Events - Dec 17, 2017

Below you will find the most comprehensive list of upcoming events, family activities, and things to do in L.A. with kids.  Browse through all of the events, or use the convenient search tool below to find the specific types of events you are looking for.

The Eagles Have Landed: Dan Gurney’s All American Racers Exhibit

The Eagles Have Landed: Dan Gurney’s All American Racers Exhibit

Petersen Automotive Museum, Los Angeles, California

10 a.m.-6 p.m. Jan. 28-Jan. 17, 2018. Dan Gurney is one of the iconic names of auto racing for his success as a driver, designer...

01/28/2017 - 01/17/2018: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Body Worlds: Pulse Exhibit

Body Worlds: Pulse Exhibit

California Science Center, Los Angeles, California

10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 20-Feb. 20. This exhibit examines human anatomy, physiology and health through real human plastinates. This new generation of plastinates show, on...

05/20/2017 - 02/20/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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FROGS: Dazzling and Disappearing Exhibit

FROGS: Dazzling and Disappearing Exhibit

Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach, California

9 a.m.-6 p.m. May 26-March 31. Hop on over to the Aquarium to see a wild array of frogs and their fellow amphibians. Interactive exhibits, educational...

05/26/2017 - 03/31/2018: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Titanic: The Exhibition

Titanic: The Exhibition

Ronald Reagan Library and Museum, Simi Valley , CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 27-Jan. 7 (closed Nov. 23, Dec. 25, Jan. 1). The Reagan Library and Museum will premiere this exhibit that will display...

05/27/2017 - 01/07/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Titanic in Photographs: The Exhibition

Titanic in Photographs: The Exhibition

Queen Mary, Long Beach, CA

11 a.m.-6 p.m. through July 31, 2018. One great ship is saluting another in this exhibit. On display at the Queen Mary is nearly 100...

06/01/2017 - 07/31/2018: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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The High Art of Riding Low: Ranflas, Corazón e Inspiración Exhibit

The High Art of Riding Low: Ranflas, Corazón e Inspiración Exhibit

Petersen Automotive Museum, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 1-June 3. The lowrider car is an icon symbol of both Chicano and Southern California culture. This exhibit examines the lowrider...

07/01/2017 - 06/03/2018: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Doc McStuffins: The Exhibit!

Doc McStuffins: The Exhibit!

Discovery Cube Los Angeles, Sylmar, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 23-Jan. 15. Young doctors-in-training can practice their "medical training" in this exhibit, which is the first one that Disney Junior has...

09/23/2017 - 01/15/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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ICE At Santa Monica

ICE At Santa Monica

ICE At Santa Monica Rink, Santa Monica, CA

2-10 p.m. Mon.-Thurs., 2 p.m.-midnight Fri., 10 a.m.-midnight Sat., 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Sun. Nov. 1-Jan. 15. The corner of Fifth St. and Arizona Ave. will...

11/01/2017 - 01/15/2018: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Thousand Oaks Holiday Ice Rink

Thousand Oaks Holiday Ice Rink

The Lakes at Thousand Oaks, Thousand Oaks, CA

noon-9 p.m. Mon.–Thurs., noon-10 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Sat., 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sun. Nov. 9-Jan. 28. The lake at the Lakes won't be totally...

11/09/2017 - 01/28/2018: 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Holidays at the Disneyland Resort

Holidays at the Disneyland Resort

Disneyland Resorts, Anaheim, CA

Hours vary, Nov. 10-Jan. 7. "The Happiest Place on Earth" will be jolly with holiday merriment at both Disneyland and California Adventure. Disneyland will add...

11/10/2017 - 01/07/2018: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Los Cerritos Center's Santa HQ

Los Cerritos Center's Santa HQ

Los Cerritos Center, Cerritos, CA

Various times Nov. 10-Dec. 24 (closed Thanksgiving). Stop by Santa's headquarters and get your picture taken with Mr. Claus. Try out the Elf-Ray Vision and...

11/10/2017 - 12/24/2017: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

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Santa At The Lakewood Mall

Santa At The Lakewood Mall

Lakewood Mall, Lakewood, CA

Various times Nov. 10-Dec. 24 (closed Thanksgiving). Your kids can get their photo with Santa and, on Mon. nights Nov. 13-Dec. 11, your cats and...

11/10/2017 - 12/24/2017: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Santa at the Oaks

Santa at the Oaks

The Oaks, Thousand Oaks, CA

Various times Nov. 10-Dec. 24 (closed Thanksgiving). Youngsters can come meet, and get their photo taken with, Santa Claus. On Dec. 8, they can even...

