Cedar Rapids Freedom Festival | June 22-July 4
Medallion Hunt, Balloon Glow Virtual Show, Drive-thru Pancake Breakfast, Mediacom Watch Party and KCRG Freedom Festival Flashback. These events will be fun and interactive ways that you can celebrate patriotism and community.
www.freedomfestival.com

Essence Fest | June 25-28 & July 2-5
This year #ESSENCEFEST goes digital with two back-to-back weekends of music, entertainment, empowerment and culture.
www.essence.com/v1festival2020

Wawa Welcome America | June 28-July 4
With a lineup of concerts, online educational activities, behind-the-scenes experiences, cooking demonstrations, at-home crafts, virtual museum tours and more, the festival’s family-friendly programming will focus on arts, culture, education, wellness, history and performance.
www.welcomeamerica.com

Pittsburgh Virtual Festival for the Arts | Wednesdays in July
The Bicknell Family Center for the Arts has turned challenges presented by the need for social distancing into an opportunity to showcase area performers and give audiences the feel of live concerts each Wednesday evening.
www.pittstate.edu

Carnegie Art Festival | July 1-Aug. 1
Browse artwork, crafts and other handmade items created by hundreds of artists from the comfort of your own home.
www.carnegieartcenter.org

Southport’s Fourth of July Festival | July 2-4
A series of Facebook events, contests, learning experiences and fun to enjoy. On July 4, we will enjoy parades of the past and will end with Fireworks Stories from the Past.
www.nc4thofjuly.com

Lost Horizon Festival | July 3-4
A music and arts festival in virtual reality, featuring a lineup of world-famous DJs, underground acts and visual artists. The event will raise money for The Big Issue and Amnesty International.
www.losthorizonfestival.com

Chosen Few Picnic & House Music Festival | July 4
This popular Chicago music festival will feature free, live-streamed performances and DJ sets from the Chosen Few DJs, and more.
www.chosenfewdjs.com

Virtual Family Paint Party | July 4
Grab the kids and unleash your inner artist at the Original Paint Nite. You’ll all go from a blank canvas to a masterpiece of your own, with plenty of laughs along the way. If you’d like to purchase a supply kit, please go to www.makerscraftkits.com.
www.yaymaker.com

Los Angeles Fourth of July Block Party | July 4
The multi-dimensional online experience will feature newly curated content for digital enjoyment, including cooking demonstrations, comedy ensembles and music performances, plus online workshops and more.
www.grandparkla.org

San Diego Big Bay Boom | July 4
The public is invited to tune in to a television special to air on FOX 5 (San Diego) and KTLA (Los Angeles). The fun and exciting TV special will feature highlights of Big Bay Boom fireworks from past years, along with special interviews and content.
www.bigbayboom.com

Aspen Music Festival and School | July 4-Aug. 23
Events include fresh, new live recitals, teaching insights, panel discussions, in-depth seminars and a triumphant live tribute to our Music Director Robert Spano.
www.aspenmusicfestival.com

International Folk Art Market | July 6-10
Join more than 18,000 other folk art lovers who receive exclusive content, in addition to special events, artist updates and more.
www.folkartmarket.org

Virtual PAWmicon | July 7-8
Pet cosplay contests, panel discussions and interviews, trivia rounds, vendor shopping and an exclusive mobile Augmented Reality app and WebVR experience.
www.animalcenter.org

Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts | July 9-12
You can shop cool artists in the virtual Sidewalk Sale, live stream great music, do an art project with your kids and shop for artisanal foods.  Of course, we’ll have exhibitions too: Images 2020, Banners, and Street Painting.
www.arts-festival.com

Virtual Hydrangea Festival | July 10
Leading up to, and throughout the festival, we will post and share blogs, videos, care tips, craft activities, scavenger hunts, and photos.
www.heritagemuseumsandgardens.org

Best Coast Beer Fest | July 11
Enjoy 12 summer suds from some of the West Coast’s top breweries and chat with them live about their craft.
www.bestcoastbeerfest.com

The Kitchens, Baths, & More Virtual Tour | July 11
Tour eight functional and fabulous homes in beautiful San Diego! Meet the professional interior designers behind these home remodels in an Interactive live chat.
https://casd.asid.org

Virtual ChalkFest Wausau | July 11
We welcome artists to sign up if interested in submitting a chalk drawing that they plan to create on a sidewalk or driveway. Once all photos of drawings are received, we will then prepare the files for a reveal on Facebook on July 11.
www.wausauevents.org

