EVENT DATE : August 1, 2:30AM
Del Mar Racetrack

San Diego's richest and most prestigious race is the $1 million TVG Pacific Classic. The first race was held in 1991 and is contested on a 1.4-mile track with horses ages 3 and up. DMTC.com

EVENT DATE : August 3, 2:30AM
La Jolla Music Society

SummerFest 2018 marks Cho-Liang “Jimmy” Lin’s final festival as La Jolla Music Society's music director. An outstanding roster of world-renowned artists and ensembles are gathering Aug. 3-24 to celebrate his 18 remarkable years. LJMS.org

EVENT DATE : August 11, 10:00AM
Liberty Station

ArtWalk at Liberty Station brings fine art outside under San Diego's sunny skies to create the perfect viewing under natural light and the opportunity to purchase artwork directly from the finest artists in the region. ArtWalk also features a shaded wine and beer garden and a street food area. ArtWalkSanDiego.org

EVENT DATE : August 21, 7:30PM
La Jolla Playhouse

Will Power returns to the Playhouse in a five-person full-throttle reinterpretation of Shakespeare’s Richard III. With England’s throne empty, Richard knocks down threats to his rule, fueling his insatiable ambition and paranoia. Even if he can be stopped, who can ensure it won’t happen again? Through Sept. 16. LaJollaPlayhouse.org

EVENT DATE : August 25, 8:00PM
Salk Institute for Biological Studies

Join the San Diego Symphony with special guest Leslie Odom Jr., the star of the Broadway hit Hamilton, at the Salk Institute's 23rd annual benefit concert. The evening includes a Champagne reception at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6:30 p.m. followed by a spectacular performance. Proceeds benefit the Salk Institute. Symphony.Salk.edu