Friday, November 28, 2008

Holiday Happenings: Today and Next Week

The two-day sale downtown continues through today (Saturday, Nov. 29). Find details in the flyer.

A charity screening of “It’s A Wonderful Life” takes place on Sunday, Nov. 30 at 2 p.m. at the Warner Grand Theatre. In lieu of admission, moviegoers should bring an unwrapped toy or non-perishable food item. The toys and food will be donated to Beacon House, Rainbow Services and Toberman Neighborhood Center for distribution to families in need.

A tree decorating ceremony will take place on Monday, Dec. 1 at 11 a.m. at Peppertree Park adjacent the San Pedro municipal building, 638 S. Beacon St. View the flyer for details.

Downtown businesses will decorate their windows for First Thursday on Dec. 4.

“A Christmas Carol” – the Charles Dickens classic – becomes “The Christmas Carol,” as interpreted by The Relevant Stage. Shows run Dec. 4-7 at the Warner Grand Theatre. Go deluxe with a wine tasting package in conjunction with Off the Vine Wines or go thrifty with discounted online tickets. Use promotion code “humbug” to save half off adult tickets at

Weymouth Corners hosts Candy Cane Lane on Dec. 5 from 5-9 p.m. Eighth Street between Weymouth Street and Averill Avenue will become a winter wonderland with Santa visits, carnival games, cookie decorating, music, dancers, food and more. See the flyer for details.

The new fountain at the waterfront will put on a holiday performance on Dec. 5 from 7-9 p.m. The show repeats on Dec. 12 and 19.

The annual Holiday Afloat boat parade is Dec. 6 at 6 p.m. along the Main Channel.

The 27th annual holiday street parade is on Dec. 7. It begins at 1 p.m. at 15th Street and Pacific Avenue. The route goes north along Pacific Avenue to Sixth Street, turning east to the ending point at Fifth and Palos Verdes Streets.

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