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26th Annual Spring Garden & Butterfly Festival

Thousands of house and garden plants, landscape design consultations, butterfly releases, museum tours and more are on tap when the Spring Garden & Butterfly Festival returns to the Cuyamaca College campus for its 26th year on April 27.

Several thousand visitors from throughout the region and beyond are expected to visit the college, which houses The Water Conservation Garden and the Heritage of the Americas Museum, and all three have planned an array of family friendly events. Old Town Trolley Tours of San Diego will provide free, narrated rides to and from the garden, the museum and the college, and the Cuyamaca College Ornamental Horticulture Department will hold its largest plant sale of the year.


Details:

Heritage of the Americas Museum
12110 Cuyamaca College Dr. West, El Cajon, CA 92019
Saturday, April 27th ~ 9 AM – 3 PM

 

ALL DAY EVENTS

  • FREE MUSEUM ADMISSION
  • BAHIA’S AFRO-BRAZILIAN CANDOMBLE ART EXHIBIT
  • DIANA KAM WATERCOLOR DEMO & SALE
  • VIOLIN & CELLO DUET OF ISABEL LYNN BASILIO & ETHAN ROBERTS (FROM VALHALLA HIGH SCHOOL ORCHESTRA)
  • MEET LILLY THE TORTOISE (ON GRAND LAWN)

 

SCHEDULED EVENTS

  • 10 AM- The Reel West: Another Side to Cowboy Action Films Take a trail less followed through the Old West of the silver screen. We will take a look at the kings and movie legends, and some you might remember. Presented by Dr. Dave Roberts.
  • 11 AM- Docent Tour Tag along on a docent-led tour of the Museum and learn more about our past.
  • 11:30 AM- Children’s Reading of  Lil’ Kitter Kat by the author Join in the story of Kitter Kat read by the author David Todd on the patio.
  • 12 PM- Docent Tour Tag along on a docent-led tour of the Museum and learn more about our past.
  • 1 PM- Fire Making Demonstration Learn how Native Americans made fire in an demonstration by Fred Thompson.
  • 2 PM- Raffle Winners Announcement Join us as we announce the winners of our Dream Drawing. (Need not be present to win)

 

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Hacienda Casa Blanca! – May 4 & 5, 2019

You’re invited to Hacienda Casa Blanca’s Cinco de Mayo Fiesta Weekend! Celebrate with us on both Saturday and Sunday – It’s going to be a blast!

Our Cinco de Mayo weekend will be full of Mariachis, Folklorico dancers, Live Bands, Street vendors, a bounce house, a silent auction, food and plenty of drinks. Hacienda Casa Blanca is partnering with TeamParker 4 Life to help raise funds for families struggling with childhood cancers. Come on out have fun and make a difference!

Hacienda Casa Blanca is located at 700 N. Johnson Ave. El Cajon, CA. 92020 and is open from 10 am – 10 pm. For more information, call Hacienda Casa Blanca at (619) 442-9827.

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Casa de Oro 3rd Annual Fall Festival – October 6, 2018

Join the Casa de Oro Alliance for the 3rd Annual FALL FESTIVAL! This free event will be full of games, food trucks, entertainment, and fun for the whole family!

Date/Time:
October 6, 2018, 10 am – 3 pm

Location:
Spring Valley Academy
3900 Conrad Drive
Spring Valley, CA 919177

 

Classics 4 Kids 25th Season Anniversary Celebration – September 16, 2018

Classics 4 Kids is celebrating its 25th Season of music education programs for elementary students!

Join us at this adults-only event for appetizers, open bar and intriguing silent auction items! We will recognize Artistic Director and Conductor Dana Zimbric’s 15th year of incredible accomplishments in the community.

All proceeds will support Classics 4 Kids’ vital music programs in San Diego County Schools. The location will be revealed 2 weeks prior to the event.

Event Details:
September 16, 2018, 2 pm – 5 pm
Home in Rancho Santa Fe, California
Complimentary Valet Parking

 

Event chairs: Angela Wang, Marc Duggan
Honorary Chairs: Caryl Witte, Mimi Lee, Hal & Jeannette Coons

 

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Tomatomania 2018 – March 10 & 11, 2018

Scott Daigre’s Tomatomania® returns with his famous weekend-long sale with heirloom and hybrid tomato seedlings of every size, shape, color, and taste profile. Scott and his staff will provide expert advice and tools of the trade will be available for purchase.

Enjoy tomato-themed refreshments and take a garden docent-led tour of The Garden at 10am (offered both days) where you can get first hand information on the plants and trees growing at The Garden. Free admission!

The event will also feature one presentation each day by Scott:

Saturday, March 10, 11:00am: Starting your tomato seedlings off right

Sunday, March 11, 11:00am: Proper watering and feeding of tomatoes for container and in-ground gardening

Limited space available for presentations – click here to register. Presentations are $5 for Members and $10 for Non-Members.

Date/Time:
March 10, 2018 – March 11, 2018
9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Location:
The Water Conservation Garden
12122 Cuyamaca College Dr. West
El Cajon CA 92019