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Obon Festival

Obon Festival

Japanese Friendship Garden
  • Sat., Aug. 1
  • 10am-4pm
Special Events
A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Zoro Butterfly Garden, Balboa Park, San Diego
  • Sat., Aug. 1
  • 4pm-6pm
Theater

Adopt-a-Plot in Balboa Park

Balboa Park Visitors' Center
  • Sat., Aug. 1
  • 9am-10am
Special Events

Kiss Me, Kate

Old Globe Theatre
  • Sat., Aug. 1
  • 2pm
Theater

Kiss Me, Kate

Old Globe Theatre
  • Sat., Aug. 1
  • 8pm
Theater
Garden Theatre Festival 2015

Garden Theatre Festival 2015

Zoro Garden
  • Sat., Aug. 1
  • 2pm-6pm
Spoken Word

Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery

Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre
  • Sat., Aug. 1
  • 2pm
Theater
A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Zoro Butterfly Garden, Balboa Park, San Diego
  • Sun., Aug. 2
  • 4pm-6pm
Theater

Kiss Me, Kate

Old Globe Theatre
  • Sun., Aug. 2
  • 2pm
Theater

Kiss Me, Kate

Old Globe Theatre
  • Sun., Aug. 2
  • 7pm
Theater
Garden Theatre Festival 2015

Garden Theatre Festival 2015

Zoro Garden
  • Sun., Aug. 2
  • 2pm-6pm
Spoken Word

Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery

Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre
  • Sun., Aug. 2
  • 2pm
Theater

Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery

Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre
  • Sun., Aug. 2
  • 7pm
Theater

Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery

Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre
  • Sun., Aug. 2
  • 8pm
Theater
Olivier Latry

Olivier Latry

Spreckels Organ Pavilion
  • Mon., Aug. 3
  • 7:30pm
Music
Film in the Garden: The Little Fugitive

Film in the Garden: The Little Fugitive

May S. Marcy Sculpture Court & Garden
  • Mon., Aug. 3
  • 7:30pm-10:30pm
Film
Middle-Eastern Drum and Belly Dance Class

Middle-Eastern Drum and Belly Dance Class

WorldBeat Cultural Center
  • Mon., Aug. 3
  • 6pm-8pm
Classes & Workshops

Heliotrope

Spreckels Organ Pavilion
  • Tue., Aug. 4
  • 6:30pm
Music

Kiss Me, Kate

Old Globe Theatre
  • Tue., Aug. 4
  • 7pm
Theater

Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery

Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre
  • Tue., Aug. 4
  • 7pm
Theater

The Supremes Tribute

Spreckels Organ Pavilion
  • Wed., Aug. 5
  • 6:30pm
Music
November Project San Diego

November Project San Diego

Kate Sessions Park
  • Wed., Aug. 5
  • 6:30am-7:30am
Outdoors
Progress of Man: The 1935 Exposition Walking Tour

Progress of Man: The 1935 Exposition Walking Tour

San Diego History Center
  • Wed., Aug. 5
  • 11am-12pm
Outdoors

Kiss Me, Kate

Old Globe Theatre
  • Wed., Aug. 5
  • 7pm
Theater

Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery

Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre
  • Wed., Aug. 5
  • 7pm
Theater
Shop MOPA: Art Bazaar

Shop MOPA: Art Bazaar

Museum of Photographic Arts
  • Thu., Aug. 6
  • 5pm-9pm
Art

Swamp Critters

Spreckels Organ Pavilion
  • Thu., Aug. 6
  • 6:30pm
Music

Balboa Park History Stroll

San Diego History Center
  • Thu., Aug. 6
  • 11am-12pm
Outdoors

English Renaissance Folk Dance

Casa del Prado
  • Thu., Aug. 6
  • 7pm-10pm
Dance

Kiss Me, Kate

Old Globe Theatre
  • Thu., Aug. 6
  • 8pm
Theater

Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery

Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre
  • Thu., Aug. 6
  • 8pm
Theater
Genius Friday Nights: The Life and Art of Judith Scott

Genius Friday Nights: The Life and Art of Judith Scott

Mingei International Museum
  • Fri., Aug. 7
  • 5pm-7:30pm
Film
West Coast Urban Sketchers Sketch Crawl

West Coast Urban Sketchers Sketch Crawl

Harbor House
  • Fri., Aug. 7
Classes & Workshops
San Diego Pro Arte Voices

San Diego Pro Arte Voices

St. Paul's Cathedral & Episcopal Church
  • Fri., Aug. 7
  • 8pm-9:30pm
Music
A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Zoro Butterfly Garden, Balboa Park, San Diego
  • Sat., Aug. 8
  • 4pm-6pm
Theater
Bon Temps Social Club

Bon Temps Social Club

War Memorial Building
  • Sat., Aug. 8
  • 6pm-10:15pm
Dance
Africa One Concert

Africa One Concert

WorldBeat Cultural Center
  • Sat., Aug. 8
  • 8pm
Art
Hand-Colored Landscape Prints

Hand-Colored Landscape Prints

San Diego Museum of Art
  • Sat., Aug. 8
  • 1pm-4:30pm
Art
A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Zoro Butterfly Garden, Balboa Park, San Diego
  • Sun., Aug. 9
  • 4pm-6pm
Theater

A Balboa Park Expose

Balboa Park Butterfly (Zoro) Garden
  • Sun., Aug. 9
  • 2pm-2:45pm
Theater
Gordon Turk

