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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 MontaŮo
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
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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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
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 Encinitas Oktoberfest The Encinitas Oktoberfest will feature music, Bavarian dancers, German food and drink, and a street craft faire featuring more than 200 vendors. The event entertainment features authentic German music, the GemŁtlichkeit Alpine Dancers, carnival rides, a street craft faire featuring 200 vendors and more! The family food and refreshment tent along with the Keepin' It Local Craft Beer Garden will be serving authentic German food and beers from German & local San Diego breweries. There will be a family fun zone with children's rides, family oriented activities and much more.

The event will kick off at 10:00 AM and include a ceremonial parade at 12:00 PM.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Mountain Vista Drive and El Camino Real
Encinitas, CA 92024
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September 30 - 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
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 Sukkort Harvest Festival Sukkot is a biblical Jewish holiday celebrated on the 15th day of the seventh month, Tishrei. During the existence of the Jerusalem Temple, it was one of the Three Pilgrimage Festivals on which the Israelites were commanded to perform a pilgrimage to the Temple.

This annual event for all ages coincides with the last day of the week-long Jewish holiday of Sukkot, and is the Farm's biggest event of the year. This year's festival theme is Renew & Reroot. The family friendly event will include a host of Jewish learning workshops, Farm Tours, music, tours of neighboring Butterfly Farms, a "libation station," fermentation tastings, as well as food options for purchase. There will also be a Kids Zone with several activities, including a flower crown making station.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Coastal Roots Farm
441 Saxony Road
Encinitas, CA 92024
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Sunday, September 30 - 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

For more information, please call: (760) 479-6495 or visit: www.coastalrootsfarm.org
11:00 AM House of Scotland Lawn Program The House of Scotland invites you to join them for their lawn program. You will be able to enjoy traditional hot food, desserts, live music and dance.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
International Cottages
Balboa Park
669 Pan American Plaza
San Diego, CA 92101
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Sunday, September 30 - 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 234-0739 or visit: www.sdhpr.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 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
6:00 PM Discussion: Fighting for Cyber Supremacy in an Age of Extremism The hottest social media star in the Middle East is a radical Saudi cleric. But this powerful figure has gone virtually unnoticed in Western media. Do we need a new "Manhattan Project" to counter social media's power to promote terror and extremism? Western observers marveled at the power of social media to mobilize young protesters during the Middle East's "Arab Spring". When democracy didn't result, many Americans lost interest. Meanwhile social media became a prime recruiting and organizational tool for terrorists and extremists in the Middle East. What can we learn about the power of social media to persuade that might apply to situations in America?

Admission/Cost: FREE - $10

Location:
National University
Sanford Center Auditorium
11355 N. Torrey Pines Rd
San Diego, CA 92037
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Thursday, August 30 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 325-8200 or visit: www.sandiegoworldaffairscouncil.wildapricot.org
6:30 PM Film: King Lear Yury Butusov's brilliant, award-winning staging of King Lear tells us a story in which the collapse of a family, the collapse of a country, and the collapse of an individual are all connected to each other. In Shakespeare's classic work, Lear imagined himself to be God's equal - and so he divided his kingdom between his daughters just to see what would happen. Featuring 4 time Golden Mask Award-winning actor Konstantn Raikin as Lear.

Presented in Russian w/ English subtitles.

Admission/Cost: $15 - $18

Location:
The Lot La Jolla
7611 Fay Ave
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Dates and times:
Thursday, September 20 - 6:30 PM
Sunday, September 30 - 6:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.facebook.com/events
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
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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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