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4:00 PM La Mesa Oktoberfest Since 1973, La Mesa Oktoberfest has been attracting over 100,000 people from across San Diego and Southern California for three days of elevated family-friendly entertainment, tons of top-notch German food, live music, and of course, beer. There's a libation to satisfy the taste of every Mann or Frau at this year
4:00 PM El Cajon Oktoberfest Oktoberfest in El Cajon is a family-friendly festival promoting traditional German food, culture, and language. Live entertainment in the Biergarten is provided by the Guggenbach-Buam, from Germany. Enjoy folk dances, games and contests, vendor and craft booths; even a safe and fun Kids
5:00 PM 39th Annual International Exhibition Opening The San Diego Watercolor Society presents its 39th International Exhibition, an art exhibition juried by award-winning artist, Jeannie McGuire. 95-100 original ready-to-hang paintings will be for sale, plus wine, food and the fellowship of other art enthusiasts.

For over three decades, the International Exhibition has been one of the highlights of the year for SDWS. This annual event attracts entries from hundreds of watermedia artists worldwide. Accepted participating artists are eligible for large cash and merchandise awards.

The gallery is open daily from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Admission/Cost: FREE

San Diego Watercolor Society
2825 Dewey Road
Liberty Station
San Diego, CA

Friday, October 4 - 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

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6:00 PM Art Talk: Fabiola Jean-Louis Please join us for Artist-in-Residence Fabiola Jean-Louis' Studio Series as Fabiola discusses her background and artistic process and unveils her residency work. Reception Music, drinks, hors d'oeuvres & light refreshments, Artist Talk, and Q&A.

Fabiola Jean-Louis is a Haitian born, fine artist and photographer currently based out of Brooklyn, N.Y.. As a little girl growing up in New York, Fabiola was surrounded by art and fascinating characters. Her imagery seamlessly blends magic with the mundane and reality with the speculative to bring unseen worlds out of hiding. With a style that is haunting, moody, dreamy, magical, and mysterious, along with her talent for visual story-telling, Jean-Louis stands out as an artist to be watched. Although she has only been working at her craft for four in a half years, she is already making waves as a visionary who can manifest diverse patterns of space-time, sci-fi, costume design and surrealism within the worlds of her art. Fabiola's critically acclaimed work has already been featured in: Artnet News, Atlantan Modern Luxury, Art Critical, Atlanta Journal Constitution, BK Reader, Blavity, Fashion Studies Journal, HuffPost, MFON: Women Photographers of the African Diaspora, MOYI, and StyleBlueprint. Her current iteration of Rewriting History is being exhibited by, Smithsonian affiliated, DuSable Museum of African American History.

Admission/Cost: Free - $10

Lux Art Institute
1550 S. El Camino Real
Encinitas, CA 92024

Friday, October 4 - 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
6:00 PM Exhibition: Images of Resistance in Mexico Photography can tell us stories. The exhibition Aqu
7:00 PM Stage: Just Like Us Based on Helen Thorpe
7:00 PM Opera: Romeo and Juliet Romeo and Juliet is the ageless tale of love and tragedy. This opera version is told by 75 performers, including cast, orchestra, and a ballet. Narrations are added occasionally to help the audience member grasp the story as it unfolds.

Admission/Cost: $20 - $40

California Center for the Arts
340 N. Escondido Boulevard
Escondido, CA 92025

Dates and times:
Friday, October 4 - 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, October 6 - 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Saturday, October 12 - 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, October 13 - 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

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7:00 PM Bollywood Dandiya Party DJ G2 Entertainment presents 4th annual Bollywood Dandiya! Come join in all the Fun, Entertainment and Masti. Bring your friends, family and little ones to enjoy Garba/Dandiya/Sanedo with a twist of Bollywood.

• Special Kids Garba from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
• Kids under 42 inches are FREE!
• Dandiya will be available for purchase.
• Special Dinner Buffet by Royal India Miramar will be available for purchase.

Admission/Cost: $20 at the door

Royal India/Banquet
8990 Miramar Rd #200
San Diego, CA 92126

Friday, October 4 - 7:00 PM to 1:00 AM

For more information, please call: (972) 351-1725
7:00 PM CRY Dandiya Dance Night Dance to traditional as well as Bollywood music by a live band
8:00 PM Stage: Man of La Mancha Inspired by Miguel de Cervantes
8:00 PM Stage: Hamlet Hamlet is a philosophical study of life and death, laced with some of the most recognized of Shakespeare
8:00 PM Stage: Noura Noura and her husband are Chaldean Christian refugees from Iraq, celebrating their first Christmas Eve as American citizens.

But the long-anticipated visit of an orphan girl they once sponsored, now a promising college student, causes them to question who they
8:00 PM Stage: The Jacksonian Jackson, Mississippi, 1964. When his wife kicks him out, respectable dentist Bill Perch moves into the seedy Jacksonian Motel. There, his downward spiral is punctuated by encounters with his teenage daughter, a gold-digging motel employee, a treacherous bartender, and his now-estranged wife. Revolving around the night of a murder, The Jacksonian brims dark humor and unearths tensions in a town poisoned by racism.

Admission/Cost: $12 - $20

Apolliad Theatre
Mesa College
7250 Mesa College Drive
San Diego, CA 92111

Dates and times:
Ongoing from Friday, September 27 until Sunday, October 6, 2019
Fridays & Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 7:00 PM
8:00 PM Stage: Bad Hombres/Good Wives Don Ernesto, a muy macho cartel lord of Sinaloa, is used to getting exactly what he wants. In this case, what he wants is Eva
8:00 PM Music: Jake Shimabukuro Jake Shimabukuro is an American ukulele virtuoso and composer known for his fast and complex finger work. His music combines elements of jazz, blues, funk, rock, bluegrass, classical, folk, and flamenco.

Admission/Cost: $28 - $75M

Poway Center for the Performing Arts
15498 Espola Road
Poway, CA 92064

Friday, October 4 - 8:00 PM
8:00 PM Stage: Anastasia Inspired by the beloved films, the romantic and adventure-filled new musical Anastasia is on a journey to San Diego at last!

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