10 Fun Things to Do in San Diego in February 2018
1. 2018 Cardiff Kook Run
The Cardiff Kook Run 5K, 10K and costume contest.
Date/Time: Feb 4, 2018/7:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Price: 5K - $46 | 10K - $56
Location: 505 S Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024 For info. visit Cardiff Kook Run
2. XTERRA Mission Gorge Trail Run
The XTERRA Trail Run Series at Mission Trails Regional Park 15k course.
Date/Time: Feb 4, 2018/8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Mission Trails Regional Park - Equestrian Cir., Santee, CA 92071 For info. visit Mission Gorge Trail Run
3. Stone Super Sunday CELLARbration
Oldest, rarest and last kegs to KICKOFF a day of epic verticals
Date/Time: Feb 4, 2018/10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Price: $30 DD | $55 General Admission
Location: Stone Brewing World Bistro and Gardens - 2816 Historic Decatur Rd., San Diego, CA 92106 For info. visit CELLARbration
4. Mermaid Half Marathon San Diego
Women’s 5k, 10k, and half marathon
Date/Time: Feb 10, 2018/6:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: South Shores Park - 1775 E Mission Bay Dr., San Diego, CA 92109 For info. visit Mermaid Half Marathon
5. Lunar New Year at SeaWorld
Date/Time: Feb 10 - Feb 25, 2018/10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Price: Included with park admission
Location: SeaWorld San Diego - 500 SeaWorld Dr., San Diego, CA 92109 For info. call 619-222-4732 or visit Lunar New Year @ SeaWorld
6. Escondido Chocolate Festival
“For The Love of Chocolate” festival.
Date/Time: Feb 10, 2018 / 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Price: $35 until 2/9/18; $45 At will call.
Location: Historic Downtown Escondido - 198 Maple St Plaza, Escondido, CA 92025 For info. visit Chocolate Festival Escondido
7. Gaslamp Quarter Mardi Gras
Date/Time: Feb 13, 2018 / 5:00 PM - 11:59 PM
Location: E St & Fourth Ave., San Diego, CA 92101 For info. visit Mardi Gras Gaslamp
8. San Diego Pet Expo
Date/Time: Feb 17 - Feb 18, 2018 / 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: Del Mar Fairgrounds - 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar, CA 92014 For info. visit San Diego Pet Exop
9. Chinese New Year Food & Cultural Fair
Date/Time: Feb 24 - Feb 25, 2018 / 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Price: refer to website
Location: S.D. Chinese Historical Society & Museum - 404 3rd Ave., San Diego, CA 92101 For info. call 619-338-9888 or visit Chinese New Year Fair
10. San Diego Winter Brew Fest
Date/Time: Feb 24, 2018 / 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: Fleet Science Center in Balboa Park - 1875 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101 For info. visit San Diego Winter Brew Fest
Photo by Jason Blackeye
If you have been shopping for a new home, chances are, the only time you are free to look at homes is outside of regular business hours. Check-out the tips below to avoid buying a home that you will regret.
1. Nighttime Atmosphere:
- How is the parking situation?
- Are their street lights present?
- Do you feel comfortable walking in front of your home alone?
2. The Commute:
- Are you driving in the direction of traffic?
- What is your travel time to and from work?
3. Homeowners Association Rules:
- Are you allowed to have short term rentals?
- Can you have a BBQ on your patio?
- Where can you park your car?
- What hours is your fitness center open?
- Is water included in your HOA fees?
- Many, many more questions to review in your HOA documents
4. Specialty Inspections:
Home inspectors give you a general/surface level inspection of the home. If the inspector note's something that is not correct, they will have you see a specialist for more information. Some common specialty inspections include:
- Heating and Air Conditioning
- Septic Tank
- Solar Panels
- and many, many more!
Make sure to do all of your homework prior to buying your new home. Wouldn't it be nice if potential buyers were able to spend a night in their future home before actually purchasing it? This is how much research you really need to do prior to signing off all of your contingencies. Make sure you observe a potential new home in the morning, at night, on the weekend and if possible, on a holiday.
Open 1/14/2018 from 12pm to 3pm is 8825 Tommy Court in San Carlos. Huge 9,000+ square foot lot with a sparkling pool & spa and a yard still large enough to entertain. Features 4 bedrooms plus an office space and 2.5 bathrooms. Move right in with new carpet, new paint, plantation shutters and dual-pane windows. Walking distance to Mission Trails, Grossmont College and the local San Carlos shopping center. 8825 Tommy Court in San Carlos is an absolute must see. Check it out January 14th, 2018 from 12pm to 3pm! See you there.