December 2009 Events



Wednesday,  December 9, 2009 California Calendar Events


HEALDSBURG -Healdsburg Strolling Dine Around. Annual three-hour dining experience at  18 Healdsburg fine restaurants. Participants enjoy four courses of a "progressive feast" featuring culinary treats. Each host is located either near or on the historic plaza. Cost: $85 including tax and gratuity. Time: 5:30 p.m. Call: (707) 479-7488.


HUNTINGTON BEACH - Drive-Thru Nativity Pageant. Drive Through Nativity. Huntington Beach Drive-Thru Nativity Pageant only lasts for three days but the turn out is great for this popular annual religious event that celebrates Christmas in the parking lots and campus of First Christian Church in Huntington Beach, California. First Christian Church, 1207 Main St., Huntington Beach, CA. (714) 536-2589   6-9:30pm; 6-10 pm. Cost: Free.


HUNTINGTON BEACH - Holiday Gondola Rides. Offered from 11 a.m. to Midnight. Location: Peter's Landing, Huntington Harbour, Huntington Beach, CA.


OAKLAND - Oakland ZooLights. Oakland ZooLights is an annual event in which the public comes after dark and can walk along a path to see lighted displays with animal and zoo themes. Time: Friday - Sunday: 5:30pm – 9:30pm; Monday – Thursday: 5:30pm – 9:00pm. Cost: $7.50 Adult; $5.50 child. Location:  9777 Golf Links Rd., Oakland, CA.Call: (510) 632-9525.


ORANGE - Irvine Park Railroad Holiday Train. Time: Daily. Cost: Parking Fee. Free admission, fees charged for train rides and activities.


OXNARD - Channel Island Harbor Water Taxi Holiday Lights on the Water Ride. One of the most unique light displays on the California coast shows off the thousands of lights sparkle and dance across the water. Enjoy holiday decorations from the water as you tour Channel Islands Harbor and Mandalay Bay on the Water Taxi. Time: 6 and 7:30 p.m. Cost: $10 person. Location: 3600 Harbor Blvd., Oxnard, CA 93035. Reservations required, call: (805) (805) 985-5828 ext. 102.

REDONDO BEACH - Seaside Ice Rink is open for outdoor beach ice skating next to the sunshine and sand.


SAN DIEGO - The Ten Tenors Holiday. Sizzling sensations, these irreverent Austrians with stage presence, harmony and humor put on a holiday show to remember. Time: 7 p.m. Cost: $15.50 - 62.50 approx. Location: San Diego Civic Theatre, 3rd & B St., San Diego, CA 92101.


SAN FRANCISCO - Nutcracker Ballet - featuring San Francisco Ballet, this time honored classic is sure to please. One of the finest ballet companies on the West Coast presents an award-winning stage production of a Christmas holiday musical. Runs nightly through December 27 (few days excluded). Time: Hours vary. Location: War Memorial Opera House, 301 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco, CA.  Tickets: $18 - 236. Call:(415) 865.2000,


SOLVANG - Santa Visits Solvang Farmer's Market. Event time: Time: 2:30-6 p.m. Cost: Free. Location: First Street between Mission and Copenhagen Drives, Solvang, CA.


Dec. 8 - Dec.10  





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