PALMDALE – Santa Claus will start his holiday hours next week at the Palmdale Playhouse, and this weekend at the Antelope Valley Mall. Santa will listen to children’s wishes during open houses from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. next Wednesday, noon to 4 p.m. Nov. 30 and Dec. 7, and 2 to 6 p.m. Dec. 14 at the theater, 38334 10th St. E. The theater is decorated for the holidays and refreshments will be served during its open house events. Photos with Santa cost $2. Santa also will be at the Antelope Valley Mall during its KidsFest 2005, which will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Santa will arrive at 11 a.m. Saturday, and will be in the mall’s Center Court daily through Christmas Eve. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREWalnut’s Malik Khouzam voted Southern California Boys Athlete of the Week Santa is usually at the mall from about an hour after opening to about an hour before closing. Instant digital photo packages with Santa will be available at the mall. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!