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Thursday, Dec 12
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Stage: Sila (The Arctic Cycle)
7:00 PM SDIFF Film: La Befana Vien di Notte (The Legend of the Christmas Witch)
7:00 PM Stage: Sherlock Holmes & the Case of the Christmas Angels
7:00 PM Stage: A Midsummer Night's Dream
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 Stage: 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 Stage: Lighting the Way
8:00 PM Reggae Tuesdaze w/ Ocean Natives & Bunny Mystic
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
Calendar

< Saturday, October 12, 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
All Day Hola Mexico Film Festival The San Diego Latino Film Festival will be hosting the Hola Mexico Tour 2019 at the Media Arts Center's Digital Gym. The film festival brings 9 of Mexico
8:00 AM San Diego British Car Day The 40th Annual British Car Day, a display of British cars and motorcycles, features hundreds of cars. Food vendors will be available. All cars and motorcycles built in Great Britian are eligible to participate in the show. Participants bring their cars from all over the Southwest, West Coast, Canada and beyond. Online registration to show your vehicle is $30 and is available on the
9:00 AM Ocean Beach Oktoberfest The Ocean Beach Oktoberfest
10:00 AM Filipino American Arts & Cultural Festival The Filipino American Arts & Culture Festival, better known as FilAmFest, is an event for all ages to enjoy and learn more about Filipino and Filipino American culture. This event will be featuring culinary arts, music, martial arts, literature, dance, and more.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
School of Creative and Performing Arts
2425 Dusk Drive
San Diego, CA 92139
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Saturday, October 12 - 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 470-0555 or visit: www.filamfest.com
10:00 AM Workshop: The Piata as a Narrative A Contemporary Pi
10:00 AM Stage: The Three Musketeers To fulfill his dream of becoming a Musketeer, young d
11:00 AM Latin American Art Fair LAAF 2019 will feature a juried Latin American art exhibition and Latin cuisine, craft Mexican beer, wines from Valle de Guadalupe, BC., and a variety of music and performance entertainment.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Bread & Salt
1955 Julian Avenue
San Diego, CA 92113
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Dates and times:
Saturday, October 12 - 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Sunday, October 13 - 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
11:00 AM San Diego Serbian Festival The 47th Annual San Diego Serbian Festival: Serbian culture is centered on its Orthodox Christian faith, food, and music. Many Americans have come to savor the flavorof Serbian food. Attendees will been joying some of their favorites such as burek (pastry filled with meat orcheese), cevapcici (barbequed mincedbeef & pork sausage), raznjici (bbq grilled pork); plus a number of pastries (apple and cherry pita), baklava,walnut strudel, and Serbian Coffee (Serb version of espresso). In 2019, our popular Palachinke (Serbian crepes), will be offered in a new flavor, Rose Hip jam spread. Once again the featured regional salad will be Sopska Salata (similar to aGreek Salad). And again, back by popular demand is Sarma (Serbian Cabbage Rolls) for the 2019 event
1:00 PM EdUCate! Oktoberfest In addition to a feast of German food, beer and music, there are contests, games and activities that will keep everyone amused all afternoon. If you're up to it, try to climb the climbing wall. You can ride the Old Town Trolley to go to and from the event.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Standley Park
3585 Governor Dr
San Diego, CA
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Saturday, October 12 - 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
1:00 PM Stage: The Importance of Being Earnest Two well-to-do bachelors spend time with various family and friends in town and in the country
2:00 PM Stage: The Three Musketeers To fulfill his dream of becoming a Musketeer, young d
2:00 PM Stage: The Sound of Music Helix Charter High School presents The Sound of Music, based on the real life story of the Von Trapp Family singers. Maria, the tomboyish postulant at an Austrian abbey, becomes a governess in the home of a widowed naval captain with seven children. She brings a new love of life and music into the home.

