This weekend different neighborhoods are hosting festivals, the Autry has a new exhibit, and Halloween is getting closer!
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Discover Marina del Rey
Burton Chace Park
13650 Mindanao Way, Marina del Rey, CA
Discover Marina del Rey on Sunday, October 9th from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. This free event features something for the whole family. There will be educational booths offering information about health, safety, and the environment; there will be live music; food trucks; arts and crafts; games; and much more. (Admission is free though some activities may require a fee).
24th Annual Pumpkin Festival
Cal Poly Pomona
4102 S. University Dr., Pomona, CA 91768
If you’re looking for a change of scenery, take a drive to Pomona for the 24th Annual Pumpkin Festival being held on Saturday, October 8th and Sunday, October 9th (from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm each day). Pick out the perfect pumpkin, try to navigate through the corn maze, have fun at the petting zoo, and enjoy the live entertainment. Check the website for more information about all the fun activities you can can participate in. Tickets can be purchased in advance online.
Taste of Encino
Ventura Blvd. between Balboa and Amestoy, Encino, CA 91316
Families are invited to the Taste of Encino happening on Sunday, October 9th from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Festivities include live entertainment, craft vendors, food trucks, a health fair, and a kids fun zone (including games, crafts, face painting, and more). The event is free.
The Autry Museum
4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles, CA 90027
The Autry invites families to its new exhibit, California Continued, opening on Sunday, October 9th. California Continued is being described as the “most transformative project in the Autry’s nearly 30-year history.” 20,000 square feet of garden and gallery space will help tell the story of California’s past and how we can use that information to care for California’s present and future. Among the art and artifacts on display will also be a new ethnobotanical garden featuring more than 60 native plants and a projection room that will take visitors on a road trip through California.
Reyes Adobe Days
Reyes Adobe Park
30400 Rainbow Crest Dr., Agoura Hills, CA
The city of Agoura Hills is celebrating “Reyes Adobe Days” from Thursday, October 6th through Sunday, October 9th. Different activities are planned for each day so check the website for a list of scheduled events. Festivities do include live musical performances, food,arts and crafts, tours of the Reyes Adobe, and more.
Discovery Cube Orange County
2500 N. Main St., Santa Ana, CA 92705
and Discovery Cube Los Angeles
11800 Foothill Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 91342
Each weekend in October (as well as Halloween day), families are invited to celebrate and learn about “Spooky Science” at the Discovery Cube. (The special events are planned for both Discovery Cube locations). Each weekend has a different theme; this weekend it’s “Animal Science Weekend” where kids can learn about rodents, insects , and “spooky animals.” You can even dress as your favorite animal! In addition to the special themed activities, each weekend guests will also enjoy the “Wizard of Ooze” stage show.
Feria de Los Moles
El Pueblo HIstorical Monument
845 N. Alameda St., Los Angeles, CA
Downtown L.A. is the site of the Mole Fair on Sunday, October 9th from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. The free festivities include live musical performances, fun, art, and of course, lots of food! Feria de Los Moles is called the “Largest Mexican Food Festival in the USA.”
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