MozCon | July 14-15
A journey into the deepest realms of search marketing. Connect with an incredible community of experts and uncover tactical advice from industry-leading practitioners in the vast world of SEO, mobile, conversion optimization, local search, and more.
https://moz.com/mozcon

Woody Guthrie Folk Festival | July 14-19
The celebration of the acclaimed singer, songwriter, poet and activist will commemorate Guthrie’s 108th birthday with musical performances by artists inspired & influenced by Woody as well as educational seminars.
www.woodyfest.com

Spirit of Grey Fox Virtual Festival | July 16-19
You’ll see and hear unique performances by our 2020 artists, photos and videos from over the years, and some of the most memorable late-night sets from the past.
www.greyfoxbluegrass.com/festival

Beaches Jazz Festival | July 17-26
Catch live performances, workshops and interviews on our website and YouTube, Instagram and Facebook pages.
www.beachesjazz.com

Hagerstown Pride Festival | July 18
Live performances and interactive ways you can show off your pride through a Zoom party room. Contests & more!
www.hagerstownhopesmd.org

Birmingham Freedom Festival | July 25
This music and empowerment festival will include thought-provoking discussions, interactive videos and interviews to shine a light on issues of equality and civic engagement.
www.freedomfestbhm.com

Pokmon GO Fest | July 25-26
An all-new, completely reimagined global event in a virtual format. The adventures of Pokmon GO Fest are coming direct to trainers and neighborhoods around the world so anyone can participate from home.
www.pokemongolive.com/events/fest/2020

The Pride of Dallas | July 25-26
While we socially distance to help promote our physical health, we gather virtually for our minds and spirits. We come together online to advance our mission inclusively with our friends, sponsors, supporters and allies.
www.dallaspride.org

Bix Jazz Festival | July 31-Aug. 1
The 49th annual Bix Beiderbecke Memorial Jazz Festival will feature seven talented bands from Denver to Chicago. Each band will premiere new sets of traditional 1920s & 30s Jazz era music.
www.bixsociety.org

Monterey Bay Aquarium Live Cams | Ongoing
Be delighted by the antics of our sea otters or mellow out to the hypnotic drifting of our jellies. With ten live cams to choose from, you can experience the wonder of the ocean no matter where you are.
www.montereybayaquarium.org/animals/live-cams

British Museum Virtual Tour | Ongoing
The graphics on this tour are crazy; think an intergalactic guitar fretboard. Tap through a musical guide to Africa, the Americas, Asia, Oceania and Europe and play a little tune along the way.
https://britishmuseum.withgoogle.com

Explore Live Cams | Ongoing
The largest live nature cam network on the planet. We bring nature to you – raw, unscripted and unedited. Enjoy the natural world as it unfolds.
www.explore.org/livecams

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The Joles Group is pleased to introduce our latest listing in family-friendly Santee! Located within the Prism at Weston community, the 4 BD | 3 BA home features just over 2,000 square feet of living space, paid-for solar and luxury designer finishes throughout.

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VIRTUAL NATIONAL PARK TOURS
Did you know that you can tour 33 national parks from the comfort of your own home? Click here to discover which parks accommodate this virtual experience.

BROADWAY PLAYS AND MUSICALS
Enjoy 15 Broadway plays and musicals while sitting comfortably on your couch. Click here to learn more.

VISIT ITALIAN MUSEUMS
Watch in-depth 360-degree tours and videos of many of the most famous Italian museums. Click here to explore today.

STORY TIME IN SPACE
Watch astronauts read to kids from space! Astronauts on various missions read popular books while floating about. Click here for more information.

MONTEREY BAY AQUARIUM LIVE CAMS
Watch live as ocean animals explore their habitats. Click here to check it out.

