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27th Annual Taste of Third, Thur, March 23, 4-8pm. $45. Food, drink, live music! Memorial Park (check-in) 353 Park Way, Chula Vista.
Sunset Market in Oceanside Thursdays year round. Jan.-March: 4-8pm; April through Dec. 5-9pm. Tremont & Pier View Way.
Thursday Storytimes, Free. Ongoing. Preschool Storytime geared toward age 3-5. All children welcome. Poway Library, 13137 Poway Rd.
Model Train HO-Scale Sale, Fri, March 24, 5:30-7:30pm. Free. Large variety cars, engines, including some brass. SD Model RR Museum, 1649 El Prado, Balboa Park.
Free Nature Photography Workshop, Fri, March 24, 9-11am. Free. Meet outside visitor center parking lot. Tijuana River Estuary, 301 Caspian Way, IB.
Vanesa Collier Live at the Brooks! Fri, March 24, 8pm. $30-$100. Three-time Blues Music Award Winner. Box office 760-433-8900.
Tai Chi, Ongoing Fridays thru June, 10-11am. Age 18+. Free. Tai Chi fitness class with gentle physical exercise and stretching. In the case of inclement weather, the class will be canceled. Poway Library, 13137 Poway Rd.
Love on a Leash, Ongoing Fridays, 3-4:30pm. Enjoy dogs with Love on a Leash. This program is geared toward children ages 6-10. Free. Poway Library, 13137 Poway Rd, Poway,
Guided Nature Walk, Sat, March 25, 8:30-10am. Free. Walk around lake. Easy, uneven ground. Rain cancels. Kumeyaay Lake Campground, Two Father Junípero Serra Trail, Santee.
Garden & Craft Faire, Sat, March 25, 9am-3pm. Free. Crafters, garden shop, SWC quilters. Sweetwater Women’s Club, 3855 Sweetwater Rd, Chula Vista.
Guided Nature Walk: Spring, Saturdays, March 25, April 1, 9:30-11am. Free. No reg req. Flowers. Rain cancels. San Carlos.
Green Living Tour, Sat, March 25, 10-11am. Free. Worm bins, greywater systems, innovative compost projects, tool lending library, water-wise garden, and more DIY, climate-friendly solutions. Solana Center for Environmental Innovation, 137 North El Camino Real, Encinitas.
Spring Book Sale, Sat, March 25, 10am-4pm. Free. Friends of the Poway Library Spring Book Sale. Plus DVDs, CDs, puzzles, games, more. Poway Library, 13137 Poway Rd.
Bike, Walk, Beautify Event, Sat, March 25, 10:30am–1pm. Caltrans is closing traffic on northbound Interstate 15 between 32nd Street and State Route 94. While crews perform routine scheduled maintenance, members of the public can walk and bike the highway while helping to clean it up. This family-friendly event includes games, activities and art projects.
Backyard Composting Workshop, Sat, March 25, 11am-1pm. Free. Join Solana Center workshop & learn the basics. Alpine Library, 1752 Alpine Blvd.
Psanky Egg Decorating, Sat, March 25, 11am-3pm. Free. Learn how to decorate Ukrainian Pysanky Easter Egg, learn about culture, current events in Ukraine. Canyon Community Church, 610 Paseo Del Rey, Chula Vista.
Women-Owned Business Market, Sat, March 25, noon-4. Shop crafts, handmade items by local women-owned businesses. Pure Project Vista, 1305 Hot Spring Way, Vista.
Birding Basics Class, Sat, March 25, 1-2:30pm. Free class seating limited, learn bird identification. San Carlos.
Chollas Lake Wildlife Walk, Sat, March 25, 1-2pm. Hike w/park ranger. Learn about park animals. Meet at comfort station, N end of parking lot. Chollas Lake, 6350 College Grove Dr.
Mustache Bash, Sat, March 25, 2-10pm. Age 21+. Get tix online. Groovy 70s party celebration.. Funk & disco. Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier, 1000 N. Harbor Drive, San Diego, 92101
CountryFest, Sat, March 25, 3:30pm. $69-$111. Get tix online. Petco Park, 100 Park Blvd, downtown SD.
San Diego Half Marathon & Padres 5K, Sun, March 26, 6:30-11am.
20th Annual San Diego Restaurant Week, Sun, March 26-Sun, April 2. Delectable week of discounted dining, reservations recommended.
Padres Opening Day 2023, Thur, March 30, 1:10pm. vs Colorado Rockies. Petco Park.
Art Alive 2023, Thur, March 30-Sun, April 2, 8am-6pm. Four days of sensational events. Colorful floral arrangements interpret works of art from the musuem collection. SD Museum of Art, Balboa Park.
Goodguys Meguiar’s Del Mar Nationals, Mar 31-April 2. $13-$25. For hot rod and classic car fans. Del Mar Fairgrounds.
San Diego Crew Classic, Fri, March 31-Sun April 2, 6am-7pm. $30+. Thousands of athletes from 14-84 rowing for glory! Crown Point Dr.
Ironman 70.3 Oceanside California, Sat, April 1, Oceanside Beach Community Center, 300 N. The Strand, Oceanside.
Secrets of South San Diego Bay Bike Tour, Saturdays, 10-noon. Age 18+. Free. State park interpreter leads 5 miler. Reservations req.

