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What’s Up Downtown Oceanside

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Sip & Shop Downtown Oceanside Ticket Sale Save $5 through Oct. 26, Downtown Oceanside

Join us as we kick off the return of ’Tis the Season to Shop Local with our annual craft beverage tasting event. On Small Business Saturday, Nov. 26, from 1-4 p.m., enjoy 1- to 3-ounce tastings from your favorite Oceanside brewers, wineries, coffee shops and craft beverage makers while you explore Downtown shops and listen to live holiday music. Participate in the returning Oceanside Holiday Challenge along the way for a chance to win local prizes. Automatically save $5 on all tickets through Wednesday at midnight. BUY TICKETS

Haunted MarketOct. 27, Sunset Market 

MainStreet Oceanside’s Sunset Market transforms into the Haunted Market for one special night each year. From 5-9 p.m. Thursday, there’ll be trick-or-treating for kids 12 and under at this free, family-friendly Halloween event, plus special scary entertainment and contests at the main stage: a Haunted Market Costume Parade at 6 p.m, an Evil Laugh and Blood Curdling Scream Contest at 8 p.m. and Halloween music all night by DJ Steve O from Rock the House Entertainment. Trick-or-treating goes until the treats are gone, so bring your trick-or-treaters early! FIND OUT MORE

Valle One Year Anniversary Dinner, Dia de los Muertos Oct. 27, Nov. 2, Valle

Celebrate Valle’s first anniversary on Thursday from 5-9 p.m. Join Chef Roberto Alcocer for Valle’s One Year Anniversary Dinner featuring a special collaborative menu with Chefs William Eick of Matsu and Davin Waite of Wrench & Rodent and Shootz Fish x Beer. Then next Wednesday from 5-9 p.m., spend Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) at Valle. Chef Roberto Alcocer will be serving an all-black commemorative dining experience paired with a specialty cocktail to honor the Mexican tradition of welcoming back the souls of deceased loved ones. RSVP

Trick or Treat at Tremont Oct. 28, Tremont Collective

Come out Friday for Trick or Treat at Tremont, a family-friendly, all-ages event featuring live music from 6-8 p.m. by The Jackstones + Andrew Machin and trick-or-treating from 5-9 p.m. The following Tremont Collective businesses will be passing out candy: Communal Coffee, Bottlecraft Oceanside, Shootz Fish x Beer, Al Fresko, Brixton, Verve Studio and Stab. Adults, be sure to wear your costumes too! You’ll be eligible for drink discounts at Bottlecraft when you show up in your scariest duds. FIND OUT MORE

“Next to Normal”  Oct. 28-30, The Star Theatre 

Don’t miss the final weekend of “Next to Normal.” This Star Theatre Co. production explores how one suburban household copes with crisis and mental illness. Winner of three 2009 Tony Awards, including Best Musical Score, and the 2010 Pulitzer Prize, “Next to Normal” was also chosen as “one of the year’s ten best shows” by critics around the country, including The Los Angeles Times. Tickets are available for three showtimes at 7:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. Rated PG-13. BUY TICKETS

Dia de Muertos Community Altar Oct. 29, The Hill Street Country Club 

Día de Muertos is a celebration grounded in healing and a way for communities to honor and preserve their sacred cultural ceremony and knowledge. As a space rooted in community, Hill Street Country Club wants to help normalize grief and encourages our community of all backgrounds to light a candle in celebration of the lives of those we’ve known and loved. Bring a photo, keepsake or offering to leave at the altar from 3-6 p.m. Saturday. HSCC’s Community Altar will be on display from Oct 29-Nov. 5. FIND OUT MORE

Spectacular at 25 Oct. 29, Oceanside Museum of Art 

OMA invites you to this historic, epic party celebrating art and community in two parts: Survey OMA’s grand exhibition “Legacy: 25 Years of Art and Community,” at the Exhibition Celebration from 6-7 p.m. Saturday. Then as day turns into night, transform into a creature of the night at Art After Dark: Metamorphosis. Get ready for a sensational evening of awe-inspiring entertainment, live music, food trucks, spooky good libations and art-making activities from 7-10 p.m. at this 21-plus event. Come in costume or as you are. BUY TICKETS

Tierra Caliente’s “Mexihco,” Artist Open House Oct. 29, Nov. 5 Brooks Theater

Take a journey through Mexican history from the ancient Mayan Culture to the Mexican Revolution with Tierra Caliente’s “Mexihco” Saturday at 7 p.m. Combining dance, music and theater arts, Tierra Caliente performers explore important influences in this Oceanside Theatre Company performance. Next Saturday, explore the “Visual Language of Romance” at the Brooks Theater Gallery Artist Open House. Enjoy live music, an artist demo and refreshments while checking out the theater’s new gallery collection for its youth performance of Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast Jr.,” Nov. 11-20. BUY TICKETS

Mystic Soul Ritual Shop Maker Pop-up Oct. 29, Artist Alley

From noon-6 p.m. Saturday, enjoy trick-or-treating and spooky live music, live painting, vendors, crafts, henna and tarot readings in Artist Alley Oceanside. This event is organized by Mystic Soul Ritual Shop. See their Instagram for more info. FIND OUT MORE

Creepy Coffee, Nightmare on Coast Oct. 30, Urbn Water Co.

