The following events will be taking place in various location within the San Diego County during May of 2007. For more information on any of these events please contact the Alexiou Team Realtors.
May Padres Games
5/1/07 – vs. Washington, 7:05 PM PT
5/2/07- vs. Washington, 7:05 PM PT
5/11/07 – vs. St. Louis, 7:05 PM PT
5/12/07 – vs. St. Louis, 7:05 PM PT
5/13/07 – vs.St. Louis, 1:05 PM PT
5/14/07 – vs. Cincinnati, 7:05 PM PT
5/15/07 – vs. Cincinnati, 7:05 PM PT
5/16/07 – vs. Cincinnati, 7:05 PM PT
5/22/07 – vs. Chicago, 1:05 PM PT
5/23/07 – vs. Chicago, 7:05 PM PT
5/24/07 – vs. Chicago, 7:05 PM PT
5/25/07 – vs. Milwaukee, 7:05 PM PT
5/26/07 – vs. Milwaukee, 7:05 PM PT
5/27/07 – vs. Milwaukee, 1:05 PM PT
For updated info, visit their website at www.padres.com.
Del Mar National Hunter/Jumper Week – 5/1/07 – 5/6/07
The best riders and horses in the nation will have you on the edge of your seat as they negotiate a difficult course of jumps exceeding five feet in height and width.
Location: Del Mar Fair Grounds.
Visit their website for show time, admission price and other information. www.sdfair.com
RENT Live – 5/2/07, 5/3/07, 5/4/07
The winner of the Tony Award for best musical, and the Pulitzer Prize for best drama; RENT performs songs that rock and a story that really resonates!
Location: CA Center for the Arts, Escondido. (800) 988-4253
2007 Union-Tribune Race for Literacy – 5/5/07, 5/6/07
The largest kids run in California! Take in a scenic 8K run or walk through Balboa Park, down Highway 163 and through downtown to Pantoja Park. Kids 12 and under can join in this one-mile run and walk in Balboa Park at Sixth Avenue and Laurel St. Food, entertainment, prizes and awards await at the finish line.
Loc: Spreckels Organ Pavilion, (619) 702-8138
California Liver Walk – 5/5/07
Participants may choose from the 5K Walk/Run or 1.5 Turtle Walk. Check in is from 6:30 to 7:00 am at the San Diego War Memorial Building (north side of the Zoo parking lot) and the walk/run starts at 7:30 am. (sharp).
Location: San Diego Zoo, (619) 291-5483
“Castles of Carlsbad” Home Tour – 5/5/07
Don’t miss out! Tour features unique homes in the Carlsbad area. Come and enjoy the treasures of this beautiful Carlsbad!
Location: Various Carlsbad homes.
Corona 5 on 5 Block Party – 5/5/07
Cool off with an ice cold Corona or a refreshing Margatini and get set to shake your booty with some of the Gaslamp’s hottest live bands, coolest DJ’s.
Location: Gaslamp Quarter-5th Ave. and J St. (619) 233-5008
Old Town Fiesta Cinco De Mayo – 5/5/07, 5/6/07
The 41 historic buildings and museums of Old Town provide the per-fect backdrop for an authentic community celebration of entertainment, culture and history. Event includes sounds of traditional Mariachi, Cumbia and contemporary Latin Jazz can be found throughout 8 venues of entertainment.
Loc: San Diego Ave. in Old Town, (619) 296-3236
Carlsbad Village Faire – 5/6/07
Event features arts & crafts, antiques, unique clothing, items from around the world, and more. Live entertainment, children’s rides, an international food center, and an old-fashioned pancake breakfast, fun for the whole family!
Location: Carlsbad Village Dr. & Carlsbad Blvd. www.carlsbad.org
Tennis Fest – 5/6/07
“Open House” type of tennis event for anyone interested in tennis. *Non-players to seasoned tournament competitors welcome. Off court and on court activities for everyone – all ages welcome. Demonstrations, prizes, instruction, drills and more.
Loc: Balboa Tennis Club, www.sandiegotennis.com
Give Burns The Boot Countywide – 5/9 Firefighter Boot Drive
Firefighters will collect donation in their boots during the morning & evening commutes. Proceeds benefit the Burn Institute.
Locations throughout SD County, (858) 541-2277 or (619) 224-4171.
Mama’s Day 2007 – 5/11/07
More than 70 of San Diego’s top chefs unite to provide guests with a remarkable showcase of delicious food, tasty beverages and delectable desserts in support of Mama’s clients who rely on the nutritious meals delivered by dedicated volunteers throughout the year. Location: Hyatt La Jolla. (619) 233-6262
Spring Music Festival – 5/11/07
Enjoy the sounds of Brown Chapel. Brown Chapel featuring music department ensembles. Loc: 3900 Lomaland Dr., SD, CA 92106, (619) 401-8858
Bid For Kids: Casino Royale – 5/12/07
Event benefiting the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego. We are auctioning more than $200,000 in retail items and services to 400 guests, includes dinner, entertainment, and spectacular auction items.
Loc: Rancho Bernardo Inn. (760) 746-3315 x211
Chocolate Festival – 5/12/07
Celebrate Mother’s Day weekend with a chocolate experience to remember! Enjoy dozens of delectable chocolate tastings, cooking demonstrations, a chocolate fountain, and more. This family-friendly event also features entertainment, food, children’s activities, plant sales, and a variety of Mother’s Day gifts.
