Celebrate! This very special time of the year is filled with good cheer with The Old Globe Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on November 15. This fun family event features a special live performance by members of the Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas cast and a delightful holiday snowfall on the Globe Plaza. Celebrate the holidays as the Old Globe Theatre is once again transformed into the snow-covered Whoville, right down to the last can of Who-hash.

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Ultimate fall guide to beer! Beer lovers can head to Hotel del Coronado on September 26-28 for Oktoberfest. Experience a Bavarian-style beer garden on the Sun Deck with authentic food such as bratwurst with sauerkraut, chicken schnitzel and Munich-style pretzels and select specialty beers. Guests will also enjoy traditional entertainment including daily ceremonial keg tapping and live musical performances.


whats-inPerfect Fall Looks.

September is the time to re-style your wardrobe with fall essentials.

what-we-love1. Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán turns 115. On September 12, celebrate with the World Renowned Mariachi at a spectacular concert at the Cecut in Tijuana. From their beginnings in a small city called Tecalitlán south of Jalisco, to the new sounds of today playing of traditional Mexican songs around the world, the night will reflect the trajectory of 115 years of history. An concert you don't want to miss. www.cecut.gob.mx

whats-inHot Sun, Cool Summer.

As summer is in full swing, here are some beauty products that can help you stay cool and protect you on all those sunny days.

wwlDog Days of Summer. On August 9 the fastest-growing street fair for dogs and dog lovers is set to draw in friends, fans and family members to Cardiff-by-the-Sea. This year highlights include, a Blessing of the Dogs, beer garden and over 200 booths including pet adoptions from local shelters and rescue organizations. By the looks of things, we are in for some more summer fun.



Celebrate America! On Fourth of July, breathtaking fireworks will be taking place all over San Diego to celebrate Independence Day. Enjoy the city's largest fireworks display spanning five beautiful bay front locations at Big Bay Boom Spectacular or pick a spot at your favorite beach beautiful spectacle of fireworks in the night sky.


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Endless Summer.

Nothing is hotter than the mix of bold and neutral colors that are perfect for any summer occasion.

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