DECEMBER HIGHLIGHTS

FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS Nov. 26–Jan. 2 Millions of lights and decorations adorn the historic Mission Inn Hotel & Spa. Downtown Riverside also has outdoor ice skating, carriage rides, entertainment and Santa Claus. 3649 Mission Inn Ave. and Main Street pedestrian mall. Weekends and after 5 p.m. on weekdays. RiversideFestivalofLights.com, FestivalofLightsCa.com

WINTER WONDERLAND JUNIOR LEAGUE BALL Dec. 3 The Junior League of Riverside presents its 55th annual charity ball with dinner and dancing. Benefits projects like fitRiverside, a community health initiative. Black tie. Mission Inn, 3649 Mission Inn Ave., Riverside. 6 p.m. Tickets $125. juniorleagueriverside.org, (951) 683-0622

CHRISTMAS TREE LANE Dec. 3 Dinner, dancing, Macy’s fashion show, auctions, boutique. Proceeds provide Christmas gifts for underprivileged children. Black tie preferred. NOS Events Center Orange Pavilion, 689 South “E” St., San Bernardino. 6 p.m. Tickets $125. (909) 886- 2528.

“FEAST OF LIGHTS” Dec. 3–6 Celebrates Christmas in spoken word, tableaux and song. University of Redlands Memorial Chapel, 1200 E. Colton Ave., Redlands. Friday, Saturday, Monday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 4 p.m. Tickets $20 and $25. (909) 748-8116, redlands.edu

CHRISTMAS TREE LANE LUNCHEON Dec. 4 Luncheon, Macy’s fashion show, auctions, boutique. Proceeds provide Christmas gifts for underprivileged children. NOS Events Center Orange Pavilion, 689 S. “E” St., San Bernardino. 10 a.m. doors open. Tickets $65. (909) 886-2528.

YMCA ART & GIFT BOUTIQUE Dec. 4–5 Shop for jewelry, art, gifts. 500 E. Citrus Ave., Redlands. Free admission. (909) 798-9622, ymca eastvalley. org YMCA HOME TOUR Dec. 5 Tour five homes and cottage that houses Historical Glass Museum. 500 E. Citrus Ave., Redlands. Tickets $25 advance, $30 at door. Patron tickets $60; include champagne brunch and front-of-the-line entrance. (909) 798-YMCA (9622), ymcaeast valley. org

A MAGICAL CHRISTMAS BRUNCH Dec. 5 Brunch, entertainment, auctions. Benefits Assistance League of the Foothill Communities projects for children and families. DoubleTree Hotel, 222 N. Vineyard Ave., Ontario. 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tickets $95. (909) 985-8698.

THE JUDDS Dec. 17 Mother-daughter duo on their Last Encore tour. Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa, 32-250 Bob Hope Dr., Rancho Mirage. 8 p.m. Tickets $65 to $125. 1-800-585-3737, hotwatercasino.com

SPORTING LIFE AXES AND AXLES: ART OF BUILDING CARS AND GUITARS through Jan. 31 Cars and guitars from Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, Brian Setzer, and more. Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum, Fairplex, 1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona. Wed.–Sun. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission $8, discounts for children and seniors. (909) 622-2133, museum.nhra.com

ONTARIO REIGN HOCKEY Dec. 1-26 Minor league hockey. Dec. 1, 17 and 18 vs. Bakersfield Condors; Dec. 8 and 26 vs. Las Vegas Wranglers; Dec. 10 vs. Utah Grizzlies. Citizens Business Bank Arena, 4000 E. Ontario Center Pkwy, Ontario. 7 p.m. Tickets start at $10. (909) 244-5600, www.cbbankarena.com

ARABIAN HORSE SHOW Dec. 5 Cal Poly’s prize-winning Arabians on display. Cal Poly, 3801 W. Temple Ave., Pomona. 2 p.m. $4. (909) 869- 2224. SANTA TRAIN Dec. 11–12 Train ride with Santa. Orange Empire Railway Museum, 2201 S. “A” St. Perris. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets $12 for adults, $8 for children 5-11, under 5 free. (951) 943-3020, oerm.org

THE GREAT TRAIN EXPO
Dec. 18–19 National traveling show with operating model railroad and toy layouts, train dealers and more. Fairplex, 1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission $7, kids under 12 free. trainexpoinc.com

MOTORCYCLE TOY RUN Dec. 19 Starts at Quaid Harley-Davidson, 2516

CELEBRITY CONCERTS

ANDRE RIEU HOLIDAY SHOW Dec. 2 Citizens Business Bank Arena, 4000 E. Ontario Center Parkway, Ontario. 8 p.m. Tickets $39 to $139; $300 and $1,500 packages available. (909) 244-5600, www.cbbankarena.com

 

JON ANDERSON Dec. 3 Acoustic evening with Yes lead singer. Pala Casino Resort & Spa, 11154 Hwy. 76, Pala. 8 p.m. Tickets $37.50 to $55. 1-877-946-7252.

