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Winter Solstice Evening Celebration 

It's hard to believe that autumn's finally kicked the bucket, but alas, winter's in full bloom. What better way to celebrate the shortest day of the year than by observing the majestic Cosmos with a cup of hot cider in your hand? Oakland's Chabot Space & Science Center is hosting a Winter Solstice Evening Party that'll feature live scientist carolers and loads of engaging activities for all ages. Come watch the Sun set on the observatory deck and experience science on another level. Click here for more info. Saturday, December 21, 4:00pm, 10000 Skyline Blvd., Oakland, (510) 336-7373

 

Holiday Entertainment at Bay Street 

Emeryville's also got it going on with plenty of live holiday music among other exciting activities. Bay Street Mall, one of the city's ideal shopping hubs, is presenting another weekend that promotes the holiday spirit. Stop by and enjoy everything that invites the soul to be festive. Click here for additional details. Saturday, December 21, 2:00-4:00pm, 5616 Bay St., Emeryville CA, 510.540.5824

 

The Nutcracker

The Berkeley Ballet Center is putting on The Nutcracker, a legendary production that's always a favorite this time of year. Experience this engaging, tender, and hilarious re-telling of a classic with a gifted and diverse group of dancers who represent East Bay's finest. Click here for additional info. Sunday, December 22, 2pm, 2640 College Ave, Berkeley (510) 843-4687