Today might mark the last day of summer, but not to fear! There is still a lot going on if you want to be outdoors. From charity walks around so-cal to an array of festivals taking place Gayle Anderson has all the details on how you can spend your Saturday.
Never Built: Los Angeles
Architecture + Design Museum
6032 Wilshire Boulevard
This is Los Angeles. But you will never see this Los Angeles. It was never built. This unusual exhibit at the Architecture and Design Museum explores what Los Angeles WOULD have looked like through a number of never built architectural projects.
Saturday @ Noon
Polish Harvest Festival
Pope John Paul II Polish Center
3999 Rose Drive
714 996 8161
Taste traditional polish foods and experience Polish culture at the 35th Polish Harvest Festival in Yorba Linda. On the menu? Traditional stuffed cabbage, traditional pierogi, authentic Polish Kielbasa, and Polish beer.
This Weekend @ Noon
18th Annual Redondo Beach Lobster Festival
200 Portofino Way
310 376 6911
If you missed last weekend’s Lobster Festival in Long Beach, you get a second chance this weekend at the 18th Annual Redondo Beach Lobster Festival live entertainment will get you in the mood the enjoy succulent lobster and more. Visit the lobsterfestival.com website for prices and ticket information.
Celebrate the end of the summer with fabulous food, fun and live entertainment are yours at Santa Anita Park for the 55th annual Pasadena Greek Fest. Proceeds benefit community outreach programs run by Saint Anthony Greek Orthodox Church.
Saturday @ 10am
East Anaheim Street Business Alliance 10,000 Steps Walk-a-Thon
Benefiting ChildNet Youth and Family Services
Farmers & Merchants Bank
3104 East Anaheim Street
562 243 1347
Join the charity walk-a-thon held by the East Anaheim Street Business Alliance. Nearly five-hundred businesses want us to walk ten-thousand-steps to benefit the ChildNet Youth and Family Services non-profit organization.
Saturday @ 10am
2nd Annual ALS Guardian Angels Foundation Walk
William R. Mason Regional Park
There’s the second annual ALS Guardian Angels Foundation Walk in Irvine. Event organizers say they are raising money for a disease which they say has no treatment and no cure.
Saturday @ 9am
Conquer Chiari Walk Across America
Arnold Beckman High School
3588 Bryan Avenue
The Conquer Chiari Walk Across America walks through Irvine. Learn about the serious neurological disorder where a portion of the brain puts pressure on both the brain and spine causing numerous chronic symptoms.
Saturday @ 8am
National Brain Tumor Society Walk
And, the Orange County Brain Tumor Walk connects teams of brain tumor survivors, patients, family members, caregivers, and friends for a family-friendly fundraising walk. All proceeds are donated to funding critical brain tumor research and raising awareness.
Saturday @ 9am
10TH Annual Hot Dawgz & Hand Rails
Big Bear Mountain
It’s snowing already? Yes it is, if you’re going to the 10th Annual Hot Dawgz and Hand Rails competition. More than 40-professional snowboarders from around the world take part in this annual winter kickoff event at Bear Mountain.
Saturday @ 2pm
Tarfest Music & Art Festival
La Brea Tar Pits Park
5801 Wilshire Boulevard
Tarfest Music & Art Festival is a FREE concert at La Brea Tar Pits Park. In addition to entertainment, there are live painting and sculpture demonstrations.
Anaheim Reptile Show
Anaheim Convention Center
800 West Katella Avenue
These look as though they escaped from the La Brea Tar Pits. It’s the critters of the Anaheim Reptile Show. The weekend event includes lectures and seminars from the mover and shakers in the reptile business.
Red Bull Flugtag 2013
It’s baaaack! After a two year hiatus Red Bull Flugtag, uh flugtag is German for air show or flight day, returns to Long Beach. Creative competitors fly homemade, human powered flying machines.
Route 66 Cruisin’ Reunion
Historic Euclid Avenue
800 867 8366
Join vintage auto and car hobbyists who will line Ontario’s historic tree-shaded Euclid Avenue for the Route 66 Cruisin Reunion. In addition to classic cars on the classic route, event organizers have produced entertainment courtesy 16-high octane bands.
Now through Saturday, October 19th
7th Annual Outstanding Art of Television Costume Design
FIDM Museum & Galleries
919 South Grand Avenue, Suite 250
Celebrate the creativity and artistry of television costume design at the 7th Annual Outstanding Art of Television Costume Design exhibit at FIDM Museum & Galleries. This FREE exhibition spotlights the work of talented costume designers, costume supervisors, and assistant costume designers. More than 120 original costumes from popular television shows are featured including Game of Thrones, Behind the Candelabra, Scandal, House of Cards, and Downtown Abbey. By the way, the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards are Sunday, September 22nd at 5pm.
Saturday @ 9am
Coastal Cleanup Day 2013
Heal the Bay
Santa Monica Pier
Kick off the 2013 Heal the Bay Coastal Cleanup and International Peace Day with a little stretching, healing, and sound meditation before joining thousands of volunteers cleaning tons of trash from the California coast and inland waterways. We’re invited to protect what we love!
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Have a GREAT Saturday!
Gayle Anderson, KTLA 5 News.