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SUMMER SNOW. Fri, Aug 28, 7-8:30pm. Free. Recommended for ages five and up. Popcorn and water provided. Carlsbad Community Church, 3175 Harding St, Carlsbad
Full Moon Pier Walk. Fri-Sat, Aug 28-29, 7-8:30pm. $22-$25. Experiment, learn, and explore Along the Ellen Browning Scripps Memorial Pier, 8622 Kennel Way, La Jolla. (858) 534-3474
OC Japan Fair. Fri-Sun, Aug 28-30 (Fri 6-11pm; Sat 12-10pm; Sun 10am-5pm). $5. OC Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Dr, Costa Mesa. http://ocfair.com
CARLSBAD MUSIC FESTIVAL. Fri-Sun, Aug 28-30. Free-$40. Three-day summer celebration of music by the beach. Carlsbad Village, 2930 Roosevelt St
Pala Powwow. Fri-Sun, Aug 28-30, 12am-12pm. Free. Along with the dancing and singing there are many food booths & arts and crafts booths. Pala Band of Mission Indians, 12196 Pala Mission Rd, Pala (760) 891-3500; (760) 891-3590.
BUENA VISTA AUDUBON. Sat, Aug 29, 8-11am. Free. Basic birding workshop and bird count. We meet at the Buena Vista Audubon Nature Center. Buena Vista Audubon Society Nature Center, 2202 South Coast Highway, Carlsbad 760-729-1379 or 760-420-7328.
CLASSIC CAR AND BIKE SHOW. Sat, Aug 29. 9am-2pm. Free. Trophies, food, music, raffles, and vendors. Faith Chapel, 9400 Campo Road, Spring Valley www.christianrodsandcustomssd.com
Cork & Draft Classic. Sat, Aug 29, 3pm. $44. Unlimited sips of wine & beer from multiple vendors, food will be available for purchase. Embarcadero North Park, 400 Kettner Blvd, San Diego (619) 686-6200
Brew & Food Festival. Sat, Aug 29, 3pm. $45-$105. More than 70 independent breweries, over 20 restaurants will provide food & sips for attendees. San Diego Waterfront Park, 1600 Pacific Hwy, San Diego (619) 232-7275
5K ALICE IN WONDERLAND. Sat, Aug 29, 9am-Noon. $10-$45. Dress up as your favorite Alice in Wonderland character. Games for kids, inflatables, photo booth, and face painting. Road Runner Sports, 5553 Copley Dr, San Diego
LIFE IN NATURE. Sat, Aug 29, 9:30-11am. Free. Explore nature’s world. Meet inside Visitor Center. Mission Trails Regional Park, One Father Junípero Serra Trail, San Carlos
GARDEN TOUR. Sat, Aug 29, 10am-12pm. Free. Garden tour at The Water Conservation Garden, 12122 Cuyamaca College Drive West, El Cajon
ALL SOULS DAY CELEBRATION. Sat, Aug 29, 10am-Noon. Free. Services from a collection of local Buddhist temples and monasteries, the releasing of doves, and light refreshments. Greenwood Memorial Park, 4300 Imperial Ave, San Diego
ART UNDER THE UMBRELLAS. Sat, Aug 29, 10am-5pm. Free. Omni La Costa Resort and Spa, 2100 Costa del Mar Road, Carlsbad firstname.lastname@example.org.
