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Boredom Not a Problem in Oside This Weekend

Oceanside CA- There is something for everyone looking for things to do this weekend in Oceanside. If you want to cheat and start your weekend tonight, don’t forget the Sunset Market located Pier View Way west of  the Coast Highway from 5:00pm-9:00pm

Friday
Friday night, Oceanside High School Varsity Football will host Chaparral at Simcox Field while El Camino High School hosts Olympian out of Chula Vista. Both games start at 7:00pm.

The Star Theatre is the site for tonights opening of the Oceanside International Film Festival. Photo: Steve Marcotte/OsideNews

Football not your game? The Star Theatre is hosting Sing For the Stars. Everyone is invited to the karaoke competition that starts at 7:00pm. There are four categories;
Best Male Singer
Best Female Singer
Best Duet/Group (2 or more)
Best Under 18 years old
Winners of each category will receive a Karaoke machine to go along with a professional recording session. Every contestant will receive a CD of their live performance.

Saturday

historyOn Saturday, you can learn almost everything you wanted to know about Oceanside’s history when you take a walk with Oceanside native and 101 historian John Daley. The walk begins at 9:00am at the Oceanside Civic Center Fountain at Coast Highway and Pier View Way. (Look for the plaque commemorating Oceanside’s founder, Andrew Jackson Myers!) The walk takes participants to historic homes, churches, and banks, three Irving J. Gill buildings, the famed “Top Gun” house, the Oceanside Pier and bandshell and variety of other sites. Walks are free and open to everyone and are pleasantly paced so folks of all ages can participate. Plan on two hours for the tour.  No need to phone in a reservation, just join us by the “pond”! If you have any questions you can call John Daley at (760) 722-4786.

fly_inThe OAA Summer Fly-In Car Show  with Vintage planes, classic cars and skydiving exhibitions is happening at the airport from
Noon to 3:00pm~ Oceanside Municiple Airport.  www.socalcarculture.com

Also on Saturday; more football as the North County Cobras take on the San Diego Stallions at 5:00pm. The Cobras will try to continue their unbeaten streak against the Stallions on Simcox Field at Oceanside High School. Kids wearing their Pop Warner jersey’s will get in free and tickets for the rest of us are $10.00.

riseIf you prefer a good movie, ‘The Rise of the Guardians’ will be playing at the Junior Seau Pier Amphitheater beginning at 6:00pm and admission is free.

Okay, that was just Saturday. Sunday has some happenings too.

once  The Succulent Cafe/Apotheque Spa, 322 N Cleveland St. from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm is the place for a bizarre and fantastic journey exploring the beginning, middle and end of the surreal narratives told by illustrator Carla Roque and photographer JT Rhoades. Look inside Roque’s storybook world of two girls forging their own destiny against a life filled with distractions. Strange realities captured in Rhoades’s photography provide proof that truth is stranger than fiction. FREE event with live music by singer/songwriter Jacobo Mendoza. Suggested $2 drink donation.
Buy raffle tickets to win artwork by artists Carla Roque and JT Rhoades. $5 buys you 10 raffle tickets/ $10 buys you 15 raffle tickets. That means your chance to win original art by local artists for dirt cheap is coming up.

Bring an art supply item to donate to our Art Education Program and receive Five Free Raffle Tickets per donated item.  Any of these new/gently used items will do:
Papers: printer, tracing, bristol, water-color paper. Writing/Drawing supplies: pens, pencils, crayons, markers, oil pastels, chalk. Collage Materials: assorted 3D objects, magazines, pipe cleaners, beads, Elmer’s white glue, mod podge, craft glue.

nocheNoche Mexicana Celebrating 203 years of Mexican Independence
2-7:00pm Oceanside Civic center Plaza, 330 North Coast Hwy.

surf

Traveling from Australia, surf legend, surf instructor, editor, publisher, harmonica player, that surfer riding Sunset in the 1965 Hamms Beer ad, and author Rusty Miller will be speaking at the California Surf Museum from 5:30-6:30 312 Pier View Way.
Admission is free for CSM members and $5 for non CSM members. Seating is limited, RSVP at 760-721-6876

333 The 333 Restaurant is participating in San Diego Restaurant week with a special menu. Click on image for details.

Meanwhile, thoughts and prayers go out to friends and family dealing with the weather in Colorado.