Loc: 230 Quail Gardens Dr., Encinitas – (760) 436-3036
Gator by the Bay Festival – 5/12/07, 5/13/07
This spirited, family oriented, music, cultural and food festival celebrates the heart and soul of the Louisiana bayou. Zydeco, Cajun, and Blues bands, dance lessons, food, cultural and music workshops, cooking demonstrations, arts and crafts for kids, Mardi Gras parades and artisan vendors.
Loc: Spanish Landing Park, W. Harbor Dr. (619) 234-8605
Oceanside City Beach Cleanup – 5/12/07
Join San Diego Coastkeeper for a cleanup at Oceanside City Beach. Meet on the south side of the pier.
Loc: Oceanside Pier, (619) 758-7743
Spring Arts & Crafts Fair – 5/12/07 – 5/13/07
Enjoy some refreshing wine while strolling along the many treasures and one of a kinds for sale at this 30th annual Spring Arts and Craft Fair.
Loc: Bernardo Winery, 13330 Paseo Del Verano Norte, San Diego, CA 92128. (858) 487-1866
Mother’s Day 2007 – 5/13/07
Say thanks for everything she’s done for you by treating her to a scrumptious champagne brunch, pampering her at a local spa, surprising her with pretty flowers and chocolates, enjoying Mother Nature together via hike or bike, toasting her at the opera or touring the Zoo’s botanical gardens.
Loc: San Diego County
Old Escondido Mothers Day Home Tour – 5/13/07
Five historic homes in the Old Escondido Historic District will be open on Mother’s Day from 11am-4pm. The homes represent four different architectural styles.
Loc: Escondido. Please call for further information. (760) 802-3318
San Diego Motorcycle and Hot Rod Expo – 5/14/07 – 5/15/07
Event will showcase custom bikes and hot rods of all makes and models. Event includes two days of bikes, classic cars and rock ‘n’ roll. Saturday 10:00 am – 10:00 pm and Sunday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm.
Loc: Qualcomm Stadium. (619) 641-3100
Festival of Arts – 5/18/07
The Guajome Park Academy invites the public to a free arts festival, featuring live music by GPA students, silent auction on select pieces, live music, great arts related items, food, art displays and performances.
Loc: 2000 N. Santa Fe, Vista 92084. (760) 941-6079
North County Food and Wine Festival – 5/18/07
Local, CA and International wineries represented. There will be a silent auction, beer tasting and dancing with live entertainment on two stages! Loc: CA Center for the Arts, Escondido. Proceeds will benefit local and international charities.
Call 800-249-2024 or visit www.bonsallrotary.com for more info.
Encinitas Sports & Fitness Festival – 5/19/07, 5/20/07
Join us for some fun! We offer two Triathlons, a Duathlon, a Bike tour (three distances), a 5K, the Moonlight Beach Paddle & Swim, a Spin-a-thon and a Sports Expo.
Location: Various Encinitas Locations. Visit website for event times, registration details and more important info. www.encinitasrace.com.
The Navy’s 21st Original Bay Bridge Run/Walk – 5/19 – 5/20
Come join the fun. All volunteers receive a letter of appreciation, volunteer T-shirt, refreshments and a ticket to the Sunday, May 27 San Diego Padres baseball game at PETCO Park.
Location: RoadRunner Sports/Downtown SD/Coronado. (619) 556-2333.
Arthritis Walk – 5/20/07
The Arthritis Walk® is the Arthritis Foundation’s annual nationwide event that raises awareness and funds to fight arthritis, the nation’s leading cause of disability.
Loc: Embarcadero Marina Park North. (858) 492-1090.
North Park Festival of the Arts – 5/20/07
The event will feature a plethora of art, live entertainment, food, and activities for everyone. The Artists’ Village will feature local artists displaying and creating pieces of work, as well as including a juried artists’ area.
Location: North Park – Along University Avenue between 30th and 32nd Streets. (619) 233-0898
The Cult Bike Ride – 5/20/07
The tour de fun sets out from Velo Culture Bike Shop in La Jolla at 7:00 pm on the third Friday of every month. Each ride beholds a new destination, be it a beach, fire pit or bar. The pack travels at a comfort-able cruising speed, so experienced racers and casual riders alike are able to enjoy the trip.
Collegiate National Flowboarding Championship – 5/21/07
Local college surf teams will ride Bruticus Maximus, a 10-foot simulated endless wave, for the championship title. Competition begins at 2pm, followed by the final round at 7:30pm. Loc: 3127 1/2 Ocean Front Walk. (858) 228-WAVE
May Fest Celebration – 5/26/07, 5/27/07
Event is 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Enjoy music, food & beverage, face painting & balloons by Grandma & Grandpa D Clowns. Bring the whole family!
Location: Rabobank Parking Lot, 2033 Main Street, Julian. www.julianca.com
Julian Classic Motoring Show – 5/27/07
Select classic touring and vintage racing cars from the turn of the century through the 1970s will be displayed along with old and new “Special Interest” automobiles.
Location: Menghini Winery, Julian, CA 92036. (760) 765-2072
Memorial Day 2007 – 5/28/07
Memorial Day signals the unofficial beginning of summer as well as a time for remembrance. San Diego County has no shortage of ways to celebrate this three-day weekend. Head to the beach, grill with family and friends, tour the USS Midway or visit the Flying Leathernecks Museum.