Local Events in San Diego County for August 2014

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San Diego County Calendar of Events for August 2014

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August 2 2nd Annual Steel Beach Party & Beer Brew Fest

Groove to the sounds of Island Fever?s steel drum band, and then dance the night away to the cool beach sounds of Woodie & The Longboards. Enjoy lots of amazing food and take home a commemorative beer tasting cup! Refer to website for admission information.
Time: 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location: 910 Harbor Dr., San Diego
For more information visit www.midway.org/steel-beach

August 2. 25th Annual Clairemont Family Day and Car Show
South Clairemont Park

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    August 2. 5th Annual Marine Band San Diego Summer Concert
    West Fir Street (between India St. & Kettner Blvd.). 6pm to dusk
    Amazing live music by the 40-piece Marine Band, the Party Band and the Jazz Band

    August 2. Farm to Bay Food & Wine Classic
    Living Coast Discovery Center. 4-7:30pm
    Sample from dozens of San Diego?s top local restaurants, wineries and craft breweries. Enjoy live music and mingle with native wildlife for an unforgettable evening celebrating the sights, sounds and flavors that make San Diego so unique. The Living Coast Discovery Center invites you to our fifth annual food and wine celebration -Farm to Bay- set against the beautiful backdrop of San Diego Bay and the coastal wildlife refuge. This is the food & wine event you don?t want to miss!

    August 2-4. San Diego Surf Cup
    San Diego Polo Club Field
    Summer showcase for youth soccer?s Best of the Best

    August 1 - 3 Latin American Festival/Mata Ortiz Pottery Market

    This event serves up one of the nation?s most extensive collections of authentic Mexican folk art, traditional clothing and textiles, colorful collectibles and dazzling jewelry, in addition to nonstop musical entertainment and authentic Mexican cuisine. Bazaar del Mundo?s parking lot will be transformed into avibrant marketplace ensconced beneath a colorful array of shading umbrellas. This is a free event.
    Time: Refer to website for specific times
    Location: 4133 Taylor St., San Diego
    For more information visit http://bazaardelmundoblog.com/

    August 2 Weezer - Del Mar Turf Club
    Following the last race - Weezer! Concerts are standing room only are free
    with paid racetrack admission ($6 for Stretch Run and $10 for Clubhouse).
    For concert-only access following the last race, admission is $20.
    Time: 7:00 pm
    Location: Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar
    For more information visit www.delmarscene.com/concerts

    August 3. San Diego Blood Bank 5K Run/Walk
    Embarcadero Marina Park North
    Enjoy a beautiful walk or run along a scenic course with spectacular views of San Diego Bay, cruise ships, U.S. Navy ships and the classic sailing craft, the Star of India.

    August 3. North PB Sip N Stroll
    Cass Street
    FREE to attend & FAMILY FRIENDLY event to promote and uncover the Pacific Beach Community brick & mortar and ?from-home? businesses. Many Kid-friendly activities at the Tula Ru Kid's Court, tasters at the West Coaster SD Wine & Beer Garden, local eats & local music

    August 6. Paws on the Patio
    Kelvin Restaurant. 5:30-7:30pm
    Mix+Mingle with drinks, treats, and your best friend. Kelvin embraces the pet-friendly lifestyle of San Diego by offering the hottest place to enjoy a cocktail without the guilt of leaving the pooch at home. Chef is serving up $5 Dog Bites and Human Bites sure to make everyone drool.

    August 9 - 10 Philippine Cultural Arts Festival

    The two day family-oriented, alcohol-free cultural event showcases traditional folk dances of the Philippines, folk songs, Rondalla String Ensemble and Kulintang music of Southern Philippines. The second half of both days features mainstream entertainment by youthful Filipino-Americans, including a singing talent show, hip-hop, jazz dances, and other variety numbers by Asian and Pacific Islander guest artists. Vendor booths feature photo exhibits, Philippine crafts, Filipino food, and more. This is a free event.
    Time: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Location: Balboa Park, corner of Presidents Way & Park Blvd.
    For more information visit www.samahanphilippinedance.com

    August 10 Annual Hillcrest CityFest Street Fair 2014
    CityFest 2014 is going to be a spectacular feast for the senses! With over 250 arts, crafts, and food vendors, a grand stage, and a beer garden, there is sure to be something for everyone to enjoy. CityFest boasts a one-of-a-kind magical atmosphere; the intersection under the Hillcrest sign is going to be closed off and will enclose a Grand Stage and a lush Spirit?s Garden.
    Time: 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
    Location: 5th Ave. and University Ave., Hillcrest
    For more information visit www.fabuloushillcrest.com

    August 16. 5th Annual Lung Cancer 5k Run/walk & 1 Mile Walk
    North Embarcadero Marina Park. 7:45am
    Help us double lung cancer survival! By participating and choosing to fundraise, you?re helping us raise awareness and fund vital research programs dedicated to doubling lung cancer survival by 2022.

