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The holiday season is officially upon us! If you are avoiding the stores (or even better…done with your shopping), get out and enjoy one of these San Diego events and things to do this weekend. Read More…
San Diego’s Marston House tells a story that goes well beyond bricks and mortar. Today, this 16-room Arts and Crafts masterpiece on the edge of Balboa Park tells the story of one of San Diego’s prominent early 20th century families, George and Anna Marston and their five children.
George Marston, a philanthropist, civic leader and owner of the city’s premier department store, commissioned renowned architects William S. Hebbard and Irving Gill to build his family an English Tudor-style home. Mid-project, Gill visited his old friend Frank Lloyd Wright and was inspired to change the design. The result is San Diego’s preeminent Craftsman treasure. Read More…
Halloween fun for kids isn’t just on the 31st anymore. Browse the list after the break for fun things to do in San Diego with your kids this Halloween season. Read More…
Coronado has always inspired artists – from painters and photographers to world-renowned authors. With its magical setting of beautiful beaches, swaying palm trees and charming Norman Rockwell-esque village, it’s easy to see why.
The “Crown City” has many artistic jewels in its crown: eye-catching public artworks, chic art galleries, the top-notch professional Lamb’s Players Theatre and Coronado Museum of Art & History where you can time warp back to the Victorian Age, the beginnings of the Hotel del Coronado and the launch of U.S. naval aviation.
Join me on a video tour of my favorite art finds in Coronado, including some surprising secrets that will take you down the “Yellow Brick Road!”
Comment on this blog post after the break by Monday, September 3, 2012 at 10:00 AM PST and one lucky person will win two tickets to see Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition! Read More…
To mark the final weeks of the Titanic exhibition, the San Diego Natural History Museum is planning insightful lectures, themed movies, interactions with renowned passengers including the “unsinkable” Molly Brown, replica wireless radio demonstrations, children’s book readings and more every Tuesday until August 28.
Other exclusive events include:
August 14: Professor Douglas Bartlett with Scripps Institute of Oceanography will share his experience as Chief Scientist on James Cameron’s recent historical expedition to the Mariana Trench, the deepest point on Earth.
August 21: esteemed Mexican author Guadalupe Loaeza will offer a free lecture discussing her book “El …
Catch the Olympic spirit and cheer on Team USA aboard the USS Miday Museum, Friday, July 27. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., program begins at 7:00 p.m. Watch the live broadcast on two giant screens starting at 7:30 p.m. Festivities include:
* An the opportunity to meet the 2012 BMX Olympic Team before they head to London!
* Take photos with a real Olympic torch and meet Olympians and Paralympians
* Archery demos from Chula Vista Olympic Training Center resident athletes
* Join in on a juggling contest with members of the 2012 Paralypic Soccer Team
* A Kids …
I don’t know what sounds like more fun for the kids…Steampunk – The Exhibit or Grossology: The Impolite Science of the Human Body. Maybe we will just have to check them both out. Which of these 5 to Try sounds like fun? Or leave a recommendation of your own! Read More…