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 Saturday Art Walk – Downtown!

Second Saturday Art Walk – Downtown! At Escondido’s Second Saturday Art Walk, enjoy many galleries and museums, all within a 10-block walking area in downtown, open their doors and feature art works from both world-renown and emerging artists, along with artists workshops and exhibit openings, live music and refreshments. When: 2nd Saturday of each month […]

Fiddler On The Roof At Welk Theatre

The show runs from February 5th through April 24th. The Welk Theatre is excited to announce the opening of the 2016 Season which will be the classic FIDDLER ON THE ROOF directed by San Diego’s own Kathy Brombacher!  Kathy has background with the Moonlight Amphitheatre as the founding Artistic Director and we are pleased to […]

Circle Mirror Transformation at Patio Playhouse Theater

Patio Playhouse Community and Youth Theater Presents Circle Mirror Transformation Performances run Friday, January 8 through Sunday, January 31, with Friday and Saturday evening performances at 8 p.m. and afternoon performances on Sundays at 2:00 p.m. 116 S Kalmia Street, Escondido, CA 92025 Between Vinz Wine Bar and Continental Deli Genuine encounters between people as […]

Tinseltown Christmas At Patio Playhouse

“Tinseltown Christmas” A New Musical Performances: Nov 20-Dec 20, 2015 Fri & Sat, 8:00pm; Sun 2:00pm The San Diego premiere of a new holiday musical! The ghosts of stars of the silver screen come to bring Christmas cheer to a lovelorn couple. A comedy of errors ensues and romance blossoms. For more info and tickets: […]

Exceptional 2015-16 Season Performance Line-Up At The Center in Escondido

2015-16 Season Performance Line-Up At The Center in Escondido! Hot on the heels of an incredibly successful 20th Anniversary season, the California Center for the Arts, Escondido (the Center) is thrilled to announce its forthcoming 2015/2016 season featuring an exceptional line-up of acclaimed performers, including The Time Jumpers with Vince Gill, Ben Folds with the […]

Writing With Pictures At The Center Museum

Exhibit runs through September 13 Thursday–Saturday, 10am-5pm Sunday, 1pm-5pm The Museum at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido proudly presents the multi-media exhibition Writing with Pictures. This multi-media exhibition tells the story behind the creation of the picture book: why we love them, and their widening audience and role in the 21st century. This […]

Local Color, All Creatures Big and Small Exhibition

Local Color, All Creatures Big and Small exhibition at the Escondido Arts Partnership Municipal Gallery Exhibit runs July 10 – August 1, 2015 Opening reception: Saturday, July 11 | 5:30 – 8:00PM This is a free event! Local Color, All Creatures Big and Small Exhibition is a recurring show at the Escondido Arts Partnership Municipal […]

Becky Shaw at Patio Playhouse

Becky Shaw runs through June 28th Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm Sundays at 2pm The  in-your-face, anti-romantic dramedy about a well-intentioned blind date gone horribly wrong, BECKY SHAW, written by Law & Order and House of Cards writer-producer Gina Gionfriddo. When a newly married couple fixes up two romantically challenged friends, chaos, confusion and comedy […]