La Jolla consignment shops, like much of La Jolla, do things a little more upscale than other places. Often called “boutiques” or by names synonymous with Hollywood glamour, La Jolla resale shops sell brand name, designer clothes.
The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library will host a walking tour of the Murals of La Jolla, 6 p.m. Thursday, May 16, leaving from 1008 Wall St. The tour will end with a reception. The walk is free. Participants are asked to wear comfortable shoes. Reservations are suggested. (858) 454-5872. ljathenaeum.org
May 15, 2013 | Posted in La Jolla Life
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The 13th annual Menehune Surf Contest, organized by the La Jolla Shores Surfing Association, took place on Saturday, April 20, 2013 with more than 140 young surfers competing at La Jolla Shores beach. Full results in this story.
Assistant Chief of the San Diego Police Department Shelley Zimmerman will discuss her 30-year career and take questions from the audience, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 14 as the next guest of The Distinguished Speaker Series at the La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd.
May 7, 2013 | Posted in La Jolla Life
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La Jolla Music Society held its WinterFest Gala 2013, “The Spirit of New Orleans,” with guest stars the venerable Preservation Hall Jazz Band and Trey McIntyre Dance Project on April 20, 2013 at the Horton Grand Hotel in downtown San Diego. Co-chaired by Deirdra Price and Angelina K. Kleinbub, the Mardi Gras-style celebration had guests sampling all the traditions of “Bourbon Street,” to raise money for the education and artistic programs of the La Jolla Music Society.
The La Jolla Playhouse is celebrating 24 theater award nominations, including four Tony Award nods.
Las Patronas held a brunch on April 24 at the Hotel Parisi to announce the beneficiaries of its 2013 fundraising efforts and explain the theme of its 2013 Jewel Ball, “Lucky 13: Changing Views, Changing Lives.”
Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Church will host its first community-wide Cinco de Mayo celebration, 6 p.m. Saturday, May 4, in the Parish Hall, 7713 Girard Ave.
May 1, 2013 | Posted in La Jolla Life
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The La Jolla Garden Club will hold its annual Gardeners’ Market at 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 11, 2013 on the patio outside Chase Bank, at 7777 Girard Ave. in La Jolla Village. Each year, the garden club hosts the market the day before Mother’s Day Sunday. The potted plants, topiaries, succulent arrangements, baked goods and gift items with a garden theme are tied up with bows, ready to give to mothers the following morning.
The famed Secret Garden Tour, the primary fundraiser for the La Jolla Historical Society, is back for its 15th year from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 18. While the tour will still showcase six different gardens, there are some new and improved features this year. For the first time, Wisteria Cottage, 780 Prospect St., will be the site of a Garden Boutique.