Picks of the Week - Happenings
By Chris O'Neal and Michel Miller 11/27/2013
A RUBICON FAMILY CHRISTMAS Nov. 29 through Dec. 8.
Rubicon Theatre continues its annual tradition of going all out for the holiday season. A series of productions and celebrations kick off with the Rubicon Family Christmas Concert, a joyous celebration featuring renditions of holiday carols and contemporary songs of the season performed in classical, pop, jazz and gospel styles. A Rubicon Family Christmas features Broadway stars from well-known productions along with a chorus of talented young singers. $20-$59. 1006 E. Main St., Ventura, 667-2900 or rubicontheatre.org.
TALL SHIP LADY WASHINGTON Friday, Nov. 27, noon-5 p.m. (through Dec. 8).
Launched in 1989, Lady Washington is a wooden-hulled replica of one of the first U.S.-flagged ships to explore the west coast of North America. Visitors can take a tour of the ship and learn about life in the time that sailing the high seas meant swashbuckling adventures. $3. Channel Islands Harbor, 3900 Pelican Way, Oxnard. For more information, visit www.channelislandsharbor.org.