"It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas!" There are holiday events and holiday information everywhere. Here are a few suggestions. Enjoy!
Sawdust Art & Craft Festival
935 Laguna Canyon Road
Christmas is in the air everywhere, including Laguna Beach, home to the WINTER FANTASY at the SAWDUST ART & CRAFT FESTIVAL. Every weekend, now through December 18th from 10am to 6pm, we can find one of a kind treasures produced by more than one-hundred of Laguna Beach’s finest artists. The Winter Fantasy offers the most unique holiday shopping in all of Southern California, jewelry, clothing, fused and blown glass, ceramics, woodwork, forged metals, painting, photography, sculpture, clothing and textiles.
For the complete list of artists and activities happening this weekend, check the website : sawdustartfestival.org
Christmas Tree Train & Santa Shopper
Fillmore & Western Railway
364 Main Street
805 524 2546
In Fillmore at the Fillmore & Western Railway, “Home to the Movie Trains”, take the Christmas Tree Trains to pick out a pre-cut Christmas tree at the Loose Caboose or the tree farm. Santa will be onboard to visit with everyone. Bring your cameras so you can take pictures. Departures are at 10:00 and 2:00.
L.A. Zoo 50th Anniversary
L.A. Zoo Lights
323 644 4200
There’s plenty of Christmas spirit at the Los Angeles Zoo in Griffith Park. Their L.A. ZOO LIGHTS returns with more lights and more nights of dazzling magic as the zoo celebrates its 50th Anniversary.
Also, the Los Angeles Zoo says this is the only place where we can see real live reindeer! It’s the Reindeer Romp!
Flair Cleaners Annual Holiday Clothing & Shoe Drive
Five Flair Cleaners Locations: Burbank, Redondo Beach, Santa Monica, Studio City, & Valencia
Flair Cleaners continues its community tradition of collecting our gently used and new clothing and shoes for its annual holiday clothing and shoe drive. We can make our donations at ant of the five Flair Cleaners locations from Burbank to Redondo Beach to Studio City to Santa Monica and Valencia now until December 31st. Donations will benefit the Los Angeles Mission, MEND, and Helping Hands for the Blind.
Christmas Tree Lane 2016
Inland Valley Habitat for Humanity
We can win one of 20 uniquely designed Christmas trees in Temecula at the Inland Valley Habitat for Humanity’s CHRISTMAS TREE LANE. The CHRISTMAS TREE LANE Raffle, now through December 12th at the Promenade Temecula, gives a chance to take one of these home for the price of a one dollar raffle ticket.
If you want to get your hands on a raffle ticket and chance to win the “GIVING TREE” or any of the 19-other special Christmas trees, check the website: http://www.habitativ.org/christmastreelane
or call 951 296 3362.
SkyPark @ Santa’s Village
After nearly 20 years, it’s back! Santa’s Village near Lake Arrowhead in the San Bernardino Mountains is open just in time for Christmas.
Attractions include Santa’s house and child play centers, as well as the “Silver Bells Ice Skating Pond” and the “Magic Tree Bouldering Room” where children can climb.
Tickets can only be bought online for specific dates. For information check the website: skyparksantasvillage.com
Project Angel Food Fresh Fundraising Pies
Project Angel Food
922 Vine Street
323 845 1800
Time is running out to get your hands on one of Project Angel Food fresh holiday pies, made on the premises, available for your holiday meals and parties.
The Christmas pie choices are Chef Daniel’s Apple Crumble, Chef John’s Pumpkin, and Chef Derbeh’s Fruitcake. Also, Chef Juan has perfected a Diabetic Apple Crumble Pie.
Project Angel Food is partnering with Lyft and Postmates , who together with Project Angel Food's drivers will provide free delivery on orders of 5 or more.
Your pie purchase proceeds will help Project Angel Food continue serving its more than 1,400 critically ill clients free of charge.
For pick-up and delivery information, take a look at the Project Angel Food website: angelfood.org or call 323 845 1800 x 210
Enchanted Forest of Light
1418 Descanso Drive
La Canada Flintridge
The folks at Descanso Gardens in La Canada-Flintridge describe this as an interactive nighttime experience unlike anything else in Los Angeles. This is ENCHANTED: FOREST OF LIGHT. We’re invited to a one mile walk through of eight distinct lighting displays in some of Descanso Gardens most spectacular areas.
HOW TO GET ON THE “GAYLE ON THE GO” list!
PLEASE SEND YOUR INFORMATION TO: Gayle.Anderson@KTLA.com Please be sure to provide video with your request.
The deadline for your information is EVERY Tuesday 5pm.
Don’t forget you can always post your information on the KTLA Community Calendar. Here’s the link: http://ktla.com/community
Celebrate Sunday, Gayle Anderson, KTLA 5 News. Ho! Ho! Ho!