Small Business Saturday
Do your holiday shopping at a local family-owned business. Support small businesses and all they do for their communities.
SR Tree Lighting
Join Scripps Ranch Girl Scouts as they kick off the holiday season with Santa pictures, holiday inclusive crafts, a bake sale, a sing-along, a toy drive and tree lighting ceremony on Sunday, Dec. 4 from 3 to 5 p.m. in Jerabek Park, 10150 Avenida Magnifica.
DECEMBER 10, 11
34th Annual ‘Nutcracker’
Tickets are now on sale for the Scripps Performing Arts Academy’s 34th annual presentation of “The Nutcracker.” See the outstanding cast of dancers, ages 3-19, in this magical, full-length performance of a holiday classic Dec. 10 and 11, 2 p.m. at David and Dorothea Garfield Theatre in the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center, 4126 Executive Drive. The Scripps Ballet Theatre and Scripps Performing Arts Academy proudly present this all-youth production of the full length ballet, “The Nutcracker,” features dancers ages 3-1/2 to 19 years old. Based on the timeless holiday tale by E.T.A. Hoffmann, this classic tells the story of a young girl named Marie and her magical adventure one holiday evening. Tickets: etix.com/ticket/o/8070/scripps
Lynch Dance Institute presents ‘”Mixed Nuts,” its annual holiday production full of joy, hope and possibility. The studio will hold its Mixed Nuts Mingle Jingle: Give for Good fundraiser immediately following the Dec. 10 performance. Attendees will mingle, share food, meet new families, sing, dance, bid on special items and celebrate. Enjoy a fundraising event with light fare, a giving tree, silent auction, candy table and a performance by the Holiday Hipsters.
SR Holiday Concert
Scripps Ranch Symphony in the Park will hold its annual holiday concert beginning at 5 p.m. on Dec. 11 in Jerabek Park, 10200 Scripps Trail. The holiday band performing will be Christmas Tree Oh! Santa will arrive on a fire truck as in years past. Scripps Ranch Symphony in the Park plans to hand out light sticks and candy canes to the children attending. The sponsor for this event is Scripps ranch resident Greg Wisniew Certified Financial Planner. symphonyinthepark.org