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Best events in San Diego: July 25-31

Thursday | 25
TWANG GANG: FEMME FATALE–INSPIRED SILENT ART AUCTION
Five female artists will showcase their artwork in a silent auction. Featured artist Jessica Krantz, known for her Días de los Muertos art, will show new material. The other four artists include España Garcia, Michele Del Rey, Miranda Marks, and Carrie Anne Hudson. Event also includes live music, burlesque performances, and a full bar for patrons over 21.
WHEN: 9:00 p.m.
WHERE: El Dorado Cocktail Lounge, 1030 Broadway, East Village. 619-237-0550; eldoradobar.com

Friday | 26
PINE VALLEY DAYS
Kicks off Friday night with a deep-pit BBQ at 5 p.m. and then live music and dancing to Honkytonk Kings from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday begins with breakfast burritos at Pine Valley Club House (7 a.m.), followed by a parade along historic Old Highway 80 (9 a.m.). There will be craft vendors, a chili cook-off, a daylong music festival, games for kids, food, deep-pit barbecue (5 p.m.), horseshoe tournament, climbing wall, “shoot-outs” by Alpine Outlaws and the Hole in the Wall Gang, and more.
WHEN: 5:00 to 10:00 p.m. (7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Saturday)
WHERE: Pine Valley County Park, 28810 Old Highway 80, Pine Valley. Pinevalleydays.com

Saturday | 27
PIG AND POKE: A TASTE OF ALOHA
Swine enthusiast chef Simon Dolinky of Saltbox and Neens presents a guava-roasted pig with his secret recipe barbecue sauce and fresh ahi poke at this Hawaiian tasting affair. The feast will be accompanied by hapa rice, mac salad, and furikake popcorn. Also featuring drink specials and shaved ice, one of the Aloha State’s favorite desserts, created at the event by Hula Girls Shave Ice. The celebration of island cuisine will all be set to the tunes of Hawaiian songbird Kimie, with special guest Lea Love. $10–$35.
WHEN: 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
WHERE: SummerSalt Rooftop Pool and Lounge, 1047 Fifth Avenue, downtown. 619-515-3000; saltboxrestaurant.com

Sunday | 28
DAY AT THE RACES
Drink, dine, and watch the races in the large patio of the Il Palio Restaurant, located atop the grandstand on the sixth floor. Featuring silent auction, raffle drawing, expert instruction on “how to place your bets,” as well as tours of the paddock area. Private betting window, access to the Del Mar Turf Club, and Camp Del Mar (supervised activities, lunch, snacks, and a T-shirt for kids aged 5–12) are included in entry fee. $150.
WHEN: 12:00 to 6:30 p.m.
WHERE: Surfside Race Place at Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Boulevard, Del Mar. Contact: Beth Stern, 323-380-5394; lcfamerica.org

Monday | 29
HANDS-ON MEXICAN STREET FOOD
Learn a variety of Mexican street-food recipes. Recipes: ceviche tostada; chicken tacos al pastor; agua fresca; Mexican fruit cup with chili-lime salt; sweet tamales. $49.
WHEN: 6:00 p.m.
WHERE: Great News! 1788 Garnet Avenue, Pacific Beach. 858-270-1582; great-news.com

Tuesday | 30
FILM FORUM: GINGER AND ROSA
Two teenage girls — Ginger and Rosa — are inseparable; they discuss religion, politics, hairstyles, and dream of lives bigger than frustrated domesticity. As the Cold War meets the sexual revolution, the lifelong friendship of the two girls is shattered by the clash of desire and the will to survive.
WHEN: 6:00 p.m.
WHERE: Point Loma Library, 3701 Voltaire Street, Point Loma. 619-532-1539

Wednesday | 31
GEOLOGY ROCKS
Experience the rich geologic history of Mission Trails. Learn how the gorge was formed and other topics in nature on trail-guide-led walk. Mission Trails Regional Park Visitor Center.
WHEN: 9:30 to 11:00 a.m.
WHERE: Mission Trails Regional Park, One Father Junípero Serra Trail, San Carlos. Mtrp.org

