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Live Nativity Events in Southern California (Updated 2022)

Updated for 2022 Please call ahead of time to check with the venue to make sure each event is taking place accordingly. The first living nativity was created by St. Francis of Assisi in 1223 to help explain the birth of Jesus to his followers.  Throughout Europe, Central America, and South America the manger scene is a …

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Where To Cut Your Own Christmas Tree in Southern California

The joy of cutting down your own Christmas tree has always fascinated me!  The smell of fresh cut greens, cool winter nights and the sweet aroma of drinking hot chocolate while walking through the treefarm, is as memorable as it gets.  And I loved every moment of it as a child!  Now I look forward …

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25+ Best Christmas Events in Southern California

The holiday season is upon us and it’s time to get out there and enjoy all the holiday events in Southern California with our family and friends. From popular holiday boat parades to a visit to Skypark at Santa’s Village to viewing Christmas lights in Los Angeles, there is an event for every holiday goer …

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8+ Places To Play In The Snow Near Los Angeles (Updated for 2023)

Southern California’s winters range from sunny beaches to snowy mountain tops.  In under 2 hours, you can drive from anywhere in SoCal to the mountains to play in the snow or go skiing.   So whether you’re headed to the San Gabriel Mountains or San Bernardino Mountains for the day, here is a list of …

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20+ Thanksgiving Volunteer Opportunities in Southern California

Updated for 2022 It’s that time of year when the holidays are upon us and we tend to focus more on what’s truly important in our lives – spending quality time with our family and friends.  Halloween is over and Christmas is right around the corner.  However, in the meantime, there’s this little unsung holiday …

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