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Monday:

Plant Nite at Katsuya Glendale!
Join Katsuya Glendale for plant nite to make a pumpkin patch in a slope bowl! Raise your glass to a NEW kind of night out! Grab your friends and spend two hours drinking, laughing, and showing off your green thumb in celebration of Halloween. The event begins promptly at 6:30pm on the 2nd floor. No experience necessary and all supplies provided. $56; Monday, 6:30 pm; 702 Americana Way, Glendale, CA 91210

Merge Opens
Created by Celebrity Trainer Alfonso Moretti, Merge is officially open! The beauty of Merge is that their program is balanced, meaning they work both the front and back of the body. They focus on posture, exercise form, core stability, cardiovascular fitness and total body strength. MERGE workouts are very hands on. Every movement, every protocol, on each piece of equipment, utilize both upper and lower body musculature. They strengthen the body as a whole all while training the cardiovascular system for maximum aerobic capacity. Join in Merge HIIT, Merge Upper Body, Merge Lower Body, Merge Full Body, Boy Band Booty Booster, and Disco Inferno. Tuesday; 819 N. La Cienega, West Hollywood, CA

Tuesday:

Free Tasting
Greenbar Distillery offering a free taste of CITY Bright Gin to everyone who visits the distillery in October & November. Tuesday – Saturday during all open hours; 2459 E 8th St, LA, CA 90021

MiniBar’s Halloween Party for Puerto Rico
Addams Family Fundraiser (and Addams Family-themed costume party) hosted by actor Raul Sigmund Julia, whose father played Gomez Addams, to benefit the victims of Puerto Rico, (Donations will be made to Voices for Puerto Rico$65, $20 per person for cash bar.; Tuesday, October 31 from 8 p.m. – 12 a.m.

West Hollywood’s Halloween Parade
This is one of the biggest Halloween parties in the world and it all takes place in the streets of West Hollywood. If you love seeing some of the most creative costumes ever, this is the place to be. The street party is free, with live performances along Santa Monica Boulevard throughout the night. When you get tired of gawking at costumes, nearby bars often offer drink specials. Free; Tuesday, 6 pm; Santa Monica Blvd between Doheny and La Cienega Blvd

Candy & Wine Tasting
Vintage Enoteca is back with its annual candy and wine tasting: a casual event that’s perfect for when Halloween happens to fall on a Tuesday. Expect pairings like Sour Patch Kids and Skittles with an Italian prosecco, or Raisinettes and Twizzlers with Vintage Enoteca’s signature sangria. Your ticket gets you your own bowl of candy, plus four half glasses of wine. Regular menu items will also be available for purchase and reservations in advance are advised. $30; Tuesday, 5-11 pm; Vintage Enoteca, 7554 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles

Ocean Prime Beverly Hills’ smoking Berries & Bubbles
Halloween doesn’t always have to be for the kids. Ocean Prime Beverly Hills, modern American seafood centric restaurant will be lining up its Berries & Bubbles smoking cocktail for those adults that may need a much needed pick-up-up. This complex, refreshing and balanced cocktail – not too sweet, not too tart and lightly effervescent – is made with Belvedere Citrus Vodka, Crème de Cassis, Domaine Chandon Brut, fresh berries and finished with dry ice for a spoOoOky drink full of tricks and treats! Tuesday; 9595 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90212

Riviera Village Trick or Treating
Ghosts and goblins will mix with princesses and super heroes as Riviera Village hosts the annual Halloween Trick or Treat. Shops will hand out candy. This event has become a Redondo Beach tradition, attracting thousands of children each year to enjoy Halloween in a safe and fun atmosphere. Make an evening of it, and stop for dinner in one of the new restaurants in the Village. The Village restaurants are packed after all the Trick or Treating, so make your reservations early.  It’s a great way to celebrate Halloween and enjoy all that Riviera Village has to offer! Tuesday, 4-6 pm; Redondo Beach, CA 90277

Mohawk Bend’s All Tricks, No Treats
Join Echo Park’s favorite restaurant and bar, Mohawk Bend some Halloween fun! Attention Kids: Bring in a carved or painted pumpkin on Halloween and receive a free kids meal + candy + photo booth fun! Tuesday, 3-8 pm; 2141 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026

Crawloween
Crawloween will feature $5 beer, $5 punch & $7 cocktails. Costumes strongly encouraged! You will visit 6th Street Tavern (630 W 6th St); Library Bar (630 W 6th St #116a); Beelman’s (600 S Spring St); and Spring Street (626 S Spring St B). Tuesday, 7 pm-close; DTLA

Wednesday:

Salt & Straw’s November Flavors Inspired by Thanksgiving Dinner
Locally churned and hand crafted, November’s Thanksgiving Dinner of Ice Cream series invokes the smells, tastes, and cheer of the autumnal season and the holiday I look forward to each year. They are serving up a innovative takes on classic dishes, featuring flavors including Sweet Potato Casserole with Maple Pecans; Buttered Mashed Potatoes & Gravy; Persimmon Walnut Stuffing; Salted Caramel Thanksgiving Turkey; and Spiced Goat Cheese & Pumpkin Pie. Flavors will be available by the scoop and pint at the Larchmont Village, West Hollywood, Abbot Kinney, Studio City, and Arts District shops all month. In addition to enjoying ice cream by the scoop, visitors who purchase pints of any of the Thanksgiving-inspired flavors will support the creamery’s Buy a Pint, Give a Pint program running throughout the month benefitting the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank. For every pint from the series purchased until November 22, Salt & Straw will donate a pint to the organization to give families in need a sweet treat on Thanksgiving. Wednesday – November 22 (All scoop shops will be closed on Thanksgiving Day); available at all Salt & Straw locations in LA: 240 N. Larchmont Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 323.466.0485; 1357 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, CA, 310.310.8429; 12180 ½ Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles, CA, 818.358.2890; 829 E. 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA, 213.988.7070; 8949 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, CA, 424.288.4818

