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Herbert B. Turner Gallery At 
South Fair

Open now through April 1, the Herbert B. Turner Gallery at South Fair in Del Mar opened its 2016 season with an art exhibit featuring the G7 artists: Malsu Lee, Gabrielle Benot, Bob Coletti, Michael Orenich, Mark Sherman, Terry Scott Allen, Rosemary Valente & Pamela Fox Linton.

Del Mar Art Center

Running to April 23, the Del Mar Art Center Gallery opens the new year with Season ONE 2016, a new art exhibition. 36 member artists will display work including paintings, sculpture, photography, original printmaking, glass art, ceramics, jewelry and more.  DMAC members are local artists from Del Mar and surrounding towns and cities. Featured Artist for the SEASON ONE 2016 exhibit is Gabrielle Benot.

Gelson’s Market to Open 
Two New Local Stores

Aside from opening a brand new store in Del Mar in January, there’s a new Gelson’s that held its grand opening in Carlsbad in February 11. Be on the look out for yet another wonderful Gelson’s supermarket to open in Pacific Beach in late March!

Art Festival Showcases 
Talent from Latin America

More than 100 artists of all types and culinary masters will participate in the second annual Latin American Art Festival presented by Casa Valencia Galeria, March 19 & 20 at ARTS DISTRICT Liberty Station.

The festival is free and open to the public. Organizers are particularly interested in enticing gallery owners and collectors to attend to potentially increase their works from Latin American artists.

5th Annual Healthy Living Festival

Living healthier is bound to make you more energetic, more 
productive and happier.

Head to the Healthy Living Festival this April and learn more about eating healthier, finding a healthy weight,getting into healthy activities and keeping a healthier home. Listen to experts share new ideas about lifestyle changes that can help you prevent disease and lower stress. Take part in free medical testing from Sharp HealthCare.

The festival is also loads of fun. Watch chefs prepare and then sample healthy and ultra-tasty dishes with take home recipes. Catch the belly dancing and Zumba® shows, join in a yoga or qigong class, receive a massage

The biggest attraction of the event is its 200 exhibitors who have come to Del Mar from across the nation. Stroll through the festival and sample organic foods and beverages, visit health professionals and sports and fitness experts, learn about the latest in nutrition, skin care and green living products.


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Quint Gallery exhibits works from Artist Tara Donovan

Through April 2 the Quint Gallery in La Jolla will feature a solo exhibit by New York-based artist Tara Donovan. Tara Donovan is known for using accumulations of everyday objects in her sculptures and installations. In her newest series, Donovan uses Slinkys, the helical spring toy invented in the early 1940’s. The familiar spring toy is disassembled, reassembled and manipulated into freestanding and wall-mounted sculptures. The Quint Gallery is open Tuesday through Saturday 10:00 am to 5:30 pm.

Porsches and Parks 
Great Tour in San Diego

Looking for an unforgettable journey of a lifetime?  Join the Porsche Club of San Diego as they take a week long tour of the Great Parks in Arizona and Utah.  Caravan through some of the most beautiful roads in the country to explore some of the most amazing natural wonders of this part of the world, including the Grand Canyon, Canyonlands National Park, Arches National Park, Bryce Canyon and Zion National Park.  Act fast — only 17 spots available!

The tour will begin on Monday, March 28, 2016 and end on Sunday, April 3, 2016.  Lodging for all 6 nights is included.  For food not included in the cost of admission, your tour guides will find breakfast, lunch, and dinner spots for the group for each day, and you can either opt to join in and pay your way, or find your own eateries based on your preference, and your budget.

There will be plenty of hiking opportunities, and chances for you to explore on your own, or you can stay with the pack.  Hiking of course, is optional.


In 2015 Kaaboo blew the proverbial roof off of the Del Mar Fairgrounds. The unique and groundbreaking festival swaggered into Del Mar for the first time, but certainly not the last. It’s never to think about Del Mar’s premier music festival. Kaaboo returns September 16, 2016. For updates check out

San Diego Opera

The San Diego Opera’s 2015-2016 season is in full-swing! “Tosca” just finished its amazing run at the San Diego Civic Theatre. “Madam Butterfly” begins its run April 16th. Be on the look out for “Great Scott” May 7.

Santa Fe Country Club

Lomas Santa Fe Country Club, located just around the corner in Solana Beach, features 36 holes of pure golfing bliss. However, Lomas Santa Fe Country Club features much, much more than just golf. The country club features an amazing array of amenities. Amenities include 15 tennis courts, a 25 meter pool, a state of the art fitness center and a clubhouse with a spectacular view of the Pacific Ocean. With summer quickly approaching there are many fun choices to get your kids involved. Lomas Santa Fe Country Club has sports camps providing activities with golf, tennis, and swimming. Life guards are provided and the Club has one of the only low diving boards around! Non-members are allowed to participate in these camps and it is a great experience for your kids!

Rady Children’s 5th Annual 
Date Night for a Cause

The North Coast Unit of Rady Children’s Hospital Auxiliary is excited to host their 5th annual Date Night for a Cause featuring music from Atomic Groove! All proceeds will benefit Kawasaki’s Disease Research. The event will take place Friday on March 11th at 5pm at the Bellyup in Solana Beach.

Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency

Are you an aspiring author? Do you have literary ambitions? Check out the Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency, located right here in Del Mar. The Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency represents many best-selling authors such as Amy Tan, Lisa See and Diane Mott Davidson, among others.

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