Evening Special Events
Opera Wednesdays: 4 Year Anniversary Celebration!
Celebrate 4 years of sharing amazing music and talent! Listen to Southern California’s Top Opera Singers! The artists will consist of past and present Metropolitan Opera Competition Winners, active San Diego Opera performers and guest artists who have sung all over the world.
Complimentary refreshments, desserts and valet parking! $10 suggested donation.
Wed, Apr 11, 7-9pm. Doors open at 6:30pm. More info here.
Blues and Rock & Roll Dance Night|
Live Music by the Stoney B Blues Band!
Dance. Learn. Watch. Join us as a spectator, dance what you know, or arrive early to learn a few new moves. Either way, don’t miss the chance to envelop yourself in the magic of dancing. From Ella Fitzgerald and Muddy Waters to Elvis Presley, it is time to rediscover those great times. This new monthly event is presented in partnership with world-renowned dancer and Instructor, Alicia Quaini (www.madameblues.com). Alicia recently relocated to San Diego from Europe, and is ready to share her expertise. Alicia specializes in Blues dancing and aerials for swing and rock and roll. Arrive early to take a class before the dance begins!
Theme nights: In April we will celebrate Rock & Roll from the 50s…So dress it up!
Every Second Friday of each month starting in April. Bites and beverages available for sale.
Fri, Apr 13, 6:30-9:30pm. $10/person.
Canvas Design & Wine
with Award Winning Artist, Dottie Stanley
Canvas Design & Wine with Dottie is an upbeat creative class for both the artistic and not so artistic. Come learn the basics of acrylic painting from an award-winning artist, while enjoying the company of friends. The best part? You go home with a painting you can call “uniquely yours.” Not artistic? Don’t worry! Dottie will guide you through step by step recreating the nights painting.
Cost includes all materials. Registration Required.
Mon, Apr 16, 6pm. $25/M, $35/NM.
30: A Special Concert with Franky Romeo
Enjoy a very special night and intimate concert featuring Franky Romeo’s smooth vocals where he will also showcase his skills on the keys. The program will include great songs of yesterday and today.
Fri, Apr 20, Concert 7pm, Doors open at 6pm.
$20/person. Bites and beverages available for sale.
Social Bridge & Dinner
Enjoy a brief bridge lesson taught by Scott Farr, followed by 2 hours of play and a catered dinner at 7pm. The game will be scored using Chicago scoring with changes of opponents after every four hands. The event is for intermediate players.
Please register with a partner. Reservations required. Deadline: Apr 20.
Mon, Apr 23, 4:45pm – 8pm. $20/M, $25/NM.
Wine in the Gilded Age – Creative Wine Tastings!
California’s Gilded Age: a Golden Spike & Transcontinental Railroad Era
New wealth creates epic hotels and marvelous restaurants. Hear stories of the Gilded Age paired with outstanding new world wines. The Gilded Age, when America became a cultural force. Enjoy an evening series that will monthly feature memorable & adventurous wines or champagne from the world’s most interesting regions. Presented by Barbara Baxter, editor of Planet Wine. Limited seating. RSVP required.
Thu, Apr 26, 6:30-8pm. Introductory price $30/M, $35/NM.
Price includes wine tasting, lecture, hors d’oeuvres, and handouts.
Limited seating. Registration required. Tickets available here.
The Fourth Friday Jazz Series presents…
Robert Dove · Tyler Kreutel · Dean Hulett
Homage to Wayne Shorter
Wayne Shorter, world renowned saxophonist and composer, was a member of Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers and the Miles Davis Second Great Quintet. San Diego emerging tenor saxophonist Robert Dove and his trio pay homage to Shorter whose storied career encompasses 50 years of jazz innovation from bebop in the 40s to breaking new ground in the genres of hard bop, post-bop, fusion and orchestral jazz. Dove is a member of the KSDS Jazz Orchestra led by Gilbert Castellanos, as well as a co-founder of the Thursday’s at The Ken jazz jam. Accompanying him to present an energized night of music are Tyler Kreutel on drums, and Dean Hulett on bass.
Tickets include show admission, hors d’oeuvres, and free valet parking.
Fri, Apr 27. Reception 7pm, Concert begins at 8-9:15pm.
Pre-purchase: $18/M, $23/NM. Door $25/person. Tickets available here