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December 2017

Download the free Geotourist app on your smartphone and take the audio walking tour of the Gaslamp Quarter. The tour starts at the Gaslamp Quarter Foundation and covers 31 buildings. The...

Cost: Free

Where:
Gaslamp Quarter Historical Foundation
410 Island Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Geotourist
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Celebrate the Holiday SEAson! From December 1 to 31, Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography is transformed into a holiday wonderland full of SEAsonal activities for the whole...

Cost: $14.00 - $18.50

Where:
Birch Aquarium at Scripps
2300 Expedition Way
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Telephone: 858-534-7336
Contact Name: Birch Aquarium
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Frosty Farm will give your whole family a reason to smile this holiday season! This unique event combines festive activities with hands-on animal interactions and is the perfect place to create new...

Cost: $9.99 - $19.99

Where:
Helen Woodward Animal Center
6461 El Apajo Road
Rancho Santa Fe, CA  92067
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Telephone: 185-875-64117316
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The holidays are coming to Little Italy! Queenstown Public House, located at the corner of Columbia and Cedar, is turning it's charming Victorian homestead into a life-size gingerbread house for...

Cost: 0

Where:
Queenstown Public House
1557 Columbia Street
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Queenstown Public House
Telephone: (619) 546-0444
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Birch Aquarium at Scripps is launching Infinity Cube, a new, immersive art installation that explores bioluminescence by combining glowing creatures with world-class science, high-tech projection...

Cost: Included with aquarium admission.

Where:
Birch Aquarium at Scripps
2300 Expedition Way
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Sponsor: Birch Aquarium at Scripps
Telephone: 858-534-3474
Contact Name: Birch Aquarium at Scripps
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For the sixth year, the Veterinary Specialty Hospital is asking San Diego residents to help by donating pet food to its annual Holiday Pet Food Drive. All dog and cat pet food items will be donated...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Veterinary Specialty Hospital
1435 Sorrento Valley Rd.
San Diego, CA  92121
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Growing up, young Navajo were told not to speak their language. But as young Marines during World War II, men like Samuel Tsosie Sr. found their words were their mightiest weapons. The Marine...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
4203 Anderson Ave
San Diego, CA  92145-0316
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Sponsor: Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
Telephone: 858-693-1723
Contact Name: Chuck Meadows
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San Diego is one of the top locations to watch gray whales as they migrate from feeding grounds in the Arctic to calving lagoons in Baja California, Mexico. Hop on board a Hornblower Cruise for a...

Cost: $42–$47 per person* (*Tax, service charge, and landing fee additional)

Where:
Hornblower Cruises & Events
970 N Harbor Dr.
departs from Navy Float
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Telephone: 619-686-8715
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The Athenaeum has three exhibits on display from November 11 through December 30 Mark Licari’s series "Awaken to Zero" will be exhibited in the Athenaeum’s Clayes Gallery. "Awaken to Zero" is...

Cost: Free

Where:
Athenaeum Music and Arts Library
1008 Wall Street
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Sponsor: Athenaeum Music & Arts Library
Telephone: 858-454-5872
Contact Name: Lidia Rossner
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A retrospective view of more than seven decades of work, ARLINE FISCH – One of a Kind features jewelry and body ornaments, as well as a collection of knitted and crocheted wire hanging flowers...

Cost: $7-10

Where:
Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado
San Diego, CA  92101
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Eager children and their families can experience the joy and magic of the holiday season with a visit to the Simon® Santa Photo Experience at Fashion Valley. Children can whisper wishes and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Fashion Valley
7007 Friars Rd
San Diego, CA  92108
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Join us for our fun winter book sale all December long in the Athenaeum Art Studio. The book sale opens on Saturday, December 2 and will remain in the studio until the end of the month on...

Cost: Free

Where:
Athenaeum Music and Arts Library
1008 Wall Street
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Sponsor: Athenaeum Music & Arts Library
Telephone: 858-454-5872
Contact Name: Lidia Rossner
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Enjoy the best sightseeing on San Diego Bay—with a professionally narrated tour of more than 50 landmarks. We’ll cover over 13 miles on the Big Bay, passing by Seaport Village, Shelter...

Cost: $25.00-$30.00 per person* (*Tax, service charge, and landing fee additional)

Where:
Hornblower Cruises
970 N. Harbor Dr.
departs from Navy Float
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Telephone: 619-686-8715
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Over 40 traditional folk textiles created from recycled garments—intricately embroidered with vivid, colorful and imaginative designs.

Cost: $7-10

Where:
Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado
San Diego , CA  92101
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The San Diego Watercolor Society presents “Polar Extractions,” an art exhibition juried by award-winning artist Mary Sievers. The exhibit runs December 1-30, 2017 at our Art Gallery in The ARTS...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The San Diego Watercolor Society
2825 Dewey Rd Ste#105
San Diego, CA  92106
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Sponsor: The San Diego Watercolor Society
Telephone: 619-876-4550
Contact Name: Sue Binford
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More than 125 objects used by people from the ancient cultures of Mexico, Central and South America. Objects range from those made for ritual and ceremonial use to those for domestic use as well as...

Cost: 7-10

Where:
Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado
San Diego, CA  92103
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Nature comes in almost endless forms. To understand, study, and appreciate that diversity, the San Diego Natural History Museum (The Nat) has amassed a collection of nearly 8 million...

Cost: Unshelved will be located on Level 2 next to Coast to Cactus in Southern Califor

Where:
San Diego Natural History Museum
, CA


Telephone: 877.946.7797
Contact Name: April Tellez
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Turn San Diego into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure. Combine the excitement of the Amazing Race with a three-hour city tour. Two adventures to choose from: Old...

Cost: Only $39.20 for a team of 2-5 people

Where:
Old Town
4005 Taylor
San Diego, CA  92110
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Sponsor: Urban Adventure Quest
Telephone: 805-603-5620
Contact Name: Eric West
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The Allied Gardens Sunday Market is a Farmers Market that goes every Sunday from 10a-2p at Patrick Henry High School located at 6702 Wandermere Dr, San Diego, CA 92120. We feature all locally...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Allied Gardens Sunday Market
6702 Wandermere Dr
San Diego, CA  92120
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Sponsor: TruSelf Sporting Club
Telephone: 619-431-5407
Contact Name: Josh Perez
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Mingei Internation Museum will explore the spiritual weavings of the Diné (Navajo) Nation in WEAVING A PATH – Navajo Women and the Feminine Ethos. This exhibition will focus on the tradition and...

Cost: $7-$10

Where:
Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Mingei International Museum
Telephone: 619-239-0003
Contact Name: Paola Capó-García
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Dress for the snow and come to Flower Hill this weekend! We are inCheer throughout the center where you can visit with St. Nick, enjoy story time with Elsa the Snow Queen, visit the Holiday Bazaar,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Flower Hill Promenade
2670 Via De la Valle, Suite A270
Del Mar, CA  92014
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The San Diego Chinese Historical Museum (SDCHM) is showcasing a collection of artifacts and art pieces, from over 20 local artists, representing the Chinese “Four Treasures:” ink stick, ink...

Cost: Free-$5

Where:
Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Extension Building
328 J Street
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sunday, December 10, 2017, 11:00 A.M.–2:00 P.M. A COMMUNITY-WIDE HOLIDAYEXTRAVAGANZA FOR ALL AGES JUMPY JUBILEE - GAMES - CRAFTS - PRIZES - ARCADE- KOSHER & DAIRY FOOD Chance Drawings & Theme...

Cost: Admission Tickets -Member $2 / Non Member $3 (2 & under FREE)

Where:
Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center
4126 Executive Dr.
San Diego, CA  92037
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Sponsor: Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center
Telephone: 185-836-21348
Contact Name: Jodi Rudick
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Our (virtual) bumbling scientists are standing by with a map of outbreaks that are ravaging downtown San Diego. With that map loaded to your smartphone, your team will hustle on foot to a variety...

Cost: $35.00

Where:
Downtown San Diego
900 Fourth Ave
San Diego, WA  92101
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Sponsor: KurioCity Games
Telephone: (347) 850-7609
Contact Name: Kris Neese
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Tuesday – Saturday, 11:00 am and 5:00 pm Not available on Thanksgiving Day. Enjoy a taste of the season as Pastry Chef Jordan Snyder teaches you the secrets to creating the perfect holiday...

Cost: 115-125

Where:
Amaya at Fairmont Grand Del Mar
5300 Grand Del Mar Court
San Diego, CA  92130
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Start a new holiday tradition at Top of the Market! Take in the best views of the parade from our waterfront restaurant as you enjoy our special Parade of Lights Menu! Top of the Market Parade of...

Cost: $65

Where:
Top of the Market
750 N. Harbor Dr
, CA
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Hey, it’s the weekend! We think that’s reason enough to celebrate with brunch in San Diego. And so is a birthday, anniversary, visit from family or friends, or just making it through another...

Cost: $64.95 per person* (*Tax, service charge, and landing fee additional)

Where:
Hornblower Cruises
1800 N. Harbor Dr.
departs from Grape St. Pier.
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Telephone: 619-686-8715
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Bring the Kids to Explore, Imagine, and Experiment through Hands-On Science, Art, and World Culture Activities! Storytime is held daily at 11am and 1pm with a corresponding weekly craft. With an...

Cost: General Admission is $6 and parking is free.

Where:
San Diego Children's Discovery Museum
320 North Broadway
320 N. Broadway
Escondido, CA  92025
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Sponsor: San Diego Children's Discovery Museum
Telephone: 760-233-7755
Contact Name: Danielle Mendoza
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The Shores Restaurant is bringing back its popular “Wrap It Up” holiday offer. Starting the day after Thanksgiving, November 24, through December 22, guests can enjoy two complimentary...

Cost: Lunch/Dinner Menu

Where:
The Shores Restaurant
8110 Camino Del Oro
La Jolla, CA
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"The Dream of the Nineties" features the work of nine San Diego photographers at the end of the 20th century, when artists were keenly aware of the emergence of digital media and the end of an...

Cost: Free

Where:
San Diego Central Public Library
330 Park Blvd.
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: San Diego Public Library Foundation
Telephone: 619-238-6690
Contact Name: On View Staff
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Be a part of the silliest holiday event in town on Sunday, December 10, 2017 from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. The scrumdidlyumptious Wacky Wonky Wonderland will take place at the San Diego Center for...

Cost: Varies

Where:
San Diego Center for Children
3002 Armstrong Street
San Diego, CA  92111
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Telephone: 858-453-9600
Contact Name: Barbara Beran
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You know what really sucks? The fact that in San Diego County, 1 in 6 people aren't sure where their next meal will come from.* That's 1 in 7 adults and 1 in 5 children in our community!* Food...

Cost: 0

Where:
Duck Foot Brewing Company
8920 Kenamar Dr
STE 210
San Diego, CA  92121
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Celebrate the holidays by ice skating next to the San Diego Bay on Hilton San Diego Bayfront's outdoor ice rink! When you skate with us, we’ll share $1 from your ticket with the USO San Diego!...

Cost: $20 Adults | $15 Kids Ages 5 & Under | Military & Family receive $5 Off

Where:
Hilton San Diego Bayfront
1 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA  92101
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Telephone: +1-619-564-3333
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Exhibition: Wanderlust / A Group Show // Exhibition on view NOVEMBER 4 – DECEMBER 30, 2017 // OPENING PUBLIC RECEPTION: SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2017 6PM TO 9PM Free to Attend but RSVP is Required...

Cost: Free

Where:
Sparks Gallery
530 Sixth Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Sparks Gallery
Telephone: 619-696-1416
Contact Name: Jessica Amaya
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The San Diego Chinese Historical Museum will showcase a collection of artifacts and art pieces representing the Chinese “Four Treasures,” which are: ink stick, ink stone, writing brush, and...

Cost: 5

Where:
Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Extension Building
328 J St
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: San Diego Chinese Historical Museum
Telephone: 619-338-9888
Contact Name: Tanya Aubin
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Beauty or Torture: Society's Demand of Perfection Examined The quest for beauty is a timeless one and throughout history, women's appearances have been particularly subject to scrutiny. Across...

Cost: $3 - $5

Where:
Women's Museum of California
2730 Historic Decatur Road, Suite 103
San Diego, CA  92106
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Telephone: 619-233-7963
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Your one stop shop for healing and holiday gift shopping. Join us December 10th for local-artisan holiday shopping and receive healing treatments at our Love & Light Holiday Market! We'll be...

Cost: Free

Where:
Sojourn Healing Collective
2870 5th Ave
Apt 5
San Diego, CA  92103
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Bah! Humbug! Introducing A CHRISTMAS CAROL, the spectacular on-stage adaptation of Charles Dickens’ quintessential story. Broadway stars Alan Menken and Lynn Ahrens breathe new life into the...

Cost: $59 - $80 Mention code SCLA for a 10% discount!

Where:
Welk Resort Theatre
8860 Lawrence Welk Drive
Escondido, CA  92026
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Telephone: (888) 802-7469
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San Diego is one of the top locations to watch gray whales as they migrate from feeding grounds in the Arctic to calving lagoons in Baja California, Mexico. Hop on board a Hornblower Cruise for a...

Cost: $42–$47 per person* (*Tax, service charge, and landing fee additional)

Where:
Hornblower Cruises & Events
970 N Harbor Dr.
departs from Navy Float
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Telephone: 619-686-8715
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Nature Walk at Silver Strand State Beach During this 1-hour walking tour, we'll look for animals and plants in various habitats of the state beach. We'll use binoculars and hand lenses to aid in...

Cost: The nature walk is free, but there is a fee to drive into the state beach.

Where:
Silver Strand State Beach
5000 Highway 75
Coronado, CA  92118
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Sponsor: Silver Strand State Beach
Telephone: (619)823-5801
Contact Name: Heather Sanderson
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The Gaslamp Quarter Historical Foundation and the Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House are pleased to announce their annual holiday open house “History for the Holidays” Sunday, December...

Cost: Free

Where:
Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House
410 Island Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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West Coast Premiere The Moors By Jen Silverman Directed by Lisa Berger Production Sponsors: Carol Ann Flanagan and Bob Haskell Among the bleakest of moors, two spinster sisters dwell in their...

Cost: $15-$50

Where:
Diversionary Theatre
4545 Park Boulevard #101
San Diego, CA  92116
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Sponsor: Diversionary Theatre
Telephone: 619-220-0097
Contact Name: Diversionary Theatre
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Thursday – Sunday in December and Christmas Day Not available on New Year’s Eve. Enjoy the resort’s elegant Afternoon Tea infused with holiday cheer. $65 per adult, includes one glass of...

Cost: $65 per adult, includes one glass of sparkling wine, $32 per child (ages 5 – 12)

Where:
Fairmont Grand Del Mar
5300 Grand Del Mar Court
San Diego, CA  92130
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Scripps Ballet Theatre and Scripps Performing Arts Academy proudly present their 29th annual, all-youth production of the full length ballet, "The Nutcracker." Based on the timeless holiday tale...

Cost: $12-35

Where:
Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center: Garfield
4126 Executive Dr.
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Sponsor: Scripps Performing Arts Academy
Telephone: 858-586-7834
Contact Name: Miah Nwosu
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Experience a magical afternoon tea with fresh house-made pastries and desserts. After tea time, you will be entertained by Santa’s Magician and Elf, story time with Santa Claus himself, followed...

Cost: $35 - $50

Where:
The Westgate Hotel
1055 2nd ave
San Diego, CA  92101
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Contact Name: Leanne Daly
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Join Cafe Sevilla every Sunday from 3-6pm for live Cuban music by Son Antillano lead by Charlie Chavez. Son Antillano is best known for their Antillano Cuban music style featuring traditional Cuban...

Cost: Free

Where:
Cafe Sevilla
353 Fifth Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Telephone: 619.233.5979
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Join us for an evening of painting and fun! Admission includes everything needed to recreate the featured painting including easels, paints, brushes, aprons, step-by-step instructions from a local...

Cost: $20.00

Where:
Mimi's Cafe - MIRA MESA
10788 Westview Parkway
San Diego, CA  92126
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Sponsor: Wine & Canvas
Telephone: 619-207-9431
Contact Name: Carolyn
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Take a timeout from cooking: Islands Restaurants’ NFL Happy Hour is here to offer football fans ice cold beer, tropical drinks and tasty game day fare all season long. On Mondays and Thursdays,...

Cost: Price may vary

Where:
Islands Restaurants
, CA

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Dr. Candice Seti, better known as The Weight Loss Therapist, will be hosting a complementary event to celebrate the release of her new book, Shatter the Yoyo. The event will take place at Blue...

Cost: 0

Where:
Blue Door Urban Winery
4060 Morena Blvd
San Diego, CA  92101
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For two special nights during the Parade of Lights we are transforming the parking lot in front of the Maritime Museum into a Winter Wonderland. The area is open to all, no museum admission is...

Cost: $12.00

Where:
Maritime Museum of San Diego
1492 N Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA  92101
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Join Wild Foodie Tours for an all-inclusive, fun, gritty, and insightful street food tour in Tijuana! We'll enjoy tastings at 5 food stops, 1 non-alcoholic beverage stop, and 1 dessert stop to...

Cost: $69

Where:
Meeting spot-McDonald's San Ysidro Trolley Station
727 E San Ysidro Blvd
SAN DIEGO, CA  92173
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Sponsor: Wild Foodie Tours
Telephone: 858-951-7470
Contact Name: Albert
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Global Winter Wonderland is a multi-cultural holiday festival featuring traditional illuminated Chinese lanterns, plus live acrobatics performances, rides, carnival games, international cuisine and...

Cost: 0-$18

Where:
SDCCU Stadium
9449 Friars Rd,
San Diego, CA  92108
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Sponsor: International Culture Exchange Group
Telephone: 619 682 3841
Contact Name: Shabnam Karimi
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Join is for the 46th annual San Diego Bay Parade of Lights, a time-honored tradition brought to San Diego by the boating community. Participants in this year’s highly anticipated holiday...

Cost: Free

Where:
San Diego Bay
, CA


Sponsor: Port of San Diego
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GOD and LOVE are often messy, complicated, deep matters of the soul. What should I believe?Who is my neighbor? What is love? How do I show love? But like beautiful JAZZ, unrestrained and never...

Cost: Free

Where:
Christian Fellowship Congregational Church (UCC)
1601 Kelton Road
San Diego, CA  92123
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Telephone: 619-262-8095
Contact Name: The Rev. J. Lee Hill, Jr.
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After the sun goes down, the Garden is transformed into a dazzling winter wonderland with over 125,000 sparkling lights illuminating the Garden for a magical holiday experience! Festive holiday...

Cost: Varies

Where:
San Diego Botanic Garden
230 Quail Gardens Dr
Encinitas, CA  92024
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Global Winter Wonderland, San Diego's premier holiday event, features spectacular illuminated landscapes for festivalgoers to explore. This multicultural celebration represents various heritages...

Cost: $19-$22

Where:
SDCCU Stadium
9449 Friars Rd
San Diego, CA  92108
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A magical snow, accompanied by choreographed music and lights, falls at 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. tonight and every night through Christmas Eve, December 24. The FREE annual event Village Walk at EastLake...

Cost: Free

Where:
Village Walk at EastLake
878 Eastlake Parkway
Chula Vista, CA  91914
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Sponsor: Village Walk at EastLake
Telephone: 858-695-2700
Contact Name: Annette Sorensen
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A magical snow, accompanied by choreographed music and lights, falls at 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. tonight and every night through Christmas Eve, December 24. The FREE annual event Village Walk at EastLake...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Village Walk at EastLake
878 Eastlake Parkway
Chula Vista, CA  91914
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Sponsor: Village Walk at EastLake
Telephone: (858) 695-2700
Contact Name: Annette Sorensen
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Acclaimed solo actor Travis Rhett Wilson portrays not only author Charles Dickens, but the entire cast of the classic A Christmas Carol. Dickens was known for giving solo readings of his work and...

Cost: 25.00

Where:
Whaley House Museum
2476 San Diego Avenue
San Diego, CA  92110
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Sponsor: Save Our Heritage Organisation
Telephone: 619-297-7511
Contact Name: Dean Glass
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This holiday season, USO San Diego encourages all San Diegans to stand together and support the sacrifice of our military service members and their families. This year, USO San Diego is the honored...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Headquarters at Seaport Village, etc.
San Diego, CA  92101


Telephone: 619-987-8020
Contact Name: Sharon Smith
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Celebrating a birthday or anniversary? Friends or family visiting from out of town? Whatever the occasion, raise your glass and enjoy a 3-hour dinner cruise. You’ll dine and dance on the gorgeous...

Cost: $79.95-$92.95 per guest

Where:
Hornblower Cruises & Events
1800 N. Harbor Dr.
departs from Grape St. Pier.
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Telephone: 619-686-8715
Contact Name: Hornblower Cruises
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This December, America's most-beloved holiday tale, "It's a Wonderful Life," comes to the California Center for the Arts Escondido's Studio 1 Theatre. Titled "It's a Wonderful Christmas Carol," the...

