Gayle on the Go for Sunday, Dec. 2

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Sunday @ 10am22nd Winter FantasySawdust Art Festival 935 Laguna Canyon Road Laguna Beach 949 494 3030 www.sawdustartfestival.orgThere are signs of the season! Searching for unusual holiday gifts? You can find them at the Winter Wonderland created at the Sawdust Art Festival featuring nearly two hundred artists. Weekends only until Sunday, December 9th, find paintings, sculptures, jewelry, clothing and more.

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Sunday @ 11am 5th Annual Unique LA Holiday Show California Market Center's Penthouse 110 East 9th Street Los Angeles www.eventbrite.comThe 5th Annual Unique LA Holiday Show is the largest independent design show in the country. With no "middle man", you will shop directly with the designers, meaning prices will be less than retail, for everything from toys to books to jewelry to clothing and accessories and more!

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Sunday @ 10amDivine Design 2012Project Angel FoodDivine Design Marketplace9000 Wilshire BoulevardBeverly Hillswww.divinedesign.org Divine Design is another opportunity to find unusual gifts for not a lot of money. All proceeds you're your bargain hunting in this 30-thousand square foot marketplace benefits Project Angel Food's meal delivery program for people with life threatening illnesses.

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Now through Sunday, December 23rd Candy Cane Christmas Logan's Candies 125 West "B" Street Downtown Ontario www.loganscandies.comHere's another holiday indication. Logan's Candies has been making Christmas candy this way since 1933. The family owned business is demonstrating the tradition of handmade candy canes. The sugary candy cane dough is cooked on an 80 year old stove, which produces more than 70-thousand individually wrapped candy canes each season.

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Sunday @ 1pm A Christmas StoryOrpheum TheatreLos Angeles Conservancy842 South BroadwayDowntown Los Angeleswww.lac.laconservancy.orgAnother Hollywood sign of the season, the 1983 version of " A Christmas Story" at the historic 1926 Orpheum Theatre. The Los Angeles Conservancy celebrates the holiday season Sunday with a 1pm matinee screening of the recent classic.

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FREE if you bring new, wrapped toy worth $10.00!Sunday @ 6:30am Motor 4 Toys 9th Annual Charity Car Show & Toy DriveAnthem BuildingWarner Center21555 Oxncard StreetWoodland Hillswww.motor4toys.comCheck out the hot cars and the classic cars at the Motor 4 Toys Charity Car Show and Toy Drive. Bring a new, unwrapped toy worth at least ten-dollars and your admission to the fun is FREE!

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Sunday @ 1pmChristmas Open HouseCharles Dickens "A Castle Carol"Castle Green 99 South Raymond Avenue Pasadena626 793 0359www.castlegreen.comThe Castle Green Holiday Tour is a rare treat! This historic 1887 landmark, designed as a summer spot for wealthy westerners, is decorated for the holiday season. The old hotel is now apartments and condos open to the public only a few times a year.

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Sunday Flair Cleaners Holiday Clothing Drive Studio CityValenciaBurbankSanta MonicaRedondo Beachwww.flaircleaners.comFlair Cleaners wants us to do MORE than get our clothes cleaned. Flair is having a holiday clothing drive. Stop by one of Flair Cleaners' five locations in Studio City, Valencia, Burbank, Santa Monica, and Redondo Beach, to make a clothing donation in one of the large donation boxes in the lobby of each store.

The clothing drive benefits the National Council of Jewish Women Thrift Shop, the Disabled American Veterans, St. Vincent de Paul's Thrift Store, and Helping Hands for the Blind.

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Sunday @ 10am Toys for the Holidays Six Flags Magic Mountain 26101 Magic Mountain ParkwayValencia661 255 4100www.sixflags.comDo you love riding Six Flags Magic Mountain roller coasters? Then, bring a new, unwrapped toy worth 20-dollars or more and receive FREE admission at the KTLA – Six Flags Magic Mountain "Toys for the Holidays" toy drive…benefitting the Boys and Girls Clubs of America.

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Sunday @ 10amIcons & Idols of Rock n' Roll AuctionJulien's Auction9665 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 150Beverly HillsRegistration is required to bid!www.JuliensAuctions.com You'll probably find a SPECIAL holiday gift for someone at Julien's ICONS AND IDOLS ROCK AND ROCK auction.

Bid on more than 400-items rock and roll items from the Rolling Stones to Whitney Houston to Bruce Springsteen to Madonna to the Beatles to Santana to Michael Jackson and more.

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Sunday @ 1pmConversation with Tattoo ArtistsJack Rudy & Freddy NegreteCraft and Folk Art Museum5814 Wilshire BoulevardLos Angeles 323 937 4230www.cafam.orgNow this is a different kind of Christmas present. A tattoo! Learn about this art form from two of the best in the business. Tattoo Legends Jack Rudy and Freddy Negrete with Photographer Edgar Hoill. Learn from them the history and significance of the Black & Grey style of tattoo born in East Los Angeles. Also, Freddy Negrete will be doing a live tattoo demo.

