Thanks to all who made our SummerFest a sizzling success--over 300 community members who attended, dozens of sponsors, a legion of loyal volunteers, the talented Chefs de Cuisine, Mission Trails Regional Park Foundation for hosting our event at their beautiful facility, and our VIP guests including two members of Congress. (Watch for photos soon).
If you missed the festivities, join us next year!
A delicious benefit for East County Magazine & Chefs de Cuisine
Sunday, June 26th, 6-9 p.m. at Mission Trails (early trail walk at 5 p.m.)
Culinary masters fire up the grill for a midsummer night's eve of gourmet feasting and frolicking, wine and beer tasting, music and merrymaking in a spectacular setting--with thousands of dollars in prizes including 3 vacations, golf, art, wine, sightseeing flight, hot tickets and more. Join us for the hottest event of the season!
Feast your eyes on the menu: http://www.eastcountymagazine.org/node/6517
DIRECTIONS TO MISSION TRAILS: www.mtrp.org
(Note: There are 2 Father Junipero Serra Trail entrances into the park -- take the one farthest south. If you 're coming off Highway 52, that's the 2nd entrance. From 8 up Mission Gorge Rd, it's the first one.)
Tickets at the door (if available) will be $30 or 2 for $50.
Scroll down for full details and to order tickets, or click here http://www.eastcountymagazine.org/summerfest-2011 . You can also reserve by calling 619-698-7617 before 3 pm today.
Frolicking and festivities include fine foods, wine and beer tasting, video preview of the exciting East County Guide, silent auction and opportunity drawing with fabulous prizes, museum tour, twilight views, stargazing party and much more!
Gourmet Feast: * Carving station with roasted meats*Sushi station*Pastas*Fre
sh fruits* Vegetarian options*Gourmet Desserts*Wine and beer tasting from local wineries and breweries
Live music by three groups: Souled out (blues), La Jolla Symphony and Chorus, and Native American Flute Circle.
Thousands of dollars in prizes for our auction and drawing: including vacations at Holiday Inn on the Bay, Julian Meadow View Inn, and Sycuan Resort, dinners at top restaurants, a "Day at Viejas" gift basket, tickets to the County Fair at Del Mar, Sea World, the Zoo, and the America's Finest Beer Festival, a campover at Lion's, Tigers & Bears, gold jewelry, art (including a signed Olaf Wieghorst print) wine, sightseeing flight (or a flight lesson), Heritage of the Americas Museum gift certificates, baskets for dog and cat owners, Crunch Fitness membership, and much more.
More fun: Historical storytellers, museum tours, historical reenactor, wildlife visits, sneak preview of the new East County Guide, and much more!
Thanks to our generous sponsors:
Chefs de Cuisine, Mission Trails, East County Magazine, Holiday Inn on the Bay, Julian Meadows Inn, Sycuan Resort, Golden Artistry, Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians, Main Street 5 Gallery, Sportsplex, Heritage of the Americas Museum, Crunch Fitness, Lemon Grove Historical Society, Gio Bistro Wine Bar, Golden Artistry, Rancho San Diego-Jamul Chamber of Commerce, Elephant & Castle, Nights of the Sound Table, Lions, Tigers & Bears, Dube Vineyards, San Pasqual Winery, Gloriosa Vineyards, La Serenissima Vineyards, Mangio Bene, Sea World, San Miguel Fire, John Hammerstand flight instructor, Olaf Wieghorst Gallery, artists Gloria Chadwick, Abigail Migala, Denise Strahm, and many more!
Note: We've invited all elected officials to higher offices in our region. Congressman Bob Filner has confirmed he will attend. Congresswoman Susan Davis' office indicated she, too, wll try to join our event. (Congressman Duncan Hunter is in Afghanistan and unable to attend.) Councilmember Marti Emerald has also confirmed she will be at SummerFest.
Come discover East County's hidden jewel, Mission Trails Regional Park!
This event is limited to age 21 and up. A pre-event hike starts at 5 pm;
Summerfest from 6-9 pm; Stargazing party at evening's end.
Two ways to buy--Online or check
1 Ticket $25
2 Tickets $40
4 Tickets $80
6 Tickets $120
8 Tickets $160
Questions? Have a prize to donate? Call 619-698-7617 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Group discounts: Buy 9 tickets, get a 10th free; reserve groups at 619-698-7617.