Cost: 9-14

Where:
California Center for the Arts Escondido
340 N. Escondido Blvd
Escondido, CA  92025
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Sponsor: North County Players
Telephone: 760-933-9174
Contact Name: Charles carr
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Come out and enjoy a Holiday Season tradition! Tickets are available for The Nutcracker for all performances. The California Ballet performs The Nutcracker. The Nutcracker Tickets. San Diego...

Cost: check options - DISCOUNTS

Where:
San Diego Civic Theatre
, CA


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Many pet owners view their pet as an integral member of the family and are just as committed in caring for their pets as their “human” family members. Pet Photo night is hosted after regular...

Cost: Free

Where:
Fashion Valley Mall
7007 Friars Road
San Diego, CA  92108
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Based on the story by Charles Dickens Adapted by Sean Murray Music Composed by Billy Thompson Directed by Sean Murray Cygnet Theatre invites you to start your own family tradition with one of...

Cost: $43-$64

Where:
Cygnet Theater
4040 Twiggs St
San Diego, CA  92110
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Feel the magic of the holidays at a performance of City Ballet of San Diego’s award-winning production of The Nutcracker. As you come into the grand lobby of the historic Spreckels Theater, you...

Cost: $34 - $89; On-Stage Champagne Reception Option for $20.00

Where:
Spreckels Theater
121 Broadway
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: City Ballet of San Diego
Telephone: 858-273-6058
Contact Name: Joanne Emery
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Mark your calendars! We have the dates for Black Kat’s annual Year In Review! We’ll be returning to the Women’s Museum of California to bring you the best and worst of 2017 (Russian hacking,...

Cost: TBD

Where:
Women's Museum
2730 Historic Decatur Rd.
#206
San Diego, CA  92106
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Sponsor: Black Kat Theatre
Telephone: #
Contact Name: Black Kat Marketing
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Los Angeles Times calls Impro Theatre “Amazing!” One of the funniest evenings as the troupe spins an entire play into comedy gold right before your eyes. Starting with an audience suggestion,...

Cost: 25

Where:
North Coast Repertory Theatre
987 Lomas Santa Fe Dr.
Solana Beach, CA  92075
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Sponsor: North Coast Repertory Theatre
Telephone: 858-481-1055
Contact Name: Nancy
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It’s the holly jolliest holiday show of the year! Join the 200 singers, dancers and musicians of the San Diego Gay Men’s Chorus as they present Jingle at the festive Balboa Theatre....

Cost: Tickets start at $25

Where:
Balboa Theatre
868 Fourth Ave
San Diego, CA  92101
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Telephone: 858-459-3728
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November 10 – December 10, 2017 Thursday, Friday, Saturday @8pm & Sunday @2pm Conceived by Kim Rosenstock Written by Will Connolly Written by Michael Mitnick Written by Kim Rosenstock Director...

Cost: TICKETS PRICES: Thur.-$20, Fri.-$25, Sat.-$27, Sun.-$23.

Where:
Coronado Playhouse
1835 Strand Way
Coronado, CA  92118
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Sponsor: Coronado Playhouse
Telephone: 619-435-4856
Contact Name: Susan Skyrud
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The heartwarming holiday classic retold in the tradition of a live 1940’s era radio broadcast. When a department store Santa claims he’s the real Kris Kringle, his case gets taken all the way...

Cost: $25 - $50

Where:
Horton Grand Theatre
444 Fourth Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: San Diego Musical Theatre
Telephone: 185-856-05740
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Don’t be fooled! Though Piotr Tchaikovsky’s very first symphony carries a wintry nickname, the music has enough youthful energy, rhythm and fire to dispel any chill that December brings to San...

Cost: $20 - $72

Where:
Copley Symphony Hall
750 B Street
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: San Diego Symphony
Telephone: 619-235-0804
Contact Name: Ticket Office
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Westminster Presbyterian Church presents our Vanguard production of "It's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play." Gather a group of 10 or more for the opening week-end (December 1-3) to enjoy ticket...

Cost: $11.00 to $18.00

Where:
Westminster Theatre
3598 Talbot Street
San Diego, CA  92106
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Sponsor: Westminster Presbyterian Church
Telephone: 619-223-3193
Contact Name: Suzanne Carlson
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Experience Sevilla’s Tapas Bar featuring live musical acts seven nights a week. Enjoy award-winning tapas and sangria while you watch live Spanish guitar, Flamenco, Salsa, Rhumba, Gypsy King...

Cost: Cover Charge May Apply

Where:
Caffe Sevilla
353 Fifth Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Telephone: 619-233-5979
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Paratodos plays Brazilian samba, bossa nova, jazz MPB, forro, and more! Come for great food, sangria, music, and dancing all night. No cover, all ages. $7 Brazilian caipirinha cocktails and free...

Cost: free

Where:
Cafe Sevilla
353 5th Ave.
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Paratodos
Telephone: 858-707-5729
Contact Name: Stefanie Schmitz

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In collaboration with Museo Jumex in Mexico City and the Museo de Arte de Lima, MCASD will present an exhibition examining the ways in which Latin American artists from the 1960s to the 1980s...

Cost: 0-$10

Where:
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - Downtow
1100 Kettner Blvd
San Diego, CA  92101
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Telephone: 858-454-3541
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EXPERIENCE SAN DIEGO'S ONLY BEACHFRONT ICE SKATING RINK Skating by the Sea® returns to Hotel del Coronado for the 13th year from Thanksgiving Day, November 23, through January 1. This...

Cost: $30

Where:
Hotel del Coronado
1500 Orange Ave
Coronado, CA  92118
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Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas! is a wonderful, whimsical musical based upon the classic Dr. Seuss book. Back for its 20th incredible year, the family favorite features the songs...

Cost: $32-$72

Where:
The Old Globe
1363 Old Globe Way
San Diego, CA  92101
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Twinkling lights, festive foods, and merry performances transform the Zoo into a wild, glowing wonderland. The whole family will enjoy an exciting array of animal light sculptures, jingly, jazzy...

Cost: Varies

Where:
San Diego Zoo
2920 Zoo Dr
San Diego, CA  92101
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“Centuries of Opulence: Jewels of India” features 50 remarkable gemstone jewelry pieces on loan from a private collection that have rarely been seen in public. Showcasing more than 300 years...

Cost: Free

Where:
Gemological Institute of America
5345 Armada drive
Carlsbad, CA  92008
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Sponsor: GIA
Telephone: 760-603-4184
Contact Name: Nellie Barnett
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Download the free Geotourist app on your smartphone and take the audio walking tour of the Gaslamp Quarter. The tour starts at the Gaslamp Quarter Foundation and covers 31 buildings. The...

Cost: Free

Where:
Gaslamp Quarter Historical Foundation
410 Island Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Geotourist
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The holidays are coming to Little Italy! Queenstown Public House, located at the corner of Columbia and Cedar, is turning it's charming Victorian homestead into a life-size gingerbread house for...

Cost: 0

Where:
Queenstown Public House
1557 Columbia Street
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Queenstown Public House
Telephone: (619) 546-0444
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For the sixth year, the Veterinary Specialty Hospital is asking San Diego residents to help by donating pet food to its annual Holiday Pet Food Drive. All dog and cat pet food items will be donated...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Veterinary Specialty Hospital
1435 Sorrento Valley Rd.
San Diego, CA  92121
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Birch Aquarium at Scripps is launching Infinity Cube, a new, immersive art installation that explores bioluminescence by combining glowing creatures with world-class science, high-tech projection...

Cost: Included with aquarium admission.

Where:
Birch Aquarium at Scripps
2300 Expedition Way
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Sponsor: Birch Aquarium at Scripps
Telephone: 858-534-3474
Contact Name: Birch Aquarium at Scripps
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Celebrate the Holiday SEAson! From December 1 to 31, Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography is transformed into a holiday wonderland full of SEAsonal activities for the whole...

Cost: $14.00 - $18.50

Where:
Birch Aquarium at Scripps
2300 Expedition Way
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Telephone: 858-534-7336
Contact Name: Birch Aquarium
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Growing up, young Navajo were told not to speak their language. But as young Marines during World War II, men like Samuel Tsosie Sr. found their words were their mightiest weapons. The Marine...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
4203 Anderson Ave
San Diego, CA  92145-0316
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Sponsor: Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
Telephone: 858-693-1723
Contact Name: Chuck Meadows
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San Diego is one of the top locations to watch gray whales as they migrate from feeding grounds in the Arctic to calving lagoons in Baja California, Mexico. Hop on board a Hornblower Cruise for a...

Cost: $42–$47 per person* (*Tax, service charge, and landing fee additional)

Where:
Hornblower Cruises & Events
970 N Harbor Dr.
departs from Navy Float
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Telephone: 619-686-8715
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This year marks the 150th anniversary of the arrival that would change San Diego’s history forever. On April 17, 1867 Alonzo Horton arrived on a ship from San Francisco and saw in the dusty...

Cost: 0-$10

Where:
Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House
410 Island Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Telephone: 619-233-4692
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Hi, everybody! If you like active life, city tours, scavenger hunts, puzzle adventures and etc. So, "Perfect Mistake" is for you! 06.24.2017 - OFFICIAL OPENING! What is it? Is it a usual scavenger...

Cost: 25

Where:
301 1st Ave
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Rostislav Kovalskii
Telephone: 619-430-6418
Contact Name: Rostislav

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Join this year’s student exhibition at the Athenaeum Art Center in Logan Heights. Students, friends, members, and the public will have the opportunity to see and purchase work created during...

Cost: Free

Where:
Athenaeum Art Center
1955 Julian Avenue
San Diego, CA  92113
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Sponsor: Athenaeum Music & Arts Library
Telephone: 858-454-5872
Contact Name: Lidia Rossner
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Nature comes in almost endless forms. To understand, study, and appreciate that diversity, the San Diego Natural History Museum (The Nat) has amassed a collection of nearly 8 million...

Cost: Unshelved will be located on Level 2 next to Coast to Cactus in Southern Califor

Where:
San Diego Natural History Museum
, CA


Telephone: 877.946.7797
Contact Name: April Tellez
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Join us for our fun winter book sale all December long in the Athenaeum Art Studio. The book sale opens on Saturday, December 2 and will remain in the studio until the end of the month on...

Cost: Free

Where:
Athenaeum Music and Arts Library
1008 Wall Street
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Sponsor: Athenaeum Music & Arts Library
Telephone: 858-454-5872
Contact Name: Lidia Rossner
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Mingei Internation Museum will explore the spiritual weavings of the Diné (Navajo) Nation in WEAVING A PATH – Navajo Women and the Feminine Ethos. This exhibition will focus on the tradition and...

Cost: $7-$10

Where:
Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Mingei International Museum
Telephone: 619-239-0003
Contact Name: Paola Capó-García
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Hi, everybody! If you like active life, city tours, scavenger hunts, puzzle adventures and etc. So, "Perfect Mistake" is for you! 06.24.2017 - OFFICIAL OPENING! Discount 50%. Only 10$/per. What is...

Cost: 20

Where:
"Breaking of the Chains"
301 1st Ave
San Diego, NV  92101
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Sponsor: Rostislav Kovalskii
Telephone: 619-430-6418
Contact Name: Rostislav
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The TrainHR Course is approved by HRCI and SHRM Recertification Provider. Overview: Learn how the most innovative companies are attracting and retaining early talent. You have heard it before,...

Cost: $145.00

Where:
Online Event
Online Event
Fremont, CA  94539
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Sponsor: NetZealous LLC, DBA TrainHR
Telephone: +1-800-385-1627
Contact Name: Event Manager
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Eager children and their families can experience the joy and magic of the holiday season with a visit to the Simon® Santa Photo Experience at Fashion Valley. Children can whisper wishes and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Fashion Valley
7007 Friars Rd
San Diego, CA  92108
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Enjoy the best sightseeing on San Diego Bay—with a professionally narrated tour of more than 50 landmarks. We’ll cover over 13 miles on the Big Bay, passing by Seaport Village, Shelter...

Cost: $25.00-$30.00 per person* (*Tax, service charge, and landing fee additional)

Where:
Hornblower Cruises
970 N. Harbor Dr.
departs from Navy Float
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Telephone: 619-686-8715
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The Athenaeum has three exhibits on display from November 11 through December 30 Mark Licari’s series "Awaken to Zero" will be exhibited in the Athenaeum’s Clayes Gallery. "Awaken to Zero" is...

Cost: Free

Where:
Athenaeum Music and Arts Library
1008 Wall Street
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Sponsor: Athenaeum Music & Arts Library
Telephone: 858-454-5872
Contact Name: Lidia Rossner
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Turn San Diego into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure. Combine the excitement of the Amazing Race with a three-hour city tour. Two adventures to choose from: Old...

Cost: Only $39.20 for a team of 2-5 people

Where:
Old Town
4005 Taylor
San Diego, CA  92110
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Sponsor: Urban Adventure Quest
Telephone: 805-603-5620
Contact Name: Eric West
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The San Diego Chinese Historical Museum (SDCHM) is showcasing a collection of artifacts and art pieces, from over 20 local artists, representing the Chinese “Four Treasures:” ink stick, ink...

Cost: Free-$5

Where:
Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Extension Building
328 J Street
San Diego, CA  92101
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Tuesday – Saturday, 11:00 am and 5:00 pm Not available on Thanksgiving Day. Enjoy a taste of the season as Pastry Chef Jordan Snyder teaches you the secrets to creating the perfect holiday...

Cost: 115-125

Where:
Amaya at Fairmont Grand Del Mar
5300 Grand Del Mar Court
San Diego, CA  92130
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Bring the Kids to Explore, Imagine, and Experiment through Hands-On Science, Art, and World Culture Activities! Storytime is held daily at 11am and 1pm with a corresponding weekly craft. With an...

Cost: General Admission is $6 and parking is free.

Where:
San Diego Children's Discovery Museum
320 North Broadway
320 N. Broadway
Escondido, CA  92025
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Sponsor: San Diego Children's Discovery Museum
Telephone: 760-233-7755
Contact Name: Danielle Mendoza
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The Shores Restaurant is bringing back its popular “Wrap It Up” holiday offer. Starting the day after Thanksgiving, November 24, through December 22, guests can enjoy two complimentary...

Cost: Lunch/Dinner Menu

Where:
The Shores Restaurant
8110 Camino Del Oro
La Jolla, CA
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Beauty or Torture: Society's Demand of Perfection Examined The quest for beauty is a timeless one and throughout history, women's appearances have been particularly subject to scrutiny. Across...

Cost: $3 - $5

Where:
Women's Museum of California
2730 Historic Decatur Road, Suite 103
San Diego, CA  92106
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Telephone: 619-233-7963
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Exhibition: Wanderlust / A Group Show // Exhibition on view NOVEMBER 4 – DECEMBER 30, 2017 // OPENING PUBLIC RECEPTION: SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2017 6PM TO 9PM Free to Attend but RSVP is Required...

Cost: Free

Where:
Sparks Gallery
530 Sixth Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Sparks Gallery
Telephone: 619-696-1416
Contact Name: Jessica Amaya
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Celebrate the holidays by ice skating next to the San Diego Bay on Hilton San Diego Bayfront's outdoor ice rink! When you skate with us, we’ll share $1 from your ticket with the USO San Diego!...

Cost: $20 Adults | $15 Kids Ages 5 & Under | Military & Family receive $5 Off

Where:
Hilton San Diego Bayfront
1 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA  92101
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Telephone: +1-619-564-3333
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The San Diego Chinese Historical Museum will showcase a collection of artifacts and art pieces representing the Chinese “Four Treasures,” which are: ink stick, ink stone, writing brush, and...

Cost: 5

Where:
Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Extension Building
328 J St
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: San Diego Chinese Historical Museum
Telephone: 619-338-9888
Contact Name: Tanya Aubin
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"The Dream of the Nineties" features the work of nine San Diego photographers at the end of the 20th century, when artists were keenly aware of the emergence of digital media and the end of an...

Cost: Free

Where:
San Diego Central Public Library
330 Park Blvd.
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: San Diego Public Library Foundation
Telephone: 619-238-6690
Contact Name: On View Staff
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San Diego is one of the top locations to watch gray whales as they migrate from feeding grounds in the Arctic to calving lagoons in Baja California, Mexico. Hop on board a Hornblower Cruise for a...

Cost: $42–$47 per person* (*Tax, service charge, and landing fee additional)

Where:
Hornblower Cruises & Events
970 N Harbor Dr.
departs from Navy Float
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Telephone: 619-686-8715
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West Coast Premiere The Moors By Jen Silverman Directed by Lisa Berger Production Sponsors: Carol Ann Flanagan and Bob Haskell Among the bleakest of moors, two spinster sisters dwell in their...

Cost: $15-$50

Where:
Diversionary Theatre
4545 Park Boulevard #101
San Diego, CA  92116
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Sponsor: Diversionary Theatre
Telephone: 619-220-0097
Contact Name: Diversionary Theatre
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You know what really sucks? The fact that in San Diego County, 1 in 6 people aren't sure where their next meal will come from.* That's 1 in 7 adults and 1 in 5 children in our community!* Food...

Cost: 0

Where:
Duck Foot Brewing Company
8920 Kenamar Dr
STE 210
San Diego, CA  92121
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Thursday – Sunday in December and Christmas Day Not available on New Year’s Eve. Enjoy the resort’s elegant Afternoon Tea infused with holiday cheer. $65 per adult, includes one glass of...

Cost: $65 per adult, includes one glass of sparkling wine, $32 per child (ages 5 – 12)

Where:
Fairmont Grand Del Mar
5300 Grand Del Mar Court
San Diego, CA  92130
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Experience a magical afternoon tea with fresh house-made pastries and desserts. After tea time, you will be entertained by Santa’s Magician and Elf, story time with Santa Claus himself, followed...

Cost: $35 - $50

Where:
The Westgate Hotel
1055 2nd ave
San Diego, CA  92101
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Contact Name: Leanne Daly
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Take a timeout from cooking: Islands Restaurants’ NFL Happy Hour is here to offer football fans ice cold beer, tropical drinks and tasty game day fare all season long. On Mondays and Thursdays,...

Cost: Price may vary

Where:
Islands Restaurants
, CA

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Global Winter Wonderland is a multi-cultural holiday festival featuring traditional illuminated Chinese lanterns, plus live acrobatics performances, rides, carnival games, international cuisine and...

Cost: 0-$18

Where:
SDCCU Stadium
9449 Friars Rd,
San Diego, CA  92108
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Sponsor: International Culture Exchange Group
Telephone: 619 682 3841
Contact Name: Shabnam Karimi
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Join is for the 46th annual San Diego Bay Parade of Lights, a time-honored tradition brought to San Diego by the boating community. Participants in this year’s highly anticipated holiday...

Cost: Free

Where:
San Diego Bay
, CA


Sponsor: Port of San Diego
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After the sun goes down, the Garden is transformed into a dazzling winter wonderland with over 125,000 sparkling lights illuminating the Garden for a magical holiday experience! Festive holiday...

Cost: Varies

Where:
San Diego Botanic Garden
230 Quail Gardens Dr
Encinitas, CA  92024
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Global Winter Wonderland, San Diego's premier holiday event, features spectacular illuminated landscapes for festivalgoers to explore. This multicultural celebration represents various heritages...

Cost: $19-$22

Where:
SDCCU Stadium
9449 Friars Rd
San Diego, CA  92108
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A magical snow, accompanied by choreographed music and lights, falls at 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. tonight and every night through Christmas Eve, December 24. The FREE annual event Village Walk at EastLake...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Village Walk at EastLake
878 Eastlake Parkway
Chula Vista, CA  91914
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Sponsor: Village Walk at EastLake
Telephone: (858) 695-2700
Contact Name: Annette Sorensen
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Connect with other adults in a supportive environment to grow your skills in building relationships, social knowledge, and educational/vocational transitions. You may benefit from this group if...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Family Wellness Center
7339 El Cajon Blvd
La Mesa, CA  91942
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Telephone: 858-277-9550
Contact Name: Jessica Esquivel
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Oscar Aragon plays his soothing latin guitar as you enjoy a beverage in the beautiful La Sala Lounge.

Cost: Free

Where:
La Valencia Hotel
1132 Prospect Street
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Telephone: 858-454-0771
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This holiday season, USO San Diego encourages all San Diegans to stand together and support the sacrifice of our military service members and their families. This year, USO San Diego is the honored...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Headquarters at Seaport Village, etc.
San Diego, CA  92101


Telephone: 619-987-8020
Contact Name: Sharon Smith
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San Diego Gulls Tickets. San Diego Gulls Schedule. Tickets are available for all games. Buy tickets and download instantly. Valley View Casino Center Tickets and Parking.

Cost: $8 and up

Where:
Valley View Casino Center
, CA


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Write Out Loud presents an evening of American Holiday Stories, Poetry and Music. Join us for stories by notable authors Sandra Cisneros, O. Henry, Garrison Keillor, Michael J. Rosen, and more....

Cost: $22 - $25 Discounts for Seniors, Military, and Students.

