San Diego County Events for July 26 – 28

Here’s what’s going on in San Diego County this weekend.

San Diego county events this weekendSummer Orchids in the Park

The San Diego County Orchid Society hosts its Summer Orchids in the Park show this weekend at Balboa Park. The event will include mini classes on orchid-centric topics like how to rebloom your orchids, how to repot, watering tips, and the basics of caring for the plant. This event is free and takes place just before noon on Saturday and at 10 a.m. on Sunday.

When: Saturday, July 27, 12pm | Sunday, July 28, 10am
Where: Casa Del Prado, Room 101, in Balboa Park
Cost: Free
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Summer Movies in the Park

San Diego’s ongoing, free event, “Summer Movies in the Park,” will offer nearly a half-dozen outdoor movie screenings this Saturday at parks across the county.

When: Saturday, 6 or 6:30pm
Where: Various parks in San Diego County
Cost: Free
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Patio Plays in the Park: ‘The Wizard of Oz’

L. Frank Baum’s classic tale, “The Wizard of Oz” takes the center stage for the last few days of its run at Kit Carson Amphitheater in Escondido, running through this Sunday. The production includes the timeless songs from the classic MGM film including “Over the Rainbow,” “We’re Off to See the Wizard (Follow the Yellow Brick Road)” and “Munchkinland (Ding, Dong! The Witch is Dead)”.

When: Saturday, July 27 | play starts at 8pm
Where: Kit Carson Amphitheater in Escondido | 100 Amphitheatre Dr, Escondido, CA 92025
Cost: $25
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Lane Field Park Market

Every Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., a group of vendors sets up shop at Lane Field Park in downtown San Diego for this open-air market focusing on our city’s creative food, drinks, art, and craft scene. The family-friendly market typically includes live music, lawn games, pop-up installations, and other lively entertainment.

When: Sunday, July 28 | 10am – 4pm
Where: Lane Field Park | 1009 N. Harbor Dr., San Diego
Cost: Free
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DIY Fridays at Spanish Village Art Center

Come play at Spanish Village Art Center and create your own masterpiece. There will be a make and take project in our patio area every Friday through September. Some studios will be open, artist demonstrations, ice cream and fun.

When: Fridays through September | 5 – 7pm
Where: Spanish Village Art Center | 1770 Village Place, San Diego, CA 92101
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Stagecoach Days

Stagecoach Days invites visitors to enjoy afternoons in Old Town filled with activities that reflect life in early San Diego and celebrate the West on the move.

When: Saturdays, 12 – 4pm
Where: Old Town State Historic Park | Old Town
San Diego, CA 92110

Cost: Free
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If these aren’t enough events, check out my list of the top 20 must-do activities to do in San Diego here!

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