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Happy Holidays!

News Around Town

Time for a Water Checkup?

Carlsbad residents are eligible for a free in home “WaterSmart Checkup.” Through this program, a water conservation expert will help you learn how to set your irrigation timer for maximum efficiency and identify potential ways to save water inside and out. You won’t be obligated to make the suggested changes, but we have a feeling you might want to:

• Save money on your water bill
• Take better care of your landscaping
• Do your part to conserve water
• Avoid run off that could pollute our ocean and lagoons
• Have your sprinkler timer properly adjusted

Sign up today at 866-883-1332 or www.watersmartcheckup.org

Events Around Town

Holiday at the Rancho
Dec 1, 5 – 8 p.m. $10 per person, kids ages 3 and under are free
Leo Carrillo Historic Park, 760-434-2843

Leo Carrillo Ranch is the perfect setting for a classic holiday feel with carolers, a tree lighting, cookie decorating, crafts and train rides. Face painting, an outdoor movie presentation of The Muppet Christmas Carol (rated G) and a special visit by Santa are also included.

Front Row Fridays
Dec. 14, 7 – 8:30 p.m., Free
Ruby G. Schulman Auditorium Carlsbad City Library (Dove Lane) 760-602-2090

The Nutcracker and Beyond: Piano Duo, : Experience the season with the award-winning Grigorian Gubenko Piano Duo, performing exciting selections by Debussy, Saint-Saëns and Tchaikovsky.

Events Around The County

Today - December 16
The Old Globe presents Looking for Christmas, on stage at the Old Globe complex in Balboa Park. An outstanding San Diego event. - www.theoldglobe.org
Today - December 23
New Village Arts Theatre presents Miss Bennet at 2787 State Street in Carlsbad. - www.newvillagearts.org
Today - December 16
San Diego Repertory Theatre brings you A Doll's House, Part 2 on stage at The Lyceum Theatre Complex at 79 Horton Plaza in downtown San Diego. - www.sdrep.org
December 1
The Museum of Making Music offers Metropolitan Klezmer in performance at 5790 Armada Drive in Carlsbad. - www.museumofmakingmusic.org
December 1
BROCKHAMPTON is at the Valley View Casino Center. - valleyviewcasinocenter.com
December 1 - 23 & 26 - 30
Don't miss the Garden of Lights at the San Diego Botanical Garden. 230 Quail Gardens Drive in Encinitas. - www.sdbgarden.org
December 4 - 30
La Jolla Playhouse offers The Year to Come, on stage at the Mandell Weiss Center for the Performing Arts on the UCSD campus in La Jolla. A favorite San Diego theater event. - www.lajollaplayhouse.com
December 7, 8
The San Diego Symphony presents a Jacobs' Masterworks Series performance - a top San Diego concert event - at Copley Symphony Hall in downtown San Diego. - www.sandiegosymphony.com
December 7, 8, 9
San Diego Opera brings you All Is Calm, on stage at various venues in San Diego. - www.sdopera.com/
December 8
Escondido Christmas Parade is on Broadway, between Escondido High School & Grape Day Park. Starts at 9:30 a.m.. www.escondidojaycees.org
December 8
Gaslamp Quarter Association sponsors TOAST OF GASLAMP - www.gaslamp.org
December 9 & 16
San Diego Boat Parade of Lights is a spectacular boat parade of lights featuring individually holiday decorated private craft. The boat parade starts at the southwest end of Shelter Island, travels past Harbor Island, the Embarcadero, Seaport Village, the Convention Center, the Coronado Island Marriott Hotel, the Coronado Ferry Landing Marketplace and ends at the Navy carrier turning basin. 5:30 until 9:00 p.m. - www.sdparadeoflights.org
December 13
The Museum of Making Music offers Accordions in Concert in performance at 5790 Armada Drive in Carlsbad. - www.museumofmakingmusic.org
December 14
The Museum of Making Music offers Jason Marsalis & The 21st Century Trad Band in performance at 5790 Armada Drive in Carlsbad. - www.museumofmakingmusic.org
December 14
The San Diego Symphony presents a Jacobs' Masterworks Series performance - a top San Diego concert event - usually at Copley Symphony Hall in downtown San Diego - may be at another venue. . - www.sandiegosymphony.com
December 14
Wrex the Halls with Death Cab for Cutie, Third Eye Blind, Billie Eilish & More is at the Valley View Casino Center. - valleyviewcasinocenter.com
December 14 - 23
California Ballet presents The Nutcracker, at the San Diego Civic Theatre. - www.californiaballet.org
December 15, 21, 22
The San Diego Symphony presents a Jacobs' Masterworks Series performance - a top San Diego concert event - usually at Copley Symphony Hall in downtown San Diego - may be at another venue. . - www.sandiegosymphony.com
December 16
The San Diego Symphony presents a Jacobs' Masterworks Series performance - a top San Diego concert event - usually at Copley Symphony Hall in downtown San Diego - may be at another venue. . - www.sandiegosymphony.com
December 16
Gaslamp Quarter Association sponsors Holiday Pet Parade - www.gaslamp.org
December 20
The San Diego Symphony presents a Jacobs' Masterworks Series performance - a top San Diego concert event - usually at Copley Symphony Hall in downtown San Diego - may be at another venue. . - www.sandiegosymphony.com
December 27 - 30
San Diego International Auto Show features foreign and domestic cars, futuristic concept cars, never-before seen models and many others. San Diego Convention Center in Downtown. - www.sdautoshow.com
December 29
Broadway San Diego brings you Mannheim Steamroller Christmas, on stage at the Balboa Theatre or the Civic Theatre. A popular event on the San Diego theater calendar - www.broadwaysd.com
December 29, 30
The San Diego Symphony presents a Jacobs' Masterworks Series performance - a top San Diego concert event - usually at Copley Symphony Hall in downtown San Diego - may be at another venue. . - www.sandiegosymphony.com
December 29 - January 1
OMFG NYE 2019 is at the Valley View Casino Center. - valleyviewcasinocenter.com
December 31
San Diego Holiday Bowl Balloon Parade is a colorful holiday parade with more massive inflatables than any other parade in the nation, colorful floats, unique drill teams, heart-pounding marching bands, and even racing wiener dogs! Begins at 10 a.m. on North Harbor Drive in San Diego. - www.holidaybowl.com
December 31
Holiday Bowl brings two teams together in a post-season NCAA bowl game at 6 PM at SDCCU Stadium. - www.holidaybowl.com