The Old Globe Presents
Top notch theater and performances, check website for show details
On stage at the Old Globe Theatre in Balboa Park.
The San Diego Symphony presents
Summer Pops 2011 Season
Experience the finest entertainment from comfortable table seating or relaxing picnic areas. Enjoy a variety of food & beverage offerings & fireworks on the Big Bay! Location: Embarcadero Marina Park South
Julian Grape Stomp Festa
Stomp grapes in a wooden tank, enjoy live music, food & wine. 11am-7pm. Location: Menghini Winery in Julian
Annual Labor Day Pier Swim
An Oceanside tradition! One mile swim around the pier. Check-in begins at 7:30am. Location: Oceanside Pier
Moonlight Stage Productions Presents
Enjoy this performance on stage at the Moonlight Amphitheatre in Vista. Location: 1200 Vale Terrace
Welk Resort Theatre presents
The Full Monty
Enjoy this performance on stage at the Welk Resort Dinner Theatre in Escondido.
Annual Fall Home/Garden Show
Features over 425 exhibits including furnishings, home improvement, gardening & decorating ideas. Location: Del Mar Fairgrounds
Coronado Playhouse Presents
Enjoy this presentation on stage at 1435 Strand Way in Coronado.
Escondido Grape Day Parade & Festival
Parade features equestrian, floats & marching bands. The festival, from 9:30am-4:00pm will accommodate nearly 100 vendors. Beginning at 9:30am, the parade marches along Grand Ave. from Escondido Blvd. to Juniper.
Annual Greek Festival
Enjoy Greek music, culture, art & food. Location: Saints Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church at 3459 Manchester Ave., Cardiff.
Barona Speedway Racing
Speedway racing featuring Street Stocks, Pony Stocks, mini dwarfs, 600 sprints & more! Gates open at 1pm, racing starts at 5pm. Location: North of Barona Casino on Wildcat Canyon Rd. between Lakeside & Ramona.
San Diego Quilt Show
Enjoy beautiful handmade Quilts at the San Diego Convention Center.
San Diego Bayfair
The World Series of Powerboat Racing. See water rockets of every variety, from Formula Ones to Cigarette Boats race along the 2.5-mile course on San Diego Mission Bay.
San Diego Restaurant Week
Discover the art of dining as you enjoy a 3-course meal. Choose from over 130 of San Diego’s best restaurants.
Full Moon Pier Walk
Learn about the pier’s history, take water samples, collect plankton, observe ocean conditions & study nocturnal habits of marine life. 6-8:30pm. Location: The Birch Aquarium at Scripps.
Julian Bluegrass Festival
Enjoy two days of musical performances & contests. 9am-6pm Saturday & 9am-4pm Sunday at Frank Lane Park in Julian.
Annual Carlsbad Music Festival
Featuring cutting-edge, world-class young musicians, this alternative classical music festival is a week long event taking place in the city of Carlsbad.
Poway Coors Rodeo
Professional Rodeo at it’s best! Visit the web site for more information & a detailed schedule of events. Location: Poway Valley Riders Association grounds at14336 Tierra Bonita Road in Poway.
Pumpkin Patch at Bates Nut Farml
The pumpkin Patch is now open! Enjoy Tractor hayrides, a farm zoo, straw maze, food & more! Location: Bates Nut Farm, 15954 Woods Valley Rd. in Valley Center.
The Scream Zone
Ride the Haunted Hayride, visit the House of Horror & Chamber of Chills. Hours are 7-Midnight. Location: The Del Mar Scaregrounds.
Carlsbad ArtSplash
Including chalk art street paintings, artists at work, live stage shows, street performances & local cuisine.10am-6pm Saturday & 10am-5pm Sunday. Location: Armada Dr. in Carlsbad.
Arts, Wine & Music Festival
Browse arts & crafts, sample local wines, listen to live country music & watch the Mountain Gypsy Belly Dancers while relaxing in the apple orchard surrounding the vineyard at Menghini Winery in Julian.
Adams Avenue Street Fair
This street fair offers live music performances on 6 stages, & over 300 arts & craft & food vendors, carnival rides & family activities.