Admission/Cost: $8 - $10

Location:
Helix High School
7323 University Avenue
La Mesa, CA 91942
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Dates and times:
Friday, October 11 - 7:00 PM
Saturday, October 12 - 2:00 PM
Saturday, October 12 - 7:00 PM
Thursday, October 17 - 6:00 PM
Friday, October 18 - 7:00 PM
Saturday, October 19 - 2:00 PM
Saturday, October 19 - 7:00 PM
2:00 PM Stage: Picasso at the Lapin Agile The year is 1904. Albert Einstein, a 25-year-old patent clerk, waits for his date at the Lapin Agile, a Parisian watering hole, when 23-year-old Pablo Picasso drops in to meet a recent conquest who is hoping for a return engagement. Einstein is a year away from transforming physics with his theory of relativity and the young painter will soon set the art world afire with Cubism. But at this moment, they are drawn to each other by a mutual sense of self confidence and curiosity. Kept company over the course of their evening by an amusingly incontinent barfly, a gullible yet lovable bartender, a wise waitress, and a surprise visitor from beyond, the two geniuses
2:00 PM Polish Festival The annual Polish Festival in San Diego is a wonderful cultural celebration in Pacific Beach all about Polish culture, traditions and cuisine.

Polish Festival is a tribute to our Polish heritage, our pride as American citizens, and San Diegans, and an expression of the legendary Polish hospitality. During the festival there will be performances by Polish folk dancers and various musical bands. We offer delicious polish food and the best genuine imported polish beer. A wide variety of commemorative t-shirts, hats, and other apparel will be available for purchase during the event.

Admission/Cost: $5 (children under 16 free)

St. Maximilian Kolbe Polish Roman Catholic Mission
1735 Grand Avenue
San Diego, CA 92109
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Dates and times:
Friday, October 11 - 5:00 PM to 11:30 PM
Saturday, October 12 - 2:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Sunday, October 13 - 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
4:00 PM Noche de Muertos Market Come hang out, shop, eat and listen to some sweet tunes by our local Djs. Bring your best muertos costume and cruise through Barrio Art Crawl.
Kid friendly, pet friendly, open to the publi

Admission/Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Barrio Logan Flea Market
1900 Main St.
San Diego, CA 92113
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Saturday, October 12 - 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM
5:00 PM Stage: The Importance of Being Earnest Two well-to-do bachelors spend time with various family and friends in town and in the country
6:00 PM Stage: The Three Musketeers To fulfill his dream of becoming a Musketeer, young d
7:00 PM Documentary Play: Seven Created with the support of Vital Voices Global Partnership, the play is a collaboration between the playwrights and seven female activists from around the globe who faced life-threatening obstacles before bringing heroic changes to their home countries of Pakistan, Nigeria, Ireland, Afghanistan, Guatemala, Russia and Cambodia. Their stories of overcoming adversity to effect real change and improve Created with the support of Vital Voices Global Partnership, the play is a collaboration between the playwrights and seven female activists from around the globe who faced life-threatening obstacles before bringing heroic changes to their home countries of Pakistan, Nigeria, Ireland, Afghanistan, Guatemala, Russia and Cambodia. Their stories of overcoming adversity to effect real change and improve the lives of women will inspire everyone. October 12, 2019 | 7:00 pm

Admission/Cost: $33 - $52

Location:
David & Dorothea Garfield Theatre
Lawrence Family JCC
4126 Executive Drive
La Jolla, California 92037
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Saturday, October 12 - 7:00 PM
7:00 PM Opera: Romeo and Juliet Romeo and Juliet is the ageless tale of love and tragedy. This opera version is told by 75 performers, including cast, orchestra, and a ballet. Narrations are added occasionally to help the audience member grasp the story as it unfolds.

