Best Bets for fun things to do in and around La Jolla July 28-Aug. 4

Health Information

Harmony Health will present a free lecture, “Back to School and Kids Health,” from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2 at 7730 Hershel Ave. Suite K. Offered by Rachel Richards, D.C., the talk will include refreshments. (858) 454-2078.

Famous Faces
Christopher Canole will exhibit his 18-inch x 24-inch charcoal drawings at the Pannikin Coffee House, Aug. 1-31, with an opening reception from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6 at 6467 Girard Ave. Each drawing will be donated to a charity auction. There will be images of Barack Obama, Angelina Jolie, Jim Thorpe, Duke Kahanamoku, Frida Kahlo, Kawabata, Einstein, Dali and Da Vinci. (858) 454-5453.

Concerts by the Sea
Navy Band Southwest’s Showband West will entertain from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 31 with a free concert at Scripps Park at La Jolla Cove. Concerts are funded by sponsors and proceeds from the concessions (hot dogs, sodas, chips, candy, popcorn, ice cream bars, fruit popsicles) and raffle sales each week. (858) 454-1600.
Next up:
Aug. 7: Blue Breeze Band
Aug. 14: Big Time Operator
Aug. 21: Lao Tizer
Aug. 28: Rockola
Sept. 4: Bill Magee Blues Band

Art on Thursdays
Moonglow Design has artists and sculptors working on projects from noon to 6 p.m. weekly on its deck at 5763 La Jolla Blvd. in Bird Rock. Artist receptions with wine and music are planned from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursdays, July 28 and Aug. 4. For more details, call (858) 454-4258.

Benefit for Tsunami Victims
The David Alan Collection, 30241 South Cedros Ave. in Solana Beach, will present its new arrivals of antique Japanese furnishings and art with a silent auction to help tsunami victims via the Red Cross, at a celebration from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, July 28. The free event will feature entertainment, food and drinks, plus demonstrations of Japanese arts and crafts. A month-long exhibit will follow. (858) 481-8044.

SummerFest Is Here!
In its 25th Anniversary year, the La Jolla Musical Society’s SummerFest 2011 will open with a free public concert “Under The Stars,” 7:30 p.m. Aug. 3 at La Jolla Cove, starring festival artists and The San Diego Youth Symphony’s International Youth Orchestra, under the direction of festival music director Cho-Liang Lin.
The nationally recognized chamber music festival will feature 70 world-class artists and ensembles performing 15 concerts, Aug. 5-26, in Sherwood Auditorium at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 700 Prospect St.
SummerFest also offers enrichment events (Aug. 11. 18 and 25), a gala fundraiser (Aug. 13) and many free, open rehearsals and musician encounters. Individual concert tickets are $40-$75, 10-Concert Subscription $570 and $389, Inner Circle 15-Concert Subscription $699 at (858) 459-3728 or, where you will also find a schedule of festival events.
Concert Lineup:
Aug. 5, 7:30 p.m. Opening Night: 25th Anniversary Celebration
Aug. 6, 7:30 p.m. Gil Shaham & Friends
Aug. 7, 3 p.m. Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson: The Trio of our Time
Aug. 9, 7:30 p.m. Mozart I: Soul of a Genius
Aug. 10, 7:30 p.m. An Evening with Olga Kern
Aug. 12, 7:30 p.m. Serenades & Roman

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