Follow the music to San Diego Jazz Fest & Swing X at the Town and Country San Diego (through 11/25).
Take in ocean views while Skating by the Sea on Hotel del Coronado’s outdoor rink (through 1/1).
Spend part of Thanksgiving Day giving back (and working off that second helping of pie) at the Father Joes' Villages Thanksgiving Day 5K.
Step into a room-sized installation of papel picado, enjoy a craft beer and peruse the holiday market at BAM: Black Friday Mercado at Iron Fist Brewing.
See a holiday tradition come to life as New West Ballet Theatre presents The Nutcracker at Poway Center for the Performing Arts (through 11/25).
Sip holiday-themed cocktails while shopping for gifts at the Adams Avenue Spirit Stroll.
Master pianist Eddie Palmieri brings the funk to Copley Symphony Hall with a Latin jazz septet.
Support local businesses and take advantage of holiday specials while hearing local music at Encinitas Shop Small Saturday.