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THINGS TO DO IN L.A.
SUNDAY 12/15/2019
Festivals, Concerts, Entertainment, Activities, and Other Events in Los Angeles



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12/15/2019
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
CITYRACE: OLD PASADENA HOLIDAY HUNT

85 E Holly St, Pasadena, CA 91103 213-689-3229 - $35.00 - In CityRace Urban Adventure Hunts, teams of 2 to 4 players must utilize their skills to solve a challenging series of clues leading them on a 3-hour hunt through one of southern California's many div ....

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12/15/2019
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
HANUKKAH FESTIVAL

2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90049 3104404500 - $7 – $12 - Celebrate the Jewish festival of light, while enjoying music, dance, storytelling, art making, and tasty treats! Get in the holiday spirit with musical performances by Klezmer Juice, hear classic Han ....

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12/14/2019 to 12/15/2019
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
HOLIDAY MARKET

901 E 3rd St, Los Angeles CA, 90013 2139431620 - free - Celebrate the season with a two-day marketplace showcasing LA-based makers, nonprofits, artists, and performers. The market will offer hand-crafted products and locally-made wares, as well as family ....

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12/13/2019 to 12/15/2019
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
CANDLELIGHT WALK AT HERITAGE HILL

25151 Serrano Road 949-923-2230 - $5 per person ages 3 and over - Please join us for three enchanted evenings of the highly anticipated Candlelight Walk at OC Parks’ Heritage Hill Historical Park. Take a stroll along Luminaria-lit pathways as you enter historical ....

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12/06/2019 to 12/22/2019
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
WINTERLIT HOLIDAY MARKET

1351 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica, CA 90401 310-393-8355 - Free - Take the stress out of holiday shopping with the Winterlit Holiday Market on the Third Street Promenade featuring unique creations from local artists. The Winterlit Holiday Market is curated by our f ....

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09/15/2019 to 12/31/2019
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
ESCAPE ROOM LA-ATLANTIS

120 E. 8th St. Suite 100 Los Angeles, CA 90014 232-364-7467 - $33-$39 - Escape Room LA games are live-action adventures where you’ll race to solve clues and puzzles and escape before your time runs out! You’ll be immersed in extraordinary environments, from a 1940’s d ....

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11/29/2019 to 12/31/2019
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
YULETIDE AFTERNOON TEA

1020 N San Vicente Blvd 866-282-4560 - $48 - Join us starting Friday, November 29 for a festive Yuletide Afternoon Tea at The London West Hollywood at Beverly Hills. Offered every Thursday - Sunday, throughout the month of December, the hotel’ ....

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12/07/2019 to 01/06/2020
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
CAPISTRSNO LIGHTS

26801 Ortega Highyway (949) 234-1300 - $10 for Adults (ages 12-60) $9 for Seniors $5 for Children (ages 4-11) - The Mission will host Capistrano Lights 2019: Experience the Mission at Night featuring a nightly tree lighting and music program held from December 7 through January 6, 2020. After the Mission close ....

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11/09/2019 to 01/12/2020
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
MOONLIGHT FOREST – MAGICAL LANTERN ART FESTIVAL

301 North Baldwin Avenue, Arcadia, CA 91007 626.821.4667 - $28 adults; $25 seniors (62+); $25 students; $23 children (3-17). Ticket sales to general public begin October 15, 2019 at www.arboretum.org. - MOONLIGHT FOREST RETURNS MORE SPECTACULAR THAN EVER! The magical lantern art festival unveils new and interactive displays on November 9th The Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden brings b ....

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10/31/2019 to 01/12/2020
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
LOITERING IS DELIGHTFUL

4800 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90027 (323) 644-6269 - Free - The City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA), the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery (LAMAG), and the Barnsdall Art Park Foundation (BAPF) are pleased to present Loitering is delightfu ....

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11/01/2019 to 01/20/2020
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
ICE AT SANTA MONICA

1324 Fifth Street, Santa Monica, 90401 310-393-8355 - $5-$17 - Every holiday season Downtown Santa Monica brings a little ice to our beachside community, transforming the corner of Fifth Street and Arizona Avenue into the winter wonderland known as Ice at Santa ....

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12/11/2019
ACADEMY OF ANCIENT MUSIC

111 S Grand Ave 323 850 2000 - $20-114 - Academy of Ancient Music
Walt Disney Concert Hall
SUN DEC 11, 8:00PM Artist
Academy of Ancient Music
Bojan Čičić, director and violin
David Blackadder, natural trumpet
Rowan Pierce, sopran ....


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12/14/2019
"A RETURN TO THE MADRONA MARSH" ARTIST RECEPTION WITH JIM ELLSBERRY

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Come meet the artist, Jim Ellsberry at the artist reception, Saturday December 10, 2019 from 1:00 - 3:00 P.M. His exhibit will be on display beginning Tuesday, December 10, 2019 through January 24, 2 ....

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11/02/2019 to 12/14/2019
LA VIE EN ROSE

2055 S. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90025 310-477-2055 - $25-$40 - Grammy-winning chanteuse Julia Migenes travels back to the Paris of Edith Piaf, Pablo Picasso and Ernest Hemingway in this evening of nostalgic French chansons by Charles Aznavour, Léo Ferre, Jacques ....

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11/08/2019 to 12/14/2019
WAITING FOR WAITING FOR GODOT

1076 Lillian Way 8189709934 - $15 - WEST COAST PREMIERE! It is probably not their night. Ester and Val are understudies for a production of Waiting for Godot. They are committed to art, and frustrated by anonymity. They understand thei ....

