Events

Fri. Sat. October 24th, 25th

Ghost Walk Riverside - Events Los Angeles and California listings from EncinoMom.com the California Lifestyle magazine.23RD ANNUAL
GHOST WALK
Riverside

Ghost Walk Riverside continues the tradition of sharing the art of storytelling during California Riverside Ballet’s annual event! This year’s line-up includes six “spooktacular” tour options that highlight the city’s most renowned sites through its history-rich downtown. As an encore, enjoy live entertainment to include music, dance, tricks and treats!

Details Here!


Fri. Sat. October 24th, 25th

Manxmouse - Events Los Angeles and California listings from EncinoMom.com the California Lifestyle magazine.MANXMOUSE
THE MOUSE WHO KNEW NO FEAR
Santa Monica

 

Get ready to fall in love with the most adorable little mouse! Join Manxmouse on a special adventure! This timeless tale of kindness, friendship, and bravery against all odds will capture young audience members and their families with its imaginative use of found objects, puppetry, and music. Based on the novel by Paul Gallico. Join us for pre-show activities and snacks! (Ages 7+ )

Details Here!          More at The Broad Stage!


October 24th, 25th, 26th

Zombie Walk - Events Los Angeles and California listings from EncinoMom.com the California Lifestyle magazine.7TH ANNUAL
LONG BEACH ZOMBIE WALK

Join hordes of rotting revelers for an annual zombie outbreak, a three day invasion of undead music, film, horror and cult vendors! The apocalyptic festival features over a dozen bands, outdoor screenings of classic zombie movies, games, exhibitors, contests, ghoulish attractions, food and libations for all ages!

Details Here!


Sat. October 25th

Chelsea Girls - Events Los Angeles and California listings from EncinoMom.com the California Lifestyle magazine.REDCAT
CALARTS’ DOWNTOWN CENTER
FOR CONTEMPORARY ART

THE CHELSEA GIRLS:  REVIVAL SCREENING OF THE FILM BY ANDY WARHOL — Some died in lonely drug overdoses, some became controversial artists, some mysteriously disappeared, some had impressive careers in B-movies, but forty-eight years after Chelsea Girls’ premiere, their bitchiness, exuberance, humor, and Edenic experimentation with drugs, sex and art explode on the split screen. 7:00pm.

Details Here!          REDCAT Fall Season!


Sat. October 25th

Boo! Parade - Events Los Angeles and California listings from EncinoMom.com the California Lifestyle magazine.10TH ANNUAL
BOULEVARD BOO! PARADE
San Diego

San Diego’s only Halloween parade! This free, family event is bigger and spookier than ever! More floats, more zombies, and more music! The fun doesn’t stop after the parade. Stop over to the AfterBOO Community Carnival & Float Award’s Ceremony! Enjoy live music, carnival rides, games, cold drinks and food trucks with friends!

Details Here!


Museums

Heritage Square Museum - Events Los Angeles and California listings from EncinoMom.com the California Lifestyle magazine.

11TH ANNUAL
HALLOWEEN & MOURNING TOURS
Heritage Square Museum

Sat. Sun. October 25th, 26th. Experience a 1930s funeral, see the Victorian origins of still practiced mourning etiquette. Poisons and poisonous medicines will be also be discussed. On Sunday the event becomes more family friendly with the addition of the San Gabriel Valley Storytellers, a pumpkin patch, games, crafts, and trick-or-treating!

Details Here!

Links to more museums . . . more adventures!

