Adult Swim Festival
This comedy-and-music fest starts with Friday’s pre-party includes T-Pain playing songs from “Freaknik: The Musical” and Open Mike Eagle. Saturday’s got DJ hits from Flying Lotus and stand-up from Hannibal Buress and Sunday’s got hip-hop heroes Run The Jewels as well as the Rick & Morty Musical Ricksperience. $55+; Friday – Sunday; ROW DTLA, 777 Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90021

4th Annual Off the HookSeafood Festival
The 4th Annual Off the Hook Seafood Festival celebrates National Seafood Month on the iconic Santa Monica Pier with tastings from the city’s best seafood restaurants and chefs, live music, oyster shucking competition, sustainable seafood VIP Lounge and more. This seafood-loving food fest is 100% free of single-use plastics and benefits the Surfrider Foundation of West LA/Malibu who helps to keep our oceans, waves and beaches clean. Enjoy food from restaurants such as FIG, The Lobster, Herringbone, BOA, Tar & Roses and Sushi Roku. Tickets are all inclusive of food and beverage. $65, $100/VIP (early entry at 2:30 pm and preferred seating, curated cocktails, beer, champagne and seafood dishes from specialty, sustainable restaurants); Saturday, 3-7 pm; Santa Monica Pier, 200 Santa Monica Pier, CA

Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic
For the ninth year, the Champagne company has sponsored this polo match, with Argentinian superstar player Nacho Figueras serving as one of the main draws. Polo-goers and champagne sippers can purchase one of three ticketing options, which offers access to Veuve Clicquot champagne bars featuring Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label, Rosé, Rich, and Rich Rosé. Enjoy delicious food offerings from some of the city’s most popular food trucks, lawn games, and prime seating to cheer from the sidelines during a thrilling polo match. $80+; Saturday; Will Rogers State Historic Park, 1501 Will Rogers State Park Rd, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272

The Pizza Experience
That melty, cheesy, doughy goodness is stuff dreams are made of. They are making those dreams a reality with room after room of sensory overload, captivating experiences, all for the love of pizza!  Selfie stations, cat walks, giant installations, videos, pizza snacks, and pizza slices – you name it, they got it! Featured Rooms include Pizza Night Club, live out your pizza party dreams with turntables and a pizza anthem; Pizza Graffiti with cool urban street art; Pizza Fitness Center; Pizza Gallery; Pizza Heaven with a giant stack of pizza; Pizza Castle made from a pizza box castle, pepperoni red carpet, and vegetable throne; Munchies Room, playful cannabis themed room to relax and munch on some snacks; Pizzapartment, abedroom and bathroom decked out in pepperoni; and Cauliflower Dreams for our gluten free friends! $30; 129 N Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA 91103

Shared Plates
Shared Plates is a city-wide weekend of dinner parties to rally Angelenos in the fight against hunger, food waste, and unemployment. Everyone – young and old – can host a Shared Plates party and every dollar raised supports L.A. Kitchen. It’s easy, invite friends over for dinner and as a host, you’ll open your home to share a meal together. Hosts cover the food costs and 100% of guests’ tickets will support L.A. Kitchen. When you sign-up, you’ll be able to choose the date/time of your event and set your own ticket price. We’ll provide you with a unique RSVP ticket link to share with your guests as well as a Host Kit that includes Shared Plates table settings, recipe ideas, and host tips. Get involved here. Sunday

Fighting Breast Cancer with Hollywood Star Power
A Cause for Entertainment will host its 4th annual fundraising event to fight breast cancer at Candela in Los Angeles. This year’s event will raise money for the Dr. Susan Love Foundation (cancer research) and Shay Sharpe’s Pink Wishes, which grants last wishes to and supports the families of women under the age of 40 who have be diagnosed and are terminally ill. General Admission includes access to the exclusive raffle, hors d’oeuvres, live music, entertainment, and an InfiniFoto Booth. Food will be provided by Gastro Garage. The annual gala in previous years has drawn some of Hollywood’s most notable TV and film stars. Raffle and auction items have included meetings with top-tier casting directors, film and television memorabilia, dozens of rare and signed items, experiences, tickets, and meetings from numerous generous donors. This year’s star guests, auction items, and other special details will be announced soon. $45; Sunday, 4 – 8 pm; 831 South La Brea Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036

Brennan’s Oktoberfest Celebration
Brennan’s in Marina Del Rey will be throwing an Oktoberfest event of epic proportions. Beers, Sausages, Stein Holding Contest, Shotskis, Lederhosen, Live Music, & more. You don’t want to miss this! Entertainment: Kick-off with horn from the roof and a hooping show by Tika, Potato sack racing, stein holding contest, beer pong, Brats eating competition, shot ski area, best traditional outfit contest, Venice Paparazzi coverage and photo booth. Free entry before noon, $5 cover after 12 pm, $25/VIP Package including a stein, discount on beer, 2 food tickets, $200/large group packages including 10 dedicated seats, 10 steins, 10 discount wristbands, 20 food tickets, 10 shirts (email info@brennansla.com); Saturday; 4089 Lincoln Blvd, Marina del Rey, CA 90292

