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If you live in or are planning a visit to the San Diego area in September and are looking for some fun things to see and do, please check out this September 2019 San Diego County Calendar of Events, courtesy of our colleagues, Peggy Sue, Catherine and Kathleen, at First American Title:

Barona Powwow | Aug 30-Sept 1 - See website for schedule | Barona Sports Park, Lakeside

Join the Barona Band of Mission Indians for contest dancing in all categories, camping, drums and cultural immersion. For more information: 619-443-6612 | www.crazycrow.com

Labor Day Stickball Tournament | Aug 31-Sept 1 from 9am-5pm | Little Italy: State St & W Ash St

Columbia Street erupts with yelling and cheering for the stick ball teams, stirring up childhood memories. For more information: 619-233-3898 | www.littleitalysd.com

US Sand Sculpting Challenge & Dimensional Art Expo | Aug 31-Sept 2 - 9am-5pm | Little Italy: State St & W Ash St

The sculptures weigh over 10 tons, so we have over 1,000 works of art that you can fall in love with, buy and take home. There’s also live entertainment, a sand box and rides for kids, a dozen gourmet food trucks, a fantastic view of the bay and all the great stuff that you always find on the Embarcadero! For more information: 619-980-6651 | www.ussandsculpting.com

Big SoCal Euro | Sept 1 from 11am-6pm | SDCCU Stadium

The event features more than 3,000 European cars from throughout the region. Bring your family to meet other car enthusiasts and enjoy raffles, drag racing, great food, automotive vendors, swap meet, and afterparty. For more information: www.big-euro.com

SD Architectural Foundation Tour of Del Mar | Sept 4 from 4:30-7pm | 1050 Camino Del Mar

Tour the Del Mar Civic Center and Town Hall, a 2018 Orchid winner. Tours will be led by The Miller Hull Partnership and Spurlock Landscape Architects. For more information: www.sdarchitecture.org

Taste of Del Mar | Sept 5 from 5-8pm | Downtown Del Mar Village

Explore 20+ culinary creations from local and award-winning restaurants, experience 10+ craft beer and wine “Sip Stops,” and enjoy live music. For more information: www.visitdelmarvillage.com

Sycuan Pow-Wow | Sept 6-8 | 5459 Sycuan Rd., El Cajon

Only registered contestants can participate in the dancing contests, but everyone can take part when an “intertribal” dance is announced – visitors included. For more information: www.crazycrow.com

Julian Grape Stomp Festa | Sept 7 from 11am-6pm | Menghini Winery

With ten local wineries offering sips to sample, a wide variety of food and shopping opportunities, great Italian music provided by Roman Holiday, Bocce Ball Court, and a little extemporaneous dancing here and there! For more information: www.visitjulian.com

Carlsbad Brewfest | Sept 7 from 12-4:30pm | Holiday Park: 3400 Pio Pico Dr.

Celebrates craft beer with tastings from more than 34+ San Diego & national breweries, music, entertainment, games & food vendors. For more information: www.carlsbadbrewfest.org

Burgers & Beers | Sept 7 from 1-4pm | Golden Hill Park, San Diego

Try gourmet burgers from more than 20 of San Diego’s best restaurants as they compete to win the “Best Burger” award. Enjoy unlimited beer samples from over 40 of the best breweries. For more information: www.readerburgersandbeer.com

San Diego Blues Festival | Sept 7 from 12-8pm | Embarcadero Marina Park North

Features 9 musical acts on two stages. Festival attendees will enjoy local craft beer, cocktails and wine along with specialty food trucks and arts and crafts vendors. Raises much-needed food and funds for the Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank. For more information: www.sdbluesfest.com

Cardiff Greek Festival | Sept 7-8 - Sat 10am-10pm, Sun 11am-9pm | Saints Constantine and Helen Greek

Be Greek for the day and enjoy authentic food, music, live entertainment, dancing, children’s activities and more! For more information: www.cardiffgreekfestival.com

Aloha Run | Sept 8 from 7:15-10am | Tecolote Shores Park

Hawaiian-themed 5k/10k event. Stick around for a luau party at the finish line with Tahitian dancers, live music, photo opportunities and much more! For more information: www.thealoharun.com

2019 Chef Throwdown | Sept 13 from 6-11:30pm | Hotel del Coronado

Benefiting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Guests will gather on The Del’s seaside Windsor Lawn, where they will enjoy chef tastings, both savory and sweet creations, sample craft cocktails and sips from wineries on both sides of the border followed by a three-course gourmet dinner. For more information:  www.hoteldel.com

San Diego Bayfair | Sept 13-15 | Mission Bay Park

San Diego Bayfair’s World Series of Powerboat Racing - a family festival tradition for more than 40 years speeds to the finish line. Beach party, America’s Finest BBQ State Championship on the 14th, live music, action sports, fast boats and craft beer. For more information: 760-789-8870 | www.sandiegobayfair.org

South Bay Pride Art & Musical Festival | Sept 14 from 12-8pm | Chula Vista Bayside Park

A day (and evening) of fun for all with live entertainment, local art, food, drinks and more! Children’s Area, live music on two stages, Art in the Park. For more information: www.southbaypride.org

Santee Bluegrass Festival | Sept 14 from 12-8pm | Chula Vista Bayside Park

Fine wines, a bevy of brews, tasty treats, bidding bazaar and live Bluegrass music. Annual fundraiser in the East County and San Diego Communities. For more information: 619-258-4100 | www.SanteeBluegrassFestival.com

Old Town San Diego Fiestas Patrias | Sept 14 from 11am-4pm | Old Town State Historic Park

