Escondido, CA

Times-Advocate Shorts

Birders go to the movies

North County Aviculturists, for pet bird owners and breeders, is going to the movies. They will feature an hour – long documentary on the group’s favorite topic, birds! There is no charge to view; popcorn and snacks are available. Hang around after to discuss the show and possibly win something from the Opportunity Table. The show will be August 5 at 7 p.m. in the Vista Masonic Center. Questions? Visit

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Chamber to hold open house

The Escondido Chamber Open House will be held Tuesday, July 25, 5–7 p.m. at the Escondido Chamber of Commerce, 720 N Broadway, Escondido.

Appetizers and beverages will be served at the bi-annual Open House, hosted by Escondido Disposal Inc. and the Chamber. Meet the Chamber’s board and ambassadors and learn how the Chamber can help you grow your business.

Members and guests are welcome. Reservations are requested.

Questions? Call 760 745-2125.

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Superhero paintings on exhibit

Andreas Englund “Superlife: Uncut at Distinction Gallery” is an exhibition running from now until August 5.

Distinction Gallery / ArtHatch

317 E Grand Ave

Escondido, CA 92025

Andreas Englund is most well-known for his hilarious photo realistic paintings featuring an anonymous superhero and every day human struggles.

Andreas has been featured in dozens of art fairs, magazines, books, and news stories. In addition to his paintings and prints being shown around the world, he has created large-scale murals in many places including Berlin, Norway, New York, and Grand Central in Stockholm. He has also created many commissions for high profile businesses including Sony PlayStation. In addition to paintings, lithographs, and prints Andreas is also a recognized filmmaker. Andreas Englund was born in Falun in 1974, Sweden. He is based in Stockholm.

Go to for more info and artists’ bios.

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Stars and Stripes exhibit at Artists Gallery

EAA Artists Gallery

121 W. Grand Ave

Escondido, CA 92025


“Stars and Stripes – Honoring our Military” continues at the Escondido Art Association gallery until July 28.

A special reception was held last weekend during the  2nd Saturday Artwalk, when the EAA hosted two military personnel from Camp Pendleton.

Information and membership applications are available at the Artists Gallery on 121 W. Grand Avenue, on the EAA website, or you may phone the Artists Gallery at 760-489-0338.

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A Princess Tea with Rapunzel at the Grand Tea Room

“A Princess Tea with Rapunzel” will be held Saturday, July 22, 4:30 p.m. at the Grand Tea Room.

A Princess Tea with Rapunzel will be held July 22, 4:30  p.m. at the Grand Tea Room.

The Grand Tea Room will serve  food and tea, plus they will play games, sing songs and do face painting.  Come dressed as your favorite princess for even more fun!

Call the Grand Tea Room at 760-233-9500 for  reservations.

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Farmers Market

The Tuesday Downtown Certified Farmers Market will be held July 25, 2:30 p.m.

Heritage Garden Park at Juniper & Grand Ave

121 North Juniper

Escondido, 92025

The Downtown Certified Farmers’ Market is weekly in historic downtown Escondido.

2:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. – October through May

2:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. – June through September

The market is located at East Grand Avenue and Juniper Street and in the adjacent Heritage Garden Park.

Enjoy fresh local produce, flowers, herbs, succulents and fantastic hot foods, as well as crafts, clothes, music, and fun.

Questions? Visit

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Trivia Tuesdays at Vinz

Trivia Tuesdays at Vinz will next be held July 25, 5:30 p.m.

Vinz Wine Bar

201 E. Grand Ave

Escondido, CA 92025

There will be two game times… 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Bring your smart friends and enjoy some laughs… you could even win a $25 Vinz Gift Card.

Call for more info 760-743-8466.

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