Everything you wanted to know about tomatoes and more are at a local garden this weekend. KTLA's Gayle Anderson has a preview of "Tomatomania," plus details on other things you can check out this weekend.
The Flower Fields at Carlsbad
5704 Paseo Del Norte
760 431 0352
Take yourself out of the ordinary and spend a few hours in one of nature's wonders. This 50 acres of extraordinary color, better known as The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch®, is in bloom on a hillside overlooking the Pacific Ocean. It offers a special nursery, garden, and gift shop by Armstrong Garden Centers in addition to festivals throughout the season.
La Canada Flintridge
While we’re on the subject of Spring, there’s this! The event described as “the tomato freaks’ Woodstock” by the New York Times. It’s TOMATOMANIA! the world’s largest (and most fun) tomato seedling sale. Sunday’s Tomatomania activities are happening at Descanso Gardens in La Canada Flintridge.
Temecula Valley Family Fair
Lake Skinner Regional Park
Fans of this event describe it as a “county style” fair. Find out what that means at the Temecula Valley Family Fair at Lake Skinner Regional Park.
It’s a day of more than 20 rides, food, local performances, and live entertainment.
25TH Anniversary Spring Spectacular
America’s Teaching Zoo
7075 Campus Road
805 378 1441
America’s Teaching Zoo Celebrates its 25th Spring Spectacular. There are animal presentations and tours around the teaching zoo throughout the day.
All proceeds from the event support the zoo and the zoo animals.
California African American Museum
600 State Drive
213 744 7432
The exhibition “Light Catchers” features the work of seven veteran African American photographers active in Los Angeles since the late 1940s including Cliff Hall and Lamonte McLemore, and excerpts from oral history interviews.
The photographs present celebrity entertainers, athletes, politicians and civil leaders and activists in a variety of settings in Los Angeles. The African American photographers in this exhibition had to use their cameras, their wits and their entrepreneurial talents to survive in an atmosphere that offered little encouragement for minorities.
LA Golf Show
Long Beach Convention Center, Hall C
The Long Beach Convention Center is home to the 12th-annual L.A. Golf Show, where you will find information and discounts on products and services, thousands of dollars in prizes and giveaways, and fun interactive events.
4th Annual NMCA West Spring Nationals
Auto Club Dragway
And, fast cars; muscle cars, are racing this weekend in Fontana is the National Muscle Car Association West Competition. West coast racers are competing for home custom winners awards and there are competitors in 11 classes, including the six-second, 240 mph Garrett Turbo Pro Mod cars, chasing points toward a year-end prize and the title of World Champion.
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Have a GREAT weekend!
Gayle Anderson, KTLA 5 News.