The Village at Pacific Highlands Ranch kicked off the holiday season Nov. 26 with a tree-lighting ceremony. The event also included live music, free photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus, hot chocolate, cookies and more. A variety of other holiday activities will be held at The Village of Pacific Highlands Ranch throughout December. For more information, visit phrvillage.com. The Village is located at 13490 Pacific Highlands Ranch Parkway, Carmel Valley, 92130.