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Top Things To Do This Weekend – December 5, 2012

Top Things To Do This Weekend – December 5, 2012

Kick Off To Sheriff’s Toy Drive Live On KHTS–
Grace Baptist Candlelight Concerts– 
Canyon Theatre Guild “White Christmas”–
The Sanctuary Church “Gifts Of The Magi”–
Repertory East Playhouse “Moonlight & Magnolias”–
Real Life Church “Jingle Jam”–
The Church On The Way “Follow The Star”–
Children’s Dental Health “The Magic In A Smile”–
Hart High Cheer E-Waste Collection–
AND MORE…

Kick Off To Sheriff’s Toy Drive – Live on KHTS
When: Wednesday, December 5 from 3:30 to 7pm
Where: Power Chevrolet, 23649 Valencia Boulevard (at Creekside), Valencia
Details: The Power Automotive Group is hosting the kick-off to the Sheriff’s Toy Drive and KHTS will be broadcasting it live. Bring an unwrapped new toy for a child (infant through teen). Children’s choirs from local elementary schools will be performing holiday songs. Show your support for children in need within our community and come out to this event. Click here to learn more.

Grace Baptist Candlelight Concerts
When:  Friday, December 7 at 8pm; Saturday, December 8 at 4pm; Sunday, December 9 at 4pm
Where:  Grace Baptist Church, 22833 Copper Hill Drive (on the corner of Copperhill & Seco)
Details:  Grace Baptist is holding their Candlelight Concerts performed by the Sanctuary Choir and Praise Orchestra.  This heart filling event will help put the real meaning into Christmas.  Admission is free and all are welcome.  Click here for further information on the concerts and Grace Baptist or call 661-296-8737.

Canyon Theatre Guild “White Christmas”
When:  Friday at 8pm on:  November 23, December 7, 14 and 21;  Saturday at 8pm on:  November 24, December 1, 8, 15 and 22;  Saturdays at 2pm on: December 15 and 22;  Sundays at 2pm on:  November 25, December 2, 9 and 16;  Weekday performances at 7pm on Tuesday, December 19 and Wednesday, December 20
Where:  Canyon Theatre Guild, 24242 Main Street, OldTown Newhall
Details:  Your holiday spirit will come alive at the Canyon Theatre Guild’s presentation of Irving Berlin’s “White Christmas”.  All the songs we’ve come to love will be sung:  Sisters, The Best Things Happen When You’re Dancing, Snow, What Can You Do with a General, I Wish I Was Back in the Army, and White Christmas.  “White Christmas” opens Friday, November 23 with a champagne and wine reception.  Tickets to this heartwarming musical would make perfect stocking stuffers.   Tickets are $17 for adults and $15 for juniors and seniors.  Click here for more information and tickets or call 661-799-2702.  

The Sanctuary Church “Gifts Of The Magi”
When:  Friday, December 7 at 7pm; Saturday, December 8 at 7pm; Sunday, December 9 at 7pm
Where:  The Sanctuary Church, 26444 Friendly Valley Parkway, Canyon Country (at Sierra Highway)
Details:  The Sanctuary celebrates the holiday season with “The Gifts of the Magi” by Mark St Germain with music by Randy Courts.  This Christmas classic tells the story of Jim and Della sharing Christmas and love during trying times.  Tickets are a modest $5 at the door or $3 pre-sale.  Click here for tickets and to learn more or call 661-252-7255.


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Repertory East Playhouse “Moonlight & Magnolias”
When:  Now through December 15, Friday and Saturday shows start at 8pm, Sunday Matinees start at 2pm
Where:  Repertory East Playhouse, 24266 Main Street, Old Town Newhall
Details:  Repertory East Playhouse brings us “Moonlight & Magnolias” the hilarious behind the scenes story of the making of “Gone with the Wind”.  It seems the screenplay for GWTW wasn’t working so legendary producer David O. Selznick shuts down production.  Over five days Selznick, famed screenwriter Ben Hecht and director Victor Fleming lock themselves in a room with only a diet of bananas and peanuts and come up with the screenplay for the movie that becomes a classic.  Tickets are $20 for adults and $17 for students and seniors.  Doors & Bar opens one hour before show time.  Call 288-000 or click here for more information and tickets.  