Our exciting and colorful Fiestas Patrias parade kicks off the festivities that will include the Escaramuzas, traditional women equestrians. Entertainment, crafts, games and demonstrations. For more information: www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=663

OMBAC Classic Longboard Surfing Contest | Sept 14 from 7:30am-4pm | North Side of Crystal Pier

All contestants must surf on 1969 or older longboards, 9’ or longer, with no leash. Unique awards for top three finishers in each division along with local business SWAG! For more information: www.ombac.org

Ironman 70.3 Superfrog | Sept 15 from 7-11am | Imperial Beach Pier

The course was designed by a group of Navy Seals stationed at the US Navy Seals center in Coronado to both prepare them for the IRONMAN World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii and to enhance their training. For more information: www.ironman.com

Bonitafest Performing Arts Festival | Sept 21 from 9am-4pm | Bonita Vista High School, Chula Vista

Come see the South Bay’s best show choirs and stage bands, sample delicious food, take in arts and crafts, and the fun! For more information: www.facebook.com/events/1127079707480277

San Diego Festival of Beer | Sept 21 from 12-5pm | Broadway Pier

Beer lovers will enjoy the sounds of live music while sampling unlimited and exclusive craft beer tastings, food trucks, vendor booths, lively music, fun games, and more! For more information: www.sdbeerfest.org

Julian Music Festival | Sept 21 | Menghini Winery: 1150 Julian Orchards Road

Celebrate the end of summer with bluegrass to celebrate the festival’s roots and Western ballads. For more information: www.menghiniwinery.com

Clash at Clairemont | Sept 21 from 11am-6pm | 3401 Clairemont

A star-studded athlete roster, incredible musicians, Vendor Village, food and fun for the whole family. For more information: www.clashatclairemont.com

Bayside Brew Festival & Spirits | Sept 21 from 1-5pm | Pepper Park, National City

Over 40 local San Diego and Baja California micro breweries, spirit brands, and food trucks/vendors, with different artists/bands entertaining you throughout the day. For more information: www.baysidebrewfest.com

Taste of South Park | Sept 21 from 12-4pm / 30th St. and Fern St. Corridor, San Diego

Guests will also get a taste of the diverse boutiques and shops lining the streets of South Park between bites. For more information: www.southparksd.com

Be The Change 5K | Sept 21 from 3:30-5:30pm | Spanish Landing Park West, San Diego

Enjoy some of the best views in the city. Visit our Wellness Fair after the race. 100% of net proceeds benefit Make-A-Wish® San Diego, Caterina’s Club and the Gary Sinise Foundation. For more information: www.youngevitybethechange.org

Viking Festival | Sept 21-22 - Sat 10am-8pm, Sun 10am-6pm | 2006 E. Vista Way, Vista

Meet the Norse Gods and Viking Folk at the Living History Viking Village and Marketplace. Two stages of Live Music and Entertainment. Exotic food and drink. Brew Master’s Beers and Mead Garden. Axe throwing, KidZone, Live Viking Combat, Norway Heritage Hall, Games & Competitions. For more information: www.VistaVikingFestival.com

Adams Avenue Street Fair | Sept 21-22 | Normal Heights

SoCal’s largest free two-day music festival. Beer gardens and beer tastings, giant carnival rides, festival foods and more than 300 arts and crafts booths. For more information: ww.adamsavenuebusiness.com

Oceanside Harbor Days | Sept 21-22 from 9am-5pm | Oceanside Harbor

Sun, sand, and surf including a costume party for kids 12 and under at Pirate Village; Arts, Crafts and Food booth areas; Nail ‘n’ Sail Competition; music, a beer garden and more. For more information: www.oceansidechamber.com

Pacific Islander Festival | Sept 21-22 from 9am-4pm | Mission Bay’s Ski Beach

Showcases the cultures and customs of Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia with entertainment, food, music and crafts. For more information: www.pifasandiego.com

San Diego Restaurant Week | Sept 22-29

Over 180 participating restaurants will offer 3-course prix-fixe dinner menus and/or two-course prix-fixe lunch menus. For more information: www.sandiegorestaurantweek.com

Gaslight Steampunk Expo | Sept 26-29 from 12-5pm | Town & Country Resort Hotel, San Diego

A weekend of interactive maker workshops, special presentations, vendors, tea pot racing, tea dueling, fashion shows, games, music, movies and more! For more information: www.gaslightexpo.org

Poway Rodeo | Sept 27-28 | 14336 Tierra Bonita

Bareback and Saddle Bronc Riding, Barrel Racing, Tie Down Roping, Steer Wrestling, Team Roping and Bull Riding. There’s even a “Mutton Bustin”. For more information: 866-776-7633 | www.powayrodeo.com

El Cajon Oktoberfest | Sept 27-29 & Oct 4-6 | Entertainment provided by our popular band Guggenbach-Buam.

Enjoy folk dances, games, and contests, vendor booths and craft stands, and Kids’ Zone! For more information: www.germanclubsandiego.org

Cabrillo Festival | Sept 28-29 from 11am-4pm | Naval Base Point Loma

Educational activities, cultural demonstrations and exciting folkloric performances. Food booths with delicious traditional Mexican, Native American, Portuguese and Spanish food. For more information: www.cabrillofestival.org

Encinitas Oktoberfest | Sept 29 from 10am-6pm | Mountain Vista Drive and El Camino Real

Will feature music, Bavarian dancers, German food and drink, and a street craft faire featuring more than 200 vendors. For more information: www.encinitasoktoberfest.com

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