Rachel Dovsky will play Mabel in “The Pirates of Penzance.”
“Pop-up” museum inaugurates anticipated tour.
The bi-monthly art open house will bring attention to the city’s dynamic visual art scene.
Encinitas events this week
Ovation Theatre will present Freaky Friday from Feb. 8 to 10 and from Feb. 15 to 17 at Brubeck Theater at Palomar College, 1140 West Mission Road in San Marcos.
The day-long event, which is free and open to the public, will include author talks, book signings, readings, workshops, crafts, live music and educational panels.
To raise money for research in search of a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, both families have organized a fundraiser called Love Cures.
San Diego might not have had a team in the Super Bowl — or a NFL team at all, for that matter — but the competitive spirit was alive and well Sunday morning, Feb. 3, in Encinitas.
For more information and events, visit the city’s newsletter at https://bit.ly/2sQIDX9. Band-O-Rama school bands concert This special concert will feature local school bands playing a variety of music for your enjoyment on Feb. 2 at 6 p.m. at La Costa Canyon High School, 1 Maverick Way in Carlsbad....
For more information and events, visit the city’s newsletter at https://bit.ly/2QYpqMZ. Lux reception: Courtney Mattison Experience a unique opportunity to meet the third artist-in-residence of season 12, Courtney Mattison, on Jan. 25 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Lux Art Institute, 1550 South El Camino...
Canyon Crest Academy will host the dance production Flawed Machine from Jan. 31 - Feb. 8. The production features a cast of 28 dancers, all of whom are students at Canyon Crest Academy.
The Don Diego Scholarship Foundation is offering $66,000 in 2019 college scholarships to 28 outstanding students who reside in the San Diego area and have participated in the San Diego County Fair and/or other activities associated with the Del Mar Fairgrounds.
Cervantes is the author of the NYT bestselling book The Storm Runner (Disney-Hyperion), a Rick Riordan Presents selection.
For more information and events, visit the city’s newsletter at bit.ly/2SM3UwH Encinitas Chamber and City to present Senior Expo Feb. 2 The Encinitas Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the City of Encinitas, will again host the Encinitas Senior Expo titled “Embracing Retirement, Before and...
Carlsbad and the surrounding San Diego County communities will come together once again for the inspiring 10th annual Mitchell Thorp Foundation (MTF) 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, Feb. 2 at Poinsettia Park in Carlsbad.
CycleBar Carmel Valley will offer free classes and charity rides to celebrate its one-year anniversary.
For more events and information, visit the city’s newsletter at https://bit.ly/2ACTCYR. Reception and artist talk: YESNIK Experience a unique opportunity as featured artist YESNIK leads an engaging discussion about both his work and artistic process on Jan. 11 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Lux Art Institute,...
San Dieguito Academy’s Advanced Drama Honors class will perform Sense and Sensibility by innovative writer Kate Hamill based off the novel by Jane Austen. Performances will be Jan. 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, and 19 at 7 p.m. in the Clayton E. Liggett Theater.
Canyon Crest Academy’s Creative Writing Club recently announced the 8th Annual CCA Writers’ Conference which will be held on Saturday, Feb. 23, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m..
Enjoy live music, refreshments, surprise give-a-ways, and, of course, cheers to 2019 on Dec. 31 from 2 to 4:30 p.m. at the Encinitas Senior Center, 1140 Oakcrest Park Drive.
Country singer Patsy Cline’s untimely death at age 30 in a 1963 plane crash was a tragedy. But a new local production of the tribute musical “Always … Patsy Cline” is anything but.
Each year the Miracle League of San Diego honors high school seniors who have volunteered their time for at least three years.
The Lux Art Institute's latest artist-in-residence show plays with the mind through the use of textures.
Local author Shaina Krevat recently announced the release of her first book, Tales of Mundane Magic. Mysterious Galaxy bookstore is hosting a book launch party at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 8, with beverages, appetizers and dessert. The book launch party is free and open to the public.
The city-designated Heritage Tree, a 90-foot-tall towering Norfolk Island pine tree, will be covered in LED lights during the holidays in the Moonlight Beach parking lot. The tree will be lit Nov. 30 at 4:30 p.m.