11/10/2017 - 12/24/2017: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Santa Photo Experience at The Shops at Montebello

Santa Photo Experience at The Shops at Montebello

The Shops at Montebello, Montebello, CA

Times vary, Nov. 10-Dec. 24 (closed 11/23). Eager children and their families can experience the joy and magic of the holiday season with a visit...

11/10/2017 - 12/24/2017: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Photos With Santa

Photos With Santa

Del Amo Fashion Center, Torrance, CA

10 a.m.-8 p.m. Nov. 11, 17-18, 24-25, 27-30, Dec. 4-7; noon-6 p.m. Nov. 12, 19, 26; Dec. 3; 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Nov. 13-16, 20-22; 10...

11/11/2017 - 12/24/2017: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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L.A. Kings Holiday Ice Westfield Topanga

L.A. Kings Holiday Ice Westfield Topanga

Westfield Topanga, Canoga Park, CA

5-8 p.m., 8:30-11 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 4-7 p.m., 7:30-10:30 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Nov. 14-Dec. 15; 4-7 p.m., 7:30-10:30 p.m. Dec. 16-Jan. 21. Outdoor ice skating returns to...

11/14/2017 - 01/21/2018: 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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The Bai Holiday Ice Rink Pershing Square

The Bai Holiday Ice Rink Pershing Square

Pershing Square, L.A., CA

Times vary, Nov. 16-Jan. 15. For its 20th year, Pershing Square's Holiday Ice Rink has a new name, but the same wintry fun. At 7,200...

11/16/2017 - 01/15/2018: 11:30 am - 9:30 pm

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Knott's Merry Farm

Knott's Merry Farm

Knott’s Berry Farm, Buena Park, CA

Times vary. Nov. 17-Jan. 7 (closed Dec. 25). The Berry Farm gets “Merry” during the holiday season. Adorned with festive decorations, the park will present...

11/17/2017 - 01/07/2018: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Reindeer Romp Holiday Celebration

Reindeer Romp Holiday Celebration

L.A. Zoo, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 17-Dec. 24. Where is the only place to see reindeers in Los Angeles? At the L.A. Zoo's Reindeer Romp, of course!...

11/17/2017 - 12/24/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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L.A. Zoo Lights

L.A. Zoo Lights

L.A. Zoo, L.A., CA

6-10 p.m. Nov. 17-Dec. 23 (closed Nov. 23). The L.A. Zoo Lights, which was honored as one of the “Best Zoo Lights 2016” by USA...

11/17/2017 - 12/23/2017: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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SeaWorld's Christmas Celebration

SeaWorld's Christmas Celebration

SeaWorld, San Diego, CA

Times vary. Nov. 19 through Jan. 1. Oh, what a wondrous time you can have visiting SeaWorld during the holiday season. You can make a...

11/18/2017 - 01/06/2018: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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L.A. Kings Holiday Ice at the Pike

L.A. Kings Holiday Ice at the Pike

The Pike Outlets, Long Beach, CA

5-8 p.m., 8:30-10:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 4-7 p.m., 7:30-10:30 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Nov. 18-Dec. 18; 4-7 p.m., 7:30-10:30 p.m. Dec. 19-Jan. 8. The Pike Outlets in Long...

11/18/2017 - 01/08/2018: 4:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Tattoo: An Exhibition

Tattoo: An Exhibition

Natural History Museum, L.A., CA

9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. (closed Nov. 23, Dec. 25, Jan. 1) Nov. 19-April 15. Did you that the history of tattoos goes back some 5,000 years?...

11/19/2017 - 04/15/2018: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Enchanted: Forest of Light 

Enchanted: Forest of Light 

Descanso Gardens, La Cañada-Flintridge, CA

5-10 p.m. Nov. 19-Jan. 7 (closed Dec. 25). Descanso Gardens will look even more magical during the evenings this winter. This year's incarnation of Enchanted...

11/19/2017 - 01/07/2018: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal City, CA

Times vary, Nov. 24-Jan. 7. Things will be just a little bit more magical at the Wizarding World during the holidays. Guests can experience the...

11/24/2017 - 01/07/2018: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Santa House at the Americana at Brand

Santa House at the Americana at Brand

The Americana at Brand, Glendale, CA

various times Nov. 24-Dec. 24. Come have a memorable time meeting Mr. Claus and getting a professional holiday photo. There will also be snowfall happening...

11/24/2017 - 12/24/2017: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Santa House at the Grove

Santa House at the Grove

The Grove, L.A., CA

various times Nov. 24-Dec. 24. Come have a memorable time meeting Mr. Claus and getting a professional holiday photo. There will also be snowfall happening...

11/24/2017 - 12/24/2017: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Science Of Gingerbread

Science Of Gingerbread

Discovery Cube L.A., Sylmar, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 24-Dec. 31 (closed Dec. 25). Science and sweets come together at this always-anticipated seasonal exhibit. Discover the important roles that science,...

