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Get Out, East County, and Bring on the Weekend Fun

The work week is over; now what? Patch found activities for you to do throughout the entire weekend.

Drum roll, please. The weekend is finally here! Are you going to stay inside and sit on the couch? We suggest beating the rainy blues and getting out!

The holiday spirit has hit San Diego County and festivities are coming full steam ahead.

Catch the parade in The Village in La Mesa or go caroling on top of Mt. Helix; Patch found activities for all kids (in age and spirit) to enjoy.

Here are five must-see and things to do in East County this weekend and don't forget your camera!

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CHRISTMAS IN THE VILLAGE

  • What's Up: The Village will turn into a magical winter wonderland for two days filled with a parade, horse drawn carriage rides, Santa, and more!
  • Where: La Mesa Boulevard, La Mesa.
  • When: Saturday, Dec. 15 from 5 to 10 p.m.
  • Price: Free.

UPDATE: Friday, 5:52 p.m.

Due to the rainy weather, the La Mesa "Christmas in the Village" event is officially canceled for Friday night.

La Mesa Village Merchants Association member Deena While confirmed this to Patch. While said that there are still some things going on, like carolers singing under canopies to get out of the rain, but that the event as a whole will not take place.

She said that the LMVMA plans on resuming the Christmas festival on Saturday, pending the weather, and that a determination will be made some time on Saturday.

SAN DIEGO ANIMAL RESCUE'S DOG ADOPTION EVENT

  • What's Up: Give the gift of a home for this holiday season and adopt a dog or cat this year. 
  • Where: PetSmart 9896 Mission Gorge Rd, Santee.
  • When: Saturday, Dec. 15 and Sunday, Dec. 16 at 1 p.m. 
  • Price: $150. 

CHRISTMAS PLAY AT LEMON GROVE LUTHERAN

  • What's Up: Kick start your Sunday and Catch a Christmas play presented by members of Lemon Grove Lutheran. 
  • Where: Lemon Grove Lutheran Church 2055 Skyline Dr, Lemon Grove.
  • When: Sunday, Dec. 15 at 9 a.m.
  • Price: Free.  

POMERADO BRASS QUINTET HOLIDAY CONCERT

  • What's Up: Enjoy the sounds and holiday music of the Pomerado Brass Quintet. The concert is part of the The MTRP Foundation Concert Series.
  • Where: Visitor Center Theater, Mission Trails Regional Park, 1 Father Junipero Serra Trl, San Diego.
  • When: Sunday, Dec. 16 at 3 p.m.
  • Price: Free.

CAROLING ON MT. HELIX

  • What's Up: Listen to holiday music overlooking all of La Mesa. Carolers will be singing holiday classics throughout the evening. 
  • Where: Mt. Helix Ampitheater, 4901 Mount Helix Dr, La Mesa.
  • When: Sunday, Dec. 16 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. 
  • Price: Free.

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