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Nov. 19-Jan. 7
Global Winter Wonderland   
SDCCU Stadium (formerly Qualcomm)
www.globalwonderland.com

Nov. 30-Dec. 3
ISA World Adaptive Surfing   
La Jolla Shores    
www.isasurf.org

Dec. 1
Coronado Holiday Parade   
See website for schedule of events.
www.coronadochamber.com

Dec. 1
Fallbrook Community Tree Lighting    
Fallbrook Community Center: 341 Heald Ln.
www.fallbrookchamberofcommerce.org

Dec. 1-2
Balboa Park December Nights   
Fri 3-1pm, Sat Noon-11pm / Balboa Park
www.sandiego.gov/december-nights

Dec. 2
Jingle Paws Walk for Pets  
8am-Noon / Garden at Cuyamaca College
www.crowdrise.com/jinglepawswalkforpets20171

Dec. 2
LTB Christmas Festival Fundraiser   
Lions Tigers & Bears Animal Sanctuary
www.lionstigersandbears.org

Dec. 2
Chula Vista Starlight Parade   
6-8pm / Third Avenue Village   
www.starlightparade.com

Dec. 2
Mission Hills Holiday Craft Sale   
9am-3pm / Mission Hills United Church
www.facebook.com/MissionHillsArtists

Dec. 2
Encinitas Holiday Parade   
5:30-7:30pm / Coast Highway 101   
www.encinitasca.gov

Dec. 2
North Park Toyland Parade/Festival   
11am-3pm / University Avenue   
www.toylandparade.com

Dec. 2
OB Holiday Parade   
5:05-7pm / Sunset Cliffs Blvd & Newport Ave.
www.obtowncouncil.org

Dec. 2
Little Italy Tree Lighting & Village   
4-8pm / India Street & W Fir Street   
www.littleitalysd.com

Dec. 2
Fallbrook Christmas Parade   
5pm / Main Avenue   
www.fallbrookchamberofcommerce.org

Dec. 3
SoNo Fest & Chili Cook-Off   
11am-5pm / Thorn & 32nd Streets, North Park
www.sonofestchilicookoff.com

Dec. 3
San Pasqual Battle Day   
San Pasqual Battlefield State Historic Park
www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=655

Dec. 3
La Jolla Christmas Parade/Festival   
1:30-5pm / Girard Avenue & Prospect St.   
www.ljparade.com

Dec. 6
Holiday Laser Light Show & Santa   
5-7:30pm / Del Mar Highlands Town Center
www.delmarhighlandstowncenter.com

Dec. 9
Toast of Gaslamp   
1-5pm / Downtown San Diego   
www.gaslamp.org

Dec. 9
Poway’s Christmas in the Park   
3:30-8:30pm / Old Poway Park   
www.poway.org

Dec. 9
San Diego Santa Run 5K/1 Mile Race   
8:30am-1pm / Pacific Beach: 900 Garnet
www.sandiegosantarun.com

Dec. 9
Toys for Joy   
7am-2pm / El Cajon Valley H.S.   
www.toys-for-joy.org

Dec. 9
Oceanside Harbor Parade of Lights   
7-9pm / Oceanside Harbor   
www.oceansideyc.net

Dec. 9
Makers Arcade Holiday Fair   
11am-7pm / Port Pavilion at Broadway Pier
www.makersarcade.com

Dec. 9
Mission Bay Christmas Boat Parade   
6-9pm / Mission Bay   
www.mbyc.org

Dec. 9-10
La Mesa’s Holiday in the Village   
La Mesa Village
www.lamesavillageassociation.org

Dec. 10
Del Dios Trail Half Marathon/10K/5K   
6-10:15am / Lake Hodges Visitors Center
www.seasickevents.com

Dec. 10
Gaslamp Holiday Pet Parade   
1-5pm / Gaslamp Hilton Park: 401 K Street
www.holidaypetparade.com

Dec. 10
Santa at the Lakes   
10am-3pm / Santee Lakes Rec. Preserve
www.santeelakes.com

Dec. 10 & 17
San Diego Bay Parade of Lights   
5-7pm / San Diego Bay   
www.sdparadeoflights.org

Dec. 15
Red Nose Run   
1-4pm / Powerhouse Park, Del Mar   
www.therednoserun.com

Dec. 15-18
Nat’l City Tree Lighting Ceremony
5-8pm / Kimball Park   
www.nationalcitychamber.org

Dec. 16
San Diego Holiday Half Marathon   
5am-Noon / Hotel Karlan
www.sandiegoholidayhalf.com

