Grand Park Da de los Muertos Oct. 28-Nov. 4
In partnership with Self-Help Graphics & Art and Lore, the park will present 50 altars and art installations created by local artists and community groups that reflect the theme Looking to the Past to Build the Future.
Time/Place: 200 N Grand Avenue, DTLA
Horrorhaus Film Festival Nov. 2-4
Celebrates the best in indie horror with a full slate of short and feature length films, as well as trailers and student work. The event includes red carpet and Q&A with attending filmmakers.
Time/Place: Greenway Court Theatre, LA
Celiac Disease 5K Run/Walk Nov. 3
This event inspires people of all ages to have fun and unite with one common goal: to drive diagnosis, treatment, and a cure for the three million Americans affected by celiac disease.
Time/Place: 9-11am / Van Nuys/Sherman Oaks Park
Long Beach Airport Festival of Flight Nov. 3
A free celebration open to the public featuring food trucks, static aircraft and vehicle displays, beer garden and entertainment.
Time/Place: 10am-2pm / LGB Airfield – Taxiway B
Pants Off Racings Almost 10K/5K Nov. 3
Will include a 1 mile fun run/walk, 5K and 10K distances. All proceeds from the event are used to assist families and support pancreatic cancer victims. Our Vendor Village is stocked for maximum enjoyment pre and post run!
Time/Place: 7:30-10am / Malibu Creek State Park, Calabasas
Santa Clarita Heart Walk Nov. 3
Join thousands from across Los Angeles as they step out to have fun, get inspired, & support a meaningful cause. Be sure to stop by the Henry Mayo booth for some fun and educational games about maintaining a healthy heart.
Time/Place: 7:30-11am / 23520 Bridgeport Lane
Montebello Pet Fair Nov. 3
The purpose is to educate the public on pet care, provide products and services from our vendors, and have a fun time.
Time/Place: 10am-3pm / Montebello City Park
Out of the Darkness Community Walk Nov. 3
The event includes speakers, entertainment, remembrance activities, and a community resource fair. Proceeds benefit local and national suicide prevention and awareness programs of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
Time/Place: 9am / Central Park Pasadena
Rose Show Nov. 3
Everyone is welcome to exhibit their home-grown roses at the show, including novices and children. You do not have to be a member of the rose society to exhibit. No entry fees.
Time/Place: 1-4pm / William S. Hart Park, Newhall
Glendale Health Festival Nov. 3-4
This RAM medical clinic will have free dental, vision, and other medical services available.
Time/Place: Sat 6am-6pm, Sun 6am-2pm / Pacific Community Center
Contact: 818-980-7777 / www.glendalehealthfestival.com
Biennial Scent Fair Nov. 3-4
Features conceptual scents by a selection of international, cutting-edge fragrance makers.
Time/Place: 11am-5pm / Craft & Folk Art Museum, La Brea
Contact: 323-937-4230 / www.cafam.org
Santa Clarita Marathon Nov. 3-4
The Santa Clarita Marathon, which is an official qualifying race for the Boston Marathon, will test the physical boundaries of the human body. The weekend will include a Full Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K run, 5K run and Mayors Walk.
Contact: 661-250-3787 / www.scmarathon.org
Malibu Half Marathon and 5K Nov. 4
In addition to picking up your Bibs, timing tags and race t-shirt, the Malibu Half Marathon & 5K Expo & Packet Pickup features merchandise for sale, demonstrations and information from a variety of merchants and vendors.
Time/Place: 7-11:30am / Zuma Beach
Boots and Barrels Nov. 4
Your ticket includes admission to the event, along with 6 wine or beer tastings of your choice. There will be line dancing and jam-packed raffles! Food trucks will be onsite.
Time/Place: 3-7pm / Wolf Creek Brewery, Santa Clarita
Canoga Park Dia de los Muertos Festival Nov. 4
The event showcases live musical entertainment, vendors, international foods, calaveras, artists exhibits, altar displays, a childrens art pavilion, and a large classic car show.
