What’s going on around Encinitas this weekend and beyond, Sept. 3-9


These are just some of the events taking place in and around Encinitas this weekend. For details, visit

• Save the date: Music By The Sea, Sept. 18; visit Buy a season pass and save:

The new season of Friday-night concerts at the Encinitas Library starts Sept. 18. The artists are the winners of the 2015 Beverly Hills National Auditions. Experience them while watching the sunset — spectacular!

• Lux Programs and Classes: Lux Art Institute, 1578 S. El Camino Real. Info:

In September, Lux Art Institute has a lot to offer kids, teens, and adults who are interested in art classes and programs. Check the website for details.

• Youth Lab. 3:30-5:30 p.m. Thursdays, Sept. 3-Dec. 10, Lux Art Institute, 1578 S. El Camino Real. Info:

For ages 10-12. Young artists work independently and collaboratively in an encouraging environment that culiminates with an art show on Dec. 17. Variety of media include photography, video and sound.

• Opening Reception, Lisa Brown. 6-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4, Civic Center Gallery, City Hall, 505 Vulcan Ave. Free. Call 760-633-2600.

“Fingerprints in the Wind.” Every leaf in the exhibit is cast in cement and embellished. Unique as fingerprints, no two are alike. Meet the artist and enjoy refreshments.

• Healing Arts Class and Support Group. 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 5, Scripps Memorial Hospital, Brain Injury Treatment Room, 354 Santa Fe Drive. Free. Call 760-633-6709.

For those recovering from brain injuries and/or neurological challenges. Enjoy self-expression through art, increase skills, improve eye/hand coordination and enjoy the warmth and support of facilitator Kathy Harvey. Supplies provided.

• “I Love Figs”: Care and Cooking Class. 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 5, San Diego Botanic Garden, 230 Quail Gardens Drive. Members $35, nonmembers $42; $10 materials fee. Info:

Fig propagation and care, paired with fig dishes. Students will learn the finer points of making Rum Raisin Cupcakes and Fig Pizza and enjoy these yummy treats for lunch.

• Families Making History: Lima Bean Crafts. Noon-4 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday, San Dieguito Heritage Museum, 450 Quail Gardens Drive, Encinitas. Free. Call 760-632-9711.

Every weekend, enjoy activities that revolve around a historical theme. September is Lima Bean Month: Celebrate with a lima craft encompassing accessories, jewelry and more. Later in the month, Weidner’s Gardens should have baby lima plants ready to take home and plant in your own yard.

• Lumberyard Courtyard: Saturday Night Music. 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 5, Saint-Tropez Bistro, 947 S. Coast Highway 101. Free. Info: 760-633-0084.

In September, stop by to soak in the sounds of local musicians and check out local art at the Off Track Gallery.

• Water Flow Family Fun Day. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 6, San Elijo Lagoon Nature Center, 2710 Manchester Ave. Free. Info:

Do you know where your water flows? From bathroom flushes to storm drain gushes, discover what happens to our water and where it goes full circle.

• First Sunday Music Series: Teagan Taylor Band, 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 6, Encinitas Library, 540 Cornish Drive. Free. Call 760-753-7376.

Teagan Taylor Band is one of the most promising performers to emerge onto the San Diego music scene playing standard, contemporary jazz-pop crossover, and original music.

• Virtuosi Concert Series: 7;30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 6, Encinitas Library, 540 Cornish Drive. Tickets $25, $21. Info/Tickets:

Featuring violinist Martin Chalifour, concertmaster of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, with violinist Pasha Tseitlin, violists Paul Coletti and Sasha Tseitlin and cellists Ronald Leonard and Marek Szpakiewicz. They will perform Mozart’s String Quintet No. 4 in G minor, K516, and Brahms’ String Sextet No.2 in G Major.

• La Paloma Theatre, 471 S. Coast Highway 101, Encinitas. Tickets: $10, $9 (cash only). Call 760-436-SHOW (7469).

Now showing: “Amy,” “Love and Mercy,” “Awake: The Life of Yogananda,” Friday midnight movie: “Rocky Horror Picture Show.”

• JFS Coastal Club, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8, Temple Solel, 3575 Manchester Ave., Cardiff. Activities free, lunch $7. Reserve for lunch by noon Monday, Sept. 7, to 858-674-1123. Info:

Seniors 60-plus, choose from four different activities: 10 a.m., Flexibility and Fitness Yoga with Danyll; 11 a.m., film historian John Anderson will discuss “Woody Allen, ‘Annie Hall’ and The Early Years”; at noon, a healthy lunch is served; and at 1 p.m., see the film “Annie Hall.”

• Tuesday Movie: 4-6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1, Encinitas Library, 540 Cornish Drive. Free. Info: or call 760-753-7376.

See movies ranging from big new releases to old-school classics with something for everyone. Call library for titles.

• San Diego Shakespeare Society Open Reading: 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8, Encinitas Library, 540 Cornish Drive. Free. Info: or call 760-753-7376.

“The Winter’s Tale.” A series of fun, open readings of scenes from Shakespeare. Anyone can join in the reading or just come to listen.

• Wednesdays@Noon: Nouveau Ensemble, noon-12:45 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9, Encinitas Library, 540 Cornish Drive. Free. Call 760-633-2746; visit

The ensemble is an extension of Quartet Nouveau. Each summer, they join other professional musicians to play larger works and will perform Schoenberg’s “Verklarte Nacht” and Tchaikovsky’s “Souvenir de Florence.” Members are Kimberly Hain, violin, Baty-MacAdam Somer, violin, Annabelle Terbetski, viola, and Elizabeth Brown, cello. Visit

• Acoustic Showcase: Gregory Page. 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9, Encinitas Library, 540 Cornish Drive. Free. Info: or call 760-753-7376.

This English-born Irish/Armenian musician creates oddly compelling songs that are full of cinematic melodies.