San Diego & La Jolla Weekend Events: April 14th & 15th

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It’s going to be another wonderful weekend in San Diego and La Jolla! Gather up your family and friends, and go explore. Check out what’s coming up.

Saturday, April 14th

Taste of Hillcrest
12 to 4 p.m., Hillcrest

Foodies rejoice! The annual “Taste of Hillcrest” is here! With a $30 ticket ($35 day of) to Taste of Hillcrest, guests can enjoy signature dishes from more than 35 of Hillcrest’s popular restaurants. Get your appetite ready!

Moonlight Family Movie Night: ‘The Princess Bride’
7:30 p.m., Moonlight Amphitheatre

It’s movie night! Grab some friends and a blanket and head over to Moonlight Amphitheatre for an outdoor movie night. They will be playing the classic 1987 movie, “The Princess Bride.” Tickets range from $5 for lawn seating (lawn chairs provided) to $10 for orchestra seating. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. but the theater will open at 6 p.m.

Sunday, April 15th

Beyond the Score: Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 27
2 p.m., Copley Symphony Hall

Get dressed up, and enjoy a night out at the symphony! This series of multimedia concerts showcase performances such as Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s final piano concerto. Don’t miss this truly unique experience. Tickets start at $25.

Guided Nature Walk
9:30 a.m., Mission Trails Regional Park Visitor Center

It’s going to be a beautiful weekend to get outside! Take a free guided 1.5 hour nature walk from Mission Trails Regional Park. Along the way you’ll learn about animals, plants, and history of this park in San Diego.

La Jolla Weekend Open Houses: April 14th & April 15th

Move into your dream home with our La Jolla Open House weekend guide. This week we’re featuring three La Jolla homes. Happy house hunting!


When: Saturday and Sunday 1-4PM
Where: 1740 Colgate Circle
Details: 
$4,650,000. 5BR/6.5BA. This gorgeous home is a sizable, soft contemporary estate that checks off all of boxes on your wish list!!
Contact: Maxine and Marti Gellens 858.551.6630, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties

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When: Saturday and Sunday 1-4PM
Where: 1591 Loring Street
Details: 
$2,495,000. 4BR/4.5BA. Embrace the coveted coastal San Diego lifestyle from this stunning contemporary home!!!
Contact: Maxine and Marti Gellens 858.551.6630, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties.

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When: Saturday 2-5PM
Where: 13090 Caminito Del Rocio
Details:
3BR+Bonus Room/2BA. Breathtaking ocean views, vibrant sunsets and warm coastal breezes are yours to enjoy from this beautifully remodeled townhome in the highly desirable Sea Point community!
Contact: Maxine and Marti Gellens 858.551.6630, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties.

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Don’t Miss Weekend Sales at Taba Rug Gallery

taba1-1024x5741Taba Rug Gallery is the cutest building in the village which houses a wide selection of fine carpets and rugs. Designers enjoy visiting the gallery for its magnificent selection of hand-made new and antique rugs from around the world which includes Nepal, Pakistan, Iran, Afghanistan, and Turkey. The professionals at Taba also specialize in repairs and handwash cleaning of fine rugs.

The owner, Taba, now proudly displays his name on top of his store that has been here for 25 years. Taba has over 25 years experience and is a 3rd generation rug expert. He is on the premises at all times and personally welcomes all customers himself. Need a home consultation? Taba can take care of your floor covering needs with an in-home consultation. As a floor covering expert he can assist you with the right selection for your home. Taba also specializes in custom made rugs in any size and color.

Taba likes to keep their customers happy and that’s why they offer a Lifetime Rug Exchange Program. If at any point you are not happy with your rug no matter how long it’s been Taba will exchange the rug at its full original price.

Don’t miss their weekend sales for the rest of the year!

Visiting La Jolla? No problem, Taba can ship your rug anywhere in the U.S. and anywhere in the world.

To learn more please visit, Taba Rug Gallery or visit them at,

7848 Girard Av
La Jolla, CA 92037
858-459-5400

For more information about carpets & rugs please visit our La Jolla Carpets and Rugs category.

Weekend Events: April 7th & 8th

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It’s going to be another wonderful weekend in San Diego and La Jolla! Gather up your family and friends, and go explore. Check out what’s coming up.

Saturday, April 7th

South Bay Earth Day
11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Chula Vista Marina at Bayside Park

Come celebrate mother Earth! This South Bay festival is one of the largest Earth Day Events in the region. Learn about how we impact the environment, and how you can live greener. Activities for the day include yoga classes, an oil change and free recycling kits.

