Archives for May 2013

The SPRINTER is Back on the Track!

Welcome back SPRINTER, we missed you! The light rail train resumed full, regular service that day and everything is running smoothly. The SPRINTER is a safe, convenient, quick, and comfortable way to get to work, school, shopping, the beach, and lots of other destinations between Escondido and Oceanside. Running every half hour with 15 stations along […]

Escondido Wine Country Blossoms as a Destination

The Escondido Downtown Business Association’s quarterly publication Escondido CITY Magazine has a great feature in the current Summer 2013 issue about our local wineries! Pick up a copy in downtown locations or here at our Visitors Center located at 700 N Broadway… or take a look online – page 16-21! “As local winemakers refine […]

Things are Heating Up at Harrah’s Rincon in June

Check out the Hot Promotions and Free Entertainment at Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort June brings the promise of summer fun at Harrah’s Rincon Casino and Resort. This month visit Harrah’s Rincon to enjoy the unparalleled gaming excitement, a luxury hotel, seven great restaurants, a well-appointed retail shop with unique gift items, and a full-service […]

Relay For Life Returns to Bates Nut Farm

The American Cancer Society’s “Relay For Life” fundraiser is back at Bates Nut Farm for another year. This fundraising relay begins at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 22 and continues for 24 hours. 19 teams have signed up and will have members walking or running on the scenic track throughout the relay. There will be […]

CHICAGO at Welk Resort Through June 2

With music by Kander and Ebb and a book by Bob Fosse, the story is a satire on corruption in the administration of criminal justice and the concept of the “celebrity criminal”. Daunting, daring, brassy and bold – you will love every minute of Chicago with songs including All That Jazz, I Can’t Do It […]

Escondido Wine and Culinary Campus Hosts Benefit For Wounded Warrior Project

The Escondido Wine and Culinary Campus (Belle Marie Winery) is hosting an event on Sunday, May 26th as a Memorial Day celebration to remember the men and women who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces. Proceeds of this event will be donated to the Wounded Warrior Project, who honor and empower wounded […]

Stone Farms Grand Opening!

Saturday, June 22 11am – 3pm Stroll through our beautiful 19-acre farm, located just a hop, skip and jump away from our Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens – Escondido, while sipping a pint of Stone beer brewed with farm additions like lavender and dandelions picked on location. You’ll see fields brimming with the organic […]

American Heritage Car Show

Hosted by the Escondido History Center on Saturday, May 25, 9am-3pm at Grape Day Park $25 vehicle entry fee, spectators free With 200+ beautiful vehicles parked on the grass, this is one of the nicest car shows anywhere. The 16th annual event features music, awards, raffle, vendors, pancake breakfast, tours of the History Center and […]

Escondido Street Faire Returns May 19th

May 19, 2013 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. The Escondido Street Faire is held during the months of May and October on Grand Avenue between Centre City and Ivy. The Street Faire is sponsored by the Escondido Chamber of Commerce and the Downtown Business Association. For more information, contact the Chamber at 760-745-2125 or go to […]

Amgen bike race takes over Escondido

By David Garrick 5:36 p.m., May 12, 2013 Thousands from across the region endured near-record heat Sunday in Escondido and surrounding North County communities to cheer on the world’s top cyclists in America’s version of the Tour de France. Despite temperatures in the high 90s, avid cycling fans and newcomers to the sport jammed the […]