Need a little fun for your Sunday?
Today in Los Angeles, you’ll find a a Tortilla Tournament at Smorgasburg, a rare book fair at Union Station, the 5th Annual Disability Pride Parade and Festival, a Mahjong League social in Chinatown, the Family Style Food Festival, Oddities Flea Market, and much more.
Make Metro Part of Your Weekend
HERE: Arts & Culture Along the K -> October 8 marks the one-year anniversary of Metro’s K Line, and to celebrate the transit agency is teaming up with the Museum of African American Art to host a multimedia art exhibition at Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza showcasing the Metro Art K Line art program, and works from over a dozen contributing artists. HERE: Arts & Culture Along the K, which opened yesterday, will remain on. view through December 30. Open hours are Wednesday-Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. More info here.
Go Metro: Take the K Line to Martin Luther King Jr. station.
Three Top Picks To Do This Sunday
M = Less than .5 miles from an L.A. Metro Station, FA = Free Admission
Gustavo’s Great Tortilla Tournament – FA TP > L.A. Times columnist Gustavo Arellano has teamed up with KCRW to host the Great Tortilla Tournament, coming to Smorgasburg LA on Sunday for a day of friendly competition, a I Love Micheladas beer garden, food pairings, live music and tortilla centered entertainment. More info here.
Rare Books LA – M > Explore antiquarian books, maps, and photography at Rare Books LA this Saturday and Sunday. Taking place at LA’s historic Union Station in the Ticket Concourse the public can view rare literary gems and collectibles, sit in on a slate of conversations, be entertained by marionette performances from Bob Baker Marionette Theater and view a collection of California’s cest cocktail napkins by Patrick Quinn. Plus, it’s easy to get there using Metrolink, Metro Rail, or Amtrak. Tickets range from $15 to $25. More info here.
Mahjong at Steep LA – M-> This Sunday join the Los Angeles Mahjong League and Steep LA as they present 吃碰會館, the Eat & Touch Social Club, for an educational and playful Taiwanese Mahjong session. It’s a first-come, first-play event with two tables dedicated to teaching newcomers the game and one table for those ready to jump right in. Happening from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. guests will also have the opportunity to purchase a variety of beverages including beer, sake, and makgeolli, along with some delicious food options. More info here.
Six More Things To Do in L.A. Today
- The 5th Annual Disability Pride Parade & Festival returns on Sunday to the East L.A. Civic Center.
- The Family Style Food Festival pairs streetwear with some of the best food in the city on Sunday.
- The Oddities Flea Market takes over the Globe Theatre this Saturday and Sunday for off-beat shopping on three floors full of one-of-a-kind curiosities from over 70 vendors.
- The annual Tom of Finland Art & Culture Festival returns this Saturday and Sunday.
- The 11th anniversary of Beyond Fest offers a bold lineup of films screened across 3 Los Angeles locations: Aero Theatre, NEON Theatre at Los Feliz 3 and The Regency Westwood.
- This Friday to Sunday, take a drive up the coast to visit the 37th Annual California Avocado Festival in Carpinteria. FA
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