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San Diego International Auto Show   Dec. 29-Jan. 2
Will feature over 400 over the latest new models, a dozen test drives, exotics, automotive products and much more!
Thur & Fri 10am-9pm, Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 10am-9pm, Sun 10am-7pm / San Diego Convention Center

Toss for Tots Campaign   Jan. 1
A fun and important way to help Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego. Simply pledge a donation for each San Diego Chargers’ touchdown during the regular season. You get some terrific benefits, but the kids in our community are the real winners, as 100% of your donation benefits the Brooke Humphries Fund at Rady Children’s.
Qualcomm Stadium
(858) 966-8597 /

Poway Winter Festival   Jan. 13-14
Feel snow between your fingers while sledding down the snow hill; smell roasting marshmallows as you devour delicious s’mores; experience the wind in your hair skating around the synthetic ice rink; and peruse a variety of vendors and their sensational products. Lights will twinkle, as music sets the tone and laughter fills the air.
Fri 5-9pm, Sat 3:30-8:30pm / Community Park: 13094 Civic Center Drive
(858) 668-4671 /

Tailgaters Chili Cook-Off Weekend   Jan. 13-14
Bring your crockpot with your best chili for a chance to win a prize. Bring a can of beer to participate in Beer Bingo. Show your team spirit, decorate your site with your favorite football team colors for a chance to win a prize.
Pala Casino RV Resort: 11042 Calif. Highway 76
(844) 472-5278 /

Winter Festival for the Special Needs Community   Jan. 14
Experience the magic and charm of winter like never before! We’re inviting our Special Needs Community to join us for an extra-special edition of Winter Festival. Whether you’re building a snowman, sledding down our snow hill, trying your luck at wintry carnival games, or taking a spin around the synthetic skate rink, there is bound to be something for everyone!
11am-1pm / Community Park: 13094 Civic Center Drive
(858) 668-4671 /

Western Surfing Association Championship Tour   Jan. 14-15
This is a surfing competition to qualify competitors to the West Coast Championships, U.S. Championships, Prime Event & any World Team Event.
6:30am-5:30pm / South Harbor Jetty, Oceanside
(949) 369-6677 /

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade   Jan. 15
This is one of the largest celebrations of its kind in the United States in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The parade is filled with dazzling floats, phenomenal High School Bands, Drill Teams, College, Fraternities & Sororities, Churches, Peace and Youth organizations.
2pm / Harbor Drive – Embarcadero
(619) 203-2014 /

Carlsbad Marathon & Half   Jan. 15
Our 26 fully staffed course support stations, continuous entertainment and unsurpassed volunteer support are just a few of our outstanding features. We also offer each participant a gender specific long-sleeve technical fabric shirt, virtual goody bag, spectacular finisher’s medal, post-race mylar blanket, refreshments (including chocolate milk!) and much more.
6:15am / Shoppes at Carlsbad
(760) 692-2900 /

San Diego Restaurant Week   Jan. 15-22
8 days and over 180 restaurants. Presented by The California Restaurant Association San Diego County Chapter.

The All Peoples Celebration   Jan. 16
This annual community program is the preeminent event in San Diego County where more than 1,000 business leaders, elected officials, faith leaders, community organizers, artists, and students come together for an inspiring program and common goal of honoring the work and the sacrifice of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
10-11:30am / Balboa Park Activity Center: 2145 Park Blvd.
(619) 269-1823 /

Fallbrook Chamber Member Expo   Jan. 18
A great opportunity to discover and learn about all that our community has to offer! Light appetizers, cash bar, networking, prize opportunities and Aquaterra same-day dining discount.
4:30-7:30pm / Pala Mesa Resort: 2001 Old Hwy 395, Fallbrook
(760) 728-5845 /

Taste of EastLake   Jan. 20
Fantastic food and drink from local restaurants, wineries, breweries, spirit purveyors, silent and live excitement, and live entertainment. Many of Chula Vista’s local leaders, business owners and educators. Will support much needed funding and celebrate 22 years of the foundation providing vital technology programs to our local public EastLake schools. Since 1995, the EEF has granted more than 1.9 million dollars to the schools.
6-9pm / The Venue: 871 Showroom Place #104, Chula Vista
(619) 997-6470 /