Heritage Square Museum                                                      The Gamble House
LACMA (LA County Museum of Art)                                     Griffith Observatory
The Paley Center (TV & Radio)                                              L.A. Conservancy
Hammer Museum                                                                    The Getty
California Science Center                                                      The Norton Simon Museum
The Nethercutt Collection                                                      Natural History Museum
MOCA                                                                                       Skirball Cultural Center       
Balboa Park’s Museums (San Diego)                                    Long Beach Museum of Art
Bergamot Station / Santa Monica Museum of Art               Japanese American National Museum
Autry National Center of the American West                       Aquarium of the Pacific
The Huntington (Art Collections, Botanical Gardens)        Museum of Tolerance
The Museum of Jurassic Technology                                   Los Angeles Center for Digital Art


Now through Oct. 26th

Oktoberfest - Events Los Angeles and California listings from EncinoMom.com the California Lifestyle magazine.OKTOBERFEST
Anaheim

Join the Phoenix Club at the best Oktoberfest in Orange County. We are located in Anaheim, the heart of Orange County, where we’ve been celebrating Oktoberfest for over 50 years! Our delicious German food, German beer on tap, Polkas and Prosts in our Festzelt and Biergarten, will have you Partying like a German!

Details Here!                    SEE ENCINOMOM AT OKTOBERFEST! 

Oktoberfest at The Phoenix Club in Anaheim, California on California Living with host Lisa Keating for EncinoMom.tv


Sunday, Oct. 26th

Palm Desert Golf Cart Parade - Events Los Angeles and California listings from EncinoMom.com the California Lifestyle magazine.50TH ANNUAL
PALM DESERT
GOLF CART PARADE

Experience the spectacular color, pageantry and fun as scores of whimsically decorated golf carts and bands march down Palm Desert’s famous shop-’til-you-drop El Paseo, in the first major event of the season! Featuring special guest band, USC Trojan Marching Band, The Spirit of Troy. Parade Steps off at 1pm!

Details Here!


Friday, Oct. 31st

Halloween Party - Events Los Angeles and California listings from EncinoMom.com the California Lifestyle magazine.7TH ANNUAL
HALLOWEEN PARTY
Downtown L.A.

Held in Grand Hope Park at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising on Halloween night, children will enjoy puppet shows, bouncy houses, crafts, video games, hot dogs, and “trick-or-treat doors”. Buy your tickets today! $5 in advance; $8 at the door; free for children under 2.

Details Here!


Friday, Oct. 31st

Houdini - Events Los Angeles and California listings from EncinoMom.com the California Lifestyle magazine.OBSCURA SOCIETY LA:
HOUDINI’S FINAL SEANCE
Hollywood

On Halloween night, 1936, the most prized invitation in Hollywood was to witness the last attempt to contact Harry Houdini through the spirit world. We will recreate this experience that so fascinated Houdini, his wife Bess, and the colorful cast of characters they associated with! Please join us in a beautiful, Old Hollywood setting, where the household staff will serve you drinks and hors d’oeuvres as we all experience a mysterious and unforgettable All Hallows’ Eve.

Details Here!


Friday, Oct. 31st 

Nosteratu - Events Los Angeles and California listings from EncinoMom.com the California Lifestyle magazine.SCREENING NOSFERATU
WITH LIVE ORGAN
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Nosferatu, the first-ever vampire movie, with its hideous-looking count and ample creepiness, delivers. Watch it come to life on the big screen while Clark Wilson accompanies on the monstrous Walt Disney Concert Hall pipe organ!

Details Here!


Friday, Oct. 31st,  & Nov. 1st, 2nd

Abbott and Costello - Events Los Angeles and California listings from EncinoMom.com the California Lifestyle magazine.ABBOTT AND COSTELLO
MEET FRANKENSTEIN
El Segundo

 

Old Time Music Hall presents the iconic comedy duo of Bud Abbott and Lou Costello! This film may be a spoof, but it’s also an homage to the legendary monsters of Universal Studios. The three monters (Bela Lugosi as Dracula, Lon Chaney, Jr. as the Wolfman, and Glenn Strange as Frankenstein) play it straight, making the blend of comedy with horror so incredibly entertaining.

Details Here!


