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OCTOBER

10/6 Parson Red Heads will join fellow musical mavericks Viva Voce at the Casbah www.casbah.com. 10/6 Out at the Globe at the Old Globe Theatre, an evening for GLBT theater lovers with wine and martini bar, appetizers and door prizes, 6:30pm-8pm. www.theoldglobe.org 10/6-9 Del Mar Scream Zone at Del Mar Fairgrounds. www.thescreamzone.com 10/7 Free International Film Series at MiraCosta College, “Sill Walking” (Japan, 2008), 1pm and 7pm. (760) 757-2121 10/7 Takeda Dog and People Walk. Komen and Takeda Pharmaceuticals join forces through a fun walk to raise funds for breast cancer. Dogs and people welcome. sandy@sdkomen.org 10/7-8 MiraCosta College hosts stargazing party, 8-10pm. 1 Barnard Dr., Oceanside. (760) 757-2121 10/7-10 Sail aboard the Californian to Catalina for 4 days and 3 nights. $675 per person. (619) 234-9153 www.sdmaritime.org 10/8 Island-to-Island Stand Up Paddleboard Charity Relay from Santa Barbara Island to Catalina start 7am. www.islandtoislandwatermanrelay.com 10/8 Pride at the Beach Festival – Gay pride event, Betty’s Lot, 238 N The Strand, Oceanside. 11am-6pm. (760) 672-1848 www.northcountypride.com 10/8 3rd Annual Taste of North Park, 11am-4pm. $30-35. 21+ years. (619) 294-2501 www.northparkmainstreet.com 10/8 Freedom Surf Series at Oceanside South Harbor Jetty, 7am-5pm. (760) 722-6363 www.ci.oceanside.ca.us 10/8 Scarecrow Contest at Bates Nut Farm www.batesnutfarm.biz 10/8 San Marcos Fire Department Open House, 10am-2pm. San Marcos Fire stations offer tours, fire fighting demonstrations, safety information and the opportunity for the community to talk with Carlsbad Fire Department staff. 10/8 Mira Costa College 7:30pm Siegel/Torok Project in Concert www.miracosta.edu/buytix (760) 795-6815 10/8-9 The Gourmet Experience at Del Mar Fairgrounds . A cooking entertaining 10/8 Because I Care Community Fair, 10am-2pm. Located at the San Marcos Senior Center at 111 Richmar Ave., San Marcos. (760) 744-5535 www.csusm.edu/becauseicare 10/8 2nd Saturday ArtWalk in Escondido Antique District, Escondido. (760) 745-8877 www.downtownescondido.com 10/8-9 Segerstrom Center for the Arts presents Polyglot Theatre’s Muckheap, $20. (714) 556-2787 www.scfta.org 10/8-9 The Gourmet Experience at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. 11am-5pm. (619) 312-1212 www.thegourmetexpo.com 10/8-9 Brick-or-Treat Halloween celebration at Legoland every weekend until Oct 30. Safe Halloween event for kids. (760) 918-5346 www.legoland.com 10/8-9 Del Mar Fairgrounds “Signature 6 Horse Show” 8am-5pm. Located at the horsepark. Free admission and parking. www.sdfair.com 10/9 NSSA Surfing Contest at Oceanside South Harbor Jetty, 7am-4pm. (714) 960-9107 www.ci.oceanside.ca.us 10/9 20th Annual San Marcos Trails Day. 8am-Noon. Free, bring your horse or bike. www.ci.san-marcos.ca.us 10/9 Oktoberfest at Olivenhain Meeting Hall, Noon-4pm. www.olivenhain.org 10/9 3rd Annual Fifth Avenue Auto Showcase at the Gaslamp Quarter, K St. to E. St., 11am-4pm. (619) 233-5008 www.gaslamp.org 10/10 Columbus Day 10/12-23 10th Annual Oceanside Music Festival. Multicultural, Broadway, choral, classical music and more. Various places and times. (760) 433-3632 www.ocaf.info/OMF 10/12 Healing Hands nationwide event Arthritis Day at Massage Envy. Proceeds go to Arthritis Foundation. Book your massage today and help the cause (760) 439-1155 www.massageenvy.com. 10/12 Healthy, Wealthy and Wise Art Walk and Community Fair, 12pm-6:30pm, outside the Excel Building at 17140 Bearnardo Center Dr., San Diego. (858) 521-7000 10/13-16 Del Mar Scream Zone at Del Mar Fairgrounds. www.thescreamzone.com 10/13-16 California Surf Festival by California Surf Museum. California Surf Museum, downtown Oceanside. www.surfmuseum.org 10/13-16 Showpark Fall Festival Horse Show at Del Mar Horsepark, 8am-5pm. Free admission and parking. www.showpark.com 10/13 Steve Polz at the Belly Up Tavern www.bellyup.com. 10/14-15 La Costa Meadows Elementary School presents their 25th Annual Halloween Carnival. Fri 5pm-9pm, Sat 10am-6pm. 6889 El Fuerte, Carlsbad. www.lacostameadowselementary.org 10/14-16 35th Annual Del Mar Fall Home Improvement Show. Fri-Sat 10am-7pm, Sun 10am-5pm. Located at the Pat O’Brien Hall and the Activity Center at Del Mar Fairgrounds. Free admission, parking $9. www.delmarhomeshow.net

10/15 Sweetest Day 10/15 Chula Vista’s 100th Anniversary Centennial Celebration at the Olympic Training Center, noon-9pm. Free admission. www.chulavista100.com 10/15 Pumpkin Plunge at Monroe Street Pool, Carlsbad, noon-3pm, $12. www.carlsbadca.gov 10/15 Music Beach Blast at Oceanside Pier Amphitheater, 7am-6:30pm. Surf contest, music, and a vendor village. (760) 721) 6876 www.ci.oceanside.ca.us 10/15 San Marcos Family Swap Meet for expectant families, 8am-1pm. San Elijo Town Square, 1215 Elfin Forest Rd., San Marcos. (760) 744-9000 www.san-marcos.net 10/15 Southern California Invitational at Guajome Park, Oceanside, 8am-2pm. 10/15 Del Mar Mud Run at the Del Mar Race Track and Fairgrounds. Start times 8am-2pm. www.delmarmudrun.com 10/15-16 Annual Fall Plant Sale at the San Diego Botanical Gardens, 10am-4pm. 230 Quail Gardens Drive, Encinitas. (760) 436-3036 www.sdbgarden.org 10/15-30 Oceanside Museum of Art presents Mememto Mori: Remember Your Mortality. (760) 435-3720 www.oma-online.org 10/16 Escondido Downtown Street Faire, 10am-6pm, Grand Avenue between Centre City Parkway and Ivy Street. (760) 745-8877 www.downtownescondido.com 10/18-23 San Diego Civic Theatre presents Hair. www.broadwaysd.com 10/20 La Jolla Gallery, Wine Walk & Taste, 5pm-9pm. Located in the La Jolla Village. $40-$45. (619) 233-5008 www.lajollabythesea.com 10/19-23 Del Mar Fall Festival 1 Horse Show. Time and price TBA. Located at Arena Complex at Del Mar Fairgrounds. Parking $9. www.jumpdelmar.com 10/19-27 MLB World Series 10/19 Adrian Belew of King Crimson at the Belly Up Tavern www.bellyup.com. 10/20-28 12th Annual San Diego Asian Film Festival www.sdaff.org 10/20-31 Del Mar Scream Zone at Del Mar Fairgrounds, nightly. www.thescreamzone.com 10/21 Free International Film Series at MiraCosta College, “North Face,” (Germany, Austria, Switzerland, 2008), 1pm and 7pm. (760) 757-2121 10/21 11th Annual Carlsbad Golf Classic at The Crossings Carlsbad, to benefit the Carlsbad Education Foundation. 12pm start. (760) 929-1555 www.CarlsbadEd.org 10/21-23 46th Annual Borrego Days Desert Festival. Sat 11am-7pm, Sun 9am-3pm. (619) 233-5008 www.borregospringschamber.com 10/21-23 Segerstrom Center for the Arts presents Kings of the Dance, $16-$80. (714) 556-2787 www.scfta.org 10/22 Poway Center for the Performing Arts presents Street beat: a theatrical drum and dance show, 8pm. www.powayarts.org 10/22 Costume Contest at Bates Nut Farm, begins 11am. www.batesnutfarm.biz 10/22 North County Sun & La Costa Valley Preschool’s Hunt for the Great Pumpkin and Costume Contest at Bates Nut Farm 1-3pm. Stop by our table (760) 635-9100. 10/22 Breakfast with the Littlest Pumpkin at the San Marcos Community Center. 7:30-11am. Adults $5, kids 10 and under $4. Pancake breakfast and carnival games. (760) 744-9000. www.ci.san-marcos.ca.us 10/22-23 Bike MS Bay-to-Bay tour from Irvine to Mission Bay. Details www.biketofinishMS.com raising money for Multiple Sclerosis Foundation. 10/22 Mira Costa Choral and Oceanside Music Festival at Oceanside campus www.miracosta.edu/buytix (760) 795-6815 10/23 World Famous Gospel Brunch at House of Blues www.hob.com. 10/23 La Jolla Cove San Diego Challenge Triathlon www.chalengedathletes.org. 10/22-23 Cactus and Succulent Show and Sale at the San Diego Botanic Garden, 230 Quail Gardens Dr., Encinitas. Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 10am-4pm. (760) 436-3036 www.sdbgarden.org 10/22-23 Del Mar Fairgrounds “Showpark County 6 Horse Show,” 8am-5pm. Located at horsepark. Free admission/parking. www.showpark.com 10/22-23 NSSA Open Season at Oceanside North Pier Beach, 7am-5pm. (714) 378-0899 www.ci.oceanside.ca.us 10/22-11/13 North Coast Repertory Theatre presents Heroes. 987 Lomas Santa Fe Dr., Ste. D, Solana Beach. (858) 481-1055 www.northcoastrep.org 10/22-2/12 Oceanside Museum of Art presents A Matter of Space: Cathy Breslaw. 704 Pier View Way, Oceanside. (760) 435-3720 www.oma-online.org 10/23 An Evening with Howie Mandel at Balboa Theatre. (619) 570-1100 www.sdbalboa.org 10/23 Doggie Costume Contest at Bates Nut Farm, begins 10am. www.batesnutfarm.biz

10/23 San Marcos Alive at Civic Center, 10am-4pm, San Marcos Blvd. between Mission Rd. and Rancheros. (760) 744-9000 www.san-marcos.net 10/23 22nd Amnesty International Walk for Human Rights, 5:30pm-7:30pm, Oceanside Pier Amphitheater. (760) 731-0735 www.ci.oceanside.ca.us 10/23 Bridal Bazaar at Exhibit Hall in Del Mar Fairgrounds, 10am-4pm. Admission $12, parking $9. Save $2 at www.bridalbazaar.com 10/24 United Nations Day 10/24 Belly Up charity concert for Autism featuring Matt Curreri, Michael Tiernan, Megan Combs, Ryan Honeycutt with FM 94.9’s Woods as MC & DJ Man Cat. 10/24 Balboa Theatre presents k.d. lang and The Siss Boom Bang, 7:30pm. www.sdbalboa.org 10/26 Beach & Country Guild hosts 42nd annual Dia del Sol supporting United Cerebral Palsy of San Diego, 10am-1:30pm. $150-250. Fashion Show, Silent/Live Auction and luncheon. (858) 663-6214 www.beachandcountry.org 11/1 LA Lakers vs. Oklahoma City 7:30pm. First home game of season. 10/26-30 Del Mar Fall Festival 2 Horse Show. Time and price TBA. Located at the Arena Complex at Del Mar Fairgrounds. Parking $9. www.jumpdelmar.com 10/27 3rd Annual Howl O’Ween, a walkabout for people and pets, on N. Coast Hwy 101. (760) 436-2320 www.leucadia191.com 10/28 Rocky Horror Picture Show at the La Palomar Theatre in Encinitas, Midnight showing. www.lapalomatheatre.com 10/28 Oceanside Museum of Art presents Art After Death, 7-9pm. $20-25. Ages 21+ only. 704 Pier View Way, Oceanside. (760) 435-3720 www.oma-online.org 10/28-30 Segerstrom Center for the Arts presents Riverdance, $20-$70. (714) 556-2787 www.scfta.org 10/28-11/13 Fallbrook Art Association’s Judged Show at Fallbrook Art Center, 103 South Main. Opening reception Fri 6-8pm. (760) 728-1414 www.fallbrookartcenter.org 10/29 National Cat Day 10/29 Trick or Treating throughout Rancho Santa Fe Plaza at 162 S. Rancho Santa Fe Road, Encinitas. 10/29 Segerstrom Center for the Arts presents Stephen Sondheim & Friends, 8pm, $35-$99. (714) 556-2787 www.scfta.org 10/29 Halloween on Elm in Carlsbad Village, 2-7pm. Halloween carnival, safe trick-or-treating, bounce houses, and more! (760) 434-2815 10/29 The Great Urban Race in San Diego, 12pm-5pm. Starts and finishes at Wave House San Diego, 3125 Ocean Front Walk, San Diego. www.greaturbanrace.com 10/29 Trek ‘n’ Treat at Oceanside Harbor, 9am-11:30am. (760) 729-3866 www.ci.oceanside.ca.us 10/29 Balboa Theatre presents Linda Eder in Concert with Tom Wopat. (619) 570-1100 www.broadwaysd.com 10/29 Halloween Spookfest Swim. A non-competitive, social event at La Jolla Cove, 9am. www.lajollacovevswimclub.org 10/29 Walk to End Alzheimer’s at Oceanside Pier Amphitheater, 3pm-6pm. (858) 492-4400 www.ci.oceanside.ca.us 10/29 11th Annual Dos Equis XX Monster Bash at the Gaslamp Quarter, 6pm-midnight. $30-35. (619) 233-5008 www.sandiegomonsterbash.com 10/29-30 Escondido Renaissance Faire, 10am-dusk, Felicita County Park, 742 Clarence Lane, Escondido. (805) 496-6036 www.goldcoastfestivals.com 10/30 Oceanside’s 11th Annual Dia de los Muertos at Mission San Luis Rey, 10am-4pm. Festival traditions, music, international food, and bazaar. (619) 233-5008 www.sanluisrey.org 10/30 Row for the Cure at Mission Bay. Get your paddles and oars and join for this annual regatta. Registration info TBA. 10/31 Halloween 10/31 Halloween Trick or Treat Caravan at Olivenhain Meeting Hall, 5:30pm. 10/31 8th Annual Halloween Ball at the Prado at Balboa Park, 9pm-2am. www.djhere.com 10/31 Carlsbad House of Horrors in Copperwood development of La Costa Oaks, 7pm-midnight, 3384 Corte Panorama, Carlsbad. www.carlsbadhouseofhorrors.com 10/31 Haunted Houses on Circulo Sequoia, La Costa (Carlsbad) 10/31 Trick or Treating Event at Rancho Santa Fe Plaza (162 S. Rancho Santa Fe Rd, Encinitas). Decorate a pumpkin and trick-or-treat around the plaza. www.childishcouture.com 10/31 Safe Trick-or-Treat on Pumpkin Lane along South Coast Hwy 101 (from Encinitas Blvd to K St.) in downtown Encinitas, 5-8pm. www.encinitas101.com 10/31 Boy Scout Troop 2000 Haunted Hotel in Olivenhain. www.bsatroop2000.org

NOVEMBER

11/6 Carlsbad Village Street Faire, 8am-4pm. Located in the Carlsbad Village. (760) 945-9288 www.kennedyfaires.com www.carlsbadca.gov 11/6 15th Annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Balboa Park, San Diego. www.komensandiego.org 11/6-13 The Old Globe Theatre presents Twelfth night. (619) 234-5623 www.theoldglobe.org 8/8-13 San Diego Civic Theatre presents Come Fly Away. www.broadwaysd.com 11/8-20 Segerstrom Center for the Arts presents Blue Man Group, $20-$83. (714) 556-2787 www.scfta.org 11/9 22nd Anniversary of Fall of Berlin Wall in 1989. 11/10-13 Segerstrom Center for the Arts presents Chita Rivera: My Broadway, $72. (714) 556-2787 www.scfta.org 11/11 Veteran’s Day 11/11-13 Dixon Lake Trout Derby, 6am-4:45pm. (760) 839-4680 www.ci.escondido.ca.us 11/11-13 Head to Toe Women’s Expo and Girls on the Go 5K Run/Walk at Del Mar Fairgrounds. Fri 10am-5pm, Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 10am-5pm. www.headtotoewomensexpo.com 11/12 Volcom Blowfish Surf Series, 7:30am-4:30pm, South Harbor Jetty at Oceanside Beach. Small regional surfing event for local kids, no entry fee. (949) 646-2175 ext. 6302 11/12-13 Bromeliad Bash at San Diego Botanic Garden, 9am-5pm. 230 Quail Gardens Dr., Encinitas. (760) 436-3036 www.sdbgarden.org 11/11-20 MiraCosta College the musical comedy Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, select days. General admission $12. www.miracosta.edu/events 11/11-21 Fall Arts & Craft Show at Julian Town Hall, 9am-5pm. www.julianca.com 11/12 Olivenhain Arts and Craft Fair at the Old Meeting Hall, 9am-4pm. www.olivenhain.org 11/12 Photocharity National Walk and Concert hosted by Bill Walton benefit for youth homeless shelters (760) 505-7077 www.photocharity.com. 11/13 Mira Costa and Palomar Colleges combined Choirs and Orchestra 4pm www.miracosta.edu/buytix (760) 795-6815

11/13 San Diego Japan Fair at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. www.delmarfairgrounds.com 11/17 Dobeouf “Nu Beau” Celebration at the Gaslamp Quarter in San Diego, 5pm-midnight. www.gaslamp.org 11/18-20 Susan G. Komen 3-Day Walk, begins 7am. Located at West Parking Lot at Del Mar Fairgrounds. 60 miles in 3 days. Fundraiser for breast cancer. www.the3day.org 11/18 Great American Smokeout (American Cancer Society) 11/18-20 The Del Mar Antique Show at Del Mar Fairgounds, Fri-Sat 11am-7pm, Sun 11am-5pm. $8. (800) 943-7501 www.calendarshows.com 11/16-20 8th Annual San Diego Bay Wine and Food Festival, Downtown San Diego. Includes celebrity chefs, live auctions, and cooking classes. (619) 342-7337 www.worldofwineevents.com 11/19 25th Annual MS Dinner Auction at Loews Coronado Bay Resort. (760) 448-8417 www.msdinnerauction.com 11/19 Poinsettia Tour at Weidners’ Gardens poinsettia greenhouse. Free. Now the only open Poinsettia Open House in San Diego. www.weidners.com 11/19 Poway Center for the Performing Arts presents Ricky Nelson Remembered, 8pm. www.powayarts.org 11/19 Fall Festival at Mission Estancia Elementary School in Carlsbad 11/19 Thanksgiving Turkey Splash & Dash Swim, La Jolla Cove, 9am. www.lajollacoveswimclub.org 11/19-12/31 The Old Globe Theatre presents Dr Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (619) 234-5623 www.theoldglobe.org 11/19-1/15 Oceanside Museum of Art presents Vantage Point: UCSD Visual Dialogues. (760) 435-3720 www.oma-online.org 11/19 25th Annual Multiple Sclerosis Dinner Auction at loews Coronado Bay Resort. Call (800) 486-6762 or visit www.MSdinnerauction.com. 11/20 Grinch Christmas Tree Lighting at The Old Globe Theatre in Balboa Park. Annual tree lighting on the Old Globe Plaza with a special performance, 6pm. Free. 11/20 Encinitas Annual Fall Festival, 9am-4pm. Holiday shopping, live music, food, and weekend fun. (760) 943-1950 www.encinitas101.com 11/23 26th Annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Eve community nondenominational service 7pm at Temple Solel 3575 Manchester Cardiff by the Sea (760) 436-0654 www.templesolel.net

11/24 Thanksgiving Day 11/24 Holiday of Lights begins at Del Mar Fairgrounds Racetrack. Nightly through Jan 2. Sun-Thurs 5:30-10pm, Fri-Sat 5:30-11:30pm. Tickets $10. (858) 723-4252 www.sdfair.com 11/24 Thanksgiving Day Run Father Joes Villages 8am start at Balboa Park. 11/24 6th Annual Oceanside Turkey Trot, 7am-11am. 5Mile/5K run/walk and kids’ races. Oceanside Civic Center, 330 N. Coast Hwy, Oceanside. www.osideturkeytrot.com 11/24 Thanksgiving Day Paddle at La Jolla Shores (858) 551-9510 www.hikebikekayak.com Call to confirm this event. 11/24 Thanksgiving Day Turkey Dinner all day at Tip Top Meats in Carlsbad (760) 438-2620. Fantastic Turkey Dinner served all day long. 11/24 Thanksgiving Day Dinner at Blue Fire Grill La Costa Resort (760) 438-9111 11/24 Oceanside Turkey Trot and Kids Pier to Pier at Oceanside Civic Center. 7-11:10am, registration 6:15 am. (760) 434-5255 www.osideturkeytrot.com 11/24-1/2 Skating by the Sea at Hotel Del in Coronado. Session price available online plus skate rental. Portion of benefits donated to Make-A-Wish Foundation of San Diego. www.hoteldel.com 11/24 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade 11/25 Black Friday (Shopping day) 11/25-27 Santa’s Coming Craft Fair at Bates Nut Farm. Fri-Sat 9am-4:30pm, Sun 9am-3:30pm. Valley Center. (760) 749-3333 www.batesnutfarm.biz 11/25-12/23 Home for the Holidays at Fallbrook Art Center, 103 South Main Street. Mon-Sat 10am-4pm, Sun noon-3pm. Free admission, donations appreciated. (760) 728-1414 www.fallbrookartcenter.org 11/26 Julian Living Christmas Tree lighting at 6pm. (760) 765-1857 www.julianca.com 11/26-12/31 The Old Globe Theatre presents Some Lovers. (619) 234-5623 www.theoldglobe.org 11/28-12/4 USTA National Men’s and Women’s 40’s Hard Court Championships and Father & Son, Grandfather & Grandson Championships at La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club www.ljbtc.com 11/30 Holiday Festival at the Hotel Del. Special family event, prizes, iceskating and photos with Santa. www.hoteldel.com

DECEMBER

12/1-31 SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration, various days. Free with Park admission. (800) 25-SHAMU or visit www.seaworldsandiego.com 12/2 Free International Film Series at MiraCosta College, “Baaria,” (Italy, 2009), 1pm and 7pm. (760) 757-2121

12/2-3 MiraCosta College hosts stargazing party, 8-10pm. 1 Barnard Dr., Oceanside. (760) 757-2121 12/2-4 San Diego Holiday Arts Festival at the Del Mar Faigrounds. (805) 461-6700 www.holidayartsfestival.com

