Blazing Saddles: Rumble at the Ranch

This is a festival that will showcase Southern California’s thriving cycling, culinary, beer, and music scenes and will be presented with an appreciation for bringing the world together again in a beautiful, idyllic, and rustic oasis. The event will offer family fun across a wide spectrum of activities; including numerous bike racing opportunities, festival camping, food and booze, musical acts, and an expo of bike brands and local vendors. Registration is required to attend.

North County Job Fair

Join us on Thursday, July 22nd from 9am to 2pm, as we host our second in-person event here at the Chamber of Commerce in over a year…The North County Job Fair! As we begin to open up our community it is clear that so many businesses are struggling to hire staff, and we’re going to do our best to help. This all day event will take place in the Chamber parking lot with socially distanced booths/tents, and food provided for attendees. Also on hand will be Mahalo Shave Ice Company offering up tasty, refreshing treats for purchase!

Come out to meet dozens of employers, looking to fill hundreds of positions, and learn all about the various businesses and industries looking to hire staff right now. There will be raffles as well for the people in attendance so you can win gift cards and more by just showing up and participating.

The North County Job Fair is brought to you by the Escondido Chamber of Commerce and CSL Staffing.

Here is a list of just some of the Job Positions that are open NOW:

Customer Service Representatives
Insurance Specialists
Warehouse / Shipping & Receving
Freight & Packing Associates
Production / Assembly
Machine Operators
Fabrication / Installation
Tool Maker
Wine Specialist
Delivery Drivers
Print Set Tech
Sanitation / Janitorial

FREE for Job Seekers

San Dieguito River Park Volunteer Training

After over a year halt on the volunteer program the San Dieguito River Park and San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy are excited to invite you to a Sikes Adobe docent, Education Guide and Garden Volunteer training on July 25, 2021 from 9am-12pm.

This is your opportunity to be an integral part of the San Dieguito River Park team. Join us and learn about the different volunteer opportunities, educational materials and take a tour of the house and nearby trails. Refreshments provided. Space is limited so reservations are required. For reservations, more information, and detailed training agenda please email Interpretive Ranger Blanca at: or call 858-674-2270 x 18.

The training will be held at Sikes Adobe Historic Farmstead, 12655 Sunset Drive, Escondido, CA 92025.

Fresh Glass Fest

SIP Wine & Beer presents Fresh Glass Fest, a day of wine, beer, food, and fun! Celebrating women and BIPOC winemakers, brewmasters, and brands, Fresh Glass showcases brands created by women and minorities, changing the narrative in an underrepresented industry.

SIP Wine & Beer, located in Escondido, CA, empowers, inspires, and exchanges knowledge. Cassandra Schaeg, Founder, set out to make wine and beer simple and fun while supporting women and minorities in the industry. Through community, culture, and conversation, she encourages wine and beer lovers to share their experiences, partake in thought-provoking discussions, and learn the facets of wine and beer.

Fresh Glass Fest raises awareness of gender and racial inequities in the wine, beer, and spirits industry and celebrates the power of community.

SIP your favorite wine and beer from our lineup of winemakers and brewmasters

CONNECT and enjoy live music from DJ Dale Da Dred, and play your favorite lawn games like Giant Jenga and Cornhole

SHARE your photo ops using the #freshglassfest

Escondido Art Association Open Show Call for Artists

EAA August Open Show – Call for Artists
The Escondido Art Association announces their Open Show for the month of August at the Artists Gallery, 121 W. Grand Avenue, Escondido.  The theme for the show is “San Diego’s Best,” and will be open to EAA members and non-members alike.  Entry fees will apply: Members $20 1st entry, $5.00 ea. 2nd & 3rd; Non-members $30 1st entry, $10.00 ea. 2nd & 3rd.
Take-in of art will be on Saturday, July 31 from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Escondido Art Association Artists Gallery reception

Second Saturday Artwalk will take place on Grand Avenue on August 14 from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., and the Artists Gallery will host a reception from 4:00 p.m. until 6:30 p.m.  “San Diego’s Best” will run through Friday, September 3.  All artwork must be picked up by Saturday, September 4 from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

The EAA is an all-volunteer non-profit 501(c)3 organization whose mission is to promote the arts in North County San Diego.  New members are welcome and may visit our website, email us at, or call the Artists Gallery  (442) 317-0980, for more info.

2nd Saturday Art Walk with Pop Up Artists on Grand Ave

On the 2nd Saturday of each month we celebrate our vibrant Arts and Culture in Escondido.

New in 2021 explore our Historic downtown and discover our Pop Up artists on Grand Avenue from 10am to 3pm. You will find a wide variety of art and artists. From hand blown glass to painting and jewelry.

Look for gallery openings and new showings and events.

Escondido’s 2nd Saturday Arts & Culture Experience is a uniquely creative experience comprised of many different events includes the wondrously eclectic art galleries of Escondido’s historic downtown as well as interactive arts, theater, museums and historical and educational experiences all around the area… and all throughout the day.

Bring the kids, enjoy a date night, or a friends afternoon out… there’s something for everyone!