ANAHEIM: Nutcracker Ballet with Anaheim Ballet, December 10 & 11, 2012 - 2 p.m. The Grove of Anaheim 2200 E. Katella Anaheim, CA Tiered Seating: , 0, . ticketmaster
BRENTWOOD (L.A.): Nutcracker Ballet, December 10-11, 2012. A Los Angeles family tradition since 1972, Westside Ballet of Santa Monica's annual lavish production of The Nutcracker transports audiences to a magical world. Time: 1 & 5 p.m. 0 approx. Location: Wadsworth Theatre, 11301 Wilshire Blvd, Brentwood, CA. 800 982-2787. ticketmaster
CANOGA PARK: California Dance Academy Dec. 10, 11, 17 & 18, 2012, California Dance Academy, Madrid Theatre, 21622 Sherman Way, Canoga Park. 347-9938 madridtheatre .
CARSON: Old Fashioned Christmas Village Dec. 10 - 11, 2012. An arts and crafts village with Santa's village adjacent. The event include entertainment, activities, arts, crafts, and food vendors. Location: South Bay Pavilion, 20700 Avalon Blvd., Carson, CA, 90746 | Region: Los Angeles County
CHICO: Alice in Wonderland, ballet Dec. 9-11, 2012. Chico Community Ballet performs the delightful holiday favorite, Alice in Wonderland at Laxson Auditorium, corner of W. 1st Street and Salem, Cal State University Chico. 6 -25. chicoballet
CLAREMONT: The Nutcracker, Inland Pacific Ballet. Dec. 3, 1 p.m. Dec. 4, 1 p.m. Dec. 10, 1 p.m. Dec. 10, 7 p.m. Dec. 11, 1 p.m. Dec. 17, 1 p.m. Dec. 17, 7 p.m. Dec. 18, 1 p.m. Location: Bridges Auditorium at Pomona College, 450 N. College Way, Claremont, CA. 607-1139, ipballet / TheBestNutcracker
FELTON: Annual Holiday Gift and Craft Faire, December 10 - 11, 2012. 20+ craft vendors with nature themed gifts, live music, children's activities & raffle prizes. Felton, CA 335-0782. mountainparks
HUNTINGTON BEACH: Nutcracker Ballet, Dec. 3-4, 10-11, 2012. Performed by Ballet Etudes, Huntington Academy of Dance at Huntington Beach High School, 1905 Main St., Huntington Beach, CA. 2 - 20. 847-6657. balletetudes
LANCASTER: Nutcracker Ballet Dec. 8-11, 2012. Antelope Valley Ballet performs the time honored classic, The Nutcracker at Lancaster Performing Arts Center 750 West Lancaster Blvd. 723 - 5876.
LEUCADIA: Farmers Market. Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Paul Ecke Elementary School, Leucadia, CA. (858) 272-7054. leucadia101
LIVERMORE: Nutcracker Ballet, Dec. 10- 11, 16-18, 2012. Livermore Valley Dance Theatre performs the classic holiday ballet. 8-33. Location: 24o0 1st St., Livermore, CA. livermoreperformingarts
: A Chanticleer Christmas. Time:
6 p.m. Location: St. Vincent Church, Petaluma, CA. 2-54. chanticleer or 415-392-4400.
REDWOOD CITY: Nutcracker Ballet, December 10-11, 17-18, 2012. Peninsula Ballet Theatre based in San Mateo performs their annual production in a time honored tradition. Time: 2 p.m. 0 - 50. Location: Fox Theatre 2215 Broadway Street , Redwood City, CA. tickets.foxrwc
ROHNERT PARK: The Nutcracker, December 9 - 11, 2012. Ballet Califia 6th Annual The Nutcracker. Time: 2:30 p.m. , Child 6. Location: Spreckels Performing Arts Center, 5409 Snyder Lane, Rohnert Park
CA. 570-7682. BalletCalifia
SACRAMENTO: The Nutcracker Dec. 9-11, 16-18, 22-23. Sacramento Ballet production is a beloved and often sell-out event with colorful costumes and superb staging. Time: 1 p.m. Location: Community Center Theater, 1301 L Street, Sacramento, CA. 5-69, 808-5181. sacballet or tickets
SAN FRANCISCO: Great Dickens Christmas Fair. Held weekends through December 18, 2012, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. Ticket: 5 approx. Location: The Cow Palace, 2600 Geneva Ave. San Francisco, CA 510-1558 dickensfair
SAN FRANCISCO: Beach Blanket Babylon's Seasonal Extravaganza, through December 31, 2012, Time: 2 & 5 p.m. Location: Club Fugazi, 678 Green St., San Francisco, CA. 421-4222. beachblanketbabylon
SAN JOSE: The Nutcracker, December 10 - 23, 2012. Ballet San Jose known for its world class stage performances and incredible theatrics & lighting, sets the bar for Nutcracker Ballet in the Bay Area. It is one of the best family outings or place to take a date this season! Time: 1:30 p.m. Location: San Jose Center for the Performing Arts 255 Almaden Boulevard (corner of Park Avenue) in downtown San Jose 0- Family. 288-2800. balletsj
SANTA BARBARA: The Nutcracker, December 10 - 11. Festival Ballet presents a holiday favorite tradition. Time: 2:30 p.m. 7 - 56. Location: Arlington Theatre, 1317 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA. 963-4408. thearlingtontheatre
SANTA MONICA: ICE Skating Rink Opens in Santa Monica, Nov. 11, 2012 - Jan. 16, 2012. 2. Hours vary. Location: 1324 5th St., Santa Monica, CA. iceatsantamonica
THOUSAND OAKS: The Nutcracker, December 11, 17-18. Conejo Civic Ballet Company performs the Nutcracker. Time: 2:30. 9 -35. Location: 2100 E. Thousand Oaks, Thousand Oaks, CA. 745-3000. toaks
YORBA LINDA: Kid Singers Annual Christmas Concert. Nixon Library Sunday afternoon concerts free to the public. Doors open at 1:15 p.m. Concerts begin at 2 p.m. Location: 18001 Yorba Linda Blvd., Yorba Linda, CA. 92886 993-5075. nixonfoundation