San Diego Beer Week Nov. 4-13
A ten-day celebration inspiring people to drink local, craft beer and promoting San Diego’s thriving brewing culture with multiple events happening across the county.
(858) 581-7368 / www.sdbw.org
Kids Care Fest Nov. 5
Offering checkups and health information emphasizing children and children’s issues. Free Health Screenings. Educational Health Information. Ask the Pediatrician. Dental/Vision. Pony Rides/Kids’ Activities.
9am-1pm / Lakeside Rodeo Grounds
(619) 825-5050 / www.kidscarefest.org
East County Cruisers Car Show & Toy Drive Nov. 5
Bring your family and friends to the farm and see classic and one-of-a-kind cars on display. You can participate in their annual toy drive by bringing an unwrapped toy to the farm. Our local military families will benefit from your generosity.
9am-2pm / Bates Nut Farm, Valley Center
(760) 749-3333 / www.batesnutfarm.biz
Escondido Tamale Festival Nov. 5
A celebration of Tamales and all the great Latin foods that have become iconic staples of California’s culture. It is also a look back at the history of the Spanish and Mexican settlers who built the framework for this great state.
11am-5pm / Grape Day Park: 321 N. Broadway
(760) 877-8582 / www.escondidotamalefestival.com
Autumn Fantasy Nov. 5
Reception, Silent Auction and Opportunity Baskets Master of Ceremonies is Dagmar Midcap, TV weather anchor, automotive journalist and test-car driver. Entertainment by The All-American Boys Chorus. Proceeds from the Autumn Fantasy support our Philanthropic Programs in Carlsbad, Oceanside and Vista.
10:30am-12pm / Park Hyatt Aviara Resort: 7100 Aviara Resort Drive, Carlsbad
(760) 722-2286 / www.alnc.org
Escondido Renaissance Fantasy Faire Nov. 5-6
Enjoy battles, royalty, fairies, pirates, and knights, all come to life before your very eyes. Our goal is to educate and entertain guests young and old, about the life back in the Elizabethan Era.
10am-5pm / Felicita County Park: 742 Clarence Lane
(805) 665-0359 / www.oldetymeproductions.com
Navy Coastal Campus Expansion Presentation Nov. 10
Join the Coronado Chamber of Commerce as they host a Q&A Discussion Panel with Naval Base Coronado Executive Officer Captain Mulvehill on the Navy Coastal Campus Expansion Project. This presentation will offer insight into the plans for the expansion and how it affects our local community and businesses.
5:30-7:30pm / Coronado Public Library: Winn Room
(619) 435-9260 / www.coronadochamber.com
SMSC Golf Tournament – Swing with Santa Nov. 10
Support St. Madeline Sophie’s Center Student Holiday Celebration!
10:30am-5pm / Sycuan Golf Resort: Pine Glen- Par 3 Executive Course, El Cajon
(619) 442-5129 / www.stmsc.org
Solana Beach Veterans Day Ceremony Nov. 11
The Camp Pendleton Young Marines as Color Guard, “Feathers from Heaven” Doves, the Santa Fe Christian School Band, and a special guest speaker who will address the community.
11am-12pm / La Colonia Park: 715 Valley Avenue
(858) 720-2453 / www.ci.solana-beach.ca.us
San Diego Veteran’s Day Parade Nov. 11
Recognizing Our Veterans of Every Era and Our Serving Soldiers, Marines, Sailors, Airmen, Coast Guardsmen.
11am-1:30pm / Harbor Drive and West Broadway
(619) 239-2300 / www.sdvetparade.org
Chula Vista Veterans Day Celebration Nov. 11
There will be guest speakers, Rifle Squad, Color Guard, and placement of the Veterans Day Ceremonial Wreath. A reception with food will follow at Post 434 Chula Vista. Mayor Salas and all Councilmembers, along with other dignitaries, are invited.
11am-12:30pm / Chula Vista Memorial Bowl: 373 Park Way
Poway Veterans Day Ceremony Nov. 11
Join VFW Post 7907 and the Poway Veterans Park Committee for a ceremony to honor those who selflessly served our Country.
11am / Veterans Park: 14134 Midland Road, Poway
(858) 668-4400 / www.poway.org
Fallbrook Veteran’s Day Parade & Ceremony Nov. 11
Participants include VFW Post 1924 Color Guard, Armed Forces Service Flags, Marching Veterans, Fallbrook HS Marching Band, Civil Air Patrol Cadets, Boy and Girl Scout Troops, and others.
10:30am / Downtown Fallbrook: Main Avenue
SnowJam-Ski & Snowboard Expo Nov. 11-13
See your favorite resort, talk tech with the experts, BMX Half Pipe shows, free lessons for the kids, and much more. If you’re into the snow, you gotta get into SnowJam.
Fri 4-10pm, Sat & Sun 11am-6pm / Del Mar Fairgrounds
Del Mar Bing Crosby Season Nov. 11-Dec. 4
This nostalgic season will present superior racing along with a lineup of engaging events during the five-week run.
Cardiff Surf Classic – Block Party Nov. 12
Enjoy live music, live mural art by Skye Walker & Marissa Quinn, free t-shirt screen printing, coffee cart, food truck, and beer lounge.
1-6pm / Patagonia Cardiff Store
(760) 436-0431 / www.cardiff101.com
5k Walk/Run To Feed the Hungry Nov. 12
100% of donations collected will go directly to Fallbrook Food Pantry.
