You know what’s just around the corner!?! The WEEKEND, the traditional time to rest, relax and enjoy time with people you like. Make that time enjoyable and worth every bit that it can be. Use your Weekend Guide to find something worth doing in the LA, Long Beach, San Pedro areas this weekend. Some of the activities happening in SoCal this weekend include: Movies everywhere, music-o-plenty and America’s favorite pastime, baseball.
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WHEN: August 23, 5PM – 10PM
WHERE: Bloch Field (Just South on Harbor Blvd./22nd Street)
1500 South Harbor Boulevard
San Pedro, CA 90731
WHAT: Have fun in San Pedro this Friday! Enjoy a fun-filled craft party at CRAFTED at the Port of Los Angeles and a showing of the movie, “The Avengers”. Enjoy loads of kid-friendly, family entertainment and a free movie! Start out at CRAFTED and end up on the grass, south of Bloch Field in San Pedro for an evening of good times.
WHEN: August 24, 12noon – 10PM
WHERE: Downtown Long Beach
641 Pine Avenue
Long Beach, Ca 90802
WHAT: If you are a child of the ’80s or just can’t enough of those sounds, then this is the event for you. Flock of Seagulls, Boingo Dance Party, When in Rome UK, Naked Eyes, Animotion, Tran-x, The flirts, Gary Myrick and Wang Chung to just name a few. Hosted by Richard Blade of Sirius/Xm and KROQ fame & April Whitney of the KONG/MonsterRock. Plus world famous KROQ open-air concert with food, full bar, vendors, VIP area and 80′s FUN!
COST: $35 General Admission & $75 VIP (ticket information)
WHEN: August 24 @ 1:05PM
WHERE: Dodger Stadium
1000 Elysian Park Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90012
WHAT: This is America’s most famous pastime…baseball. Create a family memory that will last a lifetime and take a child out to the ole ballpark to enjoy an evening of hotdogs, baseball and ballpark franks. Remember to bring your baseball glove in case a fly ball comes your way.
COST: $30 – $800 (ticket information)
WHEN: August 24 & 25
WHERE: Los Angeles State Historic Park (Downtown)
1245 N. Spring St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
WHAT: Do you like music? What about concerts? What about concerts that last all weekend long and include 20+ bands and some comedy thrown in for fun? Well FYF Fest is the music & comedy festival for you. Come to Downtown L.A. this weekend and enjoy music and comedy on a combo of four stages.
COST: $99 weekend passes
WHEN: All Weekend Long
WHERE: Let Live Theatre
916 N. Formosa Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90046
WHAT: The LA INDIE Film Festival is the partner festival to the well established LA COMEDY Festival. Over the years they have worked with hundreds of filmmakers who have told wonderfully funny stories. This sparked the idea to showcase all the terrific stories that are being told in film, in all the different, creative ways in which they are being told.
COST: $10 advance, $12 at door (ticket information)
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!