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January Events California 2008




  Thursday, January 3, 2008


Featured Event: San Diego Boat Show

Twiggy the Squirrel is back again at the San Diego Boat Show


SAN DIEGO -  San Diego Boat Show - 20th Annual San Diego Boat Show returns to San Diego Convention Center and Marriott Marina on January 3-6, 2008. It is the most complete and largest in-water and convention show in Southern California that has something for the entire family. With over 300 boats and yachts, free boating and sailing lessons, an interactive kid’s area sponsored by the Port of San Diego and live music this is the one show boating enthusiast shouldn’t miss. See that lovable water skiing squirrel, Twiggy, who has been seen on the Tonight Show, David Letterman, CNN, Good Morning America. The 20th Annual San Diego Boat show is a treat for both locals and visitors alike. Admission: $10/adult; $5/ages 12 to 16; Free/under 12. Call 858-274-9924 or visit




GARDEN GROVE - The Glory of Christmas Musical. A blend of Christmas carols, pageantry, live animals, flying angels, and special effects unfold in the nativity story. Location: Crystal Cathedral, 12141 Lewis St., Garden Grove, CA. Time: 7:30 p.m. Cost: $20-55. Call: 714-54-GLORY (714-544-5679) or 877-544-5679.


LOS ANGELES - Downtown on Ice. Seasonal outdoor ice rink at Pershing Square offers winter fun in the California sun. Runs through Jan. 21, 2008. Cost: $6/skate session, plus $2 skate rental. Time: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Location: Pershing Square, 532 South Olive St., Los Angeles, CA 90013Call: (888) 527-2757.


SAN JOSE - Downtown Ice skating rink is open through 1/13/08 in the stately-palm court and features over 8,000 square feet of ice in an arena and circular outer rink. Time: 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. weeknights; Noon to Midnight on weekends; Special holiday hours, subject to to confirm. Cost: $12-$14. Skate all you want first-come, first-serve. No in and out privileges.  Admission includes ice time and rental skates with skate sizes ranging from toddler 8 to men's 13. Location: Circle of Palms, 170 S. Market St., San Jose, California. Call: (408) 279-1775 ext. 45.


STOCKTON - Ice on the Delta Seasonal Ice Skating. Skate along the banks of the San Joaquin Delta for a seasonal holiday sport that the family can enjoy through Jan. 14, 2008. Cost: $5 hour, including skates. Location: Dean De Carli Waterfront Square, 221 N. Center St., Cost:  Stockton, CA. Call: (209) 937-8309.



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