IMPERIAL AVENUE STREET FESTIVAL. Sat, Aug 29, 12-8pm. Free. Live music, crafts, gourmet food, and beverages. Along Imperial Avenue
FULL MOON WALK. Sat, Aug 29, 6:30-8pm. Free. A walk in the canyon under the light of the full moon. Sorrento Valley trailhead, 4206 Sorrento Valley Boulevard, San Diego
Orfila Grape Stomp. Sat, Aug 29, 4-8pm. Tractor rides, grape stomping, dancing, wine tasting and a buffet dinner. Orfila Vineyards & Winery, 13455 San Pasqual Rd, Escondido (800) 868-9463 (760) 738-6500 www.orfila.com
Taste of San Marcos. Sat, Aug 29, 1-5pm. Old California Restaurant Row
Flower Show. Sat-Sun, Aug 29-30 (Sat 12-5pm; Sun 10am-4pm) Free. Displaying bonsai plants. Balboa Park, Casa Del Prado - Room 101 (858)259-9598 www.sdfloral.org
LeucadiART Walk. Sun, Aug 30, 10am-5pm. Free. Art, live music, Wine and Beer Garden, demonstrations and children’s activities. The West side of Hwy 101 in Leucadia (760) 436-2320 www.leucadia101.com/Artwalk.php
Padres vs Rangers. Mon-Wed, Aug 31-Sept 2, 7:10pm. Petco Park, 100 Park Blvd, San Diego (619) 795-5000
Dodgers vs Padres. Thurs-Sat, Sept 3-5 (Thurs & Fri 7:10pm; Sat 5:40pm). Petco Park, 100 Park Blvd, San Diego (619) 795-5000
TALL SHIPS PARADE SPECTATOR CRUISE. Fri, Sept 4, 1:30-4pm. $29. More than a dozen tall ships and windjammers, led by a vessel from the United States Navy, will parade into San Diego’s harbor in a nautical procession.Two-hour narrated cruise. Hornblower Cruises,970 North Harbor Dr, San Diego
OWL PROWL. Fri, Sept 4 & Sept 25, 7-9pm. Free. We will be looking for our smallest resident owl. About two miles, mostly flat. Bring a light coat, flashlight and closed toe shoes. Meet at far west end of Canyonside Park ballfields. Canyonside Park & Recreation Center, 12350 Black Mountain Rd, San Diego
POWWOW AT BARONA. Fri-Sun, Sept 4-6 (Fri 6-11pm; Sat & Sun 1-11pm) Free. A three-day celebration on the Barona Indian Reservation over Labor Day weekend. Barona Resort & Casino, 1932 Wildcat Canyon Rd, Lakeside
U.S. SAND SCULPTING CHALLENGE. Fri-Mon, Sept 4-7 (Fri 9am-7pm; Sat 9am-7pm; Sun-Mon 9am-7pm) $6-$11. Cruise Ship Terminal, 1140 North Harbor Dr, San Diego www.ussandsculpting.com
9/11 MEMORIAL STAIR CLIMB. Sat, Sept 5, 7am-3pm. $45-$90. Teams of firefighters, law enforcement, military, and civilians will climb 110 floors in the name of a fallen emergency responder. Hilton San Diego Bayfront, 1 Park Blvd, San Diego
WHELAN LAKE BIRD SANCTUARY. Sat, Sept 5, 8-11am. Free. Walk and a survey of the birds at the wildlife sanctuary. Whelan Lake Bird Sanctuary, 3650 North River Rd, Oceanside
ALLEY ART FESTIVAL. Sat, Sept 5, 11am-9pm. Free. Featuring a mural, Art Show, parade, film festival, fashion show, poetry slam, food & beer/wine garden, and live music. Downtown Vista
GLAMOUR ON GOLDFINCH. Sat, Sept 5, 11am-2pm. Free. Enjoy informal modeling while brunching on bites and specialty cocktails. The Patio on Goldfinch, 4020 Goldfinch Street, San Diego
GRAPE STOMP FESTA. Sat, Sept 5, 11am-7pm. $5-$15. Italian music, dancing, Bocce Ball, stomping, wine tasting, a Jumbo Jump, and food and crafts. Menghini Winery, 1150 Julian Orchards Dr, Julian
SOAR WITH NATURE. Sat-Sun, Sept 5-6, 9:30-11am. Free. Ravens, hawks, and turkey vultures. Meet inside Visitor Center. Mission Trails Regional Park, One Father Junípero Serra Trail, San Carlos