Category Archives: Community Support

Best Auto Dealership of North Coast 2019 Winner

Best of North Coast Readers Poll 2019 Winner

The results are in! Del Mar Times has released the results of this year’s Best of North Coast Readers Poll. Each year, they evaluate hundreds of local businesses in over 70 categories, ranging from best golf course, best brunch, best day spa, and yes, even best auto dealership. This year, Herman Cook Volkswagen has been chosen as the Winner of North Coast 2019’s Best Auto Dealership! We also won a bronze award for Best Auto Service!

Best of North Coast 2019

Thank you all for voting for Herman Cook VW as your best auto dealership and best auto service! Read the rest of their 20th annual online Readers Poll results here.

Everything You Need to Know About the Wavecrest 2019 Festivities Taking Place in Encinitas CA

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Event Details for Wavecrest 2019 in Encinitas CA

The largest of all woodie meets is once again heading on over to Encinitas, CA, for a long weekend of fun in the sun. That’s right, Wavecrest 2019 in Encinitas, CA, is almost upon us and we’ve got all of the event details you need to know to get the full Wavecrest 2019 experience. And when we say the full Wavecrest 2019, we mean the full Wavecrest 2019 experience. That’s because Wavecrest 2019 is taking place over four days later this month. So, continue reading on to learn all you need to know about Wavecrest 2019. Read the rest of this entry >>

Celebrate Labor Day 2019 with a Mile-Long Swim Around the Oceanside Pier in Oceanside CA

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2019 Labor Day Festivities near Encinitas and Oceanside CA

Labor Day 2019 is right around the corner and our neighbors up in Oceanside have an incredibly exciting and fun event planned that we can’t wait to join in on. For the 90th straight year – yes, 90 years! – the Oceanside Annual Labor Day Pier Swim is going on. We all know how beautiful and refreshing a dip in the Pacific Ocean is, and to be able to do it while supporting a great cause and celebrating the history of Labor Day. But when exactly is the Oceanside Annual Labor Day Pier Swim? And where exactly is it? Well, we’re going to figure all of that out right here as we check out the Labor Day 2019 festivities near Encinitas and Oceanside, CA. Read the rest of this entry >>

Celebrate the Dogs Days of Summer with Your Favorite Four-Legged Friends in Encinitas CA with the Cardiff Dog Days of Summer Event

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Cardiff Dog Days of Summer 2019 Event Details and Info

The “dog days of summer” typically have a negative connotation connected to them thanks to the oppressive heat that tend to come along with them. But what happens when the dog days of summer instead means an exciting downtown event featuring our favorite four-legged friends? Well, that’s another story altogether isn’t it? And that’s exactly what you’re going to get when you join in on the fun of the Cardiff Dog Days of Summer 2019 festival. But when is it? And where is it? We’re going to cover all of that right here as we give you all the details and information you need to know about the 2019 Cardiff Dog Days of Summer event. Read the rest of this entry >>

We Are Donating To Support Encinitas Classrooms This Summer And You Can Help!

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Through our collaboration with DonorsChoose.org, the leading organization for donating to public schools, we are supporting teachers and education projects in the Encinitas school district. Visit our dealership today to find out how you can help fund a classroom project that inspires you – and at NO Cost Or Obligation To You. All you have to do is stop by our dealership and you can help! For our Encinitas teachers we are going to DOUBLE DOWN, that means double the contribution to local area teachers’ projects! We encourage you to help us support our local schools and community during our Drive Bigger Event this summer.​

Drive something bigger than yourself.

Everything You Need to Know About the 2019 Taste of Encinitas

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2019 Taste of Encinitas Date, Time and Location Information

Ask anyone who lives in and around Encinitas, CA, where their favorite place to eat is and you’re bound to get a wide variety of answers. That’s because Encinitas has so many delicious places to eat – and when we say so many, we really mean so many. There are so many, in fact, that the city puts on a festival each year to highlight the delicious food made right here in our great city. And the 2019 Taste of Encinitas is going to be the best one yet. With that in mind, here’s all the date, time and location information you need to know about the 2019 Taste of Encinitas. Read the rest of this entry >>

Where Can I Enjoy Some Live Music in Encinitas CA?

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Summer Concerts In and Around Encinitas CA

There’s nothing better than heading out to listen to some live music on a hot summer day. And thankfully for all of us living in and around Encinitas, CA, there’s no shortage of live music and concerts to enjoy. From weekly free daytime concerts at the Encinitas Library to the Music by the Sea Concert Series, there’s something for everyone – no matter what kind of music you like. And, to make sure you don’t miss a single beat, we’re here to tell you all you need to know about the summer concerts in and around Encinitas, CA. Read the rest of this entry >>

When is the Fairy Festival at the San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas CA?

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2019 Fairy Festival at the San Diego Botanic Garden Information

Summer may not officially be here yet, but it is in full swing here in Encinitas, CA, which means there’s no shortage of fun things to do all throughout our amazing city. And that’s definitely a good thing considering the kids are home from school and probably already driving all you parents up the wall. If that happens to be the case, or if you’re just looking for a fun family activity to do, you’re going to want to head on over to the San Diego Botanic Garden for the Fairy Festival. But when is it? And where exactly is it? We’re going to cover all of that right here as we give you all the information you need to know about the 2019 Fairy Festival at the San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas, CA. Read the rest of this entry >>

Honoring Those Who Gave the Ultimate Sacrifice for Our Country

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Walk for the Fallen Memorial Day 2019 Event in Encinitas CA

The end of May is home to one of the most important holidays our country celebrates – Memorial Day. On that day, we gather as an American community to remember and honor those who gave the ultimate sacrifice to defend the freedoms and values our country holds so dear. There are many different ways people celebrate Memorial Day, but if you’re looking to get together with a group all set to honor the fallen and have some fun while doing it, then you’re definitely going to want to head over to the American Legion San Dieguito Post 416 Walk for the Fallen Memorial Day 2019 event right here in Encinitas, CA. Read the rest of this entry >>

Herman Cook Volkswagen Proud to be a 2019 Sponsor of the North County Cycle Club

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North County Cycle Club Members Get Exclusive Offers at HCVW

Here at Herman Cook Volkswagen in Encinitas, CA, we’re proud to announce that we’re continuing our string of community support activities by being a 2019 sponsor of the North County Cycle Club. But we’re not just sponsoring this loveable group of bicyclists, we’re also giving all members of the North County Cycle Club access to a pair of exclusive offers that will help them get behind the wheel of a new Volkswagen and keep it in tip-top shape. So, if you’re a member of the North County Cycle Club or if you have ever thought about joining the club, you’re going to want to read on to find out more about these amazing exclusive offers at HCVW. Read the rest of this entry >>