Two lovely young ladies clad in sleeveless blouses and capri-clam digger-pedal pusher-toreador pants rest on giant cement mushrooms in front of the "Welcome House," of Southern California’s most bizarre theme park. The first of three Santa's Villages -- the others were in Santa Cruz and Dundee, Illinois -- it opened just months before Disneyland in 1955. The fifteen-acre, larger-than-life toyland was designed to keep the legend of Santa Claus and the spirit of Christmas alive throughout the year. Oddly, it was open every day but Christmas..CLICK FOR MORE!
CHARLES PHOENIX: PALM SPRINGS BUS TOUR
Presented by Modernism Week
501 S. Palm Canyon Drive,
Palm Springs, CA 92264
Retro pop culture humorist and Holiday Jubilee author, Charles Phoenix leads a spirited adventure atop a double-decker, open-air bus highlighting exterior views of spectacular mid-century modern homes and estates, commercial and civic buildings, and other…Read More