Get ready for one exciting month…so many fun things to do, and so much to celebrate! Join us on August 8th to celebrate 1850’s 1 Year Anniversary with a special evening filled with entertainment, urban wine and craft beer. All proceeds benefit local business + charity! Also, don’t miss everything else happening in North County from art events, film festivals, and don’t forget to make reservations to some local campgrounds and enjoy the great outdoors with the kiddos before they head back to school!
Looking for a little romantic evening downtown? Head on over to Little Italy for some food and Italian film! The Little Italy Summer Film Festival will show every Saturday at the Amici Park Amphitheater in Little Italy through the end of Aug. Bring a blanket and snuggle up. Be sure to grab a bite to eat or all that fresh garlic bread and pasta sauce will have your tummy talking during the film! Buon appetito! (Restaurants in Little Italy: http://www.littleitalysd.com/dine/restaurants-rub-lounges/)
Join us in celebrating everything that makes our community unique! Enjoy an evening full of entertainment with door prizes, live music, art installation, and a silent auction with tons of cool items from local North County establishments. Food truck, urban wine and craft beer will be included with ticket purchase. August 8th, 6-9pm. RSVP: www.1850realty.eventbrite.com
Looking for that perfect outdoor activity to enjoy with your kids before they go back to school? Head on over to Brengle Terrace Park in Vista on 8/9 for Fun Fest from 3-7pm including a circus, free kids’ crafts and activities, bounce houses, food booth and live entertainment. Following the festival at 8pm, enjoy a free screening of The LEGO movie with free popcorn! Don’t forget to bring a blanket and some picnic food!
Does kickflip, ollie, or noseslide get your wheels turning with excitement? How about complimentary appetizers, natural energy drinks, wine or beer? Better yet, how about live music, photography and artwork from legends in the business? If you said yes to any of these, book your ticket now to the next Art After Dark event at the Oceanside Museum of Art. Art After Dark: Kill the Kool will take place Aug. 15th from 7-10pm and is $10 for OMA members/$20 for nonmembers.
One of the of the first local breweries in North County San Diego, Stone is getting ready to celebrate their 18th anniversary with an international beer festival! Saturday August 16th from 11am-6pm, Stone will feature over 60 guest breweries with over 100 beers to sample as well as all of the Stone brews on cask! Tickets start at $45 and include a commemorative 18th Anniversary tasting glass, free home-brewed soda, samples of Mike’s Beer cheese, and 15 3oz samples. Listen to some live music and support local brew!
Time to get one “s’more” summer family vacation in with a family camping trip! Before the kiddos head back to school, pack up the car and get ready to pitch a tent in the great outdoors! There are many camp sites in North County to choose from. If you don’t already have a reservation at a local coastal site, check out Guajome Regional Park that has a little bit of everything San Diego has to offer. Lots of green lawn ideal for picnicking, playgrounds, shade and afternoon ocean breezes! Time to bust out those classic campfire tunes, what are you waiting for?!
Hungry for something new and fresh? Enjoy local Baja SoCal grub (did someone say margaritas and fish tacos?!?) at the all new Hello Betty Fish House just a block away from Oceanside Pier! This hip restaurant and bar provides a visual reflection of the local, eclectic characteristics of Oceanside’s beach life. Surfs up!
Don’t miss the 10th Annual LeucadiArt Walk happening on 8/24 from 10am-5pm! Local juried artists will be flooding the Coast Highway 101 in Leucadia displaying original art with open house hours at all local Leucadia Art Galleries. Enjoy a free ride in a double decker bus to shuttle you to and from designated parking. Over 5,000 people are anticipated to attend and enjoy the art, local craft beer, musical performances and a new Kids Zone with mural painting and art stations!
Looking to polish off your summer with a little adventure! Take a hike and explore Mount Woodson in Poway. What makes this hike extra thrilling is the infamous Potato Chip Rock located at the peak. See how creative you can get with taking photos on this wild ledge!