Let's eat and let's raise money for charity! There are several food events, including the Redondo Beach Lobster Festival as well as charity walks, including a walk to find a cure for Lupus this Saturday.
Take a look! Participate in what you prefer. Enjoy Saturday!
9th Annual Outstanding Art of Television Costume Design
FIDM Museum & Galleries
919 South Grand Avenue
This is the last day to see costumes from your favorite 2015 television shows for FREE at 9th Annual Outstanding Art of Television Costume Design, spotlights the work of talented costume designers, costume supervisors, and assistant costume designers.
Included in this exhibition the 2015 Emmy nominees for Outstanding Costumes from the television shows Gotham, The Mindy Project, Olive Kitteridge and Wolf Hall.
The Ancient Forest
1418 Descanso Drive
La Canada Flintridge
This is the FIRST weekend to see THE ANCIENT FOREST at Descanso Gardens in La Canada Flintridge. The forest contains a collection plants that hail from the days of the dinosaurs!
Officials at Descanso Gardens say this handful of species – such as Cycads, Redwoods, Tree Ferns and Ginkgoes – have survived virtually unchanged since the time of the dinosaurs millions of years ago. They says these “living fossils” are the focus of the Ancient Forest.
Modern Twist: Contemporary Bamboo Art
2002 North Main Street
714 567 3600
While we’re on the subject of vegetation, the Bowers Museum in Santa Ana shows us how bamboo can be used as an artistic medium at this new exhibit MODERN TWIST: CONTEMPORARY JAPANESE BAMBOO ART, a stunning collection from the Clark Center for Japanese Art and Culture, including rare wall-hung installations and pieces never before seen in the United States.
14th Annual Galbani Cheese Italian Feast of San Gennaro Los Angeles
Across the street from the Hollywood & Highland Complex & Metro Red Line
1651 North Highland Avenue
The 14th Annual Galbani® Cheese Italian Feast of San Gennaro, Los Angeles takes over Hollywood with its annual street festival, celebrating everything Italian.
There’s savory Italian sausage and peppers, meatballs simmering in homemade sauce, baked clams on the half shell, warm cheese on perfectly crusted pizza and sugar-powdered zeppole fill the streets of Hollywood.
Inspired by the 80 year old New York City tradition, the feast celebrates Italian culture, entertainment and cuisine by featuring great food, music, genealogy research, free kid’s corner & petting zoo, pony rides, bocce, bingo, ferris wheel, games and more. Over thirty hours of live music and performances are scheduled throughout the weekend on the Galbani Cheese Main Stage and special guest, Galbani Cheese’s very own Chef Marco will demonstrate Italian recipes on Saturday, September 26th at 5pm and host a “Galbani Cheese Building Contest for Charity” at 6pm. A “Gravy-Sauce Cooking Competition”, open to all levels of chefs, is a two-day contest full of favorite family recipes and stories for all to enjoy.
By the way, St. Gennaro, the patron saint of Naples Italy, worked tirelessly to help people in need and is the inspiration for the feast created in his name. The Mass & Procession of St. Gennaro on Hollywood Boulevard begins at 11am on Saturday, September 26th, presided by Monsignors Montoya and Cacciapuoti.
10th Annual Redondo Beach Lobster Festival @ Noon
200 Portofino Way
Bring your appetite to the 10th Annual Redondo Beach Lobster Festival.
Prices for delicious Maine Lobster and all of the trimmings as well as Surf and Turf entrees start at $25.00.
We’re invited to eat and drink our way through the largest Korean food event in the United States.
Korean restaurants and supermarkets are providing diverse, healthy, and delicious food now through October 4th at a variety of locations not just in Southern California, but across the country, including Georgia, Massachusetts, Illinois, Texas, Michigan, New York, New Jersey, Metropolitan Washington D.C., and Pennsylvania.
This event is sponsored by the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in the U.S. and the Korea Agro-Fisheries & Food Trade Corporation.
The event offers opportunities for everyone, from Korean food lovers to those who are new to Korean food, to enjoy a variety of delicious and healthy Korean dishes and Korean food products at a discount.
The find a participating venue , check the website: kfoodweek2015.com
Green Festival Expo
Los Angeles Convention Center
Downtown Los Angeles
Enjoy vegan and vegetarian cooking demos, educational activities, inspirational speakers, live music and entertainment and shop more than 250 eco-friendly businesses at the Green Festival Expo.
