This week’s Priceless Things To Do will have you stuffing your stocking, putting chocolate on everything and grabbing a holiday cocktail. There’s only 52 weeks in a year, make sure this one is priceless!
Date: Monday, December 15
How’s that holiday shopping coming along? Whether you’re looking for a few stocking stuffers or haven’t even gotten started yet, Ozzie Dots on Hollywood Boulevard is a great place to visit. Ozzie Dots has been in LA for almost 30 years specializing in unusual gifts from vintage dresses and holiday sweaters to fake mustaches and wigs. Ozzie Dots’ brick and mortar store is supplemented by their online shop which carries even more surprises for the more unique recipients on your shopping list. Ozzie Dots is open from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Mondays.
Date: Wednesday, December 16
Love chocolate? Who doesn’t?? This Tuesday is National Chocolate Covered Anything Day and Edelweiss Chocolate Factory on N. Canon Drive is the place to be. Edelweiss has chocolate candy, molded chocolate, holiday chocolate gift boxes and almost any other kind of chocolate goody you can imagine. In the spirit of the holiday their assorted chocolate covered fruit box is definitely worth trying out. All fruit is imported fresh from Australia and covered in decadent dark chocolate. The Edelweiss Chocolate Factory is open from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m on Wednesdays.
Date: Wednesday, December 17
Weezer is coming to The Observatory on South Harbor Boulevard in Santa Ana this Wednesday. This GRAMMY award-winning band was formed right here in LA 22 years ago and has sold over 17 million albums worldwide. The band recently released their ninth studio album Everything Will Be Alright In The End that peaked at the number two spot on the U.S. Top Rock Album Billboard Chart. Hit songs from Weezer include “Buddy Holly,” “Island In The Sun,” “Beverly Hills” and their latest single “Da Vinci.” The concert starts at 9:00 p.m. and tickets start at $81.
Date: Friday, December 19
Get in the holiday groove by stopping for a cocktail at Harlowe on Santa Monica Boulevard. Harlowe is a throwback to the golden age of Hollywood, from the decor to the menu. Get in the holiday spirit and try ordering the Ye Old Nog, which is made from El Dorado 12-Year Rum, Lustau Amontillado Sherry, egg, cream, cinnamon, nutmeg and Angostura Bitters. Check out Harlowe’s official website for their full food and drink menu. Harlowe is open from 5:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. on Fridays.
Date: Saturday, December 20
The Scherr Forum on East Thousand Oaks is hosting two performances of The Nutcracker, presented by the Pacific Festival Ballet Company this Saturday. This year’s productions will feature New York City principal dancers, Tiler Peck and Robert Fairchild alongside the Pacific Festival Ballet Company’s resident performers. The first show begins at 2:00 p.m. and the late show starts at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are available at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza box office or online starting at $36.
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