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Festival Celebrates the Region’s Distillery Makers with Tastings

| October 4, 2021 | 0 Comments
Festival Celebrates the Region’s Distillery Makers with Tastings

The San Diego Distillers Guild Fest returns from 6 to 10 p.m., Saturday, October 30 at The Lane, located at 900 Bayfront Court.  Launched in 2019 to hundreds of enthusiastic attendees, the Guild paused last year’s festival as distillers temporarily pivoted to produce sanitizer. Now returning and ready to show off San Diego’s craft distilling community, this year’s festival […]

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Ghost Ship Experience for a Family Friendly Halloween Weekend

| October 4, 2021 | 0 Comments
Ghost Ship Experience for a Family Friendly Halloween Weekend

Maritime Museum of San Diego embraces the profound and puzzling mystery behind the 282-ton brigantine MaryCeleste, famed as the ghost ship abandoned in 1872 – leaving researchers and maritime history buffs unable to solve how the vessel’s captain and crew went missing, with no signs of fire, explosion or other incidents. Theories as to why the ship was abandoned range […]

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San Diego Student Receives International Young Eco-Hero Award

| October 4, 2021 | 0 Comments
San Diego Student Receives International Young Eco-Hero Award

Kyle Tianshi, a 14-year-old from San Diego, is one of 25 young environmental activists from across the globe honored by Action For Nature (AFN) as a 2021 International Young Eco-Hero, an award that recognizes eco-conscious youth ages 8 to 16 who are taking crucial steps to solve tough environmental problems. Kyle won the Innovator Award […]

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Two-Day Event Celebrates American Indian Heritage in San Diego

| October 4, 2021 | 0 Comments
Two-Day Event Celebrates American Indian Heritage in San Diego

The San Diego American Indian Health Center (SDAIHC) will host its annual Balboa Park Pow Wow from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, October 2 and 3 at the corner of Park Boulevard and President’s Way. This year the event will be held in recognition of the late Saginaw Grant for his leadership and many contributions to the American […]

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Home Start to Hold 14th Annual Hallo-Wine Fall Festival

| October 4, 2021 | 0 Comments
Home Start to Hold 14th Annual Hallo-Wine Fall Festival

Home Start, Inc., a nonprofit child abuse prevention and treatment agency that has strengthened and developed San Diego’s families and communities since 1972, will hold its 14th Annual Hallo-Wine Fall Festival from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, October 23, 2021. The event will once again take place outdoors on the grounds of the Historic Burnham House in Balboa Park, located at 3565 Seventh […]

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Celebrating Matt Hoyt

| October 4, 2021 | 0 Comments
Celebrating Matt Hoyt

By contributing writers Melissa Bell and Susan McNeil Schreyer Matt Hoyt, co-founder, co-owner and general manager of Mission Hills restaurant and bar Starlite, died Saturday, August 14, 2021. He was a beloved husband, brother, son, uncle, nephew, cousin to dozens, friend to too many to name, restaurateur, filmmaker, artist, musician, comedian, raconteur, and all-around merry-maker.  He […]

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The Old Globe Presents “Shutter Sisters”

| October 4, 2021 | 0 Comments
The Old Globe Presents “Shutter Sisters”

“Shutter Sisters,” written by Mansa Ra (“Too Heavy for Your Pocket”) and directed by Donya K. Washington (“Beautiful Blackbird” at Alliance Theatre and Festival Producer at Oregon Shakespeare Festival), features Terry Burrell (Broadway’s “The Threepenny Opera” and “Thoroughly Modern Millie”) as Mykal and Shana Wride (The Old Globe’s “Native Gardens” and Diversionary Theatre’s “2.5 Minute Ride”) as Michael. Performances begin October 7,  and run through November 7, with the official opening on […]

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North Coast Repertory Presents “Ben Butler”

| October 4, 2021 | 0 Comments
North Coast Repertory Presents “Ben Butler”

North Coast Repertory Theatre continues its wholly live Season 40 by shining a light on a little-known chapter of the Civil War. Written by Richard Strand, “Ben Butler” is part comedy, part history and completely captivating. General Benjamin Butler faces an impossible moral dilemma: follow the letter of the law or make a game-changing move […]

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Mechanical Figures Come to Life at the Fleet Science Center

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Mechanical Figures Come to Life at the Fleet Science Center

The Fleet Science Center is pleased to announce the opening of Mechanics Alive, featuring exhibits from the Cabaret Mechanical Theater. The engaging traveling exhibition gives visitors an up?close look at a collection of wonderful automata. It opens October 9, 2021, at the Fleet Science Center in Balboa Park and will be on view through January 17, 2022. This exhibition is […]

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San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance Raises Rare Egyptian Vulture

| October 4, 2021 | 0 Comments
San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance Raises Rare Egyptian Vulture

After more than four decades of successfully breeding, rearing and introducing California condors and other vultures back into their native habitats, San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance is ushering in a new era of vulture conservation. Wildlife care specialists at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park have begun hatching and raising the Western Egyptian vulture, a […]

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