Entertainment Calendar – Issue of April 26, 2012 (2024)

LOCAL

MUSIC

The

Poway Center for the Performing Arts

hosts the

Poway High School Jazz Festival

, 2 p.m. Friday, April 27. The festival will feature 12 middle school and high school jazz ensembles from all over Southern California. The main attraction will feature the

Palomar Jazz Orchestra

at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults (18-plus), students $5. Tickets will be sold at the door. For more information, contact Chase Pado at ChasePado@cox.net, or visit www.phsmb.com.

Rancho Bernardo Community Presbyterian Church ‘s Youth and Children’s Music Program

presents

“Guys and Dolls,”

7 p.m. Friday, April 27 and Saturday, April 28 and 4 p.m. Sunday, April 29 at Rancho Bernardo Community Presbyterian Church, 17010 Pomerado Road. Prepare yourself for wonderful songs, creative dancing, amazing sets, vintage hats, dresses, suits and a lot of fun. For more information, contact 858-487-0811, ext. 230.

Hope United Methodist Church of Rancho Bernardo

presents

Quartet Nouveau

, a string quartet, performing classical music, 1 p.m. Saturday, April 28. Admission is free, but a freewill offering will be taken. Proceeds will benefit the Music Ministry of Hope. The church is located at 16550 Bernardo Heights Parkway (at the corner of Bernardo Center Drive.

Oak Valley Middle School’s music program

is holding its

fifth annual benefit concert, “Live at the Oak Valley Theater!”

, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, on campus, 16055 Winecreek Road in 4S Ranch. The show will feature the school’s chamber orchestra, jazz band, choir, student and faculty soloists, and local professional musicians. Tickets are $7 for adults, $5 for students and OVMS faculty. Starting at 5:30 p.m., pizza, drinks and baked goods will be sold. Pre-order tickets by contacting Jackie Marcum at ovmsmusic@yahoo.com. Tickets can also be purchased at the concert.

Bernardo Heights Middle School and Twin Peaks Middle School

perform a

concert

with the

Palomar Symphony Orchestra

, conducted by Dr. David Chase, 4 p.m. Sunday, May 6 at the Poway Center for the Performing Arts. The concert is free and open to the public, donations accepted. For more information contact Ulli Reiner at ureiner@powayusd.com.

The

Poway Library

presents well-known San Diego musician

Jeff Berkley

performing 2 p.m. Saturday, May 12 at the Poway Library, 13137 Poway Road. This free concert is part of the San Diego County Library’s Acoustic Showcase Concert Series. For more information, call 858-513-2900.

Hope United Methodist Church of Rancho Bernardo

features

the Denton Wesley Foundation

Seraphim Choir

as part of its concert series 7 p.m. Saturday, May 12. They will be performing Robert Ray’s “Gospel Mass” as well as other selections. Admission is free, but a freewill offering will be taken. The church is located at 16550 Bernardo Heights Parkway (at the corner of Bernardo Center Drive).

The Rancho Bernardo Community Presbyterian Church Concert Series

presents

Edward and Anne Turgeon, piano duo

, as they showcase the church’s two sanctuary grand pianos 4 p.m. Sunday, May 13 at Rancho Bernardo Community Presbyterian Church, 17010 Pomerado Road, San Diego. This event is free. For more information, contact 858-487-0811, ext 288 or awazny@rbcpc.org.

The

“Pleasure of Your Company” music series,

sponsored by the Scripps Ranch Friends of the Library, presents

the Seabreeze Duo

, consisting of oboist

Susan Barrett

and pianist

Stefani Walens

, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, May 13 in the Scripps Miramar Ranch Library Center, performing a program of romantic music from the mid-nineteenth to the mid-twentieth century highlighting the oboe as vehicle of expression. There is no charge for the concert, although donations are appreciated. Meet the artists at a

reception

following the concert. Scripps Miramar Ranch Library Center is located at 10301 Scripps Lake Drive. Call 858-538-8158 or visit www.srfol.org for information.

The

Poway Community Symphony Orchestra

will perform a

concert

2 p.m. Sunday, May 20 at the Poway Center for the Performing Arts, 15498 Espola Road, Poway. Guest

Bridget Dolkas

will perform Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto. This concert is free, donations accepted. For more information call 858-673-9702.

