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Holiday Happenings Saturday, Dec. 12 SEE THE ‘WORLD’S TALLEST TREE’

Get a gander of what is being promoted as the “world’s tallest tree” at the Outlets of San Clemente, from now through Jan. 4. The 125-foot white fir Christmas tree from Mt. Shasta is a great spot for the family photos. 101 W Avenida Vista Hermosa, San Clemente. 949.535.2323. outletsatsanclemente.com.

HOLIDAYS AT THE HARBOR

Check out the annual holiday light display at Dana Point Harbor, from now through January 3. There will be lighted trees and themed exhibits for visitors to admire. 34571 Golden Lantern Street, Dana Point. 949.388.3663. danapointharbor.com.

VIRTUAL SANTA EXPERIENCE

Schedule a video call with Santa Claus through Fashion Island. Pick a day and time convenient for you to virtually connect to the North Pole. Cost is $25. Experience is available through Dec. 24. fashionisland.com.

Saturday, Dec. 19 PHOTOS WITH SANTA FROM A DISTANCE

Noon-6 p.m. Take a free photo with Santa next to the proclaimed “world’s tallest tree” at the Outlets at San Clemente. Other available dates are

Dec. 13 and Dec. 19-23. 101 W Avenida Vista Hermosa, San Clemente. 949.535.2323. outletsatsanclemente.com.

A NOT-SO-SILENT NIGHT: OUTDOOR CHRISTMAS EXPERIENCE

4-7 p.m. A free event featuring live music, live nativity scene, crafts for kids, and hot drinks. Experience the joy of the season through songs and scenes from the Christmas story. The entire event is outdoors, with space for social distancing. South Shores Church, 32712 Crown Valley Parkway, Dana Point. 949.496.9331. southshores.org.

Sunday, Dec. 13 HOLIDAY DECORATIONS AT THE RITZ-CARLTON

From now through January 2, bring the family to check out the sandthemed holiday decorations in the lobby at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel. The display celebrates the ocean, surfing, and other aspects of South Orange County. 1 Ritz Carlton Drive, Dana Point. 949.240.2000. ritzcarlton.com.

HOLIDAY YOGA IN THE PARK

4-6 p.m. iHeartYoga will ring in an evening of holiday joy at Lantern Bay Park with yoga. Bring your favorite Christmas sweater and pajamas. 25111 Park Lantern, Dana Point. 949.577.6634. iheartyoga.org. (Continued)

Editor’s note: These events are subject to change during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Wednesday, Dec. 16 HOLIDAY CAROLERS AT DANA POINT HARBOR

4-7 p.m. Listen to some seasonal tunes while enjoying the water and shops in Dana Point. Carolers will also be out on Dec. 23. 34675 Golden Lantern Street, Dana Point. 949.388.3663. danapointharbor.com.

Thursday, Dec. 17 MUSICAL HOLIDAY ‘FUN RAISER’ 7 p.m. Camino Real Playhouse is hosting this virtual event. The Ron Koybiashi Trio and others will provide entertainment. The show will be available through Christmas night, and link information is to be announced. The San Juan Capistrano theater has been closed for in-person public performances during the coronavirus pandemic. 949.489.8082. caminorealplayhouse.org.

Friday, Dec. 18 DRIVE-IN MOVIE ON THE MEADOWS

5-7:30 p.m. The City of San Clemente is hosting a screening of The Grinch at Vista Hermosa Sports Park. Vehicle registration is $15, and pre-registration is required. Visit the city’s website for information on parking and safety guidelines. 987 Avenida Vista Hermosa, San Clemente. 949.361.8200. san-clemente.org.

NIGHT OF LIGHTS OC

5-9 p.m. Experience a safe drive-thru holiday experience with winter wonderland lights, music, and other seasonal sights. Expect snow, Santa, and bubbles. Tickets can be purchased online. Days, times, and availability vary. OC Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Dr, Costa Mesa. nightoflightsoc.com.

Monday, Dec. 21 MONSTER OF THE MONTH: SANTA CLAUS

4-5 p.m. Author Colin Dickey and Atlas Obscura will hold a Zoom discussion about the mythology behind the Christmas mascot. Find out why leaving milk and cookies for St. Nick has become a tradition, as well as what his connection is with the Yeti. Cost is $12 per device. atlasobscura. com.

Thursday, Dec. 31 SUNSET SAFARI ON NEW YEAR’S EVE

3-5:30 p.m. Get a chance to see dolphins and whales at Dana Point Harbor with Capt. Dave’s Dana Point Dolphin & Whale Watching Safari, while saying goodbye to 2020. You’ll also get to enjoy the sunset and a complimentary glass of champagne or sparkling cider. Wine and beer will be available to purchase. 34675 Golden Lantern, Dana Point. 949.577.7451. dolphinsafari.com.

Editor’s note: These events are subject to change during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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