Where:
Old Town Theatre
4040 Twiggs Street
San Diego, CA  92110
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Sponsor: Write Out Loud
Telephone: 619-297-8953
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This December, America's most-beloved holiday tale, "It's a Wonderful Life," comes to the California Center for the Arts Escondido's Studio 1 Theatre. Titled "It's a Wonderful Christmas Carol," the...

Cost: 9-14

Where:
California Center for the Arts Escondido
340 N. Escondido Blvd
Escondido, CA  92025
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Sponsor: North County Players
Telephone: 760-933-9174
Contact Name: Charles carr
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Celebrating a birthday or anniversary? Friends or family visiting from out of town? Whatever the occasion, raise your glass and enjoy a 3-hour dinner cruise. You’ll dine and dance on the gorgeous...

Cost: $79.95-$92.95 per guest

Where:
Hornblower Cruises & Events
1800 N. Harbor Dr.
departs from Grape St. Pier.
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Telephone: 619-686-8715
Contact Name: Hornblower Cruises
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Feel the magic of the holidays at a performance of City Ballet of San Diego’s award-winning production of The Nutcracker. As you come into the grand lobby of the historic Spreckels Theater, you...

Cost: $34 - $89; On-Stage Champagne Reception Option for $20.00

Where:
Spreckels Theater
121 Broadway
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: City Ballet of San Diego
Telephone: 858-273-6058
Contact Name: Joanne Emery
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Mark your calendars! We have the dates for Black Kat’s annual Year In Review! We’ll be returning to the Women’s Museum of California to bring you the best and worst of 2017 (Russian hacking,...

Cost: TBD

Where:
Women's Museum
2730 Historic Decatur Rd.
#206
San Diego, CA  92106
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Sponsor: Black Kat Theatre
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Contact Name: Black Kat Marketing
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CAROL BURNETT AN EVENING OF LAUGHTER AND REFLECTION WHERE THE AUDIENCE ASKS THE QUESTIONS Carol Burnett, award-winning actress and best-selling author, is widely recognized by the...

Cost: $65

Where:
Jacobs Music Center At Copley Symphony Hall
1245 Seventh Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Elite Entertainment Inc
Telephone: 508-831-7777
Contact Name: Ed Atamian

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Everyone's favorite comedian will take the stage at for a one-night-only evening of laughter and reflection. Burnett will take questions from the audience and show video clips in a format that...

Cost: $65-$175

Where:
Copley Symphony Hall, Jacobs Music Center
750 B Street
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Elite Entertainment
Telephone: 619-235-0804

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"AN EVENING OF LAUGHTER AND REFLECTION WHERE THE AUDIENCE ASKS THE QUESTIONS" Carol Burnett, award-winning actress and best-selling author, is widely recognized...

Cost: Tickets start @ $65

Where:
Jacobs Music Center Copley Symphony Hall
1245 Seventh Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Elite Entertainment Inc
Telephone: 508-831-7777
Contact Name: Ed Atamian

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Experience Sevilla’s Tapas Bar featuring live musical acts seven nights a week. Enjoy award-winning tapas and sangria while you watch live Spanish guitar, Flamenco, Salsa, Rhumba, Gypsy King...

Cost: Cover Charge May Apply

Where:
Caffe Sevilla
353 Fifth Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Telephone: 619-233-5979
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In collaboration with Museo Jumex in Mexico City and the Museo de Arte de Lima, MCASD will present an exhibition examining the ways in which Latin American artists from the 1960s to the 1980s...

Cost: 0-$10

Where:
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - Downtow
1100 Kettner Blvd
San Diego, CA  92101
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Telephone: 858-454-3541
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Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas! is a wonderful, whimsical musical based upon the classic Dr. Seuss book. Back for its 20th incredible year, the family favorite features the songs...

Cost: $32-$72

Where:
The Old Globe
1363 Old Globe Way
San Diego, CA  92101
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Twinkling lights, festive foods, and merry performances transform the Zoo into a wild, glowing wonderland. The whole family will enjoy an exciting array of animal light sculptures, jingly, jazzy...

Cost: Varies

Where:
San Diego Zoo
2920 Zoo Dr
San Diego, CA  92101
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EXPERIENCE SAN DIEGO'S ONLY BEACHFRONT ICE SKATING RINK Skating by the Sea® returns to Hotel del Coronado for the 13th year from Thanksgiving Day, November 23, through January 1. This...

Cost: $30

Where:
Hotel del Coronado
1500 Orange Ave
Coronado, CA  92118
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“Centuries of Opulence: Jewels of India” features 50 remarkable gemstone jewelry pieces on loan from a private collection that have rarely been seen in public. Showcasing more than 300 years...

Cost: Free

Where:
Gemological Institute of America
5345 Armada drive
Carlsbad, CA  92008
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Sponsor: GIA
Telephone: 760-603-4184
Contact Name: Nellie Barnett
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DETAILS December 12, 2017 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. $750 Includes tuition, course materials, parking, breakfast, and lunch. This class is part of the Finance Certificate and the Excel Certificate...

Cost: $750 Includes tuition, course materials, parking, breakfast and lunch.

Where:
UCSD Rady School of Management
9450 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA  92092
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Sponsor: UCSD Rady School of Management: Center for Executive Development
Telephone: 185-882-27853
Contact Name: Philayne Pribnow
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The holidays are coming to Little Italy! Queenstown Public House, located at the corner of Columbia and Cedar, is turning it's charming Victorian homestead into a life-size gingerbread house for...

Cost: 0

Where:
Queenstown Public House
1557 Columbia Street
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Queenstown Public House
Telephone: (619) 546-0444
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Celebrate the Holiday SEAson! From December 1 to 31, Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography is transformed into a holiday wonderland full of SEAsonal activities for the whole...

Cost: $14.00 - $18.50

Where:
Birch Aquarium at Scripps
2300 Expedition Way
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Telephone: 858-534-7336
Contact Name: Birch Aquarium
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Growing up, young Navajo were told not to speak their language. But as young Marines during World War II, men like Samuel Tsosie Sr. found their words were their mightiest weapons. The Marine...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
4203 Anderson Ave
San Diego, CA  92145-0316
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Sponsor: Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
Telephone: 858-693-1723
Contact Name: Chuck Meadows
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For the sixth year, the Veterinary Specialty Hospital is asking San Diego residents to help by donating pet food to its annual Holiday Pet Food Drive. All dog and cat pet food items will be donated...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Veterinary Specialty Hospital
1435 Sorrento Valley Rd.
San Diego, CA  92121
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Download the free Geotourist app on your smartphone and take the audio walking tour of the Gaslamp Quarter. The tour starts at the Gaslamp Quarter Foundation and covers 31 buildings. The...

Cost: Free

Where:
Gaslamp Quarter Historical Foundation
410 Island Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Geotourist
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Birch Aquarium at Scripps is launching Infinity Cube, a new, immersive art installation that explores bioluminescence by combining glowing creatures with world-class science, high-tech projection...

Cost: Included with aquarium admission.

Where:
Birch Aquarium at Scripps
2300 Expedition Way
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Sponsor: Birch Aquarium at Scripps
Telephone: 858-534-3474
Contact Name: Birch Aquarium at Scripps
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San Diego is one of the top locations to watch gray whales as they migrate from feeding grounds in the Arctic to calving lagoons in Baja California, Mexico. Hop on board a Hornblower Cruise for a...

Cost: $42–$47 per person* (*Tax, service charge, and landing fee additional)

Where:
Hornblower Cruises & Events
970 N Harbor Dr.
departs from Navy Float
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Telephone: 619-686-8715
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The Athenaeum has three exhibits on display from November 11 through December 30 Mark Licari’s series "Awaken to Zero" will be exhibited in the Athenaeum’s Clayes Gallery. "Awaken to Zero" is...

Cost: Free

Where:
Athenaeum Music and Arts Library
1008 Wall Street
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Sponsor: Athenaeum Music & Arts Library
Telephone: 858-454-5872
Contact Name: Lidia Rossner
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Turn San Diego into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure. Combine the excitement of the Amazing Race with a three-hour city tour. Two adventures to choose from: Old...

Cost: Only $39.20 for a team of 2-5 people

Where:
Old Town
4005 Taylor
San Diego, CA  92110
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Sponsor: Urban Adventure Quest
Telephone: 805-603-5620
Contact Name: Eric West
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Nature comes in almost endless forms. To understand, study, and appreciate that diversity, the San Diego Natural History Museum (The Nat) has amassed a collection of nearly 8 million...

Cost: Unshelved will be located on Level 2 next to Coast to Cactus in Southern Califor

Where:
San Diego Natural History Museum
, CA


Telephone: 877.946.7797
Contact Name: April Tellez
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The TrainHR Course is approved by HRCI and SHRM Recertification Provider. Overview: Learn what the hallmarks are of an emotional intelligent person and it will benefit your leadership, your hiring,...

Cost: $145.00

Where:
Online Event
Online Event
Fremont, CA  94539
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Sponsor: NetZealous LLC, DBA TrainHR
Telephone: +1-800-385-1627
Contact Name: Event Manager
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Eager children and their families can experience the joy and magic of the holiday season with a visit to the Simon® Santa Photo Experience at Fashion Valley. Children can whisper wishes and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Fashion Valley
7007 Friars Rd
San Diego, CA  92108
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Over 40 traditional folk textiles created from recycled garments—intricately embroidered with vivid, colorful and imaginative designs.

Cost: $7-10

Where:
Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado
San Diego , CA  92101
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Enjoy the best sightseeing on San Diego Bay—with a professionally narrated tour of more than 50 landmarks. We’ll cover over 13 miles on the Big Bay, passing by Seaport Village, Shelter...

Cost: $25.00-$30.00 per person* (*Tax, service charge, and landing fee additional)

Where:
Hornblower Cruises
970 N. Harbor Dr.
departs from Navy Float
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Telephone: 619-686-8715
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Join us for our fun winter book sale all December long in the Athenaeum Art Studio. The book sale opens on Saturday, December 2 and will remain in the studio until the end of the month on...

Cost: Free

Where:
Athenaeum Music and Arts Library
1008 Wall Street
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Sponsor: Athenaeum Music & Arts Library
Telephone: 858-454-5872
Contact Name: Lidia Rossner
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Join this year’s student exhibition at the Athenaeum Art Center in Logan Heights. Students, friends, members, and the public will have the opportunity to see and purchase work created during...

Cost: Free

Where:
Athenaeum Art Center
1955 Julian Avenue
San Diego, CA  92113
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Sponsor: Athenaeum Music & Arts Library
Telephone: 858-454-5872
Contact Name: Lidia Rossner
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This year marks the 150th anniversary of the arrival that would change San Diego’s history forever. On April 17, 1867 Alonzo Horton arrived on a ship from San Francisco and saw in the dusty...

Cost: 0-$10

Where:
Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House
410 Island Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Telephone: 619-233-4692
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More than 125 objects used by people from the ancient cultures of Mexico, Central and South America. Objects range from those made for ritual and ceremonial use to those for domestic use as well as...

Cost: 7-10

Where:
Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado
San Diego, CA  92103
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A retrospective view of more than seven decades of work, ARLINE FISCH – One of a Kind features jewelry and body ornaments, as well as a collection of knitted and crocheted wire hanging flowers...

Cost: $7-10

Where:
Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado
San Diego, CA  92101
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Hi, everybody! If you like active life, city tours, scavenger hunts, puzzle adventures and etc. So, "Perfect Mistake" is for you! 06.24.2017 - OFFICIAL OPENING! What is it? Is it a usual scavenger...

Cost: 25

Where:
301 1st Ave
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Rostislav Kovalskii
Telephone: 619-430-6418
Contact Name: Rostislav

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Hi, everybody! If you like active life, city tours, scavenger hunts, puzzle adventures and etc. So, "Perfect Mistake" is for you! 06.24.2017 - OFFICIAL OPENING! Discount 50%. Only 10$/per. What is...

Cost: 20

Where:
"Breaking of the Chains"
301 1st Ave
San Diego, NV  92101
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Sponsor: Rostislav Kovalskii
Telephone: 619-430-6418
Contact Name: Rostislav
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Mingei Internation Museum will explore the spiritual weavings of the Diné (Navajo) Nation in WEAVING A PATH – Navajo Women and the Feminine Ethos. This exhibition will focus on the tradition and...

Cost: $7-$10

Where:
Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Mingei International Museum
Telephone: 619-239-0003
Contact Name: Paola Capó-García
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The San Diego Chinese Historical Museum (SDCHM) is showcasing a collection of artifacts and art pieces, from over 20 local artists, representing the Chinese “Four Treasures:” ink stick, ink...

Cost: Free-$5

Where:
Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Extension Building
328 J Street
San Diego, CA  92101
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Tuesday – Saturday, 11:00 am and 5:00 pm Not available on Thanksgiving Day. Enjoy a taste of the season as Pastry Chef Jordan Snyder teaches you the secrets to creating the perfect holiday...

Cost: 115-125

Where:
Amaya at Fairmont Grand Del Mar
5300 Grand Del Mar Court
San Diego, CA  92130
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Bring the Kids to Explore, Imagine, and Experiment through Hands-On Science, Art, and World Culture Activities! Storytime is held daily at 11am and 1pm with a corresponding weekly craft. With an...

Cost: General Admission is $6 and parking is free.

Where:
San Diego Children's Discovery Museum
320 North Broadway
320 N. Broadway
Escondido, CA  92025
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Sponsor: San Diego Children's Discovery Museum
Telephone: 760-233-7755
Contact Name: Danielle Mendoza
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The Shores Restaurant is bringing back its popular “Wrap It Up” holiday offer. Starting the day after Thanksgiving, November 24, through December 22, guests can enjoy two complimentary...

Cost: Lunch/Dinner Menu

Where:
The Shores Restaurant
8110 Camino Del Oro
La Jolla, CA
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Beauty or Torture: Society's Demand of Perfection Examined The quest for beauty is a timeless one and throughout history, women's appearances have been particularly subject to scrutiny. Across...

Cost: $3 - $5

Where:
Women's Museum of California
2730 Historic Decatur Road, Suite 103
San Diego, CA  92106
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Telephone: 619-233-7963
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Celebrate the holidays by ice skating next to the San Diego Bay on Hilton San Diego Bayfront's outdoor ice rink! When you skate with us, we’ll share $1 from your ticket with the USO San Diego!...

Cost: $20 Adults | $15 Kids Ages 5 & Under | Military & Family receive $5 Off

Where:
Hilton San Diego Bayfront
1 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA  92101
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Telephone: +1-619-564-3333
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"The Dream of the Nineties" features the work of nine San Diego photographers at the end of the 20th century, when artists were keenly aware of the emergence of digital media and the end of an...

Cost: Free

Where:
San Diego Central Public Library
330 Park Blvd.
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: San Diego Public Library Foundation
Telephone: 619-238-6690
Contact Name: On View Staff
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The San Diego Chinese Historical Museum will showcase a collection of artifacts and art pieces representing the Chinese “Four Treasures,” which are: ink stick, ink stone, writing brush, and...

Cost: 5

Where:
Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Extension Building
328 J St
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: San Diego Chinese Historical Museum
Telephone: 619-338-9888
Contact Name: Tanya Aubin
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Exhibition: Wanderlust / A Group Show // Exhibition on view NOVEMBER 4 – DECEMBER 30, 2017 // OPENING PUBLIC RECEPTION: SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2017 6PM TO 9PM Free to Attend but RSVP is Required...

Cost: Free

Where:
Sparks Gallery
530 Sixth Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Sparks Gallery
Telephone: 619-696-1416
Contact Name: Jessica Amaya
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San Diego is one of the top locations to watch gray whales as they migrate from feeding grounds in the Arctic to calving lagoons in Baja California, Mexico. Hop on board a Hornblower Cruise for a...

Cost: $42–$47 per person* (*Tax, service charge, and landing fee additional)

Where:
Hornblower Cruises & Events
970 N Harbor Dr.
departs from Navy Float
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Telephone: 619-686-8715
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You know what really sucks? The fact that in San Diego County, 1 in 6 people aren't sure where their next meal will come from.* That's 1 in 7 adults and 1 in 5 children in our community!* Food...

Cost: 0

Where:
Duck Foot Brewing Company
8920 Kenamar Dr
STE 210
San Diego, CA  92121
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Thursday – Sunday in December and Christmas Day Not available on New Year’s Eve. Enjoy the resort’s elegant Afternoon Tea infused with holiday cheer. $65 per adult, includes one glass of...

Cost: $65 per adult, includes one glass of sparkling wine, $32 per child (ages 5 – 12)

Where:
Fairmont Grand Del Mar
5300 Grand Del Mar Court
San Diego, CA  92130
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Experience a magical afternoon tea with fresh house-made pastries and desserts. After tea time, you will be entertained by Santa’s Magician and Elf, story time with Santa Claus himself, followed...

Cost: $35 - $50

Where:
The Westgate Hotel
1055 2nd ave
San Diego, CA  92101
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Contact Name: Leanne Daly
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The San Diego Building Owners & Managers Association (BOMA) invites you to dive into the world of biotech real estate with a presentation from an esteemed panel of industry experts and an exclusive...

Cost: 50 to 60

Where:
Illumina i3
4795 Executive Drive
San Diego , CA  92121
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Sponsor: BOMA San Diego
Telephone: (619)243-1817
Contact Name: Leanne Daly
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Global Winter Wonderland is a multi-cultural holiday festival featuring traditional illuminated Chinese lanterns, plus live acrobatics performances, rides, carnival games, international cuisine and...

Cost: 0-$18

Where:
SDCCU Stadium
9449 Friars Rd,
San Diego, CA  92108
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Sponsor: International Culture Exchange Group
Telephone: 619 682 3841
Contact Name: Shabnam Karimi
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Global Winter Wonderland, San Diego's premier holiday event, features spectacular illuminated landscapes for festivalgoers to explore. This multicultural celebration represents various heritages...

Cost: $19-$22

Where:
SDCCU Stadium
9449 Friars Rd
San Diego, CA  92108
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After the sun goes down, the Garden is transformed into a dazzling winter wonderland with over 125,000 sparkling lights illuminating the Garden for a magical holiday experience! Festive holiday...

Cost: Varies

Where:
San Diego Botanic Garden
230 Quail Gardens Dr
Encinitas, CA  92024
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Join is for the 46th annual San Diego Bay Parade of Lights, a time-honored tradition brought to San Diego by the boating community. Participants in this year’s highly anticipated holiday...

Cost: Free

Where:
San Diego Bay
, CA


Sponsor: Port of San Diego
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Join Craveyon CloudWines for a complimentary tasting of our current and new wines at the Belching Beaver Brewery Tavern and Grill in Vista! Current and new members receive 8 tasting tickets! Award...

Cost: Free

Where:
Belching Beaver Brewery Tavern and Grill
302 East Broadway
Vista, CA  92084
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Sponsor: Craveyon CloudWines
Telephone: 951-972-8353
Contact Name: Randall Farrar
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Westfield Mission Valley is inviting all of your four-legged friends to visit Santa this holiday season! Join us for dedicated events for your furry friends to snap a photo with Santa Claus! Santa...

Cost: Free

Where:
Westfield Mission Valley
1640 Camino del Rio North
San Diego , CA  92108
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Ryan Brolliar will wow you with his pop guitar sounds in the exquisite La Sala Lounge.

Cost: Free

Where:
La Valencia Hotel
1132 Prospect Street
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Telephone: 858-454-0771
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A magical snow, accompanied by choreographed music and lights, falls at 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. tonight and every night through Christmas Eve, December 24. The FREE annual event Village Walk at EastLake...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Village Walk at EastLake
878 Eastlake Parkway
Chula Vista, CA  91914
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Sponsor: Village Walk at EastLake
Telephone: (858) 695-2700
Contact Name: Annette Sorensen
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This holiday season, USO San Diego encourages all San Diegans to stand together and support the sacrifice of our military service members and their families. This year, USO San Diego is the honored...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Headquarters at Seaport Village, etc.
San Diego, CA  92101


Telephone: 619-987-8020
Contact Name: Sharon Smith
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This December, America's most-beloved holiday tale, "It's a Wonderful Life," comes to the California Center for the Arts Escondido's Studio 1 Theatre. Titled "It's a Wonderful Christmas Carol," the...

Cost: 9-14

Where:
California Center for the Arts Escondido
340 N. Escondido Blvd
Escondido, CA  92025
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Sponsor: North County Players
Telephone: 760-933-9174
Contact Name: Charles carr
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Relaxation is the name of the game! In this 90 minute session Steve will blend the healing powers of gentle yoga, breath, and meditation with the vibrational experience of high quality crystal...

Cost: 35

Where:
Sojourn Healing Collective
2870 5th Ave
#200
San Diego, CA  92103
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Celebrating a birthday or anniversary? Friends or family visiting from out of town? Whatever the occasion, raise your glass and enjoy a 3-hour dinner cruise. You’ll dine and dance on the gorgeous...

