Festivals, Feasts & Fairs
* Lake Elsinore--Kids should bring their own sleds to Winterfest 2001 on Dec. 7. Highlights include a snow play area, tree-lighting ceremony, arts and crafts and entertainment. Main Street. 5-9 p.m. Free. (909) 674-3124, Ext. 265, http://www.lake-elsinore.org.
* San Diego--Ethnic food, holiday music and other entertainment mark the 24th annual Christmas on the Prado, Dec. 7-8. Museums will offer free admission after 5 p.m. Balboa Park. 5-9 p.m. Free. (619) 239-0512, http://www.balboapark.org.
* Oxnard--The Parade of Lights will illuminate Channel Islands Harbor Dec. 8. Daytime festivities include live entertainment, visits from Santa and Mrs. Claus, a children's snow play area and horse-drawn carriage rides at Marine Emporium Landing and Fisherman's Wharf, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. The boat parade is 6:30-9 p.m. Free admission and parking. (805) 985-4852, http://www.channelislandsharbor.org.