It's Sunday! Savor the day by enjoying a new and interesting event on the Sunday "Gayle on the Go!" list! Take a look!
10th Annual Tanabata Festival @ 10am
78th Annual Nisei Week Japanese Festival @ 10am
Little Tokyo is the place for a weekend of colorful Summer festivals including the 10th Annual Tanabata Festival. The family friendly weekend invites guests to explore this historic neighborhood, participate in interactive workshops and games, peruse vendor booths, and enjoy live entertainment. This free event initiates the beginning of the 78th Annual Nisei Week Japanese Festival.
Inter-City Cactus & Succulent Show & Sale @9am
L.A. County Arboretum
301 North Baldwin Avenue
In Arcadia this weekend, we will find what is described as the “largest and most competitive cactus and succulent show in the United States! This is the INTER-CITY CACTUS AND SUCCULENT SHOW AND SALE displaying more than one-thousand plants. Here we can learn proper care and feeding as well as meet vendors not just from California, but New Mexico and Arizona as well.
Admission is free!
Special Olympics Southern California Plane Pull
August 18th, 2018 Event
Long Beach Airport
Burn a few calories pulling a Fed Ex Cargo Plane as a fundraiser for Special Olympics Southern California at Long Beach Airport. Time is running out to register!
To register for the plane pull as an individual participant, to start a team or to join a team, OR DONATE go to the website: fundraising.sosc.org/planepull
Escape Theatre Presents ”You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown”
26639 Valley Center Drive, Suite 109
If you love Cartoonist Charles M. Schulz comic strip production “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown”, then you will enjoy the Santa Clarita Escape Theatre’s musical comedy version under the direction of director Jared Scott. Check the escapetheatre.org website for tickets and show time information.
Closing Sunday, August 19th, 2018
Genghis Khan: The Exhibition
Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum
40 Presidential Drive
805 522 2977
Genghis Khan: The Exhibition is happening at the Reagan Presidential Library and Museum. Most of us learn in school about Genghis Khan the brutal barbarian, but here we also learn about Genghis Khan the civilizer and lawmaker responsible for introducing pants, the Pony Express, paper money, skis, violins, Bakhlava and the celebratory term “hooray” to Western culture.
The Reagan Library and Museum is the only stop in Southern California for this international exhibition.
Made in L.A. 2018
10899 Wilshire Boulevard
310 443 7000
This MADE IN L.A. at the Hammer Museum in Westwood. This exhibition features 32-Los Angeles artists ranging in age from 29 to 97 who have contributed works representing vital aspects of our contemporary culture.
After touring this massive celebration of Los Angeles artists, we’re invited to vote for our favorite at one of the one site iPad kiosks. Each artist is eligible for one of three awards: the $100,000 Mohn Award, the $25,000 Career Achievement Award and the $25,000 Public Recognition Award.
Admission is free.
Sawdust Art Festival’s 52 Annual Summer Show
935 Laguna Canyon Road
949 494 3030
The SUMMER SAWDUST ART & CRAFT FESTIVAL is underway in Laguna Beach! Here you have art, of course, three stages of live music and entertainment, outdoor eateries and cafes, as well as free hands-on art classes and daily art demonstrations such as glassblowing.
Festival of Arts of Laguna Beach
Pageant of the Masters
650 Laguna Canyon Road
Also happening in Laguna Beach, just a few steps from the Sawdust, is the Festival of Arts of Laguna Beach. There’s the festival art show, where we can see the work of more than 100 artists. And, there’s the Pageant of the Masters, where famous works of art come to life, literally, with the presence of real people who emerge from massive, outdoor theatre canvases.
Dine LBC-Long Beach Restaurant Week Wraps Up!
This is the last weekend of DINE LBC, when value-oriented two or three course menus are available at dozens of Long Beach’s best restaurants in twelve unique neighborhoods throughout the city.
It’s a great opportunity to the city’s best restaurant owners, chefs, bartenders, sommeliers, and servers. Check the website: http://www.dinelbc.com for participating restaurants and special Dine LBC prices.
Make it a tasty Sunday! Gayle Anderson, KTLA 5 News!
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