May it lead you to adventure!
You know what’s handy? Waking up in the morning, firing up your phone/computer and being able to scan a super quick (but curated) rundown of the best of what lies ahead. So here it is, our list of fun things to do in Los Angeles for today, Friday, October 4, 2019.
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1. [2 p.m.] Tito’s Handmade Vodka and Tito’s Tacos are teaming up to celebrate National Vodka Day and National Taco Day, which happen to occur on the same day October 4! Head down to the legendary crunchy taco joint in Culver City, to indulge in tacos and Tito’s Handmade Vodka cocktails coupled with Folklórico and Mariachi entertainment. Tickets for this fiesta will be sold for $25 at the door and include three cocktails and tacos. $10 non-alcoholic tickets can also be purchased.
2. [5 p.m.] ‘First Time in L.A.’ at Touchon&Co Gallery is an art exhibition highlighting artists from around the world exhibiting in Los Angeles for the first time. Over 60 artworks will be shown from 20 artists. Runs Oct. 1-5 FREE
3. [6 p.m.] Nights of the Jack, a half mile trail completely filled with thousands of pop culture inspired hand-carved illuminated Jack O’Lanterns returns to King Gillette Ranch in Calabasas October 3 through November 3 for a spooktacular family friendly event.
4. [6 p.m.] Constitution Happy Hour at AMMO at The Hammer continues this Friday with guided, topical conversations about the US Constitution and its role in our democracy.
5. [6:30 p.m.] Get up close and personal with sharks at the Aquarium of the Pacific during Shark Lagoon Nights. Guests will have the opportunity to touch bamboo sharks and view large sharks in an after hours setting. FREE
6. [7:30 p.m.] The Griffith Observatory hosts a monthly forum where some of the most amazing phenomena in the known universe are explained and discussed. It’s called All Space Considered and it takes place on the first Friday of every month. FREE
7. [8 p.m.] Caltech Astronomy invites the public to sit in on a stargazing and lecture event this Friday at 8 p.m. FREE
8. [8 p.m.] Metro Art Los Angeles present an all-new film screening series featuring animated films at Union Station. This Friday Song of the Sea will be screened. The event is free and open to the public. Seating will be on a first-come, first-served basis. FREE
9. [various] Tack on a little camp with your frights this Halloween season when Freeform’s ‘31 Nights of Halloween’ come to life Oct. 2-7. Step into an interactive Halloween Town, stop at the Sanderson Sisters magical cottage from Hocus Pocus, and a prize-filled Oogie Boogie’s lair from Nightmare Before Christmas, more surprises are in stored but only if you’re able to snag a ticket. Act fast, half the dates are already sold out.
10. [various] The Lexus All-Star Chef Classic takes over L.A. LIVE for four days of extravagant meals prepared by top chefs from around the United States in a stadium and or arena setting plus two strolling events
#SPONSORED DEAL FOR THE DAY: $69 tix to Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios (via Goldstar)