This weekend, explore the many local activities and events in La Mesa, Escondido, San Diego, and Ramona.
La Mesa’s 11th Annual Park Appreciation Day
If you’re a fan of La Mesa’s parks, resident or not, La Mesa would love your help tomorrow with their Park Appreciation Day. Just show up at a La Mesa neighborhood park at 8:00 am on Saturday, October 15. General clean-up includes picking up trash, light raking, trimming, and weeding. Please bring your own gardening gloves along with your rakes or trowels to the park.
When: Saturday, October 15 | 8am – 12pm
Where: La Mesa parks
More information: www.cityoflamesa.com/Calendar
Grand Avenue Festival
Over 500 vendors, live entertainment, and food from around the world have combined to make the Escondido Grand Avenue Festival a family tradition since 1989. Held on historic Grand Avenue in Escondido, it’s the second largest single-day festival in California. Five hundred unique vendor booths line seven blocks of beautiful downtown Escondido along Grand Avenue.
When: Sunday, October 16 | 9am – 5pm
Where: Grand Avenue, Escondido, CA
More information: www.kennedyfaires.com/escondido
Native Plant Sale
California Native Plant Society‘s Fall Native Plant Sale includes: native shrubs, trees, flowering plants, seeds, books, and posters. Native plants typically consume less water and are easier to grow in their natural environment.
When: Saturday, October 15 | 9am – 3pm CNPS members, 10am – 3pm everyone
Where: Casa Del Prado Theater Courtyard | 1700 Village Place, San Diego, CA 92101
More information: www.cnpssd.org
Kids free in October
Organized by the San Diego Museum Council (SDMC), Kids Free in October is an opportunity for thousands of families to enjoy museum experiences this October with free admission for kids 12 and under at 40 arts, cultural and science museums in San Diego County.
When: October 1 – 31, 2016
Where: At 40 arts, cultrual and science museaums in San Diego County
Cost: Free for kids!
More information: www.sandiegomuseumcouncil.org/kidsfree
Ramona Air Fair & Fly-In
The Ramona Airport’s Air Fair & Fly-In is an annual one-day event with free admission and parking featuring “The Red Eagles Formation Team,” formation flying, tours of Cal Fire, U.S. Forest Service, and Control Tower, airplanes and helicopters on display, airplane rides for nominal fees, great food, live country and southern rock music from local favorite Del Rio, and much, much more!
When: Saturday, October 15 | 9am – 4pm
Where: Ramona Airport | 2926 Montecito Road, Ramona, CA
More information: www.facebook.com/RamonaAirFair