This Week in Encinitas! – The Downtown Association’s News Letter


Cardiff Kook Run 
5K, 10K & Costume Contest
Sunday, February 7, 7am

Join in a celebration of the best town around! The course starts under the  “Encinitas” sign on historic HWY 101.  This scenic loop passes by the famous “Cardiff Kook” statue and some of the most popular surf breaks in the world.  INFO


Treasure Hunt Fundraiser!
Saturday, February 9, 8am-4pm
The Encinitas Historical Society will hold a Treasure Hunt Fundraiser at the 1883 Schoolhouse that will consist of donated vintage and antique pieces, art pieces, plants, other collectibles and memorabilia.  The public is invited to shop for rare finds at great prices!  The money raised at the Treasure Hunt will help fund new and exciting programs this year. For more info call 760-753-4834.
                                                    1883 Schoolhouse, 390 W. F Street.

Families Make History: Craft Program
Month of February
Join in one of the oldest surviving crafts in the world!  Learn the basics of weaving on a rustic loom made of wood and nails, or cardboard, or for the younger set, on a paper plate loom.  No reservations needed and all materials are supplied.
For more info call 760-632-9711.
San Dieguito Heritage Museum, 450 Quail Gardens Drive

Art, Wine & All Things Divine
Friday, February 12, 5pm-7pm
Art N Soul will be hosting a Special Trunk Show in honor of Valentines Day.  Featured jewelry artists include: Junko’s Jewelry, handcrafted in pure silver with semi precious stones and Zane Leslie Designs, re-worked vintage jewelry into one of a kind pieces.  The evening will be filled with delicious sweet treats, exciting art, and a rose with each purchase!
633 S Coast Hwy 101

Master Composter Course
Through February 13, 9:30am-12pm
Not afraid to get your hands dirty?!  Join the San Diego Botanic Garden for a 5 week course that provides training in the art of science of composting.  Class size will be limited so please register asap.  Encinitas residents receive preferential registration. Cost: $50
230 Quail Gardens Drive

Artists’ Reception at Off Track Gallery
Saturday, February 13, 4pm-7pm
The public is invited to an artists’ reception honoring Karen Fidel, pottery and Lynn Ely, Fiber arts.  Fidel uses wheel-thrown pottery then alters them by hand to add natural organic elements.  Ely focuses on line, form, texture and color in her pieces.  Wine and refreshments will be served at the reception.

937 S Coast Hwy 101, Suite C-103

Paws For Love Fest!
Saturday & Sunday, February 13-14, 10am-4pm

In honor of Valentines Day, the Seaside Bazaar will be hosting a pet adoption event.  Fall in love with your new pet this Valentines!  There will be tours of the Neuter Schooter bus and dog obedience demonstrations as well as great shopping of various pet products.

459 S Coast Hwy 101


Sweet Bling for Valentine’s Day! 
20% off on all jewelry through February 13
At Encinitas Coin & Jewelry

Win big when you buy your sweetheart something beautiful with precious metals and stones for Valentine’s Day. Encinitas Coin & Jewelry has a huge selection of gorgeous gifts and now you can save even more when you shop before Valentine’s Day.

609 S. Coast Hwy 101 in the Small Mall

Sweet Hearts! 10% Off!  

At Beads, Crystals & More. February 13-14


Love, Light and joy…disguised as Beads, Crystals and string! Their philosophy is to buy the MOST SPECIAL items found from around the world. Antique to ancient TRADE BEADS. The finest quality of GEMSTONE beads, rings and pendants.

967 S Coast Hwy 101 # 105 in The Lumberyard


Make Downtown Encinitas YOUR Valentine’s Weekend Destination for Shopping & Dining.

Here are more special offers for you!

30 Minute Massage, Facial or Mani/Pedi

$50 at Nufaces Day Spa (760) 942-0914

“3 Just For Me” at Pure Blowout Bar (3 Blowouts

for $110. Through February 15) 760-487-1500

“Sweet & Single Sale” at Chuao Chocolatiers
$4 each/Reg $6 Single Chocolate Bars
(2/1-2/14 while supplies last)
Coast Highway Traders:

10 percent off any one item. Free gift wrapping.

Detour: Sweetheart Style Package of 1 free blow dry

with the purchase of 3. $148 value for $111.


Watch for more next week!

Garden Music Series
Thursday, February 18, 7:30pm-9pm
Enjoy live music in the garden! The Christian Science Reading Room is welcoming the public to enjoy the groovy tunes of Justin Froese, a multi-talents artist that specializes in Bluesy/soulful music.  He will be accompanied by the talented Briahnna, a female folk pop artist.
                                                            912 S Coast Hwy 101

5K Paw Walk in the Garden
Saturday, February 20, 9am-1pm
The San Diego Botanic Garden is partnering with the Rancho Coastal Humane Society to bring you a 5K walk through the 37 acre garden with your dog(s) in tow.  There will be pet products food (for people), treats (for dogs), lots of great information for dog lovers and lots of dogs and puppies!!  Register HERE
230 Quail Gardens Drive

Encinitas Parks, Beaches, Trail and Open Space Master Plan
Your Input Matters! Wednesday, February 25
The City of Encinitas wants to hear from residents, business owners, sports groups, and others to help guide them in current and future parks, beaches, trails, and open space. Open Public Forum to be held at the Encinitas Community and Senior Center.
1140 Oakcrest Park Drive. 6pm-7:30pm
More information at

“Adventures and Mis-Adventures of the Common Dog”
Steve Webb
Through March 9
This series emerged as a counter to our daily lives, chronicling the adventures and misadventures of our “best friends”.  Its overall goal to just lighten it up a bit and introduce a bit of levity into what is often a stressful experience. Acrylic Paintings.
Civic Center Gallery, City Hall, 505 S. Vulcan Avenue

32 San Dieguito Art Guild Members
Show at the San Diego Botanic Garden
Through March 31, 2016
Don’t miss the 72 paintings and photographs at the San Diego Botanic Garden, 230 Quail Gardens Drive, Encinitas.
The Ecke Building at the San Diego. Free.

SDG&E Knows Business!
Change is underway for your business’ energy pricing plan.
If you have a small or mid-sized business, be on the lookout for your specific details on transitioning to a new Whenergy pricing plan.  Your notice will be sent by SDG&E letting you know what plan you’ll tradition to.  You can opt out to another available plan anytime during the transition period.

Wednesdays 4-8pm
E St. & Vulcan
February 21, 2pm-3pm
April 23-24
March 19, 6pm
March 21-26

Encinitas 101 MainStreet Association, 818 S. Coast Hwy 101, 760-943-1950


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