things to do in encinitas: 2019 Chocolate Festival at the San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas - 05/09/19 05:44 PM
Annual Chocolate Festival
San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas 2019
 
It’s time once again for the San Diego Botanic Garden Chocolate Festival in Encinitas.
 
The 2019 festival is this coming Saturday May 11, 2019, the day before Mother‘s Day (notice that little hint?!) from 10 – 4:00. If you are a true chocoholic like me you may be thinking “cool, I can have chocolate for breakfast!!”
 
Anyone with a fondness for chocolate living in the area will have a tough time resisting this event – I know I would be there is I wasn’t already committed for the day. We attended with friends several … (21 comments)

things to do in encinitas: 2019 San Diego Botanic Garden ArtFest is April 13 and 14 - 04/06/19 08:32 AM
Enjoy ArtFest at the San Diego Botanic Garden
April 13 and 14, 2019
 
The popular, and beautiful, San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas is wonderful to visit at any time, but what a special place to enjoy an art festival.
 
 
The 2019 Annual San Diego Botanic Garden ArtFest is next weekend, Saturday and Sunday April 13th and 14th from 9 am until 5 pm.
 
ArtFest 2019 will showcase over 30 of some of the finest regional artists and beautiful works of art in a wide array of media (paint, sculpture, fiber, glass, metal), in the beautiful setting of these spectacular gardens in Encinitas near … (7 comments)

things to do in encinitas: A Summer Night of Classic Cars and Live Music in Encinitas 2018 - 09/09/18 09:56 AM
A Summer Night of Classic Cars and Live Music in Encinitas 2018
 
It’s hard to believe we are getting close to the end of summer, and reminders of the holidays ahead are popping up.
 
Another reminder of summer ending is Thursday, September 20th, will be the last of the Classic Car Nights in Encinitas. This annual series runs from June through September on the 3rd Thursday, and your final chance in 2018 is next week (not this week). And remember, Fall begins on Saturday the 23rd!
 
 
You can’t help but be impressed by dozens of classic and vintage cars, Hot Rods, and Woodies, … (15 comments)

things to do in encinitas: 2018 Chocolate Festival at the San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas - 04/25/18 06:02 PM
2018 Chocolate Festival
San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas
 
It’s almost May which means it’s time for the San Diego Botanic Garden Chocolate Festival in Encinitas.
 
The 2018 festival will be held on Saturday May 12, 2018, the day before Mother‘s Day (notice how I slipped that little hint in!!) from 9 – 4:30.
 
You true chocoholics are thinking “wow, I could have chocolate for breakfast!!”
 
If you have any fondness for chocolate, how can you resist this event unless you are out of town? My wife and I attended with friends in the past, and it was amazing, and everything I could have … (22 comments)

things to do in encinitas: Spring Party with the Bunny 2018 at San Diego Botanic Garden Encinitas - 03/17/18 02:49 PM
Enjoy a Spring Party with the Bunny for Easter 2018
San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas
 
You still have time to plan an Easter celebration for you and your child/children to party with the Bunny at the San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas on Saturday March 31st. The event runs from 10 am until 1 pm.
 
This year’s Easter event hosted by the San Diego Botanic Garden offers children the opportunity to meet “the Bunny” and have a photo taken, enjoy face painting, decorate their own bunny ears, meet real rabbits at a petting zoo, have some craft fun, and plant a spring flower … (4 comments)

things to do in encinitas: The Meditation Gardens in Encinitas – The Last Day of Fall 2017 - 12/22/17 10:15 AM
The Meditation Gardens in Encinitas
The Last Day of Fall 2017
 
I was out running some errands, including upgrading my Supra Key needed for a new listing in Temecula (a different county) in a couple of weeks, and stopped by the Meditation Gardens at the Self-Realization Fellowship in Encinitas in my way home. The Gardens are beautiful, and being perched on the bluff above the ocean also offer spectacular views of the ocean far below.
 
Steps leading to the Meditation Gardens
 
It was a gorgeous day, the last day of Fall, and the gardens were pretty quiet, with only a few visitors. I don’t get … (20 comments)

things to do in encinitas: Final Classic Car Night in Encinitas September 21, 2017 - 09/15/17 04:09 PM
Classic Cars, Live Music & a Summer Evening
Thursday September 21, 2017
 
Summer is, sadly, drawing to a close (yep all the Halloween stuff is out at Home Depot and the signs for the soon-to-open Carlsbad Pumpkin Patch are up) and next Thursday September 21st is the last of the Classic Car Nights in Encinitas.
 
Everyone seems to enjoy this annual series of Classic Car Nights that runs from May through September on the 3rd Thursday, and if you haven’t been, now in your chance.
 
