Main Street Holiday Extravaganza,
December 6, 6-10pm, free, Main St.
between Pico and Marine, mainstreetsm.com
The holiday season in Santa Monica kicks off with street celebrations, including this perennial favorite, in which shops stay open late and offer entertainment and free refreshments (last year the eggnog was a knock-out). This year’s attractions feature a Christmas Tree lighting at Ocean Park and Main followed by a candlelight walk to the amazing Shopping Cart Christmas Tree at Edgemar Center, where the Off Their Jingle Bell Rockers (pictured) will perform holiday songs with incredible harmonies and humor.
Jerry Rubin’s 65th Non-Retirement Activist
Birthday Party, December 11, 6-9pm, free
Gaslite, 2030 Wilshire Blvd., 310.399.1000
Santa Monica’s indefatigable resident activist Jerry has no intention of retiring. So if you like the idea of a non-retirement party, come to this bash which will feature activist guest speakers, an activist cake-cutting, activist comedy, and even activist karaoke.