One of the reasons that makes our area so great is the fabulous weather. We know it, so let’s get out and enjoy it! Some of the activities happening this Fall weekend include: the Space Shuttle Endeavour anniversary party, Cirque Du Soleil, and a beard/mustache competition.
WHEN: October 11 @ 8PM
WHERE: Berth 46
San Pedro, California 90731
WHAT: TOTEM, a fascinating acrobatic journey into the evolution of mankind, opens October 11th at the Port of Los Angeles. Since its Montreal World Premiere in April 2010, more than 2 million people across Canada, The Netherlands, United Kingdom and United States have been mesmerized by the TOTEM experience.
COST: $60 and up (ticket info)
WHEN: October 12, 4PM – 9PM
WHERE: The Federal Bar
North Hollywood, CA 91601
WHAT: Members of the Los Angeles Facial Society promote what co-founder Michael Sparks calls “facial-hair awareness,” with the goal of “unifying California’s facial-hair community.” When members aren’t recruiting mutton-chopped men around town, they’re meeting in bars and preparing for their first big blowout this weekend. Around 100 West Coast chin Rapunzels are expected to show at this inaugural event. Categories include “style-stache,” “goatee” and “freestyle.”
WHEN: October 12 @ 8PM
San Pedro, 90731
WHAT: Natalie Gelman got her start singing in the subways of New York City. With a voice somewhere between Sheryl Crow and Jewel, and taking lyrical cues from folk musician/story-tellers like James Taylor, and Carole King, Natalie is a new singer-songwriter on-the-rise. She has been featured on the front page of the NY Times and holds a “New Writers” place in the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
COST: $20 – $55
WHEN: October 13, 12Noon – 5PM
WHERE: Route Starts here
Venice, CA 90291
WHAT: A self-guided tour of nearly 50 art and design studios, Venice ArtBlock, offers art walkers “a counterpoint to the exclusionary fiasco of the corporate co-opting.” Folks are organizing music, food trucks, wine sponsors, performances, discussions, demonstrations, readings, live art, crafts and, above all, an experience that reflects the bohemian soul that made Venice.
WHEN: All Weekend, October 11 – 13, 10AM – 5PM
WHERE: California Science Center, Samuel Oschin Pavilion
Los Angeles, CA 90037
WHAT: The Science Center isl holding a celebration with astronaut talks, educational activities, screenings of Three Nights, Three Days and will launch the Red Bull Stratos Exhibit. The Space X Dragon will still be on display.
COST: $2 service fee, $10 parking fee (cash only) 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!