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Events In and Around Oceanside for the Weekend of October 3rd, 2014

Oceanside CA- Another full schedule of events to enjoy in Oceanside and North County this weekend.
There is a light schedule for high school football tonight with Oceanside, Carlsbad, La Costa Canyon, Vista, RBV, San Marcos, Mission Hills and Fallbrook having a bye week. Okay, maybe “light” was overstating the schedule a little bit however, there are a few games on the schedule. El Camino (3-1) and first year head coach, John Roberts look to keep their momentum going after a 47-7 drubbing of Fallbrook two weeks ago. The Wildcats host the San Pasqual Golden Eagles (3-1) at 7:00pm. Army-Navy looks for their first win as they travel to La Jolla Country Day (2-2).

Friday October 3, 2014

Operation Family Caregiver Offers Free Educational Conference

A free educational conference for military, veterans and family caregivers will be held at the Pacific Views Event Center, 202850 San Jacinto Rd. aboard Camp Pendleton, 10:00am- 3:00pm
Experts in the field of TBI and PTSD will help you find ways to cope. You’ll gain insight into managing behaviors, improving communication and taking care of the family caregiver. Hear first-hand from caregivers who have gone through the Operation Family Caregiver program.
More information can be found [Here]

First Friday ArtWalk

The third First Friday ArtWalk begins at 6:00pm tonight. This event began strong in August and continues to grow in popularity. This month the Library will highlight artists who have served in the military with live music, performance art, a community mural project and art on display. Inside the Civic Center building there will be masks and murals on display that were created by veterans participating the Combat Arts San Diego organization. In the City Plaza, Westside Inflection will be entertaining us with the sounds of Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, and Bobby Darin. The Quartet is made up of veterans from the Navy band; Jason Hanna on vocals and trumpet, Anders Larsson on drums, Jason Littlefield on bass and Jon Walters on guitar. More information on the ArtWalk can be found [Here] Musical of Musical, the Musical poster

Opening Night for The Musical of Musicals- The Musical

Oceanside Theatre Company is going to have the hottest ticket in North County this coming weekend with their new show ‘THE MUSICAL OF MUSICALS ➨ THE MUSICAL!”
A special Opening Night Celebration hosted by San Luis Rey Rotary which includes drinks, appetizers and desserts – Tickets are $30 and must be purchased in advance – call 760 439-1543. More information can be found [Here]

‘The Graduate’

In celebration of 50 years of high-caliber productions, MiraCosta College’s Theatre Department begins its 2014-15 season with a story that also dates back to the 1960s, ‘The Graduate’. The play opened September 26 at the MiraCosta College Theatre, 7:30PM at 1 Barnard Drive, Oceanside. Eric Bishop will direct. More details and showtimes can be found [Here]

Free International Film Series at MiraCosta College

“Welcome to the Sticks” France, 2008 Not Rated (106 min.)
This comedy broke nearly every box office record in France. Written and directed by Dany Boon. The film will be preceded by a mini-seminar on French comedy films by Professor Rachele DeMeo.
More information about the Film Series at MiraCosta can be found here [Link]

Saturday October 4, 2014


NSSA Junior Surf Contest

South Harbor Jetty- 7:00am to 5:00pm

Surfrider Beach Cleanup at Pier

Join the Surfrider Foundation San Diego County Chapter in keeping Oceanside clean. Meet on the north side of the pier on the beach. A waiver form is needed to participate and can be downloaded and signed prior to the event. Visit for more information.

Inaugural Dock Clean Up Day

The Oceanside Green Team has partnered with the Harbor to provide Oceanside slip renters with the opportunity to clean up the harbor. Slip renters are invited to participate in the first ever Dock Clean Up Day on October 4 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Oceanside Harbor. Slip renters are encouraged to clean out their dock boxes and boats and donate or properly dispose of items they no longer need. For more information click [Here]

St Francis Festival

Join the San Luis Rey Mission for the annual blessing of the animals and St. Francis Festival. Local not-for-profit animal rescue groups will be present, bring pet food to donate, enjoy retail & food booths and dress up your pet for our fun animal costume contest! First Saturday in October from 10am – 3pm. Free Admission; parking $5 per car. 4050 Mission Avenue, Oceanside

The California Surf Museum 7th Annual Gala

California Surf Museum partners with Feeding the Soul Foundation to host concert, silent auction and fundraiser gala to preserve and support the history of surfing. The California Surf Museum, whose mission is to preserve the surfing heritage and to share the story of surfing with thousands of visitors throughout the year, is hosting their 7th annual gala at the Springhill Suites Marriott in downtown Oceanside. The night will consist of a silent auction, cocktails, a catered dinner by Chief Holli of Slice of Heaven and a concert featuring with local musician, Cody Lovaas. This year is special as never before has the gala been hosted outside of the museum. For more information click [Here]

Sunday October 5, 2014

oceanside_fire_department_open_house04_osidenewsOceanside Fire Department Open House plus Free Family Art Day
The Oceanside Fire Department will hold an Open House and Free Family Art Day on Sunday October 5, 2014 10:00am to 2:00pm. The event will be held at Fire Station 7, 3350 Mission Avenue.
There will be demonstrations on vehicle extrication, CPR simulations, a smoke trailer and a helicopter fly-by. Also at the open house, arts and crafts, stop drop and roll demonstrations and a fire extinguisher demo. The Free Family Art Day at the fire station is sponsored by the Oceanside Museum of Art. Children and their parents work closely in the artistic process designing small works of art that reflect concepts and themes from the exhibitions on 
view. All art activities and exhibitions on view are free to the public. Projects are 
designed to engage children of all ages. No art experience is required for the art 
activities and all supplies will be provided.
More information here [Link].

Lauren Powers So. Muscle Beach Classic

The Lauren Powers Beach Classic Fitness competition and Expo will be held on Sunday, October 5th, in Oceanside, CA. The fitness competition will include: Men’s and Women’s Bodybuilding and Physique, Women’s Figure, Bikini, Fitness, Mixed Pairs, Teens, Fit Moms/Dads, Evening Gown, Shirtless Tuxedo, and the all NEW Ink & Ripped round. The categories will be OPEN and Masters (40+).
The Lauren Powers Beach Classic (LPBC) will be held at the famous Oceanside Pier Amphitheater in Oceanside, CA. FREE admission to the public and FREE parking! VIP parking is available next to the venue for $20 per vehicle.
This is an amateur fitness competition, athletes of all levels and experience are welcome. The event will also showcase 25 vendors and special guest speakers throughout the day.
san_marcos_artwalk_00Last chance to See San Marcos ArtWalk in 2014
Visit Old California Restaurant Row in San Marcos from 10:00am-2:00pm to see the range of works by ArtWalk artists from throughout San Diego. In addition, enjoy the always fresh produce in the Farmers Market and the unforgettable machines of the high-energy Car Show. More information here [Link]
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Events In and Around Oceanside for the Weekend of October 3rd, 2014