The evening of Saturday, December 4, 2010 will be packed with Christmas activities around Stockton… all day!
Lincoln Center —between 10 am and 4 pm— will present “Packed with Pride” with live entertainment, a visit with Santa and carriage rides. Information at (209) 477-4868 and www.lincolncentershops.com
Stonecreek Village will highlight Santa’s reindeer, holiday music and Kat Country 103.3 FM live broadcast from noon to 4 pm. Information at (209) 477-4868 and www.shopstonecreekvillage.com
There will be music and entertainment for kids at the Sherwood Mall and the Radio Disney Crew will make a presentation between 4 and 5:30 pm. For more information call (209) 477-4868 or www.sherwoodmall.com
At the Miracle Mile there will be live performances, entertainment and snow area open from 3 pm. At 5 pm there will be a tree lighting and a visit by Santa, to end with the 3D HD Movie “Light a Wick” at the Stockton Empire Theater between 7 and 9 pm. Tickets are $17.50 for the movie. For more information call (209) 477-4868 or visit www.stocktonmiraclemile.com
At 5:45 pm, at Weber Point Event Center, the mayor of Stockton will light the City’s Holiday Tree followed by the Stockton All-City Youth Choir —under the direction of Mel Suguitan— who will perform while waiting for the 50-plus boats’ Delta Reflections Lighted Boat Parade to sail by the McLeod Lake. Information at (209) 937-8827 for the first two events and (209) 477-4868 or www.mwyc.org for the Boat Parade.
Finally, downtown Stockton will have entertainment for those 21 years and older —from 5 to 9 pm, and for $50 ($90 per couple), Cocktail for a Claus includes a cocktail and appetizers with a front row view of the “Delta Reflections” Lighted Boat Parade from the Lexington Plaza Waterfront Hotel, and then a ride in Santa’s Limo “Sleigh” through downtown to enjoy three more cocktails and three more appetizers. For more information visit www.downtownstockton.org or call (209) 464-5246
San Joaquin RTD will provide a complimentary event trolley and bus service from 11am until 10 pm between Hammer Lane and Downtown —through Pacific Avenue.