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THINGS TO DO IN L.A.
SUNDAY 12/11/2016
Festivals, Concerts, Entertainment, Activities, and Other Events in Los Angeles



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DETAILS 12/11/2016 (FEATURED EVENT)
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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DETAILS 12/05/2016 to 12/30/2016 (FEATURED EVENT)
SMALL WORKS - BIG TALENT HOLIDAY GIFTS

577 S. Coast Highway A-1 Laguna Beach, CA 92651 949-667-1803 - - SMALL WORK – BIG TALENT “Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.” - Vincent Van Gogh Selected among hundreds of artist submissions, Las Laguna Gallery discovered small ....

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DETAILS 03/15/2016 to 12/31/2016
AMAZING SCAVENGER HUNT ADVENTURES BY URBAN ADVENTURE QUEST
Save 20% with Promo Code EYESPY


Various Locations 805-603-5620 - - Turn Los Angeles, Hollywood, Catalina Island, The Getty or Santa Barbara into a giant game board with this fun Scavenger Hunt adventure.  Combine the excitement of the Amazing Race with a three-hour  ....

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DETAILS 12/01/2016 to 12/31/2016
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
BILLBOARD CREATIVE 2016 LOS ANGELES BILLBOARD ART SHOW

- free - The Billboard Creative's (TBC) third public art show begins December 1, turning some of the busiest intersections in Los Angeles into open air galleries. The 45 works in this exhibit include of a mix ....

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12/11/2016
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
5TH ANNUAL LOS ANGELES JINGLE BELL RUN

230 S. Brand Blvd., Downtown Glendale, CA. - Early reg. fee is $40 until Oct. - Voted as the best holiday run, the Jingle Bell Run is the Arthritis Foundation’s signature event. Wear a holiday-themed costume. Tie jingle bells to your shoelaces. Show off your ugly Christmas swea ....

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12/10/2016 to 12/11/2016
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
CANDLELIGHT WALK

25151 Serrano Road Lake Forest, CA 92630-2534 949-923-2230 - Admission is $5.00 per person for ages 3 and over (under the age of three are free). Tickets are sold at the gate on the day of the event. - Experience the historic park in a unique, once-a-year opportunity during Heritage Hill’s Candlelight Tours. On December 10 and 11, 2016, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., more than 1,000 luminaries will ....

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12/10/2016 to 12/11/2016
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
ECHO PARK CRAFT FAIR - HOLIDAY FAIR

1215 Bates Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90029 323.658.8700 - $10 - Echo Park Craft Fair, founded by artists Rachel Craven and Beatrice Valenzuela, has become a pioneering showcase for the thriving Makers Movement. Featuring a meticulous curation of work from some of ....

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12/12/2016 to 12/13/2016
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
AMERICAN INDIAN ARTS MARKETPLACE

4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles, 90027 323-667-2000 - Free for Autry Members / $14 Adults / $10 Seniors (60+) and Students (with ID) / $6 Children / Free for Children Under 3 - November 12 & 13, Saturday and Sunday! The largest Native arts fair in Southern California, the Autry’s American Indian Arts Marketplace features 200 Native American artists who represent more than ....

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11/18/2016 to 12/19/2016
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
26TH ANNUAL WINTER FANTASY FESTIVAL

935 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach, 92651 - $8.00 Adults $6.00 Seniors (65+) $4.00 Children. Children 5 and under are free. - Running for five weekends beginning November 19 until December 18, the 26th Annual Winter Fantasy at the Sawdust Art & Craft Festival is a one-of-a-kind holiday art and crafts festival that offers a ....

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11/25/2016 to 01/08/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
ENCHANTED: FOREST OF LIGHT AT DESCANSO GARDENS

1418 Descanso Drive, La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011 (818) 952-4390 - $28 - For the first time ever, Descanso Gardens, the iconic L.A.-area botanic garden, will be bathed in gorgeous color when “Enchanted: Forest of Light” debuts. For 43 nights, starting Nov. 25, 2016, Des ....