12/3 Encinitas Holiday Parade, kicking off with Santa at the Tree Lighting Ceremony at 5pm. Parade starts down Coast Hwy 101 at 5:30pm. www.ci.encinitas.ca.us

10/1-31 National Breast Cancer Awareness Month—Time to wear your pink ribbon! Now Whale Watching for Grey and Blue Whales migrating south for the winter 10/1-11/30 Bates Nut Farm Giant Pumpkin Patch. “Big Macs” weighing hundreds of lbs! Open everyday 9am-5pm. Call (760) 749-3333 or visit www.batesnutfarm.biz 9/30-10/2 Miramar Air Show at MCAS Miramar, San Diego. (858) 577-4126 www.miramarairshow.com 9/30-10/2 Del mar Fairgrounds presents Gem Faire, located at Bing Crosby Hall. www.gemfaire.com 9/30-10/2 The Old Globe Theatre presents Odyssey. $15. (619) 234-5623 www.theoldglobe.org 9/30-10/2 San Diego Film Festival at the Gaslamp Quarter. (619) 582-2368 www.sdff.org 9/30-10/2 La Jolla Playahouse presents Susurrus at San Diego Botanic Garden, 230 Quail Gardens Dr., Encinitas. (760) 436-3036 www.sdbgarden.org Now-10/8 Mira Costa College presents The Dark at the Top of the Stairs, select days. General admission $12. www.miracosta.edu/events showcase. 250 exhibitors. (619) 312-1212 www.thegourmetexpo.com. Now-10/30 The Old Globe Theatre presents Somewhere. Tickets start $29. (619) 234-5623 www.theoldglobe.org Now-11/6 The Old Globe Theatre presents Richard O’Brien’s The Rocky Horror Show. Tickets start $29. (619) 234-5623 www.theoldglobe.org Now-1/29 Oceanside Museum of Art presents It’s Not My Fault: The Art of Everett. 704 Pier View Way, Oceanside. (760) 435-3720 www.oma-online.org Now-4/16 San Diego Botanic Garden presents “Sculpture in the Garden” exhibit daily, 9am-5pm. 230 Quail Gardens Dr., Encinitas. (760) 436-3036 www.sdbgarden.org 10/1 29th Annual Carlsbad Rotary Oktoberfest, noon-10pm. Holiday Park, Carlsbad. (760) 434-6093 www.RotaryOktoberfest.org 10/1 Encinitas 25th Anniversary and Lima Bean Fesitval at the San Dieguito Heriage Museum, 450 Quail Gardens Dr., Encinitas, noon-4pm. www.sdheritage.org 10/1-2 Del Mar Scream Zone at Del Mar Fairgrounds. www.thescreamzone.com 10/1-2 Old Town San Diego Art Festival. Includes international food and wine tasting. 10am-6pm. (619) 291-4903 www.oldtownartfestival.com 10/1-2 Julian Apple Days Festival at Menghini Winery, 10am-5pm. Adults $5, children 12 and under free. (888) 687-9288 www.jma.memberlodge.org/appledays 10/1-2 Fall Del Sol Classic Horse Show at Del Mar Horsepark, 8am-5pm. Admission/parking free. www.delsolclassic.com 10/1-2 Bates Nut Farm Pumpkin Festival Craft Fair, 9am-5pm. 15954 Woods Valley Road, Valley Center. (760) 749-3333. www.batesnutfarm.biz 10/1-2 17th Annual Orchid Show and Orchid Sale at San Diego Botanic Gardens. Fri 3:30-5:30pm, Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 9am-4pm. 230 Quail Gardens Dr., Encinitas. (760) 436-3036 www.sdbgarden.org 10/1-2 Del Mar Fairgrounds presents “Crossroads of the West Gun Show” Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 9am-4pm. Located at the O’Brien Hall. Adult $12. Children under 12 free. Parking $9. www.crossroadsgunshows.com 10/1–30 LEGOLAND California- Brick-or-Treat every Saturday in October. Features a 4-ft. tall LEGO jack-o-lantern. Children ages 12 and under can participate in fun-filled costume contests and trick-or-treat with a souvenir goodie bag along the park’s Brick-or-Treat Trail. 10/1-30 Seaworld’s Halloween Spooktacular from 1pm-6pm. Weekends only. Included with park admission. (800) 25-SHAMU www.seaworldspooktacular.com 10/1-1/5 Oceanside Musem of Art presents We Can Work It Out: Becky Guttin. 704 Pier View Way, Oceanside. (760) 435-3720 www.oma-online.org 10/2 Free Family Art Day at Oceanside Museum of Art. 1-4pm. 704 Pier View Way, Oceanside. (760) 435-3720 www.oma-online.org 10/2 Taste & Art Stroll in Del Mar, 10am-5pm, $25-30. Camino Del Mar and Pacific Coast Hwy starting at 15th Street, Del Mar. Free. (858) 755-1179 www.delmarmainstreet.com 10/2 Arts Alive on the Coastal Rail Trail, 12-4pm. Solana Beach Costal Rail Trail. (858) 720-2454 10/2 Mission Bay Triathlon in San Diego. Contact info@kozenterprises.com (858) 268-1250 www.kozenterprises.com 10/4-16 Segerstrom Center for the Arts presents Shrek the Musical. $20-$85. (714) 556-2787 www.scfta.org 10/5-9 Disney on Ice presents Treasure Trove at Valley View Casino Center. Tickets $17-$55. (800) 745-3000 www.DisneyonIce.com

11/1 All Saint’s Day 11/2 So You Think You Can Dance Tour at Valley View Casino Center (formerly San Diego Sports Arena). www.ticketmaster.com 11/4 Free International Film Series at MiraCosta College, “Together,” (China, 2003), 1pm and 7pm. (760) 757-2121 11/4 Light the Night Walk at Bing Crosby Hall at Del Mar Fairgrounds. Walk begins 7:30pm. Parking $9. Leukemia and Lymphoma Society fundraiser. www.lightthenight.org/sd 11/4-5 MiraCosta College hosts stargazing party, 8-10pm. 1 Barnard Dr., Oceanside. (760) 757-2121 11/4-13 San Diego Beer Week. Various breweries. www.sdbw.org 11/5 Princess Playdate with Belle at Childish Couture 162 S. Rancho Santa Fe Rd #E-30 Encinitas. Call 760-230-6000. 11/5 Bike the Coast – Taste the Coast at Oceanside pier Amphitheater, 6am-4:30pm. Bicycle ride, food expo, cycling event. (760) 435-5041 www.ci.oceanside.ca.us 11/5 The Holiday Hayride is open at Del Mar Fairgrounds. (858) 792-4252 www.delmarfairgrounds.com 11/5 Catalina Island Triathlon www.catalinaislandtriathlon.com. 11/6 Judy Collins at the Belly Up Tavern www.bellyup.com. 11/5 24th Annual Toys for Tots Ride at Oceanisde Harbor Parking Lot #1, 9am-12pm. Annual motorcycle benefit ride. (760) 470-4911 www.ci.oceanside.ca.us 11/5-6 Chrismas on the Farm at Bates Nut Farm www.batesnutfarm.biz 11/5-6 Dig Your Own Pansy Event at Weidners Gardens in Encinitas. Free event. Kids under 12 dig 1 free pansy! (760) 436-2194 www.weidners.com 11/5-6 Escondido Renaissance Faire, 10am-dusk, Felicita County Park, 742 Clarence Lane, Escondido. (805) 496-6036 www.goldcoastfestivals.com 11/6 Daylight Savings Time Ends 11/6 11th Annual Fall Back Festival in Gaslamp Quarter of San Diego, 11am-4pm, William Heath Davis House Main Gate at 4th and Island Ave. (619) 233-5008 www.gaslampquarter.org


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Oct/Nov Entertainment Calendar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Music/Concerts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Theater. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Art . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Sports. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32

San Diego Turns Pink . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Halloween Haunts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Coupons. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Win Tickets to Bates Nut Farm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Win Tickets to House of Blues. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28

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Win Tickets to Belly Up Tavern . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Win Tickets to San Diego Zoo and Safari Park. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Win Tickets to FOX’s So You Think You Can Dance Tour . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30

San Dieguito Interfaith Ministerial Association Celebrates Its 23rd Annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Eve Service November 23, Wed, 7pm On Wednesday, November 23 at 7pm, Temple Solel hosts the 23rd  annual Thanksgiving Eve Celebration sponsored  by the San Dieguito Interfaith Ministerial Association. This popular community event includes words and music from many different faiths as well as the famous Interfaith Choir. Attendees are encouraged to bring homemade pies for the social time after the service. Temple Solel is located at 3575 Manchester Ave., Cardiff by the Sea at the corner of Manchester and El

Camino Real. For more information call Temple Solel at (760) 436-0654.

North County Farmers’ Markets Oceanside Farmers’ Market Thursdays, 9am-1pm and 5-9 pm MainStreet Oceanside hosts the Morning Farmer’s Market in downtown Oceanside. The Morning Market runs from 9am-1pm. The Sunset Market runs 5-9pm. For updates on weekly special event promotions call the hotline at (760) 967-7915. Escondido Farmers’ Market and Other Purveyors Tuesdays, 3-6:30pm The Downtown Escondido Certified Farmers’ Market and Other Purveyors is an open-air marketplace celebrating 15 years of operation. It is located in the heart of the historic Downtown Commercial and Antique District of Escondido on Grand Avenue between Juniper and Kalmia Street. For more information please contact Marie Pegram, Farmers’ Market and Advertising Manager at (760) 745-8877, or e-mail dba@downtownescondido.com. Cedros Avenue Certified Farmers’ Market Sundays, 1-5pm The Cedros Avenue Market runs from 1-5pm each Sunday at 410 Cedros Avenue, on the corner of Cedros and Rosa Street. The Market has an excellent assortment of farm fresh flowers, produce, fresh bread and even a French Patisserie. Visit www.southcedros.com or call (858) 755-0444 for information. Leucadia Farmers’ Market at Paul Ecke Elementary Sundays, 10am-2pm Paul Ecke Elementary School hosts the Leucadia Farmers’ Market at 185 Union Street on the corner of Vulcan and Union. It is a partnership between Paul Ecke Central PTA and Leucadia 101 Main Street. Visit www.leucadia101.com to find out more about the market. Carlsbad Village Rain or Shine Markets Wednesdays and Saturdays, 1-5pm Enjoy fresh and fabulous delights at the Carlsbad Village Farmers’ Market, located in the heart of the Village at 2930 Roosevelt Street between Grand Avenue and Carlsbad Village Drive. Visit www.shopcarlsbadvillage.org.

San Marcos Farmers’ Market offers Fresh Produce and More! Wednesdays 1-5pm Stop by and do your weekly shopping at the San Marcos Farmers’ Market located off Twin Oaks Valley Road in the “entrance” parking lot at California State University San Marcos. Solana Beach Farmers’ Market Sundays, 1-5pm A great way to stay healthy this summer! Every Sunday from 1-5pm on South Cedros Avenue at Rosa Street. Everything under the sun! For more information call (858) 755-0444. Vista Farmers’ Market Saturdays, 8am-12pm The Vista Farmers Market is all about fresh, locally grown produce and a lot more! Stop by and browse and you’re sure to leave with a bag full. Vista County Courthouse at 325 S. Melrose Drive, Vista CA. For more information call (760) 945-7425. Del Mar Farmers’ Market Saturdays, 1-4pm The Del Mar Farmer’s Market is a certified Farmers’ Market that boasts about its international cuisine and wide range of gifts from around the world, freshest produce, poultry, seafood and flowers. Every Saturday 1-4pm at 1050 Camino Del Mar between 10th and 11th Streets. Call (760) 727-1471 for more information. Meadowlark Farmers Market in San Marcos Fridays 2-4pm The Meadowlark Farmers Market is located at Meadowlark Community Church, 1918 Redwing Street, San Marcos, 92078 ( just off Rancho Santa Fe Road, just 1.5 miles South of San Marcos Blvd and .5 miles to Lake San Marcos and S. Melrose). They have fresh local produce, seafood, USDA meats, poultry, flowers and hot and cold foods to eat there or to go! They also have art and music. The Market is open on Fridays year-round from 2-4pm. For more information call Lisa Hamel- Market Manager at (760) 500-7583.

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Old Globe Theatre Richard O’Brien’s The Rocky Horror Show Now through November 6 When Brad and Janet, a clean-cut young couple from the suburbs, get caught with a flat in the middle of nowhere, they seek help from the devilishly charming transvestite Dr. Frank N. Furter. What they discover in his mysterious laboratory is a time warp of sexual and scientific possibilities - and, perhaps, true love. The musical that became a movie and started a 35- year nonstop cultural phenomenon is back where it is meant to be seen—live on stage. Somewhere Now through October 30 Old Globe Playwright-in-Residence Matthew Lopez’s poignant new play is about one family’s attempt to make its fantasy a reality. Gorgeous dance sequences are woven throughout the play and help to tell the story of Inez Candelaria and her three children’s dream of a life in show business. With their building scheduled for demolition and their life together beginning to crumble, the filming of the West Side Story on the streets of their soon to be abandoned New York City neighborhood brings reality finally into focus. A World Premiere. Twelfth Night November 6 – November 13 Shipwrecked on the rocky coast of Illyria, the lovely and plucky Viola disguises herself as a man to protect her honor in this strange land and finds employment as a page in the court of the lovesick Duke Orsino. But just as Viola falls in love with her new boss, the beautiful Olivia—whom Orsino is pursuing—finds herself attracted to this new

young man, who’s really Viola in disguise. Meanwhile, the servant Maria and the drunken Sir Toby Belch conspire to enact a riotous revenge on the hilariously presumptuous servant Malvolio. This magical comedy is filled with Shakespeare’s most indelible comedic characters and sidesplitting situations. Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! November 19 – December 31 Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! is a wonderful, whimsical musical based upon the classic Dr. Seuss book. Back for its 14th incredible year, the family favorite features the songs “This Time of Year,” “Santa for a Day” and “Fah Who Doraze,” the delightful carol from the popular animated version of How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Celebrate the holidays as the Old Globe Theatre is once again transformed into the snow-covered Whoville, right down to the last can of Who-hash. Some Lovers November 26 – December 31 Award winner Steven Sater (Spring Awakening) presents a World Premiere musical that re- imagines The Gift of the Magi, the classic O. Henry Christmas tale, for today’s audiences. On Christmas Eve, estranged lovers Molly and Ben are haunted by the memory of happier times, and like the unforgettable melody of a favorite song, their memories conspire to bring them together again. A timeless love story that takes place over 20 years, Some Lovers features a new score by Bacharach. Call (619) 234-5623 or purchase tickets online at www. TheOldGlobe.org. The Old Globe is located in San Diego’s Balboa Park at 1363 Old Globe Way.

San Diego Civic Theatre Hair October 18-23, Tues-Sun, various times The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical, will play the San Diego Civic Theatre for a limited engagement, Tuesday October 18 through Sunday October 23, 2011; as a Broadway/San Diego ~ A Nederlander Presentation. Tickets for HAIR are available now only as part of a Broadway/San Diego 2010-2011 Season subscription package or through the group sales office. Come Fly Away November 8–13, Tues-Sun, various times The new Broadway musical, Come Fly Away, was conceived, choreographed, and directed by Tony Award-

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An Evening with Howie Mandel October 23, Sun, 7pm An Evening with Howie Mandel is keeping audiences in stitches. The versatile career of Howie Mandel has encompassed virtually all aspects of the entertainment spectrum, including television, film and stage. From his work on Emmy-Award winning “St. Elsewhere” (6 seasons as Dr. Wayne Fiscus), to the international children’s series “Bobby’s World,” Howie has become a mainstay of the American comedy scene. Currently host of the new hidden camera show “Mobbed,” he also serves as a judge on “America’s Got Talent” and won an Emmy for his “Deal or No Deal” game show, yet still finds time to perform his stand-up concert across the U.S. & Canada. k.d. lang and The Siss Boom Bang October 24, Mon, 7:30pm The Siss Boom Bang and k.d. lang are playing at the San Diego Theater with special guest Teddy Thompson, the

winner Twyla Tharp and features music by Frank Sinatra. Tickets are available only as part of a Broadway/San Diego 2011-2012 35th Anniversary Season Package. Come Fly Away follows four couples as they fall in and out of love during one song and dance filled evening at a crowded nightclub. Blending the legendary vocals of Frank Sinatra with a live 14-piece band and 15 of the world’s finest dancers, Come Fly Away weaves an unparalleled hit parade of classics, including “Fly Me To The Moon,” “My Way,” and “That’s Life,” into a soaring musical fantasy of romance and seduction. For more information call (619) 570-1100. The San Diego Civic Theatre is located at 1100 Third Avenue, San Diego. For more info go to www.broadwaysd.com. well-known British folk and rock musician. Celebrating 26 years of her recording career, k.d. lang has started fresh and recorded Sing it Loud with her own band, the Siss Boom Bang. Music director Joe Pisapia, guitarist Joshua Grange, keyboardist Daniel Clarke, bassist Lex Price and drummer Fred Eltringham perform with lang. She has won four GRAMMY awards, eight Juno Awards, a BRIT, an AMA, a VMA, and four awards from GLAAD. In 1996, she received Canada’s highest civilian honor, the Order of Canada. She has appeared alongside such musical luminaries as: Roy Orbison, Bonnie Raitt, Elton John, Loretta Lynn, and Tony Bennett. The Balboa Theatre is located at 868 Fourth Avenue, San Diego and their number is (619) 570-1100. For more details see the website at www.SDBalboa.org.

12th San Diego Asian Film Festival The San Diego Asian Film Festival (SDAFF) is excited to announce its twelfth season; as one of the largest film exhibitions of its kind in North America, the SDAFF kicks off its 12th Festival celebration with more than 160 film premieres from 20 countries including: China, Hong Kong, Japan, India, Iran, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, South Korea, Indonesia, New Zealand, Taiwan, Thailand, the U.S, and many more. Every film at 4pm on a weekday is free to the public. Each day of the festival, there are special events, workshops and Print Zone Entertainment 7040 Avenida Encinas 104-115 Carlsbad, CA 92011 info@NorthCountySun.com www.HotinNorthCounty.com Advertising Office (760) 635-9100 Fax (760) 635-9200

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receptions. On October 23, the panel is focused on the opportunities and images of Asian American women in Hollywood. There is a spotlight on LGBT-oriented films, with an unprecedented six selected programs. Tickets can be purchased at the Hazard Center UltraStar box office starting October 18. All film screenings take place at the Hazard Center UltraStar Cinemas in Mission Valley (7510 Hazard Center Drive, San Diego). For ticketing information, full film details, and schedule, please visit www.SDAFF.org, contact (619) 400-5911.

North Coast Repertory Theatre Heroes October 22 through November 13 Winner of the Laurence Olivier Best New Comedy award, Tom Stoppard’s humorfilled and poignant translation of Gérald Sibleyras’ HEROES, is a heartwarming tale of camaraderie and a moving portrait of the frustrations inherent in growing older. Three World War I veterans pass their days in a military hospital by engaging in verbal battles of long-forgotten military campaigns, grumbling about the staff, and reflecting on their lives. Our amazing trio of actors is sure to create a night of theatre not to be forgotten. North Coast Repertory Theatre is located at 987 Lomas Santa Fe Dr. Ste. D, Solana Beach. For more information call (858) 481-1055 or visit www.northcoastrep.org.

Poway Center for the Performing Arts Foundation Poway Center for the Performing Arts Foundation 21st Professional Performance Season begins Saturday, October 1. The season features big band, classical and zydeco, a sentimental multi-media look back at one of the ’60s rock‘n’roll icons and an explosion of urban rhythm and dance. Street Beat: A Theatrical Drum and Dance Show October 22, Sat, 8pm Street Beat is a high-energy explosion of urban rhythm, hip hop moves, virtuoso percussion and astonishing acrobatics. Using household items, found objects and just plain junk for drums and percussion, Street Beat merges African, Cuban, Latin, West African and jazz rhythms for a show of remarkable theatricality—as thrilling to watch as it is to hear. $10-$40. Ricky Nelson Remembered featuring Matthew and Gunnar Nelson November 19, Sat, 8pm Twin sons, Matthew and Gunnar Nelson, celebrate the life and work of their father and America’s first “teen idol,” Ricky Nelson. Nelson emerged from “The Adventures of Ozzy and Harriet” to establish himself as one of the most endearing singers of the early ‘60s. His catalog, which features hits like “Hello Mary Lou,” “Travelin’ Man,” “Garden Party” and more, served as an influence on artists as diverse as Paul McCartney and John Fogerty. Now, the Rick Nelson legacy continues as chart-topping, twin sons Matthew and Gunnar Nelson (“Love and Affection”) present an interactive, multi-media rock & roll concert experience. $10-$40. Poway Center for the Performing Arts Ticket Office is located at 15498 Espola Road, Poway. For more information call (858) 748-0505 or visit www.powayarts.org.

La Jolla Playhouse Jesus Christ Superstar November 18 - December 31 La Jolla Playhouse welcomes Director Emeritus Des McAnuff back home with his acclaimed Stratford Shakespeare Festival production of Jesus Christ Superstar. This ground-breaking rock opera tells the story of the last week of Christ’s life. The zeal with which Christ’s followers are hailing him as the Son of God becomes a source of dismay to his disciple Judas Iscariot. Fearing that this tide of religious fervor will provoke brutal repression by the occupying Romans, Judas must make his fateful choice between faith and betrayal. For more information call (858) 550-1070 or visit www. lajollaplayhouse.org.

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Disney on Ice Presents Treasure Trove Feld Entertainment’s new ice spectacular, celebrating the legacy of Disney’s classic animated films, skates into San Diego for the first time ever featuring the live debut on ice of Princess Rapunzel from Walt Disney Pictures’ Tangled. Audiences discover endless riches when the allnew Disney on Ice presents Treasure Trove, making its world premiere touring debut in San Diego this October. Disney on Ice sets the gold standard with its newest skating

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spectacular at the Valley View Casino Center October 5–9. Youngsters of all ages set sail with Peter Pan, the always sassy Tinker Bell, and the cantankerous Captain Hook and his pirate pals, or take an adventure beyond Never Land to trek the wilds of Africa with Simba, Nala, Pumbaa and Timon as they discover the true meaning of the ‘Circle of Life.’  And no one wants to be late to a very important date with Alice and the Mad Hatter as they march with the

Queen of Hearts’ Army of Cards. The Valley View Casino Center is located at 3500 Sports Arena Blvd.,San Diego. www.Ticketmaster.com (800) 745-3000.

