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
14th Annual Baja Splash Cultural Festival
Aquarium of the Pacific
100 Aquarium Way
Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month and Mexican Independence Day at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach. This is the place for the 14th Annual Baja Splash Cultural Festival.
Expect a weekend of bilingual environmental educational programs, including underwater presentations with divers and biologists as well as sustainable seafood cooking demonstrations and traditional dance, crafts, music, bilingual films interactive children’s programs and ethnic food.
Los Angeles County Fair
1101 West McKinley Avenue
Have you been here yet? Well, this is the LAST DAY of the Los Angeles County Fair. You have one more opportunity to enjoy the entertainment, concerts, attractions, competitions, and – of course – FOOD!
Canstruction OC 2015
South Coast Plaza
3333 Bristol Street
This is also the last day to see CANSTRUCTION OC 2015 at South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa. This is a design-build competition for charity, where structures are created out of cans of food & donated to the Orange County Food Bank. If you don’t have time to stop by, donations are accepted at CanstructionOC.org
14th Annual Festival of Children
South Coast Plaza
3333 Bristol Street
While you’re checking out CANSTRUCTION OC at South Coast Plaza, don’t miss the 14th Annual Festival of Children, a community- wide charity outreach event held every weekend in September, in conjunction with National Child Awareness Month, at South Coast Plaza.
Children of all ages are invited to enjoy the month-long Festival offering free family activities and events, including live music and dance performances, a grand scale back-to-school fashion show by South Coast Plaza retailers, arts and crafts, animal shows, face painting, and more, while showcasing over 75 youth-serving organizations.
While visiting the charities’ booths and learning about their programs, guests can enjoys free family activities every weekend in September.
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.
221 South Grand Street
It’s been five years in the making. Now it open for us to visit! It’s The Broad, L.A.’s new contemporary art museum.
The 120,000-square-foot, $140 million building features two floors of gallery space to showcase the Broad’s comprehensive collection and is the headquarters of The Broad Art Foundation’s worldwide lending library.
Admission is FREE!
Mummies: New Secrets from the Tombs
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
900 Exposition Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90007
Also new to Los Angeles this! MUMMIES: NEW SECRETS FROM THE TOMBS at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. The new secrets are revealed with the use new technology – CT scanning.
This is the first touring exhibition of North America’s largest collection of mummies. Organized by The Field Museum in Chicago, the exhibition provides a rare and immersive look at their preeminent collection of mummies—which has never traveled outside of the museum—going beyond mummification in royal Egypt to explore the surprising similarities and vast differences between these societies, their environments, and the preparations they made for the dead in the afterlife.
Modern Twist: Contemporary Bamboo Art
2002 North Main Street
714 567 3600
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.
Surf City Surf Dog Competition
Can your dog 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.
Sunday @ 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
WIGGLE WAGGLE WALK
Brookside Park (adjacent to the Rose Bowl)
360 North Arroyo Boulevard
(626) 792-7151 x167
Join animal lovers and their canine companions at the Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA’s 17th Annual Wiggle Waggle Walk. The walk is the shelter’s biggest fundraising event of the year. With your help, they hope to raise $400,000 to provide care for the thousands of animals that come to the shelter annually.
Registration is free and fundraising is encouraged! Your efforts help provide quality food, safe shelter, and veterinary care for the 12,000 animals the Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA cares for every year. Register at www.wigglewagglewalk.org or call 626-792-7151 ext.167.
NBVC Point Mugu Air Show 2015 @ 8:30am
Naval Base Ventura County @ Point Mugu
Aviation fans can enjoy seeing the Blue Angels!
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 Sunday! Gayle Anderson, KTLA 5 News