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You’re invited to feast and make merry at our annual VIP holiday party!  RSVP today to reserve space for this popular event.

When: Sunday, Dec. 15 from 3p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where: Our editor’s Mt. Helix home at 4438 Hideaway Place, La Mesa, CA 91941

Live music by Paul Nichols and Cindy Burnham at 4 pm; caroling sing-along after dinner

Holiday feast: We have a delicious menu including honey glazed ham, baked yams, cranberry-orange relish, red cabbage and greens slaw, macaroni and cheese, bacon-wrapped dates, veggies with spinach and crab dip, gourmet cheese platter, winter salad with pecans and pomegranates, Wassail bowl/spiced cider, wine from the award-winning Vineyard Grant James, molasses gingerbread, lemon squares, holiday cookies and more. If you wish, bring a dish to share.

Special thanks to Smart & Final for donating delicious foods for our holiday feast!

Raffle: prizes include Hooley's gift certificate, Smart and final gift certificate $100 activity gift certificates to Fort Cross Ole Timey adventures,  Oasis Camel Dairy special event passes, jewelry, holiday accessories, gift basket for wine lovers, locally roasted coffee, chocolates, and more. 

Cost:  $15 with RSVP in advance, $20 at the door

Prepay online at

RSVP to save space! or (619)698-7617. (Please let us know if you'll bring an appetizer, side dish, main dish or dessert). Our feast will include honey-roasted ham, pasta, spiced yams, wassail bowl/apple cider bacon-wrappe dates, cheese platter, veggie treats, stuffed mushrooms, crab and spinach dip, salad with pecans and pomegranates, red cabbage and greens slaw, molasses gingerbread, lemon bars, holiday cookies, and more!

Open to East County Magazine weekly e-newsletter subscribers, East County Wildfire & Emergency Alert subscribers, East County Dining Club members, and guests—the more, the merrier!

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