The holiday season is in full swing in San Diego. Hop in your sleigh (or car or trolley) and check out these local events.
Thursday, Dec. 5
The Comedy Store’s Toys 4 Tots Show
8 p.m. in La Jolla
It feels good to laugh, but you know what feels even better? Laughing while you’re supporting a good cause. Donating an unwrapped toy or $10 will get you admission a jolly night at the Comedy Store. Check out the lineup of comedians here.
Friday, Dec. 6
Balboa Park December Nights
3-11 p.m. at Balboa Park
A San Diego tradition 35 years running. Guests will enjoy an all-access pass to the city’s “crown jewel,” Balboa Park. Besides food and live entertainment, many of the park’s museums will be open for free. Click here for museum hours. The event runs Friday and Saturday.
Saturday, Dec. 7
The Mo Run
10 a.m. at Mission Bay Park
Don’t shave that Movember mustache just yet! Join your bearded brethren for a 5K run around Mission Bay.
Holiday at the Rancho
5-8 p.m. in Carlsbad
Here’s a surefire way to make your friends back East jealous: Watching a movie outdoors in December. Come for a screening of the Christmas classic “Elf.” Santa will also be on hand to light the tree.
Sunday, Dec. 8
Holiday Hit List
11 a.m.-5 p.m. at Liberty Station
You’ll be guaranteed to give one-of-a-kind gifts after shopping this event, which features dozens of local crafters.
6 and 7 p.m. in Eastlake
Who says it can’t snow when it’s 70 degrees? The event runs every night through Christmas Eve at the Village Walk shopping center.