Events

  • May 25: Event briefs

    Earl Warren Middle School Arts Festival Earl Warren Middle School will hold its semi-annual Arts Festival, a fundraising event designed to celebrate the visual and performing art classes, on Thursday, June 1, from 5:30-8 p.m., at Earl Warren Middle School’s “Seahawk Village.” Studio and digital...

  • Thrive in the Ranch kicks off summer activities on June 2

    Thrive in the Ranch kicks off summer activities on June 2

    Thrive in the Ranch, a new non-profit organization led by local residents and business sponsors who want to support a thriving village for all generations in historic Rancho Santa Fe, is hosting its first summer event series. On Friday, June 2, Thrive in the Ranch will host Movie under the Stars,...

  • Rancho Santa Fe firefighters recognized at Appreciation Dinner

    Rancho Santa Fe firefighters recognized at Appreciation Dinner

    At its recent Annual Employee Appreciation Dinner, the Rancho Santa Fe Fire Protection District recognized two firefighters for their outstanding service to the organization and the community.

  • May 18: Event briefs

    2017 Memorial Day Ceremony in SB The City of Solana Beach and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5431 will host the 2017 Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 29 at the Veterans Honor Courtyard at La Colonia Park, located at 715 Valley Ave in Solana Beach. The ceremony will take place from 11 a.m. -...

  • USO gala to take place in San Diego on May 20

    USO gala to take place in San Diego on May 20

    An event in San Diego on May 20 will honor and support active duty military and veterans. USO San Diego — which helps keep service members connected to their families, homes and countries — will host the 76th annual Stars and Stripes Gala, themed “Land of the Free... Because of the Brave” at the...

  • May 11: Event briefs

    2017 Fiesta del Sol The 2017 Fiesta del Sol will be held Saturday, May 20, and Sunday, May 21 adjacent to Fletcher Cove in Solana Beach within the area bordered by South Sierra Avenue and Acacia Avenue. The Fiesta del Sol is presented by the Solana Beach Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with...

  • May 4: Event briefs

    2017 Mother’s Day Weekend Art, Garden & Studio Tour The San Dieguito Art Guild, a nonprofit group, hosts the 2017 Mother’s Day Weekend Art, Garden & Studio Tour. This is a self-guided, driving tour on Saturday and Sunday, Mother’s Day weekend, May 13 and 14, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Tickets...

  • Village Church in Rancho Santa Fe to present Women’s Spring Potluck Luncheon

    Village Church in Rancho Santa Fe to present Women’s Spring Potluck Luncheon

    The Village Church will hold its Women’s Spring Potluck Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 10

  • Fictional painting stands at center of time-traveling novel

    Fictional painting stands at center of time-traveling novel

    A landscape painting of a barefoot girl standing next to a tree at dusk, looking out on a group of skaters on a frozen river below he

  • April 27: Event briefs

    Encinitas Spring Street Fair The Encinitas Spring Street Fair, presented by the Encinitas 101 MainStreet Association and sponsored by Scripps Health, will be held Saturday, April 29 and Sunday, April 30 from 9 a.m. to 5 pm. It features more than 450 booths, family/children activities, and four...

  • Event to be held May 3 at The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe to benefit Gary and Mary West Senior Dental Center

    Event to be held May 3 at The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe to benefit Gary and Mary West Senior Dental Center

    The community is invited to attend an event on Wednesday, May 3 at 6 p.m. for a cocktail reception at The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe to benefit the Gary and Mary West Senior Dental Center. All community members are welcome as the nonprofit is trying to raise funds to reach a goal of $250,000, which...

  • Book and Bake Sale to be held at Rancho Santa Fe Library April 28

    Book and Bake Sale to be held at Rancho Santa Fe Library April 28

    National Charity League is holding a Book and Bake Sale on the Rancho Santa Fe Library patio on Friday, April 28 from 3-5 p.m. Proceeds from the sale of gently-used books and delicious baked goods will go to support the Rancho Santa Fe Library Guild. The Rancho Santa Fe Library is located at 17040...

  • April 13: Community events

    Expert to speak at Del Mar art lecture April 24 An art lecture in Del Mar will be held Monday, April 24 on the topic “Dark Am I But Beautiful”: The Virgin of Guadalupe from Spain in the Americas.” Jeanette Favrot Peterson, research professor, Department of History of Art and Architecture at UC...

