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Thursday, November 26, 2009

29. 100-Foot Xmas Tree and More (11/22-12/25)

Flyin' high
Originally uploaded by andy castro

As I'm catching up between my blog and Twitter, some events have passed and gone, such as the Annual Tree Lighting Celebration at The Grove this past Sunday, Nov 22nd at 7:30 PM. Thankfully, the 100-foot tree may be enjoyed every day for the rest of the year. Cheap Date Idea #17 is also something fun to do at the Grove. Parking is free for 2 hours with validation from particular stores, then $3 thereafter. Besides the water feature, the other landmark is the trolley, like a San Fran cable car, that circles this upscale shopping center. Unfortunately, it's down for repair at the moment, but check online to find out when the free rides start up again. Even if you have been here before, the water feature "dances" to all-time favorite holiday tunes during this time of the year. Santa will be in front of Barnes and Noble every day until Christmas Eve. Extra bonus: free dance performances on Fri-Sun at 7 and 8 PM until Dec 21st. Lots of fun stuff to do at The Grove with a great vibe every day of the year, not a bad place to go for a first date, I must say. Have fun!

Approximate cost of creative date idea = Free + $3 parking.
Actual value of the cheap date idea = Priceless.
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