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Inland Pacific Ballet’s The Nutcracker @lfplayhouse @ipballet
Dec
18
to Dec 20

Inland Pacific Ballet’s The Nutcracker @lfplayhouse @ipballet

Inland Pacific Ballet’s The Nutcracker

So Cal Pocket memories Inland Pacific Ballet's The Nutcracker

Share the spirit of the holiday season with Inland Pacific Ballet’s The Nutcracker.

The annual yuletide favorite tells the story of a young girl named Clara who receives a magical nutcracker doll and sets out on a wondrous journey with battling mice, dancing snowflakes, waltzing flowers, and the delightful Sugar Plum Fairy. 

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OC Winter Fest is coming 12/18 - 1/3 @winterfestoc #WinterFestOC
Dec
18
to Jan 3

OC Winter Fest is coming 12/18 - 1/3 @winterfestoc #WinterFestOC

OC Winter Fest

Winter Fest is coming to the OC with all these cool activities!  We will be going soon so look for a post from us!  For now this is what you can look forward to:

  • Ice Tubing a 130 ft, six lane ice slide
  • Ice Skating
  • Carnival Rides
  • Carnival Games
  • Bounce Houses
  • Reindeer viewing and feeding
  • World's largest walk-through ornament
  • Nightly Christmas Tree Lighting at 5:30pm
  • Snow falling!
  • Crafts
  • and more...
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 Luminaria Nights at the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden
Dec
12
to Dec 20

Luminaria Nights at the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden

  • Rancho Santa Ana Botanical Garden (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

 Luminaria Nights

 Photo credit Marge Rohr

Photo credit Marge Rohr

Illuminated evening walks featuring live acoustic music, cookies and hot cider and more than 1000 glowing, candle-lit luminarias lighting a half-mile, accessible loop on Indian Hill Mesa.

 

Friday and Saturday nights.

*Friday, December 5 is members-only night.

Ticket Information

RSABG Members: $5 per person (children under 3 free); purchase online at the Admissions Kiosk in advance or at the door on the evening of the event.

Public: $8 per person.

Garden admission fees do not apply for this special ticketed event.

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CHILL at the Queen Mary Long Beach @TheQueenMary
Nov
20
to Jan 10

CHILL at the Queen Mary Long Beach @TheQueenMary

The Queen Mary will be the site once again for the 4th annual CHILL! Welcoming back Glacier Glide Ice Tubing with six lanes of glistening ice slides that stand two stories tall and 100-feet long in front of the Ice Kingdom. Ice skate under the stars on the 6,000 square-foot ice skating rink with the backdrop of the picturesque Queen Mary ship. A holiday village will offer visits with Santa Claus, holiday carolers, snow days and live festive entertainment.

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RISE! of the Jack o' Lanterns   Santa Anita Park-Arcadia
Oct
9
to Nov 1

RISE! of the Jack o' Lanterns Santa Anita Park-Arcadia

RISE! of the Jack O" lanterns is lighting up the night this October at two locations in Los Angeles, one in San Diego and even one as far as New York. It is the most unique and iconic family friendly fall event! Come and witness and be amazed by over 5,000 hand-carved illuminated jack o'lanterns created by professional artists and sculptors.  All skillfully arranged in creative ways along a 1/3-mile scenic walking trail all set to an original music score produced exclusively for The RISE! The variety of new and exciting themes created for 2015 is sure to impress both RISE newbies and returning RISE fans.

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RISE! of the Jack O' Lanterns Descanso Gardens- La Canada Flintridge
Oct
1
to Nov 1

RISE! of the Jack O' Lanterns Descanso Gardens- La Canada Flintridge

RISE! of the Jack O" lanterns is lighting up the night this October at two locations in Los Angeles (La Canada Flintridge and Arcadia), one in San Diego and even one as far as New York. It is the most unique and iconic family friendly fall event! Come and witness and be amazed by over 5,000 hand-carved illuminated jack o'lanterns created by professional artists and sculptors.  All skillfully arranged in creative ways along a 1/3-mile scenic walking trail all set to an original music score produced exclusively for The RISE! The variety of new and exciting themes created for 2015 is sure to impress both RISE newbies and returning RISE fans.

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Lightwire Theater’s A Very Electric Christmas
Dec
13
2:00 PM14:00

Lightwire Theater’s A Very Electric Christmas

Lightwire Theater’s A Very Electric Christmas

So Cal Pocket Memories Light Wire

Audiences of all ages will enjoy the unique combination of dance, puppetry and technology in Lightwire Theater’s A Very Electric Christmas. This heart-warming story is performed in complete darkness and set to timeless Christmas classics including songs from Nat King Cole, Tchaikovsky, Mariah Carey and a few other surprises along the way. 

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 FREE 13th Annual Tree Lighting Concert in LA
Nov
8
5:00 PM17:00

FREE 13th Annual Tree Lighting Concert in LA

 FREE 13th Annual

Tree Lighting Concert in LA

The Citadel Outlets' record-breaking tree is an impressive 115 feet tall and is sourced from the Shasta-Trinity National Forest. It spans 20 feet longer than an NBA basketball court and stands at twice the size of the famous Hollywood Sign. In addition, the center's Christmas tree is 40-feet taller than the Rockefeller Christmas Tree in New York City. In addition to hosting the World's Tallest Live Cut Christmas Tree, Citadel Outlets is also home to the World's Largest Bow. Sitting atop the iconic Citadel wall overlooking the 5 Freeway, the World's Largest Bow is 36 feet wide by 21 feet tall with 18 loops and two 72-feet long tails that drape down the front of the building. Over 4,000 cans of red paint and primer and one half-ton of glitter were used to cover the striking accouterment.

Event attendees are encouraged to bring gift donations for Children's Hospital Los Angeles. To maintain safety and well being of CHLA patients, only new and unwrapped toys will be accepted. Please note that CHLA cannot accept stuffed toys or toys with small pellets or beans. All donations should be non-toxic, free of sharp edges and cannot promote violence and/or aggressive behaviors. Thanks to generous supporters CHLA is able to gift approximately 80,000 toys per year.

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 19th Annual Youth Musical: White Christmas
Nov
8
to Dec 13

19th Annual Youth Musical: White Christmas

 19th Annual Youth Musical: White Christmas

So Cal Pocket Memories White Christmas

Based on the beloved, timeless film, this heartwarming musical adaptation features seventeen Irving Berlin songs and a book by David Ives and Paul Blake.
Veterans Bob Wallace and Phil Davis have a successful song-and-dance act after World War II. With romance in mind, the two follow a duo of beautiful singing sisters en route to their Christmas show at a Vermont lodge, which just happens to be owned by Bob and Phil’s former army commander. The dazzling score features well known standards including Blue Skies, I Love A Piano, How Deep Is the Ocean and the perennial favorite, White Christmas. WHITE CHRISTMAS is an uplifting musical worthy of year-round productions.

Saturdays and Sundays at 2PM

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