The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch are in bloom with over 70 million flowers.. This season centers around theme “Live Colorfully.”
Mindful Walk, Ongoing Sundays thru December 2023. 8-10am. Age 18+. Free. Torrey Pines Docent Society offers a free guided walk. Torrey Pines State Beach and Reserve, 12600 N. Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla.
Hawk Talk with Huxley the Harris Hawk, First Sunday of month, 9am-noon. Stop by MTRP Visitor Center Lobby on the first Sunday of each month between 9-noon to meet local falconer, Bob Gordon, and his feathered friend, “Huxley” the Harris’ hawk. Get up close and personal with this majestic bird of prey, while learning all about what makes it so special.
Chess play continues at the Carlsbad Senior Center, ongoing Tuesdays, 1-4pm. 799 Pine St, Room 15, North Wing. Age 50+. Free. Games are open and non-rated. All skill levels welcome; a friendly ongoing event. (442)339-2650.
Line Dance Class, Free, Thursdays 6-7pm thru Feb. Comstock Bar and Grill, 316 West Mission Ave, Escondido
Thursday Storytimes, Free. Ongoing. Preschool Storytime geared toward age 3-5. All children welcome. Poway Library, 13137 Poway Rd.
Toddler & Preschool Storytime, Thursdays. Ages 2-5. Held outdoors. Mission Valley Library, 2123 Fenton Parkway.
Tai Chi, Ongoing Fridays thru June, 10-11am. Age 18+. Free. Tai Chi fitness class with gentle physical exercise and stretching. In the case of inclement weather, the class will be canceled. Poway Library, 13137 Poway Rd.
Fourth Sunday Bluegrass Jam Session. 1-3pm. Duck Foot Brewing, 8920 Kenamar Dr #210, SD, Miramar.
Escondido Cars & Coffee. Every Sunday Morning, 8-11am. Free. Kit Carson Park, 3333 Bear Valley Parkway, Escondido. Cars, trucks, bikes!
Escondido Cars & Coffee. Every Sunday Morning, 8-11am. Free. Kit Carson Park, 3333 Bear Valley Parkway, Escondido. Cars, trucks, bikes!
Jurassic World: The Exhibition, Ongoing thru Sun, April 16. Family-friendly immersive 20,000-square-foot experience. Westfield Mission Valley Center, 1640 Camino del Rio North, Mission Valley.
Promenade Market downtown San Diego. 10am, Ongoing Saturdays. Free. Enjoy crafts, coffee, and street food including Mexican, woodfired pizza, gyros, smashed avocado toast, kettle corn, waffles and crepes, more. Ruocco Park, 585 Harbor Lane, SD, 92101.
Street Food Market. Sat-Sun, 10-4, ongoing.. Free. Lane Field Park Market is a street food market showcasing 20+ food vendors, boutique coffee, live music from 12:30-2:30pm. Food includes Vietnamese bao, Thai burgers, wood-fired pizza, waffles & crepes, Mexican, empanadas, sushi and poke, smoothies, hot mini-donuts, more. Lane Field Park, 1009 North Harbor Drive, SD.
La Jolla Open Aire Market, Sundays, 9am-1pm, La Jolla Elementary School, 1111 Marine St., on the southwest corner Girard & Center.

Farmer's Markets
At daily San Diego farmers markets in neighborhoods throughout the county, you can sample fresh-from-the-farm produce from regional farmers and tasty treats from local artisans.
For more information about farmers markets around San Diego County, visit the San Diego County Farm Bureau website at Days and times are subject to change.

Coronado Certified Farmers Market
Tuesday: 2:30pm-6pm
Coronado Ferry Landing, 1201 First St at B Ave, Coronado, CA 92118

Downtown / Gaslamp Quarter
City Heights Certified Farmers Market
Saturday: 9am-1pm
On Wightman St from Fairmount Ave to 43rd St, San Diego, CA 92105
Gaslamp Artisan Market
Saturday & Sunday: 11am-4pm
Fifth Ave from Island Ave to J St. and Island Ave from Fourth Ave to Fifth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
Little Italy Mercato Certified Farmers Market
Saturday: 8am-2pm
501 W Date St from Kettner Blvd to Front St, San Diego, CA 92101
Tuna Harbor Dockside Market
Saturday: 8am-1pm
598 Harbor Ln - Fish Harbor Pier (near Tuna Harbor), San Diego, CA 92101

