August 4: Upcoming local and regional events | Pro Club Bd

Ovation Theater returns to Palomar College with The Addams Family

The Ovation Theater presents the musical comedy The Addams Family August 5-7 and August 12-14 at the Howard Brubeck Theater at Palomar College, San Marcos.

The Addams Family is a comical celebration that embraces the weirdness in every family. Packed with an original story, it’s every father’s nightmare: Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family – a man her parents never met. And as if that wasn’t annoying enough, Wednesday confides in her father and begs him not to tell her mother. Now Gomez Addams must do something he’s never done before – keep a secret from his beloved wife, Morticia. Everything will change for the whole family on the fateful night they host a dinner for Wednesday’s “normal” boyfriend and his parents.

Tickets cost $25 and are available at Visit, call (760) 487-8568, email for more information.

Del Mar Foundation Summer Twilight Concert

The Del Mar Foundation’s next Summer Twilight Concert will be held on Tuesday, August 23 at Del Mar’s Powerhouse Park. The celebrations begin at 6pm with Folklorick, Zel’s opening show, followed by the main attraction, The Rolling Heartbreakers, at 7pm

The Rolling Heartbreakers is a tribute band to The Rolling Stones and Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. Visit for more information.

North Coast Rep Extends The Remarkable Mister Holmes Series

North Coast Repertory Theater’s wacky musical comedy The Remarkable Mister Holmes has now been extended through popular demand for its world premiere through August 28th. Call (858)481-1055 or visit to purchase tickets.

Shark Lab at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve

The Torrey Pines Docent Society’s August Nature Discovery Series will be a presentation from Long Beach California State University about their Shark Lab Shack. The public event on Saturday, August 13 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. is free and suitable for all ages. There will also be a beach scavenger hunt for children. Meet at the Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve North Beach parking lot behind the restrooms. Visit 12600 North Torrey Pines Road.

El Camino Quilt Guild: “Perfect Stitching”

El Camino Quilt Guild meets August 9 at 9:30 am at Faith Community Church, 2700 Rancho Pancho, Carlsbad. The guest fee for the meeting is $10. Linda Sullivan,, will give a talk on ‘My top tips and tricks for perfect sewing’. She firmly believes that most “joining problems” can be overcome when creating the quilt, and also shows how to work your way through imprecise seam allowances, tricky seam overlaps, and a host of other “potential jointing hazards” to create a nice result to achieve results! Join us for a fun morning.

Visit or email for more information. El Camino Quilters is a nonprofit group that donates hundreds of quilts and other handmade items to a variety of groups including senior centers, hospitals, police and military groups.

Del Mars Art of Racing

The Del Mar Thoroughbred Club is hosting its inaugural Art of Racing event, starting at noon on Saturday, August 6th in the Plaza de Mexico. There will be music, a wine bar, live painting and artwork available for sale. Visit for more information.

Batiquitos Lagoon Hosts ‘All About Eggs’ Family Event

Batiquitos Lagoon will host a presentation titled “All About Eggs” on August 13 at 10am, presented by BLF Instructor Kathy Dickey and Barbara Wallach. A free family event that will be interesting for both adults and children. Come and learn all about birds and other egg species such as insects, spiders and reptiles. Meet at the picnic tables adjacent to the Nature Center, 7380 Gabbiano Lane, Carlsbad. Visit for more information.

One Paseo’s Kids Happy Hour

Held every Thursday through August 25, One Paseo will host a children’s happy hour series from 3pm to 5pm with kid-friendly entertainment and snacks from the center’s restaurants. Upcoming offerings include bubbles on August 11th and a magic show on August 18th. For a full schedule, visit

Summer Surffest at One Paseo

On Saturday, August 6, One Paseo will host a Summer Surf Fest to celebrate San Diego’s surf culture and local beach community. The surf-centric event runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and features live music from Woodie and the Longboards, a vintage car show by San Diego Woodies, a local ecology pop-up with Wild Coast, Surfrider Foundation, the Los Peñasquitos Lagoon Foundation and an art installation by local artists.

