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Annual Butterfly Release

Hosted by Friends of Balboa Park

Friends of Balboa Park is hosting the Annual Butterfly Release in Balboa Park. The free, family-friendly event features a special performance by children’s singer Kathryn the Grape, arts and crafts activities provided by San Diego Floral Association, and hourly butterfly releases around 11:30 a.m., 12:30, 1:30, and 2:30 p.m. Families can reserve a butterfly for a $5 donation, but live butterflies will also be distributed first-come first-served a few minutes before each release.

Zoro Garden in Balboa Park

San diego, CA 92101

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May 25, 2019
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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The Moneymen are a good time southern California blues band featuring Michael Head on lead guitar, Kris Wott on vocals and harp, Steve Tahmahkera on drums and Cody Christian on Bass. Rock out with this soulful California blues band while you dine in our House of Blues Restaurant and Bar! To make a restaurant reservation, please visit http://www.houseofblues.com/sandiego/restaurant.

Schedule is subject to change. Please check House of Blues San Diego website for the most up to date schedule. Visit www.houseofblues.com/sandiego.

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ON THE STEPS AT SDMA:

Jul 26, 2019

Celebrate the Museum’s summer exhibition Art and Empire: The Golden Age of Spain with this community event highlighting Spanish arts and culture. The Museum will offer free admission, including access to Art and Empire: The Golden Age of Spain, from 5:00–8:00 p.m. Enjoy hands-on art-making activities, live music and dance performances, and learn about how the Spanish empire influenced the exchange of culture throughout the world.

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Little Italy Wednesday Market: Farmers' Market

Jan 2 - ongoing

Little Italy's newest year-round farmers' market, the Little Italy Wednesday Market offers farm fresh produce, pastured eggs, poultry, meat, fish, bread, sauces, dog food, hummus, olive oil and more, brought to the neighborhood by California farmers, fisherman and artisan foodmakers. Like the treasured Little Italy Mercato, the Little Italy Wednesday Market is located on West Date St., and stretches three blocks from Kettner Blvd. to State St. Shoppers enjoy live music during the market, adding to the authentic Italian ambience of the Piazza della Famiglia.

Created to be the destination “where the chefs shop,” the Little Italy Wednesday Market provides local chefs and restaurants a mid-week market to give them plenty of time to shop for local produce and ingredients to craft their menu specials for the upcoming weekend!

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Labor Day Stickball Tournament

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Don't miss the annual Labor Day Stickball Tournament, a 2-day event that will be held on Labor Day weekend! There will be 8-12 participating teams competing for San Diego's most significant prize: the Jillie Trophy. 

Each year, the neighborhood erupts with shouts and cheers for the stickball teams, stirring up fun childhood memories for some. This year, San Diego Stickball leagues welcome New York and Puerto Rico to join in on the West Coast Invitational. 

Join us in honoring and celebrating this long-standing tradition, loved from coast to coast. 

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LIVE MUSIC: THE MONEYMEN BAND

Jun 26, 2019
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ON THE STEPS AT SDMA:

Jul 26, 2019
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Little Italy Wednesday Market: Farmers' Market

Jan 2 - ongoing
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Aug 31 - Sep 1, 2019
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