It’s almost that jolly time of year where good cheer and holiday magic are in the air, and to celebrate the season, City Center Bishop Ranch is hosting a variety of holiday-themed events to ring in the new year.

Headlined by the inaugural — and only — outdoor ice rink in the Tri-Valley, San Ramon’s shopping and lifestyle center will celebrate the season by decking itself out in sparkling decorations and holding a number of festive community activities, beginning on Nov. 15 with the grand opening of the “Kristi Yamaguchi Holiday Ice Skating Rink” — named for the Valley’s own Olympic gold medalist