Free International Film Series at MiraCosta College Now-December 2, Fridays, 1pm and 7pm MiraCosta continues its popular International Film Series with screenings of four films from around the world. The films that are scheduled this semester are: “Still Walking (Aruitemo Aruitemo),” October 7 (Japan, 2008) (Not Rated) To commemorate his brother’s death by accidental drowning 15 years earlier, Ryota Yokoyama and his new wife reunite with the rest of his family, only to discover that his parents are still overcome with grief. Written and directed by: Hirokazu Kore-eda. “North Face (Nordwand),” October 21 (Germany, Austria, Switzerland, 2008) (Not Rated) Based on a true story, North Face is a suspenseful adventure film about a competition to climb the most dangerous rock face in the Alps. Directed by: Philipp Stolzl.

Fall Festival

November 20, Sun, 9am-4pm Every November, the Downtown Encinitas MainStreet Association has played host to a premier street fair The Fall Festival. This festival, previously known as the Poinsettia Festival, is a readymade bazaar for holiday shoppers and weekend fun seekers. This year, fair-goers enjoy a day where coastal breezes meet people gathering to shop, eat, be entertained and enjoy the community’s Historical district. The festival features over 450 vendor booths showcasing various arts, crafts, gifts, food and more. Live music is playing at three venues: the Pacific Station Stage (located in between E & F Streets), The Lumberyard Courtyard Stage (located at The Lumberyard), and the Community Stage (close to F Street.) The Coast Highway 101 is closed from D Street to J Street starting at 6 am. For more information call (760) 943-1950 or visit www.encinitas101.com.

“Together (Hé nı˘ zài yıˉqı˘),” November 4, (China, 2003) (Rated PG) A violin prodigy and his father travel to Beijing, where the father seeks the means to his son’s success while the son struggles to accept the path that lies before him. Directed by: Chen Kaige. “Baaria,” December 2 (Italy, 2009) (Not Rated) Over the course of the 20th century, three generations of the Torrenuova family face tumultuous personal and political events as their lives unfold in the Sicilian town of

Bagheria, referred to as Baarìa by many locals. Written and directed by: Giuseppe Tornatore. There are two screenings of each film: Fri, 1pm in Room 204 at the San Elijo Campus, 3333 Manchester Ave., Cardiff; and Fri, 7pm in the Little Theatre, Room 3601, at MiraCosta College, 1 Barnard Dr., Oceanside. All films are presented in the original language with English subtitles. Admission is free. For additional information about the International Film Series, call MiraCosta College at (760) 757-2121 ext. 7737 or 7806.

A Local San Diego Tattoo Artist Directory and Art Exhibit Website SD-too.com Getting a tattoo should be more than just an impulse decision. It should be the experience of being beautified by the best artist for your style of artwork. There hasn’t been a central location to begin your search for an artist until now. SD-too.com launched recently and is quickly growing into a busy online location for artists to showcase and promote themselves and their artistic style while introducing themselves to San Diego. SD-too.com started with some simple goals, to expose the best art from the most talented tattoo artists in San Diego and give it the appreciation it deserves. It gives San Diego artists an online space to showcase their artistic styles; and help educate a local or worldwide audience as to what level and quality of art and tattooing one should expect from an artist. SD-too.com is actively looking for local tattoo artists to join their site and help contribute to the website that share the same philosophy. In the future SD-too.com plans to expand within the art scene and begin hosting local art shows at art exhibits, restaurants, businesses and bars. If you are a local tattoo artist looking for some more expo-

Top left: Dan Pryor of Seven Seas Tattoo Top right: Terry Ribera of Remington Tattoo (photos by DeAnna Connolly)

sure or someone who is looking to find a new artist for your next ink experience, visit www.SD-too.com or email info@SD-too.com.

History of Hansen Surfboards on Display at California Surf Museum “Hansen Surfboards—A 50 Year Retrospective,” opens on Sunday, Sept. 18 at The California Surf Museum in Oceanside. This special display will highlight the legendary Encinitas surf shop, their special story and family history. It chronicles Don Hansen’s move to the West Coast from South Dakota, where he was introduced to surfing. His college dorm roommates got him hooked, and Don soon realized that he belonged in California. He quickly became well known at San Diego surf spots. Don Hansen made his mark shaping surfboards for Jack O’Neill and moved to North Shore in Hawaii. There he began shaping and selling his own line of boards beginning in 1961. Today Hansen is the largest surf shop in San Diego.

Hansen’s surf shop and clothing store is located at 1105 South Coast Highway 101, Encinitas CA 92024. Call (800) 480-4754 or visit www.hansensurf.com. Hansen’s provided the clothing for the front cover and these photos. Front Cover: Quicksilver Jeans 69., Lucky Brand Scarf 56.95, Rip Curl Knit Sweater 79.50, UGG Boots 295., Lucky Brand Bracelet 71.95 Men’s: Quick Silver Sweater 42., Rip Curl Jeans 54., Gravis Shoes 90. Women’s: Rip Curl Sweater 48., Lucky Brand Bracelet 71.95, Lucky Brand Earrings 42.

Fall into Fashion with Childish Couture at Rancho Santa Fe Plaza A cool morning, getting dark earlier, a pumpkin growing in the garden; all are signs that remind us that fall is upon us. We notice the little ones are growing like weeds and in a blink of an eye it ‘s fall. Halloween! Thanksgiving! Wow... how did it happen so fast? Childish Couture is here to help you choose the appropriate fall season wear. For girl’s fashion at Childish Couture, you’ll find dresses with flowing fabrics and jewel tones. We are keeping your growing child fresh and young, while holding true to current trends. Girls will be seen in reds, greens, hot pinks, and bold blues. The looks to wear are two-piece sets to play in, twirly, layered dresses to party in, and jeweled toned classic styles for the holidays. This fall is especially great now that Childish Couture offers sizing from preemie to size 12 for girls and 8 for boys. Have a cotillion event? We have your dress, cover ups and gloves. Custom order suits and dresses thru size 14. Boys fashion is here with a vengeance. After many seasons of hunting for unique lines, more boy designers are

appearing! So look for some fantastic options. Comfort, style and play are important in choosing for your little man. Look for graphic tees, layered pullovers, and ultra soft twill playwear. The continued accessories are the fedoras. Nothing polishes a look like a fantastic hat! Colors for this year’s fashions are brilliant blues, grey and reds. Mismatch the looks or keep them simple and classic, either way your boy will be in style and ready to play. Both boys and girls alike benefit from designers producing more wearable, practical and softer alternatives. The eco-conscious theme continues in 2011. Many apparel pieces will be made from highly sustainable materials such as bamboo, organic cotton, and recycled materials. The increasing trend is to be environmentally conscious. Childish Couture shoppers can find brands like FORE, Twirls and Twigs and Kicky Pants throughout the store. What about footwear? There are so many options, from cowboy boots, to Emu sheepskin footwear thru size 4, to an extensive line of Pediped’s are now available in some styles to size 2. Childish Couture now offers girl’s shoes in a rainbow of colors and styles. This fall, the theme is Mary Jane for school. Boys will stay true to a retro look tennis

shoe in different colors. While shoes protect their little feet during play, you can coordinate with any outfit to create your own sense of style. For More information visit www.childishcouture.com, or call 760-230-6000 or pop by M-S 10-5, Sun 10-2 @ 162 S Rancho Santa Fe Rd E-30, Encinitas CA 92024 All dressed up with lots to do. Childish Couture has many events and here are just a few: Ongoing - For the Savvy Shopper: Overstock and Sample Sale. New products and styles every month. October 29 - Trick or treating around Rancho Santa Fe Plaza from 11am-3pm. Come decorate a bag and get goodies from all the retailers. This is a free event! Check in at Childish Couture first! November 5 - Princess Playdate with Belle 11am $18.00/child (ages 3.5+) presented by An Enchanted Affair combined with a special trunk show by Pookie Boutique who does personalized handcrafted wooden room decor. www.anenchantedaffair.com and www.etsy.com. November 19 - Special Offerings and Photography with Pam Birmingham. Kids-only mini studio session $150. includes sitting fee and 5 retouched images. More packages available. 760-632-7611 www.pambirmingham.com


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Oceanside Museum of Art It’s Not My Fault: The Art of Everett, Now-January 29 Everett Peck is the creator of the Emmy nominated Duckman animated series which ran from 1994-97 and his drawings have appeared in numerous periodicals, including Time and The New Yorker. We Can Work It Out: Becky Guttin, October 1-January 5 Working with Mexican cultural symbols such as mythical folk animals, tortillas and miniature houses, Becky Guttin investigates the meaning of home, family and identity. This new body of work also explores her interest in the contradictions of life and the cultural conflict she struggles with every day. Memento Mori: Remember Your Mortality, October 15-30 Throughout history artists have used symbols such as skulls, decaying flowers and clocks to reference death and the fleeting nature of earthly life. This juried exhibition explores concepts surrounding mortality, life, renewal, inner darkness, and cultural and historical understandings of death. A Matter of Space: Cathy Breslaw, October 22-February 12 Artist Cathy Breslaw embraces the challenge of manipulation while transforming commonly overlooked items, creating spatial awareness that transcends functionality and purpose.

Art After Death, October 28, Fri 7-9pm The OMA Art After Death scares one to…Death! Experience dueling costumed graffiti artists battling it out with art on the terrace of the museum and a flash mob that fills the museum with over 50 zombie dancers! Get crafty by designing Halloween-inspired masks, and receive creepy nail embellishments from Creative Nail Designs while you wait for a reading of your past lives. Vantage Point: UCSD Visual Dialogues, November 19January 15 Tapping into over forty years of their acclaimed department’s visual arts program, the graduate students at the University of California San Diego have a strong vantage point. The exhibition features a diversity of media, from light installations and videos, to paintings, drawings and sculptures. The museum is located at 704 Pier View Way in downtown Oceanside. For more information call (760) 435-3720 or visit www.oma-online.org.

Brendon Butera Opens New Location on 101 in Solana Beach Just in time for the holidays, Brendon Butera Collections, purveyor of fine furnishings, has opened their newest store on Hwy 101 in Solana Beach. Interior designer, Brendon Butera, has been transforming spaces for over twenty years. His designs, like his furniture pieces, reflect classical elegance layered with timeless sophistication. Showcasing a vast range of furniture manufacturers and price points, he also specializes in custom furniture that is both exceptional and accessible to a wide clientele. Make the transition into fall with great savings during his upholstery event throughout the months of October and November. Take 30% off pillows, 40% off the first 2 pieces of upholstery and 50% off 3 or more pieces. Brendon Butera Collections is located at 342 South Highway 101, Solana Beach, CA 92075. Call (858) 345-1963 or visit info@brendonbutera.com.

October and November Artists of the Month at St. Tropez Bakery Patrice Malloy will be the October Artist of the Month at St.Tropez Bakery & Bistro located in The Lumberyard in Encinitas. She is a Cardiff resident and a photographer specializing in the promotion of destination marathons and other endurance events. She has photographed marathons around the world and has been published in Runner’s World and Running Times. She has personally competed in over 40 triathlons and has won over 30 running races from Antarctica to Death Valley and the Encinitas 5K.

Doug Lafond will be the Artist of the Month for November at St.Tropez Bakery & Bistro located in The Lumberyard in Encinitas. He is an award winning photographer and frames his pictures in aged wood. Nature inspires his work with an image in the sand, a rock, trees, clouds, the mood of the ocean, a sunrise or sunset, the color of a plant and the eyes and emotion of an animal. He surfs all of the beaches of North County and the magnificent waves that reach our beaches will be a great part of his photographic exhibit. St.Tropez Bakery & Bistro is located at 947 S.Coast Highway 101 in Encinitas.

Headlines Wants Men to Know That It’s OK to be Pampered Grand Opening Celebration October 15

When it comes to being pampered, women know what it’s all about, and most men are still in the Dark Ages. Hey all you manly men out there, don’t you think it’s time

you start catching up to all these women? Why do you think women spend hours and hours in salons and spas? Because it feels good to be pampered! And, it feels good to look good. Maybe its time for you to cash in on some of that feeling and looking better attitude. Headlines The Salon wants men to know that a little special attention goes a long way. Their new, much more spacious Encinitas salon has a special area in the salon just for men. A new Eufora Hero treatment for men includes a precision haircut with some well deserved pampering; including a hot towel placed over the face, while getting your hair washed, along with a neck and scalp massage. All the above comes standard with every haircut.

After 24 years at the same location, Headlines has changed their name, and moved across the way, in the same shopping center. They currently have 34 stylists/ staff. The new location is absolutely beautiful, wide open, comfortable, color coordinated, stylish, and has 18 chairs and 6 color chairs. Everyone is invited to the Grand Opening Celebration on October 15. Come see what everyone is talking about! Visit Headlines The Salon at 121 N. El Camino Real, Suite C, Encinitas 92024, or call ahead for an appointment (760) 436-1812. (located in the Trader Joes/Ralphs/CVS Pharmacy shopping center.)

Bates Nut Farm Pumpkin Patch and Fall Events

Win a Family Getaway and Take the Family in a Stretch Limo! Now through November 27, 9am-5pm For over 40 years, families have made the 100-acre Bates Nut Farm part of their fall traditions by coming out to their Pumpkin Patch and finding “just the right pumpkin” row and choose your own Big Mac pumpkin—sometimes weighing from 50–200 pounds! Scarecrows, cornstalks, hay-bales, squash, and gourds all welcome you to the farm—bursting with colors and scents of fall. There really is no other place like it in Southern California. You will think that you somehow stepped into a small town in the Midwest. A variety of inexpensive, family friendly entertainment is offered on the Farm. Enjoy their petting zoo, hayrides, a straw maze, pony rides, tattoo artists, face painter, rock climbing wall, and numerous food vendors. Most weekends include live music from 11am-3pm. Indulge in some great BBQ tri-tip, chicken, hamburgers, hot dogs, kettle corn, and funnel cakes. Make sure to stop at the country store for a wide selection of nuts, candies, dried fruits, oldfashioned fudge, cold drinks, and unique holiday gifts.

Join us for the Costume Contest and Hunting for the Great Pumpkin on October 22. This year, La Costa Valley Preschool and Kindergarten and the North County Sun will have a special table set up to greet all of our coastal families and friends. Stop by and say “hello” on October 22, from 1-3pm, participate in some fun arts and crafts, and join us in Hunting for the Great Pumpkin! And, come in costume for Bates Nut Farm’s costume contest! Bates Nut Farm is located 20 minutes east of I-15 through Escondido at 15954 Woods Valley Rd, Valley Center, 92082. For more information or directions, call (760) 749-3333 or visit www.batesnutfarm.biz. Entrance to the farm and parking are FREE. Win a Family Getaway and Take the Family in a Stretch Limo! The North County Sun and www.HotinNorthCounty. com along with Bates Nut Farm and NorthStar Limousines want to treat you and your family to a day on the farm! Two families will ride to the farm in style in one of NorthStar’s luxury limousines. Once there, they will get a free ride on the Tractor Hay Ride Wagon, tickets to the Straw Maze, a gift certificate to use any way they want, and will get to take home a Giant Big Mac Pumpkin! Enter to win a day on the farm by visiting www.HotinNorthCounty.com

and by filling out the simple form. Two winning families will be randomly selected. Some restrictions apply. Tip for the limo driver is not included. Best of luck! See you this fall at Bates Nut Farm! Special Events On The Farm Oct 1-2 Pumpkin Festival and Craft Fair. Hearty pancake breakfast is served 7-10am. Oct 8-9 “Nuts for the Arts” Fine Art Show and Sale Oct 8 Annual Scarecrow Contest. Judging happens at 1pm. Cash prizes and awards. Oct 22-23 Costume Parades & Costume Contests for kids and adults. Oct 22 1-3pm Hunt for the Great Pumpkin w/La Costa Valley Preschool and North County Sun Oct 23, 11am Bring your four legged friend! Doggie Parade and Doggie Costume Contest. Oct 24, Farm Education Day- Learn about life on the farm. hayrides, and special tours. Oct 24-25, 9am-4pm Antique Tractors and Trucks. Also, Rope making, quilting, ice cream. Nov 5, 9am-2pm East County Cruisers Car Show and Toy Drive Nov 5-6 “Christmas on the Farm” Craft Fair. Over 100 artisan booths. Nov 25-27 “Santa’s Coming” Craft Fair


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Rotary Clubs of Carlsbad Host 29th Annual Oktoberfest October 1, Sat, 12pm-10pm Get out your lederhosen! The Carlsbad Rotary Oktoberfest, a fall tradition of feasting, fun and fundraising, marks its 29th anniversary this year. The event, held at Holiday Park, brings thousands of people together to enjoy German food (and beer!), live music, and a variety of entertainment for children. The famous Tip Top Meats provides the traditional German dinner from noon-8pm; the Carlsbad Danish bakery offers its amazing apple strudel, and loads of other great foods are everywhere. In addition to the traditional Budweiser and Beck’s Oktoberfest blend beers, a new beer is added this year—an IPA from Oceanside Ale Works brewed specially for this event. The Carlsbad Coastal Winery again provides wine selections, including tastings,

and is hosting a grape stomp that was very popular last year, with separate barrels for adults and kids. Live music plays continuously this year, featuring the international Oktoberfest music artist Faith Page, along with polka music from German bands Roger and the New Villagers and The Pacific Coast Community Band. For the first time, live Rock & Roll is included in the festivities with the addition of the Carlsbad bands The Skape Goats and The Last Call. Once again, the event offers the popular Rotary Pumpkin Patch where children can decorate pumpkins and compete for prizes in different age groups. Moon jumps, clowns, face painting and caricaturists keep all the little ones (and their parents!) entertained. While event admission is free, tickets for the German dinner are $10. Holiday Park is located between Tamarack Avenue and Carlsbad Village Drive off the I-5 Freeway. For more information, visit www.rotaryoktoberfest.org.

8th Annual San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival November 16-20

Tickets are now on sale for the 8th Annual San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival taking place November 16-20 at Embarcadero Marina Park North, behind Seaport Village, and at other locations throughout the week. Wine and food aficionados from across the county will be inspired by the weeklong culinary classic that has become an iconic fixture in the San Diego epicurean landscape. “The Food and Wine Festival features over 800 different wines from award-winning wineries, 70 of San Diego’s trendsetting chefs and restaurants, 30 gourmet food companies, and the nation’s most prestigious celebrity chefs and culinary personalities,” said Michelle Metter, the Festival’s co-producer. “For eight years we have created an experience in Southern California that puts wine and food enthusiasts face-to-face with true culinary legends, rockstars in fact to many of us,” added Metter. “Throughout the year we follow the trends, the winemakers and chefs, sommeliers and mixologists, spirit purveyors and brewmasters who are trailblazing a path filled with innovation, creativity and soul, bringing many of them to San Diego during the Festival. Our line up this year is no exception and we are

honored to host the industry’s best and brightest in San Diego for foodies across the country to enjoy.” By combing an A-list line-up of celebrity chefs and culinary personalities from across the nation, cooking classes highlighting the latest culinary trends, and wine pairing dinners featuring collaborations with the city’s top culinary innovators, the San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival gives attendees first hand access to all the action. Throughout the week gourmands can select from a number of events and packages with an action packed schedule that includes celebrity chef cooking classes, wine tasting seminars, WineRave 2011, an elegant Reserve & New Release Tasting, the Grand Tasting Event, the $50,000 “Chef of the Fest” Competition, the Wine Spectator Celebrity Chef Luncheon & Big Bottle Auction, and much more. The San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival donates to The American Institute of Wine & Food (AIWF) and proceeds from the Festival’s live and silent auctions benefit the AIWF’s culinary and enology scholarship program for students and professionals in San Diego. The Festival has raised over $180,000 for scholarships to date. Tickets and hotel packages are available on www.worldofwineevents.com or by calling (619) 342-7337.

25th Annual MS Dinner Auction Sponsored by Pacific Wealth Management Nov. 19, Saturday, 5pm – 11:30pm

Break out the bubbly and begin the festivities with a sparkling celebration to create a world free of multiple sclerosis. This glittering affair kicks off at 5pm on Saturday, November 19, at the amazing Loews Coronado Bay Resort. Expect a dazzling array of over 700 live and silent auction items, lively entertainment from The Soultones with members of the Anthology House Band, sumptuous gourmet dining, and many special anniversary surprises. The uniqueness of this event is the vast collection of auction items. Guests can get a jumpstart on their holiday shopping while benefiting a great cause. Packages include: • International and domestic vacations with accommodations at five-star hotels and resorts including airfare • Private movie screenings, walk-on roles, fighter pilot adventures and other one-of-a-kind experiences • Fine art and jewelry and unique sports and entertainment memorabilia

• Gift certificates for local dining, entertainment, getaways and services • Golf foursomes, wine collections, spa packages, home electronics, gift baskets, home décor, and hundreds more great items. Multiple Sclerosis stops people from moving. The National MS Society exists to make sure it doesn’t. Last year the Society provided more than $33.5 million to funding cutting-edge research to find a cure for MS and more than $136 million to enhance the lives of more than one million people living with MS. The Pacific South Coast Chapter currently helps 45,500 people affected by MS in San Diego, Orange, and Imperial counties move their lives forward. Reserve your spot at the anniversary celebration of the year now! Ticket prices range from $150 to $400; packages including accommodations are available. For more information or to register, visit www.MSdinnerauction.com or call (800) 486-6762. Get exclusive Auction information at facebook.com/MSdinnerauction.

Crab Cakes Are Back by Popular Demand at Pelly’s Pelly’s Fish Market is one of the original fresh fish markets in Coastal North County. Their fresh fish display features the widest variety around. On any given day, depending on the season, you will see large fillets of ahi, yellow tail, albacore, mahi-mahi, halibut, Atlantic salmon, swordfish, sea bass, and a wide assortment of local shellfish including oysters, clams, crab, and shrimp. Locals know Pelly’s as the best place for delicious fresh fish lunches and dinners, especially their shrimp scampi dinner and of course their unbelievable crab cakes. Their coconut shrimp appetizer comes with a spicy plum sauce. If you’re in the mood for a salad, try their special fresh ono salad, or bay shrimp and stone crab salad. Another Pelly’s specialty is their incredible clam chowder. It’s served daily and comes in Manhattan red or Boston white. A cup is only $3.25 and a large bowl is only $4.50. Look for their ad in this paper and find a coupon for free chowder with any order over $15.

Pelly’s isn’t a fancy sit down restaurant, but the quality of their freshly prepared seafood more than makes up for it. They offer everything from grilled fish tacos to grilled scampi and lobster. Their very affordable char-grilled seafood plates are wonderful, as well as their char-grilled mahimahi, swordfish, or halibut plates. I guarantee you will become a repeat customer. Check their board for their Catch of the Day! Pelly’s Fish Market is open 7-days a week. They are located at 7110 Avenida Encinas #101, Carlsbad CA 92011. Call (760) 431-8454 or visit www.pellysfish.com.

