CARSON: Dickens Day Holiday Celebration December 10-11, 2016. A Christmas Carol comes to life during the International Printing Museum's in Carson. printmuseum
ANAHEIM: Hirshl Ballet's The Nutcracker December 10 & 11, 2016 Servite Theater 1952 West La Palma Anaheim, CA
ARCADIA: Queen Anne Cottage An Old-Fashioned Holiday
at Queen Anne Cottage
December 11, 2016, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden 301 North Baldwin Avenue Arcadia, CA Space is limited. arboretum | house museums
BAKERSFIELD: Holiday Lights at CALM. Lightasmic features animated zoo-themed holiday designs in a special light display delighting all ages. Location: 10500 Alfred Harrell Highway, Bakersfield, CA. 3.50 approx. calmzoo
BEVERLY HILLS: Greystone Mansion Christmas Matters Holiday Carolers December
905 Loma Vista Dr.
Beverly Hills, CA 0 - advance reservations required greystonemansion
CARLSBAD: Pets on Parade Pet photos with Santa, by apt. Vendors & Raffles 10 am to 1:30 pm Group photos by Holiday Tree 12:30 Pup Parade to follow at 12:45 pm. shopvillagefaire
COSTA MESA: Snoopy House Holiday Display, nightly through Dec. 23, 2016, 5:30-9 p.m. | Santa Visit 7-9 p.m. Location: City Hall, 77 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, CA.
FORT BRAGG: Mendocino Ballet The Nutcracker December 10-11, 2016 December 10, 2016 7 p.m. December 11, 2016 2 p.m. Cotton Auditorium Fort Bragg, CA 1, mendocinoballet
FERNDALE: Fern Cottage Annual Holiday Open House December 10 & 11,
2016, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
2121 Centerville Rd. Ferndale, CA ferncottage
FRESNO: Chaffee Zoo Lights November 25-December 30, 2016, 5-8 p.m. Fresno Chaffee Zoo 894 West Belmont Avenue, Fresno, California fresnochaffeezoo
FRESNO Christmas at Kearney Museum Victorian Christmas. Tours held December 3, 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18, 31, 2016. Tours at 1, 2 & 3 p.m. adult admission, car parking. valleyhistory
GARDEN GROVE: The Holiday Gem. Backed by a 7-piece band, stunning costumes, and tap dancing elves, enjoy Christmas classics like Winter Wonderland and White Christmas. Time: 2 & 8 p.m. Location: The Gem Theatre, 12852 Main Street, Garden Grove, CA. 6 admission, less for seniors, students. onemoreproductions 741-9550 X 221.
FORT BRAGG: Mendocino Botanical Gardens Festival of Lights, 5-7:30 p.m. Entertainment: The Groovinators. , age 16 & under free, gardenbythesea | December 16, 2016 Self-Fulfilling Prophecies | December 17, 2016 Pura Vida, Santa Claus | December 18, 2016 Music TBA
HOLLYWOOD: Los Angeles Ballet The Nutcracker -Dolby Theatre 6801 Hollywood Blvd. Hollywood, CA. dolbytheatre December 10, 1 & 5 p.m. December 11, 1 p.m.
HUNTINGTON BEACH: Christmas Boat Parade December 10 & 11, 2016 hhboatparade Dusk - 9 p.m.
IRVINE: Nutcracker Ballet with Festival Ballet Theatre December 10-24, 2016. 0-55 approx. Irvine Barclay Theatre 4242 Campus Drive Irvine, CA thebarclay
LANCASTER: Antelope Valley Ballet Nutcracker December 10-11, 2016. Location: Lancaster Performing Arts Center 750 West Lancaster Blvd. Lancaster, CA lpac 4-30
LIVERMORE: Valley Dance Theatre Nutcracker Ballet December 10-18, 2016 Bankhead Theater 2400 First Street
Livermore, CA 94550 valleydancetheatre Tickets
LONG BEACH: Rancho Los Cerritos Old Time
Christmas Festival December 11, 2016, 1-4 p.m.
4600 Virginia Rd.
Long Beach, CA tickets online rancholoscerritos
In the past, no tickets were sold at the door.
