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Top Things To Do This Weekend, December 7, 2011

This weekend in Santa Clarita is brought to you by our friends at Valencia Auto Center

Power Honda Sheriff’s Toy Drive
Futbol Club Santa Clarita vs Chival Guadalajara
LPAC – “The Nutcracker”
Total Financial Solutions – “Arthur Christmas”
CTG – “A Christmas Carol The Musical”
SC PAC – Celebrate The Holidays
St. Bonnie’s Sanctuary
And More…

Power Honda–Sheriff’s Toy Drive
When:  Wednesday, December 7 from 4-7pm
Where:  Power Honda on Magic Mountain Parkway between Bouquet Canyon and Valencia Boulevard
Details:  Enjoy the holiday season at the Power Honda Sheriff’s Toy Drive.  KHTS and Power Honda are teaming up to give you an opportunity to spread joy this holiday season by donating a toy to those in need.  December 7th is the kickoff date, and includes a night of music, fun and holiday spirit.  Local Santa Clarita Valley choirs (from local schools) will perform songs of the season.  So, go out and choose a toy (or several) and bring it to the Toy Drive.  Your kids will even get a chance to visit with Santa.  Click here for more information and a line-up of the performances.   

Futbol Club Santa Clarita vs Chival Guadalajara
When:  Sunday, December 11 at 3pm
Where:  Valencia High School, 27801 N. Dickason Drive, Valencia
Details:  Pro soccer has arrived in Santa Clarita.  Come to the first ever Holiday Classic match - Futbol Club Santa Clarita (FCSC) versus Chivas Guadalajara U-20.  Admission is $12 with kids, age eight and under, free with a paid adult.  Tickets can be purchased on-line at fcscprosoccer.com, Planet Soccer on Main Street or at Valencia High School on game day.  Click here for a chance to win a pair of tickets.    Click here for more information and to purchase tickets on-line.   


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LPAC – “The Nutcracker”
When:  Saturday, December 10 at 2pm and 7pm and Sunday, December 11 at 2pm
Where:  Lancaster Performing Arts Center, 750 West Lancaster, Lancaster
Details:  This cherished holiday tradition is coming to the Lancaster Performing Arts Center.  Continue the tradition or come for the first time, you are sure to be enchanted.  Click here for more information.   

Total Financial Solutions – “Arthur Christmas”
When:  Saturday, December 10, doors open at 9am, movie starts at 9:30am
Where:  Edwards Valencia Stadium 12, 24435 Town Center Drive
Details:  Arif Halaby of Total Financial Solutions invites you and three guests to see a free private screening of “Arthur Christmas”.  All you have to do is make reservations and bring canned food items to help support “Help the Children”.  Reservations are a must.  Call 800-990-7344.  Click here to learn more about Total Financial Solutions.     Click here to learn more about Help the Children.   

CTG - “A Christmas Carol, The Musical”
When:  Friday and Saturday at 8pm on December 9, 10, 16 and 17; Saturday and Sunday at 2pm on December 11, 17 and 18; Weeknights at 7pm on December 20 and 21
Where:  Canyon Theatre Guild, 24242 Main Street, Old Town Newhall
Details:  This new musical adaption of the Dickens’ holiday classic is the “Canyon Theatre Guild’s holiday gift to Santa Clarita”.  “The lively music and spirited dialogue will raise the spirits of audiences of all ages.”  Tickets are $15 and $17.  Call 661-799-2702 or visit: CanyonTheatre.org    Click here to read more about "A Christmas Carol, the Musical".   

SC PAC – Celebrate The Holidays
When:  several performances; see details below
Where:  Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road
Details:  Click here for information on the following performances. 
“Holiday Jazz Concert” - Friday, December 9 at 7:30pm
“Sounds of the Season” - Saturday, December 10 at 7:30pm
“Mariachi Los Camperos De Nati Cano-Fiesta Navidad – Sunday, December 11 at 7pm – click here for “Peeples Place At KHTS” by KHTS’ own, Stephen Peeples for more information on Mariachi Los Camperos.    

St. Bonnie’s Sanctuary
When:  Saturday, December 10 from noon-4pm
Where:  St. Bonnie’s Sanctuary, 27567 Oak Springs Road, Canyon Country
Details:  Join St. Bonnie’s Sanctuary in their fundraiser to "help the voiceless".  St. Bonnie’s is a non-profit, no-kill animal rescue.  They rescue cats, dogs and horses.  The event promises to be fun for your entire family.  There will be pony rides, food, silent auction and live music.  For more information call St. Bonnie’s at 661-251-5590.  Click here for more information on St. Bonnie’s.

And More: 

Who:  SCV Compassionate Friends – Candle Lighting
When:  Sunday, December 11 at 6:30pm
Where:  Canyon County Park, 17615 Soledad Canyon Road
Details:  The Santa Clarita Valley Chapter of Compassionate Friends is hosting their 11th annual Worldwide Candle Lighting Ceremony to honor the memories of all children who have died.  Everyone is invited to attend.  Candles will be provided.  Click here to read a story on the event by KHTS’ own, Hannah Taylor.   

