Gods of Comedy, San Salvador, Strawberry Festival, Lopez Canyon Plant Hike, Rock ‘n’ Soul Summit Festival

Events May 23-May 29, 2019

Gods of Comedy
  • Gods of Comedy

Thursday | 23

Gods of Comedy

Gods of Comedy

Gods of Comedy

Gods of Comedy

Daphne and Ralph are young classics professors who have just made a discovery that’s sure to turn them into academic superstars. But when something goes wrong, Daphne cries out in a panic, “Save me, gods of ancient Greece!” ...and the gods appear.

Saturday | 25

Festival of the Sea

Festival of the Sea

Sip, sail, and swab the deck

Festival of the Sea

Visit vessels in San Diego Bay. Enjoy a gun battle between two boats (the Californian and the Bill of Rights), a cruise aboard galleon replica San Salvador, and performances of “Boarded! A Pirate Adventure.” Participants will be taught how to navigate, sword fight, bail from a sinking ship, escape from the King’s jail, and swab the deck. San Salvador leaves the dock to provide guests with thirty-minute bay tours aboard this engine-powered vintage vessel.

Sunday | 26

Strawberry Festival

Strawberry Festival

Strawberry Festival

Past Event

Vista Strawberry Festival

Vista was once the unofficial strawberry capital of the world. In the ‘60s and ‘70s, strawberries were shipped from Vista throughout the US and to Europe, Hong Kong, and other parts of Asia. Reportedly, some in the Netherlands thought the strawberries they received from Vista were a different fruit because they were so large. The crates arrived with the word “Vista” on the side, so people started referring to the strawberries as “vistas”. The Vista Strawberry Festival features athletic competitions, pie-eating, costumes, carnival rides, music, food, bands, a beer garden, shortcake, and strawberry jam contests.

Lopez Canyon plant hike

Lopez Canyon plant hike

Lopez Canyon Plant Hike

Past Event

Lopez Canyon Plant Hike

  • Sunday, May 26, 2019, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • 4300 Sorrento Valley Boulevard, Sorrento Valley
  • Free

Join anthropologist Dr. Will Bowen on an evening hike to identify the habitats, trees, flowers, plants, and shrubs of Lopez Canyon. Find out how they were used by Native Americans, the Spanish, and early Anglo settlers. Lopez Canyon Trail is a 4.2 mile out-and-back trail and is good for all skill levels.

Monday | 27

Daring Greatly

Daring Greatly

Rock ‘n’ Soul Summit Festival

Rock 'N' Soul Summit Festival

Running Friday through Monday on a 70-acre spread, this event on Palomar Mountain features yoga lessons, fire dancers, an aerial show, sound healing, meditation, drum circles, vendors, Native American blessings, and tours of sacred grounds and archaeological dig sites. Performers include Daring Greatly, the Routine, Desert Rhythm Project, Sister Speak, Taken By Canadians, Sara Rogo, Monique Benabou, Julia Othmer, Anthony “Fallbrook Kid” Cullins, Courtney Preis, and Cloud People.

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