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San Diego County Events for Nov. 2 – 4, 2018

Fill up your weekend with any one of these top picks — I’m looking forward to La Mesa Historical Society’s Annual Home Tour!

San Diego county events this weekend13th Annual Home Tour — La Mesa Historical Society

Don’t miss out on our 13th Annual Home Tour! This year’s tour homes will showcase design, materials, and craftsmanship of notable local architects and their builders including works from James Bernard, Lawrence Weir, Homer Morehouse, and Ed Heacock. Two unique Mid-Century Modern Adobes, a beautifully restored 1915 Craftsman, as well as Classic and Mid-Century styles will be featured.

The La Mesa Historical Society, along with San Diego Home & Garden Lifestyle Magazine and Modern San Diego, presents the13th Annual Home Tour, “Modern Mud.” Modern Mud highlights Adobe, Classic, and Mid Century gems in La Mesa’s Eastridge and Mt. Nebo neighborhoods.

Last day for online ticket sales is THURSDAY, November 1st @ NOON. Tickets will be available on the day of the event, and the price will be increased by $5

When: Saturday, Nov. 3 | 9am – 3pm
Where: Parking and check-in: La Mesa City Parking Lot, NW Corner of Date & Allison in the City Parking Lot
Cost: $40
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San Diego Beer Week

A 10-day celebration, promoting more than 130 independent craft breweries in San Diego County. The event is held throughout San Diego County at participating breweries, bars, restaurants and more!

When: Nov. 2 – 11
Where: Throughout San Diego County
Cost: Free
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Dia de los Muertos 

In Old Town, restaurants, galleries, museums and more will join the celebration as artisans and crafters take over the streets. Guests can decorate sugar skulls, make Dia de los Muertos masks, enjoy lively Ballet Folklorico dance and Mariachi music and so much more during this free event’s three-day run this weekend.

When: Friday, Nov. 2 – Sunday, Nov. 4
Where: Old Town, San Diego
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Escondido Tamale Festival

The Escondido Tamale Festival is a celebration of Tamales and all the great Latin foods that have become iconic staples of California’s culture. It’s a look back at the history of the Spanish and Mexican settlers who have influenced and contributed so much to our multicultural community, and a show of appreciation for the traditions which have so positively affected Escondido.

When: Saturday, Nov. 3 | 11am – 5pm
Where: Grape Day Park, Escondido
Cost: Free
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Carlsbad Fall Village Faire

Take in the beauty of the seaside city while browsing through unique booths, indulging in eats and enjoying family entertainment at the Carlsbad Village Faire.

When: Sunday, Nov. 4 | 8am – 4pm
Where: Carlsbad Village | Grand Avenue between Carlsbad Blvd. and Jefferson St.
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Cost: Free
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Fall Back Festival — Children’s Historical Street Faire

Travel back in time to enjoy our old west town! Pan for gold, saddle up on pony rides, and enjoy live entertainment.

Your kiddos will go plum crazy as you take a step back in time at the 16th annual Fall Back Festival, a Children’s Historical Street Faire.

When: Sunday, Nov. 4 | 11am – 4pm
Where: Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House | 410 Island Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
Cost: Free
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If these aren’t enough events, check out my list of the top 20 must-do activities to do in San Diego here!

Art Events in San Diego

“Altars & Icons” ArtOberfest Walkabout

It’s a fun-filled evening festival to introduce you to the shops and cafes of South Park. From Kalmia to Beech Streets, you’ll find shops open late, entertainment, specials, and surprises. Browse, explore, shop, and celebrate the independent spirit of our neighborhood. Free trolley 6-10pm.

When: Oct. 5 | 6pm – 10pm

Cost: Free

Where: South Park, San Diego

More Info: www.southparkscene.com


Old Town San Diego Art Festival

San Diego Art FestivalWatch as the streets of Old Town San Diego becomes transformed into an art extravaganza at this year’s Old Town San Diego Art Festival. On Saturday, October 5, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM and Sunday, October 6, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM the Old Town Chamber of Commerce invites you to experience a world full of colorful art, live music, international food and exotic wines. Take your friends on a stroll down San Diego Avenue as we fill the streets with over 100 contemporary artists from around the world. Become inspired as you encounter a showcase of paintings, sculptures, ceramics, chalk art, fashions, furniture, jewelry and local art galleries. While in town you can also expose your palates to an array of incredible flavors from over a dozen local restaurants or partake in a delicious sampling of the finest wines. Whether you are admiring the history and culture of this neighborhood or purchasing a piece of artwork to enjoy for years to come, this exquisite art show has something for everyone, and something that you won’t want to miss!

When: Oct. 5 – 6 | 10am – 6pm

Cost: Free

Where: Old Town San Diego

More Info: Call 619.233.5008 or visit OldTownArtFestival.com