‘Gayle On The Go’ For Sunday, December 22

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Christmas is almost here! If you are looking for some last minute holiday gift ideas or want to take the family out for some holiday fun, Gayle’s your lady! She has the details on lots of festive activities going on in ‘Gayle On The Go’.


Adamson House Christmas Tours
Adamson House Museum

23200 Pacific Coast Highway
310 456 8432, Extension #7

Discover Malibu’s historical past in the glow of Christmas lights at Malibu’s Adamson House. Explore the classic 1929 home with original furnishings and decorative ceramic tiles produced by Malibu Potteries. Listen to holiday music while enjoying refreshments. The Visitor’s Center is open to allow guests to purchase holiday gift.

For reservations and ticket prices, take a look at the website adamsonhouse.org



Winter Sale
Theodore Payne Foundation for Wild Flowers & Native Plants 10459 Tuxford Street
Sun Valley
818 768 1802

Give the gift of gardening! There’s a 50-per cent off sale of selected plants at the Theodore Payne Foundation for Wildflowers and Native Plants.


Winter Wonderland & Holiday Marketplace
Ventura Harbor Village
805 477 0470

Discover the joy of holiday shopping while wondering through a festive holiday village at the Ventura Harbor’s Winter Wonderland & Holiday Marketplace held Saturday, December 21 from 1 – 5 pm.  Festivities include faux snowfall every 15 minutes, visits with Santa & Mrs. Claus, and live reindeer, carolers, a parade and fireworks!



Huntington Harbor Philharmonic Cruise of Lights
Huntington Harbor

The Huntington Harbour Philharmonic Cruise of Lights® offers narrated boat tours through the waterways of Huntington Harbour in Huntington Beach. Everything is decorated with thousands of lights and animated displays on brightly decorated homes, docks, decks and boats are all on parade and display.



Holiday Lights & Festive Sights

Also decorated – Temecula!  Take a tour of the city’s holiday lights and festive sights. For a map of the award winning holiday decorated homes, take a look at the Temecula Events Dot Org website. If you don’t want to drive – there are ten-dollar bus tours.



2nd Annual Reindeer Project
Westfield Century City

Westfield Century City is spreading holiday cheer with its second annual ‘The Reindeer Project.’  A holiday art collection of life-sized acrylic reindeer, designed by prominent Los Angeles artists, are on display throughout Westfield Century City. They will be auctioned via CharityBuzz.com in support of local charities A Place Called Home and Free Arts for Abused Children.



Winter Whale Watching
Harbor Breeze Cruises
Aquarium of the Pacific Long Beach

This is an unusual Christmas gift. A whale watching cruise. Marine life experts say this is a good time to take a look because they say an unprecedented number of Sperm whales, Humpback whales, Fin Whales, AND Orcas can bee seen off the coast.



Santa Train
Orange Empire Railway Museum
951 943 3020

Join Santa for a ride on Santa’s Christmas Train, a treasured holiday tradition. Children of all ages can enjoy a ride with Santa. Elves will lead Christmas carols and fun games during your visit with Santa. After the train ride enjoy refreshments and other activities. Ride the trolleys and explore the museum grounds.

Visit the museum’s website for the Santa Train schedule and ticket prices.



Trains, Trees & Traditions
Nixon Presidential Library & Museum
18001 Yorba Linda Boulevard
Yorba Linda
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.



This Weekend!
A California Christmas
Reagan Presidential Library & Museum
40 Presidential Drive
Simi Valley
(805) 522-2977


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)
Santa Monica

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.



Downtown on Ice
Pershing Square
213 624 4289


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.



Outdoor Skating Rink
San Fernando Boulevard
Downtown Burbank
818 238 5180

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,  for up to 90-minutes for 12-dollars.



Woodland Hills Ice
Westfield Promenade
6100 Topanga Canyon Boulevard
Woodland Hills
818 854 4151

And, groove and glide on seven-thousand square feet of Woodland Hills Ice open for its fifth season. Ticket prices here are ten-dollars.


Gayle, Gayle on the Go
KTLA 5 News
5800 Sunset Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028

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Gayle Anderson, KTLA 5 News.