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San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Gran Fondo San Diego Expo
April
(13) & 14   10:00 am - 5:00 pm

A cycling expo, in conjunction with the races, takes place in Little Italy and will have booths offering a wide variety of cycling and fitness gear, along with musical entertainment. Free admission.

Little Italy - San Diego, CA
County Administration Building - South Lot
1600 Pacific Highway, San Diego CA.

Info: Little Italy Association  (858) 668-1739  www.sdgranfondo.com


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San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
FREE Admission Day - Museum of Man
April 15   10:00 am - 4:00 pm

San Diego residents can visit the Museum of Man at no cost today. Learn how mankind lived throughout the centuries from cave-dwelling humans, through ancient biblical times, to modern day man. See authentic mummies, ancient artifacts, and hunting spears from across the globe. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Museum of Man
1350 El Prado - Balboa Park
Info: (619) 239-2001 www.museumofman.org


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FREE Admission Day - Museum of Art
April 15   10:00 am - 4:00 pm

San Diego Residents can visit the Museum of Art at no cost today. The finest art that San Diego has on display is here. Categories include American, European, Asian, and Contemporary. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Museum of Art
1450 El Prado - Balboa Park
Info: (619) 232-7931 www.sdmart.org


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FREE Admission Day - Museum of the Living Artist
April 15   10:00 am - 4:00 pm

San Diego Residents can visit the San Diego Art Institute Museum of the Living Artist at no cost today. This museum is dedicated to the advancement of visual arts through outreach, education, and exhibition. Enjoy the unique art displays and the Gallery Store. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Art Institute Museum of the Living Artist
1439 El Prado - Balboa Park
Info: (619) 236-0011 www.sandiego-art.org


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FREE Admission Day - Mingei International Museum
April 15   10:00 am - 4:00 pm

San Diego Residents can visit the Mingei International Museum at no cost today. You'll see amazing art treasures from around the world. The things you see here, you won't find anywhere else unless you visit the country from where they came. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado - Balboa Park
Info: (619) 239-0003  www.mingei.org


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FREE Admission Day - Japanese Friendship Garden
April 15   10:00 am - 4:00 pm

San Diego Residents can visit the Japanese Friendship Garden at no cost today. Inside, you can leisurely stroll through a delightful garden among flora, fountains, and fish ponds. Every turn takes you to a new sight to behold. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Japanese Friendship Garden
2215 Pan American Plaza - Balboa Park
Info: (619) 235-4541 www.niwa.org


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Oceanside Business Expo
April 16
   2:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Oceanside Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual business expo (formerly the San Diego Business Showcase). Connect with business owners from around the region; Build business relationships and strategic partnerships; Grow your business.

QLN Conference Center
1938 Avenida Del Oro - Oceanside CA
Info: (760) 722-1534 Details
www.oceansidebusinessexpo.com


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Del Mar National Horse Show
April 17
thru May 4

One of the most respected, distinguished and popular equestrian events in Southern California, the Del Mar National Horse Show presents three weeks of spectacular equestrian competition with international and national championship riders, draft horse, dressage and western hunter-jumper competitions.

Del Mar Fairgrounds - Del Mar Arena
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd - Del Mar CA
Fairgrounds Info: (858) 755-1161 Info Line: (858) 793-5555
www.delmarfairgrounds.com Map & Directions
Event Info:
Horse Show Office
(858) 792-4288 www.delmarnational.com Spectators


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
Race Legal
April 18
  5:00 pm to Midnight

1/8th Mile Street Legal Drag Racing. Race Legal is the safer and sanctioned track alternative to illegal street racing. The event takes place Friday nights, several times a year at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego. See Details link for schedule.

Qualcomm Stadium
9449 Friars Road - San Diego CA
Info: (619) 265 8159  racelegal.com  Details  More Info


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6th Annual Pechanga Chocolate Decadence
April 18  
7:00 pm -10:00 pm

Enjoy an array of chocolates and pastries while sampling a variety of wines from over 30 wineries, along with live music. Over a hundred domestic sparkling wines, champagnes, and dessert wines will be showcased. Admission: $45.00.

Pechanga Grand Ballroom
45000 Pechanga Pkwy - Temecula CA 92590
Info: (951) 693-1819  www.pechanga.com   Details


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"Wrinkles" by Greg Evans
April 18 & 19, 2014   8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
(Also: April 25 & 26)

A trio of retired couples find the gleam wearing off their golden years in this musical comedy written by San Diego's own Greg Evans, creator of the hit syndicated comic strip Luann. Set on one surprise-filled day in an active-living senior community, Wrinkles finds humor and heartwarming moments in the struggles and joys of aging, from its multitude of "senior moments" to social security, and from dealing with the generation gap to putting up with a long-term partner. Show dates: 4/18 @ 8:00pm, 4/19 @ 2:00pm & 8:00pm and 4/25 @ 8:00pm, 4/26 @ 2:00pm & 8:00pm

Swedenborg Hall
1531 Tyler Ave - San Diego CA 92103
Info: Different Stages  (619) 200-1744  (619) 200-1744
www.differentstages.biz  Details


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6th Annual Pechanga Wine Festival
April 19
   1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The most notable wineries from Napa Valley, Sonoma County, Santa Barbara, and beyond will offer a few hundred of their finest vintages. Also sample a variety of distinguished dishes from the award-winning chefs of Pechanga Resort & Casino. Live music. Admission: $65.00 / Designated Driver Ticket: $33.00

Pechanga Grand Ballroom
45000 Pechanga Pkwy - Temecula CA 92590
Info: (951) 693-1819  www.pechanga.com   Details


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4th Annual ACT Today 5K/10K Run/Walk & Family Festival
April 19   6:30 am - 11:00 am

Run, walk and help improve the lives of military children diagnosed with autism. Choose between the 5k, 10k (both chip-timed) or 1-mile-fun run. Register as an individual or organize a team. Cross the finish-line and celebrate at our festival featuring live music, Kid's Egg Hunt, wine & beer garden, 35+ booths and an awesome kids’ zone. Admission: See website

Tecolote Shores Park South - Mission Bay
1300 E Mission Bay Dr - San Diego CA 92109
Info:
ACT Today!  (818) 340-4010
www.acttodayformilitaryfamilies.org   Details


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7th Annual CityBeat Festival of Beers
April 19
   1:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Over 50 local craft brewers will be offering samplings from a variety of their homegrown beers. It's a beer lovers paradise where you can stroll from booth to booth and sample beer. The event is accompanied with music and tasty food. Admission $35.00 - $40.00. Proceeds benefit the San Diego Music Foundation.

El Cajon Boulevard - front of the Lafayette Hotel
between Texas & Mississippi Streets
Info: San Diego Music Foundation
(619) 549-2644  www.citybeatbeerfest.com


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Chicano Park Day Anniversary Celebration
April 19
  10:00 am - 5:00 pm

An historic public arts site, Chicano Park is recognized worldwide for its mural paintings of Chicano and Mexican history. The Park was established on April 22, 1970 by Chicano artists. The annual Chicano Park Day celebration features cultural music & dance, food, arts & craft vendors, kids (all ages) art workshop, and a classic low rider car display. Free Event.

Chicano Park, Barrio Logan
Cesar Chavez Parkway exit - under the San Diego-Coronado Bay Bridge.
Info: (619) 563-4661 chicano-park.org


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Taste of Hillcrest 2014
April 19
   12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Spend the afternoon satisfying your appetite as you dine in over 40 restaurants in the urban neighborhood of Hillcrest. Cost: $30 - $35. Proceeds benefit the Hillcrest Business Association.

San Diego - Hillcrest Neighborhood
Fifth Ave & Robinson Ave - San Diego CA 92103
Info: ((619) 233-5008  fabuloushillcrest.com


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EASTER SUNDAY


Sunday, April 20, 2014


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
Ragnar Relay So Cal
April 19 & 20   6:00 am - 8:00 pm

This is a 2-day, long-distance running relay race that begins in Huntington Beach and finishes at the Embarcadero Marina Park South. Relay legs are in a leapfrogging pattern and range between 3 to10 miles with varying levels of difficulty. Approximately 600 teams of 12 runners each are expected to participate. Admission $1,440 for a 12-person team.

San Diego: Fallbrook to Coronado Island
Info:
Ragnar Events, LLC
(513) 543-8435  www.ragnarrelay.com


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Fighting Parkinson's Step by Step
April 20   7:00 am - 1:00 pm

You can help those afflicted with Parkinson's disease by participating at this 5K walk and fun-run event where the proceeds will fund programs for research and services. Nearly 50,000 persons in San Diego are affected with this disease. This event is in conjunction with "Paws for Parkinson's Pet Festival," a Medical Expo, ans Health & Fitness Pavilion. Admission: $45 (13 to adult) / $20.00 (age 12 & younger) / $10 (dog).

Liberty Station - NTC Park
Luce Court - 2875 Dewey Rd
Info: Parkinson's Association of San Diego
(858) 273-6763  www.parkinsonsassociation.org


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Easter Eggstravaganza
April 20, 2014   9:00 am - 4:00 pm

One festive day, three ways to play! Between two dynamic egg hunts, beachfront brunch and pictures with the Easter Bunny, there’s fun to be had by all on April 20th!

Belmont Park, Mission Beach
3146 Mission Blvd - San Diego CA 92109
Info: Belmont Park
(858) 228-9283  www.belmontpark.com


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EARTH DAY


Tuesday, April 22, 2014
www.earthday.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
Free Admission Day - Automotive Museum
April 22   10:00 am - 4:00 pm

San Diego residents can visit the Automotive Museum at no cost today. Learn about the history of automobiles and browse amid vintage motor cars and other related items of interest. View photographs of unique custom-made cars. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Automotive Museum
Balboa Park - 2080 Pan American Plaza
Info: (619) 231-2886  www.sdautomuseum.org


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Free Admission Day - Hall of Champions Sports Museum
April 22   10:00 am - 4:00 pm

San Diego residents can visit the Hall of Champions Sports Museum at no cost today. View displays of original sports paraphernalia relating to football, baseball, basketball, soccer, golf, and other sports; many of which can be found no where else. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Hall of Champions Sports Museum
Balboa Park - 2131 Pan American Plaza
Info: (619) 234-2544 www.sdhoc.com


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Free Admission Day - Air & Space Museum
April 22   10:00 am - 4:00 pm

San Diego residents can visit the Air & Space Museum at no cost today. View aeronautical collections about mankind's ability to conquer flight, and replicas of historic planes such as the Spirit of St. Louis hanging from the ceiling as if suspended in flight. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Air & Space Museum
Balboa Park - 2001 Pan American Plaza
Info: (619) 234-8291 www.sandiegoairandspace.org


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FREE Admission Day - Pacific Relations Int'l Cottages
April 22   10:00 am - 4:00 pm

San Diego Residents can visit one of the International Cottages at no cost today. These are historic 1935 Exposition cottages plus 4 new cottages representing a total of 32 countries. Each cottage displays information and items unique to its country, offering visitors a window to their culture, history and traditions. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

House of Pacific Relations International Cottages
Balboa Park - 2160 Pan American Rd - San Diego CA 92101
Info: (619) 234-0739 www.sdhpr.org


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"Wrinkles" by Greg Evans
April 25 & 26, 2014    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

A trio of retired couples find the gleam wearing off their golden years in this musical comedy written by San Diego's own Greg Evans, creator of the hit syndicated comic strip Luann. Set on one surprise-filled day in an active-living senior community, Wrinkles finds humor and heartwarming moments in the struggles and joys of aging, from its multitude of "senior moments" to social security, and from dealing with the generation gap to putting up with a long-term partner. Show dates: 4/25 @ 8:00pm, 4/26 @ 2:00pm & 8:00pm.