  • Local doctor pens page-turners of medical mayhem

    Local doctor pens page-turners of medical mayhem

    As a urologist and surgeon, Kelly Parsons’ job is to take the best possible care of his patients and help them overcome serious illnesses and medical conditions. But when he sits before a keyboard to write one of his medical thrillers, his mission is completely different. He’s a storyteller and...

  • Rowe student a soloist in SD Gay Men’s Chorus ‘Broadway Now’

    Rowe student a soloist in SD Gay Men’s Chorus ‘Broadway Now’

    R. Roger Rowe School sixth grade singer Sofie Brown will take center stage with San Diego Gay Men’s Chorus’ “Broadway Now” on Saturday, April 22 and Sunday, April 23 at the Balboa Theatre. The show will feature the best of Broadway with music from “Hamilton,” “Wicked,” “The Book of Mormon,” “Mary...

  • Rancho Santa Fe Historical Society presents the President of the Storytellers of San Diego

    Rancho Santa Fe Historical Society presents the President of the Storytellers of San Diego

    The Rancho Santa Fe Historical Society will welcome popular storyteller Marilyn McPhie to be its first speaker of 2017, on Thursday, April 27, at 5 p.m. McPhie is a San Diego County resident, and has a degree in English and French literature. McPhie has performed for groups from preschool to adult,...

  • Rancho Santa Fe Community Center sets sail with ‘The Love Boat’ Gala at Del Mar Country Club

    Rancho Santa Fe Community Center sets sail with ‘The Love Boat’ Gala at Del Mar Country Club

    The Rancho Santa Fe Community Center will hold “Gala 2017” at the beautiful Del Mar Country Club on Saturday, May 20, 5:30 – 11 p.m. This year, guests will take a step back in time and “sail away” with the theme: The Love Boat! Step aboard for an evening filled with a cocktail reception, hosted...

  • Jenny Craig named honorary chair of Art of Fashion Runway Show

    Jenny Craig named honorary chair of Art of Fashion Runway Show

    Designs from top international luxury brands will dazzle on the runway in Rancho Santa Fe when The Country Friends presents the Art of Fashion Runway Show and luncheon on Sept. 14 in partnership with South Coast Plaza for the 13th straight year. Considered the premier style event in Southern California,...

  • Beach and Country Guild to hold 'Regale in the Ranch' April 22

    Beach and Country Guild to hold 'Regale in the Ranch' April 22

    The Beach and Country Guild will hold its 5th annual “Regale in the Ranch” event Saturday, April 22, from 6 p.m.-10 p.m. at the Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club. The event will feature a “Casino Regale” that opens at 7 p.m. (blackjack, craps, roulette), fine spirits, wine and “delectable bites.” All...

  • March 30: Event briefs

    March 30: Event briefs

    6th Annual Healthy Living Festival San Diego’s largest health and fitness expo, the Healthy Living Festival, returns to the Del Mar Fairgrounds April 8 – 9. This event draws over 10,000 people and incorporates everything imaginable to help promote and educate health and wellness including cooking...

  • Village Church in Rancho Santa Fe to host annual Eggstravaganza

    Village Church in Rancho Santa Fe to host annual Eggstravaganza

    The Village Church in Rancho Santa Fe will host its annual Eggstravaganza, an exciting event for children and their families featuring an Easter egg hunt, petting zoo, face painting, balloon art and light refreshments, at the church campus on Saturday, April 8, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Admission is free....

  • Community Concerts of Rancho Santa Fe to present 'The Fabulous Equinox Little Big Band'

    Community Concerts of Rancho Santa Fe to present 'The Fabulous Equinox Little Big Band'

    Meet your next two best friends – Jeremy Davis and Clay Johnson with their fiery-hot 11-piece big band at the Community Concerts of RSF event Saturday, April 1 at the Village Church in RSF. Audiences have fallen in love with these two sophisticated Southern gentlemen and the high-energy show that...

  • March 23: Community briefs

    March 23: Community briefs

    North Coast Rep to present 'Travels with My Aunt' North Coast Repertory Theatre continues Season 35 with “Travels with My Aunt,” a 2015 New York Times Critic’s Pick that was hailed as “a triumph of theatrical style.” Giles Havergal adapted the Graham Greene novel about eccentric Aunt Augusta who...

  • Rancho Santa Fe Art Guild to hold exhibit and reception March 30

    Rancho Santa Fe Art Guild to hold exhibit and reception March 30

    The Rancho Santa Art Guild recently announced it will hold art exhibits in the RSF Library every two months during 2017. It is a wonderful opportunity for the artists to gather and exhibit their art for the local residents. The first evening reception will be held Thursday, March 30, 5-7 p.m....