11/24/2017 - 12/31/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Holiday Train Rides In Griffith Park

Holiday Train Rides In Griffith Park

Griffith Park and Southern Railroad, L.A., CA

5-8 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 5-9 p.m. Sat.-Sun. (and school holidays) Nov. 24-Dec. 30 (closed Dec. 24-25). Families can have a memorable rail adventure on the Holiday...

11/24/2017 - 12/23/2017: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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L.A. Kings Holiday Ice at L.A. Live

L.A. Kings Holiday Ice at L.A. Live

L.A. Live, L.A., CA

5-8 p.m., 8:30 p.m.-midnight Mon.-Thur., 5-7 p.m., 7:30-9:30 p.m., 10 p.m.-midnight Sat.-Sun. Nov. 25 through Dec. 15; 3-7 p.m., 7:30-9:30 p.m., 10 p.m.-midnight Dec. 16-Jan....

11/25/2017 - 01/06/2018: 5:00 pm - 11:55 pm

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Grand Park "Lights Up the Holidays"

Grand Park "Lights Up the Holidays"

Grand Park, L.A., CA

6 p.m.-10 p.m. Nov. 26-Dec. 26. Grand Park will be dressed up in grand style for the holidays. Stop by after sunset to see the...

11/26/2017 - 12/26/2017: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Irvine Park Railroad’s Christmas Train

Irvine Park Railroad’s Christmas Train

Irvine Park Railroad, Irvine Regional Park, Orange, CA

4-8 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Dec. 1-23. Families can take a little train ride to the North Pole and meet Santa Claus, courtesy...

12/01/2017 - 12/23/2017: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Solvang Julefest

Solvang Julefest

Downtown Solvang – Visitors’ Center, Solvang, CA

Solvang has been called one of the top 10 most "Christmassy" towns in America. Come see why during its annual Julefest, which offers a  variety...

12/01/2017 - 01/05/2018: 10:30 am - 8:30 pm

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Holiday Treats for the Animals

Holiday Treats for the Animals

Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach, CA

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 2-22. The Aquarium will be in quite the festive mood this holiday season. Through Dec. 22, the Aquarium will present a...

12/02/2017 - 12/22/2017: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Valley Kids Consignment Sale

Valley Kids Consignment Sale

University Plaz, Northridge, CA

This consignment sales offers many kids items, from newborns through teens. There is baby gear, games, toys, books, shoes, winter coats, swings ride on toys,...

12/08/2017 - 12/31/2017: 10:30 am - 6:30 pm

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Green Diamonds: Natural Radiance Exhibit

Green Diamonds: Natural Radiance Exhibit

Natural History Museum, L.A., CA

9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 9-April 1 (closed Dec. 25, Jan. 1). The Natural History Museum's elegant Gem and Mineral Hall will be shining more brightly...

12/09/2017 - 04/01/2018: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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CHILL

CHILL

Queen Mary, Long Beach, CA

4:30-11 p.m. Dec. 13-Jan 7 (closed Dec. 31). There's something new in the air at CHILL this year. The 38,000 sq. ft. park will be...

12/13/2017 - 01/07/2018: 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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The Rink in Downtown Burbank

The Rink in Downtown Burbank

Downtown Burbank, Burbank,

10 a.m.-10 p.m. Sun.- Thur. 10 a.m.-11:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat. Dec. 14 through Jan. 7. Located in beautiful downtown Burbank, this rink provides a mid-day skating...

12/14/2017 - 01/07/2018: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Winter Holidays at Legoland

Winter Holidays at Legoland

Legoland, Carlsbad, CA

Times vary, Dec. 14-Jan. 1. You can built some great holiday memories at Legoland. There's no place else where you can have your photo taken...

12/14/2017 - 01/01/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Disney On Ice presents Follow Your Heart

Disney On Ice presents Follow Your Heart

Staples Center, L.A., CA

7:30 p.m. Dec. 14-15, 11 a.m., 3 p.m., 7 p.m. Dec. 16-17. Fans, young and old, can see some of their favorite Disney characters skate...

12/14/2017 - 12/17/2017: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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La Víspera

La Víspera

24th Street Theatre, L.A., CA

8 p.m. Dec. 14-15, 4 p.m. Dec. 16-17. La Víspera (“The Eve”) is a heartwarming and humorous holiday play drawn from stories shared by members...

12/14/2017 - 12/17/2017: 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Fillmore & Western's North Pole Express

Fillmore & Western's North Pole Express

Fillmore & Western Railway Co., Fillmore, CA

6 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Dec. 14-15, 4:45 p.m., 6 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Dec. 16-23. Take a trip to the "North Pole" and visit Santa's Village....

