Havana Nights II at Monte de Oro Winery - Sat. Sept 3rd

Back by popular demand "Havana Nights II" will take place again at Monte de Oro Winery in Temecula. The winery is a hidden jewel and a spectacular winery. The four hour event will include: One hr. of Salsa dancing instruction, Two wood dance floors, Brazilian dancers, Rueda de Casino dancers, one free glass of wine, and live salsa music from Ruben V and the Latin Sounds. Come dance and support the Escondido Rueda Group as they perform a rueda demo during the event

Here are the details:
WHAT: Casinero Meet up at a Latin Dance Night at the Monte de Oro Winery
WHEN:  Saturday, Sept 3, 2016 6pm-10pm,
WHERE: Monte de Oro Winery 35820 Rancho California Rd, Temecula, California 92591
COST:  Admission fee is $15.00

Cubamania - SitaraSon & Robert Morales Birthday Party! Sunday August 21st


***We will celebrate the Co-Host of Cubamania, Robert Morales' BIRTHDAY!!!
*** He will teach a Rueda de Casino Class and we will also do a mega rueda!!!
*** LIVE MUSIC BY SitaraSon including Lazaro Galarraga!
***Cuba Swift AS OUR MC! "YA TU SABE!" IT'S A PARTY NOW!
***And, AS ALWAYS, WE WILL BURN THE DANCE FLOOR WITH Deejay Warapo's BEST CUBAN SALSA/SON, TIMBA, RUMBA, CUBATON, AND MORE!!!

BE READY FOR AN AWESOME PARTY A LO CUBANO!!!

Facebook Event: Cubamanía with SitaraSon & DJ Warapo - Sunday August 21st



✔ RAFFLE TICKETS TO SAN DIEGO CUBAN CONGRESS
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✔ALSO RAFFLING FREE PASSES TO OUR NEXT CUBAMAN√ćA FIESTON
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✔ FREE ADMISSION IF YOUR BIRTHDAY IS IN AUGUST - MUST SIGN UP for our GUEST LIST at DameSalsaCubana@gmail.com
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✔FREE PARKING & PAID VALET AVAILABLE
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✔ FREE FOR CHILDREN 16 & UNDER
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✔$12 COVER INCLUDES:
- Rueda de Casino class with Robert Morales
- Cuban BOCADITOS until supplies last
- BIRTHDAY CAKE
- After Cubamania ends at 9PM, FREE ACCESS to keep dancing until 2a.m. in the
✮✮ SALSA & BACHATA ROOMS ✮✮
* Just show your wristband *
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✔FULL BAR & FOOD AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE in the Cubamania Ballroom. Just ask one of the servers :)
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✔DRESS TO IMPRESS
Steven's Restaurant has a dress code
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✮✮ THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING local instructors and musicians by attending this monthly event ✮✮

Pay for admission in advance here

Robert & Laura Cristina

Harborfest Chula Vista Casinero Meet Up for Manny Cepeda Orquesta Concert - Sat. Aug 20th

Let's get together to dance when Manny is playing at Harborfest and ge our rueda on!!
Here are the details:
WHAT: Casineros/Ruedista Meet Up at Harborfest when Manny Cepeda, Perla Negra, and Charlie Chavez y Su Afrotruko are playing
WHEN: Saturday, August 20, 2016;  Click the schedule link for exact time details To be posted
WHERE: 999 Bayside Parkway in Chula Vista. View Google Map
Click this link to see the Harborfest map layout of the park.
COST: FREE for the concerts but if you want to partake in:
     Taco & Spirits Revolution, $25 in advance; $30 day of the event, click this link for tickets
     Tacos Only, $20.00, click this link for tickets; $25 day of the event
     Craft Beer Uprising, $20, click this link for tickets
     Chula Vista Baja Wine Tour, $10 for 2 ounce samples and a wine glass, click this link for tickets
PARKING: There is a free shuttle if you park in certain areas and there is also parking closest to the festival for $10. Click this link to get details.

FREE Rueda de Casino Beginners Class, Hangout & Potluck in Chula Vista - Sun. Aug 21st

Rodrigo Tamayo, former rueda instructor is now looking to start up a new Rueda de Casino class in Chula Vista, for anyone interested, Sunday Aug 21 at 3pm J St Marina (North side) this class will be FREE but want everyone to bring something to share (potluck) drinks and snacks. Looking to have fun with you all and primarily want to do a beginner's class, Great time to get started for all those folks that have been requesting this, and if its been a while, then come on back to the crazy Cuban madness and fun. Back to basics and fun. Like the good old days.  See you next Sunday / Funday!!!
Here are the details:
WHAT: Rueda de Casino Beginners Class, Hangout  & Potluck
WHEN: Sunday, August 21, 2016 3pm
WHERE:  J Street Park:  The north side of  J Street Park, Bayside Marina ,Chula Vista, California 91910

HOW TO PREPARE: Wear comfortable flat shoes, old sneakers work, bring a dish to share, sunblock a hat and water.

Salsa/Timba/Bachata/Merengue Night at Vintana - Wed Aug. 24th

Come join us! Salsa,Timba, Bachata, Merengue. Come for Happy Hour (the food and drinks are sooo good). $7 drinks and $7 appetizers! Click this link for the menu.  There will be a rueda de casino beginners basics class led by Maritza Baida. We know you wanted timba so Maritza and DJ Ortega have assured there will be more timba this time.
Here are the details:
WHAT:  Happy Hour, Dance Lesson and Social Dancing at Vintana Wine & Dine
WHEN: Wednesday, August 24, 2016 
     2:30pm - 6:30pm Happy Hour
     6:30pm -7:30 Rueda de casino class
     7:30pm - 9:00pm Social Dancing
COST: Free but definitely helps to buy some drinks and appetizers to keep our dance place alive with business for the restaurant. It is really a beautiful place to dance.

Musica en La Plaza feat. Manny Cepeda Orchestra at the Center for the Arts in Escondido - Fri Sept 2nd

Last year was the first year they had this event and it was a blast. It's free to the public so we plan to have our rueda practice at this place. Get ready to do some awesome ruedas and capture the fun happy vibe in Esco (Escondido). 
Here are the details:
WHAT: Live salsa music from Manny Cepeda's Orquestra
WHEN: Friday, September 2, 2016 7:00pm to 10:00pm
WHERE: Center for the Arts - 340 N. Escondido Blvd., Escondido, CA 92025
COST: FREE but go to the Center for the Arts website to claim your free ticket

Candi Sosa LIVE with Sexteto Sonero del Caribe At 98 Bottles - Sat Aug 20th

Come and see a rare San Diego appearance by The Amazing Cuban Singer Candi Sosa!! Backed up by Sexteto Sonero Del Caribe! Playing some great traditional Son Cubano!! Come dance the night away! This will sellout! This is a Chevere Productions event.

Here are the details:
WHAT: Live Performance Feat. Candi Sosa with Sexteto Sonero del Caribe
WHEN: August 20, 2016 8pm-11pm
WHERE: 98 Bottles (Downtown SD Little Italy) 2400 Kettner Blvd, Ste 110, San Diego, California 92101
COST: $20 ($21.69 w/service fee) online tickets are available at http://noche-cubana.bpt.me until 5PM PST on the evening of the event. If the show has not reached full capacity, the remaining tickets will be available at the door for $25. 21+ only.



20.00$$ presale online
25.00$$ door