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10 Fun Things To Do TODAY in L.A. for August 27, 2017

August 27, 2017 by We Like L.A. Staff

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 for the day at hand in the city you live in. So here it is!

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Below is our quick link list of 10 fun things to do in Los Angeles for today, Sunday, August 27, 2017. May it lead you to adventure!

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Bulleit Whiskey Neon Sign Grand Central

Graphic designer Brendan Donnelly and neon artist Lisa Shulte stand next to their shared creation at Grand Central Market. Photo by Brian Champlin / We Like L.A.


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1. [8 a.m.Topanga Vintage Market hits Pierce College in Woodland Hills on the fourth Sunday of every month featuring vintage goods from over 170 of Los Angeles’ best vintage, antiques, and collectibles dealers.

2. [10 a.m.]  Mad Science Sunday at Kidspace Children’s Museum.

3. [noonDTLA Proud Festival returns to Pershing Square on August 26 and 27 for a fun weekend celebrating local queer culture, art, history and entertainment.

4. [1 p.m.]  The first annual Festival Del Marisco Y Michelada is premiering this Sunday. Taking place at the Pico Rivera Sports Arena, the event will feature carnival rides, games, food vendors, dance bands, seafood and an award for the best michelada! Be sure to check for discount tickets if you plan on attending. DISCOUNTED (via Goldstar)

5. [2 p.m.The Floor Improv Day at Union Station is a free public event showcasing L.A.’s diverse musicians and dancers from live musical performances, dance lessons, percussion workshops, and the very funny The Floor Improv Jam. This event is free and open to all ages. FREE

6. [2 p.m.] The Los Angeles Visionaries Association (LAVA) will host their popular Sunday Salon where guest will enjoy a talk and walking tour of an architectural gem in danger of being demolished. This Sunday join them for “The Cranky Preservationist in Search of Lost Art Deco” led by architectural historian Nathan Marsak at the ARCO Plaza towers, built in 1972 a Meisian Corporate International style building. To join this fun FREE event, meet up in the basement of Grand Central Market in DTLA. FREE

7. [7 p.m.] Drinkin’ Smokin’ & West Coastin’ — A Group Love/Hate Letter to LA at Think Tank Gallery examines Los Angeles and all its stereotypes through art and insanely fun events. This Sunday the gallery will host Brew High a notorious comedy show that’s also a drinking/smoking game.

8. [variousThe 7th annual Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival comes to Downtown L.A. and Santa Monica August 24 through 27 for a four-day epicurean event showcasing the best of what Los Angeles and beyond has to offer in food and drink culture. Check for discount tickets before making your purchase. DISCOUNTED (via Goldstar)

9. [various] The West Hollywood Dance Festival (WHDF) returns to West Hollywood’s Park Auditorium August 20 through 27 for a week-long celebration featuring performances, workshops for all levels, and open rehearsals.

10. [various] The Nisei Week Japanese Festival is happening from August 19-27 with unique cultural celebrations in historic Little Tokyo that includes a Gyoza Eating Championship, cultural exhibits, demos, food and more.

DEAL OF THE DAY: $4 tix to Smiths/Morrissey Nite at Echoplex

Want more ideas for upcoming things to do in L.A.? Check out our Los Angeles events calendar.

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