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What’s happening in November?! — Orfila Vineyards & Winery

What’s happening in November?!

It’s November, the leaves are falling, the days are cooling, and all you can think about is what you are going to eat at Thanksgiving this year. But there’s a lot more to November than just Thanksgiving. Here a few fun facts about the 11th month in the calendar year, plus what’s happening at Orfila this month!


 November comes from the Latin word “novem” which means nine.

 Topaz is the birthstone for November.

 The flower for the month of November is the chrysanthemum.

 North and South Dakota became the 39th and 40th state on Nov. 2, 1889.

 Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address on Nov. 19, 1863.

 November is: Peanut Butter Lover’s Month, National Pepper Month, National Sleep Comfort Month and National Good Nutrition Month!

Weekly Events at Orfila in November:


Thursdays in November (1st, 8th, 15th and 29th) Orfila welcomes Live Prize Trivia! From 7-9pm in our Tent Pavillion, Trivia Night takes you on a mental journey from Pop Culture to History and everything in between. Think you know a lot of useless knowledge? Well come out to Orfila and put that knowledge to use! The top 3 teams win some amazing prizes.

Click for more info on Feel Good Fridays! FREE EVENT

We welcome amazing Spanish Guitarist Jimmy Patton to our Feel Good Friday on November 16th from 3-5:30pm. COme out and enjoy the tunes while sipping on your favorite Orfila wine.

Click for more info on Sundays on the Terrace! FREE EVENT

Finish your weekend off with Orfila’s Sundays on the Terrace. On November 11th from 3-5:30 we welcome Singer/Songwriter Mike McGill and Swieners Gourmet Hot Dog Stand. November 25th from 3-5:30 brings you Acoustic Duo Leo Rising and Casanova Fish Tacos.

Monthly Events at Orfila in November:

Click here for more info and tickets to Movie Night!

Orfila’s Monthy Movie Night has become a big hit! This month on November 30th starting at 7pm, we are featuring the harvest season classic “Bottle Shock”. Tickets are $8 and include the movie and free unlimited popcorn throughout the night.

Click here for more information on the Painting Party!

Saturday November 24th, Jennifer Doehring will be offering a painting class outside overlooking our estate vineyards. For $25 you will get all supplies needed, step by step painting instruction and the finished product to go home! Grab a glass of Orfila wine and enjoy the afternoon while learning to paint!

Special Events at Orfila in November:

Come to Orfila early on November 23rd for exclusive Black Friday specials! Up to 50% off of select wines, discounts on merchandise and gourmet products and more! A different sale every 2 hours, so get ready to get your shop on. It all starts at 8am!

After you’re done fulfilling your holiday gift list, stay and enjoy some relaxing L!VE music from Mike Slayen and good eats from the Darn Good Gourmet Food Truck, starting at 3pm!

Click for more details on the Food Truck Festival!Orfila Vineyards & Winery presents our first ever FOOD TRUCK FESTIVAL from 12 noon to 6:00 pm on Sunday, November 18th!!!

FREE Admission for all ages!

We are filling our parking lot with gourmet food trucks featuring everything from Lobster Grilled Cheese Sandwiches to Thai cuisine. All food trucks will be serving up delicious meals for purchase. Orfila wines will be available in our Tasting Room ($10 for 6 different tastes). Wines by the glass and bottles will also be available for purchase.

This event will benefit the Escondido Children Community Development Center (ECCDC).

Two musical acts will be joining us for this special event:

* Aftershock Seven

* Brittney Doehring

A list of some of the participating food trucks:

  • Thai 1 On
  • Slow Cal BBQ
  • Groggy’s Fat Sandwiches
  • Pierogi
  • Not So Fast Food Truck
  • Chubby’s
  • Sweet Treats
  • Two for the Road
  • Underdogs

A big thanks goes out to our sponsors: Valley View Casino, Cosmic Solar, and Lucks Media Group.

Please note: Overflow parking and a shuttle to Orfila Vineyards & Winery will be available at the San Pasqual High School parking lot, located on the corner of San Pasqual Road and Bear Valley Parkway.

To get more information on all of these events and much more please visit our website by clicking here. We hope you have an amazing November and spend some time with us! Stay tuned for “What’s Happening in December” coming up next month.