Menorah lighting, carolers herald holidays at Farmers Market

| November 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

A MENORAH LIGHTING at sundown is part of the holiday kick-off on Dec. 9 at the Farmers Market.

Seasonal music and decorations as well as workshops, musical entertainment and a menorah lighting ceremony will highlight the holiday season at the Farmers Market, Third St. and Fairfax Ave.

The festivities kick off with a Hanukkah celebration for children on Sun., Dec. 9. The party starts at 2:30 p.m. when youngsters will construct a giant Lego menorah, make greeting cards and play games and create crafts with Zimmer Children’s Museum staff members. Cantor soloist and educator Doda Molle will lead “Chanukah Pajamikah; a menorah lighting takes place at sundown.

The Goode Time Carolers will stroll the Market on Thurs., Dec. 20 from noon to 3 p.m. The Alley Cats Doo Wop Christmas entertains at noon and 2 p.m.; Big Lucky’s Holiday Swing Show takes the stage from 7 to 9 p.m.

A pinecone ornament workshop with The Entertainment Group takes place on the Market Plaza on Fri., Dec. 21 from noon to 3 p.m. Lucky Diaz & The Family Jam Band takes the stage at 12:30 and 2 p.m. Mike Mann & His Cowboy So’Ho’Ho’ul perform from 7 to 9 p.m.
The Radio Disney Road Crew will provide arts and crafts, games and music for youngsters on Sat., Dec. 22 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Conductors Polar Express performs at 1:15 and 2:15 p.m. The Yuletide Carolers will stroll the Market from 1 to 5 p.m. E.B.’s Beer & Wine hosts Rudolph’s Ranch Party at 7 p.m.

On Sun., Dec. 23, Jim Gamble Marionette Nutcracker Show presents performances at 12:30 and 2 p.m. Kids can build a stick puppet with Art 2 Go on the Market Place from 12:30 to 3 p.m. The West Patio is the site of the Kid and Nick Holiday Show from 5 to 7 p.m.

On Christmas Eve, Mon., Dec. 24, Ellas Son, an all-female Christmas Mariachi, can be found walking throughout the Market from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Parking is free for two hours with merchant validation. For more information, go to or call 323-933-9211

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