Christmas Stroll, 'Carol' among weekend holiday events
"Cowboy Christmas" is the theme of the 2012 Christmas Stroll on Plumas Street in downtown Yuba City, one of several holiday-related events this weekend in the community.
Set from 5 p.m.-9 p.m. Friday, the event includes more than 100 vendors, three stages of entertainment, a Kids Zone and photos with Santa.
The stroll is sponsored by the Yuba City Downtown Business Association.
In addition, a tree lighting ceremony is at 6:30 p.m. at the city's water tower at Plumas near Bridge Street, sponsored by the Yuba City Parks and Recreation Department. Appeal-Democrat
Holiday events this weekend include:
Wheatland Christmas Fair — 5:30 p.m., tree lighting at 7 p.m., on Front Street, Wheatland. Sponsored by Wheatland Lions Club and the Downtown Business Association.
Yuba City Holiday Tree Lighting — 6:30 p.m. at City Hall, 1201 Civic Center Blvd.
Craft Fair — 7 a.m.-1 p.m., waffle and pancake breakfast to noon, at the Williams Community Church, Ninth and C streets, Williams. Sponsored by the Williams Cooperative Vacation Bible School. Cost for breakfast is $2 and $5.
Christmas Craft Fair — 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at The Spot, 10720 Live Oak Blvd., Yuba City. Sponsored The Father's House.
Yuba Gardens Vendor and Craft Fair — 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at 1964 11th Ave., Olivehurst.
Olivehurst Christmas Parade — 11 a.m. on Olivehurst Avenue, Olivehurst.
Holiday crafts — 1 p.m. at the Yuba County Library, 303 Second St., Marysville. Call 749-7380.
Winter Wonderland for Linda residents — 3 p.m.-6 p.m. at the Peach Tree Mall on Lindhurst Avenue, Linda. Sponsored by the Linda Lions Club.
Christmas in the Park — 3 p.m.-8 p.m. at Stephen J. Field "Circle" Park on Rideout Way, one block east of Ramirez Street, Marysville.
"The Joy of Christmas" — 7:30 p.m. at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 1390 Franklin Road, Yuba City. Presented by Yuba-Sutter Master Chorale. Tickets are $5 and $10.
Breakfast with Santa — 8 a.m.-noon at the Veterans Memorial Building, 1425 Veterans Memorial Circle, Yuba City. Sponsored by Early Risers Kiwanis of Yuba City. Breakfast is free for ages 12 years and under; with a $5 donation requested for ages over 12 years.
"The Joy of Christmas" — 4 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, Sampson Street and Rideout Way, Marysville. Presented by Yuba-Sutter Master Chorale. Tickets: $5 and $10.
"Finding Christmas" — 6 p.m. at Calvary Christian Center, 2620 Colusa Highway, Yuba City.
Local productions set throughout the weekend include:
"A Christmas Carol" — 7:30 p.m. today and Friday at the First United Methodist Church, 3101 Colusa Highway, Yuba City. Presented by FCS Players. Tickets are $11 and $13.
Miracle of Christmas Drive-Thru — 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Crossroads Community Church, 445 B St., Yuba City. Free admission.
"A Christmas Carol" — 7 p.m. today, Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Marysville Community Auditorium, 1919 B St., Marysville. Tickets are $5. Presented by Marysville Charter Academy for the Arts.
"A Christmas Story" — 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at The Acting Company, 815 B St., Yuba City. Tickets are $10 and 15. Call 751-1100.
"A Gingerbread Man Christmas" — 6:30 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday at Art-O-Culture, 419 D St., Marysville. Presented by Breakaway Theatre Productions. Tickets are $5. Call 713-3385.