San Diego and La Jolla Weekend Events: 4/27 & 4/28

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The weather is perfect, and this weekend is packed with events. So what are you waiting for? Make your plans now! There’s something for everyone!


Saturday, April 27th:

La Mesa Earth Day Festival
10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Harry Griffen Park
Come celebrate Earth Day with a free community festival at Harry Griffen Park in La Mesa Saturday. The fest will include STEM activities, interactive booths, a trail ride, vendors and more.

Adams Avenue Unplugged
12 p.m. to 10 p.m., Adams Avenue (From west University Heights through Normal Heights)
This free music festival goes along a 2-mile stretch of Adams Avenue and brings 80 performances across 24 stages inside restaurants, bars, coffee houses in San Diego. The festival will go from west University Heights into Normal Heights and parts of Kensington to the east. Parking is going to be tricky, so it’s strongly advised to take public transit into the neighborhood and walking the route, if you’re able.

Sunday, April 7th:

Gaslamp Artisan Market
10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Fifth Avenue
Go check out the new Gaslamp Quarter’s Fifth Avenue between Market Street and Island Avenue and let us know what you think! Pop through different restaurants and shops, and explore the new exciting area!

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 & San Diego Easter Weekend Events 2019

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It’s Easter weekend, and La Jolla and San Diego are packed with events. So what are you waiting for? Make your plans now! There’s something for everyone!


Saturday, April 20th:

Easter Bunny Teas at The Westgate Hotel
2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m., The Westgate Hotel
Put on your Saturday best folks, and over to Westgate Hotel with your little ones for an Easter-themed afternoon of Parisian-inspired tea service! This is called the “Easter Bunny Tea,” and includes kid-friendly sweets and sandwiches and, well, tea! Just be sure drink with your pinky out. There will also be an egg hunt on the Riviera Terrace, followed by a magic show starring the Easter Bunny. Tickets are $79 for adults and $55 for children age 4 to 12; kids age 3 and under get in free. Special event parking at the hotel costs $12.

Silent Disco Yoga
10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Hospitality Point in Mission Bay
Get your Saturday-Night Fever yoga pants on, and party like John Travolta. This yoga session Hospitality Point in Mission Bay will surely make your weekend. Instructors will guide yogis through a one-hour class while DJs play the tunes. Students can choose which DJ they want to get down with, and this event is only $5 – $10!

Sunday, April 21st

Easter at The Prado
10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., The Prado at Balboa Park
Happy Easter! Come celebrate at The Prado in the heart of Balboa Park. They will be offering their Easter Dining option this Sunday, a champagne brunch buffet with seating from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Guests will get a carving station, a chilled seafood display, a pancake station and more. The buffet costs $65.95 for adults, and $17.95 for kids ages 6 to 12. Kids under 5 will be able to eat free. Call ahead for reservations at (619) 557-9441, ext. 1.

Easter at The Del
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Feeling festive for Easter? Then head over The Del, where they will be hosting their  annual fancy Champagne Easter Brunch. This will take place in Crown Room, boasting regionally-inspired dishes, made-to-order mimosas, a colorful dessert bar, and of course live musical entertainment. After brunch, walk over to the Windsor Lawn for an egg hunt. This year’s event will also include a petting zoo and family photos with the Easter Bunny from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. At $140 for adults and $65 for kids age 4. Call The Del to make reservations ahead of time.

 

4 Great La Jolla Restaurants for Easter Brunch

 

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Whether you’re an Easter morning church-goer, Easter basket opener, or just appreciate good brunch, come 11am, you’re going to want to go get brunch at one of these fabulous places. Hop on down and enjoy! Cheers!

The Marine Room

For well over 75 years, The Marine Room has been a seaside staple in La Jolla. Long celebrated for its superb views and surf pounding outside the restaurant’s windows, the culinary embodiment of luxury draws people from La Jolla and well beyond. Celebrate Easter with the family while enjoying a bountiful buffet and memorable view of La Jolla Cove. You’ll find something to satisfy everyone – with options including Spindrift Seafood Crêpes, Hibiscus Zaatar Rubbed Colorado Leg of Lamb and more.

Nine-Ten Restaurant

Celebrate the splendor of Easter Sunday with our special, 3-course Sunday Brunch menu featuring a choice of starters, entrees, and desserts.  $16 bottomless mimosas and other drink specials will also be available.  Click HERE to see the full menu or HERE to reserve your table.

