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DETAILS Things To Do in Santa Monica
12/14/2017 to 12/23/2017
(Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday)
MAGICMANIA: A HOLIDAY FESTIVAL OF MAGIC!

1211 4th st. Santa Monica, Ca 90401 3104502849 - $40 - MagicMania: A holiday festival of Magic in Santa Monica: nine different shows, 35 different acts, over two weekends. Featuring the world’s greatest award-winning magicians and variety acts from The  ....

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Things To Do in Griffith Park
12/07/2017 to 12/14/2017
(Thursday)
HOLIDAY HAPPY HOUR PARTIES FOR 21-AND-UP CROWD AT LA ZOO LIGHTS ON 12/7 AND 12/14

5333 Zoo Drive, Los Angeles 90027 323-644-4200 - $75 - Exclusive HOLIDAY HAPPY HOURS for the 21-and-up crowd highlight two evenings during L.A. Zoo Lights, including “Flapjacks and Flannel” on Thursday, December 7 and “Tamales and Tequila” on Thursda ....

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Things To Do in Inland Empire
12/01/2017 to 12/17/2017
(Friday Saturday Sunday)
TRAIN TO SANTA’S WORKSHOP

2201 S. "A" Street, Perris CA 92570 (951) 943-3020 - $15 to $20 - Embark on a magical train ride from Southern California to visit with Santa Claus himself at his "North Pole" workshop. Ride the train from the Orange Empire Railway Museum in Perris, where elves wil ....

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Things To Do in Downtown LA
11/25/2017 to 12/21/2017
(Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday)
LA KINGS HOLIDAY ICE

800 W Olympic Blvd - $20 - Ice skate at L.A. LIVE! The LA Kings Holiday Ice rink returns November 25 through December 21 for a limited 4-week run. You don't want to miss out on this fun family activity, romantic date night, or ....

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Things To Do in Ventura County
12/08/2017 to 12/23/2017
(Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday)
ISLAND PACKERS ANNOUNCES CRUISES FOR 2017, INCLUDING HOLIDAYS

1567 Spinnaker Dr, Ventura, CA 93001 805-642-1393 - Dec 8-23 $10-16; Dec 15-16 $25-35; Dec 26-Apr $38 - Island Packers Announces Cruises for 2017 Parade of Lights, Caroling, Holiday Parties and Whale Watching Island Packers offers a special holiday gathering. Schedule a Ventura Harbor holiday cruise or ....

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Things To Do in Los Angeles
12/01/2017 to 12/23/2017
(Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday)
THE ULTIMATE HOLIDAY MOVIES FROM ROOFTOP CINEMA CLUB & TIME OUT

1615 Vine St, Los Angeles, California 90028 - $19.00-29.00 - The masters of outdoor rooftop movie viewing are back this festive season and partnering with Time Out for 19 nights of holiday movies on the roof of the Montalbán in Hollywood from Friday December 1 ....

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Things To Do in Santa Monica
10/18/2017 to 12/27/2017
(Wednesday)
PACIFIC WHEEL LIGHT PROGRAM EVERY OTHER WEDNESDAY

380 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CA 90401 - Individual rides vary between $5 - $10 - Back in the fall and winter, the iconic solar-powered Pacific Wheel Ferris Wheel at Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier will continue hosting special light programs in partnership with Conserve Ene ....

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Things To Do in Santa Monica
10/18/2017 to 12/27/2017
(Wednesday)
COOL DAYS, COOL DEALS

Various locations - Varies - Cool Days, Cool Deals, presented by Conserve Energy SoCal, returns for its second year to encourage residents to power down at home and take advantage of promos and discounts from various SoCal attra ....

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Things To Do in Orange County
11/27/2017 to 12/27/2017
(Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday)
VISITING TALL SHIP SAILS & CANNON BATTLES

24200 Dana Point Harbor Drive, Dana Point, 92629 949-496-2274 - $55-$65 - Board and explore three unique historic tall ships this holiday season, including visiting vessels the Hawaiian Chieftain and Lady Washington. Learn about the rich history of these beautiful ships, a ....

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Things To Do in Midtown LA
11/25/2017 to 12/30/2017
(Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday)
OBJECT: POP-UP SHOP

5814 Wilshire Boulevard | Los Angeles, CA 90036 - Free - In conjunction with the Handmade LA marketplace and current exhibition The U.S.-Mexico Border: Place, Imagination, and Possibility, the CAFAM Shop is hosting a pop-up by OBJECT, a Tijuana-based shop ....

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Things To Do in San Gabriel Valley
11/19/2017 to 01/07/2018
(Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday)
ENCHANTED: FOREST OF LIGHT

1418 Descanso Drive La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011 (818) 952-4390 - Tickets to “Enchanted” will be timed and must be purchased in advance. They go on sale to the general public October 16 at enchantedla.com. General admission (adults, seniors, children 2–18): $28–$30. Children under 2 are free, but still require a ticket. Descanso Gardens members pay $23–$25 (depending on date and time selected) and tickets can be purchased in a special pre-sale beginning October 2. - Descanso Gardens’ popular light show, “Enchanted: Forest of Light,” returns November 19, 2017 to January 7, 2018. Once again, Descanso Gardens’ hallmark oak trees and botanic collections will be ....

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Things To Do in Griffith Park
11/17/2017 to 01/07/2018
(Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday)
LA ZOO LIGHTS SETS THE ZOO AGLOW WITH WONDER, AWE AND WOW!

