EVENTS

Sycuan 30th Anniversary Party!
Nov 23 - 24, 2013
Price: Event is free to enter
REGION: EAST COUNTY
Sycuan Casino celebrates 30 years with a BIG casino-wide celebration on Saturday, November 23 with Vegas style Showgirls, free gifts for all players, hourly cash drawings, $300,000 "Must Go" in Bingo payouts along with 2 brand new BMWs!

2013 Mother Goose Parade
November 24, 2013
Price: Free
REGION: EAST COUNTY
East County's annual holiday kick-off celebration features whimsical floats, clowns, bands and equestrians.

San Diego Jazz Fest
Nov 27 - Dec 1, 2013
Price: $15-$45 daily admission. Discount for multi-day.
Venue: Town and Country Resort & Convention Center
REGION: MISSION VALLEY AND OLD TOWN
The 34th San Diego Jazz Fest over Thanksgiving will present a variety of traditional jazz music, from ragtime to swing to dixieland at the Town & Country Resort and Hotel in Hotel Circle. Jazz bands and musicians from across the U.S. will perform.

Thanksgiving Buffet Dinner Cruise
November 28, 2013
Price: $88 per adult, with discounts for children, seniors, military and groups
REGION: DOWNTOWN
What better way to spend Thanksgiving Day than on San Diego Bay? Enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving buffet feast with none of the preparation or clean up. Just sit back, relax, and take in the beautiful sights San Diego has to offer.

Paranormal Investigation of the Davis House
Nov 23 - 24, 2013
Price: $45
REGION: DOWNTOWN
Be prepared to work with San Diego Ghost Hunters, a professional paranormal research team, in conducting an on-site investigation. Bring cameras, smart-phones, hand-held video recorders, and digital sound recorders. NO PROFESSIONAL MEDIA EQUIPMENT.

2013 Encinitas Fall Festival
November 24, 2013
Price: Free admission
REGION: NORTH COUNTY COASTAL
Established in 1989, the Encinitas Fall Festival, previously known as the Poinsettia Festival, is a holiday street faire in the historic part of town.

Thanksgiving Dinner
November 28, 2013
Price: Adults - $94.50 Ages 6-10 - $38.50 5 and Under - Free
REGION: CORONADO
The Del is pleased to present several Thanksgiving options. The oceanfront Ballroom and magnificent Crown Room feature elegant buffet dinners and live musical entertainment, and 1500 OCEAN and Sheerwater will offer special menus for the night.

Newport Beach Holiday Lights Cruises 2013
Dec 1 - 31, 2013
Price: $20 Holiday Cruise Special
Newport Beach Holiday Light Cruises. Can't make the 5 nights of the Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade? Not to worry. See many of the ships and all the estates on one of our holiday cruises in December.

Opera Fresca
November 24, 2013
Price: Entertainment is complimentary with food purchase.
REGION: GASLAMP QUARTER
Opera Fresca, a talented university vocal ensemble, takes center stage at Operacaffe. Join Chefs Roberto Bernardoni and Patrizia Branchi in applauding the next generation of opera stars!

After-Thanksgiving Weekend Sale-Midnight Madness
Nov 29 - Dec 1, 2013
Price: N/A
REGION: SOUTH BAY
Enjoy exceptional holiday savings and extended shopping hours, plus, experience Midnight Madness as stores open their doors at midnight right after Thanksgiving ends. Select stores may open as early as 6pm on Thu, Nov 28 Thanksgiving Day.

Heritage Luncheon and Silent Auction
December 3, 2013
Price: $55
REGION: DOWNTOWN
The Annual Heritage Luncheon, the major fundraising event for the Asian Arts Council, is a highly anticipated event for its members and friends.

Art of Élan: REFLECTIONS: on hope
November 26, 2013
Price: Members - $20 Nonmembers - $25 Students - $10 Season Tickets Members - $60 Nonmembers - $75
REGION: DOWNTOWN
Journeying through the various realms of faith and belief to explore the origins of hope, the second concert of Art of Élan's seventh season offers reflections on hope.

333'S Jazz at the Museum: Danny Green/Dusty Brough
November 30, 2013
Price: OMA Members - $20 Nonmembers - $30
REGION: NORTH COUNTY COASTAL
Pianist Danny Green and guitarist Dusty Brough join forces to bring a night of original music to OMA. Combining various musical traditions including Brazilian, Spanish, Balkan and classical, their music provides fresh sounds for listeners.

Comedian Nate Bargatze from Conan!
Nov 21 - 24, 2013
Price: $18
REGION: GASLAMP QUARTER
Comedian Nate Bargatze from Conan!

First Tuesday Lecture Series: Art+Community Series
December 3, 2013
Price: OMA Members - Free Nonmembers - $10
REGION: NORTH COUNTY COASTAL
OMA is launching a new educational program, Art + Community Series, moderated by Daniel Foster. These regular panels/lectures will discuss the power of art to transform the economic prosperity, quality of life and identity of a community.

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FEATURED EVENT

Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas!

Saturday, November 16 - Saturday, December 28
Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage
Old Globe Theatre
Conrad Prebys Theatre Center


Book and Lyrics by Timothy Mason
Music by Mel Marvin
Directed by James Vásquez
Original Choreography by John DeLuca
Original Production Conceived and Directed by Jack O’Brien

America’s favorite holiday fable returns for its 16th joyous year!

Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas!is a wonderful, whimsical musical based upon the classic Dr. Seuss book. Back for its 16th incredible year, the family favorite features the songs “This Time of Year,” “Santa for a Day” and “Fah Who Doraze,” the delightful carol from the popular animated version of How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Celebrate the holidays as the Old Globe Theatre is once again transformed into the snow-covered Whoville, right down to the last can of Who-hash.

11 a.m. matinee performances are open to ALL AGES.
Everyone must have a ticket. Children under age 3 will not be
admitted except during 11 a.m. performances.

Click here to download The Grinch performance calendar (with children cast schedule).

The Globe will offer an autism-friendly performance of The Grinch on December 14 at 10:30 a.m.
To learn more, click here.

Special thanks to Theatre Development Fund's Autism Theatre Initiative for serving as an advisor, www.tdf.org/autism.