Holy Cow! There is a lot going on. December seriously is, such a busy month! I don’t want to her any complaints that you are bored – there is definitely something for everyone. Craft Bazaars, Holiday Tree Lighting’s, FREE Museum Entries and so much more. And have you noticed? We’ve already started posting events for next week. There is just so much happening & I don’t want you to miss a single thing!

Daily:

Discovery Science Center Presents: Science of Gingerbread Holiday Festival
Holiday Time at Disneyland
Ice Skating at the Irvine Spectrum
Irvine Park Railroad’s Christmas Train
The Glory of Christmas at the Crystal Cathedral
Whale Watching in Dana Point

Friday, December 4th:

* Pier Plaza Art-A-Faire, an arts & crafts event at Pier Plaza in Huntington Beach, noon to sunset
* Balboa Island Stroll, 6-9pm. Shops will be open late & many will be serving cheese, crackers & other refreshments.
* City of Tustin Christmas Tree Lighting, City Hall, 6pm
* Placentia Winter Holiday Celebration, 6:30pm, Placentia Civic Center: holiday music, caroling, refreshments, Christmas tree lighting.
* Seal Beach Annual Holiday Parade, 7pm
* The Chance Theater presents Little Women
* FREE Community Christmas Celebration, 5-9pm

Saturday, December 5th:

* City of Anaehim’s Breakfast at the North Pole, 8am

* Beach Clean Up, 9am -noon
* City of Laguna Hills breakfast with Santa, 9-10:30am at the Laguna Hills Community Center.
* Buena Park Annual Caneland & Craft Fair, 10am – 4pm, Ehlers Recreation Center
* Craft Bazaar, 9:30am -1pm, 500 Fernleaf Ave., CDM 92625
* Downtown Fullerton’s Annual Winter Festival, noon-6pm: bounce houses, face painting, craft & food booths, caroling, tree light ceremony at 5 pm.
* GSROC Holiday Boutique, 12-4pm, HB
* FREE admission to the Discovery Science Center with any Bank of America, check, ATM or credit card.
* FREE admission to the Muzeo with any Bank of America, check, ATM or credit card.
* Laguna Niguel’s North Pole Adventure, 10:00am – 1pm at Sea County Senior & Community Center. $7 per child (2-12 yrs.) & $2/adult.
* Lowe’s Build & Grow Clinics for Kids, 10-11am.
* The Knack Free Family Event at your local Michael’s store, 10am-1pm.
* FREE crafts for kids at Lakeshore Learning Centers in Fountain Valley & Laguna Hills, 11am – 3pm.
* Target FREE First Saturday at the Children’s Museum at La Habra, 1:30-3:30pm. Face painting, crafts & stilt walkers.
* Bolsa Chica Wetlands Tour, FREE tours begin every 15 minutes from 9 – 10:30 am.
* Kids Workshop, a FREE kid-friendly “How-To Clinic”, at your local Home Depot, 9am-12pm.
* Anaheim Ballet presents The Nutcracker, 3pm & 8pm
* Holly Jolly Hoopla!, 3-7pm, San Clemente Community Center: live penguins & reindeer, sled rides, decorating cookies, Santa visits & story telling. For more information call (949)361-8264.
* Holiday Toy Express comes to Tustin: 5:45pm, Irvine: 6:30pm, Laguna Niguel/ Mission Viejo: 7:30pm, San Juan Capistrano
* Christmas at the Casa, 5:30-8:30pm: tree lighting ceremony, story telling with Santa, caroling. For more information call (949)498-2139.
* San Juan Capistrano Tree Lighting Ceremony, 4:15-9pm, Historic Town Center Park. For more information call (949)493-5911.
* City of Fountain Valley’s Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony, 5pm, FV Recreation Center & Sports Park
* Nutcracker Christmas Tree Lighting & Holiday Village, 10:30am 6pm in Downtown Anaheim at Center Street Promenade. Pictures with Santa, Train Rides, Snow Play, Christmas Tree Lighting
* Costa Mesa Polar Express, 2-4pm Fairview Park.
* The Chance Theater presents Little Women
* FREE Community Christmas Celebration, 5-9pm

Sunday, December 6th:

* Target FREE First Sunday at the Bower’s Museum & Kidseum
* FREE admission to the Muzeo with any Bank of America, check, ATM or credit card.
* Village Art Fair, 9 am, Avenida Del Mar, San Clemente.
* Bowers Museum, FREE day for Santa Ana Residents
* Centennial Heritage Museum, FREE day for Santa Ana Residents
* FREE Boat Rides with Santa, 10am -2pm
* Dana Wharf FREE kid’s fishing clinic, noon.
* Huntington Beach Pier Lighting & Holiday Parade, 1pm-7pm
* Laguna Niguel Christmas Tree Lighting, 5:30pm at Crown Valley Park. (Dress warm, because snow has been predicted!)
* City of Orange Tree Lighting Ceremony & Candlelight Choir Processional, 3:30-7pm, Plaza Park
* Holiday Toy Express comes to San Clemente North: 5:45pm, Camp Pendleton USMC 7:15pm, San Clemente Pier 8:45pm
* The Chance Theater presents Little Women
* FREE Community Christmas Celebration, 5-9pm

xoxo, K