Past Events

Festival of Whales Spirits Garden and BBQ Event

All Festival of the Whales Events have been cancelled for the second weekend of the event. 
We can’t wait to see you next year!


2019

Photos from our Annual Christmas Party and of our San Onofre Base Housing Christmas Party.


Pictures from our USMC Birthday Celebration can viewed and downloaded from the links below. Individual images can be downloaded for free. Prints can be conveniently ordered through the gallery website.
Photo Gallery – VIEW HERE
Dropbox link to candid shots – VIEW HERE


The first-ever Marine Corps League Surf & Turf Festival is now in the history books. Thanks again to our sponsors and volunteers that made the event a tremendous success for the many active duty troops and military veterans that attended. Ooooh Rahhhhh!

Click HERE to View all of the Photos!

 

  • Tues. Dec. 4th – 1800-MCL Christmas Party – Elks Lodge
  • Sat. & Sun. Nov. 10th & 11th Driftwood Festival-Doheny State Beach
  • Nov. 6th – 1830 Cannons MCL-SCD Marine Corps Birthday Dinner Celebration
  • Wed. Oct.31st Time TBA Halloween Party San Onofre Elementary School
  • Tues. Oct. 16th – 1800 MCL detachment Meeting Elks Lodge
  • Sat. Oct 6th Fourth Annual Shopping Extravaganza
  • Tues. Sept. 18th – 1800 MCL Detachment Meeting Elks Lodge
  • Tues. Aug. 21st – 1800 MCL Detachment Meeting Elks Lodge
  • Tues. July 17th – 1800 MCL Detachment Meeting Elks Lodge
  • Fri. July 6th – 1000 1st MARDIV Change of Command-1stMARDIV HQ
  • Thurs., June 28th – 1000 – Relief & Appointment
  • Tues., June 26th – 1800 – Cannons Reception & Dinner
  • Wed., June 20th – 1000 – Col Gideons-CO 1st MAR-Change of Command-Camp Horno LZ
  • Tues., June 19th – MCL General Meeting – 6PM- 8PM
  • Thurs., June 14th – 6:30PM – Elks Flag Day Ceremony-Elks Lodge (Young Marines Present)
  • Sun., June 3rd – 1:00PM – Elks Lodge Veterans Re-Dedication Ceremony
  • Wed., May 30th – Noon – San Onofre Elementary School Ice Cream Social
  • Mon., May 28th – 1100 – 5th MAR Vietnam Memorial Dedication-Camp San Mateo/Memorial Park
  • Fri., May 25th – 1000 – SgtMaj Whitcomb, 2/1-Relief & Appointment-Camp Horno LZ
  • Thurs., May 24 – 3:30PM – GySgt Leonard Tardiff-Retirement Ceremony 2/1 Parade Deck-Reception, San Onofre Community Center to follow
  • Fri., May 18th – 1000 – SgtMaj Kasal/I-MEF-Relief & Appointment-1st MARDIV Parade Grounds
  • Tues., May 15th – MCL General Meeting – 6PM- 8PM
  • Fri., April 27th – San Clemente Flag Raising Ceremony Honoring Marine Al Ehlow
    • Location: Old City Hall & Current Council Chambers-100 Avenida Presidio, San Clemente, CA 92672
  • Tues., April 17th – MCL General Meeting – 6PM- 8PM
  • Sat. March 24th – Ramblas Run – Camino Las Ramblas Trailhead, near 28035-27999 Camino Las Ramblas, San Juan Capistrano – 8AM-2PM*
  • Tues., March 20th – MCL General Meeting – 6PM- 8PM
  • Sun., March 11th – FOW Concert & MCL Spirits Garden – Baby Beach – Dana Point Harbor – 11:00AM-5:00PM*
  • Wed., Mar 7th – San Clemente Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast 100 N. Calle Seville, San Clemente, California 92672 – 7:00AM-9:00AM – Must RSVP
  • Sat., Mar 3rd – Festival Of Whales Parade
  • Tues., Feb. 20th – Marine Corps League general Meeting – 6:00PM Elks Club Lodge – San Clemente
  • Tues., Jan. 23rd – Marine Corps League General Meeting – 6:00PM Elks Club Lodge – San Clemente

