2013 Thanksgiving Weekend Events

Check out some of San Diego’s 2013 Thanksgiving weekend events. Want more? Look at some of our favorite seasonal getaways, perfect for single day and weekend trips–view them here. We want to wish everyone a happy and safe Thanksgiving Day from everyone at La Jolla Blue Book!

2013 thanksgiving weekend events
Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas!
America’s favorite holiday fable, back for its 13th incredible year, is a wonderful, whimsical production that will once again jump right off the pages of the classic Dr. Seuss book and onto the Old Globe’s stage. Performances for Thanksgiving weekend are as follows: Nov. 27 7pm; Nov. 29 7pm; Nov. 30 11am, 2pm, 5pm; Dec. 1 11am, 2pm, 5pm. Tickets and information www.theoldglobe.org

Side Show @La Jolla Playhouse
Based on the true story of conjoined twins Violet and Daisy Hilton who became stars during the Depression, Side Show is a moving portrait of two women joined at the hip whose extraordinary bondage brings them fame but denies them love. Performances for Thanksgiving weekend are as follows: Nov. 29 8pm; Nov. 30 2pm, 8pm; Dec. 1 2pm, 7pm. Tickets and information www.lajollaplayhouse.com

34th Annual San Diego Jazz Festival
Discerning jazz fans call the San Diego Jazz Festival “the crown jewel of jazz festivals.” The event is held during the Thanksgiving weekend at the Town & Country Resort and Convention Center, in San Diego. November 27st to December 1st, 2013. Tickets and information visit www.sdjazzfest.org

Before sitting down for a feast, check out these fundraising run/walk events!

Oceanside Turkey Trot 2013
The 5 Mile Run/Walk will start off the race schedule at 7:00 am on Thanksgiving Day. The route will start at the Oceanside Civic Center, then go out along beautiful Oceanside Harbor, before returning to the Civic Center area and dropping down to a finish on The Strand, adjacent the Oceanside Pier. www.osideturkeytrot.com

Thanksgiving Day Run For The Hungry 5K & 10K
Run for the Hungry is a 5K/10K run/walk through downtown San Diego on Thanksgiving morning. Proceeds from this event benefit the Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank (www.sandiegofoodbank.org) and the Food Assistance programs of Jewish Family Service (www.jfssd.org). 10K Run – 7:10am; 5K Run/Walk – 8:15am; Thanksgiving Day, November 28, 2013. Downtown San Diego, Broadway Circle Thanksgiving Day. For more info vist http://unitedrunforthehungry.org

4th Annual Thank You Run At 4S Ranch
Mission statement: To provide care for people with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis especially in regards to equipment that is too expensive for the patient or is not covered by their insurance. Also, support the local community through the 4S Ranch-Del Sur Community Foundation. For more information please visit http://thankyourun.org

Father Joe’s Villages Thanksgiving Day 5K
Come join 10,000 of your fellow San Diego neighbors for the 12th annual Father Joe’s Villages Thanksgiving Day 5K Run in Balboa Park! As always, pets are welcome! Registration is open until Nov 27th 5pm. Race is Thursday, November 28th 6am to 7:50am. Registration and more info visit https://my.neighbor.org/sslpage.aspx?pid=411

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Vanessa Turkeltaub
Vanessa Turkeltaub graduated from UC San Diego with a BA in Communication. She has been with Blue Book Publishers for over 5 years, and has written over five-hundred La Jolla related articles. She enjoys going to concerts, art, and traveling. (vanessa@lajollabluebook.com)

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