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Rady Children’s Ice Rink, Daily 10am-10pm. Thru Sun, Jan 5. $10-$50. Enjoy some holiday fun at this incredible outdoor ice rink! Admission $15/adults, $13/kids, $10/military with valid I.D. Or buy punch card that’s good for five skate sessions. Rady Children’s Arts District Liberty Station, Central Promenade, 2875 Dewey Road, Point Loma.
Rocky Horror Picture Show, midnight, every Friday. La Paloma Theatre, Hwy 101, Encinitas.
Foreign Film Friday: Coming Home Fri, Nov 15, 4 & 7pm. Carlsbad City
Susan G. Komen® 3-Day walk from Del Mar Fairgrounds to Waterfront Park. Fri-Sun, Nov 15-17.
Antiques & Art & Design Show, Fri-Sun, Nov 15-17, 11am-6pm(4pm Sun). $8. 100+ exhibitors offer broad range of antiques including furniture, silver, paintings, bronzes, crystal, prints, rugs, rare books, and accessories, jewelry, and more. Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd.
SD Asian Film Festival, Thru Nov 16 at various venues in San Diego County.
Padres Pedal the Cause fundraiser for cancer research. Sat., Nov 16. Petco Park.
Guided Bird Walk: Oak Grove Loop, Sat, Nov 16, 8-10am. Free. Join birders for a birding adventure. We never know what we will see, but the Ravens will no doubt be about and perhaps some hawks. Meet in front of the Visitor Center. Mission Trails Regional Park, One Father Junípero Serra Trail, San Carlos.
Leave No Trace Scavenger Hunt, Sat, Nov 16, 8:30-10:30am. Blue Sky Ecological Reserve, Poway.
Walk With Nature, Sat, Nov 16, 8-10am. Free. Join outdoor educator on easy, slow-paced 1.5-2 hour interpretive nature walk along Dixon Lake’s Chaparral Nature Trail. Mostly flat, under 2 miles. Meet in La Honda parking lot near fountain. Rain cancels. Dixon Lake, 1700 North La Honda Drive, Escondido.
Carlsbad Holiday Market, Sat, Nov 16, 9am-2pm. Woman’s Club of Carlsbad.
Wildlife Tracking Walk, Sat, Nov 16, 8:30-10:30am. Free. Join senior tracker for easy, under 2 hour, wildlife tracking walk. Look for animal tracks, scat, and other evidence on the trail that coyotes, bobcats, raccoons, deer have been in the area! Meet at La Honda parking lot, take a short hike to one or two good tracking locations. Older children are welcome. Bring water, wear appropriate clothing (layers, hat, sturdy shoes). Daley Ranch, 3024 La Honda Drive, Escondido
Chris Perondi’s Stunt Dog Experience, Sat, Nov 16, 7:30pm. California Center for the Arts, Escondido.
Island Blue Holiday Fest, Sat, Nov 16, 10am-4pm. Free. Free community event for all ages with holiday fun, entertainment, food, vendors, gingerbread contest, and more. Schooner Bill of Rights, 604 Marina Parkway, Chula Vista Harbor.
Teen Event: Coding Workshop, Sat, Nov 16, 10:15-11:45am. Free. CSES Outreach, branch of the Computer Science and Engineering Society at UCSD, will be providing 6-12th graders introductory lesson to programming and give them a hands-on experience with the resources and tools used for an university-level education. Sign up is required, space is limited. A complimentary lunch will be provided to all attendees. Coronado Library, 640 Orange Ave, Coronado.
San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival Grand Tasting Finale, Sat, Nov 16, noon-3pm. Embarcadero Marina Park North, downtown SD.
The Wailers at Del Mar Racetrack, Sat, Nov 16 after the last race.
SD Gulls vs. Ontario Reign, Sat, Nov 16, 7pm. Pechanga Arena San Diego (sports arena).
Turkey Trot Across Eagle Peak Ranch, Sat, Nov 16, 10am-2pm. Free. See the vibrant Fall colors of Eagle Peak Ranch, a 414 acre open space preserve! The San Diego River Park Foundation is hosting a free guided turkey trot along the Horizon Rock Trail through grassland and chaparral habitats to Badger Hill and Temescal Creek Overlook. Come enjoy a beautiful day in nature and see for yourself why the San Diego River is worth preserving! Turkey Trot Across Badger Hill, Temescal Creek Overlook, and Horizon Rock Trails: • Distance (Roundtrip): 3.7 • Elevation Change: 390 ft • Difficulty: Easy to moderate How to Prepare: • Bring at least 2 liters of water. • Wear sturdy hiking shoes and sun protection to keep yourself comfortable. • Pack a sack lunch or snack. • Dogs are not allowed. • Kid-friendly • Poison oak may be present, so long pants are recommended. RSVP is required. To be added to the RSVP list and to receive detailed directions, please email or call (619) 297-7380. Eagle Peak Preserve, Eagle Peak Road, Julian
LA Clippers vs. Atlanta Hawks, Sat, Nov 16, 7:30pm. Staples Center, Los Angeles.
Gold Spike 100th Anniversary Celebration, Thru Nov 16, 8:30am-3pm. Free-$50. On November 15, 1919, John D. Spreckels drove the “Gold Spike” completing the San Diego & Arizona Railway, America’s last transcontinental railroad. What an exciting time for Southern California’s history! In honor of this momentous occasion, the Pacific Southwest Railway Museum has planned a variety of exciting activities throughout 2019 to commemorate this historic event. Campo Railroad Park & Museum, 750 Depot Street, Campo, 91906
Fall Settles In, Sat-Sun, Nov 16-17, Nov 30-Dec 1, Wed Nov 20 & Dec 4, 9:30-11am. Free. MTRP Trail Guide takes you on trail through open space park. See how plants and animals of the park have settled into cooler days and nights. Meet inside the Visitor Center. Mission Trails Regional Park, One Father Junípero Serra Trail, San Carlos
Vision Quest Hike, Sun, Nov 17, 3-5pm. Free. Short hike with Will Bowen to a power spot where we will explore shamanic methods that induce trance, visions, and insights, leading to self healing and oneness with nature. Activities include saging, breathing techniques, drumming, invocation, opening to energies, reading the the book of nature, story telling, healing, and shamanic art. Bring blanket to sit on. Meet at West End Parking/staging area, 4300 Sorrento Valley Blvd. Peñasquitos Canyon.
CCAA soccer championships, Sun, Nov 17. UC San Diego.
Novemberfest, Sun, Nov 17, noon-4pm. Alta Vista Botanical Gardens, Vista.
Children’s Fairy Garden Workshop & Costume Contest, Sun, Nov 17, 1-2pm. Green Thumb Nursery, San Marcos.
Sing-a-long-a Sound of Music, Sun, Nov 17, 3-6pm. Pre-show at 2pm. $28-$36. Uniquely interactive film experience complete with prop packs, costume contest, themed cocktails, snacks! (The lyrics will be on screen). Balboa Theatre, downtown, SD.
LA Rams vs. Chicago Bears, Sun, Nov 17, 5:20pm. Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.
LA Lakers vs. Atlanta Hawks, Sun, Nov 17, 6:30pm. Staples Center, LA.
Del Mar Thoroughbred Racing Bing Crosby Season, Continues through Dec 1.
Walk and Talk: Lake Murray Boat Docks, Tue, Nov 19, 9-10am. Free. Walk the paths along the lake and enjoy a friendly encounter with fellow walkers who enjoy getting out and about the cool environs of Lake Murray. Topic for this month: Rabbits and Hares. Meet by the Boat Docks, Kiowa Dr. entrance. Lake Murray Reservoir, 5540 Kiowa Dr, San Carlos.

