December 13, 2014 Holiday Events Calendar

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DANA POINT: Boat Parade of Lights, December 5, 6, 12, 13, 2014. Dana Point Harbor by the Water's Edge, 7:30 p.m. danapointharbor

DISCOVERY BAY: Discovery Bay Lighted Boat Parade. Annual tradition lights up the waterways with a spectacular display. dbyc

GLEN ELLEN: Live Nativity. Time: 6-8 p.m. at Glen Ellen Community Church, 5311 O'Donnell Ln. 996-1479

HUNTINGTON BEACH: Ballet E'tudes The Nutcracker. Time: 2 & 7 p.m. 0. Location: Huntington Beach High School, 1905 Main St., Huntington Beach, CA. balletetudes

LONG BEACH: Long Beach Parade of 1000 Lights. Held in the Downtown Shoreline Marina. Time: 5:30 p.m. shorelineyachtclub

MARINA DEL REY: Marina Del Rey Holiday Boat Parade. This extremely popular event is held 5:55 - 8 p.m. with best viewing from Burton Chace Park in Marina del Rey, CA, mdrboatparade

MISSION VIEJO: The Holly Jolly Light Tour, December 12 & 13, 2014. Time: 7:30, 8 and 9:30 p.m. This sells out fast so don't miss out. Enjoy a VIP reception and then tour the Home Lighting Contest displays aboard the warm and comfortable bus brought to you by the Mission Viejo Activities Committee. Civic Center 470-3062, mvactivites per person.

NAPLES: Naples Christmas Boat Parade, 6 p.m. The very popular parade traverses the Naples Islands, passing under bridges and delighting all who are able to catch a view. Parking and viewing are limited. Arrive early! naplesca

OCEANSIDE: Parade of Lights. Time: 7-9 p.m. Location: 1950 Harbor Drive North, Oceanside, CA. oceansideyc

ORANGE: Christmas at the OC Zoo. Activities include visits with Santa, story time with Mrs. Claus, holiday kids crafts, and face painting! Come see the zoo animals receive treat-filled "gifts" and treats hidden inside Christmas trees throughout the day! Activities are free with zoo admission per person, ages 2 & under Parking fee per car. Time: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. 973-6846

OXNARD: Parade of Lights Celebration, December 12 & 13, 2014, 7 - 9 p.m. Location: Marine Emporium Landing, Oxnard, CA. 985-5828


PASO ROBLES: Holiday Open House at Robert Hall Winery, December 13, 2014, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Get into the swing of the holiday season at Robert Hall Winery. Join us for our Holiday Open House on December 13th. There's Christmas music in the air, sweet treats, unique gift packages and wine bundles to help you with your list, including daily case specials. Robert Hall Winery, 3443 Mill Road, Paso Robles, CA. 239-1616 roberthallwinery

SACRAMENTO: Sacramento Ballet Nutcracker, Dec. 6-21, 2014. A beloved annual dance tradition often sells out. Colorful costumes and superb staging get guests in the mood for holiday fun. Location: Community Center Theater, 1301 L Street. sacballet

SAN GABRIEL: Cultural Festival. The Alhambra Latino Association Cultural Festival with Mariachi Music, Crafts & Food Vendors, Face Painting, Student Art Exhibit & Performers, and AUSD Middle School Honor Band. Time: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. . Location: San Gabriel High School 801 S. Ramona St. San Gabriel, CA alhambralatinoassociation

SAN RAFAEL: Lighted Boat Parade -- one of the largest boat parades for the holidays

PETALUMA: Holiday Lighted Boat Parade. Time: 6 p.m. Location: Petaluma River Turning Basin, Petaluma, CA, visitpetaluma

SAN DIEGO: California Ballet Company's The Nutcracker December 13-21, 2014. Held at San Diego Civic Theatre, 1100 3rd Ave, San Diego, call (858) 560.6741, californiaballet -105 (858) 560-6741

SAN FRANCISCO: Chanticleer Christmas. Held at St. Ignatius Church, San Francisco, CA. Time: 8 p.m. chanticleer

SAN FRANCISCO: Great Dickens Christmas Fair, November 22 - December 21, 2014 , 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Ticket: 5-30. Location: The Cow Palace, 2600 Geneva Ave. San Francisco, CA 510-1558 dickensfair

