Weekend

09/21/2018

Yellow Submarine and Fireworks
Submerge yourself in a gorgeous, colored dimension full of tangerine trees and marmalade skies. The Beatles bring psychedelic sounds and sights for a rare screening of the extra special animated musical delight, followed by a Beatles-themed fireworks celebration that’s a feast for the senses. On the big screen under open skies celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ most fantastical movie with some of their best songs. Dress to express and visit their photo booth as they close out their 17th summer season in psychedelic fashion with music through the night. Bring a basket, drinks and friends for a sunset picnic because all you need is love! $12-$20; Saturday, 8 pm; Cinespia at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, 6000 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90038

L.A. Film Festival
Film Independent’s primary showcase offers a lineup of independent films, TV and episodic work from emerging storytellers, alongside filmmaker-driven studio titles. New this year are an Immersive Program and We the People, a summit about inclusion in the film industry. Through September 28th; 323.556.9300

Frogtown Art Walk
Elysian Valley (aka Frogtown) welcomes art lovers of all ages to enjoy pop-up galleries, artists’ studios, musical performances, art installations and food selections along the Los Angeles River. Free; Saturday, 4 – 10 pm; Between Fletcher Dr. and Figueroa St. and between the Los Angeles River and Riverside Drive

Union Station Retrocade Experience
Step back in time to when arcades were the ultimate hangout. Enjoy free play on an eclectic collection of classic arcade games and specialty pinball cabinets. A lounge will allow players to relax between games while they enjoy retro tracks from the house DJ and snack on classic arcade food. Saturday, 11 am – 9 pm, Sunday 11 am – 7 pm; 800 N. Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA

Makossa LA Cookout
Technically, summer is over, but it’s basically summertime vibes year round. Join in a classic cookout with plenty of food, DJs, games, beverages, dancing and all around good vibes. Free; Saturday, 2 pm; West Jeff To-Go, 5162 W Jefferson Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90016

Mid-Autumn Festival
This night market features family-friendly dining stations, brightly colored lanterns, tea, mooncakes and a Chinese dragon-dance performance. $38-$88 (includes valet parking), under 3 free; Sunday, 5 – 9 pm; The Langham Huntington, Pasadena, 1401 S. Oak Knoll Ave, Pasadena, CA; 626.568.3900

Skyspace “City Lights”
Let’s shine and groove in the night sky with endless views from 1,000 feet above the City of Angels. DEEP-LA and Bender Flow present “City Lights” at Skyspace LA which features DJs Marques Wyatt B2B Nickodemus; two indoor floors and two outdoor decks at the top of LA’s tallest building; yoga led by Cristi Christensen; free rides on the outdoor glass “Skyslide”; electronic sound bath performances by Torkom Ji; interactive V.R. art by Liquid Light Project; art + fashion vendor showcase; and premium sound by Subtract Music. $22+; Saturday, 8 pm; OUE Skyspace LA, 633 West 5th St, Los Angeles, CA 90071

Celebrate World Wellness Weekend with Glen Ivy Hot Springs
Step into a state of serenity at Glen Ivy Hot Springs in honor of World Wellness Weekend. Discover wellness through the transformative power of sound, mindfulness in movement and healing power of mineral water. Enjoy a series of complimentary services and amenities, including fresh pressed juice samples from The Chill Zone to start the day, chair massages in the secluded Secret Garden, and sunset yoga on the activities deck in the evening. Other plans include healing through sound and innovative exercise activities to leave guests feeling renewed and invigorated. $70; Saturday & Sunday, 9 am; Glen Ivy Hot Springs, 25000 Glen Ivy Rd, Corona, CA 92883; 888.453.6489

