Events subject to cancellation. Please confirm events before attending.
Holiday Tree Lighting & Sunset Market at Regal Cinema Plaza in Oceanside, Thur, Dec 6, 5-9pm. www.visitoceanside.org
Pearl Harbor Day, Fri, Dec 7.
Foreign Film Friday: Hunt for the Wilderpeople at Carlsbad Dove Library, Fri, Dec 7, 4 & 7pm. Free admission. www.carlsbadca.gov
Kids’ Night Out at Poway Community Park, Fri, Dec 7, 4:30-9pm. www.poway.org
Holiday Wine & A Bite Art Walk on Main Avenue in Fallbrook, Fri, Dec 7, 5:30-8:30pm. www.fallbrookchamberofcommerce.org
Fun Friday Nites at San Marcos Community Center & San Elijo Recreation Center, Fri, Dec 7, 6-10pm. www.san-marcos.net
Mira Costa College Chamber Choir & Concert Chorale presents Carols & Lullabies at Mira Costa College, Fri, Dec 7, 7:30pm. www.miracosta.edu/buytix
41st Annual December Nights at Balboa Park. Fri-Sat, Dec 7-8. www.sandiego.gov/december-nights
Holiday in the Village at La Mesa Village. Fri-Sat, Dec 7-8. www.lamesavillageassociation.org
Carols by Candlelight at California Center for the Arts, Escondido, Fri-Sat, Dec 7-8, 8pm. www.artcenter.org
Christmas in the Valley & Christmas Voice Contest at Bates Nut Farm. Fri-Sat, Dec 7-8. www.batesnutfarm.biz
Vivaldi & Bach with AviAvital at Copley Symphony Hall, Fri-Sat, Dec 7-8, 8pm. www.sandiegosymphony.org
San Diego Opera presents All Is Calm at Balboa Theatre. Fri-Sun, Dec 7-9. www.sandiegotheatres.org
Annie at Star Theatre. Dec 7-16. www.startheatreco.com
The Nutcracker presented by Scripps Performing Arts Academy at David & Dorothea Garfield Theatre. Dec 7-16. www.scrippsperformingartsacademy.com
The Nutcracker presented by City Ballet of San Diego at Spreckels Theatre. Dec 7-23. www.cityballet.org
Santa’s Ugly Sweater Shindig at Pala RV Resort. Fri-Sat, Dec 7-8. www.palacasino.com
Parade of Lights at Oceanside Harbor, Sat, Dec 8, 7-9pm. www.visitoceanside.org
San Diego Seals Inaugural Home Opener vs. Buffalo Bandits at Valley View Casino Center, Sat, Dec 8, 7pm. www.sealslax.com
Proving Grounds Competitions’ Reindeer Games Finale at Del Mar Fairgrounds, Sat, Dec 8, 6:30am-5:30pm. www.provinggroundscomps.com
KSON’s CountryFest Christmas at Del Mar Arena, Sat, Dec 8, 4pm. www.kson.radio.com
Christmas in the Park at Old Poway Park, Sat, Dec 8, 3:30-8:30pm. www.poway.org
Breakfast with Santa at Fallbrook Community Center, Sat, Dec 8, 8-10:30am. www.fallbrookchamberofcommerce.org
68th Annual Escondido Jaycees Christmas Parade: Wild About Christmas on Broadway from Escondido High School to Grape Day Park, Sat, Dec 8, 9:30am. www.escondidojaycees.org
Toast of Gaslamp in the Gaslamp Quarter, Sat, Dec 8, 1-5pm. www.toastofgaslamp.com
Holiday Fair at Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier, Sat, Dec 8, 11am-6pm. www.makersarcade.com
Santa & Spanish-speaking Santa at The Adobe at Rancho Buena Vista Adobe. Sat, Dec 8. www.ranchobuenavistaadobe.com
Kids in the Garden class: Stone Soup & Breadsticks at Alta Vista Botanical Gardens, Sat, Dec 8, 10am-12pm. www.altavistabotanicalgardens.org
Gingerbread house building event at L’Auberge Del Mar, Sat, Dec 8, 10am-12pm. www.visitdelmarvillage.com
Tis the Season Holiday Open House in Carlsbad Village, Sat, Dec 8, 11am-3pm. www.shopvillagefaire.com
Retro Rewind Cinema Series: It’s a Wonderful Life at La Paloma Theatre, Sat, Dec 8, 11:30am. www.lapalomatheatre.com
LA Clippers vs. Miami Heat at Staples Center, Sat, Dec 8, 7:30pm. www.nba.com/clippers
Scholastic Surf Series: San Diego High School Divisions 3 & 4 at La Jolla Shores. Sat, Dec 8. www.surfsss.org
Warren Miller Film Tour: Face of Winter at La Paloma Theatre, Sat, Dec 8, 4 & 7:30pm. www.warrenmiller.com
Artists’ Reception at Off Track Gallery, Sat, Dec 8, 4-7pm. www.offtrackgallery.com
Coaster Holiday Express train rides at Oceanside Transit Center. Sat-Sun, Dec 8-9. www.gonctd.com
Breakfast with Santa at San Diego Zoo Safari Park, Sat-Sun, Dec 8-9, 9-10:30am. www.sdzsafaripark.org
RB Chorale presents Holiday Express at Poway Center for the Performing Arts. Sat-Sun, Dec 8-9. www.rbchorale.org
47th Annual San Diego Bay Parade of Lights: Tropical Island Christmas, Sundays, Dec 9 & 16, 5pm. www.sdparadeoflights.org
27th Annual Red Nose Run at Del Mar Beach, Sun, Dec 9, 2pm. www.therednoserun.com
Pets on Parade in Carlsbad Village. Sun, Dec 9. www.shopvillagefaire.com
Del Dios Trail Half Marathon, 10K & 5K at Lake Hodges. Sun, Dec 9. www.raceroster.com
Retro Rewind Cinema Series: It’s a Wonderful Life at La Paloma Theatre, Sun, Dec 9, 8pm. www.lapalomatheatre.com
Pet Adoption Event at Muttropolis, Sun, Dec 9, 11am-2pm. www.sdhumane.org
