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Monday, December 13, 2021

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BAKERSFIELD: CALM Zoo Holiday Lights November 27, 2021-January 1, 2022, 5:30-8:30 p.m. 3 million lights, approx.

TAFT: Christmas Parade December 13



Past Events

ANAHEIM Haunted Mansion Holiday 50th Anniversary Gingerbread House at Disneyland through holiday season. | gingerbread

ATASCADERO: Winter Wonderland at the Sunken Garden, 5-9 p.m. featuring 50 tons of snow. Free event includes Santa & Mrs. Claus, Joe's Little Train, Bounce House, A-Town Scooters Demo, Live Entertainment, Food Vendors and Crafts.

BREA: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Nativity  December 13-14, 2019

CLAREMONT: Living Nativity: Celebrating the Birth of Jesus December 12-15, 2019

COSTA MESA: Snoopy House Dec.13-22. Free outdoor display at City Hall

DANA POINT: Dana Point Harbor Boat Parade of Lights themed TIKI HOLIDAY December 6, 7, 13 & 14, 2019

ESCONDIDO: Bethlehem Walk December 13-15, 2019

FORT BRAGG: Magical Christmas Skunk Train December 7-23, 2019.  60 minute ride from Fort Bragg typically sells out. $, | trains

GILROY: Gilroy Gardens Holiday November 29-December 31, 2019. Location: 3050 Hecker Pass Highway $35-58,

GLENDALE: A Christmas Carol November 29-December 24, 2019 Glendale Centre Theatre 324 N Orange Glendale, CA, 91203 | carol

GRASS VALLEY: Cornish Christmas held multiple times in Downtown streets before the big Christmas Day!

HUNTINGTON BEACH: A Christmas Carol, a Ghostly Tale present by A.C.T.S. Drama Group December 6-15, 2019 Calvary Chapel of the Harbour 16450 Pacific Coast Highway Huntington Beach, CA Free, | carol

IRVINE: Festival Ballet Theatre's The Nutcracker December 5-24, 2019 at Irvine Barclay Theatre

JULIAN: A Christmas Carol December 13-22, 2019 Produced by Julian Theater Company, this version of Dickens' tale of hard-hearted Scrooge who finds the meaning of life one haunted Christmas Eve. Julian High School Theater 1656 Highway 78 Julian, CA $15, | carol

LAGUNA HILLS: Journey to Bethlehem Nativity December 13-15, 2019

LA HABRA: The Living Nativity December 13-15, 2019

LODI: Living Nativity Drive Thru December 13-15, 2019

LONG BEACH: A Christmas Carol December 7-22, 2019 Long Beach Playhouse 5021 E. Anaheim Street Long Beach CA  | carol

LONG BEACH: Portraits of the Prince of Peace Pageant Church Walk Thru Nativity December 13-15, 2019

LONG BEACH: Oh, Christmas Tree! A Victorian Holiday Celebration at the Bembridge House, a historic home owned and operated by Long Beach Heritage. $,  | tours

LOS ANGELES: Los Angeles Ballet's The Nutcracker December 13-15, 2019 at UCLA's Royce Hall.

LOS ANGELES: Zoo Lights at LA Zoo 5333 Zoo Drive Los Angeles, CA $,

MODESTO: Modesto Live Nativity December 13-15, 2019, 7, 7:30, 8, 8:30 p.m. Free to see at Modesto Free Methodist Church,
1520 Rose Ave.

