Entertainment Calendar – Issue of June 28, 2012
The Sharp Memorial Hospital summer concert series continues 5:30 – 7 p.m. Sunday, July 8 with “Stoney B Blues Band,” at Lake Poway, located at 14644 Lake Poway Road. All concerts are free. For Lake Poway concerts, parking is free for residents and $5 for nonresidents. A free shuttle service will be provided from the north parking lot of Poway High School to Lake Poway. For information, call 858-668-4770.
Spirit of the Fourth presents “RB Idol,” 7 p.m. Thursday, June 28 at the Poway Center for the Performing Arts, 15498 Espola Road. The show will feature performances from last year’s winners, Matt Billman and Kristi Krause. Tickets are $15 at the door. For tickets and information, contact Rebecca Burgess at email@example.com or Marla Cruz at MarlaC427@yahoo.com.
Spirit of the Fourth presents the inaugural “Golden Idol” competition, featuring locals age 55-plus, 4 – 7 p.m. Saturday, June 30 in the Ed Brown Senior Center, 18402 W. Bernardo Drive in Rancho Bernardo Community Park. The top three finalists will receive an invitation to perform during the Spirit of the Fourth community fair in Webb Park. Admission is free.
Irish singer/songwriter Ken O’Malley performs 7 p.m. Saturday, June 30 at Templar’s Hall, Old Poway Park, 14134 Midland Road. Songs will be in both English and Irish Gaelic, suitable for all ages. Tickets are $18, $15 for San Diego Folk Heritage members. For more information, visit www.sdfolkheritage.org.
The Del Norte High School String Quartet performs on stage with touring Beatles musicians and actors in “In My Life – A Musical Theatre Tribute to the Beatles,” 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 30 at the Avo Playhouse, 303 Main Street, Vista. Tickets are $40 and may be purchased online at www.moonlightstage.com or by phoning 760-724-2110. In My Life is family friendly.
The Poway Library presents an acoustic showcase concert celebrating Woody Guthrie’s 100th birthday, featuring performances by Ross Moore, Jeff Bertino, Chris Clarke and Dane Terry, 2 p.m. Saturday, July 14. Free and open to the public. The library is located at 13137 Poway Road, Poway. For information call 858 513-2900.
Jazz is back at the Bernardo Winery, 2 – 5 p.m. Sundays through November 2. Reserve a brunch table 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Cafe Merlot and enjoy live Jazz music. For reservations call 858-592-7785.
The Poway Folk Circle, a group of local musicians, host folk song circles and acoustic jams. Folk Song Circles meet at 6:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of every month in Templar’s Hall in Old Poway Park, 14134 Midland Road. Bluegrass Jams meet on the second Monday of every month at Round Table Pizza in Rancho Bernardo, 16761 Bernardo Center Drive. The Craft Fair Jam is 9 a.m. the first Saturday of the month in Old Poway Park, and Slow Jam Sunday is 1 p.m. the last Sunday of the month in Old Poway Park. Free and open to the public. For information, visit www.powayfolkcircle.org.
Enjoy a free weekend of performances and “hands-on” activities for families at the Vine, located in the Bernardo Winery in Rancho Bernardo at 13330 Paseo del Verano N., Suite 5. The weekend begins 6 p.m. Friday, June 29 with a collage workshop, followed by stories with pantomime at 7 p.m. More activities follow at 2 and 2:45 p.m. Saturday, June 30. Seating is limited, reservations required. For information or reservations contact Young Audiences at 619-282-7599 ext. 114 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Academy of World Dance n Arts is holding a 1-week “Summer Dance Camp,” 1 – 2:30 p.m. Monday, July 9 – Friday, Aug. 17 for boys and girls ages 4 – 17 at the academy, 12621-A Poway Road, Poway. Themes include dance around the world, jump n jive swingin’ dance camp, breakdance & hip hop, and a pageant training clinic. Cost ranges from $75 – $150. For information call 858-679-8277 or visit www.worldancenarts.com.
The San Diego English Country Dancers hold classes 6 – 9 p.m. every Sunday night at the Rancho Bernardo Swim and Tennis Club, 16955 Bernardo Oaks Drive, Rancho Bernardo. Beginners welcome, partners unnecessary. No special clothing needed, clean shoes that won’t skid or stick on a wood floor required. Admission is $6-8, discounts available for students with I.D. and children under 18. For information, visit www.sdecd.org or call 858-486-9160.
Tap dancing classes for adults, taught by Gigi St. John, are Tuesdays at the RB Swim & Tennis Club. Each class is one hour, intermediate at 11 a.m. and beginners at noon. Just show up or sign up by calling St. John at 951-282-3639.
The Academy of World Dance n Arts offers a free introductory class to swing, salsa and ballroom 7 to 8 p.m. every Friday, year-round for ages teen through adults. No previous experience needed. For information, visit www.worldancenarts.com or call 858-679-8277. The academy is at 12621-A Poway Road, Poway.
