Events in San Diego – April 1 – April 15

Curbside Bites

Curbside Bites Food Truck Markets (Lunch) Every Wednesday   –  Every Wednesday, a caravan of food trucks are conveniently located in Little Italy to serve lunchtime meals. Each food truck has its own menu choices. Pick your favorite and it’s quickly served.  –  Date: April 01, 2015  –  Time: 11:00 am –  2:00 pm  –  Location: B Street (between India St. & Columbia St.)  –  For more info.:  Christian Murcia @ (714) 718-1330 or visit www.curbsidebites.com

VONs

VON’S Handmade Holidays: Pollination Station  –  Celebrate this Earth Day at the Museum by creating a paper butterfly in our “pollination station.” Use the Museum’s die cutter machine, paper, paint and ribbon to make artwork that can flutter in the wind.  –  Date: April 02 – 28, 2015  –  Time: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm / Sun. starting @ 12:00 pm  –  Recurs every Mon., Wed., Thur., Fri. and Sat.  –  Location: 200 W Island Ave., San Diego, CA 92101  –  For more info.: (619) 233-8792 or visit www.thinkplaycreate.org

Padres Fan Fest

Padres Fan Fest  –  The event is free for all fans, but you must obtain a FanFest voucher to enter the event. Vouchers for both Members and general fans will be made available at a later date. FanFest parking is free for all fans and available in the Lexus Premier lot. The exhibition game between the Padres and the Mexico City Red Devils is slated to start at 2:00 pm.  –  Date: April 04, 2015  –  Time: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm  –  Location: Petco Park – San Diego, CA 92101  –  For more info.:   (619) 795-5000 or visit sandiego.padres.mlb.com/sd/fan_forum/fanfest.jsp

Little Italy

The Mercato: Little Italy’s Farmer’s Market Every Saturday  –  This farmer’s market in Little Italy offers an array of groceries and goodies. Featured items include fresh fruits and vegetables, pasta, peppers, meats, cheese, breads, spices, olive oil, and specialty treats. There are also imported gift items.   –  Date: April 04, 2015  –  Time: 8:00 am –  2:00 pm  –  Location: West Cedar Street (Front St. & Kettner Blvd.)  –  For more info.:   Catt White @ (619) 233-3901 or visit  www.littleitalymercato.com

Peace Love Run

Peace – Love – Run  –  The hippie era of the 1960’s was about peace and love. So, get in the groove and choose the course that suits your fancy. The event offers a Half Marathon, 10K, 5K, and a Kids Dash. These courses are perfect for beginners and seasoned athletes. All finishers receive a medal.  –  Date: April 04, 2015  –  Time: 7:00 am – 12:00 pm  –  Location: call for details.  –  For more info.: Rosemarie Gibson @ (619) 491-0677 or visit   www.peace-love-run.com

VinDiego

VinDiego Wine & Food Festival  –  The 3rd Annual VinDiego Wine and Food Festival is a true wine connoisseurs delight. VinDiego is about people coming together to celebrate a shared passion; a passion for great wine & mouth-watering gourmet food.  –  Date: April 10 – 11, 2015  –  Time: visit website  –  Location: 2875 Dewey Road, San Diego, CA 92106  –  For more info.: visit www.vindiego.com

Goodguys

Goodguys Meguiar’s 15th Del Mar Nationals  –  The Goodguys Meguiar’s Del Mar Nationals has become one of the nation’s favorite automotive events! It’s a full weekend of roddin’ at the beach in ol’ Del Mar.  –  Date: April 10 – 12, 2015  –  Time: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm  –  Location: 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar  –  For more info. visit www.good-guys.com

Womens Running

The Womens Running San Diego Half Marathon & 5K  –  This half marathon and 5K event is designed for women to compete against other women. It presents a pleasant bayside run with waterscape views in a non-intimidating and supportive environment. The post-event celebration offers music, awards, and light refreshments.  –  Date: April 11, 2015  –  Time: 6:30 am – 10:30 am  –  Location: call for details.  –  For more info.:   Information desk @ (858) 450-6510 or visit  www.womensrunning.competitor.com

7th Annual

7th Annual GranFondo San Diego Bike Ride  –  Cyclists of all ages can join an Italian cycling tour that features several distances; 105-mile, 56-mile, and 34-mile courses. They are social rides that begin in Little Italy and travel eastward through cities, towns, and rural countrysides. There are many pleasant views along the way.  –  Date: April 12, 2015  –  Time: 7:15 am –  5:00 pm  –  Location: call for details.  –  For more info.:  Tobias Panek @ (858) 668-1739 or visit  www.sdgranfondo.com