La Jolla Playhouse
1. Blood and Gifts (June 12th – July 8th)
“Blood and Gifts takes you inside the secret spy war behind the official Soviet-Afghan War of the 1980s.”
2. The Nightingale (July 10th- August 5th)
“A compelling contemporary musical based on Hans Christian Andersen’s classic tale, The Nightingale tells the story of a young emperor in ancient China, whose luxurious but constricted life inside the walls of the Forbidden City is upended by the song of an extraordinary bird that lives beyond his reach.”
3. TEDx- America’s Finest City 2012 (July 14th)
“Conference presenters ‘give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes or less,’ seeking to ‘inspire attendees to create greater impact with their ideas.’ Expect ‘intellectual adventure,’ musical performances, demonstrations, interactive experiences.”
The Museum of Contemporary Art La Jolla
The Santa Anna Condition (June 10th- September 2nd)
“John Valadez 1976 to 2011″ — through Sunday, September 2 — is “the first survey exhibition of this important Mexican-American artist and muralist, who has had profound influence on the Chicano art movement in the United States.” Exhibit spans 35 years of Los Angeles-based Valadez’s photographs, paintings, pastels, and other works on paper. Valadez “turns the ordinary snapshot into a source for his portrayal of a large, diverse cast of urban inhabitants drawn from his everyday life.”
2. La Jolla Farmers Market every Sunday 9-1pm
Where to eat:
1. The Steakhouse at Azul La Jolla
Happy Hour until 7 and Sunday Brunch Menu with $4 Mimosas and Bloody Marys
2. La Valencia Hotel
Friday – enjoy a Mediterranean night featuring sangria, tapas and family style dishes inspired by areas of the Mediterranean coast along with musical entertainment from 7:00-10:00pm!
Monday- Memorial Day BBQ Mediterranean Patio with live entertainment by Dylan’s Steel Band! Just $29 a person. 10-4pm
3. The Marine Room
Monday Night Lobster Savor a three-course menu featuring appetizers, a choice of Lobster Tail preparations including Pistachio Butter Basted Lobster Tail, and dessert trilogy. Cost is $50 per person, $70 with wine pairing.
3. The Shores Restaurant
6 for $6 Happy Hour Monday to Friday from 4 to 6 p.m.
Wind down your day with The Shores’ 6 for $6 Happy Hour! Choose from 6 appetizer and drink specials – each only $6 – while taking in sweeping views of La Jolla Shores from our comfortable bar.
4. Beaumont’s Restaurant
Live music all weekend!
Sunday, enjoy $5 Bloody’s, Mimosa’s and Margs with Matt Commerce during the day and laid back funk/groove music at night with Stratos!
The Bed and Breakfast Inn at La Jolla always offers many amenities. From complimentary sherry in all of the rooms, fresh fruit throughout the day, unlimited bottled water, and baked good. Now The Bed and Breakfast Inn at La Jolla also serves a gourmet three course breakfast everyday.
Comic-Con is coming this July 11th-15th.
Be sure and book your reservations The Bed and Breakfast Inn at La Jolla for this July now.
Comic Con 2012 will have many special guests including: Charlie Adlard, Tom Batluk, Alison Bechdel, Stan Goldberg, Robert Kirkman, Scott Snyder and many more.
For More Information lease visit http://www.comic-con.org/cci/index.php.
The Sun is shinning, the flowers are beginning to bloom and the weather is warming up. With summer right around the corner, we have been very busy at The Bed and Breakfast Inn at La Jolla.
Kate Sessions, Windansea, and Shores have all been recently updated. There are new pictures posted under “Rooms”.The Bed and Breakfast Inn at La Jolla has added five new 32 inch flat screen televisions to our property and we are almost done with the finishing touches on Ellen Browning Scripps and Country Village. New pictures should be up on the website soon.
The Bed and Breakfast Inn at La Jolla has beach chairs and towels for the perfect beach day.
Filled with fresh strawberries, citrus fruit, and drizzled with a citrus glaze, The Bed and Breakfast Inn at La Jolla is very excited about the new California Citrus Scone.
Chocolate Peanut butter Pots
Makes 24 pots
This is an extremely simple recipe that everyone loves.
- 1 1/2 cups of your favorite peanut butter cookie dough
- 24 small peanut butter cups (not the tiny ones but the individually wrapped ones)
- Mini cupcake pan
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees fahrenheit
2. Butter the cupcake pan
3. Add one rounded teaspoon of cookie dough to each cupcake mold
4. Put (do not press) one unwrapped peanut butter cup on top of each dough filled cupcake mold
5. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until the dough rises to the lip of each cupcake tin
6. Remove from heat and let cool
7. Serve warm
Note: This tasty treat goes great with vanilla bean ice cream or gelato.
Jungle Bells at The San Diego Zoo
December 11th-23rd, 25th-31st, January 1st-2nd
“What kind of exotic animal gets its wings every time a jungle bell rings? Find out for yourself this month at the Jungle Bells celebration, when the San Diego Zoo is transformed into a magical winter wonderland. You’ll find a nightly tree-lighting ceremony, bell ringers filling the air with music, and lighted animal figures dotting the grounds. Dr. Zoolittle has an interactive “Night before Christmas” show, and you can make some new friends during “Animal Magic for the Holidays” critter presentations. Munch holiday specialties, take a “Candy Cane Lane Magical Journey,” and experience even more seasonal cheer—Zoo style!”
For more information visit: sandiegozoo.org/junglebells/
Balboa Park’s December Nights
“Balboa Park December Nights, the nation’s premier holiday festival, will take place for the 34th consecutive year on Friday, Dec. 2, 5-10pm, and Saturday, Dec. 3, noon-10pm. As always, the event brings families and friends together to spread holiday joy, learn more about the cultural value of Balboa Park and kick-off the “most wonderful time of the year.””
For more information visit: balboapark.org/decembernights/
San Diego Ballet: “The Nutcracker”
December 3rd, 4th, 17th, and 18th
“Leaping Cossacks! Flurries of Snowflakes! and a Legion of Rats! See them all swoop and soar across San Diego stages in America’s Favorite Holiday Event!”
For more information: sandiegoballet.org/season/the-nutcracker.htm
November 20th from 11:30am to 3:00pm
The event is a “Taste & Tour of the Cultural Zone of La Jolla”. The Bed and Breakfast Inn at La Jolla, The La Jolla Historical Society The La Jolla Museum of Art, The La Jolla Woman’s Club, Bishop’s School, The Cuvier Club, The La Jolla Presbyterian Church and St. James will all be participating.
The Bed and Breakfast will be providing tours along with a brief history of The Inn and it’s architect, Irving Gill, at 11:30am and 1pm followed by light refreshment and music in the garden. We will also be handing out samples of our gourmet granola and Jay’s biscotti.