Events from December 15, 2018

  • From December 15, 2018 12:00 pm until December 16, 2018 3:00 pm
    At 5500 Grossmont Center Dr, La Mesa, CA 91942, USA Categories: FREE, Holiday
    Feel the spirit of the season at this celebration filled with crafts, face painting, Santa and his elves, costumed characters and more. Dec. 15 & 16, noon-3 pm. Free admission. 5500 Grossmont Center Dr., La Mesa. www.grossmontcenter.com.
  • From December 15, 2018 11:00 am until December 15, 2018 3:00 pm
    At 1649 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101, USA Categories: Museums, Galleries and Zoos, Holiday
    Come in your PJ’s and watch the film, The Polar Express. After the movie, kids can make a keepsake and meet a special guest. 11 am-3 pm; movie starts at 11:30 am. Included with admission. San Diego Model Railroad Museum, Balboa Park. www.sdmrm.org.
  • From December 15, 2018 9:00 am until December 15, 2018 1:00 pm
    At 6461 El Apajo, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067, USA Categories: Animals, Holiday
    Merry encounters with a variety of animals and a holiday craft during this one-hour excursion plus a meet and greet with Santa, an elf obstacle course, holiday music and more. Saturdays & Sundays, Dec. 1-16, 9 am-1 pm. $10.99-$20.99. Register online. 6461 El Apajo Rd., Rancho Santa Fe. www.animalcenter.org.
  • On December 15, 2018
    At 2300 Expedition Way, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA Categories: Museums, Galleries and Zoos, Animals, Science
    Birch Aquarium at Scripps presents this new comic book-inspired exhibit about the fascinating adaptations (a.k.a. super powers) of ocean species. See how these creatures have inspired everything from cinema and pop culture to medicine and engineering. Opens June 29; 9 am-5 pm. Included with admission. 2300 Expedition Way, La Jolla. www.aquarium.ucsd.edu.
  • On December 15, 2018
    At 1788 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101, USA Categories: Museums, Galleries and Zoos
    Get to know The Nat’s sparkly side in this all-new “deconstructed” exhibition displaying more than 100 stunning objects from the museum’s mineralogy collection. Open daily; visit website for hours. Included with admission. San Diego Natural History Museum, Balboa Park. www.sdnat.org.
  • On December 15, 2018
    At 500 Sea World Dr, San Diego, CA 92109, USA Categories: Animals, Holiday
    Featuring Santa’s Christmas Village, Rudolph’s Christmastown, Rudolph’s Movie Experience and shows like Clyde and Seamore’s Christmas Special and O Wondrous Night. Nov. 17 until Jan. 6; visit website for hours and admission. Interstate 5, exit SeaWorld Dr., San Diego. www.seaworldsandiego.com.
  • On December 15, 2018
    At 1500 Orange Ave., Coronado Categories: Holiday, Skating
    Skate on a beachfront ice rink that offers awesome views of the Pacific. Nov. 22-Jan. 1; visit website for hours. $30. Hotel del Coronado, 1500 Orange Ave. www.hoteldel.com.
  • On December 15, 2018
    At 1363 Old Globe Way, San Diego, CA 92101, USA Categories: Theatre, Christmas
    Don’t miss this wonderful, whimsical musical based on the classic Dr. Seuss book. Featuring "Santa for a Day," "You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch," and "Welcome, Christmas" ("Fah Who Doraze"), the delightful carol from the animated version of "How the Grinch Stole Christmas!" Nov. 3-Dec. 29; visit website for schedule. Tickets start at $29. Old Globe Theatre, Balboa Park. www.theoldglobe.org.
  • On December 15, 2018
    At 1 Legoland Dr, Carlsbad, CA 92008, USA Categories: Holiday
    See the world’s largest LEGO Christmas tree, have your photo taken with a life-sized LEGO brick Santa and reindeer, watch a holiday show featuring the LEGO Friends, listen to carols performed by the Yule Tides and more. Nov. 17-Jan. 1; visit website for hours and admission. LEGOLAND California Resort, Carlsbad. www.legoland.com.
  • On December 15, 2018
    At 2875 Dewey Rd, San Diego, CA 92106, USA Categories: Holiday, Skating
    Open Nov. 17-Jan. 6, 10 am-10 pm (except Thanksgiving and Christmas). $13-$15 includes skate rental and helmets. Net proceeds benefit psychosocial services in the Rady Children’s Hospital’s Peckham Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders. www.radychildrensicerink.org.
  • On December 15, 2018
    At 4040 Twiggs St, San Diego, CA 92110, USA Categories: Theatre, Holiday, Christmas
    Bring the family to enjoy the holiday classic adapted from Charles Dickens' timeless tale of hope and redemption. Featuring original music, puppetry and live sound effects. Through Dec. 30; visit website for schedule and tickets. Come to Family Day on Dec. 2 (1-2 pm) that includes an activity station by Geppetto’s Toys, kids’ activities, free hot chocolate and more. 4040 Twiggs St., San Diego. www.cygnettheatre.com.
  • On December 15, 2018
    At Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA, USA Categories: Walk, Race, Holiday
    A jolly 5K, Speedy Santa Mile, Santa’s Elves Mile (for ages 12 & under) and Santa’s Little Helper Mile for your furry best friends. 10 am. $20-$50. 900 Garnet Ave., Pacific Beach. Register at www.sandiegorunningco.com/santarun.
  • On December 15, 2018
    At 1600 Village Pl, San Diego, CA 92101, USA Categories: Holiday, Ballet
    Journey to the magical Land of the Sweets with Clara and her Nutcracker Prince in this holiday classic production set to the timeless music of Tchaikovsky. Dec. 14 & 21, 7 pm; Dec. 15 & 22, 2 & 7 pm; Dec. 16 & 23, 2 pm. $12-$18. Casa del Prado Theatre, Balboa Park. www.sdcyb.org.
  • From December 01, 2018 9:00 am until December 31, 2018 5:00 pm
    At 2300 Expedition Way, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA Categories: Museums, Galleries and Zoos, Animals, Holiday
    Deck the Hall (of Fishes) and get into the holiday spirit with special appearances by Scuba Santa, themed animal encounters, a scavenger hunt and more. Dec. 1-31, 9 am-5 pm. Note: No holiday dive shows on Dec. 24 & 31; only elves will appear in the dive shows from Dec. 26-30. Free with admission. Birch Aquarium, 2300 Expedition Way, La Jolla. www.aquarium.ucsd.edu.
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