Events

  • Dec. 14: Event briefs

    Dec. 14: Event briefs

    Santa Claus is coming to CV Library Join the Carmel Valley Library as Santa Claus will do a special storytime with the reading of Twas the Night before Christmas. Be sure to bring a camera for a photo opportunity with Santa Claus. All ages are welcome. Santa Claus is at Carmel Valley Branch Library...

  • ‘Hamilton’: The hottest ticket in town will benefit two San Diego nonprofit organizations

    ‘Hamilton’: The hottest ticket in town will benefit two San Diego nonprofit organizations

    Just in time for end-of-the-year charitable giving, Jewish Family Service and the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center, Jacobs Family Campus are teaming up to offer the ultimate holiday gift for theater lovers.

  • Dec. 7: Event briefs

    Dec. 7: Event briefs

    The 31st Annual Solana Beach “Holiday Singalong” will be held Dec. 14 at 7:30 p.m. at the Fletcher Cove Community Center.

  • Queen Bee Market Dec. 15-16 supports SD Food Bank

    Queen Bee Market Dec. 15-16 supports SD Food Bank

    Tis’ the season for gifting and giving, and Queen Bee Market has partnered with The Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank to host a food drive at the bi-annual shopping event held at Del Mar Fairgrounds on Friday, Dec. 15 and Saturday, Dec. 16. The San Diego Food Bank will have a booth at Queen...

  • Nov. 30: Event briefs

    Nov. 30: Event briefs

    In aChord at Carmel Valley Library December’s free family music program sponsored by the Friends of the Carmel Valley Library will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 13 at 7 p.m. in the library’s community room. In aChord Men’s Ensemble is one of San Diego’s premier singing groups dazzling audiences with...

  • Pacific Arts Dance Center presents 'Nutcracker' on Dec. 10

    Pacific Arts Dance Center presents 'Nutcracker' on Dec. 10

    Joining forces as a new dance studio and performing company, Del Mar Ballet and Royal Academy of Performing Arts are performing their first Nutcracker together at the California Center for Performing Arts in Escondido.

  • Frozen fun offered at Flower Hill Promenade

    Frozen fun offered at Flower Hill Promenade

    Flower Hill Promenade will have snow play days, snow flurries, holiday movie nights and more throughout the month of December.

  • Red Nose Run/Walk benefit on the beach to be held Dec. 15

    Red Nose Run/Walk benefit on the beach to be held Dec. 15

    Celebrate the season at the Red Nose Run/Walk on the beach in Del Mar Friday, Dec.15. Walkers, runners and strollers of all levels will be participating, dogs on leash too. This is the 26th year and has consistently been rated the best holiday Del Mar Beach Run/Walk/Stroll ever, benefiting two...

  • Nov. 23: Event briefs

    Nov. 23: Event briefs

    The annual Santa by the Sea and Holiday Tree Lighting event in Del Mar will take place Sunday, Dec. 3 from 3-5 p.m. at the northwest corner of Camino del Mar and 15th Street,

  • Village at PHR to feature tree lighting, ice skating, movies

    Village at PHR to feature tree lighting, ice skating, movies

    The Village at Pacific Highlands Ranch will celebrate the season in style, offering free weekend events sure to spark holiday cheer. The festivities begin on Sunday, Nov. 26 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. when The Village will orchestrate a spectacular tree-lighting ceremony. Live music, free photos with...

  • Nov. 16: Event briefs

    Nov. 16: Event briefs

    Title Wave books sale Friends of Solana Beach Library will have a 50 percent off book sale Nov. 17-18 in the Title Wave bookstore inside the Solana Beach Library. All genres of books, including children’s books, CDs, DVDs and puzzles, will be available. There will also be a shelf with 10 for $1...

  • Carmel Valley native Alexander Simone to appear on Shark Tank Nov. 12

    Carmel Valley native Alexander Simone to appear on Shark Tank Nov. 12

    Canyon Crest Academy graduate and entrepreneur Alexander Simone will appear on ABC’s Shark Tank this Sunday, Nov. 12 at 10 p.m.

  • Event briefs: Nov. 2

    Event briefs: Nov. 2

    Daron W. Borst, a 19-year-veteran of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), will be the guest speaker at the Oct. 29 Village Viewpoints event at the Village Church in Rancho Santa Fe.

  • Nov. 9: Event briefs

    Nov. 9: Event briefs

    Solana Beach Civic and Historical Society Holiday Boutique and Bake Sale The Solana Beach Civic and Historical Society’s major fundraiser, its Holiday Boutique and Bake Sale, will be held on Saturday, Nov. 18 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the La Colonia Community Center. The center will be transformed...

