By Jackie Burrell
Wednesday, December 9th, 2009 at 6:21 am in Family Outings.
Christmas Revels: Check out the music, dance and folklore of 19th century Bavaria in this theatrical celebration of the winter solstice Dec. 11-20 at Oaklandâ€™s Scottish Rite Theater. Tickets are $12-$50; 510-452-8800.
Six Holidays: Childrenâ€™s Fairyland celebrates Christmas, Hanukkah, Diwali, Kwanzaa, Las Posadas and Chinese New Year all at once during its â€śHolidays of the Worldâ€ť festivities Dec. 11-20. Tickets $7.
Menorahs & Latkes: Join the Jewish festivities at Livermoreâ€™s Bankhead Theater â€” the lighting of the big menorah, livemusic by the Ferris Wheels, a Hasidic rock and roll band, plus doughnuts, latkes and childrenâ€™s activities too. Dec. 12 at 7:30 p.m. Free.
Every Holiday Tale: What would happen if you took every Dickens, Grinch and mistletoe tale and smooshed them into one production? Youâ€™d get â€śEvery Christmas Story Ever Told (and Then Some),â€ť a comic romp at San Ramonâ€™s Front Row Theater Dec. 11-13. Tickets $10-$16.
Santa Brunch: This storybook brunch featuring thespians from Clayton Valley High, Jeannie the Magician and, of course, Santa, benefits the Childrenâ€™s Home Society, Dec. 12 at 10:30 a.m. at the San Ramon Marriott Hotel at Bishop Ranch. Tickets $15-$30, reservations required; 510-267-1860.