Entertainment Calendar – Issue of Dec. 27, 2012

LOCAL

MUSIC

Bernardo Heights Middle School presents its choir winter concert 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8 and 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9 at the Poway Center for the Performing Arts, 15498 Espola Road. For ticket information contact Mary Spain at 858-449-9599 or email mspain@powayusd.com.

The San Diego Chinese Art and Cultural Society presents the 2013 Annual International Music and Arts Festival 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12 at the Poway Center for the Performing Arts, 15498 Espola Road. Performing will be the Greater San Diego Community Orchestra, Super Galactic Beat Manipulators and many more. Tickets range from $15 – $100. For tickets contact Miranda Lee at 858-759-9581 or Wendy Meng at 619-421-5964.

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.

DANCE

The Wrangler Square Dance Club continues their fall classes 7 – 9 p.m. Wednesdays 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 / elainejohnson@san.rr.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.

THEATER

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.

ART

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.

In December, Cheryl Boeller is exhibiting her work at Luc’s Bistro at 12642 Poway Road in Poway.

Rancho Bernardo Art Association member Marlene Tague’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.

Member Ren Daniels’s artwork will be on display through January at Cafe Merlot, 13330 Paseo Del Verano.

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. For further information, visit www.ncsfa.org for news about meetings, display opportunities, exhibit at Poway Center for the Performing Arts, paint-outs and trips.

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.

LOCAL MARKETS

The Poway Arts & Crafts Guild presents the Boardwalk Craft Market 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Saturday until Christmas in Old Poway Park. Features locally produced and clothing, jewelry, household furnishings and gift items. 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.

MUSEUMS

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.

OTHER EVENTS

REGIONAL

MUSIC

DANCE

The California Center for the Arts, Escondido presents “An Irish Christmas!” Enjoy a night celebrating Christmas in Ireland with traditional dance, music, storytellling, and plenty of Irish soul 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21. Tickets are $35-$39, $3 off for Seniors (over 60), $5 off for children 12 and under. Groups of 10 or more also receive  a 15% discount. For tickets or further information call 1-800-988-4253 or visit www.artcenter.org.

THEATER

New Village Arts Theatre presents the holiday sequel to the hit show Forever Plaid, “Plaid Tidings,” running through Sunday, Dec. 30 at 2787 State St., Carlsbad. Tickets range from $27 – $33. For more information, call the box office at 760-433-3245 or visit www.newvillagearts.org.

The Welk Resort Theater presents “Drinkin’ Singin’ Swingin’ : Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow!” running through Monday, Dec. 31 at 8860 Lawrence Welk Drive, Escondido. For tickets and showtimes, call 1-888-802-7469 or visit welkresorts.com/san-diego-theatre.

Cygnet Holiday Radio presents “A Christmas Carol,” running through Sunday Dec. 30 at the Cygnet Theatre at 4040 Twiggs St. In Old Town San Diego State Historic Park. Ticket prices range from $29-$54 with children, senior, student and military discounts available. For tickets and further information call 619-337-1525 or visit www.cygnettheatre.com.

ART

Pacific Quilt Artists presents “Art Quilts at the Adobe 2012,” running through Saturday, Jan. 5 at the Rancho Buena Vista Adobe Gallery, 640 Alta Vista Dr, Vista. There is an artists reception 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2. The gallery is open Thursday-Saturday 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., except holidays. Admission is free. For information, call Jill Le Croissette at 760-434-7491 or contact artquilts25@gmail.com.

Jill Le Croissette presents “A Touch of Red: Art Quilts by Jill Le Croissette,” running through Wednesday, Jan. 2 at the Carlsbad City Library, 1775 Dove Lane, Carlsbad. Admission is free. For information, call Jill Le Croissette, at 760-434-7491 or e-mail artquilts25@gmail.com.

REGIONAL MARKETS

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.

MUSEUMS

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.

OTHER EVENTS

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 “Wonders of the 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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