November 21, 2009



November 2009 Events



BEVERLY HILLS - The Manor: Murder and Mystery at Greystone. The City of Beverly Hills and Theater 40 present The Manor: Murder and Mystery at Greystone. The drama has been created especially for Greystone Mansion and chronicles the tragic lives of certain members of the Doheny family, original owners of the mansion. Audience members will follow the actors throughout the first floor during this unusual performance held November 7, 8, 14, 15 and 21. Time: 1 p.m. Cost: $45. Location: Greystone Mansion, 905 Loma Vista Drive, Beverly Hills, CA. Call: (310) 364-0535 – advanced ticket purchase is recommended.'

LAGUNA BEACH - Saw Dust Festival Winter Fantasy Art Show Opens, Community Tree Light Ceremony. 4 weekends only, this annual event features art gifts for sale for the holidays. Time: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Cost: $6 adult. Location: Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach, CA. Info: (949)494-3030.

NAPA - Gifts ‘n Tyme Holiday Faire - This popular event, the Holiday Faire, features 82 booths of fine crafts, art, and gourmet foods. This is a great time to get your Christmas shopping done early – with the personal touch! Special orders are accepted and delivered by Christmas by most vendors. The Greater Napa Valley Lion’s Club again features the home-baked goodies annual sale, plus a full kitchen serving excellent homemade lunches and dinner. Time: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Cost: Free admission, free parking and the Downtown Shuttle makes stops in front of the Expo every 20 minutes. Location: Napa Valley Exposition's Chardonnay Hall at 575 Third Street, Napa, CA.  Call Kim or Mark at 925/372-8961

NEWPORT BEACH - Fashion Island Tree Lighting. One of Orange County’s most popular holiday traditions returns when Fashion Island lights the Christmas tree on Atrium Lawn adjacent to Santa’s House. The event will include a song and dance performance by students of the McCoy Rigby Conservatory of the Arts, plus a special performance by Island Inspirations and the arrival of Santa. The show begins at 6 p.m. and will be held in the adjacent Bloomingdale’s Courtyard. Location: Newport Center Dr., Newport Beach, CA. For more information, please call Fashion Island Guest Services at (949) 721-2000.

ORANGE - Irvine Park Railroad Holiday Train. Time: Daily. Cost: Parking Fee. Free admission, fees charged for train rides and activities.
  House of Floyd - Pink Floyd Tribute Concert. Time: 8 p.m. Tickets: $20 Advance/$22 At The Door. Location: Oroville State Theatre, 1489 Myers St., Oroville, CA

REDONDO BEACH - Seaside Ice Rink is open for outdoor beach ice skating next to the sunshine and sand.
SAN DIEGO - San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival - Reserve & New Release Tasting. Take in the beautiful San Diego Bay and enjoy the ocean breeze as you partake in the largest, most talked about wine and food festival in Southern California. This year you will enjoy 170 wine & spirit purveyors, 70 of San Diego’s top chefs, gourmet foods, “Chef of the Fest” competition, cookbook author signing tent, and live entertainment. Must be 21 years or older to attend. No infants admitted. Location: Embarcadero Marina Park North -Behind Seaport Village, San Diego, CA. Time: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. Check prices & buy tickets

SAN FRANCISCO - Teatro ZinZanni presents BrevĂ©. Teatro ZinZanni brunch with a twist on alternate Saturdays. Enjoy an abridged version of Under the Gypsy Moon, together with a three-course gourmet brunch designed by Chef Patrick Fassino. Time: 11:30 a.m. to  1:30 pm. Cost: $63-$78. Location: Pier 29 on The Embarcadero at Battery, San Francisco, CA. Call: (415) 438-2668. love.zinzanni.or
SAN JOSE - Ballet San Jose Pirates of Penzance!
Gilbert and Sullivan's PIRATES OF PENZANCE explodes onto the ballet stage with swashbuckling pirates and damsels in distress. It's a show you won't want to miss. Event runs only through November 22! Read the details

SAN JOSE - Downtown Ice - San Jose's outdoor rink opens to Public for season. Cost: $13-15. Location: Circle of Palms, 170 S. Market St. between San Jose Museum of Art and Fairmont Hotel, San Jose, California. Call: (408) 279-1775 ext. 45 or

SANTA ANA - Head to Toe: All About Your Body. Explore the science under your skin with Taco Bell Discovery Science Center’s exhibit that includes five interesting body topics-- skeletons, organs, the senses, keeping healthy and general body facts. Hours: 10am – 5pm. Cost: $9.95 Age 2 to Teen; $12.95 Adult . Location: 2500 North Main St., Santa Ana, CA 92705. Call: (714) 542-2823.

SANTA CRUZ - Monarch Butterfly Tour. Visitors can take Monarch Butterfly Tours at Natural Bridges State Beach. These walks take place during the winter months, when migrating monarchs come to Santa Cruz.  Since Monarch Migrations vary, call the park to find out about the butterfly populations.   Time: 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., Location: West Cliff Dr., Santa Cruz, CA. Call: (831) 423-4609.

SAUSALITO - Vintage Jewelry Show. Time: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Cost: $6. Location: Sausalito Events Place, Idesst Hall, 511 Caledonia St., Sausalito, CA.

SUNSET BEACH - Glasgow Tiki Shakers, band. The Glasgow Tiki Shakers perform rock instrumental music in the Dagger Bar! Enjoy a classic tiki restaurant and bar with the best food and drinks you just can't get anywhere else. Summer is Never Over! 9pm – midnight. Free show. Location: Don the Beachcomber, 16278 Pacific Coast Hwy, Sunset Beach 92649. Call: (562)592-1321



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