Weekend

“Eat My Blog” 
More than 25 Los Angeles food fanatics are taking over Coolhaus Pasadena for the annual “Eat My Blog” charity bake sale (benefiting victims of Typhoon Haiyan). Eat cream cheese pumpkin bars from Animal and waffle corn dogs from Night + Market. Saturday, 10 am-1 pm; 59 E Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, 91105; more info: here

LA Auto Show
Car lovers, get stoked for the annual show, held at the L.A. Convention Center. You can check out more than 1,000 car makes and models, including more than 50 debuts, plus cutting-edge race cars and alternative fuel vehicles. $6–$12, under 13 free; Through December 1; Los Angeles Convention Center, 1201 S. Figueroa St., downtown, 828.333.9403

Beverly Hills Holiday Lighting Ceremony
Rodeo Drive will be lit up with over 150,000 lights. There will also be chainsaw-wielding ice artists carving 6,000 pounds of ice, DJs spinning a modern holiday mix, photo opps with Santa and more. Sunday, 5-6:30 pm; 200 block of Rodeo Dr. at Wilshire Blvd.

Mar “I Crave Love” Solo Exhibition
It’s the opening of street artist Mar’s solo exhibition at the largest LAB ART. Besides the art, enjoy snacks, drinks, and the ladies of Posso will be spinning tunes to set the soundtrack for the night. Thursday, November 21, 7-10 pm; LAB ART, 217 S. La Brea, Los Angeles, CA 90036; RSVP: rsvp@minxsociety.com.

Rivals in the Ring
The Los Angeles Athletic Club and Espada Boxing are teaming up for The L.A. Collegiate Boxing Invitational. The night will feature over eight NCBA sanctioned fights with the main event taking place between two of the oldest crosstown rivals USC versus UCLA. Al Bernstein, the famous boxing analyst/commentator for Showtime will be announcing the event. There are three levels of seating available for this black tie (optional) event. Exclusive balcony VIP seating includes a special whiskey tasting with complimentary wine and beer and VIP ringside seating is available for groups of four or more. All tickets will include lavish hors d’oeuvres, pre fight buffet and post fight desserts. Cigars will be available throughout the night. So enjoy those along with the views from the club’s outdoor rooftop. Friday, doors 6 pm, fights at 7:30 pm; resys required; Los Angeles Athletic Club, 431 W. 7th St., 213.630.5255

Shop Globe X Urban Outfitters Pop-Up
Globe is working with Urban Outfitters for a week-long pop-up shop at Space 15 Twenty. It’s part retail store, part gallery space and will highlight Globe’s Holiday 2013 apparel, footwear, and skateboards alongside a curated mix men’s and women’s accessories from other brands. A photo exhibition will feature images captured from Globe’s latest short film, Ice Cream. Friday, 12-8 pm; Space 15 Twenty, 1520 N. Cahuenga Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90028

Hermosa Beach Holiday Sidewalk Festival
Hermosa Beach is celebrating the holidays with live music on three stages, holiday decorations, sales in the downtown area, a holiday themed scavenger hunt, children’s activities and more. Saturday, 10 am-6 pm; Downtown Hermosa Beach

Pizza Compagnia
There’s a new spot to get pizza and pasta topped with anything you can think of. Oh, and it’s right by the beach and Joe’s (they own them). Opens Friday; 135 Colorado Ave., Santa Monica; 310.395.9222

Santa Monica Place kicks off holidays with HGTV, Il Volo & Santa Claus
Santa Monica Place kicks off its holiday celebrations with the unveiling of the life-size gingerbread HGTV Holiday House, along with a special performance by Grammy nominated, Il Volo. Il Volo is an Italian pop operatic trio who released their first album in 2011. Nominated for two Latin Grammy Awards and Winner of the Billboard Latin Music Award, this group is ready to bring in the holiday season in an unforgettable way. Complete list of seasonal festivities, Santa’s photo hours and holiday events at Santa Monica Place here. Saturday, 6 pm; HGTV Holiday House Light Show at 6:30 pm;  Il Volo performance at 8 pm; Santa Monica Place, Center Plaza, Between Broadway and Colorado.

