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Taste of the Triangle

Date: Friday, March 22, 2024
Time: 7 – 10 pm
VIP Reception: 6 – 7 pm

Farmer & The Seahorse
10996 Torreyana Rd

This is an Indoor/Outdoor event


Tickets will be available at the door – $100 General Admission, $85 UC School Staff

Online ticket sales close 3/21, 9 pm

  • General Admission – $85, until 3/21, 9 pm
  • UC School Staff – $75, until 3/21, 9 pm
  • VIP Package – $570 General Admission Tickets, Entry into the VIP Reception, and a $400 donation, until 3/21, 9 pm
  • VIP Donors – Have you donated $400 or more to EdUCate! this school year?  You and a guest are invited to attend the VIP Reception with your purchase of general admission tickets. Email if you have any questions.  

Tickets are held at the door.

Are you interested in being in our restaurant lineup or donating to our silent auction? Contact

All proceeds benefit the five University City public schools

Event Highlights

  • Restaurant Tastes – Restaurants and chefs from in and around the Golden Triangle bring samples of their cuisine to taste.
  • Beverages – Each ticket includes one voucher for a glass of wine wine, craft beer or featured cocktail.  Additional drinks available for purchase.
  • Silent Auction – The Auction opens for online pre-bidding 10 days before the event and continues in-person at the event.  Select ‘Buy It Now’ before the event and it is yours!  There are exclusive items available for bidding only at the event.
  • Phil Marcus Trio – Enjoy the Phil Marcus trio as you check in.  Philip Marcus was the Standley Music Director for many years and inspired multitudes of students.
  • Gilbert Weems Caricature Artist – Mr. Weems, a creative yet humble artist, worked in the animation industry at Hanna-Barbera, Warner Bros. and Disney for ten years. While at Disney, from 1995 to 2000 he sat next to the character designer of Kim Possible, the storyboard artist of Dragon Tales and one of the writers on Pepper Anne and Fresh Off the Boat. He is currently a freelance artist and has recently exhibited in local art galleries.
  • VIP Reception – If you have donated a total of $400 to EdUCate! this school year, you and a guest are invited to the VIP Reception with your purchase of general admission tickets. Enjoy appetizers and specialty cocktails. Preview and bid early on auction items.  Music by the UCHS string quintet.

Need a Sitter?  UC Girl Scout Troop 4486 will help out!

Leave the kids with the Girl Scouts and Enjoy a Night with EdUCate!

Parent’s Night Out
Spreckels Auditorium
6:30-9:45 pm, Friday, March 22
$30/child + $15/sibling

Join us for games, snacks and crafts!

Follow the Link to Register

Brought to you by 8th Grade Girl Scout Troop 4486 led by Babysitter First Aid/CPR trained girls and adults.
Questions? Contact Christy Esau 619-459-2023

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Thank You to Our Sponsors!

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Platinum Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Special Thanks to the County of San Diego Board of Supervisors


Summer Raffle

Come visit the EdUCate! booth at Standley Park at the University City Parks Council (UCPC) Summer Concert and participate in our Raffle while you listen to the talented local band – Electric Waste Band.  We have many great items such as Padres tickets with Joe Musgrove signed baseball, museum passes, Del Mar Thoroughbred Club season tickets, golf, wine-tasting, restaurant gift cards and so much more!  No cash?  No problem!  We take Venmo, PayPal and credit card.

Check Out Our Raffle Items!


  1. In-N-Out Burger Basket – 10 meal cards (approx $9 ea), Themed items – Water bottle, T-Shirt (Med), Frisbee, Chapstick, Blanket
  2. Sprouts Basket – $50 Gift Card, Coconut Water, Sprouts Organic Marinara Sauce, Grain-free Tortilla Chips, Green Pea Rotini, Chickpea Fusilli, Lemon Snaps, Roasted Seaweed
  3. Padres Basket – Padres Game Tickets (4 tickets), Joe Musgrove Signed Baseball, Padres Hat, Padres Foam Baseball

Art & Museum Packages:

  1. San Diego Air and Space Museum (4 passes)
    USS Midway Museum (4 passes)
  2. San Diego Natural History Museum (4 passes)
    The Fleet Science Center (2 passes) – Located in beautiful Balboa Park, home to 100+ hands-on exhibits, San Diego’s only Giant Dome Theater, North Store Science Store & Craveology.  For current Films and Exhibits, call (619) 238-1233 or visit
  3. Art on 30th, ‘Art 101’ Class ($99)
    San Diego Museum of Art (4 passes)
    SOHO (4 passes) – Marston House ($60 val) OR Warner-Carillo Ranch House ($20 val)

Great Gifts and Activities:

  1. Ravine Art Glass, Necklace & Earrings ($30)
  2. Soapy Joe’s Car Wash, One Year Membership ($385)
  3. Del Mar Racetrack, Clubhouse Season Passes (4 passes)
  4. Who Dunnit? Gaslamp Murder Mystery Adventure (2 tickets)
  5. Aqua Pros Swim School, 1 Month Swim Lessons ($125 credit)
  6. The Stronghold Jiu Jitsu, 1 Month Membership – 5 winners
  7. Steinbeck Vineyards & Winery, Private Jeep Tour for 4 ($180)
  8. Orfila Vineyards & Winery, Wine Tasting for 8 ($200)
  9. Riverwalk Golf, Golf for Four

Gift Cards:

  1. The Mad Beet Restaurant ($50) – 5 winners, $50 each
  2. Great Maple Restaurant, La Jolla UTC ($40)
  3. NINE-TEN Restaurant, La Jolla ($100)
  4. Leucadia Pizzeria ($50) – 2 winners, $50 each
  5. Stanley Steemer, exp 9/30/2022 ($200)
    Walter Anderson Nursery ($50)