Caruso’s OC Happenings ~ North County



Tomorrow, December 4th from 10am to 7pm is the Nutcracker Festival. Holiday Street Fair held at the Center Street Promenade. The celebration includes a tree lighting ceremony, snow area, free craft activities and train rides for children, entertainment, food and a visit from some special guests. The event is sponsored by the Downtown Anaheim Merchants Association, the Nutcracker Holiday Committee, the City of Anaheim and the Anaheim Community Foundation. The event will be held in downtown Anaheim at Center St Promenade & Lemon St. For more information you can call 714-956-3586.


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TOMORROW, December 4th is the Candy CaneLand and Craft Fair. This year’s event will be held at Ehlers Community Center (8150 Knott Ave). Last year over 2,000 visitors attended the event and were treated to entertainment, food, games, a petting zoo, moonbounces, prizes, Santa Claus, and the ever-popular “snowslide.” The Craft Faire featured over 100 artisans who sold many unique crafts and goodies.  For information about this year’s event, call (714) 236-3860. 


Coming up December 9th at 6pm will be Holiday Sing. Visit with Santa, Refreshments, School Group Performers, Train Rides, and Lighting of the Holiday Tree. Free Admission Dress in warm clothing and seat cushions are recommended. (In case of rain, this event wil be held at the Cypress Senior Center.)


TOMORROW, December 4th from 10am-5pm is The Winter Market (Wilshire Avenue, between Harbor Boulevard and Pomona Avenue). The market will feature more than 40 vendors offering gifts for holiday shoppers, plus food booths, entertainment, and a tree-lighting ceremony at 5 p.m.  In addition, Fullerton Firefighters will be collecting toys for needy children for the “Spark of Love” program. For more information you can call (714) 738-6545.


TOMORROW, December 4th from 4:30 PM to 8:00 PM is 2010 Family WinterFest. The popular seasonal festival will be at Atlantis Play Center (13630 Atlantis Way). Two areas will be set up for winter fans to sled and play in 20 tons of snow. Additional activities include holiday arts and crafts, bounce houses, and trips around the park on the Polar Express train. Santa and Mrs. Claus will make a special visit and stop for photos. Food will be available for purchase. WinterFest general admission tickets are $6. Children two years and under are free with an accompanying adult. Tickets are limited and only available through pre-sale. They can be purchased at the City’s Recreation counter located on the first floor of Garden Grove City Hall, at 11222 Acacia Parkway, beginning November 22. Bring a new, unopened toy for the Garden Grove Fire Department Association’s “Spark of Love” toy drive and receive $2 off the admission price. Limit one toy per ticket. No tickets will be sold at the event. Outside sleds and saucers will not be allowed. For more information, call (714) 741-5200.


TOMORROW, December 4th at The Children’s Museum will be Breakfast with Santa! Start a family tradition at the Children’s Museum at La Habra by having breakfast with Santa Claus! He’ll even stick around to take a photo or two before he heads back to the North Pole! Saturday and Sunday, call for time. Adults, $12; kids $10. Reservations required; tickets include breakfast, holiday craft, photo with Santa Claus and admission into the Museum. For reservations please call (562) 905-9647.


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TODAY, December 3rd will be the 25th Annual Winter Holidays Celebration!
The annual event sponsored by the City of Placentia Cultural Arts Commission will be held at the Civic Center Courtyard (401 E. Chapman Avenue). The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. and will feature: live entertainment, caroling, and a visit from SANTA with an opportunity to pose for individual pictures.


Tomorrow, December 4th starting at 5:00pm will be the Tree Lighting Ceremony & Santa Visits from 6-8pm! The Event will be held at Stanton Civic Center(7800 Katella Ave.) For additional information call (714) 379-9222 ext.270.


Santa Claus is coming to Westminster TOMORROW, Saturday, December 4 from 9:00 am – 10:30 am. This holiday event will be held in the East/West Room of the Community Services Building. Register now!! Spaces are limited!!! $7.00 for adults and children includes a pancake breakfast, picture with Santa, crafts and a stocking for each child. For more information, please contact the Community Services Department at 714.895.2860.


Coming up December 31st is the Versai the Wine Bar New Years Eve French Masquerade Party starting at 7:30pm at 18248 Imperial Hwy. The event includes a 5 Course dinner paired with 5 delicious wines. Free sparkling wine to those in costumes/masks! There will be prizes for best costume/mask and door prizes. Presale tickets for $69 plus tax and gratuity. This is an exclusive pre purchase ticket event only. Call to reserve your spot now at 714-993-3676


And thank you for making me Your Orange County Real Estate Connection.

Best regards.    

Michael Caruso, Broker ABR ABRM CLHMS CRB CRS GREEN GRI       

Past President, Orange County Association of Realtors   (949) 753-7900








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