Swedenborg Hall
1531 Tyler Ave - San Diego CA 92103
Info: Different Stages  (619) 200-1744 (619) 200-1744
www.differentstages.biz  Details


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50th Annual Lakeside Rodeo
April 25 thru 27

The Rodeo features seven major events: Bareback Bronc, Barrel Racing, Bull Riding, Calf Roping, Saddle Bronc, Steer Wrestling, Team Roping. New: Stick-Horse Racing. See website for ticket prices.
Rodeo schedule: Friday: 7:30 pm (Gates open at 6:00); Saturday: 2:00 pm & 7:30 pm (Gates open 12:30 & 6:00); Sunday, 2:00 pm (Gates open at 12:30). Parking donation of $3.00 benefits a youth organization in Lakeside. (Note: times posted above are tentative. Not posted on website yet.)

Lakeside Rodeo Grounds
Highway 67 and Mapleview St, Lakeside CA
Info: El Capitan Stadium Association
(619) 561-4331 www.lakesiderodeo.com Details


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Annual Lakeside Western Days Parade
April 26
   9:35 am - Noon

A festive parade filled with one of the largest equestrian participations on the West Coast. Bands, Clowns, Classic Cars, Off-Roaders, Queens, Princesses and local dignitaries. In conjunction with the Lakeside Rodeo. Route: Along Woodside & Main.

Woodside & Main - Lakeside CA 92040
Info: Lakeside Chamber of Commerce
(619) 561-1031 lakesidechamber.org  Details 2014


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22nd Annual Soap Box Derby
April 26   10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Youths age 8 to 17 will assist with the creation of soap box derby cars (fiberglass/wood) and race them down a 500-foot hill. The event teaches basic skills of workmanship, competition, and perseverance. Approximately 100 derby cars usually compete and cars will be transported to the top of the hill every few minutes. Admission: $25.00 (entry fee for non-city resident). Free (city of San Diego resident)

Skyline Drive
Between 61st & Omeara Streets - San Diego 92114
Info: Pazzaz, LLC  (619) 264-6870  www.pazzaz.org   Details


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Encinitas Garden Festival and Tour
April 26
  10:00 am - 4:30 pm

The Encinitas Garden Festival & Tour is an all-day celebration of community, gardening, and the horticultural heritage of Encinitas. Each year, the Encinitas Garden Festival & Tour visits one of the Encinitas' unique neighborhoods for a self-guided walking tour. Park in the Encinitas School District parking lot. Buses start leaving the lot at 9:45 am. See website for ticket info.

Encinitas School District Parking Lot
499 Quail Gardens Dr - Encinitas CA 92024
Info:
(760) 753-8615  encinitasgardenfestival.org


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29th Annual Linda Vista Multi-Cultural Fair & Parade
April 26  
10:00 am - 5:00 pm   Parade: 11:00 am

A cultural celebration offering food, merchandise, performances, and carnival rides. There will be a Kids Zone, Carnival Zone, Education Lane, and World Arts Village. This event is in conjunction with the Linda Vista Multi-Cultural Parade. Check website for additional details.

Linda Vista - San Diego
6900 block of Linda Vista Rd, (between Comstock & Ulric Sts)
Info:
Linda Vista Multi-Cultural Fair
(619) 746-8223  www.lindavistafair.org


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30th Annual Children's Book Party
April 26   8:30 am - 10:30 am

Children from the county of San Diego (grades K-12) are invited to attend a children's book party. All children will receive two free, brand new books. There will be entertainment and refreshments for all.

Balboa Park - Spreckels Organ Pavilion
Info: Reading Literacy Learning, Inc. (619) 266-4118
www.childrensbookparty.org  Details


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Pony Up for the Nice Guys Annual Charity Auction
April 26   5:30 pm

Annual charity auction to support San Diegans in need of a hand-up.
Price: $150.00

Del Mar Fairgrounds - Mission Tower
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd - Del Mar CA
Fairgrounds Info: (858) 755-1161 Info Line: (858) 793-5555
www.delmarfairgrounds.com  Map & Directions
Event Info: sdniceguys.com


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Walk For Wishes
April 26
  Reg: 7:00 am  Walk: 8:00 am

The Make A Wish Foundation provides an avenue for people to help local children receive wishes through donations and events such as this one. This family-friendly event is open to all and will feature a 1.5-mile course along San Diego’s beautiful Embarcadero Park. Post-Walk Participant Pancake Breakfast 10:00 am - 12:00 pm, plus activities, and entertainment for the whole family.

Embarcadero Marina Park South
200 Marina Way - San Diego 92101
Info:
San Diego Make A Wish Foundation
(858) 707-9474  sandiego.wish.org  Details


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March for Babies ~ San Diego
April 26   Reg: 7:00 am - Start: 8:00 am

This is a nationwide fundraising walk organized by the March of Dimes. Proceeds from this 5K (3.5 mile) walk will help improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth, and infant mortality. Admission: Suggested participant pledge/donation.

Balboa Park
2514 6th Ave - San Diego CA 92103
Info:
March of Dimes Foundation (858) 576-1211
www.marchforbabies.org


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28th Annual Varsity Scout Triathlon
April 26   7:00 am - 10:00 am

The Boy Scouts of America are hosting a triathlon for older boy scouts, girls, and advisors (age 13-adult). Participants will swim across the Enchanted Cove, cycle 3-laps around the Fiesta Island Roadway, and run one loop (2-miles) around the perimeter of Fiesta Island. Free to watch, jump up and down, and cheer them on!

Youth Aquatic Center - Fiesta Island
(Enchanted Cove, Fiesta Island, Youth Aquatic Center parking lot)
Info: Boy Scouts of America  (619) 298-6121 www.sdicbsa.org   Details


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7th Annual Garden Tour & Plant Sale
April 26
   9:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Ramona Garden Club will host its annual Garden Tour and Garden Club plant sale which features vegetables, tomatoes and strawberries, all locally grown. 7 great local gardens to visit and ooh and aaah over. Visit vendor and educational booths. Proceeds benefit scholarship fund and community improvement projects.

Ramona Library
1275 Main St - Ramona CA 92065
Info:
Ramona Garden Club  www.ramonagardenclub.com


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Annual Walk MS - Multiple Sclerosis
April 26   7:00 am - 1:00 pm

This 3-mile walking event is a great chance for teams and communities to come together for a fun-filled event while making a difference in the lives of those with multiple sclerosis. There are more 400,000 Americans living with MS. Join us for a fun, festival-like event refreshments, live music, and merchandise. Admission: Fundraising is encouraged.

NTC Park - 2455 Cushing Rd - San Diego CA
National MS Society - Pacific Chapter
Info: (800) 486-6762  www.mswalk.com   San Diego


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Pacific Beach Annual Charity Bocce Tournament
April 26
   Sat: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Bocce Tournament in Pacific Beach is back for its 6th year of action, entertainment and lively competition. Teams will enjoy complimentary food and beverages, raffle prizes and the thrill of playing Bocce Ball along the beach. Event benefits Pacific Beach community improvements.

Vacation Isle - Mission Bay
Info:
Discover Pacific Beach  (858) 273-3303
www.pacificbeach.org


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Dia del Nino
April 26   10:00 am - 2:00 pm

A free event for the public, there will be Ballet Folklorico, the Bookmobile, face-painting, wrestling exhibition, information booths and much more. Sponsored by Eastside Neighborhood Association and City of Oceanside Neighborhood Services Dept.

Joe Balderrama Park
709 San Diego St - Oceanside CA 92058
Info: (760) 470-5350  www.ci.oceanside.ca.us


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Taste of Temecula Valley
April 26
   11:00 am - 10:00 pm

Taste of Temecula Valley brings together area restaurants, wineries, microbreweries, and specialty food/liquor producers for a one-day tasting. Includes a large assortment of booths, entertainers, and family-friendly activities. The modest entrance and tasting fees support arts, science, and technology for kids in the Temecula school district. See Details link for ticket information.

Old Town Temecula Civic Center
41000 Main Street
Old Town Temecula, CA 92590
Info: (951) 694-6444  www.tvfee.org  Details


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Vintage Surf Swap Meet
April 26
   6:00 am - 2:00 pm

Surf Swap meet displaying and selling vintage surf items & surf memorabilia.
Event sponsored by the California Surf Museum.

Oceanside, CA
Pier View Way/Tremont St. parking lot
Info: (760) 721-6876 www.surfmuseum.org
www.ci.oceanside.ca.us


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30th Annual Mission Federal ArtWalk
April 26 & 27   11:00 am - 6:00 pm

The region’s largest outdoor art festival showcasing visual and performing arts. Includes paintings, sculpture, photography, digital art, mixed media, music, and dance. Art collectors and visitors interact with artists, view and purchase their artwork and enjoy an outdoor casual atmosphere. The fine art festival encompasses 18 blocks of downtown "Little Italy" San Diego where works are displayed in tents along the streets. A Kids Walk in Amici Park accompanies this event. Free event.

Little Italy - Various Locations
Info: Little Italy Association
(619) 615-1090 www.missionfederalartwalk.org


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Adams Avenue Unplugged
April 26
& 27   Sat: 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sun: 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This free event will feature acoustic music with live musical performances staged inside or around more than 30 restaurant and bars lining the neighborhood. Musicians will also perform on four community stages spread throughout the area. Takes place along a two mile stretch of Adams. Unplugged is free, but with $10 reserved seating this year.

Adams Avenue - Normal Heights
30th St / Park Place / School St / Mansfield St
Info: Adams Ave Business Association  (619) 282-7329
www.adamsavenuebusiness.com  Details


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6th Annual Beach Soccer Jam
April 26
& 27   Sat:10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sun: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

The ultimate beach soccer jam! What could be more challenging than playing soccer on a field of sand? If you're up for it, then this event is for you! The event is open to youth soccer players (age 8-19) and open matches for men and women players (age 20 & older). Free event.

East Mission Bay -Fiesta Island
Info:
Beach Soccer Jam, LLC
(619) 742-5087 www.beachsoccerjam.com


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Art Walk San Diego
April 26 & 27   11:00 am - 6:00 pm

An art walk where visual and performing arts are displayed in tents and galleries along the streets. View paintings, sculpture, photography, digital art, and mixed media and enjoy music and dance performances at the street corners. A special Kids Walk is at Amici Park.

Little Italy - San Diego
Info: Little Italy Association
(619) 615-1090  www.artwalksandiego.org


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Flower Show: Spring Bonsai Show
April 26
& 27   10:00 am - 4:00 pm

A flower show in Balboa Park will display unique bonsai plants. Bonsai plants commonly grow on the sides of cliffs in tropical climate and can be trimmed and shaped to look exactly like miniature trees. They can make a gorgeous centerpiece with or without added adornments. Bonsai demonstrations each day at 11:00 am & 1:00 pm. Free admission.

Balboa Park - Casa Del Prado - Room 101
Info: San Diego Botanical Garden Foundation
(619) 232-8232  www.sdbgf.org/shows.html


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The San Diego Wine Show
April 26
& 27   Sat 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sun: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Sample hundreds of selections from some of the Pacific Coast’s finest wineries, including Freemark Abbey, Orfila Vineyards, South Coast and many more. We are also showcasing wines from France, Italy ,Spain, and South America including Baja. Creative cooking demos and scrumptious samples from famed chefs. See website for prices and additional information.

Del Mar Fairgrounds - Paddock Green
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd - Del Mar
Fairgrounds Info: (858) 755-1161 Info Line: (858) 793-5555
www.delmarfairgrounds.com  Map & Directions
Event Info: www.sandiegointernationalwineshow.com


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Photo Video West
April 26
& 27   Sat: 10:00 am -5:00 pm
Sun: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Photo Video West is the "go-to" event for photography enthusiasts on the West coast. The weekend-long conference and expo offers valuable education, shared interests with fellow attendees, and the best deals for buying and selling photography equipment. Price: One-Day Pass: $12, Weekend Pass: $20.

