Hello March! This month brings all sorts of change. We spring forward and celebrate a new season. There’s all sorts of things for you to do with friends & family. Like photo opportunities at the Carlsbad Flower Fields or spending a day in Ramona Valley wine tasting. The Spring happenings are abound. Check out our extensive list of things to do. Enjoy!
Carlsbad Flower Fields – Escape from your daily routine and immerse yourself in a field of over 50 acres of flowers! The Flower Fields in Carlsbad are now open. Cruise on over to see the Tecolote Gian Ranunculus, on of the finest strains of ranunculus plants in the world. Enjoy the breathtaking views and beautiful colors from now through May 14th. Be sure to check out their website for a listing of events. www.flowerfields.com
La Paloma Theatre Encinitas – La Paloma is among the oldest theaters in San Diego. Make a date night in Encinitas, dinner & a movie. Every Friday night a midnight showing of Rocky Horror Picture Show for $9. Cash only. This month also showing, Blade Runner The Final Cut on 3/23 & 3/25. Details at:
Puppy Love 5K – Calling all dog owners and outdoor enthusiasts! Sign up for the Puppy Love 5k on March 19th at 7am. Embark on a beautiful trail in Lake Poway that will have you charging hills, descending into canyons and eager to see what the next switchback has to offer! Enjoy lots of freebies, kids activities, dog trick training, games, costume contest, and awesome prizes. This is no cat-walk! More info at Puppy Love 5K.
4th Annual North County St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival – Dig through your closet and throw on all of your favorite green attire – it’s time to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day! Don’t miss the 6th Annual North County St. Patricks Day Parade and Festival in Vista’s historic downtown on Sunday, March 12th noon to 6pm. A full day of festivities! North County St. Patrick Day Parade Info
Day trip to Ramona Valley Wine Country – Did you know that Ramona has received it’s own designation as a wine region? The Ramona Valley AVA is growing in popularity with 24 vineyards to visit. Take a Sunday drive out on East Hwy 78 towards San Pasqual Valley, plan a day of touring a couple vineyard tasting rooms while soaking in the valley views. Most tasting rooms are open on the weekend. Some require appointment. Check out all the details at: http://www.ramonavalleyvineyards.com/
Jack’s Pond Park in San Marcos – Looking for a change of scenery? Check out Jack’s Pond Park in San Marcos. A 23 acre park with picnic areas, a tot lot and Nature Center where you can learn about the local habitat, plants, animals & geology. Hike around the pond & enjoy the outdoors. Click here for info on Jack’s Pond Park.
The Vintage Marketplace in Rainbow. Friday March 10th and Saturday March 11th from 9-3pm the “Vintage Blooms” event celebrates Spring! 70 plus vendors with Vintage, Antiques and Handmade, plus food, bake goods. Admission $5.00, parking is free, military discount available with ID. Event is supporting the Fallbrook Animal Sancuary, and Friends of the Valley. Bring your donations to the event and you will be entered to win 4 admission tickets for the June event. Visit website for details
Hops in the Hills – First ever beer event in San Elijo Hills, “Hops In The Hills” Beer Festival in San Marcos! All proceeds will be donated to the San Elijo Elementary and Double Peak Schools. There will be IPAs and other hop-forward beers to taste; amazing food, and music playing all afternoon. Saturday, March 11, 2017, from 1-4 p.m. 20+ Local breweries. Tickets are $40 for unlimited tastings. $20 for Designated Drivers. Each ticket includes a souvenir cup. More info here.
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