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Del Mar Foundation announces October events

The Del Mar Foundation offers these events in October.

Del Mar Library offers free citizenship classes

The Del Mar Library will offer free weekly citizenship classes at 6 p.m. Thursdays beginning Oct. 2.

Be a spokesperson: Bicycle donations sought for Community Resource Center in Encinitas

To increase bicycle donations for the Community Resource Center in Encinitas, the El Camino Bike Shop is collecting gently used bike(s) between now and Nov. 30. Those who donate a bicycle receive a $25 gift card.

Try a Joy Ride and Walk over to Arts Alive event in Solana Beach

The Solana Beach Joy Ride and Walk promotes safe cycling and walking. The organizers of Arts Alive are hoping the public will ride bikes or walk to the Sept. 28 event. Courtesy photo

A local group is hoping you’ll ditch the car and instead bike or walk to Solana Beach’s Arts Alive Sept. 28.

Spirits of Mexico Festival to take place at Del Mar Fairgrounds

The 11th annual Spirits of Mexico Festival, the nation’s largest tasting event for Mexican spirits, returns to San Diego Sept. 28.
Held for the first time at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, guests will gather amidst Spanish architecture and sunshine, sampling sips and bites of Mexico’s finest offerings. An array of spirits, including the popular varieties of tequila, mezcal, sotol and bacanora, will be poured by the industry’s top producers, award-winning brands and new-to-market makers. The evening’s food and drink festivities will be rounded out with dancing, live music by Spanish guitar duo Cantua, a silent auction and the live Cocktail Challenge — a fierce live battle between local mixologists for the crown of best tequila or mezcal cocktail.
The festival takes place 3-7 p.m. Tickets cost $30 for designated drivers, $60 for general admission, $85 for VIP and $110 for all access.
For more information or to purchase tickets, visit

Solana Beach Chamber of Commerce to hold Business Expo

The Solana Beach Chamber of Commerce will host its third Business Expo from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1, poolside at the Lomas Santa Fe Country Club (located at 1505 Lomas Santa Fe, Solana Beach, 92075).

Community members and businesses are invited to attend this free event to learn about local businesses, taste food and enjoy drinks and entertainment. The event will feature free samples from eight Solana Beach restaurants, live music, two full bars and a raffle. More than 25 businesses are participating.

‘Arts Alive: Dream along the Trail’ event to be held in Solana Beach

“Dream Along the Trail” at the free 2014 Arts Alive on the Coastal Rail Trail on Sunday, Sept. 28, from noon -4 p.m.
Stroll along the trail to hear the talent of Robert Parker on the piano, the steel drum of Patrick Burke and the rock ‘N roll of Jefferson Jay. Visit the Baker Sculpture Garden and see the unique artwork displayed in the Rail Trail Fence Art Exhibition.
Be captivated by the charming Noelander Acrobats and amazed as the mysterious Stilt Walkers navigate the pathway. Dance to the sounds of Cuba from Combo Libertad as you enjoy a stimulating Sunday walk in lovely Solana Beach.
For more information, please contact Anita Edman at 858-720-2454 or email or visit (art and recreation category).

Solana Beach Library offers citizenship course

An eight-week citizenship course begins at the Solana Beach Library on Wednesday, Sept. 17. Classes will meet from 4-5:30 p.m. Wednesdays, and 10-11:30 a.m. Saturdays, ending Saturday, Nov. 8.

Fall Home/Garden show returns to Del Mar Fairgrounds

During its three-day session at the Del Mar Fairgrounds this Sept. 12-14, the 25th annual Fall Home/Garden Show will feature interior design and garden displays, remodeling inspiration, seminars and one-stop shopping for everything pertaining to the home and garden.

Del Mar-Solana Beach Rotary lineup of speakers to discuss cancer, Kenya, biotech

Interested individuals are invited to hear two special speakers at upcoming meetings of the Rotary Club of Del Mar-Solana Beach. The club’s meetings are held over breakfast from 7 to 8:30 a.m. at the Morgan Run Clubhouse.



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