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12/06/2019 to 12/14/2019
OUT OF THE PAST: GEN Z RESPONSES TO 20TH CENTURY SANTA MONICA

3026 Airport Ave, Santa Monica 90405 - Free - Out of the Past: Gen Z Responses to 20th Century Santa Monica
Exhibition | December 6 – 14, 2019
Reception | December 6, 2019 | 4 – 6 PM
18th Street Arts Center (Airport Campus) | North Gallery
302 ....


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12/15/2018 to 12/15/2019
THE SECOND CITY - THE REALLY AWESOME IMPROV SHOW

6560 Hollywood BLVD 3234648542 - $5 - The Really Awesome Improv Show! Saturdays & Sundays at 12 noon, this fast paced and high energy improv comedy show plays at The Second City in Hollywood. It's a fun for all ages improv show now celeb ....

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04/27/2019 to 12/15/2019
THE REALLY AWESOME IMPROV SHOW

6560 Hollywood BLVD 3234648542 - $5 - Saturdays & Sundays at 12 noon, this fast paced and high energy improv comedy show plays at The Second City in Hollywood. It's a fun for all ages improv show now celebrating a 9 run! RAIS features im ....

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09/15/2019 to 12/15/2019
CULINARY MASTER CHEF PROGRAM - 14 WEEKS - SUNDAYS, 9/15/19–12/15/19 - $2400* - PAYMENT PLANS AVAILABLE!

2366 PELHAM AVENUE, LOS ANGELES, CA 90064 310-470-2640 - $2400 - Payment Plans Available - CULINARY MASTER CHEF PROGRAM Sundays, 9/15/19–12/15/19 9:30am-1:00pm
Tuesdays, 9/10/19-12/17/19 6:30pm-10:00pm
Sundays, 1/12/20–4/13/20 9:30am-1:00pm
Tuesdays, 2/18/20-5/20/20 6:30pm-10:00pm Pa ....


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12/15/2019
CHARLES PHOENIX: HOLIDAY RETRO JUBILEE!

12505 Cultural Center Drive, Rancho Cucamonga, 91739 (909) 477-2752 - - Ambassador of Americana, Charles Phoenix transforms the classic living room slide show into a roast-and-toast of classic mid-century holidays! With his quick wit and eagle eye for oddball detail, Cha ....

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12/12/2019 to 12/15/2019
TCHAIKOVSKY & COPLAND WITH MTT

111 S Grand Ave 323 850 2000 - Season Tickets - Tchaikovsky & Copland with MTT
Walt Disney Concert Hall
THURS DEC 12, 8:00PM
FRI DEC 13, 11:00AM
SAT DEC 14, 8:00PM
SUN DEC 15, 2:00 PM Artist
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Michael Tilson Thomas, condu ....


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12/15/2019
ERIC RIGLER & DIRK FREYMUTH - A CELTIC CHRISTMAS

1417 W. 8th St 310-833-7538 - $30 - "Worlds Most Recorded Piper" Eric Rigler (Braveheart, Titanic, Outlander, The Simpsons, Phil Collins) and guitarist Dirk Freymuth (John Gorka, The Kottonmouth Kings, The Baroque Orchestra of Ireland) ....

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10/16/2019 to 12/15/2019
BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY

5060 Fountain Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90029 323-663-1525 - $25-$45 - You can’t beat City Hall, but you can try. In this Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy-drama by Stephen Adly Guirgis, ex-cop and recent widower Walter ‘Pops’ Washington has made a home for his newly par ....

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12/13/2019 to 12/15/2019
THE NUTCRACKER

3801 Mission Inn Ave, Riverside, 92501 951-779-9800 - $29 - $69 - 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. Celebrating 25 yea ....

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12/13/2019 to 12/15/2019
THE NUTCRACKER

450 North College Way, Claremont, 91711 909-607-1139 - $25 - $65 - 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. Celebrating 25 yea ....

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12/14/2019 to 12/15/2019
FOOTWORKS YOUTH BALLET PRESENTS THE NUTCRACKER DEC. 14-15

800 Hobson Way 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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11/09/2019 to 12/15/2019
MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET: A LIVE MUSICAL RADIO PLAY

1760 N. Gower Street 3234628460 - Adults: $39. Seniors w/ID: $35. Students w/ID: $30. Group Rates Available - Actors Co-op Theatre Company is proud to present the Los Angeles premiere of a new adaptation of Miracle on 34th Street: A Live Musical Radio Play, based on the 1947 Lux Radio Hour, adapted by Lance ....

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12/14/2019 to 12/15/2019
ANGEL CITY CHRISTMAS: A FREE CHRISTMAS CONCER WITH FULL ORCHESTRA, CHOIR, AND SPECIAL GUEST ARTISTS!

16221 Mulholland Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90049 - Free! - With a full orchestra, choir and special guest artists, Bel Air Church dazzles LA with its Angel City Christmas Concert. Enjoy the spectacular sights and sounds of the season on Saturday, 12/14 and S ....

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12/14/2019 to 12/15/2019
ANGEL CITY CHRISTMAS: A FREE CONCERT WITH A FULL ORCHESTRA, CHOIR & SPECIAL GUEST ARTISTS!

16221 Mulholland Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90049 - Free! - With a full orchestra, choir and special guest artists, Bel Air Church dazzles LA with its Angel City Christmas Concert. Enjoy the spectacular sights and sounds of the season on Saturday, 12/14 and S ....

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12/14/2019 to 12/15/2019
THE NUTCRACKER
10% Off - Use Promo Code DEWDROP


216 N. Brand Boulevard, Glendale, CA 90203 818-660-2370 - $15 - $55 - Experience the Wonder! ​ Unique among area Nutcracker productions, The Red Chair’s energetic rendition features young performers, ages 5 to 18, in principal and supporting roles. Amidst lavish set ....

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