SDSU Writers’ Conference   Jan. 20-22
Each year, more than 300 attendees from all over the world pursue their literary dreams and get direct feedback on their writing in 1:1 appointments with editors and agents. The three-day SDSU conference was among the first to pioneer these 1:1 appointments, giving writers unprecedented access to top-tier publishing professionals — many of whom interact with unpublished authors only through conferences.
Fri 1-9pm, Sat 8:30am-7pm, Sun 9am-12pm / San Diego Marriott Mission Valley
(619) 594-2099 /

San Diego Sunroad Boat Show   Jan. 26-29
In addition to the tremendous boats, there will also be a plethora of marine vendors and electronics with the latest nautical products and services, boating seminars, FREE boat rides, as well as food and beverages – making a great time for all to enjoy a day on the San Diego Bay.
Thur & Fri 12-6pm, Sat & Sun 10am-6pm / Sunroad Resort Marina: 955 Harbor Island
(619) 497-5254 /

Farmers Insurance Open   Jan. 26-29
Seven-time champion Tiger Woods and other top players on the PGA Tour compete in this annual golf tournament while also raising money for local at-risk youth and military families.
Torrey Pines Golf Course
(858) 886-4653 /

National City Chamber Installation Dinner   Jan. 27
Inaugural Celebration of the 107th Board of Directors and Presentation of the Ambassador of the Year, Business of the Year, Community Leader Award, Green Business of the Year, Lifetime Achievement Award and Volunteer of the Year.
5-9pm / Jacobs Center: 404 Euclid Ave., San Diego
(619) 477-9339 /

San Diego Tet Festival   Jan. 27-29
A one of a kind bonanza with Free Entertainment, Lion Dancing, Music, Rides, and More! Home to Miss Vietnam, Golden Voice, and the Step Up Dance Competition, the San Diego Tet Festival is world renown for its epic celebration. Join us in welcoming the Year of the Rooster as we Spring To New Horizons!
Fri 5-10pm, Sat 11am-10pm, Sun 11am-9pm / Mira Mesa Community Park: 8575 New Salem St.

North County SD Veterans Stand Down   Jan. 27-29
Stand Down for North County’s Homeless Veterans, Veterans in need, and their immediate dependent family members. Showers, haircuts, clothing & hygiene kits, housing & hot meals, medical & dental exams, benefits counseling, mental health counseling, housing assistance, legal assistance. Pre-registration required.
Fri 12-5pm, Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 9am-12pm / Green Oak Ranch: 1237 Green Oak Road, Vista
(760) 290-5235 /

Mobile Vet Clinic   Jan. 28
Affordable Licensing, Vaccination & Microchip Event. San Diego Humane Society will be on site providing affordable vaccinations and microchips. If you are a resident of Oceanside or Vista, you can stop by to renew or purchase a new license.
10am-12pm / Wave Waterpark Lot: 101 Wave Drive, Vista
(760) 726-1340 /

Santee Active Lifestyle Expo   Jan. 28
USATF National 50K Race Walk Championships at 7:30am: This is a professional athletic event and unique opportunity to watch elite athletes in action. Meet & greet with professional athletes. Vendor Fair with resources for a balanced lifestyle, interactive classes, health screenings, educational health information. Extreme Obstacle Course. Healthy Kid’s Fun Zone. State Entertainment.
9am-1pm / Santee Trolley Square: 9884 Mission Gorge Rd.

Party in the Stars   Jan. 28
La Mesa Arts Foundations Presents: Party in the Stars benefiting the La Mesa Arts Academy. The gala adds support to LMAAC and includes live entertainment, silent & live auction, dinner, dancing, & more! 6-8pm / La Mesa Community Center: 4975 Memorial Dr.
6-10pm / La Mesa Community Center: 4975 Memorial Dr.
(619) 668-5730 /

San Diego Cat Show   Jan. 28-29
The nation’s finest cats will vie for top honors at “Food & Water Bowl XXIV,” the largest annual cat show on the West Coast. There will be more than 450 cats from more than 42 recognized cat breeds in competition.
Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 9am-5pm / Del Mar Fairgrounds
(760) 492-6457 /

Hip Hop Run   Jan. 29
Enjoy DJ’s throughout the course, playing all of the songs you know and love. Participants will have the option to take part in the 10k run, or the 5k run/walk. Be entertained after the run with a star studded lineup of DJ’s at our main stage finish line.
7am / Balboa Stadium: 1405 Park Blvd., San Diego
(408) 766-0195 /

Photo Credit:  View of the Coronado Bay Bridge and shoreline boats at sunset in San Diego, California, USA ID 62783337 © Samuel Antonio |


Merry Christmas 2016!

