• Sheraton La Jolla Hotel holiday party, 4 to 7 p.m., 3299 Holiday Court. The event includes gift cards, door prizes, raffle tickets, an opportunity drawing and a silent auction. $35 members, $55 non. sdshrm.org/events/event_details.asp?id=499151.
THURSDAY, Dec. 18
• Gillispie School campus tour, 8:45-9:15 a.m., 7380 Girard Ave.
Over the past year, the Gillispie campus has grown immensely, with additions including a new sports field, art atelier, sustainability garden, and science bungalow, and it was voted the best private preschool-grade 6 school in La Jolla. Touring is the first step in learning more about what sets a Gillispie education apart. RSVP to admissions lead Brittany Wiczek at email@example.com or call (858) 459-3773, ext. 135. gillispie.org.
FRIDAY, Dec. 19
• The Comedy Store, 7 p.m. Headliner is comedian Kirk Fox, a former tennis pro who's gone on to play the HBO Comedy Festival in Aspen, has a "Comedy Central Presents" installment and was the last comic on "The Tonight Show" with Jay Leno. $20. thecomedystore.com.
SATURDAY, Dec. 20
• Lunch with Santa, ages 2½ to 10, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., La Jolla Rec Center, 615 Prospect St. donation at the door. Parents, bring along your children for fun with Santa and his helpers. Cameras recommended. sandiego.gov/park-and-recreation/centers/ and scroll down.
SUNDAY, Dec. 21
• La Jolla Open Aire Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., La Jolla Elementary School, corner Girard Avenue and Genter Street. Weekly farmers market offers the best in local produce and arts and crafts by local artisans plus a food court and live entertainment. lajollamarket.com.
MONDAY, Dec. 22
• Chanukah festival of lights and live performance by The Moshav Band, 7 p.m. BarFly La Jolla, 909 Prospect St., No. 100, pre-sale tickets $20, $26 at the door, ages 21 and up. barflylajolla.com.
TUESDAY, Dec. 23
• The Comedy Store, 7:30 p.m. The best of San Diego features the best and brightest comics in the industry. 21 and up, two-drink minimum. thecomedystore.com.
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 24
• CHRISTMAS EVE, Happy Holiday!
THURSDAY, Dec. 25
• CHRISTMAS. Happy Holiday!
FRIDAY, Dec. 26
• Steven Ybarra live performance in the Palm Plaza area of Westfield University Towne Centre, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 4425 La Jolla Village Drive. sandiegoreader.com/places/university-towne-centre/.