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Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 at 6:10 PM

Celebrate the Craft at The Lodge at Torrey Pines

Celebrate the Craft at The Lodge at Torrey Pines

Savor a "California bounty" in an alfresco celebration near the lauded lodge. Read »

Saturday, Oct 7, 2017 at 8:22 AM

Pomona Pumpkin Festival: 25th Year

Pomona Pumpkin Festival: 25th Year

"The Season of Orange" kick-off spotlights California agriculture. Read »

Friday, Oct 6, 2017 at 4:31 PM

Trick-or-Treat Tea at the Disneyland Hotel

Trick-or-Treat Tea at the Disneyland Hotel

Sip in a not-too-spooky setting, with cute seasonal treats galore. Read »

Friday, Oct 6, 2017 at 10:44 PM

Eastern Sierra: 'Peak Fall' on Fast Approach

Eastern Sierra: 'Peak Fall' on Fast Approach

Best carve out a road trip on the second or third weekend of October, leaf peepers of California. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 4, 2017 at 2:11 PM

Carmel Valley Ranch: Wine Harvest Weekend

Carmel Valley Ranch: Wine Harvest Weekend

A dinner party and a grand tasting are on the busy (yet ultimately relaxed) roster at the rustic-luxe getaway. Read »

Tuesday, Oct 3, 2017 at 11:23 AM

Haunted Aquarium: Sea Monster Mash

Haunted Aquarium: Sea Monster Mash

Birch Aquarium in La Jolla is serving up some spooky ocean-fun frights over one special October weekend. Read »

Monday, Oct 2, 2017 at 12:53 PM

Mammoth Show: Autumn Hues Aplenty

Mammoth Show: Autumn Hues Aplenty

There's still time to take in the Eastern Sierra's fabulous fall leaves. Read »

Sunday, Oct 1, 2017 at 12:55 PM

Palm Springs Tram: Snow Soothsayers Wanted

Palm Springs Tram: Snow Soothsayers Wanted

Predict when that first frosty inch'll fall at Mountain Station and win a ride. Read »

Friday, Sep 29, 2017 at 5:20 PM

Monster Academy at Discovery Cube OC

Monster Academy at Discovery Cube OC

Discover the hidden, science-nifty talents of some famous monsters, in Santa Ana. Read »

Friday, Sep 29, 2017 at 9:31 PM

Opening: Big Horse Corn Maze

Opening: Big Horse Corn Maze

The Temecula fall wonderland debuts, delivering special themed weekends and activities galore to fall fans. Read »

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Alysia Gray Painter Alysia Gray Painter has served as the West Coast Managing Editor for AOL CityGuide, as well as the Los Angeles editor; she has also written for Bark magazine, McSweeney's, Modern Humorist, and PBS programs and publications.
Becky Stickney Becky Stickney is an editor for NBC7.com and has been a San Diego resident for more than 20 years. She's a mom who loves to travel around the Southwest, looking for interesting places to visit and photograph.