Escondido, CA

Times-Advocate Shorts

TERC to meet

Escondido Mayor Sam Abed will be the guest speaker for The Escondido Republican Club’s (TERC) lunchtime meeting on Monday, December 18.

The meeting will be held at the Cocina del Charro Restaurant, 890 W. Valley Parkway.  Check-in begins at 11:30 a.m. with lunch buffet service beginning at 11:45 a.m.  The meeting will begin promptly at noon and conclude at 1 p.m.

The cost is $15 per person.  Payment by cash or check only. Make reservations by calling (760) 480-8300. For more information about TERC, visit www.escondidorepublicanclub .com.

Thanks to Visit Escondido for the information on several of the items in this column. If you want to know more about Escondido, visit

Hanukkah Celebration

Santa won’t be the only traditional holiday icon celebrated at the center this holiday season as we enjoy warm festivities around the lighting of the first menorah candle in honor of the first night of Hanukkah on Tuesday, December 12, from 5-6 p.m., in partnership with Chabad of Poway. Following this celebration, the menorah will continue to live on at Westfield North County, and an additional candle will be lit every day of Hanukkah (December 12-20).

All are welcome. Open to the public. Free to attend.

Event Webpage:

Santa’s Workshop

Santa is bringing his merry workshop to Westfield North County on Sunday, December 17, from 9-11 a.m., and families are welcome to join in the fun. Kids are encouraged to be inspired and create personalized gifts for the special people on their holiday giving list, thanks to the California Center for the Arts, Escondido, and enjoy music, tasty treats, and other special surprises.

Find Santa’s Workshop event in the Dining Court on Level 3. All families are welcome. No participation fee.

Event Webpage: Thanks to Visit Escondido for this information.

Holiday Paint & Sip Nights 

Enjoy the holiday spirit and create awesome gifts with friends at these 3 off-site Spiritivity Paint & Sip events!

Sunday, December 10, 1 p.m. at SIP Wine & Beer

Thursday, December 14, 6 p.m. at Forgotten Barrel Winery

Sunday, December 17, 2 p.m. at Hungry Hawk Vineyards & Winery

Sunday, December 10, 1 p.m. at SIP Wine & Beer

Join us this festive Sunday to paint a customizable Family Ornament, while you try some new beer and wine at the neighborhood tasting room, SIP.

21+ Class, $35 per person.

Paint Night with Spiritivity:  Sunday, December 10 from 1-3 p.m.  Buy tickets at this website:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *