Happy Sunday! What's on your schedule?
Today, there's the L.A. County Air Show; there's the Auto Club 400; a salute to Vietnam Veterans; a new exhibit featuring the Mummies of the world; a new exhibition exploring the Vatican and more on the Sunday "Gayle on the Go!" report.
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Family Steampunk Carnivale
Orange Empire Railway Museum
2201 South "A" Street
All things steam is the theme of the IRON HORSE event at the Orange Empire Railway Museum in Perris.
For an extra fee, English Tea will be served in the new Fred Harvey Museum.
Grab your goggles and parasols, put on your top hats and corsets, and jump into your airships to head over to the Orange Empire Railway Museum for an extraordinary, two-day festival celebrating the fantasy, history and ingenuity behind Steampunk.
Enjoy festivities geared for the entire family as we pay homage to the Victorian Era, Edwardian science fiction, and the Industrial Revolution with the museum’s steam-powered locomotive as the backdrop.
Masters of the American West Fine Art Exhibition & Sale
Autry Museum of the American West
4700 Western Heritage Way
This is the last weekend to explore and own some of the most important contemporary western art available at the 19th ANNUAL MASTERS OF THE AMERICAN WEST FINE ART EXHIBITION & SALE at the Autry National Center in Griffith Park.
Each year, 75 nationally recognized, contemporary Western artists challenge themselves to create and exhibit their very best work. Stylistically and thematically diverse, their works represent the extraordinary range of subject matter that contemporary, historic, and mythic Western experiences inspire.
Proceeds from MASTERS support the Autry’s dynamic educational programs, ongoing collections conservation, and much more.
MASTERS includes work by established artists and emerging talent. This year’s artists include Bill Anton, George Carlson, Tammy Garcia, Robert Griffing, Z. S. Liang, Kyle Polzin, Mian Situ, Tucker Smith, Howard Terpning, and Morgan Weistling. One new artist, John Bye, will join MASTERS this year. Five guest artists—John Budicin, Lori Forest, Conchita O’Kane, Cliff Scott, and Adam Smith—will contribute works to the popular Miniatures Wall.
Mummies of the World: The Exhibition
2002 North Main Street
714 567 3600
Mummies of the World is new at the Bowers Museum Santa Ana. The exhibition features mummies and artifacts from
Europe, South America and Egypt more than 4,000 years old.
A fascinating mix of old and new, this captivating collection bridges the gap between past and present with contributions from 10 world-renowned institutions and two private collectors.
Sesame Street Live Weekend
Los Angeles Zoo
5333 Zoo Drive
323 644 4200
It’s Sesame Street Live Weekend at the Los Angeles Zoo!
Take your child’s photo with Grover or Cookie Monster, enter to win a family 4-pack of tickets to area performances of Sesame Street Live “Make a New Friend,” and get exclusive savings on ticket purchases.
The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum
40 Presidential Drive
Vatican art, history, culture and religion are presented using the extraordinary works by art masters including Michelangelo, Bernini, Parmigianino and Guercino, and objects dating back to the first century.
From the venerated relics (bone fragments) of Saint Peter and Saint Paul to Michelangelo's art and tools used in work on the Sistine Chapel, this exhibit comprises one of the largest Vatican collections ever to tour North America. Many items have never before been on public view.
Little Dreams in Glass & Metal Enameling in America Exhibit
Craft & Folk Art Museum
5814 Wilshire Boulevard
323 937 4230
The Craft & Folk Art Museum presents Little Dreams in Glass and Metal: Enameling in America, 1920 to the Present, the first nationally traveling exhibition of enamel arts in more than 50 years.
Enameling — the art of fusing glass to metal through a high temperature firing process — is an under-documented art form rich in history, technique, and visual opulence. The exhibition explores the history of enameling in this country over the past 100 years through objects ranging from cloisonné jewelry to large abstract wall panels.
Temecula Valley Family Fair
38801 Los Corralitos Road
877 866 3646
Call this a real country fair. The Temecula Valley Fair features carnival rides, pig races, fair food, and community performances.
The fair benefits local equestrian organizations.
Cesar Chavez Family Day
La Plaza De Cultura Y Artes
501 North Main Street
The life and times of labor leader Cesar Chavez is being celebrated in downtown Los Angeles at La Plaza De Cultura Y Artes. At the family day event, learn about how Chavez fought for civil rights and the right unionize farm laborers and civil rights. Also, enjoy music by El-Haru Kuroi and participate in garden, culinary, and art workshops.
Western Chapter ISA Tree Climbing Championship
Chase Palm Park
866 785 8960
Santa Barbara’s Chase Palm Park is where the 2015 Western Chapter ISA Tree Climbing Champions are defending their titles.
The Western Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture was formed in 1934. It is a nonprofit corporation of more than 4000 people in Arizona, California, Hawaii and Nevada engaged or interested in the practice of arboriculture.
Sixth Annual Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day Veterans Resource Fair
Classic Car Show
Rose Hills Memorial Park & Mortuary
3888 Workman Mill Road
Rose Hills Memorial Park & Mortuary hosts its sixth annual Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day event in Whittier, which includes a veterans resource fair featuring 60 businesses and organizations providing information and services, clothing drive and classic car show.
Event organizers say a memorial service at 6p.m. will honor the thousands of homeless veterans who die every year. Guest speakers Lieutenant Colonel (Ret.), Jerry W. Pearce, U.S. Army, who will discuss the challenges of helping homeless veterans, and Richard Botkin, USMC (Ret.), and author of “Ride the Thunder—A Vietnam War Story of Honor and Triumph,” who will speak about the veterans heroism.
The American Made Car & Truck Show runs concurrently with the resource fair, featuring pre-1980 muscle, classic, vintage and performance vehicles.
An evening memorial service honoring homeless veterans will feature guest speakers Lieutenant Colonel (Ret.), Jerry W. Pearce, U.S. Army, who will discuss the challenges of helping our homeless veterans, and Richard Botkin, USMC (Ret.), and author of “Ride the Thunder—A Vietnam War Story of Honor and Triumph,” who will speak about the heroism of our veterans.
Dinner will be available for purchase, with proceeds benefiting local veterans groups.
These events are free and open to the public. Attendees are encouraged to bring clothing donations to benefit Working Wardrobes, a nonprofit organization that provides clothing and resources to individuals preparing for job interviews and seeking employment.
Latin Food Fest
200 North Broadway
Celebrate America’s largest Latin culinary celebration at Latin Food Fest at Grand Park in the heart of downtown. There are tastings, a chef’s dinner, parties and workshops.
The signature event, Grande Tasting, is an all-inclusive tasting festival benefiting the YMCA. Guests pay one price to enter and indulge in a variety of local and international Latin food, wine and spirits; meet acclaimed chefs who will conduct demos, and the Best of Fest Awards – the fest’s showcase of culinary excellence.
Los Angeles County Air Show
William J. Fox Airfield
4555 W Avenue G
The United States Navy Blue Angels Demonstration Squadron roars across the skies of southern California as the headlining performers of the 2016 Los Angeles County Air Show. The Blue Angels, along with a variety of thrilling jets, world-renowned aerobatic performers, and historic aircraft, are at stationed at the Fox Airfield in Lancaster.
Auto Club 400
Auto Club Speedway
9300 Cherry Avenue
800 944 7223
From fast horses to the high powered horsepower of NASCAR at the Auto Club 400 at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana. The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series returns to southern California for a battle described as “epic!”
Celebrate Sunday! Gayle Anderson, KTLA 5 News.