Weekly Events Calendar

April 4, 2014

Los Angeles Area Events Calendar


April 4

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Art with an Agenda Presents: The Beautiful Autism

A silent auction featuring the works of 30 artists in support of the Benefit Fullerton Cares Autism Coalition will be held at the Egan Gallery.

Time: 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Location: The Egan Gallery, 223 W. Santa Fe Ave., Fullerton, CA 92832
Cost: Free
Website: www.artwithanagenda.org


April 5

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Family Day at the PMCA

Art projects for the whole family to enjoy involving the museum’s exhibits will be available.

Time: 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Location: Pasadena Museum of California Art, 490 East Union St., Pasadena, CA 91101
Cost: Free
Website: pmcaonline.org


The 6th Annual L.A. Beer Festival

Join in on the beer celebration with dozens of craft breweries, food trucks, live entertainment — this year’s acts are Black Crystal Wolf Kids and Metal Shop — and beer tastings at this year’s fest.

Time: 12 p.m. to 3 p.m., 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Location: Los Angeles Center Studios, 1201 West Fifth St., Los Angeles, CA 90017
Cost: $40
Website: www.drinkeatplay.com


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Grand Park and L.A. Taco present Taco Madness, hosted by DJ Azul 213, which will bring together the best tacos in town, eight DJs, live art and a beer garden.

Time: 12 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Location: Grand Park between Grand and Hill, 200 North Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90012
Cost: Free
Website: grandparkla.org


April 5-6

ACS-DC Clay Festival & Gift Show

This annual event offers handmade ceramics by artists from all over Southern California as well as demonstrations. Proceeds will go toward the ACS-DC Scholarship fund and the Arboretum Foundation.

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Location: Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden, 301 North Baldwin Ave., Arcadia, CA 91007
Cost: Free
Website: www.arboretum.org


April 5 – May 18 (weekends only)

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The Original Renaissance Pleasure Faire

The fair, which started in 1963, attracts a crowd of 200,000 each year. Enjoy games, artisans, rides, entertainment, food and much more.

Time: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Location: Santa Fe Dam Recreation Area, 15501 Arrow Hwy., Irwindale, CA 91706
Cost: Adults $26, children $13
Website: www.renfair.com

April 6

Thai New Year “Songkran” Festival

Welcome the Thai New Year by enjoying traditional activities like Thai kickboxing, cooking demonstrations, live entertainment, crafts, vendors and exhibitions at this all-day festival.

Time: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Location: Hollywood Blvd. & N. Western Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90027
Cost: Free
Website: www.lacommons.org



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In this car-free event, cyclists, pedestrians and skaters will have the chance to enjoy a traffic-free Wilshire Blvd. and the exciting institutions along it — LACMA, the Craft and Folk Museum, the Page Museum — during the health- and environment-friendly day.

Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: Wilshire Blvd.
Cost: Free
Website: www.ciclavia.org


9th Annual Ultimate Wine Festival

Wine enthusiasts will love the more-than-50 wineries featured at this year’s ultimate wine festival. The celebration will also hold an auction, offer hors d’oeuvres and benefit Manhattan Beach Middle School.

Time: 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Location: Shade Hotel, 1221 N. Valley Dr., Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Cost: General admission $125, VIP $200
Website: www.eventbrite.com


Event times and details are subject to change. For tips on events, contact us via email.