Julian is a popular historic gold mining town located up in San Diego Country’s Cuyamaca Mountains. From art and crafts shows to concerts and music festivals, wine tasting and culinary events, and seasonal festivities, there’s always something happening in this charming mountain hamlet! For up-to-date event information call (760) 765-1857.
Julian Doves & Desperados Historical Skits: Featuring Captain Cooper, Sadie Cashman, Doc Hopkins, Black Jack David, Si Si Chiquita, Snake and Gypsy Davenporte, the Julian Doves & Desperados are in town every Sunday from 12 to 4 p.m. They perform historic, comedy, gunfight skits at their stage area, located in-between The Julian Fitness Center and the Julian Market & Deli, at 1p.m., 2p.m. & 3p.m. Admission is free.
For Information: (760) 765-1857
Feb. 16 & 17: LOVE LETTERS by A.R. Gurney: A funny, tender and touching two-person play, about a lifelong friendship told entirely through letters. From their first scrawled valentines of childhood, to their last goodbyes, MELISSA and ANDREW, write their way from grade school through middle age It is a theatrical valentine, truly one from and for the heart. Featuring Scott Kinney as Andrew Makepeace Ladd III, Maureen Squazzo as Melissa Gardner. Produced by Julian Theater Company. Presented at Jeremy’s on the Hill, 4354 Hwy 78 Julian. Seating: 6:30 P.M. Dinner service: 7:00 P.M. Showtime: 8:00 P.M. Dessert served at intermission followed by Act 2.
Jeremy’s Sumptuous Three-Course Dinner: Organic Green Salad with Farmers Market Vegetables and Red Wine Vinaigrette; Chicken Cordon Bleu with Jarlsberg Cheese and Prosciutto (** Vegetarian and Gluten Free Option available by advanced notice only); Chocolate Profiteroles with French Vanilla Bean Ice Cream and Chocolate Sauce.
Dinner Theater Package: $65 per person includes dinner & show (does not include beverage, tax & gratuity). Limited Seating! For reservations call Jeremy’s on the Hill: 760-765-1587, www.JeremysontheHill.com.
Mar. 4-5: 13th Annual Daffodil Show: Come enjoy a specatcular daffodil weekend. Names and questions about daffodils answered by American Daffodil Society experts; over 1000 blooms on display, daffodil youth art show. Free admission. 12pm-5pm, Julian Town Hall. Info: Sally Snipes, Tel: 760-522-5244
Apr. 11-14: The Julian Family Fiddle Camp: A great place for people of any age who enjoy meeting others and improving their instrumental skills on fiddle, mandolin, guitar or banjo. Enjoy the camp’s great food, jam sessions and concerts, while having time and opportunity to visit the adjacent historic town of Julian, the many attractions in nearby San Diego, engage at will in the activities found at Camp Cedar Glen, or simply relax in the camp’s beautiful natural surroundings. Info: Avery Ellisman, Tel: (760) 522-8458
May 3-6: Julian Wildflower Show: The wildflower show began over 90 years ago and draws visitors from around the world. This spectacular event exhibits flowers and plants that grow within a 15 air-mile radius of Julian. Because of Julian’s location, close to both mountains and desert, a wide variety of flowers are available. Presented by Julian Woman’s Club. Free to the public. Held from 10am-4pm in the Julian Town Hall. Free admission. Info: Julian Woman’s Club, Tel: (760) 765-4654.
June 9: Apple Blossom Tea: The 9th annual tea includes assorted finger sandwiches, seasonal fruit, nut bread, scones with whipped cream, lemon curd and apple dessert. Numerous gift baskets and door prizes. Cost is $25 per person. 11am-1pm, Julian Woman’s Club. Funds raised provide scholarships and support philanthropic projects. Contact for reservations: Jonna Waite, (760) 765-0212