Saturday “Gayle on the Go!”, Saturday, March 19th, 2016

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Happy Saturday!


Iron Horse
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
Los Angeles
(323) 495-4375

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.


Vatican Splendors
The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum
40 Presidential Drive
Simi Valley

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.


American Soul Charity Rodeo @ 2pm
Industry Hills Expo Center
16200 Temple Avenue
310 674 6700

This is the “GREATEST SHOW ON DIRT!” at the Industry Hills Expo Center. It’s the AMERICAN SOUL CHARITY RODEO, celebrating the significance and the history of cowboys or color and the American West.


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!”


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.


Temecula Valley Family Fair
Galway Downs
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.


Claremont Pie Festival & Car Show @ 11am
Claremont Village
Second Street (From Oberlin to Harvard )

Everything you could possibly want to know about pies, including pie making, pie baking, and pie eating is available at the Claremont Pie Festival.

While you’re enjoying the tasty treat you can also enjoy the festival’s car and motorcycle show.


The Second Annual Persian Parade @ 11am
Grand Park
Downtown Los Angeles
310 645 6585

The Los Angeles Persian Parade is happening in downtown Los Angeles. Event organizers report there are more Iranian expatriates living in southern California than anywhere else outside of Iran.

They say the parade is not a political event, but a cultural gathering to honor the 2,500-year history of Persia.

The parade helps educate the children of expatriate Iranians about their heritage, insuring their sense of identity and ethnic pride. It also demonstrates to all Americans who they are as a people and how grateful they are to be living here in America.
The Los Angeles Persian Parade ™ is a non-profit organization.


Western Chapter ISA Tree Climbing Championship
Chase Palm Park
Santa Barbara
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.


Gardening Classes
Growing Perfect Tomatoes
Armstrong Garden Centers

Learn how to grow the perfect tomato courtesy Armstrong Garden Centers. There’s a free, one hour class this morning for beginners as well as long time tomato growers.

The class starts at 9am. To find a location near you, visit the websites or


Kids Krazy Krafts Day
The International Printing Museum
315 West Torrance Boulevard
310 515 7166

It’s "KIDS Krazy Krafts Day" at the International Printing Museum in Carson.

This is where budding "Gutenbergs" and "Horace Greeleys" can observe and join printing, paper making, cartooning, book arts, Origami, Calligraphy, screen printing (bring a T-shirt), demonstrations.

Also, there are mini-tours of the museum's collection of "operating" antique printing presses and the casting of type via the wonderfully noisy Linotype machine.

There’s plenty of free parking!


Mummies of the World: The Exhibition
Bowers Museum
2002 North Main Street
Santa Ana
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
Los Angeles
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.


24th Annual Art of Motion Picture Costume Design
Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising
919 South Grand Avenue
Los Angeles
213 624 1200

And, see the costumes from the movies “ Straight Outta Compton”, "Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens”, “Beasts of No Nation” and more at the 24th Annual Art of Motion Picture Costume Design at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in downtown Los Angeles.

This exhibition of more than 100 costumes is FREE!


It’s Saturday! Gayle Anderson, KTLA 5 News.


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Have a GREAT weekend!
Gayle :-)

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