‘Gayle On The Go’ for Saturday, February 23

KTLA’s Gayle Anderson gives us preview to some events taking place this weekend around Los Angeles.

Saturday @ 10am

L.A. Times Travel Show

1201 South Figueroa Street

Los Angeles

213 741 1151

Learn from the top travel experts where to go, what to see, what to do, and how to stretch your travel dollars, at the Los Angeles Times Travel Show.  Find lots of destination information and exhibitors offering “show-only deals” and “trip giveaways” at L.A.’s biggest and best travel event.

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Saturday @ Noon Saturday Scenic Excursions Train Rides

Fillmore & Western Railway

364 Main Street Fillmore

805 524 2546

www.fwry.com

Travel aboard the 1930’s and 1940s vintage passenger or dining cars courtesy the Fillmore and Western Railway. Ride the rails through century old citrus and avocado groves. Check out the historic Southern Pacific Depot, downtown museums, beautiful murals, and gift shops.   

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Saturday @ Noon

Murder Express Lunch Train – Night Train to Murder

Fillmore & Western Railway

364 Main Street Fillmore

805 524 2546

www.fwry.com

Also, you can play detective with  the Fillmore and Western Railway Company at Noon aboard the “Murder Express Lunch Train” and the Family Murder Mystery Dinner Theater.

Oh, don’t worry! The Murder Mystery tours are fun and not frightening.

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Free!

Saturday @ 11am

No Strangers: Ancient Wisdom in a Modern World

Annenberg Space for Photography

2000 Avenue of the Stars

Los Angeles

213 403 3000

www.annenbergspaceforphotography.org

This is the last weekend we can travel the world without getting on an airplane. Fly to the Annenberg Space for Photography for the final weekend of “No Strangers: Ancient Wisdom in a Modern World” at the Annenberg Space for Photography. This FREE exhibit illustrates the wonder of culture and the plight of indigenous people throughout the world.

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Free!

Saturday @ Noon
Andy Warhol: Polaroids

Luckman Fine Arts Complex

5151 State University Drive

Los Angeles

323 343 6600

www.luckmanarts.org

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.

 

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Saturday @ 10am

Race Around the Globe Adventure Weekend

Discovery Science Center
2500 North Main Street
Santa Ana

(714) 542 2823

www.discoverycube.org

 “ Race Around the Globe “ in Santa Ana at the Discovery Science Center. Become archeologist during this special exhibition. Learn how to build pyramids. Explore “Indiana Jones and the Adventure of Archaeology: The Exhibition, and  even make your own Indiana Jones style whip! ((( NATSOT OF OF WHIP CRACKING WITH THE WHIP CRACKING SCENE FROM THE INDIANA JONES MOVIE )))  

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Saturday @ 10am

Gem Faire

Orange County Fair & Event Center

88 Fair Drive

Costa Mesa

503 252 8300

www.gemfaire.com

Conduct your own archeological treasure hunt at the Gem Faire. Fine jewelry, gems, beads, crystals, silver, rocks, minerals & more are available at low prices. Nearly 200 exhibitors from all over the world are waiting to see you at the Orange County Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa. Jewelry repair while you shop. Classes & demos throughout the weekend.

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Free!

Saturday @ 10am

The KJLH Front Page Wellness Forum

The Afiba Center

5730 Crenshaw Boulevard

Los Angeles

323 292 5550

www.dominiquediprima.com

It’s a day of healthy eating and healing exercise at the KJLH Front Page Wellness Forum. Workshops and a Power Health Panel featuring traditional naturopath Dr. Nathan Rabb Jr., Herbalist and Certified Iridologist Thabiti Umoja, Ultimate Transformations President and Founder Erich Nall, and KJLH Front Page Host Dominique DiPrima are ready to help you with your 2013 fitness goals.

 

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Saturday @ 3pm

American Soul Charity Rodeo

Industry Hills Expo Center

16200 Temple Avenue

Industry

310 674 6700

americansoulrodeo.com  

Celebrate the contributions of the cowboys of color this Black History Month at the “American Soul Charity Rodeo.”

Meet and greet cowboys as well as Emmy Award winning actor Glynn Turman, actor and cowboy Obba BaBatunde, actor and cowboy Reginald T. Dorsey and actor and cowboy James Pickens, Jr.  Proceeds from this event benefit a select group of charities making a difference in the community.  

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Free!

Saturday @ Noon

The 90 That Built L.A. presented by Los Angeles Urban League & Time Warner Cable

The Museum of African American Art 

Third Floor Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza

4005 Crenshaw Boulevard

Los Angeles

323 294 7071

www.maaala.org

Former Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley, West Los Angeles Pastor Bishop Charles E. Blake and the late KTLA Anchor Larry McCormick. They are among “The 90 That Built LA” on exhibit at the Los Angeles Museum of African American Art. The exhibit celebrates the Los Angeles Urban League’s 90-plus years of community service. This is the last weekend to see this salute to Black History Month! Admission to this exhibit is free!

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Saturday @ 6pm

 

Fourth Annual Gumbo Cookoff Fundraiser & Fashion Show Extravaganza

o    Helping Our People Excel Foundation

o    1436 West Manchester Avenue

o    Los Angeles

o    323 753 4673

o    In honor of Black History Month, H.O.P.E. for Life Foundation is hosting their Fourth Annual “Gumbo Cook Off Fundraiser and Fashion Show Extravaganza.” The foundation says gumbo is an African American family tradition dating back to the 1800’s, so we’re invited to enjoy the food, fashion, and help the community.

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Free (Donations Are Welcome!)

Saturday @ 11am

Garden Tour @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum

Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum

18127 South Alameda Street

Rancho Dominguez

310 603 0088

www.dominguezrancho.org

Explore the Dominguez Rancho Adobe’s Rose Garden, Cactus Garden, hidden grottos and more on a docent-led tour.  Learn  about the plant species and the history of the gardens. Some of the gardens date back to the 1930s. The tour is free, but donations are welcome!

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Gayle, Gayle on the Go, Anderson

KTLA 5 News

5800 Sunset Boulevard

Los Angeles, CA 90028

1-323-460-5732

Gayle.Anderson@KTLA.com

Also, Twitter and Facebook: ktlagayle

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