Things to do in San Diego August 22-24

August 22, 2014

Balboa Park History Stroll
Price: $10-$12
Learn about the history of Balboa Park and more on this one-hour walking tour along the Park’s main street, with offshoots to locales with forgotten stories to reveal. Specially trained History Center guides lead this easy paced stroll through the Park, revealing many of the intriguing aspects of its past, its endearing present, and exciting future.

Jazz Jam
California Center for the arts
Price: $8
Jazz Jam Sessions are free outdoor jazz concerts. Following the concert (approx. one hour), attendees are invited to take the stage and jam with the band by playing an instrument or singing. All ages are welcome.

Sam Johnson Jazz Group
Cosmos Coffee Café
Price: Free
The Sam Johnson Jazz Group includes Johnson on electric and upright bass, along with Alan Worthington (guitar) and former Bermuda resident George Kezas (sax). They frequently play the Cosmos Coffee Café in La Mesa.

August 23, 2014

Family ArtLAB: From Doodle To Drafting
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego
Price: Members and Military Families – Free Nonmembers – $15
Become a draftsman and embark in a drawing exploration that will take you from quick automatic drawing exercise to a focused still life.

Del Mar Racetrack: Donut Day
Del Mar Thoroughbred Club
Price: $6
Del Mar Racetrack Seaside Terrace
Join us for free donuts, coffee and orange juice as you take a behind-the-scenes look into the world of Thoroughbred racing.

Yoga in the Garden
Lux Art Institute
Price: $15
Stretch your body and mind with yoga in the garden at Lux every Saturday. Drop-ins OK, online registration preferred. Savasana in the sun will be followed by mindful looking at art in the studio on select days when artists are in residence.

August 24, 2014

Julian StarFest 2014
Price: Adult – $30
Teen – $15
Menghini Winery
Explore the world of astronomy during this four-day festival. See telescopes and view objects in the night sky, vendors, guest speakers, and camping.

Exploring Mixed Media Art
San Diego Museum of Art
Price: Free
Families are invited to explore the Museum through activities designed for children and adults to enjoy together.

Coronado’s Summer Concert Series
Spreckels Park
Price: Free
Sunday concerts in the park are signature elements of the Coronado experience where friendships and family memories are made. This summer’s series promises to be as entertaining, fun and awesome as any in our 44-year history.

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