Del Mar Fairgrounds - O'Brien Hall
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd - Del Mar
Fairgrounds Info: (858) 755-1161 Info Line: (858) 793-5555
www.delmarfairgrounds.com  Map & Directions
Event Info: (619) 312-1212  www.photovideowest.com


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San Diego Kids Expo & Fair
April 26 & 27   10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Fun and entertaining for the entire family. More than 150 exhibitors will have all things related to kids. The Baby Zone has tons of stuff just for your baby. Also featured: interactive activities, outdoor fair with a 200' Zip line and a coconut tree to climb plus video games and laser tag. Tickets: Adults: $8, Kids (12 & under) Free.

Del Mar Fairgrounds - O'Brien Hall
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd - Del Mar CA
Fairgrounds Info: (858) 755-1161 Info Line: (858) 793-5555
www.delmarfairgrounds.com Map & Directions
Event Info: (619) 269-9441 www.sandiegokidsexpo.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
Annual Encinitas Street Faire
April 26
& 27   9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Browse among 400 unique booths featuring a little of everything: arts & crafts, antiques, clothing, items from around the world, and more. In the spring, children's rides, four live stages, and the Karl Strauss Brewery beer garden guarantee that you'll find fun for the whole family at the annual Encinitas Street Faire, ongoing since 1983! See website for parking, location, etc.

Encinitas CA
Info: www.kennedyfaires.com/encinitas


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
Escondido Renaissance Faire
April 26
& 27
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

The age of chivalry will be recreated among the wonders of nature in an idyllic setting. Travel back to the 16th century and the glories of the reign of Elizabeth the First. Activities include several of Will Shakespeare's new plays, battle pageants, music in the streets, jugglers and hundreds of costumed re-enactors performing in this giant outdoor play. There is an admission fee, which covers all entertainment.

Felicita County Park - Escondido CA
742 Clarence Lane
Info: Gold Coast Festivals (805) 496-6036  Flyer
www.goldcoastfestivals.com/escondido_home.html


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
Spring Fling Arts & Crafts Fair and Car Show
April 26
& 27   9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Arts, Crafts & Car Show. Over 80 artisans offering handmade gifts, decorative accessories and artwork. Lion's Club Pancake Breakfast on Saturday from 7:00 am - 10:00 am (Adults $6 - Kids $5.). "Heartbeat Chevy Classic" car show Sunday 9:00 am - 2:30 pm.

Bates Nut Farm
15954 Woods Valley Rd - Valley Center CA 92082
Info: (760) 749-3333 www.batesnutfarm.biz   Details
www.heartbeatclassicchevys.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
Annual Coronado Flower Show
April 26
& 27   Sat: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sun: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The largest flower show held under tents in the nation. Exhibits are placed inside tents surrounding a central gazebo, which becomes the stage for continuous entertainment, announcements and trophy presentations. There will be a Beer Garden, serving beer and wine. Price: Adults: $5. Free for children under 12 and CFA members.

Coronado Village - Spreckels Park
Orange Ave (between 6th & 7th St) - Coronado CA 92118
Info: coronadoflowershow.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
22nd Annual Oceanside Days of Art
April 26 & 27    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Paintings, sculpture, blown glass, graphics, and more from over 120 artists will be on display along Civic Center Plaza and Pier View Way. It is a free event with a gorgeous ocean view that the whole family will enjoy. Sponsored by the Oceanside Cultural Arts Foundation.

Downtown Oceanside, CA
Corner of Coast Hwy 101 and Pier View Way
Info: Oceanside Cultural Arts Foundation  www.ocaf.info  Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
Annual San Diego EarthFair 2014
April 27
  10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The annual EarthFair in Balboa Park is the largest free annual environmental fair in the world showcasing a wide variety of causes, goods, and services pertaining to the environment and quality of life. Free to attend. All kinds of entertainment and things see and do including a Kid's Zone & Children's Parade.

Balboa Park - Multiple Venues
Info: (858) 272-7370 www.earthdayweb.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
Bridal Bazaar
April 27
   10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Annual consumer bridal show featuring wedding professionals such as photographers, DJs, musicians, videographers, cake and catering options, the latest trends in florals and decor, and much more! Admission: $12.00 ($2.00 discount coupon on website). Parking: $10.00.

Del Mar Fairgrounds - Exhibit Hall
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd - Del Mar CA
Fairgrounds Info: (858) 755-1161 Info Line: (858) 793-5555
www.delmarfairgrounds.com  Map & Directions
Event Info: Bridal Bazaar  (760) 334-5500  www.bridalbazaar.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
Multi-Cultural Earth Day
April 27   11:00 am - 7:00 pm

The World Beat Center will have an outdoor stage with world music and other performances in celebration of Earth Day. Celebrate planet earth with healthy foods, enjoy classes and lectures, and shop for craft items. A children's area will keep the kids happy. Free admission.

Balboa Park - 2100 Park Blvd
turf area near the World Beat Center
Info: Prophet World Beat Productions
(619) 230-1190  www.worldeatcenter.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
33rd Annual La Jolla Half Marathon
April 27
   7:30 am - 11:30 am

The La Jolla Half Marathon is one of America's most popular half marathons. Starting adjacent to the Del Mar Fairgrounds main entrance, (fairgrounds parking lot) the course follows a scenic route along the coast before reaching the challenging climb to the summit of Torrey Pines State Park. After leaving the park, the course continues the beautiful residential district of La Jolla Shores, and finishes at Scripps Park. Fee: $70 - $90. This event is in conjunction with the "La Jolla Shores 5K."

Del Mar Fairgrounds - Parking Lot
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd - Del Mar CA
Fairgrounds Info: (858) 755-1161 Info Line: (858) 793-5555
www.delmarfairgrounds.com  Map & Directions
Info: (858) 454-0777 www.lajollahalfmarathon.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
33rd Annual La Jolla Shores 5K
April 27   7:30 am - 9:30 am

Join this 5K run/walk (3.5miles), travel along a winding coastline neighborhood of La Jolla, and take in some wonderful scenic views of the ocean. The course follows a scenic coastal route before reaching the challenging climb to the summit of Torrey Pines State Park. The finish area is at Scripps Park for a celebration of activities and refreshments. Entry Fee: $30 - $40. This event is in conjunction with the La Jolla Half Marathon

La Jolla Shores - North Torrey Pines Rd
Info: In Motion, Inc. (760) 692-2900
www.lajollahalfmarathon.com
Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
Oceanside Days of Art
April 27   10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Days of Art is a festival which will include fine art, entertainment, food vendors, and children's hands-on art projects. Sponsored by Oceanside Cultural Arts Foundation.

Civic Center Plaza - Oceanside
330 N Coast Highway - Oceanside CA 92054
Info: (760) 433-3632  www.ci.oceanside.ca.us


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
North County Earth Festival
April 27   10:00 am - 5:00 pm

North County's largest Earth Day celebration with free & exciting attractions for everyone. There will be a Children's Eco Zone, environmentally-geared booths, food, and entertainment. Sponsored by City of Oceanside - Green Oceanside.

Downtown Oceanside
Info:
(760) 435-5021 www.ci.oceanside.ca.us


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
Walk For Lupus Now
April 27   Reg: 8:30 am   5K: 10:00 am - 11:30

Lupus is an autoimmune disease that affects more than 1.5 million Americans. This walk is to bring awareness about lupus while promoting physical activity for a healthy lifestyle. Proceeds from the event support the Lupus Foundation of America for research and support programs. Admission: participant fundraising.

Mission Bay Park - De Anza Cove
3000 East Mission Bay Dr
Info: Lupus Founation of America
(310) 617-2835  www.lupus.org  Details


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San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
Del Mar Electronics and Design Show
April 30 thru May 1   Wed 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
(Reception 5:00-7:00 pm)   Thur 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

This is the Place to Be for those who design, manufacture or test products. This show will take place in Bing Crosby Hall, Seaside Pavilion and Exhibit Hall. Free admission and free parking for this event.

Del Mar Fairgrounds - Multiple Locations
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd - Del Mar CA
Fairgrounds Info: (858) 755-1161 Info Line: (858) 793-5555
www.delmarfairgrounds.com  Map & Directions
Event Info: www.vts.com/delmar


May 2014 ~ San Diego Events
Extended  ~  Upcoming  ~  Ongoing  ~  Annual  ~  Previous Month

THIS WEEK MAY 1 - 4

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San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
Del Mar National Horse Show
April 17 thru May 4

One of the most respected, distinguished and popular equestrian events in Southern California, the Del Mar National Horse Show presents three weeks of spectacular equestrian competition with international and national championship riders, draft horse, dressage and western hunter-jumper competitions.

Del Mar Fairgrounds - Del Mar Arena
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd - Del Mar CA
Fairgrounds Info: (858) 755-1161 Info Line: (858) 793-5555
www.delmarfairgrounds.com Map & Directions
Event Info:
Horse Show Office
(858) 792-4288 www.delmarnational.com Spectators


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
FREE Admission Day - Reuben H. Fleet Science Center
May 1   11:00 am - 4:00 pm

San Diego Residents can visit the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center at no cost today. A hands-on exploration of science: learn the secrets of how certain things work, how optical illusions are created, how sound travels, how rain happens, and more. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Reuben H. Fleet Science Center
1875 El Prado - Balboa Park
Info: (619) 238-1233  www.rhfleet.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
FREE Admission Day - Natural History Museum
May 1   10:00 am - 5:00 pm

San Diego Residents can visit the Natural History Museum at no cost today. Come and see exhibits of animals, birds, reptiles, insects water mammals, fish, and more. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Natural History Museum
1788 El Prado - Balboa Park
Info: (619) 232-3821  www.museumofman.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
FREE Admission Day - Model Railroad Museum
May 1   11:00 am - 4:00

San Diego Residents can visit the Model Railroad Museum at no cost today. See and hear miniature trains traveling along on tracks around an amazing miniature city. A showcase of photographs and model railroad paraphernalia will be on display. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Model Railroad Museum
1649 El Prado - Balboa Park
Info: (619) 696-0199   www.sdmrm.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
FREE Admission Day - Museum Centro Cultural de la Raza
May 1   12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

San Diego Residents can visit the Museum Centro Cultural de la Raza at no cost today. The museum preserves Chicano, Mexican, and indigenous art and culture through dance, music, film, and educational tours. View colorful outdoor murals that provide a preview to the art gallery. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Centro Cultural de la Raza
2004 Park Blvd - Balboa Park
Info: (619) 235-6135  www.centroraza.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
Golf Mart: Tent Sale / Demo Day
May 1 thru 4   10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Huge tent sale and demo day under the tent for discounts on clothing, equipment, and accessories. Saturday and Sunday (May 3 & 4) all major club companies will be on site with the latest equipment and fitting options. Free admission.

Del Mar Fairgrounds
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd - Del Mar CA
Fairgrounds Info: (858) 755-1161 Info Line: (858) 793-5555
www.delmarfairgrounds.com   Map & Directions
Event Info: www.delmargolfcenter.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
Race Legal
May 2
& 16 & 30   5:00 pm to Midnight

1/8th Mile Street Legal Drag Racing. Race Legal is the safer and sanctioned track alternative to illegal street racing. The event takes place Friday nights, several times a year at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego. See Details link for schedule.

Qualcomm Stadium
9449 Friars Road - San Diego CA
Info: (619) 265 8159  racelegal.com  Details  More Info


Includes Weekend

San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
The Del Mar Antique Show
May 2 thru 4   Fri & Sat: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sun: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

More than 250 premier antique dealers from all over California and the western United States will be selling the finest in antiques & collectibles, including all types of glass, pottery, paper ephemera, crystal, jewelry, art, silver, Americana, primitives, American and European furniture, and much more. Appraisal service will be available for $5 per item. Price: Adults, $8.00; $5.00 with coupon; 17 and younger free with paid adult.