  • Toby Keith, Darius Rucker to perform at county fair

    Toby Keith, Darius Rucker to perform at county fair

    Country music stars Toby Keith and Darius Rucker, comedian Jeff Foxworthy and R&B singer Patti LaBelle are among the performers who will entertain visitors at the 2017 San Diego County Fair on the main grandstand stage. The list of performers was released on Tuesday, March 14, after the board of...

  • Thrive in The Ranch’ launches March 23

    Thrive in The Ranch’ launches March 23

    “Thrive in the Ranch,” a collaboration of caring, independent Rancho Santa Fe Covenant residents and business people who are dedicated to creating a series of ongoing gatherings and special events will launch its first adventure with a Pizza Picnic and Market at The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe. Beginning...

  • March 9: Event briefs

    March 9: Event briefs

    Lucie Arnaz set for NC Rep’s Spotlight Gala Save the date of Sunday, April 30, for this year’s North Coast Repertory Theatre Spotlight Gala, celebrating North Coast Rep’s 35th season. The entertainment will be Lucie Arnaz and her Latin Trio. Enjoy live and silent auctions featuring luxurious trips...

  • Adopt a Family hosts 'An Evening for Israel' March 26

    Adopt a Family hosts 'An Evening for Israel' March 26

    Adopt a Family Foundation will be hosting its annual gala “An Evening for Israel” at El Cortez in downtown San Diego on Sunday, March 26 at 6 p.m. The evening will include cocktails, dinner and a live auction. The night’s keynote speaker will be Denis Charbit, a professor at the Open University...

  • March 2: Event briefs

    March 2: Event briefs

    Arts Alive Banner Unveiling March 5 Join Leucadia 101 and The 101 Artists’ Colony for the 2017 Arts Alive Banner Unveiling on March 5 from 12 p.m.-3 p.m. at The Leichtag Commons (441 Saxony Rd., Encinitas) in Barn 2. Each year the Arts Alive Encinitas exhibit features 101 local artist creations...

  • Rancho Santa Fe Firefighters participate in annual Boot Drive March 9

    Rancho Santa Fe Firefighters participate in annual Boot Drive March 9

    Rancho Santa Fe firefighters will be taking to the streets and intersections again this year to help raise money for burn survivors. The annual Burn Institute Boot Drive, taking place on Thursday, March 9, raises money to help fund burn prevention programs and survivor support services, including...

  • PGA teaching pro offers Pee Wee Golf instruction at Rancho Santa Fe Community Center

    PGA teaching pro offers Pee Wee Golf instruction at Rancho Santa Fe Community Center

    TPI Certified Golf Fitness Instructor, Katie Bakken, will teach a Pee Wee Golf Class at the Rancho Santa Fe Community Center for children ages 2 to 4 beginning March 6. Bakken is a Class A LPGA Teaching Professional and a member of the Community Center’s Moms & Tots group. She grew up around the...

  • Rancho Santa Fe Association to hold welcome reception for new manager

    Rancho Santa Fe Association to hold welcome reception for new manager

    The Rancho Santa Fe Association will host a welcome reception Wednesday, March 8, from 5-7 p.m. at the RSF Golf Club to introduce new RSF Association Manager Bob Hall to the community. Association members are invited for hors d’oeuvres and a no-host bar at the Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club, 1929 room....

  • Launch of ticket sales for Breeders’ Cup announced

    Launch of ticket sales for Breeders’ Cup announced

    Del Mar Mayor Terry Sinnott offered a tip to horse-racing aficionados at a press conference on Tuesday, Feb. 28, to announce the launch of ticket sales for the 2017 Breeders’ Cup, the world championship for the sport that will be held in November at the Del Mar racetrack. “If you’re planning to...

  • Feb. 23: Community events

    Feb. 23: Community events

    Woodward Center Doggie Gras Parade Feb. 26 Helen Woodward Animal Center is marching its most colorful event back to Rancho Santa Fe Farmers Market. On the last weekend in February, the free fifth annual Doggie Gras Parade will once again stretch its furry legs down an imaginary “BourBONE Street”...

  • Experts to speak on ‘Why the Border Matters’ at next Village Viewpoints event in Rancho Santa Fe

    Experts to speak on ‘Why the Border Matters’ at next Village Viewpoints event in Rancho Santa Fe

    Dr. Mary Walshok and Malin Burnham will speak on “Why the Border Matters” at the next Village Viewpoints event on Sunday, March 19, in the Fellowship Center of the Village Church in Rancho Santa Fe. Wine and hors d’oeuvres will be served beginning at 6 p.m., with Walshok and Burnham to begin speaking...

