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announces Kick off the holiday season with local holiday discounts FOR THE ISLANDER The 24th Annual Shop Catalina Night is Saturday, Dec. 2, from 5 to 9 p.m. It's a merry way to get into theholiday spir- it, enter to win prizes, enjoy yuletide entertainment includ- ing strolling carolers, and have a fun money-saving evening of holiday shopping while support- ing the community. Shop Catalina kicks off with a tree lighting ceremony on Wrigley Stage on Avalon's waterfront. Shoppers are invit- ed to gather as Santa and his "helpers" arrive by Fire Truck. The community tree lighting will start at 5 p.m. Be sure to pick up a Treasure Card and hit the stores. Adding to the festivi- ties, many participating stores will be offering holiday treats. Shoppers are also invited to get their children's photo taken with Santa. Bring two cans of food and your camera to E1 Galleon Restaurant. Avalon retailers are planning some terrific discounts and all shoppers will be able to enter to win prizes. On Shop Catalina Night, each store will have a drawing to give away an in-store gift or gift certificate. Get your Treasure Card stamped at each of the- participating merchants and enter to win reservations for two to the 2017 New Year's Founded in 1913 by Ernest WJndle Group Publisher Steven Remery publisher@looalnewspaper, org Editor Jesus Ruiz editr@thecatalina|slander'cm Associate Editor Charles Kelly editor2@sunnews.org Advertising Account Manager Jennifer Hartinger jennifer@thecatalinaislander.com Office Manager Kristy Throndson office@thecatalinalslander.com Legals Shavone Pacheco ad min_support@com mu nitymediaus.com Multimedia Director Franco Te 635 CRESCENT AVE., SUITE A AVALON, CA 90704 (310) 510-0500 FAX: (310) 510-2882 Postmaster: Send address changes to The Catalina Islander P.O. Box 428, Avalon, CA 90704 DEADLINES Calendar: Noon Monday i News: 5 p.m. Monday Display Advertising: 2 p.m. Tuesday Classified Advertising: Noon Tuesday Legal/Public Notices: 5 p.m. Monday SUBSCRIPTIONS Send to manager@cinews.us One Year Subscription: Catalina .............................................. $39 Mainland ............................................ $48 Subscriptions via First Class Mail are available for $80/year A Publication of CommunltyMedla Corporation CATALINA ISLANDER (USPS 093 140) Acceptance under 39C, FR. 3464 periodicals postage paid at Avalon, CA 90704 and other additional offices Adjudication Decre~No. 377598. Date of Adjudication: Oct. 4, 1934 Exact Name of Newspaper as shown in the Petition for Adjudication: The Catalina Islander. Published weekly at 101 Marilla Avenue, #6 Avalon, CA 90704. The entire contents of The Catalina Islander are copyrighted by The Catalina Is!ander. No part may be reproduced in any fashion without written cor~sent of the publisher. This publication is printed almost entirely on ~ recycled paper. Contents Copyright 2017 and Title Registered, Catalina islander, Inc., All Rights ~r=O~zJ Reserved. Eve Gala. Completed cards can be returned to the Visitors Center on the Green Pier, where refreshments will await you after you stroll around town. Shoppers will also receive one Shop Catalina Discount Card valid through Christmas Eve at any of the 17 participat- ing retailers. The discount card can be picked up during Shop Catalina night at any participat- ing stores and will be good for 10-25 percent off all purchases made at any participating mer- chant between Dec. 2 and Dec. 24. Some merchants are offer- ing a larger discount on Shop Catalina Night only. No pur- chase is necessary to receive the Shop Catalina Discount Card or to enter the in-store drawing, but you must be 16 years or older. Be sure to join us for this exciting event on Saturday night, Dec. 2 and take advan- tage of many exciting offers and prizes from these stores. List of Participating Shop Catalina Merchants: Afishinados A Touch of Heaven Buoys & Gulls Catalina Art Association Art Gallery Catalina Printing Catalina Island Conservancy Explore Store Catalina Island Foundation Catalina Pottery Bath & Body Ciao-Baci Del Sol Catalina Island Spa Catalina Knuckles Latitude 33 Leo's Catalina Drugstore The Med Spa on Catalina The Steamer Trunk Two's Company Additional holiday events For Restaurants' and Business' Holiday Hours, please contact the Catalina Island Visitors Center at 310-510-1520 or go .online at