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2nd Annual San Diego Smooth Jazz Festival Returns to San Diego

| May 10, 2018 | 0 Comments
2nd Annual San Diego Smooth Jazz Festival Returns to San Diego

Eric Darius to Host Event Back by popular demand, the 2nd Annual San Diego Smooth Jazz Festival presented by Rainbow Promotions and Payne Pest Management returns to San Diego June 29 through July 1 at the picturesque Embarcadero Marina Park North. The festival, hosted by Eric Darius, celebrates the long-lived musical style and features a […]

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Historic San Diego Civic Youth Ballet Presents “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

| April 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
Historic San Diego Civic Youth Ballet Presents “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

San Diego Civic Youth Ballet (SDCYB), founded in 1945 and celebrating over 70 years as the resident classical ballet school in Balboa Park, presents “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” from Wednesday, April 4 through Sunday, April 8 at 1800 Village Place, Casa del Prado in Balboa Park. “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” set to the enchanting music […]

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Third Annual Mission Hills 5k Run/Walk Returns Saturday, March 10

| March 5, 2018 | 0 Comments
Third Annual Mission Hills 5k Run/Walk Returns Saturday, March 10

The third annual Mission Hills 5k returns Saturday, March 10 at 8 am. Promising fun for the whole family, this fun run/walk will wind through the scenic, historic neighborhood of Mission Hills, beginning and ending at Grant K-8 (1425 Washington Place), a local, public school. Runners of all ages and fitness levels are encouraged to […]

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Annual Vietnamese New Year Festival Celebrates Spring Blossoms

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Annual Vietnamese New Year Festival Celebrates Spring Blossoms

Mira Mesa rejoices as the Vietnamese-American Youth Alliance (VAYA) and Vietnamese Federation of San Diego presents its Spring Blossoms event, the transition to a new age. This annual special occasion is a free countywide Tet festival full of games, prizes, food, and entertainment. These two nonprofit organizations are flourishing in full blast at this year’s […]

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Tommy Emmanuel Performs in San Diego on January 19

| January 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
Tommy Emmanuel Performs in San Diego on January 19

Two-time GRAMMY® Nominee Tommy Emmanuel, whose five-decade career has garnered hundreds of thousands of fans worldwide, will be bringing his passionate and infectious live show to the Balboa Theatre, located at 686 Fourth Avenue and E Street in downtown San Diego. He performs at 7:30 p.m., Friday, January 19. Emmanuel has been voted Favorite Acoustic […]

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Over 3,000 Jolly Saint Nicks for the 5th Annual San Diego Santa Run

| December 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Over 3,000 Jolly Saint Nicks for the 5th Annual San Diego Santa Run

San Diego will be very merry indeed, as more than 3,000 Santas take over Garnet Avenue in Pacific Beach for The 5th Annual San Diego Santa Run, Saturday, December 9, starting at 10 a.m. Hosted by High Performance Movement, the event is one of the largest Santa Runs in the U.S., and consists of a […]

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Father Joe’s Villages Announces 16th Annual Thanksgiving Day 5K

| October 29, 2017 | 0 Comments
Father Joe’s Villages Announces 16th Annual Thanksgiving Day 5K

Local tradition to provide one million meals to individuals and families who are homeless Before filling up on Thanksgiving dinner, more than 7,500 runners and walkers are expected to lace up their sneakers for San Diego’s original turkey trot: Father Joe’s Villages’ Thanksgiving Day 5K. As one of San Diego’s largest homeless services providers, Father […]

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Dia De Los Muertos November 1 and 2, 2017

| September 29, 2017 | 0 Comments
Dia De Los Muertos November 1 and 2, 2017

Commemorate Day of the Dead, Wednesday and Thursday, November 1 and 2 by touring the museums and shops within Old Town San Diego to see and experience dramatic and festive Day of the Dead altars. Live entertainment is also planned in many locations throughout Old Town. Candle light procession begins at 6 p.m. Dia De […]

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Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride San Diego, 2017

| August 31, 2017 | 0 Comments
Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride San Diego, 2017

1936 Nimbus Type C Photograph by Stephan Grotegut The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride (DGR) is an annual, world-wide motorcycle charity event. DGR has raised over 8 million dollars since 2013. This year’s event should have over 70,000 riders, in 600 cities across 95 Countries. DGR has teamed up with Movember Foundation (us.movember.com) to raise awareness for prostate cancer and men’s mental health issues. […]

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Historic Carousel in Balboa Park is Purchased by Local Nonprofit

| July 29, 2017 | 0 Comments
Historic Carousel in Balboa Park is Purchased by Local Nonprofit

Friends of Balboa Park, a local nonprofit organization, has announced that it is acquiring the historic Balboa Park Carousel that has entertained San Diegans since 1913. The sale closed escrow on June 30, 2017, and will poise the nonprofit to maintain uninterrupted operation of the Balboa Park Carousel. “The carousel was one of very few […]

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