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Sunday @ 2pmLight a Light of LoveHuntington Beach Pier PlazaMain Street & Pacific Coast HighwayHuntington Beachwww.cspinc.orgWe're invited to Huntington Beach for some holiday cheer at the Light a Light of Love holiday parade, picture taking with Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus, and Snowflake Lighting. Proceeds for this holiday event benefits the CSP Huntington Beach Youth Shelter.

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Sunday Chill @ The Queen Mary1126 Queens HighwayLong Beach877 342 0738www.queenmary.com This is the coolest place in southern California. The Queen Mary presents CHILL AND THE ICE KINGDOM, a winter wonderland for the entire family. Celebrate the holiday season with ice tubing, an ice skating rink, a holiday village, and Santa Claus!

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Sunday @ 9am2012 L.A. Auto ShowLos Angeles Convention Center11835 West Olympic Boulevard Downtown Los Angeles(310) 444-1850www.laautoshow.comHoliday shop for a new vehicle. There are more than 50 never before seen vehicles featuring the latest in technology, fuel economy and design are waiting for you at the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show in downtown Los Angeles. One of the stars of the car show…the Forbes anticipated vehicle of 2013…the Dodge Ram 1500 truck outfitted with Sprint technology.

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AND, THERE'S EVEN MORE GOING ON TODAY !!!

SundayFree!Toyota – Lexus Tether Retrofit Program SafetyBeltSafe U.S.A. English 800 745 Safe Spanish 800 747 SANO www.carseat.org

Take some time to make sure your child's car seat is safe. SafetyBeltSafe U.S.A., in collaboration with Toyota and Lexus dealers, is assisting customers with the installation of tether anchors in the TOYOTA-LEXUS TETHER RETROFIT PROGRAM. Pre-2000 model year vehicles qualify for the program. All major manufacturers are participating. For more information and to learn if your vehicle qualifies for this program, go to the SafetyBeltSafe U.S.A. website.

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Sunday @ 11 a.m. FreeNo Strangers: Ancient Wisdom in a Modern World Annenberg Space for Photography 2000 Avenue of the Stars Los Angeles 213 403 3000 annenbergspaceforphotography.org

There are "no strangers" at the Annenberg Space for Photography. That's the name of the new group photography show about the wonder of culture and the plight of indigenous people. The free exhibit includes a series of lectures. Saturday the topic is "Painted Bodies of Africa: Documenting a Disappearing Word.

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Sunday @ 10 a.m.An American ChristmasRonald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum40 Presidential DriveSimi Valley805 520 9702www.reaganfoundation.org

This is a holiday classic! "An American Christmas" at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum. Tour the winter wonderland of 25-trees decorated to celebrate defining moments of American history from the Revolutionary era to the beginning of the 21st century.

By the way, the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve will be collecting new, unwrapped toys for needy, local children. Donate a toy worth more than ten dollars, get a discount on exhibit admission.

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SundayTrees, Trains, & Traditions Richard Nixon Presidential Library 18001 Yorba Linda Boulevard Yorba Linda 714 993 5075 www.nixonfoundation.org

A magnificent collection of 25-breathtaking trees decorated to reflect the spirit of the holidays from countries and cultures around the world, specially themed trees and five model railroad systems celebrate the holiday season at the Nixon Presidential Library in Yorba Linda.

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SundayBob Baker's NutcrackerBob Baker Marionette Theater1345 West First StreetLos Angeles213 250 9995www.bobbakermarionettes.com

Here's another sign of the season. It's the 52nd season of "Bob Baker's Nutcracker", the marionette version of the ballet classic. "Bob Baker's Nutcracker" is an hour-long production. After the show guests are invited to visit with the puppeteers and have refreshments in the famous Party Room.The historic Baker marionettes that have been entertaining children since 1960.

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Sunday @ 10amIndiana Jones & the Adventure of Archaeology: The Exhibition Discovery Science Center2500 North Main StreetSanta Ana714-542-2823www.discoverycube.org

Let's explore! Indiana Jones and the Adventure of Archaeology: the Exhibition is waiting for you at the Discovery Science Center in Santa Ana. This innovative exhibition, made possible by Lucasfilm Ltd., presented by the National Geographic Society and produced by Montreal's X3 Productions, features an extensive collection of Indiana Jones film materials from the Lucasfilm Archives, along with photos and videos from the National Geographic Society and artifacts from the Penn Museum.

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Sunday @ 10amSpace Shuttle EndeavourSamuel Oschin PavilionCalifornia Science Center700 Exposition Park DriveLos Angeles 323 724 3623 www.californiasciencecenter.org If you have not seen the space shuttle Endeavour, this might be a good weekend to stop by the Samuel Oschin Pavilion at the California Science Center. The massive orbiter is accompanied by a massive exhibit that tells the California story of its 25 missions and the support equipment and team required.

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Saturday @ Noon Television Out of the Box Paley Center for Media 465 South Beverly Drive Beverly Hills 310 786 1091 www.paleycenter.org "Television Out of the Box" is a partnership between Warner Bros. Television and the Paley Center for Media. The exhibit gives everyone a peek at iconic series ranging from Murphy Brown to The Mentalist and props from Tony Soprano's robe to Daisy Duke's actual "Daisy Dukes!"

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