Cost: $79.95-$92.95 per guest

Where:
Hornblower Cruises & Events
1800 N. Harbor Dr.
departs from Grape St. Pier.
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Telephone: 619-686-8715
Contact Name: Hornblower Cruises
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Feel the magic of the holidays at a performance of City Ballet of San Diego’s award-winning production of The Nutcracker. As you come into the grand lobby of the historic Spreckels Theater, you...

Cost: $34 - $89; On-Stage Champagne Reception Option for $20.00

Where:
Spreckels Theater
121 Broadway
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: City Ballet of San Diego
Telephone: 858-273-6058
Contact Name: Joanne Emery
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Mark your calendars! We have the dates for Black Kat’s annual Year In Review! We’ll be returning to the Women’s Museum of California to bring you the best and worst of 2017 (Russian hacking,...

Cost: TBD

Where:
Women's Museum
2730 Historic Decatur Rd.
#206
San Diego, CA  92106
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Sponsor: Black Kat Theatre
Telephone: #
Contact Name: Black Kat Marketing
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Experience Sevilla’s Tapas Bar featuring live musical acts seven nights a week. Enjoy award-winning tapas and sangria while you watch live Spanish guitar, Flamenco, Salsa, Rhumba, Gypsy King...

Cost: Cover Charge May Apply

Where:
Caffe Sevilla
353 Fifth Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Telephone: 619-233-5979
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Musical-comedy duo Razzle Bam Boom teach students about the difference between salt water and fresh water; how water gets to our homes; how we each can save water; the water cycle, and why water is...

Cost: $4

Where:
Center Theater
Center for the Arts, Escondido
340 N. Escondido Blvd.
Escondido, CA  92025
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Sponsor: CCAE Education Department
Telephone: 176-083-94125
Contact Name: Ely Ramos
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In collaboration with Museo Jumex in Mexico City and the Museo de Arte de Lima, MCASD will present an exhibition examining the ways in which Latin American artists from the 1960s to the 1980s...

Cost: 0-$10

Where:
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - Downtow
1100 Kettner Blvd
San Diego, CA  92101
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Telephone: 858-454-3541
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Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas! is a wonderful, whimsical musical based upon the classic Dr. Seuss book. Back for its 20th incredible year, the family favorite features the songs...

Cost: $32-$72

Where:
The Old Globe
1363 Old Globe Way
San Diego, CA  92101
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EXPERIENCE SAN DIEGO'S ONLY BEACHFRONT ICE SKATING RINK Skating by the Sea® returns to Hotel del Coronado for the 13th year from Thanksgiving Day, November 23, through January 1. This...

Cost: $30

Where:
Hotel del Coronado
1500 Orange Ave
Coronado, CA  92118
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Twinkling lights, festive foods, and merry performances transform the Zoo into a wild, glowing wonderland. The whole family will enjoy an exciting array of animal light sculptures, jingly, jazzy...

Cost: Varies

Where:
San Diego Zoo
2920 Zoo Dr
San Diego, CA  92101
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“Centuries of Opulence: Jewels of India” features 50 remarkable gemstone jewelry pieces on loan from a private collection that have rarely been seen in public. Showcasing more than 300 years...

Cost: Free

Where:
Gemological Institute of America
5345 Armada drive
Carlsbad, CA  92008
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Sponsor: GIA
Telephone: 760-603-4184
Contact Name: Nellie Barnett
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DETAILS December 13, 2017 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. $750 - Includes tuition, course materials, parking, breakfast, and lunch. This class is part of the Finance Certificate and the Excel Certificate...

Cost: $750 Includes tuition, course materials, parking, breakfast and lunch.

Where:
UCSD Rady School of Management
9450 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA  92092
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Sponsor: UCSD Rady School of Management: Center for Executive Development
Telephone: 185-882-27853
Contact Name: Philayne Pribnow
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For the sixth year, the Veterinary Specialty Hospital is asking San Diego residents to help by donating pet food to its annual Holiday Pet Food Drive. All dog and cat pet food items will be donated...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Veterinary Specialty Hospital
1435 Sorrento Valley Rd.
San Diego, CA  92121
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Celebrate the Holiday SEAson! From December 1 to 31, Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography is transformed into a holiday wonderland full of SEAsonal activities for the whole...

Cost: $14.00 - $18.50

Where:
Birch Aquarium at Scripps
2300 Expedition Way
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Telephone: 858-534-7336
Contact Name: Birch Aquarium
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Growing up, young Navajo were told not to speak their language. But as young Marines during World War II, men like Samuel Tsosie Sr. found their words were their mightiest weapons. The Marine...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
4203 Anderson Ave
San Diego, CA  92145-0316
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Sponsor: Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
Telephone: 858-693-1723
Contact Name: Chuck Meadows
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Birch Aquarium at Scripps is launching Infinity Cube, a new, immersive art installation that explores bioluminescence by combining glowing creatures with world-class science, high-tech projection...

Cost: Included with aquarium admission.

Where:
Birch Aquarium at Scripps
2300 Expedition Way
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Sponsor: Birch Aquarium at Scripps
Telephone: 858-534-3474
Contact Name: Birch Aquarium at Scripps
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The holidays are coming to Little Italy! Queenstown Public House, located at the corner of Columbia and Cedar, is turning it's charming Victorian homestead into a life-size gingerbread house for...

Cost: 0

Where:
Queenstown Public House
1557 Columbia Street
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Queenstown Public House
Telephone: (619) 546-0444
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Download the free Geotourist app on your smartphone and take the audio walking tour of the Gaslamp Quarter. The tour starts at the Gaslamp Quarter Foundation and covers 31 buildings. The...

Cost: Free

Where:
Gaslamp Quarter Historical Foundation
410 Island Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Geotourist
Website »

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San Diego is one of the top locations to watch gray whales as they migrate from feeding grounds in the Arctic to calving lagoons in Baja California, Mexico. Hop on board a Hornblower Cruise for a...

Cost: $42–$47 per person* (*Tax, service charge, and landing fee additional)

Where:
Hornblower Cruises & Events
970 N Harbor Dr.
departs from Navy Float
San Diego, CA  92101
View map »


Sponsor: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Telephone: 619-686-8715
Website »

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A retrospective view of more than seven decades of work, ARLINE FISCH – One of a Kind features jewelry and body ornaments, as well as a collection of knitted and crocheted wire hanging flowers...

Cost: $7-10

Where:
Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado
San Diego, CA  92101
View map »

More information

Hi, everybody! If you like active life, city tours, scavenger hunts, puzzle adventures and etc. So, "Perfect Mistake" is for you! 06.24.2017 - OFFICIAL OPENING! What is it? Is it a usual scavenger...

Cost: 25

Where:
301 1st Ave
San Diego, CA  92101
View map »


Sponsor: Rostislav Kovalskii
Telephone: 619-430-6418
Contact Name: Rostislav

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Mingei Internation Museum will explore the spiritual weavings of the Diné (Navajo) Nation in WEAVING A PATH – Navajo Women and the Feminine Ethos. This exhibition will focus on the tradition and...

Cost: $7-$10

Where:
Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Mingei International Museum
Telephone: 619-239-0003
Contact Name: Paola Capó-García
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The San Diego Watercolor Society presents “Polar Extractions,” an art exhibition juried by award-winning artist Mary Sievers. The exhibit runs December 1-30, 2017 at our Art Gallery in The ARTS...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The San Diego Watercolor Society
2825 Dewey Rd Ste#105
San Diego, CA  92106
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Sponsor: The San Diego Watercolor Society
Telephone: 619-876-4550
Contact Name: Sue Binford
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Over 40 traditional folk textiles created from recycled garments—intricately embroidered with vivid, colorful and imaginative designs.

Cost: $7-10

Where:
Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado
San Diego , CA  92101
View map »

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Hi, everybody! If you like active life, city tours, scavenger hunts, puzzle adventures and etc. So, "Perfect Mistake" is for you! 06.24.2017 - OFFICIAL OPENING! Discount 50%. Only 10$/per. What is...

Cost: 20

Where:
"Breaking of the Chains"
301 1st Ave
San Diego, NV  92101
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Sponsor: Rostislav Kovalskii
Telephone: 619-430-6418
Contact Name: Rostislav
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Eager children and their families can experience the joy and magic of the holiday season with a visit to the Simon® Santa Photo Experience at Fashion Valley. Children can whisper wishes and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Fashion Valley
7007 Friars Rd
San Diego, CA  92108
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Join this year’s student exhibition at the Athenaeum Art Center in Logan Heights. Students, friends, members, and the public will have the opportunity to see and purchase work created during...

Cost: Free

Where:
Athenaeum Art Center
1955 Julian Avenue
San Diego, CA  92113
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Sponsor: Athenaeum Music & Arts Library
Telephone: 858-454-5872
Contact Name: Lidia Rossner
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Turn San Diego into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure. Combine the excitement of the Amazing Race with a three-hour city tour. Two adventures to choose from: Old...

Cost: Only $39.20 for a team of 2-5 people

Where:
Old Town
4005 Taylor
San Diego, CA  92110
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Sponsor: Urban Adventure Quest
Telephone: 805-603-5620
Contact Name: Eric West
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This year marks the 150th anniversary of the arrival that would change San Diego’s history forever. On April 17, 1867 Alonzo Horton arrived on a ship from San Francisco and saw in the dusty...

Cost: 0-$10

Where:
Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House
410 Island Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Telephone: 619-233-4692
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Enjoy the best sightseeing on San Diego Bay—with a professionally narrated tour of more than 50 landmarks. We’ll cover over 13 miles on the Big Bay, passing by Seaport Village, Shelter...

Cost: $25.00-$30.00 per person* (*Tax, service charge, and landing fee additional)

Where:
Hornblower Cruises
970 N. Harbor Dr.
departs from Navy Float
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Telephone: 619-686-8715
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The Athenaeum has three exhibits on display from November 11 through December 30 Mark Licari’s series "Awaken to Zero" will be exhibited in the Athenaeum’s Clayes Gallery. "Awaken to Zero" is...

Cost: Free

Where:
Athenaeum Music and Arts Library
1008 Wall Street
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Sponsor: Athenaeum Music & Arts Library
Telephone: 858-454-5872
Contact Name: Lidia Rossner
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More than 125 objects used by people from the ancient cultures of Mexico, Central and South America. Objects range from those made for ritual and ceremonial use to those for domestic use as well as...

Cost: 7-10

Where:
Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado
San Diego, CA  92103
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Nature comes in almost endless forms. To understand, study, and appreciate that diversity, the San Diego Natural History Museum (The Nat) has amassed a collection of nearly 8 million...

Cost: Unshelved will be located on Level 2 next to Coast to Cactus in Southern Califor

Where:
San Diego Natural History Museum
, CA


Telephone: 877.946.7797
Contact Name: April Tellez
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Join us for our fun winter book sale all December long in the Athenaeum Art Studio. The book sale opens on Saturday, December 2 and will remain in the studio until the end of the month on...

Cost: Free

Where:
Athenaeum Music and Arts Library
1008 Wall Street
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Sponsor: Athenaeum Music & Arts Library
Telephone: 858-454-5872
Contact Name: Lidia Rossner
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The San Diego Chinese Historical Museum (SDCHM) is showcasing a collection of artifacts and art pieces, from over 20 local artists, representing the Chinese “Four Treasures:” ink stick, ink...

Cost: Free-$5

Where:
Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Extension Building
328 J Street
San Diego, CA  92101
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Tuesday – Saturday, 11:00 am and 5:00 pm Not available on Thanksgiving Day. Enjoy a taste of the season as Pastry Chef Jordan Snyder teaches you the secrets to creating the perfect holiday...

Cost: 115-125

Where:
Amaya at Fairmont Grand Del Mar
5300 Grand Del Mar Court
San Diego, CA  92130
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Bring the Kids to Explore, Imagine, and Experiment through Hands-On Science, Art, and World Culture Activities! Storytime is held daily at 11am and 1pm with a corresponding weekly craft. With an...

Cost: General Admission is $6 and parking is free.

Where:
San Diego Children's Discovery Museum
320 North Broadway
320 N. Broadway
Escondido, CA  92025
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Sponsor: San Diego Children's Discovery Museum
Telephone: 760-233-7755
Contact Name: Danielle Mendoza
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WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 13, 11:30AM–12:30PM MEMBERS FREE, VISITORS $10 Join curator Bob Self for an engaging exploration into the world of whimsical dreamer and designer Rolly Crump.

Cost: MEMBERS FREE, VISITORS $10

Where:
, CA

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The Shores Restaurant is bringing back its popular “Wrap It Up” holiday offer. Starting the day after Thanksgiving, November 24, through December 22, guests can enjoy two complimentary...

Cost: Lunch/Dinner Menu

Where:
The Shores Restaurant
8110 Camino Del Oro
La Jolla, CA
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"The Dream of the Nineties" features the work of nine San Diego photographers at the end of the 20th century, when artists were keenly aware of the emergence of digital media and the end of an...

Cost: Free

Where:
San Diego Central Public Library
330 Park Blvd.
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: San Diego Public Library Foundation
Telephone: 619-238-6690
Contact Name: On View Staff
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Beauty or Torture: Society's Demand of Perfection Examined The quest for beauty is a timeless one and throughout history, women's appearances have been particularly subject to scrutiny. Across...

Cost: $3 - $5

Where:
Women's Museum of California
2730 Historic Decatur Road, Suite 103
San Diego, CA  92106
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Telephone: 619-233-7963
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Celebrate the holidays by ice skating next to the San Diego Bay on Hilton San Diego Bayfront's outdoor ice rink! When you skate with us, we’ll share $1 from your ticket with the USO San Diego!...

Cost: $20 Adults | $15 Kids Ages 5 & Under | Military & Family receive $5 Off

Where:
Hilton San Diego Bayfront
1 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA  92101
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Telephone: +1-619-564-3333
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The San Diego Chinese Historical Museum will showcase a collection of artifacts and art pieces representing the Chinese “Four Treasures,” which are: ink stick, ink stone, writing brush, and...

Cost: 5

Where:
Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Extension Building
328 J St
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: San Diego Chinese Historical Museum
Telephone: 619-338-9888
Contact Name: Tanya Aubin
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Exhibition: Wanderlust / A Group Show // Exhibition on view NOVEMBER 4 – DECEMBER 30, 2017 // OPENING PUBLIC RECEPTION: SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2017 6PM TO 9PM Free to Attend but RSVP is Required...

Cost: Free

Where:
Sparks Gallery
530 Sixth Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Sparks Gallery
Telephone: 619-696-1416
Contact Name: Jessica Amaya
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Bah! Humbug! Introducing A CHRISTMAS CAROL, the spectacular on-stage adaptation of Charles Dickens’ quintessential story. Broadway stars Alan Menken and Lynn Ahrens breathe new life into the...

Cost: $59 - $80 Mention code SCLA for a 10% discount!

Where:
Welk Resort Theatre
8860 Lawrence Welk Drive
Escondido, CA  92026
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Telephone: (888) 802-7469
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San Diego is one of the top locations to watch gray whales as they migrate from feeding grounds in the Arctic to calving lagoons in Baja California, Mexico. Hop on board a Hornblower Cruise for a...

Cost: $42–$47 per person* (*Tax, service charge, and landing fee additional)

Where:
Hornblower Cruises & Events
970 N Harbor Dr.
departs from Navy Float
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Telephone: 619-686-8715
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You know what really sucks? The fact that in San Diego County, 1 in 6 people aren't sure where their next meal will come from.* That's 1 in 7 adults and 1 in 5 children in our community!* Food...

Cost: 0

Where:
Duck Foot Brewing Company
8920 Kenamar Dr
STE 210
San Diego, CA  92121
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Thursday – Sunday in December and Christmas Day Not available on New Year’s Eve. Enjoy the resort’s elegant Afternoon Tea infused with holiday cheer. $65 per adult, includes one glass of...

Cost: $65 per adult, includes one glass of sparkling wine, $32 per child (ages 5 – 12)

Where:
Fairmont Grand Del Mar
5300 Grand Del Mar Court
San Diego, CA  92130
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Experience a magical afternoon tea with fresh house-made pastries and desserts. After tea time, you will be entertained by Santa’s Magician and Elf, story time with Santa Claus himself, followed...

Cost: $35 - $50

Where:
The Westgate Hotel
1055 2nd ave
San Diego, CA  92101
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Contact Name: Leanne Daly
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For over twenty years, Carlsbad has had a Farmers’ Market in the heart of its Village. Every Wednesday, year-round, State Street turns into an open-air specialty food market offering products...

Cost: Free

Where:
Carlsbad Village
2971 State Street
Carlsbad, CA  92008
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Sponsor: Carlsbad Village Association
Telephone: 760-644-2121
Contact Name: Christine Davis
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Sunset Trivia EVERY Wednesday 7-9pm! Don't wait until 7pm, get in early to secure your table... Sunset Trivia is the premier local trivia company in Southern California. They bring the highest...

Cost: 0

Where:
Duck Foot Brewing Company
8920 Kenamar Dr
STE 210
San Diego, CA  92121
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Global Winter Wonderland is a multi-cultural holiday festival featuring traditional illuminated Chinese lanterns, plus live acrobatics performances, rides, carnival games, international cuisine and...

Cost: 0-$18

Where:
SDCCU Stadium
9449 Friars Rd,
San Diego, CA  92108
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Sponsor: International Culture Exchange Group
Telephone: 619 682 3841
Contact Name: Shabnam Karimi
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Join is for the 46th annual San Diego Bay Parade of Lights, a time-honored tradition brought to San Diego by the boating community. Participants in this year’s highly anticipated holiday...

Cost: Free

Where:
San Diego Bay
, CA


Sponsor: Port of San Diego
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After the sun goes down, the Garden is transformed into a dazzling winter wonderland with over 125,000 sparkling lights illuminating the Garden for a magical holiday experience! Festive holiday...

Cost: Varies

Where:
San Diego Botanic Garden
230 Quail Gardens Dr
Encinitas, CA  92024
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Global Winter Wonderland, San Diego's premier holiday event, features spectacular illuminated landscapes for festivalgoers to explore. This multicultural celebration represents various heritages...

Cost: $19-$22

Where:
SDCCU Stadium
9449 Friars Rd
San Diego, CA  92108
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Join us for an evening of painting and fun! Admission includes everything needed to recreate the featured painting including easels, paints, brushes, aprons, step-by-step instructions from a local...

Cost: $35.00

Where:
Nicky Rottens Bar & Burger Joint -RANCHO SAN DIEGO
3773 Willow Glen Drive
El Cajon, CA  92019
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Sponsor: Wine & Canvas
Telephone: 619-207-9431
Contact Name: Carolyn
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Danny Green tickles the keys in La Sala Lounge.

Cost: Free

Where:
La Valencia Hotel
1132 Prospect Street
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Telephone: 858-454-0771
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A magical snow, accompanied by choreographed music and lights, falls at 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. tonight and every night through Christmas Eve, December 24. The FREE annual event Village Walk at EastLake...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Village Walk at EastLake
878 Eastlake Parkway
Chula Vista, CA  91914
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Sponsor: Village Walk at EastLake
Telephone: (858) 695-2700
Contact Name: Annette Sorensen
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This holiday season, USO San Diego encourages all San Diegans to stand together and support the sacrifice of our military service members and their families. This year, USO San Diego is the honored...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Headquarters at Seaport Village, etc.
San Diego, CA  92101


Telephone: 619-987-8020
Contact Name: Sharon Smith
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"In the MIX," the ballroom/club dance night you don't want to miss. We will be playing the very best of the Classics, as well as fabulous new contemporary dance tunes for you to partner dance too....

Cost: 10

Where:
Dance for 2
7528 Clairemont Mesa Boulevard
San Diego, CA  92111-1504
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Sponsor: Shawn Torgerson
Telephone: 858-565-9575
Contact Name: Shawn Torgerson
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Sunset Trivia EVERY Wednesday 7-9pm! Don't wait until 7pm, get in early to secure your table... Sunset Trivia is the premier local trivia company in Southern California. They bring the highest...

Cost: 0

Where:
Duck Foot Brewing Company
8920 Kenamar Dr
STE 210
San Diego, CA  92121
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Celebrating a birthday or anniversary? Friends or family visiting from out of town? Whatever the occasion, raise your glass and enjoy a 3-hour dinner cruise. You’ll dine and dance on the gorgeous...

Cost: $79.95-$92.95 per guest

Where:
Hornblower Cruises & Events
1800 N. Harbor Dr.
departs from Grape St. Pier.
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Telephone: 619-686-8715
Contact Name: Hornblower Cruises
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This December, America's most-beloved holiday tale, "It's a Wonderful Life," comes to the California Center for the Arts Escondido's Studio 1 Theatre. Titled "It's a Wonderful Christmas Carol," the...

Cost: 9-14

Where:
California Center for the Arts Escondido
340 N. Escondido Blvd
Escondido, CA  92025
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Sponsor: North County Players
Telephone: 760-933-9174
Contact Name: Charles carr
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Come out and enjoy a Holiday Season tradition! Tickets are available for The Nutcracker for all performances. The California Ballet performs The Nutcracker. The Nutcracker Tickets. San Diego...

