Friday, September 30, 2011

Kids Eat Free San Diego Weekend Getaway

Spend a weekend in San Diego and kids under 12 eat free. Your San Diego vacation package includes accommodations at the Holiday Inn San Diego Bayside where kids under 12 eat free with the purchase of an adult entree. The Holiday Inn Bayside is located across from the harbor near California's best attractions including the San Diego Zoo, Sea World and the Port of San Diego.

Enhance your San Diego vacation experience with tickets to the Old Town Trolley and Seal Tours, SeaWorld, the USS Midway Museum and Hornblower Cruises. Visitors to San Diego won’t want to miss the world famous San Diego Zoo. The San Diego Zoo 1-Day Pass gives you access to the Park’s most popular rides and attractions at the best price.
  • A stay at the Holiday Inn San Diego Bayside  [ see details ]
  • Kids under 12 eat free at the Holiday Inn with the purchase of an adult entree
  • SeaWorld San Diego - SeaWorld San Diego 7-Day Pass see details ]
  • USS Midway Museum - Museum Admission see details ]
  • Maritime Museum of San Diego - General Admission see details ]
  • Hornblower Cruises & Events - San Diego - One Hour Harbor Cruise see details ]
  • Hornblower Cruises & Events - San Diego - Two Hour Harbor Cruise see details ]
  • Hornblower Cruises & Events - San Diego - Scenic Brunch Cruise see details ]
  • San Diego Zoo - 1-Day Pass
    Free Child Admission October 1-31, 2011 see details ]

Monday, September 26, 2011

Miramar Air Show San Diego

Visitors to the MCAS Miramar Air Show will see a thrilling and dynamic Marine Air Ground Task Force demonstration, with special-effects pyrotechnics taking place over, around and right in front of them.

The multiple award-winning, world-class air show features the best military and civilian pilots in the world, including the U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels, U.S. Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet, U.S. Air Force F-16 and USMC AV-8B Harrier. Public daytime shows will be held all three days this year: Sept. 30, Oct. 1 and 2. A Twilight Air Show will be held Oct. 1 after the daytime show.
Miramar Air Show San Diego

Wednesday, September 21, 2011


Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. - September 2011 - In honor of September's National Yoga Awareness Month, The Spa at Terranea invites yoga enthusiasts of all ages and abilities to join in the creation of Southern California's largest outdoor yoga class on Sunday, September 25 at 2 p.m.

Partnering with yoga expert Jodi Guber, co-founder of LA's Beyond Yoga, Terranea will host its outdoor yoga class on the 16,000-square-foot oceanfront Palos Verdes Meadows. Participants will be led by Guber in the most current yoga moves and techniques. The outdoor yoga event begins at 2 p.m. and is open to the public, free of charge. Participants should bring a yoga mat and water bottle.

Monday, September 19, 2011

Oceano Dunes

Oceano California is a small town that is included in the Five Cities region of the Central Coast of California. Pismo Beach, Arroyo Grande, Shell Beach, and Grover Beach make up the other four towns. Oceano is a beautiful area to take a day trip, go camping, fishing, shopping, or a vacation.
Oceano Dunes Camping Off-highway Playground

Sunday, September 18, 2011

Hot Rod Museum Pomona California

Hot Rod Museum Pomona California Whether it’s a 6,000 horsepower, fire-breathing Top Fuel dragster, a short-wheelbased, wall-seeking Funny Car, a high-winding, 200-mph Pro Stock vehicle, or one of thousands of unique sportsman entries. If you feel the need for speed, then a trip to Wally Parks' NHRA Motorsports Museum (presented by the Auto Club of Southern California) at the Fairplex in Pomona is a must.

Monday, September 12, 2011

Pumpkin Season Half Moon Bay

39th Annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin
 Weigh-Off October 10, 7 - 11 a.m.Pumpkin growers from California, Oregon and Washington descend upon Half Moon Bay with their colossal pumpkins to vie for the coveted title of heaviest pumpkin. Last year Ron Root’s hefty 1,535-pound Atlantic Giant crushed the formidable field of sixty heavyweight growers under the worldwide media spotlight, taking home the coveted title and $10,210 in prize money ($6 per pound plus another $1,000 special prize for the biggest pumpkin from California). This year, he’ll compete to defend his title. In a pay-by-the-pound system, the winners receive $6 per pound for the champion pumpkin. A special $500 prize will be awarded to the "most beautiful pumpkin" as judged by the audience based on color, shape and size. IDES Grounds, 735 Main Street.

