Weekend

05/10/2019

Brouwerij West

Brouwerij West, Southern California’s waterfront brewery, features a summer of great music, award-winning beer and local food vendors. Now celebrating three years as one of the hottest destinations in L.A’s historic waterfront, Brouwerij West brings back the fourth annual summer “Popfuji,” a free music summer concert series named after the brewery’s flagship pilsner. The series kicks off with StarCrawler, Death Valley Girls and mike watt + the jom & terry show. The five weekend concert series will continue with shows planned on June 16, July 13, and August 17, winding up with an exciting finale concert on September 14. In addition, Brouwerij West will debut three Food + Beer Events featuring local musicians, local food vendors, and of course, specialty brewery offerings. The all-day events take place on Saturdays: June 8, July 20, and August 3. Brouwerij West offers locals a variety of great, family-friendly events throughout the year: “Non-Profit” night (Mondays) is where they will be giving back to the community by donating a portion of the night’s proceeds to various non-profit organizations sponsoring the nights; $2 Movie Series (Tuesdays); Trivia Night with King Trivia (Wednesdays); “Warehouse 9 Concert Series,” featuring 3 local Los Angeles/OC bands, ($7, 8-11 pm, 21 & over, Thursdays); and “Brouwerij West Presents” Concert Series featuring national musical acts (Saturdays). Saturday; 110 East 22nd St, Warehouse 9, San Pedro, CA, 90731; 310.833.9330

Beetlejuice at Hollywood Forever Cemetery

When a couple of ghosts can’t shake a new family from their home, it’s Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice to the rescue. Michael Keaton and his energy bring him closer to Winona Ryder’s miserable character. Geena Davis, Alec Baldwin, and Catherine O’Hara costar in this kooky classic! Join in the kickoff of our 18th season with DJs, beer and wine, picnics and a Beetlejuice-themed free photo booth! $12 – $20; Saturday, 8:30 pm; 6000 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90038

Ya-Mama-Zaki Standup Comedy at MiniBar Hollywood

MiniBar Hollywood will host its second Ya-Mama-Zaki standup comedy and whiskey tasting event. MiniBar will offer a tasting flight of single malt whiskies from around the world to accompany the LA-based moms’ standup sets. $65; Sunday, 3:30 pm; 6141 Franklin Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028

Mother’s Day Succulent Workshop

Build a beautiful succulent arrangement while sipping on your favorite Dry River Brewing beers! Bring in Mom or the favorite lady in your life for Mother’s Day. Rooted LA will lead the workshop, where you have access to a variety of succulents (plant as many as you’d like!), along with rocks, sand and crystals for a beautiful concrete pot arrangement. Each attendee will also receive a flight of three 3oz pours of Dry River Brewing beers. $50 (include the workshop materials plus four beer flights); Sunday, session one: 2 – 4 pm, session two: 4 – 6 pm; 671 South Anderson St, Los Angeles, CA 90023

Echo Park Craft Fair

This arts and design event showcases the wares of local artisans and is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. Shop jewelry, ceramics, perfume, clothes and more. $15/One day pass, $24/ weekend pass $24; Saturday & Sunday, 10 am – 6 pm; Mack Sennett Studios, 1215 Bates Ave, Echo Park, CA

Unique LA Market

Shop a modern, independent designers, artists and emerging brands at this pop-up indie marketplace. Admission includes an artist-edition cotton tote, interactive art installations and photo walls. Upgrade to VIP tickets for access to a luxe lounge with complimentary wine, drinks and snacks. $15-$35, free/12 and under; Saturday & Sunday, 10 am – 5 pm; California Market Center, 110 E. 9th St, 13th Floor, Los Angeles, CA

Wags & Waffles Brunch at InterContinental Los Angeles Century City

Celebrate Mother’s Day with the entire family in tow, fur-baby included. InterContinental Los Angeles Century City has partnered with Vanderpump Dogs to host the first Wags & Waffles Brunch. Leading ladies and their families can gather in the garden for a day of brunching on menu items including a full waffle bar, and egg/omelet station, Norwegian smoked salmon, mini Brooklyn bagels, spring vegetable field greens & roasted chicken, and of course, a dog-friendly buffet. Endless mimosas and Bloody Mary’s are also available for an additional cost of $20/person. Following brunch, Mom will be able to do all her favorite things like shopping with Vanderpump Pets, taking photos at the dog-friendly photo booth and showing off her Westminster Dog Show skills during a Four-Legged Fashion Show – prizes include Best in Show, Best Style, & Best Strut. Best of all, a portion of the event’s proceeds will be donated to the Vanderpump Dog Foundation. Sunday, 11:30 am – 2:30 pm; 2151 Avenue of the Stars, Los Angeles, CA 90067

Sugar & Stilettos Bake Sale

This annual event brings together top bakeries such as Sweet Lady Jane, Craft Restaurant, Milo & Olive, Susie Cakes, Clementine and Top Tier Treats for a family-friendly afternoon culminating in a crowning ceremony of Mr. Sugar & Stilettos. This year’s theme is an Alice in Wonderland tea party, with characters for photo ops, the movie playing on a big screen, complimentary tea sandwiches, snacks and more. Proceeds benefit the Westside Food Bank. Free; Saturday, 1-4 pm; 2306 Midvale Ave, West Los Angeles, CA

