Photo via Pixabay.
“Doggone Christmas” will be one of the fun events. Photo via Pixabay.

Happy weekend! Here are our top 10 fun weekend adventures for Dec. 9-11. Enjoy!

Friday, Dec. 9

Harry Potter Holiday Ball (family): Calling all Muggles! Don’t miss this night of costumes, holiday attire, music, dancing and all things Harry Potter themed. The event starts at 7 p.m. at the Barnes and Noble in The Grove, 189 The Grove Drive, Los Angeles.

A Doggone Christmas (screening): Come join in on a group dance lesson followed by a screening of the holiday themed movie “A Doggone Christmas.” The dancing starts at 7:15 p.m. followed by the movie at 8 p.m. The event is free and is being held at the LA Ballroom Dance Studio, 14261 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks.

Antarctica Slideshow & Presentation (discussion): Elisa Kotin, an adventure traveler who has explored over 81 countries, will discuss her month of venturing through Antarctica. The discussion starts at 7 p.m. at Adventure 16, 11161 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles.

Saturday, Dec. 10

Pub Crawl (fundraiser): The 8th Annual SANTA Monica Pub Crawl will be held to raise money for the Westside Food Bank while spreading festive holiday cheer. You can get your tickets here for $25. Once you buy your tickets, you can decide where you want to start. The crawl starts at 5 p.m. in Santa Monica.

Snow Wonder (family): Although you most likely won’t be able to enjoy a real snow storm here in SoCal, you can still attend this Snow Wonder event and have the chance to play in some snow. There will be sledding, arts and crafts, face painting, live DJ, and food trucks. You can register for the event here. The event starts at noon at Burton Chace Park, 13650 Mindanao Way, Marina del Rey.

Onesie Christmas Party (art): Put on your best onesie and come to the Arqade’s Christmas party. The event starts at 1 p.m. at 734 S. Main St., Los Angeles.

Sunday, Dec. 11

Lox of Latkes (food): Stop by Hillel and make some latkes! There will be classics, potato, yam, onion and more flavors as well as endless toppings. Come get a latke starting at 11 a.m. at 3300 S. Hoover St., Los Angeles.

Holiday Fireworks (festival): Enjoy a fireworks show, a Santa float, music and more. The festivities begin at 3 p.m. on the Manhattan Beach Pier, 2 Manhattan Beach Blvd.

Just Desserts (food): Who doesn’t love dessert? Help support pro-environment local candidates and LA ballot measures. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet with environmental, political and civic leaders. You can get your tickets here for $35. The event starts at 2 p.m. at 435 S. Lorraine Blvd. Los Angeles.

Yoga (workshop): Relax one more time before heading back into the work week with this yoga workshop. Experience yoga therapy, essential oil therapy, Reiki, and guided meditation. You can get your tickets here. The class starts at 12:30 p.m. at 8700 Ventura Blvd Suite 210, Tarzana.

–City News Service 

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