11/2: SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE LIVE TOUR
Location: Valley View Casino Center, Sports Arena
If you think you’re a fan of So You Think You Can Dance, prove it by buying tickets to this touring stage version of the hit reality TV show, featuring dancers from Seasons 6 and 7 as well as some SYTYCD All-Stars.
11/3: ONCE UPON A TIME
Location: Spin Nightclub, Middletown
Discover local up-and-coming singers, dancers, actors and comedians at this benefit variety show, presented by Actors Alliance of San Diego and headlined by Lindsley Allen-a founding member of the Pussycat Dolls.
11/4-11/6: RUSSIAN MASTERS
Location: Spreckels Theatre, downtown
Watch professional ballet dancers from around the world perform to the soaring scores of great Russian composers Stravinsky, Tchaikovsky and more in City Ballet’s season opener.
11/4-11/13: SAN DIEGO BEER WEEK
Location: Bars and restaurants countywide
Join this annual 10-day brew-haha celebrating San Diego’s craft beer culture. (See story on page 82.)
11/5-11/6: 6TH ANNUAL TURDUCKEN FESTIVAL
Locations: Iowa Meat Farms, Mission Gorge; Siesel’s Meats, Bay Park
Get stuffed at this two-day extravaganza hosted by Iowa Meat Farms and Siesel’s Meats, featuring expert cooking tips and tastings of ham, pork and turducken-an extremely fowl treat consisting of a duck cooked inside a chicken inside a turkey.
11/5-TBD: AJ’S KIDS CRANE
Location: Ikea, Mission Valley
Watch Star 94.1 FM radio host AJ Machado camp out atop a 40-foot crane until San Diegans donate 101,000 new toys for the patients of Rady’s Children’s Hospital.
11/6: SUSAN G. KOMEN RACE FOR THE CURE
Location: Balboa Park
Burn calories for a cause with the 15,000 people expected to participate in this annual 5K walk/run for breast cancer awareness and fundraising.
11/6: KINGS OF SALSA
Location: Balboa Theatre, Downtown
Watch Cuba’s premier salseros show off their sensual moves in both classical Cuban and modern hip-hop-infused salsas electrified by a nine-piece band.
11/8-11/13: COME FLY AWAY
Location: San Diego Civic Theatre
Come Fly Away with the new Broadway musical inspired by the crooning love songs of Frank Sinatra, paired with the jazzy choreography of Tony Award-winner Twyla Tharp.
11/11: NCAA CARRIER CLASSIC
Location: USS Carl Vinson, to be aired on ESPN
Tune in to ESPN on Veterans Day as North Carolina battles Michigan State in the first college basketball game ever to be played on an aircraft carrier-the San Diego-based USS Carl Vinson. The Commander in Chief himself will be present, along with Magic Johnson, James Worthy and 7,000 (mostly military) hoops fans at this exciting event sponsored by Miller High Life.
11/11-11/13: HEAD TO TOE WOMEN’S EXPO
Location: Del Mar Fairgrounds
Grab the girls for a weekend of fashion shows, cooking classes and makeup makeovers, plus exhibits devoted to jewelry, apparel, and home and beauty products. Bring your sneaks for the Nov. 12 Girls On the Go 5K Walk/Run.
11/14: LITTLE ITALY GRUB SPRAWL
Location: Restaurants throughout Little Italy
Taste the culinary landscape of Little Italy when a dozen of the neighborhood’s restaurants offer $5 samplers of their delicious cuisine.
11/18-11/20: DEL MAR ANTIQUE SHOW & SALE
Location: Del Mar Fairgrounds, Del Mar
Sift through trinkets and heirlooms of yesteryear-or get Great Grandma’s keepsakes appraised for just $5 an item.
11/19: SAN DIEGO BAY WINE & FOOD FESTIVAL GRAND TASTING EVENT
Locations: Embarcadero Park North, downtown
Admission: $125 in advance, $150 day of, $175 VIP
Five days (Nov. 16-20) of gourmet foodie classes, seminars and luncheons taking place through San Diego culminate in this Grand Tasting event, drawing a crowd of thousands with more than 800 wines and spirits, 70 San Diego and celebrity chefs and dozens of gourmet food.
11/19-12/31: HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS
Location: The Old Globe Theatre, Balboa Park
Watch the Grinch steal Christmas (and then give it back) for the 14th consecutive year at The Old Globe.
11/24-1/1: HOLIDAY OF LIGHTS
Location: Del Mar Fairgrounds, Del Mar
Stoke your yuletide cheer with a drive along this 1.5-mile route lined with more than 400 festive light displays.
CHARGERS HOME GAMES
11/6: vs. Green Bay Packers
11/10: vs. Oakland Raiders
11/27: vs. Denver Broncos