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April, May, June Events in North County

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Every month we compile a list of all the top events in North County. Check below for events in April, May and June of 2015. If you want your event listed, or are interested in advertising with North County Sun, contact us.

April 2015 North County Events

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Apr 1 Punch Brothers with Gabriel Kahae at 8pm. The Observatory North Park Theatre. 2891 University Ave, San Diego, www.thenorthparktheater.com Link
Apr 1 April Fool’s Day
Apr 1 Wow! First Wednesday presents Herb Martin and Friends at California Center of Arts, Escondido. 4 pm & 7pm. Free event. www.artcenter.org Link
Apr 1 Ed Kowalczyk: Throwing Copper Unplugged, 20th Anniversary at the Belly Up. 8pm
Apr 1–26 The Old Globe Theatre presents, The White Snake. Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage.
Apr 1–3 Legacy of the Land at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido’s Museum. www.artcenter.org Link
Apr 1–4 Hansen Surfboards Spring Sale at 1105 S. Coast Hwy, Encinitas
Apr 1–7 Butterfly Jungle: At the San Diego Safari Park. www.sdzsafaripark.org Link
Apr 2 Taste of Leucadia on Hwy 101 in Leucadia. www.leucadia101.com. Link
Apr 2 Lex at The Hideout. 3519 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego. www.thehideoutsd.com Link
Apr 2 TV on the Radio-The Observatory North Park Theatre, www.thenorthparktheater.com Link
Apr 3 Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe presents RUN-DMC REMIXED at the Belly Up. 9 pm. (858) 481-8140. www.bellyup.com. Link
Apr 3 Disappears, The Dabbers perform at The Casbah, 2501 Kettner Blvd, San Diego. www.casbahmusic.com. Link
Apr 3 Cruisin’ Grand, Escondido, 5pm-9pm. Era cars line Escondido’s Grand Avenue every Friday night. Amazing display of cars! www.cruisingrand.com. Link
Apr 3 The Used with Every time I die, Marmozets and the Eeries at San Diego House of Blues. 6 pm. (619) 299-2583. www.houseofblues.com. Link
Apr 3 Mira Costa College’s International Film Series. Free admission. (760) 757-2121. www.miracosta.edu Link
Apr 3 San Diego Theatres presents Ralphie May 8 pm. Balboa theatre www.sandiegotheatres.org Link
Apr 3, Apr 11 Easter Brunch. Hunte Nairobi Pavilion in the San Diego Safari Park. www.sdzsafaripark.org Link
Apr 3–11 Passover
Apr 3–3 New Village Arts presents Lord of the Flies New Village Arts Theatre, 2787 State Street,
Apr 3–5 Wondercon at Anaheim Convention Center
Apr 3–5 Fiesta Del Mar Purebred and Half- Arabian Horse Show. Del Mar Fairgrounds. www.aharegionone.org Link
Apr 3–5 EGGstravaganza at Birch Aquarium. 11-3pm www.aquarium.ucsd.edu Link
Apr 3–5 Broadway San Diego presents Mamma Mia! Civic theatre www.sandiegotheatres.org Link
Apr 4 Leftover Salmon- An Evening With at the Belly Up. 9pm. (858) 481-8140. www.bellyup.com. Link
Apr 4 Spring Egg Scramble. 8-10am, Walnut Grove Park, San Marcos. (760) 744-9000. www.san-marcos.net. Link
Apr 4 Valley Center Food Truck Festival. 12pm-6pm. Bates Nut Farm. www.vcfoodtruckfest.com. Link
Apr 4 Carlsbad EGGstravaganza Spring Festival. 10 am, Poinsettia Park, 6600 Hidden Valley Road, Carlsbad. www.carlsbadca.gov Link
Apr 4 DSB- Tribute to Journey at San Diego House of Blues. 7pm. (619) 299-2583. www.houseofblues.com. Link
Apr 4 Spring Party with Bunny at San Diego Botanic Garden. 230 Quail Gardens Drive, Encinitas. (760) 436-3036. www.sdbgarden.org Link
Apr 4 Wag & Walk- 9am. San Elijo Lagoon Trail. www.sdhumane.org Link
Apr 4, Apr 6 NCAA Final Four National Semifinal game in Indianapolis. www.ncaa.com. Link
Apr 4–3 The Old Globe Theatre presents Buyer & Cellar. www.theoldglobe.org Link
