Entertainment Calendar – Issue of Aug. 9, 2012
The Sandy Devito Combo will be playing jazz from 7 to 10 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 10, at the Rancho Bernardo Courtyard by Marriott. The guest musicians will be Tony Higgins and Hugh Friedman on sax and clarinet. The RB Courtyard is at 11611 Bernardo Plaza Court. No cover charge; $15 minimum for food and beverages.
The Sharp Memorial Hospital summer concert series finishes up 5:30 – 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 12 with the “Pomerado Community Band,” at Old Poway Park, 14134 Midland Road. All concerts are free. Parking is free. For information, call 858-668-4576.
The San Diego County Library continues its award-winning Acoustic Showcase concert series with a performance by bluegrass band “Rusty Gait,” 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11 at the Poway Library, 13137 Poway Road. This event is free. For information, call 858 513-2900.
Hungarian pianist Péter Tóth performs 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25 at the Scripps Miramar Ranch Library Center. A reception featuring Hungarian pastries will follow. Tickets are $10 at the door; children under 12 are free. Scripps Miramar Ranch Library Center is located at 10301 Scripps Lake Drive near Miramar Lake. For information call 858-538-8158 or visit www.srfol.org.
The San Diego Folk Heritage presents Jeff Bertino and Mike Stubblefield with special guests The Lacemakers, performing 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 31 at Templar’s Hall, Old Poway Park, 14134 Midland Road. Tickets are $18, $15 members. For more information, email SDFH@san.rr.com or visit www.sdfolkheritage.org.
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.
Mojalet Dance Collective continues its 2012 Summer Series with performances by Soulscape Dance Co., 5 and 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11 and 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 12 at The Vine Theater, 13330 Paseo Del Verano North, Rancho Bernardo. Tickets are $16 general admission, $11 students and seniors. For information call 858-243-1402 or visit www.mojalet.com.
The Wrangler Square Dance Club will start their fall classes 7 – 9 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12 at Rolling Hills Elementary School, 15225 Penasquitos Drive, San Diego. The dress is casual and couples and singles are welcome. No previous experience is needed. The first class is free; the cost thereafter is $5 per person per week. For more information or to register for the class, visit www.TheWranglers.org, or contact
Joe and Elaine Patrao, 858-672-1700 / email@example.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. 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.
The Ed Brown Senior Center is holding a Play Readers Theater fundraiser 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17 at the center, 18402 W. Bernardo Drive, Rancho Bernardo. The play will be a light-hearted fairy tale mystery where you can vote on who you think the culprit is. Tickets are $8 members, $10 non-members. Refreshments served. Proceeds benefit the Ed Brown Senior Center. For more information and tickets, call 858-487-9324.
PowPAC, Poway’s Community Theatre, presents the musical “Cowgirls,” opening Friday, Aug. 24 and running weekends only through Sunday, Sept. 30. Performances are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $20 general admission and $17 for seniors and students. There is a $2 surcharge for opening night, which includes a party with the cast. Tickets may be purchased by calling the box office at 858.679.8085 or e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
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, Aug. 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.
The Rancho Bernardo Art Association is hosting an artist critique 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23 at the monthly meeting, at the RB Swim & Tennis Club, 16955 Bernardo Oaks Drive. The public is welcome to attend. RBAA Members are free, non-members $5. Bring one or two pieces of artwork you are interested in having evaluated.
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 July and August includes oil paintings by Tia Grantz at the Poway library, 13137 Poway Road, Dee Durbin and Lori Chase displaying their paintings at Bernardo Heights Community Center, 16051 Bernardo Heights Parkway and Lori Chase also exhibiting at Luc’s Bistro at 12642 Poway Road. For further information, visit www.ncsfa.org.
Rancho Bernardo Art Association member Amy Zoe’s artwork is 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 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 market will be 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.
Enjoy a free family movie in the park with “Cars 2,” Saturday, Aug. 11 at the 4S Ranch Sports Park, 16118D 4S Ranch Parkway. All movies start approximately 15 minutes after sunset. Bring a blanket or chair and a picnic dinner or snack. Come early to get a good seat. For information, call 858-538-8085.
The Bernardo Winery will be hosting the 2nd Annual San Diego Wine Country Festival 1 – 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11 at 13330 Paseo del Verano. Tickets are on sale for $25 online at www.brownpapertickets.com/event/260913 and will be $30 at the door. The tickets will include tasting 10 wines, logo glass, personal baguette and oil and vinegar for dipping. Additional food and beverages will be available for purchase at the event.
The Scripps Miramar Ranch Library Center’s free monthly film series continues with the screening “Out of the Past,” starring Robert Mitchum, Jane Greer and Kirk Douglas, 6 – 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15. An audience discussion will follow the screening. Scripps Miramar Ranch Library Center is located at 10301 Scripps Lake Drive near Miramar Lake. For more information, visit www.srfol.org or call 858-538-8158.
Enjoy a free family movie in the park with “Megamind,” Saturday, Aug. 18 at the Poway Community Park, 13094 Civic Center Dr. All movies start approximately 15 minutes after sunset. Bring a blanket or chair and a picnic dinner or snack. Come early to get a good seat. For information, call 858-538-8085.
Enjoy a free family movie in the park with “Kung Fu Panda 2,” Saturday, Aug. 18 at the Carmel Mountain Ranch Community Park, 10152 Rancho Carmel Dr. All movies start approximately 15 minutes after sunset. Bring a blanket or chair and a picnic dinner or snack. Come early to get a good seat. For information, call 858-538-8085.