12/14/2017 - 12/23/2017: 4:45 pm - 8:30 pm

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Grinchmas

Grinchmas

Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal City, CA

times vary, Dec. 15-31. A whimsical 60-ft “Grinchmas” tree will mark the spot where the main Grinchmas activities take place. Music performers will include Martha...

12/15/2017 - 12/31/2017: 9:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Los Angeles Ballet Presents The Nutcracker

Los Angeles Ballet Presents The Nutcracker

Royce Hall, UCLA, Westwood, CA

7:30 p.m. Dec. 15, 1 p.m., 5 p.m. Dec. 16-17. Travel back to Los Angeles on Christmas Eve, 1912 when the L.A. Ballet's performed its...

12/15/2017 - 12/17/2017: 1:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

Lewis Family Playhouse, Rancho Cucamonga, CA

7:30 p.m. Dec. 15, 2 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Dec. 16, 2 p.m. Dec. 17. The Nutcracker comes to life with this magnificent ballet comprised of...

12/15/2017 - 12/17/2017: 2:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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Huntington Harbour's Cruise of Lights

Huntington Harbour's Cruise of Lights

Huntington Harbor, Huntington Beach, CA

5:30-9:15 p.m. Dec. 15-18, 21-23. The Cruise of Lights gives people a scenic viewing of the festively decorated boats docked in the Huntington Harbor as...

12/15/2017 - 12/18/2017: 5:30 pm - 9:15 pm

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The Snow Queen Presented By California Contemporary Ballet

The Snow Queen Presented By California Contemporary Ballet

Glendale Community College Theater, Glendale, CA

7:30 p.m. Dec. 15, 2 p.m. Dec. 16-17. Hans Christian Andersen's beloved story is brought to life by the creative vision of the California Contemporary...

12/15/2017 - 12/17/2017: 7:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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Sidewalk Speedsters: The Grown-Up World of Children’s Cars Exhibit

Sidewalk Speedsters: The Grown-Up World of Children’s Cars Exhibit

Petersen Automotive Museum, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 16-Oct. 31. Children have longed love to pretend that they are driving fast cars. Sometimes, the kids cars are so cool...

12/16/2017 - 10/31/2018: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Teddy Bear Tea at The Langham Huntington Hotel

Teddy Bear Tea at The Langham Huntington Hotel

The Langham Huntington, Pasadena, Pasadena, CA

10 a.m., 1:30 p.m. Dec. 16-23, 11 a.m. 24. Held in hotel's decorated Lobby Lounge, this long-time Huntington Hotel holiday tradition features a puppet show,...

12/16/2017 - 12/24/2017: 10:00 am - 2:30 pm

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Winter Wonderfest

Winter Wonderfest

Discovery Cube LA, Sylmar, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 16-17, Dec. 22-Jan. 8 (closed Dec. 25). The forecast at the Discover Cube LA calls for snow and science. Kids can...

12/16/2017 - 12/17/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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California Dance Ensemble presents The Nutcracker

California Dance Ensemble presents The Nutcracker

Agoura Hills High School’s Performing Arts Education Center, Agoura Hills, CA

2 p.m., 7 p.m. Dec. 16, 1 p.m., 5:30 p.m. Dec. 17. San Fernando Valley-based California Dance Academy and Dance Ensemble proudly presents the cherished...

12/16/2017 - 12/17/2017: 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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The Hot Chocolate Nutcracker

The Hot Chocolate Nutcracker

Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center, Redondo Beach, CA

7:30 p.m. Dec. 16, 1 p.m., 7 p.m. Dec. 17. Here's a recipe for an interesting Nutcracker - you re-set the story in New Orleans...

12/16/2017 - 12/17/2017: 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Pacific Festival Ballet's The Nutcracker

Pacific Festival Ballet's The Nutcracker

Fred Kavli Theatre, Thousand Oaks Civic Center, Thousand Oaks, CA

2 p.m, 7 p.m. Dec. 16-17. New York City Ballet principal dancers Tiler Peck and Gonzalo Garcia and members of Kalinin Russian Dance Troupe return to...

12/16/2017 - 12/17/2017: 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Santa Clarita Ballet's Nutcracker Ballet

Santa Clarita Ballet's Nutcracker Ballet

College of the Canyons Performing Arts Center, Valencia, CA

2  p.m., 7:30 p.m. Dec. 16; 2 p.m., 7 p.m. Dec. 17. The SCB performs a darling rendition of the cherished holiday ballet. Tickets for...

