December, 2023 Community Calendar
Friday, November 24 to Saturday, December 23

•  Elf: The Musical - Canyon Theatre Guild kicks off the holiday season with "Elf: The Musical" starting November 24. Opening night will have a free wine and champagne reception, live caroling and lots of Christmas spirit! Reserve your tickets early so you don't miss a moment of the magic! Tickets are $23 for adults and $19 for seniors and juniors.


Wednesday, November 29 to Sunday, December 3

•  Holiday Home Tour Gala & Boutique - "Unwrap the Magic of the Season" with Holiday Home Tour, a cherished tradition of the Home Tour League, raising funds for Henry Mayo's Center for Women and Newborns & The Kim & Steven Ullman NICU. Attendees have the opportunity to view selected Santa Clarita Valley homes that are professionally and thematically decorated for the holiday season. Attend the annual gala featuring dinner and dancing on Friday, December 1st (VIP home preview available on Wednesday, November 29) and shop the boutique on Sunday, December 3.

Friday, December 1 to Saturday, December 2

•  Come Christmas Sing! - A seasonal staple at The Master's University, the 39th annual Come Christmas Sing! concerts will take place on December 1 and December 2. This year's program, titled "Comfort and Joy," is structured around nine Scripture passages outlining God's redemptive plan, from the fall of Adam through the incarnation.


•  TMU Christmas Market - TMU hosts Second-annual Christmas Market
Enjoy Baked Goods, Trophy Coffee & Holiday Shopping as The Master's University hosts their second annual Christmas Market outside The MacArthur Center on December 1 and December 2. More than 10 small businesses will be on hand, selling everything from handmade ornaments to quilted jackets and soy candles. Many of the vendors are TMU alumni. Visitors can enjoy hot beverages at Trophy Coffee and baked goods from vendors. Even if you won't be attending TMU's annual Christmas concerts, you are welcome to come by the market, which will be open from 6pm to 9pm on Friday, December 1 and 1pm to 9pm on Saturday, December 2.


Saturday, December 2

•  Colin Hay - Colin Hay achieved international fame with Grammy-Award winning '80s hitmakers Men at Work, selling more than 30 million records worldwide on the strengths of #1 singles such as "Who Can It Be Now?" and "Down Under."

•  Winter Celebrations from Around the World Gala - Include Everyone Project Hosts Winter Celebrations from Around the World Gala
Enjoy a themed evening of performances by Mostly Organic Improv Comedy Troupe and Kalakeke Pacific Island Dance Company, dinner and dancing - plus a silent auction.


Saturday, December 2 to Sunday, December 3

•  Hart Holiday House - The award winning Hart Show Choir presents "Hart Holiday House," a magical, musical holiday performance! Journey from room to room to experience unique performances and be transported thru a classic holiday tale told in thru the beauty of song and dance along with performances, concessions, and craft vendors. All proceeds to benefit the Hart Show Choir Booster Club.
Last tour begins at 5:30pm.
Tickets Adults - $10 adults. 65+ and students 17 and under - $8
          Time: 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM

•  Hart Holiday House - Hart Show Choir Presents "Hart Holiday House," the award-winning Hart Show Choir's magical, musical holiday performance! Journey from room to room to experience unique performances and be transported through a classic holiday tale told through the beauty of song and dance along with performances, concessions and craft vendors. All proceeds benefit the Hart Show Choir Booster Club.


Saturday, December 2 to Saturday, December 23

•  Private Pancake Breakfast with Santa - Each year, Gilchrist Farm's private Pancake Breakfast with Santa grows more and more popular - because it's become a sweet local tradition that brings big smiles to children and adults alike.
For only $20 for children and $25 for adults, Pancake Breakfast guests enjoy early entry to Gilchrist Farm's Holidays at the Farm, private entry to the Festive Petting Zoo, a reserved spot for the adorable Holiday Parade, the chance to write a letter to Santa and - of course - breakfast! Your crew will nosh on pancakes, all the toppings, coffee and orange juice while Santa mingles, tells stories and takes pictures with your whole group.
There's very limited space available, so book this memorable experience now. Dates available include December 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17 and 23 from 8am to 10am.
          Time: 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM

Wednesday, December 6

•  Carolers & Culinary Delights at Marstons - Marston's cherished annual Holiday Dinner event is now a Santa Clarita tradition - and one you shouldn't miss. Returning for encore performances is the Hart High School Choir Carolers, who will enchant guests with their renditions of beloved holiday classics, all while dressed in charming Dickens-inspired attire. Savor an exquisite dining experience during Marston's exclusive annual holiday dinner, featuring a meticulously-crafted menu that perfectly complements the carolers' enchanting acapella performances. This special evening is available for one night only, on Wednesday, December 6, from 5pm to 9pm. Seating is limited so reserve your table early.
          Time: 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
          Phone #: 253-9910

Friday, December 15

•  The Enchore Chorale presents Holiday Classics - The Encore Chorale of Santa Clarita will sing uplifting holiday classics and spirited modern hits this December, from Victor C. Johnson's Stars Shall I Find to Handel's Hallelujah Chorus from Messiah (ed. Larry Pugh). The concert, conducted by Alex Nizzoli, is sure to bring cheer to all end-of-year celebrations. The concert will take place on December 15 at 7 PM at Newhall Church of the Nazarene, 23857 The Old Rd, Newhall, CA 91321. Tickets are required and can be reserved online.
          Time: 7:00 PM

Friday, December 15 to Sunday, December 17

•  Holiday Light Tours - Holiday Light Tours are hosted by Santa Clarita Transit. You will ride in comfort as you explore the most wonderfully-decorated neighborhoods aboard a Santa Clarita Transit bus or trolley. The tours are scheduled to run from December 15 to December 17, starting promptly at 6pm, each day. You can participate for a fee of $3, or you have the option to waive the fee by bringing along a canned food donation. All canned food contributions collected during these tours will be donated to the Santa Clarita Food Pantry, making a meaningful difference in our local community.
          Time: 6:00 PM

Saturday, December 16 to Sunday, December 17

•  Dance Studio 84 presents The Nutcracker Ballet - Dance Studio 84 Hosts "The Nutcracker Ballet"
You won't want to miss this festive classic held at Hart High Auditorium.

Monday, December 18

•  Blue Christmas - The holiday season is difficult for some who have experienced a loss, stress, or loneliness. Join Valencia United Methodist for a different kind of service of comfort, peace and hope. If you can't come in person, the event will be livestreamed.
          Time: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Thursday, December 21

•  Christmas In Hawaii with Jake Shimabukuro - Ukulele master and jolly ambassador of aloha Jake Shimabukuro delivers joy to the world this holiday season with a warm welcome of Hawaiian merriment.

•  Virtual Online Foster Care & Adoption Orientation - Virtual Online Foster Care & Adoption Orientation
Attend this one-hour virtual online orientation and learn how to become a foster or foster-adoptive family.

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