Saturday, Nov. 1st

Animation Celebration - Events Los Angeles and California listings from EncinoMom.com the California Lifestyle magazine.WORLD ANIMATION CELEBRATION
Hollywood

 

Animation Libation Studios & Animation Magazine are reviving The World Animation Celebration beginning this year with a short film animation festival. There are limited *FREE* tickets! The festival is showcasing animated shorts from over 40 countries including categories of CG, Traditional, Student Films, Stop motion, 2D Digital, and Experimental. A full day of animated films with industry panels, and featuring world-class animation professional judges! 

Details Here!


Now through Nov. 1st

Coagula Curatorial - Events Los Angeles and California listings from EncinoMom.com the California Lifestyle magazine.BOMBAY SAPPHIRE
ARTISAN SERIES
Chinatown

The Los Angeles Artisan Series will highlight the works of 20-30 Los Angeles metro area artists during a 10 market juried exhibition. This Exhibition will be on view at Coagula Curatorial thru November 1, 2014. Sponsored by Bombay Sapphire Gin in partnership with Russell and Danny Simmons’ RUSH Philanthropic Arts Foundation. Come see works by such artists as Warren Keating.

Details Here!


Now through Nov. 2nd

Pumpkin Patch - Events Los Angeles and California listings from EncinoMom.com the California Lifestyle magazine.LIVE OAK CANYON
PUMPKIN PATCH
Yucaipa

We grow over 100 varieties of pumpkins & gourds here at The Pumpkin Patch. We have sizes, shapes, colors and textures for every Fall decorating project. Weekends offer FREE Tractor Pulled Hayrides, Old West Entertainers, Musicians, Magic Shows & Balloon Artists, Comedians and more! A Giant Hay Castle and two shady Picnic Areas are available for customers to enjoy 7 days a week!

Details Here!


Now through Nov. 2nd

Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns - Events Los Angeles and California listings from EncinoMom.com the California Lifestyle magazine.RISE OF THE JACK O’LANTERNS
Descanso Gardens

Come see over 5,000 hand-carved Jack O’Lanterns! RISE of the Jack O’Lanterns is a family-friendly, all ages Halloween extravaganza featuring carvings from dozens of local artists in a unique walk-through experience. Discover celebrities, sports figures and other large scale displays all crafted from jack o’lanterns!

Details Here!


Now through Nov. 2nd

Native Fall Plant Sale - Events Los Angeles and California listings from EncinoMom.com the California Lifestyle magazine.ANNUAL FALL
NATIVE PLANT SALE
Santa Barbara

With thousands of plants from the many habitats of California, the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden’s annual sales dwarf all other native plant events on the Central Coast. Speak with our knowledgable staff about what plants are best for your garden or come to some of our weekend workshops and Drought Defense Day to learn more!

Details Here!


Now through Dec. 31ST.

Jay Ward - Events Los Angeles and California listings from EncinoMom.com the California Lifestyle magazine.JAY WARD LEGACY EXHIBIT
Beverly Hills

DreamWorks Animation and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment pay homage to the legendary creator and animation TV producer Jay Ward! See over sixty pieces of rarely seen artwork, sculpture, and memorabilia from Jay Ward Productions—shows including Rocky and His Friends, The Bullwinkle Show, Peabody’s Improbable History, Fractured Fairytales, Aesop and Son, and more!

Details Here!                    

Mr. Peabody & Sherman Blu-ray Giveaway!


Theater

LA STAGE ALLIANCE
DISCOUNT TICKETSThe Goat - Events Los Angeles and California listings from EncinoMom.com the California Lifestyle magazine.

Edward Albee’s The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia — LA Times Critics Choice! 17 for 17 rave reviews! Directed by Ken Sawyer. Produced by Jon Imparato. With Matt Kirkwood, Spencer Morrissey, Ann Noble and Paul Witten. Edward Albee’s Tony Award-winning play comes to the Davison/Valentini Theatre in a new production. What are the limits of tradition, tolerance and morality? Who gets to set the standards? How far are you really willing to go?