Apr 5 Tuscany Music & Comedy Events Live Jazz Brunch – Every Sunday, 10:30am-2:30pm San Diego’s finest Jazz Musicians perform at North County’s only Italian Brunch every Sunday. Enjoy delicious brunch features with Great Jazz! $9 Bottomless Mimosa, $5 Bloody Mary. www.tuscanylacosta.com Link
Apr 5 Easter
Apr 5 Kirk Franklin presents Gospel Brunch at the San Diego House of Blues. Two seatings, 10am and 1pm. (619) 299-2583. www.houseofblues.com. Link
Apr 5 Zydeco Day 1-4pm at The Carlsbad Flower Fields. www.theflowerfields.com. Link
Apr 6 Art in the Park. Free event. 10 am, Poway Community Park. (858) 668-4671. www.poway.org Link
Apr 7 Quartetto Gelato at 7:30pm in the Center theater. www.artcenter.org Link
Apr 7 Drive like Jehu perform at 8:30pm The Casbah, 2501 Kettner Blvd, San Diego www.casbahmusic.com Link
Apr 9 Interpool at Humphreys by the Bay. 7:30pm www.humphreysconcerts.com Link
Apr 9 Padres Vs. Giants- Padres Opening Day 3:40pm. www.padres.com Link
Apr 9–12 Masters PGA Golf at Augusta GA on CBS and ESPN
Apr 10 Hills Like Elephants, Wild Wild Wets, Schitzophonics, Gloomsday at The Casbah, 2501 Kettner Blvd, San Diego. www.casbahmusic.com. Link
Apr 10 Cruisin’ Grand, Escondido, 5pm-9pm. Era cars line Escondido’s Grand Avenue every Friday night. Amazing display of cars! www.cruisingrand.com. Link
Apr 10 LIFE movie series 1-4pm at San Elijo. www.miracosta.edu Link
Apr 10 The Pink Floyd concert experience, 8pm at the AVO Playhouse, 303 Main Street, Vista. www.moonlightstage.com. Link
Apr 10 Fun Friday Nights! Kids 4-12 years, $20/child 6pm. City of San Marcos. www.san-marcos.net. Link
Apr 10 Gickey & The Mosnters-7 piece horn band taking through a Historical Musical Journey from 1920’s – today. www.tuscanylacosta.com Link
Apr 10 Padres vs. Giants at Petco Park. 7:10 pm. www.padres.com. Link
Apr 10, Apr 11 The English Beat at the Belly Up. 9 pm (858) 481-8140. www.bellyup.com. Link
Apr 10–12 Coachella Concert Weekend. www.coachella.com. Link
Apr 10–12 La Jolla Concours d’Elegance Motor and Car Show at La Jolla Cove. www.lajollaconcours.com. Link
Apr 10–12 Goodguys Meguiar 15th Del Mar Nationals at Del Mar Fairground. www.good-guys.com. Link
Apr 11 Barry Manilow at 7:30pm. Valley View Casino Center. (619) 224-4171. www.valleyviewcasinocenter.com. Link
Apr 11 This Is Jazz! 2014. 4 pm at the Schulman Auditorium, Carlsbad. (760) 434-2904. www.carlsbadca.gov Link
Apr 11 March of Dimes: March for Babies-North County. 8am, Oceanside Pier. 3.5 mile walk. www.marchforbabies.org Link
Apr 11 Moonlight Stage Productions presents Ticket To Ride: A Tribute To The Beatles at the AVO Playhouse. 3 and 7:30 pm. 303 Main Street, Vista. www.moonlightstage.com. Link
Apr 11 Padres vs. Giants at Petco Park. 5:40 pm. www.padres.com. Link
Apr 11 Flower show at Old Poway Community Park. (858) 486-1441. www.poway.org Link
Apr 11 Buddy Guy 8pm at the Balboa Theatre. www.sandiegotheatres.org Link
Apr 11 A Midsummer Nights Dream 2:30 and 7:30pm at the Civic Theatre. www.sandiegotheatres.org Link
Apr 11 Bluegrass Day at The Flower Fields in Carlsbad. (760) 431-0352. www.theflowerfields.com. Link
Apr 11–12 ArtFest at San Diego Botanic Garden. 230 Quail Gardens Drive, Encinitas. (760) 436-3036. www.sdbgarden.org Link
Apr 12 California Center for the Arts, Escondido presents Hello Gorgeous! A Live Tribute to Barbra Streisand 3 pm. www.artcenter.org Link
Apr 12 Mos Def AKA Yasiin Bey at 8pm. www.observatorynp.com Link
Apr 12 Oceanside Yacht Club Opening Day. 1950 Harbor Drive North, Oceanside. (760) 722-5751. www.oceansideyc.net. Link
Apr 12 Padres vs. Giants at Petco Park 1:10pm. www.padres.com Link
Apr 12 The Romero’s 55th Anniversary Tour. Poway Center for the Performing Arts. 2pm www.powayarts.org Link
