The Agenda -- everything you could possibly do in La Jolla for the foreseeable future
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• Live Music, Adam Block Duo, 7:30 p.m., Beaumont’s Eatery, 5662 La Jolla Blvd. Adam Block Duo plays popular covers. Free.


• Happy Holiday!

FRIDAY, Nov. 28

• Holiday production of “The Second City’s Nut-Cracking Holiday Revue,” La Jolla Playhouse, 2 p.m. matinee. The Playhouse is excited to present this hilarious new holiday production, which captures all the magic, mystery and mayhem of the season with original songs, sketches and improv by Chicago's incomparable Second City. $22 plus tax.


• Live band, Jewel City Rhythm Authority, 9 p.m., Beaumont’s Eatery, 5664 La Jolla Blvd., free.

SUNDAY, Nov. 30

• La Jolla Comedy Store open mic night, 7 p.m., followed by Best of San Diego at 8 p.m. To sign up, call the La Jolla Comedy Store box office at (858) 454-9176 every Sunday between noon and 4 p.m. At 4 p.m., a random lottery will be held to determine which comics will perform that night. Call at 4:30 p.m. to see if you made the list for that night's show. 21 and over, two-drink minimum. Visit

MONDAY, Dec. 1

• Second annual USTA National Tennis Championships. This seven-day event will feature singles and doubles matches starting Monday, Dec. 1, and the competitions will continue throughout the week. Also on the agenda is the USTA National Father/Son and Grandfather/Grandson Hard Court Doubles Championships, beginning Friday, Dec. 5, with matches concluding Sunday, Dec. 7. The father/son championship has been held continuously at the La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club since 1959 and attracts the top tennis teams in the nation. The grandfather/grandson championship is a relatively new competitive division that started at the La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club a few years ago. Call (877) 346-8842 or visit, cost. Free-$10.


• Children’s Storytime, 3 p.m., La Jolla Athenaeum, 1008 Wall St. Free.


• Sweet 16 Girls Varsity Basketball Invitational Tournament, La Jolla Country Day School, 9490 Genesee Ave., 12 top-ranked girls varsity basketball team from around the nation will compete in this 11th annual, four-day tournament.


• La Jolla Community Planning Association, 6 to 9 p.m., La Jolla Rec Center, 615 Prospect St. This citizens advisory group makes recommendations to the city of San Diego on land use and other pertinent issues relevant to the community.

FRIDAY, Dec. 5

• Author book signing, 7 p.m., Warwick's Bookstore, 7812 Girard Ave Warwick's is proud to host author Matthew Ward for a launch party for his new book, “War of the World Records,” the sequel to “The Fantastic Family Whipple.” This event is free and open to the public. Only books purchased from Warwick's will be signed. Call the Warwick's Book Department, (858) 454-0347, for details.


• Athenaeum book sale, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 1008 Wall St. Over the last few years, it has become a tradition at the Athenaeum to set up a holiday bookstore in the La Jolla studio during the school hiatus, from just after Thanksgiving to the New Year. Members and visitors have enjoyed browsing among art, literature, music and history books, among others, and vinyl records and CDs. A couple of Athenaeum artisans have also had jewelry and artwork, including one-of-a-kind cards, on sale. It is a festive event.

SUNDAY, Dec. 7

• La Jolla Open Aire Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., La Jolla Elementary School, corner of 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.

MONDAY, Dec. 8

• Annual meeting of the San Diego Bicycle Club, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Community Room at La Jolla Village Square Mall, 8657 Villa La Jolla Drive.


• Francine Mary Netter, author of “Medicine’s Michelangelo: The Life & Art of Frank H. Netter, MD,” 4 to 6 p.m., UCSD bookstore, first floor. Free. Netter captures the character of the man and tells his life story using not only her remembrances but also her father's own autobiographical notes, personal correspondence and private files, publications of his work and public archives, and more than 100 interviews with family members, artists, distinguished practitioners and scientists. More than an account of his momentous career, “Medicine's Michelangelo” provides a personal introduction to the man behind the art. email


• La Jolla Village Merchants Association, 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m., The Cuvier Club, 7776 Eads Ave. The community’s Business Improvement District, representing the downtown Village of La Jolla, will host its monthly meeting to discuss issues relevant to local merchants.


• Night Owls singles mixer, 7:30 to 10 p.m., La Jolla Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, 1008 Wall St., $10 general admission, $5 Athenaeum members, recommended for ages 21-fortysomething, Join us at the library for a fun music and art mixer for young professionals. Each Night Owls event features an art exhibition, live music by a local band, a communal art project to inspire your creativity, raffle prizes and much more. RSVP in advance by calling (858) 454 -5872.

FRIDAY, Dec. 12

• Senior Winter Wonderland Dance, 5:15 to 8:45 p.m., ages 55 and up, La Jolla Rec Center, 615 Prospect St. $15 per person. (858) 552-1658.

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