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A spectacular family holiday concert, Carols by Candlelight, will take place December 8-9 at the California Center for the Arts in Escondido. Now in its 34th year, proceeds will go to Rady Children's Hospital. Featured country music stars include multi-platinum recording artist Deana Carter, Charlie Worsham, Anna Vaus, and Steve Vaus. Also appearing in this year's lineup is Back to the Garden, a Woodstock tribute band featuring the music of the Byrds, the Doors, Joni Mitchell, Carole King, the Eagles, and more. Following the on-stage performances, to close the evening, the audience and stars will meet in the courtyard to sing "Silent Night" by candlelight. In addition to the live entertainment, the benefit also features a live auction, silent auction items, and raffle prizes. Golden State Ballet presents its annual holiday production of The Nutcracker at the San Diego Civic Theatre December 15-24. Experience the magic of this beloved fairytale, featuring 24 professional dancers and 90 students from the award-winning Golden State Ballet Academy. Dazzling scenery and costumes set the stage for Artistic Director Raul Salamanca's brilliant new choreography, telling the tale of Clara and her Nutcracker Prince, all danced to Tchaikovsky's classic score performed live by musicians of the renowned San Diego Symphony. Bundle up and head to Pine Valley, as Camp Christmas is lighting the campfire for its third annual holiday festival taking place Friday, Saturday, and Sunday evenings through December 23 from 5:30-9pm. From a colorful dancing water show to holiday photo ops, winter hayrides and train rides, laser tag, archery, bounce houses, a climbing wall, face painting, and "Sappy," the talking Christmas tree, there's something for everyone to boost the holiday spirit. Additionally, the highlight of every evening is a seven-minute presentation of The Christmas Guest, performed twice each night. There's also the popular Sugar Shack and multiple dining options. What's Next Breeders' Cup has announced that the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club is set to serve as the host site for a fourth time in 2025 after also hosting in 2017 and 2021, and having been announced previously as the host in 2024. Consisting of 14 Grade 1 races with purses and awards totaling more than $31 million, the 42nd World Championships are scheduled to be held on on October 31 and November 1, 2025. The 41st World Championships are scheduled to take place at the seaside oval November 1-2, 2024. "We couldn't be more excited about hosting back-to-back Breeders' Cup World Championships and welcoming the very best in international racing back to the town of Del Mar and the greater San Diego area," says Joe Harper, CEO of the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club. "The Breeders' Cup represents the pinnacle in world-class racing and the organization's willingness to return here again is a testament to the quality of our racing facilities, our idyllic weather, and the warm hospitality shown to our visitors by the local community." MIA PARK Carols by Candlelight The Nutcracker Camp Christmas THE NUTCRACKER: PHOTO BY SAMANTHA ZAUSCHER CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHT: COURTESY PHOTO << ranchandcoast.com 42 DECEMBER 2023 RANCH & COAST MAGAZINE

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