www.catalina- chamber.com. Dec. 1 First Fridays: Holiday Open House at the Catalina Santa is pictured above taking a photo op during a meeting with some ofhis constituents at a past Shope Catalina night. File photo Island Museum Kick off the holiday season at First Fridays at the Museum. This month's event features carolers roaming around the museum, a hot choc- olate bar, sweet treats donated by Catalina Cookie Company, a classic kids holiday film in our digital theater and even an appearance by Santa and Mrs. Claus. It is also one of the last oppor- tunities to enjoy the Chihuly at the Catalina Island Museum exhibition after dark before it closes on Dec. 11. $12 members, $15 non-members, $5 kids. 6-9 p.m., Catalina Island Museum 310-510-2414. Dee. 2 Christmas Tree Pick-Up begins at 9 a.m. at the Old Stables Property. Trees available first come, first serve to those with- out a pre-order starting after 10 a.m. Avalon Community Church, 310-510-1889. ENJOY THE 15LE IN STYLE iCatalina.com The 24th Annual Shop Catalina (formerly Shop at Home) Holiday discounts at local merchants, musical enter- tainment, prize drawings, com- munity booths and more, from 5-9 p.m. The event kicks-off at Wrigley Stage at 5 p.m. with the Holiday Tree lighting and arrival of Santa. Bring a cam- era and two canned goods to the food drive at E1 Galleon to get your picture taken with Santa. Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce 310-510-1520. Dee. 3 The 3rd Annual Christmas Tree Decorating Contest begins at 2 p.m., with judging at 3:15, and cash awards to the top three non-profits at 3:30 p.m., followed by live tree auction. Catalina Island Foundation and Overlook Hall 310-427-2450. Dec. 6 Avalon School Band Winter Concert 7 p.m. at the Avalon School Auditorium. $5 admis- sion per person, Avalon School 310-510-0790. Dee. 7 Holiday Open House at Mt. Ada from 2 to 6 p.m., tour this grand historic home, win raffle prizes donated by local busi- nesses, plus buy a chance tO stay the night. Transportation will be provided from the Tour Plaza to SINGING WATERS CHRISTIANCENTER SERVING AVALON, REACHING THE ISLAND 346 CATALINA AVE " P' , ~ , ~t" Mt. Ada, for $2 each way. All proceeds to benefit the Catalina Island Foundation & Rotary Club of Avalon. Tickets just $5 each (including one raffle tick- et) are available at the Catalina Island Visitors Center on the Green Pier or call 310-427-2450. Dee. 9 Holiday Season Celebration presented by the Catalina Island Museum. Holiday Season Celebration presented by the Catalina Island Museum. Christmas Songs performed by a select groupof Avalon Students and children from the McCoy Rigby Conservatory of the Arts, followed by a screen- ing of It's a Wonderful Life. At 4 p.m., Children's Choir. At 5 p.m., "It's a Wonderful Life." Members $10, Non-Members $15, all children are free (must be accompanied by an adult). Catalina Island Museum, 310- 510-2414, catalinamuseum.org. Dee. 11 Community Christmas Dinner 5:30 p.m. at Avalon Community Church, free and open to the public. Avalon Community Church 310-510- 1889. Dee. 12 Virgin of Guadalupe Celebration Processional St. Catherine's Catholic Church, 310-510-0192. Dee. 14 Avalon Elementary Winter Concert 5 p.m. in Casino Theatre. K-5th grades, Avalon School 310-510:0790. Dec. 31 45th Annual New Year's Eve Gala Dine and dance in the new year at this black-tie option- al event in the world famous Casino Ballroom. Includes din- ner, dancing to a live band, party favors,-champagne, and a balloon drop at midnight. Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce. 310-510-1520, www. CatalinaChamber.com/nye. Dec. 31 Annual New Year's Eve Parties at E1 Galleon & Antonio's - Dual Party. Tickets good for both restaurants. Join us from 8:30pm to 1 a.m. For tickets and dinner reservations call El Galleon. 310-510-1188 Dec. 31 New Year's Eve in Two Harbors Come to the Harbor Reef for dinner, dancing, and a champagne toast at midnight. Enjoy and leave the driving to the shoreboats. Call 310-510- 4215 for reservations. Shop Catalina is sponsored by the Catalina island Chamber of Commerce & Visitor's Bureau. For more information, please contact 310-510-1520 or www. catalinachamber.com. -- FOR SALE -- /W LON PPLI/ NCE REPAIR Extremely reliable established appliance repair business for 20 yeors! Asking only 35K including all inventory! Call 310-683-9823 4 i Friday, Dec. 1, 2017 THE CATALINA ISLANDER