dance: Capoeira Batizado Join the WorldBeat Center for a Batisado, Roda and Food. Guest Mestres include Mestre Touro, Professor Jorge, Mestre Ephrain, Professor Albatross and Mestre Biquinho. San Diego's Mestre Preto Velho, Dennis Newsome.

Capoeira is a martial art integrated with dance, ritual, and gravity defying acrobatics. It is marked by deft, tricky movements often played on the ground or completely inverted. It is always played with music. Capoeira balances the body, soul and mind. It is a graceful and exciting art form that teaches you to be alert. Capoeira is both a dance and a fight which asks you also engage your mind in learning its music, culture, history and knowledge.

Batizado literally means "baptism"; besides being an initiation rite for new students it is also a graduation ceremony for advanced students and a great capoeira community celebration with masters from near and far are invited and the fraternity of capoeira is measurably strengthened by the camaraderie and interplay.

These ceremonies are a great chance to see a variety of different capoeira styles, to watch mestres play, and to see participants play and perform their best after much perseverance and preparation.

Capoeira is usually done inside a circle of people called a "roda", pronouced HO-DUH. The people in the circle are usually other capoeiristas waiting to "play", and observers.

A roda will usually commence with a ladainha (litany), often sung by the most senior member present. These songs may be improvised on the spot, but are often famous songs written by an earlier mestre and sung in Portuguese. After the ladainha has been sung, the same singer will usually sing the chulas, which are usually made up of any of the lines listed in the chulas section below but, again, may be improvised on the spot. The chorus repeats each line of the chula after it has been sung. Finally, corridos will be sung while the game is playing. In most rodas anyone can sing a corrido, though most often they will be sung by the members of the group playing instruments, the bateria.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
WorldBeat Cultural Center
2100 Park Blvd
San Diego, CA 92101
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Saturday, September 29 - 3:30 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 230-1190
7:00 PM Dromia: Balkan Music and Dance Balkan folk music band, Dromia, will perform at at the Athens Market. The group consists of Mary Marshall on drums, Sanna Rosengren on violin and vocals, Dan Ziagos on accordion, and Mark Williamsen on the bass.

Note: It is a good idea to call ahead and make a reservation stating you want to be in the room with the live music.

Admission/Cost: FREE (Restaurant venue, food and drink extra)

Location:
Athens Market Taverna
109 West F Street
San Diego, CA 92101
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Saturday, September 29 - 7:00 PM
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 Noël 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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