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Calendar of Events: December 2016

How to be busy and important this month in San Diego


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Crafting at the Makers Arcade Holiday Fair

December 1:

Combine culture and craft beer at La Jolla Playhouse’s Thirsty Thursday, featuring complimentary pours from Border X Brewing and an extended-run performance of the musical Miss You Like Hell.

December 2:

Have yourself a Merry-Achi Christmas, performed by Mariachi Sol de Mexico at Balboa Theatre.

Check off your holiday shopping list Friday and Saturday with unique gifts at the Queen Bee Market Holiday Show.

December 3:

Belt out a holiday tune during Carols & Barrels, a benefit for Cancer for College at the Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier.

Expect no filter from one of comedy’s most famous women, Amy Schumer, onstage at Valley View Casino Center.

Have a buon Natale at the Little Italy Tree Lighting and Christmas Village.

December 4:

Sample the city’s best craft beer and chili—and take home a souvenir ceramic bowl—at the SoNo Fest and Chili Cook-Off.

Scope out some of North County’s most beautifully decorated homes during the 30th Annual Holiday Homes Tour.

Indulge in a Taste of the Turf Club—and your last chance this season to bet on the ponies—on Closing Day at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club.

December 9:

Welcome to the jungle—Jungle Bells, that is—San Diego Zoo’s annual holiday celebration of festive lights, treats, and Santa Claus (through January 2).

December 10:

Show your giving spirit and support local artisans during the Makers Arcade Holiday Fair at the Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier.

December 12:

Watch Tony Award–winning Broadway star (and San Diego native!) Brian Stokes Mitchell perform at Simply Broadway, a benefit concert supporting the La Jolla Playhouse and The Actors Fund, a national arts and entertainment organization.

December 14:

The Downtown San Diego Partnership will Deck the Halls along B Street downtown, complete with music, food, drinks, and photo ops with Saint Nick himself.

December 16:

Hop aboard the holiday train at the San Diego Model Railroad Museum’s Ales ‘n Rails Ugly Christmas Sweater Party.

Meet the prolific author behind the best-selling Interview with the Vampire, as Anne Rice greets fans during a reading and book signing at Warwick’s in La Jolla.

December 17:

Pay tribute to the legendary Gene Wilder with a special screening of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, courtesy of Cinema @ The Balboa.

December 21:

Dance with the Sugar Plum Fairy during Moscow Ballet’s The Great Russian Nutcracker.

December 31:

Ring in 2017 with the ultimate party of the year: Big Night San Diego at the Hilton Bayfront.

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