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November 2008 Calendar of Events California


Thursday, November 27, 2008


ARCATA - Thanksgiving Day Walk. Meet at Arcata Marsh Interpretive Center with Art Barab for a walk. Time: 10 a.m. to Noon. Location: 569 South G St., Arcata, CA. Cost: Free. Call:
(707) 826-2359


BUENA PARK- Knotts Berry Farm Tree and Holiday Decor. Knotts theme park is aglow with holiday decor. Hours: Open daily except Christmas. Cost: $23-52. Location: 8039 Beach Blvd., Buena Park, CA.


COSTA MESA - The Color Purple Play. Mature content in this award-winning production. Time: 7:30 p.m. Cost: $28.50 - 88.50. Location: Orange County Performing Arts Center, Segerstrom Hall, 600 Town Center Dr., Costa Mesa, CA. Call: (714) 556-ARTS.


DANA POINT - Dana Point Turkey Trot. Time: 6 a.m. Cost: $12-50. Location: Dana Point Harbor, Golden Lantern at Pacific Coast Highway, Dana Point, CA.


DANA POINT - Thanksgiving Dinner. Laguna Cliffs Resort & Spa is hosting a special holiday meal in VUE restaurant in honor of Thanksgiving. Guests can enjoy VUE’s Thanksgiving Celebration and live entertainment from noon to 8 p.m. and is available for adults at $69.95 and for children (ages 6-12) at $25.95. Prices do no include tax and gratuity. This is a pre fixe meal, not a buffet. Location: 25135 Park Lantern, Dana Point, CA. Reservations: (949) 487-7516.


DEL MAR - Holiday of Lights Drive-Thru Display. Del Mar's lighted Christmas show is the largest animated drive-through light show on the west coast. There are more than 400 twinkling displays located around the racetrack at Del Mar Fairgrounds. Event runs nightly through Jan. 4, 2009.  Time:  Sundays-Thursdays, 5:30 to 10 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays, 5:30 to 11 p.m. Cost: $14/ car up to 5 people; $19/ vehicle of 6 or more people; $49/ bus. Location: The Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., exit Interstate 5 at Via de la Valle, Del Mar, CA. Call: (858) 755-1161.


HUNTINGTON BEACH - Thanksgiving Day Extravaganza.  Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort is preparing a special meal with sumptuous food, three seatings and live entertainment across from the beach. Seatings include: 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m. in the Cielo Mare Ballroom. Cost: $75 adult; $19.95 child.  Tax and gratuity are extra. Reservations:(714) 845-8444. Address: 21100 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA 92648


LONG BEACH - Turkey Trot 5K, 10K & Kids 1/2 Mile Run. Location: Starts & finishes at Belmont Shore Pool. Time: First walk/run begins at 7:30 a.m. Cost: $15 -45.


SAN DIEGO - Skating by the Sea. Hotel del Coronado resort offers outdoor ice-skating overlooking the Pacific! Time: 2 to 5 p.m. & 6 to 9 p.m. Cost: $20/adult; $15/child age 10 & under; matinee session: $15/adult; $10/child; Skate Rental: $5. Location: 1500 Orange Ave., Coronado Island, CA.


SAN FRANCISCO - San Francisco Ghost Hunt walking tour visits some of San Francisco's most notorious haunted places. Tree lined streets in a safe quiet neighborhood with beautiful historic Victorian architecture includes one moderate hill, in a one-mile walk with an easy pace. Departing year-round, rain or starshine, from an authentic restored Victorian, the magnificent Queen Anne Hotel, 1590 Sutter, on the corner of Sutter and Octavia. Cost: $20/person. $10/under 16. Kids under 8 not recommended. Reservations not required. Walk is approx. one mile. Dress warm. Time: Begins at 7pm, ends close to 10pm and operates seven nights a week. Call: (415) 922-5590.


SAN JOSE - Downtown Ice. Outdoor ice skating rink for the holidays. Time: 2 p.m. to Midnight. Cost: $15/ adult. $13/ youth 12 and under. Admission includes rental skates and ice time. Runs through Jan. 11, 2009. Location:  120 S. Market St., San Jose, CA. Call:  (408) 279-1775


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