Letters and Lines, A Literary Art Walk July 1
Promoting our vibrant art community showcasing live performances, music, poetry, art education, culinary and pop-up art galleries.
5-8pm / Downtown Oceanside
(760) 575-4ART / www.oceansideartwalk.org
Kidz Rock Out Expo July 2
Nonprofit foundation aimed at helpings Kids become strong, confident leaders by offering leadership and entrepreneurship programs.
11am / Parkway Plaza, El Cajon
Bark for Life July 9
A Canine Event to Fight Cancer - American Cancer Society. This is your opportunity to not only honor cancer survivors and remember people we have lost, but also to raise funds and awareness to help save lives.
9am-12pm / Grape Street Dog Park, San Diego
(619) 682-7423 / www.relayforlife.org/ barksandiegoca
Christmas In July Fair July 9-10
Offering handmade arts and craft items (many with Christmas themes) by over 150 artisans, the event also includes a rummage sale, bake sale, food court, raffle, kid’s activity area and live entertainment.
9am-5pm / Mission San Luis Rey Parish: 4070 Mission Ave., Oceanside
The Color Run MLB All-Star 5K July 10
The event will combine the enjoyment of a 5K with all the fun leisure of an island-style vacation full of unforgettable memories and MLB surprises.
7am / Waterfront Park San Diego: 1600 Pacific Highway
Kile Morgan Golf Tournament July 11
First place winner will be listed on the Perpetual Trophy in honor of the late Weldon D. Donaldson.
12-5pm / Coronado Municipal Golf Course: 2000 Visalia Row
(619) 477-9339 / www.nationalcitychamber.org
Celebrate Coronado 2016 Celebrating All Things Islander July 14
Join us for this community-wide celebration as we honor our Local Heroes, our City, Mayor Casey Tanaka and all things Islander!
5-8pm / Coronado Community Center Nautilus Room: 1845 Strand Way
(619) 435-9260 / www.coronadochamber.com
Pride of Hillcrest Block Party July 15
We are taking over the streets of Hillcrest with your favorite local DJ’s, carnival rides, dancing in the street and Gogo dancers.
6-11pm / Hillcrest Pride Flag: University Avenue/Normal Street
(619) 299-3330 / www.fabuloushillcrest.com
Wine & A Bite Art Walk July 15
Stroll the Historic Downtown District, stopping at several venues where you’ll enjoy wine, gourmet food and a unique art experience at each stop!
5-8pm / S. Main Avenue, Fallbrook
(760) 728-5845 / www. fallbrookchamberofcommerce.org
Sun & Sea Festival July 15-16
World-class sandcastle sculptors creating some of the best sand creations on the West Coast as well as a community parade and pancake breakfast, live music, children’s craft activities, a Kids ‘n Kastles competition, Farmer’s Market and International Food Fair.
See website for schedule. / Imperial Beach
Rubio’s Coast Fest July 16
This event will include a beach clean-up and party with live music, interactive vendor booths, food, a kid’s zone and much more.
10am-2pm / Junior Seau Pier Amphitheater, Oceanside
(760) 435-4500 / www.ci.oceanside.ca.us
FitFest 2016 July 16
An equal dose of group fitness classes, awesome food, music, and activities for the whole family. Fitness experts providing a wealth of knowledge on topics ranging from competition body sculpting to children’s yoga.
8am-7pm / Coronado Ferry Landing
(619) 435-9260 / www.coronadochamber.com
Junk In The Trunk Vintage Market July 16-17
Ranging from all things chippy, rusty, vintage and handmade, you are sure to find that perfect vintage dress, piece of furniture, or other amazing treasures for your home or garden.
9am-4pm / Liberty Station, San Diego
www. junkinthetrunkvintagemarket. com
The Museum Ball - Night At The Casbah July 23
Directly supports OMA’s mission to celebrate art through engagement, education, and innovation.
6-11pm / Oceanside Museum of Art: 704 Pier View Way
(760) 435-3720 / www.oma-online.org/ball2016
Insect & Ladybug Festival July 23-24
Features thousands of fascinating creepy-crawlies including live insects, lizards, snakes, and the famous “Madagascar hissing cockroaches.” Entomologists and other bug experts will be available for questions.
10am-4pm / San Diego Botanic Gardens, Encinitas
(760) 436-3036 / www.sdbgarden.org/insect.htm
Love Run 5k July 24
Premier run/walk for anyone who loves to run, loves their partner, is looking for love, or just plain loves life.
7am / Liberty Station: NTC Park
(619) 269-7047 / www.loverun.rocks
WINE SOCIAL Fundraiser July 27
Raise your glass while raising money for San Diego STEM teachers! 30+ boutique California wineries, delicious bites from the French Gourmet all with a Pacific ocean view.
6pm / Birch Aquarium: 2300 Expedition Way, La Jolla
(858) 771-6481 / www.mitefsd.org/events/wine- social
70th Flag, General & Senior Officers Ball July 29
Get the opportunity to meet with, recognize, and thank local military leaders for their service to our country.
5:30-10:30pm / US Grant Hotel: 326 Broadway, San Diego
(619) 544-1370 / www.sdchamber.org/event/ 2016ball
Let’s Play Golf FUNdraiser July 29
Join us in our annual FUNd raiser to provide much needed to fund to the Chula Vista Animal Care Facility and CAST.
10am / Salt Creek Golf Club: 525 Hunte Pkwy., Chula Vista
(858) 220-5487 / www.chulavistaca.gov