Events

  • Jun 23: Event briefs

    Jun 23: Event briefs

    Summer events for kids at library The Solana Beach Library has events planned for children each Thursday, 10:30 a.m., now through Aug. 10. This program series is part of “Reading by Design,” the 2017 Summer Reading Program. 6/29 Pacific Animal Productions 7/06 Amazing Dana Magic Show 7/13 Wild...

  • Summer Twilight Concerts return to Del Mar June 20

    Summer Twilight Concerts return to Del Mar June 20

    Everyone knows that summer has arrived in Del Mar with the return of the Del Mar Foundation’s Summer Twilight Concert Series.

  • June 15: Event briefs

    June 15: Event briefs

    The popular Solana Beach Concerts at the Cove summer series kicks off Thursday, June 22, from 6-7:30 p.m. at Fletcher Cove Park

  • June 8: Event briefs

    June 8: Event briefs

    CV Library Symposium for seniors June 19 Carmel Valley Branch Library is hosting monthly Symposiums for Seniors with June’s topic “Beauty and the Beast presents an examination of animals in photography.” Please come to enjoy a discussion with Kevin Linde, Museum of Photographic Arts, on Monday,...

  • ‘Win Place Show’ leaves the gate with a crowded field

    ‘Win Place Show’ leaves the gate with a crowded field

    That one bet in 1970 still stands, all these years later, as Helen Watts’ biggest payout — and her most momentous. The 50-1 longshot bankrolled her and her husband’s bid that summer for the Del Mar home she lives in to this day. Every summer that followed, Watts and her husband devoted their days...

  • June 1: Event briefs

    ‘Escape to Margaritaville’ cast ‘Meet & Greet Brunch’ The Lodge at Torrey Pines is partnering with La Jolla Playhouse for a special culinary and musical event on June 10 from 10 a.m.-noon. Get a taste of the brand new musical “Escape to Margaritaville” before it hits Broadway with the cast “Meet...

  • Canyon Crest to screen student IMAX films on June 7

    Canyon Crest to screen student IMAX films on June 7

    Canyon Crest Academy is the first high school in the nation to screen two student IMAX short film documentaries in an IMAX theater. Two Envision Cinema student films, “Be Conscious” and “Change in the Water” will be shown Wednesday, June 7 at the Edwards Mira Mesa Stadium 18 IMAX & RPX Theatre....

  • Off Track Gallery to host artists' reception

    Off Track Gallery to host artists' reception

    The public is invited to an artists' reception honoring two talented San Dieguito Art Guild members, Karen Fidel (pottery) and Dolores Renner (jewelry), on June 10 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Off Track Gallery, 937 South Coast Highway 101, suite C-103. Fidel is a ceramic artist. She loves to make wheel-thrown...

  • May 25: Event briefs

    Earl Warren Middle School Arts Festival Earl Warren Middle School will hold its semi-annual Arts Festival, a fundraising event designed to celebrate the visual and performing art classes, on Thursday, June 1, from 5:30-8 p.m., at Earl Warren Middle School’s “Seahawk Village.” Studio and digital...

  • County fair will revive San Diego’s ‘Wild West’ roots

    County fair will revive San Diego’s ‘Wild West’ roots

    This year’s fair opens June 2 and stretches for its customary 26 days, bringing more than a million visitors to the largest event in San Diego County

  • Del Mar Foundation’s 2017 Twilight Concert Series begins June 20

    Del Mar Foundation’s 2017 Twilight Concert Series begins June 20

    The 2017 season of the Del Mar Foundation’s Summer Twilight Concert Series kicks off on June 20 at Powerhouse Park, 1658 Coast Boulevard, Del Mar, with the Blue Eyed Soul Band. All concerts are free and open to the public. The first four take place on Tuesdays at 7 p.m., preceded by a 6 p.m. opening...

  • May 18: Event briefs

    2017 Memorial Day ceremony in SB The City of Solana Beach and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5431 will host the 2017 Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 29 at the Veterans Honor Courtyard at La Colonia Park, located at 715 Valley Ave in Solana Beach. The ceremony will take place from 11 a.m. -...

  • Teenage rock band to open the Fiesta Del Sol

    Teenage rock band to open the Fiesta Del Sol

    The Elements, a teenage rock band, will be the first band to take the stage at the Fiesta Del Sol Unplugged Stage on Saturday, May 20 at noon. They will be debuting two of their new original songs during their 45-minute set. The Elements will also entertain the crowd with cover songs from bands...

  • Bike Month puts cyclists in the spotlight

    Bike Month puts cyclists in the spotlight

    National Bike Month is kicking into its final gear, and Solana Beach’s cycling advocacy group is doing everything it can to get people out of their cars. BikeWalkSolana is heading up the city’s “Go By Bike Solana Beach!” campaign to convince people of all the reasons to use their bicycles to commute,...

  • May 11: Event briefs

    Del Mar Foundation Spring Meet & Greet The Del Mar Foundation is holding its next spring no-host Meet & Greet at Seasalt Del Mar on Thursday, May 25, from 6 – 9 p.m. Jointly organized by the Foundation’s Special Events and Young Del Mar committees, this event offers extended Happy Hour pricing...