Alpine Summer Concert Series
Alpine Community Center Park
1830 Alpine Blvd.   Sundays, 5:30 p.m.
Info: (619) 445-7330 or

June 26: Marine Corps Band
July 10: The Legends
July 17: Breez’n
Aug. 7: Misty and the Mobys
Aug. 14: Elvis Elite

Balboa Park  –  Twilight in the Park
Spreckels Organ Pavilion
Tuesdays-Thursdays, 6:15-7:15 p.m.
Info: (619) 239-0512 or

June 21: Stars on the Water
June 22: Navy Band Southwest
June 23: The Coolrays
June 28: Graceland: An Elvis Presley Tribute
June 29: 300th Army Band
June 30: 145th Street
July 5: The Legends
July 6: Rick Robledo & The Working Cowboy Band
July 7: Dixie Express Jazz Band
July 12: The KlezMeds
July 13: Cool Fever
July 14: San Diego Six
July 19: Ron Jermain
July 20: Hillcrest Ensemble
July 21: Uncle Bob & the Earthmovers
July 26: Bayou Brothers
July 27: Cat-illacs
July 28: San Diego Civic Dance Arts
Aug. 2: San Diego Concert Band
Aug. 3: Kearny Mesa Concert Band
Aug. 4: Diamond is Forever: A Neil Diamond Tribute
Aug. 9: Corvelles
Aug. 10: Mariachi Chula Vista
Aug. 11: Coronado Concert Band
Aug. 16: Coronado Big Band
Aug. 17: Navy Band Southwest
Aug. 18: San Diego Banjo Band
Aug. 23: Moonlight Serenade Orchestra
Aug. 24: El Cajon German Band
Aug. 25: San Diego U.S. Marine Band

Spreckels Organ Society's Summer Organ Festival
Mondays, 7:30 p.m.
Info: (619) 702-8138. or

June 20: “Bach’s Supper Taco Fiesta” (5 p.m.) (Registration Deadline: June 15)
June 20: Dr. Carol Williams, the House of Scotland Pipe Band, the Finest City Brass Herald Trumpets, & the Choir of St. Paul’s Cathedral
June 27: Jonathan Ortloff
July 4: Walter Strony
July 11: Scott Dettra
July 18: Sal Soria
July 25: Helmuth Luksch
Aug. 1: Christopher Houlihan
Aug. 8: Robert Plimpton and Jason Ginter
Aug. 15: David Arcus
Aug. 22: Silent Movie Night with Dennis James: “Peter Pan” (1924)
Aug. 29: Dr. Carol Williams

Carlsbad TGIF Jazz in the Parks
Various locations.  Fridays, 6-8 p.m.
Info: (760) 434-2904 or

Stagecoach Park –  3420 Camino de los Coches
June 24: Janiva Magness
July 1: Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band
July 8: B-Side Players

Poinsettia Park – 6600 Hidden Valley Road
July 15: Johnny Polanco y Su Conjunto Amistad
July 22: The Soul of John Black
July 29: Mofo Party Band

Calavera Hills Park – 2997 Glasgow Road
Aug. 5: Big Sam’s Funky Nation
Aug. 12: John Nemeth
Aug. 19: Monette Marino-Keita

Chula Vista's Village Vibes Concerts
Memorial Park Bowl, 373 Park Way
Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Info: (619) 422-1982 or

July 13: Blue Rockit Band
July 20: Bayou Brothers
July 27: Califarians
Aug. 3: Swamp Critters
Aug. 10: Jalapeno Express
Aug. 17: The Corvettes
Aug. 24: Mark Jackson

Coronado Summer Concert Series
Spreckels Park
Orange Avenue, between 6th and 7th streets.
Sundays at 6 p.m. (unless otherwise noted).
Info: (619) 437-8788 or

June 12: Palomar/Pacific Coast Concert Band
June 19: Navy Band Southwest Show Band
June 26: Althea & Company
July 3: Tommy Price and The Stilettos
July 4: Coronado Community Concert Band
    (Monday, 4 p.m.)
July 10: High Street Band
July 17: Stars on the Water
July 24: Charlie Chavez y su Afrotruko
July 31: Rockola
Aug. 7: Liquid Blue
Aug. 14: Marine Band
Aug. 21: Navy Band Southwest Wind Ensemble
Aug. 28: Neil Diamond Experience
Sept. 4: Redlands 4th of July Band (5 p.m.)
Sept. 11: Coronado Community Concert Band (5 p.m.)

