will be playing solo guitar 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18 at the Rancho Bernardo Courtyard by Marriott, 11611 Bernardo Plaza Court. No cover charge for either event.
Poway Center for the Performing Arts
presents award-winning country superstar
in concert, 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18 at 15498 Espola Road. Tickets are $65, $55 students, seniors and military. For tickets and information, call the box office at 858-748-0505 or visit www.powayarts.org.
The Classical Music Society
2:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20 at Incarnation Lutheran Church, 16889 Espola Road. Tickets are $25 for adults, $5 students. For tickets and information call 858-385-0659 or visit www.classicalmusicsociety.com.
“Pleasure of Your Company” chamber music series
harpist Kate Loughrey
2:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20 at the Scripps Miramar Ranch Library Center, 10301 Scripps Lake Drive. Concert is free, donations accepted. For information call 858-538-8158 or visit www.srfol.org.
seeking new members
, especially men, to join its choir of 100-plus singers. There are no auditions. The spring semester’s first rehearsal will be 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22 at Westwood Elementary, 17449 Matinal Road, Rancho Bernardo. The group will rehearse weekly for its spring show at the Poway Center for the Performing Arts. Questions? Go to www.rbchorale.org or call 858-485-7664.
Rancho Bernardo Library
presents a free
, featuring pianist
6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23 at 17110 Bernardo Center Drive. Donations accepted. For information, call 858-538-8163.
The Poway Folk Circle
, a group of local musicians, host folk song circles and acoustic jams.
meet at 6:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of every month in Templar’s Hall in Old Poway Park, 14134 Midland Road.
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
“A Blast From The Past- Contemporary Nostalgia,”
4 and 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26 and 2 and 6 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27 at The Vine Theater, Mojalet’s Place for the Arts, the Bernardo Winery, 13330 Paseo Del Verano. Tickets are $20 general admission, $15 students and seniors. For tickets and information, call 858 243-1402 or visit www.mojalet.com.
The Wrangler Square Dance Club
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 / firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
PowPAC, Poway’s Community Theatre
, presents the comedy
“The Kitchen Witches,”
opening Friday, Jan. 18 and running through Sunday, Feb. 17 at 13250 Poway Road. Show times are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $18 general admission, $15 seniors and students. For tickets call the PowPAC box office at 858-679-8085 or email email@example.com.
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.
, Poway’s Community Theatre, is offering a number of varied
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.
Studio Art Quilt Association
is having a
in the lobby of the Poway Center for the Performing Arts, through Tuesday, Jan. 29. The gallery is open for viewing 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tuesday - Friday and 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Saturday. For information, call the box office at 858-748-0505.
Rancho Bernardo Art Association
is holding a meeting 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24 at the RB Swim and Tennis Club, 16955 Bernardo Oaks Dr. Special guest will be
“how to resurrect a painting.”
Members are free and non-members are welcome for a $5 cost. For information visit www.ranchobernardoart.com or call Phyllis Hensperger at 858-675-2262.
North County Society of Fine Arts
is a local nonprofit group devoted to bringing the visual arts to public attention and fostering art education.
is exhibiting her work at Luc’s Bistro at 12642 Poway Road in Poway.
Rancho Bernardo Art Association
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.
artwork will be on display through January at Cafe Merlot, 13330 Paseo Del Verano. A Meet the Artist event is being held 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15. The public is invited.
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.
The NCSFA is
calling for entries
in the April Open Juried show at the Poway Center for Performing Arts. Prize money will be awarded to 13 artworks. Prospectus and entry forms are available at www.ncsfa.org.
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.
Poway Arts & Crafts Guild
will resume the
Boardwalk Craft Market
in February 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. the first Saturday of the month 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church
“Celebrating the Ministry of Dr. Martin Luther King,”
9:30 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 20 at 16275 Pomerado Road. Excerpts from many of Dr. King’s famous sermons and speeches, read by Poway actor and parishioner, Abner Genece, will be woven into the service. St. Bartholomew’s Coventry Choir and soloists will bring alive the great Gospel Mass by Robert Ray. For information, call 858-487-2159.
