BAKERSFIELD: CALM Zoo Holiday Lights November 30, 2019-January 4, 2020, 5:30-9 p.m. 3 million lights, approx.
CARMEL: A Chanticleer Christmas at Carmel Mission, 3080 Rio Road, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, 93923. $, chanticleer.orgCOSTA MESA: Winter Fest Orange County, December 19, 2019-January 5, 2020. Location: OC Fairgrounds 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, CA 92626 $, winterfestoc.com
FELTON: Holiday Lights Train November 29-December 23, 2019 roaringcamp.com
FORT BRAGG: Magical Christmas Skunk Train December 7-23, 2019. 60 minute ride from Fort Bragg typically sells out. $, skunktrain.com | trains
GLENDALE: A Christmas Carol November 29-December 24, 2019 Glendale Centre Theatre 324 N Orange Glendale, CA, 91203 glendalecentretheatre.com | carol
HUNTINGTON BEACH: Cruise of Lights December 17-23, 2019, cruiseoflights.org
HUNTINGTON BEACH: Ballet Repertory Theater Nutcracker, December 7-24, 2019 at Golden West College Mainstage Theater, 15751 Gothard Street $tickets, gwctheater.com
IRVINE: Festival Ballet Theatre's The Nutcracker December 5-24, 2019 at Irvine Barclay Theatre
LOS ANGELES: Zoo Lights at LA Zoo 5333 Zoo Drive Los Angeles, CA $, lazoo.org
PASADENA: A Christmas Carol December 4-23, 2019 at A Noise Within $, anoisewithin.org | carol
PETALUMA: Community Carol Sing in Walnut Park. petalumafirst.com | sings
SACRAMENTO: A Christmas Carol December 4-29, 2019 Sacramento Theatre Company Main Stage 1419 H Street Sacramento, CA $, sactheatre.org | carol
SACRAMENTO: Theatre of Lights, November 27-December 24, 2019 Free, oldsacramento.com
SAN DIEGO: California Ballet Company's The Nutcracker December 14-24, 2019 San Diego Civic Theatre 1100 3rd Ave, San Diego, 92101 $25-105 californiaballet.org
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 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: 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 JOSE: Dave Koz and Friends Christmas Tour with Jonathan Butler, Melissa Manchester, Michael Lington and more, at City National Civic. Multi-Grammy nominated saxophonist Dave Koz 22nd annual Friends Christmas Tour brings fresh renditions of Christmas classics. $, davekoz.com
SANTA ROSA: Great Russian Nutcracker at Luther Burbank Center for the Arts, 3 p.m.
IRVINE: Festival Ballet Theatre Nutcracker, December 8-24, 2018 at Irvine Barclay Theatre, 4242 Campus Drive. $tickets, thebarclay.org
LOS ANGELES: Los Angeles County Free Holiday Show - at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, this annual tradition features some of the best, diverse talents in the nation. Time: 3-6 p.m. Free, first come first serve. lacountyarts
ONTARIO: Christmas on Euclid Street Nativity through January 2, 2019 Euclid St. Drive or Walk Thru Nativity Scenes since 1958 christmasoneuclid.com
RIVERDALE: The Living Nativity. The Date is always December 22-25, from 6-9 p.m. nightly, rain, shine or fog.
SAN FRANCISCO: San Francisco Ballet Nutcracker, December 12-29, 2018. War Memorial Opera House 301 Van Ness Ave. San Francisco, CA $36-450, approx. plus fees, sfballet.org
Events are not guaranteed. It is your responsibility to confirm before going.