SCIENCE KIDS
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DOODLE EVERY WEEKDAY WITH MO WILLEMS
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San Diego Bird Festival | Feb. 26-Mar. 1
We’re celebrating the birds and habitats of our county, which truly offer some of the best birding in the U.S. We hope you will join us for the celebration, and well give you plenty of opportunities to look up and see the birds of San Diego. Know that your experience is giving something back to the birds: the proceeds of this festival support the education, conservation, and sanctuary programs of San Diego Audubon Society. 
Time/Place: Marina Village Conference Center: 1936 Quivira Way 
Contact: 858-273-7800 / www.sandiegoaudubon.org

KuumbaFest | Feb. 28-Mar. 1
KuumbaFest is San Diego’s longest running and premier celebration of African-American expression, culture, and heritage. The three-day festival includes traditional African art and pageantry, drama, educational workshops, community leadership awards, an African marketplace, a health fair, Hip Hop Showcase, tribute to the famed Apollo Theatre Live at the Lyceum, a Gospel Concert, and guest speakers and artists. 
Time/Place: San Diego Repertory Theatre: 79 Horton Plaza 
Contact: 619-544-1000 / www.sdrep.org

TinyFest California | Feb. 29-Mar. 1
Tour tiny houses, van conversions, skoolies and more! Enjoy speakers, workshops, Simple Living Marketplace, food & music. 
Time/Place: Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 10am-5pm / Del Mar Fairgrounds 
Contact: https://www.tinyfest.events

San Diego Comic Fest | Mar. 5-8
Indulge your love of comics, science fiction, and films, and meet an outstanding array of professional creators in a casual atmosphere and an intimate scale that allows fans to mingle directly with professionals and exhibitors. Our special theme will be a celebration of the centennials of the births of science-fiction and fantasy master Ray Bradbury and stop-motion animation legend Ray Harryhausen! 
Time/Place: Four Points by Sheraton San Diego: 8110 Aero Dr., San Diego 
Contact: www.sdcomicfest.org

Spring Home/Garden Show | Mar. 6-8
Inspiring real Garden Masters landscapes (created exclusively for the Show), hands-on demonstrations, hundreds of home-improvement products and services exhibitors, educational seminars, plant sales and face-to-face consultations with top experts – all with the convenience of one-stop shopping for everything pertaining to home and garden, inside and outside. 
Time/Place: Fri & Sun 10am-5pm, Sat 10am-6pm / Del Mar Fairgrounds 
Contact: 858-350-3738 / www.springhomegardenshow.com

Swimbait Invasion Expo | Mar. 7
Shop from a variety of vendors including swimbaits, apparel, food, and more! 
Time/Place: 11am-4pm / Santee Lakes Recreation Preserve 
Contact: 619-596-3141 / www.santeelakes.com

San Diego Undy Run/Walk | Mar. 7
Participants run in underwear-themed outfits to get people talking about the often tabooed disease of colon cancer. A unique, family-friendly run/walk created by the Colon Cancer Alliance. Participants receive a pair of boxer shorts and are encouraged to run in underwear-themed outfits to get people talking about this often tabooed disease. 
Time/Place: 7am-12pm / Mission Bay Park – De Anza Cove 
Contact: https://fundraise.ccalliance.

CRSSD Festival | Mar. 7-8
A two-day electronic music festival featuring three stages and 36+ performers. In addition to the music, the festival will offer craft beer, mixed drinks, food, and more. 
Time/Place: Sat 12pm-Sun 10pm / San Diego County Waterfront Park 
Contact: www.crssdfest.com

Spring Busker Festival | Mar. 7-8
We bring professionals from across the country to perform their bizarre talents from sword swallowing to knife throwing to pogo stick tricks and juggling on unicycles. Throughout the two-day festival, some of the nations top performers fill the bay front village drawing visitors to shop, dine and enjoy an entire day of one-of-a-kind entertainment. 
Time/Place: 12-6pm / Seaport Village 
Contact: 619-530-0704 / www.seaportvillage.com

Mariachi Festival | Mar. 8
Join us to enjoy the wonderful performances of great Mariachi groups and Folkloric Dance groups throughout the day. 
Time/Place: 11am-7pm / Bayside Park, Chula Vista 
Contact: 619-477-9339 / www.mariachifest.com

San Diego Latino Film Festival   Mar. 12-22
An 11 day celebration of Latino Cinema, Arts & Culture. The festival will present over 160 films from Latin America, the United States, and Spain as well as Opening Night and Closing Night Parties, the 5th Annual Sabor Latino Food, Beer & Wine Festival, Q&A sessions with visiting filmmakers and free student screenings.
Time/Place: See website for schedule. / AMC Fashion Valley 18  
Contact: 619-230-1938 / www.sdlatinofilm.com

