The first weekend of a new month is upon us…any cool plans yet? The Weekend Guide is your help to making weekend plans that will build a lifetime of memories or at least make someone happy in the next few days. Some of the activities happening this weekend include: the X Games, a fun Summer festival and a tribute to Motown.
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Sunday 01/22 100%
Periods of rain and wind. Rain may be heavy late. High 58F. Winds SSE at 20 to 30 mph. Chance of rain 100%. 1 to 2 inches of rain expected. Localized flooding is possible.
Monday 01/23 90%
Rain in the morning. Scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon. High 53F. Winds W at 15 to 25 mph. Chance of rain 90%.
Tuesday 01/24 20%
A few passing clouds, otherwise generally sunny. High 53F. Winds light and variable.
Wednesday 01/25 10%
Sunny skies. High 57F. Winds WNW at 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday 01/26 0%
A mainly sunny sky. High 58F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph.
WHEN: August 2 @ 7:30PM
WHERE: Warner Grand Theater
478 West 6th Street
San Pedro, CA 90731
WHAT: Do you enjoy the timeless sounds of Motown tunes? Do you remember the great artists that spearheaded music to where it is today? Then the Tribute to Motown is the music event for you in downtown San Pedro. Get your groove on and enjoy tribute bands featuring the sounds of The Temptations and The Supremes. Plus, special guest emcee Robert Gordy, Jr. who will be sharing stories of his Motown days with his uncle, Berry Gordy, Jr.
COST: $35 – $55
WHEN: August 2 @ 6:00PM
WHERE: Irwindale Event Center
500 Speedway Drive
Irwindale, CA 91706
WHAT: Do we need to say more? It’s the legendary, extreme sports showcase that we’ve all growth to love as the X Games. This event showcases a myriad of talent from the BMW bicycle world. Crazy air, stretches of open space that will boggle the mind and an atmosphere of super coolness is what awaits at this awesome event.
WHEN: August 3 @ 9:30PM
WHERE: Sunset Strip
9000 Sunset Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069
WHAT: Linkin Park is headlining this year’s Sunset Strip Music Festival Street Fest. The band frequently played the Whisky in the late ’90s as Xero and after vocalist Chester Bennington joined the band it was renamed Hybrid Theory. This legendary band with roots in LA will thrill, rock and impress everyone that attends.
COST: $79 – $250
WHEN: August 4 & 12:30PM
WHERE: Staples Center
1111 S. Figueroa
Los Angeles, CA 90015
WHAT: Heavy metal, powered by 2-stroke horsepower, propelling human beings through the air at great speeds and velocity. If this sounds like an afternoon of fun and excitement then this is the event for you. Downtown LA hosts this final X Games event in LA, next year you will have to go to Austin TX for all the extreme fun.
COST: $10 – $25
WHEN: August 3 & 4
WHERE: Downtown San Pedro
6th Street between Pacific Ave. and Centre Street
WHAT: Come out and celebrate a monumental birthday. San Pedro is 125 years old this year and this is a HUGE celebration to commemorate our great community. The event will encompass craft beer tasting from local brewers, two days of music filled entertainment and enough fun things to do to keep the kids occupied while you enjoy some relax time.
COST: FREE to attend
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!