A home for the holidays

After transforming the exterior of their home from its spooky state, complete with homemade Halloween décor, to its current status as an illuminated Christmas spectacle, Darrell and Ali Barrett are celebrating their 16th year of providing the Wrigley area with holiday cheer.

A Suite treat

The Long Beach Ballet is presenting the 28th anniversary of its production of The Nutcracker, Southern California’s only performance of the Tchaikovsky classic that features a full symphony orchestra. The Nutcracker will be presented at the Long Beach Terrace Theatre on Saturday, Dec. 18 at 2pm and 7:30pm and on Sunday, Dec. 19 at 2pm. For…

Puppet show bringing Santa’s workshop to Bixby Park

Jim Gamble Productions and Friends of Bixby Park will present a puppet and marionette show entitled Santa’s Workshop at 11am on Sunday, Dec. 19 at Bixby Park Recreation Center, at the corner of 1st Street and Cherry Avenue, which will be transformed into a “winter wonderland” for one performance.