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San Marcos seeks donations for annual Fourth of July fireworks

Fourth of July fireworks. (Photo by Warren Tobias, Unsplash)

North Coast Current

June 20, 2019

The city of San Marcos has launched a fundraising drive for its annual Fourth of July Fireworks Extravaganza.

ENCINITAS: Egg hunt March 31 at Community Park

Chocolate Easter eggs. (Tim Gouw, Unsplash)

March 17, 2018

ENCINITAS — The city of Encinitas presents its annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 31, from 10 a.m. to noon at Encinitas Community Park, 425 Santa Fe Drive. In addition to the egg hunt, there will be two live shows from the group Hullabaloo onstage at 10:30 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. Participants are...

CARLSBAD: Spring Festival, egg hunt, set for March 31

Carlsbad’s EGGstravaganza Spring Festival. (Mike McMahon, Carlsbad city courtesy photo)

March 17, 2018

CARLSBAD — The city of Carlsbad’s EGGstravaganza Spring Festival returns Saturday, March 31, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Poinsettia Community Park, 6600 Hidden Valley Road. The event features egg scrambles for children ages 6 and older, who want to race for their eggs, and one for children ages 5 and...

ENCINITAS: Take mom on artistic tour May 7 and 8

May 5, 2016

ENCINITAS — The nonprofit San Dieguito Art Guild hosts its 2016 Mother’s Day Weekend Art, Garden and Studio Tour 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on May 7 and 8. Take your mom or friends on a leisurely tour of eight North County homes where you can peek into an assortment of artists’ studios, peruse more then 30...

Cool on the Coast: Farm-fresh start to the new year in January

Layla Marino

January 15, 2016

“New year, new you” is a slogan we’re all familiar with when it comes to that first day of a new year. New Year’s resolutions amount to trying new things and getting out there for more fun and fulfillment. The northern coast of San Diego County is an excellent place to make these resolution dreams a...

Cool on the Coast: Wrap up 2015 with festive events, food and theater

December 20, 2015

While those from many other places don’t often think of San Diego County when they think of winter and the holidays, a palm tree can be wrapped in holiday lights just as well as a spruce. It’s also a heck of a lot warmer. Coastal San Diegans can enjoy beautiful sunsets over the ocean while sipping eg...

Cool on the Coast: November closes with post-Thanksgiving music and nature

Layla Marino

November 25, 2015

With the holidays just around the corner, San Diego’s North Coast is still cool whether the weather is cold or warm. Lots of theatre, music and culture grace the North Coast scene, with outdoor and Thanksgiving fun as well. Holiday stress can be mitigated by the beauty and fun all around in coastal Nor...

Cool on the Coast: It’s a festive February with Valentine’s, Marvel, beer, Chinese New Year

Layla Marino

February 5, 2015

February marks the beginning of the end of winter, and though the weather is mild on the coast, surfers, sunbathers and especially lovers start to feel the thaw, if mild, in February and come back out in the sun. As the water warms up, so does the fun and the love on San Diego’s North Coast. In addi...

Gifts that say ‘Encinitas’

The communities of Encinitas each offer holiday shopping with singular character, according to area merchant groups. (North Coast Current photo illustration)

December 16, 2014

The tree has been decorated and the stockings hung with care but the shopping list is still incomplete. There’s no reason to worry if you haven’t picked up a gift for your boss or a small trinket for your neighbor just to say thanks for watering the plants while you were on vacation over the summer. Forget...

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