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Sunday, Dec 17
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Let There Be Light: Hanukkah & Kwanzaa Celebration
12:00 PM Cooking Class: Una Noche en España
1:00 PM California Ballet: The Nutcracker
2:00 PM Music: House of England Winter Concert
2:00 PM Four Treasures of the Chinese Study Closing Reception
2:00 PM Stage: La Posada Magica
2:00 PM La Pastorela de los Alacranes
2:00 PM B is for Bangkok Storytime
2:00 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
5:30 PM California Ballet: The Nutcracker
7:30 PM California Ballet: The Nutcracker
8:00 PM Music: Anhuea, Paula Fuga, Mahi
Monday, Dec 18
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 AM SD Hmong Community New Year Celebration
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
6:30 PM Discussion: One Hundred Years of Solitude
Tuesday, Dec 19
All Day Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
All Day Free Admission to Mingei International Museum
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
7:00 PM Stage: The Meshuga Nutcracker
Wednesday, Dec 20
1:00 PM Cooking Class: French Macaron
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
7:00 PM California Ballet: The Nutcracker
Thursday, Dec 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Moscow Ballet's 'Great Russian Nutcracker'
7:30 PM Hanukkah/Solstice Concert
7:30 PM Film: Fräulein una Fiana D'inverno
8:00 PM Moscow Ballet's "Great Russian Nutcracker"
Friday, Dec 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
6:00 PM Special Event: Apna Christmas
7:00 PM California Ballet: The Nutcracker
Saturday, Dec 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
6:00 PM Russian Grand Ballet Presents “The Nutcracker”
7:30 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
Sunday, Dec 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
2:00 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
Monday, Dec 25
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
Tuesday, Dec 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Kwanzaa Unity Umoja
Wednesday, Dec 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
6:00 PM Kwanzaa - Kujichagulia: Self-Determination
6:00 PM Film: The Spirit Of The Beehive
Thursday, Dec 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Book Signing: Sandcastle Girls
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
6:00 PM Kwanzaa - Collective Work and Responsibility: Ujima
Friday, Dec 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
6:00 PM Kwanzaa: Cooperative Economics: Ujamaa
7:00 PM Stage: Kwanzaa Time
Saturday, Dec 30
1:00 PM New Years in Baja California Mexico
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
7:00 PM Stage: Kwanzaa Time
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< Sunday, December 3, 2017 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

Black Pearl Sings!
Until December 17

Diary of Anne Frank
Until December 17

Cabaret
Until December 23

Exhibitions and Art

Memories Of Underdevelopment
Until February 4, 2018

Art of the Americas
Until February 18, 2018

Indonesian Shadow Puppets
Until March 1, 2018

Jewels of India
Until March 1, 2018

Recycled and Embroidered Textiles of Bengal
Until March 25, 2018

Barrio Art Crawl
Ongoing, every 2nd Saturday of each month

Art of East Asia
Until December 31, 2019

Arts of Iran
Until January 31, 2019

Art Of The 20th Century
Ongoing until December 31, 2019

German Expressionism
Ongoing until December 31, 2019

Dan McCleary, Etchings And Studies: Taller De Grabado Oaxaca 2000 - 2016

Kanban, Traditional Shop Signs Of Japan
Ongoing until October 8, 2017

Art Of The Open Air
Ongoing until February 13, 2018

Kids

Kids Meet Mandarin
Ongoing Fridays

Chinese Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Spanish Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Bilingual Storytime
Ongoing Fridays

Classes and Workshops

Irish Gaelic Conversation Circle
Ongoing Tuesdays - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Tai Chi Workshop
Ongoing Saturdays

Shakespeare&Tea
Ongoing Sundays

African Dance Class
Ongoing Sundays

Dancing With The Brush: Chinese Brush Painting And Calligraphy
Ongoing Tuesdays

Middle-Eastern Drum and Belly Dance Class
Ongoing Mondays

Salsa Class
Ongoing Tuesdays

Urban Art & More
Ongoing Tuesdays

Mandarin Meetup
Ongoing Wednesdays

Cultural Tours and Excursions

San Diego Chinese Historical Museum & Garden Tour
Ongoing, every 1st Saturday of each month

Little Italy Culinary Tour
Ongoing Saturdays

Asian Pacific Historical District Walking Tour
Ongoing, every 2nd Saturday of each month.

