Events subject to change or cancellation. Confirm before you go!
Hillcrest Taste and Tinis! Thur, Dec 11, 5-9pm. Tickets at www.fabuloushillcrest.com.
North Coast Repertory Theatre presents This Wonderful Life, thru Dec. 28. (858) 481-1055 www.northcoastrep.org
Star Theatre presents “Annie Jr,” thru Dec. 14. 402 North Coast Highway, Oceanside. (760) 721-9983. www.startheatreco.com
San Diego Musical Theatre presents Irving Berlin’s White Christmas. Dec 11-21, Various times. The North Park Theatre, 2891 University Avenue, San Diego, CA 92104. (858) 560-5740. www.sdmt.org.
San Marcos offers Fun Friday Nites! San Marcos Community Center or San Elijo Recreation Center. $20 per child, Dec 12, 6pm-10pm. (760) 744-9000. http://www.san-marcos.net/
4th Annual Christmas in the Valley at Bates Nut Farm. Dec 12-13. www.batesnutfarm.biz
Jingle Bell County Horse Show at Del Mar Fairgrounds. Dec 12-14, 8am; Free. www.delmarfairgrounds.com
Toast of Downtown 2014, Sat, Dec 13, 1-5pm. $20-$30. Age 21+. Sample some of the most satisfying sips that the Gaslamp and East Village have to offer on a self-guided daytime stroll of two dozen bars and restaurants and two dozen retail stores. Gaslamp and East Village, San Diego.
Winter Nights at Legoland. Dec 13, 5-7pm. Trees, buildings and holiday festivities shine under twinkling holiday lights. www.legoland.com
San Diego Sockers vs. Seattle Impact. Valley View Casino Center. Dec 13, 7:05pm. valleyviewcasinocenter.com
Breakfast with Santa at the Fallbrook Community Center. Dec 13, 8am-10:30am. (760) 728-5845.www.fallbrookchamberofcommerce.org
Old fashioned Christmas Open House at the Fallbrook Historical Society. Dec 13, 11am-2pm. (760) 728-5845. www.fallbrookchamberofcommerce.org
California Center for the Arts, Escondido-Family Arts Activities. Dec 13, 10am-12pm. Free event. www.artcenter.org
Oceanside Harbor Parade of Lights Dec 13, 7-9pm www.oceansideyc.net
North Coast Symphony at The Encinitas Community Center. Dec 13, 3pm. www.northcoastsymphony.com
Christmas in the Park at Old Poway Park, Dec 13, 3:30-8:30pm. Tree lighting at 5:15pm and Santa arrives at 5:30 pm. Old Poway Park, 14134 Midland Road. (858) 668-4576. www.poway.org
Crossroads of the West Gun Show at Del Mar Fairgrounds. Sat-Sun, Dec, 13-14, 9am-5pm, Sun 9am-4pm. www.crossroadsgunshows.com
Bonfire Nights-Old Town, Sat-Sun, Dec 13-14 and Dec 26-30, 6-9pm. Old fashioned gathering around a fire pit with fun and free s’mores, courtesy of Fiesta de Reyes. Old Town State Historic Park plaza. (619) 297-3100 www.parks.ca.gov
The Nutcracker at the San Diego Civic Theatre. Dec 13-14. www.sandiegotheatres.org
Traditional Teddy Bear Teas at the Westgate Hotel, Dec 13-21, Mon-Fri 2:30pm-5pm. (619) 557-3655. www.westgatehotel.tix.com
Jungle Bells at San Diego Zoo. Nightly tree-lighting ceremony, bell ringers filling the air with music, and lighted animal figures dotting the grounds. Dec 13-Jan 4, 9am-8pm, except 12/24. (619) 231-1515. www.sandiegozoo.org
Victorian Tea at the Hotel del Coronado. Daily Dec 13-31, 12pm-4pm (except 12/25), (619) 435-6611. www.hoteldel.com
Chargers vs. Broncos, Dec 14, 1:05pm Qualcomm Stadium. (877) 242-7437 www.chargers.com
7th Annual Gaslamp Holiday Pet Parade. Dec 14, 3pm from Gaslamp Hilton Park. Pet Expo 1pm-5pm. www.gaslamp.com
44th Annual San Diego Bay Parade of Lights, Sundays, Dec 14 & 21, 5:30-9pm. 7-mile route from Shelter Island to Coronado. Free viewing. www.sdparadeoflights.org
The Maritime Museum presents the Parade of Lights Holiday Party aboard Berkeley. Dec 14. www.sdmaritime.org
Hanukkah Begins, Tues, Dec 16.
The Hotel del Coronado presents the annual production of An American Christmas. Dec 16-24. (619) 437-0600. www.hoteldel.com
Morning Workout Paddle. Wednesdays, 7-9am. Ongoing until Wed, Dec. 31. Free. Every Wednesday Aqua Adventures hosts the San Diego Kayak Club for their morning-workout paddle. This is a good way to keep healthy while getting to know other paddlers. Aqua Adventures, 1548 Quivira Way, San Diego, 92109
Mission Bay Woodcarvers meet every Monday, 10 a.m.–1 p.m., at Santa Clara Recreation Center, 1008 Santa Clara Pl., Pacific Beach. All skill levels from beginner to master carver encouraged to join. Free. (858) 581-9928.
Quilting Bee welcomes quilters old and new on last Monday of month at Good Samaritan Episcopal Church in UTC, 9:30 a.m. in Room #6 of Roetter Hall. Fabric and batting provided for quilts for Advent Baby Shower, otherwise bring your own! Cutters, quilters especially needed. Bring your sewing machines! 4321 Eastgate Mall, San Diego, CA 92121. The hall is large glass and beige stucco structure at end of parking lot. Info (858) 458-1501.
Meditation techniques! Tuesdays ongoing, 7:30 p.m. Free. Weekly meditation classes led by Sujantra McKeever, taught to him by his teacher Sri Chinmoy. “Techniques are simple and effective.” (619) 640-4438. Pilgrimage of the Heart Yoga, 3301 Adams Ave., Normal Heights.
Turbo Toasters Toastmasters Club. Tuesdays, 11:30am-12:30pm. Do you want to watch intriguing and often hilarious speeches? Welcome to the Turbo Toasters Toastmasters Club. Solar Turbines, 2200 Pacific Coast Highway, Downtown. Conference Room: Manufacturing A.
Live Trivia Tuesdays. Ongoing until Tue, Dec. 30. Tuesdays, 7pm-9pm.Free. 21 and older. Bring a team, win some green! 710 Beach Club, 710 Garnet Avenue, Pacific Beach.
Run for Fun! Wednesdays, 6 p.m. Ongoing. Free. Locate new routes in the city, “test-drive” latest Nike footwear, run with motivated people. Run choice of three-, five-, and seven-mile routes, starting from Nike Fashion Valley. (619) 294-9385. 7007 Friars Road, San Diego.
Look at Me: Self Portraits, Wednesdays, 1:30 p.m. Free. “Art Explorations” program for families with children 5-12 years old. Participants engage in studio activities inspired by museum’s collections. (619) 232-7931. San Diego Museum of Art, 1450 El Prado, Balboa Park