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 demonstrations, free yoga and qigong classes, lectures, workshops, free medical screenings over 200 exhibitors, healthy food and beverages, and more.

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Webb Wilder to perform at Brick15 Del Mar

Webb Wilder truly lives a life of a traveling troubadour on his never ending “Economy With Dignity Tour.” A 2011 inductee into the Mississippi Musicians Hall Of Fame, Wilder will do a California run with a series of acoustic shows, including one on Thursday, April 6, 7:30 p.m. at Brick15, Del Mar.

The Hattiesburg, Mississippi native first hit nationally 30 years ago with the now iconic classic, It Came from Nashville, and ever since has defied categorization. As 20th Century Guitar Magazine noted, Wilder is “a master at scrambling the sounds, songs and threads of country, blues, British rock, rockabilly, and the freedom and emotion of soul music.” Wilder has always described his sound as simply “a roots band for rock fans and a rock band for roots fans.”

For more information, visit Brick15 is located at 915 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, 92014. Visit

Village on Cedros to host ‘Welcome to Spring Event’

The Village on Cedros is holding a “Welcome to Spring Event” Sunday, April 2, from noon-3 p.m.

Address: 346 and 348 S. Cedros Ave., Solana Beach, 92075. Participating shops include Sea Breeze Mercantile, Lockwood Table, Chic Weed, Temecula Olive Oil, and two new shops coming soon to the Village on Cedros: Kites by Carla Custom Clothing and Gratitude Home Furnishings & Design. The event will also feature music and handmade jewelry.

TPHS Music department to present Chamber Concert

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 jazz combos. $10 suggested donation per family at the door.  

Library to hold book, DVD and CD sale 

The nonprofit Friends of the Del Mar Library will hold another huge book, DVD and CD sale from 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, April 1 at the library. Curated selection of new and like-new books, hundreds of dvds and 1,000+ cds.

All profits benefit the community through support of events and activities at the Del Mar Library. Cash only, please. The library is located at 1309 Camino Del Mar.  

Used book sale at Solana Beach Library  

The Friends of the Solana Beach Library will hold a “Blow Out Sale” from April 3-8. The shop will be closed for two months due to remodeling so come shop for big bargains. Everything 50 cents. The shop is located inside the Solana Beach Library,157 Stevens Ave. Hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. All sales benefit the library. Please, no donations now until the shop reopens. Redirect donations to other Friends’ shops in the County Library System.    

Expert to speak on ‘Knowing Your Worth’ for women in the workforce at AAUW event 

Karin Iwasaka, M.S., career counselor at California State College San Marcos School of Business, will be speaking on April 8 at 10 a.m. at the Encinitas Community Center on “Knowing Your Worth: AAUW Start Smart Workshops at CSUSM.” The $tart $mart Workshop events, sponsored by the American Association of University Women, Del-Mar-Leucadia branch, are designed for women in the workforce “to empower them with the skills and confidence to successfully negotiate their salary and benefits packages.” Statistics show that there is at least a 21 percent pay gap between men and women in the United States. $tart %$mart workshops are part of AAUW’s efforts to “close the pay gap, one workshop at a time.”

The Encinitas Community Center is located at 1140 Oakcrest Park Dr, Encinitas, 92024. 

Robin Henkel to perform at Zel’s Del Mar April 6

Solo blues singer Robin Henkel will perform at Zel’s Del Mar Thursday, April 6, from 7-10 p.m. Zel’s Del Mar is located at 1247 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar. (858) 755-0076. 

‘Regale in the Ranch’ benefit

The Beach and Country Guild will hold its 5th annual “Regale in the Ranch” event Saturday, April 22, from 6 p.m.-10 p.m. at the Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club. The event will feature a “Casino Regale” that opens at 7 p.m. (blackjack, craps, roulette), fine spirits, wine and “delectable bites.”

All proceeds to benefit the San Diego Chapter of United Cerebral Palsy. Tickets are on sale at

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 nephew. The result is a life-changing, offbeat odyssey created by four astonishingly versatile actors who tackle more than 20 roles. David Ellenstein directs James Saba, David McBean, Richard Baird and Benjamin Cole.

“Travels with My Aunt” previews begin Wednesday, April 12. Opening Night on Saturday, April 15, at 8 p.m., includes a post-show reception. There will be a special talkback on Friday, April 21, with the cast and artistic director. It will play Wednesdays at 7 p.m., Thursdays through Saturdays at 8 p.m., Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. with Sundays at 7 p.m., through May 7.

North Coast Repertory Theatre is located at 987 Lomas Santa Fe Drive, Solana Beach, CA 92075. Call 858-481-1055 or visit to purchase tickets.

Goodguys Meguiar Del Mar Nationals

Goodguys Meguiar Del Mar Nationals will be held March 31-April 2 at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. A giant automotive festival delivering a full weekend of Cali-style hot roddin’. Over 2,500 of the finest hot rods, customs, muscle cars, tricked out trucks and classics in the country as they compete to win the coveted Goodguys 2017 Street Rod D’ Elegance Award. Hundreds of vendor exhibits, the “Nitro Thunderfest” vintage dragster exhibition, the Goodguys Autocross timed racing competition, a Swap Meet & Auto Trader Classics cars 4 Sale Corral, live music and free Kids Zone and more. Visit

Taste of Leucadia

The fifth annual Taste of Leucadia will take place April 6 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. For the event, 23 of Leucadia’s restaurants will serve samples to ticket holders, and seven “Sip Stop” locations will be open after hours for attendees to drink libations from local breweries and wineries. at City Hall, 505 S. Vulcan, to Leucadia. It will run throughout the night to bring guests back to City Hall. The last pick-up will be from HapiFish at 8:55 p.m.

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