Things To Do This Weekend: DEC 10-12, 2021 and Beyond

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The Holiday season is in full swing as folks recover from Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday. Now it’s time to take a pause and enjoy some great local, hometown activities that showcase just how great the Tri-Community is.

On Friday, December 10, 2021

Senior Line Dancing – From 8:30am – 11:00am, great fun and exercise while learning to line dance and the best part is it’s FREE! Location: Phelan Senior Center at the Phelan Community Park, 4176 Warbler Road in Phelan.

Wrightwood Farmers Market – From 4:00pm – 7:00pm, locally grown fresh produce, artisan baked goods, jams, coffee, olive oil, honey, natural beauty products & soaps, and crafters can often be found at the Market. In the Wrightwood Community Building in Wrightwood, at the corner of Park Drive and Hwy 2.

Friday Night Steak Dinner At The VFW – From 5:00-7:00pm, all are welcome to visit the VFW and get a complete delicious steak dinner ($18), alternate meals change each week between Ribs($16), Chicken($12), Pork Chops($12), and Fish n Chips($12) or a vegetarian alternate dinner. Kids meals available too! and support the local Veterans of Foreign Wars Post in Phelan. Location: VFW Post 9415 in Phelan at the corner of Nielson and Johnson Roads.

Christmas Movie In The Park – Starts at 5:30 pm. This months movie is Elf. Bring your lawn chair, blankets, and smiling face to enjoy this Christmas classic. Location: Phelan Community Park, 4176 Warbler Road in Phelan.

Senior UNO Game Evening – From 6:00 – 9:00pm, Seniors are welcome to enjoy an evening of UNO with drinks and dessert. Location: Phelan Senior Center at the Phelan Community Park, 4176 Warbler Road in Phelan.

On Saturday, December 11, 2021

VFW Swap Meet/Yard Sale – Starts at 7:00 am. Get ready to wheel and deal and find some great last-minute Christmas gifts. Spots are first come first serve for sellers and cost spots cost $5.00. Location: VFW Post #9415 at 4892 Nielson Road in Phelan

Holiday Painting Class – Starts at 9:00 am. Make a holiday painting, ages 7-12 at 9:00 am and 13 and up at 11:00 am. RSVP Required call the PPHCSD at 760-868-1212. Location: Phelan Community Center, 4176 Warbler Road in Phelan.

Community Teaching Garden – Starts at 10:00 am. Gardening 101-Planting Trees. Learn how simple gardening can be from Master Gardener Michelle Hannon.  Free class.  All ages welcome. Location: Phelan Community Park behind the admin building, 4176 Warbler Road in Phelan.

VFW Horse Shoe Tournament – Starts at 12:00 pm. Open to the public, throw some shoes, drink a beer and make some friends. Signup at the VFW. Location: VFW Post #9415 at 4892 Nielson Road in Phelan

On Sunday, December 12, 2021

Spark of Love & Fill the Boot – From 11:00 am to 2:00 am, Donate an unwrapped toy or drop a donation in the Boot for the Angel Tree kids. Meet Santa, favorite comic book & Star Wars characters, Miss Phelan and her Court, Sparky the Fire Dog & see a Fire Engine. Location: Rite Aid Parking Lot at 4120 Phelan Road in Phelan.

NEXT TUESDAY, December 14, 2021

25th Annual Senior Citizens Dinner Program – Seniors 55+ invited to a drive-thru Holiday turkey dinner prepared by Serrano Cafeteria staff. Enjoy Serrano Band & Choir music as you drive by.  Location: Serrano High School Parking Lot at 9292 Sheep Creek Road in Phelan.  

NEXT WEDNESDAY, December 15, 2021

Rick’s Roadside Cafe Angel Tree Gift Program Fundraiser – All day, eat at Rick’s and they will donate 20% of all sales to the Angel Tree program.  Location: Rick’s Roadside Cafe at 3281 Highway 138 in Pinon Hills.  

Phelan Memorial Library End of Year Holiday Festival – From 3:00 to 5:00 pm. Celebrate at the library with treats, crafts, and opportunity drawings for gift baskets and other prizes, face painting, a visit from Santa, and a performance from Studio K Dancers. Bring the family to enjoy the fun!   Location: Phelan Memorial Library at 9800 Clovis Road in Phelan.

Ongoing Holiday Activities


Many amazing hand-crafted displays; automated Ferris wheel, light show with over 40,000 lights and more located at 6556 Del Rosa Rd.  From Phelan Rd take Wilson Ranch Rd north to right on Del Rosa.


 Bring the family to a spectacular 2.5 acre display of over 500,000 lights.  Admission is free. Donations are appreciated.  Amazing displays, some over 30 feet high.  You can walk or drive your vehicle through this wonderland of lights.  They are open, weather permitting, Sun-Thurs 6-8pm, Fri & Sat 6-9pm.  Check their Facebook page for updates.  Please do not touch or go near or around any displays or lights on the property.  And, be respectful, kind, and pick up your trash during your visit.  Mistletoe Light Show is located at 2478 Sierra Rd from Phelan Rd take Sheep Creek north 3 miles, left on Duncan 2 miles, left on Buckwheat. Look for all the colorful lights.


The Pinon Hills Chamber is proud to host Santa in Pinon Hills. Visit and take photos with Santa and his elves at his Tri-Community Santa’s house. December 13, 15, and 17, 2021. Visits begin at 3:00 pm at the Pinon Hills Chamber Building, 10405 Mountain Road in Pinon Hills.

Well, that’s all we have for this weekend. Enjoy!

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