Los Angeles

Weekend roundup

October 20-23


P-22 Day Festival

Oct. 22. The 4th annual festival arrives at Griffith Park, celebrating the resident mountain lion P-22 with a free festival that includes over 100 exhibitors, a rock climbing wall, art activities, ranger talks and live music. Saturday, 11 a.m – 14 p.m. Shane’s Inspiration, 4730 Crystal Springs Dr, Los Angeles. savelacougars.org

Forget About Spaghetti Festival

Oct. 20-30. The Elysian comedy theater celebrates its first anniversary with 17 genre-spanning presentations over 10 nights including a surreal clown play, a fake sitcom, plus a half-dozen free secret shows. Starts Thursday, at 7:30 P.M. 625 Lincoln Blvd., Venice. elysiantheater.com

Halloween Events

Food + Drink

BOA/Sushi Roku Launch in MB

Oct. 21. IDG restaurant group brings eateries Sushi Roku and BOA Steakhouse under one roof in Manhattan Beach with an expansive menu of chef-curated delicacies, whether it’s Sushi Roku’s signature sushi and izakaya-style bar fare or the dry-aged New York strip and A5 Japanese Wagyu at BOA. Sunday-Thursday, 5 p.m. 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 5 p.m. – 11 p.m. 3110 N Sepulveda Blvd, Manhattan Beach. innovativedining.com

Sunday Football at The Propagator 

Now Open. Football season is in full swing and Firestone Walker’s Propagator is now open on Sundays for game days. With six TVs playing the games every week enjoy $6 pints of Firestone’s signature Hopnosis IPA and a $14 breakfast burrito brunch special with chips and salsa. Sunday, opens at 10 a.m. 3205 Washington Blvd, Marina Del Rey. firestonebeer.com

National Mezcal Day at Madre

Oct. 21. Celebrate National mezcal Day at Madre Oaxacan Restaurant & Mezcaleria. The restaurant, reported to have the largest selection of mezcal in the country (500+ bottles), will be offering several specials such as $11 mezcal margarita, $9 mezcal shots and a $35 madre exclusive mezcal flight. Sunday – Thursday, 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Friday – Saturday, 11 a.m. -10 p.m. 801 North Fairfax Ave #101. For more information locations visit madrerestaurants.com

Fever-Tree Mixer Truck

Oct. 21 -23. The premium brand of carbonated mixers descends on LA with their Fever-Tree mixer truck. The truck will be staffed by bartenders from top bars such as Elephante and Noble serving up refreshing mocktails. The branded truck will make full-day stops in Abbot Kinney Friday 11-5 p.m., 3rd Street Promenade, Saturday at 11-5 p.m., and Melrose Trading Post, Sunday at 10:30-4:30 p.m. More Info

Arts + Culture

L.A Opera’s Omar

Starts Oct. 22. A story set in a shifting world of memory and imagination, Omar recounts his journey from enslavement in a foreign land to a peaceful life at home. Through it all, he remains true to himself and his faith, against all odds. Featuring West African traditions and traditional opera instruments, the score was composed by Rhiannon Giddens and Michael Abels. Saturday, at 7:30 p.m. 135 N Grand Ave, Los Angeles. lopera.org

Along Grand Avenue

Oct. 22. On Grand Avenue between Temple and Sixth Streets, 13 institutions offer free performances, exhibits and tours. Some of the activities include interactive classes at MOCA, percussion classes at The Broad, composition classes at Walt Disney Hall and conducting puppets at the LA Opera. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. All Access spans Grand Avenue from Temple Street to 6th Street. grandavearts.org

Run Sweetheart Run

Oct. 20. The closing night film for Screamfest 2022, Run Sweetheart Run from PrimeVideo and Blumhouse, is screening at The Theater at Ace Hotel. The free screening is followed by a Q&A with Ella Balinska, Betsy Brandt, Dayo Okeniyi and producer Effie Brown. Thursday, starts 7 p.m. 929 S Broadway, Los Angeles. screenfestla.com

Style + Beauty

Aftershop Hours at Abbot Kinney and Melrose Place

Oct. 20. Some of your favorite brands on Abbot Kinney and Melrose are staying open late for after hours shopping. Enjoy DJs, complimentary drinks, and exclusive promotions from stores like Birdies and Dolce Vita. Melrose: 5 p.m – 7 pm. Abbot Kinney: 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. For Melrose information Click Here. For Abbot Kinney information Click Here

Photo credit: All images are courtesy of the businesses and venues.

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