With Thanksgiving behind us it’s time to kick off the holiday spirit and embrace those winter time activities. Ice skating in Santa Monica returns for the holidays with a premier eight-thousand square foot outdoor ice rink. Gayle Anderson has the details on this and more in Saturday’s edition of ‘Gayle On The Go’.
Saturday @ Noon
Holiday Global Bazaar
Craft & Folk Art Museum
5814 Wilshire Boulevard
The courtyard of the Craft and Folk Art Museum is transformed into a Global Bazaar to find unusual gifts from around the world from more than 20-local and international artists.
Saturday @ 4pm
Idyllwild’s 53rd Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
Village Center & Park Lane
You are invited to the 53rd Annual Idyllwild Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony. Holiday activities begin at Noon with the arrival of Santa and Mrs. Claus and conclude at sundown with the lighting of a one-hundred-foot tall tree and Christmas carols.
Trains, Trees & Traditions
Nixon Presidential Library & Museum
18001 Yorba Linda Boulevard
714 993 5075
“Trains, Trees & Traditions” are on display at the Nixon Presidential Library & Museum. This holiday tradition features a collection of Christmas trees and model railroad systems.
A California Christmas
Reagan Presidential Library & Museum
40 Presidential Drive
And, the Reagan Presidential Library and Museum celebrates the holiday season with a “A California Christmas”, featuring 23 Christmas trees representing California cities and historical landmarks.
Ice at Santa Monica
1324 5th Street (Corner of 5th Street & Arizona Avenue)
This is a sign of the season. ICE at Santa Monica returns. Downtown Santa Monica brings a little ice skating to the beachside community and transforms the corner of 5th Street and Arizona Avenue into a premier eight-thousand square foot outdoor ice skating rink. Skating costs 12-dollars.
Outdoor ice skating is also happening in downtown Los Angeles! Skate off the holiday calories at “Downtown on Ice” during the entire holiday season. Tickets to skate are eight dollars.
Burbank is celebrating the holiday season with its first ever outdoor ice skating rink. More than one-hundred folks are invited to slip and slide, groove and glide for up to 90-minutes for 12-dollars.
Woodland Hills Ice
6100 Topanga Canyon Boulevard
818 854 4151
Woodland Hills Ice is open for its fifth season. Saturday night is 80s Night! Wear dayglo or neon and your skate rental is free!
Long Lost Three Stooges Technicolor Film
216 North Brand Boulevard
818 243 2539
This is a RARE Three Stooges classic. The 1933 MGM Technicolor film “Hello Pop!” That’s right! Technicolor! Two color Technicolor! Learn all about early color films and this historic film at its first West Coast screening in 80-years.
Hot Toys 2013
Chris Byrne, The Toy Guy
Time to Play Magazine
Find out what’s on Santa Claus’ toy list for the kids on Time to Play Magazine’s 2013 HOT HOLIDAY TOY list. Time to Play’s toy expert Chris Byrne says everything from low tech stuff toys to high tech tablets have been child tested for hours of interest and play.
2014 L.A. Auto Show
Los Angeles Convention Center
Downtown Los Angeles
Big kid toys are on display at the first big, U.S. based auto show of the model year. This is the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show featuring the 2014 and 2015 models. There’s something for everyone, from small to large, from sensible to unbelievable!
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Have a GREAT Saturday!
Gayle Anderson, KTLA 5 News.