La Jolla Concours D’Elegance
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.,

La Jolla and La Jolla Motor Car Classic returns to the Cove April 6 – 8, 2018 featuring 300+ spectacular vehicles situated along the Pacific Ocean.

Sunday, April 8th
Guided Nature Walk
9:30 a.m., Mission Trails Regional Park Visitor CenterIt’s going to be a beautiful weekend to get outside! Take a free guided 1.5 hour nature walk from Mission Trails Regional Park. Along the way you’ll learn about animals, plants, and history of this park in San Diego.

Sip ‘n Savor Fest
12 to 4 p.m., Hard Rock Hotel

Enjoy food and drinks from local restaurants, breweries and, and live music from great bands. It’s only $45 a ticket to the Sip ‘n Savor Festival, and guests will be able to sample 10 creations by local chefs, including Chef Ashley Kato of JSix and Chef Andy Weiss of The Smoking Gun.

La Jolla Weekend Open Houses: April 7 & April 8

Move into your dream home with our La Jolla Open House weekend guide. This week we’re featuring three La Jolla homes. Happy house hunting!


When: Saturday and Sunday 1-4PM
Where: 1740 Colgate Circle
Details: 
$4,650,000. 5BR/6.5BA. This gorgeous home is a sizable, soft contemporary estate that checks off all of boxes on your wish list!!
Contact: Maxine and Marti Gellens 858.551.6630, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties

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When: Sunday 1-4PM
Where: 595 San Antonio Avenue
Details: 
$8,000,000-$9,500,876. 5BR/5BA and 2 Half Baths. This beautiful home is prominently positioned on 100 feet of prime bay frontage in the coveted La Playa area of Point Loma!!
Contact: Maxine and Marti Gellens 858.551.6630, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties

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When: Saturday and Sunday 1-4PM
Where: 1591 Loring Street
Details: 
$2,495,000. 4BR/4.5BA. Embrace the coveted coastal San Diego lifestyle from this stunning contemporary home!!!
Contact: Maxine and Marti Gellens 858.551.6630, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties.

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When: Saturday 2-5PM
Where: 13090 Caminito Del Rocio
Details:
3BR+Bonus Room/2BA. Breathtaking ocean views, vibrant sunsets and warm coastal breezes are yours to enjoy from this beautifully remodeled townhome in the highly desirable Sea Point community!
Contact: Maxine and Marti Gellens 858.551.6630, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties.

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Where To Get Your Coffee Fix in La Jolla

Do you love coffee? Let’s face it – who doesn’t? What’s not to love? In La Jolla, there certainly isn’t a shortage of warm coffee houses where you can do this. Here are just some of our favorites.

Girard Gourmet:

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Girard Gourmet is a La Jolla bakery, deli and restaurant serving up freshness for breakfast, lunch and dinner- and they just recently celebrated their 30th year of being in business! This is the perfect spot to grab a fresh pastry, and enjoy a warm cup of coffee. Open daily at 7am, Girard Gourmet. Located on Girard Avenue in La Jolla village, Girard Gourmet is also a catering favorite for La Jolla residents and businesses.
Harry’s Coffee Shop:
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Harry’s coffee shop has been making visitors and coffee lovers happy since 1960. This Coffee Shop was the brainchild of Harry Rudolph and has been in the Rudolph family for more than 60 years. In addition to the delicious food and coffee, the unique collection of paintings and comfortable booths will put a smile on your face, guaranteed! Grab a friend, and go on down to Harry’s!
Goldfish Point Cafe:
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Coffee AND a view? Say no more – we’re in! Goldfish Point Cafe overlooking La Jolla Cove and the La Jolla caves offers a variety of specialty coffee drinks and pastries. Grab a cup, and hit the beach. Or if you prefer sandwiches and box lunches, the offer that as well. Goldfish Point Cafe in La Jolla delivers to La Jolla businesses, La Jolla hotels and La Jolla residences daily from 8am-3pm.
Brick & Bell: 
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The Brick & Bell Cafe is housed in a 100-year old red rustic brick house along Siverado Street, and has been a favorite hangout spot since 2003. A few perks to Brick & Bell include their famous scones (which they serve up to 1,000 per day), their early bird-friendliness (they open at 4am on weekdays), their casual and friendly atmosphere, and their tasty and affordable cup of Joe! No wonder it’s a town favorite!