Escondido, CA

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Wake up, Escondido!

Mix, mingle and network with Escondido Chamber of Commerce members as you enjoy breakfast at this dynamic monthly event. You will have the opportunity to highlight your business, its achievements and services to a group of gathered professionals from various industries.

Date/Time Information:

March 23,

7:30 a.m. – 9 a.m.


$13.00 Members

$20.00 Future Members



Special Guest Speakers: Araceli Wilson & Corie De Anda

Escondido Education Foundation & MANA of North County.

Call the Chamber office at 760-745-2125 to RSVP.

Panache Art Auction

The Escondido Arts Partnership Municipal Gallery will host the Panache Art Auction March 24.

Join the group at Panache, the EAP’s annual art auction fundraiser on  Saturday March 24, 5:30 – 9 p.m., an evening for appreciating and collecting standout art. It’s a gala event with live and silent auctions with auctioneer Dallas Woodring.  Bid on works by San Diego award winning artists, enjoy lavish appetizers, and a hosted bar with local beer and wine.

This is a rare opportunity to bid on the cornerstone of the fundraiser, an original signed serigraph by the late Niki de Saint Phalle –“My Men” from her “Californian Diary” series,

a donation from the Niki Charitable Art Foundation.

Tickets for Panache cost $55 in advance / $65 at the door.

Make your reservations online or at the gallery.

Paint and Tea Time

Spiritivity Paint & Sip is having another “Paint & Tea Time” event at their studio.

The Grand Tea Room will be providing the tea party goodies and Spiritivity teaches you how to paint a beautiful picture.

Meet some new people, have a tea party and paint a picture.

Spiritivity Paint & Sip Studio “Paint & Tea Time” will be held Saturday, March 31, noon at 102 West Grand Ave.

Call 760-715-0790 for reservations.

Hospital Auxiliary to meet

The North County Unit of Rady Children’s Hospital Auxiliary will have their annual Membership Luncheon after their regular meeting on   Wednesday, March 21, at the Trinity Episcopal Church, 845 Chestnut St., Escondido.

The meeting will be at 10 a.m. with a social meet and greet at 9:30 a.m. Members are from Escondido and the surrounding communities along with several members who reside in Valley Center. The Auxiliary is a diverse group of volunteers with something very important in common: a deep love and concern for children; especially those who are ill and in need. The Unit welcomes anyone who would like to find out more about the Auxiliary, and its mission, to be their guest for lunch. For additional information or to reserve a seat, call Padie at 760-803-9679.

Susan May Hull exhibit

Join the Escondido Arts Partnership, 262 East Grand Avenue, Escondido, until March 25 for an exhibit of 50 emerging artists. Hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday – Saturday for the free show.

The show will be split to allow sufficient space for 50 diverse talents. There will be two venues – The Studio Door, in North Park, and Escondido Arts Partnership.

A popular favorite, Susan Mae Hull, will display her trademark watercolor on rice paper of one of her favorite subjects, the Majestic Yosemite National Park.

Her work will be shown in the Escondido Arts Partnership space through March 25.

Plates for Eight

You’ll be eating lunch anyway, so why not make it a networking lunch? Connect with fellow Chamber members for engaging networking and conversations while you enjoy lunch! It’s a great way to network face-to-face and build relationships with business professionals.

This event is for Chamber members only.

Plates for Eight will be March 21, 11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m. at  Mi Guadalajara Restaurant

Members will pay for individual lunch, drink, taxes and tip. Call the Chamber office at 760-745-2125 to RSVP.

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