Apr 12 Spring Festival 9-5pm at Via Vera Cruz Street in San Marcos. Music, entertainment, food, booths. www.sanmarcoschamber.com. Link
Apr 13–14 Padres vs. D-Backs at Petco Park. 7:10 pm. www.padres.com. Link
Apr 14 Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo 35th Anniversary Tour- 7:30 pm at Balboa Theatre. www.sandiegotheatres.org Link
Apr 15–10 Unnecessary Farce, by Paul Slade Smith at the North Coast Repertory Theatre, Solana Beach. (858) 481-1055. www.northcoastrep.org Link
Apr 15 Padres vs. D-Backs- Jackie Robinson Day at Petco Park. 6:10pm www.padres.com. Link
Apr 16 Ratatat at San Diego House of Blues. 8 pm. (619) 299-2583. www.houseofblues.com. Link
Apr 16–18 9th Annual Oceanside Jazz Festival. Mira Costa College Concert Hall. www.oceansidejazzfestival.com. Link
Apr 16–19 Del Mar National Horse Show Western Week. Del Mar Fairgrounds. www.delmarnational.com. Link
Apr 16–19 Marvel Universe Live! Valley View Casino Center. (619) 224-4171. www.valleyviewcasinocenter.com. Link
Apr 17 The Cribs at The Casbah, 2501 Kettner Blvd, San Diego. www.casbahmusic.com. Link
Apr 17 Cruisin’ Grand, Escondido, 5pm-9pm. Era cars line Escondido’s Grand Avenue every Friday night. Amazing display of cars! www.cruisingrand.com. Link
Apr 17 Vocal Jazz- Vocalogy at 7:30pm (760) 795-6815. www.miracosta.edu Link
Apr 17 Boys & Girls Clubs of Carlsbad presents 63rd Annual Golf Tournament, 12:30-6:30pm. 7447 Batiquitos Drive, Carlsbad. (760) 729-0207. www.bgccarlsbad.org Link
Apr 17–10 Les Miserables Presented by STAR Repertory Theatre at the AVO Playhouse. www.starrepertorytheatre.com. Link
Apr 17–19 Home Improvement Show at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. www.delmarfairgrounds.com Link
Apr 17–19 The Del Mar Antique Show. Del Mar Fairgrounds. www.calendarshows.com. Link
Apr 17–19 Coachella Concert Weekend. www.coachella.com. Link
Apr 18 Reckless Kelly at 9 pm. (858) 481-8140. www.bellyup.com. Link
Apr 18 Succulent Day at Weidner’s Gardens 10am. 695 Normandy Road, Encinitas. (760) 436-2194. www.weidners.com. Link
Apr 18 Birch Aquarium SEA Days: Party for the Planet. 11 am. www.aquarium.ucsd.edu Link
Apr 18 Pirate Plunge at Alga North Aquatic Center 5-9pm. www.carlsbadconnect.org Link
Apr 18 Night of the Horse at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. www.delmarnational.com. Link
Apr 18 Encinitas Garden Festival & Tour, 10am-4:30pm. (760) 753-8615. www.encinitasgardenfestival.org Link
Apr 18 Greatest Hits Vol.1.8 pm at the Balboa Theatre. www.sandiegotheatres.org Link
Apr 18 Kearny Mesa Subaru Adoption Event.10-1pm www.sdhumane.org Link
Apr 18 Pony Up for the Nice Guys Annual Charity Auction at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. 5:30 pm. www.sdniceguys.com. Link
Apr 18 San Diego Tour de Cure. 7-, 26-, 62-, or 100-mile cycling fundraiser starting at Torrey Pines High School, San Diego. www.tour.diabetes.org Link
Apr 18 Ladybug Day 10am-12:30pm San Diego Botanic Garden
Apr 18–19 Steely Dan at Humphreys by the Bay. 7:30pm www.humphreysconcerts.com. Link
Apr 18–19 Oceanside Days of Art. Pier View Way and Civic Center Drive, 10am-5pm. Local artists display work near Oceanside Civic Center. (760) 433-3532. www.ocaf.info. Link
Apr 18–19 Scholastic Surf Series Middle School State Championships: Team Competition. South Harbor Jetty, Oceanside. www.surfsss.org Link
Apr 19 29th Annual Fallbrook Avocado Festival, 9am-5pm. Exhibitors and booths in downtown Fallbrook. (760) 728-5845. www.fallbrookchamberofcommerce.org Link
Apr 19 Legoland MS Walk, 6:30am. 1-3 mile loop through the Park to raise money to support the MS Society. (800) 486-6762. www.mswalk.com. Link
Apr 19 Van Slyke Championship Regatta. Oceanside Yacht Club, Oceanside Harbor. (760) 722-5751. www.oceansideyc.net. Link
Apr 19 7th Annual San Diego Breath of Hope 5K Walk at Bloch Cancer Survivor’s Park, 4100 North Harbor Drive, San Diego. Walk time 9am. www.sdbreathofhope.ucsd.edu Link
Apr 19 Wag & Walk-Mt. Woodson Trail at 9am. www.sdhumane.org Link
Apr 19 Ready, Set Launch San Salvador. 9am San Diego Maritime Museum. www.sdmaritime.org Link
Apr 19 Hullabaloo Family Music Festival. 10am-1pm, Bernardo Winery www.hullabalooartsfest.com Link
Apr 20 Bryan Adams at Open Air Theatre www.as.sdsu.edu or www.livenation.com. Link
Apr 20 Bone Thugs N Harmony at 8:00 www.observatorynp.com. Link
Apr 22 Earth Day Paddle Out 4:30-6:30 Del Mar Powerhouse Park
Apr 22 Earth Day
Apr 23 Iggy Azalea at the Valley View Casino Center 7:30pm. (619) 224-4171.www.valleyviewcasinocenter.com. Link
Apr 24 Cruisin’ Grand, Escondido, 5pm-9pm. Era cars line Escondido’s Grand Avenue every Friday night. Amazing display of cars! www.cruisingrand.com. Link
Apr 24 Mira Costa College’s International Film Series. (760) 757-2121. www.miracosta.edu Link
Apr 24 Walk MS: San Diego State Aquaplex. www.mswalk.com. Link
Apr 24 Padres vs. Dodgers at Petco Park. 7:10 pm. www.padres.com. Link
Apr 25 Padres vs. Dodgers at Petco Park. 5:40 pm. www.padres.com. Link
Apr 25 Bonsallpalooza at 6pm (877) 946-7252. www.palacasino.com. Link
Apr 25 San Diego Health and Wellness Fair for Veterans from 9am-noon at The Liberty Station Convention Center. http://kapnconsulting.com/Events.html.
Apr 25 El Pasado Nunca Se Termina: The Past is Never Finished. 2 and 7pm at the Civic Theatre. www.sandiegotheatres.org Link
Apr 25 Country Flea Market and Craft Fair at Bates Nut Farm. 9am-4pm. www.batesnutfarm.biz. Link
Apr 25 The Best of Rufus Wainwright 8 pm. (858) 481-8140. www.bellyup.com. Link
Apr 25 Evening of Musical Freestyles at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. 7 pm. www.delmarnational.com. Link
Apr 25 Led Zepagain- A Tribute to Led Zeppelin San Diego House of Blues. 7pm. (619) 299-2583. www.houseofblues.com. Link
Apr 25 March of Dimes: March for Babies-San Diego. 8am, Balboa Park. 3.5 mile walk. www.marchforbabies.org Link
Apr 25 Walk MS: NTC park. www.mswalk.com. Link
Apr 25 Forest Fun Family Day at 11am at the San Diego Natural History Museum. www.sdnhm.org Link
Apr 25 Tuscany Encore Comedy Series presents Andrew Norelli: The Late Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live. www.tuscanylacosta.com Link
Apr 26 La Jolla Half Marathon. Starting at Del Mar Fairgrounds and ending at La Jolla Cove. 7:30am. www.facebook.com/lajollahalfmarathon. Link
Apr 26 Padres vs. Dodgers at Petco Park. 1:10 pm. www.padres.com. Link
Apr 26 Red Hat Ladies’ Day and Style Show. The Carlsbad Flower Fields. www.theflowerfields.com. Link
Apr 27 4th Annual SDUHSD College Night and Fair. Del Mar Fairgrounds, 6:30-9:30pm. www.sduhsdcollegenight.com. Link
Apr 28 Center Stage: We Tell Stories www.artcenter.org Link
Apr 28 Shades of Poe, produced by Write Out Loud www.oldtownsandiegoguide.com. Link
Apr 29 Padres vs. Astros at Petco Park. 12:40 pm. www.padres.com. Link
Apr 30–2 NFL Draft www.nfl.com Link
Apr 23–25 Theatre: The Normal Heart 7:30-10pm Mira Costa College. (760) 795-6657. www.miracosta.edu Link
Apr 23–26 Del Mar National Horse Show Dressage Week. Del Mar Fairgrounds. www.delmarnational.com. Link
Apr 25, Apr 26 San Diego Kids Expo & Fair. Del Mar Fairgrounds. 10am-5pm. www.sandiegokidsexpo.com. Link
Apr 25–26 Adams Avenue Unplugged. 150 live, acoustic musical performances along a two-mile stretch of Adams Ave, San Diego. Noon-10pm. www.adamsavenuebusiness.com. Link
