ELEMENTS ROCK ART WALK The Elements, teenage rock band, will perform at the Oceanside July First Friday Art Walk, with a “Stars and Arts” theme from 5 to 9 p.m. July 7 throughout downtown Oceanside. For more information on The Elements performance, visit TheElements.band or follow on Instagram at theelements.band and Twitter at @BandTheElements.
NEXT BEST THING The Wilbury Experience, a tribute to the all-star band The Traveling Wilburys of the ’80s, will perform at 9 p.m. July 7 with the PettyBreakers at the Belly Up Tavern, 143 S. Cedros Ave. in Solana Beach. Tickets are $15/$17 by calling (858) 481-8140 or online at bellyup.com.
‘LITTLE PRINCE’ Carlsbad’s New Village Arts and Kids Act! present “The Little Prince,” based on the story by Antoine de Saint-Exupery with performances at 7 p.m. July 8 and 2 p.m. June 9 at the Schulman Auditorium, 1775 Dove Lane, Carlsbad. Tickets at the door. $5 adult / $1 child. For more information, contact New Village Arts: [email protected] or (760) 433-3245.
TICKET UP FOR AUGUST FESTIVAL Early Bird discounted tickets are on sale now at carlsbadmusicfestival.org for the beachside 14th annual Carlsbad Music Festival Aug. 25 through Aug. 27.
AUDITION FOR THEATER CAMP Theater Camp auditions will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. July 8 at the Village Church Community Theater, 6225 Paseo Delicias, Rancho Santa Fe. No appointment is necessary. Call (858) 756-2441, ext. 128 or email [email protected]
MEET THE ARTISTS A reception is planned from 5 to 7 p.m. July 8, with artists Virginia Ann Holt and Grace Swanson teaming up to display hand-painted silks and gourd art in the lighted cubes in the foyer of the Encinitas Library, 540 Cornish Drive, Encinitas. The show “Passion Colors Everything,” runs through Aug. 7. For more information, call (760) 753-7376. Library hours are: Monday-Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday-Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.
PUPPETRY CLASS Shadows in the Garden: Learn about puppetry and make shadow puppets 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 8 with Master Puppeteer Tania Yager and Farmer Jones at Alta Vista Botanical Gardens, 1270 Vale Terrace Drive, Vista. Class fee is $10 per person, ages 5 to 95. Pre-registration and pre-payment required at [email protected] or (760) 822-6824.
HEATHENS AT BELLY UP Band of Heathens will play at 9 p.m. July 9 at the Belly Up, 143 S. Cedros Ave., Solana Beach. For tickets and information, visit http://bellyup.com/ or call (858) 481-9022.
JACK IS BACK Cowboy Jack and his band will be performing at 5 p.m. July 9 at Heritage Park, 220 Peyri Drive, Oceanside.
DIRECTORS’ SHOW Twelve members of the San Dieguito Art Guild’s board of directors have installed a show, “What Makes Your Heart Sing?” in the hallway of the Community Center, 1140 Oakcrest Park Drive, Encinitas, to run through Aug. 23. The Community Center is open Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. For more information, call (760) 943-2260.
IPALPITI ORCHESTRA Get tickets now for the iPalpiti Orchestra soloists performances July 13 through July 16 at the Encinitas Library, 540 Cornish Drive, Encinitas. Tickets at encinitas.tix.com. Performers include Peter Mezo (Hungary) violin, Ofer Canetti (Israel) cello, Stephanie Appelhans (Germany) violin, Jacopo Giacopuzzi (Italy) piano, Victor de Almeida (Australia-Brazil) viola and Francisco Vila (Ecuador) cello.
FREE FAMILY MUSIC July’s free family music program, sponsored by the Friends of the Carmel Valley Library, will feature clarinetist Philip Lipton at 7 p.m. July 13, 3919 Townsgate Drive, San Diego, in the library’s community room.
SEASON CLOSER AT NCRT North Coast Repertory Theatre closes Season 35 with the comedy, “At This Evening’s Performance” with Opening Night at 8 p.m. July 15 at 987 Lomas Santa Fe Drive, Solana Beach. There will be a special talkback July 21, with the cast and artistic director. See the play Wednesdays at 7 p.m., Thursdays through Saturdays at 8 p.m., Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. with Sundays at 7 p.m., through Aug. 6. Tickets: Previews – $35, Weeknights – $46; Sat. eve. & Sun. mat. $50; Sat. mat. & Sun. night – $43. Seniors, Students, Military – $3 off admission. Call (858) 481-1055 or visit northcoastrep.org.
BLACK TIE AT THE MUSEUM Oceanside Museum of Art’s annual fundraiser, The Museum Ball, will be held from 6 to 11 p.m. July 22. This year’s black-tie gala is themed, “Puttin’ On The Ritz.” Tickets are $225 if purchased by June 30, $250 thereafter. For tickets, visit http://oma-online.org/ball2017/.
SEASON CLOSER AT NCRT North Coast Repertory Theatre closes Season 35 with the comedy, “At This Evening’s Performance” with Opening Night at 8 p.m. July 15 at 987 Lomas Santa Fe Drive, Solana Beach. There will be a special talkback July 21, with the cast and artistic director. See the play Wednesdays at 7 p.m., Thursdays through Saturdays at 8 p.m., Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. with Sundays at 7 p.m., through Aug. 6. Tickets: Previews $35, Weeknights $46; Saturday evening and Sunday matinee $50; Saturday matinee and Sunday evening $43. Seniors, students and military receive $3 off admission. Call (858) 481-1055 or visit northcoastrep.org.