Old World Village celebrates Plum Festival and matriarchs

Join us for the annual free Plum Festival at Old World Huntington Beach this Sunday, Aug. 20. This is a fun family day to celebrate with your family and friends. Live Music, Carnival Games, Face Painting, Plum Cakes, Plum Crepes, Berliners, BBQ Kitchen, and Wiener Dog Races. Doors open at 1pm – Plum Fest is…

Long Beach BBQ Festival serves up good times this weekend

The 2017 Long Beach BBQ Festival will be held in an outdoor family park atmosphere on August 18-20, at the picturesque Rainbow Lagoon in Long Beach, California. It’s a three-day BBQ extravaganza featuring live entertainment from local bands, a smokin’ food court (including non-BBQ related items), cantinas, arts and crafts, a children’s area, games and…

Free Natsumatsuri Family Festival at Japanese American Museum

The Japanese American National Museum (JANM) will present its annual Natsumatsuri Family Festival on Saturday, Aug. 19, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission to the summer celebration featuring Japanese and Japanese American performances, crafts, and activities is free. Highlights of the day will include a performance and taiko drumming workshop by Yuujou Daiko, performances…

All the Arts for All the Kids honored at Muckenthaler Cultural Center

Purchase Tickets Here The 2017 Dr. James Young Arts Legacy Award will honor All the Arts for All the Kids Foundation of the Fullerton School District and its Director of Visual and Performing Arts, Lauralyn Eschner. The big event will take place 7:30-9:30 p.m. tonight, Aug. 17, in the Muckenthaler Cultural Center in Fullerton.   This award-winning organization’s…

Last chance to see ‘Worlds of George Takei’ at Japanese American Museum

As you might remember, the Japanese American Museum offers free admission on the third Thursday of every month. And guess what, that’s today Aug. 17! Where has August gone? It also will present its annual Natsumatsuri Family Festival on Saturday, Aug. 19, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission to the summer celebration featuring Japanese and…

Shakespeare By Sea presents final shows at Point Fermin Park in San Pedro

    Shakespeare by the Sea will present 10 weeks of ADMISSION FREE performances at more than 20 venues throughout LA and Orange Counties this summer. The fun begins 8 p.m. tonight, June 15, at Point Fermin Park in San Pedro, with “The Taming of the Shrew.” The nonprofit group likes to offer “Timeless Tales. Ticketless […]

Art Deco Festival sails on the Queen Mary this weekend

At the Art Deco Festival at the Queen Mary this weekend, you can party like it’s 1934, the year the ship launched. Not just a Long Beach tourist attraction, the ocean liner is one of the most famous in the world, with a gorgeous art deco interior. Hosted by the Art Deco Society of Los…

Escape with Journey tribute band at Seal Beach Pier

Escape is the longest running Journey Tribute Band and tours all over North America, faithfully recapturing the thrill generations of Journey fans remember. They will perform 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Seal Beach Pier. Join us this August for FREE Summer Concerts at the Pier, sponsored by the Seal Beach Chamber of Commerce, the City of Seal…

Monty Python’s ‘SPAMALOT’ opens Friday in Cerritos Center for Arts

3-D Theatricals opens its production of Monty Python’s SPAMALOT 8 p.m. Friday (Aug. 18) in the Cerritos Center for Performing Arts. It continues through Aug. 28, with shows at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, as well as 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Winner of the 2005 Tony Award for Best Musical, Spamalot lovingly rips off the film…

Los Angeles Arboretum offers free entry on August 15

What better way to spend a beautiful, sunny spring day, then a visit to the Los Angeles County Arboretum in Arcadia. And it’s even better free on the third Tuesday of every month. So grab your sunglasses and camera to come out June 20 for the next free day. With so much to see at the Arboretum, […]