Arts and Entertainment

Center announces brand new summer music festival series

The California Center for the Arts, Escondido this week announced the 18 musical acts, that will be performing for the first-ever Hidden City Sounds music series this summer. This new summer series will fill the Lyric Court with music every Friday at 6 p.m.-10 p.m. from June 7 to October 4 and free to the public. Enjoy a different genre […]

“MAGEC In The Park” will be a kids art sculpture competition

Free, as part of the California Center for the Arts Escondido’s 25th anniversary celebration, MAGEC will be holding a family-friendly youth art sculpture competition for kids to showcase Escondido’s arts and culture.   “MAGEC in the Park” is seeking kids to form teams in any combination of 3-5 students in grades 1 through 12 to complete a sculpture using the […]

American Heritage Car Show to be held May 25

The American Heritage Car Show will be held May 25, 9 a.m.–3 p.m. at Grape Day Park.  In its 22nd year, over 100 vehicles will be parked on the lawn in downtown Escondido’s Grape Day Park for your viewing pleasure.  In addition to the vehicles on view, a DJ spinning “golden oldies” and tours of the Escondido History Center will […]

Degas exhibit to inaugurate Center’s 25th season

The Center Museum’s inaugural exhibition of its 25th Anniversary Season will be “Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist, Works on Paper by the Artist and his Circle” opening on July 20. Considered by many to be among the founders of Impressionism, Edgar Degas is most known for his iconic depictions of dancers and racehorses. The works in this exhibition consist of […]

Art in the Garden at the Grand Ave Festival, May 19

MAGEC (Museums & Arts Growing Escondido Culture) presents its 2nd biannual Art in the Garden, a new feature of The Grand Avenue Festival, Sunday, May 19 from 9  a.m. to 5  p.m. Art in the Garden is a juried art show with many talented local Southern California artists, including: Jeannie Burkhardt, Sylviane Colier, Robert Dean, Shannon Flowers, Carrie Foster, Todd […]

Catch The Piano Men on May 25 at the Center

Catch The Piano Men on May 25 at the Center  The California Center for the Arts, Escondido and The Barn Stage Company will present, The Piano Men for one-night only at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido on Saturday May 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the Center Theater.                        […]

Mexican Pop Duo to perform May 24

The Huerta siblings, Jesse & Joy will perform in Escondido for one-night only at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido on Friday, May 24 at 7:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall.                                                          […]

“Menopause” extended by popular demand

The Welk Resort Theatre’s production of “Menopause The Musical” has earned rave reviews and has now added three more shows to its run, now playing through Sunday, June 9.  Performances are Saturdays at 1 p.m. and 8 p.m. and Sundays at 1 p.m.  Ticket prices for “Menopause The Musical” are $55 for performance only and $75 to include a pre-show […]

Grand Avenue Festival is coming May 19

Springtime in San Diego County means the wildflowers are blooming, kids are dreaming about summer vacation, our roads are about to be inundated with ‘Zonies, and it’s time for the Grand Avenue Festival in historic downtown Escondido! Happening on Sunday, May 19 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. it is getting so close you can almost smell the kettle corn. […]

“Thoroughly Modern Millie”….Thoroughly Entertaining


Community Players Theater, under the direction of Chris Ryan, has gone and done it again and that’s to put on a great show of the Broadway Classic, “Thoroughly Modern Millie.”  Though set in the 1920’s, the music and dance filled production addresses the very current and poignant topic of human trafficking interwoven in the romantic and comedic story line. The […]


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