Time/Place: 10am-5pm / Sherman Way, LA
Field of Drafts Craft Beer Festival Nov. 4
Music, games, and as always, an extensive selection of craft beers — provided by a wide array of brewers, including Lancasters own Bravery Brewing Company and Kinetic Brewing Company, will set the stage for this afternoon of fun.
Time/Place: 1-5pm / Lancaster Municipal Stadium
Whittier A Salute to Veterans Nov. 4
Whittier Regional Symphony presents, Grand and Glorious – A Salute to Veterans. Powerful music featuring the new refurbished Mighty Wurlitzer organ.
Time/Place: 3-5pm / Whittier High School
Contact: 562-698-8626 / www.whittierregionalsymphony.org
DC Wonder Woman Run Series Nov. 4
Whether you decide to run, walk or sprint, we just want you to have fun celebrating the beloved superhero, Wonder Woman!
Time/Place: 7:30am-12pm / L.A. Live, DTLA
Griffith Park Harvest Festival Nov. 4
Enjoy live music, local craft beers curated by the L.A. County Brewers Guild and a Kids Zone featuring a climbing wall, bounce houses, games and more.
Time/Place: 12-4pm / 4730 Crystal Springs Dr., Los Feliz
Contact: 310-472-1990 / www.laparksfoundation.org
Whittiers Vegan Fest Nov. 4
You will be able to enjoy over a dozen local vegan food vendors, vegan fan favorites and produce vendors. There will also be various non-food vendors.
Time/Place: 10am-2pm / 13018 Philadelphia St.
Contact: 562-696-2662 / www.whittierchamber.com
Liver Life Walk Nov. 4
The American Liver foundation invites you! This is a kid/pet-friendly event with lots of activities for your entire family.
Time/Place: 8:30am-12:30pm / Crescent Bay Park, Santa Monica
Diamond Bar Veterans Ceremony Nov. 7
Time/Place: 9-11am / Grand View Ballroom: 1600 Grand Ave.
Contact: 909-839-7000 / www.diamondbarca.gov
Taste of Conejo Nov. 9
Food and wine enthusiasts will enjoy an all-inclusive evening of exceptional food, wine, beer and spirit tastings from over 60 local restaurants, breweries and wineries.
Time/Place: Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village
Contact: 805-370-0035 / www.TasteofConejo.com
Sunshine Kids Bowl-a-thon & Silent Auction Nov. 10
It is a fun-filled family friendly afternoon to support kids with cancer. T-Shirt, shoe & ball rental, 2-hour bowling session, free arcade games and unlimited soft drinks.
Time/Place: 12:30-6pm / Gable House of Bowl, Torrance
Stough Canyon Nature Center Scavenger Hunt Nov. 10
Bring water, hiking/running shoes, hat and sunscreen.
Time/Place: 9-11am / 2300 Walnut Ave., Burbank
Contact: 818-238-5440 / www.burbankca.gov/naturecenter
West Covina Veterans Day Ceremony Nov. 11
Join us as we honor those whom have answered the call to protect our country and make sure that America is Free.
Time/Place: 10am / City Hall Courtyard
Temple City Veterans Day Ceremony Nov. 11
Time/Place: 10:30am-1pm / Temple City Park: 9701 Las Tunas Dr.
Contact: 626-656-7321 / www.ci.temple-city.ca.us
Manhattan Beach Veterans Day Event Nov. 11
Welcoming entertainment. Mayor Steve Napolitano welcomes guests and dignitaries. Presentation of the Colors by the Manhattan Beach Police Department Color Guard.
Time/Place: 11am-1pm / Veterans Parkway: Valley & Ardmore
Contact: 310-802-5448 / www.citymb.info
Lomita Veterans Day Ceremony Nov. 11
Time/Place: 11am-1:30pm / Veterans Park: 257th & Walnut
Contact: 310-325-7110 / www.lomita.com
Norwalk Veterans Day Ceremony Nov. 12
Time/Place: 11am-12:30pm / City Hall: 12700 Norwalk Blvd.
