Weekend

03/22/2019

Puppies & Planks

Celebrate National Puppy Day with Puppies & Planks. There will be adoptable pups to cuddle, a health & wellness shopping village, instagrammable photo opps, a 3K Dog Walk, and fitness classes led by huge fitness stars and celeb trainers! Their goal is to spread awareness about dog adoption, and we are so fortunate that big fitness stars like Cassey Ho of Blogilates (4.6 M subscribers), The Fitness Marshall (1.6 M subscribers), Anna Victoria (1.3 M followers) and other cool LA gyms like Training Mate are donating their time to teach fitness classes for a good cause! 100% of the class ticket sales will directly be donated to LA Animal Services and local rescues! Saturday; LA State Historic Park, 1245 N Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Los Angeles Marathon

Established in 1986, the city’s famed race is still going strong, attracting thousands of runners from around the world who take on the “Stadium to the Sea” course snaking through DTLA. before heading west through Hollywood, Beverly Hills all the way to the Santa Monica Pier. Sunday, 6:30 am; Starting point: Dodger Stadium, 1000 Vin Scully Ave, Los Angeles; 213.542.3000

Rooftop Cinema Club

Rooftop cinema is back for its fifth season starting this weekend, kicking things off with a musical lineup including sing-a-long screenings of Bohemian Rhapsody at both NeueHouse in Hollywood and LEVEL in DTLA. Also on the schedule: A Star Is Born, The Greatest Showman, and Moulin Rouge. Through Sunday

Santa Monica Airport ArtWalk

The Santa Monica Airport is the former home of the Douglas Aircraft Company and the birthplace of the DC-3. It is now home to over 60 artists and a number of creative venues. Watch art and ceramic demonstrations, participate in art and theater workshops, and enjoy live music and food trucks. Free; Saturday, noon – 5 pm; 3223 Donald Douglas Loop S., Santa Monica, CA

Wine, Cheese and Song Pairings at San Antonio Winery

San Antonio Winery is hosting an immersive cheese and wine pairing featuring nine cheese based dishes, nine wines and a playlist of songs inspired by each pairing. Indulge in dishes such as Lemon Cream Drop with lemon curd honey graham crackers and New Zealand sharp cheddar paired with San Simeon 2018 Sauvignon Blanc; Happy Baked Potato, an  olive oil potato chip with Cotswold cheddar paired with San Simeon 2016 Chardonnay; and Grilled Cinnamon Rush, Edmonds cinnamon swirl toast with Colby Jack and Gruyere cheese paired with San Simeon Viognier 2016. Full menu here. Each pairing is coupled with a song that was inspired by the sensations of the dish. $65; Saturday, 1 – 3:30 pm; 737 Lamar St, Los Angeles, CA 90031

Basketball at Copper Lounge

If you’re looking for an upscale yet relaxed atmosphere to catch the weekend college basketball tournament action, head to Copper Lounge. In addition to several flat-screen TVs and plenty of lounge-style seating, Copper Lounge is serving up draft brews and game-time bites for only $5 each. they are also offering themed cocktails like the Overtime Old-Fashioned. Through Sunday; InterContinental Los Angeles Century City, 2151 Avenue of the Stars, Los Angeles,CA; 310.284.6536

Saddlerock Garden Dinner

Enjoy a 5-course meal created by resident chef Alina Hardin using vegetables grown in the organic garden of Saddlerock Ranch. The evening starts with a drink reception, followed by a stroll through the garden to chat with the gardeners and learn about the produce. The al fresco dinner will include a combination of family-style dishes and a buffet. There will be wine pairings with the appetizers and the main entree highlighting the property’s Saddlerock and Semler wines. $150; Saturday, 5 pm; 31727 Mulholland Hwy, Malibu, CA

CAVIAR NIGHTS AT THE BAZAAR

The Bazaar invites you to a celebration of the world’s finest, sustainably produced caviar paired expertly with neat, shaken and stirred libations crafted using Ketel One and Belvedere Unfiltered. Each night, you can get access to a limited number of off-the-menu Caviar & Vodka pairings, guided by the culinary team’s expertise and insight as to what distinguishes the qualities of Ossetra, Kaluga, and Siberian Sturgeon row sourced from Israel, China and Uruguay, and the best way to pair each for the ultimate tasting experience. $120; Friday through March 31st; 465 La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048; 310.246.5555

Key West Cocktail Classic

Stoli hosts its sixth annual Key West Cocktail Classic, where LGBTQ and LGBTQ-allied bartenders will compete to be crowned Los Angeles’ champion, win seven days in sunny Key West, FL, and a chance to win $10,000 for their chosen charity at the KWCC Pride Week Finale in Key West. Also featured are special performances by the Burlesque Goddess, Cassandra Cass, and dance music artist, Debby Holiday. Queer Eye for the Straight Guy star Jai Rodriguez co-hosts. Free; Saturday, 4 pm; The Abbey Food and Bar, 692 N. Robertson Blvd, West Hollywood, CA

Vegan Street Fair

For its fifth year, Vegan Street Fair expands from one day to two. Over 200 vegan and vegan-friendly restaurants and vendors come together to offer delicious bite-sized and full-portioned plant-based food as well as apparel, cosmetics, and jewelry. The fair stretches over a mile with activities, music and food. Free; Saturday & Sunday, 11 am – 7 pm; Chandler Boulevard, between Tujunga and Vineland, North Hollywood, CA

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