St. Patricks Day Parade & Festival | Mar. 14
Join more than 30,000 attendees in our annual celebration featuring a parade with over 120 entries. Following the parade, an event-filled Irish Festival features live entertainment on 3 Stages. In the morning we have Irish Step Dancers and then we have a full afternoon line-up with Irish Folk singers and bands. All day there are Craft Booths, a Celtic Food Village and other Food Booths, a Beer Garden and a Kids Zone. 
Time/Place: 9am-6pm, Parade 10:30am / Balboa Park 
Contact: www.stpatsparade.org

San Diego shamROCK | Mar. 14
Frolic through a clover field with your green beer or Irish whiskey libation as 6 blocks of the Gaslamp Quarter get covered with over 50,000 square feet of luscious emerald green astroturf! Bust out your best jig with performances by traditional Irish steppers, or shake your clovers across 3 stages of non-stop live music including nationally recognized Irish rock and Celtic bands, top DJs and more! 
Time/Place: 2pm-Midnight / Gaslamp Quarter 
Contact: 619-233-5008 / www.sandiegoshamrock.com

St. Patricks Day 10K Run | Mar. 14
St. Patrick’s Day 10K Run and 2-4 Mile Run/Walk. Features: Awesome Medals to all Finishers, Domino’s Pizza and Beer at the finish, High quality tech shirt, 10K Awards to top 3 in each age division. 
Time/Place: 7:45am / Mission Bay Park 
Contact: 619-298-7400 / www.kathyloperevents.com

Sabor Latino Food, Beer & Wine Fest | Mar. 14
Enjoy unlimited food tastings inspired by celebrated Latino chefs, as well as unlimited beer and wine tastings provided by some of the best craft breweries and wineries from San Diego and Baja California! Well also have live music w/ Kimba Light and live art showcases all day! 
Time/Place: 1-5pm / Fashion Valley Mall 
Contact: 619-230-1938 / www.sdlatinofilm.com

Rocket Con | Mar. 20-22
You will find many unique vendors selling all kinds of geeky collectibles from statues to comics and games. You can also meet some spectacular artists within our Artist Alley, introduce yourself to some professional cosplayers, or better yet, take a picture with them! 
Time/Place: 10am-5pm / Scottish Rite Event Center, San Diego 
Contact: www.sdrocketcon.com

Rough N Cut Show | Mar. 21
Rough stone, yard rock, lapidary materials, equipment, minerals, crystals, gemstones and more! 
Time/Place: 11am-4pm / Fallbrook Gem & Mineral Society
Contact: 760-728-1130 / www.fgms.org

Best Coast Beer Fest | Mar. 21
Bringing together over 100 breweries from all across the Best Coast, the festival will allow nearly 5,000 beer lovers the opportunity to sippity, sip, sip on over 200 beers from 100 of the West Coasts best breweries. Every ticket sold goes to support Cuck Fancer and helps young adult cancer patients and survivors. 
Time/Place: 1-4pm / Embarcadero Marina Park North 
Contact: https://bestcoastbeerfest.com

Bark in the Park | Mar. 21
Bring your family and dog for a day of fun to help raise funds for the Live Oak Dog Park! Dog walk, contest, booths and demonstrations. 
Time/Place: 10am-2pm / Live Oak Dog Park, Fallbrook 
Contact: www.liveoakdogpark.org

The Julian Daffodil Show | Mar. 21-22
Visit Julian to marvel at Daffodils on display and have any questions about daffodils answered by National Daffodil Society experts. It will also feature Childrens Art – Water Colors of Daffodils. 
Time/Place: 12-5pm / Julian Town Hall 
Contact: 760-765-1857 / www.visitjulian.com

Carlsbad 5000 | Mar. 21-22
The event features multiple age-group races throughout the morning leading up to the legendary pro womens and mens races. The Party by the Sea gets started as soon as the first runners cross the finish line with participants 21 and older celebrating in the Pizza Port beer garden with two complimentary craft brews and runners of all ages rocking out to live music on the streets of the Carlsbad Village. 
Contact: https://carlsbad5000.com

San Diego Cake Show | Mar. 21-22
Themed Red Carpet Cakes, this is a weekend with celebrity chef appearances, raffles, cake competitions, classes by world-renowned cake artists, shopping from the top caking vendors, and free stage demos. Features a cake design competition open to everyone, a variety of decorating classes for all skill levels, skills & decorating demonstrations, plus raffles and vendor booths featuring a wide range of decorating tools, tips, and supplies. 
Time/Place: 10am-5pm / Del Mar Fairgrounds 
Contact: 858-333-6905 / www.sandiegocakeshow.com

