Encinitas events this weekend and beyond (Nov. 18)

Music By The Sea: The Mühlfeld Trio

Presented by the city of Encinitas Art Division, The Mühlfeld Trio will perform at the next installment of the Music By The Sea concert series on Friday, Nov. 18.

The Trio is made up of Benjamin Mitchell on clarinet, Mia Barcia-Colombo on cello and pianist Brendan White. The Los Angeles-based group is on the forefront of new chamber music ensembles and is equally dedicated to commissioning new works as performing masterworks from the past.

Starting at 7:30 p.m. at the Encinitas Library, 540 Cornish Drive, The Mühlfeld Trio will perform Beethoven’s Trio in E flat Major, Op. 38 and Selections from 8 Pieces, Op. 83, by Max Bruch.

Tickets cost $14 and can be purchased at or at the door. For more information on the concert series, visit

Mosaic jewelry class

On Saturday, Nov. 19 and Sunday, Nov. 20 at the Blue Heron Studio, 406 La Costa Avenue, visiting Margo Anton will present a mosaic jewelry class from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Participants can create high-end, precisely laid mosaic jewelry, while learning about jewelry design, base selection, suitable tesserae (mosaic material), and cutting and laying techniques. Cost of $360 includes materials to make two silver plate pendants.

For more information, send a message to

Bite San Diego

Savor an array of bites at the area’s top restaurants along historical Highway 101, with stops at the Self-Realization Fellowship Meditation Gardens and Encinitas boathouses, on the Bite San Diego walking food tour.

The tour is set for Saturday Nov. 19, from 2 to 5 p.m. and cost is $47.

For more information, visit or call 619-634-8476.

La Paloma Theatre

Now Showing: Harry and the Snowman, A Man Called Ove, Rocky Horror Picture Show.

Tickets: $10, $9 (cash only). 471 Coast Hwy. 101. Show Times 760-436-7469.

San Dieguito Art Guild Holiday Bazaar

Shoppers can find one-of-a-kind handmade items from local artists at the San Dieguito Art Guild’s Holiday Bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 19 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Encinitas Community Center, 1140 Oakcrest Park Drive.

The event will feature a silent auction of artworks as well as lunchtime snacks and afternoon sweet treats like hot apple cider and coffee break bites.

Admission to the Bazaar, refreshments and parking are all free.

Historic walking tour of Encinitas

The Encinitas Historical Society is leading a free walking tour of Historic Encinitas on Saturday, Nov. 19 starting at 10 a.m. and leaving from the 1883 Schoolhouse, 390 F Street.

A volunteer docent will guide participants, who will find out about the history of how Encinitas came to be known as the “Flower Capital,” learn why early settlers came to town in the 1880s and hear the background about buildings that were built in the 1920s by Miles Kellogg, Encinitas’ “first recycler.”

The most photographed buildings in Encinitas are also a stop on the tour, which finishes around noon.

For more information about the walking tour, call Encinitas Historical Society President Carolyn Cope at 760-753-4834.

Encinitas 101 Holiday Street Fair

The 26th annual Holiday Street Fair returns to downtown Encinitas on Sunday, Nov. 20 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Visit the more than 450 booths and unique downtown Encinitas retailers for holiday shopping and enjoy live music and dance performances on three stages. Local favorites 2 Tone Sounds will perform on the Beer Garden Stage.

Animal lovers can receive a “Blessing of the Animals” in The Lumberyard, and Encinitas 101 MainStreet Association will sell Poinsettias at its booth as examples of Encinitas’ farming history.

Parking will be available in the Civic Center lots on the east side of Vulcan, between E and F Streets, and in the Moonlight Beach lot at Fourth and C Street.

For more information, visit

Coastal Club at Temple Solel

On Tuesday, Nov. 22, the JFS Coastal Club at Temple Solel, 3575 Manchester Ave., has a day of free events open to all seniors.

Cozy Cafe, where seniors can eat snacks, play games or read the paper while schmoozing with friends, starts the day at 9:30 a.m. and is followed by Fit and Flexible with Danyll at 10 a.m.

Then at 11 a.m., Encinitas librarian William Sannwald presents the showcase: New Developments at your Local Library. Sannwald will be talking about e-Collection, give book talks on a few titles and pass out free ARC (advance review copies) of books while supplies last.

That will be followed by the noon movie — East Side Sushi — about a Latin woman who aspires to become a sushi chef while working in a Japanese restaurant. Enjoy a snack from the Cozy Café while you watch the movie.

Encinitas Turkey Trot

Set for Thursday, Nov. 24, the Encinitas Turkey Trot 5K and 10K will feature a costume contest and give a generous portion of its proceeds to the North County Chapter of the San Diego Food Bank and the local Community Resource Center.

Registration is now open, and for the $44 (5K) or $54 (10K) fee, participants receive a soft cotton T-shirt and finisher’s medal. Water stations are provided throughout the course.

Race bib and T-shirt (packet) pick-up is strongly encouraged and will be held Nov. 20-22 from 1 to 7 p.m. at Road Runner Sports Carlsbad, 5617 Paseo Del Norte #100 in Carlsbad. Please bring any donated canned and/or nonperishable food items to packet pick-up to assist the San Diego Food Bank.

For more information on the event, visit

Center for Spiritual Living Thanksgiving ceremony

The Seaside Center for Spiritual Living invites the public to a unique interactive Thanksgiving Gratitude Ceremony, followed by a dinner potluck on Nov. 24.

The ceremony will run from noon to 12:45 p.m. with the potluck set for 1 p.m. at the Center, 1613 Lake Drive, for this event. Well-known local musician Earl Flores, the Romantic Cowboy who wrote the Surfing Madonna song, will performing during the dinner.

For more information or to volunteer, please contact Melissa at 951-553-9843 or

Restoring Nature tour at San Elijo Lagoon

Naturalist Mike Blanco will lead a Restoring Nature Tour on Sunday, Nov. 27 at the San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy.

Participants in the 3 to 4:30 p.m. tour will learn about the plant protective cones and pin flags seen at restoration sites and what’s next for native plants in the ground at several conservancy native habitat restoration sites. Along the way, Blanco will explore nature’s interrelationships with bird sightings, watching insect pollinators and discussing how native plants are needed.

All ages are welcome on this free tour and registered participants will be emailed trailhead information and directions. For more information, visit

Families Make History: ThanksHangings

In November, the San Dieguito Heritage Museum celebrates the blessings and abundance in our lives using branches, paper, strings, paint, glitter and imagination to create a fun hanging featuring drawings and words that represent the people, places and things for which you are grateful.

The free event runs from noon to 4 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday at the Heritage Museum, 450 Quail Gardens Drive. For more information, call 760-632-9711 or visit

Check out the city’s newsletter at for more information.