Weekend

Succulent Driftwood Planter Workshop
Join in the Harvest Garden for a hands-on workshop where you’ll create your own mini succulent garden, using found wood as a base. Descanso horticulture staff will provide expert guidance on working with succulents and design. $20 members/$30 non-members, includes materials; Saturday, 10-11:30 am; 1418 Descanso Dr, La Cañada Flintridge, 91011; 818.949.7980

KCET’s Earth Focus Environmental Film Festival
The inaugural film festival features five films tackling the most important and relevant global environmental issues. Celebrity environmental activists including Raphael Sbarge, Ed Begley Jr., Patrick Fabian and Sharon Lawrence will introduce each film that will be followed by post-screening dialogues with the filmmakers. Free; Saturday, 10 am-9:30 pm; Egyptian Theatre, 6712 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA

Johnny Ramone Tribute 2017 – Presented by Linda Ramone and Cinespia
Linda Ramone presents the annual tribute to punk rock legend Johnny Ramone, July 30 at Hollywood Forever. A very fun event celebrating some cool things Johnny loved, like cult films, horror movies, collectibles and rock n’ roll. Under the stars and moonlight on the Fairbanks Lawn, this year’s theme features a screening of one of Johnny’s favorite films, 1998’s cult classic Buffalo ’66, introduced by its eccentric star and director Vincent Gallo, who was Johnny’s very close and personal friend. In addition to the film screening, the 2017 Johnny Ramone Tribute will feature an exhibition of some rare and never-before-seen Ramones memorabilia from Johnny and Tommy Ramone’s collection in the amazing mausoleum with Ramones art by Shepard Fairey, Lucas David and Shag. Billy Idol and Steve Jones will play some amazing acoustic songs. Also, a pop-up gallery from Morrison Hotel Gallery, DJ’d by the incredible Howie Pyro, food trucks and special celebrity guests including Fred Armisen, Mickey Rourke, Rosanna Arquette, and many more. $20+; Saturday, doors: 6:30 pm, show: 7:15 pm; 6000 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA

Superbad at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
High school misfits Jonah Hill and Michael Cera are best friends with a mission: Get alcohol for the coolest girl in class (Emma Stone) and her party. They’ll do anything to make it happen and when a liquor store robbery changes the course of their epic night, the hilarity begins. Smart, funny and heartfelt, Superbad is a modern classic that launched the careers of Jonah Hill, Michael Cera and Emma Stone. Picnic with Beer and Wine permitted. Don’t miss this special 10th anniversary screening with DJs, a Photo Booth and special surprises! $12-$16; Saturday, doors: 7:15 pm, movie: 9 pm; 6000 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA

Filifera Summer Music Series
Hollywood’s destination for cocktails 22 stories above the city offers a weekend summer music series. Head to the top for views and tunes from local bands and DJs in the poolside space designed by Kelly Wearstler. This weekend features performances by DJ Jamieson Hill and Jack Ford (July 28) and Babilonia! with DJ sets by Alex Pasternak, Russell Alexander and Dave Peterson (July 30). Through Sunday; Hollywood Proper Residences, 1550 N. El Centro Ave, Los Angeles, CA; 323.499.4009

Training Day with the Redondo Beach Police Department
The Redondo Beach Police Foundation invites you to a Training Day with the Redondo Beach Police Department and special guest Luc Robitaille, president of the LA Kings. You will participate in interactive police activities and exclusive hands on experience including getting sworn in as an “Honorary Police Officer”, joining a SWAT team and experiencing real-life scenarios, a ride along on the Police Patrol Boat, participating in a Firearms Simulation Training, flying a police drone and more! $500; Saturday, 9 am-2 pm; 200 N. Pacific Coast Highway Redondo Beach, CA 90277

Mr. Holmes Bakehouse’s “Cruffin Cone”
Mr. Holmes Bakehouse is collaborating with San Francisco-born scoop shop, Smitten Ice Cream. Cool off with a scoop of Smitten’s freshly churned classic vanilla, strawberry, or brown sugar, served inside a “Cruffin Cone,” made from Mr. Holmes’ iconic Cruffin — a croissant baked like a muffin. The “Cruffin Cone” will be available until limited quantity sells out. Saturday, 12 pm; Larchmont Village, 248 N Larchmont Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90004

Los Angeles LUCKYRICE Feast
Jet Tila
, celebrity chef, judge on Food Network’s “Cutthroat Kitchen,” and author of the new 101 Asian Dishes You Need to Cook Before You Die joins the 20+ participants at this year’s Los Angeles LUCKYRICE Feast. Celebrating its 8th lucky year, LUCKYRICE, America’s largest Asian food festival, explores the  diverse Asian-American experience, using food and drink as a universal lens. Enjoy a sampling of the night’s dishes including Chef Jet Tila’s Northern Thai Pork Chili Dip with Lucky Purple Sticky Rice; Chinese Laundry’s signature Mama’s Cold Noodles dressed in Sichuanese chili sauce, sesame mousse, with sour pickles, chickpeas, chicharrones, and pork sung; Kalbi Sausage Corn Dogs from Seoul Sausage; Bone Broth Ramen from Southeast Asian favorite Bone Kettle; Zha Jiang Fettuccine with Five-Spice Soft Soy Egg from Taiwanese street food favorite, Lao Tao; and; and cocktails by sponsor, Suntory Whisky, pouring their sought after Toki blend. Friday, 7-10 pm; Vibiana, 214 S Main St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Long Beach Crawfish Festival
Chow down at the food court featuring New Orleans inspired cuisine like frog legs, catfish, gumbo, jambalaya, red beans and rice, bread pudding and more. There will also be a Café du Monde-style chicory coffee and beignets, including a variety of items non-crawfish related: BBQ, Mexican, American, Chinese, Thai and other international foods and desserts, Beer, Wine, liquor drinks—“Screaming Crawfish” and Margaritas, and of course, CRAWFISH. Lots and lots of Crawfish. $5+; Through Sunday; Rainbow Lagoon Park, Shoreline Village Dr, Long Beach, CA 90802

