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Weekend roundup

March 16-19


Venice Lovefest

March 18. Celebrate with the community of Mar Vista as they host a festival for local businesses. Hatched by the Gym Venice and Shop Morpheus, this event showcases over 100 vendors. Enjoy musical performances, family activities, local art and designer shops, food trucks, beer gardens, and a vintage car show at the fest grounds. Saturday, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. 12257 Venice Boulevard, Los Angeles. More Information

St. Patrick’s Day Party at Tom Bergin’s

March 17. This St. Patrick’s Day experience lasts all day and all night at Tom Bergin’s. The festivities kick off at 6 a.m. with a traditional Irish breakfast that will give you the energy you need to get through the day. At noon, head over to the parking lot for an outdoor celebration featuring three bars, live music, a DJ, and a bagpipe performance. Starts Friday, 6 a.m. until Saturday 1 a.m. 840 S Fairfax Ave., Los Angeles. More Information

Ride into Luck with Buckaroo Bingo

Starting March 19. Hollywood rooftop bar Desert 5 Spot offers it’s latest addition to the weekly programming calendar – Buckaroo Bingo. Starting this week the venue will host a complimentary bingo night, offering winners a chance to snag exciting prizes including Desert 5 Spot swag and show tickets. Every Sunday at 7 p.m. 6516 Selma Ave.
Los Angeles. desertfivespotla.com

Food + Drinks

The Brunch Escape

March 19. Steve and Dina Samson’s new restaurant concept Superfine Playa in Playa Vista is holding “The Brunch Escape” to honor Women’s History Month. The restaurant officially opens later this month, but guests can enjoy a sneak peek of the restaurant with brunch that will feature cocktails, a special menu, and a screening of Thelma & Louise. Tickets are $59 per person. 10% of proceeds will go to Regarding Her Food. Sunday at 11:30 a.m. 12746 W Jefferson Blvd. #2200, Playa Vista. Get Tickets Now

Getting Festive and Green with Bob

March 17-31. Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day all month long with goodboybob’s limited-time specials. Try the “Popeye’s Cousin” chapati with spinach, almond/basil pesto, feta, scallions, and organic eggs, paired with the Irish stout, rye ryerish. Or choose from a variety of matcha drinks, including yuzu matcha tonic, hot or iced matcha, and a matcha almond scone. The St. Patrick’s day specials will be available at all goodboybob locations until the end of March. For store times and address Click Here

2nd Annual Craft Beer LB Homebrew

March 18. Experience Southern California’s local homebrewers at the Craft Beer LB Homebrew Invitational festival and competition. As an attendee, you’ll receive two votes towards the coveted People’s Choice Award, while a panel of local brewers and judges perform a BJCP beer judging competition for the Judge’s Choice Award. Plus don’t miss out on the Pro Brewers lounge, featuring some of Long Beach’s top breweries, food, and wwwlive entertainment. Saturday, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. 4600 Virginia Road, Long Beach. Get Tickets

Mo’Luck, Mo’Green: Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day at House of Mo’s

March 17. Get into the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day at Mo’s House of Axe, where you can try their exclusive food and drink specials and participate in exciting Jameson merch giveaways. Their menu features a corned beef and cabbage dish served with creamy colcannon mash and spinach, as well as a shepherd’s pie with cheddar and colcannon mash. Don’t forget to try their signature drinks, including green beer, Jameson orange or regular mule, and a Jameson old fashioned. Friday at 4 p.m. – 2 a.m. 611 S Western Ave, Los Angeles. Reserve Now

Arts + Culture

Meet Us at The Greek: Tours of The Greek Theatre

March 19. Step behind the curtain and experience the magic of the iconic Greek Theatre in Griffith Park with a special one-day-only tour led by the L.A. Conservancy. This behind-the-scenes tour offers a unique glimpse into the history and architecture of the Greek Theatre. Don’t miss your chance to explore one of L.A.’s most treasured cultural landmarks. Times vary per schedule. 2700 N Vermont Ave. Los Angeles. laconservancy.org

Floral Installation by Bloom & Plume

Now Open. Experience a spring-time installation at Ovation Hollywood, created by renowned Los Angeles-based floral artist Maurice Harris. The installation, covering over 67 square feet, showcases silk and faux flowers, replicating the beautiful colors of a classic Los Angeles sunset. This piece will overtake the property’s Hollywood sign lookout area. Open Daily, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. 6801 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood. ovationhollywood.com

Photo credit: Floral by Bloom and Plume, Jillian Claybrook (The Lead PR). Shanghai Sonatas, The Wallis. St. Patrick’s Day at Tom Bergin’s. Greek Theatre, lagreektheatre.com. All other images are courtesy of the businesses and venues.

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