Happy 4th of JulyThe events listed bellow will be taking place in various locations in the San Diego County during July of 2007. For more information on any of these events please contact the Alexiou Team Realtors or call the phone number listed on the event. Have a safe and happy 4th of July!

The Art of Surfing – 7/1/07 – 7/27/07
The Oceanside Museum of Art will showcase, “The Art of Surfing: Classics and Legends from the Surf Archive.” Complete with displays of vintage decals, surf posters and photographs, this exhibition will examine the various aspects of the vibrant surf culture
found in Southern California. www.oma-online.org

O’Fest Sizzling Summer Beach Break – 7/4/07
This two-day festival includes a street fair, carnival and firework show. Takes place on Pacific Street and Mission Avenue in Oceanside. Street Fair lasts from 10:00 am – 9:00 pm; firework display begins at 9:00 pm.

Ally Cat Art Walk – 7/6/07 – 7/7/07
The 2nd Annual Alley Cat Art Walk will be a celebration of the budding arts district in Downtown El Cajon with art, music, food, gallery openings, and art demonstrations. Location: ally between East Main Street and Rea Avenue.

TGIF Jazz in the Park – 7/6, 7/13, 7/20, 7/27
Bring the whole family for some summertime music and fun! Celebrate its 22nd season with concerts in various Carlsbad locations. The free concerts, a favorite summertime activity for Carlsbad families, are sponsored by the Carlsbad Cultural Arts Office. The concerts take place every Friday at 6:00 pm through August. Call (760) 434-2904 for further information.
Stagecoach Park:
July 6 Rudy & The Red Hots – July 13 Plena Libre
Poinsettia Park:
July 20 Samba Mapangala & Orchestra Virunga – July 27 Big Time Operator

First Fridays Concerts: Acoustic Night – 7/6/07
Want to listen to the best in local music without paying a cover? Check out Concerts on the Green First Friday Concerts every First Friday of the month from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm. Location: Prescott Promenade, downtown El Cajon. (619) 401-8858

Art, Wine & Jazz Fest – 7/7/07
Art, art and more art! Event features local artists demonstrating on canvas, palette and sound. Location: Bernardo Winery (858) 487-1866

Encinitas Concerts by the Sea – 7/10/07
Event is located at Moonlight Beach from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm! These concerts are free to the public so be sure to bring your beach chair or blanket and come ready to listen to some of the best music San Diego North has to offer. (760) 633-2740 or www.cityofencinitas.org

Laugh Out Loud Comedy Series – 7/10/07
On the second Tuesday of every month this summer, the nation’s funniest comedians will perform their latest, side-splitting routines.
Loc: Pala Casino and Spa Resort. (760) 946-7252

2-day Civil War Reenactment – 7/12/07
Vista Antique Gas & Steam Museum will host a 2-day Civil War Reenactment from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm each day. The museum is located at 2040 N. Santa Fe Ave in Vista. (800) 587-2286

Jazz on the Green Concert Series – 7/13/07, 7/20/07, 7/27/07
From 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm the Jazz Concert Series will showcase some of the world’s most popular jazz artists in the Resort’s Tennis and Rec Center.
Loc: The Four Season Resort Aviara, Carlsbad. (760) 603-3773

The World Premiere of The House of Chaos – 7/13-7/29
San Diego Asian American Repertory Theatre in association with The Collective theatre company presents the world premiere of The House of Chaos by Velina Hasu Houston.
Directed by Peter Cirino. Loc: San Diego State University. (888) 568-2278

Christmas in July Artisan Fair – 7/14/07, 7/15/07
Enjoy 175 artisan booths boasting handmade crafts, jewelry, art, clothing, and more plus live entertainment, a food court, kid’s zone, and silent and live auctions.
Location: adjacent to the historic San Luis Rey Mission at 4070 Mission Ave., Oceanside. (760) 757-3232

FIRE EXPO 2007 – 7/14/07
Admission is FREE. The Burn Run Parade of nearly 100 fire trucks and fire engines will arrive at 1:00 pm. Enjoy live firefighting demonstrations, fire engine rides, a kiddie karnival, food, live entertainment, a fire and burn prevention education pavillion and much more.
Loc: Qualcomm Stadium.