San Rafael Catholic Church

presents

“A Celebration in Song,”

performed by the church’s Festival Choir, 7 p.m. Sunday, May 27 in the church sanctuary. The concert will feature the songs and hymns of the Easter season, patriotic favorites and a performance by

Ben Jaber

, Uillean piper. This concert is free, free-will offerings accepted. The church is located at 17252 Bernardo Center Drive, Rancho Bernardo. For more information, call 858-487-4314.

Jazz is back at the Bernardo Winery

, 2 – 5 p.m. Sundays through November 2. Reserve a brunch table 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Cafe Merlot and enjoy live Jazz music. Community tables coming soon. For reservations call 858-592-7785.

The Poway Folk Circle

, a group of local musicians, host folk song circles and acoustic jams. Folk

Song Circles

meet at 6:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of every month in Templar’s Hall in Old Poway Park, 14134 Midland Road.

Bluegrass Jams

meet on the second Monday of every month at Round Table Pizza in Rancho Bernardo, 16761 Bernardo Center Drive.

The Craft Fair Jam

is 9 a.m. the first Saturday of the month in Old Poway Park, and Slow Jam Sunday is 1 p.m. the last Sunday of the month in Old Poway Park. These events are free and open to the public. For further information, visit www.powayfolkcircle.org.

DANCE

The

PUSD All District Festival

, a dance concert featuring dance teams from PUSD’s High Schools and Middle Schools, is being held 7 p.m. Thursday, May 3 at the Poway Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets are $10 and will be sold at the door.

CStar Productionz

is holding

Thriller dance classes

10 – 11 a.m. Sundays in front of the fountain in Old Poway Park, 14134 Midland Road, and 6 – 7 p.m. Wednesday evenings in Community Park, 13094 Civic Center Dr., in front of the swim center, through June when the group will perform at the San Diego County Fair. Free, no experience necessary. For more information, call Helen Flaster at 858-232-2720 (Sunday classes) or Carol Legg 619-871-3205 (Wednesday classes). Will not be held if raining.

The

San Diego English Country Dancers

are holding classes 6 – 9 p.m. every Sunday night at the Rancho Bernardo Swim and Tennis Club, 16955 Bernardo Oaks Drive, Rancho Bernardo. Beginners welcome, partners unnecessary. No special clothing is needed, other than clean shoes that won’t skid or stick on a wood floor. Admission is $6-8, with discounts available for students with I.D. and children under 18. For more information, visit www.sdecd.org or call 858-486-9160.

Dance to

ballroom dancing

with

DJ Rudy Vidal’s Funtastic Sounds

7- 10:30 p.m. Fridays and

Mike Krause’s live dance band

Saturdays at The Growing Place Montessori School, 13242 Pomerado Road, Poway. Entrance fee is $10/person. Location features 1,000 square feet of wood floor for dancing and free off-street parking. For more information, call Mike Krause at 619-922-6765.

Tap dancing classes for adults

, taught by Gigi St. John, are Tuesdays at the RB Swim & Tennis Club. Each class is one hour, intermediate at 11 a.m. and beginners at noon. Just show up or sign up by calling St. John at 951-282-3639.

The Academy of World Dance n Arts

offers a free introductory class to swing, salsa and ballroom 7 to 8 p.m. every Friday, year-round for ages teen through adults. No previous experience needed. For more information, visit www.worldancenarts.com or call 858-679-8277. The academy is located at 12621-A Poway Road, Poway.

THEATER

PowPAC, Poway’s Community Theatre

, presents the comedy

“Getting Sara Married,”

running through Sunday, May 20 at its theater, 13250 Poway Road. Performance times are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 2 p.m. Sundays. For tickets and more information, call the box office at 858- 679-8085 or contact boxoffice@powpac.org.

The

Church at Rancho Bernardo

is pleased to announce 6 performances of its Youth Spring Musical

“Oklahoma!”

