Los Angeles

Weekend roundup

September 15-18


LA Beer Fest

Sept. 17. Celebrate America’s favorite drink at the 14th annual LA Beer Festival. Live music, food trucks, and 200 beers from over 80 breweries are all on the menu. Saturday, 12 p.m. – 8 p.m. 450 S Bixel St., Los Angeles. More Info

Creative Communal Makers Market

Sept. 17. The open air pop-up artisan market at 2nd and PCH offers something for everyone, featuring 30 curated vendors, live music, photo opps, plus meet and greets with characters for the kids. Saturday, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. E 2nd St & Pacific Coast Hwy., Long Beach. creativecommunal.com

Ranch Country & Americana at the Beach

Sept. 16-18. The first annual BeachLife Ranch Music Festival celebrates the cowboy surfer lifestyle on the waterfront in Redondo Beach. Headliners include Daryl Hall & John Oates and The Lumineers, plus a special performance by Shooter Jennings giving ode to his father Waylon Jennings. Friday – Sunday, starts at 11 a.m. 137 N Harbor Drive, Redondo Beach. beachliferanch.com

Food + Drink

BBQ Block Party

Sept. 18. Messhall Kitchen in Los Feliz celebrates their 10-year anniversary with a block party and
a selection of free bbq plates paired with cocktail specials, games, music from DJ Billy Badlove,
and more. Event is free. Sunday, 5 p.m. -8 p.m. 4500 Los Feliz Blvd., Los Angeles. More Info

Mujeres del Maguey

Sept. 18.   Join this women and agave-centered event for Hispanic Heritage Month with a four-course savory and sweet tasting by Chef Jocelyn Ramirez of Todo Verde and four 1 oz agave spirit pairings curated by Nativo’s Corissa Hernandez. Benefits RE:Her, a national non-profit driven by women restaurateurs. $150 per ticket. Sunday, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. 5137 York Boulevard, Los Angeles. More Info

Gasolina Paella Nights

Sept. 16-17. Gasolina, a lively Spanish cafe, market and wine bar serving sustainable and local farm ingredients presents Paella Nights. The special menu includes paella negra, huevos endiablados (deviled egg and sardines), and Spanish cheesecake with peaches for dessert. $59 per person. Friday – Saturday 8:30 a.m – 11 p.m. 21150 Ventura Blvd. Woodland Hills. gasolinacafe.com

No Hiding the New Lunch Menu

Now Open. The Hideaway on Rodeo Drive launches a variety of new lunch specials which include a new lobster avocado salad, lobster tempura taco, Baja veggie tacos, and more. Daily 11 a.m. – 12 a.m. 421 N Rodeo Dr. Beverly Hills. thehideawaybeverlyhills.com

Arts + Culture

Lucia Premieres at The L.A Opera

Sept. 17. A story of an abusive brother, a love interest and murder – this production of Lucia di Lammermoor is re-imagined, set in contemporary present-day America’s rust belt addressing social issues familiar to modern audiences. Saturday, 6 p.m. 135 N Grand Ave, Los Angeles. laopera.org

Sing-A-Long at The Hollywood Bowl

Sept. 17. Enjoy the last few moments of The Bowl’s summer season and sing-a-long to the Sound of Music. Laugh along with host Melissa Peterman at the special showing of the Oscar®-winning film as the Von Trapps and fellow music fans get into the spirit at this Hollywood Bowl tradition. Saturday, 7:30 p.m. 2301 N Highland Ave, Los Angeles. hollywoodbowl.com

Museum Day

Sept. 17. National Museum Day allows you to select one museum from a list and receive a free ticket to enter. Some of the L.A.-area museums participating are the GRAMMY Museum, Japanese American National Museum, The International Printing Museum and the LA Maritime Museum. Download your ticket at smithsonianmag.com

Photo credit: Lucia, L.A Opera. Sound of Music, Hollywood Bowl. Messhall Block Party, Messhall. Other images are courtesy of the businesses and venues.

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