Beautiful gems, a baby elephant parade and the anniversary of the March on Washington are just a few of the things you can enjoy this weekend. Gayle Anderson has all the details.
Sunday @ 10am
Gem Faire Orange County Fair & Event Center
88 Fair Drive
Fine jewelry, gems, beads, and more available from nearly two-hundred exhibitors from around the world can be found at the Orange County Fair and Event Center. Also, you can get your jewelry repair while you shop.
Doheny State Beach
25300 Dana Point Harbor Drive
This is the U.S. debut of the art exhibit “ELEPHANT PARADE,” the world’s largest open-air exhibition featuring 30 life-sized elephant sculptures decorated by local and international artists to generate worldwide attention, public awareness and support for the endangered Asian elephant. The life-sized elephant sculptures are made of flame-retardant fiberglass, reinforced on the inside with steel rebar and weigh approximately 125 pounds. A handful of select designs from each event are selected for scaled-down reproductions of various sizes, as well as merchandising. Hand painted, the special, limited editions are sold online and at various events and locations in Dana Point.
This Weekend @ Noon
Pup Up Adoption
8207 West Third Street
The organizers of National Dog Day hope you will adopt ! Although National Dog Day is Monday, August 26th, preparations for the event are happening this weekend with Pup Up Adoptions. Find your four legged match in West Hollywood beginning at Noon.
This Weekend @ 5:30pm
It’s a Sunday of hope! The Greg Laurie Harvest brings its message of hope to the Angel Stadium of Anaheim. This event is free, but there IS fee for parking.
Sunday @ 11am
The FWY Series Pasadena Car Show
Breast Cancer Awareness Fundraiser
Rose Bowl Stadium
This Pasadena car show at the Rose Bowl is about more than just four wheel fun. It’s a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, The Giving Spirit, The Childrens Hospital, and The Marine’s Toys for Tots.
Sunday @ 4pm
Packard, Picnic & Pies
Anaheim Packing District
400 South Anaheim Boulevard
The Anaheim Packing District celebrates its neighborhood with a pie eating contest, picnicking, lawn games and live music.
Sunday @ 11:45am
Fiesta La Ballona
4117 Overland Avenue
Culver City celebrates its neighbor with Fiesta La Ballona. The Fiesta is named after the La Ballona Creek, a more than eight mile waterway the flows through Culver City.
Sunday @ 3:30pm
March on Washington’s 50th Anniversary
New Hope Baptist Church
5200 South Central Avenue
323 451 1963
The 50th anniversary of the March on Washington is being celebrated and observed at New Hope Baptist Church in Los Angeles with a special concert featuring vocalist Laura Daniels-Ball.
Antelope Valley Fair
2551 West Avenue H Lancaster
661 206 0427
This is the last weekend of the Antelope Valley Fair. There’s fair food, fair entertainment, and the tradition of Rural Olympics. That’s right the Rural Olympics, where local community members participate in physically challenging events such as tractor pulls and hay baling contests.
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KTLA 5 News
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Have a GREAT Sunday!
Gayle Anderson, KTLA 5 News.