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Best Bets for fun things to do in and around La Jolla, Nov. 28-Dec. 8

BestBets-11-28-13-Turkey Clip Art

• Father Joe’s Villages 12th Thanksgiving 5K Run/Walk, 7:45 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 28 in Balboa Park. Fee: $31-$45. Register:

• 12th Thanksgiving Day 10K/5K (6.2 mile/3.1 mile) Run/Walk for the Hungry, Nov. 28 at Broadway Circle, Horton Plaza through Gaslamp District and East Village. 10K: 7:10 a.m. 5K: 8:15 a.m. Proceeds to San Diego Food Bank and Jewish Family Service’s food assistance programs. Fee: $35. Register:

Best Bets for fun things to do in La Jolla, Nov. 21-Nov. 28

Scott Paulson

Gobble Gobble UC San Diego Library’s annual Turkey Calling Show is set for noon, Wednesday, Nov. 27 at Geisel Library on campus. It’s presented in the style of an old-time, fast-paced, live radio broadcast, hosted by sound effects expert Scott Paulson and the Teeny-Tiny Pit Orchestra. Joining the fun will be actors Ellen Lawson and Glenn [...]

Best Bets for fun things to do in and around La Jolla, Nov. 14-22

green garden lecture

La Jolla Garden Club member and master gardener Rilla Crane will make a presentation titled, “Going Green Creative Designs,” at the next meeting, 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19 at La Jolla Lutheran Church, 7117 La Jolla Blvd. A reception/tea follows. Guests are welcome. For a reservation, e-mail Ginger Taylor at

Best Bets for fun things to do in and around La Jolla, Nov. 1-7

BEST BETS 10-31-13-art lecture

Artist Dana Montlack, whose work is featured in “Sea Of Cortez,” will give a lecture along with the scientists who collaborated on her exhibition, 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2 at the San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art, 700 Prospect St. Montlack photographs the microscopic life in the Sea of Cortez and has developed a working relationship with scientists at Scripps Institute of Oceanography and Birch Aquarium. Free with paid museum admission: $10. (858) 454-3541

Best Bets for fun things to do in and around La Jolla, Oct. 24-31

California Ballet's 'Dracula'. Courtesy

Dracula is Back!

And by popular demand, according to California Ballet, which will present the dance drama, 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, and 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27 at San Diego Civic Theatre, 110 Third Ave. (Not appropriate for children under age 8.) Tickets: $22-$60. (858) 560-6741.

Best Bets for fun things to do in and around La Jolla, Oct. 17-24

BEST BETS OCT-172013-triathalon challenge

8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, La Jolla Cove. The Aspen Medical Products San Diego Triathlon Challenge (SDTC) boasts an all new “challenge distance” triathlon course consisting of a 1 mile swim, 44 mile bike and 10 mile run on one of the most breathtaking courses in the country. Athletes compete side by side with Ironman® champions, world-class challenged athletes, celebrities and other enthusiasts while raising important funds for the Challenged Athletes Foundation.

Best Bets for fun things to do in and around La Jolla, Sept. 26-Oct. 3

Lori Bell

Fourth Friday Jazz: La Jolla Community Center will host Lori Bell & Friends for the next concert of its monthly series, Friday, Sept 27 at 6811 La Jolla Blvd. Doors open 7 p.m., concert begins at 8 p.m. For this program, Bell will be joined by guitarist Peter Sprague and bassist Rob Magnusson. Advance tickets ($15 members, $20 non-members) include the concert, hors d’oeuvres, a glass of wine and free valet parking. At the door: $20 and $25. (858) 459-0831.

Best Bets for fun things to do in La Jolla, Sept. 12-20

sea days birch aquarium

Meet Scripps Oceanography researchers and learn about the ecology of rare ecosystems like the deep-sea methane seeps and hydrothermal vents at the next SEA DAYS presentation, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 21 at Birch Aquarium. 2300 Expedition Way, La Jolla. Guests will also explore the world of fascinating marine creatures and discover their strange and unusual adaptations for survival. Admission: $12.50-$17. (858) 534-3474.

Best Bets for things to do in La Jolla, Sept. 12-19, 2013

A scene from a Haute Night event in June. File

The next Village Merchants Association’s Haute La Jolla Nights will run 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14 throughout La Jolla Village. The monthly event features street concerts, art gallery receptions, shopping deals and dining specials. Free. (858) 454-5718.

Best Bets for fun things to do in and around La Jolla, Sept. 5-12

scared music

Sacred Music Recital A keyboard concert, hosted by AmateurPianists, will be held 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8 at St. James By-the-Sea Episcopal Church, 743 Prospect St. Admission is free. (858) 432-3004. Lavine/Levine Show An exhibition of 24 photographs by Arthur Lavine (Rancho Bernardo) arranged side by side with 24 photographs by Dana Levine (La [...]

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