December 25, 2016

Christmas Music 2015 from theJOLESgroup on 8tracks Radio.

Our Christmas playlist from 2015 with 8 new songs added for 2016. From Rosemary, Todd and Toby Wan Kenobi we wish you all a very Merry Chritmas and a Happy New Year!


December events in San Diego County provided by The Joles Group, Rosemary Joles

Taste of Santee   Dec. 1
Join the Santee Chamber as we celebrate the holiday season and taste the best from local restaurants and shops. This yearly tradition brings our community together to help the Santee Santas give back to residents in need this season.
5:30-7:30pm / Toyota Certified Center of Santee: 8871 Fanita Dr.
(619) 449-6572 /

Snow Mountain   Dec. 2
Join us for fun in the snow and so much more at the Ferry Landing. This event is brought to Coronado through funding from the San Diego Unified Port District.
3-8pm / Coronado Ferry Landing
(619) 522-7300 /

Fallbrook Community Tree Lighting Event   Dec. 2
This living 50 foot giant is over 34 years old. Thousands of sparkling LED lights will bring a holiday glow to the faces of children and adults alike. Music, food, holiday shopping and fun! Bring your Toys for Tots donation.
5-7:30pm / Fallbrook Community Center: 341 Heald Lane
(760) 728-1671 /

Coronado’s Holiday Parade & Open House   Dec. 2
Presented by the Coronado Chamber of Commerce. Sponsored by EDCO Disposal.
6pm / 8th & Orange to R.H. Dana & Orange
(619) 435-9260 /

Holiday Tree Lighting & Winter Wonderland Festival   Dec. 3
Children will have the chance to frolic in real snow, decorate their very own Christmas cookies, and even rendezvous with live reindeer!
3-8pm / California Center for the Arts Escondido
(760) 839-4138 /

Fallbrook Christmas Parade   Dec. 3
This year’s theme is “Joy to the World.” Grand Marshal: Supervisor Bill Horn. Lighted floats, marching bands, music, dancers, classic and specialty cards, fire trucks, animals and Santa Claus.
5pm / Main Avenue, Ammunition to Ivy

Holiday at the Rancho   Dec. 3
Watch the holiday tree lighting on the sand near the pool. Decorate holiday cookies, create crafts, and festive entertainment. Face painting, an outdoor movie and a special visit by Santa.
5-8pm / Leo Carrillo Ranch Historical Park, Carlsbad
(760) 476-1042 /

Lakeside Spirit of Christmas   Dec. 3
There will be an atmosphere of an old-fashion hometown Christmas. Local School performances. Santa Claus – Photos with Santa. Food and Drink. Kid Activities. Jumpy Jumps, Rides. Booths – Crafters. Lighting the Community Christmas Tree.
4-9pm / Main Avenue
(619) 561-1031 /

Chula Vista Holiday in the Village   Dec. 3
Frosty’s Snow Hill: Kids of all ages can play in the snow.
12-4pm / Memorial Park

Scripps Candlelight Ball   Dec. 3
This year’s event continues that tradition in support of the acclaimed surgery program at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. The unforgettable evening will include a cocktail reception, gourmet dinner and dancing.
6-11pm / Fairmont Grand Del Mar: 5300 Grand Del Mar Court

Honor Ride San Diego   Dec. 3
Join Ride 2 Recovery and honor our nation’s healing heroes. This is a family-friendly bike-riding event that offers 3 separate courses that run throughout San Diego for all levels of riders.
8am / Waterfront Park San Diego: 1600 Pacific Highway
(818) 888-7091 x106 /

