Walter Mencken 11:31 a.m., Feb. 1
Best events in San Diego: June 28-July 3
Friday | 28
OPENING RECEPTION: OCEANSIDE 5x10
A group photography exhibit featuring five Oceanside-related images from each of ten local artists. Featuring Johnny Nguyen, Robert Pendleton, J-Hon Poellnitz, Bob Boon, Jake Sipes, Larry Vogel, Margaret Hernandez, Brendan Klein, Ben Rivera, and Brookes Reeder. Event also features an ice cream truck and a DJ. Exhibit shows through October 30. $0–$25.
WHEN: 7:00 to 10:00 p.m.
WHERE: Twenty 20 Gallery, 3637 Vista Way, Oceanside. 760-212-4077; thehillstreetcountryclub.org
Saturday | 29
YOGA IN THE VINEYARD
The “Stretch for the Wine” yoga events combine yoga, wine, and fresh local cuisine. Event begins on the patio overlooking the San Vicente Valley for a 90-minute restorative yoga class, appropriate for all levels of fitness, and then moves into the winery’s underground grotto for a wine presentation and tasting. Appetizers will be paired with select wines. A complete lunch, created with fresh, locally sourced food will also be served. WHEN: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
WHERE: La Finquita Winery, 23123 Vista Ramona Road, Ramona. 760-803-6293; vagabondyoga.com
Sunday | 30
TASTE OF ADAMS AVENUE
The 13th annual event will feature more than 30 restaurants, coffeehouses, pubs, wine bars, and eateries along Adams Avenue from Normal Heights to Kensington. Food lovers can access their favorite restaurants by foot, bike, or complimentary trolley service along Adams Avenue. $30–$35.
WHEN: 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
WHERE: Adams Avenue, Normal Heights/Kensington. 619-282-7329; adamsavenuebusiness.com
Monday | 1
COLLEGE-BOUND COOKING BOOT CAMP
In this three-day workshop, sous chef KT Alach teaches young adults the how-to of foods easy enough to prepare in a dorm room or home kitchen. Bring an apron, closed-toe shoes, chef’s knife, and containers to carry creations home. Ages 16 and up. Pre-registration required. Class meets July 1, 2, and 3. $225.
WHEN: 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
WHERE: Alchemy of the Hearth, 960 Rancheros Drive, San Marcos. 760-233-2433; alchemyofthehearth.com
Tuesday | 2
SAN DIEGO FRINGE FESTIVAL
For seven days, San Diego will offer what — let’s hope — becomes an annual festival (modeled after the internationally renowned Edinburgh Fringe). Most of the shows, which come from around the world, last about an hour, and they run at different sites: 10th Avenue Theatre (mainstage and cabaret); Space 4 Art (indoor gallery and outdoor stage); New School of Architecture; Searsucker Restaurant.
WHEN: 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m (July 1–6)
WHERE: Various locations. 619-920-8503; sdfringe.org
Wednesday | 3
Every Wednesday night throughout the summer, Stone shows movies on a 12-foot screen in the gardens. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets to claim their spot. Family-night movies will be shown at 8:00 p.m. the last Wednesday of the month, and all ages are admitted with parent or guardian. All other movies are 21 and over with valid ID, regardless of rating. Wristbands available at 3:00 p.m. the day of each showing. First come, first served.
WHEN: 8:30 p.m. (ongoing through the end of August)
WHERE: Stone Brewing World Bistro and Gardens, 1999 Citracado Parkway, Escondido. 760-294-7866; stoneworldbistro.com/movies