EVENT DATE : May 27, 10:00AM - May 27, 12:00PM

Crop Swap: Exchange fruits, vegetables, herbs and garden plants. For information, call 760-602-2038 Children’s Garden Dove Library. carlsbadca.gov

EVENT DATE : June 2, 5:30PM - June 2, 7:30PM

Bird lovers and families are invited to “Owl Howl,” the second in the 2017 Nights at the Museum series at the Discovery Center. The Raptor Institute’s live owl ambassadors will star in exciting presentations about the native raptor’s diet, behavior and howling skills, starting at 6:00 p.m. Swoop in for a fun-filled, family evening including crafts, pizza and lemonade. Free.  aguahedionda.org

EVENT DATE : June 2, 6:00PM - June 2, 8:00PM

Friday Night Live is on now through September, We welcome local musicians to the corners of Carlsbad Village Drive and State Street as well as Grand Avenue and State Street Friday nights. Bring a folding chair and enjoy everything from acoustic guitar and folk music to bluegrass and country, and make some new friends in the Village.  carlsbad-village.com

EVENT DATE : June 3, 8:30AM - June 3, 11:00AM

The City of Carlsbad will celebrate National Trails Day on Saturday, June 3 with an educational group hike at Carrillio Ranch Trails. Hear presentations about the natural habitat and wildlife near the trail and how trails enhance and promote an active, healthy lifestyle.  carlsbadca.gov

EVENT DATE : June 4, 7:00AM - June 4, 12:00PM

Tamarack Beach will come alive with this annual surf contest, bringing the entire community together for a day of family fun in a tribute to local pro surfer Banning Capps. The contest will encompass all abilities and ages, from groms to masters, and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Carlsbad.  statebeachclassic.com

EVENT DATE : June 7, 3:00PM - June 7, 7:00PM

The State Street Farmers' Market takes place in downtown Carlsbad every Wednesday. Enjoy fresh organic produce, locally prepared foods, handmade crafts, and live entertainment in the heart of Carlsbad Village on State St. between Carlsbad Village Dr. and Grand Ave.  carlsbad-village.com

EVENT DATE : June 10, 6:00AM - June 10, 12:00PM

Get muddy to support our Marines! This year’s Mud Run is June 10th and 11th with an anticipated attendance of 12,000 participants in both the 5K and 10K events, including civilians, active duty Marines and Sailors. All race proceeds go to support quality of life programs for military members and their families.  mccscp.com

EVENT DATE : June 15, 6:30PM - June 15, 7:30PM

Angie Keilhauer is an international touring artist known for her success on NBC’s hit TV show, The Voice. Born in El Salvador, Angie moved to Georgia at 11 years old and found her love for country music. Her most recent release, Wild, debuted at #5 on the iTunes singer-songwriter charts and #1 on the same chart in El Salvador. carlsbadca.gov

EVENT DATE : June 21, 10:00AM - June 21, 5:00PM

The Museum of Making Music is a proud participant in Make Music Day, a free global celebration of music held on the same day in more than 750 cities in 120 countries. Make Music is open to anyone and includes live music, family fun and a Jam-A-Long! All of it is free and open to the public.  museumofmakingmusic.org

EVENT DATE : June 24, 7:00AM - June 24, 5:00PM

The Bro-Am is a free celebration of community on the beach complete with surfing and rock and roll. The BRO-AM Foundation raises money for programs serving at-risk youth. The band Switchfoot started the BRO-AM 12 years for the kids in the community who are fighting for hope, to come alongside them and inspire them to keep going.  broam.org

EVENT DATE : June 24, 5:00PM - June 24, 9:00PM

Bring a swim suit and say Aloha to Summer 2017! Our floating obstacles and Key Logs will be out to test your balance and agility! The night ends with a special movie on the giant outdoor screen. Enjoy dinner at the Dive in Grill open during the event. Save time and avoid lines by picking up event wristbands in advance. carlsbadca.gov

EVENT DATE : July 31, 4:00PM - July 31, 9:00PM

Mitchell Thorp Foundation along with the San Diego Aviators present: "Pillars of Hope Tennis Smash” charity event. Enjoy this smashing event with dinner, live entertainment, silent & live auction. Those purchasing a VIP package (which is all inclusive) also get to watch tennis with the top professionals like James Blake, Shelby Rogers, Daniel Evans, Darija Jurak and Raven Klaasen.  mitchellthorp.org