Los Angeles

Weekend roundup

May 5-8


Bridgerton Afternoon Tea Experience

Starts May 7.  The Millennium Biltmore Hotel has a new event based on the hit show, the Bridgerton Afternoon Tea session. People of all ages can immerse themselves in the Bridgerton universe and enjoy a traditional English tea party with an assortment of treats, a perfect event for Mother’s Day. Times vary. 506 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles. More Info


Culver City Car Show

May 7. The annual Culver City Car Show is revving up its engines to showcase some of the coolest cars in L.A. View iconic muscle cars like Mustangs, Cobras, Corvettes, and more. There will also be food trucks, beer garden and live music. Admission is free. Saturday 9am – 4pm. 9000 Overland Avenue, Culver City. 310.287.4200. More Info

MOMentum Place

May 8. Annually Mother’s Day, “MOMentum Place” creates a fantastical world of aerial and circus performers, dancers and musicians in the rustic outdoor amphitheater at Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum. This is a family friendly event full of acrobatic performances. They will also host a Mother’s Day brunch in the Theatricum gardens before the performance. Brunch is 12pm – 1:30pm. Show starts at 2 p.m. 1419 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga. 310.455.2322. Theatricum.com

Food + Drink

Mother’s Day Brunch at L’Ermitage Beverly Hills

May 8. L’Ermitage’s French bistro, Avec Nous, celebrates Mother’s Day with a decadent French inspired three-course brunch. Specials include French toast with blueberry compote, seared halibut with citrus caper beurre blanc, and a lemon tart with Chantilly cream for dessert. Every mom will receive custom monogrammed napkins by Frette and the option to add Moët & Chandon Mimosas to the experience. Sun at 11am-4pm. 9291 Burton Way, Beverly Hills. 877.831.4284.  lermitagebeverlyhills.com

Spring Time Mother’s Day Brunch at The Garland

May 8.  The Garland hotel’s beloved neighborhood restaurant, The Front Yard, will be hosting Mother’s Day on its expansive outdoor patio. Enjoy a three-course meal of savory dishes such as lobster fondue or blue crab cake benedict, with desserts of seasonal sorbets and berries. Reservation required. Sun at 11am – 3pm. 4222 Vineland Ave. North Hollywood. 818.255.7290. RSVP

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo Day at The Godfrey Hotel

May 5. The Godfrey Hotel’s I|O Rooftop is celebrating Cinco de Mayo with a festive happy hour. Enjoy a scenic of view of the city by the pool with access to special tequila tastings, live food stations, and a rotation of live DJs. Entry price is $10. Thursday 3pm – 12am. 1400 Cahuenga Boulevard Los Angeles. 323.762.1000. Get Tickets

Tequila in the Tropics at Skybar Los Angeles

May 5. Get your tequila fix on Cinco de Mayo  at the “Tequila in the Tropics with 818 Tequila” celebration perched above the pool of the Mondrian Hotel. Live music by DJ Tesser, a taco cart, and speciality cocktails such as their new matcha AF margarita and 818 merch are featured. Thursday at 4pm – 8pm. 8440 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles. 323-848-6025. sbe.com

Arts + Culture

Hammer Museum’s Lifes Exhibition

Last Day May 8. Contributions from more than 50 individuals from various fields, the Lifes exhibition considers the possibilities and pitfalls of interdisciplinary artmaking. Amidst the sculptures and paintings, is a cycle of audio, video, and live performance which repeats at the top of each hour, and as advised, there is no wrong or right way to experience this exhibition. Tues – Sun at 11am–6pm. 10899 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles. hammer.ucla.edu

LA PHIL presents The Rite of Spring

May 8. World renowned conductor Gustavo Dudamel, leads the music from two ballets, Ginastera’s Argentine gaucho-inspired work Estancia and Stravinsky’s revolutionary evocation of primitive Russia The Rite of Spring. Starts at 2pm. 111 South Grand Ave, Los Angeles. 323.850.2000 garrymarshalltheatre.org

Photography: courtesy Elina Fairytale. All other images are courtesy of the businesses and venues.

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