Taste & Art Stroll in Del Mar October 2, Sun, 10am-5pm The Del Mar Village Association and City of Del Mar present the annual Taste & Art Stroll in Del Mar. Held this year on Sunday, October 2, along Camino Del Mar/Pacific Coast Highway 101 starting at 15th Street, the event opens at 10am with a free art stroll where talented local and regional juried artists exhibit their work. Live music, a children’s interactive art area and a dog stroll are also offered. During the afternoon, between 1pm and 4pm, irresistible culinary creations are presented by a number of fine restaurants. Taste participants are able to vote for the “Tastiest Taste” at the Ranch and Coast booth. Taste Tickets are $25 before the event and $30 on event day. For more information or to purchase Taste tickets call (858) 755-1179 or visit www.DelMarMainStreet.com.

A Delicious Evening at the La Jolla Gallery, Wine Walk & Taste October 20, Thurs, 5pm-9pm La Jolla Village is known for its incredible views, fabulous dining, and extraordinary galleries which will all be on display at the 8th Annual La Jolla Gallery, Wine Walk & Taste! On Thursday, October 20  from  5-9pm, take a tour of over 15 of La Jolla’s most prominent galleries showcasing internationally celebrated art, and enjoy various tantalizing samples of crisp white and bold red wines at each gallery. Later, relax in one of over 20 of La Jolla Village’s finest restaurants, and satisfy your appetite with tastings of flavorful cuisine. Tickets are $40-$45. Attendees must be 21 years or older and have a valid ID to enter the galleries. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.lajollabythesea.com or call (619) 233-5008. Bon appétit!

Nothing Tops Tip Top Meats Butcher Shop for the Holidays If it’s traditional turkey dinner you want, you will love Tip Top’s fresh, direct-from-the-farm, hormone-free all natural Diestel Turkeys. You can order these either fresh, frozen, or traditionally cooked or smoked in one of their twelve ovens! And just for the holidays, you can also pick up their delicious cranberry sauce, stuffing and all the trimmings. Don’t want to cook? Stop in Thanksgiving Day and try their wonderful Thanksgiving dinner, complete with all the trimmings! Dinners will be served on Thanksgiving Day from 1:00 pm and cost is only $10.98. Tip Top Meats, European-style delicatessen and butcher shop in Carlsbad has been providing the very best meat and poultry for North County residents since 1967. Owner, John Haedrich, always greets his customers with a big smile and handshake, and employs some of the friendliest, and knowledgeable staff around. Tip Top Meats is not only a butcher shop, but a full-service meat market, a deli eatery, and a gourmet European-style market. It’s absolutely the best in North San Diego County! Tip Top Meats is located at 6118 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad, CA. Call (760) 438-2620.


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$25 SPECIAL COMBINATION DINNER FOR TWO

$25 GOURMET CHINESE DINNER FOR TWO

Teriyaki Chicken, Tempura, Sushi Combination Two entrées include Teriyaki Chicken and Vegetable Shrimp Tempura. Served with 5-Piece Mixed Nigiri Sushi and 8-Piece California Roll. Comes with Miso Soup, Salad and Steamed Rice

Szechwan Gourmet Dinner Choice of two entrées: Choice of Egg Roll & Fried Shrimp or Curry Beef Dumplings & Paper Wrapped Chicken. Served with Soup of the Day and Steamed Rice. Photo: Plum Tree Beef and Imperial Shrimp entrées, Egg Rolls, Fried Butterfly Shrimp, Soup, and Steamed Rice.

LEUCADIA SUSHI BAR

*Special North County Sun Offer Expires Nov. 30, 2011* May not combine with any other coupon or offer. Leucadia Sushi, located near the beach on N. Coast Hwy 101 in Leucadia, is truly a local favorite. They serve great tasting, fresh and authentic sushi and Japanese cuisine. Owners are Japanese and speak Japanese and English. Leucadia Sushi offers the best value for quality sushi in North County. They serve nightly specials and have Happy Hour nightly from 5-6 pm; and on Tuesdays it’s Happy Hour all day! Happy Hour specials include $2 Sapporo beer and $2 ice cold sake. Many dinner items are 20% off. It’s a fun atmosphere for the whole family. Leucadia Sushi is located at 199 N. Coast Hwy 101, Leucdia 92024. Call (760) 635-9312 or visit www.leucadiasushibar.com.

CHIN’S SZECHWAN

*Special North County Sun Offer Expires Nov. 30, 2011* May not combine with any other coupon or offer. Limit one per table. Chin’s has been serving San Diego County since 1984. Founded by the Tsai family, the business was a huge success, flourished through the years, and has become one of San Diego’s largest familyowned Chinese restaurant chains. Chin’s serves the finest Asian cuisine with the friendliest of service to ensure a satisfying experience. Chin’s Locations: 625 Encinitas Blvd, Encinitas 92024; 4140 Oceanside Blvd, Oceanside 92056; 600 E. Vista Way, Vista 92083; 9335 Kearney Mesa Rd., San Diego 92126; 15721 Bernardo Ht. Pky., San Diego 92128. Call (760) 753-3903 www.govisitchins.com.


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$25 PETIT FILET MIGNON DINNER

KI’S RESTAURANT

*Special North County Sun Offer Expires Nov. 30, 2011* May not combine with any other coupon or offer. Limit one per table. Ki’s serves nutritious and delicious locally grown and organic cuisine. Ki’s began as a simple idea in a tiny location in Cardiff-bythe-Sea. In 1980 Catherine “Ki” Holcomb partnered with her son, Barry, to provide the local community fresh juice and vitamins. Shortly after,  Ki started cooking home style meals prepared in a healthful manner. The meals were a hit and Ki’s reputation grew steadily. In 1994, to facilitate ever-growing popularity, Ki’s moved from its original location to a two-story building on South Coast Highway 101 with stunning ocean views. Ki’s salads, dressings, salsas and baked goods have become popular throughout Southern California, and their catering business provides great food for families, local schools and businesses. Visit Ki’s for wonderful food and a very special evening. Ki’s is located at 2591 S. Coast Hwy 101, Cardiff CA 92007 (760) 436-3181. Visit www.kisrestaurant.com.

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$25 GRILLED ATLANTIC SALMON DINNER

#1) BURGER AND BEER DINNER FOR TWO Any two delicious, Choice beef gourmet burgers and any two bottles of beer or drafts. These great burgers are served with Yogi’s famous steak fries or sweet potato fries. Served nightly. (photo) #2) SNAPPER DINNER FOR TWO Two Mexican-style, fresh Red Snapper dinners include large snapper filets with mixed steamed vegetables and sauteed rice. Snapper Special is served only Thurs and Fri nights. (Not shown)

Salmone Fresco alla Griglia Fresh Atlantic Salmon grilled to perfection with fresh steamed vegetables. Insalata Mista Novella - Organic mixed greens in a light raspberry vinaigrette. Served with fresh oven baked bread, olive oil and vinegar or marinara dipping sauce. Tiramisu dessert

YOGI’S BEACH BAR & RESTAURANT

Petite Filet Mignon with Rosemary Demi-Glaze 5-oz naturally raised beef served with Julienne vegetable medley. Comes with soup or salad and a glass of house wine (soup or salad and wine not shown in photo)

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Want to impress your date or your best friend? You can’t go wrong with these tasty dinner specials. Mix in some great football action on one of their many HD TVs and your evening is complete. With ocean views from every window, along with a lively atmosphere, and outdoor cabana, Yogi’s is a classic beach sports bar and a nice family-style restaurant with very tasty food. Yogi’s Beach Bar & Restaurant is located at 2633 S. Coast Hwy 101, Cardiff 92007. Call (760) 943-9644. www.yogisbar.com.

FRESCO TRATTORIA

*Special North County Sun Offer Expires Nov. 30, 2011* May not combine with any other coupon or offer. Owner, Leone D’Arcangelo, hails from Sperlonga, Italy, and has built Fresco Trattoria to be one of Carlsbad’s and North County’s finest Italian eating establishments. Located just a half block from the beach, take a step back in time and enjoy an authentic Italian dining experience. Indoor and outdoor patio dining is available. Lovely indoor hand-painted wall murals, great food and excellent service, just steps away from the ocean surf. Fresco Trattoria is located at 264 Carlsbad Village Drive, Carlsbad CA 92008 (760) 720-3737; 5256 S. Mission Road, Bonsall, CA 92003; and their newest location opening soon in Bonsall. Visit www. frescorestaurants.com.

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The Gourmet Experience at Del Mar Fairgrounds

In the Village Faire

October 8-9 Indulge your inner gourmand with The Gourmet Experience, a cooking and entertaining showcase  highlighting today’s latest trends in specialty foods,  culinary solutions, and grilling and outdoor entertaining.  Check out back-to-back celebrity chef cooking demonstrations, Taco TKO Competition, “That’s The Spirit” Beer, Wine & Spirit Pavilion, Confection Artist Competition, Kids! Cook Activity Center, and more! Things heat up in the kitchen as today’s top celebrity chefs and personalities team up with San Diego’s premier cooking and home entertaining event, The Gourmet Experience. Chef Sharon Hackman from  Master Chef, Chef Dave Martin from Season 1 of Bravo TV’s  Top Chef,  former contestants on  The Next Food Network Star,  Chef  Katy Clark  and Chef  Jyll Everman,  and World Champion Flair Bartender Hayden Wood, who has been featured on  Oprah, are just some of the celebrities that are headlining the demo stages at this year’s event. Local culinary stars also hit the stage, including Executive Chef of The Marine Room Chef Bernard Guillas, Executive Chef and Owner of Terra Restaurant Chef Jeff Rossman, Executive Chef of Rancho La Puerta Chef Denise Roa,

author and owner of the San Diego Wine & Culinary Center John Alonge, and Executive Chef of Bluepoint Coastal Cuisine Chef Daniel Barron. This year’s event has several fun and interactive features, including cooking, grilling, and mixology demonstrations on the event’s three demonstration stages, including: Gourmet In Action Stage: The Gourmet Experience features daily cooking demonstrations and panel discussions led by today’s trendsetting celebrity chefs. Grilling & Outdoor Entertaining: From grills for the home or commercial kitchen to gadgets and tools to make great grilled gourmet meals, the grilling pavilion has it all. Watch live grilling demonstrations from former Master Chef contestant Sharone Hackman, learn “Tailing 101” from former The Next Food Network Star contestant Chef Jyll Everman, and learn how to make marinades, rubs and sauces with former Top Chef contestant Chef Dave Martin. Kids Cook! Activity Center: Kids of all ages will have plenty of fun in the Kids Cook! Activity Center where they can participate in a blind cupcake decorating contest, explore kid-friendly cooking items, learn table manners, and watch cooking demonstrations. Single day passes for The Gourmet Experience are $25 in advance and $30 at the door; weekend passes are $40 in advance and $45 at the door. Children 12 years of age and under are admitted free. For more information on The Gourmet Experience, please call (619) 312-1212, or visit the event website at www.thegourmetexpo.com.

Bike the Coast – Taste the Coast November 5, Sat, 6am-4:30pm Cyclists usually look for great food after they get home from cycling events, but that’s all changed with the second year of Bike the Coast— Taste the Coast. This unique event—featuring 7, 15, 25, 50 or 100-mile bicycle rides along the San Luis Rey Bike Trail and through the spectacular San Diego North County beach towns (Oceanside, Carlsbad, Encinitas, Solana Beach and Del Mar)—has again joined forces with Main Street Oceanside (MSO) to provide participants and spectators with an array of culinary delights at the Taste The Coast festival that surrounds the start and finish of the bike tour. MSO, producers of the weekly Farmers and Sunset Markets, brings in a range of popular local food provid-

ers from their weekly markets. Booths offer a wide variety of choices, ranging from handmade ice cream, tacos and hamburgers to Beach Tacos, Mediterranean, Philippine and Cuban cuisine. Meanwhile, music, a beer garden and a sports expo in the beachside bandshell area provides a lively festival atmosphere that received rave reviews last year. This year’s event extends the Expo, Food & Music to Friday afternoon! The Taste the Coast festival also features sports and fitness booths for both riders and spectators. Bike the Coast —Taste the Coast, produced by Event Media, Inc., has partnerships with the Oceanside Bicycle Committee and Main Street Oceanside along with the Oceanside Visitors Bureau. These groups are bringing together the cycling and business communities in Oceanside to promote bicycling and offer a fun day at the Oceanside Pier. Saturday’s Festival starts at 9:30am and continues until 4:30pm. Entry Fees are $35-$95. The event is held at the Oceanside Amphitheatre (Race Start/Finish and Expo), which is at 300 N. The Strand, Oceanside, CA. For more information call (760) 687-9848 and register online at www.bike-the-coast.com.

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3rd Annual Taste of North Park October 8, Sat, 11am-4pm Excite your appetite and let it guide you at the 3rd Annual Taste of North Park. On October 8, from 11am to 4pm, North Park, one of San Diego’s most artistic neighborhoods, welcomes local dining enthusiasts to partake in one of the best assortments of cuisine experiences in the city. Fresh local seafood, delicious pastas, flavorful ethnic plates, all-American favorites, irresistible sweets, and drinks are among the palatable pleasures to be experienced among these local eateries. This is a wonderful opportunity to taste original culinary specialties along North Park’s aptly named “Restaurant Row,” including 30th Street from Howard Street to Upas Street. Chefs offer an array of signature highlights from their kitchens, including vegetarian selections. While feeding your appetite, take a stroll through North Park art galleries and boutiques offering free samplings of locally made microbrews and ales. Tickets are $30$35. For more information or to purchase tickets, please call (619) 2335008 or visit www. tastenorthpark.com or www.northparkmainstreet.com.

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#1) Gourmet Pizza & Salad Dinner Combo (photo) Any Medium Gourmet Pizza with a Large House Salad or Caesar Salad. Includes Litre Carafe of House Wine or Pitcher of Beer. May upgrade to Champagne or any bottle of wine for additional $5. #2) Large Two Topping Pizza & Salad Dinner Combo (not shown) Any Large Gourmet Pizza with a Large House Salad or Caesar Salad. Includes 4 Sodas. *Special North County Sun Offer Expires Nov. 30, 2011. May not combine with any other coupon or offer.

A real Encinitas favorite, Today’s Pizza and Salad, serves gourmet pizza (at very reasonable prices), pasta dishes, large fresh garden salads, ice cold beer, and wine. Every Wednesday and Thursday night they provide live music entertainment. Happy Hour is daily from 3pm to 6:30pm and all beers on tap are $3. They offer 10 different local beers on tap. During Happy Hour all appetizers are $3.99 and glasses of wine are discounted $1. Breadsticks with dipping sauce is $2. Today’s Pizza & Salad is located just off the I-5 Fry at Santa Fe Drive at 481 Santa Fe Drive, Encinitas 92024. Call (760) 753-9700 or visit www.todayspizzaandsalad.com.

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A large 1/2 rack of Baby-Back Pork Ribs, lying in a giant mountain on your plate, is smothered with their spicy house barbeque sauce. It is served with garlic mashed potatoes and assorted vegetables. This hearty and delicious dinner also comes with any one of their fine draft beers. The Tavern at the Lumberyard is a local favorite that serves great food and drinks to a very lively and sophisticated clientele. A fairly new restaurant and sports bar located on Highway 101 in the Lumberyard, Encinitas, the Tavern has already become a genuine player among its peers by proving that good food, friendly service and sports is a winning combination. Other items on their menu include 8 different salads, home-made chili and soups, pasta dishes, 12 different sandwiches, 9 great burgers, a fine selection of appetizers, and entrees such as Grilled Salmon and Blackened Mahi Mahi. They have a full bar with 10 beers on tap, hard liquor and HDTVs throughout the restaurant. The Tavern is open seven days a week with a great Happy Hour 3-7pm M-F and Sat-Sun from 11pm until closing. They serve a full breakfast on the weekends from 9am to 2pm with Mimosas and Bloody Marys for only $3. The Tavern at the Lumberyard is located at 967 S. Coast Hwy. 101, Encinitas 92024. Call (760) 479-1657 or visit www.lumberyardtavernandgrill.com.

Julian Pie Company Celebrating 20 Delicious Years It all started when Liz Smothers and a neighbor began peeling apples for a local pie shop in Julian. In 1989 Keith and Liz purchased an apple farm and planted 17,000 apple trees to supply fresh apples for their soon-to-be pie shop. Twenty years later, times have changed, but the goal of the Julian Pie Company remains the same, to provide the most enjoyable pie eating experience ever. They now have facilities in Julian and Santa Ysabel and deliver fresh pies without preservatives to San Diego and Riverside counties and ship pies throughout the United States. If you’ve never had the pleasure of enjoying a fresh Julian Pie Company pie, your taste buds are missing out on a delightful experience. Try their Natural Apple Pie. It’s made with sweet apples and sweet apple cider. It doesn’t have any preservatives, artificial flavors, sweeteners or sugar added. It’s absolutely delicious! You can find Julian Pie Company pies at many local grocery stores. Carlsbad Ranch Market, located next to Tip Top Meats on Paseo Del Norte in Carlsbad, sells Julian Pie Company pies every day of the year. They’re usually open on Thanksgiving Day too!

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San Diego Susan G. Komen 3-Day Walk A Place of Serenity –  for the Cure Raises Millions of Dollars Women’s Diagnostic san diego November 18-20 Center at Tri-City Participants walk 20 miles a day during the event. They It begins at the Opening Ceremony in the Del Mar are provided meals, snacks, drinks, shower facilities, tents, Fairgrounds at 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd. in Del Mar on Medical Center safety guidelines, and 24-hour medical support. A crew of November 18, at 6:30am. Three days and 60 miles later, on November 20, it ends in Petco Park at 4:30pm. Gearing up for this annual and historical event, participants commit to raising at least $2,300 each and spend several months training to prepare for it. They devote their entire three day weekend to the cause. In 2010, there were 4,000 walkers in San Diego whose combined efforts raised an amazing $10.6 million dollars; and this year they hope to exceed that amount. The Susan G. Komen 3-Day Walk for the Cure is a 60-mile walk for women and men who want to make a personal difference in the fight to end breast cancer. Since its inception in 2003, the Komen 3-Day Walk for the Cure has raised more than $500 million. Proceeds help pay for global breast cancer research and local community programs supporting education, screening and treatment. It helped pay for more than half a million breast screenings in 2009 and has funded research, advocacy and community programs.

volunteers spends the entire three days with the walkers and staff to make this event possible. There will be public cheering stations throughout the three days. Cheering station locations will be announced soon, so come out and show your support! Nancy G. Brinker promised her dying sister, Susan G. Komen, she would do everything in her power to end breast cancer forever. In 1982, that promise became Susan G. Komen for the Cure and launched the global movement against breast cancer. Today, Komen for the Cure is the world’s largest grassroots network of breast cancer survivors and activists fighting to save lives, empower people, ensure quality care for all and energize science to find the cures. For more information about how to sponsor a walker participating in the Susan G. Komen for the Cure visit www.komen.org or call 1-877 GO KOMEN.

From the moment you walk through the special entrance you know this is not your typical hospital exam center. The colors, the shapes, the flow of the rooms are all designed to make women feel peaceful, serene and comfortable. The Edgar and Jo Anne Jones Women’s Diagnostic Center at Tri-City Medical Center performs Ultrasound and MRI mammograms, Stereotactic breast biopsies and pre-surgical needle localizations. It features fully-digital mammography which provides the best images available allowing radiologists to see abnormalities that were previously undetectable. There are 12 licensed technologists with advanced registries in mammography with 15+ years of experience each. The diagnostic center offers the most advanced care administered with the total woman in mind. Every detail, from the first hello, what the staff wears, the all-in-one changing and exam rooms, to how and when patients are told their results, is geared to make the experience as relaxing as possible. When patients leave, they will either know they are OK or what the next steps are—no one is left to wonder and worry. If the patient is at the center for something other than a routine mammogram a radiologist will discuss the results before the patient leaves. Follow-up procedures are scheduled within a few days, not weeks. The Edgar and Jo Anne Jones Women’s Diagnostic Center is dedicated to advanced breast health and the total well-being of patients. For more information or to schedule your annual mammogram, call (760) 940-7470 or request an appointment online at www.tricitymed.org/ mammogram.


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5-K Race For The Cure in San Diego November 6, Sunday

Susan G. Komen for the Cure, San Diego is celebrating its 15th anniversary san diego of supporting the under- and uninsured women and men of San Diego County to ensure all people get the services and treatment necessary to survive breast cancer. This year we are “Racing for Our Lives!” Will you Race for the Cure with us? This year’s 5-K Race for the Cure is Sunday November 6, in Balboa Park. Register now and take the $15 Celebration Donation Challenge. Up to 75 cents on every dollar raised stays here in San Diego County to fund everything from free mammograms and surgeries to meal delivery and mortgage payments. The remaining 25% funds international research.  Now through November 15, Jersey Mikes is donating to Komen 70 cents per plastic cup sold, 70 cents per sub combo sold, and 100% of the retail price of each t-shirt sold, with a guaranteed minimum donation of $350K.

October 5 is a special day in their stores with a Mike’s Way to the Cure promotion. Now through December 31, Anderson Plumbing promotes their new partnership and support of Susan G. Komen for the Cure on their commercial spots. They are doing various fundraisers around the community including “Find a Cure Fridays,” a program that donates a portion of all services booked on Fridays to Komen. Symbolic Motors of La Jolla is kicking off their inaugural event for Komen for the Cure on October 27. The event includes cocktails, appetizers and the unveiling of a custom PINK luxury Bentley. Contact Sandy Rabourne at sandy@sdkomen.org for details. The Hotel Del Coronado offers a 50 or 80 minute lymphatic drainage massage. Lymphatic drainage massage helps to boost circulation and release toxins from the lymphatic system. A $5 donation from the proceeds will go to Susan G. Komen for the Cure. For more information visit www.komensandiego.org.

City Wigs Opens Newest Store In Solana Beach Owner, and Certified Wig Specialist, Helena Gibson, has recently opened her second City Wig store in Solana Beach. Her retail success developed from a realization that there was a need for an upscale approach to the alternative hair industry. At City Wigs, taking on a new look has never been easier. City Wigs provides a place that tailors client’s individual needs, where choices inspire confidence in appearance. This approach ensures that clients will look and feel their best. Their studio offers many specialized solutions for chemotherapy/radiation patients that pertain to thinning hair, damaged hair and hair loss, such as laser hair therapy, custom wigs, and extensions. They are 2011 winners of the UC Merced SBDC Women Owned Business of the Year award and members of the National Hair Society.

City Wigs offers private fitting rooms and their showroom displays an extensive line of human and synthetic wigs and hair pieces, custom wigs, clip-in human hair extensions, lace front wigs, custom wigs, hats and accessories. They have over five hundred wigs on display and carry wig care products. Their wigs are absolutely gorgeous. Their professional staff consists of cosmetologists and stylists trained in professional styling, cutting, and wig design. and are all certified wig specialists. They are also trained to assist qualified individuals by introducing them to a special $75 credit/refund program with the American Cancer Society. Gibson is a licensed cosmetologist and has been trained all over the country by top stylists in the industry.