Performances are 8 p.m. Friday, May 4 and 11, 11 a.m. Saturday, May 5 and 12, and 4 p.m. Sunday, May 6 and 13. Tickets are $15 for premium seating, $12 for general, and $10 for students. For more details and to purchase tickets visit www.thechurchatrb.org/event/2012-05-04-youth-musical-oklahoma-performance/ For more information contact Jayne Howard at jayne@thechurchatrb.org or 858-592-2434 x323.

PowPAC, Poway’s Community Theatre

, presents a one-night-only event, the Reader’s Theatre presentation of

“A Body of Water,”

7 p.m. Sunday, May 6 at the PowPAC theater, 13250 Poway Road. All tickets are $10. Reservations are recommended. Call the Box Office at (858) 679-8085, or email boxoffice@powpac.org.

PowPac, Poway’s Community Theatre

, celebrates the completion of its 30th theatrical season with

“A String of Pearls,”

a casino night and fund raiser 6 – 11 p.m. Saturday, May 26 at the theater, located on the second floor of the Lively Center, 13250 Poway Road, Poway. The public is invited to join in the festivities. Tickets are now on sale at $30 per person prior to April 30; the price increases to $35 per person beginning May 1. For reservations, contact the PowPAC box office at 858-679-8085 or e-mail boxoffice@powpac.org. This is an adults-only event. No one under 18 will be admitted.

Tickets for the 2012-2013 season at the

Poway Center for the Performing Arts

are on sale on the center’s website, www.powayarts.org, by calling 858-748-0505 or at the box office, 15498 Espola Road, noon to 5 p.m. Fridays and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays.

PowPAC

, Poway’s Community Theatre, is offering a number of varied

volunteer opportunities

for its award-winning theater. For more information, contact Maxine Brunton at 858-679-0640, or call the theater box office and leave your name and telephone number at 858-679-8085.

ART

Acommunity forum
, hosted by Art Pulse, is being held on the subject of

“San Diego County Arts Council Initiative,”

6 – 8 p.m. Thursday, April 26 at the Poway Center for the Performing Arts, 15498 Espola Road, Poway. This forum will be focused upon what a county arts council means and might do for the County of San Diego. RSVP for the forum at RSVP@artpulse.org.

The

Rancho Bernardo Art Association

presents their annual

Spring Art Show

, beginning 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 26 at the RB Swim Tennis Club located at 16955 Bernardo Oaks Drive. The theme this year is “San Diego the Beautiful.” Jack Ragland will be the juror. Viewing open to the public. A charge of $5 is requested from non-members.

RBAA member

Terry Anderson

’s paintings will be featured at the Bernardo Winery Tasting Room. Anderson is the featured artist for the month of April at the Gallery located 13330 Paseo Del Verano.

The North County Society of Fine Arts

is a local nonprofit group devoted to bringing the visual arts to public attention and fostering art education.

Members’ artwork currently displayed includes

Janet Perkin

and

Kathryn Peterson

at the Poway Library, 13137 Poway Road, group exhibit of plein air paintings at Bernardo Heights Community Center, 16051 Bernardo Heights Parkway, and

Margaret North

at Luc’s Bistro, 12642 Poway Road.

NCSFA’s exhibit

is being held through Saturday, April 28 at the Poway Center for the Performing Arts, 15498 Espola Road.

The

Palomar Council PTA

is having an

art reception

6 – 8 p.m. Friday, May 4 at the Poway Center for the Performing Arts, 15498 Espola Road. Over 100 Poway Unified School District student artists will be recognized with an art reception for their entries in the 2011-2012 National PTA Reflections Art Program. After the reception the hung art will remain on display through May 25. Lobby art gallery viewing times are 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Tuesday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Saturday, closed Sunday, Monday and major holidays. This event is free and open to the public.

The

second annual Community Wide Sidewalk Chalk Art Event

is being held 7:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. Saturday, May 5 at the Rancho Bernardo Community Park. 18448 West Bernardo Drive. This free event is open to all Rancho Bernardo residents up to the age of 135. Free goodie bags, refreshments, face painting and chalk to draw with available. Prizes awarded in all age categories. Registration forms available at www.RBCommunityCouncil.com or by contacting RBCommCouncil@aol.com.

