EVENT DATE : November 17, 1:00PM
Del Mar Race Track

Enjoy more than 100 wines and Champagnes, gourmet food and music all while trackside watching the live races. General admission ($65) is at 1 p.m. Both tickets include admission to the races, access to exclusive seating and unlimited wine tasting, with food from the food trucks sold separately. UncorkedWineFestivals.com  

EVENT DATE : 20-22
La Jolla Rec Center

Fall Activity Week at the La Jolla Rec Center includes Thanksgiving-inspired fun and crafts from 12-2 p.m. $5 per child. SanDiego.gov

EVENT DATE : 1, 2, 8, 9, 15-23
The Westgate Hotel

Holiday beverages, premium teas, fresh house-made pastries and desserts will be available. The Teddy Bear Teas take place from 2:30 to 5 p.m. and are scheduled for Dec. 1, 2, 8, 9 and daily from the 15 through the 23. WestgateHotel.com

EVENT DATE : December 6, 6:00PM

Join Dr. Gordon for an intimate and informative workshop where you will learn about the role your gut plays in the complex hormonal systems of your body and why natural healers always say disease starts and stops in the gut. TrilogySanctuary.com

Balboa Park

Join the festivities during Balboa Park December Nights, a two-day holiday celebration of food, entertainment and fun. The sights, sounds and smells of the holiday season fill the air as the museums and cultural institutions in Balboa Park, the nation's largest urban cultural park, open their doors free of charge. SanDiego.gov/december-nights

EVENT DATE : 9, 16
San Diego Bay

Enjoy the twinkling waters of the San Diego Bay and more than 80 private boats decorated with holiday lights for the annual Port of San Diego Bay Parade of Lights over two weekends in December. Great views are available on dry land from Shelter Island, Harbor Island, the Embarcadero, Seaport Village, the pier at Cesar Chavez Park and Coronado's Ferry Landing. SDParadeOfLights.org

EVENT DATE : December 9, 4:00PM
La Jolla United Methodist Church

The Chancel and Dorian Bell Choirs, soloists, chamber ensemble and percussion perform. Featured are traditional carols, festive anthems and gospel music by composers and arrangers such as Craig Courtney, Howard Helvey, Lloyd Larson and Amy Grant. Refreshments served following the performance. Complimentary admission/freewill offering. Come, listen and find the peace of the season. LaJollaUnitedMethodist.org