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Celebrating the season! Our picks for the best family-friendly holiday events

If you’re looking to get into the holiday spirit, December is jam-packed with free and low-cost events that will have you humming Christmas carols and researching egg nog recipes in no time.
Whether you’re looking to take a family photo with old St. Nick, view some spectacular lights in Marina del Rey or play in the snow, there’s an event this month to help you celebrate the most wonderful time of the year. Enjoy the magic of the season with these festive holiday happenings in the HomeTown News community!

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Our picks for the best local holiday events

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and we can all be thankful that there are tons of events and activities this month to help celebrate!

Santa will be making special appearances all over town, so we’re confident that this year, Westchester/Playa is on the good list! And the Marina will once again be hosting some of the area’s most festive events full of lights, music, wonder and even (literal) tons of snow!

Whether you get your photo taken with jolly old St. Nick, enjoy carolers, make holiday crafts or take in a holiday movie, this month you’ll have plenty of chances to enjoy the magic of the season!

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Mark your calendars for a month full of holiday happenings for the whole family

It’s the holiday season and that means plenty of free and low cost events to help celebrate the most wonderful time of the year. Westchester/Playa must be on the “nice” list this year, because Santa is stopping all over town to collect Christmas lists, pose for free pictures and spread holiday cheer. Whether you’re interested in fanciful lights, arts & crafts, breakfast with Old St. Nick, or even a chance to have your picture taken in a giant snow globe, local businesses and community groups are making sure there’s no shortage of activities and events to help create a little holiday magic this December. Continue reading

Community readies for the holidays with Santa tours, snow days and fireworks

If you’re looking for a fun, festive event to help usher in the holiday season, you’ve come to the right place. This month there is no shortage of Santa sightings, tree lightings, sing-a-longs, snow days and fireworks to help celebrate the most wonderful time of the year. Here is our list of some of the best holiday and Christmas events the whole family can enjoy in the HomeTown News area: Continue reading