8:30am / Fallbrook Food Pantry: 1042 South Mission Rd.
(760) 728-7608 / www.fallbrookfoodpantry.org
Oceanside Fall Festival Nov. 12
This is a FREE family friendly event with food, music and vendors. Sponsored by the Friends of Oceanside Parks (OPARC) and City of Oceanside Neighborhood Services Dept., Parks & Recreation.
12-4pm / Heritage Park: 220 Peyri Rd.
(760) 435-5041 / www.ci.oceanside.ca.us
Jay Leno joins Tri-City Hospital Foundation’s Diamond Ball Nov. 12
“We consider ourselves really fortunate to have him join us for our Diamond Ball. It’s going to be a blast while helping raise funds to support our mission of providing exceptional healthcare in our community,” said Glen Newhart, President of the Tri-City Hospital Foundation.
5-10pm / Omni La Costa Resort and Spa, Carlsbad
Silver Strand Half Marathon & 5K Nov. 13
New for 2016 the Half Marathon course is open to Runners, Walkers, Skaters, Ellipticals/ElliptiGO, Hand Cycles, and Wheelchairs. The 10 miler is open to Runners, Walker, Hand Cycles, and Wheel Chairs.
7am / Sunset Park, Coronado to Imperial Beach Pier Plaza
So Fine on Kline Nov. 13
Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Church is hosting a community family festival. Those who come can enjoy a full day of wholesome entertainment. Highlights include rock n’ roll music, game booths, a bake sale, barbequed food, beer, and a kids zone!
9am-5pm / Kline Street between Herchel St. & Girard Ave.
(858) 454-2631 / www.marystarlajolla.org
FallBack Festival Nov. 16
Come and experience the 1800’s when horses were the mode of travel and country music set off square dancing. Enjoy a wild west shootout, pony rides, carriage rides, a petting zoo, contests, a blacksmith, soap-making, and a heap more.
11am-4pm / Gaslamp Quarter
(619) 233-5227 / www.gaslamp.org
Santee Holiday Lighting Nov. 18
Free kids’ holiday crafts (while supplies last.) Food sampling, warm beverages, and more. Horse-drawn wagon rides. Real snow sledding & other holiday activities. Photos with Santa. Mini express train, balloon twister, caricature artist.
5:30-8:30pm / Santee Trolley Square: 9884 Mission Gorge Rd.
Vista Community Clinic Annual Gala Nov. 19
Celebrating Health & Hope for Our Youth! Casino Entertainment, Dinner & Auction.
Omni La Costa Resort and Spa, Carlsbad
(760) 631-5000 x1139 / www.vistacommunityclinic.org/gala
San Elijo Holiday Boutique Nov. 19
Presented by The City of San Marcos and the San Elijo Hills Women’s Club. Featuring arts, crafts, entertainment.
10am-3pm / San Elijo Rec Center: 1105 Elfin Forest Rd.
(760) 744-9000 / www.san-marcos.net
Fall Fun Festival Nov. 19
We will be celebrating Fall with a scarecrow contest, crafts, games, music and dance for the kids – and best of all, the event is FREE!
10am-3pm / Alta Vista Botanical Gardens – Brengle Terrace Park: 1200 Vale Terrace Drive, Vista
(760) 822-6824 / www.altavistagardens.org
The Del Mar Antique Show & Sale Nov. 19-20
Appraisal booth and repair services on site. Featuring 55,000 square feet of quality vintage antique & collectibles dealers. The appraisal people will be back for all 3 days of the show and their rate is still only $5 per item.
Fri & Sat 11am-7pm, Sun 11am-5pm / Del Mar Fairgrounds
Mother Goose Parade Nov. 20
Holiday Lights on Main begin at 10am and a Tree Lighting follows the parade at 6pm on the Corner of Main and Magnolia.
1-3pm / El Cajon Boulevard & Main Street, El Cajon
(619) 333-0771 / www.mothergooseparade.com
San Diego Jazz Fest Nov. 23-27
A variety of traditional jazz music, from ragtime to swing to dixieland. Jazz bands and musicians from across the U.S. will perform.
Town & Country Resort and Hotel: 500 Hotel Circle North
(619) 297-5277 / www.sdjazzfest.org
Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot Nov. 24
Join us for a 5K stroll, walk or run. All levels welcome.
7:30am / Grand Tradition Estate & Gardens, Fallbrook
(760) 451-3488 / www.fallbrookturkeytrot.com
Father Joe’s Villages Thanksgiving 5K Nov. 24
Event offers a Post-Race Festival featuring: Live Music, Beer Garden, Costume Contest and Award Ceremonies. Most importantly, this event provides a great atmosphere for your family to participate in the beauty of giving back to others.
6:30am-12pm / Balboa Park, Spreckels Organ Pavilion
(619) 446-2133 / www.thanksgivingrun.org
Thank You Run Nov. 24
Community Hub® is hosting its 7th Annual Thank You Run. There will be a 5K, 10K and a Kids Run. Don’t miss our Post-Race Family Festival with something for everyone!
7:30am / 4S Ranch Community Park: 16118 4S Ranch Pkwy.
South Park Luminaria: Community Tree Lighting Nov. 27
Come experience the sparkling tree lined streets and celebrate the holidays with your favorite local businesses.
5-8pm / Grape Street Square