Top Things To Do This Weekend In Los Angeles

Posted on 14 November 2015

Saturday November 14th, 2015

1. Chocolate Indulgence Tour: See the Westside’s Sweetest Spots

Those with a serious sweet tooth listen up! The Chocolate Indulgence Tour will take folks on a journey to some of the best chocolatiers in Culver City, Mar Vista and Venice. Cruise in a comfy 15-passenger van, have your own knowledgeable guide, get introduced to some of the area’s best chocolate makers and pastry chefs and last but not least, sample a few decadent morsels along the way. The three-hour tour (chocolate for three hours!!!) is happening this Saturday and more information and discount tickets can be found via Goldstar.

2. Hello Kitty Warehouse Sale

Fans of Hello Kitty can stock up on kitty gear at Sanrio’s massive warehouse sale happening November 14 through 15. Score merchandise at insanely discounted prices of up to 70% off  with merch including toys,  jewelry, stationary, purses and more.

3. The Grove’s Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony

Seth MacFarlane is set to host this festive celebrity filled night with performances by Meghan Trainor and Katharine McPhee. The festivities start at 7:00pm and will run till 9:00pm. This beloved annual tradition is free and open to the public.

4. Civil Coffee Giving Away FREE Coffee At Their Grand Opening

The much anticipated Civil Coffee shop will officially open this Saturday, November 14th on Figueroa Street in Highland Park. To celebrate they’ll be handing out free companion cups of coffee with any beverage order. If you want a totally free cup of joe, you will have to tag @civilcoffee on Instagram to receive that complimentary cup.

5. Vidiots 80’s Party

Party like it’s 1985 this Saturday night at Vidiots. They’ll be hosting a party in the video store with cocktails, DJ spinning 80s music,live music from The Standards,raffles, and games. Feel free to come in your best 80s digs. Admission is free for Vidiots Foundation Members and $5 for General Admission.

6. Yukinori Dehara Reception For Women’s Body At GR2

Legendary artist Yukinori Dehara will be in Los Angeles this weekend for a opening reception for Women’s Body in L.A. on November 14, from 6:30pm – 10:00pm. Dehara is one of the longest running artists at GR2, creating original hand painted sculptures. Yukinori Dehara will be in attendance at the opening reception and will also do a workshop on Sunday.

7. Cutthroat Kitchen Winner Chef Rouha Sadighi Rolls Out New Weekend Brunch Menu At Sangers & Joe

Sangers & Joe, is partnering with Food Network’s Cutthroat Kitchen Winner Chef Rouha Sadighi to roll out their new Weekend Brunch Menu starting this Saturday, November 14th, 2015. Expect the new café to whip up items like scrambles, Benedict’s and crepes alongside Chef Sadighi’s signature specialties.

8. Dali Night

Explore the world of Salvador Dali with an exclusive exhibition and silent auction of his artworks presented by the Andrew Weiss Gallery. Sip on vibrant wines, nibble on complimentary gourmet Catalan-style tapas and enjoy LA’s most talented Flamenco dancer Cristina Lucio, as she dances to a electro flamenco beat. A Dali exhibit and silent auction will proceed the LA Wine Tasting portion of the event and will benefit the Movember Foundation.

9. Inglewood Open Studios Art Tour

The 9th Annual Inglewood Open Studios is back. Over three-dozen artists will be exhibiting work on this year’s tour, which runs through a string of galleries along La Brea Blvd, and branches off west towards La Tijera, east along Hyde Park, and as far south as Manchester Blvd.

10. Barnes & Noble’s  All-American Art Unwind Adult Coloring Event

Did you know adult coloring is becoming a nationwide trend? Barnes & Noble is inviting customers to celebrate coloring with The Barnes & Noble All-American Art Unwind event. Coloring offers a number of health benefits including relaxation, improved fine motor skills and renewed focus, which has led to an explosion of participation from adults everywhere. Come see what this is all about and get creative!

11. Gabba Gallery’s Annual Wishlist

The Gabba Gallery has it’s Annual Wishlist show is their biggest show of the year. The ever-evolving, cash-and-carry exhibition of contemporary artwork at exceptionally affordable prices will feature more than 60 artists and a price cap of $1000, the third annual edition of Wishlist will once again promise a dynamic visual voyage as sold works are removed and replaced by new pieces. Artists reception will take place this Saturday, November 14th, 7:00pm – 11:00pm.