Snow Music Run 5K   Dec. 3
We’ve got SNOW, OBSTACLES, MUSIC, and a DJ dropping crazy beats, colorful costumes, to get you motivated to get fit and stay moving! Help to raise money and collect toys for Toys for Tots and other charities.
9am / Liberty Station NTC Park

Chula Vista Starlight Parade   Dec. 3
Schools, bands, dance groups, music performances, veterans and military groups, car clubs, local merchants, and more.
6-9pm / Third Avenue Village

Vista Chamber’s Holiday Parade   Dec. 3
It’s a NINTENDO CHRISTMAS! Celebrating 20 years of Pokemon and All Things Nintendo!
1-3pm / South Santa Fe Avenue and Main Street
(760) 726-1122 /

San Marcos Santa’s Village   Dec. 3
This magical village will feature Breakfast with Santa, arts and crafts vendors, free children’s crafts, the annual tree lighting, visits with Santa, food and entertainment.
9am-7pm / San Marcos Civic Center
(760) 744-9000 /

Encinitas Holiday Parade   Dec. 3
Parade theme is “Encinitas86!” It is preceded by a tree lighting ceremony with a brief appearance by Santa at the Lumberyard.
5-7:30pm / Coast Highway 101
(760) 633-2760 /

Jingle Paws Walk for Pets & Adoption   Dec. 3
Costume contest, doggy vendors, rescue animals and silent auction. Get your holiday photo taken with Santa.
9am-12pm / Cuyamaca College Water Conservation Garden: 12122 Cuyamaca College Drive, El Cajon

The Local Holiday Bazaar   Dec. 4
A curated Holiday Market with local Fashion, Hand Made Holiday gifts & Vintage.
11:30am-6:30pm / BRICK: 2863 Historic Decatur Rd., San Diego

Solana Beach Holiday Tree Lighting   Dec. 4
Join your friends and neighbors for cookies and live music and a visit from Santa.
5pm / Fletcher Cove Park
(858) 720-2453 /

Vista Village Winterfest   Dec. 4
Sip from the fountains of hot chocolate/cider as you frolic through the Christmas tree forest on your way to Santa. Take a horse carriage ride to the first ever ice skating rink in Vista as you share in a festive tune by our roaming carolers.
Downtown Vista
(760) 414-9391 /

Vista Holiday Home Tour   Dec. 4
The tour provides a close-up look at some of the most beautiful homes in the area. Proceeds from ticket sales benefit VCC’s Kare for Kids Fund, which provides high-quality pediatric care for underserved children in North County.
10am-4pm / Vista Residences

La Mesa Military Families Toy Drive   Dec. 6
We invite you to enjoy an evening of good food and fun while we collect toys for our military children living in La Mesa.
5:30-7pm / BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse: 5500 Grossmont Center Drive
(619) 465-7700 /

Hacienda Casa Blanca Holiday Mixer   Dec. 8
On behalf of a child battling childhood cancer please bring a new unwrapped toy or gift card for a child from age 2- 17.
5:30-7pm / Hacienda Casa Blanca: 700 N. Johnson Avenue, El Cajon
(619) 440-6161 /

ay Christmas in the Park   Dec. 10
Horse-drawn hay and pony rides, petting zoo, and face painting. Speeder rides, model trains, and live entertainment. Holiday sweets and warm dinner foods. Christmas tree lighting and Santa!
3:30-8:30pm / Old Poway Park
(858) 668-4576 /

Toys for Joy   Dec. 10
The Rock Church partners with schools, businesses and community organizations, as well as local churches to coordinate the Toys for Joy Christmas Event.
7am-2pm / El Cajon Valley High School

Makers Arcade Holiday Fair   Dec. 10
100 local artists will gather to show off their one-of-a-kind handcrafted goods including jewelry, ceramics, stationary, clothing, home goods and more! Food trucks, music, craft beer and cocktails.
11am-5pm / The Port Pavilion: 1000 N Harbor Drive

Santa at the Adobe   Dec. 10
Come and take a picture with Santa and make a memorable holiday ornament!
10am-3pm / Rancho Buena Vista Adobe, Vista
(760) 643-5275 /

