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Catch these 5 Christmas and holiday-themed shows at Southern California casinos

By in Press Enterprise on November 27, 2017

By Stephanie Schulte

It may be warm outside, but the holiday season is upon us so check out these festive events that are happening at several Southern California casinos.

1. Dance, dance, dance

If dancing is up your alley, head to Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa and take in Dancing to the Holidays. The show features “Dancing With the Stars” personalities Tony Dovolani and Karina Smirnoff gliding and grooving to holiday favorites.

And that’s not all! Performers from other reality shows, including “American Idol” and “So You Think You Can Dance” are also featured.

5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3, Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa, 32-250 Bob Hope Drive, Rancho Mirage. $45-$75. 760-321-2000,

2. Harleys, ’80s hair bands and a toy drive

Celebrate the holidays while helping kids at the Sleigh Ride Toy Run at Morongo Casino, Resort and Spa.

Saddle up your Harley if you have one — it’s not required to attend the event — and leave from Harley Davidson dealerships in Temecula or Palm Springs at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 9. The ride ends at the Morongo Pavilion for a concert featuring hair rockers Great White and Slaughter.

On Sunday, Dec. 10 the toy drive continues — without the ride — with concerts featuring Vixen and Autograph.

noon to 9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9 and 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10, Morongo Casino, Resort and Spa, 49500 Seminole Drive, Cabazon. $20 presale, $25 at door or $35 for two tickets on Saturday and Sunday; Free on Sunday with unwrapped gift valued at $15. 951-849-3080,

3. Take in a holiday musical

If you’re a fan of one of the most beloved holiday musicals, take in “Irving Berlin’s White Christmas” at Pechanga Resort & Casino’s theater.

The musical, the movie version of which starred Bing Crosby and Rosemary Clooney,     

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