Palos Verdes Enjoys Local Holiday Music

Palos Verdes Enjoys Local Holiday Music

The holidays are here again, and this is a great time of the year for Palos Verdes homes owners to enjoy local musicians.  Whether it’s carolers at the malls or holiday music on the radio, holiday sounds are everywhere.  In Palos Verdes, we have many opportunities to enjoy these once a year traditions.

On Sunday, December 6, 2015, you can enjoy Christmas Tea & Carols at the Mary & Joseph Retreat Center where carolers, A Holiday Affaire, will be singing Christmas favorites in beautiful Victorian costume to bring us back to a bygone era.  This fun event will start with a tea at 2:00 p.m. and the concert will begin at 3:00 p.m.  The cost for the Tea & Concert is: $25 for adults and $15 for children 4-12; children under 4 are free.  For reservations, call (310) 377-4867 x 234, or go to  Mary & Joseph Retreat Center is located at 5300 Crest Road, Rancho Palos Verdes.

Also on Sunday, December 6, 2015, St Peter’s By The Sea will be presenting a Christmas Choral Concert featuring Handel’s Messiah.  They will be celebrating the season with a concert of festive Christmas, congregational carol singing, and the Christmas portion of Handel’s Messiah.  There will be a full orchestra and soloists featuring Jeralyn Glass, soprano.  The doors will open at 3:00 p.m. and it is recommended that you arrive early.  There is plenty of parking available and there will be complimentary cookies, cocoa and peppermint sticks after the concert.  For more information go to or call (310) 377-6882.  St Peters by the Sea is located at 6410 Palos Verdes Drive South, Rancho Palos Verdes.

Also on Sunday, December 6, 2015, from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m., Marymount California University will present their Choral Ensemble and Winter Concert – an evening of traditional and contemporary music, performed by students, faculty and staff.  This event is free.  For more information call (310) 303-7233 or visit  The event will take place at the Klaus Center located at 430 W. Sixth Street in San Pedro.

To read my prior article on Local Holiday Music click here.

Photo courtesy of Mary & Joseph Retreat Center.

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