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Business After 5

The Escondido Chamber of Com­merce will hold its monthly network­ing Business After 5 meeting Thurs­day, July 14, 5 p.m.-7 p.m. at the California Center for the Arts, 340 N Escondido blvd., Escondido Museum Courtyard

The Museum is exhibiting: “My Hero: Contemporary Art & Superhero Action”. So join in the fun and come dressed as your favorite Superhero.

Chick-fil-A to offer free food on Tuesday, July 12, `Cow Appreciation Day’

If you dress up like a cow you can get some free food at Escondido’s

Chick-fil-A (and eight others throughout the county). The restau­rants at 1290 Auto Park Way in Escondido and 587 Grand Ave. in San Marcos, are preparing to give away free food to as many as 10,000 customers on Tuesday, July 12, as part of the chain’s nation­wide promotion called “Cow Appre­ciation Day.” On that day, Chick-fil-A restaurants nationwide will offer a free entrée to any customer who visits a restaurant dressed as a cow.

Adult customers who dress in any type of cow attire, whether it’s head- to-hoof or sporting a cow-spotted ac­cessory such as cow-pattern hat, scarf, tie or purse, will be rewarded with a free entrée of their choice, such as an Original Chicken Sandwich, Grilled Chicken Cool Wrap or Chick-fil-A Chicken Biscuit. Children can receive a free Kid’s Meal for dressing in a cow costume. The Cow Appreciation Day celebration will be held from store opening through 7 p.m. Breakfast is served until 10:30 a.m. Limit of one free entrée per customer per day.

A special website, www.CowAp­, features costume ideas and additional FAQ details on the customer appreciation day pro­motion, as well as downloadable cow spots, masks and other bovine-themed items customers can use to create their own costumes.

“Tea with Belle” at Grand Tea Room

Escondido’s Patio Playhouse Community and Youth Theater presents Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” August 12 – 27 at Kit Carson Park Amphitheater.

To kick off this event, The Grand Tea Room and Patio Playhouse in­vite you to a tea party at The Grand Tea Room.

“Tea With Belle”
Beauty and the Beast
Friday, July 22 at 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, July 23 at 4:30 p.m..

Visitors will be able to join Belle for food, music, games, and other activities. Dress up for the occasion for even more fun!

Visit for information about the play including show times and prices.

Developer roundtable held in Escondido

The San Diego Economic Devel­opment Corporation sponsored a de­veloper roundtable (mostly commer­cial or mixed-use developers) with the five Innovate 78 cities on June 29 in the Mitchell Room of Escondido City Hall.

About 30 developers attended, along with representatives from the five cities.

The goal of the roundtable was to hear from developers along the cor­ridor about the challenges they have experienced and their ideas for im­provements. Similarly, the cities shared their ideas and goals for de­velopment projects along the 78.

New business has a clue

A new business called “Clue Av­enue” has opened in downtown Es­condido.

Clue Avenue is an Escape Room style venue that just opened in Downtown, located above the Patio Playhouse on Kalmia Avenue.

An “Escape Room” is an interac­tive puzzle-room game where the goal is to use the clues and puzzles around you to escape before your 60-minute limit is up. They are also cross-promoting other Downtown businesses on their FAQ page:

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