Picks of the Week - Happenings
By Chris O'Neal and Michel Miller 12/12/2013
48TH ANNUAL HOLIDAY PARADE OF LIGHTS Saturday, Dec. 14, noon-8 p.m.
This year’s theme, “Jingle Bell Rock,” will feature 36 tons of snow falling in Harborview Park, carolers and holiday activities topped off by the parade of lights at 7 p.m., a cavalcade of boats decorated for the holidays as they circle the harbor on display. Channel Islands Harbor, Oxnard. For more information, visit www.channelislandsharbor.org.
CARNEGIE ART MUSEUM Dec. 15 through Feb. 17.
“Under the Influence of Finance and Fashion: Selections from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation.” The artists and works in this exhibition explore the relationship between economics and consumer culture and reveal the immense impact that socioeconomics has had on the art of the contemporary generation, as well as on our culture at large. Pictured: “Why Should I Walk if I have Wings to Fly,” shoes and wood by Les Christensen. Reception on Dec. 14, 3-5 p.m. Hours: Thursday through Saturday, 10 a.m-5 p.m.; Sunday, 1-5 p.m. 424 S. C St., Oxnard. 385-8158, www.CarnegieAM.org.