Del Mar Fairgrounds - O'Brien Hall
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd - Del Mar CA
Fairgrounds Info: (858) 755-1161 Info Line: (858) 793-5555
www.delmarfairgrounds.com    Map & Directions
Event Info: Calendar Antique Shows
(800) 943-7501  www.calendarshows.com


Includes Weekend

San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
31st Annual Old Town Cinco de Mayo
May 2
thru 4   Fri: All Day Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Old Town comes alive with a celebration of art, culture, and history of the 1800's. 3 Live Music Stages, Two Cantina Beer Gardens, Low Rider Car Show, Children’s Area, Soccer competition, Drink & Food Specials at over ten of Old Town's Restaurants & Cantinas and much more. Be sure to take a ride in a stagecoach or explore the museums and the specialty stores that Old Town San Diego has to offer. Free event.

Old Town State Historical Park
San Diego Ave / Harney St / Twiggs St / Conde St - San Diego CA
Info: Old Town San Diego Chamber of Commerce
(619) 233-5008 (McFarlane)  www.fiestaoldtown.com


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San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
Barrio Logan Grand Prix Health Fair
May 3
  9:00 am - 12:00 pm

A health fair that is offering FREE screenings for cholesterol, blood pressure, and diabetes; plus vision, dental, and pregnancy testing. Enjoy music and refreshments. There will also be a jumper for the kids, and $6,000 in prizes. A free event. (In conjunction with the "Barrio Logan Grand Prix Bicycle Race").

Logan Heights Family Health Center parking lot
1809 National Ave
Info: San Diego Bicycle Club
(619) 940-5732  www.sdbc.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
Annual Barrio Logan Grand Prix Bicycle Race
May 3   7:15 am - 5:00 pm

A day of fast-paced bicycle racing by pro racers, top-level amateurs, and a fun children's cycling event. In conjunction with the Barrio Logan Grand Prix Health Fair. See website for entry fees.

Barrio Logan - San Diego CA
(Newton Ave - Beardsley St - Main St - Sigsbee St - Newton Ave)
Info:
San Diego Bicycle Club
(619) 940-5732  www.sdbc.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
23rd Annual Pug Party
May 3
   10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Come to Pug Rescue of San Diego County’s biggest fundraiser of the year and enjoy a fun-filled day with your pug(s) and family at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. Approximately 500 Pugs are expected to attend. Pug contests & numerous activities and fun things to do. See website for admission & entry fees.

Del Mar Fairgrounds - Infield Pavillion
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd - Del Mar
www.delmarfairgrounds.com  Map & Directions
Info:
(619) 685-3580
www.pugbutts.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
Junior League of San Diego Food & Wine Festival
May 3
   1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Junior League of San Diego's signature fundraiser--a derby-themed event. Delight in food and drinks from over 50 of San Diego's best restaurants and beverage purveyors. Enjoy live music, Kentucky Derby viewing, win-place-show raffle, and Derby Day contests. Admission: $85 (general) / $140 (VIP).

La Jolla - Ellen Browning Scripps park
1155 Coast Blvd - at La Jolla Cove, near Coast Blvd
Info: Junior League of San Diego
(858) 752-7097  www.jlsdfoodandwine.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
$100,000 Grand Prix of Del Mar
May 3   6:45 pm

An evening filled with exciting competition! World class horses and riders will again set the bar very high as they vie for this prestigious title and hefty paycheck. See event website for admission.

Del Mar Fairgrounds - Arena Complex
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd - Del Mar CA
Fairgrounds Info: (858) 755-1161 Info Line: (858) 793-5555
www.delmarfairgrounds.com   Map & Directions
Event Info: (858) 792-4288  www.delmarnational.com   Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
2014 Annual NAMI Walk & 5K Run
May 3   Reg: 7:30 am   5K: 9:00 am

Participants can enjoy a beautiful day with exercise that does double duty. One in five people will be treated for a biological brain disorder at some point in life, and this national 5K/Walking event for individuals or teams aims to erase stigma and educate people about mental health. A small resource fair accompanies the event plus activities for children. See website for registration..

NTC Park - Liberty Station
2455 Cushing Rd - San Diego CA 92106
Info:
National Alliance on Mental Health
(619) 543-1434  www.namisandiego.org   Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
6th Annual Temecula Special Games
May 3
   9:30 am - 1:00 pm

This event will be open to athletes of all ages with developmental disabilities. Athletes will participate in opening ceremonies, a variety of non-competitive games and sporting events and closing ceremonies. Athletes will also enjoy a sponsored lunch. Athlete registration is required; deadline April25.

Great Oak High School Football Stadium
32555 Deer Hollow Way - Temecula CA 92592
Info: (951) 294-6450  www.cityoftemecula.org   Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
IWSRA San Diego Marathon
May 3 & 4   Sat: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm    Sun: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

A two-day Water Ski Racing event. This is a qualifying series for water skiers who are looking to become a member of the US Water Ski Racing Team. This team will participate in the 19th World Water Ski Racing Championships in New Zealand, May 2015. Come and watch them compete. Free admisson

East & West Mission Bay
(in water between Ski Beach , Crown Point, Fiesta Island)
Info: International Water Ski Racing Association
(714) 994-4572  www.nwsra.net


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
Escondido Renaissance Faire
May 3
& 4   10:00 am - 6:00 pm

The age of chivalry will be recreated among the wonders of nature in an idyllic setting. Travel back to the 16th century and the glories of the reign of Elizabeth the First. Activities include several of Will Shakespeare's new plays, battle pageants, music in the streets, jugglers and hundreds of costumed re-enactors performing in this giant outdoor play. There is an admission fee, which covers all entertainment.

Felicita County Park - Escondido CA
742 Clarence Lane
Info: Gold Coast Festivals (805) 496-6036
www.goldcoastfestivals.com/escondido_home.html


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
San Diego Ho' Olaue'a Festival
May 3 & 4   9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Ho' Olaule'a/Keiki Festival: Observe a reenactment of the historical Hawaiian greeting from sea to shore, then enter an Island Village for entertainment, food, flowers, crafts, and more. Opportunity drawings and cultural workshops. Admission: Free.

East Mission Bay - De Anza Cove
3000 East Mission Bay Dr
Info: Hui Lima Hana Elua
(760) 807-5567  www.sdhoolaulea.com  Flyer


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
5th Annual Ramona Bluegrass & Old West Festival
May 3 & 4   See website for schedule

Top performers and bands, day & night jam sessions, fireside storytelling,
and overnight camping. Tons more info & tickets at Ramona Rodeo website.

Ramona Rodeo Grounds - Fred Grand Arena
421 Aqua Lane - Ramona, CA 92065
Info: (760) 789-6173  ramonabluegrassfest.com   Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
Flower Show: Irises
May 3 & 4   10:00 am - 4:00 pm

San Diego Iris Society Annual Spring Show & Potted Iris Sale. A large variety of potted irises will be available for sale. Members will be on hand to answer questions about growing irises. Come early for best selection of potted irises - this is the perfect time to add beautiful irises to your Spring garden. Admission: Free.

Balboa Park - Casa Del Prado
(Room 101) - San Diego CA 92101
Info:
San Diego Iris Society
www.sandiegoirissociety.org  www.sdbgf.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
March to Feed Homeless Veterans
May 4   6:00 am - 4:00 pm

This event is to collect non-perishable food items for local homeless persons. There are two elements that you can choose from: a 5K run or a more strenuous 30K walk carrying 25-pounds. Admission: $30

Torrey Santa Fe Rd - San Diego
7535 Torrey Santa Fe Rd - San Diego CA
Info: SDSU Student Club (619) 321-8526


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
24th Annual MotorCars on MainStreet
May 4
1  0:00 am - 3:00 pm

Convertibles, roadsters, trucks, street rods and other custom rides -- all of which rolled out of the factory before 1973. More than 400 entrants will compete for the title of Best in Show.

Downtown Coronado, CA
Isabella & Orange Avenues
Info: (619) 437-0254
www.coronadomainstreet.com Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
Faith In Action Run
May 4   7:30 am - 10:30 am

A 5K and a 1-mile fun run organized by Grace Point Church to obtain funding to help fight against child trafficking and exploitation. The recipient is Love 146; an organization for international justice. Admission: $40 (5K) / $25 (1-mile fun run).

Grace Point Church
13340 Hayford Way - San Diego CA
Info: Grace Point Church - San Diego
(858) 841-0424 ext 208  www.gracepointsd.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
Carlsbad Spring Village Faire
May 4
  8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The largest one-day fair in California. Features hundreds of exhibitors with a little of everything such as arts & crafts, antiques, clothing, a large variety of food stands serving International foods, and children's rides, and more. See website for parking, location, etc.

Carlsbad Village - Carlsbad CA
Info: Kennedy & Assoc. (760) 945-9288
www.kennedyfaires.com/carlsbad


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
Safari Park Half Marathon & 10K
May 4
   7:00 am - 1:00 pm

A rare opportunity to go on Safari in the San Pasqual Valley while taking on the challenge of a half marathon, with views of the wine country, lush landscapes, and then, inside the Zoo's Safari Park where you'll find giraffes, elephants, zebras, and more. The 10K also travels the surrounding areas and finishes inside the Safari Park. See website for admission fee.

Westfield North County Mall
at San Bear Valley Dr, then on to Safari Park
Info: San Diego Zoo Global
(310) 821-7898 www.safariparkhalf.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
Annual Fiesta de los Penasquitos
May 4   11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Rancho Penasquitos is hosting a community festival showcasing local musicians, arts & crafts, businesses, schools, and service organizations. People of all ages can have a fun day at this free event. Enjoy food, drink, carnival rides, a car show, and a Kids Pavilion. Free admission.

Rancho Penasquitos
Black Mountain Rd between Twin Trails Dr & Carmel Mountain Rd
Info: Rancho Penasquitos Town Council
(619) 994-8687  www.rpcouncil.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
24rd Annual Vintage Alpine
May 4
   1:00 pm - 4:00 pm.

Sample premium wines from California and the World at one of the largest events of its kind in San Diego County, where all proceeds of Vintage Alpine are used to provide services and programs for the children of San Diego. Taste the best from restaurants throughout the County as you explore the gardens of Summers Past Farms. Find some of your favorites on our list of participating wineries. Vintage Alpine also features relaxing live music in a beautiful garden setting, and a silent auction.

Summers Past Farms
15602 Olde Highway 80 - Flinn Springs CA 92021
Info: (619) 445-2183 or (619) 971-5215
www.vintagealpine.org  Flyer


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
Annual Spring Sprint Triathlon & Duathlon
May 4   6:45 am - 11:00 am

Novice and experienced athletes can compete individually or as a team, with two courses to choose from. The Spring Sprint Triathlon: a 1/4-mile swim, 9-mile cycle, and 3-mile run. The Duathlon: a 1-mile run, 9-mile cycle, and 3-mile run. There will also be a Mini-Sprint Course and a Itsy Bitsy Course offered. See website for entry fees.

Mission Bay - South Shores Park & Fiesta Island
Info: KOZ Enterprises (858) 268-1250
www.kozenterprises.com  Details


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San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
9th Annual Wounded Marine Golf Classic
May 5
   7:00 am

Annual Duncan L. Hunter Wounded Marine Golf Classic at the Cottonwood Golf Club. The tournament benefits wounded Army, Navy and Marine Corps personnel. 7:00 am Sign-in & Continental Breakfast. 8:00 am Shotgun Start. 1:00 pm Lunch & Awards ceremony. $99 cart, breakfast & lunch.

