Palos Verdes Holiday Music & Annual Nativity Exhibit

Palos Verdes Holiday Music & Annual Nativity Exhibit

Palos Verdes homes owners can get into the holiday spirit this weekend, with the sounds of holiday music at St. Peter’s By The Sea, and the Annual Nativity Exhibit held at Mary & Joseph Retreat Center.

On Sunday, December 3, 2017, from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., you can enjoy the Annual Nativity Exhibit at the Mary & Joseph Retreat Center.  This year the Nativity Exhibit features the season of Advent.  They will have displays of nativity sets from around the world, Advent calendars, wreaths, etc.  Large families and school groups, who are in need of a docent tour, should call ahead for reservations.  Otherwise, the hours for this free event are:

Sunday, December 3, 5pm-9pm
Sunday, December 10, 1pm-9pm
Monday, Dec. 11/Wednesday, Dec.13, 9am-9pm
Tuesday, Dec. 12/Thursday, Dec. 14, 9am-6pm
Friday/Saturday/Sunday, Dec. 15-17, 9am-9pm
Monday thru Thursday, Dec. 18-21, 9am-5pm

Closed Saturday, December 9, 2017

For reservations, call (310) 377-4867 x 258, or go to  Mary & Joseph Retreat Center is located at 5300 Crest Road, Rancho Palos Verdes.

Also on Sunday, December 3, 2017, St. Peter’s By The Sea will be presenting a Christmas Wonder, a free community concert celebrating the wonder of Christmas through music.  This year they will be featuring Vivaldi’s Gloria and from The Four Seasons, Winter.  They will celebrate with a concert of festive Christmas choir songs and congregational carol singing, plus a full orchestra and soloists.  The doors will open at 3:00 p.m., the concert begins at 3:30 p.m, and they recommend 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.

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

Photo courtesy of Mary & Joseph Retreat Center.

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