12/16/2017 - 12/17/2017: 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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The Alley Cats: Jingle Bell Rock

The Alley Cats: Jingle Bell Rock

Curtis Theater, Brea, CA

4 p.m., 8 p.m. Dec. 16, 3 p.m. Dec. 17. This talented a cappella group, which has deep roots in Orange County, will perform a...

12/16/2017 - 12/17/2017: 3:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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Las Posadas

Las Posadas

El Pueblo Historical Monument, L.A., CA

This traditional celebration honors the 9-day journey of Mary and Joseph to Bethlehem. Each evening, a candlelight procession takes place along Olvera Street. There will...

12/16/2017 - 12/24/2017: 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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Fireball Tim's Wheels and Waves

Fireball Tim's Wheels and Waves

Malibu Country Mart, Malibu, CA

Fireball Tim's Wheels and Waves will rev up your morning at this cars-and-coffee type of event that will feature classic cars, exotics, muscle cars, rat...

12/17/2017: 7:00 am - 9:00 am

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A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum

A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum

Garry Marshall Theatre, Burbank, CA

8 p.m. Thurs-Fri., 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Sat., 3 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Nov. 17-Dec. 31 (no shows Nov. 23, Dec. 24; added show Nov. 22)....

12/17/2017: 8:00 am - 10:00 am

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Santa Cares at Citadel Outlets

Santa Cares at Citadel Outlets

Citadel Outlets, L.A., CA

9 a.m.-noon Sun. Nov. 26-Dec. 17. Families with special needs children are invited to a special Santa Claus photo experience supportive of their sensory, physical...

12/17/2017: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Sounds of the Season

Sounds of the Season

South Coast Botanic Garden, Palos Verdes Penisula, CA

Get into the holiday spirit every day with a brisk walk through a musical garden. Select trails will host a customized holiday “sound-trek” to get...

12/17/2017: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Alice in Wonderland Tea Party

Alice in Wonderland Tea Party

Sherman Oaks Dance Academy, Sherman Oaks, California

Sherman Oaks Dance Academy would like to invite your little ladies and gentlemen to its Alice in Wonderland Tea Party! For this drop-off event, the studio...

12/17/2017: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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California Continued at the Autry

California Continued at the Autry

Autry Museum of the American West, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. The Autry has a new gallery space that will be home to "California Continued," which will explore...

12/17/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Christmas Tree Trains

Christmas Tree Trains

Fillmore & Western Railway Co., Fillmore, CA

10 a.m., 2 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Nov. 25-Dec. 10. Go on a special train ride to select your special Christmas Tree. The Fillmore & Western will...

12/17/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Future Park: Art + Technology Exhibit

Future Park: Art + Technology Exhibit

Bowers Kidseum, Santa Ana, CA

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tues.-Sun. Sept. 16-Jan. 15 (closed Nov. 23, Dec. 25, Jan. 1). This exhibit, presented Kidseum in collaboration with Team Lab Kids, Inc.,...

12/17/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Happy Place Pop-Up Experience

Happy Place Pop-Up Experience

HAPPY PLACE, Los Angeles , CA

10 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Wed.-Mon. Nov. 20-Jan. 7. Happy Place is a massive pop-up experience in the Arts District of Downtown Los Angeles filled with smiles,...

12/17/2017: 10:00 am - 9:30 pm

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Holiday Model Trains Exhibit

Holiday Model Trains Exhibit

Muzeo, Anaheim, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues.-Sun. Nov. 18- Jan. 7. All aboard the Muzeo Express! Come check out the model trains and miniature scenes on display. There will...

12/17/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Joy Theatre Kids Improv Comedy Class

Joy Theatre, Sherman Oaks, CA, LA County

Come on down to Joy Theatre and play some fun improve games. Learn awesome acting skills, make great friends, and hang out with the super...

12/17/2017: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Nuestro Mundo Exhibit

Nuestro Mundo Exhibit

Huntington Library and Botantical Gardens, San Marino, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Dec. 9-23. On display at the Huntington's Brody Botanical Center are 24 paintings that are the work of young adults (ages...

12/17/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Photos With Santa at Valencia Town Center

Photos With Santa at Valencia Town Center

Westfield Valencia Town Center, Valencia, CA

Ho! Ho! Ho! Santa has arrived at Westfield Valencia Town Center this holiday season, while his elves are hard at work back at the North...

12/17/2017: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Play! Exhibit

Play! Exhibit

The Autry National Center of the American West, L.A., California

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. June 18-Jan. 7. The Autry's latest exhibit is all about "play." Featuring a fun selection of toys,...

12/17/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Santa Through The Season At One Colorado

Santa Through The Season At One Colorado

One Colorado, Pasadena, CA

5-9 p.m. Thur., 5-10 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Sat., 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sun. Nov. 24-Dec. 24. Santa Claus will be coming to One Colorado...

