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Holiday Events 2022

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November 18 – December 11, Fridays and Saturdays 8pm, Sunday Matinees 2pm, MCT Presents Now and Then, Adult,

Thursday, November 24, Run for Pie and Kids Turkey Chase

November 25 – January 1, Monday – Saturday: 1 – 10pm; Sundays 12 – 8pm, Ice Skating by Monterey Bay,

November 25+, Photos with Santa, Capitola Mall,

November 25 – December 2, 5 – 8pm, Yuletide Folklore Ritual Crafts and Food, Travel with us back in time to learn how the pagan customs of Yule were kept and survive through a talk by local author Kellie Rice.

christmas-beach-treeNovember 25-27, December 3-4, 10-11, 17-18, Holiday Tree Walk,

November 25-26, December 3-4, 12-13, 17-23, Holiday Lights Train,

Fridays- Sundays, 5:3, 6:30 or 7:30pm, November 25 – December 25,  Holiday Lights 2022

Friday, November 25, Monday – Friday 6 – 9pm & Saturday – Sunday 9am – 9pm, Boulder Creek Fire Department Christmas Trees,

November 25 – 27, Nutcracker by Pacific Ballet,

Saturday, November 26 – December 31, Farley’s Winter Wonderland,

surfin-santa-2Saturday, November 26, 12pm, Surfin’ Santa will be landing on Capitola Beach via his outrigger canoe!

November 27, 11am – 4pm, Holiday Market Pop-up, Abbott Square, 20 local makers + live music by Alecia Haselton + food and bevs,

November 2 – January 16, San Francisco Union Square Ice Skating,

November 30+, Wreaths for Sale Order now! Scotts Valley High School Parent Club,

Dec 2 – 18, Fridays – Sundays, 10 am- 10pm, Christmas on the Wharf,

Friday, December 2, from 5 – 8:30pm Vets Hall & December 4, 2022, 12:30-4:30pm, Abbott Square, Be Natural Kids Concerts, $3 (2yr & under FREE)

December 3 & 4, 2pm, Mini Nutcracker performances by Santa Cruz City Ballet at Colonnade Stage on the Boardwalk!

Saturday, December 3, 10am – 2pm, Free Nature Crafts, Free Admission 10am – 5pm, Winter Open House. Join the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History for a free and festive,

Saturday December 3, 11am – 2pm, Boys and Girls Club Holiday Craft & Food Fair, The Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Cruz County invites local children and artists.

December 3, 1 – 5pm, Holiday Craft Fair and Tree Lighting, Aptos Chamber of Commerce,

christmas_carolingDecember 3, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10, Dig Gardens Holiday Wreaths With a Twist Workshop.  Create a show stopping wreath with succulents and air plants!

December 4, 11 – 5, Hallcrest Holiday Market, We have some amazing vendors.

December 3 & 4, 4 – 9pm, Walk-through; Tuesday, December 6 – 30, 6 – 10pm, Drive-through, Fantasy of Lights 2022

Saturday, December 3, 5:30pm, Santa Cruz Lighted Boat Parade, Santa Cruz Harbor,

Sunday, December 4, 3 – 6pm, SLV Museum Holiday Craft Workshop. Enjoy creating holiday themed craft projects at six craft stations.

holidays-christmas-harbor-boat-paradeSunday, December 4, 5:30pm, Brighten Your Lights Boat Parade, Monterey Harbor

December 8-11, 6:30 – 9pm, Bethlehem 2022, Join us on a journey to the Biblical city of Bethlehem. Be a part of history and witness the events that led up to the birth of Jesus Christ.

December 9 & 10, 6:30pm and December 10 & 11, 1:30pm, Peter Pan Jr: All About Theatre,

December 9 & 10, 5- 9pm, Christmas in the Adobes, Monterey State Historic Park Association (MSHPA) and California State Parks present the 38th Annual Christmas in the Adobes.

December 10 & 11, 2pm, Madagascar Jr, Mount Madonna School’s Hawknest Theatre, ” A crack-a-lackin’ story of friendship and teamwork as embodied onstage by Mount Madonna School’s middle school cast.

christmas-pacific-ballet-nutcracker-768x369Saturday, December 10, 12 – 5 pm, Santa Cruz Mountains Art Center Holiday Sale & Open House. Shop Local & Shop Small at the Art Center this holiday season!

December 10 & 11, Saturday & Sunday, 1pm & 4pm, The Nutcracker with LIVE ORCHESTRA! Experience the magic of the holiday season with Santa Cruz Ballet Theatre’s “The Nutcracker”.

Saturday, December 10, 3pm and 7:30pm, The Fire presents their fan-favorite holiday show titled “The Fire’s Very Scottish Christmas”

Sunday, December 11, Make Herbal Gifts Workshops. Celebrate the holidays in a fun-filled day of creating herbal gifts that are inexpensive and easy to make.

Sunday, December 11, 3pm, Tomáseen Foley’s A Celtic Christmas, Now in its 27th season, Tomáseen Foley’s A Celtic Christmas brings traditional Irish musicians and dancers to enthralled audiences.

christmas-toy-trains-ericDecember 15 – 18 and 22 – 23: 12 – 6pm and Dec 24, 12 – 3pm, Toy Trains 2022, MAH, Get whisked away into the whimsical world of Toy Trains.

December 16 & 17, 7pm and December 17 & 18, 2pm Seusical Jr, All About Theatre,

Saturday, December 17, 1pm or 4:30pm and Sunday, December 18, 1pm or 4:30pm, Nutcracker Performance by the Santa Cruz City Ballet. Join us for our annual Santa Cruz Nutcracker performance!

Saturday December 17 from 11am to 3pm, Holiday Market on the Felton Covered Bridge, Celebrate the season at Felton Covered Bridge Park! Join us for arts & crafts, delicious food & beverages, music, holiday lights and other festivities.

Monday – Sunday: December 19 – Jan 1, 12 – 5pm, Winter Wonderland at the Boardwalk,

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