SAN JOSE: The Nutcracker, December 13-28, 2014. Ballet San Jose known for its world class stage performances and incredible theatrics & lighting, sets the bar for Nutcracker Ballet in the Bay Area. Location: San Jose Center for the Performing Arts 255 Almaden Boulevard (corner of Park Avenue) in downtown San Jose 5- 10. 288-2800. balletsj

SANTA CRUZ: Carriage Rides Downtown, December 20 & 21, 2014. See the heart of Santa Cruz the old-fashioned way! Downtown Santa Cruz, CA downtownsantacruz

SANTA MONICA: ICE Skating Rink in Santa Monica. 2. Hours vary. Location: 1324 5th St., Santa Monica, CA. iceatsantamonica

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ARCATA: Arcata Holiday Craft Market. 15th Annual Holiday Craft Market includes holiday music, food and great shopping. Location: Arcata Community Center, Arcata, CA

AUBURN: Old Town Country Christmas Description: Event will be held on December 13, 2014 and December 20, 2014. Crafters and artists will have their wares on sale. Location: Streets of Old Town Auburn, Auburn, CA

BENICIA: Christmas Parade and Holiday Market. The parade starts at 10 a.m. at First and D Street and ends at H Street. The parade features local marching bands. Location: Downtown Benicia, Benicia, CA

BERKELEY: Berkeley Artisans Holiday Craft Fair, December 13-14, 2014. Over 100 artists, craftspeople and galleries at studio buildings in Berkeley. Location: MLK Jr Civic Ctr Park, Btwn Center and Alston Way, Berkeley, CA

BERKELEY: Telegraph Avenue Holiday Street Fair, December 13-14, 2014. Location: Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley, CA

BEVERLY HILLS: Beverly Hills Holiday Bazaar, Dec. 13 - 14, 2014.Beverly Canon Gardens in Beverly Hills is transformed into a traditional European-style holiday village for the city's Holiday Bazaar. Shop for unique and handcrafted items of all kinds, including glass-blown ornaments, hand painted holiday signs, novelty t-shirts, letter pressed cards, gourmet jams, candles, jewelry and more. beverlyhills

CARLSBAD: Holiday Open House - Tis the Season. Participating businesses offer a variety of Holiday cheer including: free surprise gift with purchase, holiday cocktails, mini massages and discounted shopping. Live Music provided in the courtyard. Participating stores will display Red balloons. Time: 12 Noon -5 p.m. shopvillagefaire

CARSON: Winter LA Computer Fair. Hundreds of LA Computer Fair exhibitors selling. Location: Carson Community Center, Carson, CA

CLAREMONT: Clairemont Winter Festival. This is a multi-cultural family event held at John Muir School Location: John Muir School, Clairemont - San Diego CA

CONCORD: Holiday Shopping and Craft Fair. Finest hand-crafted products, specialty foods and gifts from local artists and much more. Location: Crowne Plaza Hotel, Concord, CA

DANA POINT: Dana Point Boat Parade of Lights, December 12 & 13, 2014. Dana Point Harbor by the Water's Edge, 7:30 p.m. danapointharbor

DEL MAR: Del Mar Crossroads of the West Gun Show, December 13-14, 2014. This show offers hundreds of tables to meet the needs of everyone. Location: Del Mar Fairgrounds, Del Mar, CA

DISCOVERY BAY: Discovery Bay Lighted Boat Parade. Discovery Bay, CA. dbyc ‎

DIXON: Wreaths Across America. Time: 9 a.m.Sacramento Valley National Cemetery, 5810 Midway Road, Dixon, California svncsc

ESCONDIDO: Christmas on Maple! Santa will pass out FREE teddy bears, and Delight of France free gingerbread & chocolate chip cookies for everyone! Tipanie O Patitifa Hawaiian Dance troop will bring a little Melikalikimaka at 12:00 noon and 1 p.m. escondidoevents

FAIRFAX: Fairfax Craft Faire. The craft faire has grown to become one of Fairfax's most treasured holiday events. Location: The Fairfax Pavilion, Fairfax, CA

FAIRFIELD: Santa's Last Stand. Finish up your holiday shopping with unique handcrafted items and quality commercial items. Over 100 booths! Shop in comfortable indoor facility. Location: Specialty Event Center, Fairfield, CA

FONTANA: Festival of Winter. A fun filled day of holiday cheer has something for all. Location: Miller Park, Fontana, CA

FREMONT: OC Holiday Super Flea Market. Hundreds of vendors selling home-made crafts, jewelry. Location: Ohlone College, Fremont, CA

