The City: Top to BottomBottom Highlights, The City: Top to Bottom Thursday, June 28th, 2012
thursday, june 28
Once Upon A Wedding
Floating on the calm waters of Mission Bay is Once Upon A Wedding – the new interactive musical comedy dinner cruise. Step aboard the William D. Evans sternwheeler and enjoy a top show and gourmet meal all while cruising around picturesque Mission Bay.
Feel like a part of the family as the cast and crew welcome you aboard for a rip-roaringly funny evening of music and comedy like no other. The timeless tunes and family friendly dialogue cross generations to create an unforgettable night everyone will appreciate.
friday, june 29
Star Spangled Pops with Marvin Hamlisch
Get an early start on your Fourth of July celebration with a patriotic extravaganza complete with all-American hits from Main Street to the Great White Way. Mr. New York himself, Marvin Hamlisch, will lead the Symphony in a rousing happy Independence Day salute featuring John Philip Sousa marches, American Idol stars, a tribute to the military and a spectacular fireworks display.
saturday, june 30
Infamous for his skewering of political figures, Rich Little has charmed, amused, annoyed and lampooned politicians for more than 50 years. Some of his best impressions are of Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone, Dr. Ruth Westheimer, Jack Nicholson, Clint Eastwood and Dr. Phil. He’s been on every show from Ed Sullivan to David Letterman, so laugh the night away with one man, his band, and dozens of your favorite stars.
David and Dorothea Garfield Theatre, 4126 Executive Drive in La Jolla, 8 p.m., tickets from $35 assigned seating, 858-362-1348.
sunday, july 1
North Park Independent Bazar and Car Wash
Come and enjoy some shopping and get your car washed at the same time at the North Park Independent Bazar and Car wash at Queen Bee’s in North Park.
There will be all types of items to shop for at this one day event – everything from new jewelry and clothing items to gently used items and antiques. Free car wash with $20 purchase.
monday, july 2
Lyle Lovett and his acoustic group
Lyle Lovett is one of the all-time great American singer/songwriters. His voice is unique, but his antecedents are recognizable. In his work two roads come together; the trail blazed by the great Texas storytellers of whom Townes Van Zandt and Guy Clark are the best known, and the crooked highway navigated by sophisticated humorists such as Randy Newman and Tom Waits. Lovett’s first gift was to combine these two potent strands of musical DNA into a new genome able to generate songs as brilliant and double-sided as “If I Had A Boat,” “God Will,” “If I Were the Man You Wanted,” “Family Reserve” and “Her First Mistake.”
tuesday, july 3
View the paintings of San Francisco artists, Tim Craighead, Frances McCormack and Mark Perlman at their new exhibition, 3 Painters at the R.B. Stevenson Gallery.
wednesday, july 4
Fourth of July fireworks sail
View spectacular fireworks displays on San Diego Bay from aboard the Californian.
The Maritime Museum of San Diego is offering an end-of-day sail and then a fireworks cruise aboard the schooner Californian for the best fireworks views on the bay.
Maritime Museum of San Diego, 1492 N. Harbor Drive in San Diego, check-in 5 p.m., tickets $85, 619-234-9153, sdmaritime.org
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