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Viewing Christmas Lights, a Family Tradition in San Diego County

In El Cajon, Escondido, La Mesa, North San Diego County, Oceanside, Poway, Ramona, San Diego, San Diego County, San Marcos, Santee, Things to do in El Cajon, Things to do in Escondido, Things to do in La Mesa on December 8, 2015 at 12:26 am

Image by Feelart at FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Image by Feelart at FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Viewing Christmas Lights, a Family Tradition in San Diego County

One of our family’s favorite festivities during the holiday season is to bundle up, hop in the car and take a drive to enjoy the Christmas lights in the neighborhood.  Of course, it usually is not snowing , and it does not require much bundling up to keep warm.  These days it pays to have a plan rather than just driving around so here is a great list of Christmas Light put together each year by San Diego Family Magazine.  The list is organized by each area of the county, ex: North County, East County etc. and then broken down by city, ex: San Marcos, El Cajon etc.  To plan your Christmas Light outing click here to view the list.

See you in the neighborhood,

Karen Urata

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Santa is Coming to El Cajon Sat Nov 28th 12-7PM

In El Cajon, Family Fun, Things to do in El Cajon, Uncategorized on November 24, 2015 at 3:48 am

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Santa and Tree-Lighting in El Cajon

Looking for a family-friendly holiday event that is not too large and not too small?  Well, the Downtown El Cajon Business Partners are putting on  Holiday Lights on Main that you should find to be “just right”, on the Prescott Promenade.

The event takes place on Sat Nov 28th, 2015 starting at noon and ending at 7PM.  The festivities include Santa and Santa’s Village for the little ones as well as live music by a great local band, Danielle Tucker, and even an ice skating rink for everyone.

Some of the festivities will be held in front of Starbuck’s and Urban Street Brewing Company at West Main Street and Magnolia making it perfect to grab a hot chocolate or a favorite brew, whichever helps keep you cozy.  This will also be the scene of live music by the Danielle Tucker from 4:30PM – 7:00PM as well as the tree-lighting at 6:00PM.

Other attractions will be craft booths, where you can find that unique Christmas gift, and food vendors, where you can indulge in a little treat for your tummy.

The little ones will enjoy Santa, a Santa’s Village and even an ice skating rink.  When was the last time you went ice skating?  Sounds like fun for all.

See you in the neighborhood.

Karen Urata – Century 21 Award             BRE License # 01720025

619-454-7959                                                karenurata@gmail.com





Have You Visited Queen Califia’s Magic Circle Garden?

In Art, Escondido, Family Fun, Norh San Diego County, North San Diego County, Real Estate, San Diego County, Things to do in Escondido, Uncategorized on May 23, 2012 at 5:23 am

One thing I find surprising is that many people do not know about the great things about living in Escondido, so today I am going to talk about one of my personal favorites.  Tucked away in Kit Carson Park is Queen Califia’s Magical Circle Garden by the acclaimed artist NIKI DE SAINT PHALLE’S.   It is just one piece of Escondido’s considerable Public Art Program which makes it a special place to live or visit.

You will find this magical, joyful place in the park, just behind the 17th hole of the Frisbee Golf course.  Imagine fanciful colors, and mirrors all working together to create a maze of imaginative creatures.  There is also a treasure waiting to be discovered at the heart of the maze. So I will say no more least I spoil the surprise of discovery for you.  This is such a fanciful place no one can leave here without a song in their heart and a smile on their face.

The park also offers beautifully shaded picnic tables, play ground areas for the younger  kids, and as noted before an awesome Frisbee golf course for the big kids.  It is a great place to spend a lazy Southern California day.  It’s  location is 3333 Bear Valley Pkwy, Escondido, CA 92025.

The thing that got me thinking about this was the fact that I just listed a beautiful home in Escondido.  If you are here to enjoy the Kit Carson Park and decide that Escondido looks like a great place to live you should give me a call.   I can help you with that.

See you in the neighborhood,

Karen Urata

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