- Thursday, April 10, 2014, 6:30 p.m.
7007 Friars Road,
Book-signing and cupcake-decorating demonstration with Trophy Cupcakes founder Jennifer Shea. She will be signing copies of her new book, Trophy Cupcakes and Parties: Deliciously Fun Party Ideas and Recipes from Seattle’s Prize-Winning Cupcake Bakery.
San Diego State University’s Department of Astronomy and the Mount Laguna Observatory Associates present the 2014 John D. Schopp Memorial Lecture by Dr. Bahram Mobasher, Professor of Astronomy, University of California, Riverside. Geology, Math, and Computer Science Building, room 333.
With sculptors, painters, potters, and glass, gourd, and fiber artists. The Asian Art Show celebrates the Art of Asian horticulture with displays of ikebana and bonsai, along with lectures and demonstrations. Free with admission or membership. Also on Sunday.
The La Jolla Concours d’Elegance attracts automobile aficionados from around the globe. This weekend will mark the tenth anniversary, showcasing some of the most exquisite automobiles on display anywhere.
Drilling down thousands of meters into the ancient ice, scientists can extract a wealth of information about our climate history — including periods both much colder and considerably warmer than today. Join Jeff Severinghaus as he describes how he delves into Earth’s climate past to gain insight into our climate future.
- Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
4040 Twiggs Street,
Dr. Richard Lederer, language and history columnist and best-selling author of Anguished English, will take you through the glories and oddities of our marvelous English language. Dr. Lederer is the author of more than 40 books about language, history, and humor.
Cheesemonger RobbyG will stretch fresh curd and teach you all about making fresh cheeses, and then you get a chance. Learn tips and tricks to make fresh fromage and the many ways to use these classics. You’ll be sampling treats and taking some cheese home.