Cottonwood Golf Club
3121 Willow Glen Rd - El Cajon CA
Info: www.cottonwoodgolf.com
San Diego Armed Services YMCA  Flyer & Registration


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
Cinco de Mayo 5-Mile Race
May 7   6:15 pm

Join a 5-mile evening race at Lake Miramar. The course is a full loop around the entire lake on a blacktop roadway that is fairly flat. Awards will be given to the 1st place finishers in various age divisions. This race benefits Mission Vista High School XC teams & S D City lakes. See entry form on website for registration fees.

Lake Miramar
(meet at the parking lot near the concession stand)
Info: Mission Vista High School/North County Roadrunners
(760) 723-3257  www.northcountyroadrunners.com   Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
Modern San Diego at MOPA
May 8, 2014   6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

MOPA and Modern San Diego present a deeper look into Lynn G. Fayman: A Colorful Life. Enjoy a hosted reception followed by a discussion about Fayman’s contribution to San Diego art and culture, led by David Hampton, accompanied by a presentation of important and never before seen Fayman works by MOPA’s Assistant Curator Chantel Paul. ($10 Donation *Additional donations will help support the Lynn G. Fayman Archive).

Museum of Photographic Art
1649 El Prado - San Diego, CA 92101
Info: Museum of Photographic Arts
Melissa Pfeiffer (619) 238-7559 ext 290
www.mopa.org
Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
FREE Admission Day - Museum of Photographic Arts
May 8   9:30 am - 3:00 pm

San Diego Residents can visit the San Diego Museum of Photographic Arts at no cost today. The Museum is devoted to collecting, preserving and exhibiting the entire spectrum of the photographic medium: photography, film and video and addresses cultural, historical, and social issues through its exhibitions and public programs. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Museum of Photographic Arts
Balboa Park - Casa De Balboa Bldg
1649 El Prado San Diego CA 92101
Info: (619) 238-7559  www.mopa.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
FREE Admission Day - Veteran's Museum
& Memorial Center

May 8   9:30 am - 3:00 pm

San Diego Residents can visit the San Diego Veterans Museum and Memorial Center at no cost today. The Veterans Memorial Center, Inc. was formed to honor and perpetuate the memories of all men and women who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States of America. The Museum presents a permanent, rotating, and visiting exhibits of patriotic, military and war-related memorabilia, artifacts, photographs, and other artwork. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Veterans Museum and Memorial Center
Balboa Park - Old Navy Chapel - Inspiration Point
2115 Park Blvd San Diego CA 92101
Info: (619) 239-2300  www.sdvmc.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
FREE Admission Day - Museum of San Diego History
May 8   9:30 am - 3:00 pm

San Diego Residents can visit the Museum of San Diego History at no cost today. The museum contains a collection of intriguing exhibitions that chronicle San Diego’s diverse history and houses over 45 million pieces of paper and 2.5 million images that document the people, places and events of San Diego’s past. It is also the headquarters of the San Diego Historical Society and home to the Society's Research Library. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Museum of San Diego History
Balboa Park - Casa De Balboa Bldg
1649 El Prado San Diego CA 92101
Info: (619) 238-7559  Website


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Tax Tips for the Food Industry
May 8
, 2014   10:00 am - 11:00 am

Attend a FREE food industry Webinar presented by the California State Board of Equalization (BOE) and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Topics include: BOE--Tax Information for Restaurants/Food Industry: Provides a basic understanding of the sales and use tax law, recordkeeping requirements, and tips on avoiding common mistakes, Plus IRS--Negotiating the Landscape of Tips: IRS tip related employment tax rules and updates for food and beverage establishments for Form 8027, and much more.

Info: Presented by the BOE and the IRS
www.boe.ca.gov/seminars   Invitation   Registration


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5th Annual Taste of Cardiff
May 8   5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

The Cardiff 101 Main Street is pleased to present the 5th Annual Taste of Cardiff. Walk or bike, sample local foods, then vote for your favorite. Live music stations to entertain you along the way. See website for ticket information.

Cardiff-by-the-Sea, CA
Info:
Cardiff 101 Main Street
www.tasteofcardiff.com


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13th Annual Gator by the Bay
May 8
thru 11   See Website for times

Zydeco, Blues & Crawfish Festival. A family event featuring Zydeco and Cajun bands, Blues bands and Community Musical Groups performing on multiple stages. Enjoy Cajun and Creole food, cooking demonstrations, strolling entertainers, dance lessons, and more. See website for admission.

Spanish Landing Park at Harbor Island
Harbor Drive - San Diego Bay
Info: (619) 234-8612  www.gatorbythebay.com


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23rd Annual Mama's Day 2014
May 9   6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Sample fare from over 55 of San Diego’s hottest restaurants, including recently opened restaurants and local favorites. Guests will also enjoy fabulous desserts, cocktails, and live music. Proceeds benefit Mama’s Kitchen, a non-profit organization that cooks and delivers 3 nutritional meals a day to persons with AIDS, cancer, and other critical illnesses throughout San Diego County. See website for ticket information.

Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine
3777 La Jolla Village Drive - San Diego CA 92122
Info: (619) 233-6262  www.mamaskitchen.org/events/mamasday.php


THIS WEEKEND MAY 10 & 11

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CAC Waterfront Park Grand Opening
May 10   10:00 am - 6:00 pm

The Grand Opening of the County Administration Center's Waterfront Park. Come check it out! It has a playground, picnic area, and promenade walkways. Enjoy musical entertainment beer, food, plus a classic car show, a Sports Zone, Kids Zone, and even a Farmer's Market! A free event.

County Administration Center
(1600 Pacific Hwy) / Harbor Drive (between Ash St. & Grape St.)
Info: San Diego County Park & Recreation Department
(858) 966-1332  www.sdparks.org  Details   More


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SanTree Fest ~ Santee
May 10
   8:30 am - 2:00 pm

Continuous live entertainment, interactive demonstrations, over 50 vendor booths & healthy food booths, kid's fun zone, tree planting & river clean up. Free event. Also San Diego River Run 5K - Mountain Biking / Run / Walk (see website).

Town Center Community Park East
550 Park Center Dr - Santee CA 92071
Info: (619) 258-4100  www.ci.santee.ca.us   Details


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4th Annual Asian Cultural Festival of San Diego
May 10   12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The festival features various Asian cultures. Enjoy musical performances, costumed dancing, martial arts, cultural exhibits, games, and great food!

Asian American district - Convoy Street
between Clairemont Mesa Blvd & Raytheon Rd - San Diego
Info: Asian Cultural Festival  (619) 746-8223
www.asianculturalfestivalsd.com


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Annual Crystal Pier Outrigger Canoe Race
May 10
   7:00 am - 6:00 pm

It's a race for outrigger canoe teams! Novice and professional paddlers will work in synchronized motion to get their long wooden boats to glide quickly across the water as it is done in Hawaii. There will be 3 outrigger canoe races, and you can watch for them along the shoreline at West Mission Bay. A small expo offering sportswear and watersport merchandise accompanies the event. Free event.

West Mission Bay
near Crystal Pier & Crown Point
Info: Hano Hano Outrigger Canoe Club
(619) 851-5097  www.hanohano.com


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22nd Annual Letter Carriers
"Stamp Out Hunger" Food Drive

Saturday: May 10, 2014

The nation's largest food drive to combat hunger
will be conducted this year on Saturday, May 10.

On that day, letter carriers will collect non-perishable donations from homes as they deliver mail along their postal routes.

Help stamp out hunger by leaving a sturdy bag of non-perishable food donations (such as canned soup, canned vegetables, canned meats and fish, pasta, rice or cereal) next to your mailbox before your mail delivery arrives. Letter carriers will do the rest.

Info: People who have questions about the drive in their area should ask their letter carrier, contact their local post office, or go to this facebook page.


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ROC Race San Diego
May 10
  8:00 am - 2:00 pm

From the creators of the Del Mar Mud Run…a challenging, military-style obstacle course and wild and crazy game show-inspired obstacles create the most fun 5K race in Southern California. The common theme is ridiculous and challenging fun! See website for registration fees & availability. Promo code FAIR for $5 off. Event benefits Challenged Athletes Foundation.

Del Mar Fairgrounds
Training track & back barns area
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd - Del Mar CA
Fairgrounds Info: (858) 755-1161 Info Line: (858) 793-5555
www.delmarfairgrounds.com   Map & Directions
Event Info: VAVi Sport & Social Club (858) 273-3485
www.rocrace.com   Details


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MOTHER'S DAY


Sunday, May 11, 2014


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Flower Show & Sale: Epiphyllums
May 10 & 11   Sat:12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sun: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

A flower show & sale in Balboa Park will display unique and unusual epiphyllums. Epiphyllums are plants that thrive with little or no water. They are considered a hardy plant that receives moisture and nutrients from the air and can be displayed in shells, pots, on wood, and in ceramic objects. You've probably seen them attached to a piece of bark, and are sometimes known as air plants. Plant Sale on Saturday, Patio B. Plant Show on Sunday, Room 101 & Patio A. Free admission

Balboa Park - Casa Del Prado: Patio B
Info:
San Diego Botanical Garden Society (619) 234-8901
www.sdfloral.org   www.sdbgf.org/shows.html


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6th Annual Mother’s Day Fancy Dress Swim 2014
May 11
   9:00 am - 10:15 am

Fundraiser for World Swims Against Malaria. Mothers will "dip" in the ocean wearing their Mother’s day finest. A four dollar donation is all that is needed for World Swim Against Malaria to purchase an insecticide treated bed net and save a child's life.

Oceanside Pier - Oceanside CA
North of the Pier, On the Beach
Info:
www.AgainstMalaria.com/MothersDay2014


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San Diego Time Trial Series
May 12 7:00 am - 9:00 am

This cycling event at Fiesta Island offers recreational and young riders the ideal location to experience competitive cycling in a safe and controlled environment. Professional riders are also welcome. The racers will cycle laps against the clock until each one completes their distance; 20K for adults and 6.5K for juniors. Admission: $30.00 for adults and $15.00 age 18 & younger.

East Mission Bay - Fiesta Island Roadway
Info: Insulindependence
(619) 871-8255  www.sdtimetrials.com


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FREE Admission Day - Museum of Man
May 15   10:00 am - 4:00 pm

San Diego residents can visit the Museum of Man at no cost today. Learn how mankind lived throughout the centuries from cave-dwelling humans, through ancient biblical times, to modern day man. See authentic mummies, ancient artifacts, and hunting spears from across the globe. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Museum of Man
1350 El Prado - Balboa Park
Info: (619) 239-2001  www.museumofman.org


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FREE Admission Day - Museum of Art
May 15   10:00 am - 4:00 pm

San Diego Residents can visit the Museum of Art at no cost today. The finest art that San Diego has on display is here. Categories include American, European, Asian, and Contemporary. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Museum of Art
1450 El Prado - Balboa Park
Info: (619) 232-7931  www.sdmart.org


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FREE Admission Day - Museum of the Living Artist
May 15   10:00 am - 4:00 pm

San Diego Residents can visit the San Diego Art Institute Museum of the Living Artist at no cost today. This museum is dedicated to the advancement of visual arts through outreach, education, and exhibition. Enjoy the unique art displays and the Gallery Store. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Art Institute Museum of the Living Artist
1439 El Prado - Balboa Park
Info: (619) 236-0011  www.sandiego-art.org


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FREE Admission Day - Japanese Friendship Garden
May 15   10:00 am - 4:00 pm

San Diego Residents can visit the Japanese Friendship Garden at no cost today. Inside, you can leisurely stroll through a delightful garden among flora, fountains, and fish ponds. Every turn takes you to a new sight to behold. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Japanese Friendship Garden
2215 Pan American Plaza - Balboa Park
Info: (619) 235-4541  www.niwa.org


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FREE Admission Day - Mingei International Museum
May 15   10:00 am - 4:00 pm

San Diego Residents can visit the Mingei International Museum at no cost today. You'll see amazing art treasures from around the world. The things you see here, you won't find anywhere else unless you visit the country from where they came. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado - Balboa Park
Info: (619) 239-0003  www.mingei.org


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Del Mar Quilt, Craft & Sewing Festival
May 15 thru 17   10:00 am - 5:00 pm

A wide variety of sewing, quilting, needle-art and craft supply exhibits from many quality companies, try and buy the latest and greatest products that are new to the market. See all the latest tools and techniques form the best teachers and suppliers in the industry, all under one roof. Free admission with online coupon, $10 without.

