Saturday “Gayle on the Go!”, Saturday, November 17th, 2018

This is the last Saturday before Thanksgiving, so there are many events for family and friends if you have out of town visitors. Here are some Saturday "Gayle on the Go!" suggestions.

Happy Thanksgiving! :-)

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Open Cockpit Day: C-47
10am
Lyon Air Museum
19300 Ike Jones Road
Santa Ana
714 210 4585
http://www.lyonairmuseum.org
View the cockpit of the C-47 "Willa Dean." Cockpit tour included with regular admission from 10am - 4pm.

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Valley Relics Museum
Grand Opening! NEW Location!
7900 Balboa Boulevard
Hangar C3 & C4
Lake Balboa
818 616 4083
valleyrelicsmuseum.org
The Valley Relics Museum boasts its vast collection of historical artifacts pertaining to the San Fernando Valley and surrounding areas. The collection includes rare documents, photographs, vintage neon signs, post cards, yearbooks, negatives, clothing, books, art, automobiles and bicycles from The Valley's past. Valley Relics is a non-profit organization 501(c)3 with an endeavor to preserve and protect our local history and it artifacts while educating the public on the rich history of The San Fernando Valley.

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Volunteer Assembly Day @ 9am
Operation Gratitude
21100 Lassen Street
Chatsworth
262 674 7281
http://www.operationgratitude.com
If you cannot attend today volunteer event, the next one is Saturday, December 15th at 9am. If you cannot attend the volunteer events, we’re invited to write THANK YOU NOTES to our first responders, especially those who have had to fight the recent wildlifes, as well as members of our military.

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Legends of Los Angeles: Southern California Race Cars and Their Builders
Petersen Automotive Museum
6060 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles
323 964 6331
http://www.petersen.org
New at the Petersen Automotive Museum is the “Legends of Los Angeles” exhibit, which explores explore the stories of the region’s racing cars, builders and tracks.

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Fund the Getaway
Restoration of the 1969 Corwin Getaway Petersen Automotive Museum
6060 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles
323 964 6331
http://www.petersen.org
We can join the Petersen Automotive Museum effort to restore this 1969 Corwin Getaway. The vehicle was built in Los Angeles by African American Cliff Hall and named after Beverly Hills businessman Louis Corwin, the primary financial backer of the project. Hall designed the vehicle as practical and inexpensive transportation more practical than a motorcycle. For donation information, go to Petersen.org website.

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The Spirit of Monozukuri
Petersen Automotive Museum
6060 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles
323 964 6331
http://www.petersen.org
Also happening at the Petersen, museum’s exhibit spotlight Japanese craftsmanship in the automotive industry. “The Spirit of Monozurki” is the only exhibition of its kind teaching us how and why these vehicles have become so essential to American life.
For more information, exhibition hours and admission prices, take a look at the Petersen.org website.

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J.D. Hobby Center
471 West 6th Street
San Pedro
310 514 3702
jdhobbies.yolasite.com
Described as Southern California’s largest hobby shop, the J.D. Hobby Center offers something for everyone interested in model building and collectibles. Hmmm! It might be a place to find some unique holiday gifts!
Owner Louis Lee says his massive hobby shop is open Tuesday through Saturday, ready for holiday shopping.

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28th Annual Winter Fantasy
Sawdust Art & Craft Festival
935 Laguna Canyon Road
Laguna Beach
949 494 3030
sawdustartfestival.org
Good gifts are also available at the 28th Annual Winter Fantasy Sawdust Art and Craft Festival in Laguna Beach. This is the opening weekend for more than 170 artists, plus live music, entertainment, art demonstrations and hands on art classes.

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Ski Dazzle: The Los Angeles Ski Show Snowboard Expo Los Angeles Convention Center
Kentia Hall
1201 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles
http://www.skidazzle.com
If the Winter fantasy of snowboarding and skiing are on your mind, then march over to the Los Angeles Convention Center for Ski Dazzle, described as North America’s largest annual consumer ski and snowboard show.

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Pasadena Model Railroad Club Fall Open House
5458 Alhambra Avenue
Los Angeles
323 222 1718
http://www.pmrrc.org
Here’s another sign of the season trains. The Pasadena Model Railroad Club is having its Fall Open House. There are model trains here for all ages from all eras: steam, diesel, modern freight, old freight, classic passenger trains and Amtrak, plus breathtaking scenery and theatrical. For open house hours and admission fees, please check the website http://www.pmrrc.org

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Make it GREAT weekend. Gayle Anderson, KTLA 5 News.

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HOW TO GET ON THE “GAYLE ON THE GO” list!:
PLEASE SEND YOUR INFORMATION TO: Gayle.Anderson@KTLA.com Please be sure to provide at least one minute of broadcast quality video or at least six broadcast quality images or photos that illustrate your event with your request. The deadline for your information is EVERY Tuesday 5pm.
Don’t forget you can always post your information on the KTLA Community Calendar. Here’s the link: https://ktla.com/community

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