Claremont eBuzz
A Very Merry Claremont!

More is merrier making this eBuzz wonderfully merry! Have a jollier holiday season by enjoying Claremont. Before you know it, 2018 will be here!

This eBuzz focuses on events taking place in December. Please scroll down for a sneak peek and visit for even more.

Click here to check out #GivingTuesday on Nov. 28 in the Claremont Village.

Holiday Cheer and a Claremont-y New Year...
Mindi Meader
THE VIL CLARE header photo was taken on Nov. 21 at Claremont Depot tree. 
Banner photo taken in the Village on Nov. 23.
Overview of Upcoming Claremont Events
Holiday Promenade
& Tree Lighting
Fri Dec 1 . 5-8pm
('til 9 at the Packing House)
Visit with Santa / Entertainment / Tree Lighting /
Holiday Characters / Face Painting / Live Reindeer
Holiday Fun at the Packing House! 
The Sounds of Christmas
Dec 1 thru 24  
Purchase tickets in advance 
For more than 30 years these Christmas shows have focused on the spirit of the season and bringing family and friends together.  
Festive Sounds Saturdays
Strolling Carolers every Saturday thru Dec 23 
from IVRT - Inland Valley Repertory Theater
Dec 2 
Village Square Public Plaza * 12noon-2:00: Claremont High School Band * 2:30-5:00: Nick Casillas & Friends
Claremont Chamber patio * 1:30-4:00: The Jackson Family 
Dec 9 
Village Square Public Plaza * 1:00-4:00: Moultrie Academy of Music, Voice and Dance
Shelton Park * 12noon-2:00: Claremont High School Band
Claremont Chamber patio * 10:30-12:30: Claremont Cellos * 1:30-4:00: Noir Sax Quartet 
Dec 16 
Village Square Public Plaza * 11:30-1:30: Claremont High School Band * 2:30-5:00: Swing Shift 
Shelton Park * 12-2: Claremont High School Band 
Claremont Chamber patio * 12:00-3:00: Yuletide Blend * 5:00-6:00: Chet Jaeger Christmas Brass 
Dec 23 
Village Square Public Plaza * 11:00-2:00: Yuletide Blend * 2:30-5:30: Cougar Estrada Lounge Trio 
Claremont Chamber patio * 1:00-4:00: Village Jazz 
Guided Walking Tours
Final tour in 2017! 
Sat Dec 2 / 10:00-12:00
  Meet at Claremont Depot, 200 W. First St.  

For details and fees visit 
Claremont Art Walk
Sat Dec 2 . 6-9pm 
Shop / Dine / Enjoy Art! 
For details visit 
and read the Dec 1 edition of the CLAREMONT COURIER 

Heritage Holiday
Flea Market
Sunday Dec 3 / 9:00-2:00
A Unique Shopping Experience 
in an Historic Setting     
Garner House Courtyard
840 N. Indian Hill Blvd, Claremont   
For details visit 
Luminaria Nights
4 Nights Only 
Dec 8 / 9 / 15 / 16 . 6 - 9pm
1500 N. College Ave, Claremont

Illuminated evening walks featuring live acoustic music, cookies and hot cider and more than 1000 glowing, candle-lit luminarias

Inland Pacific Ballet
Copyright 2015 E.Y Yanagi
Inland Pacific Ballet Presents
The Nutcracker
An Annual Family Tradition 
Sat Dec 9 at 2:00 and 7:30pm
Sun Dec 10 at 2:00pm
Pomona College, Claremont

Purchase Tickets in Advance
 Information & Tickets:
Living Nativity 

Presented by Granite Creek Community Church
1580 N Claremont Blvd, Claremont
Dec 14 / 15 / 16 /17 . 6-9pm 

17th Annual Living Nativity -- Family-friendly, live drama recreates pivotal moments surrounding the birth of Jesus Christ in vivid details, with live actors, ornately crafted costumes, live animals and elaborately decorated sets. Performances every 30 minutes in grand outdoor theater

Petting Zoo / Food / Photo Ops / Marketplace

Annual Messiah Community Singalong
Presented by Claremont Symphony Orchestra

Sunday Dec 17 / 11:30am and 4:00pm
Bridges Hall of Music
150 E. Fourth St, Claremont
A Glance at Art Exhibitions

Milford Zornes: The Claremont Years
Now thru February 22 . 10am - 4pm daily
Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden Art Gallery (Enter via Gift Shop)
Free admission to Gallery with PAID Garden Admission

The Claremont Museum of Art presents paintings by Milford Zornes, a leader of the Califronia watercolor movement, with a focus on three decades when the artist lived and worked in Claremont.
  View webpage
Claremont Museum of Art to focus on
Kindred Artists Aldo Casanova and James Fuller

Dec 2 - March 25 . Opening Reception Dec 2 . 6-9pm
Claremont Museum of Art, 200 W. First St, Claremont
Open Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 12 noon-4pm 
Admission: $5. CMA members and children under 18 are free 
First Saturday Art Walk, 6-9 p.m.

For over 30 years each artist influenced generations of students while teaching at Scripps College, as well as maintaining active careers as exhibiting artists throughout the country. Sharing an affinity for the beauty of nature, this exhibition will highlight the kindred links between the sculptures of Aldo Casanova and the paintings of James Fuller.

What are You Doing
New Year's Eve?

Purchase Tickets in Advance 
Claremont Farmers & Artisans Market

Claremont Village . Every Sunday . 8am-1pm 
Second St between Indian Hill Blvd and Yale Ave
Claremont Turkey Trot 2017
Festival at Pilgrim Place 2017
PhotoArt of Claremont   
PhotoArt of Claremont by Mindi Meader

Postcards are available at Birkenstock store in the Village , Claremont Heights Postal Center at the VONS Center and Claremont Heritage in Memorial Park. (Selection varies at each site.)

Claremont is a Beautiful Place to Be & See.  
Thank YOU

This eNews was just named a 2016 Constant Contact All Star ...

THANKS to all of you, The Vil Clare eNews subscribers, for your wonderful interest in Claremont and The Vil Clare!  

- Mindi Meader
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