Event Calendar

Have you ever seen an article summarizing a vegan event in the community and thought, “I wish I had known about that!”  This page is dedicated to crafting a calendar of vegan friendly events.  If you have an event you would like to add, please feel free to leave a comment on this page or message The Fussy Fork on Facebook!

November

Friday, November 1: Dia de lost Muertos — A Taste of Mexico and the Art of Remembrance

Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Location: Casa de Luz, 2920 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92104; 619.501.1200

Description: Cooking class that explores the flavors of Mexico while examining the traditions of Dia de los Muertos or the Day of the Dead

Cost:

Website: http://www.casadeluzsd.com/upcoming/2013/10/28/dia-de-los-muertos-a-taste-of-mexico-and-the-art-of-remembrance

Thursday, November 7: Vegan-Vegetarian Thanksgiving

Time: 6:00pm – 8:30pm

Location: Great News! Cookware & Cooking, 1788 Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA 92109; 858.270.1582

Description: Recipes include: Pear and Spinach Salad with Belgian Endive, Maple Mustard Vinaigrette and Marinated Artichoke and Red Onion Crostini; Seitan Roll Stuffed with Mushroom, Walnuts and Dried Cranberries; Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Garlic and Rosemary; Green Beans with Caramelized Balsamic Shallots; Vegan Pumpkin Pie with Coconut Vanilla Bean Whip.

Cost:

Website: http://www.great-news.com/Vegan-Vegetarian-Thanksgiving.html

Friday, November 8: Grand Opening of Nekter Encinitas

Time: 7am

Location: 127 N. El Camino Real Suite C, Encinitas, CA 92024

Description: FREE 16 oz. juices and smoothies from 7am -11am, first 50 customers will receive a gift card and 1 day cleanses will be (while supplies last).

Cost: free

Website: https://www.facebook.com/nekterjuicebar

Friday, November 8: Vegan Pastry and Baking, Gluten-Free Classic Cakes

Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Location: Casa de Luz, 2920 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92104; 619.501.1200

Description: Learn the secrets to baking and decorating amazing special occasion cakes and cupcakes with purely plant based ingredients.  Recipes include: Multi-layered Dark Chocolate Decadence, German Chocolate, French Vanilla White Cake with Strawberry Crème Filling, Coconut Cake with Lemon Filling, and Best-Ever Carrot Cake with Vegan Cream Cheese Frosting.

Cost:

Website: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07e8f5es0x41c38c4b&oseq=&c=&ch=

Saturday, November 9: Veg Fest San Diego

Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm

Location:  VegStage at Art Produce Garden and Greenstanding Stage at Casa de Luz.  Exhibitors and workshops along Herman Avenue (between University and North Park Way)

Description: Goal is to build a healthy and sustainable movement of conscious San Diegans.  This event features speakers series, food demos, and book signings!

Cost: VIP ticket ; General Admission Online ; General Admission at Door

Website: http://sandiegovegfestival.com/

Saturday, November 9: Semi-Raw Vegan Cooking Class by The Conscious Cook

Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm

Location: 10225 Barned Canyon Road A110, San Diego CA 92121

Description: Learn how to incorporate more raw and vegan foods into your diet.  You will learn about raw chocolate, herbal elixirs, juicing and green drinks, and more!

Cost:

Website: http://conscious-cook.com/shop/nov-9-semi-raw-vegan-cooking-2/

Wednesday, November 13: Fall Cleansing and Soups Class by The Conscious Cook

Time: TBA

Location: 10225 Barned Canyon Road A110, San Diego CA 92121

Description: Learn about how to embark on a fall detox cleanse to stave off colds, keep your immune system healthy, and prepare your organs for the colder months ahead.

Cost: TBA

Website: http://conscious-cook.com/shop/nov-13-fall-cleansing-and-soups/

Sunday, November 17: Get the Skinny on Skinny — Holidays!

Time: 12pm – 2pm

Location: Cooking 4 Life, 9145 Chesapeake Drive, San Diego, CA 92123; 858.433.0085

Description: Cherie Leonard has some lo-cal ideas to help you get through the holidays!  The menu will include tempeh veggie loaf, garlic mashed potatoes, mushroom gravy, stovetop apple crumble, and kale and Brussels sprout salad.

Cost:  Before 11/15:  per person or for 2 people registering together; After 11/15: per person or for 2 people registering together

Website: http://veg-appeal.com/page11/page11.html

Tuesday, November 26: Southern Fried Vegan Thanksgiving Dinner

Time: 5:00pm – 9:00pm

Location: Modern Times Brewing, 3725 Greenwood Street, San Diego, CA 92110

Description: Don’t miss out on this special Vegan Thanksgiving Feast! Menu includes: Faux Turkey or Fried Chickun, Organic Creamy Mashed Potatoes, Organic Southern Dressing (Stuffing), Organic Glazed Squash, Organic Mac N’ Cheeze, Organic Greens, Organic Gravy, Organic Biscuits, and Organic Pumpkin Cheezecake

Cost: -

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/574383942626689/

December

Sunday, December 8: Brulee by Lovelikebeer

Time: 10:00am – 3:00pm

Location: Toronado, 4026 30th Street, San Diego, CA

Description: Lovelikebeer presents, Brulee, a vegan brunch featuring Modern Times Beer and Mostra Coffee.  15% of event sales benefit Promises2Kids.

Cost: Food available for purchase a la carte

Website: http://lovelikebeer.com/

Thursday, December 12: Vegan Holiday Cookies

Time: 10:30am – 1:00pm

Location: Great News! Cookware & Cooking, 1788 Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA 92109; 858.270.1582

Description: Recipes include: Cane Sugar Cookies; Gingerbread Men; Pecan Snowballs; Maple Nut Stars; Almond Raspberry Spritz; Chocolate Chip Magic Bars; Cranberry Pistachio Biscotti; Chocolate Dipped Peppermint Crescents

Cost:

Website: http://www.great-news.com/Vegan-Holiday-Cookies.html

Saturday, December 28: Farm to Table with Suzie’s Farm CSA

Time: 11:30am – 1:30pm

Location: Great News! Cookware & Cooking, 1788 Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA 92109; 858.270.1582

Description: Chef Jenn will create a vegetarian meal from start to finish using the produce that was handpicked for the CSA boxes that week.

Cost:

Website: http://www.great-news.com/Farm-To-Table-with-Suzie-s-Farm-CSA.html