The

Village Quilters Guild

presents

Cathie Hoover

speaking on

“The Color Red,”

a slide lecture revealing how she found the freedom to use many different printed fabrics in her quilting and how often she used the color red, 9:30 a.m. – noon Saturday, May 12 at the Scripps Ranch Library, 10301 Scripps Lake Dr., San Diego. Members free, guests $5. For more information, contact Kapi Kizer at kapikizer@aol.com

Rancho Bernardo Art Association

is looking for artists who want to meet others who share the same interest, learn from demonstrations and exhibit their work. The members have critique nights and an award show. For membership, contact Phyllis Hensperger at 858-675-2262. Adult membership is $25, couples $30, students $15. More information at ranchobernardoart.com.

LOCAL MARKETS

The

Poway Arts Crafts Guild

presents the

Boardwalk Craft Market

8 a.m. to 2 p.m the first Saturday of the month in Old Poway Park. Featuring locally produced and sold clothing, jewelry, household furnishings and gift items, the craft market will continue on the first Saturday of the month thru May. The next two shows will be Saturday, May 5 and Saturday, June 2. For information on the craft market, call PACG at 858-486-3497.

Poway Farmers Market

is 8 to 11:30 a.m. every Saturday next to Old Poway Park, at Midland Road and Temple Street. The market, sponsored by the City of Poway and operated by Outback Farms, features certified organic produce, most of which is grown in San Diego County. For more information, call 858-668-4576.

The

Bernardo Winery

hosts a farmers market which includes fresh produce, vendors and food stalls every Friday from 9 a.m. to noon at 13330 Paseo Del Verano Norte.

The

Mt. Carmel High School PTSA

hosts a certified farmers market 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. every Sunday in the school parking lot, 9550 Carmel Mountain Road.

The

Scripps Ranch Farmers Market Art Festival

is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday at

10380 Spring Canyon Road,

the site of the old E.B. Scripps Elementary School. For more information, visit www.srfm.org.

MUSEUMS

Walk in the footpath of Poway’s first residents every Saturday morning at Poway’s

Kumeyaay-Ipai Interpretive Center

  1. Savor the smell of blooming native plants that Kumeyaay people smelled each spring for more than 2,000 years. Trained guides will share the culture, history and botany of this five-acre archeological jewel for free from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Saturdays at 13104 Ipai Waaypuk Trail (formerly Silverlake Drive). For information, go to www.poway.org/kiic.

The

Rancho Bernardo Historical Society

runs a free museum at the Bernardo Winery, 13330 Paseo Del Verano Norte, Rancho Bernardo. Museum hours are 9 a.m. to noon Tuesdays and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fridays and noon to 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Call 858-487-4599.

The

Poway Historical and Memorial Society

operates the free Poway Heritage Museum and the Nelson House in Old Poway Park, 14114 Midland Road in Poway. Hours are 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturdays and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays. Call 858-679-8587 or visit www.powayhistoricalsociety.org.

OTHER EVENTS

Anew free monthly film series
sponsored by Scripps Ranch Friends of the Library premieres with screenings of several classic films by Alfred Hitchco*ck. Scheduled for the third Wednesday of each month from 6 – 8 p.m., the next offering on Wednesday, May 16 will be

Strangers on a Train

  1. Up next is

The 39 Steps

on June 20. Scripps Miramar Ranch Library Center is located at 10301 Scripps Lake Drive. For more information, visit www.srfol.org or call (858) 538-8158.

Come enjoy the

Train Song Festival – The Age of Steam

noon – 8 p.m. Saturday, April 28 at Old Poway Park, 14134 Midland Road, Poway. Ride the trains, enjoy watching old west shootouts, learn the play the banjo in a frontier musician camp and much more. Food and other items will be available for a nominal fee. For more information, call (858) 668-4576.

The

Poway Center for the Performing Arts

hosts the

50th annual Miss Poway and Miss Teen Scholarship Pageant

, sponsored by the Poway Lions Club, 4 p.m. Saturday, April 28. Tickets are $5 general admission. For more information contact Sharon Gruber, Pageant Director, at MissPoway@gmail.com.

