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 […]

The Music Man At Welk Resorts Theatre Through July 30

By far, one of the most beloved musicals of all time! The MUSIC MAN is family entertainment at its best. Fast-talking traveling salesman Harold Hill cons the people of River City, Iowa, into buying instruments and uniforms for a boys’ band that he vows to organize – this, despite the fact that he doesn’t know […]

Get A Sneak Peek To Your Escondido Adventures

This awesome companion video guide to the Visit Escondido tourism map was created by the 5th grade students at Quantum Academy @ the Nicolaysen Center. As part of their unit on exploration and learning about their local area, these creative students decided to visit locations on the tourism map that they’ve never been to before. […]

Keys Creek Lavender Farm Bloom Season Is Open

A seasonal update from Keys Creek Lavender Farm… Dear Lavender Lovers, Our bloom season is here! On May 3rd, 2017 we will officially open our gates to all of you lavender lovers.  Come wander our fields or take a mindful journey through our Crystal Labyrinth. Our hours of operations: Upper Fields and Labyrinth Wednesday thru […]

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 […]

A Day in Escondido by Edible San Diego Magazine

Yay! Check us out in the March/April issue of Edible San Diego! Their new “Day Tripper” kicks off with a feature on many of the great things to do here in Escondido. Enjoy their look at the “…unique history and cultural elements worthy of exploration…” in Escondido. About the Magazine Edible San Diego tells the […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Panache Gala Art Auction At Escondido Arts Partnership

Panache Gala Art Auction – the Escondido Arts Partnership is hosting its highly anticipated annual art auction fundraiser, Panache at the Escondido Municipal Gallery. Panache is an exciting event with amazing works of art, delicious food, wines and local craft beer, live and silent auctions, with auctioneer Dallas Woodring. Panache benefits the arts programs and […]