The Flower Fields
5704 Paseo Del Norte Carlsbad
760 431 0352
This is a sure sign of spring. The Flower Fields of Carlsbad opens this weekend. Visitors can appreciate Mother Nature’s more than 50 acres of flowers from ranunculus, roses, orchids, and more.
44th Annual California State University, Long Beach Pow Wow & Outreach
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Enjoy the color and pageantry of the California State University, Long Beach annual Pow Wow, an American Indian social celebration, at the campus’ central quad Saturday and Sunday.
Described by event organizers as the largest spring event of its kind in Southern California, the Pow Wow focuses on displaying the university’s strong American Indian presence.
Admission and parking are free. It’s recommended spectators to bring folding chairs.
Natural Products Expo West
Anaheim Convention Center
Take your questions and concerns about natural and organic products to the Natural Products Expo West at the Anaheim Convention Center.
Find three-thousand exhibits and information for consumers as well as contacts for folks thinking about getting into the natural products business.
Laughs for Pawz @ 11 a.m.
Mount Palomar Winery
33820 Rancho California Road
Canine Support Teams – non-profit organization providing specially trained dogs to people with disabilities other than blindness – invites you to “Laughs for Pawz” — a daylong fundraiser at Mount Palomar Winery.
Enjoy a comedy faire, magic, a doggie runway show, an a doggie after party.
Safety Seat Checkup Day 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Babies R Us
11540 South Street
Call to make an appointment to get your child’s car seat checked at Babies R Us in Cerritos. Once you confirm a specific appointment time between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday morning with members of the non-profit SafetyBeltSafe U.S.A. organization – you can learn everything from if your child car seat is safe to when is your child ready to ride in a booster to how to protect pregnant mothers in the car.
The Story of the Singing Cowboy @ 3 p.m.
Will Ryan & the Cactus County Cowboys
Will & Arial Durant Library 7140 Sunset Boulevard
Also free, this Popular western band, Will Ryan and The Cactus County Cowboys present a salute to Hollywood’s singing cowboys featuring live performance, rare film clips and more.
The spirits of Gene Autry, Roy Rogers, and Dale Evans ride again at the Durant Branch Library. This is described as a fun and informative program for all ages.
22nd Annual Art of Motion Picture Costume Design
FIDM Museum & Galleries
919 South Grand Avenue, Suite 250
Get a close-up view of the costumes from the most recently Oscar-nominated films at the 22nd Annual Art of Motion Picture Costume Design exhibition currently on display at the FIDM Museum and Galleries.
See the costumer’s art from Academy Award nominated movies “12 Years a Slave,” “American Hustle,” “The Grandmaster,” and the Academy Award winning costumes from the movie “The Great Gatsby” and other popular 2013 films.
Admission is FREE, but if you want to know “the behind the scenes” stories about these magnificent costumes there are curator-led tours are available for $20 per person.
Bliss: 19th Century Wedding Gowns from the Helen Larson Historic Fashion Collection FIDM Museum & Galleries
919 South Grand
213 623 5821
And, while you’re at the FIDM museum, take a look at the elaborate clothing designed to take women from maidenhood to matrimony.
These rare ensembles, meant to celebrate a single day, are on display at the FIDM exhibit “Bliss: 19th Century Wedding Gowns From the Helen Larson Historic Fashion Collection.”
SPY: The Secret World of Espionage
The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum
40 Presidential Drive
This is the last weekend to see “Spy: The Secret World of Espionage” at the Reagan Presidential Library and Museum. The SPY exhibit includes never before seen objects and documents from the CIA, KGB, FBI, National Reconnaissance Office and the clandestine world of spies.
In addition, visitors get a chance to become a spy with the exhibit’s numerous interactives including secret writing, disguise and voice changing, and a laser maze.
Fred Hall Fishing Tackle, Boat & Travel Show
Long Beach Convention Center
300 East Ocean Boulevard
Find the largest selection of outdoor recreation gear and travel information at the Fred Hall Fishing Tackle, Boat & Travel Show at the Long Beach Convention Center and Arena.
Fishing tackle, boats, marine accessories, diving, shooting and hunting products and camping gear combine with hundreds of resorts, landings, lodges and outfitters are ready to book your next outdoor adventure.
2014 ASICS LA Marathon Weekend
The 2014 ASICS LA Marathon is Sunday. Runners can pick up their race day materials and non-runners can have fun, learn a few things about exercise and nutrition, and do a little shopping at the NutriBullet Health & Fitness Expo at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
Learn what it’s like to be an elite runner on the ASICS TREADMILL CHALLENGE designed to run at the speed of the course record pace 2:06:35. Fans can see how long they can hold that pace until their legs or lungs give out. Elite marathoners hold the 12-mile per hour pace for over two hours.
2014 ASICS LA Marathon
From Dodger Stadium to the Sea
Oh! Don’t forget KTLA is your officials 2014 ASICS LA Marathon station. Our broadcast of the 26.2 mile run from Dodger Stadium to the sea in Santa Monica begins at begins tomorrow Sunday at 6 a.m.
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Have a GREAT Saturday!
Gayle Anderson, KTLA 5 News.