I’ve only attended a few times but you can’t help but be impressed by all the classic and vintage cars, … (2 comments)

things to do in encinitas: Encinitas Classic Car Nights 2017 - This Thursday August 17th - 08/14/17 08:06 AM
Classic Cars, Live Music and Summer Evenings
in Encinitas CA
 
This Thursday is the 4th of the 5 Classic Car Nights in Encinitas, and a fun way to spend a summer evening.
 
It seems that everyone loves this annual series of Classic Car Nights that runs from May through September on the 3rd Thursday.
 
I’ve been a couple of times and you can’t help but be impressed by all the Hot Rods, Woodies and other classic and vintage cars, whether you are a classic car collector or just enjoy seeing them!
 
 
Sponsored by the Downtown Encinitas MainStreet Association (DEMA), the Classic Car Nights take place … (12 comments)

things to do in encinitas: 2017 Classic Cars Nights in Encinitas CA 2017 - 07/27/17 10:59 AM
Classic Cars, Live Music & Summer Evenings
in Encinitas CA for 2017
 
The popular Classic Car Nights in downtown Encinitas are well under way, but if you have missed them rest assured there are 2 more to come. And if you can't make it you can take a virtual tour here from my visit a number of years ago.
 
 
Classic car buffs and non-aficionados alike love this annual series of Classic Car Nights that started in May (how could I forget and not write about this til now?!) and held the 3rd Thursday each month through September. So you still have August 17th … (8 comments)

things to do in encinitas: 2017 Chocolate Festival at the San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas - 05/04/17 08:42 PM
2017 Chocolate Festival at the San Diego Botanic Garden
in Encinitas
 
It’s time again for the ever-popular San Diego Botanic Garden Chocolate Festival. The festival will be held in Encinitas on May 13, 2017 (the day before Mother’s Day!! Just a small hint) from 9 – 4:30. Just think, you can have chocolate for breakfast!!
 
For those who are chocolate lovers, how can you resist this event? My wife and I were there with friends back in 2014 and it was amazing, and as tasty as I hoped for!
 
 
You can enjoy delectable tastings (Tasting tickets sold on-site at $1 per tasting ticket, with … (15 comments)

things to do in encinitas: 2017 San Diego Botanic Garden ArtFest in Encinitas April 8 and 9 - 03/27/17 11:07 AM
2017 San Diego Botanic Garden ArtFest in Encinitas April 8 and 9
 
 
Spring is here and that means the 2017 San Diego Botanic Garden ArtFest is just 2 weeks away.
 
On Saturday and Sunday April 8th and 9th the San Diego Botanic Garden presents ArtFest 2017, from 9 am until 5 pm, with a wide range of some of the finest regional artists and beautiful works of art in a wide array of media (paint, sculpture, fiber, glass, metal), in the beautiful setting of these spectacular gardens in Encinitas.
 
ArtFest will also include a Plein Air Quick Draw Contest that should be fun … (13 comments)

things to do in encinitas: 5th Annual 5K Paw Walk in the San Diego Botanic Garden Encinitas 2017 - 02/01/17 08:00 AM
5th Annual 5K Paw Walk in the San Diego Botanic Garden
in Encinitas for 2017
 
The San Diego Botanic Garden, along with the Rancho Coastal Human Society, will host their 5th Annual 5K Paw Walk in Encinitas. This fun, and non-competitive, event takes place on Saturday February 18, 2017 from 8 until 12 noon, rain or shine.  After the walk everyone has access to the gardens until 2 PM.
 
And having a dog is not required!!
 
 
By all reports dogs and their humans love the Paw Walk at the San Diego Botanic Garden, whose mission is to introduce, or re-introduce, area residents to the … (12 comments)

things to do in encinitas: Classic Cars, Live Music & a Summer Evening in Encinitas CA - 07/19/16 03:25 AM
July 21 Classic Car Night in Encinitas
 
It’s time for the next Classic Cars Night in Encinitas for the 2016 summer.
 
Check out the slide show at the bottom of the page (check how loud your volume is!!).
 
Classic car buffs and non-aficionados alike love this yearly series of Classic Car Nights on the 3rd Thursday of each month May through September.
 
You will ooh and aah at all the Hot Rods, Woodies and other classic and vintage cars!
 
The Encinitas Classic Car Nights are sponsored by the Downtown Encinitas MainStreet Association (DEMA). This fun event takes place in downtown Encinitas along the Coast Road/Route … (4 comments)

things to do in encinitas: Encinitas Classic Car Nights Begin May 19 2016 - 05/09/16 10:52 AM
Classic Cars, Live Music & Summer Evenings
in Encinitas CA for 2016
 
We are just a little over a week away from the 1st Classic Car Night in Encinitas.
 
Check out the SLIDESHOW at the bottom to see what it's all about!
 
