This first weekend of Summer offers zydeco music, blues, a comic book and sci-fi convention as well as a big bike and pedestrian festival that stretches from downtown Los Angeles to Hollywood. Gayle Anderson has the details in her Sunday “Gayle on the Go” report.
It’s car show Sunday in Newhall. Enjoy the collection of pre-1975 domestic and foreign cars in downtown Newhall.
In Orange County, it’s Forty Ford Day, a fundraiser featuring the best collection of pre-1970 Fords on the West Coast. Some of the proceeds benefit the Children’s Hospital of Orange.
Comic book and science fiction fans are flocking to the Shrine Auditorium Expo Center for Los Angeles Comic Book & Science Fiction Convention. Plenty of sci-fi celebrities, autographs, and, of course comic books are available.
Bike riders will enjoy Ciclavia, a day of no cars, bikes only, on Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles. The Craft and Folk Art Museum on Wilshire Boulevard welcome Ciclavia riders with free museum admission and outdoor activities.
Sunday @ 9a.m.
Also part of the Sunday Ciclavia fun, the 5th Annual Korean BBQ Festival.
For a 15-dollar fee, bike riders and pedestrian can taste mouthwatering Korean cuisine and refreshing Korean adult beverages.
Sunday @ 11a.m.
5th Annual Korean BBQ Festival
This is “Bob Baker’s It’s A Musical World!” The world famous Bob Baker Marionettes, want you to join Candy Dandy, Chili Dog, and more than one-hundred of Bob Baker’s whimsical creations as they lead you on a wondrous journey with many magical stops along the way. After the hour long production, meet the puppeteers and have refreshments in the famous Party Room.
You will think you’re in Cajun Country, but you’re really in Long Beach at the Bayou and Blue Festival, popular not just for the music, but the crawfish eating contest as well as all of the authentic Nawlins’ cuisine including gumbo, jambalaya, red beans and rice, boudin and more.
Take an historic ride in Soviet dictator’s Josef Stalin’s limousine at the Automobilie Driving Museum in El Segundo. This is the only museum in world where you can do this on Sundays. Also, learning about the more than one-hundred classic cars inside the museum. By the way, admission is FREE, but donations are appreciated to keep this hidden jewel in El Segundo open and operating.
What do you mean you cannot swim? Register for OPERATION SPLASH! It’s a free program teaching children and adults in low income areas the basics of water safety and swimming skills
Los Angeles Department of Recreation & Parks
3401 Riverside Drive
Los Angeles 323
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