Escondido, CA

Around Escondido

Escondido SATURDAY Market, Held every Saturday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Grand Ave. 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 Ave. between Juniper and Kalmia Street in downtown Escondido. Local, farm fresh produce. Local flowers and plants. Arts and crafts from area artisans.

San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum—In honor of Science and Engineering Week, the museum will be holding March Preschool Science Workshops. Register Now to join the group for three fun half hour workshops on March 16, 17, and 18 from 10 am— 10:30 a.m.. On March 16 – “Bugs and Butterflies,” they will discover how bugs and butterflies make our flowers and plants grow. You will get a special look at these bug friends in the Pollinator Garden as well. Then prepare to get your hands dirty on March 17 – “From Seed to Plant,” when they explore the life cycle and anatomy of plants through sorting and planting seeds in our Organic Vegetable Garden. The last day of workshops is March 18 – “Math Tools.” Make your own counting beads and gain ideas on how to continue the learning at home! Reserve your spot. Contact the museum at 760-233-7755.

Subscriptions—Be sure you continue to receive the Times-Advocate. Mail your $20 mailing fee for ten editions to: Times-Advocate, 29010 Lilac Rd., Ste. C, Valley Center CA 92082.

Escondido Republican Women, Federated —At their March 25th meeting, Escondido Republican Women, Federated (ERWF), will host Jim Brulte, chairman of the California Republican Party (CRP), as their keynote guest speaker. Elected Chairman of the CRP in March 2013, Brulte served 14 years in the California State Assembly. He then joined California Stragegies to head up the Inland Empire Office. He will give the group an update on the Republican Party and the 2016 election. With registration at 11 a.m., the meeting begins promptly at 11:30 a.m. at Cocina del Charro, 890 W. Valley Parkway, Escondido. Open to the public, the cost is $16 and includes a tostada buffet luncheon. For reservations (due March 22), contact Rosalia Zamora at or call 760-489-1407.

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