San Diego Weekend Events Friday December 13 to Sunday December 15, 2013

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the-merry-christmas-showWhat: The Merry Christmas Show

When: Friday December 13 to Sunday 15, 2013

Where: Marie Hitchcock Puppet Theater in Balboa Park

Description:  Watch an elf build a snowman, cookies dance out of the oven and a frisky mouse nibble on a Gingerbread House and more sugar sweet acts in this holiday variety show.

Cost: $0-$6


What: ‘Tis the Season Holiday Lunch Cruise

When: Friday December 13, 2013

Where: Hornblower Cruises & Events

holiday-lunch-cruiseDescription: Celebrate “Festive Fridays” and the Holidays with a Holiday Lunch Cruise. The relaxing lunch cruise is great for department holiday parties or anyone wanting to get into the holiday spirit. Your Cruise includes a boarding glass of champagne, background holiday music and seated lunch.

Your cruise includes…

-2 hour yacht holiday cruise on the San Diego bay

-Boarding glass of champagne or sparkling cider

-Gourment seated holiday lunch

-Holiday dessert buffet

-Wine list and cocktails available for purchase

-Background holiday music

-Ever-changing views

This cruise is great for corporate outsing and groups!

Cost: $45


Kettner-Nights-san-diegoWhat: Kettner Nights

When: Friday December 13, 2013

Where: Little Italy, San Diego

Description:  The gallery is open to visitors during Kettner Nights, a monthly event in Little Italy North during which the eclectic neighborhood keeps doors open late. With galleries and artists’ studios, antique and architectural salvage shops, contemporary and mid-century furniture stores, garden and home decor, the Harley Davidson, and more there truly is something for everyone.

Kettner Nights is now a monthly event held the second Friday of every month.

W-San-Diego-FIRE-ICEWhat: W San Diego Hosts FIRE & ICE 

When: Friday December 13 and Saturday December 14, 2013

Where: W San Diego Hotel

Description:  The W San Diego Hotel is hosting FIRE & ICE, a winter program at their ROOFTOP Bar, where guests get the opportunity to experience snow in San Diego. No matter how much we appreciate San Diego’s year-round mild weather, some might also miss the sight of snow falling, especially over the holiday season. Every Thursday – Saturday, 6pm to close, from Thanksgiving to New Year’s, guests can experience a white winter they’ll never forget. Cozy up next to the bonfire, sip on hot toddies and enjoy some delicious s’mores bites. Guests can call 619-398-3082 to reserve a private cabana and enjoy W San Diego’s winter wonderland.

Cost: Free

Nutcracker-san-diegoWhat: The Nutcracker 

When: Friday December 13, 2013

Where: Casa del Prado Theatre

Description:  Take an extraordinary journey to the magical Land of Sweets with Clara and her Nutcracker Prince. Witness the epic battle between toy soldiers and mice before away to an enchanted land of falling snow, waltzing flowers, and the Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy. Set to the timeless music of Tchaikovsky, this classic holiday production is a cherished San Diego family tradition.

Cost: $10-15


Transfer-The-Drowning-MenWhat: Transfer – The Drowning Men Concert

When: Friday December 13, 2013

Where: Belly Up Tavern

Description:  Transfer is an anthemic American rock band that emerged from the San Diego music scene in a big way last year with a run of international tours, festival slots, and a coveted appearance on the acclaimed documentary series Live From Abbey Road. The four principal players of TRANSFER pour a lot of soul into making storming, propulsive, rock music with sparkling hooks that can lift spirits, move hips, and satisfy even the most discerning of musical ears.

Cost: $15-$27


The-New-Youth-Orchestra-ConcertWhat: The New Youth Orchestra Concert 

When: Saturday December 14, 2013

Where: The New Youth Orchestra, Sorrento Valley Road, San Diego

Description:  Every Saturday The New Youth Orchestra fill the hearts and minds of San Diego’s most talented youth musicians with great music. Visitors are invited to come observe these rehearsals to experience and enjoy the beautiful sounds created by our fine young members. Concert band is an intermediate level ensemble of woodwind, brass and percussion performers who have had two or more years of wind ensemble experience.

Cost: Free

Panel-Painting-san-diegoWhat: Panel Painting

When: Saturday December 14, 2013

Where: The San Diego Museum of Art

Description: Explore techniques and materials similar to those used by Renaissance artists, including working with tempera paint and gold leaf, to create a painted work on panel inspired by the Renaissance Collection.

Cost: $35  




Christmas-Concert-san-diegoWhat: Christmas Concert

When: Saturday December 14, 2013

Where: Foothills United Methodist Church San Diego

Description: Classical, contemporary and popular music styles will all be featured at this Christmas musical experience. Come to listen, sing along and be inspired! Enjoy the melodious voices from great artists and have great time at Foothills United Methodist Church in San Diego.

Cost: Free




What: San Diego State vs. UCLA  Women’s Basketball  

When: Sunday December 15, 2013

Where: Viejas Arena at Aztec Bowl San Diego State University

Description:  Stacie Terry was named the eighth head coach in the history of the San Diego State women’s basketball program on May 15, 2013. A native of San Diego, Terry gained a wealth of experience as an assistant coach at the Division I level over the past 14 years, including the last five under head coach Nikki Caldwell, who transformed UCLA into a powerhouse before restoring LSU to national prominence. The team finished last season with an overall record of 27-7 and a conference record of 15-1. Get your San Diego State vs. UCLA  Women’s Basketball Tickets now from Ticketsnow by Ticketmaster.

Cost: $6-$20


University-of-San-Diego-vs-UC-Santa-Barbara--Mens-BasketballWhat: University of San Diego vs. UC Santa Barbara Men’s Basketball

When: Sunday December 15, 2013

Where: Jenny Craig Pavilion-University Of San Diego

Description:  Bill Grier completed his seventh year as head coach of the USD men’s basketball program in 2013-14. He guided the Toreros to an overall record of 16-18 and 7-9 in the tough West Coast Conference. The season was highlighted by the Toreros beating the BYU Cougars twice, including in the quarterfinal of the WCC Basketball Championships. Sophomore guard Johnny Dee was recognized as All-WCC honorable mention, and freshman center Jito Kok was named to the WCC All-Freshman Team.

Last season he guided his youthful Toreros to a 16-18 record with the team playing its best basketball down the stretch.

Cost: $8-$16


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