RealLifeChurch “Jingle Jam”
When:  Friday, December 7 from 7 to 8:30pm
Where:  Real Life Church, 23841 Newhall Ranch Road (between Grandview and Mc Bean Parkway)
Details:  Real Life Church is holding Jingle Jam a Christmas party for the whole family.  There will be real snow.  Enter the snowman building contest, smile pretty in the photo booth or play games for prizes.  There will be live entertainment and The Habit Food Truck.  Admission is free and everyone is invited.  Click here for more details or call 661-775-7401.

The Church On The Way “Follow The Star”
When:  Sunday, December 9 at 9am and 11am
Where:  The Church On The Way, 23415 Cinema Drive
Details:  The Church On The Way brings us a delightful children’s Christmas presentation “Follow The Star” a musical presentation of the Christmas story.  Click here to learn more of call or call661-291-6000.

Children’s Dental Health “The Magic In A Smile”
When:  Saturday, December 8 from 4pm to 6pm
Where:  NorthPark Community Church, 28310 Kelly Johnson Parkway, Valencia
Details:  The Foundation for Children’s Dental Health is hosting “The Magic In A Smile”.  This evening features LaBak the Magician and Joe Gandelman the Ventriloquist.  The Special VIP Reception following the show will have refreshments, cookie decorating, face painting, carolers and a meet-and-greet with the performers.  Tickets:  Family Four-Pack (two adults, two children) $40 for show or $50 for VIP Reception;  individual admission for adults is $12 for show or $15 for VIP Reception;  individual admission for children (12 years and under) are $10 for show or $13 for VIP Reception.  Click here for tickets and more information or call 661-254-1600.  

Hart High Cheer E-Waste Collection
When:  Saturday, December 8 and Sunday, December 9 from 9am to 4pm
Where:  College of the Canyons Valencia parking lot
Details:  Hart High Cheer is holding an E-Waste fundraiser.  Clean out your closets and garage for all your electronic waste.  No large appliances. 

And More…

SCV Mothers of Twins 11th Annual Holiday Boutique
Date: Saturday, December 8th from 8am to 2pm
Location: The Real Life Church, 23841 Newhall Ranch Road (between Grandview and Mc Bean Parkway)
Details:  Start your Holiday shopping with the Santa Clarita Valley Mothers of Twins 11th Annual Holiday Boutique.  You will find gifts for everyone on your holiday list.  There will be lots of vendors selling great gift and decorating items.  Enter the Raffle Baskets drawing and a stop at the Bake Sale Table is a must.  Call Sharon at  661-212-0998.

Valley Performing Art Center “The Romeros With Massimo Paris”
When:  Wednesday, December 5 at 8pm
Where:  Valley Performing Arts Center at CSUN, 18111 Nordhoff, Northridge
Details:  The Valley Performing Arts Center brings us “an evening of dazzling artistry, technique and improvisational skill” featuring the Romeros with Massimo Paris & Concerto Malaga.  Click here for tickets and more information or call  818-677-3000.

Lancaster Performing Arts Center “The Nutcracker”
When:  Saturday, December 8 at 2pm and 7pm;  Sunday, December 9 at 2pm
Where:  Lancaster Performing Arts Center, 750 W. Lancaster Boulevard, Lancaster
Details:  The Lancaster Performing Arts Center brings us the classic holiday favorite “The Nutcracker”.  Whether this ballet performance is your first experience or a family tradition, you and your family will be charmed.  Click here for tickets and more information or call 661-723-5950.

Ice Station Valencia “Family Snow Day”
When:  Sunday, December 9 from 1:30pm to 4:30pm
Where:  Ice Station Valencia, 27745 North Smyth Drive, across from Valencia High
Details:  Come and play in snow during Ice Station Valencia’s Family Snow Day, a day of fun for the whole family. You can ice skate, drink hot cocoa and meet Santa. Child Admission includes a snow play area on the Pond where tennis shoes can be worn. Child Admission (age 17 and under): $12; Adult Admission: free to play, $5 for skate rentals. There will be another Family Snow Day on December 23. Click here for more information or call 661-775-8686.

College Of The Canyons Holiday Jazz Band Concert
When:  Fridy, December 7 at 7:30pm
Where:  Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons, Valencia campus, 26455 Rockwell Canyon, Valencia
Details:  College of the Canyons is holding their Annual Holiday Jazz Band Concert.    All the holiday season favorites will be performed.  The audience is welcome to sing along with Katherine Lench-Meyering and the Studio Jazz Ensemble.  Tickets are $10/$5.  Click here for tickets and more information or call the box office at 661-362-5304.  

