Events subject to change or cancellation. Confirm before you go!
“Concerts at the Cove”. Thursday, July 30, 6pm. Solana Beach’s Fletcher Cove. (858) 720-2453
OZCON INTERNATIONAL. Fri-Sun, July 31-Aug 2 (Fri-Sat 9am-10:30pm; Sun 9am-2pm) $30-$75. Oz convention includes quizzes, Treasure Hunt, Research Table, Dealers Room, Show and Tell, panel discussions, displays, and after-parties.$100 cash prize for Best Adult Costume and $50 for Best Child Costume. Town and Country Hotel and Convention Center,500 Hotel Circle North, SD
WATERMELON DAYS. Fri-Sun, July 31-Aug 2, 1-7pm. Free -$15. Admission includes parking, watermelon feeding with the camels, bird show, contests, a watermelon-carving contest, and exhibits. Oasis Camel Dairy, 26757 Old Julian Highway, Ramona
GALACTICADIA 2. Fri, July 31, 7-10pm, $5-$30. A multimedia performance featuring stylized combat, special effects, and music wrapped up in adventure. Tango Del Rey, 3567 Del Rey St, SD
Clairemont Family Day. Sat, Aug 1, 8am-5pm. Free.Food, merchandise, entertainment, games, pony rides, carnival rides, and a car show, free swimming all day.South Clairemont Park, 3605 Clairemont Dr (858) 581-9924 www.clairemontfamilyday.com
SURF DOGS. Sat, Aug 1, 8am-3pm. Free.Fearless dogs will jump on their boards and hang 20. Dog food garden with food and treat samples, kids’ zone, beginners agility course, dog adoptions, vendor booths, off-leash play area, and a food truck and beer garden. Imperial Beach Pier Plaza, 10 Evergreen Ave, IB
BEAD BAZAAR. Sat, Aug 1, 10am-6pm & Sun, Aug 2, 10am-5pm. $3-$5. Showcases selected vendors who present products for jewelry designers, mixed-media artists, fiber artists, and quilters.Scottish Rite Center, 1895 Camino del Rio South, SD
BAJA BY THE SEA. Sat, Aug 1, 12-6pm. Free. You will receive 4 samples and 4 beverages!A display of the culinary and cultural heritage of Baja California. Embarcadero Marina Park North, 500 Kettner Blvd, SD
Balboa Park 8 & 3 Mile Cross Country Run. Sat, Aug 1, 7:30-8:45am. The race starts and finishes in the Pan American Plaza. Balboa Park, Pan American Plaza balboapark8and3.com
Turtle & Tortoise Show. Sat-Sun, Aug 1-2,(Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 10am-4pm) Free admission & parking.Learn about the difference between a turtle and a tortoise.Kids’ exhibits, craft, activity tables, plant sale, turtle and tortoise gift items. Balboa Park, Casa del Prado (Room 101) www.sdturtle.org
Triathlon & Duathon. Sun, Aug 2, 7am. See website Details for specifics & entry fees. Classic beach party triathlon. Fletcher Cove, Solana Beach www.kozevents.com
Rod Run & Motorcycle Show. Sun, Aug 2, 9am-4pm. Classic cars, hot rods, specialty vehicles, Motorcycles and Vendors.Historic Downtown Vista (760) 414-9391 www.vvba.org
Lemon Festival. Sun, Aug 2, 10am-5pm. Free. Live entertainment, food, vendors, kids fun zone, contests, and lemons galore! Downtown Chula Vista, Third Avenue from E to G, www.thirdavenuevillage.com
Concerts on the Green. Sundays, Aug 2 & Aug 9, 4-6:30pm. Free. Kate Sessions Park, 5115 Soledad Rd, SD (858) 274-9106 www.pbconcerts.org
FAMILY CONCERT. Sun, Aug 2 & Aug 9, 12-2pm. Free. Crafts, inflatable bounce house, tasty treat samples, and live music. Flower Hill Promenade, 2670 Via de la Valle, Del Mar.