Cost: check options - DISCOUNTS

Where:
San Diego Civic Theatre
, CA


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San Diego Gulls Tickets. San Diego Gulls Schedule. Tickets are available for all games. Buy tickets and download instantly. Valley View Casino Center Tickets and Parking.

Cost: $8 and up

Where:
Valley View Casino Center
, CA


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"I AM... Neil Diamond, I SAID" is the first ever, original musical about the early life of Neil Diamond. Written and produced by Jason Lohrke, who also becomes early Neil Diamond and takes the...

Cost: $35

Where:
The Welk Theatre San Diego
8860 Lawrence Welk Dr.
Escondiddo, CA  92026
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Sponsor: Welk Resorts
Telephone: 888-802-7469
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Based on the story by Charles Dickens Adapted by Sean Murray Music Composed by Billy Thompson Directed by Sean Murray Cygnet Theatre invites you to start your own family tradition with one of...

Cost: $43-$64

Where:
Cygnet Theater
4040 Twiggs St
San Diego, CA  92110
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Feel the magic of the holidays at a performance of City Ballet of San Diego’s award-winning production of The Nutcracker. As you come into the grand lobby of the historic Spreckels Theater, you...

Cost: $34 - $89; On-Stage Champagne Reception Option for $20.00

Where:
Spreckels Theater
121 Broadway
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: City Ballet of San Diego
Telephone: 858-273-6058
Contact Name: Joanne Emery
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"In the MIX," the ballroom/club dance night you don't want to miss. We will be playing the very best of the Classics, as well as fabulous new contemporary dance tunes for you to partner dance too....

Cost: 10

Where:
Dance for 2
7528 Clairemont Mesa Boulevard
San Diego, CA  92111-1504
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Sponsor: Shawn Torgerson
Telephone: 858-565-9575
Contact Name: Shawn Torgerson
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Mark your calendars! We have the dates for Black Kat’s annual Year In Review! We’ll be returning to the Women’s Museum of California to bring you the best and worst of 2017 (Russian hacking,...

Cost: TBD

Where:
Women's Museum
2730 Historic Decatur Rd.
#206
San Diego, CA  92106
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Sponsor: Black Kat Theatre
Telephone: #
Contact Name: Black Kat Marketing
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The Pearl Hotel in Point Loma features "Dive-In Theatre," a FREE weekly "cinema social" combining eclectic film choices, along with delicious food and drink from EAT at The...

Cost: 0

Where:
The Pearl Hotel
1410 Rosecrans
San Diego, CA  92106
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Telephone: 619-226-6100
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Join Super Sonic San Diego for our weekly dance & drum class. Explore the rhythms of Brazil including samba rio, samba reggae, funk, malandro, afro-samba and more. Drummers and dancers of all...

Cost: $0-$10

Where:
World Beat Center, Balboa Park
2100 Park Blvd.
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Super Sonic Samba School
Telephone: 760-747-DRUM
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Experience Sevilla’s Tapas Bar featuring live musical acts seven nights a week. Enjoy award-winning tapas and sangria while you watch live Spanish guitar, Flamenco, Salsa, Rhumba, Gypsy King...

Cost: Cover Charge May Apply

Where:
Caffe Sevilla
353 Fifth Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Telephone: 619-233-5979
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In collaboration with Museo Jumex in Mexico City and the Museo de Arte de Lima, MCASD will present an exhibition examining the ways in which Latin American artists from the 1960s to the 1980s...

Cost: 0-$10

Where:
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - Downtow
1100 Kettner Blvd
San Diego, CA  92101
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Telephone: 858-454-3541
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EXPERIENCE SAN DIEGO'S ONLY BEACHFRONT ICE SKATING RINK Skating by the Sea® returns to Hotel del Coronado for the 13th year from Thanksgiving Day, November 23, through January 1. This...

Cost: $30

Where:
Hotel del Coronado
1500 Orange Ave
Coronado, CA  92118
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Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas! is a wonderful, whimsical musical based upon the classic Dr. Seuss book. Back for its 20th incredible year, the family favorite features the songs...

Cost: $32-$72

Where:
The Old Globe
1363 Old Globe Way
San Diego, CA  92101
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Twinkling lights, festive foods, and merry performances transform the Zoo into a wild, glowing wonderland. The whole family will enjoy an exciting array of animal light sculptures, jingly, jazzy...

Cost: Varies

Where:
San Diego Zoo
2920 Zoo Dr
San Diego, CA  92101
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DETAILS December 14, 2017 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. $750 Includes tuition, course materials, parking, breakfast and lunch. This class part of the Mindful Executive Certificate and Communication...

Cost: $750 Includes tuition, course materials, parking, breakfast and lunch.

Where:
UCSD Rady School of Management
9450 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA  92092
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Sponsor: UCSD Rady School of Management: Center for Executive Development
Telephone: 185-882-27853
Contact Name: Philayne Pribnow
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“Centuries of Opulence: Jewels of India” features 50 remarkable gemstone jewelry pieces on loan from a private collection that have rarely been seen in public. Showcasing more than 300 years...

Cost: Free

Where:
Gemological Institute of America
5345 Armada drive
Carlsbad, CA  92008
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Sponsor: GIA
Telephone: 760-603-4184
Contact Name: Nellie Barnett
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DETAILS December 14, 2017 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. $750 - Includes tuition, course materials, parking, breakfast, and lunch. This class is part of the Finance Certificate and the Excel Certificate...

Cost: $750 Includes tuition, course materials, parking, breakfast and lunch.

Where:
UCSD Rady School of Management
9450 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA  92092
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Sponsor: UCSD Rady School of Management: Center for Executive Development
Telephone: 185-882-27853
Contact Name: Philayne Pribnow
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Download the free Geotourist app on your smartphone and take the audio walking tour of the Gaslamp Quarter. The tour starts at the Gaslamp Quarter Foundation and covers 31 buildings. The...

Cost: Free

Where:
Gaslamp Quarter Historical Foundation
410 Island Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Geotourist
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A well-written Employee Handbook can be a helpful tool in assisting with an organization's day-to-day activities, as well as an effective legal defense in case of litigation, but a poorly written...

Cost: $199

Where:
San Diego Employers Association
8799 Balboa Ave
Suite 160
San Diego, CA  92123
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Telephone: 185-850-50024
Contact Name: Connie Pung
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Celebrate the Holiday SEAson! From December 1 to 31, Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography is transformed into a holiday wonderland full of SEAsonal activities for the whole...

Cost: $14.00 - $18.50

Where:
Birch Aquarium at Scripps
2300 Expedition Way
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Telephone: 858-534-7336
Contact Name: Birch Aquarium
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Birch Aquarium at Scripps is launching Infinity Cube, a new, immersive art installation that explores bioluminescence by combining glowing creatures with world-class science, high-tech projection...

Cost: Included with aquarium admission.

Where:
Birch Aquarium at Scripps
2300 Expedition Way
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Sponsor: Birch Aquarium at Scripps
Telephone: 858-534-3474
Contact Name: Birch Aquarium at Scripps
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For the sixth year, the Veterinary Specialty Hospital is asking San Diego residents to help by donating pet food to its annual Holiday Pet Food Drive. All dog and cat pet food items will be donated...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Veterinary Specialty Hospital
1435 Sorrento Valley Rd.
San Diego, CA  92121
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Growing up, young Navajo were told not to speak their language. But as young Marines during World War II, men like Samuel Tsosie Sr. found their words were their mightiest weapons. The Marine...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
4203 Anderson Ave
San Diego, CA  92145-0316
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Sponsor: Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
Telephone: 858-693-1723
Contact Name: Chuck Meadows
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San Diego is one of the top locations to watch gray whales as they migrate from feeding grounds in the Arctic to calving lagoons in Baja California, Mexico. Hop on board a Hornblower Cruise for a...

Cost: $42–$47 per person* (*Tax, service charge, and landing fee additional)

Where:
Hornblower Cruises & Events
970 N Harbor Dr.
departs from Navy Float
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Telephone: 619-686-8715
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Mingei Internation Museum will explore the spiritual weavings of the Diné (Navajo) Nation in WEAVING A PATH – Navajo Women and the Feminine Ethos. This exhibition will focus on the tradition and...

Cost: $7-$10

Where:
Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Mingei International Museum
Telephone: 619-239-0003
Contact Name: Paola Capó-García
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Join us for our fun winter book sale all December long in the Athenaeum Art Studio. The book sale opens on Saturday, December 2 and will remain in the studio until the end of the month on...

Cost: Free

Where:
Athenaeum Music and Arts Library
1008 Wall Street
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Sponsor: Athenaeum Music & Arts Library
Telephone: 858-454-5872
Contact Name: Lidia Rossner
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Join this year’s student exhibition at the Athenaeum Art Center in Logan Heights. Students, friends, members, and the public will have the opportunity to see and purchase work created during...

Cost: Free

Where:
Athenaeum Art Center
1955 Julian Avenue
San Diego, CA  92113
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Sponsor: Athenaeum Music & Arts Library
Telephone: 858-454-5872
Contact Name: Lidia Rossner
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This year marks the 150th anniversary of the arrival that would change San Diego’s history forever. On April 17, 1867 Alonzo Horton arrived on a ship from San Francisco and saw in the dusty...

Cost: 0-$10

Where:
Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House
410 Island Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Telephone: 619-233-4692
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Nature comes in almost endless forms. To understand, study, and appreciate that diversity, the San Diego Natural History Museum (The Nat) has amassed a collection of nearly 8 million...

Cost: Unshelved will be located on Level 2 next to Coast to Cactus in Southern Califor

Where:
San Diego Natural History Museum
, CA


Telephone: 877.946.7797
Contact Name: April Tellez
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More than 125 objects used by people from the ancient cultures of Mexico, Central and South America. Objects range from those made for ritual and ceremonial use to those for domestic use as well as...

Cost: 7-10

Where:
Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado
San Diego, CA  92103
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A retrospective view of more than seven decades of work, ARLINE FISCH – One of a Kind features jewelry and body ornaments, as well as a collection of knitted and crocheted wire hanging flowers...

Cost: $7-10

Where:
Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado
San Diego, CA  92101
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Hi, everybody! If you like active life, city tours, scavenger hunts, puzzle adventures and etc. So, "Perfect Mistake" is for you! 06.24.2017 - OFFICIAL OPENING! What is it? Is it a usual scavenger...

Cost: 25

Where:
301 1st Ave
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Rostislav Kovalskii
Telephone: 619-430-6418
Contact Name: Rostislav

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The TrainHR Course is approved by HRCI and SHRM Recertification Provider. Overview: Is your organization poised to implement strategies that create value, generate growth and result in profits? Who...

Cost: $145.00

Where:
Online Event
Online Event
Fremont, CA  94539
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Sponsor: NetZealous LLC, DBA TrainHR
Telephone: +1-800-385-1627
Contact Name: Event Manager
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Enjoy the best sightseeing on San Diego Bay—with a professionally narrated tour of more than 50 landmarks. We’ll cover over 13 miles on the Big Bay, passing by Seaport Village, Shelter...

Cost: $25.00-$30.00 per person* (*Tax, service charge, and landing fee additional)

Where:
Hornblower Cruises
970 N. Harbor Dr.
departs from Navy Float
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Telephone: 619-686-8715
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Hi, everybody! If you like active life, city tours, scavenger hunts, puzzle adventures and etc. So, "Perfect Mistake" is for you! 06.24.2017 - OFFICIAL OPENING! Discount 50%. Only 10$/per. What is...

Cost: 20

Where:
"Breaking of the Chains"
301 1st Ave
San Diego, NV  92101
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Sponsor: Rostislav Kovalskii
Telephone: 619-430-6418
Contact Name: Rostislav
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Turn San Diego into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure. Combine the excitement of the Amazing Race with a three-hour city tour. Two adventures to choose from: Old...

Cost: Only $39.20 for a team of 2-5 people

Where:
Old Town
4005 Taylor
San Diego, CA  92110
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Sponsor: Urban Adventure Quest
Telephone: 805-603-5620
Contact Name: Eric West
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The TrainHR Course is approved by HRCI and SHRM Recertification Provider. Overview: Coaching is one of the most effective ways to develop people. It creates an environment where people know how...

Cost: $145.00

Where:
Online Event
Online Event
Fremont, CA  94539
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Sponsor: NetZealous LLC, DBA TrainHR
Telephone: +1-800-385-1627
Contact Name: Event Manager
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The San Diego Watercolor Society presents “Polar Extractions,” an art exhibition juried by award-winning artist Mary Sievers. The exhibit runs December 1-30, 2017 at our Art Gallery in The ARTS...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The San Diego Watercolor Society
2825 Dewey Rd Ste#105
San Diego, CA  92106
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Sponsor: The San Diego Watercolor Society
Telephone: 619-876-4550
Contact Name: Sue Binford
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The Athenaeum has three exhibits on display from November 11 through December 30 Mark Licari’s series "Awaken to Zero" will be exhibited in the Athenaeum’s Clayes Gallery. "Awaken to Zero" is...

Cost: Free

Where:
Athenaeum Music and Arts Library
1008 Wall Street
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Sponsor: Athenaeum Music & Arts Library
Telephone: 858-454-5872
Contact Name: Lidia Rossner
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Eager children and their families can experience the joy and magic of the holiday season with a visit to the Simon® Santa Photo Experience at Fashion Valley. Children can whisper wishes and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Fashion Valley
7007 Friars Rd
San Diego, CA  92108
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Over 40 traditional folk textiles created from recycled garments—intricately embroidered with vivid, colorful and imaginative designs.

Cost: $7-10

Where:
Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado
San Diego , CA  92101
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The San Diego Chinese Historical Museum (SDCHM) is showcasing a collection of artifacts and art pieces, from over 20 local artists, representing the Chinese “Four Treasures:” ink stick, ink...

Cost: Free-$5

Where:
Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Extension Building
328 J Street
San Diego, CA  92101
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Bring the Kids to Explore, Imagine, and Experiment through Hands-On Science, Art, and World Culture Activities! Storytime is held daily at 11am and 1pm with a corresponding weekly craft. With an...

Cost: General Admission is $6 and parking is free.

Where:
San Diego Children's Discovery Museum
320 North Broadway
320 N. Broadway
Escondido, CA  92025
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Sponsor: San Diego Children's Discovery Museum
Telephone: 760-233-7755
Contact Name: Danielle Mendoza
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Tuesday – Saturday, 11:00 am and 5:00 pm Not available on Thanksgiving Day. Enjoy a taste of the season as Pastry Chef Jordan Snyder teaches you the secrets to creating the perfect holiday...

Cost: 115-125

Where:
Amaya at Fairmont Grand Del Mar
5300 Grand Del Mar Court
San Diego, CA  92130
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This is one of the only times during the year The Marine Room is open for lunch – so treat your family, friends and colleagues to this limited-time special. Join us during special holiday hours...

Cost: a la carte menu

Where:
The Marine Room
2000 Spindrift Drive
La Jolla, CA
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The Shores Restaurant is bringing back its popular “Wrap It Up” holiday offer. Starting the day after Thanksgiving, November 24, through December 22, guests can enjoy two complimentary...

Cost: Lunch/Dinner Menu

Where:
The Shores Restaurant
8110 Camino Del Oro
La Jolla, CA
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Celebrate the holidays by ice skating next to the San Diego Bay on Hilton San Diego Bayfront's outdoor ice rink! When you skate with us, we’ll share $1 from your ticket with the USO San Diego!...

Cost: $20 Adults | $15 Kids Ages 5 & Under | Military & Family receive $5 Off

Where:
Hilton San Diego Bayfront
1 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA  92101
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Exhibition: Wanderlust / A Group Show // Exhibition on view NOVEMBER 4 – DECEMBER 30, 2017 // OPENING PUBLIC RECEPTION: SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2017 6PM TO 9PM Free to Attend but RSVP is Required...

Cost: Free

Where:
Sparks Gallery
530 Sixth Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Sparks Gallery
Telephone: 619-696-1416
Contact Name: Jessica Amaya
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The San Diego Chinese Historical Museum will showcase a collection of artifacts and art pieces representing the Chinese “Four Treasures,” which are: ink stick, ink stone, writing brush, and...

Cost: 5

Where:
Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Extension Building
328 J St
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: San Diego Chinese Historical Museum
Telephone: 619-338-9888
Contact Name: Tanya Aubin
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"The Dream of the Nineties" features the work of nine San Diego photographers at the end of the 20th century, when artists were keenly aware of the emergence of digital media and the end of an...

Cost: Free

Where:
San Diego Central Public Library
330 Park Blvd.
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: San Diego Public Library Foundation
Telephone: 619-238-6690
Contact Name: On View Staff
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Beauty or Torture: Society's Demand of Perfection Examined The quest for beauty is a timeless one and throughout history, women's appearances have been particularly subject to scrutiny. Across...

Cost: $3 - $5

Where:
Women's Museum of California
2730 Historic Decatur Road, Suite 103
San Diego, CA  92106
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Telephone: 619-233-7963
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Bah! Humbug! Introducing A CHRISTMAS CAROL, the spectacular on-stage adaptation of Charles Dickens’ quintessential story. Broadway stars Alan Menken and Lynn Ahrens breathe new life into the...

Cost: $59 - $80 Mention code SCLA for a 10% discount!

Where:
Welk Resort Theatre
8860 Lawrence Welk Drive
Escondido, CA  92026
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Telephone: (888) 802-7469
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Opening a window to San Diego’s past, the Gaslamp Quarter Historical Foundation showcases the history of the Davis-Horton House built in 1850, as well as walking tours of the historic Gaslamp...

Cost: 0-20

Where:
Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House
410 Island Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Telephone: 619-233-4692
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San Diego is one of the top locations to watch gray whales as they migrate from feeding grounds in the Arctic to calving lagoons in Baja California, Mexico. Hop on board a Hornblower Cruise for a...

Cost: $42–$47 per person* (*Tax, service charge, and landing fee additional)

Where:
Hornblower Cruises & Events
970 N Harbor Dr.
departs from Navy Float
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Telephone: 619-686-8715
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Thursday – Sunday in December and Christmas Day Not available on New Year’s Eve. Enjoy the resort’s elegant Afternoon Tea infused with holiday cheer. $65 per adult, includes one glass of...

Cost: $65 per adult, includes one glass of sparkling wine, $32 per child (ages 5 – 12)

Where:
Fairmont Grand Del Mar
5300 Grand Del Mar Court
San Diego, CA  92130
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Experience a magical afternoon tea with fresh house-made pastries and desserts. After tea time, you will be entertained by Santa’s Magician and Elf, story time with Santa Claus himself, followed...

Cost: $35 - $50

Where:
The Westgate Hotel
1055 2nd ave
San Diego, CA  92101
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Contact Name: Leanne Daly
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Take a timeout from cooking: Islands Restaurants’ NFL Happy Hour is here to offer football fans ice cold beer, tropical drinks and tasty game day fare all season long. On Mondays and Thursdays,...

Cost: Price may vary

Where:
Islands Restaurants
, CA

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Let’s experiment through science! Children, ages 8-12, have fun engaging in weekly science activities while also practicing an important social skill. Our upcoming 8-week session will focus on...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Family Wellness Center
7339 El Cajon Blvd
La Mesa, CA  91942
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Telephone: 858-277-9550
Contact Name: Jessica Esquivel
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Global Winter Wonderland is a multi-cultural holiday festival featuring traditional illuminated Chinese lanterns, plus live acrobatics performances, rides, carnival games, international cuisine and...

Cost: 0-$18

Where:
SDCCU Stadium
9449 Friars Rd,
San Diego, CA  92108
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Sponsor: International Culture Exchange Group
Telephone: 619 682 3841
Contact Name: Shabnam Karimi
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After the sun goes down, the Garden is transformed into a dazzling winter wonderland with over 125,000 sparkling lights illuminating the Garden for a magical holiday experience! Festive holiday...

Cost: Varies

Where:
San Diego Botanic Garden
230 Quail Gardens Dr
Encinitas, CA  92024
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Providing a safe and supportive environment for teens to expand their social knowledge and abilities! Middle and high school students meet every Thursday to learn a specific social skill through...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Family Wellness Center
7339 El Cajon Blvd
La Mesa, CA  91942
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Telephone: 858-277-9550
Contact Name: Jessica Esquivel
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Join is for the 46th annual San Diego Bay Parade of Lights, a time-honored tradition brought to San Diego by the boating community. Participants in this year’s highly anticipated holiday...

Cost: Free

Where:
San Diego Bay
, CA


Sponsor: Port of San Diego
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Global Winter Wonderland, San Diego's premier holiday event, features spectacular illuminated landscapes for festivalgoers to explore. This multicultural celebration represents various heritages...

Cost: $19-$22

Where:
SDCCU Stadium
9449 Friars Rd
San Diego, CA  92108
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The holidays following the death of a loved one can be a difficult experience for survivors. To bring the bereaved out of silence and into the support of individuals and families sharing the same...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Greenwood Memorial Park- Bible Mausoleum
4300 Imperial Ave.
San Diego, CA  92113
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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 14, 6:00–8:00PM MEMBERS $35, VISITORS $45 Join Robin Douglas for an evening of food, drink, and the swirling, golden world of Gustav Klimt. Known as the creator of art...