 41st Annual Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival October 15 & 16, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. The World Pumpkin Capital of Half Moon Bay celebrates its bountiful fall harvest with a fantastic lineup of rustic pumpkin patches, harvest-inspired crafts, home-style foods, expert pumpkin carvers, the Great Pumpkin Parade, a bone-chilling haunted house, a titanic weigh-off of champion pumpkins, a pie-eating contest, pumpkin carving, costume contests, a pancake breakfast, a five & 10K run/walk and three stages of blockbuster entertainment. New this year is the iPumpkin, the official mobile application of the Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival. iphone and ipad users can download the application for free. Admission to the festival is free. Main Street.

Pumpkin Run October 16, 8 a.m. Join in the fun with the Pumpkin run! Run or walk a 5k course or take on a 10k. Kids can even get in on the action with “Kid’s Fun Run.” Each runner will receive a t-shirt, pumpkins and breakfast. The run starts and ends at Hatch Elementary School, 490 Miramontes Road. Registration for adults is $25 until October 13th at which point it goes up to $30. Kids under 12 and seniors over 65 are $15.

Thursday, September 08, 2011

Tracy Dry Bean Festival Sept. 10-11, 2011

Celebrating Fun in the Sun for 25 Years (1987-2011) is the anniversary theme for the Tracy Dry Bean Festival held in downtown Tracy on the weekend of Sept. 10-11. Some 80,000 Northern California bean lovers are expected to visit Bean Town, and walk the city streets showcasing 250 commercial vendors, viewing free entertainment from three stages, a 5K-10K Run, a Show and Shine Car/Bike Show, bean cooking presentations and cash prize contests, kids carnival ,and bean art craft events. Tracy Bean Festival

Wednesday, September 07, 2011

Half Moon Bay Fall Activities

Fall and early winter are an extra special time in Half Moon BayCalifornia, a vibrant coastal town located approximately 40 minutes south of San Francisco. Widely recognized as the pumpkin capital of the world, Half Moon Bay offers the perfect seasonal outings and indulgences, from pumpkin weigh-offs, festivals and farms to relaxing specialty pumpkin spa experiences and pumpkin ale on tap. Seaside bluffs overlooking the beautiful Pacific Ocean provide the perfect hiking spot during the warm sunny days, while cool crisp evenings can be filled with shopping for holiday gifts on Main Street and dining on fresh seasonal produce at some of the Bay Area's top restaurants.

First Annual Half Moon Bay International Marathon presented by Sam’s Chowder House
September 23 –25

Third Annual Hand-Blown Art Glass Pumpkin Patch
October 8-10, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

39th Annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off
October 10, 7 - 11 a.m.

Mavericks Surf Contest
Contest Window – November 1– March 31

The Johnston House Foundation’s Holiday Boutique & Historic House Tour
November 5 – 6 & 12 – 13, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Tuesday, September 06, 2011

Battle of the Dance Senior Matinees

Battle of the Dance is an electrifying new dining and entertainment experience in Southern California. Nestled on nearly five acres of land and housed in a newly refurbished 40,000 square-foot theater the world-class dinner show features dazzling entertainers, pyrotechnics, lighting and sound. Unlike any other dinner show concept, Battle of the Dance features dancers from around the world as well as local dancers who are classically trained in the beautiful stylings of European elegance.

Senior Matinee experience is full of unique opportunities that set Battle of the Dance apart from all other Dinner Theater Environments. All  Matinee Pricing is inclusive of both tax and gratuity. Lunch menu consists of Soup or Salad, Chicken, Rice Pilaf, Vegetables, Dessert and Beverages/Coffee. In addition there is a vegetarian lasagna option available. They are also happy to provide lunch for your drivers and based on availability, extend a seat to view the performance. There is plenty of free bus parking available and with door-side drop-off and pickup available.
More information Battle of the Dance