10 Things To Do For This Saturday in L.A. [2-24-2024]

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LA Chinatown Firecracker Starting Line. Photo by Bak Jong

Alright Angelenos, let’s rev up those Saturday to-dos!

On deck for today in L.A. you’ll find a new art show from the creator of The X-Files, the L.A. Chinatown Firecracker Run and Festival, the Frogtown Flea Crawl, an African American Festival at The Aquarium of the Pacific, a group walk along the L.A. River, a Care Bears art exhibition, and more. Get into the full list below!


Three Top Picks To Do This Saturday

M = Less than .5 miles from an L.A. Metro Station, FA = Free Admission

The Chris Carter CollectionFA > This Saturday, a new exhibition opens at Legacy West Media showcasing three decades of art from The X-Files creator Chris Carter, featuring an array mixed media artworks drawing inspiration from his writings and sci-fi TV influences. Plus, fans of the show will find a dedicated section of original memorabilia including fine art prints signed “the truth is out there.” Saturday’s opening runs 1 to 5 p.m. and will include talk from the artist. Works remain on view through March 10, available to see by appointment only. More info here.

The LA River Public Art Project’s Presents River Sessions: Frogtown -> The LA River Arts community-led, multi-disciplinary art project, River Sessions, returns this Saturday with a fresh river walk talking place in Frogtown. The session encourages participants to contemplate the L.A. River, climate change, social justice, and the emotional interconnectedness of these themes. Attendees will gain insights into river ecosystems and site histories through the perspectives of poets, artists, Indigenous Culture Bearers, and ecologists. Tickets cost $29. Walk runs from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. More info here.

Care Bears™️ Forever – FA > Attention kids of the 80’s! Corey Helford Gallery is hosting an opening reception for the group exhibition, Care Bears™️ Forever, which features new works by over 75 contemporary artists. Reception runs from 7 to 11 p.m this Saturday. Works remain on view through March 30. Public is visitation will be free from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturdays, or by appointment. More info here.

Seven More Things To Do in L.A. Today

  • The L.A. Chinatown Firecracker Run is back with a two-day (Saturday and Sunday) event that includes a bike race, a dog walk, a kiddie run, 5k and 10k runs/walks and a festival featuring over 50 exhibitors showcasing products and services including nutrition, beverages, snacks, running shoes and cycling apparel. FA M
  • The Frogtown Flea Crawl returns this Saturday with special activations adjacent to the L.A. River Path in Elysian Valley, including 50+ vintage curators, makers, chefs, and local brands. Runs 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. FA
  • This Saturday and Sunday, The Aquarium of the Pacific’s annual African American Festival celebrates African American and African culture through an two-day affair featuring dance, music, storytelling to historical displays.
  • The Hammer Museum’s Art Lab offers an afternoon of hands-on creative activities for kids inspired by artworks on view at the museum. FA
  • Common Space Brewery teams up with The Plant Base for a Vegan Mardi Gras Celebration featuring 30+ local vendors from noon to 5 p.m. FA
  • Zombie’s Joe Underground Theatre’s annual fan-favorite, Dark Dark Ride Ride, has been extended by one extra weekend, and will wrap up with a run this Friday to Sunday.
  • Trustworthy Brewing in Burbank is hosting an Art Night Market on Saturday. FA

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