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Friday, December 6, 2019

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AGOURA HILLS: Holiday Boutique December 6-7, 2019. The City of Agoura Hills would like to invite you to visit our artisan vendors selling the perfect gift for the holidays. You can also visit our Woolsey Fire exhibition, which displays the resiliency of our community. BOUTIQUE Friday, December 6, 2019 From 5:00-8:00pm Saturday, December 7, 2019 From 11:00am-5:00pm culturalarts@ci.agoura-hills.ca.us  (818) 597-7361 29900 Ladyface Court in Agoura hills.

ALHAMBRA: Tree Lighting Ceremony at Renaissance Plaza.

AMERICAN CANYON: Community Tree Lighting Ceremony, 6:30-10 p.m. at Shenandoah Park

ANAHEIM: Anaheim Tree Lighting in West Anaheim

ATASCADERO: Atascadero Holiday Tree Lighting Light Up Downtown, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Sunken Gardens 6505 El Camino Real Atascadero, CA visitatascadero.com

ATWATER: Atwater Christmas Parade, a tradition in Merced County

BAKERSFIELD: CALM Zoo Holiday Lights November 30, 2019-January 4, 2020, 5:30-9 p.m. 3 million lights, approx.

BANNING: Christmas Tree Festival December 6, 2019

BELLFLOWER: Bellflower  Tree Lighting & Santa

BENICIA: Benicia Christmas Tree Lighting California

BEVERLY HILLS: A Christmas Carol December 4-8, 2019 at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts $, thewallis.org | carol

BEVERLY HILLS: BOLD Holiday  Celebration, Fridays & Saturdays November 15-December 21, 2019

BRENTWOOD: Tree Lighting December 6, 2019

BUENA PARK: Christmas Tree Lighting  December 6, 2019

BURBANK: Mayor's Tree Lighting Ceremony

BURBANK: Holiday Boutique December 6-19, 2019, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Pottery, paintings, photography, ornaments, decorations, clothing, scarves, jewelry, mosaics and more! Find unique handmade gifts created by students and instructors at the Creative Arts Center and members of the Fine Arts Federation. Location: Creative Arts Center, 1100 West Clark Avenue in George Izay Park. Monday-Thursday 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sunday 1-4 p.m. burbankca.gov

BURLINGAME: Burlingame Holiday Parade

BURLINGAME: Burlingame Tree Lighting Celebration

CAMERON PARK: Tree Lighting Ceremony December 6, 2019, Christa McAuliffe Park, 2400 Merrychise Drive, 4:30 p.m. cameronpark.org

CARMEL: Carmel Tree Lighting Ceremony

CHICO: Community Ballet A Very Chico Nutcracker  December 5-8, 2019 at Laxson Auditorium Cal State University W. 1st Street & Salem Chico, CA. chicocommunityballet.org 

CHICO: Stansbury Home Victorian Christmas December 6-8, 2019 307 W 5th St. Chico, CA 95928 $6, stansburyhome.org | museums

COACHELLA: Coachella Christmas Parade, 6 p.m. 

CORONA: Community Creche Festival December 4-7, 2019, 6-9 p.m. Seventh Day Adventist Church, Fireside Room 3621 Corona Ave. Free, norco.adventistfaith.org

CORONA DEL MAR: Nights of 1000 Lights December 6-22, 2019, 6-9 p.m. at Sherman Library and Gardens. Light displays, live music, Santa and hot chocolate & s'mores. $25, slgardens.org

CORONADO: Coronado Christmas Parade

CORONADO: Coronado Tree Lighting Ceremony

COTATI: Cotati Tree Lighting Ceremony, 4-8 p.m.  Gather in La Plaza Park for carols and tree lighting

CUPERTINO: Tree Lighting December 6, 2019

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

EL CENTRO: Tree Lighting December 6, 2019

EMERYVILLE: Tree Lighting December 6, 2019

ENCINITAS:  Holiday Tree Lightings

EXETER: Exeter Christmas Parade December 6, 2019

FOLSOM: Tree Lighting December 6, 2019

FREMONT Christmas at Patterson House Christmas Splendor, 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Ardenwood Historic Farm,  34600 Ardenwood Blvd.  $7 in advance, $8 at the door,  fremont.gov/pattersonhouse

FRESNO: La Comida Guild Home Tour, Tea & Boutique,  lacomidaguild.org | tours

FULLERTON: A Walk Through Bethlehem December 6-8, 2019

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

HANFORD: Wine & Chocolate Tasting December 6, 2019, 6-9 p.m. Downtown Hanford, CA. $30-35, approx. mainstreethanford.com

HAWAIIAN GARDENS: Tree Lighting December 6, 2019

HERMOSA BEACH: Hermosa Beach Sandpipers Holiday Homes Tour December 6-8, 2019. sandpipers.org | tours