Admission/Cost: $20 - $40

Location:
California Center for the Arts
340 N. Escondido Boulevard
Escondido, CA 92025
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Dates and times:
Friday, October 4 - 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, October 6 - 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Saturday, October 12 - 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, October 13 - 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.www.pacificlyricassociation.com
7:00 PM Music: Carlos Rivera Mexican singer Carlos Rivera makes his first headline appearance at downtown
7:00 PM Music: Sultans of Swing
7:00 PM Indian Music & Dance SangamSD, UCSD's oldest South Asian organization, invites you to dance your heart out at our highly anticipated Raas Garba 2019!

Whether you know how to do Garba or have never done so before, join us! We will have students teaching the steps to the dances at the event.

Admission/Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Price Center West Ballroom
U.C. San Diego
La Jolla, CA
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Saturday, October 12 - 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
7:00 PM Stage: Picasso at the Lapin Agile The year is 1904. Albert Einstein, a 25-year-old patent clerk, waits for his date at the Lapin Agile, a Parisian watering hole, when 23-year-old Pablo Picasso drops in to meet a recent conquest who is hoping for a return engagement. Einstein is a year away from transforming physics with his theory of relativity and the young painter will soon set the art world afire with Cubism. But at this moment, they are drawn to each other by a mutual sense of self confidence and curiosity. Kept company over the course of their evening by an amusingly incontinent barfly, a gullible yet lovable bartender, a wise waitress, and a surprise visitor from beyond, the two geniuses
7:00 PM Stage: The Sound of Music Helix Charter High School presents The Sound of Music, based on the real life story of the Von Trapp Family singers. Maria, the tomboyish postulant at an Austrian abbey, becomes a governess in the home of a widowed naval captain with seven children. She brings a new love of life and music into the home.

Admission/Cost: $8 - $10

Location:
Helix High School
7323 University Avenue
La Mesa, CA 91942
MAP

Dates and times:
Friday, October 11 - 7:00 PM
Saturday, October 12 - 2:00 PM
Saturday, October 12 - 7:00 PM
Thursday, October 17 - 6:00 PM
Friday, October 18 - 7:00 PM
Saturday, October 19 - 2:00 PM
Saturday, October 19 - 7:00 PM
7:30 PM Stage: Foxfire Set in rural America, in the heart of southern Appalachia, Foxfire is about the strength of family, the burnished love of a long marriage, and the values that have sustained this nation. It is laced with music by Jonathan Brielle, with live stage performances by a 4-piece bluegrass band.

Admission/Cost: $15 - $29

Location:
Sunshine Brooks Theatre
217 N. Coast Highway
Oceanside, 92054
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Ongoing from Friday, October 11 until Sunday, October 27, 2019
Fridays - 7:30 PM
Saturdays - 7:30 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM
8:00 PM Music: Tinariwen Tinariwen is a Tuareg group that performs a guitar-centric branch of Malian music that, to the untrained ear, is reminiscent of Ali Farka Tour
8:00 PM Stage: Bad Hombres/Good Wives Don Ernesto, a muy macho cartel lord of Sinaloa, is used to getting exactly what he wants. In this case, what he wants is Eva
8:00 PM Opera: A Midsummer Night's Dream Artists: Rafael Payare, conductor Víkingur Ólafsson, piano Tasha Koontz, soprano Kira Dills-DeSurra, mezzo soprano Women of the San Diego Master Chorale Actors: Roger Mueller, Jill Shellabarger, Matthew Krause, Susan Shunk, Jonathan Mastro, Brad Armacost and Scott Rad Brown Text Adaptation and Stage Director: Gerard McBurney Video Projections: Mike Tutaj REPERTOIRE ESTÉVEZ: Mediodía en el llano (Midday on the Plains) SCHUMANN: Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54 MENDELSSOHN: Incidental Music to A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61 (with text by William Shakespeare) Please join us 45 minutes before the concert for "What's the Score?", a lively talk about the composers and the repertoire given by commentator Nuvi Mehta from the stage of Copley Symphony Hall. ABOUT Hear Felix Mendelssohn's music as it was meant to be experienced, as a stellar cast of actors presents an abridged version of William Shakespeare
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