Enjoy sweet morning drinks and seasonal sips from 10 a.m. to noon Sunday at Urbn Water Co.’s Creepy Coffee. Then trick or treat at neighboring businesses before heading to the Downtown shop for Nightmare on Coast featuring treats, music, costume awards, tarot card readings, local artists, ceviche and more from 4-7 p.m. FIND OUT MORE

Thursday Skate Night Thursdays starting Nov. 3, O’side Sports Bar & Grill

Starting Nov. 3, Oceanside Roller Skating will be collaborating with O’side Sports Bar & Grill to host weekly Thursday Skate Nights in Downtown Oceanside From 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., this is a 21+ event with no cover charge featuring different food vendors weekly, drink specials and music. Guests can come to enjoy the show or join the fun after the Oceanside Sunset Market. Skaters must sign a waiver and bring their own skates. FIND OUT MORE

Ryes and Grind Grand Opening Nov. 3, Ryes and Grind

From Local Tap House & Kitchen and Saucey Mouths Pizza pop-up owner Gabe Hogan and RnD Executive Chef Daniel Elliot Pundik, Ryes & Grind is an incoming Jewish deli that will offer a menu of classic sandwiches made on house-made bread and filled with classics like pastrami, brisket and corned beef. There will also be Jewish deli favorites, breakfast sandwiches, a full bar, an organic juice counter and craft cocktails. Watch for more info on the grand opening on Instagram. FIND OUT MORE

‘Tis the Season to Shop Local Applications Through Nov. 4, 11, Downtown Oceanside

Calling all Oceanside shops and brick-and-mortar businesses! And all area makers and artists! The Sixth Annual ‘Tis the Season to Shop Local is returning throughout Oceanside from Small Business Saturday, Nov. 26, through Sunday, Dec. 11. The holiday program and event series will again include the Oceanside Holiday Challenge, Merry Makers Fair, Sip & Shop Downtown Oceanside and Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony & Gift Market. Application deadline for makers is Nov. 4; for Oceanside businesses, Nov. 11. APPLY

Bike the Coast Nov. 5, Oceanside Pier

Join riders of all levels and ages to bike San Diego’s most beautiful coastlines and beach cities at Bike the Coast next Saturday. Register until Oct. 31 and save $15 on any distance. Choose from 25 Mile, 50 Mile or 100 Mile Rides, or 7 and 15 Mile Family Rides, that begin and end in Downtown Oceanside at the Oceanside Pier. Bike the Coast brings together first time riders, experienced groups and everything in between. Stay for the post-race party. Use code LETSRIDE at checkout. REGISTER

O’side Turkey Trot  Nov. 24, Oceanside Civic Center

“Move your feet before you eat” this Thanksgiving in Downtown Oceanside at the family-friendly O’side Turkey Trot. Recognized as one of the America’s top trots, the O’side Turkey Trot features sizzling fast 5-mile and 5K courses with over two miles of beautiful ocean views and finishing near the historic Oceanside Pier steps from the sand. Additional event fun includes a Thanksgiving-themed costume contest, live course entertainment, commemorative T-shirts and finisher medals for all participants.  FIND OUT MORE

gO’side Free Downtown Shuttle Program  Through November, Downtown Oceanside

From 10 a.m. to 10 p.m daily, the gO’side Downtown shuttle provides riders with a free, fun and safe way to travel around Downtown Oceanside through November. Through this new electric vehicle shuttle pilot program, five-passenger electric shuttles can be hailed via the Ride Circuit smartphone app or by flagging down a shuttle in an area that is safe for passenger boarding from Oceanside Harbor south to Vista Way in the area west of Interstate 5. FIND OUT MORE


Prescription Drug Take-back Day

Oct. 29, Tri-City Medical Center

Take advantage of Prescription Drug Take-back Day to dispose of unused, unwanted and expired medications safely to prevent youth access to them and help protect the environment. The public can drop off solid forms of prescription drugs Saturday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Tri-City Medical Center at 4002 Vista Way as well as other collection sites across North County. FIND OUT MORE


Don’t miss us at the Haunted Market! Bring your trick-or-treaters to the Information Booth at the center of the Sunset Market on Oct. 27 for a sweet treat and to find out more about #PowerSaverRewards. When you use less energy from 4-9 during a Flex Alert, you can avoid a preventable power outage and get rewarded on your energy bill. Register at PowerSaverRewards.org. FIND OUT MORE


Medical needs? Here’s your prescription for savings

If you or someone in your household has a qualifying medical condition or a need for certain medical devices that require electricity, you may qualify for SDG&E’s Medical Baseline Allowance Program. Apply at sdge.com/medical. READ MORE

SUNSET O’side Handmade

Bring your little ones to make a craft with Oside Handmade Thursdays at the Sunset Market. Parents can also shop art supplies and kids activities and get photos with their kiddos in front of a Creativity Is Magic display. FIND OUT MORE


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