Fundraiser seeks to preserve “artichoke with legs”

A VFW-sponsored fundraiser for the protection of pangolins, sometimes described as “an artichoke with legs,” will be held this Saturday, July 15, 4-10 p.m. at VFW post 1513, 230 E Park Ave, Escondido—in the patio area. The fundraiser is to help one of the post’s new members, Will Smith, in his dedication to the protection of wildlife mostly in third-world […]

Children’s Discovery Museum hosts concerts on Fridays

The Children’s Discovery Museum is hosting a Summer Concert Series Fridays: on June 16, July 7, July 21 and August 4. Concerts are 5-7 p.m. Join the museum for an evening of summer fun in the Children’s Discovery Garden. The concerts feature Hullabaloo. Event Includes: • Hullabaloo performance • Crafts in the Outdoor Art Studio • Food vendors $5 beer […]

Puttin’ Down Roots – Free Concert at the Center

G Burns Jug Band will be the Puttin’ Down Roots entertainment on Friday, July 21, 7– 10 p.m. California Center for the Arts Escondido, 340 N Escondido Blvd. Delve into the multicultural roots of American music with Puttin’ Down Roots. This brand-new Americana music series will fill the Lyric Court with music every Friday in July. Enjoy a different genre […]


Concert to benefit firehouse

Jim Cline, trail boss at Cattle Call LLC, is bringing country western singer Amelia White to the Old Del Dios Firehouse for the latest in Firehouse Concerts Presents, this Saturday, July 15, 7–10 p.m. Ten percent of proceeds will  benefit the firehouse and fire truck restoration. The Firehouse Concert series is a new series mixing the best local talent with […]

Veterans Day & The Escondido Tamale Festival

The Escondido Downtown Business Association is proud to announce that the Escondido Tamale Festival will be held following the Annual Veterans Day Ceremony.  The ceremony will be begin Saturday, November 11 at 10:00 am at the “Wall of Courage” in Grape Day Park. It will be presented by Escondido’s Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1513, American Legion Post 149, and […]