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90045 Weekend Calendar – 38 Fun Things To Do

Events for December 17, 2016 on our 90045 Weekend Calendar

Here’s what’s on the 90045 Weekend Calendar this weekend:
9:00 AM

Playa Vista Farmers Market

December 17 @ 9:00 am2:00 pm UTC-7

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Playa Vista Farmers’ Market, 12775 W Millennium Dr
Playa Vista, CA 90094 United States

The Playa Vista Farmers Market was started in 2009 with a vision to create a better “farmer first” market. This market was recently honored to be named one of the three Best of the Westside farmers markets by Argonaut News. Located at Runway Playa Vista on Runway Blvd & Town Center Drive and adjacent to Whole

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Breakfast With Santa Aboard The Queen Mary

December 17 @ 9:00 am12:00 pm UTC-7

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Queen Mary, 1126 Queens Hwy.
Long Beach, CA 90802 United States

Nestle up with Jolly St. Nick for storytime and sing-along with The Baker and Ginny Gingerbread while you decorate cookies and fill your bellies with your favorite breakfast treats! This event brings families together to celebrate the holiday season in a fun and welcoming environment. Participants  enjoy a warm breakfast, the opportunity to meet and

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Playa del Rey Elementary School Barnes & Noble Bookfair

December 17 @ 9:00 am10:00 pm UTC-7
Barnes & Noble, 13400 Maxella
Marina del Rey, CA 90292 United States

Come listen Ms. Blue read a holiday book at 1 pm. Enjoy a fun craft! 5th graders will wrap your gifts (monetary donations to help fund their Science Camp trip). A portion of your purchases will benefit Playa del Rey Elementary School. Can’t attend? Shop online at bn.com/bookfairs between 12/17 and 12/22, using bookfair ID

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10:00 AM

The Science Behind Pixar Exhibition

December 17 @ 10:00 am3:30 pm UTC-7

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California Science Center, 700 Exposition Park Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90037 United States

Enjoy a unique, first-time look into the Pixar filmmaking process, and explore the science and technology behind some of the most beloved animated films and their characters with the west coast premiere of The Science Behind Pixar Exhibition. This 12,000 sq. ft. interactive exhibition showcases the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) concepts used by

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ICE at Santa Monica

December 17 @ 10:00 am10:00 pm UTC-7

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ICE at Santa Monica returns November 3, 2016 through January 16, 2017. Open Daily. Every holiday season, Downtown Santa Monica brings a little ice skating to the beachside community and transforms the corner of 5th Street and Arizona Avenue into ICE at Santa Monica, a premier outdoor ice skating rink. The 8,000 square foot rink by

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11:00 AM

Pershing Square Ice Skating

December 17 @ 11:00 am11:00 pm UTC-7

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Pershing Square, 532 South Olive Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013 United States

Glide into the holidays and join us for ice skating in Pershing Square! The Holiday Ice Rink Pershing Square presented by Bai offers the quintessential winter activity in the heart of beautiful downtown Los Angeles. Surrounded by art, lively activity and the impressive city skyline, our outdoor ice rink lets you enjoy entertainment and ice

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Santa Photos At Manhattan Village

December 17 @ 11:00 am8:00 pm UTC-7

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Manhattan Village, 3200 North Sepulveda Blvd.
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266 United States

Santa arrives Friday, November 25th!  Be sure to visit him at his NEW Beach Hut and get your photo taken. November 25th – December 24th Sunday: 11am-6pm (Break Time: 2pm-3pm) Monday – Saturday: 11am-8pm  (Break Times: 1pm-2pm and 5pm-6pm) Packages and Pricing source: shopmanhattanvillage.com

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Adventureplex Drop & Shop

December 17 @ 11:00 am6:00 pm UTC-7

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Adventurplex, 1701 Marine Avenue
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266 United States

Drop off the kids for all day fun where they can enjoy different activities while you shop for the holidays. On Saturday and Sunday, December 17-18, 2016 from 11:00 – 6:00 PM for $50/child and $35/sibling. $50 + $35 for sibs source: adventureplex.org

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Beach Winter Wonderland

December 17 @ 11:00 am4:00 pm UTC-7
Dockweiler Youth Center, 12505 Vista del Mar
Playa del Rey, CA 90293 United States

BEACH WINTER WONDERLAND (free event!) Saturday, December 17, 2016 11:00 am – 4:00 pm The Department of Beaches and Harbors is hosting a free beach winter wonderland event at the Dockweiler Youth Center (DYC). Bring the whole family to the DYC and enjoy bouncers, arts and crafts, sledding, Frosty the Snowman and Olaf, and REAL

