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Holiday Events

Holiday Events

Small Business Saturday

Do your holiday shopping at a local family-owned business. Support small businesses and all they do for their communities, especially in Scripps Ranch. 

SR Tree Lighting

The annual Scripps Ranch Girl Scouts Tree Lighting ceremony for the whole community is scheduled for Hoyt Park this year on Dec. 3 from 3 to 5 p.m. There will be a bake sale, crafts, Santa visits and a sing-along.

‘Mixed Nuts’

Lynch Dance Institute presents ‘”Mixed Nuts,” its annual full-length, multi-dance genre holiday production full of joy, hope and possibility. Dec. 9 and 10 at 2 p.m. at the Joan B Kroc Theatre, 6611 University Ave. Tickets: 30070.danceticketing.com/r/events.

SR Holiday Concert

Scripps Ranch Symphony in the Park will hold its annual holiday concert with Santa & Friends on Dec. 10, 5-6:30 p.m. in Hoyt Park this year. Free.

Becky’s Gift

The 14th annual Becky’s Gift Toy Drive to help families fighting cancer during the holiday season is underway. Donate new, unwrapped toys for children ages 1-16 years old. Monetary donations and gift cards are also accepted. Toys can be dropped off at Scripps Rock Dental, 12112 Scripps Summit Drive, Suite C.; Fitness Quest 10, 9972 Scripps Ranch Blvd.; or St. Gregory the Great Catholic School, 15315 Stonebridge Parkway. For more information, contact Becky Walton at beckywalton@san.rr.com or Christie Jackson at christie@jacksonlane.com. Toy collection will continue until Dec. 15. Visit the Facebook page facebook.com/BeckysGift.

The Annual ‘Nutcracker’

The Scripps Ballet Theatre and Scripps Performing Arts Academy proudly present their 35th annual, All-Youth Production of the full-length ballet, “The Nutcracker,” featuring dancers aged 3 1/2 to 18 years old! Discounted tickets are available for schools and Girl Scout troops. Scripps Ranch residents and SRHS students Andrea Chan, 16, and Addison Burvall, 17, will perform the roles of Sugar Plum Fairy and Cavalier. 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. Dec. 16 and 17 at 2 p.m. Held at David and Dorothea Garfield Theatre at the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center, 4126 Executive Drive. Tickets: etix.com/ticket/o/8070/scripps.

Farmers Market Holiday Shopping

Visit the Scripps Ranch Farmer’s market for a festive holiday experience the week before Christmas. Great food, lots of vendors for holiday gifts, music and holiday fun for the kids. Dec. 21 from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. at 10045 Carroll Canyon Road.