Yappy Howl-iday Hour at Ritz Carlton in Dana Point

December 3: This festive gathering of canines and their companions provides Fido with the opportunity to be photographed with the “Big Dog” himself – Santa Claus. Plus, treats for canine and human alike. In keeping with the resort’s Season of Giving, guests are asked to bring unopened canned or dry dog food, blankets, treats or dog toys to be donated to the Shelter. Sunday, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. One Ritz Carlton Drive, Dana Point. (949) 240-5038. www.thediamondball.org/yappy-hour