Concert In The Park. Aug 2, Aug 7, Aug 9, 4-6pm. Free. Heritage Park - Oceanside (760) 435-4500 www.ci.oceanside.ca.us
FOOD TRUCKS AND ANIMALS. Mon, Aug 3, 5:30-8:30pm. Free. Eat food trucks, save animals. Lou’s Records, 434 North Coast Highway 101, Encinitas.
San Diego Blood Bank 5K Run/Walk. Mon, Aug 3, 7am-12pm. Age 13 & older:$30-$35/Age 12 & younger:$10-$15. It begins and ends at the Embarcadero Marina Park near Seaport Village with a celebration festival accompaning the event. (619) 400-8176 www.sandiegobloodbank.org
YAPPY HOUR WITH SUPERCORGI JOJO. Tues, Aug 4, 5-8pm. Free. Grab your leis and flower shirts and join Instagram celebrity dog Supercorgi_JoJo for a night of fun. Landini’s Pizzeria, 1827 India St, San Diego.
Twilight in the Park. Tues, Aug 4. Spreckels Organ Pavilion in Balboa Park.
SummerFest Under the Stars Concert. Wed, Aug 5, 7-9pm. Free. Bring your picnic and enjoy! Ellen Browning Scripps Park, 1180 Coast Blvd - San Diego (858) 495-3724 www.ljms.org
Concerts at the Cove. Thurs, Aug 6, 6-7:45pm. Free. Fletcher Cove Park, Solana Beach. (858) 720-2453.
Flicks on the Bricks. Thurs, Aug 6, 7:30pm. Movies and wine at the Athenaeum, 1008 Wall St, La Jolla (858) 454-5872
First Thursdays. Thurs, Aug 6, 5-8pm. Live music, art displays, discounts and giveaways throughout downtown Encinitas.
Art, Jazz, Wine and Chocolate. Thursdays, Aug 6, Aug 13, Aug 20 & Aug 27, 5:30-7:30pm. Laguna Festival of Arts, 650 Laguna Canyon Rd, Laguna Beach (949) 494-1145
Family Fun Nights. Thursdays, Aug 6, Aug 13, Aug 20 & Aug 27, 4:30-8pm. San Diego Botanic Garden, 230 Quail Gardens Dr, Encinitas (760) 436-3036.
RINGLING BROS. AND BARNUM & BAILEY: CIRCUS XTREME. Thurs - Sun, Aug 6-9, (Aug 6, 7pm; Aug 7, 11am & 7pm; Aug 8, 11am, 3pm, 7pm; Aug 9, 1pm, 5pm) $15-$65. Beloved traditional elements of the circus with never-before-seen contemporary spectacles. Valley View Casino Center, 3500 Sports Arena Blvd, San Diego (619) 224-4171
Oceanside Art Walk. Fri, Aug 7, 6-9pm. Free. Multiple downtown Oceanside venues.
SUMMER NIGHTS. Fri, Aug 7, 5-8pm. Free. Classic cars, music, food, beer, wine, vendors, and themed displays. Downtown Fallbrook
Point Loma Summer Concert. Fri, Aug 7, 5:30-8:30pm. Free. Point Loma Park, 1049 Catalina Blvd (near Varona St) (619) 300-1961 www.plconcerts.org
Concert In The Park. Aug 7 & 9, 4-6pm. Free. Heritage Park - Oceanside (760) 435-4500 www.ci.oceanside.ca.us
Padres vs. Phillies. Fri-Sun, Aug 7-9. (Fri 7:10pm; Sat 5:40pm; Sun 1:10pm) Petco Park
BEACH FEST & SURF CONTEST. Fri-Sun, Aug 7-9 (Fri-Sat 6:30am; Sun 8am). Free. Food, swag vendors, live music. With two surfing competitions, Open Pro and Noserider. Each has a $125 entry fee. Oceanside Pier, Mission Ave and Pacific St, Oceanside
Family Campout. Sat, Aug 8, 4pm-9am. Walnut Grove Park,San Marcos (760) 744-9000.
Art Walk. Sat, Aug 8. Downtown Escondido. (760) 740-0658.
Snores & S’mores. Sat, Aug 8, 5pm-9am. Aviara Community Park, 6440 Ambrosia Ln, Carlsbad (760) 931-6528