Travel Back In Time To The Renaissance

ESCONDIDO–Travel back to a time of gallantry and courtliness – of a rebirth of the arts, education and music at this year’s Spring Escondido Renaissance Faire at Felicita Park. The Faire will recreate the Elizabethan era of 16th century England, offering a vast array of activities, including three stages of continuous entertainment, period music, battle […]

Taste Of Julian Is More Than Apples

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JULIAN–Every fall, thousands make the annual trek up to Julian for its apple pie, but the 7th annual Taste of Julian on April 11 gives visitors the opportunity to sample many of the culinary delights Julian has to offer all at once, including apple pie. This year, many of the town’s restaurants, wineries and breweries […]

East Village Block Party Celebrates Padres Opening Day

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SAN DIEGO–It’s the San Diego Padres’ opening day! To celebrate the occasion East Village is throwing a block party April 9 in downtown San Diego. The Padres will kick off their home opener against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Petco Park. This free, family-friendly, Opening Day Block Party will be the ultimate tailgating scene on […]

6th Annual Chamorro Cultural Festival Comes To Cal State University, San Marcos

Chamorro festival will feature traditional song and dance by natives of the Mariana Islands.

SAN DIEGO–The 6th annual Chamorro Cultural Festival is coming to California State University, San Marcos campus on Saturday, March 28 to offer Southern Californians the opportunity to experience the unique 4,000 year old Chamorro culture. The family friendly event will offer cultural performances, entertainment, arts and crafts, and a taste of the Mariana Islands. Chamorro cuisine, one […]

San Marcos To Host Breakfast With Peter Cottontail

SAN MARCOS–The City will present its annual “Breakfast with Peter Cottontail” April 4 at Walnut Grove Park. The 8 to 10 am. breakfast will include pancakes and eggs prepared by the Life and Eagle Scouts Kah-Shinni Chapter Order of the Arrow BSA. Following the breakfast will be a “Spring Egg Scramble” for toddlers through 5th […]

Antique Gas And Steam Museum Re-Enacts American Civil War

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VISTA–The Vista Antique Gas and Steam Museum kicks off its 15th annual spring celebration with an American Civil War re-enactment between Union and the Confederacy March 7 and 8. The event will feature a full-scale camp of historians, entertainers, food vendors, merchants and hundreds of Civil War re-enactors at the museum, located at 2040 North […]

Legoland Resort Unveils New Star Wars Miniland Display

LEGO Star Wars Miniland Death Star Model Display. Photo: Gina Yarbrough/San Diego County News

By Gina Yarbrough CARLSBAD–Star War fans! LEGOLAND California Resort unveiled its largest LEGO Star Wars Miniland model display today. The 8-feet wide, 13-feet high LEGO Star Wars Miniland Death Star Model Display made its debut to the media and families at the resort. The 1900-pound display was constructed with more than 500,000 LEGO bricks, and […]

North County’s Largest Literary Festival Returns This Summer

OCEANSIDE–The Oceanside Cultural Arts Foundation and Friends of the Oceanside Public Library will hold the 5th annual Write On, Oceanside! Literary Festival this summer. North County’s largest literary event will be held July 18 from 2 to 6 p.m. at Oceanside Civic Center Plaza and Community Rooms. Organizers say the event will include live music, […]

LEGO Star Wars Miniland To Open In March

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CARLSBAD –The LEGO Star Wars Miniland Death Star Model Display has arrived to LEGOLAND California Resort. The planet shaped LEGO model, made out of more than a half million LEGO bricks, stands 13-feet high, 8-feet wide and weighs more than 1,900 pounds. The LEGO Death Star is the largest LEGO model to be added to LEGO Star Wars Miniland and opens […]

African American Women’s Group To Present Black History Month Series

OCEANSIDE–The Oceanside Public Library in collaboration with North County African American Woman’s Association will host a free series of programs for Black History month. A Night of Performance: Walking through History will be performed February 21 at 5:30 p.m., at the Sunshine Brooks Theatre, 217 N. Coast Highway in Oceanside. This performance combines drumming, spoken […]