Classic car buffs and non-aficionados alike love this annual series of Classic Car Nights, in 2016 beginning May 19 and held the 3rd Thursday each month through September. Hot rods, Woodies and other classic and vintage cars will make you ooh and aah!
 
The Encinitas Classic Car Nights are sponsored each year by the Downtown Encinitas MainStreet Association (DEMA) and take place in … (14 comments)

things to do in encinitas: San Diego Botanic Garden Chocolate Festival 2016 in Encinitas - 04/29/16 10:13 AM
Chocolate Festival 2016 at the
San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas
 
The very popular San Diego Botanic Garden Chocolate Festival will be held in Encinitas on May 7, 2016 (the day before Mother’s Day!! Hint Hint).
 
If you are a chocolate lover how can you resist attending? We went a couple of years ago and it was amazing, and rather tasty!.
 
The downloadable coupon will give you $2 off the price of admission (only 1 needed per car) to the San Diego Botanic Garden when beautiful plants, flowers, trees, and CHOCOLATE abound.
 
You can enjoy delectable tastings (Tasting tickets sold on-site) from numerous chocolate vendors … (14 comments)

things to do in encinitas: San Diego Botanic Garden ArtFest in Encinitas April 9th and 10th 2016 - 04/06/16 04:22 AM
 ArtFest 2016 at the San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas
 
If you are looking for something fun to do this weekend in the Carlsbad and Encinitas area, enjoy flowers, and are an art lover, then the San Diego Botanic Garden has the perfect event for you!
 
On Saturday and Sunday April 9th and 10th the San Diego Botanic Garden presents ArtFest 2016. Come enjoy some of the finest regional artists displaying beautiful works of art in a wide array of media (paint, sculpture, fiber, glass, metal), in the beautiful setting of these spectacular gardens in Encinitas.
 
You can read more about the San Diego … (8 comments)

things to do in encinitas: 4th Annual 5K Paw Walk at San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas 2016 - 02/01/16 03:21 AM
4th Annual 5K Paw Walk in the San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas 2016
 
The San Diego Botanic Garden, along with the Rancho Coastal Human Society, is hosting their 4th Annual 5K Paw Walk in Encinitas.
 
This fun, and non-competitive, event will be at the Gardens on Saturday February 20, 2016 from 9 until 1 pm, rain or shine.  The Walk officially starts at 9:00 am.
 
Dogs and humans alike love the Paw Walk at the San Diego Botanic Garden, whose mission is to introduce, or re-introduce, area residents to the beauty and the wonderful resource at the San Diego Botanic Garden in … (14 comments)

things to do in encinitas: Wavecrest Woodie Meet is Saturday September 19, 2015 - 09/15/15 11:21 AM
Wavecrest Woodie Meet is Saturday September 19, 2015
 
The world’s largest and longest running woodie festival is this weekend in Encinitas, California.
 
This is the 36th Annual Wavecrest Woodie Meet this Saturday September 21, 2015 at Moonlight Beach in Encinitas, just north of the downtown area. I was there a couple of years ago and it was amazing!
 
This particular woodie meet, held the 3rd Saturday in September each year, is reportedly the largest of its kind in the world, with around 300 of these famed cars (the majority were built by Ford), and thousands of car admirers.
 
There are a number of prize … (11 comments)

things to do in encinitas: Classic Cars, Live Music & Summer Evenings in Encinitas - Last Chance - 09/03/15 10:50 AM
Classic Cars, Live Music & Summer Evenings in Encinitas CA
Last Chance in 2015
 
For classic car buffs, and even those who are not, the 4thand final Encinitas Classic Car Night of the summer should be worth checking out. If you haven’t been, here’s your chance for a fun time.
 
Enjoy the slide show from a prior visit at the bottom of the page
 
The Encinitas Classic Car Nights are sponsored by the Downtown Encinitas MainStreet Association (DEMA), and each year take place on the 3rd Thursday of every summer month, beginning in June in downtown Encinitas on the Coast Road/Route 101 between D … (11 comments)

things to do in encinitas: The 2015 Encinitas Street Fair is April 25 & 26 in Downtown Encinitas - 04/23/15 12:26 AM
The 2015 Encinitas Street Fair is April 25 and 26 in Downtown Encinitas
 
Fair season is upon us here in North San Diego County!
 
Need something to do this weekend? Enjoy the 32nd annual Encinitas Street Fair 2014 in downtown Encinitas, on Saturday and Sunday April 25 and 26.
 
You’ll enjoy 450 or so food, arts and crafts vendors from 9 am until 5 pm both days along the main drag (Route 101/Coast Highway) in downtown Encinitas. Keep in mind that there is no parking Route 101 from D to J Street from 4 am until 6 pm or you can expect to have … (10 comments)

 
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