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  • Bash at the Beach

    Bash at the Beach

    Following the first full day of Breeders’ Cup championship races Nov. 3, Bash at the Beach took place at the Barn at the Beach at Powerhouse Park in Del Mar. The event, which featured live music by Haute Chile, a live auction of racing memorabilia, cocktails, and hors d’oeuvres, benefits Thoroughbred...

  • Solana Ranch Dads’ Club Pancake Breakfast and Veterans Day assembly

    Solana Ranch Dads’ Club Pancake Breakfast and Veterans Day assembly

    Solana Ranch Elementary School students and families enjoyed a Dads’ Club Pancake Breakfast and Veterans Day assembly Nov. 3.

  • Solana Beach hosts Veterans Day ceremony

    Solana Beach hosts Veterans Day ceremony

    The City of Solana Beach and Solana Beach Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 5431 jointly hosted a Veterans Day ceremony Nov. 11 at the La Colonia Community Center in Solana Beach. The event featured a “Feathers from Heaven” doves release, Camp Pendleton Young Marines served as the honor guard,...

  • Solana Pacific Heritage Family Night

    Solana Pacific Heritage Family Night

    Solana Pacific Elementary School celebrated cultures from around the world and the U.S. at its Family Heritage Night held Nov.3. The event featured a variety of food samples, games, musical performances and more.

  • Del Mar Heights Halloween Parade

    Del Mar Heights Halloween Parade

    The Del Mar Heights Halloween Costume Parade for students took place Oct. 31 and featured witches, ghosts, goblins, princesses, superheroes and more.

  • HillsFest 2017: ‘Hats and Horses’

    HillsFest 2017: ‘Hats and Horses’

    Del Mar Hills Academy PTA’s biggest fundraising event of the year, HillFest 2017!, took place Nov. 4 at the Arterra Marriott Del Mar. This year the event celebrated the Breeders’ Cup with its “Hats & Horses theme.” All proceeds help fund vital programs and equipment at Del Mar Hills Academy.

  • 2017 Fall Bing Crosby Racing Season Opening Day

    2017 Fall Bing Crosby Racing Season Opening Day

    The 2017 Fall Bing Crosby Racing Season at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club kicked off Nov. 1 and runs through Nov. 26. Opening Day events included the Hollywood Fashion Contest. Attendees were encouraged to dress up in Hollywood styles from the past or present. Visit dmtc.com.

  • Del Mar Foundation Community Party

    Del Mar Foundation Community Party

    The Del Mar Foundation hosted a Community Party Nov. 1 at the Barn at the Beach (aka Powerhouse Park tent) that featured live bluegrass music (Laurie Lewis, Tom Rozun & The Railsplitters), bourbon and whiskey tastings and southern style fare.

  • Miracle League Celebrity Pitcher Day

    Miracle League Celebrity Pitcher Day

    Miracle League held its annual Celebrity Pitcher Day Oct. 28 at Engel Family Field. Outstanding Service Awards were also presented at the event to outgoing seniors. The Miracle League of San Diego provides children with special needs the opportunity to play baseball in an organized league. Visit...

  • Del Mar Unit of Rady Children’s Hospital Auxiliary hosts Harvest Boutique

    Del Mar Unit of Rady Children’s Hospital Auxiliary hosts Harvest Boutique

    The Del Mar Unit of Rady Children’s Hospital Auxiliary held its annual boutique on Oct. 25 at Fairbanks Ranch Country Club, chaired by Jan Smith and Ginger Wood. The event was named “Harvest Boutique” to celebrate the members making jam in their jammies with harvested organic fruit of the season....

  • Torrey Hills Reflections Art Competition

    Torrey Hills Reflections Art Competition

    Torrey Hills Elementary School held its Reflections Art Competition Oct. 27.

  • North County Baha’is celebrate bicentenary of Baha’u’llah’s birth

    North County Baha’is celebrate bicentenary of Baha’u’llah’s birth

    Over the weekend of Oct.21 and 22, millions of members of the Baha’i religion around the world celebrated the 200th anniversary of the birth of Baha’u’llah, a Persian nobleman and the founder of the faith, who is considered a prophet by the Baha’is. Locally, Baha’is in Rancho Santa Fe and surrounding...

  • Barn at the Beach: Celebrate Del Mar

    Barn at the Beach: Celebrate Del Mar

    Del Mar Schools Education Foundation was the beneficiary of one of the Breeders’ Cup Festival events, Barn at the Beach: Celebrate Del Mar. In addition to celebrating the Breeders’ Cup, the Oct. 29 event celebrated 50-plus years of the City of Del Mar, Del Mar schools and community. The luncheon...

