Walnut – Walnut is transforming into a wintery “Whoville” Wonderland this holiday season. The Walnut Senior Center Parking Lot will be filled with snow on Sat., Dec. 13, from 6 to 10 p.m. For only $8, participants will be able to enjoy the unlimited sled rides, ice skating, games, snow ball battlefield, and live entertainment.
This year’s entertainment line-up includes community groups opening for our main 8 p.m. act, the Filharmonic, featured in NBC’s “Sing Off” competition. This evening will be a night to remember. We encourage you to bring your blankets and enjoy our outdoor lounge area for a movie showing of “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” at 8:30 p.m., with a Hot Cocoa bar service.
Slide your way over in your best “Whoville Do” or stop by our Whoville Hair Salon and get into the wintery “Whoville” spirit to experience the fun of Walnut’s Winter Wonderland.
As if the Winter Wonderland isn’t enough, Santa and the Grinch are inviting you and your family to gather round the tree for a festive “Whoville” dinner. The City of Walnut will be hosting a Dinner with Santa from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Sat., Dec. 13. Dinner will include a delicious buffet-style meal with live entertainment, arts and crafts, games, and an opportunity to take a picture with our special guests, Santa and the Grinch. The cost is $12 per person and $8 per child. For more information please call (909) 598-5605.
And finally, to help you with your holiday shopping, why not stop by the Mini Marketplace to find that unique gift idea you have been looking for? Walnut’s Annual “Tis the Season Marketplace” has partnered up with the Winter Wonderland to make family time both easy and fun. The Mini Marketplace hours are from 4 to 9 p.m. on Sat., Dec. 13. There will be a variety of items such as handmade crafts, festive decorations and much more available for purchase. So, get in the spirit of the holidays and find a thoughtful gift for that special someone.
All events are located at the Walnut Senior Center, located at 21215 La Puente Road, in Walnut. To register for the events or for more information, call (909) 598-6200. Family 4-Packs and Dinner With Santa combo packs are available.