Dec. 16
Scripps Ranch Holiday Tree Lighting   
4-6pm / Jerabek Park   
www.scrippsranch.org

Dec. 16
Dirty December Poker Run   
Sycamore Canyon Open Space Preserve
http://dirtyfeet.us/trailraces/decemberrun/

Dec. 28-Jan. 1
San Diego International Auto Show   
San Diego Convention Center
www.sdautoshow.com

Photo Credit: Palm trees and sunset ID 26615641 © Sashahaltam | Dreamstime.com

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Nov. 1
Escondido Dia de los Muertos  
6-9pm / CA Center for the Arts, Escondido
www.artcenter.org

Nov. 3-4
Breeders’ Cup World Championships   
Del Mar Racetrack
www.breederscup.com

Nov. 3-12
San Diego Beer Week   
See website for schedule of events.
www.sdbw.org

Nov. 4
Bike the Coast–Taste the Coast  
8am / Oceanside Pier
www.spectrumsportsevents.com

Nov. 4
Autumn Fest & Plant Sale   
Water Conservation Garden, El Cajon
www.thegarden.org

Nov. 4
Boys & Girls Club Brewfest   
5-8:30pm / 410 West California, Vista
www.bgcvista.org

Nov. 4
Village Block Party  
1-4pm / Z Cafe Upper Parking Lot, Bonsall
www.jeremiahsranch.org

Nov. 5
Stone DRK Festival   
10am-2pm / Stone Brewing, Escondido  
www.stonebrewing.com

Nov. 5
Carlsbad Fall Village Faire   
8am-4pm / Carlsbad Village
www.carlsbad.org

Nov. 5
Fallback Festival   
Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House
www.gaslampfoundation.org

Nov. 9-12
Coronado Island Film Festival   
See website for schedule.
www.coronadoislandfilmfest.com

Nov. 10-12
Victorian Country Christmas   
9am-4pm / Chula Vista Elks: 901 Elks Lane
www.chulavistavcc.com

Nov. 11
Fallbrook Veteran’s Day/Ceremony   
10am / Main Avenue, Downtown Fallbrook
www.fallbrookchamberofcommerce.org

Nov. 11
Poway Veterans Day Ceremony   
11am / Veterans Park
www.poway.org

Nov. 11
San Marcos Veterans Day Ceremony   
9-11am / Helen Bougher Memorial Park
www.san-marcos.net/veterans

Nov. 11
San Diego Veteran’s Day Parade   
11am-1:30pm / San Diego Embarcadero
www.sdvetparade.org

Nov. 11
Escondido Tamale Festival   
11am-5pm / Grape Day Park
www.escondidotamalefestival.org

Nov. 11
Ride the Point Memorial Bicycle Ride   
7am-12pm / Oggi’s Restaurant, Liberty Station
www.ridethepoint.org

Nov. 11
I.B. Military Appreciation Day   
11am / Dunes Park, Imperial Beach
www.ib-chamber.com

Nov. 12
Taste of University Heights   
11am-4pm / University Heights
www.uharts.org

Nov. 12
Silver Strand Half Marathon
7-11:30am / Sunset Park, Coronado  
www.silverstrandhalf.com

Nov. 12-19
SD Bay Wine & Food Festival   
See website for shedule.
www.sandiegowineclassic.com

Nov. 17-19
Del Mar Antique Show & Sale   
Del Mar Fairgrounds
www.calendarshows.com

Nov. 17-19
Susan G. Komen San Diego 3-Day   
Fri 6:30am-Sun 4:30pm / Del Mar Fairgrounds
www.the3day.org

Nov. 18
Diamond Ball   
5-11pm / Omni La Costa Resort, Carlsbad
www.tricityhospitalfoundation.org

Nov. 19
Encinitas Fall Festival   
Coast Highway 101 between D and J Streets
www.kennedyfaires.com/encinitas

Nov. 19
Mother Goose Parade   
1-3pm / El Cajon Blvd & W Main St., El Cajon
www.mothergooseparade.org

Nov. 22-26
SD Jazz Fest/Swing Extravaganza   
Town & Country Resort & Convention Center
www.sdjazzfest.org

Nov. 25
Surfin’ Santa Arrival   
1-5pm / Seaport Village, San Diego
www.seaportvillage.com

Nov. 25
Village Artisan Faire   
10am-4pm / Main & Elder Streets, Fallbrook
www.fallbrookchamberofcommerce.org

