Concerts on the Green, Green Plants, and Green Grillin'

This week is all about free music, fun, and food - what’s not to love!?

may 16

Happening every Friday from May through September is the Concerts on the Green series in El Cajon. Attendees will enjoy several different genres of music through the 22 week series, along with dancing, food, and prize drawings. This week, check out a live performance by the Taildraggers, a bluegrass band. The free concerts are from 6-8pm at the Prescott Promenade across from the El Cajon Courthouse and City Hall. Click here for a full list of the bands playing throughout the summer.

If you haven’t visited the Wild Willow Farm & Education Center to see the Tijuana Estuary plants yet, now is the perfect time. This Saturday, at 4pm, will be the final performance of “A Watershed Tale,” which explores the story of a farm, the Tijuana Estuary plants and animals, greed and goodness. The story is told through puppeteers, Papier-mâché, cardboard, stilt walking and song and guest will follow the actors for a roving performance around the farm. There is a suggested donation of $10, with all proceeds benefiting the Wild Willow Farm & Education Center. Following the performance, there will be a potluck at 5:30pm, so bring a tasty dish to share.

All this weekend, the Foodtrucks And Fun Festival will be happening at various Boomers Family Fun Center locations around San Diego. From 4-10pm on Friday, the trucks will be at the Clairemont location, from 4-10pm on Saturday, head to the El Cajon location, and from 11am-5pm on Sunday, they will be in Vista. Some of the confirmed trucks will be: “Grill 'em All,” who won “The Great Food Truck Race,” “Devilicious,” who specializes in comfort food with a twist, “Lobsta Truck,” "MIHO Gastrotruck" and “Chop Soo.ey” a local San Diego chef’s creation. Entrance into this event costs $5 and includes a $5 game credit good for use at Boomers.

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