Coastal Cities Jazz Band
, with special guest
, presents a
tribute to Big Band Drummers
2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20 at Carlsbad Community Church, 3175 Harding Street, Carlsbad. Tickets are $15, $12 seniors and students. For tickets and information, call Gary Adcock at 858-775-1113.
Ramona Concert Association
Anna Maria Mendieta
and Flamenco dancer
in concert 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2 at the Olive Peirce Performing Arts Center, 1521 Hanson Lane. Tickets at the door are $15 for adults and $5 for children and students. For information call 760-789-7474 or email Ramonaconcerts@cox.net.
Eveoke Dance Theatre
a work inspired by Martin Luther King, Jr.’s speeches, and his six principles of non-violent action, opening Friday, Jan. 11 and running through Sunday, Jan. 27 at 10th Ave Theatre & Arts Centre, 930 10th Ave. Shows are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2:30 p.m. Sundays. For tickets and information, call 619-238-1153 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
San Diego REPertory Theatre
presents the Tony award-winning comedy
running through Sunday, Feb. 10 on the Lyceum Stage, 79 Horton Plaza. Tickets rang from $33 - $52, $18 students. For tickets, call 619-544-1000 or visit www.sdrep.org.
Moonlight Stage Productions
presents the farce
opening Thursday, Jan. 17 and running through Sunday, Feb. 3 at the AVO Playhouse, 303 Main Street, Vista. Tickets range from $22 - $30 and available through the VisTix box office by calling 760-724-2110 or visiting www.moonlightstage.com.
The Old Globe
starring Robert Sean Leonard from TV’s “House,” opening Thursday, Jan. 17 and running through Sunday, Feb. 17 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, 1363 Old Globe Way in Balboa Park. Tickets start at $29. For tickets and information, call the box office at 619-23-GLOBE, or visit www.TheOldGlobe.org.
STAR Repertory Theatre
“Disney’s Aladdin Jr.,”
running Thursday, Jan. 24 - Sunday, Jan. 27 at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido. Tickets are $16.50 and can be purchased at www.STARrepertorytheatre.com.
Mission Trails Regional Park Foundation (MTRP)
“Natural World Inspiration,”
an exhibition featuring
, running through Friday, Feb. 8 at One Father Junipero Serra Trail. The MTRP Visitor and Interpretive Center is open daily from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Admission is free. For information, call 619-668-3280.
Escondido Adult School
“Flying Geese Quilt” quilting classes
, running Tuesdays through Feb. 12 at 220 W. Crest St., Escondido. Classes are 9 a.m. - noon or 1 - 4 p.m. Level 1 class, suitable for beginners. Class fee is $40. Register online at www.escondidoadultschool-rop.org. For more information email email@example.com.
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.
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.
Vintage Train Rides and museum tours each weekend at the
Pacific Southwest Railway Museum
in Campo. Ride the museum’s “Golden State” excursion train to Tunnel 4 and the Lower Campo Creek bridge at 11 a.m. or 2:30 p.m. each day. Gift store, free parking. Opportunities to ride on the locomotive with the engineer (reservations required). Visit psrm.org for more information or call 619-465-7776.
returns to the Del Mar Fairgrounds Friday, Jan. 18 - Sunday, Jan. 20. Hours are noon - 6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday. General admission is $7, valid for the entire weekend. For information, visit www.gemfaire.com or contact 503-252-8300 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
San Diego Sunroad Boat Show
is being held Thursday, Jan. 24 - Sunday, Jan. 27 in the Sunroad Marina, located downtown at 955 Harbor Island. The event features boat shows, seminars, free boat rides and sailing lessons, and pet adoptions. Show hours are Thursday, Jan. 24 and Friday, Jan. 25 from noon - 6 p.m., and Saturday, Jan. 26 and Sunday, Jan. 27 from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Entrance fees are $12 for adults, with children under 12 free. Military, EMTs, Police and Fire personnel are free on Thursday, Jan. 24 and Friday, Jan. 25 with ID. For information, call 619-497-5254 or visit http://www.bigbayboatshow.com.
Palomar College Planetarium
“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.