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Concert association begins 29th season with ‘Neapolitan Nights’

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Ramona Concert Association’s 2013-14 season will open with Quartetto Gelato, an ensemble that tours worldwide.

After 2013 concert tours in Russia, Canada, and London — including the London Symphony — the award-winning musicians will end their year in Ramona. The concert will be in Olive Peirce Middle School Charles R. Nunn Performing Arts Center, 1521 Hanson Lane, Saturday, Oct. 19, at 7:30 p.m.

Quilt Show attracts crowd, continues on Saturday


Tracy Potter of Ramona studies the colorful squares of vegetables and fruits in a quilt called “Something Delicious,” made by Jean Scofield, at the 14th Annual Quilt Show at Mountain View Community Church, off Highway 78 and Ash Street. Presented by Ramona Back Country Quilters, the show runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Ramona Library celebrates centennial year Oct. 3


Ramona Library will celebrate its centennial anniversary as a branch of the San Diego County Free Library on Oct. 3 with an afternoon of entertainment and refreshments for the community.

Starting with Ramona author Chuck LeMenager’s presentation on the history of Ramona at 3 p.m., the celebration will continue

Hubbell to celebrate Ilan-Lael Foundation’s 30th anniversary Saturday

Santa Ysabel artist James Hubbell will celebrate the 30th anniversary of his Ilan-Lael Foundation Sept. 28, from 5 to 9 p.m., at First Unitarian Universalist Church in Hillcrest.

The celebration will feature food, wine, a silent auction, speakers and dance. Tickets are $150 per person.

Ramonan brings Alzheimer’s play to San Diego

A critically-acclaimed Alzheimer’s play with a star cast is coming to San Diego Sept. 27 with the help of a Ramona woman and her organization, Beating Alzheimer’s By Embracing Science (B.A.B.E.S.).

Jamie Tyrone, a nurse and founder and CEO of B.A.B.E.S., is presenting the San Diego production of “Surviving Grace” along with the organization USAgainstAlzheimer’s.

RHS 2009 graduate plays Marius in ‘Les Miserables’


Trevor Rogelstad, a 2009 Ramona High School graduate, plays Marius in the Star Repertory Theater production of “Les Miserables” at the Avo Playhouse in Vista.

Rogelstad’s performances in the Revolution Cast musical are at 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 30, and Saturday, Aug. 31.

Our Town Calendar of Community Events

KIWANIS OF RAMONA, 7 to 8:30 a.m., Ramona Valley Grill, 344 Main St.

WEIGHT WATCHERS, Ramona Woman’s Club, 524 Main St., 8 a.m.

GARDEN SWAP, 9 a.m., CUSTOMER APPRECIATION EVENT, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Ramona Family Naturals, 642 Main St., entertainment, prizes. More: 760-787-5987.

Milagro Farms Winery sponsors Olde Ramona Hotel Gallery artists’ reception

Milagro Farms Winery, winner of Best of San Diego County at the 2013 San Diego County Fair, will sponsor the reception at the Olde Ramona Hotel Gallery from 5 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 10.

The reception, open to the public, is an opportunity to talk with artist Dawn Rivas, whose works are featured in the gallery’s Discovery Room. Also featured this month and next are works by gallery artists with the theme “Feeling Feline.”

Music takes over for Nine Days and Nights

Although the Ramona Music Fest and the Ramona Bluegrass and Old West Fest are two entirely separate events, this year the two will be coming together in a unique way.

Event organizers decided that, since there are only nine days between the two music celebrations this year, all nine days should celebrate — what else but music?

Ramona Art Guild to sponsor silverpoint workshop

Ramona Art Guild will sponsor a silverpoint workshop with Vicki Walsh in the Ramona Library Community Room from 9:45 a.m. to 2 pm. on Saturday, March 23.

Walsh, a drawing professor at Palomar College, is renown for her immaculately rendered portraits. In her latest series, she uses silver and gold point to create detailed drawings upon which she applies layers of oil paint.