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ABOUT EYE SPY LA
The local's Guide for events,
places to go, and things to do.
EDITOR: Andrea Kirk
CONTRIBUTING EDITORS:
Michele Hunter
Mark Share






Events, Activities, Entertainment & Other Things to Do
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TORRANCE ANTIQUE FAIRE SPECIAL HOLIDAY SHOW

1317 Sartori Ave, Toorrance, CA 90501 310-328-6107 - Free - Torrance Antique Street Faire Holiday Show Sunday Dec. 11th
150+ Sellers with Antiques, New Merchandise, Gifts, Arts, Crafts, Plants, Home Decor & Fashion trucks & More
Live Music by Vic Morag ....


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12/08/2016 to 12/10/2016
LMU CHORUSES TO PERFORM IN GALA CHRISTMAS CONCERTS IN SACRED HEART CHAPEL

1 LMU Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90045 - $15-20 - Ring in the holiday season with the Loyola Marymount University choruses at gala Christmas concerts on Thursday, Dec. 8, and Saturday, Dec. 10, in the Sacred Heart Chapel. The concerts – a more than ....

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12/10/2016
THE 6TH ANNUAL HOLIDAY CONCERT AND SANTA ON THE PIER

100 Fisherman's Wharf, Redondo Beach, CA 90277 - FREE - Join us for the 6th Annual Holiday Concert and Santa on The Pier
Saturday, December 10, 2016
2:00 – 4:00 p.m. The Redondo Beach Pier
100 Fisherman's Wharf
Redondo Beach, CA 90277 The 6th Annual Hol ....


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09/10/2016 to 12/11/2016
MCCARREN/FINE: AND/OR OPENING RECEPTION

1250 N Bellflower Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90840 (562) 985-5761 - Free - The University Art Museum presents AND/OR, an exhibition by the collaborative artist team, McCarren/Fine. More than 15 projects by Barbara McCarren and Jud Fine will be on view. Jud Fine and Barbara ....

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12/10/2016 to 12/11/2016
DICKENS HOLIDAY CELEBRATION

315 W Torrance Blvd, Carson, CA 90745 310-515-7166 - $25/ticket or $80/4 tickets - Celebrate the holiday season in style as the Museum is transformed into Fezziwig’s warehouse, replete with Victorian decorations and Dickensian characters. Watch yer’ pockets as you meet with Fagin ....

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12/11/2016
AUDUBON BIRD WALKS

26300 Crenshaw Boulevard, Palos Verdes Peninsula, 90274 - No fees associated with this course - Are you interested in birds? Join Steve Dexter, Ed Griffin and Manuel Duran of the Palos Verdes/South Bay Audubon Society as we tour the Garden in search of birds. Bird Walks are a great way to learn ....

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11/11/2016 to 12/17/2016
A VERY SPECIAL HOLIDAY SPECIAL BY MARK HARVEY LEVINE – ONE SHORT HOLIDAY GEM AFTER ANOTHER, OPENS NOV 11

777 S. Centre St., San Pedro 90731 310-512-6030 - - A Very Special Holiday Special
by Mark Harvey Levine
directed by Holly Baker-Kreiswirth Runs: November 11 – December 17 We're serving up some toasty tales. From a talking Christmas tree, Grandma's v ....


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12/17/2016
DAVID BENOIT: CHRISTMAS TRIBUTE TO CHARLIE BROWN

6200 E Atherton St 5629857000 - $45.00 - Get your entire family into the spirit of the season
with a Carpenter Center holiday tradition of
cherished Vince Guaraldi tunes and more—starring
jazz pianist David Benoit, featured vocalist Sara
G ....


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12/17/2016
HOLIDAY WREATH MAKING, LIMIT 25 PEOPLE

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 900503 310-782-3989 - $ 10.00 per person - Create your own nature inspired holiday wreath using items found on the Preserve and in our Native Garden. This is a very popular program. Class is limited to 25 people. Supplies will be provided. ....

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12/17/2016
HOLIDAY POPS SPECTACULAR!

478 W. 6th St., San Pedro, 90731 310-43308774 - $30 to $60 - FEATURING: Bill Rogers (Voice of Disneyland) narrating “The Night Before Christmas”
Flautist Sara Andon performing A Charlie Brown Christmas MUSIC FROM: Home Alone by John Williams, Elf by John Deb ....


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12/18/2016
"FLASHCARD PROJECT:THE FLORA OF MADRONA MARSH!!!" BY ESTELLE DERIDDER

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Estelle DeRidder presents the beauty and "The Flora of the Marsh" using the medium of flashcards. The exhibit will begin Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. and continue until Friday, January 20, ....

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12/23/2016 to 12/25/2016
HOLIDAY HOURS

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - The Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve will be closed December 23, 2016 to December 26, 2016. We will reopen Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. We wish you and your family Happy Holidays ....

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12/24/2016 to 12/25/2016
CHRISTMAS EVE & CHRISTMAS DAY DINING CRUISES

Fisherman’s Village Marina, 13755 Fiji Way 310-301-9900 - - Take the stress out of the holidays this year by eliminating the work and just enjoying the company of friends and family. Come aboard a Hornblower yacht for our delicious Christmas Eve or Christmas ....

