And now it starts. We've had our fill of Thanksgiving turkey, shopped Black Friday, supported Small Business Saturday, surfed Cyber Monday, gave on Giving Tuesday, and wandered through There Must Be Something Left to Buy Wednesday. There's no kidding ourselves: the Christmas season is here and now. Santa Claus has come to town, and he won't leave until he's had a year's worth of breakfasts. (He really likes breakfast.)
Of course, December in LA is more than just Santa Claus. It's holiday lights. It's boat parades. It's Nutcracker upon Nutcracker, and snow, snow, snow. And this year, it's full on Chrismakkuh.
It's also the time of year that our calendar is so unbelievably jam-packed that our weekly posts can only scratch the surface of the infinite possibilities for family fun. Trust me, though we do our best to highlight the hottest and the coolest, you're going to want to peruse our full calendar to make sure you're not missing a thing.
Here are our favorite picks for the weekend, just to get you started......