Community Calendar

City Ballet of San Diego’s “Creating Legends” Gala @ Hotel del Coronado
Oct 13 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

City Ballet of San Diego’s”Creating Legends” Fundraising Gala celebrates 26 years of award-winning performances and inspirational outreach programs, serving over 10,000 children throughout San Diego annually. Saturday, October 13, 2018 from 6-11PM at the legendary Hotel del Coronado’s Crown Room.
An unforgettable evening with Master of Ceremonies Mario Lopez, host of the Emmy® Award-winning entertainment news TV show, “Extra”! Start with an elegant Cocktail Reception in the Courtyard, hosted by the Hotel del Coronado! Follow with a gourmet dinner with wine pairings in the famous Crown Room! Participate in a rousing LIVE Auction with surprises—and more! Dance to the electrifying The Mighty Untouchables band!
This year’s Gala Co-Chairs are Dr. Bettie Youngs and Jennifer Youngs-Faucett.
Tickets start at $250 and can be purchased by calling 858.272.8663. Proceeds support the City Ballet and its outreach programs.

Extreme Sailing Series San Diego @ Harbor Island
Oct 18 – Oct 21 all-day

Extreme Sailing Series™, the world’s leading Stadium Racing series, will return to America’s Finest City October 18 – October 21, 2018 in what promises to be another action-packed event!

The action-packed racing makes the Extreme Sailing Series unique. The San Diego event will feature a free “Race Village” and many other fun elements as part of the Extreme Sailing Series set-up, including the US Sailing Education Zone and the Extreme Club VIP area where you can ride as a Guest Sailor on a GC32 during a race. It will be based at Harbor Island with the racing action taking place just five meters from the shore, giving attendees an experience like no other. The 2018 San Diego event will again feature a Kiteboard Invitational with the top talent in the world and a full grid of professional and brand-backed sponsored teams racing a fleet of foiling GC32 catamarans, “flying” in front of thousands of spectators.

The Extreme Sailing Series season is already underway starting in March at Muscat, Oman. Making its way to the USA, it will compete in six international cities before returning to San Diego. The Extreme Sailing Series finishes up their 2018 season in Los Cabos, Mexico beginning in late November.

2018 Overall Series Schedule Includes:

• Muscat, Oman – March 14-17
• Riva Del Garda, Italy (World Championship) – May 24-27
• Barcelona, Spain – June 14-17
• Portugal (TBC) – July 5-8
• St. Petersburg, Russia – August 9-12
• Cardiff, UK – August 24-27
• San Diego, USA – October 18-21
• Los Cabos, Mexico – November 29- December 2

Entrees are being taken for the 2018 Extreme Sailing Series are now open and the provisional Notice of Race is available. For more information email

Del Mar Antique Show and Sale @ Del Mar Fairgrounds
Nov 16 – Nov 18 all-day

For 58 years The Del Mar Antique Show has been proud to present thousands of square feet of antiques, vintage collectibles and decorator items (Over 100 premier antique dealers from all over California & the Western United States). These exhibitors will be selling the finest in antiques & collectibles including all types of glass, pottery, paper ephemera, crystal, jewelry, art, silver, Americana, primitives, American & European furniture, vintage collectibles and decorator items, and much more … IN SHORT, EVERYTHING FROM TIN TO TIFFANY!!!!
The Del Mar Antique Show is also proud to announce that they will be sponsoring a special booth to help customers appraise their unknown treasures. The charge for this service will be $5 per item. This weekend our appraisal team returns to tell our customers if they have uncovered treasures in their hands. The team features Jan Jessie Jacoy, noted appraiser in the fields of fine art and Native American art. Jan is a certified appraiser in California, helping people determine values for their items and if need be, find the correct venue to sell the items. Erik Johannesen is a noted jewelry appraiser and buyer; his expertise in the field of estate jewelry is second to none in Southern California. Nam Nguyen is an expert in the field of Asian Art, a great asset to this team, who brings years of experience to the table. Larry Stone is a San Diego Militaria and autograph dealer, who assist the estate sale trade in determining value for historically significant items. The team will be at the Del Mar Show this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday during normal business hours.
Also appearing at the show will be our great repair & restoration artisans who are experts in the fields of glass, crystal, rugs, and jewelry, furniture and art restoration. PLUS Sean Rich of Tortuga Trading Inc. Sean is well known for being the Prop Master and owner of the antique weapons on the Disney film Pirates of the Caribbean and his time spent on the TV show Pawn Stars and was featured in the History Channel’s “Civil War Week Special of Pawn Stars and National Geographic Channel’s “Gettysburg”.

Patterns in Music @ Balboa Theatre
Mar 15 @ 11:45 am

In honor of Women’s History Month, join the Classics Philharmonic, Conductor Dana Zimbric, and the Hutchins Consort – an ensemble of eight string players who perform on a set of instruments created by American Luthier Carleen Hutchins – in a concert all about patterns. With music from a variety of genres – classical, latin, ragtime, and jazz – students will learn about patterns in beat, rhythm, and form; learn about the unique instruments of the Hutchins Consort; and see how patterns play a role in many other subjects like mathematics, language arts, and science!

Sing Me A Story @ Balboa Theatre
May 17 @ 11:45 am

Join the Classics Philharmonic, Conductor Dana Zimbric, and special guests as we explore the wonderful world of musical stories. Whether from operas or symphonies, composers have told many wonderful stories through their music. We will delve deep into the beginning, middle, and end to bring musical stories to life!