September 2015 San Diego Events
Calendar of September 2015 San Diego Events
Annual Powwow – Traditional Native American Music & Dance Sept. 4-6
Tribal dancers of all ages dancing in colorful regalia, Hand Drum Contest, music, singing, favorite traditional food including Indian fry bread and Indian tacos as well as beautifully handcrafted Native American jewelry.
Time/Place: Fri 6pm, Sat-Sun 1-11pm / Barona Indian Reservation Sports Park: 1932 Wildcat Canyon Road, Lakeside
Contact: (619) 443-6612 / www.barona-nsn.gov
9/11 Memorial Stair Climb Sept. 5
Teams of Firefighters, Law Enforcement, Military and civilians will climb 110 floors the same number as in the twin towers- and each will climb in the name of a fallen Emergency Responder whose life was lost on that day.
Time/Place: 7am / Hilton San Diego Bayfront: 1 Park Blvd.
Hormel® Black Label® Bacon Fest Sept. 5
Celebration of International Bacon Day. It honors America’s favorite cured meat with a one-day, adults-only, all-inclusive sampling event.
Time/Place: 1pm / Preble Field: 2600 Cushing Road, San Diego
Fleet Week San Diego 2015 Sept. 8-Oct. 4
Join us in thanking our Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen for their services to our country by participating in 2015 Fleet Week SD events.
Time/Place: See website for schedule.
Contact: (619) 858-1545 / www.fleetweeksandiego.org
Scripps Clinic Golf Invitational Sept. 10-11
In support of the John R. Anderson V Medical Pavilion, the newest Scripps Clinic location.
Time/Place: Thurs: Dinner at 6pm, Friday: Tournament at 12:30pm / Torrey Pines Golf Course: 11480 N. Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla
Contact: (858) 678-7346 / www.scripps.org/events
ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk – San Diego Sept. 12
Features a 5K run/walk, 1 mile fun run/walk, and virtual Snooze for Dudes program. There will be a special “Celebrating Survivors and ZERO’s Heroes” tent, kids activities, and a beer garden.
Time/Place: 7am / Crown Point Park: Moorland Drive, Mission Bay
Contact: (202) 463-9455 / www.zeroprostatecancerrun.org
Escondido Grape Day Sept. 12
Start the day with a 5K downtown and then a parade. Spend most of your day in the park. Free grapes, grape stomping, entertainment stage, demonstrations, bake sale, food court, museum tours and more.
Time/Place: 5K: 7:30am, Parade: 9:30am, Festival 9:30am-4pm / Grape Day Park
Contact: (760) 743-8207 / www.escondidohistory.org/grape-day
Strut for Sobriety Sept. 12
A silent auction and boutique that also features a luncheon, awards ceremony, entertainment and fashion show. Benefits A New PATH’s efforts to reduce the stigma associated with addictive illness.
Time/Place: 10am-3pm / Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine: 3777 La Jolla Village Drive
Contact: (619) 670-1184 / www.anewpathsite.org
South Bay Pride 2015 Sept. 12
Free event that includes music, entertainment, a beer garden, delicious food vendors, retail booths, a children’s area, and more!
Time/Place: 12-8pm / Bayside Park: 999 Bayside Pkwy, Chula Vista
Contact: (619) 233-5008 / www.southbaypride.org
Trolley Renewal Community Celebration Sept. 12
More than five years in the making, the entire Trolley system now features upgraded station amenities, low-floor Trolley service, and approximately 20 miles of track upgrades and numerous street and crossing improvements.
Time/Place: 11:30am-2:30pm / Bayfront E Street Trolley Station, Chula Vista
Santee Bluegrass Festival Sept. 12
This festival will be filled with fine wines, a bevy of brews, tasty treats, bidding bazaar and live Bluegrass music.
Time/Place: 5:30-9:30pm / Santee Town Center Community Park: 550 Park Center Drive
Contact: (619) 258-4100 x222 / www.cityofsanteeca.gov
FACE Foundation’s 5K Doggie Dash Sept. 13
People and dogs take the lead in this 5K fun run, which brings people and their pets together for a day of giving back and getting fit!
Time/Place: 8am / Road Runner Sports San Diego: 5553 Copley Drive
USPA Spreckles Cup Sept. 13
Benefits the Veterans Research Alliance. Their mission is to fund innovative, life-saving research that leads to increased health improvements and long-term medical cures for one of the largest veteran populations in the country.
Time/Place: 1-5pm / San Diego Polo Club: 14555 El Camino Real, Rancho Santa Fe
Contact: (858) 481-9217 / www.sandiegopolo.com
Celebrity Golf Classic Sept. 14
Following the tournament, golfers are invited to attend an awards banquet and dinner reception with entertainment, raffle prizes, and both live and silent auctions.
Time/Place: 11am / Country Club of Rancho Bernardo: 12280 Greens East
Wine, Food, Beer & Business Expo Sept. 15
San Diego Coastal Chamber of Commerce Members $25.00 Guests and Non-members $50.00.
