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Get Out East County! Weekend Guide for Dec. 7 to 9

The work week is over, now what? Patch found activities for you to do throughout the entire weekend.

Get Out East County! Weekend Guide for Dec. 7 to 9 Get Out East County! Weekend Guide for Dec. 7 to 9 Get Out East County! Weekend Guide for Dec. 7 to 9 Get Out East County! Weekend Guide for Dec. 7 to 9

From wish lists to shopping checklists, the holiday hustle and bustle is officially here!

Whether you want to shop for gifts or avoid shopping altogether, Patch has you covered.

Here are six fun events to get out to in East County this weekend.

Click on the links for more information.

HELIX CHARTER HIGH SCHOOL 'JUST DANCE' PERFORMANCES

  • What's Up: Helix Charter High School's Dance department will move and groove at two performances showcasing their dance skills.  
  • When: Friday, Dec. 7 and Saturday, Dec. 8 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Helix Charter High School, 7323 University Avenue, La Mesa.
  • Price: $8pre-sale, $10 at the door.

WINTER WONDER JAM AT CUYAMACA COLLEGE

  • What's Up: Rock out at Winter Wonder Jam. The rock concert will feature local pop rock and alternative bands.
  • When: Friday, Dec. 7 from 7 to 10 p.m.
  • Where: Cuyamaca Performing Arts Theatre, 900 Rancho San Diego Parkway, El Cajon. 
  • Price: $5, an unwrapped toy, or 3 cans of food.

LEMON GROVE ANNUAL BONFIRE

  • What's Up: The annual family event will light a bonfire under the Lemon Grove sky. Activties will include laser tag, horse drawn wagon rides, games, rock climbing, live music, face painting, and more!
  • When:  Friday, Dec. 7, 2012 from 6 to 8 p.m.
  • Where: Civic Center Park, 3200 Main Street, Lemon Grove.
  • Price: Free.

LIGHTING AT THE LAKES

  • What's Up: Kick start the holiday season at Santee Lakes. Watch the holiday tree light up the Santee sky. 
  • When: Saturday, Dec. 8 from 4 to 6 p.m.
  • Where: Santee Lakes Recreation Preserve - Lake 1 Gazebo, 9310 Fanita Parkway, Santee
  • Price: Free.
  • Also check out Santa at the Lakes

A HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR

  • What's Up: Enjoy a holiday musical, with a twist. The east county based group, the San Diego Festival Chorus and Orchestra will perform their own verson of The Nutcracker Suite.
  • When: Sunday, Dec. 9 from 3 to 5 p.m.
  • Where: College Aveunue Baptist Church, 4747 College Avenue, San Diego.
  • Price: $17 at the door. 

MENORAH LIGHTING AT GROSSMONT CENTER

  • What's Up: Chabad of East County will host a Menorah Lighting. The event will also include crafts, music, raffle, chocolate coins, ventriloquist show, dreidels and more.
  • When: Sunday, Dec. 9 at 4 p.m.
  • Where: Grossmont Center walk way between Bath & Body Works and Jamba Juice, 5500 Grossmont Center Drive, La Mesa.
  • Price: Free.

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