HUNTINGTON BEACH: Living Nativity December 4-6, 2019

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, ccoth.com | carol

IRWINDALE: Tree Lighting, Activities December 6, 2019

KING CITY:Lighted Agriculture Parade December 6, 2019

LAKE TAHOE: Tahoe Film Fest December 5-8, 2019
tahoefilmfest.org

LA PUENTE: Tree Lighting Ceremony December 6, 2019

LA PUENTE: Holiday Parade December 6, 2019

LA QUINTA: Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremonies December 6, 2019

LAWNDALE: Angel Tree Lighting December 6, 2019

LAWNDALE: Winter Fun Land December 6-8, 2019 at Lawndale Civic Center Plaza includes skating rink, Santa and trackless train rides. lawndalecity.org

LOMITA: Tree Lighting Ceremony December 6, 2019

LOMPOC: Tree Lighting December 6, 2019

LOMPOC: Children's Holiday Parade December 6, 2019

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

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

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

LOS GATOS: Tree Lighting December 6, 2019

MARINA: Tree Lighting Ceremony December 6, 2019

MARTINEZ: Tree Lighting December 6, 2019

MENLO PARK: Tree Lighting December 6, 2019

MISSION VIEJO: Drive-Thru Nativity December 6-7, 2019

MONTEREY: Colton Hall Tree Lighting

MOORPARK: Drive Thru Nativity  December 6-7, 2019

NORCO: Community Creche Festival December 4-7, 2019

MORAGA: Hacienda Holiday Faire December 6-8, 2019. One-of-a-kind, handcrafted gifts and gourmet foods from 45+ local artists. Hours: December 6, 2019, 12-8 p.m. |  December 7 & 8, 2019, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Location: Hacienda de las Flores, 2100 Donald Drive. moraga.ca.us

MOUNTAIN VIEW: Christmas at Our House December 6-7, 2019.  sfhs.com  | tours

MURPHYS: Tree Lighting December 6, 2019

MURPHYS: Christmas Parade December 6, 2019, 5:30 p.m. visitmurphys.com

OAKLAND: David Benoit's Charlie Brown Christmas Concert. $, benoit.com

OCEANSIDE: Mission San Luis Rey Serra Concert & Sing Along December 6-7, 2019 $, sanluisrey.org | missions

ONTARIO: Christmas on Euclid Tree Lighting December 6, 2019

OROVILLE: Christmas Tree Lighting December 6, 2019

OROVILLE: Oroville  Walk Through Nativity December 6-7, 2019

OXNARD: Tree Lighting Ceremony December 6, 2019

PALM SPRINGS: Celebrity Tree Lighting  

PASADENA: A Christmas Carol December 4-23, 2019 A Noise Within 3352 E. Foothill Blvd. Pasadena, CA anoisewithin.org | carol

PASADENA: Tree Lighting Ceremony December 6, 2019

PERRIS: Tree Lighting Ceremony December 6, 2019

PISMO BEACH: Tree Lighting Ceremony December 6, 2019

PITTSBURG: Tree Lighting Ceremony December 6, 2019

QUINCY: Sparkle Tree Lighting Ceremony December 6, 2019

QUINCY: Light Parade December 6, 2019

RANCHO CUCAMONGA: Inland Pacific Ballet's The Nutcracker at Lewis Family Playhouse November 30-December 8, 2019

REDDING: Tree Lighting Ceremony December 6, 2019

REDWOOD CITY: Upscale Mid-week Bridal Fair, 4-8 p.m. at Pullman SF Bay Hotel, 223 Twin Dolphin Drive. Spend Wednesday evening planning your wedding in the peninsula's newest chic hotel offering French cuisine and sophisticated bar. Meet with 60+ wedding professionals, win prizes and giveaways including a $10K Wedding Package & 20 Las Vegas winners announced during the Fashion Show at 6:30pm. Free Food & Wine Tasting, Cash Bar, & Cafe open for meal purchase. $15-25, bayareaweddingfairs.com

REDWOOD CITY: Academy of American Ballet Nutcracker December 6-8, 2019 at Fox Theatre, 2223 Broadway Street

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

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

SACRAMENTO: Sacred Heart Holiday Home Tour December 6-8, 2019. See five magnificent homes in Sacramento's Fabulous Forties neighborhood.   $30-35, sacredheartschool.net | tours

SALINAS: The Streets of Bethlehem December 4-7, 2019

SAN BERNARDINO: Inland Dance Theatre's The Nutcracker December 6-8, 2019 at California Theatre of the Performing Arts, 562 W. 4th St.

