By Miriam Raftery
October 24, 2019 (El Cajon) – Stop by East County Magazine’s booth at the Cultural Arts Expo at the Courtyard Marriott, 141 N. Magnolia Ave. in El Cajon on Saturday, November 9th to meet acclaimed local authors, who will be signing and selling copies of their books. The Expo also features art by local and international artists, live music, and more.
The event runs from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Here are the authors who have confirmed times to participate at East County Magazine’s booth so far:
10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Phil Pryde (San Diego: An introduction to the Region)
Donald Harrison (Louis Rose, San Diego’s First Jewish Settler and Entrepreneur and Schlepping through the American West:There is a Jewis Story Everywhere)
Richard Carrico (Strangers in a Stolen Land: Indians of San Diego County from Prehistory to the New Deal and Of Wine on the Lees Well Refined: A History of Wine and Wineries in San Diego County)
Del Hood (
2-4 p.m. Anat Tour (children’s books: Mama Says , Mama's Bag, Mama's Bees , The Huge Gigantic Humongous Lizard in my Living Room (paperback), and Dandy Daddy Long Legs.)
3-5 p.m. Linda Hawley (Nature Adventure!)
4-6 p.m. Amanda Matti (A Foreign Affair and Voicing the Eagle)
About the Cultural Arts Expo:
You’re invited to “Expose yourself to art” at the Cultural Arts Expo. Proceeds will benefit the East County Arts Association.
Enjoy live music by the Jazilla Band, a local Latin jazz legend, savor food samples from 12-2 p.m., visit a wine and beer garden, and enjoy artworks including adobe sculptures by Enrieque Avilez form Mexico City, fish carving sculptures by award winner Bob Berry, local artist Grace Schleisher, workshops by local artist Barbara Young and more.
This year, the event draws inspiration from the Don’t Give Up Movement, which strives to help struggling people find hope and prevent suicides. The event also honors the memory of local artist Nolan, who died at age 18.
Tickets: $15 general admission if purchased by Oct. 31, or $20 at the door; student admission is $10.
For more information visit https://artexpoatthemarriott.com/ .