12/17/2017: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Up Close: Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel Exhibit

Up Close: Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel Exhibit

Westfield Topanga, Canoga Park, CA

This breathtaking exhibit allows visitors to experience one of the world's greatest artistic achievements: Michelangelo's renowned ceiling frescoes from the Vatican's Sistine Chapel, reproduced in...

12/17/2017: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Bob Baker's Holiday Spectacular!

Bob Baker's Holiday Spectacular!

Bob Baker’s Marionette Theater, L.A., CA

10:30 a.m. Dec. 15, 19-22; 10:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m. Dec. 16; 11:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m. Dec. 17, 24; 11:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m, 5:30 p.m. Dec....

12/17/2017: 10:30 am

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A Universal History of Infamy Exhibit

A Universal History of Infamy Exhibit

LACMA, L.A., CA

11 a.m.–5 p.m. Mon.-Tues., Thur., 11 a.m.–8 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Aug. 20-Feb. 19. This exhibit's name references a Jorge Luis Borges short...

12/17/2017: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Annenberg Space for Photography's "Cuba Is" Exhibit

Annenberg Space for Photography's "Cuba Is" Exhibit

Annenberg Space For Photography, Century City, CA

11 a.m.-6 p.m. Wed.-Sun. Sept. 9-March 4. Revealing complexities on - and off - the island, "Cuba Is" explores aspects of Cuba not easily accessed by...

12/17/2017: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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California Heritage Museum's "Art Quilts" Exhibit

California Heritage Museum's "Art Quilts" Exhibit

California Heritage Museum, Santa Monica, CA

11 a.m.-4 p.m. Wed.-Sun. Dec. 9-March 18. This is not your grandmother’s quilt show! This juried exhibition features artwork spotlighting the best contemporary artists that...

12/17/2017: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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California Science Center's New IMAX Films: Amazon Adventure 3D and Hurricane 3D 

California Science Center's New IMAX Films: Amazon Adventure 3D and Hurricane 3D 

California Science Center, L.A., CA

On Oct. 11, the California Science Center will unveil the hi-tech updates in its IMAX Theater. Audiences will see improvements in both the sound and...

12/17/2017: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Long Beach Ballet’s Annual Nutcracker Luncheon

Long Beach Ballet’s Annual Nutcracker Luncheon

Long Beach Terrace Theater, Long Beach, CA

Nutcracker super fans will enter a "land of dreams" at this lunch. They will get to meet Long Beach Ballet dancers and Artistic Director David...

12/17/2017: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

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PST LA/LA San Marino Regional Day

PST LA/LA San Marino Regional Day

USC Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, CA

USC Pacific Asia Museum will join with the Pasadena Museum of California Art, the Armory Center for the Arts, and The Huntington for PST LA/LA...

12/17/2017: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Taking Shape: Degas as Sculptor Exhibition

Taking Shape: Degas as Sculptor Exhibition

Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, CA

noon-5 p.m. Mon., Wed.-Thur., 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun. Nov. 10-April 9 (closed Nov. 23, Dec. 25, Jan. 1). This exhibit provides...

12/17/2017: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Train To Santa’s Workshop

Train To Santa’s Workshop

Orange Empire Railway Museum, Perris, CA

5:30 p.m., 7 p.m. Dec. 1, 8, 15; 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 7 p.m. Dec. 2-3, 9-10, 16-17. Embark on an...

12/17/2017: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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USC Pacific Asia Museum's Free Admission Days

USC Pacific Asia Museum's Free Admission Days

USC Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, CA

11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wed., Fri.-Sun. 11 am.-8 p.m. Thur. Dec. 8-17. The Museum invites the public to share in the grand re-opening of its 1924...

12/17/2017: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

Segerstrom Stage, South Coast Repertory, Costa Mesa, CA

7:30 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 2:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Sat., noon, 4 p.m. Sun. Nov. 24-Dec. 24. South Coast Rep's long-lauded original adaptation of this Charles Dickens...

12/17/2017: 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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DCA’s PST LA/LA exhibition "Condemned To Be Modern”

DCA’s PST LA/LA exhibition "Condemned To Be Modern”

Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, L.A., CA

noon-5 p.m. Thur.-Sun. Sept. 10-Jan. 28. The City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) presents this exhibit at the Los Angeles Municipal Art...

12/17/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Hollywood in Havana: Five Decades of Cuban Posters Promoting U.S. Films Exhibit

Hollywood in Havana: Five Decades of Cuban Posters Promoting U.S. Films Exhibit

Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, CA

noon-5 p.m. Wed.–Sun. Aug. 20-Jan. 7. More than just advertisements for movies, these posters are captivating artworks in their own right. The exhibit showcases around...

