San Diego County Calendar of Events, July 2017

June 24, 2017

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La Mesa Classic Car Show    Through-Aug. 31
Every Thursday the La Mesa Village Association is proud to host a car show featuring pre-1974 cars, trucks, and vans. DJ’s and bands and an award giveaway each event.
Time/Place: 5-8pm / 3rd and La Mesa Blvd
Contact: 619-784-6372 /

Patrons of the Prado’s Masterpiece Gala   July 8
Noche de Suenos-Night of Dreams.  The gala recognizes its 20/20 Circle sponsors for their Leadership Gifts.  Sunset cocktails, dining catered by Chef Jeffrey Strauss and moonlight dancing.
Time/Place: 6pm / Spreckels Organ Pavilion, Balboa Park
Contact:  858-256-6140 /

Over The Line Tourney   July 8-9 & 15-16
Beach softball played by men and women into their 80’s and is one of the last pure Southern California traditions.
Time/Place: 7:30am-6pm / Fiesta Island, Mission Bay Park

Lake Poway Family Campout   July 8-9 & 22-23
Activities include: guided night hikes, campfire with s’mores, magic show by Extreme Rahim. Don’t forget your own camping equipment, dinner supplies to barbeque, and grill/charcoal.
Time/Place: 5pm-9am / Lake Poway 

South Bay Salsa Festival   July 9
Music, Food, and Craft Beer.
Time/Place: 12-6:30pm / 550 Marina Bayside North, Chula Vista
Contact: 619-602-9146 /

Carlsbad Triathlon   July 9
This sprint triathlon boasts a 1k ocean swim, a 25k rolling bike course and a 5k smooth run for the finish.
Time/Place: 7:30am / Tamarack Surf Beach
Contact: 760-602-7519 /

Bluegrass & Ice Cream Social   July 9
Ice Cream Sundaes and Root Beer Floats will keep you cool as you listen to some of the best bluegrass in San Diego.
Time/Place: 2-4pm / Rancho Buena Vista Adobe, Vista  

National City Chamber Golf Tournament   July 10
Scramble format/hole in one. BBQ lunch, raffle drawings, cash prizes and contests.
Time/Place: 12-6pm / Coronado Municipal Golf Course  
Contact: 619-477-9339 /

Nine and Wine Foundation Fundraiser   July 14
Support the SD East County Chamber Foundation. Scramble game of 9 holes followed by wine tasting and hors d’oeuvres.
Time/Place: 4-7:30pm / Steele Canyon Golf Club, Jamul
Contact: 619-440-6161 /

Del Mar Racing Kickoff Party   July 14
Join racing enthusiasts, designers, jockeys, and Turf Club members in kicking off the 80th Del Mar Racing Season.
Time/Place: 7:14pm-1:30am / Club M at The Grand Del Mar  

Imperial Beach Sun & Sea Festival   July 14-15
Features world-class sandcastle sculptors, music, children’s activities, a Kids ‘n Kastles competition, and more. “Pirates In Paradise” is the theme for this year’s Festival.
Time/Place: Sat 8am-Midnight, Sun 7am-5pm / Pier Plaza

Wild Animal Show   July 15
See, touch and learn all about wild animals.
Time/Place: 11am / Oceanside Civic Center Library  

Junior Ranger Day   July 15
Experience hands-on learning opportunities about nature, trail safety, conservation, local plants and animals, and natural history of this amazing city in which we live.
Time/Place: 10am-12pm / Jack’s Pond Nature Center, San Marcos
Contact: 760-744-9000 x3508 /

Festival of the Bells   July 15-16
A weekend celebrating the anniversary of Mission San Diego de Alcalá, California’s first Mission, with the blessing and ringing of all five Mission bells.
Time/Place: Mission Valley and Old Town 

Junk in the Trunk Vintage Market   July 16
Come shop more than 100 vintage, antique and handmade vendors. Live music, delicious food, drinks, photo ops and infinite amounts of design inspiration.
Time/Place: 10am / Ingram Plaza at Liberty Station
Contact: 480-599-8974 /

2017 Del Mar Racing Season   July 19-Sept. 4
Thoroughbred horse racing from Southern California. Concerts from Violent Femmes, Billy Currington, Ludacris and more. Special events including Food Truck Festival, Burgers and Brews Invitational, Pizza & Beer Festival and more.
Time/Place: See website for schedule. / Del Mar Racetrack 

Heroes Brew Fest   July 22
Live comic book artists, costumed-themed activities enhanced by augmented reality technology, live virtual reality artwork, and custom augmented reality set pieces.
Time/Place: 2pm / Waterfront Park in downtown San Diego

71st Flag, General & Senior Officers Ball   July 28
The Chamber is honored to devote this year’s Ball to highlighting the important role of the Coast Guard.
Time/Place: 5:30-10:30pm / The Prado, Balboa Park
Contact: 619-544-1354 /

Supergirl Pro   July 28-30
Join thousands of fans to watch more than 100 of world’s best female surfers compete.
Time/Place: 8am-6pm / Oceanside Pier  

Santee-Lakeside Rotary Concert   July 29
Featuring Dog n Butterfly (a Heart tribute band) and The Long Run (an Eagles tribute band), dinner and an auction. Benefits the funding of scholarships for local high school students.
Time/Place: 4-9pm / Santee Lakes  

Joggin’ For Frogmen 5k Run/Walk   July 29
Beer garden, food trucks, a kids’ tadpole trot, free giveaways and beautiful views, all while honoring our military heroes.
Time/Place: 8am / NTC Park at Liberty Station

South Bayfront Powwow  July 29-30
An annual inter-tribal celebration of traditional dances and music, organized collaboration with the Soaring Eagles Dance Troupe and Capuli Mexica Azteca dance group.
Time/Place: 10am-6pm / Marina View Park, Chula Vista
Contact: 619-796-6769 /

Family Fun Festival   July 23 & 30
Bring the entire family for an afternoon of fun including local musicians, pony rides, petting zoo, arts & crafts and more!
Time/Place: 12pm / Flower Hill Promenade, Del Mar  

Photo Credit: Sunset, San Diego County Fair, California ID 56138735 © Adeliepenguin |

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