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Surf Festival Continues through Sunday
It's ladies night Friday starting at 6 p.m. at the running through Sunday at the , 312 Pier View Way in Oceanside.
Surf movies, culture, exhibits, surf stars and live music are all on display during the festival, which benefits the museum and its programs. On Saturday, surf films show all day.
Tickets run from $8 a movie for museum members ($10 for non-members) to $75 for an all-access pass for members ($90 for non-members), including Saturday night's VIP reception.
For more information, visit the California Surf Festival website.
Buffalo Alley 10K, 5K, Kids' 1K Run
You still have time to register for Saturday's , a loop out-and-back course and up the hills of Camp Horno on Pendleton that takes off at 8:05 a.m. with the 10K run.
The online registration deadline has passed, but day-of registration opens at 7 a.m. Registration for Camp Pendleton active-duty military is free. For civilians, registration fees are $45 (10K), $30 (5K), $10 (kids' 1K).
Visit the Buffalo Alley web page for more details.
Museum Exhibit Considers Art and Death
As Halloween looms, the two-week exhibit, "Memento Mori: Remember Your Mortality," opens Saturday and invites you to consider death.
A call to artists for the juried exhibition around the themes of life, death, and passage of time attracted 275 submissions, according to the museum's website. Of those, 33 art pieces by 29 artists were selected for the exhibit.
The exhibit runs through Oct. 30. Museum hours Tuesday through Saturday are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and, on Sunday, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Military and their dependents are admitted free with ID. Museum members and students are also admitted free. General admission is $8 and seniors over 65 pay $5.
Nigerian Brothers in World Music Concert
Nigerian musician Babá Ken Okulolo and his brothers perform African folk and highlife music as part of the Oceanside Public Library's World Music Series, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., at the Civic Center Library Community Rooms.
The bassist and bandleader has performed at the Lincoln Center, The Filmore, and The Greek Theater playing music, including Afro-beat, Afro-funk, West African folk and highlife music.
Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at the Oceanside Civic Center Library and customer service desks. Doors open at 7 p.m.
Komen Inland Empire Race for the Cure
It's in Temecula, but worth the drive if you'd like to run or walk for the fight against breast cancer.
The is set for Sunday at the Promenade. The 5K run/walk and 1.5-mile run/walk get underway at 8 a.m. Registration opens on the day of the race at 6:30 a.m.