The

Ed Brown Senior Center

is holding its

annual fundraiser “Table for 8”

5 – 9 p.m. Saturday, April 28 at the Center, in Rancho Bernardo Community Park. Tickets are $40 each if purchased prior to April 20; $45 each if purchased after that date. Also available are tables for eight, which may be purchased for $300—a $20 savings over the individual ticket price. Proceeds will be used to underwrite the cost of participation in Ed Brown Senior Center activities for those who are on a fixed income and unable to pay. Space is limited, so reserve early by calling 858.487.9324.

REGIONAL

MUSIC

The

Coastal Communities Concert Band

presents its annual Encinitas Pops concert

“A Salute to Young Musicians,”

2 p.m. Sunday, April 29 at San Dieguito Academy, 800 Santa Fe Drive, Encinitas. Tickets are $12 general admission, $10 students. For more information and tickets, call Kris Sims at 760-436-6137 or Buck Abell at 858-793-8258, or visit www.cccband.com.

The

California Center for the Arts, Escondido

, presents

“Orchestra Nova,”

featuring guest pianist

Gordon Cheng

, 4 p.m. Sunday, April 29. Orchestra Nova will be performing “Masterpiece Hits,” featuring music from Beethoven, Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Bernstein, Gershwin and many more. A limited number of free tickets for children 12 and under are available with the purchase of an adult ticket. For more information, call 800-988-4253.

The

California Center for the Arts, Escondido

, presents

“WOW First Wednesdays: Ballet Folklorico Tierra Caliente,”

4 and 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 2. The history of Mexico is shown through the exciting art of dance in costumes that reflect Mexico’s colorful traditional culture. Mexican catering will be available outside the theater between performances. This event is free, limited reserved seats are available for $7 until one hour prior to curtain. For more information, call 800-988-4253.

The

San Diego Mainly Mozart Festival

is being held at the Neurosciences Institute in La Jolla.

“Windscapes,”

will be performing 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 4 and Saturday, May 5.

Alessio Bax and Lucille Chung

will be performing 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 11 and Saturday, May 12. All show preceded by 6:30 p.m. wine reception. Tickets at $55. For more information, call 619-239-0100 ext. 2 or visit mainlymozart.org.

The La Jolla Symphony Chorus

presents

“Symphonies for Spring,”

7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 5 and 2 p.m. Sunday, May 6 at the Mandeville Auditorium, on the UCSD campus. The show features soloists soprano Kerrie Caldwell, mezzo-soprano Sasha Hashemipour, tenor Christopher Bingham and the North Coast Singers children’s chorus. Free pre-concert lecture one hour prior. Ticket prices range from $15 – $29. For more information, call 858-534-4637 or visit www.lajollasymphony.com.

DANCE

Malashock Dance

presents

“Hidden Agendas,”

8 p.m. Friday, May 11 and Saturday, May 12 and 7 p.m. Sunday, May 13 at Malashock Dance Studio, Dance Place, 2650 Truxtun Road, Studio 200, San Diego. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 day of show. A

special Mother’s Day pre-performance reception

is offered on May 13, with appetizers, wine and desserts prior to the 7 p.m. performance. Advance tickets for this special Mother’s Day event are $25, $30 day of show.

For more information call 619-260-1622 or visit www.malashockdance.org

THEATER

The Welk Theatre

presents

“Stepping Out,”

a hilarious, poignant comedy musical running through Sunday, May 20 at the resort theater, 8860 Lawrence Welk Drive, Escondido. Tickets range from $44 – $47 for performances, $59 – $63 for show and buffet. For tickets call 888-802-7469 or you can order online at www.welktheatersandiego.com.

Coronado School of the Arts (CoSA)

presents

“Thoroughly Modern Millie,”

Friday, April 27 – Saturday, May 5 at the Coronado Performing Arts Center, 650 D Avenue, Coronado. Showtimes are 7 p.m. on April 27 – 28 and May 4 – 5 and 2 p.m. on April 29. Tickets range from $6 – $16. Tickets are available at www.cosafoundation.org. Tickets will also be available at the door 45 minutes prior to showtime.

Broadway Theatre Arts Academy

begins its 11th season with

“Cinderella,”

2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, April 28 and noon and 5 p.m. Sunday, April 29 at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido. Tickets are $17 for adults and $15 for youth 16 and under, and are available through the California Center for the Arts, Escondido Box Office or by calling 1-800-988-4253.

