La Jolla Weekend Events | April 18-20

Spring has sprung in La Jolla! From egg hunts, dance performances to a film festival, we have a list of the best San Diego and La Jolla weekend events. Here is everything you need to know this weekend:

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Where to Have Easter Brunch In La Jolla

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Unique Easter Traditions Celebrated Around the World

Easter Traditions

Families around the world have long been celebrating Easter with a variety of traditions and rituals; but have you ever stopped to think about why we hunt for eggs or buy chocolate rabbits? Or if they do the same thing in Europe or the Czech Republic? There are unique customs all over the world, and each country has its own way of celebrating the holiday. Even better, there are some pretty interesting stories that are behind them! We’ve explored a few weird Easter traditions from across the world – and provided their explanations – to get you in the mood for this year’s upcoming holiday on Sunday, April 20th.
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PHOTO GALLERY: The 2014 La Jolla Concours D’Elegance

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This past weekend, the 2014 La Jolla Concours d’Elegance, a yearly antique and vintage car show that showcases old foreign and domestic cars from around the world. This year’s theme centered around the history of European racing, and included most of the big-name car companies: Bentley, Ferrari, Austin-Healey, Porsche, and Rolls-Royce. Everything from the Parisian roots of the first-ever motoring events in the late 1800s to the continental racing phenomenon spreading across Europe through the 1900s and into the modern-day car scene were celebrated.
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The La Jolla Half Marathon Returns April 27th

La Jolla Half Marathon

The La Jolla Half Marathon returns to La Jolla April 27th! The race is arguably one of the most picturesque and scenic runs out there, but also one of the most challenging: it weaves through some of the hilliest terrain in all of San Diego and is essentially 13.5 miles of uphill running.
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5 Most Overlooked Picnic Spots in La Jolla

Summertime is just around the corner, and that means spending as much time as possible outdoors and in the sunshine. What better way to ring in the season of (even more) beautiful weather than a picnic? Picnic spots in La Jolla are abundant, and several tucked-away sites are perfect for a quiet meal shoreside or on the grass. Stop by one of La Jolla’s awesome delis for munchies and head out to one of these 5 most overlooked picnic spots to enjoy!
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La Jolla Blue Book Sponsors the Concours d’Elegance

The Concours d'Elegance

This weekend is the Concours d’Elegance! This year’s 10th annual event will be celebrating European race and motorcar history with top-of-the-line showcases displaying Ferraris, Bentleys, Rolls-Royce, and many more.

The Blue Book is a proud media sponsor of the Concours this year and will have a booth set up at the event! We will be raffling away an airport ride for 4 people (from your home directly to the San Diego airport) that is valued at $45, courtesy of Martina’s Transportation, as well as a $25 Warwick’s Gift Card - so be sure to stop by and enter to win!

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Looking Back: Burns Drugs’ History with the La Jolla Blue Book

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As one of La Jolla’s oldest and most beloved independent pharmacies is closing its doors this month, we took the time to look at Burns Drugs’ history with the La Jolla Blue Book. Burns Drugs has been in business since 1952, and been staunchly supported by La Jollans and generations of families alike for more than fifty years. Their practice has always emphasized customer service and community – many of the pharmacists know their clients by name, and their legendary home delivery service has provided at-home care and pharmaceutical supplies to those who wouldn’t otherwise be able to access them. Even the building where Burns Drugs resides is historic: the pharmacy has occupied the same space since 1952.

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