The Weekend Guide: October 18 – 20, 2013

Will it be cool this weekend or will the HOTness stick around for a bit longer? Look at the weather forecast and make some great plans in SoCal for you and the family this weekend. Fun time activities happening include: IndyCar events, a Spooky Night at Point Fermin and the Food Event of the year.

Beach Hazard Statement

1:50 PM PST on January 17, 2017
10:00 PM PST on January 23, 2017
Mostly Cloudy
Tuesday 01/17 10%
Mostly Cloudy
Considerable cloudiness. Lows overnight in the upper 40s.
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday 01/18 20%
Partly Cloudy
Cloudy early with partial sunshine expected late. High 58F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Thursday 01/19 50%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Scattered thunderstorms in the morning, then variable clouds during the afternoon with more showers at times. High 56F. Winds W at 15 to 25 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
Friday 01/20 100%
Windy with periods of rain. Potential for heavy rainfall. High 58F. Winds SW at 25 to 35 mph. Chance of rain 100%. Rainfall possibly over one inch.
Partly Cloudy
Saturday 01/21 0%
Partly Cloudy
Windy with a few clouds from time to time. High 56F. Winds W at 20 to 30 mph. Winds could occasionally gust over 40 mph.

October 18 - Weekend Guide

Anything Goes

WHEN: October 18 @ 2:30PM
WHERE: Norris Center for the Performing Arts
27570 Norris Center Drive
Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274

WHAT: Star-crossed lovers, mistaken identities, gangsters, singing sailors, and a whole lot of tap-dancing…Anything Goes is a musical comedy that has it all! Be entertained and laugh while watching an all student cast perform this fabulous theater event.
COST: $10 – $20

IndyCar - October 19 - Weekend Guide

MAVTV 500 – IndyCar World Championship

WHEN: October 19 @ 5:50PM
WHERE: Auto Club Speedway
9300 Cherry Ave.
Fontana, CA  92335

WHAT: Indycar is the premiere open wheel racing series in the US. This weekend in Fontana is the 2013 season closer and the drivers championship will be decided here. Be sure to attend and watch live how an entire season of wheel-to-wheel racing and race team drama will turn out.
COST: $30 – $65

IndyCar - October 19 - Weekend Guide

Spooky Night at the Light

WHEN: October 19, 5PM – 8PM
WHERE: Point Fermin Park
807 Paseo del Mar
San Pedro, CA 90731

WHAT: Tour the spooky lighthouse under the light of the moon and meet the ghostly volunteers. Children can decorate pumpkins and treat or treat bags, and other Halloween-themed crafts. Reservations required – call 310-241-0612.
COST: $10/person, $15 per family

IndyCar - October 20 - Weekend Guide

IndyCar Championship Celebration

WHEN: October 20, Cocktails 4PM & Program 5:30PM
WHERE: The Globe Theatre @ Universal Studios Hollywood
100 Universal City Plaza
Universal City, CA 91608

WHAT: The stars of the IZOD IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights will cap the 2013 season with the Championship Celebration at the Globe Theater in Hollywood. The championship celebration is a time to reflect on all the great competition that has defined the 2013 IndyCar series season.
COST: $$50 (Call 800-822-INDY for tickets)

IndyCar - October 20 - Weekend Guide

The Food Event 2013

WHEN: October 20, 2PM – 5PM
WHERE: Saddlerock Ranch
31727 Mulholland Hwy
Malibu, CA 90265

WHAT: The Food Event 2013 is Los Angeles magazine’s eighth annual culinary extravaganza. The day features great chefs, culinary experts, sommeliers, plus unlimited food, wine, and spirits—all in one place, for one price. Watch celebrity chefs in the demonstration kitchen and epicurean experts participate in panels in the Conversation Lounge.
COST: $120


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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