She is also a certified wig specialist and has been extensively trained to style, cut and customize wigs. She has been trained in the “Look Good Feel Better Program” and has been an educational trainer for wig manufacturers. She is also an author and has been published in the National Hair Journal. She is currently awaiting the release of her new book “Secrets to Beautiful Hair” which includes tips and tricks to wigs and hair extensions. City Wigs is open Tuesday –Friday from 10am to 5pm and on Saturday from 11am to 5pm. They have locations in Fresno and San Diego. The San Diego location is at 202 Lomas Santa Fe, Solana Beach 92075, just a block from the Solana Beach train station. Call (858) 755-9447 or visit their website at www.citywigs.com.


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Radio Stations’ Amazing Pink Ribbon Challenge®

National Fundraising Campaign Lets Radio Listeners “Click to Donate” October 1-31

Hundreds of radio outlets across the country join the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) to promote the eighth annual Pink Ribbon Challenge (PRC), in conjunction with National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, October 1-31. The Pink Ribbon Challenge is unlike any other fundraising effort. Listeners participate by visiting their favorite radio station’s web site each day during October. When clicking on the Pink Ribbon Challenge banner the station places on its home page, listeners are directed to the Breast Cancer web site where another click on the “Click Here to Give - it’s FREE!” button takes them to a page of

small advertisements. The sponsors that place the advertisements will “Pay-Per-Click” for each daily visit! There is a limit of one click per day per person. With every click, the sponsor donates money to the National Breast Cancer Foundation for hospitals, clinics, missions, and mobile mammography units coast-to-coast. 100% of the money goes directly to charity! There is no cost to the listener! Just by clicking on the advertiser’s banner the listener is actually causing the advertiser to donate money! In recent years, more than 100 music celebrities such as Bon Jovi, Reba McEntire, Amy Grant, Martina McBride, the Wilson sisters from Heart, Deana Carter, Donny Osmond

Making Strides Walk at Balboa Park October 16, Sunday, 7am In 2010, more than 800,000 walkers across the country joined the American Cancer Society in the fight against breast cancer. Over $60 million was raised through Making Strides events throughout the country—and they did it one donation at a time. More than a walk, the American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer campaign is a powerful

and inspiring event that unites communities to celebrate people who have battled cancer, to raise awareness about how to help prevent the disease, and to raise money to find cures and support programs and services for those fighting the disease. The American Cancer Society needs your help. By participating in raising funds for a Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event, you will provide hope and help to millions of

and many others, have recorded public service announcements urging listeners to take the Challenge. Their voices go out across the country through a nationwide radio campaign. Last year more than 350 radio stations hosted the month-long campaign by adding links to their web sites and broadcasting the PSA’s. In addition, performers Ann and Nancy Wilson (Heart), Deana Carter and Anne Cochran featured the Pink Ribbon Challenge on their own web sites. About The National Breast Cancer Foundation: Founded in 1991, the NBCF is a nonprofit foundation that provides funding for mammography and early detection programs nationwide. The Foundation also funds breast cancer research, though its main focus is on saving lives through early detection, especially among women with little or no access to health care. For more information on the National Breast Cancer Foundation, please visit www.NBCF.com or call 913-649-5905. people nationwide whose lives have been forever changed by this disease. Join the Making Strides Walk at Balboa Park on Sunday, October 16, at 7am, for a few hours of exercise, inspiration, camaraderie, entertainment, and most importantly, to honor someone you know who has been affected by breast cancer—especially if that person is you. There is no registration fee or minimum fundraising amount and people of all ages are welcome to participate and help raise funds. For more information about Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, call (800) 227-2345 or visit their website at www.makingstrides.acsevents.org.

Official NFL Pink Merchandise For Sale and Auction The National Football League, its clubs, players and the NFL Players Association are proud to support the fight against breast cancer. Their campaign, “A Crucial Catch,” in partnership with the American Cancer Society, is focused

on the importance of annual screenings, especially for women who are 40 years and older. Throughout the month of October, NFL games will feature on-field pink ribbon stencils, special game balls, pink coins, and players, coaches and referees wearing pink game apparel—all to help raise awareness for this important campaign. All the pink apparel, balls and coins

will be auctioned off at a special NFL website at www.NFL. com/auction. You can also purchase Official Pink NFL merchandise at www.NFLSHOP.com. Proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society and team charities. This is an issue that has directly touched the lives of many in the NFL family, and the NFL is committed to helping make a difference in breast cancer prevention.

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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Hosts 13th Annual Light the Night Walk November 4, Friday, 6pm The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, the world’s largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancer, is hosting its 13th Annual Light the Night Walk on November 4. The Light the Night Walk is an inspirational two-mile walk that brings together thousands of individuals to raise funds for lifesaving blood cancer research and critical patient and family services. “More than 957,000 Americans are battling leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma and it’s our goal to raise money to help those individuals live better, longer lives. The Walk is our opportunity to do just that and pay tribute and commemorate lives touched by cancer,” said Kristin Sacco, Deputy Executive Director of the San Diego/Hawaii Chapter. “This event is an experience unlike any other and truly brings light to the dark world of cancer. I guarantee that everyone participating in the Walk will be touched in some way.” Walkers join together at twilight holding illuminated balloons—white for survivors, red for supporters and gold to remember

those lost to cancer. In addition to the Walk, the evening’s festivities include music, food and family activities. Last year, almost 4,000 walkers participated in the Walk and more than $420,000 was raised. Check-in is at 6pm at Balboa Park. The opening ceremony begins at 7pm and the Walk starts at 7:30pm. For more information, visit www.lightthenight.org/sd/. For more about The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, visit www.LLS. org or (800) 955-4572.

Enjoy an Amazing, Luxurious 1-hr Massage for only $25 at Zendona Are you looking for the most affordable, professional, and luxurious foot and body massage in North County? Look no further! Located in nearby San Marcos, Zendona Foot and Body Massage is the most reasonably priced professional, relaxing spa experience in North County. Relieve muscle ache, pain and stress with a relaxing, detoxifying and soothing foot, legs, arms, head, and neck 1-hour reflexology session for only $25! Or, indulge yourself with a luxurious, private, head-to-toe 1-hour full-body massage for only $38! * Please clip their money saving coupons from their advertisement in this issue. Located in nearby San Marcos, just 15 minutes by car from the coast, Zendona is open seven days a week from 10am to 10pm. Walk-ins are welcome, but it is highly recommended to call ahead. There are no sales people trying to sell you an annual membership, but you may want to stock up on a few holiday gift cards for friends and relatives. Zendona Foot and Body Massage is located just off the 78 Freeway at 730 Nordahl Rd. Suite 106, San Marcos 92069 (across from the Kohls/WalMart shopping center). Call (760) 796-7945 or visit their website at www. zendonafootmassage.com.


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Celebrate World Arthritis Day with Massage Envy October 12 The national Healing Hands campaign for Arthritis will take place on World Arthritis Day, October 12, at all 700 Massage Envy locations across the country. $10 from every one-hour massage and facial session will be donated to the Arthritis Foundation. In addition to the $10 massage donation, Massage Envy’s exclusive skin care partner, Murad®, will donate 10% of all sales of skincare products sold during the event, and Wyndmere will also donate 10% of all retail products sold at both Massage Envys and Massage Envy Spas during the event. Any additional monetary donations from the public to the Arthritis Foundation can be made on or before October 12 at any Massage Envy location. Massage Envy partnered with the Arthritis Foundation earlier this year to serve as a national sponsor of the

Arthritis foundation’s 200 Arthritis Walk events. Partnering with the Arthritis Foundation was a natural fit for Massage Envy, as they both share a common understanding about the seriousness of the disease and the power of massage therapy to relieve certain Arthritis symptoms. Arthritis strikes 50 million Americans (one in five) and that number is soaring. The disease impacts people of every age. Two-thirds of those who suffer from the disease are under age 65, including approximately 300,000 children who are unable to live a pain-free life. Please help and join in this great effort. Contact a local Massage Envy or Massage Envy Spa near you. For more information, please call Massage Envy in San Marcos or Carlsbad at (760) 439-1155 or (760) 410-0288.

Take Care of Your Eyes If you are thinking that it’s been a while since your last eye exam, then it probably is. So often we neglect taking care of our eyes and our vision. If you are looking for a caring and professional optometrist, then Dr. Kristin Peterson- Salgado of Solana Beach Family Optometry is the person to see. Dr. Kristin Peterson-Salgado graduated from the University of California, Davis in 1993 with high honors then went on and graduated from the University of California, Berkeley School of Optometry in 1997. For 13 years she has been practicing medically-based optometry with a focus on ocular disease, geriatrics, traditional and hard-to-fit contact lenses, diabetic exams, and Lasik or cataract surgery pre-operative exams. Dr. Peterson-Salgado opened her private practice in Solana Beach in 2010 with a desire to continue her medically based practice while also incorporating vision exams

for the entire family. Dr. Peterson-Salgado enjoys fitting all types of contact lenses, including bifocal, monovision, rigid gas permeable, and astigmatic lenses. She also has an extensive background in the treatment of dry eye conditions. She is board certified in the treatment and management of ocular disease and can prescribe medications for eye infections, allergies, and dry eyes. Dr. Peterson enjoys spending time with her family, jogging, camping, playing sports, visiting family and friends, and going to the beach. Dr. Peterson- Salgado grew up in Del Mar and currently lives in Solana Beach with her husband (4th generation Solana Beach resident) and their 2 kids. Call for an appointment to see Dr. Kristin PetersonSalgado at Solana Beach Family Optometry at (858) 2598239 or stop in at 977 Lomas Santa Fe Drive, Suite B, Solana Beach CA 92075.

Before-N-After Weight Loss and Aesthetic Center Now Open in San Marcos With the recent opening of its third location in San Marcos, Before-N-After’s licensed providers are now offering North County residents quality medical weight loss and aesthetic services at affordable rates. Before-N-After’s weight loss program provides clients with a physician-supervised, affordable, and effective medical weight loss program that has no contracts or hidden fees. There are never start-up fees or long term contracts. A client’s first week is only $9.99. After meeting with a licensed medical provider for a one-on-one interview, new clients can participate in a program that offers appetite suppressants, diuretics, Lipo-tropic therapy, B12 and B-6 injections. In addition to medical weight loss, their providers also offer medical aesthetics to include Botox, Juvederm UP XC, Restylane, Dysport and Perlane. As one of the region’s largest providers of Botox and Juvederm, Before-N-After is able to offer high quality service and product at the following rates: Botox $7.99 per unit, Juvederm XC $395.00 per syringe, Dysport $3.00 per unit, and Restylane-L $395.00 per syringe. Isn’t it time to look and feel your best? Please call (888) 240-6242 or for more information, visit www.beforenafter. us. Before-N-After is located at 727 W. San Marcos Blvd #106, San Marcos, CA 92078.

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Scream Zone at Del Mar Fairgrounds Now through Oct 31, Fridays, 7pm-11pm It’s fright or flight at the 14th annual Scream Zone at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, which runs through October 31. Scream Zone features three haunted attractions: The House of Horror, The Chamber, and The Haunted Hayride (Not recommended for children under 10 yrs old.) The Scream Zone (House of Horror & The Chamber) is open Friday and Saturday, October 1-2; Thursday through Sunday, October 6-9; Thursday through Sunday, October 13-16; and nightly October 20 through October 31. Hours are 7pm to midnight Fridays and Saturdays, and 7 to 11pm other days, when open. Admission prices are: Triple Haunt - $27.99 House of Horror, Haunted Hayride and Chamber; Double Haunt - $18.99 Chamber, House of Horror or Haunted Hayride, and Single Haunt - $14.99 House of Horror or Haunted Hayride There is no cost to enter The Scream Zone complex. Parents who aren’t touring one of the attractions can have something to eat or drink while waiting for their kids. Sorry, no refunds or exchanges. Del Mar Fairgrounds is located at 2260 Jimmy Durante Boulevard, Del Mar. For more information, call (858) 755-1167 or visit www.sdfair.com.

Brick-or-Treat Party Nights will Light Up the Sky at Legoland October 1-2, 8-9, 15-16, 22-23, 29-30, Weekends Legoland is taking the biggest kids’ Halloween celebration in San Diego to new heights this year! Fireworks are being added to the already “brick-tacular” line up that Brick-or-Treat Party Nights offers every Saturday night in October. Returning fan favorites include the interactive show “Mail Order Monsters,” Brick-or-Treat Trails and, of course, Sea Life Carlsbad Aquarium gets into the spirit with its own Brick-or-Treat Trail Bonus station. Every Saturday and Sunday in October, children 12 and under can trick-or-treat on the Brickor-Treat Trail in the Enchanted Walk gathering goodies such as LEGO Club Magazine, delicious treats and other surprises. This kid-sized cul-de-sac features seven LEGO-themed treat stations and offer a safe, fun and entertaining trick-or-treating experience. Then every Saturday in October from 5 to 9pm, the family theme park transforms into a not-toospooky Halloween haven for Brick-or-Treat Party Nights featuring costume contests, nighttime trick-or-treating on one of two Brick or Treat Trails, festive music, entertainment, interaction with the “Boo Crew”, the animated light show “Spirits of Halloween” after sundown and fireworks

cap off the night at 9pm. Children can also enjoy ghoulish activities like Hubble Bubble’s Dance Party, the Haunted Hideaways and a LEGOLAND pumpkin patch building activity plus glow-in-the-dark treats for nighttime fun. The much-anticipated costume contest returns to Brickor-Treat Party Nights where children 12 and under show off their costumes in three categories including Heroes, LEGO-themed and Creative. At Sea Life Aquarium, the Southern California Tide Pool is spooked with a bonus Brick-or-Treat station. Kids receive candy and other surprises while learning about the “monsters” of the deep every Saturday and Sunday in October. Every day throughout the month of October, families can climb aboard a giant LEGO jack-o-lantern to capture a fun and memorable photo. The jacko-lantern, which is more than 7 feet wide, is made of 22,000 DUPLO bricks and weighs 850 pounds! All Brick-or-Treat and Party Nights festivities are included in the price of regular one-day admission to LEGOLAND California. For more information go to www.LEGOLAND. com or call (760) 918-5346.

8th Annual Halloween Ball at the Prado October 31, Mon, 9pm-2am The Prado at Balboa Park hosts more than 1,800 partygoers on Halloween night from 9pm to 2am as DJhere Productions presents their 8th annual Halloween Ball. For the last 7 years, the Prado venue has transformed into San Diego’s most notorious Halloween party, filled with masked superheroes, ghosts, ghouls and sexy partygoers. DJhere Productions takes the reins of the Prado as its premier nightlife event partner; creating and managing the most memorable Halloween you’ve ever seen.

Breakfast with the Littlest Pumpkin October 22, Sat, 7:30-11am The City of San Marcos is hosting its annual Breakfast with the Littlest Pumpkin fundraiser on Saturday, October 22 from 7:30 to 11am at the San Marcos Community Center. The breakfast benefits the Raggedy Ann & Andy Preschoolers Program and includes pancakes, eggs, sausage and orange juice or coffee. Quarter carnival games are available for the children. Tickets are $4-5 and may be purchased at the door or in advance at the San Marcos Community Center, 3 Civic Center Drive. Please call (760) 744-9000 for more information.

There are 3 rooms of music—the main ballroom, plus side room and upstairs loggia room. Please arrive early as this event fills to its capacity. This event is located at 1549 El Prado, San Diego. Special guests and talent are to be determined. Tickets are $20-80. For tickets and more information, go to www.djhere.com. Please do not contact the Prado restaurant for tickets or information. This is a 21-and-over event.


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Halloween Events

October 31, Halloween Night, 7pm-midnight North County’s infamous haunted hostel, the Carlsbad House of Horrors, is back again for its sixth consecutive year this Halloween. All your favorite illusions and scares from previous years are featured including the Dark Maze of Matreghon, the Severed Torso, the Incredible Shrinking Room, Juggernaut’s Prison, Nicolas Caged and the famous Bottomless Pit. Of course the demoniacal Uncle Jeepers and his crew of deranged miscreants have devised a few new contraptions in their workshop of evil that are guaranteed to make you scream. This attraction is not for the timid or faint of heart; it will be dark, loud and shocking. As hundreds prepare to visit Carlsbad’s haunted abode, the resident

evil salivates in anticipation of another feast, and Uncle Jeepers patiently waits—eagerly clutching his blooddrenched chainsaw. You have been warned! Come experience the Carlsbad House of Horrors and visit Uncle Jeepers, Cousin, the Maestro and the rest of the family this Halloween at 3384 Corte Panorama in the Copperwood development of La Costa Oaks (Rancho Santa Fe Road, west on Avenida Soledad, turn left at Sitio Corazon, turn right at Corte Panorama), from 7pm to midnight. For more information and directions, please visit www.carlsbadhouseofhorrors.com.

11th Annual Dos Equis XX Monster Bash October 29, Sat, 6pm-12am Come party with some of San Diego’s sexiest goblins and ghouls at the biggest Halloween Bash in the City! The 11th Annual Dos Equis XX Monster Bash is back on Saturday, October 29, from 6pm to midnight, shutting down 8 blocks for the largest Halloween block party in Southern California with the Gates of Hell entrance at 6th and Market. This year’s line-up is definitely not for the faint of heart as the streets of the Gaslamp transform into Mega Clubs including; the Dos Equis XX Fright Club, the Dead Prom Party and more. Spinning on the streets of the Gaslamp are live performances by top DJs from Europe, Las Vegas, LA, and San Diego! Get your creative juices flowing for what has become a Monster Bash tradition - the world famous Costume

Contest offering you a chance to win a grand prize of $3,000 in cash! Tickets are $30-35. You must be 21 and have a valid ID to enter. For more information about the event or to purchase tickets, call (619) 233-5008 or visit www.SanDiegoMonsterBash.com.

Halloween at Self-Realization Fellowship, Encinitas October 31 In late summer and early fall every year, many locals are accustomed to seeing the fields overlooking the Self-Realization Fellowship (SRF) Encinitas Retreat, Hermitage and Meditation Gardens (215 K Street, Encinitas) speckled with big, round orange pumpkins. After their early fall harvesting, some of these pumpkins are donated to charity organizations and schools. But about 100 are set aside for the week before Halloween, when they are carved by SRF monks, who whittle and shape them into truly fantastic works of art. The creatively

rendered pumpkins take on entirely new personalities, as, for example, the faces of famous people from past and present or as artistic scenes from nature. Kids will be delighted to see pumpkins that represent some of their favorite cartoon and action figures. A participant in the Halloween activities of the Downtown Encinitas Main Street Association (which transforms a portion of South Coast Highway 101 into Pumpkin Lane), SRF places its carved pumpkins on display in various locations on Halloween night. You can view them in front of SRF Books & Gifts (1150 S. Coast Hwy., Encinitas), under the SRF ashram’s Lotus Towers (on S. Coast Hwy., near K Street, Encinitas), and in several other locations. In addition, on Halloween night, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., the parking lot of SRF Books & Gifts will be transformed into a family-friendly magical landscape holding a castle and fairy queen’s court. Kids can receive treats, including blessings from the queen. For more information, call (760) 753-2888. For information about the SRF Temple visit www.encinitastemple.org.

The Haunted Trail of Balboa Pumpkin Plunge at Park and “The X-periment” Monroe Street Pool Now through October 31 in Carlsbad Located in the world famous Balboa Park, The Haunted Trail is San Diego’s only all outdoor haunted attraction, with two attractions at one location. “The Haunted Trail” is the main event and features a separate maze, “The X-periment.” The Haunted Trail is a stroll through the park you will never forget. Enter the mile long Trail through the twisted grove of pines and gnarled oaks. Visitors: watch your back—you’ll never know which way the terror will hit you. True to form, the Trail is not for children under 10 or the faint of heart. Experience an outdoor terror that is simply too big to house indoors. For a few extra bones you can experience over 3500 square feet of freak-infested terror by entering “The X-periment.” The X-periment is a new maze at the Trail this season. Find out what happens when Mother Nature takes her eye off the ball for just a bit. When the sun goes down from tonight through October 31 new scares invade. The Haunted Trail of Balboa Park is located at Marston Point, just east of 6th and Juniper Street in the Park. And for five extra bones experience the newest standalone maze “The X-periment” with no extra wait for the Trail. For dates/times or tickets, visit at www.hauntedtrail.net.

Oct. 15, Saturday, 12-3pm

Splish, splash! Come to the Halloween bash!  The entire family is welcome to join in ghostly games and creepy contests like bobbing for brains, fishing for sea monsters, and plunging off the Tower of Terror. Enjoy creepy crafts, a giant slide, and carnival games.  The San Dieguito Synchronized Swimmers and Dive San Diego have created a Halloween show just for this event that includes Zombie Divers. Every child will leave with their very own pumpkin from the floating pumpkin patch. Don’t forget to bring a bathing suit for swimming activities, a costume and a bag fortrick-or-treating.  Children 8 and younger must be accompanied by an adult when in the water. Food and drinks are available for sale. Parking is limited at the pool with surface street parking available. Tickets at the door are $12. Free for children ages 3 and under. Tickets will be available for purchase starting at 11:30 am.

SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular Oct. 1-30, Weekends, 1-6pm Say hello to amazing sea creatures, dressed up in costume or not, watch spooky shows, trick-or-treat, and more! For more information, go to www.seaworldspooktacular.com. Scream Zone at Del Mar Fairgrounds Oct. 1-30, Various dates Survive the frights of either the House of Horror, The Chamber, or The Haunted Hayride. Fridays and Saturdays 7pm-midnight, other days 7pm-11pm. Call (858) 755-1167 or visit www.sdfair.com. Haunted Hotel and Haunted Trail in Balboa Park Oct. 1-Oct. 31 The Haunted Hotel and Haunted Trail in Balboa Park are back this year for spooky October nights! Tickets available online at www.hauntedhotel.com. Brick or Treat at Legoland Saturdays and Sundays in October Join the Halloween fun at Legoland California. Their Brick-or-Treat celebration features a 7-ft. wide LEGO Jack-o-lantern, costume contests, and trick-or-treat in the park. www.california.legoland.com. La Costa Meadows Elementary School’s 25th Annual Halloween Carnival Oct. 14-15, Fri 6pm-9pm, Sat 10am-6pm Carnival rides, a Haunted House, games and prizes, Chili Cook-Off, face painting and more! Great for kids. www.lacostameadowselementary.org Haunted Aquarium at Birch Aquarium: Where science goes mad Oct. 22-23, 6-9pm This family-friendly event brings the Birch Aquarium to life with a fall celebration of creepy crawlies and ocean animals. Costume contest for children with judging in the evening. Don’t miss out on the tricky-treats, slimy encounters, spooky activities, and monstrous live music. Call (858) 534-7336 or visit www.aquarium.ucsd.edu for more dates and tickets. RSVP to guarantee space. Located at 2300 Expedition Way, La Jolla, 92037. Boy Scout Troop 2000 Haunted Hotel The annual Haunted Hotel at the Olivenhain Germania Hotel is on the corner of Rancho Santa Fe Road and Seventh Street. The haunted house is prepared and manned by Boys Scout Troop 2000 from Olivenhain. Admission is low cost and the proceeds to go the Boy Scouts. Visit www.therugged2000.org for more information. Ghostly Tours in History Thursdays/Fridays/Saturdays—year-round. For the darkest and scariest corners of San Diego, enjoy the Ghostly Tours. Visit a combination of haunted houses, haciendas and adobes, two ships at port, and graveyards. Take a three hour Ghostly Limo Tour to five or six haunted San Diego locations, rated PG-13. The Gaslamp Walking Tour includes a rated PG one hour walk through the history of the Gaslamp Quarter. Old Town Walking Tours are one hour and rated G. Seances in Old Town are a one hour unique experience. Haunted locations you might see include the William Heath Davis House, El Campo Santo, Hotel Del Coronado, the Star of India, Sloppy Joey’s, the Horton Grand Hotel, Pioneer Park, and La Casa Larga. Prices vary depending on tour selections and dates. Visit www.ghostlytoursinhistory.com or call (877) 220-4844 for tour times and further information. Monster Manor in Mira Mesa Oct. 22-23, 29-30 This year guests will be coming to Ghastley Manor to investigate a series of strange disappearances and creepy late night happenings. They will learn what happened to a team of “ghost hunters” that went missing and come face to face with a strange being identified as “The Collector” who has been seen carrying bodies around the old manor late at night. For details visit the attractions page on the Monster Manor website, www.monstermanor.org/Attractions.html Lite Fright in Mira Mesa Oct. 22-23, 29-30 This year the Lite Frite attraction (for younger kids) will be the Return to the School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, a Harry Potter-esque adventure where potential students will learn how to use magic and run into their favorite characters www.monstermanor.org/Attractions.html 11th Annual Dos Equis XX Monster Bash Oct. 29, 6pm-12am Takes up 8 blocks in the Gaslamp, transforming the streets into Mega Clubs. Featuring top DJs from Europe, LA, Las Vegas, and SD! 21+ only. (619) 233-5008 www.SanDiegoMonsterBash.com . Halloween on Elm in Carlsbad Village Oct. 29, 2-7pm Dress up and celebrate Carlsbad’s Halloween on Elm. This free, family event features a Halloween-themed carnival, bounce houses, safe trick or treating, a costume contest for kids and pets, and much more! For more information call (760) 434-2815. Rancho Santa Fe Plaza – Trick-or-Treating Around the Plaza Oct. 29, 11am-3pm. Start at Childish Couture for map. Costume photos will be available. www.childishcouture.com. Safe Trick or Treat on Pumpkin Lane Oct. 31, 5-8pm From Encinitas Blvd. to K Street on the South Coast Hwy 101, there are elaborately-carved pumpkins, games, music, and activities. (760) 943-1950 www.encinitas101.com 8th Annual Halloween Ball at the Prado at Balboa Park Oct. 31, 9pm-2am Thousand of partygoers masked as devils, ghosts, superheroes and more. Tons of music and entertainment for the night. 1549 El Prado, San Diego. wwww.djhere.com Carlsbad House of Horrors Oct. 31, 7pm-midnight For its sixth consecutive year, this house scares visitors out of their wits as Uncle Jeepers and crew wait for people passing through with their bloodied weapons at the ready. Located at 3384 Corte Panorama, Carlsbad in the Copperwood development of La Costa Oaks. www.carlsbadhouseofhorrors.com


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Downtown Del Mar Celebrates Old Fashioned Halloween With Goodies, Magic and Crafts October 24, Sun, 2pm-4pm Wear your Halloween costume and enjoy ghoulishly fun activities at the Del Mar Village Association’s free annual Halloween event. Held about a week before Halloween, downtown businesses hand out treats for trick or treaters between 2pm – 4pm, while the L’Auberge Del Mar Amphitheater, Del Mar Art Center at the Del Mar Plaza and Del Mar Library hosts arts and crafts activities. Joel Ward, Hollywood Illusionist, performs along with the Scripps Performing Arts Thriller dancers. Halloween themed windows and store fronts are on display throughout the Downtown Village. For more information call (858) 755-1179 or visit www. delmarmainstreet.com.

La Costa Meadows Elementary School Holds 25th Annual Halloween Carnival

Safe Trick or Treat on Pumpkin Lane October 31, Mon, 5-8pm On Halloween each year, a stretch of the South Coast Hwy 101, from Encinitas Blvd. to K Street, is converted to Pumpkin Lane; the Highway features elaborately carved pumpkins at different viewing locations, and the Queen’s Court at the Self-Realization Fellowship Bookstore where the queen grants wishes. Children enjoy games, music and activities at the Lumberyard Courtyard, and downtown merchants hand out candy in a tranquil, safe setting where tricksters of all ages have loads of fun. The event is presented by the Downtown Encinitas MainStreet Association with immense help from those at the Self-Realization Fellowship, who grow and harvest the pumpkins on the hill above Vulcan (south of Santa Fe Dr.). The monks of SRF carve them for the enjoyment of the community each year. Downtown businesses generously participate and join in the fun. The Pumpkins

San Diego Zoo Breeding Giant Spiders

October 14-15, Fri 5pm-9pm, Sat 10am-6pm

La Costa Meadows Ele­men­ tary School in Carlsbad has a “spooktacular” way to get in the Halloween mood with their 25th Annual Halloween Carnival. The carnival includes two scary days of fun this year - Friday October 14 and Saturday October 15. On Friday there are carnival rides on the school field (provided by Christiansen Amusements in Escondido) and the ever-popular Haunted House, a free-standing fully constructed haunted mansion set up in the cafeteria. Saturday is filled with fun activities for all ages including Carnival Rides and Inflatables, Haunted House, Games and Prizes, food from local restaurants, a Bake Sale, Chili Cook-Off, Crafts, Face Painting, a Cake Walk and much more. There is also a silent auction and raffle drawing for over 25 themed baskets containing over 50 items donated by local merchants. La Costa Meadows Elementary School is located at 6889 El Fuerte (between Alga Rd. and Corintia) in Carlsbad. For additional information, visit the school website www.lacostameadowselementary.org or e-mail halloweencarnival.lcm@gmail.com.

Carlsbad Village Street Faire November 6, Sun, 8am-4pm For 37 years, the Carlsbad Street Faire has been the preeminent street fair in north San Diego County. With over 750 vendors, the Faire has something for everyone. In addition to arts and crafts vendors, the show has a wide variety of international food vendors, a beer garden with live entertainment, kids’ rides and a pancake breakfast. Shuttle buses run from the Westfield Shopping Mall (Hwy 78 and Hwy 5) and from the Coaster Station on Avenue Encinas. Free to the public. The Faire takes places in Carlsbad Village. For more information, call (760) 9459288 or visit www.kennedyfaires.com.

Celebrate 25 Years of Miracles at Tri-City Oct. 29, Saturday, 10am-2pm On Saturday, October 29, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. patients and families touched by the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Tri-City Medical Center are invited to a reunion and celebration of health at Tri-City Medical Center, 4002 Vista Way, Oceanside, 92056. There will be arts and crafts, games, activities, a costume parade and great food! Former patients are encouraged to submit a photo of their neonatal baby along with a current photo for a special presentation. Submit photos to: nicutcmc@tcmc.com. RSVPs are required and can be submitted online at tricitymed.org/nicufest.

are all harvested, which means it’s time for all of the fair princesses, beauty queens, witches, warlocks, ghouls and mischief-makers to come out and safely Trick or Treat on Halloween night. The event is held all along S. Coast Hwy 101 in Downtown Encinitas. For more information call (760) 943-1950 or visit www.encinitas101.com.

Animal care staff at the San Diego Zoo has been undertaking the delicate procedure of introducing female Goliath

bird-eating spiders to prospective mates. The zoo’s female arachnid, representing the largest spider species in the world, is approximately the size of a human hand and is capable of eating small birds and reptiles. Introductions between spider sexes is tricky because the female could seriously damage or even kill a male if the timing is not right. The mating game is dramatic and can also be deadly. “We have to monitor these animals closely to make sure that the female is in a receptive time for breeding and that the males are old enough to breed,” said Chris Mooney, San Diego Zoo Entomology keeper. “We also watch the process closely so that we can intervene before one of the spiders is injured.” If the breeding program becomes successful, San Diego Zoo entomology staff will soon be raising hundreds of these large spiders.

New Family Weekend Activities at the San Dieguito Heritage Museum Saturdays and Sundays Noon to 4pm Beginning October 8 The San Dieguito Heritage Museum is offering free history activities for families on Saturdays and Sundays, from noon until 4pm, beginning October 8. Each weekend there will be free hands-on experiences that highlight a certain era of San Dieguito history. Activities will change monthly and will include: • Native American period: sand painting and acorn grinding, • Rancho Period: adobe brick making, cattle roping and soap making • Pioneer Days: butter making, washboard clothes washing and quilt making • Flower Growing period: seed planting, plant identification and plant dyeing • Surfing and concern for ocean ecology: balsa minisurfboard shaping, kelp cookie making and ocean awareness experiences.

Eagle Scout Gives Back to His Preschool Connor Cook worked tirelessly to help enhance La Costa Valley Preschool and Kindergarten’s schoolyard through his Eagle Scout Leadership Project. His Scout Troop #777, along with skilled Photo: Connor Cook volunteers, assisted Connor and followed his project guidelines for construction of four tree planter boxes with benches, a garden planter box for blueberries plus weedblocking and spreading bark in the school’s huge garden. Two full weekends of on-site work and numerous hours prior to the construction was required of Connor. He also raised all funds for his project. The cost exceeded $1,500 in materials. Connor attended preschool at La Costa Valley Preschool and Kindergarten and wanted to provide something to enhance the school for today’s students and future students. The children invited Connor back to school to thank him and to learn how he and the troop constructed the boxes. The children were most impressed he was once a preschool student in their school.

The museum will use artifacts from its collections whenever possible for these activities. The Museum’s exhibits will be open during the activity times with docents to guide you through the fascinating history of San Dieguito. With these new intergenerational activities, families will come to understand that they can visit the Heritage Museum on any given weekend and enjoy a new and interesting experience. While at the Museum, visit their new Al’s Barbershop exhibit. See a recreation of the barbershop that was on Coast Highway 101 from the 1930s to the 1950s. See the antique chair and all the tools of the trade. San Dieguito Heritage Museum is located at 450 Quail Gardens Drive, Encinitas, CA 92024. For more information call (760) 632-9711 or visit www.sdheritage.org.

42nd Annual Día del Sol to be held at Grand Del Mar October 26, Wednesday Día del Sol’s highly anticipated and respected United Cerebral Palsy fundraising event will be held on October 26 and hosted by the Beach & Country Guild of Rancho Santa Fe. In its 42nd year, Dia Del Sol event will have silent and live auctions, a gourmet luncheon, luxury fashion boutiques, guest speakers, a Nordstrom UCP Children’s Fashion Show as well as a Designer Runway Fashion Show. Held annually in October, Día Del Sol has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for United Cerebral Palsy of San Diego with the help of local businesses, supporters and many committed volunteers. We hope that you will join the fun to raise awareness and help fundraise for United Cerebral Palsy of San Diego. For additional information or to purchase tickets, please visit www.beachandcountry.org or call Reservations at (858) 663-6214.


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Third Annual “Howl O’Ween” 46th Annual Borrego a Walkabout for People and Days Desert Festival Pets October 22-23, Sat 11am-7pm, October 27, Thurs, 5-8pm

Sun 9am-3pm

The Leucadia 101 MainStreet Association is sponsoring “Howl O’Ween” this year, an after hours walkabout along Leucadia’s Hwy 101 business district, featuring a pet parade and pet costume contest. People and their pets are invited to have fun discovering the unique shops, day spas and the many eateries in the area, each one a memorable experience. There is a $5 entrance fee for the contest, which will be donated in total to Rancho Coastal Humane Society. Grateful Dog, a local pet supply and pet grooming business, is sponsoring the pet costume contest and donating the prizes. The participating businesses for the event are the contest judges. Entry forms and pet “trick or treat bags” are available at the following businesses: Grateful Dog, 802 N. Coast Hwy 101, and the Leucadia 101 Main Street office, 386 N. Coast Hwy 101. For more information call (760) 436-2320 or visit www.leucadia101.com.

Grab the family and head on out to California’s Secret Desert, Borrego Springs, for the 46th Annual Borrego Days Desert Festival. Friends and family gather for this three day local tradition to enjoy a little sliver of Americana in our own backyard. On Saturday morning enjoy the parade through town at 10am and see the lively marching bands, floats, decorated golf carts, equestrian groups and more! Afterwards, take a stroll to peruse an array of artist and vendor booths, listen to the amazing live entertainment on the stage or quench

New Live Beehive Exhibit at Carlsbad Lagoon The Lagoon Discovery Center in Carlsbad is pleased to announce a new live beehive exhibit. People of all ages can take a peek into the inner workings of a live hive, watch the busy buzzing, and try to spot the queen bee. The demonstration hive features glass panels which hold the bees’ internal hive structure; a denselypacked matrix of cells made of beeswax called honeycomb. The bees use the cells to store food (honey and pollen), and to house the “brood” (eggs, larvae, and pupae). The Lagoon Discovery Center’s hive has been carefully designed to allow the bees access to come and go outside as they please. A pipe has been erected outside to allow them access and even includes a landing pad for easier re-entry. In addition to the Beehive Exhibit, families will delight in meeting the Discovery Center’s resident critters, like the bearded dragon “Lincoln”, the tree frog “Lady Lime Legs” and “Rosie” the rosy boa snake. Visitors will also enjoy the new Discovery Aquarium and touch tank, featuring a jeweled sea star, turban snail, and sunburst anemones. Bring your curiosity and discover all the fun at the Lagoon Discovery Center located at 1580 Cannon Road, Carlsbad, CA 92008 www aguahedionda.org. Hours: Tuesday – Friday 10am – 4pm Saturday & Sunday 12-4. Admission is free and donations are welcomed.

your thirst in the beer garden. Even the little ones are guaranteed to have a good time all day enjoying the children’s area complete with mini-carnival, face painting, pony rides, interactive activities, and arts and crafts. This event is free and is the perfect way to make lasting memories with your family and friends, while enjoying the picturesque desert landscape. For more information please call (619) 233-5008 or visit www.borregospringschamber.com.

San Diego Botanic Garden 29th Annual Fall Plant Sale October 15-16, Sat-Sun, 10am–4pm Plant donations from over 100 local growers, wholesalers, retail nurseries, and individuals make this one of the most interesting and diverse plant sales in San Diego County. Plant selections include California natives, cacti, succulents, bromeliads, fruit trees, and sub-tropicals. Visit the Botanic Attic for garden-related items. Also, be sure to check out the huge selection of used books and homemade goodies, such as specialty jellies. Enjoy an opportunity drawing and the popular sit-down Bakery Shoppe, which serves cakes, cookies, pies, and coffee. Cactus and Succulent Show and Sale October 22-23, Sat 9am–5pm, Sun 10am–4pm The Palomar Cactus and Succulent Society is having a plant show and sale at the San Diego Botanic Garden. Vendors of plants and pottery are selling on both days. Judging takes place on Saturday from 12 noon to 3pm. The public can follow along as judges comment on entries and make their selections. Winners are available for viewing both days.

Bromeliad Bash November 12-13, Sat-Sun, 9am-5pm The 1st Annual Bromeliad Bash at San Diego Botanic Garden features some of the best plants to grow in Southern California.  Enjoy presentations,  demonstrations, plant sales, and book sales all weekend long. Special exhibition showcases 37 original 19th century botanical color illustrations of bromeliads and orchids from the collection of Jack Kramer, prolific author and collector. These one-of-a-kind original works come with documented sources—they are rare in the trade and are for sale. The San Diego Botanic Garden is located at 230 Quail Gardens Drive, Encinitas. For more information call (760) 436-3036 or visit www.sdbgarden.org.

The City of Encinitas 25-Year Anniversary and Lima Bean Festival October 1, Sat, Noon-4pm The City of Encinitas 25th Anniversary Celebration is being held at the San Dieguito Heritage Museum. Event festivities include live performances, exhibits, food, prizes and more. This year’s event theme is in line with the City’s General Plan theme of “Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow.” The San Dieguito Heritage Museum is providing displays depicting the “yesterday” of Encinitas. Many cultural and community groups are showcasing the best of what Encinitas offers “today,” and an area displaying future City projects. In conjunction with the City of Encinitas’  25th Anniversary Party, the San Dieguito Heritage Museum

is presenting its 3rd annual Lima Bean Cook-off. The event is free. There is live entertainment noon to 4pm. Both amateur and professional cooks compete to create the tastiest Lima Bean appetizer, soup, salad or main dish, and there is a separate category for ‘anything else’! Lima beans will be provided by the Lima Bean Council of California.  There are prizes for all the winning entries. The San Dieguito Heritage Museum is located at 450 Quail Gardens Drive, Encinitas. For more information call the Heritage Museum at (760) 632-9711 or visit www. CityofEncinitas.org or www.sdheritage.org.

Bridal Bazaar- San Diego’s Biggest & Best Fall Bridal Expo An Evening to Remember… with Condoleezza Rice October 23, Sun, 10am-4pm

The Bridal Bazaar, San Diego’s ultimate wedding planning event, returns to the Del Mar Fairgrounds October 23. In one day, couples will find an extensive selection of styles, choices and ideas from 200 of the area’s most talented wedding professionals representing over 40 categories of products and services. At the Bridal Bazaar couples can see the latest décor and floral trends, explore dozens of reception and ceremony locations, sample cake and catering options, view the work of photographers and videographers, talk with invitation and honeymoon specialists, listen to DJs and musicians, meet experts from local gown and formalwear stores, and find money saving show specials. That’s why local brides have ranked the Bridal Bazaar “Best San Diego Bridal Show” every year since voting began. The Bridal Bazaar also features the area’s largest runway fashion show, showcasing the latest designs from top national designers and local shops. Produced by Gretchen Productions, the 11:30am, 1pm and 2:45pm fashion shows include attire for the entire wedding party. Win one of many great prizes at the fashion show and register to win 1-carat t.w. diamond earrings from John Franklin Fine Jewelers. Whether you are just beginning the planning process or making the last few difficult decisions, Bridal Bazaar makes planning fun and convenient. The Bazaar takes place at the Del Mar Fairgrounds’ Exhibit Hall. Tickets are $12 at the door. Discounts and tickets can be found at www.BridalBazaar.com. For more information call (760) 334-5500 or visit the website.

Benefiting North County’s Family Homelessness Solution Program October 8

One of the most highly anticipated events of the season is Vista-based non-profit Solutions for Change An Evening to Remember…with Condoleezza Rice. This amazing event will help raise funds for San Diego’s North County homeless shelter, Solutions for Change. TaylorMade Golf Company in Carlsbad will be the presenting sponsor of the black-tie gala, at which Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State (2005-2009) and distinguished Stanford University professor, will be the keynote speaker on October 8 at Rancho Bernardo Inn. The event will feature dinner, a live auction, a performance

by singer-songwriter Chantal Kreviazuk, and Dr. Rice’s speech. Other major sponsors for this event are the Issa Family Foundation and Datron World Communications. Both are longtime supporters of Solutions for Change. There are several levels of support for An Evening to Remember… with Condoleezza Rice. Tables of 10 are $2,500, and individual tickets may be purchased for $250 a plate. Table sponsorship opportunities begin at $5,000. Tickets are available at SolutionsForChange.org/events or by calling (760) 941-6545 ext. 320.

Del Mar Antique Show and Sale November 18-20, Fri-Sat 11am-7pm, Sun 11am-5pm Calendar Antique Shows is proud to present 65,000 square feet of antiques, vintage collectibles and decorator items, with over 250 premier antique dealers from all over California and the Western United States, at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. These exhibitors are selling the finest in antiques and collectibles including all types of glass, pottery, paper ephemera, crystal, jewelry, art, silver, Americana, primitives, American and European furniture, and much more – in short, everything from tin to Tiffany! Calendar Shows is also proud to announce that they are sponsoring a special booth to help customers appraise

their unknown treasures. The charge for this service will be $5 per item. The identification of the antiques and collectibles brought in by customers will be handled by experienced appraisers. Also appearing at the show are great repair and restoration artisans who are experts in the fields of glass, crystal, porcelain, pottery, rugs, and jewelry, furniture and art restoration and wicker and caning repair. The admission of $8 is good for the entire run of the show, with free return privileges. A 50% discount is available at www.calendarshows.com. For more information call (800) 943-7501.


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Win Free Concert Tickets To Five Great Shows at the House of Blues The North County Sun and www.HotinNorthCounty. com have once again partnered with the House of Blues San Diego and Live Nation, the biggest concert promoter in the United States, to give away tickets this fall to see these five great shows at the world famous House of Blues. Win tickets to see: Dropkick Murphys (for all ages) on Oct 11; Best of the 80s featuring Blasphemous Rumours and Rio on Oct 15; Transparent Production Presents LeCrae on Oct 19; House of Blues World Famous Gospel Brunch (family and friends 4pack) on Oct 23; Collie Buddz with Gappy Ranks, New Kingston, and DJ Carlos Culture on Oct 28. Praise the Lord and pass the biscuits! Experience the world famous Gospel Brunch at the House of Blues every Oct 11 Sunday. Menu includes live sweet gospel music mixed Dropkick Murphys

with cornbread muffins and maple butter, caramel sticky buns, cheese-filled tortellini salad with smoked salmon, capers, red onions and pear tomatoes, traditional Caesar salad, hickory smoked bacon and sausage links, homemade biscuits and country gravy, breakfast potatoes with sautéed onions and peppers, homemade waffles, omelet station, southern fried chicken, homemade macaroni and cheese, Creole chicken and shrimp jambalaya, carved smoked turkey breast with prime rib of beef, white chocolate walnut brownies, homemade fruit cobbler and white chocolate banana bread pudding. *Menu items may vary slightly and are subject to change.

Oct 15

Oct 19

Best of the 80s

LeCrae

BELLY UP TAVERN Upcoming Shows

It’s easy to win a free pair of tickets to see one of these five great shows at the House of Blues in San Diego. Just visit www.HotinNorthCounty.com and fill in the simple entry form. Select your top three choices. Ticket winners will be randomly selected and contacted by phone and email. We cannot guarantee your selections. Only (1) entry per person is allowed. If you enter more than once, you will be disqualified. Some restrictions apply. Must be 18 years or older to win tickets. Promoters are not liable for change in dates, times or cancellations. Best of luck, and see you at the House of Blues!