Eat To The Beat: A Thanksgiving Food & Music Happening
dublab
, the non-profit web radio collective devoted to the growth of positive music, arts and culture is teaming with Grand Central Market vendors to produce Eat To The Beat. Join in Music by dublab djs; live t-shirt and tote bag screen printing by HIT+RUN; crafts by Little Junebugs, and an historical architecture tour by de Lab. Free; Saturday, noon-6 pm; 317 S Broadway, Downtown Los Angeles

FashionTECH Runway Show + Pop-Up Shop
Celebrate LA’s Tech Week with Fashion! Check out leading professionals in the fashion industry, and then catching the FashionTECH Runway Show. It features local boutiques and the latest brands in fashion, technology, and e-commerce like JustFab, Simply Stylist, and Shoedazzle. Friday, various times; L3 at Santa Monica Place

’80s Teen Night Drive-in Double Feature
Go back to the good ‘ol days with an ’80s themed double feature featuring Back to the Future II and The Breakfast Club. Bundle up under a few blankets and enjoy the view and the movies. Saturday, 6-11 pm; Electric Dusk Drive-In, 1000 San Julian St. (enter on 11th St.), Downtown

Burbank’s Skate Rink
The holiday season in Downtown Burbank will be celebrated with their first-ever outdoor skating rink. $10, skate rental is $3; Through January 5, 10 am-10 pm daily; until 11 pm on Friday & Saturday nights

1st Venice Beach Stouts N Staches Fest
The Hotel Erwin is throwing this block-party that includes six hours of fun with a handful of local restaurants and bars to help raise money for Movember. There will also be photo booth, live entertainment, DJ, ‘stache contests, a special $179 rate for all event attendees, and specials at Barlo. Those with event wristbands will also enjoy food, drink and craft beer specials at participating partner locations including Larry’s, James Beach, Townhouse, Canal Club, Danny’s and more. Tickets: $10 in advance, $15 day of , $50 VIP tickets includes special treatment at High, Hotel Erwin’s rooftop lounge, as well as Larry’s Loft, with hosted beer from Venice Beach Beer Company, “man”-icures, massages, shaves and more; Saaturday, 2-8 pm

Thanksgiving at Marcona
Feasting is early this year at Melrose’s sandwich spot. With sandwiches for only $5, you can try all their new holiday-themed sandwiches, including the “Marcona Thanksgiving” (house-roasted turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, gravy, and cranberry sauce) and the “Honey-Fried Turkey” (with brie, bacon, tart apples, mashed avocado, pickled onion, sprouts, and stone-ground honey mustard). Friday; 7368 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90046; 323.951.9991

Guns + Butter Pop-Up
Featured on Anthony Bourdain’s Parts Unknown and from Detroit, the Guns + Butter pop-up restaurant is taking over the Hollywood Roosevelt’s Spare Room this weekend. Feast on a six-course tasting menu highlighting their “Great Lakes Cuisine”. $80; 7 or 9 pm; Through Tuesday; 7000 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90028; 323.769.7296; Resys here

Sugarfina
Rosie O’Neill and Josh Resnick are behind this luxe brick-and-mortar version of their online candy emporium, where you can build your own bento box of sweets and savories (pumpkin pie caramels, Cuba libre gummies, mocha coffee lentils). They are into candy spiking too. We’re down. Opens Saturday, Sunday-Thursday, 11 am-7 pm; Friday & Saturday, 10 am-9 pm; 9495 S. Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills; 855.784.2734

Fall Lawn Bowling Party in the Park
Get your arm ready for a three-game lawn bowling tournament and after party at Skylight Gardens. Alcohol isn’t allowed in the park, but they’ll have mixers on hand in case you want to add them to the “water” in your water bottle. Hint hint… (If it rains, you will be refunded) $10-15; 11 am-2 pm; Holmby Park Lawn Bowling Club, 646 Comstock Ave., Westwood

