Category Archives: Music




Musical Recital Featuring Children & Adult Performers from the North County Academy of Music Performance & Leading Note Studios to be Held at Café Stoked in San Elijo Hills 

San Marcos, CA, July 9, 2014 – San Elijo Hills will come alive with the sound of music on Sunday, July 20th starting at 11am at Café Stoked, when local children and adult performers from the North County Academy of Music Performance (NCAMP) and Leading Note Studios take the stage to share their vocal and instrumental talents in a music recital for the community.

Novice to seasoned musicians will perform a variety of well-known songs to entertain Café Stoked attendees.  Following this free event, attendees of Café Stoked will have the opportunity to meet veteran vocal and instrumental coach, Debbie Nicastro, from NCAMP and Leading Note Studios.  This music industry veteran can provide expert advice, and discuss their studios full-range of services which encompass voice and all instruments.

“We are proud to pair live music with our restaurant’s fresh made, daily fare in downtown San Elijo Hills, said Charity Abelardo, Co-Owner and Managing Director of Café Stoked.  “Our community within San Marcos has been asking for live music venues, and we are thrilled that NCAMP and Leading Note Studios have chosen our venue to host their recital.”

“Café Stoked is the perfect stage to feature our rising talent in North County, from vocal performers to instrumentalists,” said Debbie Nicastro, vocal and instrumental coach with NCAMP and Leading Note Studios.  “We know this venue will be a fantastic place for our students to showcase a wide-range of music genres and original works from rock, pop, classical and musical theatre.”

This is a FREE event sponsored by NCAMP and Leading Note Studios, and reservations for Sunday Brunch are recommended by contacting Café Stoked at (760) 798-1322.  Café Stoked is located at 1215 San Elijo Road, right in the heart of downtown San Elijo Hills, and is a co-owned by Charity Abelardo and Chris Vulovic.  For more information about these companies go to:, and


San Elijo Hills Association (HOA) Community Updates 8/1/12

National Night Out: August 7th

National Night Out is an event to strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships. This sends a message that we are strong and organized against crime. So, turn on your porch lights, come out of your house and get together with your neighbors at the picnic gazebo at San Elijo Park on Tuesday, August 7th from 5:00PM-7:00PM. Hometown Realty is sponsoring this event. There will be free hot dogs, child finger printing, a talking patrol car and much more! For more information, please contact Hometown Realty at (760) 798-1784.

Concert in The TownSquare: August 11th

Get ready to dance on Saturday, August 11th from 3:00PM-6:00PM in the TownSquare! The Mighty Untouchables will be performing a variety of music featuring everything from Motown to classic rock, along with Latin, country, current pop hits, and much more! They are sure to put on a great show for all ages!    Remember to bring a low-back lawn chair or blankets to sit on and slather on some sunscreen.

Back by popular demand! We know our residents LOVE the food truck experience so we will have some at this event to sell their specialties and tantalize your taste buds!

Parking: Due to the sports fields being used in the San Elijo Park, we are  asking that you refrain from parking in those lots. Residents are encouraged to carpool, walk or park at the San Elijo Middle School.

For more information, please contact Christine Hurdle at

Movie Under the Stars Part 3: August 17th

“E.T. phone home.” The San Elijo Hills Community Association is hosting a FREE showing of the classic movie E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial (rated PG) as part 3 of the summer movie series! Come see a young, shy boy named Elliot defy authorities and help an alien return to his home planet.

The movie will be shown on Friday, August 17th at the lower softball field of San Elijo Park. Pre-show activities (including bounce houses, a sticky wall and more!) will begin at 6:00PM and the movie will start at sunset (around 8:00PM). Remember to bring your low-back beach chairs and blankets for lawn seating! A few awesome food trucks will be there and will have a variety of refreshments available for purchase.

For more information, please contact Christine Hurdle at


Live Music All Weekend at Isabelle Briens French Pastry Cafe

The music will start around 6:30pm,  paninis, coffee, desserts & pastries will be served.

Friday 6:30pm: Vladimir Gipsy Jazz

Saturday 6:30pm: Come see San Elijo Hill’s own Ron Greitzer (James Taylor Style)

Sunday 2:00 pm: NELS for kids entertainment Sing-a-long (Fund Raiser for schools in developing world)

Call the cafe at 760-798-1722 for more info

Looking for some Coastal Soul?


It’s a slow news week in SEH..that is a good sign.

Hills local would like to share a up and coming band from Encinitas, This Holiday Life. They have a new record deal and they should fill your fall coastal nights with a hint of summer. You can Find them on Itunes and at the Belly up from time to time.


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