Hillcrest / Uptown
Hillcrest Certified Farmers Market
Sunday: 9am-2pm
3960 Normal St from Lincoln Ave to University Ave, San Diego, CA 92103
North Park Thursday Certified Farmers Market
Thursday: 3pm-7:30pm
2900 North Park Way from 30th St to Granada Ave, San Diego, CA 92104
La Jolla
La Jolla Open Aire Market
Sunday: 9am-1pm
7300 Block of Girard Ave at Genter St, La Jolla, CA 92037
Mission Bay and Beaches
Ocean Beach Certified Farmers Market
Wednesday: 4pm-8pm
4900 Newport Ave from Cable St to Bacon St, San Diego, CA 92107
Pacific Beach Certified Farmers Market
Saturday: 8am-12pm
4150 Mission Blvd from Reed St to Pacific Beach Blvd, PB, CA 92109
Pacific Beach Tuesday Certified Farmers Market
Tuesday: 2pm-7pm
4500 Bayard St. from Garnet Ave to Hornblend St
San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Valley and Old Town
Kearny Mesa Certified Farmers Market
Saturday: 10:30am-2:30pm
Service Road from Lightwave Ave to Spectrum Center Blvd, San Diego, CA 92123
South Bay
Chula Vista - Otay Ranch Certified Farmers Market
Tuesday: 4pm-8pm
2015 Birch Rd. and Eastlake Blvd.
Chula Vista, CA 91915
Imperial Beach Certified Farmers Market
Friday: 2pm-7pm (April - Sept.)
Friday: 2pm-6pm (Oct - March)
Imperial Beach Pier Plaza, 10 Evergreen Ave, Imperial Beach, CA 91932
South Bay Certified Farmers Market
Wednesday: 3-7pm
4475 Bonita Rd. Bonita, CA 91902

East County
Borrego Springs Certified Farmers Market
Friday: 7am-Noon (October – April, closed May – September)
Christmas Circle, 700 Palm Canyon Dr and Borrego Springs Rd
Borrego Springs, CA 92004
La Mesa Village Certified Farmers Market
Friday: 3pm-7pm
La Mesa Blvd from Palm Ave and Allison Ave, La Mesa, CA 91942
Santee Certified Farmers Market
Wednesday: 3pm-7pm (March - October)
Wednesday: 2:30pm-6:30pm (November - February)
9600 Carlton Hills Blvd and Mast Blvd, Santee, CA 92071
Santa Ysabel Certified Farmers Market
Sunday: Noon-4pm
21887 Washington St at Hwy 78 and Hwy 79. Santa Ysabel, CA 92070

North County Coastal
Carlsbad State Street Certified Farmers Market
Wednesday: 3pm-7pm (March-Oct)
Wednesday: 3pm-6pm (Nov-Feb)
2900 State St from Carlsbad Village Dr to Grand Ave, Carlsbad, CA 92008
Del Mar Certified Farmers Market
Saturday: Noon-4pm
Civic Center, 1050 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, CA 92014
Leucadia Certified Farmers Market
Sunday: 10am-2pm
Paul Ecke Elementary, 185 Union St, Encinitas, CA 92024
Oceanside Certified Farmers Market
Thursday: 9am-1pm
Pier View Way and Coast Hwy 101, Oceanside, CA 92054
Rancho Santa Fe Certified Farmers Market
Sunday: 9:30am-2pm
Del Rayo Village Center. 16079 San Dieguito Rd, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92091
Solana Beach Certified Farmers Market

Sunday: Noon-4pm
444 South Cedros Ave, Solana Beach, CA 92075

North County Inland
Escondido Certified Farmers Market
Tuesday: 2:30pm-7pm (Oct- May)
Tuesday: 2:30pm-7pm (June-Sept)
200 East Grand Ave from N Juniper St and S Kalmia St, Escondido, CA 92025
Fallbrook Main Avenue Certified Farmers Market
Saturday: 9:30am-2pm
100 S Main Ave from Hawthorne and Fig, Fallbrook, CA 92028
Mira Mesa Certified Farmers Market
Tuesday: 3pm-7pm (February - October) ** Opens 2nd Tues in Feb.
Tuesday: 3pm-6pm (Nov-Dec, closed in January)
Mira Mesa High School, 10510 Reagan Rd. San Diego, CA 92126
North San Diego (Sikes Adobe) Certified Farmers Market
Sunday: 10:30am-3:30pm
Sikes Adobe Historic Farmstead, 12655 Sunset Dr, Escondido, CA 92025
Poway Certified Farmers Market
Saturday: 8am-1pm
14134 Midland Rd at Temple St
Poway, CA 92064
Rancho Bernardo Certified Farmers Market & Specialties
Friday: 9am-1pm
Bernardo Winery, 13330 Paseo Del Verano Norte, San Diego, CA 92128
San Marcos Certified Farmers Market
Tuesday: 3pm-7pm
250 North City Dr. (between Campus Dr. and Redel Rd.), San Marcos, CA 92078
Vista Certified Farmers Market
Saturday: 8am-Noon
County Courthouse, 355 South Melrose Dr (south of Hacienda), Vista, CA 92081

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