This week is all about free music, fun, and food - what’s not to love!? 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 4p ... read more
We hope you enjoyed your Easter weekend in San Diego because we have a whole new week’s worth of fun activities for you and your family to enjoy together. Celebrate literature, Mexican culture, and good, old-fashioned family fun this week! Starting Monday, April 25th, and lasting through May 5th, is the 15th Annual Literary Arts Festival at Grossmont College. Enjoy 10 days of celebrating literature with: performances, readings, lectures, workshops, writing competitions, book signings and more, all sponsored by the Creative Writing Program and English Department of Grossmont College. This year, some of the visiting writers and guest performances are ... read more
Hey San Diego, is this thing on?!! This Friday, Split Decision is dishing out some great live music at Tango Del Rey in Pacific Beach. Our good buddy Rich Krantzman kills on the drums, and his band cranks out classic rock hits from Journey, The Cars, and Billy Idol, just to name a few. The show is scheduled to start at 8:30 on April 1st, and you'd be a fool if you weren't planning on attending. Rock On!
Even though the weather in San Diego has been unpredictable lately; one day we have beautiful sunshine and the next, it’s pouring rain... we still have a week’s worth of fun to keep you busy - no matter what Mother Nature is in the mood for this week! This Wednesday, March 30th, is Commune Wednesday, a monthly event that celebrates local art, music and fashion every last Wednesday of the month. Their goal is to celebrate local arts and music while educating people about the harm caused by the tobacco industry, and shift the focus of the younger generation from smoking to creative music and art. This week features a trunk show by Magpie Cacti, art by Jen Fong, musical performances by The Stere ... read more
This week, we are all about shows happening around San Diego; kick off the week with a free movie screening, followed by a live rock show in the middle of the week, and then round up your weekend with a delightful musical, Jane Austen-style. Forget drive in movies; in San Diego, it’s all about the “dive in”! The Pearl Hotel in Point Loma offers a free weekly poolside movie screening. The films are projected onto a 10x13 foot projection screen with full sound, overlooking their beautiful swimming pool. Showtime is always 8pm, food is served from the adjoining restaurant until 10pm, and the bar stays open until 11pm. All theater seating is first come, first serve, unless your party includes 6 people or more, in which case you can reserve a cabana for dinner. The swimming pool is open to non-hotel guests with the purchase of a beverage from the bar. March is J ... read more
Love is in the air this week and we thought you might like to celebrate it with some of our favorite things: gondola rides, cheese and the sea. Check it out ! Take your love to Venice tonight for Valentine’s Day... or at least make them feel like they’re in Venice without ever leaving San Diego! The Gondola Company: Sunset Valentino Cruise is the ultimate romantic date night. Cruise in a private gondola with your sweetie through the beautiful canals of the Coronado Cays during the twilight hours. All you have to bring is your Valentine and a bottle of your favorite wine or champagne. Chocolate dipped strawberries, souvenir wine glasses, blankets, an ice bucket, and wine openers are all provided. The cruise lasts approximately one hour and you can also choose to upgrade and have a professional violin or mandolin player accompany you. Get in touch with them ... read more
February is a great month for events in San Diego, from movie festivals and museum exhibits to whale watching tours getting underway – read on to find out more. A by-women, for-women film festival, LUNAFEST is coming to Carlsbad for one night only on Feb 1, 2011 at the La Costa Resort & Spa. The festival was established in 2000 by the creators of LUNA bars to simultaneously promote women filmmakers, raise awareness for women’s issues, and support worthy non-profit organizations throughout the U.S. and Canada. For additional details and email reminders about the event, check out the calendar. In case you hadn't noticed, San Diego is chock full of incredible museums. Starting February 1st, you can exp ... read more
As January gets underway, there are several events that the city of San Diego and culture-craving locals can eagerly anticipate. First, curb your culinary cravings at San Diego Restaurant Week. From January 16-21st, you can get a steal-of-a-deal on 3 course menus from San Diego’s best restaurants. Chose from over 160 local spots and enjoy $20, $30, or $40 meals. It’s a great opportunity to check out some new cuisine options in America’s Finest City. If you feel like going out for a run, the Carlsbad Marathon may be an event to consider. On January 23rd, participants will hit the coastal course and be rewarded with a medal, t-shirt, and goodie bag while running one of the best-looking routes in the nation. Feel like 26.2 miles is a bit much? Perhaps the ... read more