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Calendar of Events: October 2016

How to be busy and important this month in San Diego


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October 8: Disney on Ice

October 1:

Get your fill of Full (and Fuller) House star Bob Saget in his bawdy stand-up routine at Balboa Theatre.

Raise a glass at Liberty Public Market’s take on classic Oktoberfest: CRAFToberfest, featuring themed bites and brews throughout the market all week long.

October 4:

Swap popcorn for pinot paired with a cult classic flick during Cellar Cinema, every Tuesday night this month at Hillcrest’s Vinavanti Urban Winery.

October 7:

Feast on brats, beers, and brass bands at the beach during the two-day Ocean Beach Oktoberfest celebration.

Be dazzled by more than 1,000 precious stones and unique jewelry pieces at the Gemological Institute Museum’s annual open house.

October 8:

Take the kids on a “magical globetrotting getaway” to Disney’s most famous destinations with Mickey and Minnie as your tour guides in Disney on Ice at Valley View Casino Center, through October 9.

Enjoy some culture on the go with San Diego Opera’s newest free offering, Opera on Track, taking its show on the road to trolley stations throughout the city over the weekend—this month to Children’s Museum Park and Old Town Trolley Station.

Stroll, sip, and shop your way through the village for the La Jolla Art & Wine Festival, a two-day juried art show and fundraiser.

October 9:

Indulge in a smorgasbord of Italian delights at Little Italy Festa!, the largest Italian cultural festival on the West Coast.

Set sail with your four-legged shipmate on Hornblower’s Bow Wow Brunch Cruise.

October 16:

Bring on the cooler weather and the darker beer at Pour It Black, Stone Brewing’s sixth annual dark beer festival in Escondido.

October 19:

Hit the hard court for NBA basketball in San Diego as the Los Angeles Lakers take on the Golden State Warriors at Valley View Casino Center.

October 22:

Commemorate arts and culture with free admission, tours, and DIY art activities at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego’s 75th Anniversary Community Day in La Jolla.

October 29:

Get dolled up and decked out for San Diego’s annual Halloween block party, Monster Bash, featuring five entertainment stages, a $5,000 costume contest, bar and restaurant specials, and festivities galore.

October 30:

Reap the bounty of California’s culinary innovation at the 14th annual Celebrate the Craft food and wine showcase at The Lodge at Torrey Pines.

All October Long:

Take advantage of deep discounts on San Diego’s most popular attractions during Kids Free in October at museums and theme parks.

Get your tricks, treats, spooks, and screams at three month-long Halloween-themed events: Boomont Park Fall Festival and Haunt, featuring free trick-or-treating, zombie laser tag, and costume contests every weekend at Belmont Park; The Haunted Trail of Balboa Park, a spooky mile-long outdoor trail; and The Scream Zone at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, including a haunted house and hayride.

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