August 1, Bocce Bash

Join the fun at Liberty Station, Saturday, August 1st for the inaugural Bocce Bash! This fundraiser for the San Diego Bowl Game Association will feature round-robin bocce tournament play, live entertainment, beer provided by New Belgium, and more! No experience needed. Bocce equipment provided. Must be 21 or over to participate.

Time: 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Price: Team Registration: $80-$50

Location: 2455 Cushing Rd., San Diego, CA 92106

For more info:  619.283.5808 or visit

August 1, Unleashed by Petco Surf Dog Competition

Get stoked! It’s time for the most adorable surf event of the year. At the Unleashed by Petco Surf Dog Competition, the most fearless dogs will jump on their boards, paddle out and hang 20! This event must be seen to be believed. Bring the whole family for a day of rad competitions, goodies and fun!

Time: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Location: 2 Elder Ave., Imperial Beach, CA 91932

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August 2, Summer Pops Goes Classical – A Night in Spain

An elegant, deeply passionate musical visit to Spain. The evening features music from celebrated Spanish composers, including Enrique Granados (Three Spanish Dances), and Manuel de Falla.

Time: 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Price: $20-$79

Location: 206 Marina Park Way, San Diego, CA 92101

For more info:  619.283.5808 or

August 3, Film in the Garden: The Little Fugitive

Perfectly capturing the magical atmosphere of 1950s Coney Island, The Little Fugitive (1953, not rated) is a charming adventure story told from the perspective of a seven-year-old boy who takes refuge there after mistakenly believing he’s killed his brother.

Time: 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM

Price: Nonmember – $5

Location: 1450 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101

For more info:  619.232.7931 or visit

August 5, Free Outdoor Concert: SummerFest Under the Stars

Come to the famous La Jolla Cove and join SummerFest Music Director Cho-Liang Lin for a free concert to kick off the festival. Bring your picnic and enjoy this wonderful, family-friendly SummerFest tradition featuring a stunning ocean backdrop!

Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Price: Free

Location: La Jolla Cove, La Jolla, CA 92037

For more info:  858.459.3728 or visit

August 7, ScholarShare’s Toddler Time: Story Time

Practice your A-B-C’s and read along with us during our morning story time. Recommended for ages 4 and under.

Time: 10:00 AM to 11:30 PM

Price: Free with admission

Location: 200 W Island Ave., San Diego, CA 92101

For more info:  619.233.8792 or visit

August 8, Farm to Bay Food & Wine Classic

This unforgettable tasting event on San Diego Bay celebrates the sights, sounds and flavors that make San Diego so unique. Farm to Bay is the only local fundraiser that takes place within a national wildlife refuge, set against the beautiful backdrop of San Diego Bay.

Time: 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Price: $80

Location: 1000 Gunpowder Point Drive, Chula Vista, CA 91910

For more info:  619.409.5900 or visit

 August 14-15, Summer Pops – Sinatra at 100

Ol’ Blue Eyes is back! Frank Sinatra – the most popular male vocalist of the twentieth century never really left us. His music, that unmistakable voice, will play on forever: “Fly Me to the Moon,” “Strangers in the Night” and “My Way,” just to name a few. Don’t miss Cary Hoffman, today’s premiere Sinatra vocalist, as he salutes The Chairman of the Board with his acclaimed “My Sinatra” presentation.

Time: 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Price: $20-$92

Location: 206 Marina Park Way, San Diego, CA 92101

For more info:  619.235.0804 or

August 15-16, ArtWalk NTC @ Liberty Station

Formerly ArtWalk on the Bay, ArtWalk NTC @ Liberty Station builds upon the success of the past years at San Diego’s Bayfront. This 10th annual event takes place in San Diego’s flagship arts and culture district, NTC @ Liberty Station, once San Diego’s Naval Training Center, and now a mecca for artist studios, galleries, museums and performing arts groups.

Time: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Price: Free

Location: 2645 Historic Decatur, San Diego, CA 92106

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August 16 – September 20, The Comedy of Errors

Laughter will ring out under the stars as Shakespeare’s hilarious tale of mistaken identity takes the outdoor stage. A young man and his servant arrive in town, unaware that each of them has a separated-at-birth identical twin already there.

Time: 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Price: Tickets start at $29

Location: 1363 Old Globe Way, San Diego, CA 92101

For more info:  619.234.5623 or visit

August 19, Discovery Lab! – Real Live Reptiles

TRNERR invites the community to a series of open houses to excite and engage the minds of your entire family. Learn about the native reptiles who call San Diego home. Meet them up close and in person with the US Geological Survey biologists that study them.

Time: 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Price: Free

Location: 301 Caspian Way, Imperial Beach, CA 91932

For more info:  619.575.3613 or visit

August 20, The Art of Music – Opus Orange

The Art of Music Concert Series: Opus Orange. In tribute to the musical performances that were a central component of the 1915 Panama-California Exposition, the Museum marks the centennial of this event with monthly concerts throughout the year that explore the duet of the visual and musical arts.

Time: 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Price: Free

Location: 1450 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101

For more info: 619.232.7931 or visit

August 24, Summer Shakespeare Film Screening: West Side Story

The Old Globe throws open its doors for a special series of Shakespeare films, continuing its celebration of the Globe’s 80th Anniversary and Balboa Park’s Centennial.

Time: 8:00 PM to 11:00 PM

Price: Free

Location: 1363 Old Globe Way, San Diego, CA 92101

For more info:  619.234.5623 or


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