Oceanside Parade of Lights   Dec. 10
This is the annual evening boat parade sponsored by Oceanside Yacht Club.
7-10pm / Oceanside Harbor
(760) 722-5751 /

Santa at the Lakes   Dec. 11
Ho! Ho! Ho! Snow! Snow! Snow! Santa Clause Snow Sledding Food Arts & Crafts Characters Meet and Greets Entertainment Inflatables Pony Rides & Petting Zoo.
11am-4pm / Santee Lakes
(619) 596-3141 /

Parade of Lights Holiday Dinner  Dec. 11 & 18
Our annual fundraiser is held aboard the Berkeley steam ferry. Complete with dinner and is a spectacular platform for viewing the Parade of Lights on the bay.
5pm / Maritime Museum of San Diego: 1492 N Harbor Drive
(619) 234-9153 x101 /

The Big Holiday Party   Dec. 13
A big party for small companies. We welcome groups as little as 4 and as large as 50 guests. We’ll provide the food, DJ and photo booth. You and your employees will provide the holiday cheer.
6-10pm / Vista Valley Country Club: 29354 Vista Valley Drive
(760) 758-2800 /

La Valencia Hotel’s Gatsby Gala   Dec. 15
La Valencia Hotel celebrates its 90th anniversary. The roaring 20’s themed event with live music and dancing, Prohibition cocktails, punchbowls of bubbly, lavish buffets, hors d’oeuvres and canapés will celebrate the decade which La Valencia was born.
6pm / La Valencia Hotel: 1132 Prospect St.
(858) 454-0771 /

Bumble Bee Seafoods 5K   Dec. 27
Athletes will run past 100,000 cheering spectators. Runners, families and spectators can watch the remainder of the parade that features colorful floats, bands and huge inflatable characters.
9:45am / Harbor Drive – Embarcadero

Holiday Bowl Balloon Parade   Dec. 27
As always, this exciting family event brings together world-class marching bands, magnificent floats, entertaining drill teams, and a procession of enormous balloons – more than any other parade.
10am / Waterfront Park San Diego



Songs of Autumn

November 3, 2016

Autumn from theJOLESgroup on 8tracks Radio.

Autumn, the season of change. This music says all that and more.  Great to listen to on a rainy day, or on a relaxing Saturday morning with your favorite beverage and staring out the window as the world goes by.  Enjoy these artists take on the season of fall


November 2016 Calendar of Events

San Diego Beer Week Nov. 4-13
A ten-day celebration inspiring people to drink local, craft beer and promoting San Diego’s thriving brewing culture with multiple events happening across the county.
(858) 581-7368 /

Kids Care Fest Nov. 5
Offering checkups and health information emphasizing children and children’s issues. Free Health Screenings. Educational Health Information. Ask the Pediatrician. Dental/Vision. Pony Rides/Kids’ Activities.
9am-1pm / Lakeside Rodeo Grounds
(619) 825-5050 /

East County Cruisers Car Show & Toy Drive Nov. 5
Bring your family and friends to the farm and see classic and one-of-a-kind cars on display. You can participate in their annual toy drive by bringing an unwrapped toy to the farm. Our local military families will benefit from your generosity.
9am-2pm / Bates Nut Farm, Valley Center
(760) 749-3333 /

Escondido Tamale Festival Nov. 5
A celebration of Tamales and all the great Latin foods that have become iconic staples of California’s culture. It is also a look back at the history of the Spanish and Mexican settlers who built the framework for this great state.
11am-5pm / Grape Day Park: 321 N. Broadway
(760) 877-8582 /

Autumn Fantasy Nov. 5
Reception, Silent Auction and Opportunity Baskets Master of Ceremonies is Dagmar Midcap, TV weather anchor, automotive journalist and test-car driver. Entertainment by The All-American Boys Chorus. Proceeds from the Autumn Fantasy support our Philanthropic Programs in Carlsbad, Oceanside and Vista.
10:30am-12pm / Park Hyatt Aviara Resort: 7100 Aviara Resort Drive, Carlsbad
(760) 722-2286 /