HUNTINGTON BEACH: Huntington Beach Christmas Boat Parade Dec. 13 & 14, 2014. Time: Dusk - 9 p.m. hhboatparade

HUNTINGTON BEACH: Main & PCH Holiday Gift Pop-up Shop's Meet the Maker Day. Live illustration, cork jewelry demo, custom lettering and holiday treats and libations. Time: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Location: Huntington Harbour Mall, 16821 Algonquin, Suite 102 - 2 doors down from Trader Joe's, Huntington Beach, CA. mainandpch

HUNTINGTON BEACH: Christmas Timeless Treasures Boutique, Dec. 11-14, 2014. Arts and Crafts Festival featuring Handmade in America Items and Seasonal. Location: Big Lots Shopping Center on Warner Ave. at Golden West St., Huntington Beach, CA

LAGUNA BEACH: Laguna Beach Christmas Winter Fantasy, December 13-14, 2014. Location: Sawdust Art Festival Grounds, Laguna Beach, CA

LITTLEROCK: Tis The Season Festival, December 13-14, 2014. Over 60 vendors selling unique handmade crafts, collectibles, antiques, flags and more. Location: 8300 Pearblossom Hwy., Littlerock, CA

LONG BEACH:Long Beach Parade of 1000 Lights. Location: Shoreline Marina. Time: 5:30 p.m. shorelineyachtclub

LONG BEACH: Long Beach Second Saturday Art Walk. Location: 117 Linden Ave., Long Beach, CA

LOS ANGELES: Los Angeles December Market, December 13-14, 2014. Enjoy 200+ indie makers. Location: Grand Park, Los Angeles, CA

LOS ANGELES: Spirit of Giving Christmas Boutique. Looking for unique and meaningful gifts for your loved ones this holiday season? Come check the "Spirit of Giving" Christmas Boutique. Location: 2236 Merton Ave., Los Angeles, CA

LOS ANGELES: Silver Lake Christmas 2nd Saturday Art Craft and Vintage Location: Micheltorena Elementary School, Los Angeles, CA

MARIN: Marin Christmas Indoor Antique Market. Nostalgic shopping experience at The Marin County Indoor Antique Market with over 80 booths to choose from. Location: Marin Civic Center, San Rafael, CA

MARINA DEL REY: Marina Del Rey Holiday Boat Parade. Time: 5:55 - 8 p.m. Location: Burton Chace Park viewing. mdrboatparade

MOUNTAIN VIEW: German Holiday Market. Arts and crafts, holiday accessories, traditional foods, decorations, and lots more. Location: Civic Center Plaza, Mountain View, CA

NAPA: Santa's Helpers Holiday Faire. Santa's Helpers has been a successful running show for over 22 years, featuring 0ver 100 of the finest artisans. Location: Napa Valley Expo, Napa, CA

NAPLES: Naples Christmas Boat Parade. Time: 6 p.m.

OAKLAND: A Holiday Tradition. City of Oakland Parks and Recreation invites you to step back in time and experience a turn-of-the-century Holiday Tradition. Location: Dunsmuir Hellman Historic Estate, Oakland, CA

OCCIDENTAL: Occidental Holiday Crafts Faire. Local Arts and Crafts from 35+ Artists, Food & Fun. Location: Occidental Community Center, Occidental, CA

OCEANSIDE: Parade of Lights. Time: 7-9 p.m. Location: 1950 Harbor Drive North


ORANGE: Christmas at the Zoo. Time: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. admission. ocparks

ORANGEVALE: Holiday hand Crafted Items & Sewing Supply Fair. Handmade item, and you can bring your craft supplies to sell. Material, ribbons, etc. Location: Orangevale Grange, Orangevale, CA

OXNARD: Parade of Lights Celebration December 12 & 13, 2014, 7 - 9 p.m. Marine Emporium Landing

PASADENA: Paseo Art & Holly Fest, December 13-14, 2014. Featuring juried fine arts, contemporary crafts, hand-crafted items, entertainment, delectable edibles, and unique offerings. Location: Paseo Colorado, Pasadena, CA

PALMDALE: Grinchmas Christmas Parade at 10 a.m.

