Stone Announces East Coast Location and more…

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Stone Brewing Co. Announces East Coast Location San Diego-based Stone Brewing Co. announced it has signed a formal letter of intent with the City of Richmond, Virginia, signifying the company’s interest in building its East Coast facility in the city’s Greater Fulton Community. Read full press release Read Stone’s Insider Alert Stone Brewing Co. Wins […]

Construction to Impact Rail Service in October for COASTER

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COASTER: Complete Rail Closure October 25-26 Coastal rail corridor from Oceanside to San Diego North County Transit District, Rail service interruptions are scheduled for the weekend of October 25-26 along the Coastal rail corridor from Oceanside to San Diego: • COASTER: No COASTER service will be provided. • Amtrak: Amtrak trains will not operate […]

October Family Events At-A-Glance


Here’s a great list of activities in and around Escondido for the whole family! Each of these events is in our Online Calendar… with more information. Click on the image to download the PDF.        

October Music at the Center

October Music at the Center

The California Center for the Arts, Escondido (the Center) reaches a major milestone this year as they proudly celebrate their 20th Anniversary season with an exceptional line-up of acclaimed performers. Please see the 2014/2015 performance schedule for more information and ticket purchase or call 1-800-988-4253. The fun starts in October… October 10 La Santa Cecilia, […]

Daley Ranch House Tours Starting in October

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Beginning on October 12, 2014 Escondido Rangers will begin offering monthly tours of the Daley Ranch House.  The tours will be held the second Sunday of each month, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  Rangers will lead the tours/presentations, with volunteers from the Friends of Daley Ranch assisting. This past year, renovations were completed on […]

Kids FREE In October!

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Enjoy KIDS FREE IN OCTOBER at 3 of Escondido’s major attractions – the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, the San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum and the Center Museum! San Diego Zoo Safari Park Free for kids ages 3 – 11… lots of special activities, things to do and contests! San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum California […]

They’re Back! Zombie Food Truck Festival

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THEY’RE BACK! Food Truck Nation America presents the 2nd Annual ZOMBIE FOOD TRUCK FESTIVAL! Saturday, October 25th from 1-7pm in Grape Day Park! More info: Zombies of all ages will invade Escondido’s Grape Day Park on Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at the 2nd Annual Zombie Food Truck Festival. Several of San Diego’s top Gourmet […]

The Wedge – Artisanal Cheese, Wine & Craft Beer Festival!

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The Escondido Downtown Business Association presents The Wedge 2014! Think of it as a “Taste of Grand Avenue” with a cheese flair. (Don’t miss the special free ticket opportunity at the bottom of this post!) Start in Heritage Garden Park (Grand at Juniper) with Artisanal Food Vendors and Concert by Santana Brothers, free to the […]

WOW First Wednesdays Are Back At The Center!

WOW First Wednesdays

WOW First Wednesdays Free concerts the first Wednesday of every month through June! 4pm & 7pm California Center for the Arts, Escondido New month, new music. Reset your mind and refresh your soul with a harmonious mid-week break, delivered in the form of our WOW first Wednesdays, a free community concert series that happens the […]

Queen Califia’s Magical Circle Reopens

Queen Califia's Magical Circle

The City of Escondido has completed Phase I of its repairs of Queen Califia’s Magical Circle in Kit Carson Park and will reopen the famous sculpture garden to the public on Saturday, October 11, 2014.  A brief ceremony will be held at 10am and the the Public Art Commissioners will be available until to 3pm. […]