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.
Here are five must-see and things to do in East County this weekend.
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TGIFFF (Thank Goodness it's Food Fest Friday!) - Come hungry and ready to eat. Food trucks will line up 7871 University Avenue on Friday, Nov. 16 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Food trucks will donate 10% of the proceeds to East County non-profits and charities. For more info, visit Food Fest Friday's Facebook.
Iceskate, shop, and repeat! The largest outdoor ice skating rink will open at the Viejas Outlet shopping center on Friday Nov. 16 at 6 p.m.
Admission is $12 for adults and $10 for kids 12 and under. Prices include skate rentals and 90 minutes of skating.
Santee Holiday Lighting Event
- Free Kid’s Holiday Crafts
- Horse Drawn Carriage Rides
- Visit with Santa – Photos available
- Skating Rink Attraction 5 & up can participate in the skating rink. Younger children cannot participate because of liability issues.
- Holiday Carolers
Do you frequently hike up Cowles Mountain? Learn more about the dirt paths and geological history that were naturally created.
A lecture by Emeritus Professor Pat Abbott will be on Saturday, Nov. 17 at 1 p.m. Seating is limited and reservations are required.
Santa Clause and Moother goose are coming to town! The Mother Goose parade will hit the streets of El Cajon on Sunday, Nov. 18 at 10 a.m.
Bring your chairs and blankets and enjoy the parade filled with floats, music, and more.
- CIF Football Playoffs Round 2: West Hills vs. Ramona
- 3rd Annual SaddleTramps Memorial Blood Drive