  • Solana Beach ‘Día de los Muertos’

    Solana Beach ‘Día de los Muertos’

    The Solana Beach 3rd Annual “Día de los Muertos” — Day of the Dead — community event was held Oct. 29 at La Colonia Park. The event included entertainment, great food, an oldies car show, face painting, games and more.

  • Jake’s Del Mar presents 35th Annual Beach Fun Run

    Jake’s Del Mar presents 35th Annual Beach Fun Run

    Jake’s Del Mar hosted its 35th Annual Beach Fun Run Oct. 28. In celebration of the first-ever Breeders’ Cup World Championships coming to Del Mar, Jake’s teamed up with the Breeders’ Cup to kick off the Festival Week with this community event. The 5K (3.2 miles) Fun Run took place on the beach,...

  • ‘Strut for Sobriety!’ celebration of recovery

    ‘Strut for Sobriety!’ celebration of recovery

    A New PATH (Parents for Addiction Treatment and Healing) presented the 13th annual “Strut for Sobriety!” celebration of recovery Sept. 23 at the Hyatt Aventine La Jolla. Over 350 attendees enjoyed the event, co-chaired by Liz Crocker and Colleen Ruis Ince, which included a silent auction and boutique,...

  • Ashley Falls Fall Carnival and Spooky House

    Ashley Falls Fall Carnival and Spooky House

    Families welcomed the festive Halloween season at the fun-filled Ashley Falls Fall Carnival and Spooky House Oct. 20 (the Spooky House was also open Oct. 21).

  • Hawks Hoedown

    Hawks Hoedown

    Torrey Hills Elementary School familied enjoyed a festive Hawks Hoedown (Fall Carnival) featuring a variety of activities Oct. 21.

  • Solana Pacific Family STREAM Night

    Solana Pacific Family STREAM Night

    Solana Pacific Elementary School held its Family STREAM (Science, Technology, Research, Engineering, Arts and Math) Night Oct. 19. The STREAM program gives students “learning experiences that emphasizes these subjects through an inquiry-based, hands-on curriculum.”

  • Del Mar Hills Halloween Hoedown

    Del Mar Hills Halloween Hoedown

    Del Mar Hills Elementary School held its annual Halloween Hoedown Oct. 20. The event included a DJ, giant slide, face painting, carnival games and more.

  • Art Uncorked Cocktail Soirée

    Art Uncorked Cocktail Soirée

    Art Uncorked Cocktail Soriée took place Oct. 21 at the home of Nancy and Drake Coker to benefit Envision Visual Arts (EVA) at Canyon Crest Academy. The event inckuded a live jazz band featuring CCA’s Nate Jarrell, a guided painting class led by Jessi Mortensen, hors d’oeuvres, champagne cocktails...

  • Coastal Community Foundation celebrates 30th Anniversary

    Coastal Community Foundation celebrates 30th Anniversary

    The Coastal Community Foundation’s 30th Anniversary Celebration took place Oct. 12 at the Rancho Santa Fe home of TK. The mission of the Foundation is to enhance the quality of life in the North Coastal San Diego County by directing philanthropic efforts toward community needs. Visit coastalfoundation.org

  • ‘Muriel Anderson’s Solana Beach Guitar Night’ benefit

    ‘Muriel Anderson’s Solana Beach Guitar Night’ benefit

    Guitars in the Classroom, a local nonprofit dedicated to bringing musical training, integration with academics, and instruments to public schools, hosted Muriel Anderson’s Solana Beach Guitar Night featuring the fingerstyle and jazz mastery of international star Muriel Anderson and San Diego favorites...

  • Birds of a Feather: Rooted in Flight Gala

    Birds of a Feather: Rooted in Flight Gala

    More than 250 guests attended the celebration and fundraiser for San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy’s 30th Anniversary benefit Oct. 7 at the Lomas Santa Fe Country Club. Participants had the opportunity to enjoy an evening about nature and community conservation education. The event also included entertainment,...

  • Neighborhood Outreach event for Rady Children’s Hospital

    Neighborhood Outreach event for Rady Children’s Hospital

    The Carmel Valley Unit of Rady Children’s Hospital Auxiliary hosted a Neighborhood Outreach event Oct. 14 at Ashley Falls Park in Carmel Valley. Attendees had the opportunity to learn more about Rady Children’s Hospital Auxiliary. The event also included entertainment by Hullabaloo, raffle prizes,...

  • Lucky Duck Foundation’s Ninth Annual Swing & Soiree

    Lucky Duck Foundation’s Ninth Annual Swing & Soiree

    The Ninth Annual Swing & Soiree, hosted by the Lucky Duck Foundation, took place at The Santaluz Club Oct. 9 to raise funds for local beneficiaries: Helen Woodward Animal Center, Father Joe’s Villages and Challenged Athletes Foundation. Del Mar couple Pat and Stephanie Kilkenny started the Lucky...