Apr 25–26 32ndAnnual Encinitas Street Fair. South Coast Hwy 101 between D St & J St. 9am-5pm. (760) 943-1950. www.encinitas101.com. Link
Apr 25–26 Mission Federal ArtWalk in Little Italy. www.missionfederalartwalk.org Link
Apr 25–26 San Diego International Wine Show at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. www.sandiegointernationalwineshow.com. Link
Apr 27–28 Padres vs. Astros at Petco Park. 7:10 pm. www.padres.com. Link
Apr 28–3 Del Mar National Hunter-Jumper Week. Del Mar Fairgrounds. www.delmarnational.com. Link
Apr 29–7/18 9th Annual Lung Hsiang Exhibit & Sale 9 am – 5 pm Daily. Ecke Building, San Diego Botanic Garden Link

May 2015 North County Events

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May 1 Cruisin’ Grand, Escondido, 5pm-9pm. Era cars line Escondido’s Grand Avenue every Friday night. Amazing display of cars! www.cruisingrand.com. Link
May 1 Padres vs. Rockies at Petco Park. 7:10pm www.padres.com Link
May 1 Gabriel Iglesias at the Pala Events Center, Pala Casino. 8pm. (877) 946-7252. www.palacasino.com. Link
May 1 Oceanside Art Walk 6-9pm. www.oma-online.org Link
May 1–10 Les Miserables Presented by STAR Repertory Theatre at the AVO Playhouse. www.starrepertorytheatre.com Link
May 1–3 32nd Annual Fiesta Old Town. Hot Tamales, Salsa, & Music=One Hot Weekend! www.oldtownsandiegoguide.com. Link
May 2 Ticket to Ride: A Live Tribute to the Beatles at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido. 7:30 pm. www.artcenter.org Link
May 2 $100,000 Grand Prix of Del Mar. 6:45 pm in the Arena Complex at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. www.delmarnational.com. Link
May 2 Tainted Love at San Diego House of Blues. 7 pm. (619) 299-2583. www.houseofblues.com. Link
May 2 Padres vs. Rockies at Petco Park. 5:40 pm.www.padres.com. Link
May 2 Plumbing Heating Cooling Contractors (PHCC) Trade Show. 9am-2pm at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, Bing Crosby Hall. www.phccsd.org Link
May 2 Photocharity Celebration of Hope: Gala Dinner and Auction. Del Mar Hilton, 6pm. www.photocharity.org Link
May 2 24th Annual Pug Party. 10am-4pm at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. www.pugbutts.com. Link
May 2 Mayweather vs Pacquiao fight at MGM Grand Las Vegas
May 2 Kentucky Derby. 6:24 pm on NBC.
May 2–3 Misti Washington Gourd & Basket Weavers Guild Weekend located at the San Diego Botanic Garden. www.sdbgarden.org Link
May 3 Intimate Classics: Han Bin Yoon, Cello at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido. 3pm. www.artcenter.org Link
May 3 They Might Be Giants at 7:30pm (858) 481-8140. www.bellyup.com. Link
May 3 Bazaar at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. 10am-4pm in the Exhibit Hall. www.bridalbazaar.com. Link
May 3 Carlsbad Village Street Faire 8-5pm. Vendors, food, children’s activities, and exhibits. Parking at Westfield Plaza Camino Real, Carlsbad. (760) 945-9288. www.carlsbad.org Link
May 3 Miracle Babies 5K . Embarcadero Marina Park South, 7am. www.miraclebabies5k.com. Link
May 3 Padres vs. Rockies at Petco Park. 1:10 pm. www.padres.com. Link
May 3 Once Upon a Tiempo- Family concert 2 pm at the Balboa Theatre. www.sandiegotheatres.org Link
May 3 Maladain Ballet Biarritz 8pm at the Civic Theatre. www.sandiegotheatres.org Link
May 3–5 Cinco de Mayo fiesta at Casa de Bandini restaurant in Carlsbad and Casa Sol y Mar in Del Mar Highlands. Mariachis, drinks and authentic Mexican cuisine. Reservations www.casasolymar.com www.casadebandini.com Link
May 5 Cinco de Mayo fiesta at Casa de Bandini restaurant in Carlsbad and Casa Sol y Mar in Del Mar Highlands. Mariachis, drinks and authentic Mexican cuisine. Reservations www.casasolymar.com www.casadebandini.com Link
May 5 Cinco de Mayo.
