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November 24-27


Holiday Ice Rink Returns

Nov. 23-Jan 1. Skate with friends and family at Pershing Square surrounded by Downtown L.A’s skyline. The outdoor ice rink returns from its three-year hiatus with weekly special celebrations and activities. $20 per person, skate rentals are included in admission. Times vary per day. 532 South Olive Street, Los Angeles. Buy Tickets

Los Angeles Auto Show

Until Nov. 27. Shift your way into the Convention Center for the 115th annual L.A. Auto Show. Car enthusiasts are invited to get behind the wheel to test drive one of the newest rides of 2022, meet and greet celebrities at the manufacturer exhibits, and shop around for all things car related. General admission is $22. Thurough Sunday, times vary. 1201 S Figueroa St., Los Angeles. laautoshow.com

Happy Christmas Trails

Starts Nov. 25. Holiday Road, a two-third-mile long immersive self guided walk is back with larger-than-life holiday installations and thousands of Christmas lights decorated all over the trails. Afterward, enjoy a festive souvenir shop, premium holiday bar, food trucks and more. 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. 26800 Mulholland Hwy, Calabasas. Get Tickets Now

Food + Drinks

Thanksgiving with MAMA

Nov. 24. Come celebrate Thanksgiving dinner at MAMA Shelter LA, as they feature a special limited prefix menu. This includes a starter of pumpkin soup or endive salad, a main course of Faroe Island salmon or traditional turkey Dinner, and a sweet dessert of Pumpkin Cheesecake or Mixed Berry Sorbet. $65 per person. Thursday, 12 p.m – 2 a.m. 6500 Selma Ave., Los Angeles. Reserve Now


Madre Launches New Brunch Menu 

Starts Nov. 26. Mezcal and Oaxacan restaurant, Madre, launches a new brunch service with a menu including several vegetarian options, including an omelette and chilaquiles, as well as meat options such as huevos con chorizo, steak & eggs, and tostada de tinga con huevo. Beverage offerings include mezcal flights, mimosas, margaritas, and some cocktail newcomers such as the Chaparra de mi Amor (mezcal michoacano, watermelon, simple syrup, and lime salt). Saturdays and Sundays, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. 801 north Fairfax ave #101, Los Angeles. madrerestaurants.com


Hollywood’s New British Pub

Nov. 25. The newest addition to Hollywood’s “Vinyl District”, The Chap is a British-inspired pub serving up comfort food favorites and a variety of European beers and classic cocktails. This Friday they are celebrating the live World Cup match of USA vs. England with a performance by the pub’s in-house fiddle band, followed by DJ Wade Crescent. Friday, at 10 a.m. 1607 N Cahuenga Blvd., Los Angeles. More Info

Rayn: Flamenco for a New World

Nov. 25. Gasolina presents Seattle-based Flamenco dancer Savannah Fuentes and singer and multi-instrumentalist, Diego Amador Jr. performing a blend of Flamenco music and dance. During the performance, guests will be served signature Spanish tapas and wines. Tickets are $20 per person. Show begins at 8:30pm. Reservations can be made for 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. 21150 Ventura Boulevard Los Angeles. Get Tickets Now


Gran Centenario Watch Party at House of Football

Nov. 25 & 27. Gran Centenario Tequila, the Official Tequila of the Mexican National Soccer Team, is hosting a World Cup watch party this weekend with exclusive cocktails at the House of Football. Friday and Sunday, 10 a.m – 1 p.m. 4908 York Blvd, Los Angeles. thehofla.com

Arts + Culture

The Wallis presents Invincible

Opens Nov. 26. A reimagined story of Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet, with new songs from grammy-award winners Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo. Set in the modern war-torn metropolis of Verona, watch as the star-crossed lovers fight for love and equality in times of great transformation. Saturday, starts 7:30 p.m. Through December 18. 9390 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills. Get your tickets at thewallis.org

Celebrate Museum Store Sunday

Nov. 27. Have a handmade holiday at the Gamble House for its annual Museum Store Sunday celebration. Explore a special collection of handmade goods from a variety of local artists such as Paint by Threads and Keni Arts. Also enjoy crafting workshops with Remainders Pasadena and live music with Guitarist Shane Savala from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sunday, at 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 4 Westmoreland Place, Pasadena. museumstoresunday.org


Chocolates for the Holidays

Now Open. Beato Chocolates creates artisan chocolates inspired by artist Beatrice “Beato” Wood, the Mama of Dada. Founders Lisa Casoni and Heather Stobo use Wood’s original artwork to create witty and irreverent packaging for their fair trade chocolates, like the Pinching Spaniards Bar (dark chocolate with roasted marcona almonds and smoked paprika) and I Shock Myself Bar (dark chocolate with coffee and cacao nibs). Get your chocolates at beatochocolates.com

Photo credit: Madre, Annie Goldenberg. Holiday Roa, Page Jeter. Pershing Square Ice Skating, Red Apple Photography. All images are courtesy of the businesses and venues.

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