The

Old Globe Theatre

presents

“The Scottsboro Boys,”

the critically acclaimed musical about an infamous chapter in American history, opening Sunday, April 29 and running through Sunday, June 10 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage. Tickets start at $39. It also presents

“Nobody Loves You,”

a musical comedy, opening Sunday, May 6 and running through Sunday, June 17 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre. Tickets start at $29. The Old Globe is located in San Diego’s Balboa Park at 1363 Old Globe Way. For tickets, call 619-23-GLOBE or visit www.TheOldGlobe.org.

The Broadway Theater

continues its 8th season with

“Trying,”

opening Friday, May 11 and running through Sunday, June 3, at the Broadway Theater, 340 East Broadway, Vista. Performance times are 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 4 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $17.50. For tickets or more information, call the box office at 760-806-7905 or visit www.broadwayvista.com.

San Diego REPertory Theater (San Diego REP)

hosts the

19th annual Lipinsky Family San Diego Jewish Arts Festival

, beginning with

“Natasha and the Coat,”

a comedy staged reading. Performances are 7 p.m. Monday, May 7 at the David Dorothea Garfield Theatre Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center in La Jolla and 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 8 at the Ruby G. Schulman Auditorium, at the Dove Library in Carlsbad. Tickets are $10 for JCC members; $12 for non-members. Tickets may be purchased at the JCC Box Office. Call (858) 362-1362 for more information.

The

Lipinsky Jewish Arts Festival and San Diego Hadassah

are sponsoring a

Theatre Party “Still Jewish After All These Years,”

7:30 p.m. Monday, May 14 at the Lyceum Theatre in Horton Plaza. There will be a reception for Hadassah at 6:30 p.m. The $20 tickets may be purchased from the Lyceum Theatre, phone, 619-544-1000, which includes free parking. Purchasers should mention Hadassah when they make their purchase.

The Welk Theater

presents, by popular demand, the return of

“Late Night Catechism,”

8 p.m. selected Saturdays through May 19. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased by calling 888-802-SHOW or visiting www.welktheatersandiego.com.

The Lyceum Theater

presents

“Respect: A Musical Journey of Women,”

running through Sunday, June 24 at the Lyceum Theater, 79 Horton Plaza, San Diego. Tickets are $42 to $57 and available at the Lyceum Theatre Box Office at 619-544-1000 or online at www.lyceumevents.org. Group discounts are available for 20 or more by calling 1-888-264-1788.

J*Company Youth Theatre

presents the musical

“Xanadu,”

Friday, May 4 – Sunday, May 15 at the David Dorothea Garfield Theatre, Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center, 4126 Executive Drive, La Jolla. Ticket prices are $14 for JCC members, $16 non-members. For more information, call the box office at 858-362-1348.

ART

The

Mission Trails Regional Park Foundation (MTRP)

presents

a solo exhibition by award winning nature photographer Scott Streit.

This exhibit will be on display in the Mission Trails Regional Park Visitor Center Art Gallery through Friday, May 4. The MTRP Visitor and Interpretive Center is located at One Father Junipero Serra Trail, San Diego, and it is open daily from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Admission is free.

The

ninth annual “Paint-Out”

takes place from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 28 at the San Diego city-supported Water Conservation Garden. Artist Chuck McPherson will give a painting demonstration to introduce techniques that can be used to interpret the water-wise garden. This event is free. Bring your own materials. The garden is located on the campus of Cuyamaca College, 12122 Cuyamaca College Drive West, El Cajon. For more information, contact Destree Bascos at 619-232-2112, ext. 115, or at DestreeB@CollaborativeServices.biz.

The

Escondido Art Association

presents

“April Showers,”

an open, juried exhibit of framed fine artworks by association members and other local and regional artists, running through Saturday, April 28, at the Artists Gallery, 121 W. Grand Avenue. Regular gallery hours are 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. For more information, 760-489-0338 or 760-741-3117 or www.escondidoartists.org.