 

LA Stage Alliance is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to building appreciation and support for the performing arts in Greater Los Angeles for nearly thirty-five years! Check out their web site for many shows offering discount tickets! Get out of the house! Have fun at a live performance! Naturally in 3-D, and gluten free!

More performing arts, more shows, more discount tickets across Los Angeles!


Film

Film

Love movies? Well, California and Los Angeles have a nearly infinite variety of film festivals and venues to explore movies from around the world, and from Hollywood’s rich past! Multi-plexes are a dime-a-dozen, but we’ve gathered for you a listing of unique and special places where you can enjoy the full breadth of this incredible art form. Did we miss your favorite? Let us know!

 


The Cinefamily
Echo Park Film Center (screenings and classes)
USC School of Cinematic Arts – Free film screenings!
The Nuart
The American Cinematheque (The Egyptian & The Aero)
New Beverly Cinema
Laemmle’s Theaters
Downtown Independent
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (screenings and exhibitions)
Old Town Music Hall
Los Angeles Conservancy (Last Remaining Seats summer festival)
Los Angeles Film Forum
Electric Dusk Drive-In (Outdoors in downtown LA!)
Vineland Drive-In (Outdoors in City of Industry!)
Van Buren Drive-In (Outdoors in Riverside!)
West Wind Drive-In (Outdoors in Goleta / Santa Barbara!)
Mission Tiki Drive-In (Outdoors in Monclair!)
Street Food Cinema (outdoors!)
Cinespia (outdoors!)
LACMA Film Program
UC Santa Barbara (Arts & Lectures film program)
Sundance Cinemas


Flea Markets

Flea Market - Events Los Angeles and California listings from EncinoMom.com the California Lifestyle magazine.Los Angeles has an impressive collection of Flea Markets, where you can find great antiques, unique gifts, thrift items and support independent local businesses! Enjoy our famous Southern California weather while you treasure hunt!

Pasadena City College Flea Market
               — First Sunday every month.
Rose Bowl Flea Market
               — Second Sunday every month.
Melrose Trading Post
               — Every Saturday & Sunday.
Long Beach Antique Market
               — Third Sunday every month.


Farmer’s Markets

EXPORE A FARMER’S MARKET NEAR YOU!Echo Park Farmers Market - Events California listings from EncinoMom.com the California Lifestyle magazine.

Los Angeles has a rich landscape of Farmer’s Markets! Somewhere near you there are local producers of fresh fruits, vegetables, and foods of all sorts and descriptions! It’s a wonderful way to connect with folks right here in California! Pull up a chair at California’s Table!

Thursdays:
Thousand Oaks
South Pasadena
Glendale
Long Beach

Fridays:
Eagle Rock Farmers Market
Venice
Echo Park

Downtown L.A. (Bank of America Plaza)

Saturdays:                                                               Sundays:
Canoga Park Farmers Market                               ONEgeneration Encino Farmers Market
Santa Monica                                                          Melrose Place
North Hollywood                                                    Studio City
Downtown Burbank                                               Santa Monica
Pasadena (Victory Park)                                        Hollywood

FIND A FARMER’S MARKET NEAR YOU:
projects.latimes.com/farmers-markets                            experiencela.com
ccfm.com (California Certified Farmers Markets)           farmernet.com
Raw Inspiration                                                                  Ventura County Certified Farmers Markets
Harbor Area Farmers Markets


Call Saturday, Nov. 1st

The Huntington - Events Los Angeles and California listings from EncinoMom.com the California Lifestyle magazine.FIRST THURSDAYS: A FREE DAY HUNTINGTON GARDENS
Pasadena

The art collections and botanical gardens are eye-popping, definitely one of the crown jewels of Los Angeles. But ticket prices have become exorbitant. EncinoMom to the rescue!

All non-member visitors must have a ticket. Tickets are free and should be requested online. No more tickets are available for November 6th Free Day, but tickets for December 4th Free Day will be available on Nov. 1st at 9am SHARP!

Details Here!