Thanksgiving Runs- November 23

Thank You Run 5K/10K and Kids Run
7:30-10:30am / 4S Ranch Community Park
www.thankyourun.org

SD South Bay Turkey Trot/Food Drive
8-10:30am / Rohr Park, Bonita
www.sdthanksgivingrun.com

Father Joe’s Villages Thanksgiving 5K
7:30-10:30am / Balboa Park, San Diego
www.thanksgivingrun.org

Coronado 5K Turkey Trot
8-10am / Tidelands Park, Coronado   
www.rchacoronado.com

O’side Turkey Trot
6am-12pm / Oceanside Civic Center  
www.osideturkeytrot.com

Running of the Turkeys 10K Trail Run
7:30-10am / Torrey Hills Neighborhood Park
www.gutcheckfitness.com/turkey-trot-10k

 Fallbrook Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot
8-10:30am / Grand Tradition Estate & Gardens
www.fallbrookturkeytrot.com

Waddle &Trot 5K and Kid’s Fun Run
6-11am / Santee Lakes Recreation Preserve
www.runsignup.com

San Diego Run for the Hungry 5K & 10K
7-10am / Westfield Horton Plaza Mall
www.sdrunforthehungry.org

 

Photo Credit: San Diego Skyline At Sunset ID 44343589 © Scott Jones | Dreamstime.com

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October 10, 2017

Cover 4-2017 of From the Front Porch Journal

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La Mesa Oktoberfest   Sept. 29-Oct. 1
The locally loved La Mesa Oktoberfest is going back to its roots to bring guests more entertainment, more vendors, more beer, and more “Prost!” (Cheers!) than ever before.
Time/Place: La Mesa Village
Contact: www.lamesaoktoberfest.org

El Cajon Oktoberfest   Sept. 29-Oct. 8
Enjoy authentic German food, German beers and liquors, our band the Guggenbach-Buam and traditional folk dancing.
Time/Place: Fri, Sat & Sun / 1017 South Mollison Avenue
Contact: 619-442-6637 / www.germanclubsandiego.org

Art & Craft Show Old Town San Diego   Sept. 30-Oct. 1
Colorful art, crafts and entertainment, delicious international food, tasty tequilas, and a craft beer and wine garden.
Time/Place: Sat 10am-7pm, Sun 10am-6pm / Old Town San Diego
Contact: www.oldtownartfestival.org

Adams Avenue Street Fair   Sept. 30-Oct. 1
SoCal’s largest free two-day music festival held each year during the last weekend in Sept. in the community of Normal Heights.
Time/Place: Sat 10am-10pm, Sun 10am-6pm / 34th and Adams Avenue
Contact: 619-282-7329 / www.adamsavenuebusiness.com

Taste of Rancho Santa Fe   Oct. 1
This festive wine and food festival features over 40 wineries, restaurants, breweries and more and raises much needed funds for 10 worthy nonprofit organizations.
Time/Place: 4-7pm / The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe
Contact: www.tasteofrsf.org

Encinitas Oktoberfest   Oct. 1
Will feature music, Bavarian dancers, German food and drink, and a street craft faire featuring more than 200 vendors.
Time/Place: 10am-6pm / Mountain Vista Drive and El Camino Real
Contact: www.encinitasoktoberfest.com

Fashion Week San Diego   Oct. 4-8
This year we are featuring 21 very talented and dynamic labels/brands on the catwalk in La Jolla.
Time/Place: See website for schedule.
Contact: 858-270-9466 / www.fashionweeksd.com/2017designers

San Diego International Film Festival   Oct. 4-8
World premieres, never before seen studio releases, the best in independent filmmaking and a full schedule of glamorous parties and intimate events with filmmakers.
Time/Place: See website for schedule.
Contact: www.sdfilmfest.com

Beachfest Beer Cup   Oct. 6
A Pacific Beachfest kickoff event including a beer competition featuring San Diego Craft Breweries showcasing their finest Lagers.
Time/Place: 5-9pm / PB Shore Club: 4343 Ocean Blvd., San Diego
Contact: www.beachfestbeercup.com

Ocean Beach Oktoberfest   Oct. 6-7
A two-day, eclectic, beachside festival with a variety of exciting activities, contests and entertainment.
Time/Place: Fri 12-6pm, Sat 9am-11pm / Foot of Ocean Beach Pier
Contact: 619-224-4906 / www.oceanbeachsandiego.com