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Thursday | 25
TWANG GANG: FEMME FATALE–INSPIRED SILENT ART AUCTION
Five female artists will showcase their artwork in a silent auction. Featured artist Jessica Krantz, known for her Días de los Muertos art, will show new material. The other four artists include España Garcia, Michele Del Rey, Miranda Marks, and Carrie Anne Hudson. Event also includes live music, burlesque performances, and a full bar for patrons over 21.
WHEN: 9:00 p.m.
WHERE: El Dorado Cocktail Lounge, 1030 Broadway, East Village. 619-237-0550; eldoradobar.com

Friday | 26
PINE VALLEY DAYS
Kicks off Friday night with a deep-pit BBQ at 5 p.m. and then live music and dancing to Honkytonk Kings from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday begins with breakfast burritos at Pine Valley Club House (7 a.m.), followed by a parade along historic Old Highway 80 (9 a.m.). There will be craft vendors, a chili cook-off, a daylong music festival, games for kids, food, deep-pit barbecue (5 p.m.), horseshoe tournament, climbing wall, “shoot-outs” by Alpine Outlaws and the Hole in the Wall Gang, and more.
WHEN: 5:00 to 10:00 p.m. (7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Saturday)
WHERE: Pine Valley County Park, 28810 Old Highway 80, Pine Valley. Pinevalleydays.com

Saturday | 27
PIG AND POKE: A TASTE OF ALOHA
Swine enthusiast chef Simon Dolinky of Saltbox and Neens presents a guava-roasted pig with his secret recipe barbecue sauce and fresh ahi poke at this Hawaiian tasting affair. The feast will be accompanied by hapa rice, mac salad, and furikake popcorn. Also featuring drink specials and shaved ice, one of the Aloha State’s favorite desserts, created at the event by Hula Girls Shave Ice. The celebration of island cuisine will all be set to the tunes of Hawaiian songbird Kimie, with special guest Lea Love. $10–$35.
WHEN: 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
WHERE: SummerSalt Rooftop Pool and Lounge, 1047 Fifth Avenue, downtown. 619-515-3000; saltboxrestaurant.com

Sunday | 28
DAY AT THE RACES
Drink, dine, and watch the races in the large patio of the Il Palio Restaurant, located atop the grandstand on the sixth floor. Featuring silent auction, raffle drawing, expert instruction on “how to place your bets,” as well as tours of the paddock area. Private betting window, access to the Del Mar Turf Club, and Camp Del Mar (supervised activities, lunch, snacks, and a T-shirt for kids aged 5–12) are included in entry fee. $150.
WHEN: 12:00 to 6:30 p.m.
WHERE: Surfside Race Place at Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Boulevard, Del Mar. Contact: Beth Stern, 323-380-5394; lcfamerica.org

Monday | 29
HANDS-ON MEXICAN STREET FOOD
Learn a variety of Mexican street-food recipes. Recipes: ceviche tostada; chicken tacos al pastor; agua fresca; Mexican fruit cup with chili-lime salt; sweet tamales. $49.
WHEN: 6:00 p.m.
WHERE: Great News! 1788 Garnet Avenue, Pacific Beach. 858-270-1582; great-news.com

Tuesday | 30
FILM FORUM: GINGER AND ROSA
Two teenage girls — Ginger and Rosa — are inseparable; they discuss religion, politics, hairstyles, and dream of lives bigger than frustrated domesticity. As the Cold War meets the sexual revolution, the lifelong friendship of the two girls is shattered by the clash of desire and the will to survive.
WHEN: 6:00 p.m.
WHERE: Point Loma Library, 3701 Voltaire Street, Point Loma. 619-532-1539

Wednesday | 31
GEOLOGY ROCKS
Experience the rich geologic history of Mission Trails. Learn how the gorge was formed and other topics in nature on trail-guide-led walk. Mission Trails Regional Park Visitor Center.
WHEN: 9:30 to 11:00 a.m.
WHERE: Mission Trails Regional Park, One Father Junípero Serra Trail, San Carlos. Mtrp.org

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