San Diego Symphony Summer Pops' spectacular, crowd-pleasing finale. Tchaikovsky’s thunderous 1812 Overture conducted by Matthew Garbutt with special guests Navy Band Southwest, complete with booming cannons and fireworks over San Diego Bay.
At 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29, Saturday, Aug. 30 and Sunday, Aug. 31. | $22-$79.
An entire weekend devoted to all things banjo. There will be a concert from George Yellich's Ragtime Banjo Band on Friday, as well as film screenings, jam sessions and classes for adults and kids. See website for full schedule.
At 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30 and 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 31. | $5-$15.
Part of the Center's Cine en el Parque series, this film tells the story of Selena Quintanilla, a major figure in Tejano music who seemed poised to cross over into mainstream popularity in the U.S. until she was murdered in 1995.
Part of the Center's Cine en el Parque series, this film stars Robert Downey, Jr. and Jamie Foxx and is based on the true story of Nathaniel Ayers, a Julliard trained cello prodigy who developed schizophrenia and became homeless.