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Santa Clarita Ballet–“The Nutcracker”
CTG-“A Christmas Carol The Musical”
Kenneally Acupuncture-Seasonal Event
Found Animals–“Whisker Wonderland”
Santa Clarita Street Fair
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: 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. Whether “The Nutcracker” is a family tradition or you are attending for the first time this holiday season, you are sure to be thoroughly enchanted with the Santa Clarita Ballet’s “The Nutcracker”. Call 661-251-0366 or visit SantaClaritaBallet.net 
Canyon Theatre Guild - “A Christmas Carol, The Musical”
When: Friday and Saturday at 8pm on December 16 and 17; Saturday and Sunday at 2pm on December 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 adaptation of the Dickens’ holiday classic is the “Canyon Theatre Guild’s holiday gift to Santa Clarita”. This production is the West Coast United States premier of “A Christmas Carol”. Travel along with Ebenezer as he finds the true meaning of the holidays. “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.
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Kenneally Acupuncture - Seasonal Event
When: Sunday, December 18 from 9am-6pm
Where: Kenneally Acupuncture, 27225 Camp Plenty, Suite 4 – just below the KHTS studio
Details: Feeling low, holiday stress or a little sniffley? Are your seasonal allergies kicking up because of the change of season? Kenneally Acupunture is holding their Seasonal Event which includes much more than just boosting your immune system and assisting your body in making the transition from one season to the next. Kenneally can relieve your stress and balance your body. The cost of the seasonal acupuncture is $40. You can experience astrology readings, angel readings and advanced digital foot detox. Then, just for fun and to help your holiday shopping, check out the hand-painted silk scarves, crystals, angel cards and more. Kenneally Acupunture is at the intersection of Soledad Canyon and Camp Plenty, downstairs from the KHTS Studio. Whether you’re coming for treatment or just a little shopping, you’re sure to have a good experience. Kenneally Acupuncture is also holding a special “Needle Free” event for children on Saturday from 9am-3pm. This, too, will be a seasonal for children and others who may be afraid of needles. The acupuncture points are stimulated with a cold laser. It offers relief for seasonal allergies and illnesses. The cost for the Needle Free treatment is $30. Call 252-4100 for more information and to sign-up since space is limited or visit: KenneallyAcupuncture.com 
Found Animals – “Whisker Wonderland”
When: Saturday, December 17 from 10am-5pm
Where: Castaic location, 31044 N. Charlie Canyon Road
Details: Found Animals is holding their holiday adopt-a-thon “Whisker Wonderland”. Adopters will receive discounted adoption fees and adoption gifts. Visit: FoundAnimals.org 
Santa Clarita Street Fair
When: Saturday, December 17 from 11am-2pm and Sunday, December 18 from 12:30-3pm
Where: College of the Canyons, Parking Lot 8, near the football stadium
Details: The Santa Clarita Street Fair comes to town every 4th weekend of the month. This fun marketplace entertains the entire family. Arts & Crafts and a variety of merchandise will be available for purchase. Gourmet food trucks arrive on Saturday from 11am-2pm and Sunday from 12:30pm-3pm. The Farmers Market is open on Sunday from 8am-12pm. Parking is free. A portion of the proceeds benefits the SCV Emergency Winter Shelter. Click here  for more information.
Who: LPAC – AV Big Band Christmas Show
When: Saturday, December 17 at 8pm
Where: Lancaster Performing Arts Center, 750 W. Lancaster Boulevard, Lancaster
Details: The AV Big Band Christmas Show is an audience favorite that features all the festive holiday songs. The show features Lee Matalon on saxophone and supported by the Antelope Valley’s best jazz musicians. Click here  for further information, tickets and directions.
Who: An Afternoon With Sierra Highway - Benefit HMNMH Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
When: Sunday, December 18 at 3pm
Where: Roman Holiday Wine Lounge at the Valencia Town Center-The Patios
Details: Join in on a good time all to benefit a good cause the NICU unit at Henry Mayo Hospital. The local folk/bluegrass/country band, Sierra Highway will provide musical entertainment. To reserve a table call 661-799-7221. Suggested donation is $15. All proceeds will go to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
Who: The Church On The Way - A Winter Wonderland
When: Sunday, December 18 from 5-8pm
Where: The Church On The Way, 23415 Cinema Drive
Details: The Church On The Way invites everyone to a special Christmas event, "A Winter Wonderland". Expect sledding in real snow, food trucks, a craft fair and taking pictures with Santa. This event is family friendly and sure to be fun. The mission of Church On The Way Santa Clarita is to be a congregation that exists for the purpose of loving God, serving people and changing lives. For more information call 661-291-6030 or click here .
Who: SENSES – Winter On The Rocks
When: Thursday, December 15 from 7-11pm
Where: Main Street, Old Town Newhall
Details: SENSES transforms Main Street in Old Town Newhall into the ultimate big block party. It is designed to heighten your sense of sight, smell, touch, taste and sound with live music and entertainment, art, food trucks, beer, wine and more. Each month there will be a different theme to the evening and a constantly changing musical lineup. This month’s theme is “Winter On The Rocks”. The event is open to all ages and is free. Click here  for more information.
Who: Newhallywood On Location: Film/TV History of the SCV
When: Saturday, December 17 at 1pm
Where: Saugus Train Station inside Heritage Junction, 24101 Newhall Avenue
Details: Have you ever wanted to take a peek inside Gene Autry’s movie ranch that was once the home of Gunsmoke and Deadwood? The SCV Historical Society has a new class that will tour Melody Ranch. The tour begins at the historic Saugus Train Station with a brief lecture on the history of the Western in the SCV. There will be a tour of William S. Hart’s ranch house before the tour of Melody Ranch. The cost is $40. Wear comfortable shoes. Call 626-483-1205 or email: email@example.com  Click here  for more information on the class and the SCV Historical Society.
Who: Project Kindle - Vote
When: from now through Saturday, December 31
Where: text or on-line, see details
Details: Project Kindle needs your vote. They need to win grant money to help fund day camps for chronically ill and disabled children. Vote daily through December 31. Text 110853 to (73774) or visit: RefreshEverything.com/Kindle. Click here  for a story on Pepsi Refresh Project’s cash grants and Project Kindle’s involvement.
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Who: Circle of Hope – Swing Into The New Year
When: December 31 from 7pm-midnight
Where: Robinson Ranch Golf Club, 27734 Sand Canyon Road
Details: Swing, spin and jump into the New Year with Circle of Hope’s New Year’s Eve Gala, “Swing into the New Year”. Don’t wait, make your reservations now. The evening offers a champagne toast, live swing band, full no-host bar, buffet dinner and casino. Tickets are $100 per person. Click here to learn more.
Who: “A Ride For Life, A Tribute To George Hincapie” – Ride & Expo
When: Saturday, December 31 (see website for schedule)
Where: Central Park, 27234 Bouquet Canyon Road, Santa Clarita
Details: Have you ever wondered what it would be like to ride alongside a Tour de France Cyclist? You’ll have a chance without leaving Santa Clarita. “Big” George Hincapie will be leading “A Ride For Life”, a cycling event of 30, 60 and 100 miles. A portion of the proceeds benefits Children’s Hospital LA and the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita. In addition to the cycling event there is an Expo that will be family friendly. The Expo at Central Park opens at 10am and runs ‘til 4:30pm. The Expo features a Family 5K fun run and walk, rock climbing wall and obstacle course. There will be cycling booths with a variety of products. And don’t miss the music and Food Trucks. Click here to learn more about the cycling event, George Hincapie and the Expo.
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 
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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
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