The Weekend Guide: Sept. 6 – 8, 2013

You know what tomorrow is!?! It’s the day before the WEEKEND!  Make sure that your weekend time is enjoyable and spent doing things that you know are fun and enjoyable. Use your Weekend Guide to find something worth doing in the Long Beach, San Pedro and surrounding Los Angeles areas this weekend. Some of the activities happening this weekend in our beautiful corner of California include: lobster festival in Long Beach, high school football and festivals galore.

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Date Logo Sept 6 Weekend Guide

San Pedro High School Football

WHEN: September 6 @ 7PM
WHERE: San Pedro High School
1001 W. 15th St.
San Pedro, CA 90731

WHAT: Come out and support the kids of San Pedro High School as they take on Locke. This is the 2013 season home opener for the Pirates and should be a kickoff to what will be an exciting and successful high school football season. Cheer on the players as they compete for bragging rights and the chance to go on to the playoffs at the end of the season.
COST: Check at game location

Date Logo Sept 7 Weekend GuideCityRace Urban Adventure Hunt – Downtown L.A.

WHEN: September 7, 10:00AM – 1:30PM (Checkin begins at 9:30AM)
WHERE: Pershing Square
532 S. Olive St.
Los Angeles, 90013

WHAT: In CityRace Urban Adventure Hunts, teams of 2 to 4 players solve fun & challenging clues leading them on a 3-hour hunt through one of L.A.s many diverse neighborhoods. Teams will crack codes, solve challenging puzzles, uncover little-known facts and more… all while racing against other teams to be first to the finish with the most correct answers!
COST: $40 (registration info)

Date Logo Sept 8 Weekend Guide

Hi-Performance Swap Meet and Car Show

WHEN: September 8, 6AM – 1PM
WHERE: Long Beach Veteran’s Stadium
5000 Lew Davis
Long Beach, CA 90808

WHAT: This outdoor event has become world renowned. More than 600 vendors offer antique, vintage, classic, and high performance cars and parts for sale at bargain prices. The swap meet is a must visit for hot rod, muscle car, street rod, classic car and truck enthusiasts.
COST: $9 for spectators

Weekend Lobster Festival

The Original Long Beach Lobster Festival

WHEN: September 6 – 8 (All Weekend Long)
WHERE: Rainbow Lagoon
Shoreline Village Drive
Long Beach, CA 90802

WHAT: This Original Lobster Festival has become a tradition to over thousands of festival goers annually. This festival combines local popular artists with tons of fresh live Maine lobsters steamed in the world’s largest cooker. The deliciousness is prepared and served by a Master Chef for that mouth watering taste. Also included is a giant food court, children’s area, dance floor, two stages and beach bars to create the largest Lobster Festival outside of Maine.
COST: $15 – $55 (Tickets and packages available at the gate)

Festival Weekend

The 31st annual Lomita Fair

WHEN: September 6 – 8 (All Weekend Long), Fri 5PM Start – Sun 9PM End
WHERE: St Margaret Mary Catholic Church
25511 Eshelman Ave
Lomita, CA 90717

WHAT: The 31st annual Lomita Fair offers a weekend full of FUN: rides, games, fantastic food, continuous live entertainment, and much more in a wholesome and safe environment. Come out for great family fun while supporting a good cause. The Lomita Fair is a fundraiser for St. Margaret Mary School and various community outreach programs sponsored by St. Margaret Mary Church.
COST: FREE Admission


Comment below and let us know if these are the kinds of events that you like doing. Also, feel free to make suggestions for other weekend events that are coming down the pipe. Most importantly, have a great weekend and enjoy your time away from work!

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