NEIL SEDAKA Dec. 4 “Breakin’ Up Is Hard to Do” singer. Pechanga Resort & Casino, 45000 Pechanga Parkway, Temecula. 8 p.m. Tickets $45 to $70. 1-877-711-2946, www.pechanga.com

JOHNNY MATHIS Dec. 11 “Chances Are” you know his ballads. Pechanga Resort & Casino, 45000 Pechanga Parkway, Temecula. 8 p.m. Tickets $80 to $125. 1-877-711-2946, www.pechanga.com

RITA COOLIDGE Dec. 18 Hits and holiday favorites from “All Time High” singer. California Theatre, 562 W. 4th St., San Bernardino. 2 and 8 p.m. Tickets $38.50 to $75. (909) 885-5152, www.californiatheatre.net

ANDY WILLIAMS Dec. 21–22 Christmas show with classic tunes. Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa, 32-250 Bob Hope Dr., Rancho Mirage. 8 p.m. Tickets $65 to $110. 1-800-585-3737, hotwatercasino.com

MIRANDA LAMBERT Dec. 30 Country singer known for pink guitars and hits like “The House That Built Me.” Pechanga Resort & Casino, 45000 Pechanga Parkway, Temecula. 8 p.m. Tickets $70 to $100. 1- 877-711-2946, www.pechanga.com

BRIAN SETZER ORCHESTRA Dec. 30 Swing and jump blues music. Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa, 32-250 Bob Hope Drive, Rancho Mirage. 9 p.m. 1-800-585-3737, hotwatercasino.com

HOLIDAY THEATER CHRISTMAS MEMORIES Nov. 26–Dec. 26 Candlelight Pavilion Dinner Theatre’s annual holiday show. 455 W. Foothill Blvd., Claremont. Luncheon and dinner shows Wed. 1:45 and 6:45 p.m., Thurs. and Fri. 6 p.m., Sat. 11 a.m. and 6 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. Tickets $48 to $68. (909) 626-1254, candle lightpavilion.com

HOLIDAY FOLLIES
Nov. 26–Dec. 28 Dinner theater by Center Stage, 8463 Sierra Ave., Fontana. Fri.–Sat. 7:30 p.m., Sun. 2 p.m. Dinner and show $57.95; seniors $55.95; 12 and under $31.95. (909) 429-7469, centerstagefontana.com

PLAID TIDINGS Nov. 27 The boys from the 1950s-themed musical “Forever Plaid” return with classic holiday tunes. Lewis Family Playhouse, 12505 Cultural Center Drive, Rancho Cucamonga. 2 and 7:30 p.m. Tickets $28. (909) 477-2752, www.lewisfamilyplayhouse. com

A CHRISTMAS CAROL Dec. 2–12 Old Town Temecula Community Theater, 42051 Main St., Temecula. Evening and matinee performances. Tickets $20 to $28. 1-866-653-8696 or tickets. temeculatheater.org

A CHRISTMAS CAROL Dec. 3–12 Grove Theatre, 276 E. Ninth St., Upland. Evening and matinee shows. Tickets $20 to $25. (909) 920- 4343, grovetheatre.com A CHRISTMAS CAROL Dec. 10–12 Riverside Community Players, 4026 14th St., Riverside. Evening and matinee shows. Tickets $8. (951) 686-4030, riversidecommunity players.com

USOH NO!
Dec. 10–12 Christmas musical.
Christian Arts and Theatre, 815 W. 6th St., Corona. Evening and matinee shows. Tickets $13 adults, $11 child/student/senior. (951) 279-2298, catcorona.org

SCROOGE Dec. 11–15 Clock Auditorium, 840 E. Citrus Ave., Redlands. Evening and matinee performances. Tickets $15 to $20; ages 3 to 11 $7 to $15. (909) 335-3037, lifehousetheater.com

MUSIC, DANCE & COMEDY KINETIC CONVERSATIONS Dec. 3–4 Riverside Community College dance faculty perform. Landis Performing Arts Center, 4800 Magnolia Ave., Riverside. Fri. 8 p.m., Sat. 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tickets $15. (951) 222-8100, landispac.com

FALL FORWARD Dec. 3–4 Mt. San Jacinto College dance faculty perform. MSJC, 1499 State St., San Jacinto. Fri. 7:30 p.m., Sat. 2 and 7:30 p.m. Tickets $10. (951) 487-3790, msjc.edu

HOTEL CALIFORNIA Dec. 4 Eagles tribute band. Sturges Center for the Fine Arts, 780 North E St., San Bernardino. 8 p.m. Tickets $29 to $45. (909) 885-5152, ticketmaster.com

MASTERS OF HARMONY Dec. 4 Barbershop harmony. Fox Performing Arts Center, 3801 Mission Inn Ave., Riverside. 3 p.m. $25 to $35. (951) 779-9800 or ticketmaster.com

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