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Saturday, Dec 16, 2017 at 1:55 PM

Calistoga Vinos Shine During Winter in the Wineries

Calistoga Vinos Shine During Winter in the Wineries

Buy a passport and enjoy tastings in 17 area wine-making destinations. Read »

Friday, Dec 15, 2017 at 5:34 PM

Journey to the Magical Land of 'Floating Strings'

Journey to the Magical Land of 'Floating Strings'

'Tis the season to know the harp guitar better, at the Museum of Making Music. Read »

Thursday, Dec 14, 2017 at 1:50 PM

Snow-Tubing Santa, a Seasonal Big Bear Sight

Snow-Tubing Santa, a Seasonal Big Bear Sight

Mr. Claus will call upon Big Bear Snow Play for a day of photos and, yes, riding the hill. Read »

Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017 at 4:11 PM

Crunch, Crunch: Yosemite Snowshoe Adventure

Crunch, Crunch: Yosemite Snowshoe Adventure

Book the Rush Creek Lodge package and behold the wonders of the Big Y during the winter. Read »

Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017 at 2:19 PM

Peanuts People, Hooray: The Snoopy House Returns

Peanuts People, Hooray: The Snoopy House Returns

The beloved display will be on view over several nights at Costa Mesa City Hall. Read »

Monday, Dec 11, 2017 at 2:49 PM

Visit the North Pole in Palm Desert

Visit the North Pole in Palm Desert

A number of warm-hearted sights and sips are adding holiday cheer to the JW Marriott Desert Springs. Read »

Saturday, Dec 9, 2017 at 8:38 AM
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Wow Over Woodies Festooned for Christmas, in Malibu

The 14th annual parade will roll on Sunday, Dec. 10 at Malibu Village.View gallery »

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Saturday, Dec 9, 2017 at 8:39 AM

Inn Town Campground's Victorian Christmas Special

Inn Town Campground's Victorian Christmas Special

Stay at the woodsy, close-to-Nevada-City spot and save on select December nights. Read »

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 at 9:28 PM

Head 'Home for Christmas' in Julian

Head 'Home for Christmas' in Julian

A wreath demo, gift-wrapping tips, and more holiday-related fun is ahead at Oakwood Creek. Read »

Friday, Dec 8, 2017 at 10:08 PM

Visit with Santa at the Palm Springs Tram

Visit with Santa at the Palm Springs Tram

The Jolly Old Elf will call upon Mountain Station on Saturday, Dec. 16. Read »

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Authors
Alysia Gray Painter Alysia Gray Painter has served as the West Coast Managing Editor for AOL CityGuide, as well as the Los Angeles editor; she has also written for Bark magazine, McSweeney's, Modern Humorist, and PBS programs and publications.
Becky Stickney Becky Stickney is an editor for NBC7.com and has been a San Diego resident for more than 20 years. She's a mom who loves to travel around the Southwest, looking for interesting places to visit and photograph.