Escondido, CA

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Escondido SATURDAY Market, Held every Saturday from 10 a.m.– 2 p.m. on Kalmia between Grand Ave and Second. North County’s newest artisan market in historic Downtown Escondido. Come for unique products and fresh produce in a hip urban market.

Escondido Farmers Market, Tuesdays 2:30-6 p.m., Year-Round, event is held on Grand Avenue between Juniper and Kalmia Street downtown. Local, farm fresh produce. Local flowers and plants. Arts and crafts from area artisans.

John Abrams’ Animal Magic! This program from the Escondido Public Library’s Summer Reading Club will be held Thursday, July 30, 2–3 p.m. in the Turrentine Room. Abrams will bring the Grand Finale of the Summer Reading Program. Abrams always packs the house with his interactive animal magic show. This will be followed in August with Book Time with Ronald McDonald! Ronald combines music, magic, and games to demonstrate the fun of reading and the importance of exercising the mind and body for a healthy life. Thusday, August 6, 2–3 p.m. in the Turrentine Turrentine Room. Questions? Call 760-839-4684.

Sikes Adobe Historic Farmhouse is a visit to the past. Sikes Adobe Historic Farmstead is a State Point of Interest and City of San Diego historic site in Escondido. The Farmhouse, (built around 1870), provides a unique opportunity to see what life was like in early San Diego settlements. Located at the Gateway to the San Pasqual Valley, right off the I-15 at Via Rancho Parkway at 12655 Sunset Drive in Escondido, the Farmhouse is open for docent-led tours: Sundays 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Tuesdays and Thursdays 10 a.m. –1 p.m. A $3 donation per person is requested. Special group tours can be requested by calling 760-432-8318 or emailing The Farmhouse is available for birthday parties and other special events. Every Sunday the North San Diego Certified Farmers’ Market is held at Sikes Adobe Historic Farmstead from 10:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. http://

Meet the Mayor—The City of Escondido is committed to Escondido’s businesses. Escondido’s Mayor Sam Abed and the Economic Development team is offering to meet with business owners to discuss your experience with the City, your challenges, successes and how we can help you be more successful. To schedule a visit, e contact Michelle Geller at (760) 839-4587 or email:

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