Lake Arrowhead Resort and Spa Offers New Experiences
Autograph Collection has created three special packages that deliver seasonal experiences to remember at this “SoCal best kept secret” retreat. At an elevation of 5,106 feet nestled in the San Bernardino National Forest, enjoy active lifestyle outdoor activities throughout the year, rustic, robust food and globally sourced wines, rejuvenation at the Spa of the Pines with its soothing treatments, state-of-the-art fitness center and always spectacular views. The resort’s new fall packages feature an Oktoberfest Getaway, an Alpine Adventure in Arrowhead for families and an active Bikes, Boats & Brews offering for beer aficionados. The Oktoberfest Getaway includes admission to WILLKOMMEN 2018, Lake Arrowhead’s Oktoberfest event with beer, food, music, fun and games and live entertainment; overnight accommodations for two; Brats and Brews for two at Bin 189; Hair of the Dog Breakfast for two at Bin 189; and a bucket of local microbrews welcome amenity ($382+/night, valid Friday & Saturdays through October 27th). The Alpine Adventure in Arrowhead is a family-oriented experience designed to make memories and take great photos at SkyPark at Santa’s Village, their all-year amusement park with mountain biking on professionally designed trails, roller skating rink, ziplining, a climbing tower, hiking, fishing, archery, bungee jumping, Discover Playscape, and Fantasy Forest. The Alpine Adventure in Arrowhead package includes overnight accommodations for up to four; four tickets to SkyPark, including discounted bike rentals; transportation to/from SkyPark; lakeside s’mores roasting for four; and a s’mores kit and family snack pack welcome amenity ($274+/night, valid through December 29th). The Bikes, Boats & Brews package includes overnight accommodations for two; mountain biking for two at SkyPark (includes discounted bike rentals and transportation); one-hour Lake Arrowhead boat tour for two; Brews and Bites at Bin 189; and a bucket of local microbrews welcome amenity ($304+/night, valid through December 29th). Lake Arrowhead Resort and Spa, 27984 Hwy 189, Lake Arrowhead, CA 92352; 800.800.6792

Catalina Wine Mixer
This annual extravaganza at picturesque Descanso Beach Club features live music, DJs, dancing, fantastic food and cocktails, fun activities and fine wines from West Coast wineries for you to sample and purchase. Of course no Catalina Wine Mixer is complete without an official screening of Step Brothers at historic Avalon Theatre. $49; Friday – Sunday; Descanso Beach Club, 1 Saint Catherine Way, Avalon, CA 90704

New Happy Hour at Laurel Point
Ventura Blvd’s nautical seafood spot, Laurel Point, is launching a brand-new happy hour. Otherwise known as “Low Tide,” you can get specialty seafood snacks like the BBQ Oysters with chipotle bourbon butter, Buffalo Shrimp Popcorn with a blue cheese dip or a Lobster Pot Pie with puff pastry and sherry cream. The menu also features $5 draft beers and craft cocktails like the Geisha Martini ($9) with tito’s, canton ginger liqueur, matcha green tea and cucumber or the Smoke Over Kuro ($8) with el silencio mezcal, sake, blackberry, habanero and freshly squeezed lime juice. Monday – Friday, 3:30-6:30 pm; 12050 Ventura Blvd, Studio City, CA 91604; 818.769.6336

Maple’s New Fall Brunch Menu
Located at Descanso Gardens, Maple and Executive Chef Philip Mack are launching a new fall brunch menu this weekend. The menu embraces the flavors of the season and is inspired by the changing foliage in the surrounding gardens, incorporating a variety of fall favorites such as butternut squash and apple butter. The garden patio and warm wooden interior make for the perfect fall experience. Menu highlights include: Maple-Roasted Squash Tartine with roasted butternut squash, kombucha squash mash, pomegranate, feta crumble, and pistachio dukkah; Shrimp n’ Grits with apple butter BBQ shrimp, Tillamook cheddar grits cake, hickory-smoked bacon crumble, poached egg, and spicy tomato broth; Fall Vegetable Breakfast Scramble and maitake mushrooms, kale, butternut squash, herbed marble potato, blistered tomato, and roasted poblano sauce; and Maple Pancakes, buttermilk pancakes, bananas, brown sugar-spiced walnuts, and whiskey maple syrup. Saturdays and Sundays, 9 am – 2 pm on; 1418 Descanso Dr, La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011

Cattle & Claw Extends Residency at Sofitel Los Angeles
Cattle & Claw, the pop-up restaurant located at the Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills, announces the extension of its residency. Cattle & Claw is the place to grab lobsters and burgers and they are now adding even more comfort food to their five- and ten-ounce burgers. Enjoy truffle and sweet potato fries, and spiced lobster rolls and lobster salads. The new menu launches on the autumnal equinox marking the first day of fall, and include lobster mac’n’cheese, lobster bisque, poutine, and surf’n’turf. Special brunch menu items include a brunch burger, lobster frittata, lobster Benedict, lobster waffles and more, all washed down with two hours of bottomless Mimosas, Bloody Marys or Lobster Bloody Marys. Each weekend also features a DJ. Extension: Saturday, Brunch: Saturday & Sunday, 12 – 5 pm; 8555 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048; 310.278.5444

Boomtown Brewery Wrestling
Grab your shiny spandex pants and head down to Boomtown Brewery for craft beer, barbecue and action-packed Wrestlemania-inspired matches courtesy of Bumps and Brewses. $25; Sunday, 3 pm; 700 Jackson St, Los Angeles, CA; 213.617.8497