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11:30 AM

LA Philharmonic Christmas Sing-Along

December 17 @ 11:30 am1:00 pm UTC-7

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Walt Disney Concert Hall, 111 South Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States

Accompanied by Walt Disney Concert Hall’s huge pipe organ, a choir and a jazz combo, you’ll enjoy singing numerous popular songs of the season. A jolly good time for the entire family! ARTISTS Melissa Peterman, host John Sutton, conductor Angeles Chorale Sean Barrett, bass Bryan Pezzone, piano Bryan Taylor, drums Philip Smith, organ No children

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12:00 PM

Alice In Winterland At The Queen Mary

December 17 @ 12:00 pm10:00 pm UTC-7

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Queen Mary, 1126 Queens Hwy.
Long Beach, CA 90802 United States

Light up the night and follow us down the rabbit hole this holiday season with Alice in Winterland, bringing a holiday inspired re-imagination of the classic Lewis Carroll story to life through the magic of an interactive, immersive 14,000-square foot experience. Unlock the hidden magic of your curious adventure with RIFD technology to make your

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12:30 PM

Holiday Cookie Baking Class

December 17 @ 12:30 pm4:30 pm UTC-7
Holy Nativity Episcopal Church — Community Hall, 6700 W. 83rd St.
Westchester, CA 90045 United States

On Saturday, December 17, 2016, 12:30 – 4:30, Patricia K. Rose of Fresh Food in a Flash will lead a group in baking 1000 cookies from eight different recipes.  Join her for this 12th annual tradition and bring the kids with you.  Free admission for one child under 12 with each adult.  There will be a table where kids

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2:00 PM

The Nutcracker – South Bay Ballet

December 17 @ 2:00 pm3:30 pm UTC-7

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Marsee Auditorium, El Camino College, 16007 Crenshaw Blvd.
Torrance, CA 90506 United States

A festive holiday tradition by the South Bay’s premier pre-professional ballet company. A whimsical story of a girl who dreams of dancing with her prince. Features a heartwarming plot twist that’ll bring tears to your eyes! Purchase tickets here. Source: southbayballet.org

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5:00 PM

2016 Holiday Light Festival Train Ride At Griffith Park

December 17 @ 5:00 pm9:00 pm UTC-7

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Griffith Park, 4730 Crystal Springs Road
Los Angeles, CA 90027 United States

Starting the day after Thanksgiving, join us for an evening train ride around our festively decorated, one mile of track. Magical scenes and tens of thousands of lights will captivate you and your family and set the mood for a wonderful Holiday season. The first train leaves at 5 pm every day. The last train leaves

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5:30 PM

Adventureplex Parents’ Night Out

December 17 @ 5:30 pm9:00 pm UTC-7

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Adventurplex, 1701 Marine Avenue
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266 United States

Every Friday and Saturday you can drop the kids off for a night of fun and enjoy an adult night out. Your children will have as much fun as you learning a new activity from an AdventurePlex class instructor, creating arts and crafts, playing games, challenging themselves in sports and, of course, exploring all five

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6:00 PM

LA Zoo Lights

December 17 @ 6:00 pm9:30 pm UTC-7

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LA Zoo, 5333 Zoo Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90027 United States

ZooLAbrate the Holidays! L.A. Zoo Lights is a not-to-be-missed nighttime holiday light experience that debuted in 2014 and has grown each year since. This year’s event promises to be even more magical, as we “ZooLAbrate” our Golden Anniversary with more lights, and more nights. Take a 60- to 90-minute stroll through a large area of the Zoo

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North Pole Express

December 17 @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm UTC-7

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364 Main Street
Fillmore, CA 93015 United States

Dec 3-23 – North Pole Express – Wear your pajamas, bring your camera and take a ride with the Elves, to go pick up Santa at the North Pole.​ Visit with Santa after the train ride. Departing 6:00 pm & 7:30 pm. Dec 17-23 a 4:45 pm departure time will be added. ​Dec 26 –

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6:30 PM

Snow Los Angeles

December 17 @ 6:30 pm10:30 pm UTC-7

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The Old Lodge, Stadium Way & Scott Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States

Classic snow day activities for all to enjoy. Snow Los Angeles is our city’s first downhill snow tubing park, brining over 10,000 sq. ft. of tubing to a 9-acre space in Elysian Park. But the event will offer a whole lot more than just tubing. Every hour this winter wonderland casts a news report that turns

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7:00 PM

El Segundo’s Candy Cane Lane

December 17 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm UTC-7

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1200 East Acacia
El Segundo, CA 90245 United States

Weather permitting, Santa will be out every night between 7 pm and 9 pm. This is new information after the flyer was photographed. Foot traffic only and please, no dogs. Source: facebook.com/ESCandyCaneLane/

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8:00 PM

Handel’s Messiah

December 17 @ 8:00 pm9:30 pm UTC-7
Walt Disney Concert Hall, 111 South Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States

From the gentle simplicity of the Pastorale to the colossal final choruses, Handel’s universally beloved musical epic on the life and mission of Jesus Christ will permeate your heart and soul. Making it even more special is the unanimity, purity, and stylish perfection of the choral sound from the ensemble founded by Baroque expert Labadie.

