Are you ready for the weekend? It’s the weekend before the holidays are in full swing.
Get out and enjoy your weekend before shopping mayhem begins.
Stay local or head to a neighboring Patch town, we have your weekend events covered. Take your four-legged friend to Encinitas or head to Carlsbad and get a jump-start on your holiday shopping.
Here are five must-see and things to do in North County this weekend.
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North County Transit District's Customer Appreciation Day
How often do you ride the COASTER, SPRINTER, BREEZE, LIFT, or FLEX? North County Transit District wants to thank their riders all day on Friday, Nov. 16.
The Annual Customer Appreciation Day Event will be at the Oceanside Transit Center from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Enjoy free food from Panera Bread and drinks from Coca-Cola and even enter to win a trip to Vegas.
Stand Up for Diabetes
Carlsbad teen, Ryan Maloney was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes at two years old. The 13-year-old surfer wants to encourage the community to come out and Standup for Diabetes.
The event hopes to raise awareness and support those living with diabetes.
Bring your stand up paddle board or rent one and head Carlsbad Lagoon on Saturday, Nov. 17 at 11 a.m.
Join other dog-lovers for an afternoon of treats - for pups and people!
The Positive Pet Professionals will host a fundraiser for the FACE Foundation on Saturday, Nov. 17 at 5 p.m at the Zoom Room in Encinitas.
The fundraiser will also include a guest speaker, raffles, vendors, drinks, and more! Register for tickets online for $10 or tickets will be sold at the door for $13.
California Surf Film Festival
The California Surf Film Festival wraps up and ends with a bang. Closing night will be at the California Surf Museum in Oceanside on Sunday, Nov. 17. and will highlight the theme “Extreme Journeys To Stoke.”
The event’s theme “Extreme Journeys To Stoke” will feature surf films, live music, food, drinks and more!
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $8 for members and $10 for non-members.
Annual Fall Festival in Encinitas
Shop and eat all day while browsing through 450 vendors featuring arts, crafts, gifts, food and more.
Wear your walking shoes and head over to the Annual Fall Festival on Sunday, Nov. 18 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The festival will be downtown Encinitas on South Coast Highway 101. Street closures from D Street to J Street Streets will begin 6 a.m.