    August 15 - 17 Summergrass San Diego Bluegrass Festival 2014
    This premier Southern California bluegrass festival, put on by the San Diego Bluegrass Society and the San Diego North County Bluegrass & Folk Club, boasts a weekend of live bluegrass music from national, international, regional and local bands, music workshops, impromptu jam sessions, vendors, raffle prizes, kid's activities, food and much more.
    Time: Refer to website for specific times
    Location: Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum (AGSEM), 2040 N. Santa Fe Ave., Vista
    For more information visit www.summergrass.net

    August 16 TwainFest in Old Town
    This is a free family-friendly festival that celebrates the writing of Mark Twain and his contemporaries. This will be TwainFest?s fourth annual celebration of mid-19th century American arts and culture. TwainFest will present stories, music, professional actors and musicians, puppets, poems, inventive games and delightful performances plus a brand new feature called "History on the Move" presented by Wells Fargo Bank.
    Time: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Location: Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, 2754 Calhoun St., San Diego
    For more information visit www.writeoutloudsd.com

    August 16-17. 38th Annual World Body Surfing Championships
    Oceanside Pier

    August 16 - 17 ArtWalk San Diego
    ArtWalk San Diego features visual artists as well as some of San Diego?s top music and dance performances. Attendees have the opportunity not only to purchase original fine artwork, but also the opportunity to meet the artists and learn about their work and their inspiration. This is a free event.
    Time: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Location: Ingram Plaza NTC Liberty Station, 2640 Historic Decatur Rd., San Diego
    For more information visit www.artwalksandiego.org/ntc/

    August 17. 37th America's Finest City Hal Marathon and 5K Run/Walk
    Balboa Park
    August 21 - 23 Julian StarFest 20134
    This is a four-day festival focused around the field of astronomy. Julian is known for its clear dark skies and one of the best locations in Southern California for observing. The festival includes a free public Star Party on Saturday night, astronomy related exhibition areas, guest speakers presenting on astronomy related subjects, a swap meet and a raffle with some great astronomy prizes.
    Refer to website for admission information.
    Time: Refer to website for specific times
    Location: Menghini Winery, 1150 Julian Orchards Dr., Julian
    For more information visit www.julianstarfest.com

    August 23 The San Diego Beer Run
    A 5K and 10K run along the bay benefiting Access Youth Academy.
    For athletes of all levels. Post-race festivities include food vendors and beer
    from Stone Brewery and other local breweries. Check-in and day-of registration begin at 6:30 a.m. All runners over the age of 21 will receive a drink voucher for one beer.
    Time: 7:30 am - 11:30 am
    Location: Ruocco Park, 585 Harbor Ln., San Diego
    For more information visit www.accessyouthacademy.org

    August 23. Mira Mesa Festival of Beers
    Mira Mesa Community Park

    August 24. 7th Annual Bike The Bay
    Embarcadero Marina Park South
    Bike The Bay is a fun ride for people of all levels of riding ability, and features individuals, families, corporate teams and the serious and not so serious bike rider who experience a scenic bayside ride and also enjoy their only opportunity of the year to ride over the San Diego-Coronado Bay Bridge

    August 23 San Diego Bark for Life
    A noncompetitive walk event for dogs and their owners to raise funds and awareness for the American Cancer Society. Walk followed by demonstrations, contests, and games.
    Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Location: Kate Sessions Park, 5115 Soledad Rd., San Diego
    For more information visit main.acsevents.org/site/TR/RelayForLife/BFLCY13CA?pg=entry&fr_id=47943

    August 29 - September 1 Festival of Sail - Tall Ship Parade
    Join the celebration as part of the flotilla of ships that sails into San Diego Bay to kick off Festival of Sail 2014! Sail aboard the official tall ship of California, the Californian, as she leads the parade of ships down San Diego Bay and to their docking spaces at the Maritime Museum. Refer to website for admission information.
    Time: 9:00 am - 7pm
    Location: 1492 N Harbor Dr., San Diego
    For more information visit http://www.sdmaritime.org/festival-of-sail/

    August 29 - September 1 US Sand Sculpting Challenge and 3D Art Exposition
    Hundreds of thousands have gone to this event each year to see master-class sculptors build beautiful 3-dimensional works of art. Now many of the world?s finest artists will come to create the most amazing sculptures ever. This is a four day extravaganza for the whole family!There will be entertainment all weekend long.
    Time: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
    Location: B Street Cruise Ship Terminal Pier, 1140 North Harbor Dr., San Diego
    For more information visit www.ussandsculpting.com

Enjoy this calendar of events and all San Diego has to offer


Comments (2)

Elite Home Sales Team
Elite Home Sales Team OC - Corona del Mar, CA
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I think I would like the blue grass festival.  Maybe I could get my wife to go to me.

Aug 06, 2014 03:35 PM
Tom Braatz Waukesha County Real Estate 262-377-1459
Coldwell Banker - Oconomowoc, WI
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Tony Cannon Looks like lots of great things to do in August in San Diego

Dec 12, 2014 10:42 AM