What's Trending in Santa Clarita December 8th, 2023

What’s Trending in Santa Clarita December 8th, 2023 & The Weekend?

Santa Clarita December 8th 2023, Friday:

What’s Trending in Santa Clarita December 8th , 2023 and the weekend? Below, we’ve listed some events you can catch Friday, Saturday and/or Sunday. Also, to learn more about each event, make sure you click  on the “learn more” link of the event.

  1. Mission Opera’s 4th Annual ‘Winter Holidays of the World’

First, let’s start our list with a concert. Enjoy this FREE concert in Santa Clarita. The concert will feature a celebration of international winter holidays through music and dance. This one-night-only event takes place in Santa Clarita December 8th, 2023 on Friday. Below, you can find more information:

  • First, here’s the time: 7:30 PM
  • Secondly, the location: Santa Clarita United Methodist Church, 26640 Bouquet Canyon Rd, Santa Clarita.
  • Next, click here to learn more.


  1. ‘Elf: The Musical’ at Canyon Theatre Guild – Santa Clarita December 8th, 2023

After that, you should check out the “Elf” musical. Who didn’t love the movie “ELF” with Will Ferrell? This movie has become a Christmas tradition to many. Provided you loved the movie, you should have a great time at the musical. Below, we’ve listed some important information:

  • First, the time: 8:00 PM
  • Secondly, the location: Canyon Theatre Guild
  • Additional Showtimes:
    • 2:00 PM on Dec. 9, 10, 16, 17
    • 8:00 PM on Dec. 9, 15, 16, 22, 23
    • 7:00 PM on Dec. 14, 17, 19, 20, 21
  • Next, ticket Information: $23 for adults, $19 for seniors and juniors. Reserve at 661-799-2702 or canyontheatre.org/elfthemusical.
  • Click here to learn more.




Saturday, December 9th:


  1. Eleven Artist in Action @ the Santa Clarita International Film Festival

Next, let’s kick off our Saturday at Laemmle in Newhall. Drop by and enjoy the Santa Clarita International Film Festival. Be sure to listen to live music and catching a movie afterwards. Given that this event will go on for a few days, you’ll have a few chances to catch it. Below, there’s some information on the event:

  • Firstly, here’s the time: 11:00 AM – 3:30 PM
  • Secondly, here’s the location: Courtyard of the Laemmle during SCIFF.
  • Click here to learn more.


  1. William S. Hart Park Barnyard Light Tour

Next, only a few minutes away from Laemmle, come to William S. Hart Park. There’s ton of cool things happening. For example, you can enjoy a petting zoo that will feature animals like horses, chickens, pigs and more. Additionally, there will be pictures with Santa, crafting and even a raffle. Altogether, this looks like a good time. Of course, below, you can read some information regarding the event.

  • First, here’s the time: 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM
  • Next, here’s the location: Hart Park
  • Additionally, here are some activities: Petting zoo, pictures with Santa, crafting, raffle.
  • Click here to learn more.
  • Lastly, you can find more information here: friendsofhartpark.com.


  1. The Cube’s Annual Holiday Ice Show

Later, you can go to the Performing Arts Center at COC. The Santa Clarita Master Chorale, led by Artistic Director Allan Robert Petker, has announced its two-event concert series for the holiday season. First, the chorale will perform its “Lights of the Season” concert (tickets $10-$35) on Dec. 9. Afterwards, two nights later the Chorale will be hosting its seventh-annual Messiah Sing-Along at Valencia United Methodist Church. What’s more, you can find more information regarding the Ice Show.



Sunday, December 10th:


  1. Ventura County Certified Farmers Market

We can begin our Sunday at the farmers market. You have to love having a consistent farmers market. It’s a great way to purchase foods like fruits, vegetables, breads, eggs and other great food options. Not only do you get to buy fresher food but you also support our local economy. With this is mind, you can find more information below:


  1. Holidays at the Farm

In fact, while we’re speaking of farmers and farms. Next, you can enjoy some of your Sunday here. First, Holidays at Farm will have festive pony carts, a real FIRE TRUCK, beautifully restored classic tractors and SANTA!!!

Additionally, there is an Extra Special Parade December 9th/10th.

Join the GILCHRIST FARM EQUESTRIAN PROGRAM to see horseback riding students. Watch as they ride and lead all of the Gilchrist Farm horses and ponies in FESTIVE holiday costumes!!

Also, you can experience some more fun activities like the one listed below.

  • For example, letter Writing Station-write your own Letter to Santa
  • Also, a Goat Milking Demonstration at 10:30 and 2:30 PM
  • Further, enjoy the FESTIVE PIG RACES at Noon and 3PM. Join our Jingle Pigs as they race around the track!
  • Next, there’s Wool Spinning Demonstrations-Learn how to turn Wool (from our Sheep) into YARN!
  •  Additionally, the event will have Live Music!
  • BREAKFAST WITH SANTA-Pre-sale only
  •  After that, there’s an Artisan Marketplace to buy handmade and unique holiday gifts from local vendors.

Lastly, to learn more about this event, check out the information below:

  • Time: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM (Closed on December 24)
  • Activities: Santa visits, parade, festive activities, live music, pig races, wool spinning demonstrations, and more.
  • Location: Gilchrist Farm.
  • Not to mention, the extra special parade on December 9th/10th
  • Click here to learn more.



  1. Halfway to Home: Petco Meet and Greet

If there’s ever a time to give a dog or cat a new home ‘Tis the season to do it. So, if you’re looking to add a pet to your family, consider adopting. With this in mind, you’re invite to check out this weekly event. In short, you can come meet some pets that are looking for a home this holiday season. Also, we have listed additional information regarding this event, below:

  • To begin with, here’s the time: 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
  • Next, here’s the location: Santa Clarita Petco
  • Summing up, here’s a short description: Meet adoptable dogs from the nonprofit, no-kill dog rescue, Halfway to Home.
  • Click here to learn more.


  1. Compassionate Friends of SCV Candle Lighting Remembrance

After that, The Santa Clarita Valley community is invited to the 22nd annual program. Moreover, the program will be held in the worship area.  In any case, the purpose is to honor and remember the memories of the sons, daughters, brothers, sisters and grandchildren who have left too soon. Come support this free program. After all, you can enjoy the poems, readings, musical performances and candle lighting. Also, Battery-operated candles will be provided to all who attend. Lastly, you will find more information below:

  • First, here’s the time: 6:30 PM
  • Location: Worship area
  • Description: 22nd annual program to honor and remember lost loved ones with poems, readings, musical performances, and candle lighting. Battery-operated candles provided.
  • Click here to learn more.

What’s Trending in Santa Clarita – Conclusion

To summarize, we let you know about some events taking place in Santa Clarita December 8th & the weekend. Secondly, we gave you a brief breakdown of each event. Also, we gave you some links where you could learn more about each event.

We hope you all you a fun and safe weekend. We wish you all a great start the holiday season. See you next time. In the meantime if you need any information on our dental services click here for cosmetic, click here for restorative and click here for preventative.

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