Oct 23

Oct 28

HoB Gospel Brunch

Collie Buddz

CONCERTS

143 South Cedros, Solana Beach, CA 92075, Ph: 858-481-8140 Fx: 858.481.4025 www.bellyup.com OCTOBER Sun, Oct 2, 9pm

BLIND PILOT w/Dan Mangan

Mon, Oct 3, 8pm

KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD w/guest

Tues, Oct 4, 9pm

THE RAPTURE w/Poolside

Wed., Oct 5, 9pm

YELLOWMAN w/guest to benefit the SD Humane Society & SPCA *tix avail online at givegoodwinefest.com

Fri, Oct 7, 5pm

Happy Hour – ATOMIC GROOVE

Fri, Oct 7, 9pm

DUST N BONES (G N R Trib) w/Bonfire (AC/DC Trib) & guest

Sat, Oct 8, 9pm

COMMON SENSE w/Shoreline Rootz

Sun, Oct 9, 9pm

BLITZEN TRAPPER & DAWES w/Smoke Fairies

Mon, Oct 10, 8pm

fm 949 presents THE PAINS OF BEING PURE AT HEART w/Tropical Popsicle & Hotel St. George

Tues, Oct 11, 9pm

“Dubapalooza” MAD PROFESSOR, Gaudi & Twilight Dub Circus

Wed., Oct 12, 9pm

Polynesian Underground Presents THE GREEN w/guest

Thurs, Oct 13, 9pm

STEVE POLTZ w/Roy Ruiz Clayton

Fri, Oct 14, 5pm

Happy Hour – ATOMIC GROOVE

Fri, Oct 14, 9pm

KARL DENSON’S TINY UNIVERSE feat Miles & Kyle of Slightly Stoopid w/Anders Osborne performing Rolling Stones’ “Sticky Fingers” in its entirety

Sat, Oct 15, 9pm

KARL DENSON’S TINY UNIVERSE feat Miles & Kyle of Slightly Stoopid w/special guests

Sun, Oct 16, 9pm

THE NAKED & FAMOUS w/The Chain Gang of 1974 & White Arrows

Wed, Oct 19, 8pm

ADRIAN BELEW POWER TRIO & STICK MEN feat Tony Levin & Pat Mastellotto

Thurs, Oct 20, 9pm

STEPHEN MALKMUS & THE JICKS w/Ty Segall

Fri, Oct 21, 5pm

Happy Hour – ATOMIC GROOVE

Fri, Oct 21, 9pm

LEON RUSSELL w/JENNY O

Sat, Oct 22, 9pm

BIG HEAD TODD BLUES CLUB feat BIG HEAD TODD & THE MONSTERS w/Charlie Musselwhite, Ruthie Foster & Hadden Sayers

Tues, Oct 25, 8pm

BANDING TOGETHER – Matt Curreri, Michael Tiernan, Megan Combs, Ryan Honeycutt feat emcc Woods from FM 94.9 & DJ ManCat

Wed, Oct 26, 9pm

TRENTEMOLLER w/guest

Thurs, Oct 27, 9pm

funky METERS w/guest

Fri, Oct 28, 5pm

Happy Hour – THE BROKERS

Fri, Oct 28, 9pm

“Noche De Los Muertos” B-SIDE PLAYERS w/Diego’s Umbrella

Sat, Oct 29, 9pm

SUPER DIAMOND w/guest

Sun, Oct 30, 9pm

GAELIC STORM

Mon, Oct 31, 9pm

HALLOWEEN HEAT w/Geezer

NOVEMBER

Get tickets at www.houseofblues.com, www.livenation.com the venue box office, all Ticketmasteroutlets or charge by phone at 800.745.3000. ARTIST & SUPPORT

DATE

VENUE

Erasure – Tomorrow’s World Tour w/ Frankmusik SOLD OUT The Misfits w/ Agent Orange, Juicehead Andre Nickatina w/ Hopsin, Raider Dave, Swizzz Honda Civic Tour Presents: Blink-182 & My Chemical Romance w/ Matt & Kim Journey w/ Foreigner, Night Ranger

Sun., 10/2, 8:00pm Mon, 10/3, 7:30pm Wed, 10/5, 7:30pm Thu, 10/6, 7:00pm

Sixsteprecords Presents The 7 Tour featuring David Crowder Band w/ Gungor Acoustic, Chris August, John Mark McMillan Kevin Devine w/ An Horse Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival featuring Avenged Sevenfold w/ Three Days Grace, Seether, Bullet For My Valentine, Escape The Fate, Sevendust, Black Tide & More! Badfish: A Tribute to Sublime w/ Scotty Don’t, Pacific Dub Dropkick Murphys w/ Swingin’ Utters Dropkick Murphys w/ Swingin’ Utters Tech N9NE – The Lost Cities Tour Krizz Kaliko, Kutt Calhoun, Jay Rock, Flawless, Die Nasty Casbah and KPRI Presents The Head and The Heart w/ Thao With the Get Down Stay Down, Lemola Best of the 80’s Featuring Blasphemous Rumours – A Live Depeche Mode Tribute and Rio – A Tribute to Duran Duran From Me to You: A Benefit With Raining Jane w/ Paul Cannon LG Ones to Watch Presents Chromeo w/ Mayer Hawthorne and the County, Breakbot Foo Fighters w/ Cage The Elephant, Mariachi el Bronx House of Blues and Transparent Productions Presents Lecrae Epitaph Farewell T ourJudas Priest w/ Black Label Society, Thin Lizzy

Fri., 10/7, 7:30pm

House of Blues House of Blues House of Blues Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre House of Blues

Opeth w/ Katatonia Casbah Presents Mason Jennings House of Blues Presents Gospel Brunch KSON Presents Pat Green Rock 105.3 Presents Anthrax and Testament w/ Death Angel PacTour Presents: Manchester Orchestra w/ White Denim, The Dear Hunter Saves the Day and Bayside w/ I Am the Avalanche, Transit Anamanaguchi w/ Starscream Collie Buddz w/ Gappy Ranks, New Kingston, DJ Carlos Culture Jason Aldean w/ Chris Young, Thompson Square

Thurs. 10/20, 7:30pm Sat., 10/22, 8:00pm Sun., 10/23, 11:00am – 1:00pm Sun., 10/23, 8:30pm Mon., 10/24, 7:20pm Wed., 10/26, 7:00pm Thurs. 10/27, 7:00pm Thurs.10/27, 7:00pm Fri., 10/28, 8:00pm Fri., 10/28, 7:30pm

LG Ones to Watch Presents Matt Nathanson w/ Scars on 45 The Damned 35th Anniversary – For the first time ever The Black Album and Damned Damned Damned played in their entirety w/ Manic Hispanic The Noise Tour featuring Mayday Parade Powered by Journeys w/ We Are the In Crowd, You Me At Six, There For Tomorrow, The Make 91X Presents Iration – Lei’d Back Tour 2011 w/ Tomorrow’s Bad Seeds, Through the Roots 91X Presents Iration – Lei’d Back Tour 2011 w/ Tomorrow’s Bad Seeds, Through the Roots City and Colour w/ Hacienda Mac Miller – The Blue Slide Park Tour w/ Pac Div & Casey Veggies The Bangles Thrice w/ La Dispute, Moving Mountains, O’ Brother Senses Fail w/ Stick to Your Guns, Make Do and Mend, The Story So Far Kyuss Lives! w/ The Sword The Dirty Heads and Gym Class Heroes w/ Wallpaper Tyrone Wells VNV Nation w/ Straftanz Pop Punk’s Not Dead Tour featuring New Found Glory w/ Set Your Goals, The Wonder Years, Man Overboard, This Time Next Year Casbah Presents Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings The Hip Hop & Love Tour featuring Murs w/ Tabi Bonney, Ski Beatz & the Senseis, McKenzie Eddy, Sean O’Connell, Da$h Chris Tucker

Sun., 11/27, 11:00am – 1:00pm Mon, 11/28, 7:30pm Tues, 11/29, 7:30pm

Fri, Nov 4, 9pm

LED ZEPPELIN 2 w/guest

Sun, Nov 6, 8pm

Walrus 105.7fm presents JUDY COLLINS w/Walter Parks **Seated Show**

Wed., Nov 9, 9pm

RA RA RIOT w/Delicate Steve

Thurs, Nov 10, 9pm

fm 949 presents BLACK JOE LEWIS & THE HONEYBEARS w/The Sheepdogs, The Dikes of Holland & DJ Claire

Fri, Nov 11, 9pm

THE EXPENDABLES w/guest

Sat, Nov 12, 9pm

STEPPING FEET w/LA vation (Tribute to U2)

Sun, Nov 13, 8pm

JAY FARRAR w/guest**Seated Show**

Tues, Nov 15, 8pm

fm 949 pres COMPANY OF THIEVES w/Dynamite Walls

Wed, Nov 16, 9pm

JIM JEFFERIES – Comedy Show

Thurs, Nov 17, 8pm

THEY MIGHT BE GIANTS w/Jonathan Coulton

Fri, Nov 18, 9pm

LOTUS w/Keys N Krates

Mon, Nov 21, 8pm

STEPHEN STILLS w/guest SOLD OUT

Tues, Nov 22, 8pm

JAY & SILENT BOB GET OLD w/Jason Mewes & Kevin Smith

Wed., Nov 23, 9pm

PLATINUM ROCKSTARS feat a very special BOSTYX set w/DJ MANCAT

House of Blues Presents Gospel Brunch Jason Mraz

Fri, Nov 25, 9pm

WILD CHILD w/guest

Jason Mraz

Sat, Nov 26, 9pm

CHRIS ISAAK CHRISTMAS SHOW

Fri, 10/7, 7:00pm

Fri., 10/7, 8:00pm Sun., 10/9, 2:30pm Sun., 10/9, 8:30pm Tues., 10/11, 7:00pm Wed., 10/12, 8:00pm Thur., 10/13, 7:30pm Fri., 10/14, 8:00pm

House of Blues Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre House of Blues House of Blues House of Blues House of Blues House of Blues

Sat., 10/15, 8:30pm

House of Blues

Sun., 10/16, 8:00pm Mon., 10/17, 8:00pm Mon., 10/17, 7:00pm Wed., 10/19, 7:30pm Wed, 10/19, 6:30pm

Sun., 10/30, 8:00pm Tue., 11/1, 7:30pm

House of Blues House of Blues Viejas Arena House of Blues Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre House of Blues House of Blues House of Blues House of Blues House of Blues House of Blues House of Blues House of Blues House of Blues Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre House of Blues House of Blues

Thu., 11/3, 6:30pm

House of Blues

Fri., 11/4, 8:00pm Sat., 11/5, 7:30pm Tue., 11/8, 8:00pm Wed., 11/9, 8:00pm Thur., 11/10, 8:00pm Fri., 11/11, 7:00pm Tues., 11/15, 6:00pm Thu., 11/17, 8:00pm Wed., 11/16, 7:30pm Fri., 11/18, 8:00pm Sat., 11/19 7:30pm, Sun., 11/20, 6:30pm

House of Blues House of Blues House of Blues House of Blues House of Blues House of Blues House of Blues House of Blues House of Blues House of Blues House of Blues House of Blues

Mon., 11/21, 9:00pm Fri., 11/25, 8:00pm

House of Blues House of Blues

Fri., 11/25, 7:30pm

San Diego Civic Theatre House of Blues Spreckels Theatre Spreckels Theatre


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King Crimson Front Man Adrian Belew to Perform at Belly Up Tavern Interview with Andy Lee One of the most progressive, versatile and innovative guitarists of our time, Adrian Belew, along with two original members of the rock group King Crimson will be blowing minds of a (most likely) raucus crowd at the Belly Up Tavern the night of October 19. Belew has a resume longer than most people’s arms. His singing, songwriting, guitar playing career took off when he became discovered by Frank Zappa in 1977. He went on to make 8 albums with Zappa, then toured and recorded with David Bowie from 1978-1979 and again in 1990, recorded 5 albums with the Talking Heads from 1980, became the new front man for King Crimson in 1981 and recorded more than 30 albums with them. He’s also played with Paul Simon, Robert Palmer, Joe Cocker, Herbie Hancock, and Jeff Beck, and has his own band, the Bears.

Andy: How do you describe your guitar work? Belew: I take the guitar to places unlike anyone else. I incorporate lots of sounds, techniques and styles. I emulate instruments, drums, and animal sounds. Andy: What type of artist are you? Belew: I’m not a hit recording artist. That’s not what I do. The best way to describe me is a “colorist.” Andy: Who inspired you to play when you first started out? Belew: Mostly the Beatles, and others like Jeff Beck and Hendrix. I recently played a concert with Beck at Royal Albert Hall. Andy: What kind of guitar do you play? Belew: I play a Parker Fly. It’s the Ferrari of guitars. I helped with the design and had it custom made for me. Cost about $10,000. Andy: Tell me about your tour. Belew: We leave on Monday and play 33 cities in 6 weeks. You will never see another show like this. It’s going to be a very special event. For the complete interview visit www.HotinNorthCounty.com

10th Annual Oceanside Music Festival This year’s OMFest offers 7 concerts, boasting a variety of music genres and showcasing both student and professional musicians throughout Southern California. The series opens with the Scholarship Gala at Oceanside Museum of Art and runs through October 23, featuring a wide range of concerts including multicultural, Broadway, choral, and classical music. SCHEDULED LINEUP: Opening Gala and OCAF Scholarship Fundraiser October 12, Wed This event has performances from both youth and music professionals. It’s Broadway, Baby! October 14, Fri, 7:30pm A music and dance spectacular, featuring Carlsbad Choraleers, Damsels in Distress, as well as local favorite singers, dancers, and incredibly talented student performers. The concert covers the history of the Tony Awards with familiar, and maybe some new, Broadway tunes. Classical Kaleidoscope October 16, Sun, 3pm This event features light classical music with New Ground Chamber Musician, an interactive and immersive experience for audience members. It consists of music that contains electronics and traditional instruments: the violin, cello, clarinet, and piano.

October 12-23

World Rhythms October 21, Fri, 7pm This is a concert of international flavor featuring MiraCosta College’s Frequency Vocal Jazz Ensemble, as well as other San Diego cultural favorites. High School Choral Showcase October 22, Sat, 7pm This event features the annual high school showcase of choirs and chamber singers.  The concert, a perennial favorite, features the best of the best from local high school choral music. Global Spirit October 23, Sun, 2pm A concert of medieval and liturgical music which covers Gregorian chants through contemporary praise. Featuring The Goliards who are showcasing the musical treasures of Europe’s medieval, renaissance and baroque periods and performing on period instruments in accordance with historical practice. The events are held at various places in Oceanside. For additional info about OMFest and its parent organization, Oceanside Cultural Arts Foundation, see their website www.ocaf.info/OMF or call (760) 433-3632.

HUMPHREY’S CONCERTS 2011 SCHEDULE 2241 Shelter Island Drive, San Diego, CA 92106 (800) 745-3000 www.humphreysconcerts.com

Fri/Sat., October 7-8 Sunday, October 9 Thursday, October 13 Tuesday, October 18 Wednesday, October 19 Monday, October 24 Tuesday, October 25

7:30 7:30 7:30 7:30 7:30 7:00 7:30

George Lopez OMD/Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark Australian Pink Floyd Billy Idol Julieta Venegas Gavin DeGraw/David Cook with special guest Carolina Liar Celtic Thunder

$75 $40 $50 $78 $45 $40 $75

San Diego Symphony Lineup Jacobs Masterworks 10/14-16 Zukerman Plays and Conducts, Fri-Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm 11/4-6 Liszt’s Piano Concertos, Fri-Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm 11/11-13 Mahler’s Ninth, Fri-Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm 12/2-4 Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons, Fri-Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm Winter Pops 10/2 National Acrobats of China, 8pm 10/28-29 Stayin’ Alive: Music of the Bee Gees, 8pm 10/30 Halloween Silent Film Night: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920), 7:30pm 11/20 Compaña Flamenco Jose Porcel, 2pm Family Festival 10/30 Symphony Spooktacular!, 2pm 12/18 Holiday Pops—Family Festival Version, 2pm Symphony Exposé 12/1 VIVALDI: The Four Seasons, 7:30pm Chamber Series 11/8 The Perlman/Quint/Bailey Trio Performs Haydn, 7:30pm Tickets can be purchased at 750 B Street, San Diego. For more information call (619) 235-0804 or visit www.sandiegosymphony.com.

4th & B 345 B St San Diego (619) 231-4343 www.4thandbevents.com *doors open 1 hour prior to showtime unless otherwise noted * ARTIST

SHOW DATE

Happybox & Shadow Inc Present Bamboo & Gloc-9 w/Glen Jacinto

Sat., 10/1, 7:00pm

CSS w/MEN / DJ Skull Crusher

Fri., 10/7, 9:00pm

Slaughter Half of all ticket sales to benefit Honoring Our Troops

Sat., 10/8, 8:00pm

Howard Jones Hosted by 91x’s Steve West

Wed., 10/12, 8:00pm

Bring On the Bright Lights Presents Cut Copy w/Midnight Magic / Washed Out

Fri., 10/14, 9:00pm

Brazilian Productions Presents Daniela Mercury

Sat., 10/15, 8:00pm

Sean Healy Presents The Game

Thu., 10/20, 9:00pm

BCMG Presents Calle 13 w/B-Side Players

Fri., 10/21, 9:00pm

DJ SHADOW

Sat., 10/22, 9:00pm

Mundial Ent. & Andrea Lujan Present California Dream – A Fashion Show With performances by: Mr. Dubie, Pearl, Fourthwaive and special guest DJ’s

Thu., 10/27, 9:00pm

Dead Man’s Party 11th Annual Halloween Bash!

Fri., 10/28, 7:00pm

Ledisi w/Timothy Bloom

Wed., 11/9, 8:00pm

Win Free Tickets to These Four Great Shows at the Belly Up Tavern The North County Sun and www.HotinNorthCounty. com are proud to announce another great ticket giveaway to North County’s premier concert venue, the Belly Up Tavern in Solana Beach. Enter our ticket giveaway and win tickets to see: Steve Polz on Oct 13; Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe on Oct 15; Adrian Belew on Oct 19; and Judy Collins on Nov 6. Those who know the BUT keep going back again and again. Those who don’t, seriously need to explore the BUT. The Belly Up Tavern is one of the most intimate, provocative, and electrifying venues you’ll ever experience! We suggest you come early, because seats are not reserved. Stop and grab a bite at the Wild Note Café before the show, and they may let you in to claim a seat a little earlier!

It’s easy to win free pair of tickets to one of these four great nights at the Belly Up Tavern. Just visit www.HotinNorthCounty.com and fill out the simple registration form. Winners will be randomly selected and will be notified by phone and email. Only (1) entry is

Oct 13

Oct 15

Steve Polz

Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe on

allowed per person. Select your top three shows. We cannot guarantee your selections. Promoters are not liable in the event of date or time change or show cancellation. Some restrictions apply. Must be 21 or older to win tickets. Good luck, and see you this fall at the Belly Up Tavern!

Oct 19

Adrian Belew

Nov 6

Judy Collins


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So You Think You Can Dance Tour Breaks, Locks and Pops in San Diego Nov 2 We’re Giving Away Free Tickets!

So You Think You Can Dance’s eighth-season Top 10 finalists are dancing across North America as part of the show’s 2011 tour and will soon be arriving in San Diego. This fall’s hottest ticket features this season’s Top Ten finalists: Caitlynn, Clarice, Jess, Jordan, Marko, Melanie, Mitchell, Ricky, Sasha and Tadd. The Tour features Season 8’s most popular routines as well as original pieces created specifically for the nationwide show that is being produced by 19 Entertainment, Dick Clark productions inc, Nigel Lythgoe, and AEG Live. Win Free Tickets! Tickets are now on sale for the Nov. 2nd San Diego show at the Valley View Casino Center and can be purchased at www.ticketmaster.com, but if you’d like to win some free tickets just visit www.HotinNorthCounty.com and fill in the ticket giveaway entry form. Ticket winners will be randomly selected and notified by phone and email. Only one entry per person is permitted to register. We’re also giving away some SYTYCD T-Shirts! Interview with So You Think You Can Dance Season 8 Winner Melanie Moore By Andy Lee I had the pleasure of interviewing Melanie Moore, So You Think You Can Dance Season 8 winner. She was back stage getting ready to go into a three-hour rehearsal. The following night was the opening night of their 32-city nationwide tour. Coincidentally, it also happened to be Melanie’s 20th birthday! The show opened in Orlando

Florida and will come to an end, right here in San Diego, at the Valley View Casino Center, on November 2, 2011. For complete interview visit www.HotinNorthCounty.com/music A: Out of the top ten finalists, who had the most professional dance experience? M: I think either Sasha or Marco or Jess. Sasha’s been on tour with Adam Lambert, Marco has done a lot of commercial dancing on TV, and Jess has done some Broadway. A: Do you have your own, special, signature, Melanie dance move that you rely on? M: I don’t know. We all have our own signature moves that we all do. Ha ha. Mine is the Penche forward roll. Everybody tends to like it. I totally rely on it. It’s when I put my leg up behind me and I do a forward roll. A: There were two routines that you did that stand out in my mind, I think it was your first routine called Turn to Stone, and another when you did a giant running leap into someone’s arms...have you ever done anything that insane before? M: Yes, that was my first routine I did with Marco, and the leap was with Neil Haskell, one of the All-Stars. I don’t think I’ve ever done anything that insane. I really enjoyed it. Neil was a great partner. We started out with some small leaps and grew that into the huge across the floor leap. A: Lady Gaga threw her shoe to you and Sasha after you both did a magnificent performance together. Who has that shoe now? M: Well, Sasha got that shoe. And, the shoe that Lady Gaga threw at (the choreographer) Sonya, Sonya later gave it

to me. And, Lady Gaga signed both of them. So we each have a shoe. A: After the show ended, how soon did you guys start rehearsing for the tour? M: We had only a week off, but I did Regis and Kelly and all those shows during my week off. It was like a working week off. We’ve been rehearsing now for almost four weeks. Honestly, I’m losing track of time. A: Have you had any offers since the show? M: I got a couple of offers on a TV show, but nothing is official yet. We aren’t allowed to pursue anything until after the tour. So, I’ll have to wait and see. Ha ha.

Special Fall Horticultural Events at Weidner’s Gardens November 5-6, Saturday and Sunday - Pansymonium November 12, Saturday – Lecture and Demonstration November 19, Saturday – Poinsettia Greenhouse Tour Weidner’s Gardens opens for their fall season on November 1 with their ���Dig Your Own Pansy” event. The gates open at 8am and digging begins at 9am. Choose from 16,000 pansy plants. Weidner’s has everything you need for digging and caring for pansies; and the more you dig the less they cost.

Field grown pansies are bigger, grow better and bloom longer. The weekend of November 5-6 is “Pansymonium.” This family friendly event includes arts and crafts, pansy growing talks, and lots of fun. Receive a free plant at Dig your Own Pansy - for children under 12. In November, children from Brownies, Scouts, Y’s and church groups are invited to a nature outing around a pansy dig. Visit our web site for details and how your group can participate. On November 12, Weidner’s presents talks and demonstrations on fruit trees, citrus trees, winter pruning, and fall and winter vegetables by Tom Spellman, the fruit tree “guru.” Receive a free pot of gourmet lettuce as well as good advice on choosing the right fruit tree for the right place.