The all-ages event also includes a kids’ zone, beach games, and more. Also check out the summer pop-up Aloha collection from One Paseo, who recently opened their first retail store in Encinitas.

One Paseo is located at 3725 Paseo Place. Visit

Free summer sunset jazz concert in the village church

A special Sunday night jazz concert on the patio of the Village Church in Rancho Santa Fe will be accompanied by acclaimed jazz musician Dante Fire on August 14 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Fire is known for transcending genres to consistently present music of quality and distinction. He has performed with several Grammy winners and his work has been featured on more than 20 albums. Feel free to bring a picnic dinner or enjoy food from Aunty Lynne’s Pacific Rim Food Truck. This family-friendly, free event is open to all. Table spaces are limited, so beach chairs and blankets are recommended. The Village Church is located at 6225 Paseo Delicias, Rancho anta Fe. For more information: or email

Encinita’s Historic Bus Tour to Bumann Ranch

The Encinitas Preservation Association is hosting the Historic Bus Tour again on Saturday, August 20 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The tour includes over 50 historical landmarks and scheduled stops at OIivenhain City Hall, the San Dieguito Heritage Museum and a drive-thru the old corner of Poinsettia Courtyard. The highlight of the tour will be a rare opportunity to tour the historic Bumann Ranch, inhabited since 1886. This ranch has been carefully preserved and represents rural life in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s. This is an exceptional opportunity to see a working ranch with many historic buildings. Three generations of the Bumann family have been at home here for 125 years. The buildings and contents are completely original and unaltered. Of the many Encinitas homestead ranches that once dotted the upstate, this is the only one that has survived into the 21st century.

Each ticket supports the preservation of two of Encinitas’ most famous historic buildings, the boathouses. The EPA acquired the SS Moonlight and SS Encinitas in 2008 to service them and ensure they endure for future generations.

Tickets are available for $50 each. They can be purchased through The tour departs from the 1883 School House on F ST and 4th St at 9:00am and returns at 1:00pm. The 1883 School House is open for viewing after the tour. Parking is available at Pacific View.

Cardiff Dog Days of Summer

Pupologie’s 17th Annual Cardiff Dog Days of Summer will be held at Encinitas Community Park on Sunday 14th August from 10am to 5pm. Presented by Cardiff 101 Main Street and the City of Encinitas, this free one day event for dogs and dog lovers features numerous pet dealers, rescue groups, animal adoption agencies and an agility course from Kamp Kanine. There will be dog competitions, live music, food trucks, a libation lounge and random draws. For a full schedule of events and volunteers, visit

Solana Beach Concerts on the Bay

The City of Solana Beach and Belly Up Tavern are hosting the “Concerts at the Cove” series, bringing local musicians to the Fletcher Cove Park stage in performances for all ages, Thursday nights from 6-7:45 p.m., now through August 25th.

The concert series offers community members, especially families, a variety of musical styles outdoors on the beach. Bring low-backed lounge chairs, ground covers, and picnics. Admission is free. No alcohol, tobacco, pets or personal barbecues allowed during concerts. For more information, visit or call (858) 720-2453. Fletcher Cove Park is located at 111 S. Sierra Ave., Solana Beach.

Summer and Song Series at Village at Pacific Highlands Ranch

The Summer and Songs series returned to the Village at Pacific Highlands Ranch on Thursday nights through August 25. The roster includes some of San Diego’s best local talent. The free, family-friendly events take place from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the village square

Guests are encouraged to bring a picnic lunch or takeaway or dine at a village restaurant. The Pacific Highlands Ranch Village is located at 13490 Pacific Highlands Ranch Parkway. Visit

“Carney Magic” in the North Coast Rep

Comedian, actor and conjurer virtuoso John Carney returns to North Coast Rep in his one-man show: Carney Magic, Aug. 8-9. Aug at 7:30 p.m. The show is a charming, hilarious and amazing theatrical experience with everything from storytelling, personal stories and magic. Visit

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.