EVENTS IN SAN DIEGO – August 1 – 15th

Aug. 4, A Hard Day’s Night (1964)  –  Richard Lester’s boldly contemporary rock n’ roll comedy unleashes the fledgling Beatles into a maelstrom of screaming fans, paranoid producers, rabid press, and troublesome family members, while revealing the secret of their survival and success: an insatiable lust for mischief and a life-affirming addiction to joy.  –  Time: 7:30 pm  – Location: Museum of Photographic Arts, 1649 El Prado, Balboa Park  –  www.mopa.org/event/2017-08-04/film-hard-days-night-1964

Aug. 4–6, Nat Diego Natural Wine Festival  –  Enter the exciting world of natural wine! Nat Diego is a three-day festival packed with parties, winemakers, importers, and advocates of Natural wine. In addition to the wine, there will be live music, a double-decker bus cruise, a seafood lunch, and much more.  –  Time: Refer to website   –  Location: Refer to website (San Diego)  –  www.natdiego.com

Aug. 5, Farm to Bay  –  Support coastal wildlife, education, and sustainability programs! At this annual fundraiser, you can enjoy tastes from over 40 food and beverage partners, experience animal encounters, and support sustainability with a Zero Waste event goal.  –  Time: 4–7:30 pm   –  Location: Living Coast Discovery Center  –  1000 Gunpowder Point Dr., Chula Vista  –  www.thelivingcoast.org/events-calendar/farmtobay

Aug. 9, Chula Vista Lemon Festival  –  Pucker up for the sweetest sour event of the year! Celebrate Chula Vista’s heritage as the “Lemon Capital of the World” at the 20th Annual Lemon Festival. The Festival brings crates full of summer fun with hundreds of vendor booths, live bands on two stages, a Kids’ Fun Zone, and everything lemon. This is a free event.  –  Time: 11 am–5 pm –  Location: 3rd Ave. from E St. to G St., Chula Vista  –  www.thirdavenuevillage.com/lemon-festival

Aug. 12–13, ArtWalk at Liberty Station  –  Spend the weekend enjoying visual arts and music in beautiful Ingram Plaza. ArtWalk features an outdoor setting that is flat, grassy, and easily accessible for both artists and attendees. There will also be a shaded wine and beer pavilion and a street food area. This is a free event.  –  Time: 10 am–6 pm Saturday, 10 am–5 pm Sunday –  Location: Liberty Station, 2645 Historic Decatur Rd., Point Loma  –  www.artwalksandiego.org/libertystation

Aug. 13, Summer Jazz Concert  –  Enjoy an evening of jazz on the Gazebo Lawn. The Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame Orchestra will perform the music of Glen Miller, Benny Goodman, Tommy Dorsey, Count Baise, Artie Shaw, Stan Kenton and many more.  –  Time: 5–7 pm   –  Location: San Diego Botanic Garden, 230 Quail Gardens Dr., Encinitas  –  www.sdbgarden.org/jazzconcert.htm

Aug. 13, Luau and Legends of Surfing Invitational  –  Begin the day with a surfing tournament: sponsored teams will be paired with a surfing legend to vie for traditional trophies. Afterwards, celebrate with Luau festivities featuring traditional Polynesian dancing, live music, and a tropical buffet. Proceeds will benefit the UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center.  –  Time: 7 am Surfing, 11:30 am Luau   –  Location: Scripps Pier, La Jolla  –  www.luauandlegendsofsurfing.org

Aug. 13, Art in the Village  –  Browse work from over 120 local and regional artists, including oil painting, watercolor, photography, sculpture, jewelry making, woodworking, pottery, clothing, and accessories. Enjoy live music, demos, and instruction throughout the day. This is a free event.  –  Time: 9 am–5 pm   –  Location: State St. & Grand Ave., Carlsbad Village  –  www.carlsbad-village.com/events/art-in-the-village

Aug. 14, Hillcrest CityFest  –  Stay past sundown and dance with Hillcrest’s best DJs under the neon Hillcrest sign! With games, activities, more than 250 vendors, live music, a beer garden, and much more, CityFest is a celebration of community and spirit in the heart of Hillcrest.  –  Time: Noon–11 pm   –  Location: 5th Ave. & University Ave., Hillcrest  –  www.sandiego.org/explore/events/festivals-and-street-fairs/hillcrest-cityfest.aspx

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