Del Mar Summer Concert Series
Four O'Clock Fridays
Del Mar Fairgrounds, Seaside Stage
Fridays after the last race on the new Seaside
Terrace stage at the west end of the Grandstand. Concerts are free to race-goers; or $20 (cash only) after the last race.
Info: (858) 755-1141 or

July 22: G Love & Special Sauce
July 29: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
July 30: Ziggy Marley salutes the Legends of Reggae
August 5: The Bravery
August 6: Weezer
August 12: Jimmy Eat World
August 19: Devo
August 26: Airborne Toxic Event
September 2: Fitz and the Tantrums
September 4: Ben Harper

Del Mar Foundation Summer Twilight Concert Series
Powerhouse Park – 1600 Coast Blvd.
Tuesdays at 7 p.m. (Last concert: Sunday 5 p.m.)
Info: (858) 635-1363 or

June 21: Atomic Groove
July 19: Rockola
Aug. 16: Mrs. Robinson
Sept. 18: Sensation Showband

El Cajon Concerts on the Green
Prescott Promenade – 200 block of Main Street
Fridays, 6 to 8 p.m.
(619) 401-8858 or

June 10: Theo and The Zydeco Patrol
June 17: Middle-Earth Ensemble
June 24: Upstream
July 1: Back to the Garden
July 8: Downbeat Big Band
July 15: Shawn Rohlf & The Buskers
July 22: Fandango
July 29: North County Cowboys
Aug. 5: Iliana Rose Band
Aug. 12: Sara Petite & the Sugar Daddies
Aug. 19: Sonos
Aug. 26: Aunt Kizzy’z Boyz
Sept. 2: Old Town Road
Sept. 9: Akayaa & Bolga Zohdoomah
Sept. 16: Scott Martin Latin Soul
Sept. 23: The Stoney B Blues Band
Sept. 30: Sue Palmer & Her Motel Swing Band

Encinitas Summer Sunday Concerts
Moonlight Beach – Fourth and B streets
Sundays, 3-5 p.m.
Info: (760) 633-2756 or

July 10: The Devastators
July 24: The Styletones
Aug. 7: Burnsville Band
Aug. 21: Shoreline Rootz

Escondido “Saturdays in the Park” Summer Concert Series
Grape Day Park – 321 N. Broadway
Saturdays, 7 p.m.
Info: (760) 743-8207 or

June 11: Latin Cumbia Night
June 25: ’70s Soul Night
July 9: Rockabilly Night
July 23: Classic Hits Night
Aug. 6: Youth Music Night
Aug. 20: Caribbean Dance Night

La Jolla Concerts By The Sea
Scripps Park at La Jolla Cove – 1133 Coast Blvd.
Sundays, 2-4 p.m.
Info: (858) 454-1600 or

July 10: The Heroes
July 17: Benny Hollman’s Big Band Explosion
July 24: Theo & the Zydeco Patrol
July 31: Navy Band Southwest’s Showband West
Aug. 7: Blue Breeze Band
Aug. 14: Big Time Operator
Aug. 21: Lao Tizer
Aug. 28: Rockola
Sept. 4: Bill Magee Blues Band

La Mesa "Sundays at Six" Concerts
Harry Griffen Park – 9550 Milden St.
Sundays at 6 p.m.
Info: (619) 667-1300 or

June 12: Navy Jazz Band Southwest
June 19: San Diego Concert Band
June 26: Tinku
July 10: Rhythm Jacks
July 17: Trails and Rails
July 24: Jazz West

Lemon Grove Concerts in the Park
Berry Street Park – 7071 Mt. Vernon
Thursdays, 6:30-8 p.m.
Info: (619) 825-3815 or

July 7: West of 5
July 14: Cat-illacs
July 21: Three Chord Justice
July 28: AM Forever
Aug. 4: Y3K
Aug. 11: Bayou Brothers

North Park Community Association Summer Concerts
Bird Park – 28th & Thorn streets
Saturdays, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Info: (619) 284-0156 or

July 2: Stoney B Blues
July 16: Virtual Strangers
July 30: Steph Johnson Band
Aug. 13: Latin A-Go-Go

Pacific Beach Concerts on the Green
Kate Sessions Park – Lamont Street/Soledad Rd.
Sundays, 4-6:30 p.m.
Info: (858) 483-6666 or

July 24: Blue Breeze Band
July 31: Stoney B Blues Band
Aug. 7: Candye Kane, with Sue Palmer
Aug. 14: Three Chord Justice

Point Loma Summer Concert Series
Point Loma Park – 1049 Catalina Blvd.
Fridays, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Info: (619) 523-3787 or

July 15: Help! The Beatles Tribute Band
July 22: Cash’d Out
July 29: The Mar Dels
Aug. 5: The Mightly Untouchables
Aug. 12: Rockola

Poway Summer Concert Series
Sundays, 5:30 p.m.