Lucha Libre Mexican Wrestling in Tijuana
Ongoing, Select Fridays

Tijuana Street Art Trek with Panca
Ongoing, Select Saturdays

Tijuana Street Eats
Ongoing, Select Saturdays

Tijuana Brewery Tour
Ongoing, Select Saturdays

Tijuana Market Hop
Ongoing, Select Sundays

Tijuana Seafood Food Tour
Ongoing Saturdays

Tijuana Foodie Adventure
Ongoing Saturdays,Tuesdays,Sundays

Ensenada Mexico Pacific Ocean Coastal Tour

Baja Mexico Grand Tour

Tijuana Foodie Adventures

Brews + Chews & Views: Tijuana Walking Tour
Ongoing Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays until Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Other

Tea with The Bard
Ongoing, first Sunday of each month

Kirtan Musical Meditation
Ongoing, Thursdays

Frankie & Maria's Italian Wedding, A Not-So-Ordinary Interactive Dinner Theater
Ongoing, Saturdays, Fridays

12:00 AM Fair Trade Alternative Gift Fair Fairly traded foods and handcrafted items from cooperatives in developing countries available for purchase.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
First Lutheran Church of San Diego
1420 Third Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
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Sunday, December 3 - 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
9:00 AM PCC annual Community Bazar The Persian Cultural Center will host their Annual Community Bazaar. You will be able to enjoy food, a raffle, handmade crafts , jewelry, and face painting for the kids.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Mt. Carmel High School
9550 Carmel Mt. RD
San Diego, CA 92129
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Sunday, December 3 - 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 552-9355 or visit: www.pccsd.org or Email: [email protected]
10:00 AM San Pasqual Battle Day Commemorating the 1846 Battle of San Pasqual of the Mexican-American war with battle reenactment, military encampment, food, and entertainment.

The San Pasqual battle was one of the only military encounters in California during the war, and it was the bloodiest and most controversial leading to the outcome. Today, a California State Monument commemorates the battlefield, and hundreds of volunteers reenact the event there on the Sunday closest to December 6.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
San Pasqual Battlefield State Historic Park
15808 San Pasqual Valley Road
Escondido, CA 92027
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Sunday, December 3 - 10:00 AM

For more information, please call: (760) 737-2201 or visit: www.parks.gov
1:00 PM Hanukkah Afternoon An afternoon celebration of food and friendship while sharing personal traditions, stories and experiences celebrating this holiday. RSVP at [email protected]. There will be a silent auction featuring a variety of premier genealogy software as well as a drawing for a full-year membership to the San Diego Jewish Genealogical Society for all those who purchase a buffet ticket.

Admission/Cost: $10 - $15

Location:
Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center
4126 Executive Drive
San Diego, CA 92037
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Sunday, December 3 - 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sdjgs.org
2:00 PM Stage: Black Pearl Sings! San Diego Repertory Theatre presents "Black Pearl Sings!" an intimate play with music starring Minka Wiltz and Allison Spratt Pearce.

The story follows Alberta "Pearl" Johnson (Wiltz) has inherited from her African and American ancestors a soulful collection of rare folk songs. Stuck behind bars in a Texas prison for murder, her music is her lifeline to her family and future. Enter Susannah (Pearce), an ambitious collector of songs for the Library of Congress. To advance her career, Susannah wants to record Pearl singing her extraordinary repertoire. Pearl sees Susannah as a possible escort to freedom. Their story is one of two women tied deeply together by their personal search for respect and love.

The show, written by Frank Higgins and directed by Thomas W. Jones II, features over 20 distinctive songs. It runs Nov. 22 through Dec. 17, 2017.