Food Bowl Night Market

Food Bowl Night Market is an outdoor celebration of L.A.’s diverse food scene held over five nights at Grand Park in DTLA. Each night will feature dozens of food vendors, pop-ups, chef collaborations, art installations and live music curated by the Los Angeles Times Food staff. Free; Friday, 5 – 11 pm, Saturday, 1 – 11 pm, Sunday, 1 – 8 pm; Grand Park, 200 N. Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA

 Humphry Slocombe Celebrates New Flavor

Humphry Slocombe has joined forces with Top Chef finalist Melissa King to create a one-of-a-kind, exclusive ice cream flavor in partnership with Whole Foods Market: Mango Mojito. Reminiscent of the summertime cocktail, the creamy Mango Mojito ice cream features a festive combination of mango, mint, and lime with a splash of Cuban rum. Yes, boozy ice cream. To celebrate the launch of the new flavor, Humphry Slocombe and Whole Foods Market are hosting an Ice Cream Party at the ice creamery’s Venice scoop shop featuring free scoops of the Mango Mojito, along with fun giveaways and swag. Bright yellow pints of the flavor are also available exclusively at Whole Foods Markets all across LA, and the flavor will be featured in the scoop shop’s dip cases throughout May. Sunday, 5 – 7 pm; 1653B Abbott Kinney Blvd, Venice, CA

Queen Mary’s Waterfront Cook-Off

Treat your taste buds to an all-new food festival and competition where dozens of top barbecue pitmaster teams and chili cooks vie for awards and cash prizes. Non-meat eaters can enjoy corn, funnel cakes and vegetarian options. Plus there will be beer, wine, music, family-friendly games, entertainment and free watermelon and pie-eating contests. $23-$75; Saturday, Noon-5 pm; Queen Mary Events Park, 1126 Queens Hwy, Long Beach, CA; 877.342.0742

Mother’s Day Brunch at Michael’s Santa Monica

To celebrate Mother’s Day, Michael’s Santa Monica will offer a special three-course brunchM. The prix-fixe menu includes shared dishes for the table, such as citrus avocado salad and oysters on the half shell. Second course options include Michael’s blueberry pancakes with bacon; omelette with cream cheese, chives and smoked salmon; and shrimp + grits with blackened shrimp, scallions and cheddar, along with the choice of a select number of kid-friendly main course options for children under 7. The meal concludes with a shared dessert of chocolate mousse and panna cotta. A special selection of cocktails and farmer’s market juices will be available to complement the meal. $75, $35/under 7; Sunday; 1147 3rd St, Santa Monica, CA 90403; 310.451.0843

Mother’s Day Specials at Alta Adams

This Mother’s Day, California-Soul food spot Alta Adams will be offering a selection of brunch specials including a crab omelette with an arugula side salad and “Mother’s Day Off” ($15), a festive peach bellini with imported Japanese peaches from the bar. Alta’s regular brunch menu will also be available with favorites such as cornmeal pancakes with brown butter maple caramel and biscuits & sausage green-garlic gravy with a fried egg, alongside boozy brunch cocktails from Alta Adams beverage director, AJ Goodrich. 5359 West Adams Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90016; 323.571.4999; Reservations here.

Scoty Sunday Supper for Moms

Chef de cuisine Scot Jones offers his Scoty Sunday Supper for mothers looking to enjoy some red-sauce, plant-based fare. The prix-fixe, family-style meal includes the choice of an appetizer and salad for the table, followed by the choice of a pasta such as Spaghetti and Meatballs or House made Fusilli Pasta with wild mushrooms and truffle cream sauce with desserts to finish. $40; 8284 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046; 323.782.9245; Reservations here

NoMad Los Angeles Mother’s Day Brunch

To celebrate Mother’s Day, the NoMad Los Angeles team offers a four-course prix-fixe brunch menu with house-baked pastries & preserves to start. Guests can enjoy their choice of appetizers, including Burrata with snap peas, and a market lettuce Green Salad with green goddess dressing before selecting their choice of entrées from options such as Eggs Benedict with smoked salmon, Pappardelle with green garlic or a Dry-Aged Beef Burger with cheddar and charred onion relish. For a sweet finish, desserts such as the NoMad’s iconic Milk & Honey or 3-scoops of house made ice cream are available. $40; 649 S. Olive, Los Angeles, CA 90014 213.358.0000; Reservations here

Farmhouse Los Angeles‘ Mother’s Day

Executive Farmer Nathan Peitso has curated a special Mother’s Day menu. The special prix fixe menu with a selection of starters including Peas and Burrata; and Shaved Broccoli Salad and Crisp Leaf Salad drizzled with an herb vinaigrette and pickled and raw vegetables. Main course selections include Eggs Benedict with buttermilk biscuits smoked salmon or Canadian bacon and mushroom omelette; Grilled Chicken & Salmon; or Warm Grain Bowl with a medley of quinoa, lentils, Napa cabbage, cauliflower, zucchini, eggplant and onion sprouts. For dessert, Peitso is featuring his mother’s recipe Lemon Cheesecake and Chocolate Tart with candied pecans and oranges. $42; Sunday; 8500 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90048

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