MODESTO: Central West Ballet The Nutcracker December 11-22, 2019 Gallo Center for the Arts 1000 I St. Modesto, CA $20-63,

OAKDALE: Oakdale, CA Living Nativity December 13-15, 2019

PASADENA: A Christmas Carol December 4-23, 2019 at A Noise Within $, | carol

PETALUMA: Hotel Petaluma Gingerbread House Contest  December 13-15, 2019. Location: 205 Kentucky Street, Petaluma, CA.  Free Admission,

POMONA: Journey to Bethlehem December 13-15, 2019 is an immersive, walk through experience

PORTOLA: Portola Santa Trains December 7-21, 2019 at Western Pacific Railroad Museum,

RANCHO CORDOVA: Live Nativity December 13-15, 2019

REDDING: Scrooge, An Evening With Charles Dickens December 13-14, 2019, 7 p.m. at Redding Old City Hall, 1313 Market St. $12, | carol

RIVERSIDE: Inland Pacific Ballet's The Nutcracker at Fox Performing Arts Center December 13-15, 2019

SACRAMENTO: Theatre of Lights, November 27-December 24, 2019 Free,

SACRAMENTO: A Christmas Carol December 4-29, 2019 Sacramento Theatre Company Main Stage 1419 H Street Sacramento, CA $, | carol

SACRAMENTO: Sacramento Ballet's The Nutcracker December 12-22, 2019 Memorial Auditorium 1515 J Street Sacramento, CA Tickets: $65-107 approx.,

SAN DIEGO: City Ballet of San Diego's Best Nutcracker December 6-22, 2019 at Spreckels Theatre, 121 Broadway

SAN DIEGO: Old Town Cygnet Theatre November 27-December 29, 2019 4040 Twiggs St. San Diego, CA 92110 $, | carol

SAN DIEGO: Ebenezer Scrooge's BIG San Diego Christmas Show November 23-December 29, 2019 The Old Globe Balboa Park San Diego, CA | carol

SAN DIEGO: An Irish Christmas at Balboa Theatre, Kerry Irish Productions, Inc.,

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,

SAN FRANCISCO: Drunk Drag Boozemas December 13-15, 2019 at Oasis SF, 298 11th Street. $, | chorus

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 $, | carol

SAN FRANCISCO: Golden Girls Christmas Episodes at The Victoria Theatre 2961 16th Street San Francisco, California 94103 $, 

SAN JOSE: San Jose Dance Theatre The Nutcracker December 6-15, 2019 at Center for the Performing Arts, 255 Almaden Blvd.

SAN LEANDRO: Ghirardelli Warehouse Chocolate Sale December 13-15, 2019, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. 139th Avenue, San Leandro, CA. Free admission.

SAN PEDRO: San Pedro City Ballet Nutcracker December 13-15, 2019 Warner Grand Theatre 478 W. 6th Street $19-39,

SAN SIMEON: Hearst Castle Holiday Twilight tours. $30-up, reservations 1-800-444-4445 | home tours

SANTA ANA: Holidays Are A Drag December 12-14, 2019 at Velvet Lounge, 416 W. 4th St. $, | chorus

SANTA BARBARA: Una Noche de Las Posadas at El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park FREE

SANTA CLARA: California's Great America WinterFest November 29-December 31, 2019, opens 5 p.m. 237 W to Great America Parkway. Ice skating available, too. $ tickets

SAUSALITO: Sausalito Gingerbread House Tour December 1-31, 2019 features nearly 20 unique displays in a walking tour. Free to see,

SEBASTOPOL: Sebastopol Holiday Home Tour December 13-15, 2019, $tickets,  Also see the Free Artisan Boutique at 1782 Pleasant Hill Rd., Sebastopol, CA | tours

THOUSAND OAKS: A Christmas Carol December 13-15, 2019 Thousand Oaks Repertory Scherr Forum Theatre, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. Thousand Oaks, CA 91362  $, | carol

TUJUNGA: Drive Thru Nativity December 13-14, 2019, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

VACAVILLE: Live Nativity December 13-15, 2019

VENTURA: Parade of Lights Boat Parade December 13-14, 2019

WALNUT CREEK: A Christmas Carol December 12-22, 2019 Lesher Center for the Arts 1601 Civic Dr. Walnut Creek, CA $, | carol

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK: The Bracebridge 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,

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