Del Mar Fairgrounds - Bing Crosby Hall
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd - Del Mar
www.delmarfairgrounds.com Map & Directions
Event Info:
Rusty Barn Promotions
www.quiltcraftsew.com  Flyer/Coupon


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Celebrity Championship Golf Tournament
May 15
thru 18   Reg: Fri & Sat: 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Sun: Tee times 9:00 am

16th Annual Celebrity Championship includes a two-day Celebrity-Amateur tournament, nightly parties, and a 36-hole, celebrity-only competition. Putt for Cash Contest (open to all). Attendees can get up close with celebrities and fans can participate in several free events including: autographs, kids’ celebrity golf clinic and the 9th annual Military Appreciation Day. Proceeds benefit several charitable beneficiaries.

La Costa Resort & Spa
2100 Costa Del Mar Rd - Carlsbad CA 92009
Info: www.celebritychampionship.com   Details


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Annual Bike To Work Day 2014
May 16
   6:00 am - 10:00 pm (approx)

An environmentally friendly and economical way to travel, Bike To Work Day encourages people to ride their bikes to work, school, or wherever they may need to go. There will be over 90 pit stops throughout the region from 6-9 am where riders can refuel with free beverages, snacks and free T-shirts!

San Diego: City & Countywide
Info:
www.icommutesd.com  Details


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Race Legal
May 16
& 30   5:00 pm to Midnight

1/8th Mile Street Legal Drag Racing. Race Legal is the safer and sanctioned track alternative to illegal street racing. The event takes place Friday nights, several times a year at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego. See Details link for schedule.

Qualcomm Stadium
9449 Friars Road - San Diego CA
Info: (619) 265 8159 r acelegal.com  Details  More Info


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34th Annual Ramona Rodeo 2014
May 16
thru May 18    Rodeo: Fri & Sat 7:30 pm Sun 2:30 pm
Parade: May 17th at 10:00 am

Professional rodeo action! Events include: Bareback Riding, Steer Wrestling, Team Roping, Saddle Bronc Riding, Tie-Down Roping, Barrel Racing, Bull Riding. Plus: Western dances, western specialty acts, Parade, and Bluegrass Festival. Ticketed event. See website for event dates, times, tickets, & directions.

Fred Grand Arena
421 Aqua Lane (5th & Aqua) Ramona CA 92065
Info: (760) 788-0811 www.ramonarodeo.net   Details


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ARMED FORCES DAY
Saturday, May 17, 2014

This day was created to honor the men and women serving in the five U.S. military branches: the Army, the Navy, the Marines, the Air Force, and the Coast Guard.


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
Armed Forces Day Operation Appreciation!
May 17
   11:00 am - 4:00 pm

A day of recognition to the Marines and Sailors based on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton. Active duty military and family members are treated to a day of free food, carnival rides ($) and live entertainment. This event is open to the public with tickets available for children’s rides. Entertainment and military displays are free to all guests. All Active Duty Military and their dependents must bring an Active Duty Military ID Card to get free unlimited rides, activities, and a free lunch.

Oceanside Pier Amphitheater
200 N. the Strand - Oceanside CA
Info: (760) 722-8336  www.oceansidechamber.com   Details


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Pet Rescue Day on the Bay
May 17
   10:00 am - 2:30 pm

The 14th annual Pet Rescue Day on the Bay is a festive towel & blanket drive and fundraiser aboard the Hornblower, benefiting the homeless animals of the Helen Woodward Animal Center. Bring towels and your dog cruises Free. One-hour Harbor Cruise on the Big Bay aboard Hornblower. See website for times and prices.

Embarcadero - Hornblower
1800 North Harbor Dr - San Diego CA 92101
Info: Website


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6th Annual Chula Vista Community Fun Run 5K
May 17
   Gates open at 6:30 am    Race Starts: 8:00 am

The Chula Vista Community Fun Run (5k) is intended for all levels of runners (or jog or walk), and allows strollers and families to participate in a fun and engaging environment. Some Olympic athletes will be present during the event to sign autographs and participate. See Details link for Entry fees.

U.S. Olympic Training Center - Chula Vista
2800 Olympic Parkway - Chula Vista CA 91915
Info: (619) 409-5979  www.chulavistaca.gov   Event  Details


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Tour de Cure - American Diabetes Association
May 17   6:00 am - 4:00 pm

Cyclists of any age can choose a ride that best suits their skill level. These are not races, so can you enjoy the journey at your own pace and the views along the way are wonderful. There's a 7-mile ride, 26-mile ride, 62-mile ride, and a 100-mile ride. At the finish, you'll be welcomed with cheers. Admission: $15 + $200 pledge

Torrey Pines High School
(3710 Del Mar Heights Rd.)
Info: American Diabetes Association
(619) 234-9897 ext 7449  www.diabetes.org


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Mito Walk & Roll 5K
May 17   8:00 am - 2:00 pm

At this 5K event, any and all ages can run, walk, or mobilize on wheels. It's accompanied by a festival with tons of activities and amusements. There will be live musical performances, a beer garden, raffles, silent auction, carnival games, a magician, bounce house, and merchandise vendors. Admission: $30-$35 (age 18 & older) / $25-$30 (age 6-17).

Liberty Station - NTC Park
(near Cushing Rd and the bayside area)
Info: UCSD Foundation
(619) 823-9374  www.mitoreaserchfund.org


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Wild West Fest
May 17
   11:00 am - 2:00 pm

A re-creation of the "wild west" days when cowboys ruled. The Fest celebrates the Wild West culture with demonstrations, crafts, activities, and entertainment. There will be western music, western photo backdrops, a mechanical bull ride, Rodeo Roper activity, pony rides, a salsa tasting contest ($3) and more. Activity cards ($6) are required for some activities and can be purchased at the event. Food, beverages, and merchandise will be available for an additional cost.

Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park
6200 Flying L C Lane - Carlsbad CA 92009
Parking available at Carrillo Elementary
Info: (760) 434-2843  Full Details & Prices


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Color Me Rad
May 17   7:00 am - 10:30 am

This is a fun and exhilarating event that brings a lot of enjoyment and laughter. This is a 5K running event where a rainbow of colors are bestowed upon you! As athletes run past color stations, they are whisked with a harmless cornstarch mixture of colors. At the finish, they will all feel gorgeously "RAD". Admission: $30-$55

Petco Park
100 Park Blvd - San Diego CA 92101
Info: Color Me Rad  (801) 458-8533  www.colormerad.com


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Annual North Park Festival of the Arts
May 17   11:00 am - 6:00 pm

An explosion of arts, culture and entertainment with live entertainment, arts & crafts booths, food court, beer garden ($$), Kid’s Art Block, and tons more stuff. Free admission. See website for various venues and details.

North Park - University Ave
30th to 32nd Streets
Info:
North Park Main Street
(619) 294-2501  www.northparkfestivalofarts.com


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Tri-National Tour of Hope
May 17   7:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Tour of Hope offers cyclists two exceptional rides where participants can get a good workout and see views of San Ysidro and Otay Mesa: a 25-mile course and a 60-mile course. Proceeds from the event benefit the Foundation for the Children of the Californias. Admission: $30-$60.

Customhouse Plaza
9485 Customhouse Plaza - San Diego CA 92154
off Siempre Viva Rd & Harvest Rd
Info: Foundation for the Children of the Californias
(619) 298-5432  www.kozevents.com


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Auto Products Recycling Event
May 17   9:00 am - 1:00 pm

City of San Diego at-home mechanics can take advantage of this offer. Items such as used oil, antifreeze, oil filters, and auto batteries will be collected for recycling. There's no charge to do it, but there is a 10-gallon limit per person. Now accepting fluorescent light bulbs and household batteries. For San Diego city residents only.


School of Creative & Performing Arts

2425 Dusk Drive - San Diego CA 92139
(Between Alta View & Parkside)
Info: City of San Diego Environmental Services
Information desk: (858) 694-7000   DETAILS

Auto Products Recycling


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Annual Beach Soccer Championship Festival
May 17 & 18   8:00 am - 6:00 pm (approx)

The largest beach soccer event on the west coast. The best youth and adult players from all over the world will be competing in a festival atmosphere. Open to All Age Groups (U8-U19, Men, Women, Co-ed, College & PRO). See website for fees nd details

Oceanside Harbor Beach - Oceanside, CA
Info:
(760) 473-8329  www.beachsoccerusa.org   Details


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Community Band Festival
May 17
& 18   Sat:10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sun: 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

In celebration of the Armed Forces, the City of Poway and the Pomerado Community Band present the Community Band Festival. Enjoy live, patriotic music, concert & military bands, visit with music vendors, browse the arts and crafts market. For a nominal fee you can ride the steam locomotive train and eat lunch or snacks. Admission is free.

Old Poway Park
14134 Midland Rd - Poway, CA 92064
Info: (858) 668-4576 Pomerado Community Band  Details


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Annual Jack-in-the-Box "Hoops at the Beach"
May 17 & 18   8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Event times & dates, are subject to change.
Confirm the event's details when buying tickets.

Come watch the largest 3-on-3 basketball tournament in San Diego. Many mini-courts will be set up to accommodate all the players (of all ages) who will be competing in half-court basketball. The event also offers a 3-Point Shootout, a Free Throw Challenge, and HORSE contests, and a Slam Dunk Contest on Saturday. You can participate, or just come & watch the play-offs. See website for entry fees, or watch for free.

Bonita Cove Park
3119-3157 Mariners Way, San Diego, CA 92109
Info: Bridgepoint Education Holiday Bowl
(619) 283-5808  www.holidaybowl.com  Details


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The Boardroom Surfboard Show
May 17 & 18   Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

A surfing trade show that showcases the latest in surfboard design and equipment from around the world: Surfboards, shapers, art, music, short film, surf culture, surfboard & wetsuit demo, autograph & book signings, & much more. Adults $10.00 / Kids under 12 free.

Del Mar Fairgrounds - Wyland Center
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd - Del Mar CA
Fairgrounds Info: (858) 755-1161  Info Line: (858) 793-5555
www.delmarfairgrounds.com  Map & Directions
Event Info: www.boardroomshow.com


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Crossroads of the West Gun Show
May 17 & 18   Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Hundreds of dealers offering thousands of deals on new and used guns, wholesale ammo, surplus items, gun safes, scopes, hunting and reloading equipment, knives, swords, and more! Adults, $14.00; Children younger than 12, free. See website for $1.00 off coupon.

Del Mar Fairgrounds - Exhibit Hall
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd - Del Mar
Fairgrounds Info: (858) 755-1161 Info Line: (858) 793-5555
www.delmarfairgrounds.com Map & Directions
Show Info: (801) 544-9125  www.crossroadsgunshows.com


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Western Days - Temecula
May 17
& 18   11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Temecula's Western Days event will include a High Noon Bank Robbery Shootout and an ICS Sanctioned Chili Cook Off on Sunday at 9:30 am. Info from 2013: Calf roping on both days. Wild west skits & gunfight competition will take place every hour beginning at noon on both days. Petting zoo & free pony rides!

