The Princess Bride at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Celebrate true love with a 30th anniversary screening of The Princess Bride. Follow the adventures of a chivalrous stable boy (Cary Elwes) who pledges his love to Princess Buttercup (Robin Wright). The princess is kidnapped and forced to marry a devious prince, and Westley must face dangers to get her back. Dress for their fairy-tale photo booth and picnic on the beautiful Fairbanks Lawn under the stars. $12-$16; Saturday, doors: 7:15 pm, move: 9 pm; 6000 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA

Melrose Rooftop Cinema
West Hollywood’s E.P.&L.P., brings dinner and a movie to their rooftop. Playing weekly through October, the event features over two dozen movies and new releases. Highlights this month include Grease (August 6), The Fifth Element (August 8) and The Big Lebowski(August 30). $15-$59; Sunday-Wednesday, 8:30-11 pm; 603 La Cienega Blvd, West Hollywood, CA; 310.855.9955

Dog Film Festival 
This festival combines our city’s love for film with our city’s love for their four-legged friends. There are two programs of short films including “Outdoor Adventure With Dogs“ at 5 pm and “Who Rescued Whom“ at 7 pm. $15; Saturday; Writers Guild Theater, 135 S. Doheny Dr, Beverly Hills, CA

International Surf Festival 
This summer festival, now in its 56th year, celebrates the South Bay beach cities and everything that makes Southern California special. The event includes volleyball tournaments, swim races, surfing contests, a beach run and youth events. Free; Through Sunday

Silent DJ Flashback Fridays in One Colorado Courtyard
For your lunchtime listening pleasure, the One Colorado courtyard is serving up Silent DJ Flashback Fridays with DJs spinning the best of the 70s and 80s. The use of the headsets is free (with valid Cal Driver’s License). This Friday, enjoy DJ Tessa with up coming DJs including DJ Miss Ninja (8/11), KCRW’s Marion Hodges(8/18), and DJ ShanLynn (8/25). Every Friday, 12-2 pm; 41 Hugus Alley, Pasadena, CA 91103; 626.564.1066

Brooklyn’s Four & Twenty Blackbirds Pie Bakery Pop Up at Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream

The pie baking sister co-owners Melissa and Emily Elsen and Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams founder Jeni Britton Bauer, will be joining forces once again. You will be able to order pies by the slice or whole, served a la mode with a scoop of ice cream or enjoyed at home with pints to go. Two new pie flavors created for the LA collaboration include Shaker Citrus and seasonal Stone Fruit Granola, will be served alongside Four & Twenty Blackbirds’ signatures Salty Honey and Matcha Custard. The collaboration is part of Jeni’s ongoing effort to give like-minded good food producers a chance to showcase their work in a new setting. Saturday & Sunday, August 5 – 6   11 am – 11 pm; 540 Rose Ave, Venice, CA 90291

Celebrate the 100th year of the MAKE Building
Celebrate where “the old becomes new,” with live music, historical tours, artists-in-action demonstrations, a make & take craft station, backyard barbecue and good libations. In 1917 the Crawford Family, famous for their Scottish orange marmalade, established the Crawford Marmalade Factory, a production house that bottled thousands of jars for generations. The old marmalade factory is now the MAKE Building. The newest addition to the Anaheim Packing District gastronomy has undergone a transformation by the LAB team in step with the revival of the adjacent historic Anaheim Packing House. The MAKE Building now houses modern-day makers: Unsung Brewery, Pali Wine Company, and soon-to-come Stone Groove Stillhouse and Jav’s BBQ. The Anaheim Historical Society will be offering 20-minute historical tours, and the Anaheim Halloween Parade will host an interactive “Make & Take” craft station. For dessert, citrus-infused cakes from Orange Clementine’s pop-up on the patio will be available for purchase. Local artists-in-action will demonstrate their creative process while melodic vintage vibes resonate throughout, performed by The Darden Sisters (6-8 pm) and local Rockabilly legends, The Honeydrops (7-9 pm). Saturday, 4-9 pm; 500 S. Anaheim Boulevard, Anaheim, CA 92805; 714.533.7225

Salt & Straw West Hollywood’s Late Night Happy Hour
Salt & Straw West Hollywood is launching a new late night happy hour from 9-11 pm where you can get a free waffle cone upgrade through Labor Day Weekend. They are celebrating this by handing out free scoops all day, today. Plus, enjoy live music on Fridays from 8-10 pm. Friday; 8949 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069

National Oyster Day at Baleen Kitchen
This Saturday is National Oyster Day!  In honor of the holiday, the newly renovated Baleen Kitchen in Redondo Beach will be offering $1 each oysters all day long with purchase of a bottle of Prosecco ($2 each without Prosecco). Saturday; 260 Portofino Way, Redondo Beach, CA 90277

