Sunday, August 10: Paper theatre festival
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Wizard of Oz 3-D

The Coronado Island Film Festival presents a digitally remastered, 3-D screening of the 1939 film classic. With guest Aljean Harmetz, author of the newly revised book The Making of the Wizard of Oz, who will introduce the film and remain afterward for a Q&A.

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Summer of Seuss: Opening Reception

Featuring known and unknown works from the life of Theodor Seuss Geisel. Artist representative Jeff Schuffman will provide insights into Geisel’s artistic life, his unique vision, and his impact on American culture.

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Winkie Con 50

  • Saturday, August 9, 2014, 8:30 a.m. to midnight
  • Town & Country Resort, 500 Hotel Circle, San Diego
  • $12 - $28

The annual Wizard of Oz convention moves to San Diego for its 50th year. Programs, workshops, displays, and performances for three days, celebrating Oz-creator L. Frank Baum’s San Diego connections and the 75th anniversary of the movie. Runs Friday through Sunday.

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Paper Theatre Festival

Paper theatre, also called table-top theatre or toy theatre, dates back to the Victorian Era. A weekend-long exhibit in the Geisel Library features both replicas and modern versions of the toy, with live performances both days.

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Phil’s Big BBQ at the Ballpark

  • Monday, August 11, 2014, 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Tailgate Park, Parking lot bordered by Park Blvd, K Street, 14th Street, and Imperial Avenue, San Diego
  • $25

One of Southern California’s largest tailgate parties, complete with kids’ zone, music, and beer garden. A ticket includes Phil’s ribs and chicken plus two sides, blended beverages from Dlush, and entry to the 7:10 p.m. Padres vs. Rockies game.

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North Park Wedding Expo

  • Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Sunset Temple Theater, 3911 Kansas Street, San Diego
  • $10 - $20

North Park’s first wedding expo, featuring vendors from the community: florists, photographers, hair & make-up stylists, and cake connoisseurs. With music from Natalie Emmons (jazz vocalist) and Anishka Lee-Skorepa (San Diego Opera).

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I Choose Mars

Local author Sandra Urias celebrates the release of her new science-fiction novel, I Choose Mars. Join us for a tasty nosh, a steep discount on the book, and some science-y (or nerdy) discussion after the reading.

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