Tag: Old Town San Diego

Old Town State Historic Park to Expand Las Posadas

| December 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Old Town State Historic Park to Expand Las Posadas

Old Town San Diego State Historic Park will be decked out in historic holiday finery this year and will be the scene of an expanded Las Posadas celebration this year on Saturday, December 9. Now in its 67th year in Old Town, the annual Las Posadas procession is a walking reenactment of what is traditionally […]

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Bus Service For Mission Hills is Saved With Significant Cuts

| September 29, 2017 | 0 Comments
Bus Service For Mission Hills is Saved With Significant Cuts

by Patricia Paylor and Sharon Gehl People in Mission Hills got involved and saved the 83 bus line from being completely eliminated, but the service hours were cut. The MTS board voted on September 21 to cut service hours to approximately 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. They also voted to eliminate the Washington Street segment […]

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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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Colorful Folk Art and Mexican Pottery at Bazaar del Mundo’s Latin American Festival

| August 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
Colorful Folk Art and Mexican Pottery at Bazaar del Mundo’s Latin American Festival

Folk artists from Oaxaca, Jalisco, Peru, El Salvador and more will convene at the Latin American Festival and Mata Ortiz Pottery Market at Diane Powers’ Bazaar del Mundo Shops, Friday through Saturday, August 4 to 6 in Old Town San Diego. The annual San Diego event presents one of the nation’s most extensive collections of […]

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Write Out Loud Holds 8th Annual TwainFest

| August 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
Write Out Loud Holds 8th Annual TwainFest

Write Out Loud, an organization founded in 2007 with a commitment to inspire, challenge and entertain by reading literature aloud for a live audience, presents the 8th Annual TwainFest to take place on Saturday, August 19th from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, San Diego. New this year, […]

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Old Town San Diego Welcomes Trillion Jewels

| March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
Old Town San Diego Welcomes Trillion Jewels

This past February I was informed of a new business that had moved in to Old Town San Diego, a short drive from my house. So I reached out to the new tenants and quickly learned of their recent move to San Diego via Ireland. While visiting with Lisa and Neil Ward I quickly learned […]

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Art is a Mind-Expanding Exploration

| March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
Art is a Mind-Expanding Exploration

No two people look at any piece of art and see exactly the same thing. The lack of words opens the personal tunnel of interpretation. A new artist who has moved to San Diego and into a small but engaging gallery in Old Town graces our neighborhood with both the freedom to see with our […]

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Casa Guadalajara — New Year’s Beginnings

| January 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Citizens of San Diego have a very special relationship with Old Town. It is where the city was founded. In 1769, Father Junipero Serra established the first of 21 missions that he established up and down the state. Fifty years later, a small village developed that grew into a town. In 1846, the American flag […]

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History, Culture, and Art Are Abundant at the Art & Craft Show Old Town San Diego

| September 18, 2016 | 0 Comments
History, Culture, and Art Are Abundant at the Art & Craft Show Old Town San Diego

Fine art, music, food, craft beer and wine come together in perfect harmony every year along the scenic road of San Diego Avenue in Old Town, California. The Art & Craft Show Old Town in San Diego is a free weekend event that will take place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, September 24 […]

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There is Magic and More at Red Spade Theater

| July 9, 2016 | 0 Comments
There is Magic and More at Red Spade Theater

I was informed by a good friend of mine, Dan Thomas, who was the proprietor of the Gathering in Mission Hills, that a fellow magician friend of his has a theater in Old Town.  According to Thomas, this magician is quite impressive and very entertaining.  I scratched my head and said, “Where in Old Town?”  […]

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