2018

  • Mon., Dec. 18th – San Onofre El. School Moms & Kids Deployed Marines Christmas Party – 2:00PM San Onofre Community Club House (Off Basilone)
  • Sat., Dec. 16th – 1st MAR Christmas Party – 11:00AM-3:00PM – San Onofre Beach Club
  • Thurs., Dec. 14th – SOI Christmas Party – 5:30PM – San Onofre Beach Club
  • Tues., Dec. 12 – Marine Corps League-South Coast Detachment Christmas Party
  • Mon., Dec. 11th – SOI/Hotel Company Christmas party – 6:00PM Leatherneck Bowling Alley (Main Side)
  • Fri. & Sat., Dec. 9 & 10 – DP Harbor Boat Parade
  • Fri., Dec. 8th – 2nd BN, 1st Marines Christmas Party – 4:00PM – San Onofre Beach Club
  • Tues., Nov. 21st – No Detachment Meeting
  • Wed. Nov. 15th – MCL-SCD Cannons Marine Corps Birthday Dinner Celebration (1830-2100)
  • Sat. & Sun. Nov. 11th & 12th – Volunteer Doheny Driftwood Festival
  • Thurs. Oct. 19th – 2/1 Deployment Send-Off (Muster 2/1 Grinder 0700-Depart Noon)
  • Wed. Sept 13th – Police Motorcycle Rodeo-Huntington Beach-Time (TBA)
  • Wed. Sept. 13th – Cannons/MCL-SCD Wine & Beer Tasting Gala (1800-2100)
  • Tues. Sept. 19th – MCL-SCD Meeting-1800
  • Tues. Aug. 15th – MCL-SCD Meeting-1800
  • Sat. Aug. 12th – MCL-SCD BBQ-Camp Pendleton/San Onofre Beach (11:30am – 3:00pm)
  • Aug. – Deployment-SPMAGTF-Send Off (Date & Time TBA)
  • Tues. July 18th – MCL-SCD Meeting-1800
  • Mon. June 12th – DPSG Combat Golf Tournament – Tee Off/1100 Arroyo Trabuco CC
  • Fri. June 16th – 5th MAR Centennial-0930 5th MAR Parade Deck
  • Sat. June 17th – 1st MAR Beach Bash-Del Mar (Time unknown)
  • Tues. June 20th – MCL-SCD Meeting-1800
  • Fri. June 23rd – 1st MARDIV Change Of Command
  • Dec. 15th – 2/1 Change Of Command
  • Jan. 28-2nd BN, 1st MAR (2/1) “Jane Wayne” Day-Providing Coffee
  • *Feb.7th-2/1 Boards Busses, BN Grinder-Crisp Super Bowl Party NPB
  • *Feb. 10th-2/1 Advance Party Departs 13th MEU
  • *Feb. 11th-2/1 Main Body Departs 13th MEU
  • Feb. 16th-MCL-South Coast Detachment Meeting-1900
  • Mar. 1st-San Clemente Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast
  • Mar. 5th-MCL-SCD Vehicle entered Dana Point Festival Of Whales Parade
  • *Mar. 13th-MCL-SCD “Beer & Wine Garden”-Dana Point-FOW Concert
  • Apr. 2nd-2/1 Baby Shower-Offered by Anita Dice & Military Showers of Support
  • May 30th-Park Semper Fi/Memorial Day Tribute & Plaque Dedication-Al Ehlow
  • Aug. 7th Annual San Onofre-CP BBQ
  • Aug. 31st Cannons-Marine Corps League Wine & Beer Tasting Gala
  • Sept. 9th – 2/1 Welcome Home Lunch (1100-1400) 1/1 Parade Deck
  • Sept. 10th – 2/1 Welcome Home Krispy Kreme Breakfast (0700-0900) 1/1 Parade Deck
  • Sept. 28th – Veterans Resource Fair
  • Oct. 11th-San Clemente Outlet Mall-Veterans Day Celebration (5:00PM-8:00PM)
  • Nov. 15th – Cannons Marine Corps Birthday Dinner Celebration
  • Nov. 17th – “Stand Up For Homeless Veterans” DP Community Center
  • Dec. 2nd – 2/1 OIF & OEF Fallen Plaque Dedication-1st MAR Memorial Park (Time-TBA)
  • Dec. 6th & 7th-SOI Graduations (10:00AM)
  • Dec. 9th – 2/4 Family Day BBQ
  • Dec. 9th – 2/1 Christmas Party (Time-TBA) and Marines & Families ride in DP Harbor Boat Parade (7:00PM Departure)
  • Dec. 10th – HMLA-469 Christmas Party and Marines & Families ride in DP Harbor Boat Parade (7:00PM Departure)

2017

  • Tue. Feb. 21st – MCL-SCD Meeting & Elections – 1800 Social Hour, 1900 Business Meeting
  • Wed. Feb. 22nd – Marine Purple Heart Monument Dedication – 1300, 5th MAR Memorial Park
  • Fri. Feb. 24th – 2/1 SgtMaj Boldenow Post & Relief – Time TBD
  • Fri. Mar. 3rd – 5th MAR Change Of Command – Atop Landing Zone – 1000
  • Sat. March 4th Dana Point Festival Of Whales Parade
  • Sun. March 12th Dana Point FOW Whale Of A Concert Spirits Garden (MCL-SCD Hosts-Volunteers Needed)
  • Tue. Mar 21st – MCL-SCD Installation – 1800 Social Hour & Meal, 1900 Installation – Elks Lodge
  • Summer-San Onofre Beach BBQ (Date & Time To Be Determined)