The Spreckels Organ plays every Sunday, rain or shine, at 2 p.m for a free public concert in the heart of Balboa Park. Here’s what’s on the schedule:
Saturday, Nov. 25 – Community Christmas Center opening – 2 to 9 p.m. on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Organist: Robert Plimpton will play at 6 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 26 – Organist Alison Luedecke hosts the 2017 scholarship winners Lauren Abbott, Stephen Priest, and Naya Del Val.
Friday, Dec. 1 – December Nights opening – The Spreckels Organ plays at dusk to launch San Diego’s finest holiday celebration throughout Balboa Park, now in its 40th year! The park-wide holiday celebration is from 3 to 11 p.m. on Friday, and noon to 11 p.m. on Saturday. Details at www.balboapark.org/december-nights
The Del Cerro Baptist Church “Christmas Story Tree” will be set up on the Pavilion stage as of December 1, with a schedule of tableaux vivant presentations through the evening of Sunday December 3, with a final performance 5:15 p.m.
Sunday, December 3 – Russ Peck plays Christmas favorites, and Ross Porter will sing.
Sunday, December 10 – Stephen Price is the featured organist
Sunday, December 17 – Organist to be announced
Sunday, December 24 – Organist to be announced
Sunday, December 31 – Organist to be announced
Monday, January 1, 2018 – New Year’s Day Concert at 2 p.m.