events around town
Sunset Market at Coast Highway & Pier View Way in downtown Oceanside, every Thursday, 5-9pm.
Behind the Scenes Tour at Mission San Luis Rey, every Saturday & Sunday.

Cowles Mountain Hike, Ongoing Saturdays thru June 1, 5:30-6:30am. Free. Looking for an adventure? Join us! Meet at Cowles Mountain Staging Area (corner of Golfcrest Dr & Navajo Rd) at the trail head south of the comfort station. Cowles Mountain, San Carlos.
Pacific Beach Farmers’ Market, Ongoing Saturdays, 8am-noon. Free. Promenade mall, 4150 Mission Blvd, Pacific Beach.
Waterski and Wakeboard, Ongoing thru Dec 23, 2019. Sundays, 8-11am, Thursdays 5-8pm. Convair Waterski Club is active year-round on Mission Bay and provides 2 ski boats for waterskiing and wakeboarding, w/instruction & equipment available on request. Nominal fee per run. Meet at south end of Crown Point Beach, 3500 Crown Point Drive. Any skill level welcome.
Box Lacrosse Pick-Up Games, Sundays, 4-6pm. Ongoing thru Dec 2019. $10. Play Box Lacrosse Pick-Up Games. Everyone 18+ welcome, or high school Varsity players. Fun, fast box lacrosse-get a great workout. Sportsplex USA, 12349 McIvers Court, Poway. Registration requested.
Fly Casting Clinic, Ongoing Sundays thru Sun, Dec 29, 2019, 9am-noon. Free. If you have wanted to cast a fly rod, or you know how but just want to practice, then the free fly casting clinic at Lake Murray on Sunday mornings might be the ticket. The sponsor, San Diego Fly Fishing Club has rods, reels and casting instructors for the participants without gear. Ages 16 and up. Look for the Gazebo and the fly poles east of the Boat Ramp by the Lake. Lake Murray Reservoir, 5540 Kiowa Drive, San Diego.
Free First Sunday, Ongoing thru Dec 1. Sundays, 10am. Free. Embrace creativity and visit OMA. Oceanside Museum of Art, 704 Pier View Way, Oceanside.
Daley Ranch Open House, Open to public 2nd Sunday of every month. 11am-2pm. Free. Approximately 1 mile from the La Honda entry is the Historic Daley Ranch House. Ranger staff/docents provide info and insights into the history of the ranch. Steady rain cancels. Daley Ranch, 3024 La Honda Dr, Escondido.
Fun & Fitness Hiking Series at Blue Sky Ecological Reserve, thru Jan 28, 9am, every Monday.
Baby Time, Ongoing Tuesdays 3-3:30pm, thru Dec 31, 2019. Free. Join us for a program that is perfect for babies and young toddlers: short, fun and interactive. Mission Valley Library, 2123 Fenton Pkwy, Mission Valley, 92108
Run Club. Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30pm ongoing thru Dec. Free. Choose 2-mile or 4-mile group. All paces/abilities welcome. Meet at Refill cafe, 3752 Park Blvd, Hillcrest.
Qualcomm Stadium Swap Meet, Ongoing Wednesdays, 2-10pm. $1-$2. Open air swap meet and farmer’s market. Info: 619-283-3100. SDCCU Stadium, 9449 Friars Road, Mission Valley, 92108.

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