Admission/Cost: $25 - $72

Location:
Lyceum Theatre
79 Horton Plaza
San Diego, CA 92101
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Multiple dates from November 22 - December 17
See website for more details

For more information, please call: (619) 544-1000 or visit: www.sdrep.org
2:00 PM House of Ukraine The House of Ukraine is hosting a Special Event at the International Cottages in Balboa Park.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
International Cottages
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
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Sunday, December 3 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 234-0739 or visit: www.sdhpr.org
2:00 PM Stage: Enchanted April San Diego State University stages Enchanted April, a new musical romance.

Life and love are about to bloom for four London women as they rent the Mediterranean castle of their dreams for one magical month in 1922.

Looking for a much-needed respite from their London cares, what they find on the Italian shore awakens them to a world of beauty, ardor, and the joys of living.

The musical, based on the beloved novel, is directed by Stephen Brotebeck.

Admission/Cost: $17 - $20

Location:
Don Powell Theatre at SDSU
5500 Campanile Dr.
San Diego, CA 92182
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Dates and times:
Thursday, November 30 - 7:30 PM
Friday, December 1 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, December 2 - 7:30 PM
Sunday, December 3 - 2:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sa1.seatadvisor.com
2:00 PM Hanukkah Menorah Workshop Paint your own wooden menorah and/or dreidel. Decorate them to make a family treasure or for a gift. $25 menorah, $5 dreidel.

Admission/Cost: $25

Location:
Xpressive Arts Center
12257 B Old Pomerado Road
San Diego, CA 92064
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Sunday, December 3 - 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 679-2787
4:00 PM Amnesty Int'l North County Global Write-a-Thon Amnesty Int'l North County & Rancho Buena Vista HS Amnesty Int'l Club are teaming up locally to join 7 million volunteers worldwide to write letters to advocate for human rights around the world during International Human Rights Week. The group holds the USA record for most letters written at a single event and invites all who want to make a difference to join in for free. Speakers - 2017 Digna Ochoa Human Rights Defender Award to Max Disposti and NC LGBTQ Resource Center. Testimonials and success stories. Live music.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Rancho Buena Vista High School
1601 Longhorn Drive
Vista, CA 92081
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Sunday, December 3 - 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

For more information, please call: (760) 727-7284 or visit: www.facebook.com
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland This multi-cultural holiday festival features traditional illuminated Chinese lanterns plus live acrobatic performances, rides, carnival games and international cuisine. The 50-foot, artisan handcrafted lanterns depict scenes from across the globe, encompassing the theme, "Holidays Around the World."

Admission/Cost: $18

Location:
SDCCU Stadium
9449 Friars Road
San Diego, CA 92108
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from Sunday, November 19 until Sunday, January 7 - 2018
Sundays, 4:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Mondays, 4:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Tuesdays, 4:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Wednesdays, 4:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Thursdays, 4:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Fridays, 4:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Saturdays, 4:30 PM to 10:00 PM

For more information, please call: (510) 962-8586 or visit: www.globalwonderland.com
6:00 PM Music: A Merry - Achi Christmas Mariachi Sol de Mexico presents A Merry-Achi Christmas.

The Celebration: How is Christmas celebrated in the Southwest? With traditional carols played by a mariachi of course! And this December, Mariachi Sol de Mexico - with the blazing sounds of its 13-piece ensemble - brings to life a festive, joyous holiday celebration. Enjoy a fusion of the traditional holiday spirit with the color and traditions of Mexican and American Christmas songs and carols, all brought to life by Sol de Mexico's spectacular artistic execution. Experience this unique fiesta of favorite holiday tunes from both sides of the border.

Admission/Cost: $26.50 - $44.50

Location:
Historic Balboa Theatre
868 Fourth Ave
San Diego, CA 92101
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Sunday, December 3 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 570-1100 or visit: www.sandiegotheatres.org
7:00 PM Music: Ozomatli Ozomatli is a six-piece band playing primarily Latin, hip hop, and rock music, formed in 1995 in Los Angeles.

Admission/Cost: $32

Location:
Music Box
1337 India Street
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Friday, December 15 - 7:00 PM
Saturday, December 16 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please call (619) 795-1337
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