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Events for December 18, 2016 on our 90045 Weekend Calendar

8:00 AM

Sunday Westchester Farmers Market

December 18 @ 8:00 am1:00 pm UTC-7

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Westchester Triangle, 6200 W. 87th Street
Westchester, CA 90045 United States

The Sunday Westchester Farmers Market is an expansion of the long running Wednesday Westchester Farmers Market and offers a mix of farmers, ranchers and specialty growers, along with food purveyors and artisans.

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9:00 AM

Winter Fest At The Westchester Farmers Market

December 18 @ 9:00 am2:00 pm UTC-7
Westchester Triangle, 6200 W. 87th Street
Westchester, CA 90045 United States
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Santa & his sleigh will be joining us from 9:30-11:30, hosting a holiday Storytime at 11 a.m too, lots of community booths, extra crafts, live music &x1f33f;&x1f384;&x1f49a;WestchesterFarmersMkt Source: facebook.com/westchesterfarmersmarket/

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10:00 AM

The Science Behind Pixar Exhibition

December 18 @ 10:00 am3:30 pm UTC-7

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California Science Center, 700 Exposition Park Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90037 United States

Enjoy a unique, first-time look into the Pixar filmmaking process, and explore the science and technology behind some of the most beloved animated films and their characters with the west coast premiere of The Science Behind Pixar Exhibition. This 12,000 sq. ft. interactive exhibition showcases the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) concepts used by

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ICE at Santa Monica

December 18 @ 10:00 am10:00 pm UTC-7

|Recurring Event (See all)

ICE at Santa Monica returns November 3, 2016 through January 16, 2017. Open Daily. Every holiday season, Downtown Santa Monica brings a little ice skating to the beachside community and transforms the corner of 5th Street and Arizona Avenue into ICE at Santa Monica, a premier outdoor ice skating rink. The 8,000 square foot rink by

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11:00 AM

Lakeshore Free Crafts for Kids

December 18 @ 11:00 am3:00 pm UTC-7

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Lakeshore, 8888 Venice Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90034 United States

Free crafts for kids. No reservations necessary. Ages 3 & up. Click here for the schedule of crafts.

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Pershing Square Ice Skating

December 18 @ 11:00 am11:00 pm UTC-7

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Pershing Square, 532 South Olive Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013 United States

Glide into the holidays and join us for ice skating in Pershing Square! The Holiday Ice Rink Pershing Square presented by Bai offers the quintessential winter activity in the heart of beautiful downtown Los Angeles. Surrounded by art, lively activity and the impressive city skyline, our outdoor ice rink lets you enjoy entertainment and ice

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Santa Photos At Manhattan Village

December 18 @ 11:00 am8:00 pm UTC-7

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Manhattan Village, 3200 North Sepulveda Blvd.
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266 United States

Santa arrives Friday, November 25th!  Be sure to visit him at his NEW Beach Hut and get your photo taken. November 25th – December 24th Sunday: 11am-6pm (Break Time: 2pm-3pm) Monday – Saturday: 11am-8pm  (Break Times: 1pm-2pm and 5pm-6pm) Packages and Pricing source: shopmanhattanvillage.com

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Adventureplex Drop & Shop

December 18 @ 11:00 am6:00 pm UTC-7

|Recurring Event (See all)
Adventurplex, 1701 Marine Avenue
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266 United States

Drop off the kids for all day fun where they can enjoy different activities while you shop for the holidays. On Saturday and Sunday, December 17-18, 2016 from 11:00 – 6:00 PM for $50/child and $35/sibling. $50 + $35 for sibs source: adventureplex.org

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Skirball Hanukkah Family Festival

December 18 @ 11:00 am4:00 pm UTC-7
Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90049 United States

This year’s festival honors the light of creativity and hope that helps the whole community achieve great things together. Revel in the spirit of the holiday with music, dance, printmaking, storytelling, and other family-friendly fun. Families of all backgrounds are welcome! Performances Mostly Kosher 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Don’t miss this high-energy, L.A. band accompanied