Who:  Ice Station – Family Snow Day and Learn Hockey
When:  see details for information on each event
Where:  Ice Station Valencia, 27745 N. Smyth Drive, Valencia, across from Valencia High School
Details:  Family Snow Day will be held Saturday, December from 1:00-4:15pm and Sunday, December 11 from 1:30pm-4:30pm.  Child admission (17 and under) is $12.  Child admission includes Snow Play Area on the Pond (in shoes, no skates), skate rental and ice skating, hot cocoa and meeting Santa.  Adult admission is free (skate rental $5).  The Learn Hockey Program is a free four week session for children of all ages.  They will learn the basics of the game including ice skating, puck handling, passing and shooting.  This is done on an ice surface designed for beginning players.  The program is taught by professional coaches.  The program is every Saturday at 9am.  All the equipment needed will be provided on a loaner basis for the four weeks.  A $150 refundable security deposit is required.  All participating children will receive a jersey.  Call 661-775-8686 to reserve a spot for your child.  Click here for more information on Family Snow Day and Learn Hockey.   

Who:  GoldenOakAdultSchool – “Jazz In The Afternoon”
When:  Saturday, December 10 at 3:00pm
Where:  West Ranch High School Theater, 26255 W. Valencia, Stevenson Ranch
Details:  The Golden Oak Adult School is holding “Jazz in the Afternoon” featuring the Golden Oak Jazz Band under the direction of Bob Babko.  General admission is $10; student and seniors (60 and over) tickets are $5.  Tickets are available at the door or call 661-259-0033.  Click here for more information. 

Who:  SC Artist Association – Grand Opening
When:  Monday, December 12 from 4-8pm
Where:  125 Town Center Drive (left of the Pottery Barn)
Details:  The Santa Clarita Artist Association (SCAA) now has a Gallery at the Valencia Town Center.  Come to their Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting Ceremony.  The Art Show & Artists’ Reception will feature musical entertainment, wine and appetizers.   All are invited.

Who:  GVHS Holiday Concert
When:  Tuesday, December 13 at 7pm
Where:  Golden Valley High School
Details:  The Golden Valley High School Concert and Jazz Bands will be performing at their annual Holiday Concert.  Tickets are $5 for adults.  Children 12 and under are free.  All are invited to this special celebration of the holiday season.  Click here to learn more about Golden Valley High School Marching Band, Jazz Band and Color Guard.   

Who:  L-PAC – Blind Boys Of Alabama
When:  Wednesday, December 14 at 7pm
Where:  Lancaster Performing Arts Center, 750 West Lancaster, Lancaster 
Details:  The Blind Boys of Alabama are bringing their holiday tour, “Go Tell It On The Mountain Christmas Show” to the Lancaster Performing Arts Center.  The Blind Boys of Alabama are recognized worldwide as living legends of gospel music.  The show is a performance that appeals to all ages and includes their favorite Christmas music and “their usual foot-stompin’ romp through all five of their Grammy Award-winning albums”.  Click here for tickets and more information.   

Upcoming: 

Who:  Santa Clarita Ballet – “The Nutcracker”
When:  Saturday, December 17 at 2 and 7:30pm and Sunday, December 18 at 2 and 7pm
Where:  COC Performing Arts Center, 26455 Rockwell Canyon
Details:  Get your tickets now to celebrate the Christmas season in a wonderfully beautiful way with the Santa Clarita Ballet’s production of “The Nutcracker”.  All ages will enjoy traveling with Marie and her Nutcracker to the Land of Sweets where she meets the Sugar Plum Fairy and is entertained by Russian, Arabian and Chinese dancers.  Call 661-251-0366 or visit SantaClaritaBallet.net     

Who:  Scratch Golf – Golf Camp
When:  December 26 through January 6
Where:  Scratch Golf, 25621 Hercules (near Kelly Johnson Parkway)
Details:  Sign up now for your kids to attend Scratch Golf Camp during their Winter Break from school.  The camp is designed for ages 7 and up of varied skill levels, including beginners.  The instructors are PGA and LPGA high-level instructors.  Kids do not need their own clubs.  Camp options include half or full days with either one, three or five day sessions.  Call 661-775-0578 or visit ScratchJuniorGolf.com   

What:  Barry’s Tickets
Phone:  866-708-8499
Details:  With Barry’s Tickets you have the largest selection of tickets right at your fingertips.  Since 1985, they’ve been selling the hottest tickets in Santa Clarita for events nationwide, including concerts, live theatre, sporting events and comedy tours.  Barry’s Tickets is the perfect gift to give to any music, sport or theater fan.  With their diverse selection of tickets, you will find something that will peak your interest.  When you need to find the best tickets in Santa Clarita and to see all Barry’s Tickets office locations, visit  BarrysTickets.com or call 866-708-8499

Click here for other events listed on the KHTS Community Calendar. Add your own event to our Community Calendar at HomeTownStation.com.  Please give us at least two weeks notice.

Also brought to you by our friends at Facey Medical Center.

Click here for events on the music blog, “Peeples Place at KHTS”, written by Stephen K. Peeples.  Peeples Place features SCV music news, reviews, features and photos.  And catch an on-air preview of weekend events live on KHTS AM-1220 each Thursday morning at 8:10am.