12/17/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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It’s Holiday Time in PaleyLand

It’s Holiday Time in PaleyLand

The Paley Center for Media, Beverly Hills, CA

The Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills is transforming into an interactive family exhibit to celebrate the season. Warm up with some hot cocoa...

12/17/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Kookie Clubhouse Kingdom: The Gift

Kookie Clubhouse Kingdom: The Gift

Studio C, L.A., CA

noon, 2 p.m. Dec. 10, 17, Jan. 7, 1 p.m. Dec. 27-28, 31. The holiday time is a time when you get gifts, but, when...

12/17/2017: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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LA Redux: Reduction Linocuts by Dave Lefner Exhibit

LA Redux: Reduction Linocuts by Dave Lefner Exhibit

Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, CA

noon-5 p.m. Wed.–Sun. Aug. 20-Jan. 7. L.A. native Dave Lefner is one of the country's top artists in the time-consuming and relatively lost field of...

12/17/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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All About Santa

All About Santa

Santa Monica Playhouse, Santa Monica, CA

2 p.m. Sat., 12:30 p.m. Sun. Dec. 2-17. What is this musical comedy all about? It's "All About Santa," of course. The story is about...

12/17/2017: 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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Beauty and the Beast: A Christmas Rose

Beauty and the Beast: A Christmas Rose

Pasadena Civic Auditorium, Pasadena, CA

7:30 p.m. Dec. 14; 7 p.m. Dec. 15, 20-22; 1 p.m. Dec. 16; 5 p.m. Dec. 17, 23; 1 p.m., 5 p.m. Dec. 24. For this...

12/17/2017: 1:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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Festival Ballet Theatre: The Nutcracker

Festival Ballet Theatre: The Nutcracker

Irvine Barclay Theatre, Irvine, CA

2 p.m., 7 p.m. Dec. 9, 16; 1 p.m., 6 p.m. Dec. 10, 17, 20-21; 7 p.m. Dec. 15, 22. The FBT's full-length traditional Nutcracker...

12/17/2017: 1:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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Hamilton

Hamilton

Pantages Theater, Hollywood, CA

8 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Sat., 1 p.m. 7 p.m. Sun. through Dec. 30 (no shows Mon., Nov. 23, Dec. 25). Hamilton: the...

12/17/2017: 1:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Kids In The Courtyard: Let's Go Fly A Kite

Kids In The Courtyard: Let's Go Fly A Kite

Fowler Museum at UCLA, Westwood, CA

Did you know that paper plays a key role in Daoist ceremonies? Families often send petitions to the heavens using written documents that are carefully...

12/17/2017: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Spamilton

Spamilton

Kirk Douglas Theatre, Culver City, CA

8 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Sat., 1 p.m., 6:30 p.m. Sun. (8 p.m. previews Nov. 5, 7-11). Nov. 5-Dec. 31. Now that you've...

12/17/2017: 1:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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The Long Beach Ballet presents The Nutcracker

The Long Beach Ballet presents The Nutcracker

Long Beach Terrace Theater, Long Beach, CA

2 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Dec. 16, 23; 2 p.m. Dec. 17; 7:30 p.m. Dec. 22; 1 p.m. Dec. 24. For its 35th year of doing...

12/17/2017: 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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UCLA Meteorite Gallery

UCLA Meteorite Gallery

UCLA Meteorite Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

The UCLA Collection of Meteorites is the largest collection on the West Coast, containing over 2500 samples from about 1500 different meteorites. About 100 of...

12/17/2017: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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LUZIA

LUZIA

Dodger Stadium, L.A., CA

8 p.m. Dec. 8, 12-15, 19-20, 26-27; 4:30 p.m., 8 p.m. Dec. 9, 16, 21-22, 28-30; 1:30 p.m, 5 p.m. Dec. 10, 17, 24, 31....

12/17/2017: 1:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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A Snow White Christmas

A Snow White Christmas

Ebell Theater, Santa Ana, CA

2 p.m. Dec. 9-10, 16-17. See what happens when Snow White, Rose Red, a polar bear, and seven magical elves face off against the Ice...

12/17/2017: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol

Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol

A Noise Within, Pasadena, CA

8 p.m. Dec. 1, 22; 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Dec. 2, 15, 23; 2 p.m. Dec. 3, 9, 16-17; 7 p.m. Dec. 8; 2 p.m.,...

12/17/2017: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Christmas Is

Christmas Is

Haugh Performing Arts Center, Citrus College, Glendora, CA

2 p.m. Dec. 2-3, 9-10, 17; 7 p.m. Dec. 16. Citrus College's Visual and Performing Arts Department presents its annual holiday show, which this year...