At the Los Angeles Convention Center in downtown Los Angeles find everything from all natural body care products and organic clothing to Fair Trade gifts, beautiful home renovations made from renewable resources, plus vegan and vegetarian offerings based on organic, non-GMO or local, artisanal foods.
Price: $11 - $29
spcaLA Low Cost Vaccine & Microchip Clinic
South Bay Pet Adoption Center
12910 Yukon Avenue
310 676 1149
Low cost vaccines and microchipping for your pets is available at the spcaLA SouthBay Pet Adoption Center in Hawthorne. Prices and services range from $5.00 to $25.00 from 10am to 1pm. For more information call 310-676-1149.
Surf City Surf Dog Competition
Speaking of pets, does your fur baby know how to do this? It’s the 7th Annual Unleashed by Petco Surf City Surf Dog Competition.
Dogs are judged on a variety of skills including the duration of their ride and confidence on the surf board.
The Lupus Foundation of America’s Walk to End Lupus Now
Downtown Los Angeles
The Lupus Foundation of America’s Walk to End Lupus Now™ event in Los Angeles is part of America’s largest lupus walk program, taking place in Exposition Park to raise money for lupus research and education programs, increase awareness of lupus and rally public support for those who suffer from its brutal impact.
Every step you take and every dollar you raise supports the Lupus Foundation of America and its efforts to solve the mystery of lupus, one of the world’s cruelest, most unpredictable and devastating diseases.
7:30 a.m. Registration Open
8:30 a.m. Opening Program and Remarks
9:00 a.m. Walk Begins
Ian Harding, star of ABC Family’s Pretty Little Liars and lupus advocate, will serve as the Walk to End Lupus Now Grand Marshal
Tichina Arnold, Actress/Singer and current star of the STARZ’ Network series Survivors Remorse, will sing the national anthem in the opening program
Register at WalkToEndLupus.org or call 877-910-9779.
St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer @ 8:30am
5555 Melrose Avenue
The St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer is an exciting, family-friendly walk to raise money for the children of St. Jude. The three mile event raises money to pay for medical care for St. Jude patients and their families.
7th Annual OC/LA Walk N’ Roll for Ataxia @ 8am Eastlake Village Community Center
5325 Village Center Drive
The 7th Annual Walk and Roll for Ataxia is a fundraiser for a neurological degenerative disease that affects balance, coordination, and speech. In addition to a variety of symptoms and handicaps, sufferers have difficulty coordinating voluntary movements. Ataxia is progressive and leads to a progressive loss of physical abilities, often until patients are completely disabled.
Port of Los Angeles Waterfront Red Car Line
East 22nd Street & Miner Street
This is the last weekend to ride the two Pacific Electric Red Car trolley replicas that travel one-mile-and a half miles of track in San Pedro.
According to the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, the two cars that travel the San Pedro waterfront are going into storage. Since it opened in 2003, the Daily Breeze newspaper reports the trolley has carried more than one-million-people.
Airplane Fly In & Model Aircraft Expo @ 9am
Compton Woodley Airport
1017 Alondra Boulevard
310 605 7977
Learn about aviation at Compton Airport’s 5th Annual Airplane Fly-In and Model Aircraft Expo, where you can learn the science and skill it takes to fly radio controlled aircraft from small to giant scale models with 10 foot wingspans.
There are training opportunities as well as experimental aircraft displays, plus flight simulators available along with glider assembly and flying for children under 10. Watch banner tow demonstrations, take off and landings, visit airplanes and talk with pilots who will have an autograph session.
NBVC Point Mugu Air Show 2015 @ 8:30am
Naval Base Ventura County @ Point Mugu
Aviation fans can enjoy seeing the Blue Angels! (((NATSOT STING)))
The Ventura County Star reports this is the Blue Angels return to the local Point Mugu Air Show for the first time since 1999. Blame bad weather and Congressional sequestration for the long gap.
The Blue Angels team features six Boeing FA-18C Hornets flying in tight formation.
Gayle, Gayle on the Go, Anderson
KTLA 5 News
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Celebrate Saturday! Gayle Anderson, KTLA 5 News.