Christmas comes to Costa Mesa

November 9, 2012 by  

Christmas begins in November in Costa Mesa with the Sugarplum Festival November 8-10.

This event is located in the Orange County Fair and Event Center, 88 Fair Drive Building 10, Costa Mesa, will feature vendors with handmade Christmas decorations, gifts, and garden and home décor as well as collectibles and antiques.

Admission is free but parking is $5. It is requested that strollers be left at home. For more information call (562) 598-0857.

The classic play, “A Christmas Carol” will be presented by the South Coast Repertory from November 24 – December 24, 2012. The old curmudgeon Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by three Christmas ghosts that change his heart by showing him what could happen and what will happen if he doesn’t change his way.

The Segerstrom Stage is located at 655 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. For more information call (714) 708-5555.

The musical talents of Fiesta Navidad Mariachi Los Camperos can be seen onstage Saturday, December 1, 2012 in the Segerstrom Concert Hall, 600 Town Center Drive. The Grammy Award winning group will bring authentic holiday music from different regions in Mexico.

Audience members will be able to join in on song favorites, “Noche de Paz,” and “Feliz Navidad.” For ticket information call (714) 556-2787.

For information on the annual Polar Express featuring Santa and his elves, free train rides and crafts, call the Polar Express hotline at (877) 444-2177 ext. 2009.

The event will be held at Goat Hill Junction, 2480 Placentia Avenue, Costa Mesa. Stationery printers are a great place to create copies of children’s coloring pages and activities for the holiday season.