Around Town: Coastal North County events, September 2016

Sept. 10:Sept. 10:

Sept. 10: The city of Carlsbad presents Family Movie Night Under the Stars, with movie-themed games and activities plus a free showing of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” at Stagecoach Community Park (3420 Camino de los Coches). The movie will begin at dusk, and families are encouraged to arrive at 5 p.m. to set up and enjoy the activities. The movie is free, and fun zone wristbands will be available for $6. For more information, visit and navigate to “special events.”

Sept. 12:

Sept. 14: The Encinitas Library (540 Cornish Drive) hosts a free concert from noon – 12:50 p.m. with Sonya Lee, piano, and Melina Kalomas, soprano. Kalomas starred in Grey Gardens the Musical at the Ahmanson Theater. They will perform two works by Eric Satie and selections from Grey Gardens.

Sept. 16:

Sept. 16: The Encinitas Library (540 Cornish Drive) hosts the Encore Saxophone Quartet at 7:30 p.m. The quartet performs musical styles from classical to modern jazz. For more information, visit For tickets ($14), visit

Sept. 17:

Sept. 22: A San Diego premiere of the documentary “For the Love of Spock” takes place at 7 p.m. at the Carlsbad Village Theatre (2822 State Street). The documentary covers the history of “Star Trek’s” Mr. Spock and the actor who played him, the late Leonard Nimoy. ”For the Love of Spock” is directed by Nimoy’s son Adam, who will appear in a Q&A. Tickets are $13.25 to $15.25. For more information, visit

Sept. 24:

Sept. 24: The city of Carlsbad will celebrate National Public Lands Day with a volunteer trail and park clean up at Hidden Canyon Community Park (2685 Vancouver St.) from 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. The city will provide tools, water and light snacks. For more information, visit and

Sept. 25: The Encinitas Library (540 Cornish Drive) hosts Cabaret Caccia: Planet Cole Porter with the Peter Sprague Quintet and vocalist Rebecca Jade at 7 p.m. Hear jazz, funk and ballads from composer Cole Porter with table seating and candlelight. Starting at 6:15 p.m., guests can enjoy complimentary wine on the patio at sunset before the concert. Tickets are $20 online; $25 at the door. Visit for more information.


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