  • ‘Heart of a Child’ benefit concert to be held April 22

    ‘Heart of a Child’ benefit concert to be held April 22

    Ariana Miller was born with severe congenital heart disease requiring six open-heart surgeries. While homebound and awaiting a heart transplant, one of the few bright spots in her week was a visit from her music therapist. According to her father, Dr. Jeffrey Miller, “Ariana had days when she didn’t...

  • Adult students captivated by top professors speaking at One Day University event

    Adult students captivated by top professors speaking at One Day University event

    “You’re now going to experience all the good things about school without the horrible things that used to make me cry, like tests and homework and being called on,” said Katrina Orsini in her welcome to 300 adult students at One Day University Saturday, March 18. Rather than sitting at cramped...

  • March 30: event briefs

    March 30: event briefs

    6th Annual Healthy Living Festival San Diego’s largest health and fitness expo, the Healthy Living Festival, returns to the Del Mar Fairgrounds April 8 – 9. This event draws over 10,000 people and incorporates everything imaginable to help promote and educate health and wellness including cooking...

  • North Coast Rep to present 'Travels with My Aunt'

    North Coast Rep to present 'Travels with My Aunt'

    North Coast Repertory Theatre continues Season 35 with “Travels with My Aunt,” a 2015 New York Times Critic’s Pick that was hailed as “a triumph of theatrical style.” Giles Havergal adapted the Graham Greene novel about eccentric Aunt Augusta who swoops in and shakes up the life of her staid bourgeois...

  • March 23: Community events

    March 23: Community events

    TPHS Music Department to present chamber concert April 4 The Torrey Pines High School Music Department will present a Chamber Concert Tuesday, April 4, at 6:30 p.m. at the Canyon Crest Academy Proscenium Theatre. The event will feature solo instrumentalists and vocalists, chamber ensembles and...

  • March 9: event briefs

    March 9: event briefs

    Lucie Arnaz set for NC Rep’s Spotlight Gala Save the date of Sunday, April 30, for this year’s North Coast Repertory Theatre Spotlight Gala, celebrating North Coast Rep’s 35th season. The entertainment will be Lucie Arnaz and her Latin Trio. Enjoy live and silent auctions featuring luxurious trips...

  • March 2: Event briefs

    March 2: Event briefs

    Arts Alive Banner Unveiling March 5 Join Leucadia 101 and The 101 Artists’ Colony for the 2017 Arts Alive Banner Unveiling on March 5 from 12 p.m.-3 p.m. at The Leichtag Commons (441 Saxony Rd., Encinitas) in Barn 2. Each year the Arts Alive Encinitas exhibit features 101 local artist creations...

  • Richard Lederer to speak on ‘Fascinating Facts About Our Presidents’ March 10 in Solana Beach

    Richard Lederer to speak on ‘Fascinating Facts About Our Presidents’ March 10 in Solana Beach

    On Friday, March 10, the Solana Beach Civic and Historical Society will present an evening with Richard Lederer. His presentation will be “Fascinating Facts About Our Presidents.” The program will begin at 5 p.m. at the Community Center at Fletcher Cove in Solana Beach. Lederer is the author of...

  • Adult Coloring Group at the Del Mar Library

    Adult Coloring Group at the Del Mar Library

    Coloring has come a long way since we were little ones. Now, there are detailed coloring books of all styles along with multiple types of markers, colored pencils and pens. Adult Coloring is a great way to spend time visiting with others, getting creative, it’s therapeutic and relaxing. Writes...

  • Feb. 23: Community Events

    Feb. 23: Community Events

    Free Tax Preparation Workshop at CV Library A free Tax Preparation Workshop will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 28 at 6 p.m. in the Community Room at the Carmel Valley Branch Library. Learn how to prepare your own individual income tax return for free and which tax software can be purchased. Additionally,...

  • Registration is open for 6th Annual CCA Writers’ Conference

    Registration is open for 6th Annual CCA Writers’ Conference

    Canyon Crest Academy’s Creative Writing Club recently announced that registration is open for the 6th Annual Canyon Crest Academy Writers’ Conference, which will be held on Saturday, March 11, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.. All high school students are invited to this free conference which is the only one of...

  • Feb. 16: Event briefs

    Feb. 16: Event briefs

    ‘The Illusion’ coming to North Coast Rep North Coast Repertory Theatre will present The Illusion, hailed by The New York Times as “Fantastical…takes your breath away.” Legendary playwright Tony Kushner (Angels in America) displays his brilliance in this wildly inventive tour de force, which celebrates...

  • Acclaimed Singer-songwriter Esmé Patterson headed to Belly Up in Solana Beach

    Acclaimed Singer-songwriter Esmé Patterson headed to Belly Up in Solana Beach

    On a cold Monday afternoon in Philadelphia, Penn., singer-songwriter Esmé Patterson is on a brief respite before a tour stop later that night. Patterson, who’s tour heads out west to Solana Beach’s Belly Up on Feb. 15, has grown accustomed to the hustle of being on the road.   “I don’t really live...

