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Tuesday, Dec 4, 2018 at 9:45 AM

Set Sail for Ventura's H2O Holiday Happenings

Set Sail for Ventura's H2O Holiday Happenings

From caroling with Island Packers to an on-water "sleigh," the town's cheerful December to-dos are plentiful. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 27, 2018 at 10:23 AM

Rink-tastic Times Are Ahead in Yosemite Valley

Rink-tastic Times Are Ahead in Yosemite Valley

The 90-year-old ice-skating destination at Half Dome Village is now open. Read »

Monday, Nov 26, 2018 at 9:28 PM

Join an Olde-Fashioned Christmas in Los Olivos

Join an Olde-Fashioned Christmas in Los Olivos

It's a delightful December kick-off, complete with kicky to-dos, in the wine country town. Read »

Saturday, Nov 24, 2018 at 3:26 PM

Nevada City's Victorian Christmas Ready to Charm

Nevada City's Victorian Christmas Ready to Charm

Snack on chestnuts, listen to carolers, and soak up the quaint-a-tude in the historic Sierra foothills hamlet. Read »

Thursday, Nov 22, 2018 at 8:15 PM

Tractors to Twinkle at a Cool Calistoga Parade

Tractors to Twinkle at a Cool Calistoga Parade

Mega road vehicles'll sparkle their way through the heart of the wine country town, on the first day of December. Read »

Wednesday, Nov 21, 2018 at 5:40 PM

Admire Hearst Castle's Holiday Finery by Evening Light

Admire Hearst Castle's Holiday Finery by Evening Light

"Twilight" is the keyword of the seasonal and sumptuous treat. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018 at 7:06 PM

WildLights to Glimmer Over Several Desert Nights

WildLights to Glimmer Over Several Desert Nights

The Palm Desert treat has been bulbing up seasonal evenings for over a quarter century. Read »

Monday, Nov 19, 2018 at 2:44 PM

Wow Over Old Sacramento's Sparkliest Season

Wow Over Old Sacramento's Sparkliest Season

The free evening light show transforms the vintage district, starting the day after Thanksgiving. Read »

Sunday, Nov 18, 2018 at 10:24 AM

Frost + Sand: The Del's Beachside Ice Rink

Frost + Sand: The Del's Beachside Ice Rink

The famous seasonal San Diego ice rink returns, just steps from the sand. Read »

Friday, Nov 16, 2018 at 3:07 PM

Santa's Water-Fun Arrivals Are on Their Whimsical Way

Santa's Water-Fun Arrivals Are on Their Whimsical Way

The Jolly Old Elf'll be calling upon Tomales Bay, San Diego, and Capitola, too. Read »

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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.