10 Things to Do This Weekend in L.A.

A couple of holiday bazaars, a Hanukkah festival, a renegade holiday market, and more

MUSIC: Cat Stevens
On the heels of his album Tell ’Em I’m Gone, the artist famous for the hit “Peace Train” embarks on his first U.S. tour since 1976. More information (December 14; Nokia Theatre)

SHOP: Holiday Bazaar
This pop-up shop features some of So Cal’s hidden treasures in the food, apothecary, floral, and music industries. Also take park in a Learn + Craft workshop where you can create your own gift tags, ornaments, and snow globes. More information (December 13; Rolling Greens)

MUSIC: A Winged Victory for the Sullen
Adam Wiltzie and Dustin O’Halloran explore the boundaries of ambient music with their oddball melodies. Fans can anticipate songs from their newly released album, Atomos. More information (December 14; Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever Cemetery)

DANCE: Long Beach Ballet/The Nutcracker
This year Long Beach Ballet celebrates its 32nd anniversary of The Nutcracker, with elaborate sets, a full orchestra, pyrotechnics, magic effects, and even a white Arabian horse. Of course there’s some beautiful dancing, too. More information (Through December 21; Long Beach Convention Center)

CELEBRATE: Hanukkah Family Festival: Luz y Libertad
Drop in on musical performances, peruse the museum’s collection of menorahs, and work on kid-friendly crafts at the Skirball’s annual Festival of Lights. More information (December 14; Skirball Cultural Center)

SHOP: Los Angeles Holiday Market
Renegade Craft Fair hosts an outdoor market featuring a selection of modern craftmakers along with workshops, food trucks, music, and more. More information (December 13-14; Grand Park)

MUSIC: Ukulele Christmas Orchestra
Mele Kalikimaka! The Music Center invites beginner and intermediate adult musicians to play and sing along to the songs of the Christmas season. Bring your own ukulele, music stand, and sleigh bells if you plan to participate. More information (December 12; The Music Center) 

THEATER: Blithe Spirit
All his exes live in hexes. Angela Lansbury (you may know her as Jessica Fletcher) plays the clairvoyant Madame Arcati in a comedy about a novelist and his spouse who are haunted by the ghost of his former wife. More information (Through January 18; Ahmanson Theatre)

SEE: Decades of Design
That chair you’re sitting in at your favorite WeHo bistro? It might be a masterpiece. The West Hollywood Design District presents an exhibition that chronicles the design history of the area. The show includes graphics, photographs, and original products from modern designers and tastemakers. More information (Through February 28; The West Hollywood Library)

SHOP: Barnsdall Art Center Holiday Sale + Fundraiser
Enjoy an afternoon of original art, food, and beverages at this year’s holiday sale and fundraiser. Proceeds will go toward providing scholarships, programming, and supplies for children and adults at the Barnsdall Art Center. More information (December 13; Barnsdall Art Center)

 

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