The Weekend Guide: October 4 – 6, 2013

We’re into the last quarter of the year and Fall is definitely here! It’s been a bit chilly this week, but the weekend is going to warm up nicely. Take a look at the weather forecast below and make some great plans for this weekend. Some of the activities happening include: Knotts Scary Farm, basketball and a BIG film festival in San Pedro.

Partly Cloudy
Sunday 05/28 20%
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Partly cloudy. Lows overnight in the mid 50s.
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Monday 05/29 10%
Partly Cloudy
Cloudy early with partial sunshine expected late. High near 65F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.
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Tuesday 05/30 10%
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Some clouds in the morning will give way to mainly sunny skies for the afternoon. High 64F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday 05/31 10%
Partly Cloudy
Cloudy skies early will become partly cloudy later in the day. High 63F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday 06/01 10%
Sunny skies. High near 65F. Winds SW at 10 to 15 mph.

October 4 & 5 - Weekend Guide

True Believers: Horror Movies, Strange Tales, Comic Book Worlds and Weirdness

WHEN: October 4 & 5, 11AM – 5PM
WHERE: Torrance Art Museum (TAM)
3320 Civic Center Drive
Torrance, CA 90503

WHAT: True Believers is an exhibition featuring a artists from LA and beyond whose work finds involve or relate to science-fiction, horror films and comic books. The exhibition is an overlap in inspiration and imagination between an art fair and Comicon.

October 5 - Weekend Guide

Los Angeles Lakers vs. Golden State Warriors: Pre-Season

WHEN: October 5, 7PM
WHERE: Citizens Business Bank Arena
4000 East Ontario Center Parkway
Ontario, CA 91764

WHAT: 16-Time NBA Champions, the Los Angeles Lakers, return to Citizens Business Bank Arena! Five years ago, in 2008, the LA Lakers were the very first ticketed event at the NEW Entertainment ICON of the Inland Empire! Start getting fired up for another hot NBA season and come out Saturday for basketball action.
COST: $25, $45, $70, $95, $135, $285, $375

October 6 - Weekend Guide

Long Beach Oceanside Adventure

WHEN: October 6, 11AM
WHERE: Rainbow Harbor
200B Aquarium Way
Long Beach, CA 90802

WHAT: From Shoreline Village to the ocean breezes of Rainbow Harbor, solve challenging puzzles and tricky clues in this CityRace hunt along one of California’s most beautiful urban waterfronts. Discover the hidden treasures and lost secrets of Long Beach in this fun-filled and exciting oceanside adventure! This hunt is moderately challenging.
COST: $40 (Register for location/start details)

Knotts Scary Farm - Weekend

Knotts Scary Farm

WHEN: All Weekend (actually all month), October 4 – 6
WHERE:  Knotts Berry Farm
8039 Beach Boulevard
Buena Park CA 90620

WHAT: One of the scariest places you’ll ever see. It is quite possible that you will be so scared that you might need to bring a change of shorts. If you like scary clowns, freakish ghouls shuffling around and dimly lit areas with chains hanging and clanging, then Knotts Scary Farm is the attraction for you!
COST: Fri/Sun $42 & Sat $48, Parking $15+

Knotts Scary Farm - Weekend

San Pedro International Film Festival

WHEN: All Weekend, October 4 – 6
WHERE: Warner Grand Theater
478 West 6th Street
San Pedro, CA 90731

WHAT: This is the second annual SPIFFEST. The event will showcase the best in current independent cinema. All of this right here in the heart of San Pedro. Come out and be a part of film history in the making. View what could possibly be the next blockbuster movie and you’ll be able to say, “I’ve already seen it”.
COST: Ticket prices vary per screening, refer to the website for pricing details.


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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