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San Diego County Events for January 30 – February 1

Enjoy this weekend in San Diego with food and drink: at La Mesa’s farmers’ market, the Fermentation Festival, or with a Greek cooking class!

La Mesa Village Farmers’ Market

La Mesa Farmers MarketAs they do every Friday, La Mesa’s farmers’ market is being held this afternoon. 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

My Big Fat Greek Cooking Class

Learn to cook dolmas, baba ganoush, spanikopita, sauteed halloumi, grilled veggie salad, grape/halloumi/tarragon salad, lamb skewers with taziki, Hipcooks’ baklava, and ouzo.

When: Friday, January 30 | 6:30 – 9:30pm
Where: Hipcooks | 4048 30th St, San Diego
Cost: $60
More information

Fermentation Festivalfermentation festival

The San Diego Fermentation Festival is a family-friendly outdoor festival featuring: a vendor marketplace, workshops, presentations and speakers from fermentation experts, DIY stations to learn how to make fermented foods, and an “Ambrosia” garden for adults 21+.

When: Sunday, February 1 | 10am – 3:30pm
Where: San Dieguito Heritage Museum | 450 Quail Gardens Drive, Encinitas
Cost: $25
More information

Event: Fall Back Festival

San DiegoThis San Diego neighborhood reverts back to 1880 on Sunday with a carnival featuring gold panning, candle-dipping, butter-churning demonstrations, free food and a photo studio where you can take a family portrait in Wild West outfits.

When: Sunday, Nov. 9, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Fifth and Island avenues, Gaslamp Quarter, San Diego

Cost: Free

More details.

Event: San Diego Restaurant Week 2013

Starting today, the San Diego Restaurant Week is back!

San_Diego_restaurant_weekExperience cuisine that delights your palate and defines the art of dining in San Diego. Held twice annually, this beloved culinary tradition features discounted prix fixe menus from more than 180 of San Diego’s best restaurants in 12 unique regions throughout San Diego County.

No tickets or passes are required. Food lovers may simply dine out at as many participating restaurants as they like during San Diego Restaurant Week.

You can check out www.sandiegorestaurantweek.com to see which restaurants are participating–then go enjoy both your dinner and the price!

Event: Ocean Beach Street Fair & Chili Cook-Off Festival

33rd Annual OB Street Fair & Chili Cook-Off Festival
ocean beach street fair and chili cook-offSATURDAY, JUNE 23 8:00A TO 10:00P
at Ocean Beach, San Diego, CA
Price: Free admission
Phone: (619) 224-4906
Age Suitability: None Specified

The Ocean Beach community is celebrating its 125th anniversary with the 33rd annual Ocean Beach Street Fair and Chili Cook-Off Festival. The fair features live music on six stages, vendors, artists, rides and a beer garden. This year adds Equinox laser tag and a giant water slide, located at Saratoga Park. Don’t forget to taste this year’s amateur chili recipes from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. There will also be a community mural project celebrating O.B.’s milestone. Biking, walking or using public transportation is encouraged, as parking will be at a premium. KYLE LUNDBERG • U-T