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THINGS TO DO IN L.A.
SATURDAY 12/23/2017
Festivals, Concerts, Entertainment, Activities, and Other Events in Los Angeles



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DETAILS 07/08/2017 to 12/31/2017 (FEATURED EVENT)
AMAZING SCAVENGER HUNT ADVENTURE- LOS ANGELES/HOLLYWOOD
20% off- Use Promo Code EYESPYLA


Various locations in the LA area 805-603-5620 - $39.20 for a team of 2-5 people - Turn Los Angeles/Hollywood/Catalina Island/or the Getty Museum into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure. Combine the excitement of the Amazing Race with a three-hour city tour. ....

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11/25/2017 to 12/21/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
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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12/08/2017 to 12/23/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
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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12/01/2017 to 12/23/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
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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12/16/2017 to 12/23/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
MALIBU COUNTRY MART CELEBRATES THE HOLIDAY SEASON WITH ANNUAL WINTER WONDERLAND CELEBRATION

3835 Cross Creek Rd., Malibu, CA, 90265 - - MALIBU COUNTRY MART CELEBRATES THE HOLIDAY SEASON WITH ANNUAL WINTER WONDERLAND CELEBRATION Southern California's Premier Luxury Lifestyle Center To Host Festive Holiday Family-Friendly Events Throug ....

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11/27/2017 to 12/27/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
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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11/25/2017 to 12/30/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
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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11/19/2017 to 01/07/2018
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
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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12/21/2017 to 01/07/2018
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
WINTER FEST OC

88 Fair Drive - Costa Mesa, CA 92626 714-708-1500 - Tickets start at only $10, while they last! - Winter Fest’s giant wonderland of family fun and date night charm is a great value with tickets available starting at only $10. Season passes are also available for all 18 days of Winter Fest to cap ....

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11/17/2017 to 01/07/2018
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
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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11/17/2017 to 01/07/2018
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
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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11/15/2017 to 01/15/2018
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
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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11/18/2017 to 12/18/2017
BLED FOR THE HOUSEHOLD TRUTH

1089 N. Oxford Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90029 855-585-5185 - $40 - Keith doesn't need a roommate, but wants one. He wants a female roommate. Pen needs a place to live - and a lot more. bled for the household truth is a play about intimacy and yearning, and what happ ....

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09/23/2017 to 12/23/2017
HANS BURKHARDT IN MEXICO

357 N. La Brea Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90036 323-938-5222 - $0.00 - Los Angeles – As a participating gallery in the Getty’s region-wide endeavor, Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, Jack Rutberg Fine Arts will present an exhibition entitled Hans Burkhardt in Mexico, open ....

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10/28/2017 to 12/23/2017
LIBERATOR: GEORGE NAMA & GEORGE A. ROMERO

357 N. La Brea Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90036 323-938-5222 - $0.00 - LOS ANGELES – Jack Rutberg Fine Arts will present an exhibition of works by New York artist George Nama and the late legendary filmmaker of Night of the Living Dead fame, George A. Romero, in an exh ....

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11/25/2017 to 12/23/2017
SCROOGE!

1125 N Church St, Redlands, CA 92374 (909) 335-3037 - Advance: Adults: $18 and $25, Children (ages 3-11) $9 and $12 - LIFEHOUSE THEATER THE JOYFUL CHRISTMAS FAVORITE
“SCROOGE!” Dickens’ classic “A Christmas Carol” comes to life in this powerful family production enjoyed by thousands throughout Southern Californ ....


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12/23/2017
PIZZA PIZAZZ! COOKING CLASS - SAT, 12/23/17 AT 1:30PM - KIDS OK!

2366 Pelham Avenue, Pico/Overland 3104702640 - 95 - Pizza Pizazz! $95 Per Person Sat, 12/23/17 1:30-4pm OR Fri, 3/16/18 7-9:30pm Everyone keeps asking for a Pizza Class to enjoy this treat at home. Come make some Dough with us and enjoy a fun evening ....

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12/23/2017
COUPLES DATE NIGHT DINNER 1 COOKING CLASS - SAT, 12/23/17 AT 7PM - BRING WINE!

2366 Pelham Avenue, Pico/Overland 3104702640 - 200 Per Couple - Couples Date Night Dinner 1 $200 Per Couple
Sat, 12/23/17 7-9:30pm
Fri, 1/5/18 7-9:30pm OR Fri, 2/16/18 7-9:30pm •Beef Tenderloin Filets with Red Wine and Mushroom Ragout
•Grilled Polenta with P ....


