It’s Sunday. It’s Sunny. It’s clear. It’s time to get out and explore the city.
On today’s agenda you’ll find ArroyoFest along The 110 Freeway, the Tsubamesanjo Artisan Fair in Little Tokyo, Día de los Muertos celebrations at LA Plaza and MOLAA, a new exhibition at Fowler Museum, and much more. Let’s take a look at our full list below.
Make Metro Part of Your Weekend
626 Golden Streets ArroyoFest – M FA TP > This Sunday, the Arroyo Seco Parkway closes down to vehicular traffic to allow visitors to experience L.A.’s first freeway up close and personal. Walk, bike, skate, or jog while dipping off the route to explore local neighborhoods, enjoy live entertainment and engage with activity hubs at three separate locations. The main event runs 7 to 11 a.m. Free and open to the public. More info here.
Go Metro: Take the A Line to one of five stations along the Arroyo Fest route, including Lincoln/Cypress station, Heritage Square station, Southwest Museum station, Highland Park station, South Pasadena station, or Filmore station.
Three Top Picks To Do This Sunday
M = Less than .5 miles from an L.A. Metro Station, FA = Free Admission
Tsubamesanjo Artisan Fair at MISE 店 – M > This weekend presents an exciting opportunity to immerse yourself in the world of Japanese culinary arts and craftsmanship during the grand opening weekend of MISE 店 at the JACCC in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles. The new cultural shop will host a variety of events this Saturday and Sunday, featuring skilled Japanese artisans from Tsubamesanjo who have traveled to Los Angeles exclusively for this event. Highlights include a workshop led by Tsukasa Hinoura, one of Japan’s most recognized knife makers, a Japanese gardening session with Rieko Asano, an Onigiri Rice Ball Making Class, and a Niigata sake tasting. Some activities are free, while others require tickets, which range from $10 to $40. More info here.
MOLAA Día de los Muertos Family Festival –M FA TP > The Museum of Latina American Art in Long Beach hosts a Día de los Muertos festival this Sunday that includes live performances, a face-painting station, a children’s sugar skull workshop, printmaking station and a live tattoo artist.
Dia de los Muertos Family Day at LA Plaza -> On Sunday, LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes hosts a Día de Los Muertos Family Day featuring live music and dance performances, plus art workshops on sand art, clay figures, and ofrenda printmaking. There will also be a giveaway for K-12 grade students. Programming runs from noon to 4 p.m. Free to attend. More info here.
Six More Things To Do in L.A. Today
- In the spirit of Huluween, the public is invited to celebrate the spooky season with an immersive experience at the Pacific Design Center from Sunday, October 29 through Tuesday October 31. FA
- The new exhibition The House Was Too Small: Yoruba Sacred Arts from Africa and Beyond opens at Fowler Museum. FA
- LA Succulents’ Cactus & Succulent Show is back this Saturday and Sunday with a cactus extravaganza featuring hundreds of incredible specimen plants as well as many weird and wonderful mutant plants grown by LA Succulents at their San Fernando Valley location. FA
- This Sunday, Forest Lawn Cemetery is hosting Día de los Muertos events at three locations through L.A. County. FA
- “SUGAR SKULL! A Día de Muertos Musical Adventure!” is a bilingual and bicultural musical for young audiences, performed at The Wallis.
- The Día de Los Muertos Art Festival comes to the Downey Theater this Sunday. FA
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