Cost: $35-$45

Where:
Oceanside Museum of Art
704 Pier View Way
Oceanside, CA  92054
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Sponsor: Oceanside Museum of Art
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Justin Newman plays his acoustic pop sounds at La Sala Lounge in La Valencia Hotel.

Cost: Free

Where:
La Valencia Hotel
1132 Prospect Street
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Telephone: 858-454-0771
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Bioluminescence is more than beautiful, it also helps creatures survive. Get hands on with glowing activities, meet scientists who study illuminating creatures, and create a glowing path on a...

Cost: $10 - $18.50, Door $20; Please See Website for More Details.

Where:
Birch Aquarium at Scripps
2300 Expedition Way
La Jolla, CA  92037
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A magical snow, accompanied by choreographed music and lights, falls at 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. tonight and every night through Christmas Eve, December 24. The FREE annual event Village Walk at EastLake...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Village Walk at EastLake
878 Eastlake Parkway
Chula Vista, CA  91914
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Sponsor: Village Walk at EastLake
Telephone: (858) 695-2700
Contact Name: Annette Sorensen
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Join celebrity mindfulness expert & former NFL running back Prince Daniels, Jr. as he guides participants through a meditation session that will guarantee peace, calmness, and relaxation at the end...

Cost: $50 for 5 sessions

Where:
LEVEL 10 PRO PERFORMANCE
624 Broadway
Suite 504
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: 4LBU
Telephone: 858-925-4790
Contact Name: Robert Nsiah
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Fulfill your destiny! Be among the first to see the new Star Wars film! Join the Fleet Science Center on Thursday, December 14, for an exclusive private screening of Star Wars: The Last Jedi....

Cost: 55-125

Where:
Fleet Science Center
1875 El Prado
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Fleet Science Center
Telephone: 619.685.5717
Contact Name: Andrea Decker
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This holiday season, USO San Diego encourages all San Diegans to stand together and support the sacrifice of our military service members and their families. This year, USO San Diego is the honored...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Headquarters at Seaport Village, etc.
San Diego, CA  92101


Telephone: 619-987-8020
Contact Name: Sharon Smith
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On the second Thursday of every month, parents of teens with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or similar conditions, join together in a supportive and friendly environment to gain knowledge and build...

Cost: $130

Where:
Santee Family Mediine
120 Town Center Parkway
Santee, CA  92071
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Sponsor: San Diego Center for Children
Telephone: 858-634-8300
Contact Name: Clarke Heyes
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This December, America's most-beloved holiday tale, "It's a Wonderful Life," comes to the California Center for the Arts Escondido's Studio 1 Theatre. Titled "It's a Wonderful Christmas Carol," the...

Cost: 9-14

Where:
California Center for the Arts Escondido
340 N. Escondido Blvd
Escondido, CA  92025
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Sponsor: North County Players
Telephone: 760-933-9174
Contact Name: Charles carr
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Celebrating a birthday or anniversary? Friends or family visiting from out of town? Whatever the occasion, raise your glass and enjoy a 3-hour dinner cruise. You’ll dine and dance on the gorgeous...

Cost: $79.95-$92.95 per guest

Where:
Hornblower Cruises & Events
1800 N. Harbor Dr.
departs from Grape St. Pier.
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Telephone: 619-686-8715
Contact Name: Hornblower Cruises
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3 Nights Only! Direct from Off-Broadway: Isaac Oliver is coming to San Diego. Trim the tree, hang the stockings and sip the homewine. Ring out this absolutely terrible year cuddled up with new...

Cost: $20-$30

Where:
Diversionary Theatre
4545 Park Blvd
San Diego, CA  92116
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Sponsor: Diversionary Theatre
Telephone: 619.220.0097
Contact Name: Jenny Case
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Come out and enjoy a Holiday Season tradition! Tickets are available for The Nutcracker for all performances. The California Ballet performs The Nutcracker. The Nutcracker Tickets. San Diego...

Cost: check options - DISCOUNTS

Where:
San Diego Civic Theatre
, CA


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A strong argument could be made that Oliver! is one of the most engaging and delightful musicals ever written. In fact, we'll make it. But don't let all that delight get to your head, because this...

Cost: $14.50 - $29.00

Where:
Avo Playhouse
303 Main Street
Vista, CA  92084
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Telephone: 858-762-2034
Contact Name: Ricagin Elejorde
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Mark your calendars! We have the dates for Black Kat’s annual Year In Review! We’ll be returning to the Women’s Museum of California to bring you the best and worst of 2017 (Russian hacking,...

Cost: TBD

Where:
Women's Museum
2730 Historic Decatur Rd.
#206
San Diego, CA  92106
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Sponsor: Black Kat Theatre
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Contact Name: Black Kat Marketing
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Feel the magic of the holidays at a performance of City Ballet of San Diego’s award-winning production of The Nutcracker. As you come into the grand lobby of the historic Spreckels Theater, you...

Cost: $34 - $89; On-Stage Champagne Reception Option for $20.00

Where:
Spreckels Theater
121 Broadway
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: City Ballet of San Diego
Telephone: 858-273-6058
Contact Name: Joanne Emery
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Based on the story by Charles Dickens Adapted by Sean Murray Music Composed by Billy Thompson Directed by Sean Murray Cygnet Theatre invites you to start your own family tradition with one of...

Cost: $43-$64

Where:
Cygnet Theater
4040 Twiggs St
San Diego, CA  92110
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The heartwarming holiday classic retold in the tradition of a live 1940’s era radio broadcast. When a department store Santa claims he’s the real Kris Kringle, his case gets taken all the way...

Cost: $25 - $50

Where:
Horton Grand Theatre
444 Fourth Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: San Diego Musical Theatre
Telephone: 185-856-05740
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Bah! Humbug! Introducing A CHRISTMAS CAROL, the spectacular on-stage adaptation of Charles Dickens’ quintessential story. Broadway stars Alan Menken and Lynn Ahrens breathe new life into the...

Cost: $59 - $80 Mention code SCLA for a 10% discount!

Where:
Welk Resort Theatre
8860 Lawrence Welk Drive
Escondido, CA  92026
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Telephone: (888) 802-7469
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Experience Sevilla’s Tapas Bar featuring live musical acts seven nights a week. Enjoy award-winning tapas and sangria while you watch live Spanish guitar, Flamenco, Salsa, Rhumba, Gypsy King...

Cost: Cover Charge May Apply

Where:
Caffe Sevilla
353 Fifth Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Telephone: 619-233-5979
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Looking for a new late night watering hole? George's at the Cove just launched a happy hour menu aimed at La Jolla night owls. Available at its midlevel cocktail bar, George's Level2, the new late...

Cost: Drinks Vary

Where:
George's at the Cove - Level2
1250 Prospect St
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Sponsor: George's at the Cove
Telephone: 858-454-4244
Contact Name: George's at the Cove
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In collaboration with Museo Jumex in Mexico City and the Museo de Arte de Lima, MCASD will present an exhibition examining the ways in which Latin American artists from the 1960s to the 1980s...

Cost: 0-$10

Where:
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - Downtow
1100 Kettner Blvd
San Diego, CA  92101
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Telephone: 858-454-3541
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Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas! is a wonderful, whimsical musical based upon the classic Dr. Seuss book. Back for its 20th incredible year, the family favorite features the songs...

Cost: $32-$72

Where:
The Old Globe
1363 Old Globe Way
San Diego, CA  92101
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EXPERIENCE SAN DIEGO'S ONLY BEACHFRONT ICE SKATING RINK Skating by the Sea® returns to Hotel del Coronado for the 13th year from Thanksgiving Day, November 23, through January 1. This...

Cost: $30

Where:
Hotel del Coronado
1500 Orange Ave
Coronado, CA  92118
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Twinkling lights, festive foods, and merry performances transform the Zoo into a wild, glowing wonderland. The whole family will enjoy an exciting array of animal light sculptures, jingly, jazzy...

Cost: Varies

Where:
San Diego Zoo
2920 Zoo Dr
San Diego, CA  92101
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“Centuries of Opulence: Jewels of India” features 50 remarkable gemstone jewelry pieces on loan from a private collection that have rarely been seen in public. Showcasing more than 300 years...

Cost: Free

Where:
Gemological Institute of America
5345 Armada drive
Carlsbad, CA  92008
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Sponsor: GIA
Telephone: 760-603-4184
Contact Name: Nellie Barnett
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DETAILS December 15, 2017 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. $750 - Includes tuition, course materials, parking, breakfast, and lunch. This class is part of the Finance Certificate and the Excel Certificate...

Cost: $750 Includes tuition, course materials, parking, breakfast and lunch.

Where:
UCSD Rady School of Management
9450 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA  92092
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Sponsor: UCSD Rady School of Management: Center for Executive Development
Telephone: 185-882-27853
Contact Name: Philayne Pribnow
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Special happy hour prices on food and beverage, no cover, no reservations, free parking. (619)298-0511 http://sd.handlery.com/

Cost: 0

Where:
The Handlery Hotel 950 Lounge
950 Hotel Circle North
San Diego, CA  92108
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Celebrate the Holiday SEAson! From December 1 to 31, Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography is transformed into a holiday wonderland full of SEAsonal activities for the whole...

Cost: $14.00 - $18.50

Where:
Birch Aquarium at Scripps
2300 Expedition Way
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Telephone: 858-534-7336
Contact Name: Birch Aquarium
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Live + Breath is hosting free prenatal classes at Best Start Birth Center starting July 28th at 9am

Cost: 0

Where:
Best Start Birth Center
3343 4th Ave
San Diego , CA  92103
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Sponsor: Live + Breath prenatal yoga
Telephone: 619-299-0840
Contact Name: Joanna Bronkema
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Download the free Geotourist app on your smartphone and take the audio walking tour of the Gaslamp Quarter. The tour starts at the Gaslamp Quarter Foundation and covers 31 buildings. The...

Cost: Free

Where:
Gaslamp Quarter Historical Foundation
410 Island Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Geotourist
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For the sixth year, the Veterinary Specialty Hospital is asking San Diego residents to help by donating pet food to its annual Holiday Pet Food Drive. All dog and cat pet food items will be donated...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Veterinary Specialty Hospital
1435 Sorrento Valley Rd.
San Diego, CA  92121
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Growing up, young Navajo were told not to speak their language. But as young Marines during World War II, men like Samuel Tsosie Sr. found their words were their mightiest weapons. The Marine...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
4203 Anderson Ave
San Diego, CA  92145-0316
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Sponsor: Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
Telephone: 858-693-1723
Contact Name: Chuck Meadows
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Birch Aquarium at Scripps is launching Infinity Cube, a new, immersive art installation that explores bioluminescence by combining glowing creatures with world-class science, high-tech projection...

Cost: Included with aquarium admission.

Where:
Birch Aquarium at Scripps
2300 Expedition Way
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Sponsor: Birch Aquarium at Scripps
Telephone: 858-534-3474
Contact Name: Birch Aquarium at Scripps
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San Diego is one of the top locations to watch gray whales as they migrate from feeding grounds in the Arctic to calving lagoons in Baja California, Mexico. Hop on board a Hornblower Cruise for a...

Cost: $42–$47 per person* (*Tax, service charge, and landing fee additional)

Where:
Hornblower Cruises & Events
970 N Harbor Dr.
departs from Navy Float
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Telephone: 619-686-8715
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Mingei Internation Museum will explore the spiritual weavings of the Diné (Navajo) Nation in WEAVING A PATH – Navajo Women and the Feminine Ethos. This exhibition will focus on the tradition and...

Cost: $7-$10

Where:
Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Mingei International Museum
Telephone: 619-239-0003
Contact Name: Paola Capó-García
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The San Diego Watercolor Society presents “Polar Extractions,” an art exhibition juried by award-winning artist Mary Sievers. The exhibit runs December 1-30, 2017 at our Art Gallery in The ARTS...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The San Diego Watercolor Society
2825 Dewey Rd Ste#105
San Diego, CA  92106
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Sponsor: The San Diego Watercolor Society
Telephone: 619-876-4550
Contact Name: Sue Binford
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Nature comes in almost endless forms. To understand, study, and appreciate that diversity, the San Diego Natural History Museum (The Nat) has amassed a collection of nearly 8 million...

Cost: Unshelved will be located on Level 2 next to Coast to Cactus in Southern Califor

Where:
San Diego Natural History Museum
, CA


Telephone: 877.946.7797
Contact Name: April Tellez
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December 15 through March 15 Union Cowork proudly presents an international art exhibition at 704 J Street in East Village San Diego. An interactive print series celebrates and raises awareness...

Cost: Free

Where:
Union Cowork East Village
704 J Street
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Union Cowork
Telephone: 858-210-1212
Contact Name: Jamie Miller
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Join this year’s student exhibition at the Athenaeum Art Center in Logan Heights. Students, friends, members, and the public will have the opportunity to see and purchase work created during...

Cost: Free

Where:
Athenaeum Art Center
1955 Julian Avenue
San Diego, CA  92113
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Sponsor: Athenaeum Music & Arts Library
Telephone: 858-454-5872
Contact Name: Lidia Rossner
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The Athenaeum has three exhibits on display from November 11 through December 30 Mark Licari’s series "Awaken to Zero" will be exhibited in the Athenaeum’s Clayes Gallery. "Awaken to Zero" is...

Cost: Free

Where:
Athenaeum Music and Arts Library
1008 Wall Street
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Sponsor: Athenaeum Music & Arts Library
Telephone: 858-454-5872
Contact Name: Lidia Rossner
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Over 40 traditional folk textiles created from recycled garments—intricately embroidered with vivid, colorful and imaginative designs.

Cost: $7-10

Where:
Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado
San Diego , CA  92101
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Eager children and their families can experience the joy and magic of the holiday season with a visit to the Simon® Santa Photo Experience at Fashion Valley. Children can whisper wishes and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Fashion Valley
7007 Friars Rd
San Diego, CA  92108
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Turn San Diego into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure. Combine the excitement of the Amazing Race with a three-hour city tour. Two adventures to choose from: Old...

Cost: Only $39.20 for a team of 2-5 people

Where:
Old Town
4005 Taylor
San Diego, CA  92110
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Sponsor: Urban Adventure Quest
Telephone: 805-603-5620
Contact Name: Eric West
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More than 125 objects used by people from the ancient cultures of Mexico, Central and South America. Objects range from those made for ritual and ceremonial use to those for domestic use as well as...

Cost: 7-10

Where:
Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado
San Diego, CA  92103
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Join us for our fun winter book sale all December long in the Athenaeum Art Studio. The book sale opens on Saturday, December 2 and will remain in the studio until the end of the month on...

Cost: Free

Where:
Athenaeum Music and Arts Library
1008 Wall Street
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Sponsor: Athenaeum Music & Arts Library
Telephone: 858-454-5872
Contact Name: Lidia Rossner
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This year marks the 150th anniversary of the arrival that would change San Diego’s history forever. On April 17, 1867 Alonzo Horton arrived on a ship from San Francisco and saw in the dusty...

Cost: 0-$10

Where:
Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House
410 Island Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Telephone: 619-233-4692
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A retrospective view of more than seven decades of work, ARLINE FISCH – One of a Kind features jewelry and body ornaments, as well as a collection of knitted and crocheted wire hanging flowers...

Cost: $7-10

Where:
Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado
San Diego, CA  92101
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Hi, everybody! If you like active life, city tours, scavenger hunts, puzzle adventures and etc. So, "Perfect Mistake" is for you! 06.24.2017 - OFFICIAL OPENING! Discount 50%. Only 10$/per. What is...

Cost: 20

Where:
"Breaking of the Chains"
301 1st Ave
San Diego, NV  92101
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Sponsor: Rostislav Kovalskii
Telephone: 619-430-6418
Contact Name: Rostislav
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Hi, everybody! If you like active life, city tours, scavenger hunts, puzzle adventures and etc. So, "Perfect Mistake" is for you! 06.24.2017 - OFFICIAL OPENING! What is it? Is it a usual scavenger...

Cost: 25

Where:
301 1st Ave
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Rostislav Kovalskii
Telephone: 619-430-6418
Contact Name: Rostislav

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Enjoy the best sightseeing on San Diego Bay—with a professionally narrated tour of more than 50 landmarks. We’ll cover over 13 miles on the Big Bay, passing by Seaport Village, Shelter...

Cost: $25.00-$30.00 per person* (*Tax, service charge, and landing fee additional)

Where:
Hornblower Cruises
970 N. Harbor Dr.
departs from Navy Float
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Telephone: 619-686-8715
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This new series, “Boys and Girls from Brooklyn,” examines the lives and music of four great musicians who were born in the borough: George Gershwin, Aaron Copland, Beverly Sills, and Barbra...

Cost: 36

Where:
Lawrence Family JCC
4126 Executive Drive
La Jolla, CA
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Sponsor: San Diego Center for Jewish Culture
Telephone: 858-362-1348
Contact Name: Box Office
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The San Diego Chinese Historical Museum (SDCHM) is showcasing a collection of artifacts and art pieces, from over 20 local artists, representing the Chinese “Four Treasures:” ink stick, ink...

Cost: Free-$5

Where:
Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Extension Building
328 J Street
San Diego, CA  92101
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Tuesday – Saturday, 11:00 am and 5:00 pm Not available on Thanksgiving Day. Enjoy a taste of the season as Pastry Chef Jordan Snyder teaches you the secrets to creating the perfect holiday...

Cost: 115-125

Where:
Amaya at Fairmont Grand Del Mar
5300 Grand Del Mar Court
San Diego, CA  92130
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Bring the Kids to Explore, Imagine, and Experiment through Hands-On Science, Art, and World Culture Activities! Storytime is held daily at 11am and 1pm with a corresponding weekly craft. With an...

Cost: General Admission is $6 and parking is free.

Where:
San Diego Children's Discovery Museum
320 North Broadway
320 N. Broadway
Escondido, CA  92025
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Sponsor: San Diego Children's Discovery Museum
Telephone: 760-233-7755
Contact Name: Danielle Mendoza
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This is one of the only times during the year The Marine Room is open for lunch – so treat your family, friends and colleagues to this limited-time special. Join us during special holiday hours...

Cost: a la carte menu

Where:
The Marine Room
2000 Spindrift Drive
La Jolla, CA
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The Shores Restaurant is bringing back its popular “Wrap It Up” holiday offer. Starting the day after Thanksgiving, November 24, through December 22, guests can enjoy two complimentary...

Cost: Lunch/Dinner Menu

Where:
The Shores Restaurant
8110 Camino Del Oro
La Jolla, CA
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"The Dream of the Nineties" features the work of nine San Diego photographers at the end of the 20th century, when artists were keenly aware of the emergence of digital media and the end of an...

Cost: Free

Where:
San Diego Central Public Library
330 Park Blvd.
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: San Diego Public Library Foundation
Telephone: 619-238-6690
Contact Name: On View Staff
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Dive into the holiday spirit with a festive lunch on the water. Bring your team for a fresh taste of holiday spice complete with a “welcome aboard” glass of bubbly and holiday tunes while you...

Cost: 49.00

Where:
Hornblower Cruises & Events Grape Street Pier
1800 N. Harbor Dr.
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Telephone: 619-686-8700
Contact Name: Morgan Perry
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GEM FAIRE: December 15-17, 2017, Scottish Rite Event Center, 1895 Camino del Rio S., San Diego. Fri. 12pm-6pm, Sat. 10am-6pm, Sun. 10am-5pm. Admission $7 weekend pass. Free parking! Fine jewelry,...

Cost: $7

Where:
Scottish Rite Event Center
1895 Camino del Rio S.
San Diego, CA  92108
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Sponsor: Gem Faire, Inc
Telephone: 503-252-8300
Contact Name: n/a
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Celebrate the holidays by ice skating next to the San Diego Bay on Hilton San Diego Bayfront's outdoor ice rink! When you skate with us, we’ll share $1 from your ticket with the USO San Diego!...

Cost: $20 Adults | $15 Kids Ages 5 & Under | Military & Family receive $5 Off

Where:
Hilton San Diego Bayfront
1 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA  92101
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The San Diego Chinese Historical Museum will showcase a collection of artifacts and art pieces representing the Chinese “Four Treasures,” which are: ink stick, ink stone, writing brush, and...

Cost: 5

Where:
Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Extension Building
328 J St
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: San Diego Chinese Historical Museum
Telephone: 619-338-9888
Contact Name: Tanya Aubin
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Exhibition: Wanderlust / A Group Show // Exhibition on view NOVEMBER 4 – DECEMBER 30, 2017 // OPENING PUBLIC RECEPTION: SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2017 6PM TO 9PM Free to Attend but RSVP is Required...

Cost: Free

Where:
Sparks Gallery
530 Sixth Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Sparks Gallery
Telephone: 619-696-1416
Contact Name: Jessica Amaya
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Beauty or Torture: Society's Demand of Perfection Examined The quest for beauty is a timeless one and throughout history, women's appearances have been particularly subject to scrutiny. Across...