Polish Festival   Oct. 6-8
A wonderful cultural celebration in Pacific Beach all about Polish culture, traditions and cuisine.
Time/Place: St. Maximilian Kolbe Polish Roman Catholic Mission
Contact: 858-272-7655 / www.polishmission.org

Raptor Ridge Half Marathon   Oct. 7
An awesome trail racing experience on an out-n-back course that begins with 4.5 miles of flat and fast jeep road that winds east towards the San Diego Safari Park and Raptor Ridge.
Time/Place: 7am / San Dieguito River Park, Escondido
Contact: www.dirtdevilracing.com

Grape Day Discovery Festival   Oct. 7
Includes a wine and beer garden, entertainment that includes dance battles by local dance crews, music, a grape stomp and a pie-eating contest!
Time/Place: 2-8pm / Grape Day Park, Escondido
Contact: www.visitescondido.com

Carlsbad Oktoberfest   Oct. 7
The Carlsbad Rotary Oktoberfest, a fall tradition, will bring thousands of people to enjoy German food (and beer!), live music, and entertainment for children.
Time/Place: 12-10pm / Holiday Park
Contact: www.rotaryoktoberfest.org

Pacific BeachFest   Oct. 7
Includes a fish taco contest, surf competition, beach volley ball, craft beer, kids activities and music!
Time/Place: 8am-7pm / Pacific Beach Boardwalk
Contact: 858-273-3303 / www.pacificbeachfest.org

Maker Faire San Diego   Oct. 7-8
A celebration of technology, arts, crafts, science, many more projects and the Do-It-Yourself (DIY) mindset.
Time/Place: 10am-6pm / Balboa Park
Contact: http://sandiego.makerfaire.com

La Jolla Art & Wine Festival   Oct. 7-8
Works of 150+ artists, entertainment, a gourmet marketplace, the Family Art Center, and a wine and beer garden.
Time/Place: Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 10am-6pm / Girard Ave. and Prospect St.
Contact: 858-228-6542 / www.ljawf.com

Taste of Mission Hills   Oct. 10
Our chefs’ preparations will surely captivate your taste buds. Included in the price of each ticket is Old Town Trolley guest transportation to within steps of each participating venue.
Time/Place: 5-9pm / Mission Hills, San Diego
Contact: www.missionhillsbid.com

Fleet Week San Diego   Oct. 11-17
The mission of Fleet Week San Diego is to honor and celebrate the men and women of the military through public events that entertain and alliances that support and thank these heroes.
Contact: www.fleetweeksandiego.org

Harvest Festival Art & Craft Show   Oct. 13-15
Features hundreds of artisans exhibiting American handmade items, strolling entertainment, festival food and a Kidzone.
Time/Place: Del Mar Fairgrounds
Contact: www.harvestfestival.com

Old Town’s Fall Festival   Oct. 14
The museums and merchants will be richly decorated and will host family friendly games, activities and entertainment reminiscent of an old-fashioned harvest celebration.
Time/Place: 12-4pm / Old Town San Diego
Contact: 619-297-3100 / www.parks.ca.gov/oldtownsandiego

Escondido Grand Avenue Festival   Oct. 15
Live entertainment, over 400 vendors, children’s rides and activities, and food from around the world.
Time/Place: 9am-5pm / Downtown Escondido
Contact: 760-745-2125 / www.escondidochamber.org

Extreme Sailing Series   Oct. 19-22
The free entry Harbor Island Race Village will provide front-row seats for the adrenaline-fueled action for the public, along with plenty of other entertainment throughout the day.
Time/Place: 10am-7pm / Point Loma Peninsula, Harbor Island
Contact: www.sandiegoextremesailing.com

HauntFest on Main   Oct. 20
An exciting family friendly event with a pumpkin patch, costume contest, kidz zone, rides, entertainment and more!
Time/Place: 5-10pm / Main Street, El Cajon
Contact: www.hauntfest.org

Borrego Days Desert Festival   Oct. 20-22
Art, entertainment, delicious food and drink, and so much more! Parade, Car Show and Off-Road Show.
Time/Place: Christmas Circle Community Park, Borrego Springs
Contact: 760-767-5555 / www.borregodays.com

Bulls of St. Agata Charge Little Italy   Oct. 21
Over 40 fine Italian bulls; the famous Lamborghini, and musical entertainment for the whole family to enjoy.
Time/Place: 6-11pm / India St. & W Fir St.
Contact: 619-233-3898 / www.littleitalysd.com