Tues. November 4th

Story Time - Events Los Angeles and California listings from EncinoMom.com the California Lifestyle magazine.STORY TIME
WESTFIELD TOPANGA MALL
Canoga Park

Join us the first Tuesday of every month at 11am in The Canyon for Story Time! Our special storyteller will read a new book followed by entertainment for children that may include live performances, sing-a-longs, arts and crafts and more! 11:00am to 12:00pm.

Details Here!


Saturday, Nov. 8th

Coffee Con - Events Los Angeles and California listings from EncinoMom.com the California Lifestyle magazine.COFFEE CON
Los Angeles

CoffeeCon is a one-day consumer coffee festival. Taste the world’s different coffee, locally roasted every conceivable way, brew using many different methods. Expert presenters share secrets to expand your taste buds and coffee consciousness. Classes and hands-on labs empower and expand your own coffee brewing at home!

Details Here!


Saturday, Nov. 15th

6TH SEASON
WOODLAND HILLS ICE
GRAND OPENING PARTY

Woodland Hills Ice is the LARGEST outdoor ice skating rink in Southern California and hold 7,000 square feet of 100% real ice. Come join us for skate classes, birthday parties, corporate events, sponsorships, fundraisers and so much more! The 2014/15 Season runs from Nov. 14 through Jan. 19!

Our “Grand Opening Party” will have face painting, balloon artists, a bounce house, food trucks and a live DJ!

Details Here!


Wednesday, Nov. 19th

Culver City - Events Los Angeles and California listings from EncinoMom.com the California Lifestyle magazine.DOWNTOWN CULVER CITY’S
THIRD WEDNESDAYS

 

Sample seasonal, artisanal cuisine and cocktails from Downtown Culver City’s award-winning restaurants and bars. Retailers and businesses will also have specials and discounts exclusive for the event. Eat, drink and dine, enjoy live music under the stars!

 

Details Here!


Sunday, Dec. 7th

CicLAvia 2014 - Events Los Angeles and California listings from EncinoMom.com the California Lifestyle magazine.CICLAVIA
Los Angeles

CicLAvia temporarily removes cars from L.A. streets – and the streets fill up with smiles! CicLAvia makes the streets safe for people to walk, skate, play and ride a bike. There are activities along the route!

December 7th – South Los Angeles route.

 

Details Here! 


Charity – Ongoing

Charity - Events California listings from EncinoMom.com the California Lifestyle magazine.GIVE – CONTRIBUTE – CHARITY

St. Vincent Meals on Wheels prepares and delivers nutritious meals to homebound seniors and other vulnerable residents.
Downtown Women’s Center is the only resource in L.A. that is exclusively dedicated to serving the needs of homeless and low-income women.
Los Angeles Regional Food Bank is a nonprofit charitable organization that is at the heart of a charitable food distribution network that includes over 1,000 charitable agency sites throughout L.A. County.


Community Project

SAVE LOS ENCINOS HISTORIC STATE PARK!Los Encinos - Events California listings from EncinoMom.com the California Lifestyle magazine.

This is a community network dedicated to saving Los Encinos State Historic Park! SaveLosEncinos.org is a place where people can find out about volunteering, get information, and get involved! This is a great one stop site for everything Los Encinos!

Los Encinos State Historic Park
16756 Moorpark St.,
Encino, CA 91436-1068

For more information: savelosencinos.org


Thursdays

Child Safety Seat - Events California listings from EncinoMom.com the California Lifestyle magazine.Child Safety Seat Inspection & Installation

These inspections are held at various locations throughout the San Fernando Valley. A Certified Child Seat Instructor / Technician will inspect your child’s seat at no charge to help protect your child’s ride in the vehicle.

7:30 am to 11:30 am – by appointment please.
Call for appointment: (818) 644-8143

 

Valley Traffic Advisory Council
7870 Nollan Place,
Panorama City, CA 91402

 

For more information: vtac-vtd.org