Escondido Renaissance Fantasy Faire Nov. 5-6
Enjoy battles, royalty, fairies, pirates, and knights, all come to life before your very eyes. Our goal is to educate and entertain guests young and old, about the life back in the Elizabethan Era.
10am-5pm / Felicita County Park: 742 Clarence Lane
(805) 665-0359 /

Navy Coastal Campus Expansion Presentation Nov. 10
Join the Coronado Chamber of Commerce as they host a Q&A Discussion Panel with Naval Base Coronado Executive Officer Captain Mulvehill on the Navy Coastal Campus Expansion Project. This presentation will offer insight into the plans for the expansion and how it affects our local community and businesses.
5:30-7:30pm / Coronado Public Library: Winn Room
(619) 435-9260 /

SMSC Golf Tournament – Swing with Santa Nov. 10
Support St. Madeline Sophie’s Center Student Holiday Celebration!
10:30am-5pm / Sycuan Golf Resort: Pine Glen- Par 3 Executive Course, El Cajon
(619) 442-5129 /

Solana Beach Veterans Day Ceremony Nov. 11
The Camp Pendleton Young Marines as Color Guard, “Feathers from Heaven” Doves, the Santa Fe Christian School Band, and a special guest speaker who will address the community.
11am-12pm / La Colonia Park: 715 Valley Avenue
(858) 720-2453 /

San Diego Veteran’s Day Parade Nov. 11
Recognizing Our Veterans of Every Era and Our Serving Soldiers, Marines, Sailors, Airmen, Coast Guardsmen.
11am-1:30pm / Harbor Drive and West Broadway
(619) 239-2300 /

Chula Vista Veterans Day Celebration Nov. 11
There will be guest speakers, Rifle Squad, Color Guard, and placement of the Veterans Day Ceremonial Wreath. A reception with food will follow at Post 434 Chula Vista. Mayor Salas and all Councilmembers, along with other dignitaries, are invited.
11am-12:30pm / Chula Vista Memorial Bowl: 373 Park Way

Poway Veterans Day Ceremony Nov. 11
Join VFW Post 7907 and the Poway Veterans Park Committee for a ceremony to honor those who selflessly served our Country.
11am / Veterans Park: 14134 Midland Road, Poway
(858) 668-4400 /

Fallbrook Veteran’s Day Parade & Ceremony Nov. 11
Participants include VFW Post 1924 Color Guard, Armed Forces Service Flags, Marching Veterans, Fallbrook HS Marching Band, Civil Air Patrol Cadets, Boy and Girl Scout Troops, and others.
10:30am / Downtown Fallbrook: Main Avenue

SnowJam-Ski & Snowboard Expo Nov. 11-13
See your favorite resort, talk tech with the experts, BMX Half Pipe shows, free lessons for the kids, and much more. If you’re into the snow, you gotta get into SnowJam.
Fri 4-10pm, Sat & Sun 11am-6pm / Del Mar Fairgrounds

Del Mar Bing Crosby Season Nov. 11-Dec. 4
This nostalgic season will present superior racing along with a lineup of engaging events during the five-week run.

Cardiff Surf Classic – Block Party Nov. 12
Enjoy live music, live mural art by Skye Walker & Marissa Quinn, free t-shirt screen printing, coffee cart, food truck, and beer lounge.
1-6pm / Patagonia Cardiff Store
(760) 436-0431 /

5k Walk/Run To Feed the Hungry Nov. 12
100% of donations collected will go directly to Fallbrook Food Pantry.
8:30am / Fallbrook Food Pantry: 1042 South Mission Rd.
(760) 728-7608 /

Oceanside Fall Festival Nov. 12
This is a FREE family friendly event with food, music and vendors. Sponsored by the Friends of Oceanside Parks (OPARC) and City of Oceanside Neighborhood Services Dept., Parks & Recreation.
12-4pm / Heritage Park: 220 Peyri Rd.
(760) 435-5041 /

Jay Leno joins Tri-City Hospital Foundation’s Diamond Ball Nov. 12
“We consider ourselves really fortunate to have him join us for our Diamond Ball. It’s going to be a blast while helping raise funds to support our mission of providing exceptional healthcare in our community,” said Glen Newhart, President of the Tri-City Hospital Foundation.
5-10pm / Omni La Costa Resort and Spa, Carlsbad