Local high school students and their teachers may

submit artwork

to the Escondido Municipal Gallery for the

“Emerging Student Artist”

exhibition Friday, April 27 and Saturday, April 28. This annual exhibition will take place from Friday, May 11 – Friday, June 1 with the opening reception taking place Saturday May 12 during Artwalk in downtown Escondido. The Municipal Gallery is located at 262 E. Grand Ave. in Escondido. For more information, visit www.escondidoarts.org.

ArtHatch Distinction

present

“It All Comes Rushing In,”

featuring the art of

Aaron Jasinski

and

Matt Linares

, Saturday, May 12 – Saturday, June 9 at ArtHatch Distinction Gallery, 317 East Grand Avenue, Escondido. There will be an

opening reception

6 – 10 p.m. Saturday, May 12. For more information, call 760-781-5779 or email contact@arthatch.org.

The

La Jolla Art Association

is featuring the talent of plein air artists in the San Diego area in their next show,

“Under The Sky,”

opening Monday, May 14 and running through Sunday, June 3 at the La Jolla Art Gallery, 8100 Paseo del Ocaso in La Jolla, in La Jolla Shores. This is a juried show with awards including a $300 Best of Show. On Saturday, May 19 there will be a

Gala Opening

from 5 – 7 p.m. The La Jolla Art Gallery is open free to the public from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday through Sunday. Anyone interested in a prospectus to enter the show or for more information about this show and other La Jolla Art Association events visit www.lajollaart.org

REGIONAL MARKETS

The

North San Diego Farmers Market

is held 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. each Sunday, and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Wednesday at the Sikes Adobe Historic Farmstead, 12655 Sunset Drive in Escondido. For more information, visit www.NSDCFM.com.

MUSEUMS

The

Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum

at MCAS Miramar has its Bell 214ST Iraqi “Super Huey” helicopter on display. Also on display is the Sikorsky HRS.

Another feature is a single-seat flight simulator, which gives members of the public a 20-minute “flight” for $15.

The museum is open 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays. Call 858-693-1723 or visit www.flyingleathernecks.org for more information.

OTHER EVENTS

The

Del Mar National Horse Show

is returning for three weeks, starting Thursday, April 19 and running through Saturday, May 6 at the Del Mar Farigrounds. The first week will feature western competition, the second week will be feature Dressage, and the Hunter/Jumper classes will conclude the show in the third week. For tickets and more information, visit www.delmarnational.com.

Cirque du Soleil

returns to San Diego with their latest show,

“Totem,”

running through Sunday, May 13 at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. For more information and tickets, visit www.cirquedusoleil.com/totem.

The Wings of Freedom Tour

will be flying into Ramona Monday, April 30 – Wednesday, May 2, on display at the Ramona Airport. Available will be the

Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress “Nine O Nine” WWII Heavy Bomber

,

Consolidated B-24 Liberator “Witchcraft” WWII Heavy Bomber

and the

P-51 Mustang

  1. Visitors can explore these aircraft inside and out for $12 for adults and $6 for children under 12, WWII vets free. For viewing times and additional information, call 1-800-568-8924.

The

29th Annual Fiesta Old Town Cinco de Mayo

is being held 3 – 10 p.m. Friday, May 4, 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Saturday, May 5 and 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sunday, May 6 in historic Old Town. This free event will feature three stages with live entertainment, over 40 bands, traditional ballet folklorico dancers, Lucha Libre performances, equestrian shows, a mercado with over 100 retail and food booths, beer garden, a children’s area and Lowrider Lane. For more information, call 619-291-4903 or visit www.fiestaoldtown.com.

The Art Glass Guild

, located in historic Spanish Village Art Center – Balboa Park, is holding their

Annual 2012 Spring Show and Patio Sale

10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday, May 12 and Sunday, May 13. This is the largest art glass show in Southern California! All forms of Art Glass, including blown, fused, torch worked, stained glass, cast, etched, and mosaic will be featured. Hands-on demonstrations and projects for adults and kids. The Spanish Village is located at 1770 Village Place. For more information visit www.artglassguild.org or call 619-702-8006.

The

Ramona Main Street Parade

is being held 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 19 on Main Street between 14th and 5th Street. Businesses and restaurants along the route will be having special sales and events in honor of the parade. For more information visit www.ramonarodeo.net.

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