Weekend Guide: Parade of Lights & Fireworks, Arctic Lights at the Zoo and Lots of Holiday Music

Weekend Guide IconSo much fun, so little time! Here are our Happening’s picks for the weekend and as always, don’t forget to check out our calendar daily for lots of fresh ideas. 

 

 

Friday

 

Santa’s Cottage at The Promenade at Westlake: Come and have your professional photo taken with Santa!

The Lakes at Thousand Oaks’ Annual Holiday Ice Rink: Come celebrate the holiday season at The Lakes at Thousand Oaks Ice Rink. Tickets to the rink can be purchased onsite at the ice rink ticket window. All tickets priced at $15.

Holiday Lights 3D Spectacular: The holidays come to life when the elves light up Janss Marketplace. Nightly shows in the fountain courtyard, 6-8 p.m. (every 3o minutes).

Holiday Music Performance at The Oaks Mall: Enjoy the Sounds of the Season at The Oaks Mall with free performances through December 20th.

Ventura Harbor Holiday Parade of Lights & Fireworks: The two-day fun filled event includes a carnival, seaside shopping and dining followed by the lighted boat parade at 6:30 pm and fireworks show at 8 pm. Parking and admission are free.

 

Saturday

 

Santa’s Cottage at The Promenade at Westlake: Come and have your professional photo taken with Santa!

The Lakes at Thousand Oaks’ Annual Holiday Ice Rink: Come celebrate the holiday season at The Lakes at Thousand Oaks Ice Rink. Tickets to the rink can be purchased onsite at the ice rink ticket window. All tickets priced at $15.

Santa’s Reindeer Visit the Malibu County Mart and Photos with Santa:Malibu Country Mart is celebrating the December holiday season by transforming into a Winter Wonderland. Trimmed with festive holiday décor, the shopping destination will feature a beautifully decorated Christmas tree, a menorah, and plenty of twinkling lights.

Holiday Lights 3D Spectacular: The holidays come to life when the elves light up Janss Marketplace. Nightly shows in the fountain courtyard, 6-8 p.m. (every 3o minutes).

Arctic Lights Event at America’s Teaching Zoo at Moorpark College:America’s Teaching Zoo presents their annual Arctic Lights event, featuring real snow, animals, arts and crafts and holiday lights, at the college from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Holiday Music Performance at The Oaks Mall:  Enjoy the Sounds of the Season at The Oaks Mall with free performances through December 20th.

Ventura Harbor Holiday Parade of Lights & Fireworks: The two-day fun filled event includes a carnival, seaside shopping and dining followed by the lighted boat parade at 6:30 pm and fireworks show at 8 pm. Parking and admission are free.

Newbury Park High School Choral Music Winter Concert:The Award-Winning Newbury Park High School Choral Music Department will present its Annual Winter Concerts on December 16-18, 2015 at 7 p.m. in the Newbury Park High School Performing Arts Center.

 

Sunday

 

Family Fun Snow Day at Simi Valley Town Center: Over 15 tons of snow will be brought in to the Simi Valley Town Center on Saturday, December 19th from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. There will be games, crafts, cookie decorating, snow shows, and snow play. Fun day for the whole family. Admission is free.

Arctic Lights Event at America’s Teaching Zoo at Moorpark College:America’s Teaching Zoo presents their annual Arctic Lights event, featuring real snow, animals, arts and crafts and holiday lights, at the college from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Santa’s Cottage at The Promenade at Westlake: Come and have your professional photo taken with Santa!

The Lakes at Thousand Oaks’ Annual Holiday Ice Rink: Come celebrate the holiday season at The Lakes at Thousand Oaks Ice Rink. Tickets to the rink can be purchased onsite at the ice rink ticket window. All tickets priced at $15.

Conejo Civic Ballet Presents ‘The Nutcracker’ in Thousand Oaks: CCBC’s 12th annual performance features guest artists from Sacramento Ballet and the Colburn Dance Academy in downtown Los Angeles! At the Civic Arts Plaza.

Holiday Lights 3D Spectacular: The holidays come to life when the elves light up Janss Marketplace. Nightly shows in the fountain courtyard, 6-8 p.m. (every 3o minutes).

Los Robles Children’s Choir Holiday Wonder Concert at Cal Lutheran:Join us for an unforgettable evening of holiday songs that will lift your spirits and add to the joy of the holidays.

Conejo Valley Harmony Oaks Chorus at Thousand Oaks Library:A concert sure to put you in the holiday mood with the men of the Conejo Valley Harmony Oaks Chorus and quartets singing a variety of winter seasonal favorites all sung in the barbershop style.

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