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12:00 PM

Alice In Winterland At The Queen Mary

December 18 @ 12:00 pm10:00 pm UTC-7

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Queen Mary, 1126 Queens Hwy.
Long Beach, CA 90802 United States

Light up the night and follow us down the rabbit hole this holiday season with Alice in Winterland, bringing a holiday inspired re-imagination of the classic Lewis Carroll story to life through the magic of an interactive, immersive 14,000-square foot experience. Unlock the hidden magic of your curious adventure with RIFD technology to make your

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1:00 PM

A Charlie Brown Christmas

December 18 @ 1:00 pm3:00 pm UTC-7
California Plaza Address, 300 S. Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90071 United States

The Joey Altruda Trio evokes the soulful, jazzy spirit of Vince Guaraldi in a tribute to A Charlie Brown Christmas. It’s a can’t miss for children of all ages! *Starting at 1pm, come early for a complimentary sugar cookie decorating party hosted by Omni Los Angeles Hotel and Grand Performances. We are partnering with 1

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2:00 PM

The Nutcracker – South Bay Ballet

December 18 @ 2:00 pm3:30 pm UTC-7

|Recurring Event (See all)
Marsee Auditorium, El Camino College, 16007 Crenshaw Blvd.
Torrance, CA 90506 United States
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A festive holiday tradition by the South Bay’s premier pre-professional ballet company. A whimsical story of a girl who dreams of dancing with her prince. Features a heartwarming plot twist that’ll bring tears to your eyes! Purchase tickets here. Source: southbayballet.org

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3:30 PM

Westchester Caroling & Sing-A-Long

December 18 @ 3:30 pm7:00 pm UTC-7
Covenant Presbyterian Church, 6323 W. 80th Street
Westchester, CA 90045 United States
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Come join us in a sing-a-long as we make our way through the neighborhood! Meet us at Covenant to sing the route or choose a location below. 3:30pm: Meet at Covenant Presbyterian Church 3:45pm: Airline Avenue between 78th and 79th 4:15pm: Vista Del Sol Nursing Home 4:45pm: Kenyon between 83rd and 80th 5:00pm: 83rd and

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5:00 PM

2016 Holiday Light Festival Train Ride At Griffith Park

December 18 @ 5:00 pm9:00 pm UTC-7

|Recurring Event (See all)
Griffith Park, 4730 Crystal Springs Road
Los Angeles, CA 90027 United States

Starting the day after Thanksgiving, join us for an evening train ride around our festively decorated, one mile of track. Magical scenes and tens of thousands of lights will captivate you and your family and set the mood for a wonderful Holiday season. The first train leaves at 5 pm every day. The last train leaves

Find out more »

6:00 PM

LA Zoo Lights

December 18 @ 6:00 pm9:30 pm UTC-7

|Recurring Event (See all)
LA Zoo, 5333 Zoo Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90027 United States
90045 Weekend Calendar

ZooLAbrate the Holidays! L.A. Zoo Lights is a not-to-be-missed nighttime holiday light experience that debuted in 2014 and has grown each year since. This year’s event promises to be even more magical, as we “ZooLAbrate” our Golden Anniversary with more lights, and more nights. Take a 60- to 90-minute stroll through a large area of the Zoo

Find out more »

North Pole Express

December 18 @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm UTC-7

|Recurring Event (See all)
364 Main Street
Fillmore, CA 93015 United States
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Dec 3-23 – North Pole Express – Wear your pajamas, bring your camera and take a ride with the Elves, to go pick up Santa at the North Pole.​ Visit with Santa after the train ride. Departing 6:00 pm & 7:30 pm. Dec 17-23 a 4:45 pm departure time will be added. ​Dec 26 –

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6:30 PM

Snow Los Angeles

December 18 @ 6:30 pm10:30 pm UTC-7

|Recurring Event (See all)
The Old Lodge, Stadium Way & Scott Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
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Classic snow day activities for all to enjoy. Snow Los Angeles is our city’s first downhill snow tubing park, brining over 10,000 sq. ft. of tubing to a 9-acre space in Elysian Park. But the event will offer a whole lot more than just tubing. Every hour this winter wonderland casts a news report that turns

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7:00 PM

El Segundo’s Candy Cane Lane

December 18 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm UTC-7

|Recurring Event (See all)
1200 East Acacia
El Segundo, CA 90245 United States
90045 Weekend Calendar

Weather permitting, Santa will be out every night between 7 pm and 9 pm. This is new information after the flyer was photographed. Foot traffic only and please, no dogs. Source: facebook.com/ESCandyCaneLane/

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