The Shores Restaurant

Easter brunch on the water- does it get any better than that? Enjoy Chef Percy’s spring-inspired Easter Brunch Buffet filled with creations including Blue Crab Eggs Benedict, Herb Roasted Colorado Leg of Lamb, Silver Thyme Crusted Angus Prime Rib of Beef and more.

George’s at the Cove

A long time feature in the quaint seaside community of La Jolla, George’s at the Cove only serves brunch twice a year, and Easter Sunday is one of those special occasions. Easter brunch will offer  a 3-course brunch, exceptional service and picturesque ocean views.

La Jolla and San Diego Weekend Events: 4/13 & 4/14

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The weather is perfect, and this weekend is packed with events. So what are you waiting for? Make your plans now! There’s something for everyone!


Saturday, April 6th:

Bluegrass Yoga
10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Societe Brewing
Partake in a one-hour, instructor-led yoga session followed by a pint at Society Brewing Saturday morning. The class will be set to bluegrass music, so expect everything from the classics of the genre and Americana, to contemporary. A $15 ticket includes the yoga class and a full pour of Societe beer. The event is 21+; bring your own mat.

ArtFest at San Diego Botanic Garden
9 a.m. to 5 p.m., San Diego Botanic Garden
The San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas will host ArtFest this Saturday and Sunday, a festival highlighting more than 30 local and regional artists displaying their works, including paintings, sculptures and jewelry. The fest will also celebrate the art of Asian horticulture, with demos by the Ohara School of Ikebana, La Jolla Chapter and Bonsai and Beyond. Food trucks and live music round-out the affair, including a live performance by the San Diego Taiko Drummers on Saturday morning. The festival is free with paid admission into the Botanic Garden, which costs $18 for adults, $12 for seniors, and $10 for children ages 3 to 10.

Sunday, April 7th:

Gaslamp Artisan Market
10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Fifth Avenue
Go check out the new Gaslamp Quarter’s Fifth Avenue between Market Street and Island Avenue and let us know what you think! Pop through different restaurants and shops, and explore the new exciting area!

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.

Catch the La Jolla Concours d’Elegance This Weekend!

R0HtUpjVCelebrating its 15th year the weekend of Friday April 12th, Saturday April 13th, and Sunday April 14th, the La Jolla Concours d’Elegance presented by LPL Financial and Pacific Sotheby’s will be returning to the stunning shores of La Jolla, California. Earning the reputation as one of the finest internationally renowned classic automobile showcases in the United States, the La Jolla Concours continues to attract discerning car enthusiasts from around the globe. La Jolla Concours d’Elegance is an incredible weekend of prestigious events that takes great pride in appreciating the outstanding specimens that make up the automotive industry as we know it. With such a rich history and ever-growing population of vehicles in the world, the La Jolla Concours has made it a standing tradition to select a marque each year to honor throughout the weekend of events. The La Jolla Concours d’Elegance is pleased to announce that Cadillac has been chosen as the 2019 honored marque.

For the past two years The La Jolla Concours has featured some of the American Classics, including an outstanding display in 2017 celebrating a marque that spanned 59 years with the last model built in 1958: Packard. In 2018 The La Jolla Concours featured Lincoln, one of the two surviving American luxury brand automobiles from 1917 to present. Thus, it was only fitting to make 2019 Cadillac’s year. Cadillac is the oldest surviving brand in the United States, dating back to 1901. With the Great Gatsby era cars in this automotive family, in particular the Coachbuilt V-16 (1930-1940) and V-12 (1931-1937), the La Jolla Concours will be attracting attention from spectators of all ages. Cadillac’s long-standing history promises a stunning assortment of models for the 15th Annual La Jolla Concours d’Elegance.

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The 15th Annual La Jolla Concours d’Elegance, in addition to Cadillac, will celebrate 100 years of Bentley, along with an exquisite showcase of over 150 spectacular automobiles from around the world. This celebratory automotive weekend will begin on Friday, April 12th with an exclusive private themed cocktail party, The Pacific Sotheby’s Concours Social Club presented by The LOT La Jolla, Ferrari of San Diego and Viejas Casino & Resort. Saturday, April 13th, will kick off with the annual La Jolla Tour d’Elegance presented by Porsche San Diego, followed by a VIP Reception on the Concours lawn that evening—the Aston Martin San Diego A Night of Steampunk presented by Fraser. Saving the most extravagant for last, the weekend will conclude with the La Jolla Concours d’Elegance presented by LPL Financial and Pacific Sotheby’s on Sunday, April 14th with one of the most incredible automobile showcases in the world, a champagne and honey tasting garden, a VIP Lounge, and VIP Hospitality Suites. Staying true to tradition, we will also be featuring the La Jolla Motor Car Classic at the Concours, which will once again be free and open to the public and will expand the show from the Ellen Browning Scripps Park into the La Jolla Village roadways displaying a variety of automobiles.