Old Town Temecula
Corner of Front & Main Streets
Info: (951) 694-6480  www.temeculacalifornia.com   Details


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Flower Show & Plant Sale: Geraniums
May 17
& 18   Sat: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sun: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

A flower show in Balboa Park will display beautiful and exquisite geraniums. Geraniums are usually a white, pink, or purple flower with elongated glands that alternate with the pedals. They look gorgeous in painted ceramic pots. Free admission. Plant Sale: Patio B.

Balboa Park - Casa Del Prado: Room 101
Info:
San Diego Botanical Garden Society
(619) 232-5762  www.sdbgf.org/shows.html   Flyer


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Navy's Original Bay Bridge Run
May 18   8:00 am - 12:00 pm

A rare opportunity with awesome views! Take a run/walk across the Coronado Bay Bridge that begins in the Gaslamp Quarter and proceeds across the magnificent bay bridge, then onward to Coronado Island, ending in a festive celebration at Tidelands Park. Admission: $41-$49 (age 13-64) / $21-$26 (age 4-12) / $35-$43 (senior age 65+ & active duty military).

Downtown San Diego Gaslamp Quarter
(One Park Blvd. adjacent to the bayfront Hilton)
Info: Commander Navy Region Southwest
(619) 556-9413  www.navylife.sw.com


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San Diego Celebrates Israel Yom Ha'atzmaut Festiva
May 18   9:00 am - 4:00 pm

A full day of enjoyment to celebrate the culture of Israel. Enjoy Israeli music, folk dancing, kosher foods, and merchandise. Also offered is a hummus cooking contest, a wine garden, a petting zoo, Kid's Zone, Senior Lounge, and a 5K walk. Free event.

Nobel Athletic Field & Recreation Center
8810 Judicial Dr - San Diego CA
Info: Jewish Federation of San Diego County
(858) 737-7122  www.sandiegocelebratesisrael.com


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Great Strides Walk to Cure Cystic Fibrosis
May 18   Check in: 7:30 am  Walk: 9:00 am

Walk day is a fun, family-oriented celebration that includes a 5K healthy walk, Kids’ activities, food, and festivities. This is a 3-mile walk to help persons who are afflicted with cystic fibrosis. Participants will get a good workout while raising funds for the Foundation for research to help find a cure. See website for details.

East Mission Bay at De Anza Cove
3000 East Mission Bay Dr - San Diego 92109
Info:
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
(858) 452-2873  www.cff.org/great_strides   San Diego Details


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26th Annual Deep Pit Barbecue
May 18
  BBQ: Noon to 2:30 pm

The museum will host its annual fundraising BBQ, a traditional California rancho event celebrating the end of a cattle roundup. In addition to a delicious traditional style barbecue, there will be kids' activities, a silent auction, a bake sale, ostumed photo opportunity sites, live music, and more. This year several vehicles will be on display, including a 1960 Del Mar Fire Department fire engine, a stagecoach, a 1917 Model T Ford and other unique cars. Tickets can be purchased online. All proceeds benefit the non-profit museum.

San Dieguito Heritage Museum
450 Quail Gardens Drive - Encinitas, CA
Info: (760) 632-9711  www.sdheritage.org   Details


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Annual Tierrasanta Patriot's Day & Parade
May 18   Dinner & Fireworks: 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Parade: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Celebrate Armed Forces Day with a delicious BBQ dinner under a shaded canopy while listening to pleasant music, dancing, a beer/wine garden, a play area for kids, and a fireworks show. Food: $1 - $8 (al la carte). . The parade features a high school band, ROTC unit, youth sports leagues, community groups, floats, dignitaries, and more. Parade at Serra Mesa High School (5156 Santo Rd).

Tierrasanta Recreation Center
11220 Clairemont Mesa Blvd
Info: Kiwanis Club of Tierrasanta  (858) 268-0044


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15th Annual SRCA Scripps Ranch Community Fair
May 18   11:00 am - 8:00 pm

A Scripps Ranch Community family festival offering a full day of fun and musical entertainment. There will be food, a Wine & Beer Garden, a Kids Zone with inflatable jumpers, mechanical swings, an obstacle course, and rides for preschoolers. The event ends with a special evening concert. Free admission.

Scripps Ranch Community Park
11454 Blue Cypress Rd
Info: Scripps Ranch Civic Association
(858) 337-6344  www.scrippsranch.com


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La Mesa Village Antique Street Faire
May 18   9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Once a year, antique dealers from all over set out their wares in La Mesa. The event generally features 100 booths with genuine antiques and collectibles, plus appraisal and demo booths, and . Food. Reminiscent of an old fashioned Midwest flea market, Admission and parking is free.

La Mesa Village
8200 - 8300 Block La Mesa Blvd
Info: La Mesa Village Merchant's Association
(619) 644-3003  www.lmvma.com  Details


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Spring Fest
May 18   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Support cultural arts in your community and enjoy live entertainment, champagne & hors d’oeuvres, delicious coffees paired with So Rich Chocolates. Raffle prizes include pieces by local artists, tickets to 13th annual OMFest, VIP passes to Oceanside International Film Festival, season subscriptions for Oceanside Theatre Company at The Brooks, and more. Advance single $40.00 / Advance couple $70 / $50 each at the door.

The Kern Gardens
(home of Blake & Jerry Kern)
Info: Oceanside Cultural Arts Foundation
(760) 757-6863  www.ocaf.info/main-page/spring-fest/


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37th Annual Plastic Fantastic Car Show
May 18   7:00 am - 2:00 pm

All Corvette Car Show presented by San Diego North County Corvette Club. This is the largest Corvette car show in the west with over 300 Corvettes on display.

Embarcadero Park North - Seaport Village
500 Kettner Boulevard, San Diego
Info: North County Corvette Club  www.ncocc.com   Details 2014


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
Annual Navy's Original Bay Bridge Run/Walk
May 18
  Walk starts: 8:00 am

A 4-mile running and walking event across the Coronado Bay Bridge is a rare opportunity, and today is the day to do it. The route begins in downtown San Diego then across the bridge to Coronado Island to Tidelands Park concluding with fun festivities. Terrific drawing prizes from approximately 9:45-10:30 am You must be present to win drawing prizes. Proceeds benefit the Navy's Morale Welfare and Recreation (MWR) programs. See website for various admission fees.

One Park Blvd at Harbor Drive
Between: Hilton San Diego Bayfront & the San Diego Convention Center
Info:
Commander Navy Region Southwest
Race Hotline: (858) 848-5786  www.navylifesw.com   Details  Info


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
21st Annual Sicilian Festival
May 18   10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Celebrate Sicilian-Italian American heritage and enjoy delicious cuisine from local restaurants in a festive setting in Little Italy. Music, beer, wine, and some interesting ethnic art & craft items to browse. Admission is free.

Little Italy - San Diego CA
India St / Fir St / Date St / Cedar St / Beech St
Info: Festa Siciliana, Inc.
(619) 733-0483  www.sicilianfesta.com


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Escondido Street Faire
May 18   9:30 am - 5:30 pm

The second largest street fair in California will feature live entertainment as well as over 500 booths showcasing arts & crafts, unique clothing, and international foods and more.

Downtown Escondido
Grand Avenue between Center City Parkway and Ivy
Info: Escondido Chamber of Commerce
(760) 745-2125  kennedyfaires.com/escondido


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Rootin' Tootin' Chili Cook-Off & Fair
May 18   11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Bring the whole family--there's something for everyone. Food vendors, craft booths, Kid Zone and more. This "spicy" event benefits the Bonita Public Safety Center and supports two Southwestern College scholarships. Crafter/Commercial/Info Booths, Kid Zone. Spectators that wish to sample the chili can buy a wristband at the event for only $10.

Bonnie Brae Shopping Center
5080 Bonita Rd - Bonita CA 91902
Info: (619) 472-0033 www.bonitacalifornia.org/chili-cookoff.html


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
San Diego Promise Walk for Preeclampsia
May 18
   Reg: 8:15 am   8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Preeclampsia is a life-threatening disorder that occurs in about one in 12 pregnancies--during pregnancy and the postpartum period. Proceeds from this 1-mile walk and 5K run will go for research to help find a cure. Family Fun Fest with Silent Auction tables, Kids Fun Zone. See Details link for registration.

Crown Point Shores, Mission Bay
3700 Corona Oriente Road - Grass Area
Info: Preeclampsia Foundation
www.promisewalk.org  Details


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San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
Gaslamp M J Hogue Golf Tournament
May 19   12:00 pm Shotgun Start

The Michael Jon Hogue Memorial Golf Tournament is a fun & unique tournament. Golfers enjoy sampling a wide variety of delicious products at the themed holes, while winning contests and prizes. The event is presented by the Gaslamp Quarter Association for the benefit of the businesses within the National Historic District. See website for details.

Riverwalk Golf Club
1150 Fashion Valley Rd, San Diego
Info: Riverwalk: (619) 296-4653
Info: Gaslamp Quarter Association
(619) 233-5227  www.gaslamp.org  Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
Free Admission Day - Automotive Museum
May 22   10:00 am - 4:00 pm

San Diego residents can visit the Automotive Museum at no cost today. Learn about the history of automobiles and browse amid vintage motor cars and other related items of interest. View photographs of unique custom-made cars. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Automotive Museum
Balboa Park - 2080 Pan American Plaza
Info: (619) 231-2886  www.sdautomuseum.org


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Free Admission Day - Hall of Champions Sports Museum
May 22   10:00 am - 4:00 pm

San Diego residents can visit the Hall of Champions Sports Museum at no cost today. View displays of original sports paraphernalia relating to football, baseball, basketball, soccer, golf, and other sports; many of which can be found no where else. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Hall of Champions Sports Museum
Balboa Park - 2131 Pan American Plaza
Info: (619) 234-2544  www.sdhoc.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
Free Admission Day - Air & Space Museum
May 22   10:00 am - 4:00 pm

San Diego residents can visit the Air & Space Museum at no cost today. View aeronautical collections about mankind's ability to conquer flight, and replicas of historic planes such as the Spirit of St. Louis hanging from the ceiling as if suspended in flight. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Air & Space Museum
Balboa Park - 2001 Pan American Plaza
Info: (619) 234-8291  www.sandiegoairandspace.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
FREE Admission Day - Pacific Relations Int'l Cottage
May 22   10:00 am - 4:00 pm

San Diego Residents can visit one of the International Cottages at no cost today. These are historic 1935 Exposition cottages plus 4 new cottages representing a total of 32 countries. Each cottage displays information and items unique to its country, offering visitors a window to their culture, history and traditions. Admission Free for San Diego Residents with photo I.D. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

House of Pacific Relations International Cottages
Balboa Park - 2160 Pan American Rd San Diego CA 92101
Info: (619) 234-0739  www.sdhpr.org


Includes Weekend

San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
Annual Valley Center Western Days
May 23 thru 24   Times Vary

Western Days parade and festival. Be sure to invite all your friends and family and come prepared to eat local food, shop local vendor booths, play with your kids, see the rodeo, and most of all, have fun. Western Days Parade, Festival, Stampede Rodeo, an evening musical performance, and more. See website for times & details.

Valley Center Community Center
28246 Lilac Road - Valley Center CA
Info: Valley Center Chamber of Commerce
(760) 749-8472 www.westerndays.org
Rodeo: www.vcstampede.com


Includes Weekend

San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
CrossFit Games SoCal Regional
May 23 thru 25   8:00 am - 7:00 pm

The CrossFit Games are world-renowned as a grueling test for the world’s toughest athletes and a thrilling experience for spectators. Price: $20.00 each day / $50.00 for the 3-day weekend.

Del Mar Fairgrounds - Del Mar Arena
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd - Del Mar CA
Fairgrounds Info: (858) 755-1161 Info Line: (858) 793-5555
www.delmarfairgrounds.com  Map & Directions
Event Info: www.crossfitgames.com


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San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
Annual San Diego All American Soap Box Derby
May 24   Race Begins: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Local Race: A great spectator sport! Watch youths age 8 thru17 race gravity cars down a hill in Sherman Heights. The soap box cars are created by the youths under supervised guidance that teaches basic skills of workmanship. Free admission.