Gordon Turk

Spreckels Organ Pavilion
  • Mon., Aug. 10
  • 7:30pm
Music

Film in the Garden: I'm No Angel

May S. Marcy Sculpture Court & Garden
  • Mon., Aug. 10
  • 7:30pm-10:30pm
Film

San Diego Concert Band

Spreckels Organ Pavilion
  • Tue., Aug. 11
  • 6:30pm
Music

Harvey & 52nd Street Jive

Spreckels Organ Pavilion
  • Wed., Aug. 12
  • 6:30pm
Music
7 Billion Conversations: Preserving the Planet for Future Generations

7 Billion Conversations: Preserving the Planet for Future Generations

Museum of Photographic Arts
  • Thu., Aug. 13
  • 7pm
Lectures
Throwback Thursday: Vintage Coronado

Throwback Thursday: Vintage Coronado

San Diego History Center
  • Thu., Aug. 13
  • 6pm-8pm
Lectures

El Cajon German Band

Spreckels Organ Pavilion
  • Thu., Aug. 13
  • 6:30pm
Music
Genius Friday Nights: Day with Thornton Dial Sr

Genius Friday Nights: Day with Thornton Dial Sr

Mingei International Museum
  • Fri., Aug. 14
  • 5pm-7:30pm
Film
The World's Finest Apples

The World's Finest Apples

Veterans' Museum and Memorial Center
  • Fri., Aug. 14
  • 7pm
Music
Paul Jacobs

Paul Jacobs

Spreckels Organ Pavilion
  • Mon., Aug. 17
  • 7:30pm
Music
Pato Banton

Pato Banton

WorldBeat Cultural Center
  • Tue., Aug. 18
  • 8pm
Music

Coronado Big Band

Spreckels Organ Pavilion
  • Tue., Aug. 18
  • 6:30pm
Music

Working Cowboy

Spreckels Organ Pavilion
  • Wed., Aug. 19
  • 6:30pm
Music
Art of Music: Opus Orange

Art of Music: Opus Orange

San Diego Museum of Art
  • Thu., Aug. 20
  • 7:30pm-10:30pm
Music

Navy Wind Ensemble

Spreckels Organ Pavilion
  • Thu., Aug. 20
  • 6:30pm
Music
Poetry & Art

Poetry & Art

San Diego Art Institute: Museum of the Living Artist
  • Fri., Aug. 21
  • 6:30pm-9:30pm
Special Events
Silent Movie Night: <em>For Heaven's Sake</em>

Silent Movie Night: For Heaven's Sake

Spreckels Organ Pavilion
  • Mon., Aug. 24
  • 7:30pm
Film

Moonlight Serenade Orchestra

Spreckels Organ Pavilion
  • Tue., Aug. 25
  • 6:30pm
Music

Coronado Concert Band

Spreckels Organ Pavilion
  • Wed., Aug. 26
  • 6:30pm
Music
Lecture & Tour Series: Gale, Hill, Clark, Burke

Lecture & Tour Series: Gale, Hill, Clark, Burke

San Diego Museum of Art
  • Thu., Aug. 27
  • 1pm
Art

The Legends

Spreckels Organ Pavilion
  • Thu., Aug. 27
  • 6:30pm
Music
100 Years of Broadway

100 Years of Broadway

Spreckels Organ Pavilion
  • Mon., Aug. 31
  • 7:30pm
Music
Memory-Based Mixed Media Collages

Memory-Based Mixed Media Collages

San Diego Museum of Art
  • Sat., Sept. 12
  • 1pm-4:30pm
Art
Art Glass Show: Opening Reception

Art Glass Show: Opening Reception

Gallery 21 in Spanish Village Art Center
  • Sun., Sept. 13
  • 4pm-7pm
Art
Lecture & Tour Series: The Sound of Colors

Lecture & Tour Series: The Sound of Colors

San Diego Museum of Art
  • Fri., Sept. 18
  • 10am
Art
Rain Gods: The Role of Caves in Maya Worldview

Rain Gods: The Role of Caves in Maya Worldview

San Diego Natural History Museum
  • Wed., Sept. 23
  • 7pm-9pm
Lectures
Trolley Dances

Trolley Dances

County Administration Building
  • Sat., Sept. 26
  • 10am-2pm
Dance
Trolley Dances

Trolley Dances

County Administration Building
  • Sun., Sept. 27
  • 10am-2pm
Dance

La Jolla Symphony & Chorus

Japanese Friendship Garden
  • Sun., Sept. 27
  • 2pm
Music
Trolley Dances

Trolley Dances

County Administration Building
  • Sat., Oct. 3
  • 10am-2pm
Dance
Maker Faire San Diego

Maker Faire San Diego

Balboa Park Visitors' Center
  • Sat., Oct. 3
  • 10am-6pm
Special Events
Trolley Dances

Trolley Dances

County Administration Building
  • Sun., Oct. 4
  • 10am-2pm
Dance
Maker Faire San Diego

Maker Faire San Diego

Balboa Park Visitors' Center
  • Sun., Oct. 4
  • 10am-6pm
Special Events
Art of Élan: <em>Outliers</em>

Art of Élan: Outliers

San Diego Museum of Art
  • Tue., Oct. 6
  • 7pm
Music

Native Plant Sale

Casa del Prado
  • Sat., Oct. 17
  • 9am-3pm
Special Events
Orange & Black Ball

Orange & Black Ball

Timken Museum of Art
  • Fri., Oct. 30
  • 6pm
Art
Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure

Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure

Sixth Street and Olive, Balboa Park
  • Sun., Nov. 1
  • 8am-10:30am
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