Lake Poway – 14644 Lake Poway Road
Info: (858) 668-4770 or

June 26: Help!-Beatles Tribute Band
July 10: Diamond is Forever! (Neil Diamond Tribute)
July 24: The Corvettes
Aug. 7: CoastRiders

Old Poway Park – 14134 Midland Road
Info: (858) 668-4576 or

July 17: Susan Craig Winsberg & Blackwaterside
July 31: Dave Dekker & Swing West Band
Aug. 14: Pomerado Community Band

Santee & Barona Summer Concerts
Town Center Community Park East
550 Park Center Drive
Thursdays, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Info: (619) 258-4100, or

June 16: Showband West from Navy Band Southwest
June 23: The Danielle Tucker Band
June 30: The Corvettes
July 14: Three Chord Justice
July 21: The Bill Magee Blues Band and Len Rainey & The Midnight Players
July 28: Phat Cat Swinger
Aug. 4: The Alley Cats
Aug. 11: Clay Colton Band
Aug. 18: The Cat-illacs

Scripps Ranch “Symphony in the Park”
Hoyt Park – Scripps Ranch Blvd. and Aviary Dr.
Sundays, 6p.m.
Info: (858) 720-7055 or

July 10: CoastRiders
Aug. 14: The Heroes
Sept. 11: The Mighty Untouchables

Seaport Village
East Plaze Gazebo at Seaport Village
849 West Harbor Drive
Daily, noon to 4 p.m. or 1 to 4 p.m.
Info: (619) 235-4014 or

June 13: Yves and Khausak
June 14: Yves
June 15: Nadro John and Yves
June 16: Yves and Tinku
June 17: Raggle Taggle and Tinku
June 18: The Pizarro Brothers and Yves; 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.: the Stoney B Blues Band
June 19: Raggle Taggle and Blue Rockit Band
June 20: Yves and Nadro John
June 21: Khausak and Yves
June 22: Yves
June 23: Tinku and Bradley Leighton
June 24: Yves and Tinku
June 25: Yves and Sinatra Guy; 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.: Nadja Nara
June 26: Yves and The Cat-illacs
June 27: Yves
June 28: Yves and Sinatra Guy
June 29: Khausak and Yves
June 30: Yves and Tinku
See website for updated band lineup for July and August

Solana Beach Concerts at the Cove
Fletcher Cove Park – 111 S. Sierra Ave.
Thursdays, 6 to 7:45 p.m. (unless otherwise noted)
Info: (858) 720-2453 or

June 16: Laura Roppe
June 23: Chase Morrin
July 1: Metro (Friday)
July 7: Symphony Brass Quintet
July 14: The Bayou Brothers
July 21: Michael Tiernan
July 28: Rodello’s Machine
Aug. 4: Marine Corps Jazz Combo
Aug. 11: Maren Parusel
Aug. 18: Justin Froese
Aug. 25: Billy Watson

Standley Park Summer Concert Series
3585 Governor Drive, University City
Sundays, 5-7 p.m. (unless otherwise noted)
Info: (858) 552-1652 or

July 10: San Diego Nite Big Band
July 17: Michele Lundeen & Blues Streak
July 24: Three Chord Justice
July 31: Forecast
Aug. 6: Bayou Brothers (Saturday, 4-6 p.m.)
Aug. 14: Relative Minors and Friends
Aug. 21: The Corvettes
Aug. 28: Rockstreet

University Heights Summer in the Park
Trolley Barn Park, Adams Ave. and Florida St.
Fridays, 6-8 p.m.
Info: (619) 297-3166 or

July 8: Tinku
July 15: Billy Lee & the Swamp Critters
July 22: Cool Fever Band
July 29: The Midili Brothers’ Band
Aug. 5: Sue Palmer & Her Motel Swing Orchestra

— Compiled by Union-Tribune writer Megan Dean