ALHAMBRA: Alhambra Tree Lighting Ceremony, 5:30 -9 p.m. Renaissance Plaza, northeast corner Garfield and Main Free Santa photos, entertainment, refreshments. alhambrachamber.org
ANGELS CAMP: Tree Lighting Ceremonies
ANGELS CAMP: Lighted Christmas Parade November 25, 2017, 5-6 p.m. 829 Main St. Angels Camp, CA angelscampbusiness.com
CAPITOLA: Surfin' Santa Arrives at the Beach. Santa and his reindeer arrive on the shores of Capitola Beach by outrigger canoe at 12PM. Santa will then settle in his beach chair for a nice long visit with all the kids. Be sure to bring your camera to capture Santa's wave-riding arrival. Could be your best Christmas photo yet…and a happy memory for sure!
COTTONWOOD: Tree Lighting Ceremony
DORRINGTON: Gold Country Tree Lighting Ceremony
ELK GROVE: Dickens Street Fair and Tree Lighting. Old Town Elk Grove Elk Grove Blvd. oldtownelkgrove.com
ELK GROVE: Parade of Lights, Old Town Elk Grove oldtownelkgrovefoundation.org
GROVER BEACH: Grover Beach Holiday Lights Contest Judging November 25-December 14, 2017 grover.org
GUALALA: Festival of Trees November 24-25, 2017. Location: Coleman Auditorium and the Burnett Gallery, Gualala, CA. Handcrafted gifts, artist demonstrations
HOLLISTER: Tree of Lights Ceremony
FORT BRAGG: Festival of Lights at Mendocino Botanical Gardens November 24-December 17, 2017. 18220 North Highway. $10, gardenbythesea.org
HOLLISTER: Lights ON Celebration, 10 a.m.- 8:30 p.m. rain or shine Hollister Downtown Association Hollister, CA (831) 636-8406 downtownhollister.org
JULIAN: Tree Lighting Ceremony 6-8 p.m.
LAKEPORT: Holiday Parade
LEWISTON: Bridge Lighting Ceremony
MONTEREY: Holiday Gem Faire November 25-26, 2017. Location: Monterey County Fairgrounds, Monterey, CA. 40+ exhibitors
OAKDALE: Cowboy Christmas November 24-25, 2017 Gene Bianchi Community Center 110 S. 2nd Ave. Oakdale, CA Free, oakdalecowboymuseum.org
PLEASANTON: The Great Train Expo November 25-26, 2017. Location: Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton, CA. Hundreds of exhibitors.
REEDLEY: Tree Lighting Ceremony
SACRAMENTO: Global Winter Wonderland at CalExpo
SAN BRUNO: Holiday Boutique invites you to come shop for great holiday gifts. Time: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Location: Veterans Memorial Recreation Center, San Bruno, CA. sanbruno.ca.gov
SAN DIEGO: Global Winter Wonderland at Qualcomm Stadium, now SDCCU Stadium.
SAN DIEGO: Jazz Festival November 22-26, 2017. Town & Country Hotel and Convention Center sdjazzfest.org
SAN FRANCISCO: Fairmont San Francisco Gingerbread House November 25, 2017-January 1, 2018. Free to see. 950 Mason Street
SAN FRANCISCO: Treasure Island Flea Market. Open 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Cost: $3, free age 12 years & under. Location: Treasure Island, California Ave. & Ave N, San Francisco, CA. treasureislandflea.com
SAN FRANCISCO: Great Dickens Christmas Fair. Held weekends through November 18-December 17, 2017, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. Ticket: $30. Location: The Cow Palace, 2600 Geneva Ave. San Francisco, CA dickensfair.com
SAN FRANCISCO: Beach Blanket Babylon's Seasonal Extravaganza, through December 31. Location: Club Fugazi, 678 Green St., San Francisco, CA. beachblanketbabylon.com
SAN JOSE: Harvest Festival, November 24-26, 2017. Shopping, live entertainment, celebrity appearances, prizes, artist demonstrations, food and live stage entertainment. Cost: $9 - 3 day pass. Hours: Friday 9-6, Saturday 10-6, Sunday 10-5. Location: McEnery Convention Center, 150 W San Carlos St. San Jose, CA. harvestfestival.com
SAN RAFAEL: Parade of Lights & Winter Wonderland November 24 & 25, 2017. Snow & Kids' activities 9 a.m. - 12 Noon, Snow Sledding Noon to 4:30 p.m. & 6 - 8p.m. Marketplace 2-8 p.m. Parade at 5:30 p.m. Location: Fourth Street from B street to Lootens, San Rafael, CA. Held rain or shine. sresproductions.com
SAN SIMEON: Hearst Castle Holiday Home Tour November 24-25, 2017 and December 16-23, 2017 and December 26-30, 2017 $30-up, reservations 1-800-444-4445 hearstcastle.org/tour-hearst-castle/ daily-tours/ holiday-twilight-tour/ Wind your way through the grounds, Casa del Sol-guest house, and the grand social rooms of Casa Grand | holidays
SANTA MONICA: Westside Ballet's The Nutcracker with live orchestration! November 25-December 3, 2017, 1 & 5 p.m. The Broad Stage, Santa Monica College Performing Arts Center, westsideballet.com
Christmas Parade, 10 a.m. Christmas Sports is the 2017 theme of this 68th
annual Santa Paula Christmas Parade held in downtown.