Sherman Heights
25th Street between Imperial Ave & Market St
Info: Hosted by Pazzaz. Sherman Heights Community Center
(619) 234-3751  www.sdsoapboxderby.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
Julian Death March
May 24
   8:00 am

Julian Death March is a mountain bike race with three separate race distances: 50 mile course 7,000 feet of climbing / 64 mile course 9,000 feet of climbing / 86 mile course over 12,000 feet of climbing. 6 age categories.

Frank Lane Park
2656 Farmer Rd - Julian CA
Info: (760) 765-1598 www.julianactive.com/Julian7500.htm


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
Alpine Car Show Fund Raiser
May 24
   6:00 am - 2:00 pm

The Knights of Columbus' Charity Car Show. A community pancake breakfast and a taco lunch will also be available as part of the car show. Breakfast: 6:00 am to 9:00 am / Lunch: (Tacos) 11:00 am to 1:00 pm / Car Show: 8:00 am to 2:00 pm.

Alpine Community Center
1830 Alpine Blvd - Alpine CA
Info: (619) 929-6914 or (619) 445-3328
www.alpinechamber.com/events.html   Details   Flyer


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
American Heritage Car Show - Escondido
May 24
   9:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Toyota of Escondido American Heritage Car Show features hundreds of fabulous cars on the lawn in Grape Day Park. Show includes a pancake breakfast, vendors, DJ, raffle and museum tours. Each year we honor someone important to the local car culture. This year we are honoring D.Mac, Dennis Macdonald, local racer and builder. Spectators are free, there is a vehicle entry fee.

Grape Day Park
321 N Broadway - Escondido CA 92025
Info: Web Page (scroll down)


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
Annual Ethnic Food Fair
May 25   10:00 am - 5:00 pm

A cultural food festival at Balboa Park will be offering a delicious assortment of ethnic foods along with entertaining costumed performances. Be sure to visit the little cottages and get a glimpse of culture from different countries of the Pacific. Free admission.

Balboa Park - House of Pacific Relations International Cottages
Outdoor stage and surrounding area - near Spreckles Organ Pavillion
Info: House of Pacific Relations  (619) 729-8234  www.sdhpr.org  Details
Note: 2014 schedule in "Details" will be posted soon.


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
2014 Vista Strawberry Festival
May 25
  8:00 am - 6:00 pm
5k: 7:35 am  Street Fair: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Vista Chamber of Commerce and the Vista Village Business Association are hosting the Annual Vista Strawberry Festival. Strawberries will be the main event along with over 300 vendors, athletic competition, pie eating, costumes, carnival rides, music, food, and much more. Free admission.

Historic Downtown Vista
127 Main Street - Vista CA 92084
Info: Vista Village Business Association
www.vvba.org  Details  More


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
49th Annual Fallbrook Vintage Car Show
May 25   9:30 am - 3:00 pm

Presented by the Fallbrook Vintage Car Club, dedicated to the preservation and appreciation of vintage vehicles. Admission is free to this charitable event, benefiting the community of Fallbrook and local charities. The car show will include stock and modified vehicles older than 25 years. There will be food vendors, a swap meet, and fun for the whole family. No dogs, smoking, or alcohol.

Potter Junior High School - Football Field
1743 Reche Rd - Fallbrook CA 92028
Info: Fallbrook Vintage Car Club (760) 723-2818
www.fallbrookvintagecarclub.com    Details


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MEMORIAL DAY
Monday: May 26, 2014
Memorial Day vs Veteran's Day

San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
KSAC Holiday at Home Relay Race
May 26   9:00 am - 10:00 am

As a prelude to a hometown parade, a relay race will take place in Kensington. It consists of a 1-mile relay of 4-person teams made up of various age groups. Admission: $30 (per 4-member team). This event is in conjunction with the KSAC "Holiday at Home Parade".

Kensington - Adams Ave/Marlborough Ave
Info: Kensington Social & Athletic Club  (619) 282-7228


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
KSAC Holiday at Home Parade
May 26   10:30 am - 12:00 pm

A hometown parade in Kensington presents music from marching high school bands with clowns, military veterans, and various groups from schools, local businesses, organizations, and churches. In conjunction with the "Holiday at Home Relay Race". Free event.

Kensington - Palisades St/Marlborough Ave
Info: Kensington Social & Athletic Club  (619) 282-7228


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
EOD Warrior 5K
May 26   7:00 am - 1:00 pm

This event offers a 5K run/walk and a 1K Kids Run at Liberty Station. After the event, an expo offers an awards ceremony with refreshments, a beer garden, raffles, and sports-related attire. Proceeds benefit the Explosive Ordinance Disposal Warrior Foundation. Admission: $25-$45 (5K Run/Walk) / $10 (Kids Run).

Liberty Station - NTC Park - Point Loma
Preble Field, bayside area
Info: EOD Warrior Foundation
(541) 705-5030  www.eodwarrior5k.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
Law Enforcement Torch Run
May 27
   10:15 am - 4:00 pm

This event is a fundraiser for the Special Olympics in Southern California, where law enforcement personnel from several agencies will run with a lit torch along the western edge of the San Diego coastline, from Chula Vista to Torrey Pines. If you see one, be sure to cheer her/him on!

Chula Vista to Camp Pendleton
Info: Special Olympics Southern California
(619) 283-6100  www.sosc.org  Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
Race Legal
May 30
  5:00 pm to Midnight

1/8th Mile Street Legal Drag Racing. Race Legal is the safer and sanctioned track alternative to illegal street racing. The event takes place Friday nights, several times a year at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego. See Details link for schedule.

Qualcomm Stadium
9449 Friars Road - San Diego CA
Info: (619) 265 8159  racelegal.com  Details  More Info


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San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
San Diego Century Bicycle Tour
May 31   6:00 am - 5:00 pm

Cyclists can test their endurance by choosing one of these non-competitive rides that travel along the coast and back country of Encinitas, Carlsbad, Escondido, Poway, and Ramona. There's a 25-mile, 37-mile, 66-mile and an extreme 105-mile course. An expo accompanies the event. Admission: $25 (25-mile) / $40 (37-mile) / $70 (66-mile) / $105 (105-mile).

Mira Costa College - San Elijo Campus
3333 Manchester Ave - Cardiff CA 92007 - Encinitas
Info: San Diego Century Bicycle Tour
(858) 259-9595  www.sdcentury.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
Live Well San Diego 5K
May 31   7:00 am - 1:00 pm

The inaugural Live Well San Diego 5K Fun Run/Walk is being hosted by The County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency at Liberty Station in Point Loma. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Polinsky Children's Center Trust Fund. Admission: $35 (adult) / $25 (child).

Liberty Station - NTC Park & Ingraham Plaza
Info: Integrated Sports Marketing
(858) 836-0133  www.livewellsd5k.com


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Garden Friendly Plant Fair & Sale - Oceanside
May 31   8:00 am - 12:00 pm

An opportunity to get free information from gardening experts and huge savings on varieties of low-water-use plants. Each plant fair features discounts on more than 20 types of plants, preselected by a panel of experts as water-efficient for the San Diego region. How-to workshops, information on local water-efficient irrigation supplies, water conservation programs and services, and how to select and plant low-water-use plants. A free event.

Home Depot - Oceaside
5755 Mission Ave - Oceanside CA 92057
Info: www.watersmartsd.org/garden-friendly-plant-fairs


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
  
Santee Street Fair
May 31
& June 1   Sat: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sun: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Live Bands; Carnival Rides; Entertainment; Food; Vendor Booths, Craft Beer Festival. There will be more than 300 food & vendor booths, 3 stages of live music and entertainment, and fun rides. The festival is free and open to all-ages.

Riverview Parkway & Town Center Parkway
Santee CA 92071
Info: Santee Chamber of Commerce
(619) 449-6572  santeestreetfair.com


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EXTENDED EVENTS IN SAN DIEGO COUNTY
Events that take place over a period of 2 months or more. Usually seasonal.


San Diego Events Location & Information:
The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery - San Diego
Saturday Nights - Year round

Interactive Murder Myster Dinner Show. The Dinner Detective performs year-round. Shows are typically posted 6 to 8 weeks in advance. See website for show start times and more details.

The Dinner Detective - San Diego
530 Broadway St - San Diego CA 92101
Info: (888) 619-0858  www.thedinnerdetective.com  San Diego  Schedule

The Dinner Detective - Hilton Del Mar
15575 Jimmy Durante Blvd - Del Mar CA 92014
Info: (858) 792-5200   www.thedinnerdetective.com   Del Mar  Schedule


Whale Watching Season Begins Whale Watching Season
December 2013
thru April 2014
Mid Dec thru Mid Apr
Annual migration of the California gray whales from their Arctic feeding grounds in the northern Bering Sea to the warm southern breeding grounds off of Baja California, where they give birth to their young and prepare them for the long trek back to the Arctic. On the return trip the young calves can frequently be seen swimming at their mother's side. Glimpse these peaceful giants of the sea from Cabrillo National Monument (see Details link below) or on special whale-watching cruises.

About Gray Whales    More about Gray Whales

Cabrillo National Monument
1800 Cabrillo Memorial Dr - San Diego CA 92106
Info: (619) 557-5450  Details

Cruise Info: www.whaledays.com/links.php


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Free Art in the Park - Poway
January 20
thru May 27  10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mondays 2014: Jan 20 / Apr 7 / May 27

Join us for crafts and free family fun at Community Park!

Poway Community Park
13094 Civic Center Dr - Poway CA 92064
Info: (858) 668-4671 www.poway.org  Detail


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Wildflowers Bloom in The Desert
February
thru April    Visitors Center hours: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Park: Dawn to dusk in the day use area of the developed campgrounds

Depending on rainfall in winter, the natural beauty of the Anza Borrego Desert State Park is enhanced by the almost magical appearance of desert wildflowers in the spring. The full bloom only lasts two to six weeks.

Anza Borrego Desert State Park
200 Palm Canyon Dr - Borrego Springs CA 92004
Info: (760) 767-5311  Website    Details
Wildflower Recorded Message: 760-767-4684
Visitor Center: 760-767-4205   www.abdsp.org


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch
March 1 thru May 11     7 days a week - 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

50 acres of Giant Tecolote Ranunculus bloom for approximately six to eight weeks every spring (usually mid-March through Mid-April). The fields open to the public at 9:00 am, seven days a week, and close at 6:00 pm. Additional features: Antique Tractor Wagon Rides, Orchid Greenhouse, Artist Gardens, Carlsbad Mining Company, Sweet Pea Maze, Historic Poinsettia Display, American Flag of Flowers, Santa's Playground, and Watr-Wise Farming Model. Tickets are available for purchase online and onsite.

Carlsbad Ranch
5704 Paseo Del Norte - Carlsbad CA 92008
Interstate 5 to Palomar Airport Rd Exit
Info: (760) 431-0352  theflowerfields.com   Details


San Diego Events Location & Information 2014:
Grunion Run
March
thru August   10:30 pm - 11:59 pm
(Tentative Schedule for 2014 - see website link for updates)

Grunion are small silvery fish about 5-inches long that spawn in the spring and summer months. They come ashore with the tide to lay eggs in the wet sand and return to the ocean with the next wave. The fish are to be caught only by hand. A fishing license is required for persons age 16 and older.

OPEN SEASON: March / June / July / August
CLOSED SEASON: Observation Only: April & May

San Diego Coastline Beaches
Info: Cabrillo Marine Aquarium (310) 548-7562 
California Department of Fish and Wildlife  (831) 649-2870
www.dfg.ca.gov/marine/grunionschedule.asp


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