PALM SPRINGS: Desert Arts Festival, December 13-14, 2014. Location: Frances Stevens Park, Palm Springs, CA

PASO ROBLES: Holiday Open House at Robert Hall Winery, 10-5pm roberthallwinery

PASO ROBLES: Paso Robles Fall Gun Show, December 13-14, 2014. Location: Paso Robles Event Center, Paso Robles, CA

PETALUMA: Holiday Lighted Boat Parade. Time: 6 p.m. Location: Petaluma River Turning Basin, visitpetaluma

POMONA: Pomona 2nd Saturday Summer Art Walk. Big crowds, over 30 galleries host artist receptions. Music, food, wine, and art throughout the evening. Time: 3 p.m. Location: W. 2nd St. & Garey Ave., Downtown Pomona Free, 909-469-1121, metropomona

POWAY: Boardwalk Craft Market. Juried show with hand crafted items for sale. Location: Old Poway Park, Poway, CA

REDLANDS: Redlands Fine Art and Craft Show Location: Olive Ave Market, Redlands, CA

SAN DIEGO: San Diego 2nd Saturday Holiday Ray @ Night Location: San Diego, CA North Park Description: Event will be held on December 13, 2014. Come and visit North Park's eclectic Art and Culture neighborhood and be inspired. Time: 6-10 p.m. rayatnight

SAN DIEGO: Handmade Holiday 2014. A day of family fun and holiday shopping at the new Central Library! Buy locally, handmade goods. Location: New Sand Diego Central Library, San Diego, CA. sdfocl

SAN FRANCISCO: San Francisco Bazaar Holiday Show, Dec. 13-14, 2014. Join San Francisco Bazaar to celebrate the seventh year as a locally produced art and craft show featuring over 180 handmade artisans and food makers from the SF Bay Area. Location: Fort Mason Center, Herbst Pavilion, San Francisco, CA. sanfranciscobazaar

SAN FRANCISCO: Kimochi Silver Bells Arts and Craft Faire. Featuring handcrafted items made by more than 90 talented Asian and Pacific Islander artisans. Time: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Free Admission, Free Parking, Free Kimochi shuttle service to/from Japantown (pick-up/drop-off at Peace Plaza on Post St.) Location: St. Mary's Cathedral, 1111 Gough St., San Francisco, CA. kimochi-inc

SAN JOAQUIN: Yacht Club Lighted Boat Parade. Time: 5 p.m. parade starts. Bethel Island, CA

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO: San Juan Capistrano Holiday Saturday Art Fair. Showcasing 70 talented artists, craftspeople and musicians Location: Historic Downtown at Camino Capistrano and Verdugo, San Juan Capistrano, CA. sjcartfair

SANTA CRUZ: Holidays on the Ranch. Wilder Ranch State Park event features crafts, games, music and merriment from the early 20th century from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Decorate cookies, enjoy wagon rides, wreath and candle making, view living history demonstrations inside historic houses. Holiday music sing-along, hot drinks and baked goods for sale. Parking , activities are Location: Wilder Ranch Cultural Preserve, coast side of Highway 1 at 1401 Coast Road Santa Cruz, CA. 426-0505.

SANTA ROSA: Artisan Craft Faire and Holiday Festival. Live music and entertainment will be performing on stage, food booths, and All items for sale must be locally handmade by the artisan displaying his or her items. No manufactured or imported items. Time: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Location: Center for Spiritual Living, 2075 Occidental Rd., Santa Rosa, CA

SAUSALITO: Sausalito Lighted Boat Parade & Fireworks Annual Lighted Boat Parade & Fireworks Spectacular. Time: 5 -9 p.m.

SUSANVILLE: Breakfast with Santa Craft Fair Fundraiser. Crafts, small and home businesses, arts, baked goods and more. Admission . Location: McKinley Elementary School, Susanville, CA

SUTTER CREEK: Sutter Creek Christmas Craft and Gift Fair, December 13-14, 2014. Vendors. Crafts and gifts for all ages. Location: Sutter Creek Auditorium, Sutter Creek, CA

SUTTER CREEK: Parade of Lights. Downtown Sutter Creek holiday parade. Time: 6:30 p.m.

VENICE: Venice High School Holiday Antiques and Collectibles Market. 2nd Saturday event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Venice High School, 13000 Venice Blvd., Los Angeles, CA. gondolierboosters

VENTURA: Parade of Lights. Winter Wonderland, Marketplace, Boat parade in Ventura Harbor.

WHITTIER: Whittier Christmas Craft Fair and Boutique, December 13-14, 2014. Location: East Whittier United Methodist Church, Whittier, CA

YUBA CITY: Christmas Stroll Downtown. Time: 2-9 p.m. carolers, shopping, food, fun and the lighting of the official Downtown Yuba City Christmas Tree! Yuba City, CA. yubacitydowntown

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