Marionette show titled “Hello Christmas, Hola Navidad,” 4 p.m. Friday at the Santa Clarita Community Center, 24406 San Fernando Road, Newhall. Admission is free but seating is limited. Call Dora Shepro at (661) 254-4678. Holiday Ball will feature the music of Jimmy Sax and Flat Broke, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Friday at the SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market St., Newhall. Admission: $5. Call (661) 259-9444. Pet photos and Christmas cards with Santa, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at Pet Stop, 16522 Soledad Canyon Road, Canyon Country. Any combination of people and animals are welcome. Call Pet Assistance at (661) 260-3140. Free pet pictures with Santa, noon-3 p.m. Saturday at Granary Square shopping center on the corner of Arroyo Park Drive and McBean Parkway, Valencia. The Saugus High choir will perform at noon and the Hart High Carolers will perforn at 1 p.m. Call Linda Hollingsworth at (661) 296-3408. Senior Cinema will present “A Christmas Story,” 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market St., Newhall. A “Ralphie” look-alike contest will be held for kids who resemble the star of the movie. Suggested donation: $1. Kids are free with an adult. Call (661) 259-9444. Santa Clarita Master Chorale will present “Caroling, Caroling!,” 4:30 p.m. Sunday at the Vital Express Center for the Performing Arts at College of the Canyons, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia. Tickets: $19 for general admission and $14 for students and seniors. Call (661) 254-8886 or visit www.scmasterchorale.org. 53rd annual Festival of Trees will benefit the Optimist Club, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 5 at the Hilton Burbank Airport & Convention Center, Burbank. Tickets: $50. Call (818) 843-6000. Follow the Star, live Nativity scene, will feature more than 100 actors re-enacting the life of Christ, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Dec. 8-11 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 27265 Luther Drive, Canyon Country. Admission is free. Food or cash donation to the Santa Clarita Valley Food Pantry is suggested. Call (661) 252-0622 or visit www.followthestar.com. Cards & Carolers event will feature local high school choirs and cards for people to sign to send to troops overseas, 6-9 p.m. Dec. 9 at the Veterans Memorial Plaza on the corner of Lyons and Walnut avenues, Newhall. Refreshments will be served. Call Jenny Aurit at (661) 255-4918. Holiday Concert will feature the Symphonic Band and Jazz Ensemble, 8 p.m. Dec. 9 at the Vital Expres Center for the Performing Arts at College of the Canyons, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia. For tickets, call (661) 362-5304 or visit www.vitalexpresscenter.com. Santa will visitSanta’s Elf Camp, 12:30 and 2 p.m., and a performance by the Hart High Holiday Band, 1 p.m. Dec. 10 at Granary Sqare, located on the corner of McBean Parkway and Arroyo Park Drive, Valencia. Call Linda Hollingsworth at (661) 296-3408. Pet photos and Christmas cards with Santa, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 10 at Pet Supply, 26831 Bouquet Canyon Road, Saugus. Any combination of people and animals are welcome. Call Pet Assistance at (661) 260-3140. Choir of the Canyons will present a joyous and rhythmic concert featuring four vocal ensembles, a piano bass and drum jazz trio, 8 p.m. Dec. 10 at the Vital Express Center for the Performing Arts at College of the Canyons, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia. Tickets: $10 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. Call (661) 362-5304 or visit www.vitalexpresscenter.com. Children’s Holiday Parade, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 10 starting at Lyons and Walnut avenues and ending at Hart Park in Newhall where there will be snow, visits with Santa, refreshments and awards. Call Jenny Aurit at (661) 255-4318. Holipalooza, a musical variety-show fundraiser, will feature talented local youths, 7 p.m. Dec. 14 at the Canyon Theatre Guild, 24242 San Fernando Road, Newhall. Tickets: $15-$25. Call (661) 799-2702. Hanukkah Party, 2-4 p.m. Dec. 18 at Granary Square shopping center on the corner of Arroyo Park Drive and McBean Parkway, Valencia. Co-sponsored by Temple Beth Ami. Call Linda Hollingsworth at (661) 296-3408. 6th annual Holiday Show titled “Enjoying the Holidays,” 6:30-8:30 p.m. Dec. 18 at Ice Station Valencia, 27745 N. Smyth Drive, Valencia. Call (661) 775-8686 for ticket information. Jam For Jesus will feature some of the top music artists in Southern California playing a variety of styles from pop to rock, 7-9 p.m. Dec. 21 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 27265 Luther Drive, Canyon Country. Call (661) 252-0622. To submit an event for the Holiday Calendar, contact Sharon Cotal at (661) 257-5256, fax her at (661) 257-5262, e-mail her at [email protected] or write to her at 24800 Avenue Rockefeller, Valencia, CA 91355.160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREBlues bury Kings early with four first-period goals Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital’s Holiday Home Tour will feature local homes decorated for the holidays, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday with a special preview gala Friday. The hospital’s Holiday Boutique will coincide with the Home tour from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 23233 W. Lyons Ave., Newhall. Call (661) 253-8082. Holiday Craft Fair, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Placerita Canyon Nature Center, 19152 Placerita Canyon Road, Newhall. Create and decorate your own holiday wreaths, centerpieces and candles with beautiful natural treasures. Call (661) 259-7721. Holiday arts and crafts fair will feature artists and crafts people displaying their unique wares, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Central Park, 27150 Bouquet Canyon Road, Saugus. Call Nicki Voss Stern at (661) 286-4079. Winter Magic Lighted Boat Parade will feature boats decorated for the holidays, 5 p.m. Saturday at Castaic Lake Recreation Area, Castaic. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be on hand, along with children’s games, snow, food and entertainment all beginning at 2 p.m. Call (661) 257-4050. 20th annual community Christmas tree lighting will feature holiday entertainment, refreshments, children’s crafts, letters to Santa and face painting, 2-5 p.m. Sunday at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital, 23845 McBean Parkway, Valencia. Call (661) 253-8082.