Parade of Lights Holiday Dinner aboard the Berkeley steam ferry, Sun, Dec 9, 5-6:30pm. www.sdmaritime.org
LA Chargers vs. Cincinnati Bengals at StubHub Center, Sun, Dec 9, 1:05pm. www.chargers.com
LA Lakers vs. Miami Heat at Staples Center, Mon, Dec 10, 7:30pm. www.nba.com/lakers
WWE Monday Night Raw at Valley View Casino Center, Mon, Dec 10, 4:30pm. www.valleyviewcasinocenter.com
LA Clippers vs. Toronto Raptors at Staples Center, Tues, Dec 11, 7:30pm. www.nba.com/clippers
Christmas Celebration at Del Mar Highlands Town Center, Tues, Dec 11, 5-7pm. www.delmarhighlandstowncenter.com
Men’s Basketball: SDSU vs. CSU Dominguez Hills at Viejas Arena, Wed, Dec 12, 7pm. www.goaztecs.com
Retro Rewind Cinema Series: Elf at La Paloma Theatre, Wed, Dec 12, 8pm. www.lapalomatheatre.com
Stance International Surfing Association World Adaptive Championship at La Jolla Shores. Wed-Sun, Dec 12-16. www.isasurf.org
A Christmas Carol, Fri-Sun thru Dec 9. $20-$22. New version of the Dickens’ classic. PowPAC, 13250 Poway Road, Poway.
Looking for Christmas: The New Clint Black Musical, Tues-Sun, thru Dec 16. $45-$92. “About family, loyalty, and the magic of Christmas,” based on country music legend Clint Black’s 1995 chart-topping holiday album. When Staff Sergeant Mike Randolf returns from Afghanistan, “he must let go the ghosts of the battlefield.” Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, 1363 Old Globe Way, Balboa Park.
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Thur-Sun, thru Sun, Dec 16. $20-$27. Musical retells the biblical story of Joseph, his eleven brothers, and a coat of many colors. Coronado Playhouse, 1835 Strand Way, Coronado.
Miracle on 34th Street: A Live Musical Radio Play, Thurs-Sun, thru Dec 23. $30-$70. Musical adaptation of popular movie as performed on the 1947 Lux Radio Hour show. Staged with live Foley effects and a score of favorite holiday tunes. Horton Grand Theatre, 444 Fourth Ave, downtown San Diego.
Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Ongoing Tue-Sun, thru Sat, Dec 29. The Old Globe Theatre presents its traditional holiday show. The Old Globe Theatre, 1363 Old Globe Way, Balboa Park.
Fly Casting Clinic. Ongoing Sundays thru Dec 29, 9am-noon. Free. If you have wanted to cast a fly rod, or you know how but just want to practice, then the free fly casting clinic at Lake Murray on Sunday mornings might be the ticket. Sponsor, San Diego Fly Fishing Club has rods, reels and casting instructors for participants without gear. Ages 16+. Look for Gazebo and fly poles east of the Boat Ramp by lake. Lake Murray Reservoir, 5540 Kiowa Drive, San Carlos.
La Mesa Walk ‘N’ Talk, Tues, Aug, 21, 9-10:30am. Free. Walk the paths along the lake, enjoy friendly encounter with fellow walkers who enjoy getting out and about the cool environs of Lake Murray. The topic for this month will be owls of San Diego. Meet at the ball fields by entering from Murray Park Dr and Belle Glade Ave. Lake Murray Community Park, 7001 Murray Park Drive, San Diego, 92119
Softball Thursday Pick-Up Game, Ongoing Thursday thru Dec 20, 9-11:30am. Free. Age 21+. For 55 and Up/Females 50 up. Batting/fielding practice starts 9am. Game starts 10am. Have extra bats/mitts if needed. John F. Kennedy Park, 1675 East Madison Ave, El Cajon.
Sunset Market at Coast Hwy & Pier View Way in downtown Oceanside, 5-9pm, every Thursday. www.visitoceanside.org
Waterski and Wakeboard, Sundays, 8-11am; Thursdays, 5-8pm. Ongoing. The Convair Waterski Club is active year-round on Mission Bay. The club provides two ski boats for waterskiing and wakeboarding, with instruction and equipment available on request. Nominal fee per run. Meet at the south end of Crown Point Beach, 3500 Crown Point Drive. Guests of any skill level are welcome. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org. Crown Point, 3700 Crown Point Drive, San Diego, 92109. sdwaterski.org
Emei Qigong Practice. Saturdays, 11:30am. Ongoing thru Fri, Jan 25, 2019. Free. Master Wendy has been studying natural medicine and natural healing techniques since the late 1980s and meditation and Eastern energetic arts since 1994. WorldBeat Cultural Center, 2100 Park Boulevard, Balboa Park.
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Behind the Scenes Tour at Mission San Luis Rey, every Saturday & Sunday. www.sanluisrey.org
Youth Fishing Clinic at Chollas Lake. Saturdays & Sundays 10am-2pm. Free. Kids-only fishing clinic open to children 15 years and under, Saturday and Sunday year-round. No experience or equipment necessary. Fishing lessons, bait, and fun provided. Chollas Lake, 6350 College Grove Drive, San Diego (Oak Park), 92115.