Bratwurst, sauerkraut, beer, German pretzels, German sliders, German funnel cakes and Frauleins armed with baskets of German pastries and more are on the agenda for Oktoberfest, A Harvest Celebration.
Presented by Ramona Chamber of Commerce, the family event will be at Ramona Community Center, 434 Aqua Lane, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12.
DOS PICOS PARK FREE SATURDAY PROGRAMS, 17953 Dos Picos Park Road. Ranger-led Walk and Talk, 10 to 11 a.m.; Junior Rangers, 11 a.m. to noon; Snakes ‘N Skins 1 to 1:30 p.m.; Craft Time 2 to 3 p.m.; Earth Ball 4 to 4:30 p.m.; Texture Scavenger Hunt 5 to 6:30 p.m.; Bat Hike, twilight — check ranger station for exact time. More: co.san-diego.ca.us/parks/actguide.html or call 760-789-2220.
DOS PICOS PARK FREE SATURDAY PROGRAMS, 17953 Dos Picos Park Road. Ranger-led Walk and Talk, 10 to 11 a.m.; Junior Rangers, 11 a.m. to noon; Snakes ‘N Skins 1 to 1:30 p.m.; Craft Time 2 to 3 p.m.; Earth Ball 4 to 4:30 p.m.; Texture Scavenger Hunt 5 to 6:30 p.m. Night Hike, 7:30 p.m. For full listing see program guide at co.san-diego.ca.us/parks/actguide.html or call 760-789-2220.
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
11th ANNUAL CAR SHOW & ‘50s ROCK—Ramona Oaks Park, 25341 Pappas Road, 5 p.m. Admission free. Car and motorcycle entry free. Space is limited. Register at 760-789-3788, ext. 5034, or email email@example.com. Prizes and trophies will be awarded. Live music from the Bobby Sanchez Combo. Hosted by San Diego Country Estates Association. Food and beverages available for purchase.
CONCERT IN THE PARK—Free family event, noon to 5 p.m., Dos Picos County Park, 17953 Dos Picos Park Road. Variety of live music, food truck pavilion, vendors and micro brews. More: sdcounty.ca.gov/parks/press/Concertinthepark.html.
amona United Methodist Church invites all school-age children to FaithWeaver Friends starting on Sept. 11.
The mid-week program that encourages youngsters as they grow in their faith and service to others will be held Wednesdays through Dec. 4. There will be no program on Thanksgiving Eve, Nov. 27.
Car and motorcycle owners are invited to get their vehicles ready for the 11th Annual Car Show & ‘50s Rock in Ramona Oaks Park on Saturday, Sept. 21. The public is welcome. Admission is free.
Car and motorcycle entry is free. Because space is limited, participants in the show must register by calling Crystal Carle at 760-789-3788, extension 5034, or emailing her at firstname.lastname@example.org. Prizes including trophies, dining, golf and lodging will go to the winners.
The Bobby Sanchez Band will provide live entertainment. Food and beverages will be available for purchase from Los Amigos and Chubby’s Food Truck.
The evening will begin at 5 p.m. Ramona Oaks Park is at 25341 Pappas Road.
San Diego Country Estates Association will host the event.
Ramona Community Planning Group, 7 p.m., Ramona Library, 1275 Main St. Among agenda topics: county staff report on San Vicente Road Improvement Project trail divider revision; State Route 67 and Highland Valley/Dye Road intersection project report; Caltrans Route 67 Median Barrier Feasibility Study; Santa Maria Creek cleanup letter to wildlife agencies; update on Park Land Dedication Ordinance priority list; county zoning ordinance amendment related to signs in public right of way; parking prohibition on I Street near day care for special needs children; report on Montecito Ranch at Planning Commission; and reports on Ramona Village Design Group and Design Review Board.
Ramona’s Guy B. Woodward Museum, traditionally closed in September, will be open Saturdays and Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m. this September, said Ken Woodward, museum director.
The public is invited to visit the museum and grounds at 645 Main St. Built in the French provincial style, the 1886 Verlaque House is the centerpiece of the museum.
Ramona Pioneer Historical Society officers are: Judy Nachazel, president; Mischa Dobrotin, vice president; Doug Stubbs, secretary; Charlotte Hunsberger, treasurer; Bert Byrne, publicity; Arline Bartick, historian; Myra Arrendale, hospitality/newsletter; Ken Woodward, museum director; and Alice Funk, operations director.