There's no reason to be bored this weekend. There are activities all day and all night throughout southern California. Take a look!
OEX Racing / Gladstone's
Transpac Race Live
Transpac 2015, the Trans Pacific sailing race from California to Hawaii is underway! More than 61 boats have been leaving Long Beach for the more than 25-hundred mile competition. To learn more about the team racing, take a look at the website http://transpacyc.com
To learn about Team OEX, which is not only competing but working with Ocean Cleanup to map the dangerous debris found in the ocean during their adventure, follow Team OEX Racing on
And, we can follow the all skippers live via satellite at http://yb.tl/transpac2015
20th Annual Wiener Nationals @ 4:30pm
Seal Beach Animal Care Center Los Alamitos Race Course
4961 Katella Avenue
In addition to racing sailboats, there are racing dogs. This is the 20th Annual Wienerschnitzel Wiener Nationals. The gates open at 4:30pm for the running of the rovers.
Duesenberg: The Encore Exhibit
Lyon Air Museum
These decadent one-of-a-kind automobiles were owned by the most influential people of the era, including many celebrities and highly successful businessmen. They’re known as the Duesenbergs, custom built by E.L. Cord and Frederick Duesenberg. The finest cars money could buy from 1928 to 1935.
It is estimated that 378 of the 481 originally manufactured Duesenbergs are still on the road today.
3021 Airport Avenue
While we’re on the subject of cars, you might find something special at Auctions America. One of the stars of the auction, this 1938 Mercedes Benz 540K Special Roadster.
The Bill Pickett Rodeo
Industry Hills Expo Center
16200 Temple Avenue
The “greatest show on dirt” happens at the Industry Hills Expo Center. This is the Bill Pickett Rodeo, honoring the legendary African and Native American rodeo cowboy from Taylor, Texas.
Nelson Mandela’s Birthday Celebration
California African American Museum
600 State Drive Exposition Park
213 744 7432
Bring the family to the California African American Museum to celebrate the birthday of South African revolutionary, politician, and philanthropist Nelson Mandela.
The day, honoring the man who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999, includes storytelling, South African music, an art workshop, and a screening of the documentary film based on Mandela’s life and his many accomplishments.
Triumph Foundation’s 7th Annual Let ‘Em Roll Casino Night @ 5pm
Hyatt Regency Hotel
24500 Town Center Drive
661 799 1234
Saturday is casino night in Valencia at the “Let’em Roll Fundraiser.” The proceeds from this event benefit the Triumph Foundation’s mission to help individuals coping with spinal cord injuries.
Summer of Music Free Concerts @ 6pm 562nd United States Air Force Band Redondo Beach Pier 100 Fisherman's Wharf
Music is in the air for FREE on the Redondo Beach Pier. Enjoy the Saturday 6pm sunset as you listen to the 562nd United States Air Force Band.
The Professional Association of Diving Instructors
Women’s Dive Day @ 10am
Women who have wondered about learning how to scuba dive can get their questions answered today at the first Professional Association of Diving Instructors’ Women’s Dive Day on Catalina Island.
Idea World Fitness Convention
Los Angeles Convention Center
Downtown Los Angeles
1 800 999 4332
Learn about the new exercise trends at the Idea World Fitness Convention at the Los Angeles Convention Center in downtown Los Angeles.
There are more than 12,000 exercise experts in town for what is described as “the Super Bowl” of fitness.
Los Angeles 2015
A week from today “Reach Up LA” and attend the opening ceremonies for the SPECIAL OLYMPICS WORLD GAMES at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Grammy Award Winners Stevie Wonder and Siedah Garrett are headliners.
For ticket information about the 25 sports competitions at venues throughout Los Angeles, check the website la2015.org
2015 OC Fair
One Big Party 125th Celebration
88 Fair Drive
And, this is the opening weekend of the 2015 Orange County Fair, celebrating 125 years of operation with new fair rides, new fair food, and new fair entertainment.
Gayle, "Gayle on the Go," Anderson
KTLA 5 News
5800 Sunset Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028
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Have a GREAT weekend!
Gayle Anderson, KTLA 5 News.