May 5–10 Rodgers + Hammersteins, Cinderella at the Civic Theatre. www.sandiegotheatres.org Link
May 6 Wow! First Wednesday presents The Box Canyon Band at California Center of the Arts, Escondido. www.artcenter.org Link
May 6, May 7 Del Mar Electronics and Design Show. Del Mar Fairgrounds. www.electroshows.com Link
May 7 The Mowgli’s, Fences, Hippo Campus perform at The Casbah, 2501 Kettner Blvd, San Diego. www.casbahmusic.com. Link
May 7 First Thursdays at 5pm. www.encinitas101.com Link
May 7 6th Annual Taste of Cardiff from 5pm-8pm. www.tasteofcardiff.com. Link
May 7–10 14th Annual Gator By the Bay Louisiana-style Zydeco, Blues & Crawfish Festival. www.sandiegofestival.com. Link
May 8 Cruisin’ Grand, Escondido, 5pm-9pm. Era cars line Escondido’s Grand Avenue every Friday night. Amazing display of cars! www.cruisingrand.com. Link
May 8, May 9, May 15, May 16 7:30pm Star Theatre Coast Kids Presents Seussical
May 9 6th Annual Asian Cultural Festival, a celebration of Asian-Pacific American heritage. (619) 746-8223. www.asianculturalfestivalsd.com. Link
May 9 This Is Jazz! 2014. 4 pm at the Schulman Auditorium, Carlsbad. (760) 434-2904. www.carlsbadca.gov Link
May 9 Girls On The Go Half Marathon, 10k, 5k in Fiesta Island – Mission Bay. 7am. www.girlsonthegorun.com. Link
May 9 ROC Race San Diego. 8am-2pm at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. www.rocrace.com. Link
May 9 Roseanne Barr 8 pm at the Balboa Theatre. www.sandiegotheatres.com. Link
May 9 Chocolate Festival 2014 at San Diego Botanic Garden. 230 Quail Gardens Drive, Encinitas. (760) 436-3036. www.sdbgarden.org Link
May 9 San Diego Humane Society and Escondido Humane Society present Walk For Animals. NTC Park at Liberty Station. 7 am. www.sdhumane.org Link
May 9 Roar and Snore Mother’s Day Chocolate Safari at the Safari Park. (619) 718-3000. www.sdzsafaripark.org Link
May 9 California Center for the Arts, Escondido presents Family Arts Activities: Paper Sculpture at 10am. www.artcenter.org Link
May 9–10 Bonsai Show and Sale at The Carlsbad Flower Fields. www.theflowerfields.com. Link
May 9–Jun 14 The Old Globe Theatre presents Arms and the Man. www.theoldglobe.org Link
May 9, May 10 Annual Mother’s Day Weekend Art & Garden Tour 10am-4pm. Tour Various Homes & Gardens Filled with Arts in North County. (760) 942-3636. www.offtrackgallery.com. Link
May 9, May 10, May 16, May 17 2pm The Star Theatre is located at 402 N. Coast Hwy 101, Oceanside 92054. Visit www.startheatreco.com or call 760.721.9983 Link
May 10 The Sonics with special guest Barrence Whitfield and the Savages at the Belly Up. 8 pm. (858) 481-8140. www.bellyup.com. Link
May 10 Kirk Franklin presents Gospel Brunch at the San Diego House of Blues. Two seatings, 10am and 1pm. (619) 299-2583. www.houseofblues.com. Link
May 10 Albert’s Mother’s Brunch Buffet Treetops Banquet at the San Diego Zoo. 11-3:30pm (619) 718-3000. www.sandiegozoo.org Link
May 10 Mother’s Day
May 10 Mother’s Day Celebration at The Carlsbad Flower Fields. www.theflowerfields.com. Link
May 12 Globe Guilders Fashion Show: Celebrating Couture 2015 at Bayfront Hilton featuring Naeem Khan. www.globeguilders.org Link
May 12 The Piano Guys 7:30pm at Humphreys by the Bay. www.humphreysconcerts.com. Link
May 13 The Wombats with Life in Film and Cheerleader performs at San Diego House of Blues. 7:00 pm. (619) 299-2583. www.houseofblues.com. Link
May 14 Padres vs. Nationals at Petco Park 7:10 pm. www.padres.com. Link
May 14 Top Tech Execs Awards, 4 pm at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. www.toptechexecs.com. Link
