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Preserved Home: Cut the can and promote real pumpkin pie

Pumpkins. (Photo by Freddie Collins, Unsplash)
November 24, 2020
Pumpkin pie is a must-have for Americans around the holidays. In fact, an estimated 50 million pumpkin pies are consumed every year at Thanksgiving. But what if I told you that’s not real pumpkin pie you’re eating?

It wouldn’t be the holidays without: Tradition began with San Marcos native

Sophie Cubbison in a publicity photo advertising her products. (Photo courtesy of Mrs. Cubbison’s Foods)
November 24, 2020
Is it stuffing or is it dressing? “There’s really no difference,” says Leo Pearlstein, Mrs. Cubbison’s PR man since 1948. A personal friend of San Marcos legend Sophie Cubbison, Pearlstein watched as this inventive entrepreneur used her passion for health food to become a national icon.

ENCINITAS: Visit historic home for the holidays this December

Teten House holiday display. (San Dieguito Heritage Museum)
December 22, 2019

ENCINITAS — Step back into Encinitas holiday history with a visit to the Teten House at the Heritage Ranch, part of the nonprofit San Dieguito Heritage Museum. The house, furnished with Teten family...

Donate food for Community Resource Center Holiday Baskets

This holiday season, the North Coast Current highlights news from local nonprofits, fundraisers and other outlets in support of our communities. (Hugo Humberto Plácido da Silva, FreeImages)
December 4, 2019
The Encinitas-based Community Resource Center seeks donations for Holiday Baskets between Dec. 6-12 and Dec. 13. The collections go toward a three-day distribution at the Del Mar Fairgrounds.

North Island Credit Union seeks toys for military families

December 4, 2019
North Island Credit Union, in partnership with Support The Enlisted Project, has launched a holiday toy drive to benefit STEP’s annual Sharing the Joy program.

Stuff the Bus to help hungry families this season

December 4, 2019
Albertsons and Vons partner with local groups for the 12th Annual Stuff the Bus Food Drive to help families.

ENCINITAS: Art Guild’s annual bazaar returns Dec. 14

Art. (Markus Spiske, Unsplash)
November 30, 2019

ENCINITAS — The San Dieguito Art Guild presents its ninth annual Holiday Bazaar on Saturday, Dec. 14, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., at the Encinitas Community Center, 1140 Oakcrest Park Drive in Encinitas. Visitors...

CARLSBAD: Carols for Carlsbad highlights school music programs Dec. 7

Musical instruments. (FreeImages photo by Eduardo Guillen)
November 30, 2019

CARLSBAD — The Carlsbad Educational Foundation invites residents to celebrate the music programs of the Carlsbad Unified School District at its annual Carols of Carlsbad event Saturday, Dec. 7, from...

ENCINITAS: 25th holiday tree-lighting set for Dec. 6

Cool on the Coast: A roundup of events in Encinitas, Carlsbad, Solana Beach, Del Mar, Oceanside and Escondido. (Moriah Farmer, FreeImages)
November 30, 2019

ENCINITAS — The community is invited to the 25th Annual Encinitas Heritage Tree Lighting Ceremony on Friday, Dec. 6, 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the corner of 4th and C streets overlooking Moonlight Beach. To...

CARDIFF: Mingle with Kringle on Dec. 1 at Town Center

Santa Claus. (Tim Mossholder, Unsplash)
November 30, 2019

CARDFF — Cardiff 101 Main Street holds its 12th Annual Kringle Mingle from 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 1, at Cardiff Town Center. There will be free photos with Santa in a vintage Camera Camper sleigh...

ENCINITAS: Heritage Ranch offers holiday family craft class Dec. 1

San Dieguito Heritage Museum in Encinitas. (Courtesy photo by Jay A. Clark)
November 30, 2019

ENCINITAS — The San Dieguito Heritage Ranch invites families to create ornaments for their holiday trees at its Families Make History craft event on Sunday, Dec. 1, from noon to 4 p.m. The ranch is located...

Cool on the Coast: Surfing Madonna, SaltDog, candy, crafts in October

Cool on the Coast: A roundup of events in Encinitas, Carlsbad, Solana Beach, Del Mar and Oceanside. (Helmut Wattrott, FreeImages)
A roundup of events in Encinitas, Del Mar and the region
October 11, 2019
Your roundup of events in Encinitas, Del Mar and the San Diego region.
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