KTLA5 reporter Gayle Anderson gives us a preview of some events going on around Los Angeles this weekend.
Saturday @ 10am
Progressive Los Angeles Boat Show
Los Angeles Convention Center
1201 South Figueroa Street
Downtown Los Angeles
Burton W. Chace Park
13650 Mindanao Way
Marina Del Rey
213 741 1151 www.losangelesboatshow.com
This boat show has two locations. It’s on land at the downtown Los Angeles Convention Center. And, it on water at Chace Park in Marina del Rey. It’s the Progressive Los Angeles Boat Show, the ultimate destination for boating and outdoor lifestyle lovers.
Saturday @ 7pm
Museum of Latin American Art
80s Era Mixtape
628 Alamitos Avenue
562 437 1689
Dig out those leg warmers and your neon wardrobe to party like its…1980… at the Museum of Latin American Art’s 80s Era Mixtape Party. It’s pre-digital age celebration of the opening of three new exhibitions. Intersections, MIXTAPE, and The Voyeur.
Saturday @ 10am
Mardi Gras Orange County 2013 Festival
Orange County Fairgrounds
88 Fair Drive
520 305 4221
Party like you are in New Orleans in… Costa Mesa. Huh? That’s right! It’s Mardi Gras Orange County Festival all weekend on the Orange County Fairgrounds. There are krewes, concerts, masquerade party’s, and of course, Creole food. Famous Uncle Darrow’s of Marina Del Rey is doing the cooking.
Saturday @ 1pm
CCC Artist Studio Tour: Alexandra Grant
1872 West Washington Boulevard
323 937 4230
Try something new! Walk through the studio of artist Alexandra Grant, courtesy the Contemporary Craft Council. Get a sneak peak at her new series of work call the “Century of Self”, which explores how we are affected by psychology and marketing of consumer goods.
Saturday @ Noon Saturday Scenic Excursions Train Rides
Fillmore & Western Railway
364 Main Street Fillmore
805 524 2546
Make your reservations to relax aboard the 1930’s and 1940s vintage passenger or dining cars courtesy the Fillmore and Western Railway. Travel through century old citrus and avocado groves. Check out the historic Southern Pacific Depot, downtown museums, beautiful murals, and gift shops.
Saturday @ Noon
Andy Warhol: Polaroids
Luckman Fine Arts Complex
5151 State University Drive
323 343 6600
In the 1970s and 1980s, pop artist Andy Warhol made thousands of pictures with his Polaroid camera, from celebrities to unknown individuals to objects that fascinated him. Some of these photos served as inspiration for his paintings and silkscreens. This exhibition presents a selection of these Polaroids for the public to see for the first time.
13th Annual Conscious Life Expo
Los Angeles Airport Hilton Hotel
5711 West Century Boulevard
310 410 4000
At the 13th annual Conscious Life Expo, find an eclectic community of speakers, exhibitors, musicians, filmmakers, authors, artists, and more as they explore transformations in health, science, spirituality, and healthy lifestyles.
Saturday @ 10am
Bulldog Beauty Contest
5225 East Paoli Way
Who says bulldogs are not beautiful? Look at that sweet face! Who knows! It might be a winner at the Bulldog Beauty Contest and Haute Dog Pageant in Long Beach. Judges are looking for the most talented bulldogs as well as those having the best costumes, the cutest, the best smile, and the best legs.
Saturday @ 9am
2nd Annual FREE E-Waste Recycling Event
St. Charles Borromeo Church Service Center
10850 Moorpark Street
If you don’t know what to do with your old computers, printers, cell phones, and more, take all of your electronic waste to North Hollywood for the FREE electronic recycling waste event.
The Rotary Club of North Hollywood and the Rotary Club of Universal City are the sponsors. Their volunteers say they will help you unload.
Saturday @ 2:30pm
Something to Crow About
Bob Baker Marionette Theater
1345 West First Street
213 250 9995
The Bob Baker Marionette Theater celebrates its 53rd season with a puppet favorite “Something To Crow About.” Join Mama and Papa Goat and 100 more of the world famous Bob Baker Marionettes for a musical “Day on the Farm.”
Gayle, Gayle on the Go, Anderson
KTLA 5 News
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Los Angeles, CA 90028
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Have a GREAT Saturday!