What’s up, El Segundo? Winter break starts tomorrow, and so does the fun! Almost every event we found this week fits the festive spirit, so keep reading to see what’s in store for El Segundo this weekend!


2. Local Holiday Shows and Music

The Nutcracker- South Bay Children’s Ballet

WHAT: The Nutcracker is the official ballet of Christmas. For one weekend only, watch a group of talented young dancers from across the South Bay portray the classic tale of a young girl named Marie as she enters a world of Christmas magic with her beloved Nutcracker Prince.
WHEN: Saturday, December 21st at 7 pm
WHERE: James R. Armstrong Theatre- 3330 Civic Center Drive
Torrance, California 90503
DETAILS: Tickets are $20 for adults and $18 for kids. Call the box office at 310-781-7171 to purchase, or find out more here.

The Nutcracker- El Camino College

WHAT: The same classic Christmas tale you know and love, but told by the South Bay Ballet at El Camino’s Marsee Auditorium. The performance will include beautiful sets and costumes, plus Tchaikovsky’s mesmerizing score.
WHEN: Saturday, December 21st at 2 pm
WHERE: El Camino College- 16007 Crenshaw Blvd.
Torrance, CA
DETAILS: General admission tickets are $36, and parking passes are $3. Contact artstickets@elcamino.edu for more information.

Marina Lights 2019

WHAT: See twinkling lights, a giant snow globe, and enjoy cocoa and snacks while watching Elf up in the big screen!
WHEN: December 21st from 4 pm – 10 pm
WHERE: Burton Chace Park- 13650 Mindanao Way, Marina Del Rey
DETAILS: Find out about this event and others like it here!

Holiday Community Movie Night: Elf

WHAT: Take photos with Santa, win prizes, and enjoy light refreshments while taking another opportunity to see Elf up on the big screen!
WHEN: Friday, December 20th at 6 pm
WHERE: Community Theatre & 2nd Story Theatre- 710 Pier Avenue, Hermosa Beach, California 90254
DETAILS: Find out more here.

Concerts in the Library: The Hawthorns–Americana

WHAT: Next up in the Concerts in the Library Series, husband and wife duo KP and Johnny Hawthorn will delight the ear with California-inspired harmonies.
WHEN: Saturday, December 21st at 2 pm
WHERE: El Segundo Public Library- 111 W Mariposa Ave, El Segundo
DETAILS: Find out more from El Segundo Rec and Parks.