5333 Zoo Drive, Los Angeles 90027 866-949-8007 - $10 - $19.95 - L.A. ZOO LIGHTS, awarded USA Today's "10 Best Zoo Lights" honors in 2015 and 2016, returns for its fourth spectacular year to shimmer for seven weeks of wonder, awe and "wow!" from Friday, November 1 ....

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Things To Do in Griffith Park
11/17/2017 to 01/07/2018
(Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday)
LA ZOO'S REINDEER ROMP FEATURES LIVE REINDEER, HOLIDAY CRAFTS, KEEPER TALKS, PHOTO OPS AND MORE

5333 Zoo Drive, Los Angeles, 90027 213-644-4200 - $16 - $21 - The L.A. Zoo presents the only opportunity in Los Angeles to see a herd of live reindeer at its Reindeer Romp holiday celebration, which debuts Friday, November 17, 2017, and runs through Sunday, Jan ....

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Things To Do in Downtown LA
11/15/2017 to 01/15/2018
(Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday)
PERSHING SQUARE HOLIDAY ICE RINK

532 South Olive Street Los Angeles, CA 90012 - - Encircled by towering skyscrapers, the stunning pop-up icescape transforms Pershing Square into a winter wonderland with a host of free community and special events, along with a low skate admission ....

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Things To Do in Downtown LA
12/02/2017 to 02/05/2018

MUSEUM OF FAILURE LA

900 E 4th St, Los Angeles, CA 90013 - - The Museum of Failure is coming to Los Angeles! Don’t let the name fool you. The Museum of Failure is a celebration of history’s failed products & services and the lessons learned from them. Exhibi ....

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Things To Do in Los Angeles
04/11/2017 to 12/11/2017
(Friday Saturday Sunday)
DAY OUT WITH THOMAS

2201 S. "A" St., Perris, CA 92570 951-943-3020 - Start at $19 - All aboard! Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends are once again chugging into the Orange Empire Railway Museum for five days in November, 4th, 5th, 10th, 11th and 12th. The Friendship Tour 2017 offers as ....

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Things To Do in Los Feliz & Silverlake
11/11/2017 to 12/11/2017
(Monday Friday Saturday Sunday)
ROTTERDAM

1816 1/2 N. Vermont Ave. 213-761-7061 - $15-$41 - New Year’s. Rotterdam, 2017. Alice has finally found the courage to email her parents to tell them she’s a lesbian. But before Alice hits send, her girlfriend Fiona reveals that she has always iden ....

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Things To Do in San Gabriel Valley
12/11/2017
(Monday)
BUS STOP

87 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre 91024 626-355-4318 - Free. Donations accepted. - Sierra Madre Playhouse continues its series of free monthly staged readings of American plays with Bus Stop by William Inge, directed by Barbara Schofield. In the middle of a howling snowstorm, a bus ....

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Things To Do in Los Angeles
12/11/2017
(Monday)
GENESIS: PARADISE LOST FINAL ENCORE

6081 Center Drive, Los Angeles, CA, 90045 (310) 568-3394 - $10 - $16 - On December 11th, Fathom Events brings Genesis: Paradise Lost to theaters nationwide for a final encore in 3D! If there is one part of the Bible that has undergone more scrutiny and abuse than any ot ....

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Things To Do in San Fernando Valley
12/11/2017
(Monday)
AUTHOR EVENT: JONATHAN ALPEYRIE

12511 Moorpark Street, Studio City, CA 91604 818-755-7873 - Free - French-American photojournalist Jonathan Alpeyrie will discuss his recently released book, The Shattered Lens: A War Photographer's True Story of Captivity and Survival in Syria, at the Studio City B ....

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Things To Do in San Fernando Valley
12/12/2017
(Tuesday)
HANUKKAH CELEBRATION

6600 Topanga Canyon Boulevard, Canoga Park, CA 91303 818.306.5956 - - Join Chabad of West Hills on the first night of Hanukkah with a family-friendly Hanukkah menorah lighting celebration. Festivities include arts & crafts, food and treats, music, a public menorah ligh ....

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Things To Do in Hollywood
12/12/2017

BATHS LIVE PERFORMANCE & SIGNING - FREE & ALL AGES!

6400 West Sunset Boulevard 323-245-6400 - - Baths celebrates the release of the new album, Romaplasm (out now on Anticon) with a live performance and album signing at Amoeba Hollywood Tuesday, December 12th at 5pm. "On the latest Baths album, ....

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Things To Do in Pasadena
12/12/2017
(Tuesday)
CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAYS WITH SNOWGA! HOSTED BY COREPOWER YOGA

401 S Oak Knoll Ave, Pasadena, CA 91106 - Free - Join CorePower Yoga and the Langham Huntington for a ‘Snowga’ pop-up class and celebration, full of iconic holiday elements like live snowfall, fresh pines, hot cocoa and festive tunes. Be sure to ....

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Things To Do in West Hollywood
12/12/2017
(Tuesday)
THE STALKING HORSE BEER LAUNCH PARTY

10543 West Pico Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA, 90064 - - Come join The Stalking Horse on Tuesday, December 12 at 6pm in celebrating its new brews! Brewer Brandon Edwards is excited to premiere three new brews at The Stalking Horse Beer Launch Party. Made b ....

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Things To Do in Inland Empire
12/12/2017
(Tuesday)
PET PHOTOS WITH SANTA

5060 E Montclair Plaza Ln - - Furry friends are invited to take their photo with Santa at Montclair Place on December 12 from 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. at Center Court. For FastPass reservations and pricing, please visit: https://www.san ....

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