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11/18/2016 to 01/08/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
L.A. ZOO LIGHTS 2016 PROMISES MORE LIGHTS AND MORE NIGHTS OF DAZZLING MAGIC TO KICK OFF "ZOOLABRATION" OF ZOO'S 50TH ANNIVERSARY

5333 Zoo Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90027 866-949-8007 - Admission to L.A. Zoo Lights is $9 with online purchase for all ages and times during the Early-Bird admission period from November 18 to 23 and November 28 to December 1. Thereafter, admission prices vary and start at $14 for adults and $11 for children ages 2 to 12. GLAZA members enjoy ticket discounts of up to 33%. Children under age 2 are free. - L.A. ZOO LIGHTS returns with more lights and more nights of dazzling magic for its third spectacular year as it kicks off a "ZooLAbration" of the Los Angeles Zoo's 50th Anniversary on Friday, Novembe ....

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11/18/2016 to 01/08/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
LIVE REINDEER FAMILY REINDEER KEEPER TALKS, ICE CARVING, PUPPET SHOWS, SEASONAL SOUNDS AND VISITS WITH SANTA CLAUS ARE JUST SOME OF THE FUN AT THE LOS ANGELES ZOO'S REINDEER ROMP HOLIDAY CELEBRATION

5333 Zoo Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90027 (323) 644-4200 - All Reindeer Romp activities, except Santa photos, are free with paid Zoo admission, which is $20 for general admission (ages 13 to 61); $17 for seniors (ages 62+), and $15 for children (ages 2 to 12). No ticket is required for children under age two. Admission for Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association members is free. Entry to Dinosaurs is just $5 per person in addition to regular Zoo admission. - The Los Angeles Zoo presents a rare opportunity to see live reindeer at its Reindeer Romp Holiday Celebration. Adding to the "ZooLAbration" of the L.A. Zoo's 50th Anniversary is the extension of DINO ....

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09/09/2016 to 12/09/2016
ESCAPEDOM
$3 discount with code eyespyla


1373 Westwood Boulevard (424) 256-5093 - 26.00 per person - Unique escape room experience in West Los Angeles. Two different experience that gives your friends and family the chance to save the world in sixty minutes or less. ....

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12/10/2016
WORMHOLE: THE SEARCH ENGINE STAND UP COMEDY SHOW

7522 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles CA 90046 - $8 dollars in advance and 10 dollars at the door. - Have you ever Googled something and the top search results were so crazy you wondered how that was even an option? Those results pop up because people have actually searched them before...A LOT! WORM ....

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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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12/11/2016
KIIS FM - MILES OF MUSIC 5K

4024 Radford Av, Studio City, CA 91604 8188486111 - $20-$40 - KIIS-FM and the Youth Mentoring Connection have partnered up for the third Miles of Music 5K! Join us to support YMC, which partners at-risk kids with caring adults to keep them on the right path and ....

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12/08/2016 to 12/11/2016
DUDAMEL CONDUCTS HAYDN'S CREATION

111 S Grand Ave. 3238502000 - - Dudamel Conducts Haydn's Creation
Walt Disney Concert Hall Thursday, December 8, 8:00pm
Friday, December 9, 8:00pm
Saturday, December 10, 2:00pm
Sunday, December 11, 2:00pm ARTISTS
Los Angeles Philha ....


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12/11/2016
WAVE BEAUTY EXPO 2016

303 Cordova St, Pasadena, 91101 (888) 887-2059 - 0 - 2nd Annual Wave Beauty Expo Sunday December 11th, 10AM – 6PM Sheraton Pasadena Hotel – Piazza Ballroom
303 Cordova St, Pasadena CA 91101 Come meet our doctors and leaders in the cosmetic surgery in ....


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10/29/2016 to 12/11/2016
TONY-WINNING COMEDY WRITTEN BY CHRISTOPHER DURANG A HILARIOUS FARCE ON CHEKHOVIAN THEMES.

2437 Main St., Santa Monica, CA 90405 310-392-7327 - $35 general admission - Tony-Winning Comedy written by
Christopher Durang
A hilarious farce on Chekhovian themes. VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE​​​​​​ഊOPENING NIGHT OCTOBER 29TH
SHOW TIMES: Fridays 8PM, ....