Oktoberfest at Lucques
Suzanne Goin and Caroline Styne’s flagship celebrates with new dishes showcasing winter squash, roasted apples and wild mushrooms with a variety of grilled and pan-roasted house-made sausages and sauerkraut. German bottled brews and seasonal draft beers will be featured. Festive Oktoberfest attire is encouraged for guests, all of whom will receive a welcome tulip glass of house-made mint schnapps. Reservations required. $65; Sunday, 5 – 9:30 pm; 8474 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, CA; 323.655.6277

Broxton Brings Community Brewery & Public House to Westwood Village
Broxton, a community brewery & public house taking up residence in the historic Janss Dome building at 1099 Westwood Boulevard, is brought to you by Artisanal Brewers Collective (ABC). Broxton has a variety of dining options including their U-shaped counter or at the long community tables in the domed dining area. Those on-the-go will be able to purchase food from ‘Brox Lunch,’ the to-go branded side lunch entrance, and sit at one of the community public tables on Westwood Boulevard. There’s also a first-floor dining room and dog-friendly patio with outdoor dining space with a collection of classic board games and shuffleboard. Broxton revisits the traditional “meat and three” concept, but delivers it with a West Coast touch. Choose a plate with one protein, two seasonal sides and a mini biscuit, including choices like Charcoal Chicken, Wood Grilled Steak or Blackened Tofu (vegan) as well as hot and cold sides like Wax Bean Salad (vegan) and Cheesy Grits. Snacks include Sea Island Red Pea Hummus (vegan), Buttermilk Chicken Sandwich, and The Big Mohawk (vegan), made with double-stacked Impossible meat patties, vegan American and special sauce.  Dinner plates include Mac n Cheese Skillet made with cheddar, fusilli, and pickled jalapeños and the Cauliflower Steak (vegan) grilled and slathered in mint chimichurri and sweet peppers. Broxton serves up house made beers that are tailored to Westwood Village. The seven-barrel system serves up a wide range of beer styles directly off the brite beer tanks from American varieties such as hop forward West Coast IPAs and refreshing blonde ales, to Belgian, English and German inspired classics like quads, hefeweizens and British milds. The bar features 16 taps consisting of Broxton house brews as well as other ABC location brews. The restaurant’s beverage program  has many cocktails will be served from a draft system and cocktails include Ancho Thirsty, a smoky twist on a margarita with tamarind and ancho verde poblano liqueur, the Forbidden Old Fashioned which incorporates apple and black walnut bitters into the Angel’s Envy based cocktail, and Unicorns & Sunshine which includes the natural, color-changing Empress gin, lavender, passion fruit, and sparkling elderflower lemonade. Sunday; 1099 Westwood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90024

Fundraising for Breast Cancer Charity, BOOBS & BLOOD Film Festival opens with the 1st annual Scream Queen-athon. Featuring nine of the best Scream Queens and horror actresses in the businessScream Queen-athons guests include: Naomi Grossman (American Horror Storys Pepper), Anulka Dziubinska (Vampyres – 1975), Asun Ortega (Nude Nuns With Big Guns – 2010), Max Wasa (Scarface, House of Manson, Death House), Christine Nguyen (Edgar Allen Poe’s Decapitarium 3-D – 2018), Lar Park-Lincoln (House II, Friday the 13th VII, Freddy’s Nightmares), Elissa Dowling (Bus Party to Hell, Tales of Halloween), Holly Fields (Wishmaster 2, Seedpeople), Hilari Scarl (Wishmaster), and Beverly Randolph (Return of the Living Dead, Death House). The evenings entertainment includes Go-Go dancing, DJ HIJinxx, live retro-rock band WYLDEWOOD GREEN, live cosplay FX work, raffles, horror vendors and full bar. $10; Friday; the Mayflower Club, 11110 Victory Blvd, North Hollywood, CA 91606

Presented by Metro, Santa Monica’s open-streets event has over two miles of streets closed to cars and open for people to stroll, bike and roll. Experience the community’s public spaces and enjoy live music, art installations and more. Free; Sunday, 10 am – 4 pm

Mr. Bone Pumpkin Patch
This family-friendly pumpkin patch-slash-amusement park has been an LA staple for over three decades. You’ll find jack-o’-lantern materials, bounce houses, straw mazes, food trucks, and petting zoos. $15+; Friday; 10100 Jefferson Blvd, Culver City, CA

Pasadena-Inspired, Perfume-Blending Workshop
Under the skilled tutelage of The Institute for Art and Olfaction’s delightful founder, Saskia Wilson-Brown, you will learn perfumery history and blending basics. Choosing from over 15 scents related to the aromas of Pasadena’s rich heritage of botany, including roses of course, participants will be guided on constructing their own scent. Everyone takes home a 5 ml spray vial of their custom-made creation. Founded in 2012, The Institute for Art and Olfaction is devoted to creative experimentation through cross-modal arts and technology projects, with a focus on scent. Unique for its devotion to exploring perfumery within the context of the broader contemporary arts context, The Institute for Art and Olfaction produces and supports multi-disciplinary programs that highlight creative applications of scent. $35; Saturday, 10:30 am; Smith Alley




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