October Opens With A Fall Harvest of Fun For Everyone!

As many of my loyal fans will attest there are always plenty of fun and interesting things to do in Encinitas. I’m delighted to continue posting on this topic and hope you and your families enjoy this weekend’s area attractions and offerings! In the German tradition of Oktoberfest, there are several area festivals taking place this year including the 37th annual celebration in La Mesa and the 39th annual celebration in El Cajon. Each festival runs all weekend and features the best of German beers and edible ethnic delights, not to mention the bands, dances and traditional costumes associated with this annual tradition.

This weekend brings our eyes (and ears) to the sky as the 2010 MCAS Miramar Air Show descends upon the Marine Corps Air Station located in Half Moon Bay, CA. This action packed demonstration of aviation aerobatics runs Saturday and Sunday 10/2 and 10/3 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM with a special twilight show on Saturday from 5:30-9:00 PM. For all you film fanatics out there, be sure to check out the the annual San Diego Film festival running all weekend at the Gaslamp Theater located at 701 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA. Voted as one of the hottest and most innovated film festivals in America there is an assortment of cinematic delights for every popular film genre!

Concert goers have a variety of choices this weekend beginning with trip to wine country to be entertained by Kenny G performing Saturday 10/2 at 8:00 at the South Coast Winery and Spa in Temecula, CA. Kenny’s jazz infused and soulful sound will also benefit the Shriner’s Hospital for Crippled Children a charitable organization helping kids all across the world. On Saturday night 10/2 the Cricket Wireless Amphitheater plays host to the Rascal Flatts, featuring former American Idol finalist Kellie Pickler and Chris Young. Showtime for this night of country fun is 7:30 PM. After forty years in the pop/folk music industry and still going strong, the musical group America brings their timeless and heartfelt melodies to Humphreys concerts by the bay. Showtime is Sunday 10/3 at 7:30 PM. This is one of your last chances to see live performance at Humphreys this season!

Undefeated at home this season, the San Diego Chargers welcome the Arizona Cardinals for a thrilling match up over at the Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego on Sunday 10/3. Kickoff is at 1:15 PM. October also marks the beginning of free Zoo days for children up to 11 years old at the world famous San Diego Zoo featuring special activities for kids of all ages to connect with the natural world all around them This special runs through the entire month and is always a popular fall activity!

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