La Jolla and Rancho Santa Fe are fun-filled places to live year-round, but during the holidays they are even more festive. There are quite a few events taking place around La Jolla and Rancho Santa Fe during the holiday season. Here are some of the most noteworthy, courtesy of stories published by La Jolla Light and lajollamom.com.
1. Helen Woodward Animal Care's Frosty Farm in Rancho Santa Fe
According to lajollamom.com, Helen Woodward Animal Care’s Frosty Farm is a great place to snap photos with Santa and his polar dog. The event also promises many arts and crafts activities, animal encounters and live music. The event’s last day is December 19th from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
2. La Jolla Theater Ensemble performance
La Jolla Light recently shared that the La Jolla Theater Ensemble is performing an “old-time radio show" at 2:30 on Sunday, December 20th at the La Jolla Riford Library. The performance is free, but $10 donations are suggested.
3. Grammy-winning Blind Boys of Alabama musical performance
La Jolla Light also shared that the Grammy-winning Blind Boys of Alabama are performing music from their “Talkin’ Christmas” album at 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 19th at the Sherwood Auditorium in the Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego.
4. San Diego Symphony's Holiday Pops
According to La Jolla Light, San Diego Symphony’s Holiday Pops is a concert featuring acrobats and jugglers put on by the San Diego Symphony. Remaining matinee and evening performances are being held at the Copley Symphony Hall on Saturday, December 19th and Sunday, December 20th.
5. Santa Saturday
Santa Saturday is an event being held on December 19th at 11:00 a.m. and again at 1:00 p.m. at the La Jolla Recreation Center. Per La Jolla Light, this event will be chock full of arts and crafts activities with Santa and his helpers.
6. How the Grinch Stole Christmas! performance
Per La Jolla Light, Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! will be performed on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage at The Old Globe Theatre through December 26th.
7. Inn at Rancho Santa Fe's 2nd Annual Olde Fashioned Christmas
The same post also shared that the Inn at Rancho Santa Fe is holding its 2nd Annual Olde Fashioned Christmas, which boasts an ice skating rink. Almost half of the proceeds from the ice skating rink are being donated to charity. It will be available until January 4th and again from January 9th-11th.
8. New Year's events
Lastly, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day events will be held in restaurants and hotels all across La Jolla to help ring in 2016.