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12/10/2016 to 12/11/2016
FOOTWORKS YOUTH BALLET PRESENTS THE NUTCRACKER ON DEC. 10-11 AT THE OXNARD PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

800 Hobson Way Oxnard, CA 93030 (805) 486-2424 - $19-29 - FOOTWORKS YOUTH BALLET presents two full-length performances of the Christmas classical ballet THE NUTCRACKER, performed with The Footworks Community Orchestra and singers from the Carpe Diem Chorus. ....

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10/29/2016 to 12/11/2016
HANSEL & GRETEL BLUEGRASS, WORLD PREMIERE NARRATED BY BRADLEY WHITFORD WITH MUSIC OF THE GET DOWN BOYS

1117 West 24th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90007 213-745-6516 - $2.40 to $24 - A new version of a classic fairy tale set in depression-era Kentucky stars Bradley Whitford (on video) as the narrator and features a rollicking bluegrass score performed by The Get Down Boys (Mark C ....

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11/10/2016 to 12/11/2016
KENTUCKY

120 Judge John Aiso St, 2136257000 - $35-$50 - “Refreshing and witty. A fresh, affecting play.” – Time Out, New York
“Kentucky marks the full-length debut of a distinctive new voice — mouthy, sly and bourbon sweet, with the expected kick.” ....


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12/11/2016
AUTRY EXPLORERS: THE GIFT OF GIVING

4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles, 90027 323-667-2000 - Included With Museum Admission / Free for Autry Members - Explore the hidden stories of Los Angeles families from the 1890s and learn how generosity has influenced our city. Through an Autry Explorer gift exchange, each Explorer will have the opportunity to ....

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12/11/2016
SKIRBALL PLAYDATE: LET IT SHINE!

2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90049 3104404500 - $15 General for adult/child pair, $10 Family Member level and above for adult/child pair - Honor the spark in everyone! In the spirit of Hanukkah, one of many Festivals of Light celebrated around the world during winter, make beeswax candles and share how acts of loving-kindness can make u ....

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12/11/2016
TREADMILL CHALLENGE

3104 Glendale Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90039 215-906-1366 - For public: FREE; For participants: $1/min on treadmill - You can be part of the movement! Run, walk, & fundraise - relay style - for Back on My Feet on December 11 at this year's Treadmill Challenge! This is the ultimate way to come out and combat homeless ....

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12/10/2016 to 12/11/2016
THE NUTCRACKER

3801 Mission Inn Avenue, Riverside, CA 92501 951-779-9804 - tickets start at $21 - Enjoy a treasured holiday tradition with family and friends at southern California’s most spectacular production of The Nutcracker from critically acclaimed Inland Pacific Ballet. The Nutcracker com ....

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11/12/2016 to 12/11/2016
WAITING FOR GRACE, WORLD PREMIERE COMEDY OFFERS CONTROVERSIAL LOOK AT LOVE AND MARRIAGE

2055 S. Sepuleda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90025 323-960-7788 - $35 - What if true love never happens? Or worse… what if it does? Theatre Planners presents the world premiere of an award-winning comedy by Sharon Sharth. Waiting for Grace opens as a guest production at ....

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12/10/2016 to 12/11/2016
FABLES FROM THE FOREST - ​​​​​​​A SHOW FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY!

2437 Main St. 3103130279 - Adult: $15, Child: $12.50 - Fables From the Forest - A show for the whole family! Based on The Fables by Jean de la Fontaine - a beautiful world full of music and talking animals! Showing December 10th and 11th at 1:00pm Adult ....

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11/11/2016 to 12/11/2016
IN THE BALANCE

520 N. Western, L.A. 90004 323-860-6569 - $20 - Matt, a college professor, shares a cliffside home in Big Sur overlooking the ocean with his wife, Cass, a former ballerina, and their new baby, Anne. Sounds idyllic, but for one thing: The joint is ....

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12/10/2016 to 12/11/2016
FABLES FROM THE FOREST

2437 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA 90405437 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA 90405 310-392-7327-392-7327 - 15 - FABLES FROM THE FOREST A beautiful world of music and talking animals. A SHOW FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY! BASED ON THE FABLES BY JEAN DE LA FONTAINE SHOWING DECEMBER 10TH AND 11TH AT 1:00PM Adult Tickets ¨ ....

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