Time/Place: 5-8pm / Morgan Run Resort & Club, Rancho Santa Fe
Contact: (858) 755-4844 / www.sandiegocoastalchamber.com
Gourdstock 2015 Sept. 17-20
Celebration of all-things-gourd features classes, demonstrations, supplies, and gourd vendors. Open to the public; admission and parking are free.
Time/Place: Bates Nut Farm: 15954 Woods Valley Road, Valley Center
Contact: (800) 642-0348 / www.batesnutfarm.biz
KAABOO Del Mar Sept. 18-20
Performers include No Doubt, the Killers, Zac Brown Band, Snoop Dogg, Foster the People, 311, and many more.
Time/Place: 11am / Del Mar Racetrack: 2260 Jimmy Durante
Contact: (877) 987-6487 / www.kaaboodelmar.com
Bark for Life Sept. 19
The American Cancer Society Bark For Life is a fundraising event that honors the contributions of Canine Caregivers.
Time/Place: 8am-12pm / Bates Nut Farm, Valley Center
Julian Music Festival Sept. 19
Will feature a varied collection and blends of musical genres, including Latin jazz, adult contemporary, alternative folk, Celtic and more.
Time/Place: 1-6:30pm / Menghini Winery: 1150 Julian Orchards Drive
Contact: (760) 470-0321 / www.julianmusicfestival.com
Lab Amore – Unleash the Love Sept. 19
Please join us for an evening to support Labrador Rescuers’ mission of rescuing, rehabilitating and rehoming Labradors and Lab mixes.
Time/Place: 5pm / Hyatt Regency at Aventine
Contact: (858) 552-1234 / www.labamore.org
Change Their Lives 2015 Sept. 19
Benefiting children healing from family violence and transitioning foster youth. Ticket includes: Culinary Fare, Wine & Beer Garden, Cocktails, Silent & Live Auction, Opportunity Drawing and Music.
Time/Place: 6pm / The Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier: 1000 N Harbor Dr.
Encinitas Oktoberfest Sept. 20
The event entertainment feature The Bluebirds, a German-American Band, Bavarian dancers and a street craft faire featuring over 200 vendors including artisans with unusual arts and craft items.
Time/Place: 10am-6pm / Mountain Vista Dr./El Camino Real
Contact: (760) 753-6041 / www.encinitasoktoberfest.com
Hearts To You Craft Show 2015 Sept. 24-26
Christmas ornaments, seasonal items, home decor, baked goods, jewelry, scarves, and other unique gifts.
Time/Place: Thur 6:30-9pm, Fri 9am-5pm, Sat 9am-2pm / Hope United Methodist Church: 16550 Bernardo Heights Parkway, San Diego
Contact: (858) 485-5840 / www.hopeumc.com
Celebrating Americana Sept. 25
The 31st Annual Gala Fundraiser, sponsored by Friends of East County Arts, Inc., promises to be a fun filled evening that will take you on a nostalgic adventure across the U.S.
Time/Place: 6pm / Ronald Reagan Community Center, El Cajon
Contact: (619) 820-6686 / www.friendsofecarts.org
SD Zoo’s Food Wine & Brew Celebration Sept. 26
The San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research asks for your support and invites you to enjoy live music, a silent auction and refreshments.
Time/Place: 6pm / San Diego Zoo
San Diego Together4Hope 5K Walk Sept. 26
A leisure fundraising walk/run supporting compassion, unity and determination for one common goal…cure cancer.
Time/Place: 7am / De Anza Cove Park: 3000 N Mission Bay Dr.
The Grand Woofstock Pet Festival Sept. 26
Blessing of the Animals, pet parades, contests, a howl-arious pooch fashion show, pet photo booth, agility area, fly-ball demo, Dog Beach, silent auction and so much more!
Time/Place: 10am / Grape Day Park, Escondido
Contact: (619) 838-8020 / www.thegrandwoofstock.com
Tour de Fat Sept. 26
Free Tour de Fat festival for a day of bikes, beers, music, lounging in the grass and supporting bicycling in San Diego.
Time/Place: 10am / Golden Hill Park: 2590 Golden Hill Drive
Mama’s Kitchen Anniversary Celebration Sept. 26
Dine on a farm to table menu served in a family style setting, enjoy signature cocktails, and listen to music by San Diego chefs and a closing DJ.
Time/Place: 6:30-11pm / Illumina Outdoor Amphitheater: 5200 Illumina Way, San Diego
Contact: (619) 233-6262 / www.mamaskitchen.org
Blacklight Run Sept. 26
You’ll be covered with colored Blacklight Run™ UV Neon Glow Powder.
Time/Place: 7:15pm / Qualcomm Stadium
Pedal for Parkinson’s Sept. 27
Riders have a choice of a 5-mile, 25-mile or 50-mile ride.
Time/Place: 8am / Revolution Bike Shop: 235 S. Hwy 101, Solana Beach
Contact: (858) 361-4811 / www.Summit4StemCell.org