San Diego Hot Chocolate 15K & 5K Road Race | Mar. 22
Each Hot Chocolate 15/5K race features both a 15K (9.3 miles) and 5K (3.1 miles) distance and all runners are encouraged to join the fun! It benefits Make-A-Wish, a national charity that creates life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. The best goodie bags in running, free instantaneous race photos and scrumptious post-race treats are just three reasons youll want to sign up. 
Time/Place: 6:45am / Petco Park, Park Boulevard 
Contact: www.hotchocolate15k.com

Community Service Fair | Mar. 25
Encourage students to develop skills, make contacts, and allow them to improve the quality of their community. 
Time/Place: 11:30am-1pm / Fallbrook High School 
Contact: https://fallbrookhs.fuhsd.net

Veterans Appreciation Golf Tournament | Mar. 27
It will be an amazing day of fun with 18 holes, boxed lunch provided, business networking and a dinner during the awards ceremony.  
Time/Place: 11am-6pm / Carlton Oaks Golf Club, Santee 
Contact: 619-449-1515 / www.santeechamber.com

Race for Autism | Mar. 28
Featuring a SUPERHERO 5K chip timed run, 5K walk or 1-mile Family Fun Walk, scenic Balboa Park course, educational resource fair, childrens activities, music, commemorative medals, and t-shirts, capes for kids, prizes, refreshments and more! Costumes and strollers welcome! Help NFAR (National Foundation for Autism Research) continue to change lives. 
Time/Place: 7am-12pm / Balboa Park 
Contact: 858-679-8800 / www.raceforautism.org

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington | Mar. 28
A tribute to Fallbrooks own, Frank Capra! A idealistic man is appointed to fill a vacancy in the United States Senate. He soon finds out about political corruption. Come learn about Fallbrook History and support the Fallbrook Historical Society. 
Time/Place: 2pm & 6pm / Fallbrook Mission Theater: 231 N Main Ave. 
Contact: 760-253-8904 / www.fallbrookmissiontheater.com

San Diego Awesome 80s Run 5K & 10K | Mar. 29
All finishers receive a Totally Awesome 80s Finishers Medal & a Circa 1980s Style T-shirt. Wacky costumes, neon shorts and leggings, wild colorful hairstyles, big glasses, headbands and scrunchies, stylish leotards, and many other ridiculous costumes will be worn on race day.  
Time/Place: 7:15-11am / Embarcadero Park South
Contact: www.awesome80srun.com/san-diego

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San Diego Black Film Festival | Jan. 29-Feb. 2
We screen over 100 films each year: Comedy, Drama, Documentaries, Animation, GLBT, Horror, Religious, Foreign/African Diaspora, Shorts, Feature Films and music videos. As the first and largest black film festival of the year, numerous other festival reps scout new films from us for their event. 
Time/Place: Theatre Box: 701 Fifth Ave, San Diego 
Contact: 619-232-0401 / www.sdbff.com 

Lake Poway Youth Fishing Derby | Feb. 1
Fishing, prizes, entertainment, games, bounce houses, a free barbecue lunch and more! Freshly stocked with rainbow trout, the lake will be open only to youth ages 15 and younger. Winners must be present to claim prizes at the awards ceremony. 
Time/Place: 6am-12pm / Lake Poway 
Contact: 858-668-4772 / www.poway.org 

Museum Month | Feb. 1-29
The San Diego Museum Month pass is free; one pass can be used at several museums throughout the month of February. Receive a San Diego Museum Month pass when you book a stay in February at one of Hilton’s 40 participating locations throughout San Diego County. The Museum Month discount pass can be picked up at over 75 libraries in San Diego County. 
Time/Place: locations in the San Diego area. 
Contact: 619-276-0101 / www.sandiegomuseumcouncil.org 

Brewbies Beer Festival | Feb. 8
Enjoy an array of outstanding, interesting, unique and (our favorite) signature PINK beers from over 40 of the best breweries around! As always we donate 100% of the proceeds from Brewbies to the Keep A Breast Foundation to help support their mission of empowering young people around the world with breast health education and support! 
Time/Place: 12-5pm / Bagby Beer Company, Oceanside 
Contact: www.brewbies.org 

