Los Angeles Weekend Events Roundup June 13-16

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Father’s Day celebrations, Pride month events, food festivals and more…Here are our top Los Angeles weekend event picks for June 13-16.

Edited by Alicia Luchak.

EVENTS

Hollywood Fringe Festival
Starts June 13. This annual event celebrates freedom of expression and collaboration in the performing arts community. Theaters, parks, clubs, churches, restaurants and other unexpected places host hundreds of productions throughout Hollywood. Opening weekend highlights include Stranger Things 2: The Musical Tribute and Fifty Shades of Melania. See website for more schedule. hollywoodfringe.org

 

 

Pasadena Chalk Festival
June 15-16. Spend Father’s Day weekend at this 27th annual family-friendly event, where nearly 600 artists create amazing life-sized murals with the sidewalk as their canvas at open-air lifestyle/shopping center The Paseo. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Free. 300 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena. pasadenachalkfestival.com

 

 

 

Concerts on the Green: Beatles vs. Stones
June 16. Kick back with some fresh air and free entertainment at the Valley Cultural Foundation’s Concert on the Green. Tribute bands Abbey Road and The Hollywood Stones face off in a musical duel. Pack a picnic basket and some lounging blankets and make sure you snag yourself a good spot for the show. 5:30-8:30 p.m. Free. Warner Park, 5800 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Woodland Hills. valleycultural.org

 

 

Drag Queen Jazz Night
June 16. W Hollywood bar Living Room puts a Pride month twist on its regular jazz night. Festivities feature special guest performances by beloved drag queens and a “Pride Punch” cocktail which adds a fruity spin on a classic piña colada. Then head to the W’s open-air patio lounge Station Hollywood for some cornhole, Jenga, live music, a rosé bar cart and endless Veuve Clicquot. 10 p.m. 6250 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood. stationhollywood.com

 

 

Langham Film Tour & Tea
June 16. Channel your sophisticated side with a walking tour of one of Pasadena’s most celebrated filming locations, the luxurious Langham hotel and grounds. Learn stories behind films and TV projects such as Saving Mr. Banks, American Crime Story: The Assassin of Gianni Versace, and many more. The tour will conclude with cream tea and fresh scones. 10:30 a.m. $60. 1401 S. Oak Knoll Ave., Pasadena. 626.568.3900. Book Now

 

 

FATHER’S DAY


Daddy Issues: A Father’s Day Charity Event
June 16. Treat Dad to some laughs at The Comedy Store, with a solid lineup of all-star comedians in support of the Tyler Robinson Foundation, the Imagine Dragons’ non-profit that fights for pediatric cancer patients. 21+. 8-11 p.m. $20, plus 2 drink minimum. 8433 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. Tickets

 

 

H&H Brazilian Steakhouse
June 16. Try the all-you-can-eat churrasco with pineapple and 12 different kinds of meat grilled to perfection at the recently opened eatery. For the non-meat eaters, there’s also an extensive organic salad bar, featuring soup and sides plus a variety of gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan choices. Dads get a glass of Malbec or Stella draft on the house. Noon-9 p.m. 518 W. 7th St., downtown, 213.266.8103. hhsteakhouse.com

 

 

Maker’s Mess Open Studio
June 16. Surprise Dad with a handcrafted gift, or bring him along to join this crafting workshop. Options include infused olive oils and salts, concrete photo holders, Scrabble coasters and a wood-burning station. $50. 11 a.m. 602 N. Hoover St., Silver Lake. Tickets

 

 

 

Rodeo Drive Concours D’Elegance
June 16. Beverly Hills’ largest public annual event, now in its 26th year, fills up legendary Rodeo Drive with rare automobiles and motorcycles each Father’s Day. Gourmet food trucks are also on hand. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. 200-400 blocks of Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills. lovebeverlyhills.com

 

 

For lots more events, read our Father’s Day Roundup.

 

FOOD + DRINK

L.A. Beer Week
Starts June 15. The 11th annual L.A. Beer Week features a bevy of craft brewery events and tastings throughout the city. At sports hangout The Fields LA, beer enthusiasts can learn about craft beers and relax on the outdoor patio, while youngsters can tag along and enjoy the vast collection of games that the three-story dining complex has to offer. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 3939 S Figueroa St., downtown. fieldsla.com

 

 

Grand Central Market Bread Festival
June 15. Carb lovers, head over to Grand Central Market for the fifth annual celebration of bread in its many forms—from sweet babka and cinnamon rolls to savory bagels and pitas, with top vendors providing live demos and workshops. Beyond bread, you can also try some delicious spreads, dips and salsa. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. 317 S. Broadway, downtown. grandcentralmarket.com

 

 

Taqueando
June 15. James Beard Award winner and Mexican-food expert Bill Esparza is behind this new “taco lifestyle festival” at Row DTLA. The lineup of top taquerias from SoCal, Mexico and beyond includes Guerrilla Tacos and Salazar. 21+. 1-5 p.m. $45-$75. 777 Alameda St., downtown. Tickets

 

 

 

ARTS + CULTURE

Hollywood Bowl Opening Night
June 15. The beloved outdoor music venue kicks off its summer season with a Legend-ary talent—John Legend. The EGOT winner—that’s an Emmy, 10 Grammys, an Oscar and a Tony—will take the stage accompanied by the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra. Arrive early to enjoy new food selections from the Bowl’s numerous venues, then stay late for the epic fireworks show. 8 p.m. See website for ticket prices. 2301 N. Highland Ave., Hollywood, 323.850.2000. hollywoodbowl.com

 

Anne, A New Play
Now Playing. In honor of what would have been Anne Frank’s 90th birthday, playwrights Jessica Durlacher and Leon De Winter reimagine the well-known true story and feature Anne Frank’s visions of herself as a grown woman living safely in the wake of the war. See website for show times and ticket prices. Museum of Tolerance, 9786 W. Pico Blvd., L.A., 310.772.2505. museumoftolerance.com

 

 

Star Trek Interactive Exhibit
Now Open. Get an up-close look at props, costumes, makeup prosthetics, concept art and more from the CBS All Access series Star Trek: Discovery. The dynamic two-floor exhibition illuminates the creative process behind the production, entering its second season. W-Su noon-5 p.m. Free. Paley Center for Media, 465 N. Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills, 310.786.1091. paleycenter.org

 

 

Photos: Hollywood Fringe Festival courtesy @hollywoodfringe/Instagram. Pasadena Chalk Festival courtesy @PasadenaChalkFestival/Facebook. Concerts on the Green courtesy @ValleyCultural/Facebook. Drag Queen Jazz Night courtesy Living Room. Langham Film Tour and Tea courtesy @langhampasadena/Instagram. Rodeo Drive Concours D’Elegance courtesy @rodeodriveBH/Facebook. LA Beer Week at The Fields LA by Next Exit Photography. Grand Central Market Bread Festival courtesy Bigger Bolder Baking. Daddy Issues courtesy @TheComedyStore/Facebook. H&H Brazillian Steakhouse courtesy H&H. Makers Mess courtesy @makersmess/Instagram. Taqueando courtesy @taqueandofest/Instagram. Star Trek Interactive Exhibit courtesy The Paley Center for Media. Hollywood Bowl Opening Night courtesy @hollywoodbowl/Instagram.  Anne, A New Play by Michael Lamont. 

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