PowPAC, Poway’s Community Theatre, presents the sentimental comedy “Leaving Iowa,” running through Sunday, July 22 at the PowPAC theater, 13250 Poway Road. Performances are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $18, $15 seniors and students. Tickets may be purchased by calling the box office at 858-679-8085 or e-mailing email@example.com.
The Church at Rancho Bernardo is now accepting registration for its summer theatre arts camps, which are being held 8:30 a.m. – noon Monday, July 9 – Friday, July 20 and Monday, July 23 – Friday, Aug. 3 for 1st through 8th graders. Music from Broadway musicals is incorporated into classes of voice, dance, musical theatre, acting, make up and set design. Each day also includes prayer time and worship. For information visit www.thechurchatrb.org or contact Jayne Howard at firstname.lastname@example.org or 858-592-2434 ext. 323.
Tickets for the 2012-2013 season at the Poway Center for the Performing Arts are on sale on the center’s website, www.powayarts.org, by calling 858-748-0505 or at the box office, 15498 Espola Road, noon to 5 p.m. Fridays and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays.
PowPAC, Poway’s Community Theatre, is offering a number of varied volunteer opportunities for its award-winning theater. For more information, contact Maxine Brunton at 858-679-0640, or call the theater box office and leave your name and telephone number at 858-679-8085.
The Ed Brown Senior Center at Rancho Bernardo presents “Watercolor Magic,” 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 3, 10, 21 and 28, and Tuesday, Aug. 7, 14, 21 and 28. All levels of watercolor are taught. Classes are $25 each. For information, call 760-505-7681 or visit www.arttom.com.
Rancho Bernardo Art Association presents an informal art critique 7 p.m. Thursday, June 28 at the RB Swim & Tennis Club, located at 16955 Bernardo Oaks Drive. The public is welcome to attend. RBAA Members are free, $5 non-members. For more information, call 858-487-5002.
Rancho Bernardo Art Association member Carole Patton’s paintings are on display at the Bernardo Winery Tasting Room, 13330 Paseo Del Verano. The tasting room is open Monday through Friday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Rancho Bernardo Art Association is looking for artists who want to meet others who share the same interest, learn from demonstrations and exhibit their work. The members have critique nights and an award show. For membership, contact Phyllis Hensperger at 858-675-2262. Adult membership is $25, couples $30, students $15. More information at ranchobernardoart.com.
The North County Society of Fine Arts is a local nonprofit group devoted to bringing the visual arts to public attention and fostering art education.
Members’ artwork currently displayed for June includes oil paintings by Tia Grantz at the Bernardo Heights Community Center, 16051 Bernardo Heights Parkway and at Luc’s Bistro, 12642 Poway Road and a group showing of plein air paintings at the Poway library, 13137 Poway Road. For further information, visit www.ncsfa.org.
The Poway Arts & Crafts Guild presents the Boardwalk Craft Market 8 a.m. to 2 p.m the first Saturday of the month in Old Poway Park. Features locally produced and sold clothing, jewelry, household furnishings and gift items. The next two shows will be Saturday, July 7 and Saturday, Aug. 4. For information, call PACG at 858-486-3497.
Poway Farmers Market is 8 to 11:30 a.m. every Saturday next to Old Poway Park, at Midland Road and Temple Street. The market, sponsored by the City of Poway and operated by Outback Farms, features certified organic produce, most of which is grown in San Diego County. For more information, call 858-668-4576.
The Bernardo Winery hosts a farmers market which includes fresh produce, vendors and food stalls every Friday from 9 a.m. to noon at 13330 Paseo Del Verano Norte.
The Mt. Carmel High School PTSA hosts a certified farmers market 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. every Sunday in the school parking lot, 9550 Carmel Mountain Road.
The Scripps Ranch Farmers Market & Art Festival is from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. every Saturday at 10380 Spring Canyon Road, the site of the old E.B. Scripps Elementary School. For more information, visit www.srfm.org.
Walk in the footpath of Poway’s first residents every Saturday morning at Poway’s Kumeyaay-Ipai Interpretive Center. Savor the smell of blooming native plants that Kumeyaay people smelled each spring for more than 2,000 years. Trained guides will share the culture, history and botany of this five-acre archeological jewel for free from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Saturdays at 13104 Ipai Waaypuk Trail (formerly Silverlake Drive). For information, go to www.poway.org/kiic.
The Rancho Bernardo Historical Society runs a free museum at the Bernardo Winery, 13330 Paseo Del Verano Norte, Rancho Bernardo. Museum hours are 9 a.m. to noon Tuesdays and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fridays and noon to 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Call 858-775-5788.
The Poway Historical and Memorial Society operates the free Poway Heritage Museum and the Nelson House in Old Poway Park, 14114 Midland Road in Poway. Hours are 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturdays and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays. Call 858-679-8587 or visit www.powayhistoricalsociety.org.
The Poway Library presents “Books and Coffee at the Poway Library,” 10 a.m. Saturday, June 30 at the library, 13137 Poway Road, Poway. Book loving librarians will discuss and recommend some of their favorites. Coffee, tea, and refreshments provided. Free and open to all adults. For information call 858-513-2900.