Cheers to Oktoberfest at W Hollywood
Can’t make it to Munich this year? Don’t fret! Kick off Oktoberfest with a $5 Sam Adams Seasonal available all day at DelphineStation Hollywood and The Living Room. Saturday, Hollywood, CA

Halloween Club “Spook Show”
For the past few years, horror and Halloween enthusiasts near and far have traveled to meet where all kindred spirits may lie. Join local vendors, artists, collectors, teachers, and spook makers for an outdoor “bazaar for the bizarre.” Costume dress-up is encouraged. Free, reservations required; Saturday, noon – 7 pm; Halloween Club, 14447 Firestone Blvd, La Mirada, CA; 714.367.0859

Superba Snacks + Coffee Opens
The team behind Superba Food + Bread branches out from their beachy area with the debut of its Pasadena cafe serving all-day breakfast, lunch and weekend brunch. The new location will also offer menu best-sellers from its Westside sister restaurants like select toasts, sandwiches and salads. Fresh pastries and baked goods will be available from Superba’s Bakehouse. 6:30 am – 3:30 pm; 712 S. Arroyo Pkwy, Pasadena, CA

Malibu Wines & Beer Garden Opens
Malibu Wines & Beer Garden is the latest concept from the team behind the popular Malibu Wines Tasting Room. Semler and Saddlerock Wines are available in addition to 15+ craft beer brands. The mission-style venue is located in a historic estate declared a Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument. Sunday-Thursday 11 am – 7 pm, Friday – Saturday, 11 am – 9 pm; 23130 Sherman Way, West Hills, CA; 818.712.9760

Palisades Village Grand Opening
Rick Caruso, the guy behind The Grove and Americana at Brand, officially opens his latest upscale retail and dining destination featuring dozens of high-end designer boutiques and chef-driven restaurants. L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti and longtime Pacific Palisades resident Billy Crystal are set to do the ribbon-cutting honors. Saturday, 9:45 am; 15225 Palisades Village Lane, Pacific Palisades, CA; 310.744.2301

Vintage Grocers Opens Third Location
To celebrate the Grand Opening, Vintage Grocers has an action-packed weekend planned to meet its new neighbors. Following a celebratory ribbon-cutting, the store’s first 200 guests will receive a complimentary Vintage Grocers tote bag filled with some of the brand’s favorite goodies (valued at more than $75), including Just Jan’s organic fruit spreads, Portland Bee Balm, Zuma Valley Coconut, and Cool Haus coupons. Under the direction of newly-appointed Culinary Director Rémi Lauvand (of James Beard nominated Montrachet in NYC and Michelin-starred Gerard Pangaud in Paris), many of the store’s chef-driven to-go stations will offer complimentary tastings, including wood-stove pizza, customizable deli sandwiches, bountiful salad bar, fresh poke and protein grain bowls, and more. The Vintage Grocers team will also be performing cooking demos tied to the upcoming fall season, giving you a sneak peek into some of the store’s best seasonal ingredients. To continue the celebrations through the weekend, there will be pop-ups celebrating local women-owned businesses, including Zuma Valley Coconut and Chicas Chips. “Chippy” the Chicas Chips mascot will be there to greet the store’s new neighbors. Anti-bullying non-profit Children Mending Hearts will also be onsite from 11 am – 2 pm, offering arts & crafts activities for kids as their parents shop that teach them about what people need to live and grow: food, water, and love. Following its success with sister stores in Malibu and Westlake Village, Vintage Grocers’ Palisades location will also launch a full-service concierge program, along with online ordering and home delivery to come. Saturday, Ribbon Cutting: 8:50 am, doors: 9 am; Vintage Grocers, Palisades Village, 15285 W Sunset Blvd, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272

Citadel “Shopping Extravaganza”
Donate to the charity of your choice while scoring bargains at the Citadel Outlets’ annual “Shopping Extravaganza” event. Proceeds from each ticket purchased go toward one of 43 participating charities. You can also unlock extra savings at the outlet mall’s stores and the chance to win gift cards and other prizes. $35; Saturday, 9 am – 9 pm; 100 Citadel Dr, Los Angeles, CA; 323.888.1724

Fred Segal Anniversary Bash
Luxury department store Fred Segal will celebrate the first anniversary of its Sunset Strip store. Celebrate with cake, champagne, photo booth, DJ and more. All of Fred Segal’s shop-in-shops will be participating with their own surprises as well. Saturday, 10 am – 9 pm, Sunday, 11 am – 6 pm; 8500 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA; 310.432.0560

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