10 Things To Do For This Saturday in L.A. [4-6-2024]

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A summer walk at the Getty Villa. Photo by Brian Champlin / We Like L.A.

Alright Angelenos, it’s time to put your sunny Saturday into motion.

On deck for today in L.A., you’ll find the City of Stem Fest at L.A. State Historic Park, Aristotle/Alexander at The Getty Villa Theater Lab, a Corgi Beach Day down in Huntington Beach, the L.A. Beer Fest, the Frogtown Flea Crawl, and more. Let’s 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

City of STEM Festival and LA Maker FaireM FA > City of STEM the biggest festival of science, technology, engineering and math in Los Angeles and Los Angeles Maker Faire, the region’s largest gathering of creative thinkers will both take place at LA State Historic Park, this Saturday. The event features free STEM activities and special guests and participants like science influencer Tutor Tori, to PBS and major museums. Runs 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. More info here.

Aristotle/Alexander at The Getty Villa Theater LabFA > The Getty Villa’s Theater Lab is an ongoing workshop series highlighting new translations of Greek and Roman plays as well as contemporary works inspired by ancient literature. This Friday to Sunday catch the Lab presents Aristotle/Alexander, which dramatizes the real-life relationship between between Aristotle and a teenaged Alexander the Great. Written and directed by Ovation Award-winner Alex Lyras. Performances run once a day from April 5-7. Free to attend with advance reservation. More info here.

Corgi Beach DayFA > Corgis, costumes, cuteness. It’ll be there at the annual Corgi Beach Day, taking place at Huntington Dog Beach this Saturday. Expect special vendors, food trucks, costumes, and plenty of photo ops, whether you’re there with your pup or just want to see the spectacle of it all. The event is free to attend. More info here.

Seven More Things To Do in L.A. Today

  • Starting this weekend, the Renaissance Pleasure Faire returns to the Santa Fe Dam Recreation Area in Irwindale, offering ren-faire enthusiasts can over 200+ artisans, merchants, and vendors, plus costume contests, games, rides, a food court and more.
  • On Saturday, Corey Helford Gallery in Downtown Los Angeles hosts an opening reception for “Small Time Buffoonist,” a major solo show featuring new works by Chicago-based artist, illustrator, and toymaker Travis Lampe. FA
  • On Saturday the 16th annual L.A. Beer Fest brings 80+ breweries together with over a dozen top local food trucks for a day of tastings, music, and fun, all at L.A. Center Studios.
  • On Saturday, Creative Communal Market brings 30+ local vendors and artisans to Runway Playa Vista for a day of shopping fun. Runs 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free to attend. FA
  • This Thursday to Sunday, The Other Art Fair returns to Los Angeles with a four-day event featuring thousands of original art works, immersive installations, DJ’d music, and drinks.
  • 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. Free to attend. FA
  • For just two nights (Friday and Saturday), the Jungle Room commandeers Truly LA in the Arts District, transforming it into an Elvis-themed pop-up bar offering attendees themed food, a Trulixir menu, Memphis-inspired tunes, and ample photo opportunities. M FA

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