SAN DIEGO: Balboa Park December Nights Festival, December 6-7, 2019. The park's biggest free celebration of the year! Balboa Park, 1549 El Prado. Free admission, fees for food, shopping,  balboapark.org/decembernights/

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

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

SAN FRANCISCO: Gay Men's Chorus Holigays are Here, Ring Them Bells, December 6-7, 2019 Favorite seasonal carols, boisterous sing-alongs, hilarious comic routines and heart-warming family moments. Celebrity guests often appear. Time: 5, 7 & 9 p.m. Location: Sydney Goldstein Theater, San Francisco, Ca. $25-110, sfgmc.org

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

SAN FRANCISCO: Union Square Tree Lighting December 6, 2019

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

SAN LUIS OBISPO: Holiday Parade December 6, 2019

SAN MARINO: Tree Lighting Ceremony

SAN PABLO: Tree Lighting Ceremony

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

SANTA BARBARA: Tree Lighting Ceremony

SANTA BARBARA: Mission Santa Barbara Candlelight Sip & Stroll | missions

SANTA BARBARA: Downtown Holiday Parade

SANTA CLARA: Santa Clara Historic Home Tour December 6-7, 2019 includes a Colonial Revival, Craftsman, Italianate and Spanish Eclectic Cottage, plus Mission Branch Library. $, sc-hometour.com | tours

SANTA CLARA: Tree Lighting Ceremony

SANTA MONICA: Westside Ballet's The Nutcracker with live orchestration November 30-December 8, 2019 at The Broad Stage, Santa Monica College Performing Arts Center

SEAL BEACH: Christmas Parade

SOLVANG: Julefest Tree Lighting

SPRING VALLEY: Bethlehem Story, Live Stage Musical Nativity Story December 5-8, 2019

SUTTER CREEK: An Old Fashioned Christmas December 6-7, 2019 on Main Street Sutter Creek

TEMPLE CITY: Tree Lighting Ceremony

TURLOCK: Christmas Parade

TWAIN HARTE: Christmas Parade

VENTURA: Tree Lighting Downtown

VENTURA: Old Mission San Buena Ventura Live Nativity

WHITTIER: Tree Lighting Grand Illumination

WOODLAND: 2 Tree Lighting Ceremonies

 

Parades

Alpine - Parade of Lights

Atwater - Christmas Parade

Burlingame - Downtown Holiday Parade

Coachella - Christmas Parade

Coronado - Christmas Parade

Exeter - Exeter Christmas Parade

King City - Lighted Agriculture Parade

La Puente - Holiday Parade

Lompoc - Children's Holiday Parade

MURPHYS: Christmas Parade & Open House. 5:30 p.m. sharp! visitmurphys.com

QUINCY: Light Parade

SAN LUIS OBISPO: Holiday Parade

SANTA BARBARA: Downtown Holiday Parade

SEAL BEACH: Christmas Parade

TURLOCK: Christmas Parade

TWAIN HARTE: Christmas Parade

 

 

 

 

Past Events

FORT BRAGG: Skunk Train Christmas Train December 1-23, 2018. From Fort Bragg tickets include a 60-minute train ride through a storybook wonderland, cookies, hot chocolate in a souvenir mug, and a personal visit with Santa Claus himself. | trains

LOS ANGELES: LA Auto Show November 30-December 9, 2018,   laautoshow.com Los Angeles Convention Center 1201 S. Figueroa Street Los Angeles, CA $ laautoshow.com | shows

MENDOCINO: Mendocino Botanical Garden Lights

PETALUMA: Hotel Petaluma Gingerbread House Contest  December 7 -9, 2018. Location: 205 Kentucky Street, Petaluma, CA.  Free Admission, hotelpetaluma.com

POMONA: Journey to Bethlehem, December 7-9, 2018 Walk Thru Nativity

SAN SIMEON: Hearst Castle Holiday Twilight tours December 7-10, 14-23, and 26-30, 2018. $30-up, reservations 1-800-444-4445 hearstcastle.org | home tours

SANTA CLARA: Santa Clara Historic Home Tour December 7-8, 2018 Friday, December 7, 2018 , 6-10 p.m. Saturday December 8, 2018, 12-5 p.m. Five properties include a Garrison Colonial, Colonial Revival, Craftsman Bungalow, Queen Anne Cottage, and Larder House with its False Front Italianate. $30-35, sc-hometour.com

SEBASTOPOL: Sebastopol Holiday Home Tour December 7-8, 2018, sebastopolholidayhometour.weebly.com $35-45. Also see the Free Artisan Boutique, December 7-9, 2018, at 1782 Pleasant Hill Rd., Sebastopol, CA

SPRING VALLEY: Bethlehem Story, Live Stage Musical Nativity Story December 7-9, 2018

VENTURA: Nutcracker Ballet at Ventura College Performing Arts Center

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