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Free & Easy Friday at Del Mar Racetrack Bing Crosby Season. Fri., Nov. 14. www.dmtc.com
Free International Film Series, Fri., Nov. 14. MiraCosta College, 1 Barnard Dr., Oceanside. “Back to 1942.” www.miracosta.edu/life
SnowJam Ski & Snowboard Expo, Fri-Sun, Nov 14-16. Fri 4-10pm; Sat-Sun 11-6. $15-$18. San Diego’s annual expo for skiers & snowboarders. Tickets can be exchanged for free lift tickets inside SnowJam for Mountain High Resort and Brian Head and Eagle Point Resorts in Utah. Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar.
Star Theatre Coast Kids presents Zombie Prom. Fri.-Sat., Nov. 14-15. www.startheatreco.com
San Elijo Hills Holiday Boutique at the San Elijo Rec Center, Sat., Nov. 15, 10am-3pm. www.sanmarcos.net
Taking Flight Tattoo Artist Art Show in Little Italy. Sat., Nov. 15. www.sd-too.com or www.bearcattattoo.com
San Diego Art Guild’s 4th Annual Holiday Bazaar at the Encinitas Community Center, Sat., Nov. 15, 10am-4pm. (760) 942-3636 www.OffTrackGallery.com
Concert - Iration College Day concert at Del Mar Racetrack. Sat., Nov. 15. www.dmtc.com
Miners Loop Trail, Sat., Nov 15, Dec. 13, 9-11am. Free. Moderately difficult hike with naturalist Mike Kelly. Learn about the arsenic-gold mine and the colorful characters that built and ran it almost a century ago. Learn about the plants and animals of the chaparral. Meet at Parking-Staging area at 14850 Carmel Valley Road, a1/4 mile east of intersection with Black Mountain Rd in Rancho Peñasquitos. (858)484-3219. Black Mountain Open Space Park staging area, 14850 Carmel Valley Rd, Rancho Penasquitos. www.penasquitos.org/
Native Reptiles, Sat, Nov 15, 10-11am. Free. Learn about local reptiles and their habitat in this talk geared toward children and adults alike. Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve, 8833 Harmony Grove Road, Escondido.
Star Party Marvels, Sat, Nov 15, 7-10pm. Free. Mission Trails Regional Park resident star gazer George Varga tells us our “moonless” meeting time will reduce light pollution and enhance views of the distant Andromeda Galaxy (M31), companion (M32), Perseus’ Double Cluster, and more. Meet at far end of Campground’s Day Use Parking Lot. Kumeyaay Lake Campground, Two Father Junípero Serra Trail, Santee.
The Battle of San Pasqual Lecture. Sat., Nov. 15. www.sandiegoarchaeology.org
Investigate nature, 9:30am-11am. Sat-Sun, Nov. 15-16, Wed, Nov. 19. Free. Learn about the plants and animals that populate the park. Meet inside the Visitor Center. Mission Trails Regional Park, One Father Junípero Serra Trail, San Carlos, 921
Old Globe Theatre presents Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Sat., Nov. 15-Sat., Dec. 27. (619)234-5623 www.TheOldGlobe.org
SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration, various days from Sat., Nov. 15-Jan. 4. Free with Park admission. (800)257-4268 www.seaworldsandiego.com
Chargers vs. Raiders, Sunday, Nov. 16, 1:05pm.
15th Annual San Diego Asian Film Festival, thru Sat, Nov 16. www.pac-arts.org
Old-Fashioned Family Days, Sun., Nov 16, 13:30-4pm. Free. Families and children of all ages are invited to play games, participate in old-fashioned themed activities, and enjoy the living history that Old Poway Park offers. Storytelling, songs, s’mores, stargazing, and astronomy movies. Old Poway Park, 14134 Midland Road, Poway. www.poway.org/oldpowaypark. (858)668-4576.
Docent-Led Nature Walk, Sun., Nov 16, 10-11:30am. Free. Join Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve docent, writer, and artist Donna Walker for a nature walk. Enhance your appreciation of the watershed community’s native plants and wildlife and learn about the history and culture of our area’s indigenous people. (760)632-4212. Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve, 8833 Harmony Grove Rd, Escondido.
Rocky Horror Picture Show at the La Palomar Theatre in Encinitas, Midnight showing, Sunday, Nov. 16. www.lapalomatheatre.com
11th Annual Classic San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival, Sun., Nov. 16-23, downtown San Diego. (619)342-7337 www.sandiegowineclassic.com
Bingo at the Encinitas Elks, Wed., Nov. 19, 6-9pm. (760) 753-2243 www.encinitaselks.org
39th Great American Smokeout (American Cancer Society). Thur., Nov. 20.
National Comedy Theatre presents NCT MashUp, Thur., Nov. 20, 7:30pm. (619) 295-4999. www.nationalcomedy.com
Book signing by John Cleese (So Anyway) at Warwick’s. Thur., Nov. 20. www.warwicks.com
Think & Drink Trivia Tournament of Champions. Tuesdays, 6-9pm. Ongoing until Tue, Nov. 18. Free-$2. At the end of November the team’s scores will be tallied and the top three teams will win grand prizes such as an electric guitar, a Fireball machine, American Honey mini-fridge, a Jager dartboard, and more. $2 to play, which comes with a complimentary shot and every team wins a prize each week. No limit on the number of players per team, just keep the same name each week to be eligible to win the tournament. Hosted by Jesse Egan with DJ/orchestral conductor Jose Sinatra and drink specials from Tara Raboomdeeyay. Winstons, 1921 Bacon Street, San Diego, 92107
New Earth Expo. 10am-6pm. Sun, Nov. 23. Free-$10. Channeled messages and healings at the New Earth Expo. Mission Valley Resort, 875 Hotel Circle South, San Diego, 92108
FURNISHING LEMON GROVE 1896-1955. Ongoing until Sat., Dec. 20. Saturdays, 11am-2pm. Exhibition of vintage furniture from pioneer Lemon Grove homes along with photographs and artifacts. Parsonage Museum of Lemon Grove, 3185 Olive Street, Lemon Grove, 91945. (619) 460-4353.