May 14–15 Crossroads of the West Gun Show. Del Mar Fairgrounds. www.crossroadsgunshows.com. Link
May 15 Cruisin’ Grand, Escondido, 5pm-9pm. Era cars line Escondido’s Grand Avenue every Friday night. Amazing display of cars! www.cruisingrand.com. Link
May 15 Padres vs. Nationals at Petco Park. 7:10 pm. www.padres.com. Link
May 15 Neil Diamond 8pm at the Valley View Casino Center. (619) 224-4171. www.valleyviewcasinocenter.com. Link
May 16 Birch Aquarium SEA Days: Breathing in Climate Change. 11 am. www.aquarium.ucsd.edu Link
May 16 Bonsall Wine, Brews & Blues Festival. 5:30pm-10pm, California Center for the Arts, Escondido. www.bonsallrotary.com. Link
May 16 Leo Carrillo Historic Park “Wild West Fest” in Carlsbad. 11 am. 760-434-2843. www.carlsbadca.gov/parksandrec. Link
May 16 Ex Hex performs at the Casbah, 2501 Kettner Blvd, San Diego. www.casbahmusic.com Link
May 16 An Evening with Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds 8pm at Humphreys by the Bay. www.humphreysconcerts.com. Link
May 16 North Park Festival of the Arts, 11am-6pm. Free event. (619) 294-2501. www.northparkfestivalofarts.com. Link
May 16 Operation Appreciation at the Pier Amphitheater, Oceanside, 11am-4pm. Gives thanks to the military for their service. (760) 722-1534. www.oceansidechamber.com. Link
May 16 Padres vs. Nationals at Petco Park. 5:40 pm. www.padres.com. Link
May 16 Wag & Walk-Cardiff State Beach 9am www.sdhumane.org Link
May 16 The Preakness Stakes on NBC.
May 16 Arturo Sandoval and Poncho Sanchez with Latin Jazz Band. 8pm San Diego Balboa Theatre. www.sandiegotheatres.org Link
May 16–17 Dog Show: Mt. Palomar Kennel Club. Bates Nut Farm. www.mtpalomarkennelclub.com. Link
May 16, May 17 Southern California Beach Soccer Championships at Oceanside Harbor.(760) 473-8329. www.beachsoccerusa.org Link
May 16, May 17 The Boardroom Surfboard Show. Del Mar Fairgrounds. www.boardroomshow.com. Link
May 17 The Center Children’s Chorus: Songs of America at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido. 3pm. www.artcenter.org 3pm. Link
May 17 Annual Poetry Circle from 2-3pm at the Georgina Cole Library (760) 434-2904. www.carlsbadca.gov Link
May 17 The Grand Ave Festival 9:30am-5:30pm. www.escondidochamber.org Link
May 17 Padres vs. Nationals at Petco Park. 1:10 pm. www.padres.com. Link
May 17 San Diego Women’s Chorus and San Diego Human Dignity Foundation. 7 pm at the Balboa Theatre. www.sandiegotheatres.org Link
May 18 San Fermin performs at The Casbah, 2501 Kettner Blvd, San Diego. www.casbahmusic.com. Link
May 20 Padres vs. Cubs at Petco Park. 7:10 pm. www.padres.com. Link
May 20 Celtic Woman- The 10th Anniversary World Tour at the Civic Theatre. 7 pm. www.sandiegotheatres.org Link
May 21 Encinitas Classic Cars Night. Classic and vintage cars line S. Coast Highway 101. www.encinitas101.com. Link
May 21 Padres vs. Cubs at Petco Park. 6:10 pm. www.padres.com. Link
May 22 Paramore at the Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre. 7:30 pm. 5500 Campanile Drive, San Diego, CA 92182 www.as.sdsu.educom Link
May 22 Pinback at the Belly Up. 9pm. (858) 481-8140. www.bellyup.com. Link
May 22 Bianca Del Rio at San Diego House of Blues. 8 pm. (619) 299-2583. Link
May 22–24 San Diego Jazz Festival www.sandiegojazzfest.com. Link
May 22–25 Hansen Surfboards Summer Sale at 1105 S. Coast Hwy, Encinitas
May 23 Abbey Road’s Beatles vs. Stones at the Belly Up. 9 pm. (858) 481-8140. www.bellyup.com. Link
