EVENTS IN SAN DIEGO – June 1 – 15th

Jun. 2–Jul. 4, San Diego County Fair  –  Don’t miss carnival rides and games, art exhibits, beautiful flower and garden shows, farm animals, car shows, food, and live music! This year’s theme is “Where the West is Fun.” Celebrate the legendary Wild, Wild West at the San Diego County Fair!  –  Time: Refer to website   –  Location: Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar  –  www.sdfair.com

Jun. 9–10, Oysterfest Music Festival  –  Celebrate the oyster by rocking out to big-name national touring indie acts while celebrity chefs prepare delectable oyster dishes. Additional attractions include a “Schuck and Suck” competition, cooking demos, and a beer garden. 21+ only.  –  Time: 2–10 pm   –  Location: Embarcadero Marina Park North, 500 Kettner Blvd., San Diego  –  www.oysterfest.me/san-diego

Jun. 9–11, Film Out San Diego  –  Immerse yourself in this exciting LGBT film festival, which will showcase 37 films. Screenings will include international and regional premieres of award-winning features and short films. Q&A sessions follow most films, with directors and cast members in attendance.  –  Time: Refer to website   –  Location: The Observatory North Park, 2891 University Ave., San Diego  –  www.filmoutsandiego.com

Jun. 9–11, Greek Festival  –  Join your family, friends, and neighbors for Greek food, music, dancing, a church tour, wine tasting, and beer at the St. Spyridon Greek Festival. There will also be a kids’ fun zone for the little ones! This is a free event; donations are encouraged.  –  Time: 5–10 pm Friday, 11 am–1 pm Saturday–Sunday   –  Location: St. Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church  –  3655 Park Blvd., San Diego  –  www.sdgreekfestival.com

Jun. 10, Fido Fest  –  Bring your two-legged and four-legged friends to this doggie extravaganza! Petco will be on site with rescue pups waiting to be adopted. There will also be vaccinations, microchipping, dog licensing, and live entertainment. This is a free event.  –  Time: 9 am–1 pm  –  Location: Town Center Community Park East  –  550 Park Center Dr., Santee  –  www.cityofsanteeca.gov

Jun. 10–11, Inter-Tribal PowWow  –  Experience dancing and drumming by diverse tribes from all over California and the U.S. at the Inter-Tribal PowWow, sponsored by the San Luis Rey Mission Indian Foundation. There will also be booths with arts, crafts and delicious food. This is a free event.  –  Time: 9 am–11 pm Saturday, 9 am–6 pm Sunday  –  Location: San Luis Rey Mission Grounds, 4050 Mission Ave., Oceanside  –  www.slrmissionindians.org  

Jun. 11–12, San Diego Festival Of The Arts  –  Stroll the turf of Waterfront Park at this prestigious juried art show, held to benefit disabled San Diego residents. This event showcases works by over 200 fine artists in a bay view setting. Entertainment, delicious foods, fine wine and craft beer will be available.  –  Time: 10 am–5 pm   –  Location: Waterfront Park, 1600 Pacific Hwy., San Diego  –  www.sdfestivalofthearts.org

Jun. 12, Taste of La Mesa  –  Enjoy entertainment and sample fare from local restaurants and food providers. Beverages will be available at additional cost.  –  Time: 5–8 pm   –  Location: La Mesa Community Center, 4975 Memorial Dr., La Mesa  –  www.lamesachamber.net/taste

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