Do you like the new Weekend Guide layout? If you click on the event box, it’ll bring you directly to the events website. Let me know what you think! Are you ready for the weekend? LETS DO THIS!
I’m house sitting this weekend as well as getting prepped for Whitney and working on some graphics so pardon the late afternoon posting. There are so many fun cheap things happening this weekend, I’m excited to share them with you!
FRIDAY August 24:
What: Etsy Craft Party (event website)
Where: Meltdown Comics, 7522 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90046
Cost: Free (from what I could tell)
FYI: This years theme is “Wish You Were Here”. Clink the link for all the details of this craft party. Note that it’s about doing crafts, not a traditional craft fair.
What: EIF Talent Show (event website)
Where: Cinefamily Silent Movie Theater, 611 N. Fairfax ave, Los Angeles CA
When: 7:15p doors, 7:45p show
Cost: $14 (Get tickets HERE)
FYI: Tonights show features Acapellasqatsi, Nick Offerman and more! This Everything Is Festival is awesome, and this is one of the best events so you better check it out.
What: LACMA Animation August: Pixar Shorts (event website)
Where: LACMA, 5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036
FYI: Pack a picnic and enjoy a night under the stars! Come early to snag a good spot.
What: Sing-A-Long Screening of Moulin Rouge (event website)
Where: Hollywood Forever Cemetery, 6000 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
FYI: On-site parking is $10 (yuck) so it’s best to carpool or search the neighborhood (but stay safe!). It’s a special fundraiser for the Gay Men’s Choir of LA. Get ready to sing!
SATURDAY August 25:
What: Echo Park Rising (event website)
Where: Sunset Blvd + Echo Park Blvd, Los Angeles CA
When: 11a -2am (Sun)
FYI: This is an all day celebration for LA and the Echo Park community. Come, listen, and explore all the local shops. It’s gonna be a fun Saturday!
What: Epic Water Balloon Fight (event website)
Where: 2701 Barnard Way, Santa Monica CA 90407
When: 2:30 pm
FYI: It’s Santa Monica vs Venice. Click the event link for details, because there are a lot of important specifics for this epic water fight.
What: Chinatown Summer Nights: FIRE (event website)
Where: Between Hill St and Broadway in Chinatown (click HERE for a map)
When: 5pm to Midnight
FYI: It’s the last of the Chinatown Summer Night events. Don’t miss it! _________________________________________________________________________
SUNDAY August 19:
What: Fiesta La Ballona (event website)
Where: Veterans Park, Culver Blvd and Overland Ave, Culver City CA (map of the event)
When: 11am- 9pm (although it’ll go all weekend)
FYI: Parking is easiest at Sony Pictures lot (and it’s also free!). It’s happening all weekend, so if you can’t make Sunday, then come a different day. _________________________________________________________________________
What: Little Shop of Horrors (event website)
Where: Glendale Center Theatre, 324 North Orange St, Glendale CA
Cost: $25 (get tickets here)
FYI: This event is on going, so if you miss it Sunday, you can catch it up until October 6th. _________________________________________________________________________
What: Neil Hamburger @ The Satellite (event website)
Where: The Satellite, 1717 Silverlake Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
When: 8:30 pm doors, 9pm show
Cost: $8 (get tickets here)
FYI: I couldn’t give you a Weekend Guide without comedy. Neil’s great, and the show is a steal for $8! _________________________________________________________________________