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San Diego County Events for April 24 – 26

This weekend’s things to do in San Diego County include plenty of festivals! Bring the kids and family to a children’s book party, garden festivals and exhibits, a music festival, and a Hawaiian celebration.San Diego county events this weekend31st Annual Children’s Book Party

Calling all children and families in San Diego! The 31st Annual Children’s Book Party will be held at the world famous Spreckel’s Organ Pavilion in Balboa Park on April 25, 2015!

All children in attendance will receive two brand-new books (for free)! And there will be light refreshments and entertainment for all.
When: April 25, 2015 | 8:30am
Where: Balboa Park: Spreckels Organ Pavilion, El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101
Cost: Free
More information: www.carlsbadca.gov


Adams Avenue Unplugged

Adams Avenue Unplugged is a weekend music and art festival with more than 170 live acoustic performances over 4 outdoor and 22 indoor stages.

When: April 25 – 26, 2015
Where: Adams Avenue, from University Heights on the West through Normal Heights in San Diego
Cost: Free
More information: www.adamsavenuebusiness.com/Adams-Avenue-Unplugged


Encinitas April Street Fair

At the Encinitas April Street Fair, enjoy unique food, five live music stages, children’s rides, beer garden, and more than 450 vendors.

When: April 25 – 26, 2015 | 9am – 5pm
Where: Highway 101 between D and J Streets, Encinitas
Cost: Free
More information: www.encinitas101.com


Art Alive 2015: Floral Exhibition

Art Alive is the Museum’s signature fundraiser and annual floral exhibition featuring floral interpretations of art in the Museum’s collection.

When: April 24 – 26, 2015 | 9am – 5pm
Where: San Diego Museum of Art | 1450 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101
Cost: Members – Free; Nonmembers – $20
More information: www.sdmart.org/calendar/art-alive-2015-floral-exhibition-2


22nd Spring Garden Festival

For one day each year, the Rancho San Diego campus transforms into a green mecca, with fun programs, exhibitors and demonstrations designed to inspire the gardener in everyone.  From urban farming to water-conserving landscaping ideas, the festival is the place to go to learn about sustainability, all the while relishing Southern California’s springtime weather.

When: April 25, 2015 | 9am – 3pm
Where: Cuyamaca College | 900 Rancho San Diego Parkway in Rancho San Diego, El Cajon, CA
Cost: Free
More information: http://web2.cuyamaca.edu/springfest/2015/


Shaka Fest 2015

The San Diego Shaka Fest is the Fusion of Hawaiian Culture, Arts, & Athletics!  So bring the entire family to this super fun and family oriented event which includes a Stand Up Paddle race open to adult and youth racers, the Keiki Heihei Waa (Youth only Hawaiian canoe regatta), SUP & Health Wellness Expo, Classic Woody Car exhibit, Hoomau Hula O Nā Keiki  – Keiki Hula Competition, lots of your favorite boutique and food vendors, and da kine Hawaiian entertainment.  This festival will take place at Crown Point Park, located on beautiful San Diego Mission Bay.

When: April 25, 2015 | 8am – 4pm
Where: Crown Point | Corona Oriente Rd, San Diego, CA 92109
Cost: Free
More information: sandiegoshakafest.com


10th Annual “It’s How We Live!” Health and Wellness Fair

Have fun and learn how to be healthy too? Yes, the two will go hand in hand at the 10th Annual “It’s How We Live!” health and wellness fair at Spring Valley County Park.

For the kids, there will be bounce houses, an inflatable obstacle course, games (bird-watching, anyone?) and arts and crafts. The Spring Valley Fire Department will also bring out some fire trucks. Visitors can try healthy food samples, watch dance performances and martial arts demonstrations, listen to live entertainment and stroll along the various informational booths.

When: April 25, 2015 | 12 – 4pm
Where: Spring Valley County Park | 8735 Jamacha Road, Spring Valley, CA 91977
Cost: Free
More information: www.countynewscenter.com/news/go-play-have-fun-free-health-fair

San Diego County Events for March 27 – 29

Top weekend picks for San Diego County!

San Diego county eventsWeekend Escape: Inspiration for Living a Good Life

A two-day discovery that celebrates San Diego’s vibrant outdoor lifestyle and aims to inspire the community to rejuvenate its health and fitness regimen, perk up it’s surroundings at home and rediscover the local landscape. Focusing on four elements: Outdoor Living, Health & Fitness, Staycation and Home Style, find events for the whole family throughout the center and in Palm Plaza.

When: March 28-29, 2015
Where: Westfield UTC | 4545 La Jolla Village Dr, San Diego, CA 92122
Cost: Free
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The Sleeping Beauty in Balboa Park

San Diego Civic Youth Ballet proudly presents the 70th Anniversary Production of The Sleeping Beauty. It will take place in the cultural heart of Balboa Park as the jewel of classical ballet comes to life on the historic Casa del Prado Theater stage.

When: March 27 – April 4
Where: 1650 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101
Cost: $10 – $18
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2015-rolando-st-fair-poster_webRolando Street Fair

The Rolando Street Fair is our community’s favorite annual event and the best intimate street fair in San Diego County. Organized and run by a team of selfless volunteers, this major attraction draws crowds of many thousands. The Fair boasts a great musical line-up every year and offers tons of food, arts and crafts, and service booths for the entire family.

When: Sunday, March 29, 2015 | 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: On Rolando Blvd. between El Cajon Blvd. and Solita Ave.
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Great American Foodie Fest

This free group run revolves around a 60-minute scavenger hunt filled with tons of giveaways, raffle prizes, music and a beer garden. Runners zip through checkpoints near the Carlsbad Road Runner Sports store and grab as many free raffle tickets along the route. The more checkpoints you hit, the more tickets you get, and those tickets are used to try to get prizes. The actual run is from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m., with the prizes giveaway and after-party to follow.

When: 4 p.m. to midnight Friday; 12 p.m. to midnight Saturday; 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday
Where: Qualcomm Stadium | 9449 Friars Rd, San Diego, CA 92108
Cost: $8+ – view link below for details
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