Archives for April 2017

54th Annual Independence Day Festival & Fireworks

54th Annual Independence Day Festival & Fireworks Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at 4pm Grape Day Park & The Center’s Great Green Join 20,000 patriotic festival-goers for Escondido’s 54th Annual Independence Day Festival & Fireworks!  This free community event features rockin’ live music by the Crown City Bombers, Brogue Wave, and Todo Mundo, fabulous food vendors, […]

The Center’s 2016-17 Season Is Spectacular!

The 2016-17 Season for the California Center for the Arts, Escondido! The 28 performance lineup includes such varied artists as comedian Kathy Griffin, banjo master Bela Fleck, top Hawaiian slack-key guitarist George Kahumoko Jr., soon-to-be-former “A Prairie Home Companion” host Garrison Keillor, popular country stars Montgomery Gentry and the genre-leaping bands Pink Martini and Black […]

Second Time Around: The Hubcap as Art at the Center Museum

Second Time Around: The Hubcap as Art California Center for the Arts, Escondido Exhibit Runs: Saturday, April 8 – Sunday, May 28, 2017 With a powerful message of environmental awareness, this exhibition highlights a creative alternative to mindless consumption and focuses on the importance of repurposing.  Artists from around the world transform discarded hubcaps into […]

EcoVivarium – Closed for Temporary Repairs

Temporary Closure May 29, 2017 – June 6, 2017 EcoVivarium Living Museum will be closed for repairs (due to recent rains) and interior completion of the museum enclosures from May 29th through June 6th.  At the advice of our veterinarian, we are making this a week long closure to insure all vapors from the repairs […]

Who’s Afraid Of Virginia Woolf At Patio Playhouse Theater

Edward Albee’s 1962 darkly comedic and controversial play stands as a milestone achievement of realistic drama…one of the greatest plays ever written. Show runs: May 5-28, 2017 Showtimes: Fri & Sat, 8:00pm Sun, 2:00pm For more info and tickets, go to patioplayhouse.com 116 South Kalmia St, Escondido 760-746-6669 George, a professor at a small college, […]

Bike To Work Day – Visit Escondido Is A Pit Stop!

Visit Escondido is an official Pit Stop location for Bike to Work Day hosted by iCommute San Diego! Thursday, May 18, 2017 6-9am Visitors Center 235 East Grand Ave (next to Burger Bench) Register online and then stop by that morning to say “HI!” and get a free T-shirt* and snacks. Bike to Work Day […]

20th Annual Mother’s Day Home Tour In Historic Escondido

The Mother’s Day Home Tour In Historic Escondido – this is a Special Year for Us! May 14, 2017 11:00 am – 4:00 pm It’s our 20th Annual Mothers Day Home Tour and we’re celebrating the 25th anniversary of our Historic District!  Once again we’re opening a new combination of five wonderful historic homes to […]