Chamber Meetings

Step back in time into a world of history and entertainment in beautiful Historic Old Town San Diego, the Birthplace of California, where the first Europeans settled. Throughout Old Town there is history waiting for you. We have some of the finest in professional theatre, artisans, galleries and shops are all within easy walking distance. Free live entertainment, mariachis, dancers, period attire docents providing tours and more.  We hope your visit is a memorable one and you come to visit us again.

Fred Grand, President            

Old Town Monthly Meeting Schedule

  • Cygnet Theater Presents: GYPSY
       July 14, 2016 N/A
       Cygnet Theater Presents: Gypsy gypsy_poster   Book By: Arthur Laurents / Directed by:Sean Murray  Music By: Jule Styne / Lyrics by: Stephen Sondheim
     "Indomitable stage mother Rose chases vicarious success and  stardom as she pushes her daughters through the vaudeville  circuit. When Dainty June flees the act to elope, Rose vows to  make introverted Louise into a star. Boasting one show-  stopping song after another - like "Everything's Coming Up  Roses" and "Let Me Entertain You" - this classic musical was  inspired by memoirs of the legendary burlesque dancer Gypsy."
    This play runs from: July 14, 2016 to September 4, 2016  Low-Priced Previews Jul 14 - 22, 2016 To purchase tickets online: www.tickets.cygnettheatre.com To purchase tickets over the phone, please call the Box Office 619-337-1525.
    The Box Office (walk-up and phone) is available from noon until 6pm, or until the last curtain time of the day.

       Location: MAP
       Does not recur
  • Stagecoach Days: "Taste of the Past"
       July 30, 2016 12:00 pm
       

    STAGECOACH DAYS: CELEBRATING THE WILD WEST IN SAN DIEGO

    -Free Events Every Saturday in July and August in Old Town-

    Old Town San Diego State Historic Park is celebrating travel and transportation in the era of real horsepower during  "Stagecoach Days." Come join  in old fashioned fun of the mid-1800s from noon to 4:00pm on eight Saturdays in July and August. Sponsored by Fiesta de Reyes and Boosters of Old Town, this free event features a different theme each Saturday such as Days of the Vaqueros, Women of the West, Soldiers and Citizens, TwainFest and Taste of the Past. Attendees will enjoy afternoons filled with activities that reflect life in early San Diego and celebrate the West on the move. Through living history activities and demonstrations, stories, and song, visitors will gain an appreciation for early modes of travel and daily life. All activities are geared  toward children and adults of all ages. The park is located on San Diego Avenue and Twiggs Street in San Diego, and is conveniently located next to the Old Town Transit Center, with Coaster, Trolley, and MTS bus service. Free parking is available at the Caltrans headquarters,  just two blocks from the park at 4050 Taylor Street. For more information, go to www.parks.ca.gov/oldtownsandiego or call (619) 220-5422 July 30: “Taste of  the Past” What we eat, how we acquire it, who prepares it, how it is prepared are part of our cultural make up. This day will explore what was part of the dining experiences for people in early San Diego. While you learn about the foods of the past, you will be able to try modern tastes that evoke that time, provided by the food purveyors in the park.
       Location: MAP
       Does not recur
  • Stagecoach Days: "Trades That Shaped Westward Expansion"
       August 6, 2016 12:00 pm
       

    STAGECOACH DAYS: CELEBRATING THE WILD WEST IN SAN DIEGO

    -Free Events Every Saturday in July and August in Old Town-

    Old Town San Diego State Historic Park is celebrating travel and transportation in the era of real horsepower during  "Stagecoach Days." Come join  in old fashioned fun of the mid-1800s from noon to 4:00pm on eight Saturdays in July and August. Sponsored by Fiesta de Reyes and Boosters of Old Town, this free event features a different theme each Saturday such as Days of the Vaqueros, Women of the West, Soldiers and Citizens, TwainFest and Taste of the Past. Attendees will enjoy afternoons filled with activities that reflect life in early San Diego and celebrate the West on the move. Through living history activities and demonstrations, stories, and song, visitors will gain an appreciation for early modes of travel and daily life. All activities are geared  toward children and adults of all ages. The park is located on San Diego Avenue and Twiggs Street in San Diego, and is conveniently located next to the Old Town Transit Center, with Coaster, Trolley, and MTS bus service. Free parking is available at the Caltrans headquarters,  just two blocks from the park at 4050 Taylor Street. For more information, go to www.parks.ca.gov/oldtownsandiego or call (619) 220-5422 August 6: “Trades That Shaped Westward Expansion” As towns developed in the West, so did the need for specialized trades and artisans. Old Town San Diego will  present pivotal 19th century trades that helped shape the community of San Diego.
       Location: MAP
       Does not recur
  • Old Town Chamber Organization Committee
       August 10, 2016 11:00 am
       Fred Grand - Chair Meets at The Tequila Factory
       Location:The Tequila Factory 2467 Juan Street MAP
       the 2nd Wednesday of each month
  • Old Town Community Planning Group
       August 10, 2016 3:30 pm
       Thurston Coe, Chair Held at the Whaley House in Old Town
       Location:Whaley House 2476 San Diego Ave MAP
       the 2nd Wednesday of each month
  • Old Town Chamber Promotions Committee
       August 11, 2016 2:00 pm
       Chuck Ross, Chair
       Location:Cafe Coyote 2461 San Diego Ave MAP
       the 2nd Thursday of each month
  • Stagecoach Days: "Days of the Vaquero"
       August 13, 2016 12:00 pm
       

