April 2013 San Diego Calendar of Events

April 5 – 7, Goodguys 13th Meguiar’s Del Mar Hot Rod & Custom Car Nationals

See more than 2,000 hot rods, customs and classics, muscle cars and trick trucks at this indoor and outdoor automotive fair. This event features vendors/exhibitors, swap meet and car corral, model car show and fun for the whole family. Refer to website for admission information.

Time: Refer to website for specific times
Location: Del Mar Fairgrounds,2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar
For more information visit www.delmarfairgrounds.com

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April 5-7, 9th Annual La Jolla Concours D’Elegance

The La Jolla Concours d’Elegance features various types of fine automobile gems. Past years have showcased horseless carriages, Italian marques, British marques, Woodies, 50’s classics, American sports cars (with a salute to GM on their 100th anniversary), and the automobiles of Carroll Shelby. Spectators from all over the nation come to the breathtaking shores of La Jolla to view their favorite classics. This year, the La Jolla Concours d’Elegance will be tipping its hat to some of the world’s finest Classics: Rolls Royce, Bentley, Bugatti, Cadillac, and of course Duesenberg. We hope once again that if diamonds are forever, then cars are timeless.

Time: Refer to website for specific times.
Location: Ellen Browning Scripps Park 1133 Coast Blvd., La Jolla
For more informaton visit www.lajollaconcours.com

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April 6, Silver Blade Regatta

Bring the family out to the Olympic Training Center to see the 2013 Silver Blade Regatta, and experience what it’s like to be a part of the Olympic movement. This annual event is hosted by the San Diego Canoe Kayak Team, a non-profit organization focused on developing young athletes in Olympic style sprint kayaking and canoeing, ocean surfski racing and the exciting new sport of stand up paddleboard racing. Enjoy the day of competition, and see if you might be interested in a new recreational and/or competitive sport.

Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Location: Olympic Training Center, 2800 Olympic Parkway, Chula Vista
For more information visit www.sdckt.net
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April 6, After Dark Dash

How about a nighttime running event for a change? This 5K will be in downtown San Diego under the city streetlights. The event will raise money and bring awareness for the Children’s Tumor Foundation.

Time: 10:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Location: 10th Ave. and K St., Downtown San Diego
For more information visitwww.afterdarkdash.com

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April 9, East Village Opening Day Block Party

This event is a block party in celebration of opening day for the Padres baseball season. The event will have retail merchandise, great music, a beer garden and a food court. This is a free event.

Time: 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Location: East Village, J St., San Diego
For more information visit www.eastvillagesandiego.com

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April 13, emBARKadero: Run.Walk.Roll.Wag

This is a run/walk and dog festival fundraiser to benefit Canine Companions for Independence. There will be a free festival after the 4k with vendor booths featuring products and services for dogs and people plus a Kid’s Zone.

Location: Embarcadero Marina Park South, 200 Marina Park Way, San Diego
For more information visit www.cci.org

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April 13, Hullabaloo Family Music Festival

Enjoy a full day of art, music, and activities for kids and families. Featured music will be by Steve Poltz, Jambo and Raggle Taggle plus hands-on activities by Art Soup and Gymboree. Refer to website for admission information.

Time: 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Location: Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar
For more information visit www.hullabalooartsfest.com

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April 14, Third Avenue Village Spring Festival & Street Faire

Enjoy performances, food, contests and family friendly fun! Celebrating the historic Third Avenue Village, this festival will feature two stages with live entertainment, food, artisan, commercial and community vendor booths, a kid’s fun zone and more.

Time: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Location: Third Ave., Chula Vista
For more information visit www.thirdavenuevillage.com

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April 14, San Marcos Swing Into Spring Festival

The festival route is dotted with around 250 vendor booths. There will be fun for the whole family with delicious food and deserts, live entertainment, kid and carnival rides, arts and crafts, and much more.