On November 19, Weidner’s Gardens opens their greenhouse doors for one-of-a-kind poinsettia tour. There are thousands of poinsettias, especially in every shade of red imaginable. Learn the secrets and challenges of producing that perfect poinsettia at just the right date. See custom holiday arrangements and decorating tips. Take advantage of grower-to-you prices. Bring your camera for a photo in Santa’s sleigh surrounded by poinsettias. Enjoy refreshments and door prizes. Reservations are highly recommended. Weidner’s Gardens, 695 Normandy Rd. just east of Freeway I-5 between Leucadia and La Costa exits. (760) 436 2194. www.weidners.com for pictures and more details. Look for us on Weidners Gardens Facebook; evelyn@weidners.com

Fashion, Food, Fun & 5K Walk/Run for Literacy Reign at the Head to Toe Women’s Expo November 11-13

The Head to Toe Women’s Expo returns to the Del Mar Fairgrounds, giving mothers, daughters and girlfriends a chance to run wild during a weekend of inspiration, education and entertainment. The fun begins with exhibits featuring all the luxuries that women love- apparel, jewelry, handbags, makeup and skin-care products, spa services, health and fitness products, gourmet foods, and designer items and services for the home. New this year is a literal opportunity for gals to run wild. On November 12, Head to Toe’s “Girls on the Go

5K Walk/Run” raises funds for the San Diego Office of Education Everyone a Reader Volunteer Program. The scenic and mercifully flat course begins and ends at the Expo’s front door. In between, it winds along the San Dieguito Boardwalk and Lagoon Trail, peppered with feather-boa stations, tiara stops and refreshments. Lively music and a post-race dance party await finishers. The Expo’s popular Baby Bump & Beyond Baby Shower returns. Expectant moms are treated to a baby shower.

The shower is limited to the first 120 expectant moms to register by November 4, on the shower hotline. Models take to the runway with fabulous fall fashions from the Expo’s vendors. The Culinary Stage features San Diego’s finest chefs. Delicious samples and a book signing follows the demonstrations. For more information about the show, visit www.headtotoewomensexpo.com or please call (619) 491-0677 or (877) 491-0677.

No More Time Share Maintenance Fees, Property $699 7-Day California Taxes and Wasted Vacation Opportunities Coastal Cruise and Other Holiday Getaways ViaPointe works with individuals and families that are considering making their first purchase of a timeshare and also Resort Services Inc. works closely with current owners who have a vested interest in their deeded timeshares and consider their timeshare as an asset that should produce a return every year. Today’s timeshare owners realize that the value of a timeshare is not based on the deed but on how it is being used. Increased maintenance fees and special assessments tied to a deeded timeshare have gotten out of control. These fees must be paid every year, whether you use your time or not, and has owners upset and frustrated. ViaPointe Services Inc. has been successful in helping owners drastically reduce their maintenance fees and eliminating property taxes all together. As a result of today’s economy, many owners would like to be timeshare free. Timeshares are tough to sell, even in the best of times. ViaPointe Resort Services Inc. helps owners sell or liquidate their timeshares and instantly stop all fees by totally removing their name from the deed.

The more owners understand about their options through timeshare analysis, the better the odds are of maximizing the value of their timeshare. By upgrading existing owners to RCI Points, the owner’s vacation choices become limitless giving them access to all of RCI’s 6,500 resorts around the world. Owners also benefit from the added flexibility to use their points for cruises, hotel stays, major theme park tickets, airfares from over 300 airlines around the world, and car rentals. ViaPointe Resort Services, Inc. offers a no cost, no obligation analysis of current owner’s timeshare(s). Their analysis focuses on the owner’s concerns, increased maintenance fees, special assessments, vacation weeks going to waste, difficulties exchanging weeks, the need for more flexibility, or wanting to sell or liquidate their week(s). Through ViaPointe Resort Services Inc., owners develop a much better understanding and the ability to solve their problems. Visit their newest office located upstairs in the Carlsbad Village Faire Plaza, for a no-cost, no-obligation analysis of your timeshare week(s). Please stop by or call them at (760) 494-0211.

Whether you are looking for a quick holiday getaway, or just want to get started on next year’s vacation, the AAA is one of the best resources for you. They have experienced agents that can help you plan a truly memorable trip from start to finish; or just book you a room, a train, or flight to just about anywhere, near or far! The Auto Club has been providing legendary service for over a hundred years. Their goal is to provide the best service and save you money with their top quality vendors. One of their premier getaways right now is their unique California Coastal Cruise with Princess Cruises. The California Coastal Cruise is designed for all of you who love to cruise, but not to Mexico again! This is the trip you have been waiting for! This is a seven-day luxury cruise aboard the Sapphire Princess. Rates start from only $699.  Space is limited, so don’t delay. Call one of their great Travel Agents in Encinitas or Del Mar at (760) 635-4070 or (760) 794-3370. They are ready to make your next vacation truly an enjoyable experience.


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6th Annual O’side Turkey Trot November 24, Thurs, 7am–11am Come “move your feet before you eat” this Thanksgiving at Oceanside’s 6th Annual PMCU Turkey Trot 5Mile/5K run/walk and kids races. Join one of the fastest growing holiday traditions and have fun participating in this event. Be sure to bring the whole family, as there are races for everyone. The race course is a very fast downhill 5Mile/5k which starts at the Oceanside Civic Center (330 N. Coast Hwy, Oceanside) and finishes at the Pier area along the Beach. There are finisher medals for all, age division awards and finish line food. $5 from the entry fee will go an Oceanside school of choice. The event is $20-$33. For more information visit www.osideturkeytrot.com.

Hoot, Howl and Prowl at Blue Sky Ecological Reserve in Poway October 22 Come join the most popular Blue Sky Ecological Reserve event of the year! On October 22, Blue Sky will come alive with the Hoot, Howl and Prowl starting at 5:30 p.m. Guests will be led on a one-mile adventure through the Reserve meeting live “critters” (docents dressed in wildlife costumes) in the shadows of the canyon. Small groups will depart on their journey every fifteen minutes, with the last group leaving at 8:00 p.m. Children are encouraged to dress in costume and will receive a glow necklace. Hot chocolate will be served at the end of the tour. Everyone should dress warmly. The cost is $5 per person and spaces will fill up fast. For more information or to make a reservation, call the Blue Sky office at (858) 668-4781 or visit the Lake Poway Administration building at 14644 Lake Poway Road. Participants are advised to park at Lake Poway, where a free shuttle will transport you to the Reserve.  For more information visit www.poway.org.

2nd Annual Del Mar Mud Run 5k October 15, Sat, 8am-2pm Finishing a race has never been as downright dirty as it is in Del Mar. VAVi Sports & Social Club presents the 2nd annual Del Mar Mud Run 5k on Saturday, October 15. The obstacle course resembles that of a boot camp with a short wall, belly crawl, cargo net climb, a hay bale obstacle, and, of course, plenty of slimy mud pits. The course is a challenge for all fitness levels, and most teams and individuals complete the course within 30 minutes to an hour. Registration options include individual competitor, fourperson team and unlimited team sign-ups (for groups of five or more), with each category ranging in price. Race times are at 8am and continue every hour until 2pm. Awards are given out in each time slot for best Mud Run times, in addition to a contest judging the best costumes worn for the race. During the times when participants and spectators are not watching, or competing in the run, they can enjoy the

20th Annual San Marcos Trails Day October 9, 8am-12pm Get fit October 9 by joining either a 3-mile easy hike or a 6-mile, more difficult hike to “P” mountain. This hike in San Marcos is free and no RSVP is required. This healthy day is for people of all ages. Put on your hiking shoes and hike the trails of San Marcos, and enjoy the extensive trail system of the City of San Marcos. For more information visit www.ci.san-marcos.ca.us.

MiraCosta College to Host Stargazing Parties October 7-8, November 4-5, December 2-3, 8-10pm Have you ever looked through a real telescope? Are you interested in learning more about the stars and planets? Do you want to see Saturn or Jupiter or watch a shooting star? Then MiraCosta College’s Astronomy Parties are for you! Stargazing parties take place on the first Friday and Saturday of the month at the MiraCosta baseball field if the weather is right. The campus is located at 1 Barnard Drive in Oceanside. For cancellation information, directions and maps, call (760) 757-2121 or visit www.tinyurl.com/k4zj6.

17th Annual Holiday of Lights and “Holiday Hayride” At the Del 11th Annual Charity Mar Fairgrounds

Carlsbad Golf Classic October 21, Fri, 10:30am-6pm

This holiday season kicks off on Thanksgiving night when “Holiday of Lights” opens at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. The 17th Annual “Holiday of Lights” at the Del Mar Fairgrounds is one of the largest animated seasonal lights display on the West Coast and has become a San Diego County holiday tradition. Gather the family, some Christmas Cheer and hop in the car for a spectacular drive around the Del Mar Race Track. With more than 400 lighted animated scenes, this 1.5 mile drive around the track delights the entire family starting November 24 (Thanksgiving) and continuing through Sunday, January 1. Also returning this Holiday Season is the “Holiday Hayride.” Bundle up for this one! Grab your holiday hot chocolate or cider, a great BIG Christmas cookie, and settle down in a pile of hay inside an open hayride! Afterwards, enjoy holiday music, carolers, fire pits for roasting marshmallows, food, fun and “holiday spirits” (for those over 21) in the Paddock. The Holiday Hayride is open November 5 and December 2, 9 and 16. The Box Office can be reached at (858) 7924252. The Holiday of Lights is open November 24 through January 1, with some closed days. For times, prices and more information go to www.delmarfairgrounds.com.

Mud Fest after party, which includes: live music and DJs, a beer garden, and food vendors. The first beer (or nonalcoholic beverage) for Mud Run participants is free. The Mud Run is located at Del Mar Track and Fairgrounds at 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar. For more info call (858) 273-3485 x10. Purchase tickets online at www.DelMarMudRun.com.

The Carlsbad Golf Classic is an important annual fundraising event for the Carlsbad Educational Foundation (CEF). It benefits both the CEF and the nearly 11,000 students in the Carlsbad Unified School District (CUSD). The tournament raises significant funds to support music in every K-12 classroom, science enrichment and innovation in our schools. With state funding cuts, the contributions of sponsors, players and auction donors are more important than ever. Individual player fees are $195 or $780 for a foursome which includes: golf fees, refreshments, lunch, dinner, tee prize package and most tournament contests. Participants enjoy a cocktail reception, golf clinic contests, special raffle prizes, and significant discounts to shop in the TaylorMade Company Store. The Carlsbad Educational Foundation is a non-profit organization that was founded in 1983 to raise private support for public education and the enrichment of students in the Carlsbad Unified School District. CEF develops, conducts and finances innovative, quality educational programs and projects. Since its inception, the foundation has contributed more than $5 million in funds to Carlsbad schools, primarily for science, technology, arts and reading. The event is held at The Crossings at Carlsbad. Check-in starts at 10:30am, with a 12pm shotgun start, followed by dinner and an auction starting at 6pm. Don’t golf? Come for the dinner, silent auction and dancing. You’re guaranteed to have a great time! For more information or to register, visit www.CarlsbadEd.org or call (760) 929-1555.

3rd Annual Fifth Avenue Auto Showcase October 9, Sun, 11am-4pm Get your walking shoes ready and enjoy an afternoon of exquisite automobiles at the 3rd Annual Fifth Avenue Auto Showcase. Car enthusiasts from all over San Diego County flock to the historic Gaslamp Quarter this fall to take over 5th Avenue from K Street to E Street on Sunday, October 9 from 11am to 4pm. This free to view event is open to the public and showcases high-performance automobiles, ranging from the traditional classics to the lavish luxury modern vehicles of today. As you make your way down 5th Avenue, you will feast your eyes upon the makes and models of Italian exotics such as Ferrari and Maserati, to the American classics including the Thunderbird and Corvette. The show wraps up with the much anticipated “People’s Choice Award,” where the participants and the public have the opportunity to vote on their favorite car in the show. You won’t want to miss this event as these magnificent automobiles provide an extravagant display of horsepower and ingenuity. For more information and updates about this event, please visit www.gaslamp.org or call (619) 233-5008.

Encinitas Educational Foundation First Annual Golf Tournament “FORE! the Kids” October 11, Tuesday, 12:30pm The Encinitas Educational Foundation (EEF) will hold its second annual golf tournament “FORE! the Kids” on Tuesday, October 11, at The Crosby Golf Club in Rancho Santa Fe. The tournament benefits the Encinitas Educational Foundation (EEF)- a private, non-profit fundraising organization that promotes and supports nine elementary schools in the Encinitas Union School District. Thanks to private funding, EEF provides schools in the Encinitas Unified School District with grants, scholarships, endowments and services suited to individual school site needs and requests. The Foundation works cooperatively and collaboratively with the District and community partners to provide equal opportunity to all nine schools as guided by the District’s Strategic Plan. Entry fee to play in the tournament is $250 which includes golf, cart, range balls, player gift, lunch, live auction and awards dinner. Play starts at 12:30pm. Register online at www.encinitaseducationalfoundation.org . Only 144 spots are available.


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Island-to-Island Waterman Charity Paddleboard Relay Santa Barbara Island to Catalina October 8, Saturday, 7am Start

The Island-to-Island long-distance, open–ocean paddleboard race will take place on Saturday, October 8, 2011. This is the only second race of its kind in Southern California. Giles Douglas, 60, resident of Encinitas, California, produced the first trans-channel island paddleboard race in 2004, and is doing so again this year, only it’s much bigger this time around. Last time, 72 men and women paddleboarders participated in 32 mixed relay teams. Douglas, a well-respected waterman, used to compete in every major paddleboard race in California, Hawaii, and Australia until a boating accident in Malaysia in December 2009 almost took his life. After months of multiple surgeries and being in a foreign hospital, he has now returned to Encinitas. Thankful to be alive, Douglas is putting on this event and is donating its proceeds to the City of Hope for Prostate Cancer Research. The Island-to-Island Waterman Relay will begin at Santa Barbara Island at 7am, October 8, and will end at the Isthmus,of Catalina Island. The event will include four separate classes in teams of three: Stand Up paddle 14’; Traditional lay down paddleboards; OC 1’s; and Surf Ski’s. The course travels due east and is approximately 28 nautical miles. At 3pm the gate opens to the event and at 3:30 one of California’s best Polynesian shows will begin. An awards

4th Annual California Surf Festival October 13-16, Thursday-Sunday

ceremony with a catered dinner, dancing and cocktails will begin around 7:30 pm. The event will conclude promptly at 10:30 pm. There will be lodging, camping, and boating options available for all contestants and attendees. Anyone wishing to attend the event can ride over and return aboard the Catalina Express out of San Pedro at the close of the event. Call Catalina Express for daily departures. For more information, please visit www.islandtoislandwatermanrelay.com or Island to Island Waterman Relay on Facebook.

Chula Vista Centennial Celebration at Olympic Training Center October 15, Sat, 12pm-9pm The City of Chula Vista, in partnership with the United States Olympic Training Center, Chula Vista (OTC), announces the city’s Centennial Celebration on the scenic OTC campus on Saturday, October 15 from noon to 9pm. Admission to the event, commemorating Chula Vista’s 100th anniversary, is free and open to the public. Originally known as the Lemon Capital of the World for the city’s origins in citriculture, a touch of history and a twist of lemon are the ideal ingredients for the Chula Vista Centennial Celebration. The event pays tribute to the city’s roots by featuring a Twist of Lemon Tasting where attendees can purchase a ticket to savor tasty dishes and desserts

from local restaurants, wineries and breweries as they serve up samplings that include a key component—lemon. Chula Vista’s Centennial Celebration is complete with music and live entertainment. Visitors enjoy a variety of artists and music on two stages and cool off in the Craft Brew & Cocktail Garden. Families and friends can look forward to a 2012 London Summer Olympic preview, a vintage car show, and wander along the Olympic Path to learn about Chula Vista’s history of the city while shopping for unique keepsakes from arts and crafts vendors. This spectacular celebration comes to a close with a fireworks show that lights up the night sky to welcome Chula Vista into another century of growth and success. For further information please call (619) 585-5690 or visit www.chulavista100.com.

Bike MS Bay-to-Bay Tour to Fight MS October 22 – 23, Saturday and Sunday From Irvine to Mission Bay, cyclists of all ability levels are riding down the coastline to create a world free of multiple sclerosis. Voted by the readers of Competitor magazine as one of the “Best Cycling Events” in Southern California, Bike MS offers a fully-supported coastal ride of 15, 30, 100 or 150 miles over 1 or 2 days. The Tour boasts one of the most scenic and beautiful routes in the country, rolling along

San Diego Chargers Schedule 10/2 vs. Miami 1:15pm 10/9 @ Denver 1:15pm 10/23 @ New York Jets 10am 10/31 @ Kansas City 5:30pm 11/6 vs. Green Bay 1:15pm 11/10 vs. Oakland 5:20pm 11/20 @ Chicago 1:15pm 11/27 vs. Denver 1:15pm 12/5 @ Jacksonville 5:30pm

the pacific south coast. The Multiple Sclerosis fundraising and awareness bike event is sponsored by Land Rover of Miramar. Participants and spectators enjoy a Finish Festival on Day One at the Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa, complete with fine food, live entertainment, a health expo and beer garden! Day Two finishes in Mission Bay with more fun and a delicious barbeque. Join over 2,500 cyclists as they do their part to make their mark on MS, the most common neurological disease leading to disability in young adults. Learn more or register to be a part of the fun today at www.biketofinishMS.com. Registration is $60 and there is a fundraising minimum of $400.

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The California Surf Festival Celebrates awareness and support for surf history preservation through the California Surf Museum. The festival brings people from all around the world to Oceanside, California to experience surf culture through films, music, art, photography and interaction with the surfing community. The festival kicks off Thursday, October 13 with the documentary movie Mighty Uke. The Mighty Uke travels all over the world to discover why so many people from different nations, cultures, ages and musical tastes are turning to the ukulele to express themselves. Ukulele legend Bill Tapia (103 years old!) and Pat Enos are in concert after the movie. Bring your uke to play along. Celebrate the best female surfers in the world on Friday, October 14. During this star studded event, watch the USA premier of Oceanides, presented by the Keep-A-Breast Foundation. It is a poetic vision of surfers—nymphs— along the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans, Caribbean, Coral, and Tasmanian Seas. These places become the theater of marine and submarine visions of light and life. Watch The Still Point documentary on Saturday, October 15. The documentary highlights the ocean and waves as seen through the eyes and thoughts of some of the world’s most legendary water-men. It’s about the ocean and the connection of all things. For them, surfing is a form of selfexpression as well as a way of life, but is it also a microcosm of life on this planet? In this film we are brought to a place where there is everything and nothing, an image found in eastern thought and a concept found in quantum physics. The California Surf Festival concludes with the Big Shorts from Little Groms film contest for filmmakers 19 years old and younger. Groms who submit entries will get their chance at showing their 5-minute short films on the big screen. The best shorts receive prizes and air time on the California Surf Festival website. A lifetime achievement honor, the annually presented “Silver Surfer Award” will be given to a surfer who has made significant contributions to the culture and lifestyle of the surfing community. Past recipients are Gary Linden and Linda Benson. This year’s award is going to legendary surfer and shaper Skip Frye. Admission to the Silver Surfer Award ceremony on Sunday is free to the public and all are welcome. Entry fees to some events are $15 (depending on the event). The California Surf Museum is located at 312 Pier View Way, Oceanside. For more information call (760) 721-6876 or go to www.californiasurffestival.com or www.surfmuseum.org.

Los Angeles Lakers Tentative Schedule REGULAR SEASON 11/1 vs. Oklahoma City 7:30pm 11/2 @ Golden State 7:30pm 11/4 @ Phoenix 7pm 11/6 vs. New Orleans 6:30pm 11/7 @ Sacramento 7pm 11/9 vs. San Antonio 7:30pm 11/11 vs. Denver 7:30pm 11/13 vs. Detroit 6:30pm 11/15 vs. Washington 7:30pm 11/17 vs. New York 7:30pm 11/22 @ Memphis 5pm 11/23 vs. Sacramento 7:30pm 11/25 vs. Sacramento 7:30pm 11/29 vs. Minnesota 7:30pm 12/2 @ Utah 6pm 12/4 vs. Portland 6:30pm


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October is Kids Free Month at the San Diego Zoo and Safari Park We’ve Got Free Adult Admission Tickets Too! It’s October, and that means kids are free—well, maybe not from homework, chores, soccer practice, or dance lessons, but children do have free admission to the San Diego Zoo and the San Diego Zoo Safari Park all month long. From October 1 to 31, children ages 3 to 11 can visit either the Zoo or the Park for free when accompanied by a paid adult. What a great opportunity to meet meerkats, greet giraffes, say hello to hippos and explore all that the Zoo and Park have to offer! In addition to more than 4,000 animals at the Zoo and over 3,500 at the Safari Park, there is a whole host of special weekend activities at both places for kids to jump into and make the most of their visits. The Zoo and Park are great places for children to get outside and explore nature. For families of all kinds, October is definitely the month to have a wild time at the Zoo and the Park! Visit the Safari Park to meet costumed character Monty Meerkat and some live animal ambassadors, and

enjoy the reading of an animal storybook along with an animal presentation. And, be sure to stop by Discovery Station to kid around with Robert the Zebra, their frisky and friendly interactive digital character. At the Zoo, Dr. Zoolittle—the delightful doctor of discovery—will make you laugh and gasp as he reveals astounding animal feats in the Nature’s Tricks show. Enjoy some face (and photo) time with San Diego Zoo costumed characters, and get busy exploring five fun, hands-on activity stations ranging from art to animal diets, conservation and more! For more details visit www.sandiegozoo.org/ kidsfree.

It’s easy to win a free pair of tickets to San Diego Zoo and Safari Park! Just visit www.HotinNorthCounty.com and fill in the simple ticket giveaway form. Ticket winners will be randomly selected and notified by phone and email. Some restrictions apply. Only one entry per person

is permitted to register. Best of luck! See you this fall at the San Diego Zoo and San Diego Zoo Safari Park!


A mammogram without the anxiety. Now that’s something to be relieved about. We all know how important regular screenings are to ensure breast health. We also know that a mammogram can be a stressful ordeal. Not anymore. The Edgar and Jo Anne Jones Women’s Diagnostic Center at Tri-City Medical Center delivers advanced imaging technology and medical expertise within a serene environment of peace and calm. From the tranquil colors and relaxing atmosphere of the diagnostic center’s common areas to the all-in-one changing and exam rooms, your experience is designed to be easy, comfortable and stress-free. To request a screening appointment or learn about our special activities during Breast Cancer Month, visit tricitymed.org/mammogram or call 760.940.7470.

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