  • ‘Sci-Fri: Behind the Magic’ at Del Mar Heights

    ‘Sci-Fri: Behind the Magic’ at Del Mar Heights

    Del Mar Heights families enjoyed a ‘Sci-Fri: Behind the Magic’ event Oct. 6 at the school. The event featured the science behind some favorite magic tricks. Students and parents alike had the opportunity to make ping-pong balls float, create optical illusions, move a can with a balloon, pop the...

  • Local La La Land: Del Mar Community Connections gala benefit

    Local La La Land: Del Mar Community Connections gala benefit

    The Del Mar Powerhouse Community Center reverted to a La La Land aura Oct. 7 as guests gathered at sundown for the annual gala benefit sponsored by Del Mar Community Connections. As in the “La La Land” movie, various styles of dancing were demonstrated as entertainment before guests took to the...

  • Community Picnic at Powerhouse Park

    Community Picnic at Powerhouse Park

    Community members gathered Oct. 8 for the Del Mar Foundation’s Second Annual Picnic at Powerhouse Park. The event featured local bands providing music and displays by nonprofits, the popular Chess Challenge from Chess Minds In Motion, a bike safety class by San Diego Bike Coalition, face painting,...

  • ‘Taste of the Village’

    ‘Taste of the Village’

    The Canyon Crest Academy Foundation hosted “Taste of the Village” Oct. 8 at the Village at Pacific Highlands Ranch shopping center in Carmel Valley. Event participants had the opportunity to eat great food while enjoying a variety of student performances and artwork. All of the proceeds will benefit...

  • 11th Annual Holes for Heroes Golf Tournament

    11th Annual Holes for Heroes Golf Tournament

    The San Diego Downtown Breakfast Rotary Foundation hosted its 11th Annual Holes for Heroes Golf Tournament and Military Appreciation event Sept. 15 at the Lomas Santa Fe Country Club in Solana Beach . Holes for Heroes has raised over $1 million since 2006 and hopes to continue the mission of honoring,...

  • The Bishop’s School Auction Chair Affair

    The Bishop’s School Auction Chair Affair

    The Auction Chair Affair, a casual evening to reconnect and reminisce with past auction chairs spanning over 35 years, who devoted “time, treasure and talent” to The Bishop’s School’s annual auction event was held Sept. 13 at the RSF home of Rick and Sherry Manoogian.

  • Eclectic lineup entertains thousands at KAABOO

    Eclectic lineup entertains thousands at KAABOO

  • Solana Beach Fund grant ceremony

    Solana Beach Fund grant ceremony

    A Solana Beach Fund grant ceremony took place Sept. 12 at the Aaron Chang Gallery in Solana Beach. The Solana Beach Fund was started in 2014 to address local needs and build philanthropy to benefit Solana Beach. It’s managed by the Coastal Community Foundation. Grant recipients this year included:...

  • Carmel Del Mar Ice Cream Social

    Carmel Del Mar Ice Cream Social

    Carmel Del Mar Elementary School students and families gathered Sept. 14 to enjoy a delicious Ice Cream Social.

  • Carmel Creek Dads’ Club presents Pops and Pizza

    Carmel Creek Dads’ Club presents Pops and Pizza

    Carmel Creek Elementary School’s Dads’ Club hosted a fun-filled “Pops and Pizza” event for Carmel Creek families to kick off the new school year Sept. 15.

  • ‘Meet & Greet’ celebrates Del Mar’s historical restaurants

    ‘Meet & Greet’ celebrates Del Mar’s historical restaurants

    The Del Mar Historical Society and Del Mar Foundation recently began a “Meet & Greet” series to celebrate the historical restaurants in Del Mar. The series started Sept. 14 with La Tienda (now called En Fuego), Del Mar’s first restaurant outside the Hotel Del Mar. The event included a video with...

  • Taste of Del Mar

    Taste of Del Mar

    The Del Mar Village Association presented the popular Taste of Del Mar Sept. 7. Attendees enjoyed tastes from more than 25 local and award-winning restaurants, as well as sips from 15 craft brewers, local vintners and makers of distilled spirits all while enjoying live music throughout the Village....

  • Solana Beach Civic and Historical Society BBQ

    Solana Beach Civic and Historical Society BBQ

    The Solana Beach Civic and Historical Society opened its fall 2017 season of evening meetings with its annual barbecue Sept. 8 at the Fletcher Cove Community Center. Catering was provided by Brett’s BBQ.

  • Sage Canyon Ice Cream Social

    Sage Canyon Ice Cream Social

    Sage Canyon Elementary School families welcomed the new school year with a delicious Ice Cream Social Sept. 17.

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