Balboa Park’s “Twilight in the Park” concert series returns for the 32nd year this summer, with “Bayou Brothers,” a Cajun/Zydeco band, Thursday, June 28, “Marine Band San Diego,” Tuesday, July 3, and “145th Street,” a contemporary blues band, Thursday, July 5. All concerts are 6:15 – 7:15 p.m. on the stage of the Spreckels Organ Pavilion. For information visit www.balboapark.org.
The 25th Anniversary Summer International Organ Festival in Balboa Park continues with British organist Simon Gledhill, 7:15 p.m. Monday, July 2. For information, visit www.sosorgan.com or call 619-702-8138.
The Birch Aquarium at Scripps presents the 7th annual Green Flash Concert Series running monthly throughout summer. Folk-rock musician Matt Nathanson performs 5:30 – 9 p.m. Wednesday, July 18. Tickets are $27 with RSVP ($130 season pass), $32 at the door. For tickets and information, call 858-534-4109 or visit aquarium.ucsd.edu.
Broadway San Diego presents “Wicked,” running through Sunday, July 15 at the San Diego Civic Theatre, 3rd Avenue and B Street, downtown San Diego. For tickets and performance times, visit www.ticketmaster.com/venueartist/82007/864373.
Moonlight Stage Productions kicks off its 32nd summer season with “Legally Blonde: the Musical,” running through Saturday, July 14 at the Moonlight Amphitheatre in Vista. Show starts at 8 p.m., gates open for picnicking at 6:30 p.m. Tickets range from $15 to $50. To purchase tickets or for information, call 760-724-2110 or visit moonlightstage.com.
Cygnet Theatre Company presents “Man of La Mancha,” opening Thursday, July 5 and running through Sunday, Aug. 26 on The Old Town Stage, 4040 Twiggs St. in Old Town San Diego State Historic Park. Performance times are 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays, 3 and 8 p.m. Saturdays and 2 and 7 p.m. Sundays. Tickets range from $34-$59. For information call 619-337-1525 or visit www.cygnettheatre.com.
The Old Globe Theatre presents the 2012 Shakespeare Festival in the outdoor Lowell Davies Festival Theater, 1363 Old Globe Way, Balboa Park. “Richard III” runs through Saturday, Sept. 29. “As You Like It” opens Friday, June 29 and runs through Sunday, Sept. 30. “Inherit the Wind,” by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee, runs through Tuesday, Sept. 25. Subscription tickets are available, prices range from $66 to $246, or single tickets starting at $29. Tickets may be purchased online at www.TheOldGlobe.org, by phone at (619) 23-GLOBE or by visiting the Box Office.
The Old Globe presents “Divine Rivalry,” opening Thursday, July 12 and running through Sunday, Aug. 5 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre. Ticket prices start at $29. Tickets can be purchased online at www.TheOldGlobe.org, by phone at 619-23-GLOBE or by visiting the Box Office at 1363 Old Globe Way in Balboa Park.
The Broadway Theater continues its 8th season with “HOT FLASHES: The Musical,” running through Sunday, July 22, at the Broadway Theater, 340 East Broadway, Vista. Performance times are 7:30 p.m. Thursdays – Saturdays and 4 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $17.50. For tickets or information, call the box office at 760-806-7905 or visit www.broadwayvista.com.
A fine art exhibit celebrating “Summertime” will be on display at the Escondido Art Association’s Artists Gallery at 121 W. Grand Avenue, Escondido through Saturday, June 30. Regular gallery hours are 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. Admission is free. For information, 760-489-0338 or 760-741-3117 or www.escondidoartists.org.
A fine art exhibit celebrating “Liberty” will be on display at the Escondido Art Association’s Artists Gallery at 121 W. Grand Avenue Thursday, July 5 through Saturday, August 4. Ribbon awards for the best artworks will be presented during an Artists’ Reception 5 – 8 p.m. Saturday, July 14. Open to the public. Regular gallery hours are 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. Admission is free. For information, 760-489-0338 or 760-741-3117 or www.escondidoartists.org.
The North San Diego Farmers Market is held 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. each Sunday, and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Wednesday at the Sikes Adobe Historic Farmstead, 12655 Sunset Drive in Escondido. For more information, visit www.NSDCFM.com.
The Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum at MCAS Miramar has its Bell 214ST Iraqi “Super Huey” helicopter on display. Also on display is the Sikorsky HRS.
Another feature is a single-seat flight simulator, which gives members of the public a 20-minute “flight” for $15.
The museum is open 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays. Call 858-693-1723 or visit www.flyingleathernecks.org for information.
The Palomar College Planetarium presents “Friday Night Family Planetarium Shows,” every Friday night at the Palomar College San Marcos campus, 1140 West Mission Road, between the Library and Natural Sciences buildings. At 7 p.m. is “The Sky Tonight,” and at 8:15 p.m. is “Violent Universe.” Starting at dusk is live patio telescope viewing, weather permitting. Free parking in lot #5. For tickets and information, call 760-744-1150 ext. 2833 or visit www.palomar.edu/planetarium.
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