10 Things To Do For This Saturday in L.A. [9-16-2023]

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LA Beer Fest at LA Center Studios
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If you’ve got the time, we’ve got the to-dos.

In view for this Saturday, you’ll find a Latino Heritage Festival in Pasadena, new artworks at Beyond the Streets, the annual L.A.Beer Fest in DTLA, a Sound of Music sing-along at The Bowl, a block party in Canoga Park, Oktoberfest at Common Space, and more. Our full round-up starts below.


Make Metro Part of Your Weekend

Pasadena Latino Heritage Parade – > This Saturday, Pasadena’s 25th annual Latino Heritage Parade kicks off a 1-mile route originating from the intersection Los Robles and Buckeye, running south to Pasadena City Hall. The end point transforms into a public festival in the afternoon featuring live entertainment, educational booths, kid’s activities, and food vendors. Event runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free to attend. More info here.

Go Metro: Take the A Line to Memorial Park Station

Three Top Picks To Do This Saturday

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

New Works at Beyond the StreetsFA > Beyond the Streets flagship galley (434. N. La Brea Ave) is holding an opening celebration this Saturday for three new solo shows. On display from September 16 to October 21 will be HuskMitNavn’s Under The Same Sky; POSE’s In/Sight and Tim Conlon’s Tracks Of Time. Saturday’s party will also feature a book signing for book signing for Freight Train Graffiti (co-authored by Roger Gastman, Darin Rowland and Ian Sattle). The reception runs 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., and the signing goes from 3 to 6 p.m. All free to attend. More info here.

Canoga Park Block PartyFA > This Saturday’s Canoga Park Block Party serves as a gathering for local small business owners and artisans from the surrounding area. Every month, the street bursts into life with a vibrant display of over 50+ vendors, offering an array of products, food and services with plenty of entertainment from music to classic car displays. More info here.

Sing-A-Long Sound of Music -> If two of your favorite things are sing-alongs and The Sound of Music, head to the Hollywood Bowl this Saturday for an evening of entertainment perfect for the whole family. Be sure to arrive early, dress the part and enter the costume contest. Tickets start as low as $19. Get more info here.

Six More Things To Do in L.A. Today

  • The Propagator, a Brewhouse, taproom & store at Firestone Walker Brewing Company Venice, will host an Oktoberfest party on Saturday with live music, games, a themed menu, and special Oktoberfest-inspired beers.
  • LéaLA, Spanish Language Book Fair and Literary Festival of Los Angeles offers a four-day series of presentations, activities, and workshops for kids, all aimed to highlight the culture and the arts of communities of Latin origin within the city of L.A. All programs are free of charge (capacity limited), and all take place at LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes in DTLA
  • L.A. Beer Fest is back this Saturday with a one-day event featuring 80+ domestic and international brewers, plus food trucks, live music, a Power 106 DJ, and more, all taking place at LA Center Studios.
  • Common Space Brewery in Hawthorne hosts a family-friendly/dog-friendly Oktoberfest celebration beginning at noon on Saturday.
  • The Taste Of: LA Pop-Up Museum (created by LA Explained) runs through Sunday at Grand Central Market.
  • On Saturday, Subliminal Projects hosts an opening for The Versus Project IV, an international traveling group exhibition co-curated by the German artist duo Layer Cake.

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