  • Great Halloween Candy Buy Back to benefit troops is Nov. 9

    Great Halloween Candy Buy Back to benefit troops is Nov. 9

    Dr. Curtis Chan is holding his 9th annual Great Halloween Candy Buy Back. The Candy Buy Back helps local children unload excess Halloween candy for a great cause. The candy is donated to troops overseas and children collect $1 per pound (up to 5 pounds). Last year’s drive collected 7,389 pounds...

  • Oct. 26: Event Briefs

    Oct. 26: Event Briefs

    Carmel Valley Fall Festival The Carmel Valley Recreation Council presents the Carmel Valley Fall festival on Saturday, Oct. 28 at the Carmel Valley Community Park from 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. The event will include pony rides, crafts, games, jumpers and more. A pumpkin-carving contest will be held at 10...

  • Through Project Concern International, Del Mar resident finds a global calling

    Through Project Concern International, Del Mar resident finds a global calling

    The sight of mothers and their newborns in Tijuana struggling amid a lack of basic health care left an indelible impact. Patricia Mogul had already been doing everything she could to promote Project Concern International’s mission to create sustainable, community-driven solutions in some of the...

  • Oct. 19: Event briefs

    Oct. 19: Event briefs

    Joyapalooza: Rhythm and Roots Enjoy an evening under the stars with local nonprofit Resounding Joy at Joyapalooza: Rhythm and Roots, an event to benefit its important work to bring music therapy to the community. Celebrate the incredible power of music by rolling up your sleeves for interactive...

  • Diplomacy Gala celebrates global connections

    Diplomacy Gala celebrates global connections

    The 2017 Diplomacy Gala will bring together more than 200 citizen diplomats working together to connect San Diego leaders to those dedicated to solving the world’s most pressing issues at the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice at the University of San Diego on Saturday, Nov. 4. The San...

  • Noted Carmel Valley Chef William Bradley to participate in Robb Report Culinary Masters

    Noted Carmel Valley Chef William Bradley to participate in Robb Report Culinary Masters

    Studio’s executive chef Craig Strong will welcome “a most impressive chef lineup” into his kitchen to prepare an elegant one-of-a-kind six-course dinner for guests on Monday, Oct. 23 as part of the annual Robb Report Culinary Masters benefiting the ment’or BKB Foundation. Headlined by ment’or founders...

  • Breeders’ Cup Festival offers a variety of unique events

    Breeders’ Cup Festival offers a variety of unique events

    The Breeders’ Cup World Thoroughbred Championships isn’t just a two-day showcase of the top thoroughbred racehorses in training. It has evolved to include a weeklong series of events that highlight the best of the host site’s offerings, and this year’s Breeders’ Cup Festival at Del Mar is the biggest...

  • 'Mystifique': a unique take on Poe works to haunt CCA campus

    'Mystifique': a unique take on Poe works to haunt CCA campus

    Canyon Crest Academy will perform "Mystifique," a devised theatre piece on Oct. 27-28, Nov. 2-4 and Nov. 7-9.

  • 2017 Breeders’ Cup and Bing Crosby fall racing season set to begin

    2017 Breeders’ Cup and Bing Crosby fall racing season set to begin

    After many months of planning and prepping, the stage has been set for the 34th annual Breeders’ Cup World Thoroughbred Championships to come to Del Mar. It’s finally showtime. One of thoroughbred racing’s biggest events, the Breeders’ Cup consists of 13 Grade I races with purses and awards totaling...

  • Oct. 12: Event briefs

    Oct. 12: Event briefs

    CCA presents ‘Mystifique: a Macabre Masquerade’ Tickets are available now to Canyon Crest Academy’s Envision Theater’s first show of the 2017-2018 season. Enter the wild, wondrous world of Edgar Allan Poe in this fusion of theatre, puppetry and music. Co-created in collaboration with Canyon Crest...

  • Oct. 5: Event briefs

    CCA Foundation presents ‘Taste of the Village’ On Oct. 8, from 2- 6 p.m., the Canyon Crest Academy Foundation will host “Taste of the Village,” located at the Village at Pacific Highlands Ranch shopping center in Carmel Valley. This is a family-friendly community event where you can sample delicious...

  • Taste of the Village benefits Canyon Crest Academy Oct. 8

    Taste of the Village benefits Canyon Crest Academy Oct. 8

    Take your taste buds on a tour and give back to Canyon Crest Academy with The Taste of the Village on Sunday, Oct. 8. Hosted by the Village of Pacific Highlands Ranch and the Canyon Crest Academy Foundation, this one-night event helps you find your inner foodie while supporting a local public school....

