December 5, 2023
A sundown by the seashore is a pleasure, however gazing on it whereas whereas Skating by the Sea? Whew! Picture credit score: Lodge del Coronado through Fb

It’s starting to look so much like … effectively, you realize the track. And it’s not even Thanksgiving! But you might take a look at this San Diego weekend because the prologue to the vacation season.

Ice skating is certainly an indication of what’s to return. And two outside rinks will probably be open as of this weekend, becoming a member of a 3rd that’s been up and working all month. Hit the ice now by way of early January:

  • Liberty Station – Situated within the Central Promenade at Arts District Liberty Station in Level Loma, the Rady Youngsters’s Ice Rink, which opened Thursday, is in its twenty seventh yr. Open day by day from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., with some particular vacation hours. Common admission prices $20.
  • Lodge del Coronado – Skating exterior? Nice. Skating between the long-lasting lodge and the Pacific? Ahhhh. Skating by the Sea begins Friday, and hours range all through the season, however this weekend, head out from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. the remainder of the weekend. Common admission prices $40.
  • Viejas Outlet Middle – East County skaters could benefit from the ice in Alpine, with just a little procuring afterward. Open day by day from 3 to 10 p.m. however closed on Thanksgiving. Common admission prices $22.
Breast cancer survivors are cheered by fellow walkers at the closing ceremony at Waterfront Park.
Breast most cancers survivors are cheered by fellow walkers at a current Komen 3-Day closing ceremony. Picture by Chris Stone

Vacation bazaars have begun too, for these in search of distinctive handcrafted presents:

  • San Diego High-quality Woodworkers Affiliation – hosts its annual two-day vacation reward sale on Friday from 9 a.m. to five p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the workshop, 5360 Eastgate Mall, in Sorrento Valley.
  • Olivewood Gardens and Studying Middle – teaches wholesome meal prep utilizing garden-fresh elements. At 10 a.m. Saturday in Nationwide Metropolis, the cooks, generally known as kitchenistas, will serve up their finest, together with native distributors.
  • San Diego Made Vacation Market – returns to Julep, on the base of Mission Hills, 1735 Hancock St., Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to five p.m. Greater than 120 makers will showcase their wares and there will probably be particular cocktails, meals vans and dwell music. Admission prices $6.

The thirty fourth Encinitas Vacation Avenue Honest begins at 9 a.m. Sunday with youngsters’s rides, two phases of dwell leisure and distributors providing meals, craft beer and different drinks. Stroll South Coast Freeway 101 between J and D streets.

Shoreline Park at Shelter Island hosts the Friendship Stroll at midday Sunday with a give attention to he San Diego-Tijuana area forward of World Design Capital 2024. Leisure contains mariachis and folklorico dancers, together with meals vans and an Ilan-Lael Pop-up Reward Store.

And hey, if you happen to see a sea of pink this weekend, spare the walkers a pleasant honk or two, as a result of they’re giving of their time (and weary toes) to profit breast most cancers analysis. It’s the Susan G. Komen 3-Day, which concludes at Waterfront Park Sunday. The End Line Competition opens at midday Sunday with a closing ceremony to observe at 4 p.m.