The Queen Bee Market, the two-day “Etsy comes to life” shopping market, returns to the Del Mar Fairgrounds on Friday, Dec. 14 and Saturday, Dec. 15. Owned and operated by San Diego natives and sisters, Kellie Dooley and Allison Gharst, Queen Bee features more than 100 vendors offering everything...
Legoland's holiday celebration includes a 30-foot-tall Christmas tree made of 245,000 Duplo bricks. holiday shows, snow flurries and building activities and meet and greets with a Lego Santa and Lego toy soldier.
San Diego Botanic Garden's Garden of Lights begins on Dec. 1.
The parade starts at 5:30 p.m. Coast Hwy. 101 starting at D Street.
Hosted by Cardiff 101 Main Street, guests will be greeted by Santa’s elves at the free community holiday celebration that will have festive activities for children from ages 1 to 105.
For more information and events, visit the city's newsletter at https://bit.ly/2PFX66c. West African Dance The class on Nov. 23 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. will be led by San Diego teacher/dancer/choreographer Aminisha Cunningham. She has been the master teacher of many African Dance teachers in this region...
Canyon Crest Academy graduate Chase Morrin, an accomplished pianist, composer, and educator, will explore music by some of his heroes, such as Danilo Perez, Thelonius Monk and Tigran Hamasyan, at a Friends of the Encinitas Library First Sunday Music Series concert.
The Encinitas Holiday Street Fair, along South Coast Highway 101, between D and J Streets, will be held Sunday, Nov. 18 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The most-needed items include bath towels, bed linens, blankets, pillows, shower curtains, and dishes. More information can be found at https://conta.cc/2EyD8Fg.
Carlsbad High School students recently announced “Love is Blind,” the city’s first completely student written, directed and produced play, to be held Dec. 6-8 from 7 p.m. - 8 p.m., with a matinee on Dec. 8 from 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
The Music by the Sea concert series will feature a performance by Quinta Essentia recorder ensemble, one of Brazil’s top-rated musical groups, on Nov. 16 at 7:30 p.m. at the Encinitas Library, 540 Cornish Drive. The concert series presents the winners of the Beverly Hills National Auditions in...
The Good Earth / Great Chefs series will welcome Dorie Greenspan for a festive book signing of her new cookbook “Everyday Dorie: The Way I Cook” Sunday, Nov. 11, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Chino Farm in Rancho Santa Fe.
The Encinitas Turkey Trot 5K and 10K will take place on Thanksgiving morning.
For more information and events, visit the city's newsletter at https://bit.ly/2CP5LeT. John McCutcheon Accompanying himself on guitar, banjo, piano, hammered dulcimer, fiddle, and autoharp, John McCutcheon sings his own songs, along with covers of well-known folk greats Pete Seeger and Woody Guthrie...
The Fall Racing Festival - slated from Nov. 9 through Dec. 2 - will host activities and promotions geared toward all ages and interests, while once again showcasing some of the sport’s elite equines in action.
The Survivor Mitzvah Project and Jewish Collaborative of San Diego are presenting a special screening of the documentary feature “The Last Survivors – Echoes from the Holocaust” in commemoration of Kristallnacht at 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 9, at Jewish Collaborative of San Diego in Carlsbad.
Twenty artists from the RSF Art Guild will display paintings and photographs that focus on seascapes, landscapes and still life subjects at the Encinitas Community Center in an exhibit called "The Natural World: Outside and Inside."
Members of the San Diego County Gourd Artists recently installed a show in the Encinitas Community Center. The title of the show is “Fruit of the Vine.” Gourds are a hard-shelled fruit that when totally dried, can be carved, burned, sanded, and embellished to make stunning works of art: drums,...
Dia de los Muertos The family-friendly “Day of the Dead” festival includes performances by San Diego’s top Mariachi Bands and Ballet Folklorico dancers on Oct. 27 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Encinitas Community Center, 1140 Oakcrest Park Drive. The event will also include art-making workshops for...
The symphony will perform Vivaldi’s Autumn from the Four Seasons, featuring Cheryl Swem violin soloist, the first movement of Beethoven’s Sixth Symphony, the Academic Festival Overture by Brahms, and much more on Oct. 21 at 2:30 p.m. at Seacoast Community Church, 1050 Regal Road.