APPLE VALLEY: Holiday Family Movie Night, 6:30 p.m. at Apple Valley Conference Center. Movie starts at 6:45 p.m. Get into the spirit of the holidays and have a night in with friends and family. Recreation Staff will be featuring The Santa Clause for a family movie experience you will not want to miss! Blankets, pillows, and pajamas are welcome. Holiday treats will be provided. Pre-Registration: $3/each (by 12/8) $5/each at the door, applevalley.org
BAKERSFIELD: CALM Zoo Holiday Lights November 27, 2021-January 1, 2022, 5:30-8:30 p.m. 3 million lights, approx.
CORONA DEL MAR: Nights of 1000 Lights December 10, 11, 12, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21 & 22, 2021, 6-9 p.m. at Sherman Library and Gardens. Light displays, live music, Santa and hot chocolate & s'mores. $25, slgardens.org
COSTA MESA: The Nutcracker with American Ballet Theatre December 10-19, 2021 with Pacific Symphony at Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, 615 Town Center Drive. $30-up, scfta.org
DANA POINT: Dana Point Harbor Boat Parade of Lights Fiesta December 10-12, 2021, 34555 Golden Lantern Dana Point, CA danapointharbor.com
HUNTINGTON BEACH: Living Nativity December 8-10, 2021
IRVINE: Festival Ballet Theatre's The Nutcracker December 10-24, 2021 at Irvine Barclay Theatre
MODESTO: Central West Ballet The Nutcracker December 10, 11, 12, 17, 18 & 19, 2021. Gallo Center for the Arts 1000 I St. Modesto, CA $23-65, galloarts.org
NORCO: Advent Drive Through December 10-12, 2021, 6-9 p.m.
SACRAMENTO: Theatre of Lights November 24-December 24, 2021 held on K Street between Front & 2nd, oldsacramento.com
SAN JOSE: A Merry Little Christmas Cabaret, concert, 8 p.m. at Tabard Theatre in the heart of historic San Pedro Square in downtown San Jose. The setting: a three-quarter round cabaret stage, original brick walls, plush leather seats, antique wood plank floors, sweeping drapes, and a 35-foot mahogany bar. Tickets: $19-$48, tabardtheatre.org or call (408) 679-2330
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO: Capistrano Lights at Mission San Juan Capistrano, December 4-30, 2021, 4-6 p.m. missionsjc.com 5, 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 21, 22, 23, 26, 28, 29 & 30, 2021,
BAKERSFIELD: CALM Zoo Holiday Lights November 30, 2019-January 4, 2020, 5:30-9 p.m. 3 million lights, approx.
CAMARILLO: Camarillo Ranch Christmas at the Ranch with Santa December 11, 2019, 4:30-8 p.m. $, camarilloranch.org
GLENDALE: A Christmas Carol November 29-December 24, 2019 Glendale Centre Theatre 324 N Orange Glendale, CA, 91203 glendalecentretheatre.com | carol
LOS ANGELES: Zoo Lights at LA Zoo 5333 Zoo Drive Los Angeles, CA $, lazoo.org
MODESTO: Central West Ballet The Nutcracker December 11-22, 2019 Gallo Center for the Arts 1000 I St. Modesto, CA $20-63, galloarts.org
SACRAMENTO: A Christmas Carol December 4-29, 2019 Sacramento Theatre Company Main Stage 1419 H Street Sacramento, CA $, sactheatre.org | carol
SAN DIEGO: Ebenezer Scrooge's BIG San Diego Christmas Show November 23-December 29, 2019 The Old Globe Balboa Park San Diego, CA theoldglobe.org | carol
SAN DIEGO: Old Town Cygnet Theatre November 27-December 29, 2019 4040 Twiggs St. San Diego, CA 92110 $, cygnettheatre.com | carol
SAN FRANCISCO: A Christmas Carol November 29-December 24, 2019 American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) The Geary Theater 405 Geary Street San Francisco, CA 94102 $, act-sf.org | carol
SAN FRANCISCO: San Francisco Ballet Nutcracker, December 11-29, 2019. War Memorial Opera House 301 Van Ness Ave. San Francisco, CA $36-450, approx. plus fees, sfballet.org
SAN FRANCISCO: Golden Girls Christmas Episodes at The Victoria Theatre 2961 16th Street San Francisco, California 94103 $, goldengirlssf.com
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK:
Dinner, December 11-21, 2019. When the bell chimes, enter the world of a
17th century English manor for a feast of food, song and mirth. $tickets, bracebridgedinner.com
CAMARILLO: Camarillo Ranch Christmas at the Ranch with Santa December 5, 12 and 19, 2018, 4:30-7:30 p.m. $6, camarilloranch.org
FORT BRAGG & WILLITS: Skunk Train Christmas Train December 1-23, 2018. From Fort Bragg is 60-minute train ride. From Willits is 90-minute train ride. Both offer a storybook wonderland, cookies, hot chocolate in a souvenir mug, and a personal visit with Santa Claus himself. | trains
LOS ANGELES: Angel City Chorale Holiday Concert 25th Anniversary Celebration, 7:30 p.m. at The Novo Theater at L.A. Live 800 West Olympic Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90015 Price: $39-$59, ACC25.com
SANTA BARBARA: An Irish Christmas , 7 p.m. at Lobero Theatre, Santa Barbara, CA $34-65, lobero.org
SAUSALITO: Sausalito Gingerbread House Tour December 1-31, 2019 features nearly 20 unique displays in a walking tour. Free to see, sausalito.org/gingerbread-house-tour
VENTURA: Mission San Buenaventura Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, 5 a.m. Mariachi traditional songs are played at 5 a.m. in O'Brien Hall followed by Mass at 5:30 a.m. Then menudo breakfast in the Parish Center Auditorium. At 6 p.m. in the Mission Church, Aztec dancers pay tribute to Our Lady of Guadalupe and a procession is held on Main Street from the Mission to Palm Street to Juniper Serra Way and O'Brien Hall. Mass includes a dramatized representation of the apparition at Tepeyac Hill in Mexico. The evening concludes with pan dulce and chocolate in the Parish. Location: 211 East Main Street sanbuenaventuramission.org
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