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."
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.
Jennifer Lahl, president of the Center for Bioethics and Culture (www.cbc-network.org), will appear at St. Mark Lutheran Church in Encinitas on Nov. 9 at 6:30 p.m. for a showing of her new documentary #BigFertility.
Kubica will discuss her life, writing and forthcoming novel, “When the Lights Go Out,” in conversation with Seth Lerer, distinguished professor of literature at UC San Diego.
The San Diego Green Building Council will showcase 13 homes with the San Diego Green Homes Tour on Oct. 21.
The Encinitas 101 MainStreet Association will present its 17th Annual Safe Trick-or-Treat on Oct. 31 from 5 to 8 p.m. Thousands of costumed trick-or-treaters and other revelers will stroll up and down “Pumpkin Lane,” aka South Coast Hwy 101, from Encinitas Blvd to K Street. Fantastic carved pumpkins...
Indie rock band The Elements will perform Sunday, Oct.14, at the inaugural SHRED IBD, a surf competition hosted by the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America in conjunction with the Swami’s Surf Association.
Diegueño Middle School is hosting a unique community experience at the school’s annual family night Fall Festival on campus at 2150 Village Park Way, Encinitas, on Oct. 25, from 5 to 8 p.m. This family night is unique in that the school will be taking part in The Strangers Project, curated by artist...
The Modern Architecture+ Design Society returns to San Diego for the 2018 Modern Home Touron Saturday, Oct. 13.
The AAUW event is Oct. 13, 10 a.m. to noon at the Encinitas Community Center, 1140 Oakcrest Park Drive, Encinitas.
St. John Garabed Armenian Church of San Diego hosts the premiere of award-winning film.
The Canyon Crest Academy Foundation is hosting “Cinema UNCUT: An Evening with Javier Grillo-Marxuach,” a delicious dinner and evening on Sept. 29, 5-8 p.m. at the Canyon Crest Academy Black Box theater.
The first piece of public art in the City of Encinitas’ new Sculpture Installation Program has been installed at the K Street Parkway, located at 1134 S. Coast Hwy. Encinitas, 92024, on the corner of Hwy. 101 and K Street in downtown Encinitas.
On Veterans Day, Nov. 12, golfers and their furry friends will tee off for the Foundation for Animal Care and Education’s annual Golf Tournament benefiting San Diego pets in need of life-saving veterinary care.
With more than 70 classes from which to choose, the La Jolla Writers Conference provides three days of an affordable, inspirational, knowledge-rich retreat into the art, craft, and business of writing for authors ranging from aspiring to accomplished.
On Tuesday, Sept. 25, at 6 p.m., the Encinitas Fire Department and Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) will present the two-hour disaster preparedness program “Are You Ready” at the Encinitas Community and Senior Center, 1140 Oakcrest Drive.
The pop-up arts festival celebrates beach culture and the local arts scene.
The 23rd Annual Encinitas Chamber of Commerce Oktoberfest will be held on Sunday, Sept. 30, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Mountain Vista Drive and El Camino Real.
This year’s event will be held Dec. 14-16. Registration to receive Holiday Baskets is now open: Individuals and families in need are encouraged to register now through Oct. 31.
For the first time ever, the fundraising event is donating all proceeds to Encinitas-based charity, Shades of Pink Foundation California, and adding a 20-mile road ride.
The Scream Zone is searching for a collection of fear-mongers who will play this year’s freaky goblins, ghouls, clowns and ghosts for 24 days of horror during the annual scary event at the Del Mar Fairgrounds (aka ‘Scaregrounds’). The Scream Zone runs Sept. 28 through Oct. 31, from 7 p.m. to midnight...