May 23 American Heritage Car Show. 9am-3pm at Grape Day Park, Escondido. www.escondidohistory.org Link
May 23 Train with The Fray and Matt Nathanson 7pm at the Sleep Train Amphitheatre. 2050 Entertainment Circle, Chula Vista 91911. www.livenation.com Link
May 23 Palm, Cycad and Tropical Plant Sale at the San Diego Botanical Garden. www.sdbgarden.org Link
May 23 Tuscany Encore Concert Series Legendary Jazz Band High Society- New Orleans and Chicago-style jazz and Dixieland, swing, big band, Latin and even oldies rock n’ roll. This six-member group has entertained around San Diego and beyond for nearly 30 years! www.tuscanylacosta.com Link
May 23–Jun 21 The Old Globe Theatre presents Rich Girl. www.theoldglobe.org Link
May 24 Vista Strawberry Festival. Downtown Vista – Free event. 8am-6pm. www.vistastrawberryfest.com. Link
May 25 Art in the Park. Free event.10 am, Poway Community Park. (858) 668-4671. www.poway.org Link
May 25 San Diego Natural History Museum presents Crazy for the Coast Family Day at 11am www.sdnhm.org Link
May 25 Memorial Day.
May 27 Rancho Bernardo HS Spring Concert 7pm at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido. www.artcenter.org Link
May 27, May 28 Xavier Rudd and The United Nations at the Belly Up. 8 pm. (858) 481-8140. www.bellyup.com. Link
May 28, May 29 Padres vs. Pirates at Petco Park. 7:10 pm. www.padres.com. Link
May 29–31 Suja Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego Marathon and half marathon to benefit The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. 6th avenue and Quince St in San Diego. www.runrocknroll.competitor.com. Link
May 30 Whose Live Anyway 7:30pm at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido. www.artcenter.org Link
May 30 Diarrhea Planet, Left + Right performs at The Casbah, 2501 Kettner Blvd, San Diego. Link
May 30 Padres vs. Pirates at Petco Park. 7:10pm. www.padres.com Link
May 30 Tuscany Encore Comedy Series presents Greg Otto: Tonight Show. www.tuscanylacosta.com Link
May 30, May 31 Fiesta del Sol, 9am-5pm. Featuring a rich live music lineup, an international food court, beer garden, arts and crafts booth. Free admission, open to all ages (beer garden 21+). Fletcher Cove Park, Solana Beach. (858) 481-8040. www.solanabeachchamber.com. Link
May 31 Porgy and Bess, Concert version 3pm at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido. www.artcenter.org Link
May 31 Padres vs. Pirates at Petco Park. 6:10pm www.padres.com Link
May 31 Wag & Walk- Batiquitos Lagoon. 9am. www.sdhumane.org Link

June 2015 North County Events

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Jun 3–Jun 28 North Coast Repertory Theatre presents Harold Pinter’s Betrayal (858) 481-1055. www.northcoastrep.org Link
Jun 5–July 5 San Diego County Fair “A Fair to Remember.” Tickets $8-$14, ages 5 and younger are free. The Fair is closed Mondays and the first two Tuesdays. (858) 793-5555. www.sdfair.com Link
Jun 6 Encinitas Rotary Wine & Food Festival. 5pm at the San Diego Botanic Garden. www.encinitaswinefestival.com. Link
Jun 6 Belmont Stakes Horse Race.
Jun 6–July 5 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada
Jun 13 8th Annual Carlsbad Beach Fest. Festivities include 5k beach run or walk, Zumba fitness on the beach, pro and amateur surf contests, and more. www.carlsbadbeachfest.com. Link
Jun 14 Flag Day.
Jun 20 American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life. Bates Nut Farm. www.relayforlife.org Link
Jun 21 Father’s Day.
Jun 27 Nickelback with Lifehouse, 7:30pm at Sleep Train Amphitheatre. www.livenation.com Link