Welcome to San Diego Blog | August 4, 2010

San Diego August Events Calendar

8/4 – SummerFest Under the Stars | Ellen Browning Scripps Park – La Jolla | 7:30 – 9:00 p.m. | Bring blankets or chairs and listen to music performed by the La Jolla Music Society artists | More information 858-459-3724

8/6 – 8/8 – 30th Annual Sandcastle Days | Ellen Browning Scripps Park – La Jolla | Ball (Imperial Beach Boys and Girls Club) – Friday 8:00 p.m.- midnight; Festival – Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.; Competition – Sunday 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Over 140 vendors, entertainment, food, arts and crafts, and US Sandcastle Competition | More information 858-459-3724

8/7 – 56th Annual Balboa Park 8-mile & 3-mile Runs | Balboa Park at Pan American Rd & Presidents Way | 7:30 – 10:00 a.m. | 3-mile $10, 8-mile $15 | Courses travel through and around Balboa Park

8/7 – NPCA Free Concert at Bird Park | Bird Park – northeast corner of Balboa Park | 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. | “Scott Martin” band will perform lively Latin & jazz music

8/7 – Art of Flamenco Dinner Show | Café Sevilla, 555 Fourth Avenue, San Diego 92121 | Spanish cuisine, Flamenco dancers, singers, percussionist and guitarist | Check website for show times

8/7 – 8/8 – Annual Philippine Cultural Arts Festival | Balboa Park – lawn area at Park Blvd & Presidents Way | 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Arts, folk dances, songs, music, costumes, food and more. | Free 

8/8 – 27th Annual City Fest – Hillcrest | 5th, University, Robinson & Pennsylvania Avenues – Heart of Hillcrest | 12:00 – 7:30 p.m. | Celebration of community spirit through music, arts, crafts, and food | Free

8/8 – 14th Annual Lemon Festival | Downtown Chula Vista (Third Ave between E & G St) | 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. | Celebrating Chula Vista’s heritage as the Lemon Capital of the World, live entertainment on 3 stages, kids zone and rides, and more | Free | More information 619-422-1982

8/14 – 4th Annual Dog Days of Summer 2010 | Cardiff by the Sea, 131 Aberdeen Dr | 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. | Canine festival with contests, music, booths, art, products and more benefiting Rancho Coastal Humane Society | Free

8/14 – 8/15 – Fiesta del Sol | Historic Logan Ave (Evans – 26th St) | 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. | Celebrating history, diverse cultures and engagement of the people of San Diego| Free

8/28 – Ocean Beach SummerFest | Ocean Beach – Dusty Rhodes Park at Sunset Cliffs & Nimitz Blvd | 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. | Carnival rides, crafty merchandise, games, food, beer and music | Free

8/28 – Annual Orfila Grape Stomp | Orfila Vineyards & Winery, 13455 San Pasqual Rd, Escondido | 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. | Tractor rides through the vineyard, grape stomping, dancing, wine tasting and buffet dinner

8/28 – 8/29 – Celebrate Dance Festival | Balboa Park – Cascades area at Central Mesa | 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. | Over 70 regional dance performances | Free

8/28 – 8/29 – City Heights Lantern Festival | El Cajon Blvd (between Euclid & Highland Ave) | 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. | Festive celebration in the Vietnamese business district with food, merchandise, games, rides & a beautiful lantern display | Free


Written by: heather

Categories: Experience

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