  • Sept. 28: Event briefs

    Sept. 28: Event briefs

    Art San Diego Sept. 28-Oct. 1 Art San Diego, one of the nation’s largest and most respected contemporary art shows, takes place Sept. 28-Oct. 1 at the Wyland Center at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. This year’s theme is [FUSION]: the merging of artistic mediums, of exhibitors and collectors, and of...

  • Walk A Mile in Her Shoes takes strides to end domestic violence

    Walk A Mile in Her Shoes takes strides to end domestic violence

    The YWCA of San Diego County’s 10th annual Walk A Mile in Her Shoes event will be held on Saturday, Oct. 14 at 10 a.m., beginning at MLK Promenade Park at 4th Avenue and K Street. The lighthearted event, in which both men and women walkers take on the mile in a pair of heels, helps raise awareness...

  • Sept. 21: Event briefs

    Sept. 21: Event briefs

    An art exhibit featuring the work of Karen Peppard Caruso is on display at the Carmel Valley Library through Sept. 30.

  • San Diego Restaurant Week begins Sunday, Sept. 24

    San Diego Restaurant Week begins Sunday, Sept. 24

    The 13th annual San Diego Restaurant Week returns Sunday, Sept. 24 through Sunday, Oct. 1

  • Sept. 14: Event briefs

    Sept. 14: Event briefs

    The 7th Annual Solana Beach Business Expo will be held Wednesday, Sept. 20 from 5-7 p.m.

  • Osher gives learning opportunities to people over 50

    Osher gives learning opportunities to people over 50

    Carol Roberts is preparing for her first day of school. This quarter, she'll take classes in a range of subjects, from science to politics, at UC San Diego in La Jolla. But Roberts isn't the typical college student. She's 79. The Solana Beach woman will take part in classes at the Osher Lifelong...

  • Fresh Brothers to donate percentage of orders Sept. 19 to hurricane flood relief

    Fresh Brothers to donate percentage of orders Sept. 19 to hurricane flood relief

    On Tuesday, Sept. 19, Fresh Brothers will donate 20 percent of its sales from all stores to the American Red Cross to support Hurricane Irma relief efforts in Florida. On Sept. 12, the fast-casual pizza restaurant donated 20 percent of its sales from all its stores to the Greater Houston Community...

  • Del Mar-Solana Beach Rotary announces 21st Annual Turf Bocce Ball Tournament And Fundraiser

    Del Mar-Solana Beach Rotary announces 21st Annual Turf Bocce Ball Tournament And Fundraiser

    Offering fun with family and friends for the benefit of many good causes, the Del Mar-Solana Beach Rotary Club will conduct its 21st Annual Rotary Turf Bocce Ball Tournament and Fundraiser on Sunday, Oct. 8 (see DMSBbocce.com). New this year, the tournament will be held on the grass of the Surf...

  • Sept. 7: Event briefs

    Sept. 7: Event briefs

    Summer Twilight Concert Sept. 10 The Del Mar Foundation’s final Summer Twilight Concert of this season will be held Sunday, Sept. 10 at Powerhouse Park, 1658 Coast Boulevard, Del Mar, with Sensation Show Band performing. All concerts are free and open to the public. The concert begins at 5 p.m.,...

  • 12th Annual Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon gets ready to make a splash

    12th Annual Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon gets ready to make a splash

    With summertime nearing its close, west-coast canines wouldn’t dream of missing the singular event of the beach season – Helen Woodward Animal Center’s 12th Annual Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon, held at Dog Beach in Del Mar, presented by Blue Buffalo. Surfing canines love this dog surf-competition in particular...

  • Aug. 31: Event briefs

    Aug. 31: Event briefs

    Taste of Del Mar The Del Mar Village Association will present The Taste of Del Mar Sept. 7 from 5-8 p.m. The village of Del Mar celebrates the culinary flavors and local libations that make the Del Mar Village so unique. Attendees are invited to savor tastes from more than 25 local and award-winning...

  • Geppetto's celebrates 25th anniversary with parties, 'Golden Ticket' contest

    Geppetto's celebrates 25th anniversary with parties, 'Golden Ticket' contest

    It has been 25 years since the Miller family purchased a single toy store and began the expansion that has made Geppetto's into the largest independent toy retailer in the country. Geppetto’s has nine locations in San Diego County, including stores in Del Mar Highlands Town Center and Flower Hill...

