Nothing says December quite like your family taking time to enjoy some California friendly holiday-centric events together. Check out this week's 7 Things to do in the I.E. for a fun event.  Find something fun and mix it in with your festive plans. 

Have a great week!



12/15, Outdoor Mini Golf – Minature Golf at Scandia in Ontario. Price is $10.95 for guests 48 inches and taller, and price is $7.95 for those under 48 inches tall. Two beautifully landscaped courses of lush greens and tricky obstacles makes Scandia a great destination for your entire family. With tons of other activities, rides and games, you will never want to leave!



12/16, Snow Play & Family Fun – Snow Play with Magic Carpet at Alpine Slide at Magic Mountain in Big Bear. See the website for pricing options. Racing down these snowpacked tracks, you’ll forget you’re still in the IE. Face it, this may be one of the rare opportunities to introduce the little ones in your life to snow . . . and there’s no better time of year to do so.



12/17, Dog Pictures with Santa – Santa Paw Photos at The Shoppes at Chino Hills from 4p.m. to 8p.m. See the website for price packages. Your fur children will finally get the recognition they deserve, right on top of Santa’s lap! Bring them along for a visit with St. Nick that you both will treasure for a lifetime.



12/18, Farmers Market  – Heritage Harvest Farmers Market at Terra Vista Town Center in Rancho Cucamonga at 3p.m. Health, wellness and the importance of gathering together as a community are all integral parts of this local farmers market. Grab some locally grown produce while you pick out some artisan gifts for sale by the one-of-a-kind vendors.

12/18, Art Gallery – “Project Series 49: Sam Falls” at Pomona College Museum of Art in Claremont from 12p.m. to 5p.m. There are only two days left to emerse yourself into the fantastical artistic journey created by Sam Falls. His paintings, photographs, sculptures and installations share his perception as a visual artist.



12/19,  Unique Holiday Performance – The Blind Boys of Alabama Christmas Show at Lewis Family Playhouse at 8p.m. Prices range from $32 to $40. As the winners of five Grammy awards, among many other impressive recognitions, this acclaimed quintet has been spreading cheer for over 70 years. Singing traditional gospel tunes, as well as putting their gospel edge on contemporary songs from songwriters like Eric Clapton, The Blind Boys of Alabama will keep you entertained while bringing on the Christmas spirit.

12/19, Enchanting Holiday Lights Festival – Festival of Lights at Mission Inn in Riverside. More than just a chance to check out glistening orbs of light strung on a building, this breathtaking dreamland could even make Disney’s Christmas look a little cliche. With the historic charm and everything you need to set off the yuletide spirit like Santa Claus, mistletoe, horse drawn carraiges, dining and more, couples, families and individuals will all be at home at the Festival of Lights.