Stu and His Friends, a Thai-Style Food Festival
The culinary festival and fundraiser has an all-star lineup of local restaurants and chefs serving Thai-inspired food and beverages. The event also has live music and an auction. All proceeds from the event supports Stu and The Kids and will be used toward sponsorship for university education to help underserved and orphaned Hill Tribe kids in Chiang Mai, Thailand. $25-$195; Sunday, 4-8 pm; Vibiana, 214 South Main St, Los Angeles, CA

6th Annual Taste of Summer
This event brings presentations from honorary chefs Nyesha Arrington (Top Chef) and Eric Greenspan (The Foundry, Mare) as well as food and beverages from Kikori, MacLeod, Sprinkles, and more. $85+; Saturday, 5-8 pm; The Victorian, 2640 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90405

Westbound’s Guest Bartender
The travel-inspired craft cocktail bar in the Downtown Arts District is having Chi-Ho Ta, the Bar Manager of the speakeasy Dr. in Rotterdam, Netherlands crafting four unique cocktails for one night only. Chi-Ho’s cocktails will include Dr. Mandoffee made with Mandarine Napoleon Liqueur, coffee liqueur, Vida Mezcal, lime juice, and rosemary-sea salt demerara sugar syrup; The Lowlands made with Rutte Old Simon Genever, Cocchi Americano, and Tempus Guit Gran Classico; Ko Thai made with Rutte Celery Gin, De Kuyper Mango Liqueur, lemon juice, simple syrup, fish sauce, fresh coriander, ginger, lemongrass, cardamom, and chili tincture; and The Kammsian made with Chinese 5 Spice-infused Michter’s Sour Mash, Kamm & Sons British Apertif, simple syrup, and ginger bitters. Friday, 5-11 pm; 300 S. Santa Fe Ave, Suite N, Los Angeles, CA 90013

La Vie en Rosé at Otium
A Sunday Funday celebration of all things Rosé featuring Dom Pérignon, Moët & Chandon, Ruinart, and Veuve Clicquot. Held on their patio, this event will bring together rosé champagnes along with passed canapes including 
Gougeres of ham and truffle; Crostone, Cabot Cheddar, Caviar; Ora King Salmon; and Pig Tail Croquette$85 (includes tasting tickets for each station, additional cocktails will be $5); 222 S Hope, Los Angeles, CA 90012; 213.935.8500

Rosé All Day
Summer weekends call for rosé and frozé. So, head to the Tasting Room at Four Seasons Westlake Village and spend an afternoon sipping three refreshing rosés from Malibu Wines that are paired with sweet and savory bites. Sipping stations set up throughout the property let you explore the gorgeous grounds while also playing corn hole, badminton and more. $60; Saturday, 2-5 pm; Four Seasons Westlake Village, Two Dole Dr, Westlake Village, CA; 818.575.3000

Cool Down & Relax with Mr. C Beverly Hills
At Mr. C Spa & Beauty, Spa Director Sara Corwin has created specific treatments to be enjoyed on the yacht-inspired deck, as well as body scrubs and slimming treatments designed for the spa. Throughout the summer, indulge in a series of summery spa experiences on the Mr. C Poolside Deck either as Mini-Treatments, which are $25 for 10 minutes, or can be combined for 60 minutes in a Cabana for $150. Also available poolside are the 25 minutes Petite Retreats for $75. For guests look for a more private experience, you can book a 50 minute massage in one of the poolside Mr. C Cabanas for $150. Choose from the hotel’s three summer signature, beverage-based options: Citrus Bellini,Gin Gimlet, and Lavender Lemonade. Additional amenities are available, including adding cold stones ($25) and a take-home chilled eye mask ($15). If you are looking to beat the heat by staying indoors, indulge in the special spa treatments only available within Mr. C Spa & Beauty, which include: Two cleansing Body Scrubs (25 minutes, $75) and The 50 minute Slimming Treatment for $175, which can be enjoyed either as the KeraCell Firm & Sculpt Body Wrap with firming and sculpting gel; or the Kera Cell Firm & Sculpt Body Massage with firm and sculpt lotion, and lipo-massage techniques. Through Labor Day; 1224 Beverwil Dr,Los Angeles, CA 90035; 310.226.6290 or emailing spa@mrchotels.com

2017 Sweet Summer Bash
Join LA Travel Magazine in celebrating the release of the Endless Summer issue with special guest and cover model Candace Cameron Bure in Hollywood! Live performances by Cirque Mirage, music by DJ D-Dub, a plethora of desserts, red carpet and more! $20-$75; Friday, 8-11 pm; BOULEVARD3, 6523 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028

90s Booze Cruise
Party in true 90’s fashion and relive the nostalgia at sea for an experience that exceeds all expectations. $59 – $119; Saturday, 6:30-10:30 pm; 1199 Nagoya Way, 77 Berth, San Pedro, CA

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