800 Degrees Hollywood Introduces New Look & New Menu
Since its debut in 2012 in Los Angeles, 800 Degrees, an authentic Neapolitan-style pizzeria Founded by Corporate Executive Chef Anthony Carron has been serving up hand-stretched dough, premium-quality cheeses, produce and charcuterie. Now, Carron and 800 Degrees’new C.E.O. Tommy Lee are turning up the heat at 800 Degrees Hollywood by introducing a new look and new menu including rotisserie chicken, cocktails and more! Chef Carron and 800 Degrees Hollywood have partnered with Palisades Ranch to provide all-natural rotisserie chicken at the Hollywood location. The Rotisserie Chicken is available as a plate (Quarter Chicken, Half Chicken, and Whole Chicken) with two sides, or individually when purchased in whole. Sides include roasted fingerling potatoes, Brussels sprouts, hummus, farm greens, or quinoa tabbouleh. You can also choose from six sauces that are made in-house daily to accompany your chicken including a Peruvian Jalapeño-Cilantro Sauce made with jalapeños, cilantro, lime, mayo and garlic; the 800 Degrees Barbecue Sauce; the Tahini Sauce; the Spicy Tomato Sauce made with uncooked Roma tomatoes, garlic, olive oil and Calabrian Chile; the Calabrian Chile Aioli made with Italian chiles, herbs, spices and aioli; and the Piri Piri Sauce featuring a blend of citrus, chiles, garlic, onion, herbs and olive oil. Carron and Lee also wanted to update the look of the 800 Degrees Hollywood that was warm and inviting, and would allow you to be able to sit and relax. They added all new lighting and warm brown leather booths and banquets with dark wood and marble top tables. They also expanded their patio by adding wood banquets surrounding the patio, multiple tables for two, and an outdoor bar all covered with umbrellas and canopy’s so you can enjoy dining at lunch or dinner outdoors comfortably. Lastly, Carron and Lee have also added a list of handcrafted classic cocktails to accompany their current wine and beer offerings. 1521 Vine St, Hollywood, CA 90028; 323.329.9656 (Interior Photo Credit:  Photographs by Rossella Pisano)

Chinatown Summer Nights
Chinatown Summer Nights takes over Central Plaza with many culinary offerings of Chinatown and LA’s gourmet food trucks. Shop the neighborhood’s wares, watch Chinese chefs perform cooking demos, experience large-scale, outdoor video projections, take part in hands-on Chinese cultural activities, sip on craft brews and dance in Central Plaza to tunes from KCRW DJs. Free; Saturday, (also September 2nd), 5 pm-midnight; 943-951 N. Broadway, Los Angeles, CA

The Castaway’s All Day Brunch Celebration
The Castaway is closing down for a few months to undergo some major renovations. Join in one last hurrah by stopping by the restaurant for their all day brunch celebration! The weekend brunch buffet offers complimentary champagne and a number of indulgent options including made-to-order pasta, omelets, fresh seafood, carving stations, decadent desserts and much more. Plus, the panoramic views of the city are not to be missed! Sunday; 250 E. Harvard Rd, Burbank, CA 91501; 818.843.5013

29 wines for just $29 at Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar
Discover your favorite bottle of wine at Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar when they have 29 wines for just $29. Explore New Zealand with Kim Crawford’s Sauvignon Blanc, celebrate the rich finish that Oregon is known for with A to Z Winework’s Pinot Noir, and discover the unique marriage between valley and mountain that only happens in Napa Valley with Oberon’s Cabernet Sauvignon. Learn more about the wines here. Through September 4th.

Barnsdall Art Park Foundation presents Barnsdall Fridays
Take in the views, listen to music from KCRW’s DJ Marion Hodges, DJ Ed Mattiuzzi, and taste wine from a selection curated by Silverlake Wine and pack a picnic, eat from food trucks or pop-ups by Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams and The Cheese Store of Silverlake. $35-$50; Friday; House West Lawn, 4800 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90027

Brew at the L.A. Zoo
Spend an evening sampling beer from local craft and microbreweries while enjoying music, pop-up zoo keeper talks and close-up animal encounters. $25-$125 (VIP/6-11 pm); Friday, 7-11 pm; 5333 Zoo Dr., Los Angeles, CA; 323.644.6001

Angel City Brewery Avocado Fest
Celebrate all things avocado at Angel City Brewery with the debut of their Avocado Ale, a Kölsch-style beer brewed once a year from avocados hand picked from family owned King & King Ranch. Festivities also include live music, an artist bazaar, avocado beer cocktails, a cake from Charm City Cakes, local food trucks, games and more. Free; Satruday & Sunday, 11 am-8 pm; 216 Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA

Manuela Hosts Kitchen Garden Cocktails with Beverage Director Nicki Kotantoulas
Manuela’s Beverage Director, Nicki Kotantoulas teaches how to make cocktails using less than five ingredients all sourced from Manuela’s own on-site garden. Saturday, 4-9 pm; 907 E 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90013




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