Weekend

12/01/2017

Terranea Resort’s annual Tree Lighting Ceremony
Savor the age-old tradition of lighting the tree by attending Terranea Resort’s annual Tree Lighting Ceremony. You will enjoy lively entertainment, holiday crafts and spirited music from local entertainment. You can also share in the holiday spirit and bring an unwrapped gift to donate to Toys for Tots, and afterwards, enjoy a special Tree Lighting Dinner at catalina kitchen, where DT Prime Kitchen, the signature steak night buffet, will be served. Tree lighting is complimentary with donation of a toy.$65, $29/children: 4-10 (under 3 free); Sunday, 5 pm; 100 Terranea Way,
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275; 310.494.7891

Unique LA Holiday Market
The pop up market is celebrating the holidays, this year with more than 400 vendors to peruse. Enjoy DJs, food, free drinks, art installations, free DIY project demos, a photo booth, and lounges. $15-$35; Saturday & Sunday, 11 am-6 pm; California Market Center, 110 East 9th St, 13th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90079

3100 Block Party & Holiday Market
The 3100 block of Sunset Boulevard in Silver Lake gets in the holiday spirit with a festive block party and holiday market. Enjoy specials from FrankieLucy Bakeshop, Sweetfin Poke, MooShoes LA, GBY Beauty, among many others. Saturday, 11 am-4 pm; 3100 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA

Grand Central Market’s Holiday Marketplace
Two of your favorite things are coming together to make holiday pizza. Chow down on Olio’s Giorno di Lagro holiday pizza with fennel spice shrimp, fire roasted vegetables, spicy tomato sauce, and a three-cheese blend. There are numerous festive dishes to try, along with Birch and Bone’s wreath-making pop-up and special musical guests. Saturday & Sunday, 10 am-6 pm; 317 S. Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90013

Winter Tiki Wonderland
Tonga Hut’s annual Polynesian holiday market features bands singing festive tunes, original artwork available for purchase, along with food from the Taco Lady at Durango’s Tacos. Sunday, 2-10 pm; 12808 Victory Blvd, North Hollywood, CA 91606

Casa Vega’s Mexican Banuelos
The Sherman Oaks outpost is giving thanks to loyal patrons with a gift of Mexican Banuelos at the end of each meal this holiday season. The traditional cinnamon and sugar cookies provides a sweet finish to the new winter menu and annual tamale program. For those wishing to take home a bit more of Casa Vega, the yearly tamale promotion is once again in full swing. Available either frozen or ready-to-eat on a gift tray, patrons can order tamales in flavors including beef, chicken, vegetable, or the holiday favorite, sweet corn. All orders, created using the generations-old Vega family recipe, include hot sauce and Mexican crema. Casa Vega, 13301 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA 91423; 818.788.4868

Los Angeles Auto Show
Test drive almost 100 of the auto industry’s latest models and explore 1,000 vehicles at this annual car show. Kids can enjoy video games, virtual-reality demos and play zones. $5-$30, under 6 free; Friday through December 10th; Los Angeles Convention Center, 1201 S. Figueroa St, Los Angeles CA;  310.444.1850

Sleepless: The Music Center After Hours
The 10th edition of the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion’s late-night event features a trio of Cuban musicians. Friday, 11 pm-3 am; Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, 135 N. Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA; 213.972.7211

’80s Tribute Night
’80s Holiday Hangover X promises to be the best concert yet in the series with SoCal’s top tribute acts to Depeche Mode, The Cure, and The Smiths. Also, check out Electric Duke’s tribute to David Bowie. $20-$38; Friday, doors: 6 pm, show: 7 pm; The Saban – Beverly Hills, 8440 Wilshire Blvd. Beverly Hills, CA 90211

Taste of Tamales Food Festival
Eat your way through a ton of tamales from L.A.’s top food vendors and restaurants. Entertainment includes art and craft stations, live music, carnival rides and games, 20,000 free toys for children, free health screenings and more. Free; Saturday & Sunday, Noon-10 pm; 8th St. & Normandie, Los Angeles

Good American Pop-Up
The ready to wear brand, co-founded by Khloe Kardashian and Emma Grede, officially opens its doors this weekend at The Americana at Brand. Expect premium denim, bodysuits and sweats in an inclusive size range. Friday; The Americana at Brand, across from The Green, 889 Americana Way, Glendale, CA

Jenni Kayne Pop-Up
To celebrate her new home collection, Los Angeles designer Jenni Kayne outfitted a renovated 1957 Airstream with her favorite pieces and sent it on a cross-country tour. This month, the mobile shop returns to L.A. County with two pop-ups: December 3-10 at Platform in Culver City and December 12-24 at the Grove. Check out handwoven Peruvian alpaca pillows and color-blocked blankets, heavyweight linen travel clutches, knitted alpaca gloves and beanies, earthy candles, striped silk pajamas, shearling and suede Moroccan slippers and Tappan x Jenni Kayne photographs by SoCal native Marc Gabor. All items reflect Kayne’s warm, minimalist style and are perfect for gifting and getting. Sunday through December 10th (also December 12-24th)

Museum of Failure
Celebrate history’s failed products and services at this quirky exhibit. Expect artifacts spanning from the 17th century to present day, including the Segway, one of Apple’s few unsuccessful devices and a movie case from Blockbuster. $15/GA, $8/seniors/military/A+D members; Friday; A+D Architecture and Design Museum, 900 E. 4th St, Los Angeles, CA

Healing Night at Amplify Acupuncture
Santa Monica’s newly opened wellness oasis invites you in for an evening of relaxation. The night begins with chakra readings followed by acupuncture, reiki with local healer April Pfender and concludes with a guided meditation. $99; Saturday, 6 pm; Amplify Acupuncture, 2717 Main St, Santa Monica, CA

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