TEMECULA: Nutcracker, ballet with Temecula Inland Valley Classical Ballet Theatre November 24-26, 2017 Old Town Temecula Community Theater
VALLEJO: Santa's Wonderland Holiday Tree Lighting 5-8 p.m. Childrens' Wonderland 360 Glenn St. gvrd.org
YERMO: Calico Ghost Town Holiday Fest Thanksgiving Weekend, November 24 & 25, 2017 Festive fun to begin the holiday season! Entertaining activities, performances and tree lighting, too! cms.sbcounty.gov
YREKA: Yreka Christmas Lights Holiday Parade Candy Cane Stripes and Christmas Lights Holiday Parade 5-6 p.m. yrekachamber.com
YUCAIPA: Apple Butter Festival at Historic Los Rios Rancho November 24-25, 2017 Riley's at Los Rios Rancho 39611 Oak Glen Rd. #13, Yucaipa, CA losriosrancho.com
YOUNTVILLE: Festival of Lights
ARCADIA: Arcadia Christmas Show November 24-26, 2017. Location: Arcadia, CA. Arcadia Masonic Center Featuring a variety of exhibits including homemade specialty candies, wooden items, garden metal
AUBURN: Christmas Craft and Art Faire Location: Auburn, CA. Gold Country Fairgrounds | The Christmas Craft and Art Faire November 25-26, 2017. The fair features more than 100 regional artisans
AUBURN: Auburn Fourth Saturday Flea Market Location: The Gold Country Fairgrounds, Auburn, CA. Used treasures, antiques, specialty foods, arts
AZUSA: Blush Holiday Market. Location: Azusa Pacific University - Upper Turner Campus Center, Azusa, CA. Pop-up shopping
BIG BEAR LAKE: Mountain Christmas Boutique November 24-26, 2017. Location: Big Bear Lake Convention Center Big Bear Lake, CA. 50+ artists and crafters, specialized in handmade unique
CARPINTERIA: Holiday Arts and Crafts Faire. Location: Museum Grounds, Carpinteria, CA. Hand-made items including all types of fine art
COARSEGOLD: Christmas Arts and Crafts Location: Coarsegold Downtown Historic Village, Coarsegold, CA. Christmas Spirit mountain style with carolers and Father Christmas
FALLBROOK: Fallbrook Village Artisan Faire Location: Main and Elder Streets, Fallbrook, CA. Ceramics, jewelry, hand-crafted wood items, custom
FELTON: Santa Cruz Mountains Makers Market Location: Community Hall, Felton, CA. Artists, crafters, culinary creators
GRASS VALLEY: Grass Valley Country Christmas Faire November 24-26, 2017. Location: Nevada County Fairgrounds Grass Valley, CA. Thanksgiving weekend filled with fun
HEALDSBURG: Healdsburg Arts and Crafts Market. Location: West Plaza Parking Lot, Healdsburg, CA. your favorite farmers and produce
JULIAN: Country Christmas Location: Julian, CA. Julian Town Hall. an old-fashioned event that will make you picture chestnuts roasting on open
LAGUNA BEACH: Laguna Beach Winter Fantasy November 24-26, 2017. Location: Sawdust Art Festival, Laguna Beach, CA.
MENDOCINO: Mendocino Thanksgiving Arts and Crafts Fair November 24-25, 2017. Location: Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, CA. 30+ juried artists
MOSS LANDING: Moss Landing Arts and Crafts Holiday Gift Sale. Location: The Nancy Russell Art Studio and Gardens, Moss Landing, CA
NORCO: Hillside Farms Arts and Crafts Show November 24-26, 2017. Location: Hillside Farm, Norco, CA. Unique, handcrafted gifts and delicious gingerbread cookies.
PALM SPRINGS: Desert Arts Festival November 24-26, 2017. Location: Frances Stevens Park, Palm Springs, CA. Original fine art and fine crafts. Free admission and parking.
SAN LUIS OBISPO: Central Coast Craft Fair November 24-25, 2017. Location: Veterans Memorial, San Luis Obispo, CA. | The Central Coast Craft Fair It will include both contemporary and country artisans and
SAN MATEO: San Mateo International Gem and Jewelry Show November 24-26, 2017. Location: San Mateo County Event Center, San Mateo, CA.
SAN RAFAEL: Parade of Lights and Winter Wonderland November 24-25, 2017. Location: Fourth Street - B Street to Lootens Place, San Rafael, CA.
SONORA: Sonora Christmas Festival November 24-26, 2017. Location: Sonora's Mother Lode Fairgrounds, Sonora, CA. Thanksgiving weekend event with 150+ quality crafters
VALLEJO: Vallejo Holiday Craft Faire Location: Children's Wonderland, Vallejo, CA. craft vendors
VALLEJO: Vallejo Holiday Gun Show Location: Vallejo, CA. Solano County Fairgrounds | Show November 25-26, 2017. Large assortment of weapons and ammo for the outdoor
VALLEY CENTER: Valley Center Christmas Arts, Crafts and Vintage Market November 24-26, 2017. Location: Valley Center, CA. Bates Nut Farm | Bates Nut Farm is the place to be, starting with breakfast, one of
VENICE: Artist, Designer and Vintage Market Location: Venice, CA. Westminster Avenue Elementary School Shopping, food and fun in Venice.
VENICE: Venice Holiday Antiques and Collectibles Market. Location: Venice High School, Los Angeles, CA. Live Music, Antiques, Home Decor, Coins, Jewelry, Arts & Crafts, Vintage
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