12. Pop Up Shop Showcasing Local Designers In DTLA

Come shop some cool products by local businesses, artists and designers while enjoying free snacks, cool music and the views of the city. From home decor, ceramics, illustrations, a debut of a children’s book, photography and more there is something for everyone.

13. Broadway Lights the Way: 3-D Theatricals’ Fundraising Gala

The 3-D Theatricals musical theater company planned their biggest night in the nonprofit’s history: a fundraising gala aboard the historic Queen Mary in Long Beach. Choose between a Silver Ticket, which includes a three-course gourmet meal, cash bar, seating for the presentation and more, or the Goldstar Exclusive Copper Ticket, which allows you standing-room access to the gala presentation and entry to the live auction.

14. Springs Arts Collective At The Last Bookstore

The Springs Arts Collective is throwing it’s 3rd Anniversary Annual Art Show with Collective artists David Lovejoy, Robin McGeough, Liz Huston, Andrea Bogdan, Jena Priebe, Winston Secrest, Tifanee Taylor and Darrell Harvey. Come down and celebrate 3 Years of Art Shows, events, the gallery & shops and the harmonious cohabitation with The Last Bookstore. This event is free with complimentary refreshments and a live DJ.

Sunday November 15th, 2015

15. Holiday Ice Rink In Pershing Square

From November 12 – January 18 Angelenos can skate in the heart of DTLA. Happening at Pershing Square, each skate-session cost $9, and $4 for skate rental.

16. The Little Mermaid Returns To The El Capitan Theatre

A limited run of Disney’s Academy Award-winning film The Little Mermaid from November 5- 22, 2015. Before and after the movie, El Capitan guests will be greeted by Ariel, live on stage. More information and discount tickets via Goldstar.

17. Kali Yoga At Bootleg Theatre

The Bootleg Theatre in Echo Park is offering one hour long yoga classes with Kali Yoga every Wednesday and Sunday for just $10 a class. Updates,schedules and an indie rock instrumental playlist for the classes can be found on their Facebook event page. Tickets for the class need to be purchased in advanced.

18. The Little Prince Screens At The Hammer

UCLA Film & Television Archive and the Hammer Museum present a matinee screening series of new and classic family-friendly films from around the world. This weekend they will screen The Little Prince. Admission is free on a first come first serve basis.

19. Barnsdall Art Center Holday Sale

The 4th annual Barnsdall Art Center Holiday Sale + Fundraiser features a wide range of work by students and faculty on sale at Los Angeles’ famed Barnsdall Art Center. Every medium will be represented from prints, ceramics, and jewelry, to handcrafted cards and photography, ensuring folks will find unique pieces for every taste and budget. Admission is free to this event!

20. Sushi Roku 15th Anniversary In Pasadena
This November, Sushi Roku commemorates its 15th anniversary in Pasadena at One Colorado. In honor of the milestone, the restaurant will offer 50% off all food items during dinner hours (Sunday: 4:00pm-10:00pm, Monday-Thursday: 5:30pm-10:00pm) from November 15-19. Guests must mention the anniversary promotion to receive the discount.

21. Shop Local Emerging Artisans At The Patchwork Show

Patchwork Show is Dear Handmade Life’s bi-annual, festival showcasing local emerging artists, crafters and designers alongside artisan food, DIY craft workshops, gourmet food trucks and indie music. The show is free to attend, family friendly and a great alternative to the mall.

22. Hollywood Sign Summit

This free, guided walk to Hollywood Sign will afford the opportunity for folks to tour popular viewing areas as well as paths on Mt. Hollywood, and learn more about the history of the park and the sign. Check out the Eventbrite page for information on feeder walks you can take to meet the tour group and details on the post-hike charrette in the Observatory area.

23. Rock & Brews 5th Annual Beer Festival

Rock & Brews is a local craft beer festival taking place in El Segundo on Sunday, November 15 from 12:00pm – 5:00pm. This family-friendly event will host over 13 local craft breweries and hundreds of guests. The festival will feature beer from Los Angeles’ best micro-breweries along with a sampling of Rock & Brews’ quality American comfort food, popcorn, and ice cream and games suitable for all ages.

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