Ventura Holiday Events
Dec01

Ventura Holiday Events

This year Ventura Harbor Village has a dazzling array of holiday events, shopping and dining by the sea. Ventura Harbor is a one-stop destination for all things sparkling on the water:   1. Santa Paddle – NEW! Kids eyes are guaranteed to light up when they spot Santa cruising by on a paddle board! Old Saint Nick is temporarily trading in his sleigh for a paddle on Saturday, December 8 from 11 am-Noon in Ventura Harbor Village and...

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Disney On Ice Presents Dare To Dream
Dec01

Disney On Ice Presents Dare To Dream

Celebrate what’s possible as five daring Disney Princesses spark the courage inside us all in Disney On Ice presents Dare To Dream, skating into the Southland this holiday season from December 13th – January 6th!  Featuring Disney’s Moana for the first time in a live production, hosts Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse bring the Disney magic to life and take audiences on an expedition across raging seas and snow-covered mountains in this...

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Book Review: National Geographic’s Almanac 2019
Nov26

Book Review: National Geographic’s Almanac 2019

By Kimberly Schmidt   To all you weary-eyed holiday warriors—the National Geographic Almanac 2019 is hot off the press and it’s the first-ever edition for adults! That’s right, now we can stop pretending to know as much as the Nat Geo almanac-reading kids in our lives and respond to their trivia with some dignity.   National Geographic is doing what it does best—delivering cutting-edge information to help us rekindle a...

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National Geographic’s MARS
Nov26

National Geographic’s MARS

National Geographic’s MARS Series and NASA’s Insight Probe Landing By Kimberly Schmidt   Just several hours ago, NASA InSight Spacecraft successfully landed on Mars to collect data to further assess the reality of life-sustaining properties. This makes National Geographic’s miniseries MARS not only entertaining but informative, relevant, and thoroughly exciting.   As MARS Season Two continues to unfold, this scripted and...

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Chinese Lantern Festival
Nov12

Chinese Lantern Festival

Chinese Lantern Festival Announces its Arrival to Southern California For the Holiday Season Southern California’s Fairplex Center will host the spectacular Hanart Culture’s Chinese Lantern Festival this holiday season. The Festival will light up the Los Angeles skies as it brings over 1,000 handcrafted illuminated lanterns depicting larger than life animals and transforming the grounds into a colorful wonderland with lights that can...

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SANTA Monica Pub Crawl
Nov12

SANTA Monica Pub Crawl

The 10th Annual SANTA Monica Pub Crawl, benefiting the Westside Food Bank, returns on Saturday, December 8, 2018. The SMPC is one of the city’s most cherished holiday fundraising event, with more than 6,000 crawlers in attendance (and climbing) and spanning the entire. Throughout the past eight years, the popular holiday crawl has raised more than a quarter of a million pounds of food and over $135,000 to help those in need...

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