TASTE OF LEUCADIA: The Leucadia 101 Main Street Association presents "Taste of Leucadia: Food For Thought" from 6-8:30 p.m. July 13, with many restaurants and art displays along North Coast Highway 101. Event passes are on sale now and cost $15 in advance and $17 at the event, if available. Call (760) 436-2320. This year's Food For Thought will feature samples from A Little Moore Coffee Shop, Beach Tea House 101, Big Jim's Old South Bar-B-Q, Bird House Grill, Calypso, Captain Keno's, El Torito Market, Jam Roc101 Caribbean Grill, Kotija Jr., Le Papagayo, Pannikin, Vida Gourmet Catering, and Vigilucci's Pizzeria, and music by Riz Orkestra, Bazaar Musicians, Shoestring Strap Band, Studio 848 and Palos. Contact (760) 436-2330 or visit www.leucadia101.com.
The 12th annual Encinitas Oktoberfest will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 24 at El Camino Real and Mountain Vista Road, featuring German dancers and bands, crafters and other vendors, food, beer garden, parade, and more.Call (760) 753-6041 or visit www.encinitaschamber.com.