Silver Strand Half Marathon & 5K Nov. 13
New for 2016 the Half Marathon course is open to Runners, Walkers, Skaters, Ellipticals/ElliptiGO, Hand Cycles, and Wheelchairs. The 10 miler is open to Runners, Walker, Hand Cycles, and Wheel Chairs.
7am / Sunset Park, Coronado to Imperial Beach Pier Plaza

So Fine on Kline Nov. 13
Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Church is hosting a community family festival. Those who come can enjoy a full day of wholesome entertainment. Highlights include rock n’ roll music, game booths, a bake sale, barbequed food, beer, and a kids zone!
9am-5pm / Kline Street between Herchel St. & Girard Ave.
(858) 454-2631 /

FallBack Festival Nov. 16
Come and experience the 1800’s when horses were the mode of travel and country music set off square dancing. Enjoy a wild west shootout, pony rides, carriage rides, a petting zoo, contests, a blacksmith, soap-making, and a heap more.
11am-4pm / Gaslamp Quarter
(619) 233-5227 /

Santee Holiday Lighting Nov. 18
Free kids’ holiday crafts (while supplies last.) Food sampling, warm beverages, and more. Horse-drawn wagon rides. Real snow sledding & other holiday activities. Photos with Santa. Mini express train, balloon twister, caricature artist.
5:30-8:30pm / Santee Trolley Square: 9884 Mission Gorge Rd.

Vista Community Clinic Annual Gala Nov. 19
Celebrating Health & Hope for Our Youth! Casino Entertainment, Dinner & Auction.
Omni La Costa Resort and Spa, Carlsbad
(760) 631-5000 x1139 /

San Elijo Holiday Boutique Nov. 19
Presented by The City of San Marcos and the San Elijo Hills Women’s Club. Featuring arts, crafts, entertainment.
10am-3pm / San Elijo Rec Center: 1105 Elfin Forest Rd.
(760) 744-9000 /

Fall Fun Festival Nov. 19
We will be celebrating Fall with a scarecrow contest, crafts, games, music and dance for the kids – and best of all, the event is FREE!
10am-3pm / Alta Vista Botanical Gardens – Brengle Terrace Park: 1200 Vale Terrace Drive, Vista
(760) 822-6824 /

The Del Mar Antique Show & Sale Nov. 19-20
Appraisal booth and repair services on site. Featuring 55,000 square feet of quality vintage antique & collectibles dealers. The appraisal people will be back for all 3 days of the show and their rate is still only $5 per item.
Fri & Sat 11am-7pm, Sun 11am-5pm / Del Mar Fairgrounds

Mother Goose Parade Nov. 20
Holiday Lights on Main begin at 10am and a Tree Lighting follows the parade at 6pm on the Corner of Main and Magnolia.
1-3pm / El Cajon Boulevard & Main Street, El Cajon
(619) 333-0771 /

San Diego Jazz Fest Nov. 23-27
A variety of traditional jazz music, from ragtime to swing to dixieland. Jazz bands and musicians from across the U.S. will perform.
Town & Country Resort and Hotel: 500 Hotel Circle North
(619) 297-5277 /

Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot Nov. 24
Join us for a 5K stroll, walk or run. All levels welcome.
7:30am / Grand Tradition Estate & Gardens, Fallbrook
(760) 451-3488 /

Father Joe’s Villages Thanksgiving 5K Nov. 24
Event offers a Post-Race Festival featuring: Live Music, Beer Garden, Costume Contest and Award Ceremonies. Most importantly, this event provides a great atmosphere for your family to participate in the beauty of giving back to others.
6:30am-12pm / Balboa Park, Spreckels Organ Pavilion
(619) 446-2133 /

Thank You Run Nov. 24
Community Hub® is hosting its 7th Annual Thank You Run. There will be a 5K, 10K and a Kids Run. Don’t miss our Post-Race Family Festival with something for everyone!
7:30am / 4S Ranch Community Park: 16118 4S Ranch Pkwy.

South Park Luminaria: Community Tree Lighting Nov. 27
Come experience the sparkling tree lined streets and celebrate the holidays with your favorite local businesses.
5-8pm / Grape Street Square