The 15th Annual La Jolla Concours d’Elegance proceeds will go towards La Jolla Historical Society, which preserves the history of the gem known as La Jolla. In addition to the La Jolla Historical Society, The La Jolla Concours d’Elegance benefits several additional local community nonprofit partners each year.

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For more information, to obtain a registration form or to purchase tickets to the featured weekend events, please visit www.lajollaconcours.com or call 619.233.5008.

R.B. Stevenson Gallery: Robert D. Cocke – April 13 – May 18, 2019

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ROBERT D. COCKE

April 13 – May 18, 2019

Opening Reception with the artist: Saturday April 13, 5 – 8 pm

R.B Stevenson Gallery is pleased to announce the exhibition “The Astronomer’s Cabinet” by Arizona artist Robert D. Cocke. The exhibition will feature new paintings and the reception to the public will be on Saturday April 13 from 5 – 8pm.

The exhibition will remain on view thru May 18th 2019. Our lives are increasingly lived in a technological environment that isolates us from what is fundamental and real.

The “techno bubble” makes it easy to forget that we are part of Nature, still surrounded by the age-old mysteries of life on this Earth. In my paintings I am trying to create a small, parallel reality that is a kind of distillation of my thoughts and experiences in this world.

I want my work to serve as a reminder that there is a bigger, deeper, and more awesome world out there beyond the urban, technological world that most of us inhabit day-to-day.

Robert D. Cocke 7661 Girard Avenue, Suite 101, La Jolla, CA 92037

Tuesday through Saturday 10:30 to 5:00 pm.

Tel. (858)459-3917 www.rbstevensongallery.com

La Jolla & San Diego Weekend Events: April 6th & 7th

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The weather is perfect, and this weekend is packed with events. So what are you waiting for? Make your plans now! There’s something for everyone!


Saturday, April 6th:

Race for Autism
7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., Balboa Park
April is Autism Awareness Month, and The Race for Autism Superhero 5K and Family Walk will be held at Balboa Park Saturday morning. The proceeds from the race will support San Diego autism programs, services and local classrooms. This great event includes music, a resource fair, activities for the kids, and medals.

Yoga + Beer
10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Eppig Brewing
Calling all yogis and beer lovers! Cruz over to Eppig Brewing’s North Park location for a 60-minute Vinyasa flow, followed by a pint of Eppig craft beer. This popular event is $20 and is limited in space, so reserve your mat ahead of time by emailing events@eppigbrewing.com. You’ll be saying “namaste right here” in no time.

Sunday, April 7th:

Gaslamp Artisan Market
10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Fifth Avenue
Go check out the new Gaslamp Quarter’s Fifth Avenue between Market Street and Island Avenue and let us know what you think! Pop through different restaurants and shops, and explore the new exciting area!

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.

San Diego and La Jolla Weekend Events: 3/30 & 3/31

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The weather is perfect, and this weekend is packed with events. So what are you waiting for? Make your plans now! There’s something for everyone!


Saturday, March 29th:

The 2019 Mustache Bash
2 p.m. to 11 p.m., The Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier
Ready for Saturday night fever? This funky outdoor festival will take place this weekend at San Diego’s Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier Saturday. There will be three stages of live music (funk and disco) food, and beer. Bring your grooviest outfit and dance like John Travlota. Tickets are $65; and there’s an after-party at Bang Bang for an extra $30.

Water Lantern Festival
3:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., Chollas Lake
Come be united with the nation as the Water Lantern Festival celebrates peace, love and happiness. The event will take place at San Diego’s Chollas Lake Saturday evening. Attendees get to decorate a lantern to then launch into the lake, and the ticket also includes food trucks, music, and fun activities. Adult tickets cost $35 if purchased ahead of time, and $40 at the gate. Youth tickets for children age 8 to 14 cost $12; kids 7 and under get in free- entry does not include a lantern, which can be purchased separately for $15.

Sunday, March 30th:

Gaslamp Artisan Market
10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Fifth Avenue
Go check out the new Gaslamp Quarter’s Fifth Avenue between Market Street and Island Avenue and let us know what you think! Pop through different restaurants and shops, and explore the new exciting area!

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.