Holiday Events Calendar

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Friday, Dec. 9

“Sleeping Beauty And Her Winter Knight,” 7:30 p.m., Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach. Tickets, $30-$70, available at www.lagunaplayhouse.com or by calling (949) 497- 2787. Through Friday, Dec. 30.

Casa Nutcracker, 7 p.m., 
415 Avenida Granada, San Clemente. Tickets: (949) 498-2139. The production features classic choreography tailored to Casa Romantica’s intimate main salon.

Student recital, 8 p.m., Soka University Performing Arts Center, Aliso Viejo. Free.

Hal Landon Jr. is Ebenezer Scrooge in South Coast Repertory’s production of “A Christmas Carol,” 7:30 p.m., 655 Town Center Dr., Costa Mesa. Through Dec. 24. Tickets: www.scr.org.

American Ballet Theatre’s “The Nutcracker,” 2 and 7 p.m., Segerstrom Center, Dec. 9-18. Tickets: starting at $29, online at SCFTA.org, or Box Office, 600 Town Center Dr. in Costa Mesa. (714) 556-2787.

 

Saturday, Dec. 10

Sawdust Winter Festival, 935 Laguna Canyon Road, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. $8. Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 10-11, 17-18. 949 494-3030.

San Francisco Ballet guest artists Yuan Yuan Tan and Tiit Helimets in Festival Ballet Theatre’s “The Nutcracker,” Saturday, Dec. 10, at 2 and 7 p.m.; Dec. 11, 1 and 6 p.m. Tickets through Dec. 24 at Barclay Theatre, 4242 Campus Dr., Irvine. 800 840-9227.

“Under the Sea,” 42nd annual Boat Parade of Lights in Dana Point Harbor sets out Dec. 9-10, 16-17, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Free activities throughout Mariner’s Village, Mariner’s Alley and Dana Wharf beginning at 5:30 p.m. Parking available at Doheny State Beach lot for $2 per hour. Free trolleys will be running from 4:30 to 10:30 p.m. to Harbor Drive.

 

Sunday, Dec. 11

Holiday sing-along with live band, South Laguna Community Garden Park, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2-4 p.m. Bring voices and treats to share. Help decorate the garden, 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 10.

All-American Boys Chorus, 4 p.m., Soka University Performing Arts Center, Aliso Viejo. $32-$47.

 

Tuesday, Dec. 13

LBHS Winter Music Concert, 7 p.m., Artists’ Theatre, 625 Park Ave. Free.

Live performance by a dozen “An Orange Christmas” recording artists, from Poul Pederson to Beth Wood, 6:30 p.m., Congregational Church, 340 St. Ann’s Dr. $10. Info: 494-8061.

Wednesday, Dec. 14  

Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade celebrates its 108th year during five consecutive nights of decorated yachts, boats, kayaks and canoes Dec. 14-18. The parade starts off at Bay Island at 6:30 pm and finishes at the same spot at 9 p.m.

 

Coming up:

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Laguna Tunes Community Chorus

Laguna Tunes Community Chorus holiday concert, 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 16, Laguna Beach High School Artists’ Theatre, 625 Park Ave. The 50-member chorus is led by Bob Gunn, director of Orange County’s Men Alive chorus and Laguna’s St. Mary’s choir.

“The Ten Tenors: Home for the Holidays,” Friday and Saturday, Dec. 16-17, 8 p.m., in the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. Tickets are $35-$167. (714) 755-5799 or visit PacificSymphony.org.

 

The Na Leo Holiday Concert, a female Hawaiian group, performs contemporary hits and holiday classics at 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 17, at Soka University Performing Arts Center. Tickets: $45-$37.

“Elf the Musical,” 2 and 7:30 p.m., Dec. 20-Jan. 1, Segerstrom Center Tickets: starting at $29, online at SCFTA.org, or Box Office, 600 Town Center Dr. in Costa Mesa. (714) 556-2787.

Klezmatics’ “Happy Joyous Hanukah,” lyrics by Woody Guthrie, 8 p.m. Dec. 22. Segerstrom Center, Tickets: starting at $29, online at SCFTA.org, or Box Office, 600 Town Center Dr. in Costa Mesa. (714) 556-2787.

Fiesta Navidad, 8 p.m., Friday Dec. 23, Segerstrom Center. Tickets: starting at $29, online at SCFTA.org, or Box Office, 600 Town Center Drive in Costa Mesa. (714) 556-2787.

Surfboard Menorah celebration, 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 25, Main Beach cobblestones. Israeli DJ, dancing, magician, crafts, latkes and menorah lighting. Free.

 

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