Montana Avenue Annual Holiday Walk, shopping on Montana Avenue between 6th and 17th Streets, 5-9pm, free, montanamerchants.com.
November 30-December 3
Divine Design, shopping fundraiser includes items from top fashion designers, toys, beauty products, ornaments, and more, all sales support Project Angel Food, 10am-10pm Friday-Saturday/10am-8pm Sunday-Monday, $25, 9900 Wilshire Blvd., (formerly Robinsons-May), BH, 323.845.1800.
A Partridge in a Pear Tree, holiday play with sing-alongs, 2pm, $7, Westchester Playhouse, 8301 Hindry Ave., Westchester, kentwoodplayers.org. Also December 8 and 15.
Alias Santa Claus, a family holiday play, through December 20, Saturdays and Sundays, 12:30pm and 3pm, $10.50-$12.50, Santa Monica Playhouse Arts Complex, 1211 4th St., 310.394.9779.
Los Feliz Holiday Festival, 6-10pm, free, Los Feliz Village: Hillhurst Ave., Hollywood Blvd., and Vermont Ave., LA, losfelizvillageonline.com.
Santa and the Jolly Trolley, take a ride on the Beverly Hills Trolley with Mrs. Santa Claus, then meet Santa for photos, through December 23, 11am, noon, and 1pm, 310.285.2442.
Too Many Tamales, classic family holiday story, through December 30, 8pm Thursdays-Fridays/noon, 2pm and 4pm Saturdays-Sundays, $15-$17, performances alternate in English and Spanish, Teatro Carmen Zapata, 421 N. Ave. 19, LA, 323.225.4044.
Musica Angelica Baroque Ensemble, Holiday Celebration Program, $12-$49, Saturday 8pm, Zipper Concert Hall, 200 S. Grand Ave., LA. Also Sunday, December 2, 4pm, Schoenberg Hall, UCLA, WW, 310.458.4504.
SMC Concert Chorale, Christmas Celebration, with narrator Peter Graves, John Rutter’s Magnificat, and carols, etc, 7:30pm, $10-$15, First United Methodist Church, 1008 11th St., 310.393.8258.
Cantori Domino presents “In Quest of the Mysteries,” Choral Music for the Holidays by Candlelight, holiday music, 4pm, $15-$20, St. Augustine by the Sea, 1227 4th St., 323.662.5007.
Hanukkah Celebration for the entire family, kiddie rides, ponies, petting zoo, holiday boutique, games, music, and refreshments, presented by Chabad Jewish Community Center of Pacific Palisades and the Palisades Jewish Early Childhood Center, 11am-4pm, free, Monument St. at Sunset Blvd., PP, 310.454.7783.
Hanukkah Crafts Fair, presented by Chabad of Santa Monica, dreidels, latkes, storytelling, crafts, 2-4pm, free, Center Court, Santa Monica Place, [email protected]
Hanukkah Family Festival, crafts, storytelling, interactive play, 11am-4pm, free for children under 12, $7-$10, Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., LA, 877.722.4849.
Holiday Train Unveiling & Storytelling, presented in partnership with Every Picture Tells a Story, storytelling 2pm, Train Unveiling Ceremony 3pm, free, Shutters on the Beach Hotel, One Pico Blvd., 310.458.0030.
Kwanzaa Celebration, annual community celebration with art, music, dance, Kwanzaa principles and more, 11am-5pm, free, California African American Museum, 600 State Dr., LA, caamuseum.org.
Meet Me Under the Fig Tree, annual holiday community gathering with music, readings, silent auction, and more, 3-6pm, free, porte cochere and lobby area, Fairmont Miramar Hotel, 101 Wilshire Blvd., 310.576.7777.
Holiday Hoopla, puppet show and holiday stories, for ages 3-7, 3:30pm and 4:30pm, free, Ocean Park Branch Library, 2601 Main St., 310.392.3804.
Jews for Jesus Presents: Hanukkah Message with Cyril Gordon, 7pm, free, Pilgrim Lutheran Church, 1730 Wilshire Blvd., 310.829.4113.
Jewish Story Hour, 3:15pm, free, Chabad in Santa Monica, 1428 17th St., 310.310.4217.
Mother and Daughter Baking Class, 4:30pm, $12 per family, Chabad in Santa Monica, 1428 17th St., RSVP to [email protected]
Sasha Cohen, World Class Figure Skater, performs at Ice at Santa Monica, noon-2pm, free, 1324 5th St., 323.605.2850.
Mark Twain Middle School Bell Ringers perform, 6-8pm, free, Shutters Lobby, Shutters on the Beach, 1 Pico Blvd., 310.458.0030.
Bob Baker’s Nutcracker, through January 27, 2:30pm Saturdays-Sundays/10:30am Tuesdays-Fridays, $10-$15, Bob Baker Marionette Theatre, 1345 W. 1st St., LA, 213.250.9995.
Charity Gift Wrapping Station, through December 24, 11am-6pm, free, 1400 block of Third Street Promenade, winterlit.com.
Ice At Santa Monica, skating rink, through January 6, 11am-9pm Mondays-Thursdays/11am-10pm Fridays/Saturdays 10am-10pm/Sunday 11am-9pm, $10, including skate rental, 1324 5th St., downtownsm.com.
Photos with Santa Claus, through December 24, 11am-5pm daily, Center Court, 1300 block of Third Street Promenade, 310.393.8355.
Toys For Tots Drop-Off at Woodlawn Cemetery & Mausoleum, through December 13, 8am-5pm Mondays through Fridays/10am-4pm Saturdays-Sundays, 1847 14th St., 310.458.8717.
Winterlit Best Gift Ever Challenge for PAL, gift donations accepted through December 20, drop-offs at 1400 block of Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica Place Guest Services (Level 2), and at local Starbucks locations, winterlit.com.