Les Coulisses Restaurant Opens at The Belasco Theatre 
The Belasco Theater Complex unveils its new approachable fine dining restaurant, Les Coulisses, meaning “backstage” in French. The remodeled space from Marc Sittenfield of The Belasco Theater Hospitality Group and TINI Vintage Interior Design includes overstuffed sectionals in plush fabric with antiques and over the top Hollywood Regency Style. The food is inspired by the coastal regions around the Mediterranean Sea with a menu crafted by Executive Chef Frances Li. The first-floor parlor room features an eclectic mix of styles, with one overarching, luxurious theme. The two-story 3,500 square foot space can accommodate 150 guests. The restaurant serves modern French cuisine. Wednesday; 1050 S. Hill Street, Los Angeles, CA

Exhale Launches New Class Nationwide
HIIT 30 is now available nationwide. It’s a high intensity interval training class features five nonstop, high-intensity sequences followed by a five minute ab series. HIIT 30 uses props and intervals throughout the workout, all done on a mat, in 50-second intervals. This scalable, full-body, class uses functional exercises to constantly surprise the muscles and keep the heart rate pumping. HIIT 30 was developed by Bergen Wheeler, exhale’s top New York City teacher and National Director of Talent Development alongside power team Fred DeVito and Elisabeth Halfpapp, co-founders of exhale’s Core Fusion classes. HIIT 30 will be the 12th variety within exhale’s suite of Core Fusion classes. Wenesday

Evening for the Station
This benefit for Union Station Homeless Services also functions as a best-of-LA-magicians event, with award-winning Magic Castle magicians as the featured acts. Wednesday; The Rose, 245 E. Green St, Pasadena, CA 91101

L’Auberge Del Mar 2017 Breeders’ Cup Happenings
L’Auberge Del Mar, A Destination Hotel, is the place to be near the Del Mar Racetrack before and during this year’s 34th annual Breeders’ Cup. L’Auberge Del Mar is celebrating big since this is the first time the Cup races are being held at the iconic Del Mar Thoroughbred Club “where the turf meets the surf,” and it’s pulling out all the stops from race inspired activities to cocktails to spa treatments. From Wednesday through Friday, join in Racing Fun in The Living Room, where the L’Auberge Del Mar’s Living Room will be kicking off Bing Crosby Season and celebrate Opening Day of Del Mar’s fall race with live music and a hot pop-up witjh hat fabricator, Christine A. Moore Millinery. Moore has adorned race goers for more than 20 years and is named “the official hat designer of America’s Best Racing”. On Thursday, L’Auberge Del Mar will be offering specialty drinks, food pop-up and live entertainment. The culminating event is L’Auberge Del Mar’s Breeders’ Cup celebration on Friday with live music by JP Hunten. After the races, detox and rehydrate at Spa L’Auberge, on Saturday and Sunday. Get the Ocean Detox with gentle body exfoliation, detoxifying ocean mineral body clay wrap and a replenishing body moisturizer (50 minutes, $145; 80 minutes, $195) or the High Tide Hydration with a gentle body exfoliation, Alpha hydroxyl body wrap to improve skin tone, hot oil hair and scalp massage and full body massage using oil blend of hydrating sea minerals and botanical extracts (80 minutes, $195). For Spa L’Auberge appointments, call 858.793.6493. To help celebrate Breeders’ Cup, L’Auberge Del Mar is offering its signature Off to the Races cocktail created with Hudson Bourbon Whiskey, ginger beer, honey and Memphis Barbeque Bitters. L’Auberge Del Mar, 1540 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, CA 92014; 858.259.1515

Thursday:

First Thursday at the Mixed Company bar
Beloved sommelier David Rosoff stops by to host an exploration of modern vermouth. Discover Vermina Vermouth and taste the uniqueness of red and white vermouth in cocktail form. The educational tasting by Rosoff, includes samples of the red and white vermouths, tastings of four cocktails by Black Cat bar manager Benjamin Schwartz, plus plentiful tasty bites by Mixed Company chef Trevor Rocco. Cocktails include Refreshing made with White vermouth, lime, cucumber, salt and pepper; Cobbler made with White vermouth, muddled fruit and berries; Savory made with Red vermouth, muddled lemon and rosemary; and Bitter made with Red vermouth with cappolletti. include Pinxtos & Banderillas include Boquerones, artichoke and marinated onion/pepper; Piquillo, tuna confit with hard cooked egg and pickled onion; Serrano with cana de cabra and quince paste; Seared mushroom; and Garroxta with anchovy, black olive, and guindilla pepper. $25; Thursday, 7 pm; 3903 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90029

Book & Dinner Launch with David Tanis
Manuela is hosting a David Tanis U.S. book tour book signing and dinner featuring recipes from the new book in Manuela’s garden on Thursday, November 2nd. The event begins with a complimentary welcome cocktail, followed by a seated, family style dinner with wine pairing starting at 8 pm. $80 (includes a copy of Market Cooking, dinner, wine pairing and service charge); Thursday, 7:30 pm; 907 East 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90013

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