This is a holiday classic! "An American Christmas" at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum. Tour the winter wonderland of 25-trees decorated to celebrate defining moments of American history from the Revolutionary era to the beginning of the 21st century.
By the way, the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve will be collecting new, unwrapped toys for needy, local children. Donate a toy worth more than ten dollars, get a discount on exhibit admission.
Trees, Trains, & Traditions
Richard Nixon Presidential Library
18001 Yorba Linda Boulevard
714 993 5075
A magnificent collection of 25-breathtaking trees decorated to reflect the spirit of the holidays from countries and cultures around the world, specially themed trees and five model railroad systems celebrate the holiday season at the Nixon Presidential Library in Yorba Linda.
Bob Baker's Nutcracker
Bob Baker Marionette Theater
1345 West First Street
213 250 9995
Here's another sign of the season. It's the 52nd season of "Bob Baker's Nutcracker", the marionette version of the ballet classic.
"Bob Baker's Nutcracker" is an hour-long production. After the show guests are invited to visit with the puppeteers and have refreshments in the famous Party Room.
The historic Baker marionettes that have been entertaining children since 1960.
Chill @ The Queen Mary
1126 Queens Highway
877 342 0738
This is the coolest place in southern California. The Queen Mary presents CHILL AND THE ICE KINGDOM, a winter wonderland for the entire family.
Celebrate the holiday season with ice tubing, an ice skating rink, a holiday village, and Santa Claus!
Sunday @ 10am
Indiana Jones & the Adventure of Archaeology: The Exhibition
Discovery Science Center
2500 North Main Street
Let's explore! Indiana Jones and the Adventure of Archaeology: the Exhibition is waiting for you at the Discovery Science Center in Santa Ana. This innovative exhibition, made possible by Lucasfilm Ltd., presented by the National Geographic Society and produced by Montreal's X3 Productions, features an extensive collection of Indiana Jones film materials from the Lucasfilm Archives, along with photos and videos from the National Geographic Society and artifacts from the Penn Museum.
Toyota Lexus Tether Retrofit Program SafetyBeltSafe U.S.A.
English 800 745 Safe
Spanish 800 747 SANO
Before you get on the road this holiday weekend, take some time to make sure your child's car seat is safe. SafetyBeltSafe U.S.A., in collaboration with Toyota and Lexus dealers, is assisting customers with the installation of tether anchors in the TOYOTA-LEXUS TETHER RETROFIT PROGRAM.
Pre-2000 model year vehicles qualify for the program. All major manufacturers are participating. For more information and to learn if your vehicle qualifies for this program, go to the SafetyBeltSafe U.S.A. website.
Saturday @ 10am
Space Shuttle Endeavour
Samuel Oschin Pavilion
California Science Center
700 Exposition Park Drive
323 724 3623
If you have not seen the space shuttle Endeavour, this might be a good weekend to stop by the Samuel Oschin Pavilion at the California Science Center.
The massive orbiter is accompanied by a massive exhibit that tells the California story of its 25 missions and the support equipment and team required.
Gayle on the Go for Saturday, Dec. 1
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