Rock band Relevance will perform at a charity music event 3 – 8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 12 at the Ramona Mainstage. The show is for all ages, and children under the ages of 12 will be free. Tickets are $10 at the door, and each ticket purchased will include a free raffle ticket. Proceeds will go towards Standup for Kids. Tickets can also be ordered online at www.ramonamainstage.com.
Balboa Park’s “Twilight in the Park” concert series returns for the 32nd year this summer, with “Kearney Mesa Band,” Thursday, Aug. 9, “Rick Robledo & The Working Cowboy,” Tuesday, Aug. 14, “City Guard Band,” Wednesday, Aug. 15 and “San Diego Banjo Band,” Thursday, Aug. 16. 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 Gordon Turk on Monday, Aug. 13. 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. “The Dunwells” and “The Heartless Bastards” co-headline 5:30 – 9 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15. 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.
The Del Mar Summer Concert Series returns with a lineup of twelve concerts this summer, with “The Offspring,” Friday, Aug. 10, “Michael Franti & Spearhead,” Friday, Aug. 17, “Ben Harper,” Saturday, Aug. 18, “Jimmy Cliff,” Friday, Aug. 24, “Ozomatli,” Friday, Aug. 31 and “Reggae Festival featuring Ziggy Marley,” Saturday, Sept. 1 at the Seaside Stage. Concert tickets are $20 after the last race, shows begin after the last race ends. For information, visit www.delmarscene.com/concert.htm.
The Coastal Communities Concert Band presents “Big Band and All That Jazz,” featuring the Coastal Cities Jazz Band and special guest Rob Verdi, 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 19 at the Carlsbad Community Church, Carlsbad. Tickets are $15 general admission, $12 seniors and students. For tickets call 760-436-6137 or 858-793-8258. Tickets will also be available at the door.
The California Center for the Arts, Escondido presents five free jazz jam sessions Tuesdays Aug. 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31. All local musicians are invited, and the public is welcome to attend. Food will be available for purchase. Please RSVP at 800-988-4253.
The California Center for the Arts, Escondido hosts a new Children’s Music Program with a free workshop 3 – 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 6 in the Studio on North Escondido Boulevard campus For more information visit www.escondidochoralarts.com or email email@example.com.
The San Diego Civic Youth Ballet presents “Fairy Tales in the Park 2012,” 1 p.m., 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18 in the Casa del Prado Theatre, 1800 Village Place, Balboa Park. Tickets are $10, with all proceeds going to fund scholarships for the ballet. For tickets and information, visit www.sdcyb.org.
Moonlight Stage Productions continues its 32nd summer season with “Fiddler on the Roof,” running through Saturday, Aug. 11 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.
San Diego REPertory Theatre kicks off its 37th season with “Zoot Suit,” running through Sunday, Aug. 12 on the Lyceum Stage. For performance times and ticket prices, visit www.sdrep.org.
San Diego Junior Theatre presents the final production of its 64th season, “Footloose,” running through Sunday, Aug. 12 at the Casa del Prado Theatre, 1800 El Prado (at Village Place, Balboa Park. Recommended for ages 10 and older. For performance times and tickets, visit juniortheatre.com.
The Welk Theatre presents “Wrinkles: A New Old Musical,” running through Sunday, Aug. 26. Performances are 1 p.m. Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays and 1 and 8 p.m. Thursdays. For tickets and more information, visit welkresorts.com/san-diego-theatre.
Cygnet Theatre Company presents “Man of La Mancha,” 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” 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,” running through Sunday, Aug. 5 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre. Ticket prices start at $29. “God of Carnage” runs through Sunday, Sept. 2 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre. 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 Lyceum Theatre has extended the run of “Respect: A Musical Journey of Women,” with new performance dates through Sunday, Aug. 12 at the Lyceum Theatre, 79 Horton Plaza, San Diego. Tickets are $45 to $55 and available at the Lyceum Theatre Box Office at 619-544-1000 or online at www.lyceumevents.org. Group discounts are available for 20 or more by calling 1-888-264-1788.
Broadway/San Diego presents “La Cage Aux Folles,” starring George Hamilton and Christopher Sieber, running through Sunday, Aug. 12 at the San Diego Civic Theatre, 3rd and B Street, Downtown San Diego. For tickets and more information, visit www.broadwaysd.com/lacage.php.
The Mission Trails Regional Park Foundation (MTRP) is holding an exhibition of art, “Midsummer’s Dream,” featuring Cheryl Boeller, Jenny Ferrone, Robyn Garcia, Roseann Haslett, Justine Javes, Mark Sherman, and Cathryn Ward, running through Friday, Aug. 17 in the Mission Trails Regional Park Visitor Center Art Gallery. The MTRP Visitor and Interpretive Center is located at One Father Junipero Serra Trail, San Diego. It is open daily from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Admission is free.
The Escondido Art Association presents “Celebrate Escondido,” an open fine art display, running through Saturday, Sept. 1 at the Artists Gallery, 121 W. Grand Avenue. Awards will be presented during an Artists’ Reception 5 – 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11. Regular gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. Admission to the Gallery is always free. For more information call 760-489-0338 or 760-741-3117 or view www.escondidoartists.org.
ArtHatch presents “IMMORTALIZED: Now and Then,” featuring some of the most prominent car artists to date, opening Friday Aug. 10 and running through Saturday, Sept. 1 at 317 East Grand Avenue, Escondido. All artwork will be auctioned off. For information, call 760-781-5779 or visit distinctionart.com or arthatch.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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