College Of The Canyons Holiday Dance Showcase
When:  Wednesday, December 5 and Thursday, December 6 at 8m
Where:  Black Box Theater at Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons, Valencia campus, 26455 Rockwell Canyon, Valencia
Details:  College of the Canyons Dance is holding their Holiday Dance Showcase. They will feature past and present works featuring dancing and choreography of College of the Canyons Dance Company students, guests artists, faculty and alumni. “This show is guaranteed to get you ready for the Holidays.”  Tickets are $10/$5.  Click here for tickets and more information or call the box office at 661-362-5304.  

Santa Clarita Chapter of Compassionate Friends “Candle Lighting”
When:  Sunday, December 9 starting at 6:30pm
Where:  Canyon Country Park, 17615 W. Soledad Canyon Road, Canyon Country
Details:  The Santa Clarita Chapter of Compassionate Friends is inviting all to the 16th Worldwide Candle Lighting to honor and remember children that have died. The evening will start with live performances, music, poems and a slide show.  The candle lighting will start at 7pm.  Candles will be provided.  This worldwide lighting travels the world from time zone to time zone and from candle to candle. For more information call Diane at 661-252-4654 or Alice at 661-252-4374. 

American Legion “Craft Fair”
When:  Saturday, December 8th, from 9:00am to 6:00pm
Where:  American Legion, 24527 Spruce St., Newhall
Details:  The American Legion is holding a “Craft Fair” to support our local Santa Clarita Valley Food Pantry.  For further information call 661-259-7507.

Grace Baptist “Surviving The Holidays – GriefShare”
When:  Wednesday, December 5 at 7pm
Where:  Grace Baptist Church, 22833 Copper Hill Drive (on the corner of Copperhill & Seco) in room D220
Details:  During the holiday season, many of us have a difficult time dealing with grief.  Grace Baptist is hosting “Surviving the Holidays – GriefShare” offering practical suggestions and support.  Click here to learn more or call 661-296-8737.

Boutique & Craft Fair
When:  Saturday, Dec 8 and Sunday, December 9 from 9am to 4pm
Where:  WilliamS.HartRegionalPark & Museum, 24151 Newhall Avenue, Newhall
Details:  William S. Hart Regional Park & Museum HolidayHoliday Boutique and Craft Fair held in Hart Hall has free admission.  For more information call Al Ewing, aewing@parks.lacounty.gov at 661-259-1750.  

William S. Hart Regional Park & MuseumCowboys & Carols”
When:  Saturday December 8, doors open at 7pm, concert begins at 8pm
Where:William S. Hart Regional Park and Museum located at 24151 Newhall Avenue in Newhall, 
Details:  Come enjoy Cowboys and Carols featuring the Cowboy Jazz sensation “Cow Bop,” in the William S. Hart Regional Park Museum.  Enjoy refreshments and self-guided tours.  Tickets are $45.00 per person for non-Friends of Hart Parkmembers and $40.00 per person for members and may be purchased by calling 661-222-9542 or online at: www.friendsofhartpark.org.  For more information call Margi Bertram at 661-254-4584.  

City of Santa Clarita “Hot Cocoa & A Movie
When:  Saturday, December 15 from 1pm to 4pm
Where:  SCSC Activities Center, 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway
Details:  Starting Monday, December 10 sign up for your free limited tickets to “Hot Cocoa & A Movie”.  Hot cocoa and craft activities will follow the movie.  Children under 8 years old must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.  For more information call 661-250-3703.

And Upcoming…

Santa Clarita Ballet – “The Nutcracker
When: Saturday, December 15 at 2pm and 7:30pm; Sunday, December 16 at 2pm and 7pm
Where: Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyon, Valencia campus, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road
Details: The magic of the holiday season comes to life on-stage with the Santa Clarita Ballet’s production of “The Nutcracker”. This famous ballet has been a holiday tradition following Marie and her Nutcracker through the Land of Sweets, meeting the Sugar Plum Fairy and being entertained by Russian, Arabian and Chinese dancer. Whether you are continuing the tradition or starting the tradition, your family is sure to love this enchanting ballet. Tickets are on sale now. Click here for more information and tickets or call 661-251-0366.

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Top Things To Do This Weekend – December 5, 2012

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