Cabrillo Sunrise 5K Fun Run & Walk | Feb. 8
Spectacular ocean views in a unique setting at an hour of the day when the park is normally closed. Plus, your participation helps with the parks many programs, including science education for underprivileged children. 
Time/Place: 6:30-8:30am / Cabrillo National Monument, Point Loma 
Contact: 619-222-4747 / www.cnmf.org 

Mermaid Half Marathon San Diego | Feb. 8
The course features beautiful Bay views and the majority of the course takes place on closed roads. The flat course is ideal for both runners and walkers. Mermaids receive a stylish race shirt, finisher medal and necklace! 10K, Half, 5K, Mermaid Dash (Ages 9-12) and Mermaid Dash (Ages 6-8). 
Time/Place: 7-11am / South Shores Park, Mission Bay 
Contact: www.mermaidseries.com 

Chinese New Year Fair | Feb. 8-9
We will have traditional and cultural entertainment all day long on both days, LION DANCES, kung fu, traditional instruments, classic Chinese dances, and so much more! We will also be featuring a very special Chinese Acrobatic performance on both days, so dont miss out! 
Time/Place: San Diego Chinese Historical Society and Museum: 404 3rd Ave 
Contact: 619-338-9888 / www.sdcny.org 

2020 Cardiff Kook Run | Feb. 9
The course starts under the world famous Encinitas sign on historic HWY 101 in beautiful Encinitas, California. This scenic loop passes by the famous Cardiff Kook statue (The Magic Carpet Ride), rises above some of the most popular surf breaks in the world and heads down to Cardiff State Beach. Prizes will be awarded to the top three costume participants who best display the spirit of the annual Cardiff Kook. 
Time/Place: 7am-12pm / 505 S Coast Highway 101, Encinitas  
Contact: www.cardiffkookrun.com 

San Diego Theatre Week | Feb. 13-23
More than 30 San Diego performing arts organizations have come together to collaborate on and promote the fourth annual San Diego Theatre Week, a celebration of performing arts that will serve to promote the vast array of performing arts in the city. Most theatres will be performing during the special week, but even organizations without events that week will have special offers whether for present or future performances.
Contact: 858-381-5595 / www.sandiegotheatreweek.com 

5K Paw Walk in the Garden | Feb. 15
San Diego Botanic Garden is partnering with Rancho Coastal Humane Society once again for our 8th Annual 5K Paw Walk in the Garden. Both organizations benefit from this great event. Dogs and their human friends follow a scenic route through the 37 acre garden. There will be pet products, food (for people), treats (for dogs), lots of great information for dog lovers, and (of course) dogs and puppies. 
Time/Place: 8am-12pm / San Diego Botanic Garden, Encinitas 
Contact: 760-436-3036 / www.sdbgarden.org 

Brick Fest Live LEGO Fan Experience | Feb. 15-16
Filled with hands-on attractions and activities engineered to inspire, educate, and entertain.  Neon City and Glow Gallery: See LEGO art shine under black-light and add your custom creations to the mix! Brick Fest Speedway: Build, race and win! Watch your custom-built LEGO derby car zoom on 35-foot long timed-tracks! 
Time/Place: 9am-5pm / Del Mar Fairgrounds  

Contact: www.brickfestlive.com 

Californias American Indian & Indigenous Film Festival | Feb. 20-22
The CAIIFF will highlight the best of current films from American Indian filmmakers, producers, directors, and actors working through Indian Country. The festival offers an event that promises not only exclusive viewings, but includes three days of interactive dialogues with film industry professionals, selected panel discussions and opportunity for Q&A sessions after each screening. 
Time/Place: CSU San Marcos & Pechanga Resort & Casino 
Contact: 760-750-3535 / www.caiiff.com 

San Diego Mardi Gras Celebration | Feb. 21-22 & 25
Indulge in an evening of Mardi Gras festivities including DJ, live music, themed parties, decadent drink specials, extended Happy Hour and more perks! Dress Festive in Mardi Gras colors (purple, gold and green). Put on your comfy dancing shoes! 
Time/Place: 6pm-2am / Gaslamp Quarter 
Contact: 619-944-8900 / www.gaslampmardigras.com 

