You know what’s handy? Waking up in the morning, firing up your phone/computer and being able to scan a super quick (but curated) rundown of the best of what lies ahead. So here it is, our list of fun things to do in Los Angeles for today, Saturday, November 3, 2018.
May it lead you to adventure!
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1. [9 a.m.] Jurassic Quest is considered our country’s largest dinosaur-centric event. Fun for all ages, activities include meeting a dinosaur expert, dinosaur rides, fossil digging, the largest dinosaur replicas in the world and more. Taking place at the L.A. Convention Center Nov. 2 – 4.
2. [10 a.m.] Complexcon returns to the Long Beach Convention Center (Nov. 3-4) for a music festival and convention showcasing the best in art, food, style, music and more. The musical lineup includes acts like Rae Sremmurd, Future and Vince Staples.
3. [11 a.m.] Tropicália Music & Taco Festival takes over Queen Mary Events Park in Long Beach (Nov 3-4) for two music filled days plus some of the best tacos in town. Morrissey, Cardi B, Mac Demarco, Mazzy Star are just a few names on the eclectic bill. Check for discounted tickets before making your purchase. DISCOUNTED (via Goldstar)
4. [11 a.m.] Enjoy a free pass to all things arts and culture along Grand Ave. in DTLA during Grand Ave. Arts All Access. The day-long event will offer workshops, activities, tours, musical performances, and more, all along Grand Ave. from Temple to 5th. Participating cultural partners include The Broad, Central Library, L.A. Opera, and MOCA. FREE
5. [noon] Dapper Day Expo returns to the Disneyland Resort (Nov. 3-4) for another year of celebrating the refined styles of the past. The event features a marketplace, a barber experience, live musical performances from The San Andreas Sisters and Jennifer Keith, plus special dance lessons.
6. [noon] Smorgasburg Meltdown at Santa Anita Park is a tasty day dedicated to everything cheese, and all the gooey goodness it brings. Vendors include Big Mozz, Cheezus and more.
7. [1 p.m.] LACLA presents Cine Nepantla at the Vincent Price Art Museum. The free annual will include a screening of Phillip Rodriguez’s The Rise and Fall of the Brown Buffalo (2018), a Q&A with the director, live music by San Cha, and an intergenerational panel discussion on Chican(x)/Latin(x) activism. This event is open to all ages. FREE
8. [7:30 p.m.] Non-profit PS Science will host their first annual Tap Into (PS) Science fundraising event at Boomtown Brewery to raise money for science lessons to thousands of children living at or below the poverty. Guests will enjoy unlimited beer, artisan wines, a taco bar, DJ tunes, games and interacting with PS Science instructors as they demo dry ice, inertia and gravity games.
9. [8 p.m.] The Los Angeles Pancakes and Booze Art Show returns with over 500 pieces of work by 150+ local artists as well as unlimited free pancakes and a bar. Music, live body painting, and a zombie fashion show will also take place.
10. [various The Getty Villa’s newest exhibition, Underworld: Imagining the Afterlife highlights the desire for a blessed existence after death with depictions of the Underworld in the art of Greece and southern Italy. Underworld is on view now through March 18.
DEAL OF THE DAY: $11 tix to Enchanted: Forest of Light at Descanso Gardens
Want more ideas for upcoming things to do in L.A.? Check out our Los Angeles events calendar.