by Leah C. Sahagun
With Christmas vacation approaching, people often do not know what to do with the extra time on their hands.
As the millennium nears, college students will have the opportunity to spend their vacations in complete bliss.
Knott’s Merry Farm 1999 will run until Jan. 3, offering activities for all ages.
Knott’s is also doing its annual Toys for Tots fundraiser. To participate, one must bring an unwrapped toy (of at least a $10 value) to a Pavilions grocery store to receive a free admission ticket to the theme park.
Regular admission is $29 for adults and seniors and $13 for children ages 3-11.
Mammoth Mountain will have student discounts with the use of a College Club card this season. To obtain the card, go online at www.mammothmountain.com.
Not in the mood to be outdoors? Do not wait too long to Christmas shop. Stats, a store located in Pasadena, is a place to get into the Christmas spirit. The store is decorated as a complete winter wonderland. A miniature Christmas city, Stats is the place to find decorations for any home.
Many theatrical plays are coming to various cities, including “Les Miserables,” playing at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles. The play will run from Dec. 8 to Feb. 12. Student tickets are available for $15.
Perfect for the holidays is the musical, “Singin’ in the Rain.” It will be presented by the Civic Light Opera of South Bay Cities. It will run until Dec. 19. For ticket information, call (310) 372-4477.
Starlight Productions is presenting “Ebeneezer” in Rancho Cucamonga. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for children and seniors. For dates and information, call (909) 477-2765.