  • Del Mar Hills Academy PTA to present award-winning author

     Del Mar Hills Academy PTA will present Dr. Catherine Steiner-Adair, internationally-recognized clinical psychologist and award-winning author of The Big Disconnect: Protecting Childhood and Family Relationships in the Digital Age, to speak to the community on Thursday, Feb.16, at 6 p.m. in the...

  • Feb. 9: Event briefs

    Feb. 9: Event briefs

    Two generations of musical styles come to North Coast Rep North Coast Repertory Theatre is presenting a variety show “Hey! I’m Tha Mama,” two generations of musical styles and showbiz experience with Angela Teek and Spanky Wilson. The show will run Feb. 27-28 at 7:30 p.m. “Hey! I’m Tha Mama” is...

  • Feb. 2: Event briefs

    SB Civic and Historical Society to present Equinox String Quartet Feb. 10 Celebrate Valentine’s Day a few days early on Friday, Feb. 10 when the Solana Beach Civic and Historical Society will present the music of the Equinox String Quartet. Refreshments and conversation will begin at 5 p.m. and...

  • CCA, Cathedral Catholic to present annual Cure for Cancer Cup

    CCA, Cathedral Catholic to present annual Cure for Cancer Cup

    Canyon Crest Academy and Cathedral Catholic High School Soccer Programs recently announced the annual Cure for Cancer Cup. The Cure for the Cancer Cup will take place Jan. 6 and Jan.13 at Cathedral Catholic High School. Girls Varsity will play at 5 p.m. Jan. 6, Boys Junior Varsity 5 p.m. Jan. 13,...

  • Optimist Club of Del Mar-Solana Beach holding annual essay contest

    The Optimist Club of Del Mar-Solana Beach is encouraging area students to contemplate the phrase “Chasing Optimism in the Face of Challenges” as part of the Optimist International Essay Contest for 2017. The Optimist Club will judge local students’ essays on the theme and determine the winner....

  • San Diego Jewish Men’s Chorus to perform at Carmel Valley Library

    San Diego Jewish Men’s Chorus to perform at Carmel Valley Library

    The Carmel Valley Library Family Concert Series presents the San Diego Jewish Men’s Chorus Wednesday, Dec. 14, at 7 p.m. The San Diego Jewish Men's Choir (SDJMC) has been in existence for over 16 years. It is made up of a solid group of more than 25 singers from various walks of life, backgrounds...

  • CCA Music Outreach Club and Mrs. San Diego 2016 to appear at 'Sip & Wrap' benefit for Conner's Cause

    CCA Music Outreach Club and Mrs. San Diego 2016 to appear at 'Sip & Wrap' benefit for Conner's Cause

    Conner’s Cause for Children is teaming with community “elves” and others to help lighten the load of holiday shoppers and brighten the lives of Conner’s Cause families. Conner’s Cause, together with Zoraya de la Bastida of Pacific Sotheby’s, Lauren Hampton and Sergio Lujan of Smart Mortgage invite...

  • Eastman School of Music senior offers college music audition workshops

    Eastman School of Music senior offers college music audition workshops

    Daniela Camilleri, a senior at the prestigious Eastman School of Music at the University of Rochester, NY, is no stranger to auditions. She has participated in theater productions since the age of 5, and enjoyed a successful musical theater career, winning a National Youth Arts Award for her role...

  • Vigil to ‘#EndGunViolence’ to be held Dec. 10

    A candlelight vigil to #EndGunViolence will be held in Solana Beach in commemoration of the fourth anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy, and the 120,000 Americans who have been victims of gun violence since then.  The local candlelight vigil is set for Saturday, Dec. 10 at Unitarian...

  • Del Mar Rady Auxiliary Holiday Boutique benefit is Nov. 10

    Del Mar Rady Auxiliary Holiday Boutique benefit is Nov. 10

    Shop for a cause – Holiday Boutique takes place on Thursday, Nov. 10 at Fairbanks Ranch Country Club hosted by the Del Mar Unit of Rady Children’s Hospital Auxiliary  Shop and cheer on the holiday madness with your friends while benefiting a great cause. Join in the fun and shopping with the ladies...

  • Toastmasters International Speech Contest set for Saturday

    Toastmasters International’s San Diego Coastal District Speech Contest is scheduled to take place Saturday, Oct. 29. Contest speakers have previously qualified at their respective Toastmasters clubs and are now competing at a district level. The district area clubs represented are from the Del...

  • Big League Pitchers join spooky Halloween bash at Miracle League of San Diego

     The Miracle League of San Diego celebrates Halloween on Saturday, Oct. 29 with Celebrity Pitcher Day and Costume Day starting at 10 a.m. at Engel Family Field, 1628 Lomas Santa Fe Drive, Del Mar, 92014. Scheduled to pitch to the Miracle League players are Major Leaguers. All players, coaches,...

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