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These are just some of the nearly $10,000 in prizes at East County Fest, our "Party of the Decade" celebrating our 10th anniversary on Saturday, August 25 from 6-10 p.m. at Mission Trails  Regional Park's beautiful visitors center. Get tickets.

By Miriam Raftery

Want to win a video production about your company or organization created by Raul Sandelin Films--a $1,200 value? 

Take home sports memorabilia from NBA superstar Bill Walton’s personal collection?

Get poker lessons from Richard Lederer, who taught his two children and they became world and national poker champions? 

Savor happy hour with friends at Hatfield Creek vineyard?  Or a vacation at an adobe inn at a winery? Or take home a barbecue for a cookout in your own backyard.

Wouldn't you love to win a beautiful pearl and silver ring and earrings set, baskets of wines, autographed books, restaurant gift certificates, San Diego Zoo passes, dance concert tickets, or tickets to a concert featuring a well-known performer at SDSU’s Cal Coast Open Air Theater?

Perhaps you’d love to take home a painting of a beautiful local place painting by famed artist Chuck McPherson, or bid on an exotic African wildlife painting by Gloria Chadwick, or win a dazzling image by wildlife photographer Debbie Merrill. Or win winebaskets from Ramona Ranch Winery or Hatfield Creek Winery.

You can even bid on bringing the ever-entertaining author/humorist/columnist/radio personality Richard Lederer to speak to your next event! 

You might also take home a Moringa tree, or win tickets to the Ramona Grape Stomp and Wine Festival, or a performance of The Red Cloak by Kidz Danz Kompany.

Those are just some of the awesome items we’ve lined up for our auction and raffle at our East County Fest August 25 from 6-10 p.m. at Mission Trails Regional Park Visitor Center, all to celebrate our 10th anniversary with the Party of the Decade! Proceeds benefit our nonprofit news through East County  Magazine  and our East County Wildfire & Emergency Alerts.

This special event also includes food, wine and hard cider tasting from 18 different wonderful restaurants, wineries and caterers, artists, authors, live music, stargazing, a Best of East County show and more.

Yes, we still have tickets available!  Get them while they last:

Thanks to our auction and raffle prize donors!

If you'd like to donate a prize, contact or call (619)698-7617.

Thanks to our major event sponsors:










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