    STAGECOACH DAYS: CELEBRATING THE WILD WEST IN SAN DIEGO

    -Free Events Every Saturday in July and August in Old Town-

    Old Town San Diego State Historic Park is celebrating travel and transportation in the era of real horsepower during  "Stagecoach Days." Come join  in old fashioned fun of the mid-1800s from noon to 4:00pm on eight Saturdays in July and August. Sponsored by Fiesta de Reyes and Boosters of Old Town, this free event features a different theme each Saturday such as Days of the Vaqueros, Women of the West, Soldiers and Citizens, TwainFest and Taste of the Past. Attendees will enjoy afternoons filled with activities that reflect life in early San Diego and celebrate the West on the move. Through living history activities and demonstrations, stories, and song, visitors will gain an appreciation for early modes of travel and daily life. All activities are geared  toward children and adults of all ages. The park is located on San Diego Avenue and Twiggs Street in San Diego, and is conveniently located next to the Old Town Transit Center, with Coaster, Trolley, and MTS bus service. Free parking is available at the Caltrans headquarters,  just two blocks from the park at 4050 Taylor Street. For more information, go to www.parks.ca.gov/oldtownsandiego or call (619) 220-5422 Aug 13: “Days of the Vaquero” Vaqueros  were the first cowboys in California. They were highly skilled horsemen and cattle herders who were integral part of early cattle trade in California. The day will celebrate their horsemanship techniques and other aspects of Californio culture.
       Location: MAP
       Does not recur
  • Old Town Chamber Design Committee
       August 15, 2016 4:00 pm
       Diane Powers, Chair
       Location:Casa Guadalajara 4105 Taylor Street MAP
       the 3rd Monday of each month
  • Board of Director's Meeting
       August 17, 2016 8:30 am
       Fred Grand, President
       Location:Mormon Battalion Historic Site 2510 Juan St MAP
       the 3rd Wednesday of each month
  • Boosters of Old Town
       August 17, 2016 1:00 pm
       Jeanne Ferrell, President Meets at Cafe Coyote
       Location:Cafe Coyote 2461 San Diego Ave MAP
       the 3rd Wednesday of each month
  • Stagecoach Days: "TwainFest"
       August 20, 2016 12:00 pm
       

    STAGECOACH DAYS: CELEBRATING THE WILD WEST IN SAN DIEGO

    -Free Events Every Saturday in July and August in Old Town-

    Old Town San Diego State Historic Park is celebrating travel and transportation in the era of real horsepower during  "Stagecoach Days." Come join  in old fashioned fun of the mid-1800s from noon to 4:00pm on eight Saturdays in July and August. Sponsored by Fiesta de Reyes and Boosters of Old Town, this free event features a different theme each Saturday such as Days of the Vaqueros, Women of the West, Soldiers and Citizens, TwainFest and Taste of the Past. Attendees will enjoy afternoons filled with activities that reflect life in early San Diego and celebrate the West on the move. Through living history activities and demonstrations, stories, and song, visitors will gain an appreciation for early modes of travel and daily life. All activities are geared  toward children and adults of all ages. The park is located on San Diego Avenue and Twiggs Street in San Diego, and is conveniently located next to the Old Town Transit Center, with Coaster, Trolley, and MTS bus service. Free parking is available at the Caltrans headquarters,  just two blocks from the park at 4050 Taylor Street. For more information, go to www.parks.ca.gov/oldtownsandiego or call (619) 220-5422 Aug 20: “TwainFest” This wildly popular festival celebrates literacy and the literary works of Mark Twain and other 19th century authors. Excerpts from famous works will be presented by costumed San Diego actors at a variety of park venues throughout the day.
       Location: MAP
       Does not recur

All meetings are subject to change. Please contact the organization or committee to confirm meeting times and dates.

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