  • Aug. 24: Event briefs

    Aug. 24: Event briefs

    The City of Solana Beach’s Parks and Recreation Commission is hosting the 13th annual Beach Blanket Movie Night

  • Taste of Del Mar event to be held Sept. 7

    Taste of Del Mar event to be held Sept. 7

    The Del Mar Village Association will present The Taste of Del Mar Sept. 7 from 5-8 p.m. The quaint seaside village of Del Mar celebrates the culinary flavors and local libations that make the Del Mar Village so unique. Attendees are invited to savor tastes from more than 25 local and award-winning...

  • Aug. 17: Event briefs

    Aug. 17: Event briefs

    SB Civic and Historical Society BBQ The Solana Beach Civic and Historical Society will open the 2017 season of evening meetings with its traditional September barbecue. The barbecue will be held at the Fletcher Cove Community Center on Sept. 8 at 5 p.m. The cost is $15 per person and checks can...

  • Community Outreach Meeting to discuss 16-Acre Del Mar parcel set for Aug. 30

    Community Outreach Meeting to discuss 16-Acre Del Mar parcel set for Aug. 30

    The Robert Green Company and Zephyr will hold a community outreach workshop on Wednesday, Aug. 30 at 6 p.m. to present plans for the parcel overlooking North Beach in Del Mar at Camino Del Mar and Border Avenue, as a part of the Community Participation Program. This community outreach workshop...

  • North Coast Rep to present Neil Simon comedy ‘Last of the Red Hot Lovers’

    North Coast Rep to present Neil Simon comedy ‘Last of the Red Hot Lovers’

    North Coast Rep will begin Season 36 with one of Neil Simon’s enduring comedic masterpieces, “Last of the Red Hot Lovers.”

  • Aug. 10: Event briefs

    Aug. 10: Event briefs

    Del Mar Racetrack events On Friday Aug. 11, The White Buffalo will kick off the weekend. Saturday Aug. 12, fill up on craft brews and unlimited delicious burgers from all around San Diego at Burgers and Brews! Then hang around and see the hip-hop legend Ludacris perform. On Sunday, celebrate family...

  • With ArtWalk, Jeremy Sicile-Kira finds his way as an artist

    With ArtWalk, Jeremy Sicile-Kira finds his way as an artist

    The brush strokes hold to the canvas broad and thick, dense with texture, vibrant in greens and blues and oranges, crystalizing the life that hides away in Jeremy Sicile-Kira’s mind — buried deep, formed in dreams and brought into being by sole virtue of those weighty, resolute strokes. Jeremy’s...

  • Aug. 3: Event briefs

    Aug. 3: Event briefs

    Summer Twilight concert Aug. 8 The Del Mar Foundation’s next Summer Twilight concert will be held Tuesday, Aug. 8 at Powerhouse Park, 1658 Coast Boulevard, Del Mar, with The Ultimate Stones performing. All concerts are free and open to the public. The concert begins at 7 p.m., preceded by a 6 p.m....

  • Salsa Under the Stars brings night of dancing to Pacific Highlands Ranch

    Salsa Under the Stars brings night of dancing to Pacific Highlands Ranch

    Some of the best dancers in San Diego will come together on Saturday, Aug. 12 for Salsa Under the Stars, a night of dancing at the Village of Pacific Highlands Ranch from 6:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. The salsa social will include free professional dance instruction, social dancing and exciting performances...

  • A variety of events to be held at the Del Mar Racetrack Aug. 4-6

    A variety of events to be held at the Del Mar Racetrack Aug. 4-6

    Next weekend brings thrilling races, two free concerts, an epic food fest, family fun and more at the Del Mar Racetrack. Starting on Friday, Aug. 4, rock band, Eagles Of Death Metal will perform during Del Mar’s Summer Concert Series. On Saturday, Aug. 5, Country Fest begins and fans will love...

  • July 28: Event briefs

    July 28: Event briefs

    TPHS Football fundraiser Torrey Pines High School Football will host its annual “Kick Off Party” fundraising golf tournament on Saturday, Aug. 5 at the Fairbanks Ranch Country Club. The fundraiser supports more than 150 young athletes in the Falcon football program. The nine-hole golf tournament...

  • Crafting with a purpose at Mint Studio Aug. 4

    Crafting with a purpose at Mint Studio Aug. 4

    Mint Studio is hosting a heart-warming workshop for kids, teaching the beauty of spreading kindness through art and creativity with Word Rocks. On Aug. 4 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Word Rocks founder and Carmel Valley resident Carol Areas will lead children through painting rocks and choosing words...

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