San Diego Beer Chase | Feb. 22
A one-day six-person running relay of approximately 50 miles, consisting of 12 legs of varying distance to sunny SoCal to celebrate the amazing craft beers of San Diego County! Teams will start in San Marcos and meet the Pacific Ocean in Carlsbad to enjoy beautiful oceanfront running through the coastal towns of Solana Beach, Del Mar, La Jolla, Pacific Beach, and Mission Bay to finish in San Diego. Run with your friends and enjoy some sun & sand, while sampling San Diego’s best breweries! 
Time/Place: Mason Ale Works, San Marcos 
Contact: www.cascaderelays.com/beer-chases/san-diego-beer-chase 

Hillcrest Mardi Gras | Feb. 25
Hillcrest will be tossing out the beads, and doubloons while the food and drinks are flowing throughout the entire neighborhood in true New Orleans Mardi Gras style! Your ticket allows you exclusive access to hop on/off any party bus and enjoy no cover, and priority admission to the neighborhood’s best bars, clubs, and venues where you will enjoy exclusive drink specials, beads, offers, samples and more!  
Time/Place: 7-11pm / University Ave & Third Ave, San Diego 
Contact: 619-299-3330 / www.fabuloushillcrest.com 

San Diego Bird Festival | Feb. 26-Mar. 1
Were celebrating the birds and habitats of our county, which truly offer some of the best birding in the United States. We hope you will join us for the celebration, and well give you plenty of opportunities to look up and see the birds of San Diego. Know that your experience is giving something back to the birds: the proceeds of this festival support the education, conservation, and sanctuary programs of San Diego Audubon Society. 
Time/Place: Marina Village Conference Center: 1936 Quivira Way 
Contact: 858-273-7800 / www.sandiegoaudubon.org 

KuumbaFest | Feb. 28-Mar. 1
KuumbaFest is San Diegos longest running and premier celebration of African-American expression, culture, and heritage. The three-day festival that includes traditional African art and pageantry, drama, educational workshops, community leadership awards, an African marketplace, a health fair, Hip Hop Showcase, tribute to the famed Apollo Theatre Live at the Lyceum, a Gospel Concert, and powerful guest speakers and artists. 
Time/Place: San Diego Repertory Theatre: 79 Horton Plaza 
Contact: 619-544-1000 / www.sdrep.org 

Mission Valley Craft Beer & Food Festival | Feb. 29
Thats right, FOOD. You dont pay for food at MVCBF. As 2020 will be our 10th Anniversary we wanted to do something special. So we joined forces with San Diego Bacon Fest to celebrate bacon and all things craft. 
Time/Place: 1:20-5pm / SDCCU Stadium
Contact: www.mvcbf.com
 

Sycamore Canyon Trail Races | Feb. 29
The Sycamore Canyon Trail Races are run on a loop course in the beautiful Goodan Ranch Sycamore Canyon Preserve just east of San Diego. Registration Requirements: 100k Solo runners must have completed at least one 50k+ race. 
Time/Place: 4:30-10:30pm / Goodan Ranch Sycamore Canyon Preserve, Lakeside 
Contact: http://dirtyfeet.us/trailraces/sycamore 

Chula Vista Champions Celebration | Feb. 29
We will award those who have been recognized in the last five years either locally, regionally, nationally or internationally for their achievements. These champions can represent Chula Vista in academics, sports, community service, cultural arts, and more. 
Time/Place: 11am-1pm / Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center 
Contact: www.chulavistaca.gov 

East County Honors Annual Dinner | Feb. 29
East County Honors has become the premiere awards celebration in East County, honoring businesses and individuals for their accomplishments and recognizing the tremendous and lasting impact theyve made on our community. 
Time/Place: 6-9:30pm / Barona Resort & Casino, Lakeside 
Contact: 619-440-6161 / www.eastcountychamber.org 

Wine, Chocolate and a Good Book | Feb. 29
Enjoy the sunset at a beautiful home on the beach in Oceanside while you sip wine, sample chocolate, mingle with friends, and meet Hudu Al-Marashi, author of First Comes Marriage. In addition to the sipping and sampling, there will also be the opportunity to bid in a variety of silent auction items including two vacation trip. 
Time/Place: 4-6:40pm / Location with ticket purchase 
Contact: 760-435-5564 / http://wcgb2020.eventbrite.com 

TinyFest California | Feb. 29-Mar. 1
Tour tiny houses, van conversions, skoolies and more! Enjoy speakers, workshops, Simple Living Marketplace, food and live music. 
Time/Place: Sat 10am-6pm, Sim 10am-5pm / Del Mar Fairgrounds 
Contact: https://www.tinyfest.events

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