Cost: $3 - $5

Where:
Women's Museum of California
2730 Historic Decatur Road, Suite 103
San Diego, CA  92106
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Telephone: 619-233-7963
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The Red Nose Run is scheduled for Friday, December 15, 2017, along the beaches of Del Mar. This holiday tradition, sponsored and 100% volunteer operated and will benefit Fresh Start Surgical Gifts...

Cost: $35 and up

Where:
Poseidon Restaurant
1670 Coast Blvd
Del Mar, CA  92014
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Sponsor: The Red Nose Run volunteers
Telephone: 858-488-2867
Contact Name: Mary Beth McCabe
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San Diego is one of the top locations to watch gray whales as they migrate from feeding grounds in the Arctic to calving lagoons in Baja California, Mexico. Hop on board a Hornblower Cruise for a...

Cost: $42–$47 per person* (*Tax, service charge, and landing fee additional)

Where:
Hornblower Cruises & Events
970 N Harbor Dr.
departs from Navy Float
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Telephone: 619-686-8715
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Thursday – Sunday in December and Christmas Day Not available on New Year’s Eve. Enjoy the resort’s elegant Afternoon Tea infused with holiday cheer. $65 per adult, includes one glass of...

Cost: $65 per adult, includes one glass of sparkling wine, $32 per child (ages 5 – 12)

Where:
Fairmont Grand Del Mar
5300 Grand Del Mar Court
San Diego, CA  92130
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Experience a magical afternoon tea with fresh house-made pastries and desserts. After tea time, you will be entertained by Santa’s Magician and Elf, story time with Santa Claus himself, followed...

Cost: $35 - $50

Where:
The Westgate Hotel
1055 2nd ave
San Diego, CA  92101
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Contact Name: Leanne Daly
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Guests and locals are invited to celebrate the holiday season during THE US GRANT's Holiday Remix party on Friday, December 15 from 3 - 5 p.m. Whether gathering with coworkers, friends or family...

Cost: $65

Where:
The US Grant
326 Broadway
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: The US Grant
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Queen Bee Market buzzes into San Diego just in time for the holidays with a two-day market on Friday, December 15 and Saturday, December 16 at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. The urban-style handmade...

Cost: $3

Where:
Del Mar Fairgrounds – Wyland Hall
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd.
Del Mar, CA  92014
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Global Winter Wonderland is a multi-cultural holiday festival featuring traditional illuminated Chinese lanterns, plus live acrobatics performances, rides, carnival games, international cuisine and...

Cost: 0-$18

Where:
SDCCU Stadium
9449 Friars Rd,
San Diego, CA  92108
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Sponsor: International Culture Exchange Group
Telephone: 619 682 3841
Contact Name: Shabnam Karimi
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Global Winter Wonderland, San Diego's premier holiday event, features spectacular illuminated landscapes for festivalgoers to explore. This multicultural celebration represents various heritages...

Cost: $19-$22

Where:
SDCCU Stadium
9449 Friars Rd
San Diego, CA  92108
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Take a stroll through the Gaslamp’s haunted history with Davis-Horton House historian, Sandee Wilhoit, who will recount ghostly happenings of the past……and of the present. Visit hotels,...

Cost: 0-20

Where:
Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House
410 Island Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Telephone: 619-233-4692
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Join is for the 46th annual San Diego Bay Parade of Lights, a time-honored tradition brought to San Diego by the boating community. Participants in this year’s highly anticipated holiday...

Cost: Free

Where:
San Diego Bay
, CA


Sponsor: Port of San Diego
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Join Wild Foodie Tours for an authentic Mexican seafood dinner with your choice of any entree, soup or appetizer, and beverage (including alcoholic ones) at Las Playas, the seafood restaurant...

Cost: $74

Where:
Meeting spot: McDonald's San Ysidro Trolley Statio
727 E San Ysidro Blvd
San Diego, CA  92173
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Sponsor: Wild Foodie Tours
Telephone: 858-951-7470
Contact Name: Albert
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After the sun goes down, the Garden is transformed into a dazzling winter wonderland with over 125,000 sparkling lights illuminating the Garden for a magical holiday experience! Festive holiday...

Cost: Varies

Where:
San Diego Botanic Garden
230 Quail Gardens Dr
Encinitas, CA  92024
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Come to the La Sala Lounge in the beautiful La Valencia Hotel to hear Los Reyes, a flamenco and salsa band!

Cost: Free

Where:
La Valencia Hotel
1132 Prospect Street
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Telephone: 858-454-0771
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A magical snow, accompanied by choreographed music and lights, falls at 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. tonight and every night through Christmas Eve, December 24. The FREE annual event Village Walk at EastLake...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Village Walk at EastLake
878 Eastlake Parkway
Chula Vista, CA  91914
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Sponsor: Village Walk at EastLake
Telephone: (858) 695-2700
Contact Name: Annette Sorensen
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Dance the night away with Manny Cepeda and his orchestra in our beautiful outdoor courtyard from 6 pm - 9 pm. No partner or experience necessary for this free event.

Cost: Free

Where:
The Headquarters
789 West Harbor Dr.
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: The Headquarters
Telephone: 619-235-4013
Contact Name: The Headquarters
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Fulfill your destiny! Be among the first to see the new Star Wars film! Join the Fleet Science Center on Thursday, December 14, for an exclusive private screening of Star Wars: The Last Jedi....

Cost: 55-125

Where:
Fleet Science Center
1875 El Prado
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Fleet Science Center
Telephone: 619.685.5717
Contact Name: Andrea Decker
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This holiday season, USO San Diego encourages all San Diegans to stand together and support the sacrifice of our military service members and their families. This year, USO San Diego is the honored...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Headquarters at Seaport Village, etc.
San Diego, CA  92101


Telephone: 619-987-8020
Contact Name: Sharon Smith
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Fallen Tree Exhibitions invites art enthusiasts, artists, collectors, press, curators, and patrons of culture, to check-in to the third unofficial art fair in San Diego! Hotels/Motels (Unofficial...

Cost: $15 advance, $20 at the door

Where:
Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows
2223 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA  92104
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Sponsor: Vanguard Culture
Contact Name: Eric Wong
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San Diego new music collective Figmentum presents its debut performance with music for toy piano trio (and a little bit of clarinet)! More often found in children's stores, thrift shops, and...

Cost: $5-$15 suggested donation

Where:
White Box Live Arts
2590 Truxtun Rd #205
#111
San Diego, CA  92106
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Sponsor: Figmentum
Telephone: 862-202-6077
Contact Name: Daria Binkowski
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Barry Meyer's "World Famous Tuff–N–Uff: Future Stars of MMA" is slated to return to the San Diego area for the first time in 14 years. The Las Vegas based combat sport is a form of amateur...

Cost: $25.00 and up

Where:
Harrah's Resort Southern California
777 HARRAH'S RINCON WAY
FUNNER, CA  92082
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Come out and enjoy a Holiday Season tradition! Tickets are available for The Nutcracker for all performances. The California Ballet performs The Nutcracker. The Nutcracker Tickets. San Diego...

Cost: check options - DISCOUNTS

Where:
San Diego Civic Theatre
, CA


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San Diego Gulls Tickets. San Diego Gulls Schedule. Tickets are available for all games. Buy tickets and download instantly. Valley View Casino Center Tickets and Parking.

Cost: $8 and up

Where:
Valley View Casino Center
, CA


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This December, America's most-beloved holiday tale, "It's a Wonderful Life," comes to the California Center for the Arts Escondido's Studio 1 Theatre. Titled "It's a Wonderful Christmas Carol," the...

Cost: 9-14

Where:
California Center for the Arts Escondido
340 N. Escondido Blvd
Escondido, CA  92025
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Sponsor: North County Players
Telephone: 760-933-9174
Contact Name: Charles carr
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3 Nights Only! Direct from Off-Broadway: Isaac Oliver is coming to San Diego. Trim the tree, hang the stockings and sip the homewine. Ring out this absolutely terrible year cuddled up with new...

Cost: $20-$30

Where:
Diversionary Theatre
4545 Park Blvd
San Diego, CA  92116
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Sponsor: Diversionary Theatre
Telephone: 619.220.0097
Contact Name: Jenny Case
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Celebrating a birthday or anniversary? Friends or family visiting from out of town? Whatever the occasion, raise your glass and enjoy a 3-hour dinner cruise. You’ll dine and dance on the gorgeous...

Cost: $79.95-$92.95 per guest

Where:
Hornblower Cruises & Events
1800 N. Harbor Dr.
departs from Grape St. Pier.
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Telephone: 619-686-8715
Contact Name: Hornblower Cruises
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The San Diego Pro Arte Voices will present their fourth annual An Evening of Readings & Carols on Friday, December 15 and Saturday, December 16, 2017. The format of the Readings & Carols concert is...

Cost: $30 for adults, $10 for students with ID, kids 5-under free

Where:
Village Community Presbyterian Church
6225 Paseo Delicias
Rancho Santa Fe, CA  92067
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Sponsor: The San Diego Pro Arte Voices
Telephone: (609) 937–6619
Contact Name: Jenn French
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Mark your calendars! We have the dates for Black Kat’s annual Year In Review! We’ll be returning to the Women’s Museum of California to bring you the best and worst of 2017 (Russian hacking,...

Cost: TBD

Where:
Women's Museum
2730 Historic Decatur Rd.
#206
San Diego, CA  92106
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Sponsor: Black Kat Theatre
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Based on the story by Charles Dickens Adapted by Sean Murray Music Composed by Billy Thompson Directed by Sean Murray Cygnet Theatre invites you to start your own family tradition with one of...

Cost: $43-$64

Where:
Cygnet Theater
4040 Twiggs St
San Diego, CA  92110
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Feel the magic of the holidays at a performance of City Ballet of San Diego’s award-winning production of The Nutcracker. As you come into the grand lobby of the historic Spreckels Theater, you...

Cost: $34 - $89; On-Stage Champagne Reception Option for $20.00

Where:
Spreckels Theater
121 Broadway
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: City Ballet of San Diego
Telephone: 858-273-6058
Contact Name: Joanne Emery
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Deck out your holiday celebration. Board a decadent winter wonderland this holiday season. Cruise under the San Diego moonlight as you sip champagne and soak up the incredible views. During the...

Cost: 109.00

Where:
Hornblower Cruises & Events
1800 N. Harbor Dr.
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Telephone: 619-686-8700
Contact Name: Morgan Perry
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Don’t miss this holiday tradition! An encore of last season’s popular radio version of the classic film, as done in 1947 as part of the Lux Radio Hour. In this Christmas classic, single mother...

Cost: $19

Where:
Oceanside Theatre Company
Brooks Theatre
217 N Coast Hwy
Oceanside, CA  92054
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Telephone: 760-433-8900

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The heartwarming holiday classic retold in the tradition of a live 1940’s era radio broadcast. When a department store Santa claims he’s the real Kris Kringle, his case gets taken all the way...

Cost: $25 - $50

Where:
Horton Grand Theatre
444 Fourth Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: San Diego Musical Theatre
Telephone: 185-856-05740
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The Gaslamp Quarter Association wants to remind you that beginning on September 2nd, Fifth Avenue will be converted into a 3 minute passenger loading zone every Friday and Saturday night from 8pm...

Cost: N/A

Where:
Gaslamp Quarter
Fifth Avenue from Broadway to Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Gaslamp Quarter Association
Telephone: 619-233-5227
Contact Name: Sherry An
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Looking for a new late night watering hole? George's at the Cove just launched a happy hour menu aimed at La Jolla night owls. Available at its midlevel cocktail bar, George's Level2, the new late...

Cost: Drinks Vary

Where:
George's at the Cove - Level2
1250 Prospect St
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Sponsor: George's at the Cove
Telephone: 858-454-4244
Contact Name: George's at the Cove
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Experience Sevilla’s Tapas Bar featuring live musical acts seven nights a week. Enjoy award-winning tapas and sangria while you watch live Spanish guitar, Flamenco, Salsa, Rhumba, Gypsy King...

Cost: Cover Charge May Apply

Where:
Caffe Sevilla
353 Fifth Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Telephone: 619-233-5979
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In collaboration with Museo Jumex in Mexico City and the Museo de Arte de Lima, MCASD will present an exhibition examining the ways in which Latin American artists from the 1960s to the 1980s...

Cost: 0-$10

Where:
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - Downtow
1100 Kettner Blvd
San Diego, CA  92101
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Telephone: 858-454-3541
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EXPERIENCE SAN DIEGO'S ONLY BEACHFRONT ICE SKATING RINK Skating by the Sea® returns to Hotel del Coronado for the 13th year from Thanksgiving Day, November 23, through January 1. This...

Cost: $30

Where:
Hotel del Coronado
1500 Orange Ave
Coronado, CA  92118
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Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas! is a wonderful, whimsical musical based upon the classic Dr. Seuss book. Back for its 20th incredible year, the family favorite features the songs...

Cost: $32-$72

Where:
The Old Globe
1363 Old Globe Way
San Diego, CA  92101
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Twinkling lights, festive foods, and merry performances transform the Zoo into a wild, glowing wonderland. The whole family will enjoy an exciting array of animal light sculptures, jingly, jazzy...

Cost: Varies

Where:
San Diego Zoo
2920 Zoo Dr
San Diego, CA  92101
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Save a Life. Because You Care. Join us for our largest community blood drive of the year, featuring: - Sports-themed activities for the whole family, including slap shot tunnel - Live...

Cost: 0

Where:
Town & Country Convention Center
500 Hotel Cir N, San Diego, CA 92108
San Diego, CA  92108
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Sponsor: San Diego Blood Bank
Telephone: 1-800-4-MY-SDBB
Contact Name: San Diego Blood Bank
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Birch Aquarium at Scripps is launching Infinity Cube, a new, immersive art installation that explores bioluminescence by combining glowing creatures with world-class science, high-tech projection...

Cost: Included with aquarium admission.

Where:
Birch Aquarium at Scripps
2300 Expedition Way
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Sponsor: Birch Aquarium at Scripps
Telephone: 858-534-3474
Contact Name: Birch Aquarium at Scripps
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For the sixth year, the Veterinary Specialty Hospital is asking San Diego residents to help by donating pet food to its annual Holiday Pet Food Drive. All dog and cat pet food items will be donated...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Veterinary Specialty Hospital
1435 Sorrento Valley Rd.
San Diego, CA  92121
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Stretch yourself with a FREE yoga class at Headquarters' courtyard Saturdays in December from 9 am - 10 am! Sponsored by Scripps Health and Downtown San Diego Partnership. Check-in is at 8:30,...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Headquarters
789 West Harbor Dr.
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: The Headquarters
Telephone: 619-235-4013
Contact Name: The Headquarters
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Download the free Geotourist app on your smartphone and take the audio walking tour of the Gaslamp Quarter. The tour starts at the Gaslamp Quarter Foundation and covers 31 buildings. The...

Cost: Free

Where:
Gaslamp Quarter Historical Foundation
410 Island Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Geotourist
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Celebrate the Holiday SEAson! From December 1 to 31, Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography is transformed into a holiday wonderland full of SEAsonal activities for the whole...

Cost: $14.00 - $18.50

Where:
Birch Aquarium at Scripps
2300 Expedition Way
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Telephone: 858-534-7336
Contact Name: Birch Aquarium
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Growing up, young Navajo were told not to speak their language. But as young Marines during World War II, men like Samuel Tsosie Sr. found their words were their mightiest weapons. The Marine...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
4203 Anderson Ave
San Diego, CA  92145-0316
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Sponsor: Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
Telephone: 858-693-1723
Contact Name: Chuck Meadows
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Our ongoing 6-week soccer clinic supports children, ages 4-10, with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to build confidence and have fun! Children will learn soccer and teamwork skills in a...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Family Wellness Center
7339 El Cajon Blvd
La Mesa, CA  91942
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Telephone: 858-277-9550
Contact Name: Jessica Esquivel
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San Diego is one of the top locations to watch gray whales as they migrate from feeding grounds in the Arctic to calving lagoons in Baja California, Mexico. Hop on board a Hornblower Cruise for a...

Cost: $42–$47 per person* (*Tax, service charge, and landing fee additional)

Where:
Hornblower Cruises & Events
970 N Harbor Dr.
departs from Navy Float
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Telephone: 619-686-8715
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Over 40 traditional folk textiles created from recycled garments—intricately embroidered with vivid, colorful and imaginative designs.

Cost: $7-10

Where:
Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado
San Diego , CA  92101
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The San Diego Watercolor Society presents “Polar Extractions,” an art exhibition juried by award-winning artist Mary Sievers. The exhibit runs December 1-30, 2017 at our Art Gallery in The ARTS...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The San Diego Watercolor Society
2825 Dewey Rd Ste#105
San Diego, CA  92106
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Sponsor: The San Diego Watercolor Society
Telephone: 619-876-4550
Contact Name: Sue Binford
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Eager children and their families can experience the joy and magic of the holiday season with a visit to the Simon® Santa Photo Experience at Fashion Valley. Children can whisper wishes and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Fashion Valley
7007 Friars Rd
San Diego, CA  92108
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Join this year’s student exhibition at the Athenaeum Art Center in Logan Heights. Students, friends, members, and the public will have the opportunity to see and purchase work created during...

Cost: Free

Where:
Athenaeum Art Center
1955 Julian Avenue
San Diego, CA  92113
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Sponsor: Athenaeum Music & Arts Library
Telephone: 858-454-5872
Contact Name: Lidia Rossner
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Join us for our fun winter book sale all December long in the Athenaeum Art Studio. The book sale opens on Saturday, December 2 and will remain in the studio until the end of the month on...

Cost: Free

Where:
Athenaeum Music and Arts Library
1008 Wall Street
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Sponsor: Athenaeum Music & Arts Library
Telephone: 858-454-5872
Contact Name: Lidia Rossner
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More than 125 objects used by people from the ancient cultures of Mexico, Central and South America. Objects range from those made for ritual and ceremonial use to those for domestic use as well as...

Cost: 7-10

Where:
Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado
San Diego, CA  92103
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Turn San Diego into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure. Combine the excitement of the Amazing Race with a three-hour city tour. Two adventures to choose from: Old...

Cost: Only $39.20 for a team of 2-5 people

Where:
Old Town
4005 Taylor
San Diego, CA  92110
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Sponsor: Urban Adventure Quest
Telephone: 805-603-5620
Contact Name: Eric West
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December 15 through March 15 Union Cowork proudly presents an international art exhibition at 704 J Street in East Village San Diego. An interactive print series celebrates and raises awareness...

Cost: Free

Where:
Union Cowork East Village
704 J Street
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Union Cowork
Telephone: 858-210-1212
Contact Name: Jamie Miller
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A retrospective view of more than seven decades of work, ARLINE FISCH – One of a Kind features jewelry and body ornaments, as well as a collection of knitted and crocheted wire hanging flowers...

Cost: $7-10

Where:
Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado
San Diego, CA  92101
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Enjoy the best sightseeing on San Diego Bay—with a professionally narrated tour of more than 50 landmarks. We’ll cover over 13 miles on the Big Bay, passing by Seaport Village, Shelter...

Cost: $25.00-$30.00 per person* (*Tax, service charge, and landing fee additional)

Where:
Hornblower Cruises
970 N. Harbor Dr.
departs from Navy Float
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Telephone: 619-686-8715
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The Athenaeum has three exhibits on display from November 11 through December 30 Mark Licari’s series "Awaken to Zero" will be exhibited in the Athenaeum’s Clayes Gallery. "Awaken to Zero" is...

Cost: Free

Where:
Athenaeum Music and Arts Library
1008 Wall Street
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Sponsor: Athenaeum Music & Arts Library
Telephone: 858-454-5872
Contact Name: Lidia Rossner
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Mingei Internation Museum will explore the spiritual weavings of the Diné (Navajo) Nation in WEAVING A PATH – Navajo Women and the Feminine Ethos. This exhibition will focus on the tradition and...

Cost: $7-$10

Where:
Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Mingei International Museum
Telephone: 619-239-0003
Contact Name: Paola Capó-García
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Nature comes in almost endless forms. To understand, study, and appreciate that diversity, the San Diego Natural History Museum (The Nat) has amassed a collection of nearly 8 million...

Cost: Unshelved will be located on Level 2 next to Coast to Cactus in Southern Califor

Where:
San Diego Natural History Museum
, CA


Telephone: 877.946.7797
Contact Name: April Tellez
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The San Diego Chinese Historical Museum (SDCHM) is showcasing a collection of artifacts and art pieces, from over 20 local artists, representing the Chinese “Four Treasures:” ink stick, ink...

Cost: Free-$5

Where:
Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Extension Building
328 J Street
San Diego, CA  92101
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Join Wild Foodie Tours and enjoy a night out for a lobster dinner tour in Puerto Nuevo, home of the world famous Puerto Nuevo-style lobster! We'll travel through Tijuana and Rosarito down the...

