Kick off the first weekend of 2015 with some motivation and celebration!
Whether your New Year’s resolution for 2015 was about getting fit, meeting new people, exploring our county, or spending time with the family — I’m sure that this weekend’s San Diego County events have something for you!
La Mesa Village Farmers’ Market
Begin your goal of eating healthfully (and also of supporting locally based businesses!) by checking out La Mesa’s farmers’ market. There’s farm fresh produce, hot food, packaged food, arts & crafts.
When: Every Friday | 2 – 6pm
Where: On the corner of University Avenue and Spring Street, La Mesa, CA
More info: www.lmvma.com/SeasonalEvents/Farmers-Market
California Tower Reopening
The California Tower has been closed to the public since 1935. But it reopens this weekend with tours that take visitors about 125 steps to the first viewing deck.
From the second floor of the Museum, you go up a staircase hidden to the public for decades. Then you climb seven floors, getting glimpses through narrow windows of the beauty outside. Finally, you climb a spiral metal stairway and emerge into sunlight where you will see a spectacular Southern California vista.
When: Open to the public starting this weekend
Where: San Diego Museum of Man | 1350 El Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego
Cost: $16 to $22.50, includes museum admission
More info: californiatower.org
Kids’ Fishing Day at Lake Jennings
Anglers 15 and under fish for free, with a Kids’ Pond set up for the little ones. This event is dedicated to helping kids learn about fishing and the enjoyment of outdoors. The lake will be closed the day before for settle-in time from a huge stocking of 3800 pounds of Sierra Bows and Nebraska Tailwalkers.
When: Saturday, January 3 | 6am – 5pm
Where: Lake Jennings | 9535 Harritt Road, Lakeside, 92040
Cost: Free – $40
More info: www.lakejennings.org
International Auto Show
When: Friday — Sunday, January 2 – 4 | 10am – 5pm
Where: San Diego Convention Center | 111 W. Harbor Drive, San Diego, 92101
Cost: Free for kids under 6 – $12 for adults | ticket info
More info: www.sdautoshow.com
Art on the Green
Every weekend COAL Gallery member artists display their paintings, glass work, photography, and sculpture on the lawn in front of the Carlsbad Inn Beach Resort.
When: Saturdays and Sundays until February 22 | 9am – 4pm
Where: Carlsbad Inn Beach Resort | 3075 Carlsbad Boulevard, Carlsbad, 92008
More info: www.coalartgallery.com