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If you live in or are planning a visit to the San Diego area in January and are looking for some fun things to see and do, check out our January San Diego County Calendar of Events, courtesy of our colleagues, Peggy Sue, Catherine and Kathleen, at First American Title:

San Diego International Auto Show | Jan. 1-5 - Thu-Sat 10am-9pm, Sun 10am-7pm | SD Convention Center

Over 400 vehicles from 30 plus global manufacturers. Be among the first in the U.S. to see dozens of newly unveiled vehicles not yet in showrooms. The wide selection of 2020 and 2021 model-year vehicles on display will feature the newest technology to enhance the driving experience, all packaged in luxurious interiors and wrapped in cutting-edge designs. For more information: 858-550-0080 | www.sdautoshow.com

San Diego Brew Fest | Jan. 10 from 12-5pm | Preble Field in Liberty Station

Another fun-filled day with beer, food trucks, and music. The event will feature dozens of local and international craft beers, as well as San Diego’s most popular food trucks! For more information: www.sandiegobeerfest.com

Poway Winter Festival |Jan. 10-11 - Fri 5-9pm, Sat 3:30-8:30pm | Poway Community Park

Feel snow between your fingers while sledding down the snow hill; smell roasting marshmallows as you devour delicious s’mores; experience the wind in your hair skating around the synthetic ice rink; and more! Lights will twinkle, as music sets the tone and laughter fills the air. For more information: 858-668-4671 | www.poway.org

Gem Faire | Jan. 10-12 - Fri 12-6pm, Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 10am-5pm | Del Mar Fairgrounds

Gem Faire, established in 1989, has become a world-renowned marketplace for the finest in gemstones, beads, jewelry, minerals, fossils, meteorites, lapidary equipment, metaphysical items and much more at the lowest prices today. For more information: 503-252-8300 | www.gemfaire.com

Jurassic Quest | Jan. 10-12 - Fri 3-8pm, Sat 9am-8pm, Sun 9am-7pm | Del Mar Fairgrounds

America’s largest and most realistic Dinosaur event. Our guests will walk through the Cretaceous period, the Jurassic Period and The Triassic period and experience for themselves what it was like to be among dinosaurs of all kinds. For more information: 936-588-3332 | www.jurassicquest.com

Human Trafficking Awareness Walk | Jan. 11 from 12:30-3pm | Vista Library Community Room

This event is free and open to all. Families and pets are welcome! We will have bottled water available and signs. Arrive at 12:30 to register and hear speakers. A $10 donation is requested but not required. For more information: 760-683-9427  | www.soroptimistvista.org

San Diego Resolution Run | Jan. 11 from 6-11am | Tecolote Shores North Park and Fiesta Island

Are you ready to keep your New Year’s resolution to exercise regularly? You can do it! This event can get you started right with a new regiment. It offers adult 5K & 15K run/walks; plus youth races and a stroller strut run. For more information: 619-269-7047 | www.sandyfeetevents.com

Birch Aquarium’s Turtleversary | Jan. 11-12 from 11am-3pm | 2300 Expedition Way, La Jolla

We are celebrating our Loggerhead’s fifth anniversary at Birch Aquarium with a sea turtle-filled weekend of crafts, sea turtle science, and family friendly activities. Included with admission. For more information: 858-534-3474 | https://aquarium.ucsd.edu

Bridal Bazaar | Jan. 12 from 9:30am-4pm | San Diego Convention Center

We partner with top wedding professionals to bring you the biggest and best collection of wedding products and services in San Diego. For more information: 858-576-0078 | www.bridalbazaar.com

Cyclovia Encinitas | Jan. 12 from 10am-2pm | S. Coast Hwy 101

Explore Downtown Encinitas on South Coast Highway 101 via bike, on foot or other means of self powered transportation, FREE of cars! It is a Spanish term that means “Cycleway”. It is the closing of certain streets to automobiles for a temporary time, in order to allow cyclists, skaters and pedestrians access to local businesses on open streets. For more information: 760-633-2760 | https://encinitasca.gov

Borrego Springs Film Festival | Jan. 16-20 | Borrego Springs Performing Arts Center

A young and popular So Cal juried film festival in the categories of narrative, documentary, animation, Latino, and short films. For more information: 760-440-5338 |  www.borregospringsfilmfestival.org

Hillcrest Car Show | Jan. 18 at 2-6pm | Normal Street

Come and see classic cars displayed, talk to the owners, and get information on how to join the LGBT Classic Car Club. For more information: 619-299-3330 | www.fabuloushillcrest.com

Oddities & Curiosities Expo | Jan. 18 from 11am-6pm | Del Mar Fairgrounds

For lovers of the strange and unusual – you’ll find what you’re looking for at the Oddities & Curiosities Expo. Vendors from all over the country will be selling all things weird, plus sideshow entertainment and much more. For more information: www.odditiesandcuriositiesexpo.com

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade | Jan. 19 from 2-5pm | Harbor Drive - Embarcadero

The parade is filled with dazzling floats, phenomenal High School Bands, Drill Teams, College, Fraternities & Sororities, Churches, Peace and Youth organizations. This parade is coordinated by the Zeta Sigma Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., the oldest African American fraternity in America, founded in 1906. For more information: 619-264-0542 | www.alpha-zsl.org/mlkdayparade.html

