ANDERSON: Christmas Tree Lighting & Parade, 4-7 p.m. HomeTown Christmas Anderson Lighted Christmas Parade E. Center & Freeman Street Anderson, CA Free, ci.anderson.ca.us
ARROYO GRANDE: Arroyo Grande Holiday Concert and Christmas Parade in the Village Nov.25 includes bands, floats, community groups and be on the lookout for Santa!
AUBURN: Christmas Art & Craft Faire November 24-25, 2018, 10 a.m. at Gold Country Fairgrounds & Event Center. Enjoy a unique holiday and shopping experience for the whole family Peruse 3 Buildings with more than 100 talented regional Artisans. Location: 1273 High Street Auburn, CA. Free, goldcountryfair.com
BREA: Charles Phoenix Retro Holiday Slide Show November 23-25, 2018 at Curtis Theater. $36, curtistheatre.com
CERRITOS: Los Angeles Ballet's The Nutcracker, November 24-25, 2018 at Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts, 18000 Park Plaza Drive. $Tickets, losangelesballet.org
CHICO: Community Ballet Cinderella at Laxson Auditorium Cal State University W. 1st Street & Salem Chico, CA. $Tickets, chicocommunityballet.org
FAIRFIELD: Benicia Ballet Theatre Nutcracker November 24-25, 2018 and December 1, 2018 Solano College
HOLLYWOOD: Hollywood Christmas Parade.
INDIO: Indio Powwow November 23-25, 2018
Fantasy Springs Resort & Casino Event Center
84-245 Indio Springs Dr. Free admission, fantasyspringsresort.com | pow wow
LAGUNA BEACH: Sawdust Festival Winter Fantasy November 17-December 16, 2018 on Saturdays & Sundays. Location: 935 Laguna Canyon Rd. $8, sawdustartfestival.org
LA HABRA: Tamale Festival, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Euclid Street between La Habra Blvd. & Lambert Road . Free admission, lahabracity.com
LA JOLLA: The Millennia Consort, concert performing Mussorgky's Pictures at an Exhibition and Holst's The Planets, with works by Craig Phillips and John Hirten and a world premiere by Mary Beth Bennett. Time: 4 p.m. California's premiere organ plus ensemble, celebrates its 20th anniversary with a concert in the St. James Music Series. Location: St. James by-the-Sea Episcopal Church, 743 Prospect Street in La Jolla. Tickets $30, sjbts.org
LEMOORE: Lemoore Christmas Tree Raising, 12-4 p.m. Downtown Lemoore Fox & D Street Lemoore, CA lemoore.com
LOS ALTOS: Los Altos Festival of Lights Parade A Child's Holiday Fantasy, 6 p.m. 15+ floats, 8 marching bands, and America's favorite characters from stories, movies and Christmas themes. Downtown Los Altos losaltosparade.org
LOS ANGELES: Downtown on Ice Holiday ice rink is an annual event with free concerts and paid ice skating at Pershing Square, 532 South Olive Drive
MISSION VIEJO: Mission Viejo Tree Ceremony, 3-6:30 p.m. Civic Center 200 Civic Center Mission Viejo, CA (949) 830-7066 mvactivities.com
MOUNTAIN VIEW: Nutcracker Ballet with Pacific Ballet Academy November 23-25, 2018 at Mountain View Center For The Performing Arts 500 Castro St. Mountain View, CA $tickets, mvcpa.com
OAK GLEN: Apple Butter Festival November 23-25, 2018 Riley's at Los Rios Rancho 39611 Oak Glen Rd. #13, Yucaipa, CA losriosrancho.com
POMONA: Everybody's Bird Mart, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at Fairplex. $10, everybodysbirdmart.com
RANCHO CORDOVA: Christmas Tree Lighting November 25, 2018, 4-7:30 p.m. Tree Lighting at 7 p.m. Village Green Park 3141 Bridgeway Drive cordovacouncil.org
RICHMOND: Great Train Expo November 24-25, 2018, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. The show is designed for the general public, modelers, hobbyists, families, and the just plain curious. Location: Craneway Pavilion - 1414 Harbour Way South, Richmond, CA Presented By: Train Expo Inc. $11, trainshow.com
SALINAS: Salinas Holiday Parade of Lights Nov.25 on Main Street travels between the city's favorite spots — Salinas High School and Steinbeck Center.
SAN FRANCISCO: Great Dickens Christmas Fair November 17-December 23, 2018 weekends at Cow Palace Exhibition Halls 2600 Geneva Ave. dickensfair.com
SAN JOSE: Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Show November 23-25, 2018 at San Jose McEnery Convention Center $9 admission, harvestfestival.com
SANTA MONICA: Westside Ballet's The Nutcracker November 24- December 2, 2018 with live orchestration! The Broad Stage, Santa Monica College Performing Arts Center 1310 11th St Santa Monica, CA 90401 $Tickets, westsideballet.com
SONORA: Sonora Craft & Music Festival November 23-25, 2018 Mother Lode Fairgrounds fireonthemountain.com
Craft & Gift Fair November 24-25, 2018 and December 8-9, 2018, 10 a.m.
Sutter Creek Auditorium
18 Main St. suttercreek.org
VALLEY CENTER: Santa's Coming Craft Fair November 23-25, 2018 at Bates Nut Farm. Over 80 artisans, handmade crafts, fine art, bands, Santa arrives by hayride both Friday and Saturday. Admission and parking are free, batesnutfarm.biz
Apple Butter Festival
at Historic Los Rios Rancho November 23-25, 2018 at
Riley's at Los Rios Rancho
39611 Oak Glen Rd. #13, losriosrancho.com
Events are not guaranteed. It is your responsibility to confirm before going.