CALENDAR: Upcoming events in North Coastal San Diego


Village of Del Mar.

Live music. Mark Langford of Spanish Guitar Del Mar, 6 to 8 p.m. July 30, Del Mar Plaza Ocean View Deck. Free.


Del Mar Highlands Town Center.

Summer Concert Series. NRG (rock 'n' roll dance band), 5 to 7 p.m. July 31, amphitheater. Free.


Shows at Belly Up.

Happy Hour-Atomic Groove, 5:30 to 8 p.m. July 30; Dazed Confused with Wayward Sons, 9 p.m. July 30; Atomic Punks with I-90, 9 p.m. July 31; Kinky Friedman with Mojo Nixon, 8 p.m. Aug. 1. Belly Up Tavern, 143 S. Cedros, Solana Beach. Ticket prices vary. (858) 481-8140,


Shows at Anthology.

Paula Poundstone, 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. July 31; Anthology House Band, 7 p.m. Aug. 3; Paul Thorn, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 4. Anthology, 1337 India St., San Diego. Ticket prices vary. (619) 595-0300,


Athenaeum Summer Festival.

Pianist Gustavo Romero plays Chopin. 4 p.m. Aug. 1, Neurosciences Institute, 10640 John Jay Hopkins Drive, La Jolla. $25-$150. (858) 454-5872,




San Diego Junior Theatre premiere. July 30-Aug. 15, Casa del Prado Theatre, Balboa Park. (619) 239-8355,


"In the Heights."

Award-winning musical tells the story of a vibrant community in New York's Washington Heights neighborhood. July 30–Aug. 1, open-captioned performance 1 p.m. Aug. 1, San Diego Civic Theatre, Third and B Street, San Diego. Ticket prices vary. (619) 570-1100,


"Midsummer Night's Dream."

Director Christopher Ashley brings his unique, gravity-defying vision to this classic play. 7:30 p.m. shows, through Aug. 22, La Jolla Playhouse, 2910 La Jolla Village Drive, UCSD. (858) 550-1010,


"The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee."

Two-time Tony Award-winning musical celebrates the mania of competition as the funniest, most lovable 13-year-olds try for the title. Through Aug. 14, North Coast Repertory Theatre, 987 Lomas Santa Fe Drive, Solana Beach. $32-$50. (858) 481-1055,


Movies at the Library.

Last Tuesday of the Month series runs 2 to 4 p.m. "A Single Man," Aug. 31; "The Blind Side," Sept. 28. Film Noir Classics of the '40s and '50s start at 3 p.m. "Where Danger Lives," Aug. 13; "Tension," Sept. 10. Free. La Jolla Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657.

"Hairspray, the Broadway Musical."

Through Aug. 15, San Diego Repertory Theatre at The Lyceum, Horton Plaza. $29-$53. (619) 544-1000,


The Comedy Store.

Enjoy local and national acts. John Caparulo, 8 and 10:30 p.m. July 30 and 31. The Comedy Store La Jolla, 916 Pearl St., La Jolla. Ticket prices vary. (858) 454-9176,



Thoroughbred racing.

Seventy-first season at the Del Mar racetrack. Wednesdays-Sundays, with post time for the first race at 2 p.m. most days. On Fridays, first post is at 4 p.m. the first four Fridays and 3:30 p.m. the last three Fridays. Labor Day race card on Sept. 6. (858) 755-1141,


Book signing.

"A Biblical Feast: Ancient Mediterranean Flavors for Today's Table." 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 31, Earth Song Books Gifts, 1440 Camino del Mar, Del Mar. Free. (858) 755-4254,



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