Top Things to Do in San Diego – September 2-7, 2014

As summer starts to wind down, things are only heating up here in San Diego! Especially this upcoming weekend jampacked with these fun and family friendly top things to do.

Annual Julian Fall Apple Harvest

Julian Apples

Pick apples straight from the tree or enjoy the freshest apple pies durian the Julian Apple Harvest

Revel in the fall foliage and delight in succulent apples September through mid-October (or when apples are gone) during the Julian Apple Harvest when Julian celebrates the award-winning apples that helped it prosper after a short-lived gold rush in the late 1800s. Located only 45 minutes northeast of San Diego, this charming and historic mountain town offers homemade apple pie, apple cider, art shows and entertainment during this favorite time of year.

When: September through mid-October
> Find out more about the Julian Fall Apple Harvest

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25th Annual Sycuan Pow-Wow

Sycuan PowWow - Top Things to Do in San Diego

Immerse yourself in the dance of the Kumeyaay Nation at the Sycuan PowWow

What is a Pow-Wow? Originally a Pow-Wow or “celebration” as it was once called, was held in the spring to welcome the beginnings of life. It was a time for people to get together, sing, dance, renew old friendships and make new ones, and a time for young people to meet and court.

Where: 5459 Sycuan Road, El Cajon, CA 92019
When: September 5-7, 2014
Cost: Free
> Find out more about the 25th Annual Sycuan Pow-Wow

Cardiff Greek Festival

Be Greek for the day and enjoy authentic food, music, live entertainment, dancing, children’s activities and more for the entire family. The church grounds are transformed into a quaint Greek village atmosphere where you can experience: marketplace bazaar, food & beverage, live music & Greek dancing – Opa!, church tours, live auctions, a car drawing, and warm Greek hospitality.

Where: Sts. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church – 3459 Manchester Avenue, Cardiff by-the Sea, CA 92007
When: September 6-7, 2014
Cost: $3
> Find out more about the Cardiff Greek Festival

San Diego Blues Festival

San Diego Blues Festival

Enjoy live blues next to the beautiful blue waters of the bay at the San Diego Blues Festival

The annual San Diego Blues Festival will feature members of the Blues Hall of Fame, Grammy Award winners and many other blues acts. All proceeds benefit the Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank to fight under in San Diego County.

Where: Embarcadero Marina Park North – 400 Kettner Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92101
When: September 6-7, 2014
Cost: $20-$150
> Find out more about the San Diego Blues Festival

Fiesta de Kustom Kulture – Car, Bike & Low Brow Art Show

Fiesta de Kustom Kulture - Car, Bike & Low Brow Art Show Revving up in the heart of historic Old Town San Diego, Kustom Kulture brings together pre ’72 hot rods, street rods, customs, muscle cars, trucks and motorcycles! Hot Dog Kustoms “Artist Alley” featuring world-famous pinstripers and lowbrow artists. Live Music-Charity Art Auction, Trophy presentation, raffle & more!

Where: Old Town San Diego – 2415 San Diego Avenue, San Diego, CA 92110
When: September 6, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Cost: Free
> Find out more about Fiesta de Kustom Kulture – Car, Bike & Low Brow Art Show

Coronado MainStreet Garden Party

Historic gunn House - Coronado MainStreet Garden Party

Explore exquisite gardens during the Coronado MainStreet Garden Party

During the Annual Coronado MainStreet Garden Party, visitors will enjoy entertainment, silent auction & raffle prizes, tastings from Coronado restaurants, and no-host cocktails, wine tasting & Coronado Brewing Company Beers.

Where: Historic Gunn House – 1127 F Avenue, Coronado, CA 92118
When: September 6, 2014
Time: 5:00 to 8:00 PM
Cost: $75-$85
> Find out more about the Coronado MainStreet Garden Party

Brazilian Day San Diego Parade & Festival

This is touted as the largest Brazilian festival on the West Coast. A free, fun and family friendly festival, activities include a street fair with over 150 vendors, food court, kids zone and carnaval parade complete with floats. Music from Brazil is the sound for the day with 2 stages for bands and performing groups.

Where: Mission Boulevard and Garnet Avenue, San Diego, CA 92109
When: September 7, 2014
Time: 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Cost: Free
> Find out more about Brazilian Day San Diego Parade & Festival

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Brent Bernasconi

About Brent Bernasconi

I am a local San Diegan (though surprisingly, I do not know how to surf). While not at work, I enjoy biking, running, soccer, bocce ball, craft brew (I hope to make a batch of home brew one day), reading, movies, and a video game here and there. My goal is to set foot in as many states, countries and continents as I possibly can (I have hit 14 states, 9 countries, and 3 continents), though I will always call San Diego home. How would you describe your ideal San Diego day?So after a good night's sleep, first I would take the puppy for a nice long walk. Then I would pack the bicycle panniers with a picnic lunch for the wife and I and we would ride over to Mission Trails for some trail riding and then a lovely lunch under the shade by the river. After the ride home, a shower and a nap would follow. Once rested, we would head out to the Blind Lady and enjoy a local brew and some organic pizza.If you were invisible, where would you go?Area 51! I would love to know what they are doing that is so top secret.What is your favorite San Diego outdoor activity?So many choices, but if I have to pick one I would choose bikingrunningsoccerbocceball. Though sitting outside with a good book on a sunny day would come in close second.Do you prefer burgers and beer or linguine and red wine?Nothing could be better than a San Diego Craft Beer (Hess, Stone, Ballast Point, Automatic, and many many more) and a burger with onion rings and BBQ-sauce. Though you will often find me boiling some pasta with a glass of wine in my hand and Ratatouille on in the background.Latest music purchases for my iPod/MP3 player are…A few albums by Jonathan Coulton, the ultimate geek musician. If you get a chance, listen to Code Monkey.If you like, you can follow me on Twitter @bernasconi.

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