52nd Ann. Over-The-Line Tournament – 7/15-7/16 & 7/22-7/26
Event runs two weekends in July. The game is softball played on a small field in the sand and is played by men and women from 18 to 80 years old. Pick a team, pick a name and don’t be bashful. That’s what it’s all about.
Loc: Fiesta Island. (619) 688-0817

Summer Concert Series-Oceanside – 7/15/07
KIFM’s 98.1 Annual Daytime Summer Concert Series Event from 3:00 pm.to 7:45 pm, the Oceanside Pier Amphitheater will host KIFM’s Jazz at the Beach. Fenced and seated, those 21 years of age and older are invited to attend. (619) 291-9797

Galaxy of Glass Show – 7/16/07 – 8/26/07
Opening reception is July 15 from 5:00 pm -7:00 pm. Showcasing a broad spectrum of hand-made glass from artists and artisans across the region. Works for sale include sculpture, furniture, vessels, jewelry, lamps, paperweights, perfumers and glassware.
Loc: Janice Griffiths Gallery at the Center, Fallbrook (760) 728-1414

Lecture & Discussion: Native American Photography – 7/17
Join Alexandra Harris (Cherokee), Curator of Historical Media at the Barona Cultural Center for a lecture and discussion on Native American Photography. The lecture begins at 7:00 pm in the Gill Auditorium in Balboa Park, San Diego. Seating is limited. Please call to RSVP and for more information. (619) 239-2001

Birch Aquarium Green Flash Concert – 7/18/07
Event includes music, great food and drinks from Rock Bottom Brewery can be purchased, and the setting sun combine to provide San Diego’s newest music experience. Ages 21 and up, 6:00 pm -9:00 pm.(858) 534-4109

Del Mar Thoroughbred Club 2007 – 7/18/07 – 9/5/07
The season opens July 18 and continues through Sept. 5. See horse racing at it’s best and try your luck at picking a winner!
Loc: Del Mar Racetrack. (858) 755-1161

Summer Pooch Party & Ice Cream Social – 7/21/07
The event will feature tasty frozen organic treats for all fourlegged attendees, goody bags for the first 30 customers, fun doggy games and contests, information and ideas on throwing a successful pooch party, valuable health and wellness advice from pet nutrition experts and giveaways.
Loc: Muttropolis La Jolla & Solana Beach. (858) 345-1008 x204

Sunset Cliffs, Ocean Beach Cleanup – 7/21/07
Help keep our beaches clean. Join San Diego Coastkeeper for a beach cleanup in Ocean Beach. Meet on the end of Ladera Street. Event is 9:00 am – 11:00 am.
Loc: Ocean Beach. www.sdbaykeeper.org

U.S. Open Sandcastle Competition & Street Fair – 7/21-7/23
Event is the largest sandcastle building competition in the United States. This festival encompasses a full weekend including a street festival, live music and entertainment. All events are free to the public, except for the Sandcastle Ball.
Loc: Imperial Beach. (619) 424-3151

Comic-Con International – 7/25/07 – 7/29/07
Comic-Con is the biggest comic book and animation event of the year, and it’s right here in San Diego. Location: San Diego Convention Center
Please call for entry price and other important details. (619) 525-5000

Taste of Fallbrook – 7/27/07
Sample food from approximately 28 local restaurants. In addition to classic cars and a great variety of food, there is music, wine gardens, infl atable slides for children.
Location: Main Avenue. (760) 723-2232 or www.fallbrook.org

Acura Tennis Classic – 7/28/07 – 10/5/07
One of the premier events on the worldwide WTA Tour. The 2007 tournament will include qualifying singles, main draw singles and doubles play. The 2007 Acura Classic will include the top women’s tennis players in the world.
Location: La Costa Resort and Spa. www.acuraclassic.org

Full-Moon Walk on Scripps Pier La Jolla – 7/28/07
Participants will learn about the structure’s history, take water samples, collect plankton, observe ocean conditions and study nocturnal habits of marine life. Takes place from 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm. Open to ages 9 and up.
Loc: Scripps Pier, La Jolla. Advanced registration required. (858) 534-7336

Grape Expectations – 7/28/07
Experience wine-tasting and dinner while enjoying music, dancing and live and silent auctions at the historic Adobe, the birthplace of Vista.
Location: Vista Rancho Buena Vista Adobe
Please call for further information or visit their website for more information. (760) 726-1122 or www.vistachamber.org

Professional Bull Riding – 7/28/07 – 7/29/07
Grab your boots and spurs! The thrills of Professional Bull Riding return to the Del Mar Fairgrounds for the third year. Tickets on sale online through Ticketmaster.
Location: Del Mar Fair Grounds

July Padres Games
7/2/07 vs. Florida 7:05 PM PT
7/3/07 vs. Florida 7:05 PM PT
7/4/07 vs. Florida 6:05 PM PT
7/5/07 vs. Florida 12:35 PM PT
7/6/07 vs. Atlanta 7:05 PM PT
7/7/07 vs. Atlanta 12:55 PM PT
78/07 vs. Atlanta 5:05 PM PT
7/16/07 vs. New York 7:05 PM PT
7/17/07 vs. New York 7:05 PM PT
7/18/07 vs. New York 7:05 PM PT
7/19/07 vs. Philadelphia 7:05 PM PT
7/20/07 vs. Philadelphia 7:05 PM PT
7/21/07 vs. Philadelphia 7:05 PM PT
7/22/07 vs. Philadelphia 1:05 PM PT
7/31/07 vs. Arizona 7:05 PM PT