La Jolla’s Best Bets for Events Aug. 27-Sept. 3

There’s Music in the Air!

SummerFest 2015 concludes with “Strings, Glorious, Strings!” 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 28. The celebratory program traverses Europe to span musical eras from the Baroque and Bach’s “Concerto for Violin and Oboe in C Minor” to the great romantic “Piano Concerto in F Major” by Edvard Grieg. $50-$75. Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego’s Sherwood Auditorium, 700 Prospect St. (858) 459-3728.

■ The last concert in the 2015 Centennial International Summer Organ Festival will celebrate 100 years of Broadway, 7:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 31 at Spreckels Organ Pavilion in Balboa Park, San Diego. Carol Williams hosts baritone Clark Sterling, soprano Lisa Vroman and tenor Michael Dailey for hits by Gershwin, Kern, Sondheim, Lloyd Webber, and more — plus a Rodgers and Hammerstein sing-a-long! Free. (619) 702-8128.

Twilight in the Park Summer Concerts presents its final show of the season with San Diego oldies band, The Legends, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 27, Spreckels Organ Pavilion in Balboa Park, San Diego. 5:30 p.m. “Rock & Roll Finale,” with 1950s cars, hula-hoops and dance lessons at 5:30 p.m.

San Diego Symphony Summer Pops approaches its final concert showcases: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 27 with “Faithfully: A Symphonic Tribute to the Music of Journey,” and 7:30 p.m. Aug. 28-29 when Kansas vocalist John Elefante leads a lineup of talented veterans saluting celebrated rock bands From A to Z: Aerosmith to Led Zeppelin. Tickets from $22 and $27. (619) 235- 0804.

Todo Mundo brings the world music sounds of Rumba, Reggae, Samba and Middle Eastern Styles into an irresistible groove at La Jolla Concerts By the Sea, 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 30 at La Jolla Cove. Bring a lawn chair, blanket and picnic lunch. Free. (858) 454-1600.

Girl Singers of the Hit Parade, plays through Aug. 30 at North Coast Repertory Theatre, with the most beloved tunes from female singers — “Come On-A My House” by Rosemary Clooney, “Que Sera Sera” by Doris Day, “Is That All There Is?” and “Fever” by Peggy Lee, to name a few. Matinees and evenings, 987 Lomas Santa Fe Drive, Solana Beach. Tickets from $40. (858) 481-1055.

Gregory Page & Friends will perform at a free concert in honor of Balboa Park’s centennial 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29 in the park’s Casa del Prado Theater, 1600 Village Place, San Diego. Page has invited a group of artists to collaborate with him for this event including: John C. Reilly, Lou and Virginia Curtiss, Tom Brosseau and Sky Ladd.

Toy With It

■ The 15th annual Toy Piano Festival will be held 3 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 30 and noon, Monday, Aug. 31 in the Seuss Room of Geisel Library at UC San Diego. The toy piano collection at Geisel Library consists of actual instruments, commissioned scores, and extant literature and recordings for the toy piano. 9500 Gilman Drive at Hopkins Lane. (858) 822-5758.

Live It ‘Up’

■ The mind-teasing musical “Up Here” by Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez, runs through Sept. 6 in the Mandell Weiss Theatre at La Jolla Playhouse, 2910 La Jolla Village Drive, UC San Diego campus. It stars Matt Bittner and Betsy Wolfe and a zany cast of 19 who explore true love in this romp, directed by Alex Timbers. Tickets from $66. (858) 550-1010.

Special Events

■ Celebrate the hot and sassy Latin culture from Argentina to Spain and Mexico to Cuba without leaving La Jolla, when La Jolla Community Center presents Latin Night with dancing, music and food, 6:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 28. Dinner at 7 p.m., dancing at 8 p.m. Tickets: $28 ($25 members). RSVP: (858) 459-0831. 6811 La Jolla Blvd.

Treasure Chest Fest 2015, Green Flash Brewing Co.’s largest rare beer event of the year, pours out noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29 at 6550 Mira Mesa Blvd. Specialty, cask and barrel-aged beers. $50 admission includes 10 beer and 10 food pairing tasters — designated drivers $20. Proceeds benefit Susan G. Komen San Diego.