Best Bets for fun things to do in and around La Jolla, Sept. 5-12

Sacred Music Recital

A keyboard concert, hosted by AmateurPianists, will be held 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8 at St. James By-the-Sea Episcopal Church, 743 Prospect St. Admission is free. (858) 432-3004.

Lavine/Levine Show

An exhibition of 24 photographs by Arthur Lavine (Rancho Bernardo) arranged side by side with 24 photographs by Dana Levine (La Jolla) to allow viewers to contrast them, will be on display Sept. 11-Nov. 27 at Gotthelf Art Gallery at the Jewish Community Center, 4126 Executive Drive in La Jolla. The opening reception for “Lavine/Levine: Relative Viewpoints,” is 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11. Gallery hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (daily except Saturdays). Free. 858.362.1154 or

83rd Rough Water Swim
It starts and ends at La Jolla Cove, 9 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 8, to support Kiwanis Club service projects for community youth. Swimmers participate in at least one of five events. Registration: Junior, $60. Amateur, $70. Masters, $90. Gatorman, $120.

Greek Festival Time!

Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church will host its annual Greek Festival, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7 and 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8 on church grounds at 3459 Manchester Ave., Cardiff By The Sea. Admission is $3 for adults and free for ages 12 and younger. There will be food, music, entertainment, church tours, dancing, children’s activities and a marketplace bazaar. Free parking at adjacent Mira Costa College. (760) 942-0920.

Fig Fest

The San Diego Chapter of the Les Dames d’Escoffier International will host the first California Fig Fest, 4-7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8 at the San Diego Public Market, 1735 National Ave. There will be recipes, entertainment, food samples, wines and crafts brews to benefit Olivewood Gardens & Learning Center Culinary Scholarships and the San Diego Kitchen Project. Tickets are $55-$20 at the door.

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