Sample Sales:

BEYOND YOGA Sample Sale
Calling all BEYOND YOGA enthusiasts…their sample sale is here, so stock up on all your favorite styles at 60% off. A great selection of Leggings, Camis, Bras, Tanks, Tops, Bottoms, Jackets, and more, in all sizes. Friday & Saturday, 9 am – 6 pm; 5811-A Uplander Way, Culver City, CA  90230

Simone Camille Sample Sale
This LA label continues to be the buzz with its jet-setter essentials. A good portion of the bag line’s success is stylist, Simone Harouche (Plus, she has some famous friends in her back pocket). Expect vintage and leather bags for 30-75% off (weekender carpet bags, crossbody bags and backpacks), the sale will also include discounted items from 194t (basics), Emerson Ryder (jewelry) and Janessa Leone (hats). Friday, 11 am-5 pm, Saturday, 11 am-3 pm; 318 1/2 S. La Brea Ave, West Hollywood, 90036

A Fine Line‘s & Myne Sample Sales
This line is hosting a major clean-out of its best fall looks and perfect past-season basics. Everything will be marked down 30-70%. The two-day event will also include Myne, where designer Ashley Ann is set to offer big discounts on her bestsellers. Friday, 9 am-4 pm, Saturday 10 am-2 pm; LA Apparel Mart, 112 W 9th St., #724, Los Angeles, 90015

Brian Lichtenberg Sale
This luxe, edgy designer will have his bestsellers on sale for up to 80% off. Score sweatshirts, hoodies, tees, hats and more from Lichtenberg’s BLTEE. Plus, get a free beanie when you spend $250 or more during the two-day blowout. Friday, 12- 6 pm, Saturday, 10 am-6 pm; 1538 N Cahuenga Blvd., Los Angeles

LD Tuttle, Wren, more
Through Saturday, get edgy-chic footwear from LD Tuttle and apparel from Wren, Unearthen, Hansel from Basel, THVM and more for up to 75% off. Friday & Saturday, noon-6 pm; 1317 Palmetto St., Los Angeles, 90013; 213.617.0667

Greylin
Through Saturday, score up to 75% off the brand’s dresses, tops, skirts, outerwear and more. Friday, 8 am-5pm, Saturday 9 am-1 pm; 2812 S Grand Ave., Los Angeles, 90007

Tt Collection
Through Saturday, score 70-80% off this contemporary label’s merchandise at their pop-up shop. Friday & Saturday, 11 am-6 pm; 8474 W Third St., Los Angeles, 90048

Gypsy Junkies
Today and Saturday, head to the boho chic brand’s new space in West Hollywood to score apparel and accessories starting at $5. There’ll also be giveaways, bogo deals, and free bites and sips. Friday & Saturday, 9 am-5 pm; 8228 W Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood; 323.848.8900

Bare Collection
Today and Saturday, enjoy major discounts on the LA-based jewelry brand’s necklaces, stackable rings, bracelets and more.Friday, 9 am-6 pm, Saturday, 10 am-noon; 454 Windsor Blvd., Los Angeles, 9004; entrance is on W 5th St.

BB Dakota & Jack Sample Sale
Make the hike to Costa Mesa for the brand’s two-day sample sale. Score tops, skirts and shorts for $5; pants, dresses and blazers for $10; coats and outerwear for $20 and leather bags for $50. Friday 10 am-4 pm, Saturday 12-6 pm; 1638 Pomona Ave., Costa Mesa, 92627

Denim Refinery, Kristin Elspeth
Enjoy up to 70% off the jeanswear label’s outerwear, bottoms and more, plus 20% off LA jewelry designer Kristin Elspeth’s minimalist boho accessories. Saturday, 11 am-5 pm; The DR Showroom, 527 W 7th St., #808

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