LONG BEACH: Long Beach Ballet The Nutcracker December 10-18, 2016 4- up, ticketmaster Terrace Theater, 300 E. Ocean Blvd. longbeachnutcracker
LONG BEACH: CHILL - at Queen Mary. Alice in Winterland interactive holiday lights adventure, ice tubing, ice skating, cocktail bars, food vendors, gift shop, and Polar Express 4-D show in free ship admission. Time: 12-10 p.m. queenmary
OAKLAND: Dunsmuir-Hellman Estate A Holiday Tradition December 3, 4, 10, 11, 17 & 18, 2016, 12 Noon - 4 p.m. 2960 Peralta Oaks Court Oakland, CA Phone: 275-9490 reservations required dunsmuir-hellman
OAKLAND: Camron-Stanford House Holiday Display December 4, 11, 18,
2016, 1-5 p.m.
1418 Lakeside Drive Oakland, CA admission (free on Dec. 18)
SAN DIEGO: San Diego County Christmas Holiday Parades
SAN FRANCISCO: Beach Blanket Babylon's Seasonal Extravaganza, through December 31, 2016, Time: 2 & 5 p.m. Location: Club Fugazi, 678 Green St., San Francisco, CA. beachblanketbabylonSAN RAFAEL: Marin Ballet's The Nutcracker December 10-11, 2016. Marin Veterans' Memorial Auditorium 10 Avenue of the Flags San Rafael, CA 94903 marinballet
MANHATTAN BEACH: Manhattan Beach Pier Lighting Ceremony Annual Event
NATIONAL TREE - SEQUOIA KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK: California National Christmas Tree General Grant
PASADENA: Los Angeles Children's Chorus Winter Concert, Sundays December 4 and 11, 2016, 7 p.m. The eclectic program illuminates works by Vivaldi, Holst, Britten and Bach. Location: Pasadena Presbyterian Church acclaimed for its agile and angelic bel canto sound. 585 East Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA. Tickets to LACC's Winter Concert 6, 8 and 4; age 17 years and under half price. lachildrenschorus or 793-4231.
SACRAMENTO: Sacramento Antique Faire 6 a.m. - 3 p.m. rain or shine. In this huge treasure hunt 300 vendors sell antique and vintage goods such as furniture, clothing, jewelry, military, garden, architectural, lighting and more! Sacramento Antique Faire, April. Location: 21st Street between W and X Streets, Sacramento, CA. sacantiquefaire
SAN FRANCISCO: The Great Dickens Christmas Fair returns in an elaborate party with hundreds of costumed players performing and interacting with patrons in theatrically lit music halls, pubs, and Christmas shops at Cow Palace in San Francisco. 0-31.89. dickensfair
SANTA ROSA: Symphony Pops Series: A Charlie Brown Christmas Concert. Pianist Jim Martinez, along with his Quartet, join the Santa Rosa Symphony led by Maestro Michael Berkowitz. Time: 3 p.m. Location: Luther Burbank Center for the Arts, 50 Mark West Springs Road, Santa Rosa, CA. Ticket: 7- 0, lutherburbankcenter , 546-3600
VACAVILLE Living Nativity 6 & 7:30 p.m. Trinity Baptist Church, 401 W. Monte Vista Ave. Vacaville, CA tbcvacaville
VALLEJO: David Benoit, Charlie Brown Christmas. December 10 & 11, 2016 Vallejo, CA Empress Theatre Time: 8:00pm. Address: 330 Virginia St. David Benoit Christmas Tribute to Charlie Brown with special guest Sara Gazarek Dec.10 - 8 p.m. | Dec.11 - 2 & 7 p.m. benoit
WILMINGTON: Sunday, December 11, 2016 Wilmington Holiday Parade - at Drum Barracks . Starting at noon, the parade moves north up Avalon Boulevard from Anaheim Street, ending at Banning Park. Volunteers in period attire march along with staff and reenact skirmishes for delighted spectators.
City of Torrance Christmas Boutique Wilson Park, Torrance, CA
Sacramento Antique Faire, Downtown, Sacramento, CA
December 10-11, 2016 Desert Arts Festival Frances Stevens Park, Palm Springs, CA
December 10-11, 2016 Santa's Helpers Napa Napa Valley Expo (fairgrounds), Napa, CA santashelpersnapa