In this Christmas season tradition dating to 16th-century Mexico, students playing Mary and Joseph travel by donkey through campus looking for shelter. Their journey begins in the Student Union and ends at Lundring Events Center, where the evening concludes with hot chocolate, ‘pan dulce’ and a piñata. Admission is free. Sponsored by Multicultural Programs. For […]

The ceremony of Sankta Lucia pays homage to the Christian martyr who died at the stake on Dec. 13, 304 A.D. The tradition, brought to America by Swedish immigrants, has been part of the university’s holiday celebrations since its early years. The festival honors the character traits of mercy, humility and purity of heart, as […]

  Channel Islands Harbor The Harbor kicks off the holidays with its 52nd annual holiday Parade of Lights, scheduled from noon – 8 p.m., Dec. 9, with the parade beginning at 7 p.m. This year’s parade theme is “Fairy Tales Afloat.” Everyone is invited to enjoy a full day of holiday activities and watch festively decorated boats in the […]

  Friends Of The Public Library | City of Oxnard The joy of the season abounds in this annual spectacular Christmas show featuring The Citrus Singers and the entire music department. Impressive sets and costumes, full live orchestra, and glorious melodies that will dazzle your senses, tug at your heart and tickle your funny bone. […]

  FOOTWORKS YOUTH BALLET  The Footworks Youth Ballet presents two full-length performances of the Christmas classical ballet THE NUTCRACKER, performed with The Footworks Community Orchestra and singers from the Carpe Diem Chorus. A free family educational lecture and story time will begin one hour prior to the performance time. General Public MATINEES | Oxnard Performing […]

(Oxnard, Calif.) — Dec. 07, 2017 — Bright lights, seasonal show tunes and a trip to see Santa are all hallmark traditions for families celebrating the holiday season; however, for children with special needs, the experience can be overwhelming and may cause them to shy away from participating in these time-honored traditions. Sponsored by valued community partner […]

Home Tour and Boutique Shopping Sunday, December 10, 2017 Home Tour – Noon to 4:00 pm Red Barn Holiday Boutique – 10:00 am until 5:00 pm Champagne Pre-Tour Brunch at The Manhattan – 10:30 am to 1:00 pm Explore local homes in the Pleasant Valley decorated for the holidays while enjoying seasonal music. Experience inspirational décor celebrating a variety […]