La Jolla Church to present its first community festival, Nov. 9

Mary, Star of the Sea Catholic Church will present its inaugural community-wide festival, “So Fine on Kline,” 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 9, on Kline Street between Girard and Ivanhoe Avenues.

Organizers say this free, old- fashioned block party is set “to promote community within the Village of La Jolla.”

“So Fine on Kline” will feature food for purchase, a beer garden sponsored by BNS Brewing & Distilling Co., several retail vendors, live music, and a fun zone for kids.

Scheduled to perform are The Honey Rockers, Saline Solutions, Ali Burress and Brad Perry. San Diego firefighters will also be on hand, firetruck and all, to visit with community members. There will be face painting, an Astro-jump, games with prizes, and crafts for children.

Tickets are on sale for a 50/50 donation raffle with the winner to be announced at the festival (need not be present to win). Tickets are $5 each or 3 for $10 at church office at the corner of Girard and Kline.

An auction will be held for specialty items donated by Brick and Bell Café, Pharmaca, Ace Hardware, Muttropolis, Brazilia, 24 Hour Fitness, D.G. Wills Books and chiropractor Dr. Collan Koeppen. Many area merchants will have booths at the festival.

Holiday pies can be ordered from Marie Callendars and The Gathering Youth Group will take orders for Christmas trees.

For more information, call Louise Marshall at (858) 382-2667 or send her an e-mail at