ECTLC Fun Run/Walk | Jan. 19 from 7:30am-12pm | NTC Park, Liberty Station

Join team ECTLC for an amazing experience while supporting our goals and raising awareness of our mission. Chip timed; finisher medals; top finisher awards. You don’t want to miss this amazing event featuring a live DJ, pre-race warm-up & stretch, a professional announcer, and one-of-a-kind ECTLC event gear. For more information: http://ectlc5k.greatfeats.com

Carlsbad Marathon & Half Marathon | Jan. 19-20 from 7am-1pm | The Shoppes at Carlsbad

The Tri-City Medical Center Carlsbad Marathon and Half Marathon course goes through Carlsbad Village and along the oceanfront Pacific Coast Highway. Kids Marathon Mile at LEGOLAND takes place Saturday, Jan. 19 at 8am. For more information: 760-692-2900 | www.carlsbadmarathon.com

San Diego Restaurant Week | Jan. 19-26

For one week only, over 180 participating restaurants will offer three-course prix-fixe dinner menus for $20, $30, $40 or $50 per person and/or two-course prix-fixe lunch menus for $10, $15 or $20 per person. The participating restaurants span across the county from the South Bay to East County and to the borders of Oceanside and Fallbrook to the North and touch on all cuisine types and cravings. For more information: www.sandiegorestaurantweek.com

San Diego Sunroad Marina Boat Show | Jan. 23-26 - Thu-Fri 12-6pm, Sat-Sun 10am-6pm | 955 Harbor Island Drive, San Diego

We’ll have the brands and companies you’ve come to know and love, as well as new marine services and products, free boating seminars, boat rides, libations and more. For more information: 619-497-5254 | www.bigbayboatshow.com

Farmers Insurance Open | Jan. 23-26 | Torrey Pines Golf Course, La Jolla

The PGA TOUR’s Farmers Insurance Open is played annually at the Torrey Pines Golf Course in La Jolla, home of the 2008 & 2021 U.S. Open. For more information: 858-886-4653 | www.farmersinsuranceopen.com

Winter Home & Backyard Show | Jan. 24-26 from 10am-5pm | Del Mar Fairgrounds

Offering a wide range of exhibitors featuring the latest products and services for all of your home improvement needs, including home remodeling, decorating, outdoor living, landscaping and more. Discounts offered by exhibitors at the show. For more information: 800-999-5400 | www.delmarshows.com

San Diego TET Festival 2020 | Jan. 24-26 - Fri 5-10pm, Sat 11am-10pm, Sun 11am-9pm | Mira Mesa Community Park

In celebration of the Lunar New Year, a Vietnamese cultural festival will take place to showcase homeland traditions. Come and experience ancestral rituals and Vietnamese dance and music performances. You can also shop for merchandise, stop for lunch, and watch a firecracker show. For more information: 858-215-4838 | www.sdtet.com

Pure Project 4th Anniversary Party | Jan. 25 from 1-5pm | 9030 Kenamar Dr. #308, San Diego

Beer Garden & Food: Beer tents, food trucks, music, games and lounge areas. Rare Beers: We have been stockpiling beers all year long for this party. Cellar Beers: We will be pulling beers out of our cellar for purchase. Games: Throughout the day we will be having games such as corn hole, stein holding and more. Raffles & Prizes: As part of your admission you will receive a raffle ticket for prizes throughout the day. For more information: 858-252-6143 | www.purebrewing.org

Hanohano Huki Ocean Challenge | Jan. 25 from 7:30am-3pm | Bonita Cove in Mission Bay Park

One of the Longest Running Paddlesport Races in California (OC-1, Surfski, Traditional Paddleboard, Standup Paddleboard, & Kayak) Come and mix with top-level professional athletes and beginners from ages 7-80. For more information: https://paddleguru.com/races/HanohanoHukiOceanChallenge2020

USATF 50km Race Walk Olympic Trials & Santee Sunset 5K | Jan. 25 from 7:30am-7pm | Santee Trolley Square: 9884 Mission Gorge Rd.

The 5K course will be the same as the USATF 50km Race Walking course that professional athletes just competed on to qualify for the U. S. Olympic Race Walking team in the Tokyo 2020 games that morning. For more information: 619-258-4100 x263 | http://cityofsanteeca.gov

CFA’s San Diego Cat Show | Jan. 25-26 - Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 9am-5pm | Del Mar Fairgrounds

The nation’s finest cats will vie for top honors at “The Super Bowl of Cat Competition,” the largest annual cat show on the West Coast. There will be more than 450 cats from more than 42 recognized cat breeds in competition. For more information: www.sandiegocat.org

Star Walk XI | Jan. 26 from 5:30-7pm | Double Peak Park, San Marcos

Learn beginner astronomy concepts, about specific stars, constellations and simple astronomy facts and principles. For more information: 760-744-1050 | www.san-marcos.net

Youth Fishing Derby Seminar & Campout | Jan. 31 at 5pm | Lake Poway

Learn to fish from the pros and watch demonstrations on how to properly rig a line the night before. Pizza dinner will be served for attendees at 5:00 PM, with the fishing seminar immediately following at 5:30pm. Participants and their families are invited to spend the night for only $15 a car. For more information: 858-668-4772 | www.poway.org

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