Cost: $119

Where:
Meeting spot: McDonald's San Ysidro Trolley Statio
727 E San Ysidro Blvd
San Diego, CA  92173
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Sponsor: Wild Foodie Tours
Telephone: 858-951-7470
Contact Name: Albert
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Our (virtual) bumbling scientists are standing by with a map of outbreaks that are ravaging downtown San Diego. With that map loaded to your smartphone, your team will hustle on foot to a variety...

Cost: $35.00

Where:
Downtown San Diego
900 Fourth Ave
San Diego, WA  92101
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Sponsor: KurioCity Games
Telephone: (347) 850-7609
Contact Name: Kris Neese
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Bring the Kids to Explore, Imagine, and Experiment through Hands-On Science, Art, and World Culture Activities! Storytime is held daily at 11am and 1pm with a corresponding weekly craft. With an...

Cost: General Admission is $6 and parking is free.

Where:
San Diego Children's Discovery Museum
320 North Broadway
320 N. Broadway
Escondido, CA  92025
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Sponsor: San Diego Children's Discovery Museum
Telephone: 760-233-7755
Contact Name: Danielle Mendoza
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Tuesday – Saturday, 11:00 am and 5:00 pm Not available on Thanksgiving Day. Enjoy a taste of the season as Pastry Chef Jordan Snyder teaches you the secrets to creating the perfect holiday...

Cost: 115-125

Where:
Amaya at Fairmont Grand Del Mar
5300 Grand Del Mar Court
San Diego, CA  92130
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Join SDCHM for this month’s Third Saturday Lecture, The Evolution of Chinese Weaponry” with special guest lecturer, Vincent Dang. From spears to assault rifles, Chinese history is littered with...

Cost: 5

Where:
Chuang Archive & Learning Center
541 B Second Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: San Diego Chinese Historical Museum
Telephone: 619-338-9888
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Opening a window to San Diego’s past, the Gaslamp Quarter Historical Foundation showcases the history of the Davis-Horton House built in 1850, as well as walking tours of the historic Gaslamp...

Cost: 0-20

Where:
Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House
410 Island Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Telephone: 619-233-4692
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The Shores Restaurant is bringing back its popular “Wrap It Up” holiday offer. Starting the day after Thanksgiving, November 24, through December 22, guests can enjoy two complimentary...

Cost: Lunch/Dinner Menu

Where:
The Shores Restaurant
8110 Camino Del Oro
La Jolla, CA
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Beauty or Torture: Society's Demand of Perfection Examined The quest for beauty is a timeless one and throughout history, women's appearances have been particularly subject to scrutiny. Across...

Cost: $3 - $5

Where:
Women's Museum of California
2730 Historic Decatur Road, Suite 103
San Diego, CA  92106
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Telephone: 619-233-7963
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The San Diego Chinese Historical Museum will showcase a collection of artifacts and art pieces representing the Chinese “Four Treasures,” which are: ink stick, ink stone, writing brush, and...

Cost: 5

Where:
Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Extension Building
328 J St
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: San Diego Chinese Historical Museum
Telephone: 619-338-9888
Contact Name: Tanya Aubin
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Celebrate the holidays by ice skating next to the San Diego Bay on Hilton San Diego Bayfront's outdoor ice rink! When you skate with us, we’ll share $1 from your ticket with the USO San Diego!...

Cost: $20 Adults | $15 Kids Ages 5 & Under | Military & Family receive $5 Off

Where:
Hilton San Diego Bayfront
1 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA  92101
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Telephone: +1-619-564-3333
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"The Dream of the Nineties" features the work of nine San Diego photographers at the end of the 20th century, when artists were keenly aware of the emergence of digital media and the end of an...

Cost: Free

Where:
San Diego Central Public Library
330 Park Blvd.
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: San Diego Public Library Foundation
Telephone: 619-238-6690
Contact Name: On View Staff
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Saturday, December 16 and Sunday, December 17, seatings at 12 and 2 p.m. The coastal inspired Tea by the Sea offers an enchanting way to celebrate the season with friends and loved ones. The cozy...

Cost: $49 - 59

Where:
L'Auberge Del Mar
1540 Camino Del Mar
Del Mar, CA  92014
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Sponsor: MCPR
Telephone: 858-259-1515
Contact Name: Kristi Turek
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Fallen Tree Exhibitions invites art enthusiasts, artists, collectors, press, curators, and patrons of culture, to check-in to the third unofficial art fair in San Diego! Hotels/Motels (Unofficial...

Cost: $15 advance, $20 at the door

Where:
Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows
2223 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA  92104
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Sponsor: Vanguard Culture
Contact Name: Eric Wong
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GEM FAIRE: December 15-17, 2017, Scottish Rite Event Center, 1895 Camino del Rio S., San Diego. Fri. 12pm-6pm, Sat. 10am-6pm, Sun. 10am-5pm. Admission $7 weekend pass. Free parking! Fine jewelry,...

Cost: $7

Where:
Scottish Rite Event Center
1895 Camino del Rio S.
San Diego, CA  92108
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Sponsor: Gem Faire, Inc
Telephone: 503-252-8300
Contact Name: n/a
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Exhibition: Wanderlust / A Group Show // Exhibition on view NOVEMBER 4 – DECEMBER 30, 2017 // OPENING PUBLIC RECEPTION: SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2017 6PM TO 9PM Free to Attend but RSVP is Required...

Cost: Free

Where:
Sparks Gallery
530 Sixth Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Sparks Gallery
Telephone: 619-696-1416
Contact Name: Jessica Amaya
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Join Wild Foodie Tours for an all-inclusive, fun, gritty, and insightful street food tour in Tijuana! We'll enjoy tastings at 5 food stops, 1 non-alcoholic beverage stop, and 1 dessert stop to...

Cost: $69

Where:
Meeting spot-McDonald's San Ysidro Trolley Station
727 E San Ysidro Blvd
SAN DIEGO, CA  92173
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Sponsor: Wild Foodie Tours
Telephone: 858-951-7470
Contact Name: Albert
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Bah! Humbug! Introducing A CHRISTMAS CAROL, the spectacular on-stage adaptation of Charles Dickens’ quintessential story. Broadway stars Alan Menken and Lynn Ahrens breathe new life into the...

Cost: $59 - $80 Mention code SCLA for a 10% discount!

Where:
Welk Resort Theatre
8860 Lawrence Welk Drive
Escondido, CA  92026
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International award-winning dancers Martha Leebolt and Toby Batley make their debut as artistic directors with Southern California Ballet's 26th annual The Nutcracker. Tchaikovsky's holiday classic...

Cost: $20-$43

Where:
poway center for the performing arts
15498 Espola Road
Poway, CA  92064
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San Diego is one of the top locations to watch gray whales as they migrate from feeding grounds in the Arctic to calving lagoons in Baja California, Mexico. Hop on board a Hornblower Cruise for a...

Cost: $42–$47 per person* (*Tax, service charge, and landing fee additional)

Where:
Hornblower Cruises & Events
970 N Harbor Dr.
departs from Navy Float
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Telephone: 619-686-8715
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Thursday – Sunday in December and Christmas Day Not available on New Year’s Eve. Enjoy the resort’s elegant Afternoon Tea infused with holiday cheer. $65 per adult, includes one glass of...

Cost: $65 per adult, includes one glass of sparkling wine, $32 per child (ages 5 – 12)

Where:
Fairmont Grand Del Mar
5300 Grand Del Mar Court
San Diego, CA  92130
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Experience a magical afternoon tea with fresh house-made pastries and desserts. After tea time, you will be entertained by Santa’s Magician and Elf, story time with Santa Claus himself, followed...

Cost: $35 - $50

Where:
The Westgate Hotel
1055 2nd ave
San Diego, CA  92101
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Contact Name: Leanne Daly
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Junior Rangers at Silver Strand State Beach Kids can earn the California State Parks Junior Ranger badge! Kids age 7 to 12 are invited to these outdoor activities, which may include walks,...

Cost: This activity is free, but there is a fee to drive into the state beach.

Where:
Silver Strand State Beach
5000 Highway 75
Coronado, CA  92118
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Sponsor: Silver Strand State Beach
Telephone: (619)823-5801
Contact Name: Heather Sanderson
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Queen Bee Market buzzes into San Diego just in time for the holidays with a two-day market on Friday, December 15 and Saturday, December 16 at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. The urban-style handmade...

Cost: $3

Where:
Del Mar Fairgrounds – Wyland Hall
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd.
Del Mar, CA  92014
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Join Wild Foodie Tours and enjoy a night out for a lobster dinner tour in Puerto Nuevo, home of the world famous Puerto Nuevo-style lobster! We'll travel through Tijuana and Rosarito down the...

Cost: $119

Where:
Meeting spot: McDonald's San Ysidro Trolley Statio
727 E San Ysidro Blvd
San Diego, CA  92173
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Sponsor: Wild Foodie Tours
Telephone: 858-951-7470
Contact Name: Albert
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Join Wild Foodie Tours and make your evening a special one on a romantic dinner tour ideal for special occasions! We'll travel through Tijuana to the coastal town of Rosarito where the ocean...

Cost: $119

Where:
Meeting spot: McDonald's San Ysidro Trolley Statio
727 East San Ysidro Blvd.
San Diego, CA  92173
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Sponsor: Wild Foodie Tours
Telephone: 858-951-7470
Contact Name: Albert
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Global Winter Wonderland is a multi-cultural holiday festival featuring traditional illuminated Chinese lanterns, plus live acrobatics performances, rides, carnival games, international cuisine and...

Cost: 0-$18

Where:
SDCCU Stadium
9449 Friars Rd,
San Diego, CA  92108
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Sponsor: International Culture Exchange Group
Telephone: 619 682 3841
Contact Name: Shabnam Karimi
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After the sun goes down, the Garden is transformed into a dazzling winter wonderland with over 125,000 sparkling lights illuminating the Garden for a magical holiday experience! Festive holiday...

Cost: Varies

Where:
San Diego Botanic Garden
230 Quail Gardens Dr
Encinitas, CA  92024
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Global Winter Wonderland, San Diego's premier holiday event, features spectacular illuminated landscapes for festivalgoers to explore. This multicultural celebration represents various heritages...

Cost: $19-$22

Where:
SDCCU Stadium
9449 Friars Rd
San Diego, CA  92108
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Join is for the 46th annual San Diego Bay Parade of Lights, a time-honored tradition brought to San Diego by the boating community. Participants in this year’s highly anticipated holiday...

Cost: Free

Where:
San Diego Bay
, CA


Sponsor: Port of San Diego
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Join Wild Foodie Tours for an authentic Mexican seafood dinner with your choice of any entree, soup or appetizer, and beverage (including alcoholic ones) at Las Playas, the seafood restaurant...

Cost: $74

Where:
Meeting spot-McDonald's San Ysidro Trolley Station
727 E San Ysidro Blvd
SAN DIEGO, CA  92173
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Sponsor: Wild Foodie Tours
Telephone: 858-951-7470
Contact Name: Albert
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Roman Palacios brings the Rat Pack back to life at the La Valencia Hotel!

Cost: Free

Where:
La Valencia Hotel
1132 Prospect Street
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Telephone: 858-454-0771
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America's largest interactive comedy murder mystery dinner show! Solve a hilarious crime while you feast on a fantastic dinner. Just beware! The killer is hiding somewhere in the room, and you...

Cost: $64.95 - $69.95

Where:
Courtyard Marriott Downtown San Diego
530 Broadway
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: The Dinner Detective Interactive Murder Mystery Show San Diego
Telephone: 866-496-0535
Contact Name: The Box Office
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A magical snow, accompanied by choreographed music and lights, falls at 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. tonight and every night through Christmas Eve, December 24. The FREE annual event Village Walk at EastLake...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Village Walk at EastLake
878 Eastlake Parkway
Chula Vista, CA  91914
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Sponsor: Village Walk at EastLake
Telephone: (858) 695-2700
Contact Name: Annette Sorensen
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This holiday season, USO San Diego encourages all San Diegans to stand together and support the sacrifice of our military service members and their families. This year, USO San Diego is the honored...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Headquarters at Seaport Village, etc.
San Diego, CA  92101


Telephone: 619-987-8020
Contact Name: Sharon Smith
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This December, America's most-beloved holiday tale, "It's a Wonderful Life," comes to the California Center for the Arts Escondido's Studio 1 Theatre. Titled "It's a Wonderful Christmas Carol," the...

Cost: 9-14

Where:
California Center for the Arts Escondido
340 N. Escondido Blvd
Escondido, CA  92025
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Sponsor: North County Players
Telephone: 760-933-9174
Contact Name: Charles carr
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Café Sevilla is home to the longest running Flamenco Dinner show in Southern California. Every Saturday night, we offer a three-course dinner menu combined with a two-part Flamenco Dance...

Cost: 65

Where:
Cafe Sevilla
353 Fifth Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Telephone: 619.233.5979
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Come out and enjoy a Holiday Season tradition! Tickets are available for The Nutcracker for all performances. The California Ballet performs The Nutcracker. The Nutcracker Tickets. San Diego...

Cost: check options - DISCOUNTS

Where:
San Diego Civic Theatre
, CA


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Fallen Tree Exhibitions invites art enthusiasts, artists, collectors, press, curators, and patrons of culture, to check-in to the third unofficial art fair in San Diego! Hotels/Motels (Unofficial...

Cost: $15 advance, $20 at the door

Where:
Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows
2223 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA  92104
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Sponsor: Vanguard Culture
Contact Name: Eric Wong
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3 Nights Only! Direct from Off-Broadway: Isaac Oliver is coming to San Diego. Trim the tree, hang the stockings and sip the homewine. Ring out this absolutely terrible year cuddled up with new...

Cost: $20-$30

Where:
Diversionary Theatre
4545 Park Blvd
San Diego, CA  92116
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Sponsor: Diversionary Theatre
Telephone: 619.220.0097
Contact Name: Jenny Case
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San Diego Gulls Tickets. San Diego Gulls Schedule. Tickets are available for all games. Buy tickets and download instantly. Valley View Casino Center Tickets and Parking.

Cost: $8 and up

Where:
Valley View Casino Center
, CA


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Celebrating a birthday or anniversary? Friends or family visiting from out of town? Whatever the occasion, raise your glass and enjoy a 3-hour dinner cruise. You’ll dine and dance on the gorgeous...

Cost: $79.95-$92.95 per guest

Where:
Hornblower Cruises & Events
1800 N. Harbor Dr.
departs from Grape St. Pier.
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Telephone: 619-686-8715
Contact Name: Hornblower Cruises
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The San Diego Pro Arte Voices will present their fourth annual An Evening of Readings & Carols on Friday, December 15 and Saturday, December 16, 2017. The format of the Readings & Carols concert is...

Cost: $30 for adults, $10 for students with ID, kids 5-under free

Where:
St. Andrew’s by the Sea Episcopal Church
1050 Thomas Avenue
San Diego, CA  92109
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Sponsor: The San Diego Pro Arte Voices
Telephone: (609) 937–6619
Contact Name: Jenn French
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Don’t miss this holiday tradition! An encore of last season’s popular radio version of the classic film, as done in 1947 as part of the Lux Radio Hour. In this Christmas classic, single mother...

Cost: $19

Where:
Oceanside Theatre Company
Brooks Theatre
217 N Coast Hwy
Oceanside, CA  92054
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Telephone: 760-433-8900

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Join Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner singer, actress, and comedian Jane Lynch as she rings in the holidays with songs from her brand-new Christmas album, A Swingin’ Little Christmas!, and...

Cost: $40-$50

Where:
Center Theater
Center for the Arts, Escondido
340 N. Escondido Blvd.
Escondido, CA  92025
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Sponsor: California Center for the Arts, Escondido
Telephone: 176-083-94125
Contact Name: Ely Ramos
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Join Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner singer, actress, and comedian Jane Lynch as she rings in the holidays with songs from her brand-new Christmas album, A Swingin’ Little Christmas!, and...

Cost: $40-50

Where:
California Center for the Arts, Escondido
340 North Escondido Blvd
Center Theater
Escondido, CA  92025
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Telephone: 800-988-4253
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Feel the magic of the holidays at a performance of City Ballet of San Diego’s award-winning production of The Nutcracker. As you come into the grand lobby of the historic Spreckels Theater, you...

Cost: $34 - $89; On-Stage Champagne Reception Option for $20.00

Where:
Spreckels Theater
121 Broadway
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: City Ballet of San Diego
Telephone: 858-273-6058
Contact Name: Joanne Emery
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Mark your calendars! We have the dates for Black Kat’s annual Year In Review! We’ll be returning to the Women’s Museum of California to bring you the best and worst of 2017 (Russian hacking,...

Cost: TBD

Where:
Women's Museum
2730 Historic Decatur Rd.
#206
San Diego, CA  92106
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Sponsor: Black Kat Theatre
Telephone: #
Contact Name: Black Kat Marketing
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Deck out your holiday celebration. Board a decadent winter wonderland this holiday season. Cruise under the San Diego moonlight as you sip champagne and soak up the incredible views. During the...

Cost: 109.00

Where:
Hornblower Cruises & Events
1800 N. Harbor Dr.
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Telephone: 619-686-8700
Contact Name: Morgan Perry
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Based on the story by Charles Dickens Adapted by Sean Murray Music Composed by Billy Thompson Directed by Sean Murray Cygnet Theatre invites you to start your own family tradition with one of...

Cost: $43-$64

Where:
Cygnet Theater
4040 Twiggs St
San Diego, CA  92110
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Bah! Humbug! Introducing A CHRISTMAS CAROL, the spectacular on-stage adaptation of Charles Dickens’ quintessential story. Broadway stars Alan Menken and Lynn Ahrens breathe new life into the...

Cost: $59 - $80 Mention code SCLA for a 10% discount!

Where:
Welk Resort Theatre
8860 Lawrence Welk Drive
Escondido, CA  92026
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Telephone: (888) 802-7469
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Paratodos plays Brazilian samba, bossa nova, jazz MPB, forro, and more! Come for great food, sangria, music, and dancing all night. No cover, all ages. $7 Brazilian caipirinha cocktails and free...

Cost: free

Where:
Cafe 21
802 5th Ave
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Paratodos
Telephone: 858-707-5729
Contact Name: Stefanie Schmitz

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Sir Mix-a-Lot and Tone Loc will take the stage at Sycuan Casino’s Live and Up Close theatre for one night on Saturday Dec. 16. Sir Mix-a-Lot is best known for his number-one hit song ‘Baby Got...

Cost: $49 - $59

Where:
Sycuan Casino Live & Up Close theatre
5469 Casino Way
El Cajon, CA  92019
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The Gaslamp Quarter Association wants to remind you that beginning on September 2nd, Fifth Avenue will be converted into a 3 minute passenger loading zone every Friday and Saturday night from 8pm...

Cost: N/A

Where:
Gaslamp Quarter
Fifth Avenue from Broadway to Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: Gaslamp Quarter Association
Telephone: 619-233-5227
Contact Name: Sherry An
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The heartwarming holiday classic retold in the tradition of a live 1940’s era radio broadcast. When a department store Santa claims he’s the real Kris Kringle, his case gets taken all the way...

Cost: $25 - $50

Where:
Horton Grand Theatre
444 Fourth Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Sponsor: San Diego Musical Theatre
Telephone: 185-856-05740
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Looking for a new late night watering hole? George's at the Cove just launched a happy hour menu aimed at La Jolla night owls. Available at its midlevel cocktail bar, George's Level2, the new late...

Cost: Drinks Vary

Where:
George's at the Cove - Level2
1250 Prospect St
La Jolla, CA  92037
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Sponsor: George's at the Cove
Telephone: 858-454-4244
Contact Name: George's at the Cove
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Experience Sevilla’s Tapas Bar featuring live musical acts seven nights a week. Enjoy award-winning tapas and sangria while you watch live Spanish guitar, Flamenco, Salsa, Rhumba, Gypsy King...

Cost: Cover Charge May Apply

Where:
Caffe Sevilla
353 Fifth Avenue
San Diego, CA  92101
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Telephone: 619-233-5979
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In collaboration with Museo Jumex in Mexico City and the Museo de Arte de Lima, MCASD will present an exhibition examining the ways in which Latin American artists from the 1960s to the 1980s...

Cost: 0-$10

Where:
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - Downtow
1100 Kettner Blvd
San Diego, CA  92101
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Telephone: 858-454-3541
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EXPERIENCE SAN DIEGO'S ONLY BEACHFRONT ICE SKATING RINK Skating by the Sea® returns to Hotel del Coronado for the 13th year from Thanksgiving Day, November 23, through January 1. This...

Cost: $30

Where:
Hotel del Coronado
1500 Orange Ave
Coronado, CA  92118
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Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas! is a wonderful, whimsical musical based upon the classic Dr. Seuss book. Back for its 20th incredible year, the family favorite features the songs...

Cost: $32-$72

Where:
The Old Globe
1363 Old Globe Way
San Diego, CA  92101
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Twinkling lights, festive foods, and merry performances transform the Zoo into a wild, glowing wonderland. The whole family will enjoy an exciting array of animal light sculptures, jingly, jazzy...

Cost: Varies

Where:
San Diego Zoo
2920 Zoo Dr
San Diego, CA  92101
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