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Kids Free in October: free admission to over 40 local attractions and museums for children 12 and under. Through Oct 31.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Greater San Diego Hunter Jumper Association Championships at Del Mar Fairgrounds. Through Oct 7.
San Diego Italian Film Festival at Museum of Photographic Arts. Through Oct 14.
Gourdstock art show by San Diego County Gourd Artists at Encinitas City Hall. Through Oct 18.
13th Annual Joshua Tree Music Festival Oct 4-7.
Rocky Horror Picture Show at La Paloma Theatre, 12am (midnight), every Friday.
Broadway San Diego presents Robe Lowe: Stories I Only Tell My Friends at Balboa Theatre, Fri, Oct 5, 7:30pm.
Kid’s Night Out at Poway Community Park, Fri, Oct 5, 4:30-9pm.
Fall Camping Series at Lake Poway. Fri-Sat, Oct 5-6.
Wait Until Dark at Patio Playhouse. Oct 5-28.
Carlsbad Rotary Oktoberfest & Family Fall Festival at Holiday Park, Sat, Oct 6, noon-10pm.
Taste of Oceanside in downtown Oceanside, Sat, Oct 6, 2-5pm.
Orchid Clinic at San Diego Botanic Garden, Sat, Oct 6, 10am-3pm.
Pacific Beachfest 5K on Thomas Avenue in Pacific Beach. Sat, Oct 6.
Heroes Walk for Life at Live Oak County Park, Sat, Oct 6, 9:30am.
San Diego Fire Rescue 5K & Kids Run at Spanish Landing Park West, Sat, Oct 6, 8am.
LA Clippers vs. LA Lakers at Honda Center, Sat, Oct 6, 7pm.
Grape Day 5K in downtown Escondido, Sat, Oct 6, 7:30am.
22nd Annual Country Hoedown at Reins in Fallbrook, Sat, Oct 6, 4-10pm.
32nd Annual Fur Ball Saturday, Oct. 6, from 6-11 p.m. This fundraiser for the San Diego Humance Society. Includes hosted bar cocktail reception; on-site raffle; live and silent auctions; exquisite dinner and wine, dancing to live music by Haute Chile. To reserve your tickets via phone call 619-243-3469 or email
Trek with the Trackers, Saturdays, Oct 6, Nov 3, Dec 1, 8:30-10:30am. Free. Mission Trails Regional Park tracking team guides present the world of tracks, scat, bedlays and other critter evidence indicating the presence of lesser-seen animals inhabiting the park. Join in for dirt-time fun. Mission Trails Regional Park, One Father Junípero Serra Trail, San Carlos.
La Jolla Art and Wine Festival on Girard Ave., Sat-Sun, Oct 6-7, 10am-6pm.
Maker Faire San Diego at Balboa Park. Sat-Sun, Oct 6-7.
Pumpkin Festival Arts & Crafts Fair at Bates Nut Farm, Sat-Sun, Oct 6-7, 9am-4pm.
Rendezvous in Poway at Old Poway Park. Sat-Sun, Oct 6-7.
Vista Fiber Arts Fiesta at Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum, Sat-Sun, Oct 6-7, 10am-4pm.
Bark in the Park at La Colonia Park. Sun, Oct 7, 1-4pm.
Super Hero Obstacle Race at Alga Norte Community Park, Sun, Oct 7, 8-11am.
LA Chargers vs. Oakland Raiders at StubHub Center, Sun, Oct 7, 1:05pm.
RuPaul’s Drag Race World Tour at Balboa Theatre, Sun, Oct 7, 8pm.
LA Clippers vs. Denver Nuggets at Staples Center, Tues, Oct 9, 7:30pm.
San Diego International Film Festival Wed, Oct 10-Sun Oct 14.
Del Mar International Welcome Week of equestrian jumping at Del Mar Fairgrounds. Wed, Oct 10-Sun Oct 14.
Brick-or-Treat at Legoland California Resort, every Saturday through Oct 27.
San Diego Musical Theatre presents Young Frankenstein at Horton Grand Theatre. Through Sun, Oct 28.
Halloween Spooktacular at SeaWorld San Diego. Through Sun, Oct 28.
Pumpkin Station at Del Mar Fairgrounds. Through Oct 29.
Scream Zone at Del Mar Fairgrounds Through Oct 31.
Haunted Hotel in the Gaslamp Quarter. Through Oct 31.
Haunted Trail at Balboa Park. Through Oct 31.
Cajon Classic Cruise Car Shows, Wednesdays, 5-8pm, ongoing thru Wed, Oct 31. Free. Visit the display of classic cars, witha different theme every week like Girls’ Night Out, Return to the 50s, and Trunk or Treat on Halloween. New themes include a kids’ day and car graphics. This family-friendly event includes food, entertainment, vendors, and car show awards. Prescott Promenade, 201 E. Main St, El Cajon.
BOOmont Park at Belmont Park. Through Oct 31.

Fly Casting Clinic.
Ongoing Sundays thru Dec 29, 9am-noon. Free. If you have wanted to cast a fly rod, or you know how but just want to practice, then the free fly casting clinic at Lake Murray on Sunday mornings might be the ticket. Sponsor, San Diego Fly Fishing Club has rods, reels and casting instructors for participants without gear. Ages 16+. Look for Gazebo and fly poles east of the Boat Ramp by lake. Lake Murray Reservoir, 5540 Kiowa Drive, San Carlos.
La Mesa Walk ‘N’ Talk,
Tues, Aug, 21, 9-10:30am. Free. Walk the paths along the lake, enjoy friendly encounter with fellow walkers who enjoy getting out and about the cool environs of Lake Murray. The topic for this month will be owls of San Diego. Meet at the ball fields by entering from Murray Park Dr and Belle Glade Ave. Lake Murray Community Park, 7001 Murray Park Drive, San Diego, 92119
Softball Thursday Pick-Up Game, Ongoing Thursday thru Dec 20, 9-11:30am. Free. Age 21+. For 55 and Up/Females 50 up. Batting/fielding practice starts 9am. Game starts 10am. Have extra bats/mitts if needed. John F. Kennedy Park, 1675 East Madison Ave, El Cajon.
Sunset Market at Coast Hwy & Pier View Way in downtown Oceanside, 5-9pm, every Thursday.
Emei Qigong Practice. Saturdays, 11:30am. Ongoing thru Fri, Jan 25, 2019. Free. Master Wendy has been studying natural medicine and natural healing techniques since the late 1980s and meditation and Eastern energetic arts since 1994. WorldBeat Cultural Center, 2100 Park Boulevard, Balboa Park.

Thru Future Date
Behind the Scenes Tour at Mission San Luis Rey, every Saturday & Sunday.
Youth Fishing Clinic at Chollas Lake. Saturdays & Sundays 10am-2pm. Free. Kids-only fishing clinic open to children 15 years and under, Saturday and Sunday year-round. No experience or equipment necessary. Fishing lessons, bait, and fun provided. Chollas Lake, 6350 College Grove Drive, San Diego (Oak Park), 92115.

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