Time: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Location: Via Vera Cruz, San Marcos
For more information visit www.swingintospringfestival.com

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April 19 – 21, Annual Del Mar Antique Show & Sale

More than 250 premier antique dealers from all over California and the western United States will be selling the finest in antiques and collectibles. Appraisal service will be available for a nominal fee. Refer to website for admission information.

Time: Refer to website for specific times
Location: Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar
For more information visit www.calendarshows.com

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April 19 – 21, 49th Annual Lakeside Rodeo

The Rodeo features seven major events including the Bareback Bronc, Barrel Racing, Bull Riding, Calf Roping, Saddle Bronc, Steer Wrestling, and Team Roping. This rodeo is fun for the whole family! Refer to website for admission information.

Time: Refer to website for specific times
Location: Lakeside Rodeo Grounds, Highway 67 and Mapleview St., Lakeside
For more information visit www.lakesiderodeo.com

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April 20, Chicano Park Day Anniversary Celebration

A historic public arts site, Chicano Park is recognized worldwide for its mural paintings of Chicano and Mexican history. The annual Chicano Park Day celebration features cultural music and dance, food, arts and craft vendors, a jumper for kids, and a classic low rider car display. This is a free event.

Time: 10: 00 am – 6:00 pm
Location: Chicano Park, Cesar Chavez Pkwy, San Diego
For more information visit www.chicano-park.org

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April 20, 8th Annual Paws in the Park

Fallbrook’s Paws in the Park will have several contests including Cutest Puppy, So Ugly You’re Cute, Owner Look-Alike, and Best Dressed. The opening parade will precede the contest. There will also be vendor booths available.

Time: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Location: Live Oak County Park,Reche Rd., Fallbrook
For more information visit www.foundationforseniorcare.org

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April 21, Annual San Diego Earth Fair 2013

The annual Earth Fair in Balboa Park is the largest free annual environmental fair in the world. This event showcases a wide variety of causes, goods, and services pertaining to the environment and quality of life. This is a free event.

Time: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Location: Balboa Park, San Diego
For more information visitwww.earthdayweb.org

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April 27, Walk For Wishes

The Make A Wish Foundation provides an avenue for people to help local children receive wishes through donations and events such as this one. This family-friendly event is open to all and will feature a 1.5-mile course along San Diego’s beautiful Embarcadero Park.

Time: 9:00 am
Location: Embarcadero, Embarcadero Marina Park, San Diego
For more information visit www.makeawish-sd.org

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April 27, Ramona Music Fest VI

This event includes five hours of ska, rock, Americana, rockabilly, blues, jazz, and bluegrass all on two stages. There will also be face painting, toss games, and much more for the kids.

Time: 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Location: Dos Picos Park,17953 Dos Picos Park Rd., Ramona
For more information visit www.ramonachamber.com

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April 27, SanTree Fest

This event will have continuous live entertainment, interactive demonstrations, over 50 vendor booths, healthy food booths, kid’s fun zone; tree planting and a river clean up. This is a free event.

Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Location: Town Center Community Park East, 550 Park Center Dr., Santee
For more information visit www.ci.santee.ca.us

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April 27 – 28, Adams Avenue Unplugged

A free event that will feature acousticmusicwith live performances staged inside or around more than 30 restaurant and bars lining the neighborhood. Musicians will also perform on three community stages spread throughout the area.

Time: Sat: 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm Sun: 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Location: Adams Ave., Normal Heights,San Diego
For more information visit www.adamsavenuebusiness.com

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April 27 – 28, Annual Encinitas Street Faire

Browse among 400 unique booths featuring a little of everything including arts and crafts, antiques, clothing, items from around the world, and more. There will also be children’s rides, four live stages, and the Karl Strauss Brewery beer garden guaranteeing that you’ll find fun for the whole family at the annual.

Time: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Location: South Coast Hwy 101,Encinitas
For more information visit www.kennedyfaires.com/encinitas

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