Calendar of Photographic Events & Opportunities

This calendar is being offered as a service to NCPS members. It is an attempt to provide info about any local events that might be of interest to photographers. Listing of an event does not imply endorsement by the NCPS. If you know of any upcoming event that you wish to share with the club, please email

September 2017

Saturday, Sep 23 from 8:00am to 3:00pm Wavecrest Woodie Meet
Location: Moonlight Beach, Encinitas
This is the granddaddy of all woodie meets. At Moonlight Beach at the end of Encinitas Blvd in Encinitas, CA you will experience the longest running and largest gathering of woodies in the world. Woodies begin arriving in the wee hours and by 8:00 am there are around 300 woodies of every size, shape, description on display. Throughout the day there is Hawaiian and surf music performed live, along with fabulous raffle prizes and awards for the best of the best. Wavecrest merchandise and food will be available at the event. For more info go to

October 2017

Sunday, Oct 1 from 8:00am to 12:00pm LA Art District Photo Shoot
Location: 738 East 3rd St, LA 90013
Time again to return to some of the finest public art in California located on the eastern edge of downtown Los Angeles. Expect to see block after block of huge murals and colorful graffiti. The photographic opportunities are endless. Please contact Dan Nougier at or cell 619-884-1359 if you plan on coming.
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Saturday, Oct 7 from 3:00pm to 6:00pm World Wide Photowalk
Location: Photographic Arts Building, Balboa Park, San Diego
Jeff Booher, from the San Diego photo club Darkroomers, is inviting NCPS members to join in the Kelby Photo Walk their club leads in Balboa Park. Go to the web site for more information and to sign up for the walk.

Saturday, Oct 21 from 8:00am to 5:00pm Laguna Mountain Rendezvous
Location: Mataguay Scout Reservation - Hwy 79, near Santa Ysabel
Event runs Oct 13-21. Men, women and children dressed in their mountain man, Indian or even colonial outfits, gather together to do the best we can to live in the past. Primitive camps, period traders, demonstrations, competitions, music, food & drink and lots of friendly people make the Laguna Mountain Rendezvous a great place to visit. Day visitors can shop, eat, try their hand at primitive skills and enjoy the beautiful mountain setting of the rendezvous. Entry fee for visitors is $5. For more info go to

Sunday, Oct 29 from 10:00am to 4:00pm Dia de los Muertos
Location: Mission San Luis Rey, 4050 Mission Ave, Oceanside
Dia de los Muertos is a tradition celebrated throughout Mexico and Southwest states honoring and remembering the departed. Join more than 40,000 visitors in celebrating a Mexican Fiesta filled with beautiful music, traditional satirical dancing, cultural eateries, Por Siempre Car Club, Las Ofrendas, chalk cemetery, arts and crafts for kids, a Day of Dead retail Mercado and more. Onsite $5 parking is limited at the Mission. For more info go to

November 2017

Thursday, Nov 16 from 3:00pm to 12:00pm Death Valley Photo Shoot
Location: Death Valley National Park
Our November photo shoot this year will be several days at Death Valley National Park, Nov 16-19. A detailed itinerary will be ready prior to the next meeting. Email Dan Nougier at to reserve a spot, get the detailed itinerary sent to you as soon as it’s available, or to answer any questions. You should also reserve a room NOW if you think you might like to go.
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