2019-12-05

Escondido offers 7 lake hikes and activities in December

Hikes begin at the Daley Ranch La Honda Drive entrance unless otherwise noted. Bring water, hat, sunscreen, and treaded footwear. All trails include steep and/or slippery sections. Do not leave valuables in your car. Steady rain cancels activities unless otherwise described. The schedule is also posted at www.escondido.org and www.visitescondido.com. Please note that drinking water is not available in many […]

There is Power in the Name of Jesus!


  “And His name will be the hope of all the world.”  (Matthew 12:21, NLT)   What’s in a name?  The Bible gives many examples of people, given names either as prophetic declarations of their purpose in life, or as an intended blessing or curse for their future.  Names are powerful.     The Bible says concerning Jesus: “Therefore God […]

Thanksgiving devotional raises $3,500 for Interfaith

The November 26 community wide Thanksgiving season gathering at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido attracted over 700 community members and raised donations of over $3,500 for the Interfaith Community Services organization of North County.  A dozen or more different faiths were represented in the event. After 30 years of traditional interfaith Thanksgiving service venues being rotated among the […]

Get ready for a holiday celebration with jazz artist, Etienne Charles

The California Center for the Arts, Escondido will host jazz trumpeter, Etienne Charles: Creole Christmas on Thursday, December 12, at 7:30 p.m. in the Center Theater.   Etienne Charles adds a new twist to the holidays with music from his dynamic Creole Christmas album. Featuring classic selections from the Caribbean, American, and European holiday songbooks, Charles and his ensemble celebrate […]

Poet R.T. Sedgwich to read his poetry Dec. 8 at Municipal Gallery

Award-winning Del Mar poet R.T. Sedgwick reads from his new collection of poems titled “Clipping the Wings of Chronos” (2019 A Word with You Press) during the first hour this afternoon; additionally a few folks from the audience will be reading older work from various anthologies containing R.T.’s stellar work over the years.     Sunday December 8, 2019 from […]

Exhibition opening at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido Museum

Finding Heaven in Hellhole Canyon This fundraising exhibition highlights artworks inspired by the beauty of open space. Local artists depict images of Valley Center’s Hellhole Canyon and the flora and fauna that inhabit the landscape. This exhibition includes the work of 14 local artists advocating for the preservation and enjoyment of California’s natural environment.  Featured artists include: Cathy Carey, Andrew […]

Cirque Dreams Holidaze celebrates in Escondido

The California Center for the Arts, Escondido is excited to present, Cirque Dreams Holidaze on two nights in Escondido on Tuesday, December 17, at 7:30 p.m. and Wednesday, December 18, at 7:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall.   Cirque Dreams Holidaze lights up the 2019 holiday season with its popular and electrifying stage spectacular that The New York Daily News […]

Get in the Christmas spirit with lively top Irish talent

The California Center for the Arts, Escondido will host the return of, Irish Christmas in America performing for one-night only on Wednesday, December 18,  at 7:30 p.m. in the Center Theater.  Celebrating its 15th year, the hugely popular holiday show, Irish Christmas in America brings a fascinating performance of music, song, dance and stories of seasonal Irish traditions. Produced by […]

2019-12-05 E-Edition

Stone Brewing the subject of film: “The Beer Jesus from America”

Sweetwood Films and Stone Brewing announced this week that “The Beer Jesus From America” has made its public debut with streaming now available on Prime Video and Vimeo On Demand. The 104-minute film documents Stone’s often tumultuous journey to becoming the first American independent craft brewery to build, own and operate its own brewery in Europe. “The Beer Jesus From […]