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12/22/2017 to 12/23/2017
NUTCRACKER PRODUCTION PREMIERED BY LA YOUTH BALLET STARS JOFFREY BALLET PRINCIPAL DANCERS AND MORE THAN 75 OTHER DANCERS

216 North Brand Blvd., Glendale, 91203 818-243-2539 - Tickets start at $25 - Los Angeles Youth Ballet presents the world premiere of a new production of The Nutcracker by award-winning choreographer Andrea Paris-Gutierrez starring Joffrey Ballet principal dancers Jeraldine Me ....

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12/09/2017 to 12/23/2017
COCOA WITH SANTA

10250 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90067 818-594-8732 - - Westfield is also reimagining the traditional Santa experience with the introduction of Cocoa With Santa – [12/9, 12/16, and 12/23] The Cocoa With Santa experience will be an occasion for families t ....

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DETAILS 12/14/2017 to 12/23/2017 (FEATURED EVENT)
MAGICMANIA: A HOLIDAY FESTIVAL OF MAGIC!
use code EYESPY for $20 tickets!!


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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12/06/2017 to 12/23/2017
CHARLES DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL

1006 E. Main Street, Ventura, 93001 805-667-2900 - $40-$65 - Rubicon Theatre Company kicks off its 20th Anniversary Season with the return of the critically-acclaimed holiday hit CHARLES DICKENS’ A CHRISTMAS CAROL. Broadway, TV and film veterans Peter Van Nor ....

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12/08/2017 to 12/23/2017
SOUNDS OF THE HOLIDAYS AT MONTCLAIR PLACE

5060 E Montclair Plaza Ln - FREE - Get into the holiday spirit while you shop at Montclair Place and listen to the sounds of live holiday music and carolers on Fridays (5 p.m. - 7 p.m.) and Saturdays (1 p.m. - 3 p.m.) from December 8 ....

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12/23/2017
ADOPT & SHOP'S SANTA PHOTOS

4235 Sepulveda Blvd - Grooming package or pet adoption - Now through 12/23, purchase a grooming package at our Culver City location and get a voucher for a free picture with Santa Claus. Document this purrfect holiday season with your furry friends by rede ....

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12/23/2017
DOUBLE FEATURE: JINGLE ALL THE WAY, 1996, & DIE HARD, 1988

Egyptian Theatre 6712 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, CA 90028 323.461.2020 - $11 general admission, $9 Student/Senior, $7 for Cinematheque Members. - Saturday, December 23 – 7:30 PM HOLIDAY SPIRIT
Double Feature: JINGLE ALL THE WAY, 1996, 20th Century Fox, 89 min. Dir. Brian Levant. Every year bring ....


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12/23/2017
IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE, 1946

Aero Theater 1328 Montana Avenue Santa Monica, CA 90403 (323) 466-3456 - $11 general admission, $9 Student/Senior, $7 for Cinematheque Members. - Saturday, December 23 – 4:00 PM HOLIDAY SPIRIT
IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE, 1946, Paramount, 130 min. Director Frank Capra’s inspiring classic balances p ....


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12/23/2017
IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE, 1946

Aero Theater 1328 Montana Avenue Santa Monica, CA 90403 (323) 466-3456 - $11 general admission, $9 Student/Senior, $7 for Cinematheque Members - Saturday, December 23 – 7:30 PM HOLIDAY SPIRIT
IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE, 1946, Paramount, 130 min. Director Frank Capra’s inspiring classic balances p ....


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12/23/2017
INSTRUCTED BRUSHES & BITES

1453 14th St., Santa Monica, CA, 90404 310-450-9200 - 67.00 - Join us and learn how to paint while eating some bites and sipping some complimentary wine. We have a different image each weekend, this one will be winter themed. Please call at least 24 hours ahead ....

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11/11/2017 to 12/24/2017
SANTA PHOTOS AT BREA MALL

1065 Brea Mall, Brea, CA 92821 6023690517 - - It's time for holiday photos with Santa. Santa will be at the Center Court ....

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12/13/2017 to 12/24/2017
LYTHGOE FAMILY PANTO'S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST – A CHRISTMAS ROSE

300 East Green Street, Pasadena, CA 91101 626-449-7360 - $29+ - December 13 -24, 2017 Lythgoe Family Panto (LFP)
in association with Pasadena Playhouse
presents
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST – A CHRISTMAS ROSE
Book by Kris Lythgoe
Choreographed by Mandy Moore (La La Land ....


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