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YSC’s TOUR DE PINK – WEST COAST
October 29th – October 31st
Are you looking for the ultimate challenge? Join our newest YSC Tour de Pink, riding 3 days in a tight-knit group of up to 75 riders, each dedicated to ensuring young woman with breast cancer feel supported, empowered and hopeful. From October 29–October 31, 2010, riders will take part in this exclusive event raising funds to ensure no young woman faces breast cancer alone. Or, join our one-day ride on October 30, riding 60 miles beginning and ending in Santa Barbara.
Be a part of history as YSC Tour de Pink rolls out west for the very first time. YSC Tour de Pink is more than just a ride; it’s a rolling community. Are you ready to ride? Support young women? Be inspired? Join us today!
Newberry Park, CA – Point Magu, CA
Crystal Ball Gala
October 30th, 2010
A night of glamour, elegance, fine-dining, dancing and a chance to win the bid for lavish items like international vacations, fine jewelry, dinners-out or even dinners-in prepared exclusively for you and your guests by a private chef.
BE PART OF CASA’S AMAZING RACE!
A highlight of this year’s Live Auction is the chance to compete in Casa’s Amazing Race. In a race like none other, five teams, bound by friendship, love or family, will race through scenic North Coastal San Diego seeking to win an amazing MGM Grand Signature Las Vegas adventure. Date of the race is Saturday, March 19, 2011. All participants will wind down that evening with a sumptuous dinner at The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe.
For more information about this event or to request a private tour of Casa de Amparo programs, please contact Keely Tidrow via email or at 760-754-5500 ext.28.
Fairbanks Ranch Country Club
10th Annual Dia de los Muertos Festival, Mission San Luis Rey
October 31st, 2010
Mission San Luis Rey, a non-profit organization and National Historic Landmark, will host the region’s largest Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos) festival. This is a highly unique opportunity for artists, dancers, musicians, festivalgoers, students & families alike to come together for a celebration of Latino culture. The 10th annual celebration of this vibrant tradition will be a colorful display as it aims to represent a day to honor passed loved ones. This FREE family-friendly event will commence at 10am and continue until 4pm. 75+ vendors, musical performances, a symbolic procession, beautifully decorated altars, food and more will be a part of the day’s festivities.
The festival will be located on the Mission grounds for a second year with support from many of the same partners from prior years. Local growers, Mellano & Company will once again participate in the festival by providing the thousands of marigolds used to decorate the altars (ofrendas) for the event. Guests can participate in honoring their own loved ones with a chalk cemetery memorial to be decorated with flowers and candles. Por Siempre Car Club will present a special showcase of classic cars for all to enjoy. This year each car will create a unique ofrenda within the car.
There will be on-site parking with a fee of $5 per car. Off-site parking is available in the area but attendees are encouraged to carpool or take alternate transportation if it is an option. A map of the area and entrance points is available on the website.
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