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Up-Close and Personal Animal Encounters

Spend 30 minutes with your favorite animal

You will enjoy up-close and personal interaction with these beautiful creatures and learn all about them from our experienced animal keepers.

Pick your favorite animal enclosure from Barnyard Alley, Tortoise Landing, Mini Farm, Big Farm, Mini Trio, Two Besties and Camel Oasis and experience a unique and positive connection with our animals from inside the enclosure.

Admission price not included in the up-close and personal experience price.

Price per enclosure $35/person.

Neighborhood: East County

Children's Nature Retreat
5178 Japatul Spur
Alpine, CA 91901

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Contact Info

619-320-4942
reservations@childrensnaturereretreat.org

Date & Time

Sep 23, 2019 - ongoing
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Recurs every Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

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Dine Diego

Sep 15 - Oct 15, 2020

San Diego’s favorite foodie event, San Diego Restaurant Week will take a break this September.  Instead, Dine Diego (presented by San Diego Restaurant Week), will run September 15 through October 15, 2020.  Dine Diego will feature San Diego’s top eateries showcasing all the current offerings for outdoor dining, to-go options and unique in-house promotions.

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Old Town, Tequila and Tortillas Tour

Nov 29, 2019 - ongoing

Get a taste of Mexico in San Diego’s most historic neighborhood! Explore the origins of the birthplace of California as you sample local delicacies such as handmade tortillas and tacos and sip some of the world’s best tequilas.

Tour Highlights

Explore San Diego’s most historic neighborhood

Gain a unique insight into Mexican culture in the region by exploring the Old Town’s adobes, shops, and church

Take a short hike up Presidio Hill to where Europeans first settled over 250 years ago.

Sample handmade tortillas from authentic tortilla makers and try some traditional street tacos

Choose from a vast selection of tequila varieties at an authentic tequileria that boasts a collection of thousands in its museum

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Chauffeured Brewery Tour

Nov 4, 2019 - ongoing

Experience the best craft beers in San Diego with this over-the-top SUDSPERIENCE!

NO NEED TO DRIVE! On this deluxe tour we pick you up from your hotel/residence* and take you on a relaxing ride to San Diego's best breweries for ample pours of local craft beers!

Chauffeured Brewery Tour Includes:**

• Approx. 5 hour*** VIP guided adventure to local nano and microbreweries.
• Ample tastings at three (3) custom-appointed breweries (about 13 different pours!).
• Door-to-door transportation (from most San Diego, La Jolla, and Coronado locations).
• Delicious Brewery lunch.
• Entertaining commentary on local history and culture.
• Behind the scenes tour of the beer making process.
• Complete coordination by San Diego Beer, Wine & Spirits Tours.

 

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FLEETv

Mar 26, 2020 - ongoing

The Fleet Science Center invites you to connect to the power of science through FLEETv, featuring three video series: Ask a Fleetster, for your puzzling homework questions; Fleet2Go, so you can have fun with hands-on activities at home and Fleet Fails with jokes and bloopers to keep you laughing! Get ready to see that science really is everywhere with FLEETv!

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Dine Diego

Sep 15 - Oct 15, 2020
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Old Town, Tequila and Tortillas Tour

Nov 29, 2019 - ongoing
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Chauffeured Brewery Tour

Nov 4, 2019 - ongoing
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FLEETv

Mar 26, 2020 - ongoing
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