Best Bets: A Quick Guide to Online and In-Person Fun and Experiences


The La Jolla Light features this continuing series of online activities to take on your computer or tablet, as well as local in-person events.

Conferences & learning

• Torrey Pines Bank presents its Fall Economic Forum 2021 at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, September 29, online. Economist Christopher Thornberg will discuss the state of San Diego’s regional economy under unprecedented conditions. To free.

Families & children

• The La Jolla / Riford Library presents “Virtual reality and coding” at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 25 at 7555 Draper Ave. The event, aimed at students in grades 5-10, uses hands-on technology to teach virtual reality, Python coding, and robotics. To free.

Arts & culture

• Warwick’s bookstore presents the zoologist Bill schutt at 4 p.m. Thursday, September 23, online. Schutt will discuss his new book, “Pump: A Natural History of the Heart,” in a conversation with Tiffany Fox, communications manager for the Department of Surgery at UC San Diego. To free.

• The Perry Gallery will host a open day at 5 p.m. on Friday September 24 at 2218 Avenida de la Playa, La Jolla. The event will feature new artwork from local artists as well as works from the La Jolla Art Association. Many artists will be present. To free.

• The Playa Gallery presents a reception for its “Vibrant expressions” exhibition at 6 p.m. on Friday, September 24 at 2226 Avenida de la Playa, La Jolla. The exhibition, a solo exhibition of Impressionist oil paintings on canvas by Cathy Carey, will run until Thursday, September 30. Free.

• The Historical Society of La Jolla presents “Trifecta: Art, Science, Patron” starting at noon on Saturday September 25 at 780, rue Prospect. The exhibition, featuring art inspired by science, runs through Sunday, January 16. Free.

• The ONE of the Quint Gallery presents works of brothers and artistic collaborators Einar and Jamex De La Torre from 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 25 at 7655 av. Girard, La Jolla. An installation of lenticulars and mixed media blown glass sculptures by De La Torres will be on display, including the central work of the exhibition, “Vodyanoy”. The exhibition runs until Saturday 23 October. Free.

The Salon de Musiques presents “Inner Journey” on Sunday September 26 at the Woman’s Club in La Jolla.

(Courtesy of the Salon de Musiques)

• The Music Show presents “Inner journey” at 4 p.m. on Sunday, September 26 at La Jolla Woman’s Club, 7791 Draper Ave. The chamber music concert will feature works by Bach, Beethoven and Schubert, performed by violinists Jessica Guideri and Ambroise Aubrun, violist Ben Ullery and cellists Taeguk Mun and Javier Iglesias Martin. $ 95.

• La Jolla Playhouse presents Innovation night at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, September 27 at 2910 La Jolla Village Drive. The event will honor Hale BioPharma Ventures Chairman and CEO David Hale at an evening showcasing science and technology innovators and performances from the String Theory ensemble. $ 250. [email protected]

• Arts District Liberty Station presents “Creative conversations with the imperfect” at 6 p.m. Tuesday, September 28, online. The event will feature Imperfects founder Michael Lynch. To free.

• The Athenaeum’s musical and artistic library continues its “The divine Dante” lecture series with “La Divina Commedia – Inferno” at 6.30 p.m. Tuesday September 28, online. Victoria Martino directs the series commemorating the 700th anniversary of the poet’s death. $ 16 per conference for Athenaeum members; $ 21 for non-members.

• The Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center presents the Joyce Forum Jewish Short Film Festival starting Friday October 1, online and at the David & Dorothea Garfield Theater, 4126 Executive Drive, La Jolla. The three-day festival will feature 25 short films from the United States, Israel and Argentina. $ 15 and more.

• The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library presents the first concert of its “Acoustic Evening Series with Jefferson Jay” at 7:30 p.m. on Friday October 1 at 1008 Wall St., La Jolla. The event, hosted and hosted by Jay, founder of the San Diego Music Hall of Fame, will feature Sue Palmer, Rob Deez and Jon Zampese. $ 15 for Athenaeum members ($ 39 for the three concert series); $ 20 for non-members ($ 54 for the series).

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The Athenaeum Music and Art Library will feature pianist Gustavo Romero on four consecutive Sundays starting October 3.

(Courtesy of the Athenaeum Music and Arts Library)

• The Athenaeum music and art library presents its 22nd edition “Summer festival” from 4 p.m. on Sunday October 3 at 1008 Wall St., La Jolla. The event, which took place in October this year, will feature pianist Gustavo Romero on four consecutive Sundays. $ 50 per concert for Athenaeum members ($ 192 for the series); $ 55 per concert for non-members ($ 212 for the series). Dinner options available.

• La Jolla Playhouse presents “The garden” until Sunday October 17 at the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theater, 2910 La Jolla Village Drive. The world premiere piece explores the complex relationship between two women. $ 25 and more.

• The Old Globe presents “Anonymous biography: the arguments of Juan Saer” until Sunday October 31 online. The five-part production, produced by Johanna McKeon, is available in English and Spanish. To free.

Galas and events

• The La Jolla Community Center presents “Canvas and wine design” at 6 p.m. on Monday, September 27 at 6811, boul. La Jolla. The class will offer the basics of acrylic painting with step-by-step advice, as well as a glass of wine. $ 20 for members of the community center; $ 25 for non-members. Registration required.

Do you have an event – online or in person – that you would like to see here? Send your prospects to [email protected] ??


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