Chicano Park Day Celebration

by David L on April 17, 2014

Get ready for a family weekend of fun at the 44th annual Chicano Park Day celebration in historic Chicano Park. Established by Chicano activists on April 22, 1970, Chicano Park has received international recognition as a major public art site for its commanding mural paintings of the past and present struggle of Mexican and Chicano history.

The theme for the 2014 celebration is “La Tierra Es De Quien La Trabaja: The Land Belongs To Those Who Work It”. Enjoy traditional music and dance and witness one of the most beautiful performances of Aztec Indigenous dance, coordinated by Danza Azteca Calpulli Mexihca. Other dance groups include ballet folklorico troups and a blessing by Tim Red Bird and the Red Warriors. This year live bands such as Chocolate Revolution, Los Nativos, Sumatra, Big Quarters, Ruby Clouds, Trigger Nasty, Mariachi Imperial de San Diego, 2MX2, Project Unknown, Back N Time, Radio La Chusma and Bill Caballero and friends will be performing at the event. In addition, there will be a display of classic lowrider cars organized by the Amigos Car Club. The kids can also participate in art workshops while adults spend their time exploring the specialities of interesting food, arts and crafts vendors.

The event will begin at 10 AM and will continue till 5 PM. This family event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit http://www.chicano-park.com/.

Date: Apr 19

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Santee Lakes’ Eggstravaganza

by David L on April 16, 2014

This Easter have fun with your entire family at the annual Eggstravaganza presented by the Santee Lakes! Santee Lakes Recreation Preserve is a beautiful 190 acre Park surrounding seven scenic lakes, all filled with recycled water.

This eggstravaganza will have continuous egg hunts for ages 3 to 8 years old, carnival rides for all ages, petting zoo, craft booths, face painting, Primo DJ, Inflatables, Pony Rides and much more. The event will begin at 9 AM and will continue till 3 PM.

Activities and rides range from 1 to 10 tickets and each ticket is priced at $0.50. You can also park your vehicle for $5 for the entire day. Shuttle Service is available as well. For additional information, you can visit http://www.ci.santee.ca.us or call (619) 258-4100 ext. 201.

Date: Apr 19

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Del Mar National Horse Show

April 15, 2014

One of the prominent and most impressive equestrian competitions in the Western US, the Annual Del Mar National Horse Show is back! The show boasts itself as a showcase of three E’s – Elegance, Excitement and Excellence. The 2014 Del Mar National Horse Show will begin on April 17 and will run till May 4 [...]

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Blue Whale Watching

April 14, 2014

Get to see hundreds of blue whales dancing in the waters of Newport Beach & Laguna Beach at the annual Giant Blue Whale Migration. Considered quite rare off southern California, over the last 7 years each spring/summer blue whales have been migrating here. One of the largest animals, they can reach lengths of over 90 [...]

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College Area Taste

April 10, 2014

Get ready for a unique epicurean adventure at the 4th Annual College Area Taste this Sunday! From 11 AM to 3 PM, you will get to savour delectable food while having loads of fun. This year’s College Area Taste will have more than twenty dining options and guarantees to be more scrumptious than ever. Some [...]

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La Jolla Concours d’Elegance

April 9, 2014

If you love vintage cars and restoration classics, then this one is just for you! The mesmerising La Jolla Cove will showcase an incredible display of fine automobile gems with over 150 cars at La Jolla Concours d’Elegance. The show has also featured horseless carriages, Italian marques, British marques, woodies, 50s classics, American sports cars [...]

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Art Alive 2014

April 8, 2014

Get to see the San Diego Museum of Art in its full bloom at Art Alive 2014. An annual tradition for past 33 years Art Alive has been the signature fund-raiser for the museum. A three day floral exhibition, it will feature 120 superb floral interpretations of famed works of art along with other special [...]

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San Diego Museum of Man Golf Tournament

April 7, 2014

The annual San Diego Museum of Man Golf Tournament for charity is back! This Monday from 10 AM to 5 PM be at Morgan Run Club & Resort, which is just minutes away from the sparkling sea for a great day of golf and play amidst majestic hills while contributing for the benefit of the [...]

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Butterfly Jungle

April 3, 2014

This April indulge in the beauty of 10,000 butterflies as they flit, float, and flutter around you in the Butterfly Jungle at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. Every year Safari Park’s Hidden Jungle exhibit is filled with wonderful and enchanting exotic butterflies, where you can walk among them, take photos, and enjoy pointing out different [...]

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San Diego Crew Classic

April 2, 2014

Known as the first major sporting event of the year, the San Diego Crew Classic offers a festive atmosphere with music, trade show and alumni tents in addition to terrific racing! Thousands of athletes from over a hundred universities, clubs and high school programs from across country participate in this premier rowing event. All the [...]

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