  • Planning in the works for Del Mar’s first Breeders’ Cup

    Planning in the works for Del Mar’s first Breeders’ Cup

    Tickets for the first-ever Breeders’ Cup horse race to be held at the Del Mar Race Track, one of the premier events on the sport’s annual calendar, are set to go on sale to the public March 6. An executive with the Breeders’ Cup gave an update on planning for the event, set for Nov. 3-4, to the...

  • Mom, baby yoga classes offered at RSF Library in March

    Mom, baby yoga classes offered at RSF Library in March

    Mother and baby yoga classes are coming to Rancho Santa Fe Library courtesy of Seed & Song, a new yoga program that incorporates music to create a space where mothers can connect with themselves, their child and their community. The three women founders of Seed & Song believe that in this frantic,...

  • Feb. 16: Event briefs

    Feb. 16: Event briefs

    ‘The Illusion’ coming to North Coast Rep North Coast Repertory Theatre will present The Illusion, hailed by The New York Times as “Fantastical…takes your breath away.” Legendary playwright Tony Kushner (Angels in America) displays his brilliance in this wildly inventive tour de force, which celebrates...

  • Community Concerts of Rancho Santa Fe presents Alina Kiryayeva Feb. 24

    Community Concerts of Rancho Santa Fe presents Alina Kiryayeva Feb. 24

    Alina Kiryayeva will be performing her show titled “Moving Pictures” on Feb. 24 at the Village Church in Rancho Santa Fe. “Moving Pictures” piano program is a collection of the most exciting and colorful classical masterworks featured in famous movies and cartoons. Works by Liszt, Chopin and Beethoven...

  • Rancho Santa Fe home setting for journalist’s web show featuring inspiring female leaders

    Rancho Santa Fe home setting for journalist’s web show featuring inspiring female leaders

    Already firmly established in mainstream media, Abbey Gibb’s career is soaring to new heights through web TV. The Emmy Award-winning journalist, who is an anchor and reporter for FOX 5 San Diego, recently launched abbeygibb.tv with the help of her friend Janet Lawless Christ of Rancho Santa Fe....

  • Morgan Run Women’s Open Tennis Tournament returns for its 7th Year

    Morgan Run Women’s Open Tennis Tournament returns for its 7th Year

    The Morgan Run Women’s Open, the longest actively running women’s professional tennis tournament in Southern California, returns to Morgan Run Club & Resort in Rancho Santa Fe Feb. 19-26. Entry to the event is free throughout the week. Spectators will be rewarded with unprecedented access to the...

  • Candidates wanted for Rancho Santa Fe Association board election

    Candidates wanted for Rancho Santa Fe Association board election

    The nomination deadline for the spring Rancho Santa Fe Association Board election is March 10 — so far the Association has yet to receive any nominations for the two open seats. The seats of board members Kim Eggleston and Rick Sapp will be up for election (Sapp was appointed to the board last...

  • Feb. 9: Event Briefs

    Feb. 9: Event Briefs

    Two generations of musical styles come to North Coast Rep North Coast Repertory Theatre is presenting a variety show “Hey! I’m Tha Mama,” two generations of musical styles and showbiz experience with Angela Teek and Spanky Wilson. The show will run Feb. 27-28 at 7:30 p.m. “Hey! I’m Tha Mama” is...

  • Feb. 2: Event Briefs

    Pianist Alina Kiryayeva to perform at next Community Concerts of RSF event Community Concerts of Rancho Santa Fe will present Alina Kiryayeva in concert Friday, Feb. 24 at the Village Church (6225 Paseo Delicias, Rancho Santa Fe, 92067). Professional concert pianist Alina Kiryayeva is globally...

  • Valenti Foundation Valentine event in Rancho Santa Fe to benefit Saving Horses

    Valenti Foundation Valentine event in Rancho Santa Fe to benefit Saving Horses

    Rolls-Royce Motor Cars La Jolla is sponsoring the Valenti Foundation Valentine fundraising event “For the Love of Horses” at the Valenti Equestrian Club located at 16275 Via de la Valle in Rancho Santa Fe, on Sunday, Feb. 12, from 11 a.m. to 3:0 p.m. to benefit Saving Horses, a nonprofit organization...

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