Jeff Smith 11 a.m., May 25
Your Week: September 13-19
Thursday | 13
ENCINITAS CLASSIC CAR NIGHTS
The last night of this year’s summer car show in Encinitas, where hot rods, woodies, and other classic and vintage cars gather for public appreciation. Enjoy music by the Fabulous Woodies, the Retro Rocketts, and DJ Zombeard, each on one of three stages.
WHEN: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Downtown Encinitas, South Coast Highway 101, Encinitas. 760-943-1950; encinitas101.com
Friday | 14
URBAN CAMPOUT 2012: A SPACE ODYSSEY
Arrive in earthling or extraterrestrial costume (or not) for 15th annual “fun fundraiser for grownups” benefiting Girl Scouts San Diego. Play intergalactic games, explore auction prizes, then dine and dance under the constellations. $175.
WHEN: 6 to 11 p.m.
WHERE: San Diego Air and Space Museum, 2001 Pan American Plaza, Balboa Park. 619-610-0807; sdgirlscouts.org/uc2012
Saturday | 15
CITYSOLVE URBAN RACE
“More than a scavenger hunt but less physical than a 5K, this hybrid combines trivia with a team-oriented adventure” for teams of two to four people. Solve clues and face challenges, such as bowling a strike, building a house of cards, identifying ice cream flavors, and putting puzzles together. Winners get a chance to compete for $6500 in the national championship. $55 pre-registration (by 3 p.m. on Friday, September 14), $65 day of race.
WHEN: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
WHERE: House of Blues, 1055 Fifth Avenue, downtown. Citysolveurbanrace.com
Sunday | 16
Bring your bunnies! San Diego House Rabbit Society celebrates its 20th anniversary with bunny games, craft vendors, gourmet food trucks, rabbit vets, a silent auction, and more! You can also “enter your rabbit in the bunny bowling contest.”
WHEN: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
WHERE: Balboa Park, corner of Park Boulevard and Presidents Way. 858-356-4286; catsandrabbitsandmore.com
Monday | 17
FELTED PILLOW COVER
Use “soft and cozy” dyed merino wool to create a pillow top to match your personal decorating scheme with instructor Jean Degenfelder. “Attach a fabric backing and you’ll have a very special pillow for your head or back.” Felt-making requires standing and some exertion. $80–$88 includes class and materials.
WHEN: 1 to 5 p.m.
WHERE: Bravo School of Art at NTC Promenade, 2690 Decatur Road, Point Loma. 619-223-0058; bravoschoolofart.com
Tuesday | 18
ART/DANCE ACADEMY PERFORMANCE
The Art/Dance Academy (Arabi Danse Academie) is a performing arts school dedicated to presenting, preserving, and educating the general public on ethnic culture and folklore of the Eastern Arabic Countries. Come experience it for yourself!
WHEN: 6:30 p.m.
WHERE: Malcolm X Library, 5148 Market Street, Valencia Park. 619-527-3405.
Wednesday | 19
COOKING WITH TRADER JOE’S
Deana Gunn, Encinitas local and Trader Joe’s cookbook author, shares her story, favorite cooking tips, and products. She will also demo a recipe and sign her latest cookbooks.
WHEN: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Encinitas Library, 540 Cornish Drive, Encinitas. 760-753-7376; encinitaslibfriends.org