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12/25/2016
CHRISTMAS DAY BRUNCH CRUISE

13755 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey CA 90292 310-301-9900 - $67.95* per person (*Tax, service charge, and landing fee may apply) - Join Hornblower Cruises for a memorable Christmas Day Celebration complete with beautiful views, live entertainment, and a delectable brunch buffet. Includes unlimited champagne, coffee, tea, soda, a ....

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12/26/2016
AUDUBON CHRISTMAS BIRD COUNT

26300 Crenshaw Boulevard, Palos Verdes Peninsula, 90274 - Included with Garden admission - Join us for the National Audubon Society’s 117th annual Christmas Bird Count (CBC). The CBC is the longest-running citizen science bird project. Palos Verdes/South Bay Audubon has been counting bird ....

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01/01/2016 to 12/31/2016
TUESDAY / WEDNESDAY WEEDERS

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Gain experience about the weeds of the South Bay. This "hands-on" program is designed for adults willing to commit to 50 or more hours a year independently to help restore the Preserve to its natural ....

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01/01/2016 to 12/31/2016
FRIDAY FUN

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - This is a hands on program for those 3 to 6 years of age. This program occurs every Friday and space is limited to 20 children. You need to call every Tuesday to preregister your child for that weeks ....

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01/01/2016 to 12/31/2016
TOUR DE' TORRANCE

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Ever wondered how to identify different species of birds throughout the City? This Tour occurs the first, third and fifth Tuesday of every month. Come and join others who enjoy looking for birds. ....

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01/01/2016 to 12/31/2016
TYKE HIKE, AGES 3 MONTHS TO 6 YEARS

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Hey Kids! Take your parents out for a walk into nature. Learn all about the animals and plants that are on the preserve. ....

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01/01/2016 to 12/31/2016
AUDUBON BIRD WALK

3201 Plaza Dle Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - This bird walk occurs the 4th Saturday of every month. Join us for an early morning bird walk on the Preserve. Increase your birding skills
and learn about our local residents and seasonal migration ....


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01/01/2016 to 12/31/2016
NATURE WALK

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - This guided tour of the Madrona Marsh Preserve occurs every fourth and fifth weekend of the month. Learn about the flora and fauna that live in our captivating vernal marsh. You'll see how living thi ....

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01/02/2016 to 12/31/2016
THE BIRDS OF MADRONA

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Bob Shanman will guide you on a tour the 2nd Wednesday of every month into the wonderful world of birds. Whether you are a beginner or an avid birder, you will have fun learning and discovering resid ....

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01/31/2017 to 12/31/2016
EXPLORING THE HENRIETTA BASIN

20501-20599 Henrietta Street, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Explore the Henrietta Basin the third Saturday of every month on a docent led walk. Meet at the Henrietta Basin, North Gate, located across from West High on Henrietta Street. This is a chance to lea ....

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03/17/2016 to 12/31/2016
EXPLORING HENRIETTA BASIN

Henrietta Street, Torrance, 90505 310-782-3989 - Free - Explore the Henrietta Basin the third Saturday of every month on a docent led walk. Meet at the Henrietta Basin north gate located across from West High on Henrietta Street. This is a chance to learn ....

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12/31/2016 to 01/01/2017
LONG BEACH FIREWORKS NEW YEAR EVE CRUISE 2017

1046 Queens Hwy, Long Beach, CA 90802 - $59-$1,295 - AGES 21+
California Nightlife Presents… Long Beach Pier Pressure™ Fireworks New Years Eve Cruise 2017 Southern California's Biggest & Best Yacht Party 4 Years Running! 3 Decks | 5 DJs | 2 Rooms of ....


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12/31/2016 to 01/01/2017
SPEAKEASY FIREWORKS LONG BEACH NEW YEAR EVE CRUISE 2017

1046 Queens Hwy, Long Beach, CA 90802 - $69-$395 - AGES 21+
California Nightlife Presents… Speakeasy Long Beach Fireworks New Years Eve Cruise 2017 LIVE DJ | Roaring 20s theme with World Class House Music & Open Format DJs: The only way to catch the ....


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12/31/2016 to 01/01/2017
NAUTICAL NEW YEAR’S EVE GALA DINNER CRUISE

13755 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey CA 90292 310-301-9900 - $205.00* per person (*Tax, service charge, and landing fee may apply) - Ring in the New Year on board a Hornblower yacht with free-flowing champagne, a gourmet four-course dinner, top shelf beverages, music to dance the night away, ever-changing views of the Marina del R ....

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12/31/2016 to 01/01/2017
NEW YEAR'S EVE ON THE QUEEN MARY

1126 Queens Highway Long Beach, California 90802 - $99-$199 - Toast to 2017 aboard the majestic Queen Mary and ring in the New Year with a night of delicious food, spectacular drinks, and entertainment inspired by Hollywood’s most iconic films. New Year’s Eve ....

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