12/17/2017: 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Miracle on 34th Street Radio Play

Miracle on 34th Street Radio Play

Pasadena Playhouse, Pasadena, CA

8 p.m. Dec. 14-15, 19, 21 ; 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Dec. 16, 20, 22-23; 2 p.m., 5 p.m. Dec. 17. As a holiday treat,...

12/17/2017: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Rubicon Theatre presents A Christmas Carol

Rubicon Theatre presents A Christmas Carol

Rubicon Theatre Company, Ventura, CA

7 p.m. Dec. 6-7, 9, 14, 21; 8 p.m. Dec. 8, 15, 22; 2 p.m. Dec. 10, 17, 2 p.m. 7 p.m. Dec. 13, 20;...

12/17/2017: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Stories In The Afternoon

Stories In The Afternoon

Norton Simon, Pasadena, CA

2-3 p.m. Dec. 3, 17. Families can enjoy a reading of that long-loved children's book, Frederick. Discover how Frederick cheers up his friends when the...

12/17/2017: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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The Christmas Carol

The Christmas Carol

Ernest Borgnine Theatre, Long Beach, CA

7:30 p.m. Dec. 15-16, 19-23; 2 p.m. Dec. 17. Art-In-Relation, the Scottish Rite and Children's Theater of Long Beach have partnered for this holiday production. The...

12/17/2017: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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The Heart of Robin Hood

The Heart of Robin Hood

The Wallis Annenberg Center for Performing Arts, Beverly Hills, CA

7:30 p.m. Nov. 28-30, Dec. 5-8, 12-15, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1; 2 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Dec. 2-3, 9-10, 16-17. The heralded Icelandic theater company Vesturport...

12/17/2017: 2:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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The Ultimate Christmas Show (Abridged)

The Ultimate Christmas Show (Abridged)

Torrance Theatre Company, Torrance, CA

8 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 2 p.m. Sun. Dec. 1-17, 7 p.m. Dec. 14. Add a dollop of humor to holiday celebrating. The Ultimate Christmas Show (Abridged)...

12/17/2017: 2:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz

Theatre 360, Pasadena, CA

7:30 p.m. Dec. 8-9, 15-16, 2 p.m. Dec. 10, 17. Click your heels together as the world's favorite musical returns to Pasadena. Theatre 360’s production...

12/17/2017: 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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A Very Merry MagicMania

A Very Merry MagicMania

Santa Monica Playhouse, Santa Monica , CA

8 p.m. Thur.-Fri., 5 p.m., 8 p.m. Sat., 3 p.m. Sun. Dec. 14-23. 35 different magic and variety act will be part of this production,...

12/17/2017: 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Disney's Beauty and the Beast: The Broadway Musical

Disney's Beauty and the Beast: The Broadway Musical

Casa 0101 Theater, Boyle Hts., CA

8 p.m. Fri., 3 p.m., 8 p.m. Sat., 4 p.m. Sun. Dec. 8-Jan. 21 (no shows Dec. 24, 31). Beauty and the Beast can be...

12/17/2017: 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Luce Puppet Co.'s Wacky Winter Adventure

Luce Puppet Co.'s Wacky Winter Adventure

Zimmer Children’s Museum, L.A., CA

The Luce puppets will take kids on a whimsical trip with Pepe the Dog and Freezey the Snow Girl, who are headed to the North...

12/17/2017: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Challah Menorah Chanukah Celebration

Challah Menorah Chanukah Celebration

Del Amo Fashion Center, Torrance, CA

Come light South Bay's first Challah Menorah at Del Amo's annual Chanukah Celebration. Shape your own challah and do Chanukah crafts. Enjoy sizzling latkes, donuts,...

12/17/2017: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Menorah Lighting Ceremony

Menorah Lighting Ceremony

Westfield Valencia Town Center, Valencia, CA

Join Rabbi Choni Marozov and Valencia Town Center for a special evening of fun, food and festivities!

12/17/2017: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Santa Paws at Westfield Santa Anita

Westfield Santa Anita, Arcadia, CA

During this dedicated pet photo event, visitors are encouraged to bring their pets to take a photo with Santa and purchase a photo package to...

12/17/2017: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Pet Nights With Santa

Pet Nights With Santa

Citadel Outlets, L.A., CA

6-8 p.m. Sun. Nov. 26-Dec. 17. Shoppers are invited to bring along their furry, feathery or fuzzy friend for a special Santa photo opportunity. Guests...

12/17/2017: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Snow Day L.A.

Snow Day L.A.

The Old Lodge, L.A., CA

6 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Fri.-Sun. Nov. 8-Dec. 17. Snow bunnies of all ages will be hopping over to Montecillo De Leo Politi Park to enjoy a...

12/17/2017: 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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