Long Beach Motorcycle Show Nov. 16-18
The Progressive International Motorcycle Shows is the worlds largest consumer motorcycle show tour.
Time/Place: Long Beach Convention Center
L.A. Autoimmune Walk Nov. 17
We Walk to raise awareness, to honor and support loved ones dealing with autoimmune diseases, and to help fund innovative research aimed at solving the underlying immune issues that link ALL autoimmune disorders.
Time/Place: 11am-3:30pm / Culver City Park
Jackalope Indie Artisan Fair Nov. 17-18
Shoppers can expect to find trendsetting indie goods from over 200 makers, including original fashion and jewelry design, paper goods, innovative home decor and housewares, art, photography, food, plus much more.
Time/Place: 10am-4pm / Old Pasadenas Central Park
Contact: 323-989-2278 / www.jackalopeartfair.com
Toluca Lake Turkey Trot Nov. 18
To participate, there is a $10 donation and all proceeds will be supporting the North Hollywood LAPD PAL (Police Activity League).
Time/Place: 8am / Chase Bank: 10050 Riverside Drive
Wedding Show For The Modern Bride Nov. 18
This luxury ethnic wedding show introduces highly reputable, quality driven, and creative thinking wedding designers and professionals to brides all over Southern California.
Time/Place: 4-8pm / Beverly Hilton Hotel
Zuma Beach Clean-Up Day Nov. 18
Earn Community Service Learning Hours while helping the environment. Join the Harry Barovsky Memorial Youth Commission to clean-up Zuma Beach!
Time/Place: 10am-12pm / 30050 PCH, Malibu
SIGSCV – Red Carpet Runway Fashion Show Nov. 18
Our annual fashion show fundraiser will highlight evening and cocktail wear in preparation for holiday parties. Our boutique vendors will be open before and after for shopping.
Time/Place: 10:30am-2:30pm / Hyatt Regency Valencia, Santa Clarita
YMCA Turkey Trot Nov. 21-22
Help the Antelope Valley YMCA raise money to support its efforts in unifying the youth, families, and communities together that are less fortunate than others.
Time/Place: 43001 10th Street West, Lancaster
Holiday Marketplace Nov. 24-25
Make your holiday shopping more meaningful by supporting CAFAM and a curated group of unique and vibrant makers from Los Angeles!
Time/Place: 11:30am-5pm / Craft & Folk Art Museum, La Brea
Contact: 323-937-4230 x22 / www.cafamshop.org
Long Beach Christmas Tree Lighting Nov. 27
Join Mayor Garcia for an evening of festivities. Its a night for pics with Mr. & Mrs. Claus (dont forget to bring your camera), holiday photo booths, kid train rides, local food trucks, brass band, DJ, choirs, and complimentary holiday sweets.
Time/Place: 5-8pm / Terrace Theater Plaza
Valencia Marketplace Annual Community Tree Lighting Ceremony Nov. 29
Tree Lighting, entertainment, Santa Claus, KHTS and more!
Time/Place: 5-9pm / Valencia Marketplace, Amphitheater
Contact: 818-516-7487 / www.valenciamarketplace.com
Downtown Alhambra Tree Lighting Ceremony Nov. 30
Santa will arrive by firetruck to light the Christmas tree at 6pm.
Time/Place: 5:30-9:30pm / Renaissance Plaza
Contact: 626-282-8481 / www.alhambrachamber.org
Holiday Sonata Nov. 30-Dec. 1
On Friday, they are featuring Horse Drawn Carriages and Santas Village. On Saturday, in addition to Horse Drawn Carriages, a Cinderella Carriage and Double Decker bus that carries visitors though the Uptown district will be available.
Time/Place: Uptown Whittier District
Antelope Valley Christmas Crche Art and Music Festival Nov. 30-Dec. 3
Residents of the Antelope Valley display hundreds of nativities and share their talents through live Christ-themed Christmas music, dance, and storytelling throughout the four-day event.
Time/Place: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Lancaster
Contact: 661-946-3935 / www.avcreche.org
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