Bayside Brew & Spirits Festival   Oct. 21
We’re bringing together the best of both sides of the border to create an afternoon of fun for the South Bay.
Time/Place: 12-5pm / Pepper Park, National City
Contact: www.baysidebrewfest.com

La Vista Memorial Park and Mortuary Dia de los Muertos   Oct. 21
Programs of music, folk dancing, entertainment, food and hand crafted items.
Time/Place: 2-10pm / 3191 Orange Street, National City
Contact: 619-475-7770 / www.lavistamemorialpark.com

San Diego Kids Expo & Fair   Oct. 21-22
Part businesses and non-profits on display, part fun fair and part music and dance festival. And definitely all kids!
Time/Place: 10am-5pm / Del Mar Fairgrounds
Contact: 619-269-9441 / www.sandiegokidsexpo.com

San Diego Triathlon Challenge   Oct. 22
Join 200 physically challenged athletes, 550 able-bodied athletes, celebrities, and sports legends as they compete.
Time/Place: 6am-4pm / La Jolla Cove
Contact: www.challengedathletes.org

Giro di San Diego GranFondo   Oct. 22
A celebration of cycling, food, and SD’s North Inland region.
Time/Place: 5:30am-6pm / Kit Carson Park, Escondido
Contact: 858-668-1739 / www.girodisandiego.com

Spooktacular 15k,10k/5k Run/Walk   Oct. 22
For men, women, and children.
Time/Place: 7-10am / Hospitality Point Park, San Diego
Contact: 619-491-0677 / www.spooktacular10k.com

Trick-or-Treat on India Street   Oct. 27
Little Italy businesses along historic India Street open their doors to give out candy and Halloween treats.
Time/Place: 5:30-7:30pm / Piazza Basilone and participating businesses
Contact: 619-233-3898 / www.littleitalysd.com

Spooky Camp-O-Ween   Oct. 27-29
Come join us for fun, spooky activities at the campground! Make your camping reservations today!
Time/Place: Lake Jennings, Lakeside
Contact: www.lakejennings.org

Nightmare on Normal Street   Oct. 28
Late night live entertainment, costume competitions with sassy judges, and two gigantic bars. This event is 21+.
Time/Place: 6-11pm / Normal Street at University Avenue, San Diego
Contact: 619-299-3330 / www.fabuloushillcrest.com

San Diego Monster Bash   Oct. 28
Five themed stages to transport revelers into realms of fear and intrigue with stacked lineups of world class entertainment.
Time/Place: 6pm-Midnight / Gaslamp Quarter
Contact: www.sandiegomonsterbash.com

Balboa Park Halloween Family Day   Oct. 28
Over two dozen participating museums and cultural attractions will present free craft projects for kids, costume parades and contests, and other spooky surprises.
Time/Place: 11am-4pm / Balboa Park
Contact: 619-239-0512 / www.balboaparkconservancy.org

Encinitas Dia de los Muertos Celebration   Oct. 28
Celebrate life with live performances, art-making workshops, a student art exhibit, artist demos, food trucks and more.
Time/Place: 12-4pm / Encinitas Community Center
Contact: www.encinitasarts.org

The Boulevard Boo! Parade   Oct. 28
Features a spellbinding parade with ghoulish floats, unique vintage cars, costumes characters, bands and more!
Time/Place: 10am-Noon / El Cajon Boulevard
Contact: 619-582-1093 / www.collegeareabid.com/boo

Carrera de los Muertos San Diego   Oct. 29
Enjoy a festive and scenic 5k run along downtown’s San Diego Bay and stay to celebrate in Embarcadero Park South with mariachi, dancers and comida deliciosa!
Time/Place: 6:45am / Embarcadero Park South
Contact: www.losmuertos5k.com

Once Upon a Hallowe’en   Oct. 29
Celebrate Halloween by taking a ride into the past. Haunted house, scary stories, performances, and more.
Time/Place: 5:30-8:30pm / Old Poway Park
Contact: www.poway.org

Oceanside Dia de los Muertos   Oct. 29
The Mission will come alive with entertainment, carnival rides, altar displays and a classic car show!
Time/Place: 10am-4pm / Mission San Luis Rey
Contact: 760-757-3651 / www.mslrdiadelosmuertos.com

Trick or Trot 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run   Oct. 29
Promises spooktacular fun for the whole family. Prizes will be awarded for race winners as well as best costumes.
Time/Place: 8-11:30am / Morley Field, San Diego
Contact: www.trickortrotsd.com

 

Photo Credit: Birds at sunset ID 2388073 © Photo168 | Dreamstime.com

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