Events - Aug 27, 2017

Below you will find the most comprehensive list of upcoming events, family activities, and things to do in L.A. with kids.  Browse through all of the events, or use the convenient search tool below to find the specific types of events you are looking for.

The Eagles Have Landed: Dan Gurney’s All American Racers Exhibit

The Eagles Have Landed: Dan Gurney’s All American Racers Exhibit

Petersen Automotive Museum, Los Angeles, California

10 a.m.-6 p.m. Jan. 28-Jan. 17, 2018. Dan Gurney is one of the iconic names of auto racing for his success as a driver, designer...

01/28/2017 - 01/17/2018: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Butterfly Pavilion

Butterfly Pavilion

Natural History Museum, Los Angeles, California

9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. March 19-Sept. 4. The new Butterfly Pavilion provides more room to view all of the beautiful butterflies. More than 30 species of...

03/19/2017 - 09/04/2017: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Chihuly at the Catalina Island Museum

Chihuly at the Catalina Island Museum

Catalina Island Museum, Catalina Island, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 26-Dec. 11 (closed Thanksgiving Day). An internationally acclaimed artist, Dale Chihuly creates unique sculptural pieces that are known for their unusual...

03/26/2017 - 12/11/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Extreme Mammals: Odd Features. Unusual Creatures Exhibition

Extreme Mammals: Odd Features. Unusual Creatures Exhibition

Natural History Museum, Los Angeles, California

9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. May 12-Sept. 10. In this exhibition, you can explore the 200-million-year history of mammals, and encounter some quite unusual, rare and strange...

05/12/2017 - 09/10/2017: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Body Worlds: Pulse Exhibit

Body Worlds: Pulse Exhibit

California Science Center, Los Angeles, California

10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 20-Feb. 20. This exhibit examines human anatomy, physiology and health through real human plastinates. This new generation of plastinates show, on...

05/20/2017 - 02/20/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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FROGS: Dazzling and Disappearing Exhibit

FROGS: Dazzling and Disappearing Exhibit

Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach, California

9 a.m.-6 p.m. May 26-March 31. Hop on over to the Aquarium to see a wild array of frogs and their fellow amphibians. Interactive exhibits, educational...

05/26/2017 - 03/31/2018: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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California Adventure's “Summer of Heroes”

California Adventure's “Summer of Heroes”

California Adventure Park, Anaheim, CA

8 a.m.-9 p.m. May 17-Sept. 10. The epic, immersive “Guardians of the Galaxy–Mission: BREAKOUT!” ride is the big, new attraction at California Adventure, but there...

05/27/2017 - 09/10/2017: 8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Above and Beyond: The Ultimate Interactive Flight Exhibition

Above and Beyond: The Ultimate Interactive Flight Exhibition

Discovery Cube Orange County, Santa Ana, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 27-Sept. 10. This high-flying exhibit salutes Boeing's 100 years in the aerospace world. It features immersive simulations and interactive design challenge...

05/27/2017 - 09/10/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Dinosaurs Unearthed Exhibit

Dinosaurs Unearthed Exhibit

Discovery Cube Los Angeles, Sylmar, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 27-Sept. 10. Take a step back to prehistoric times at the Discovery Cube LA. In this immersive exhibit, you will walk...

05/27/2017 - 09/10/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Doc McStuffins: The Exhibit!

Doc McStuffins: The Exhibit!

Discovery Cube Orange County, Santa Ana, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 27-Sept. 10. Young doctors-in-training can help out at the McStuffins Toy Hospital E.R., Pet Vet, and Nursery at this Discovery Cube...

05/27/2017 - 09/10/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Titanic: The Exhibition

Titanic: The Exhibition

Ronald Reagan Library and Museum, Simi Valley , CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 27-Jan. 7 (closed Nov. 23, Dec. 25, Jan. 1). The Reagan Library and Museum will premiere this exhibit that will display...

05/27/2017 - 01/07/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Titanic in Photographs: The Exhibition

Titanic in Photographs: The Exhibition

Queen Mary, Long Beach, CA

11 a.m.-6 p.m. through July 31, 2018. One great ship is saluting another in this exhibit. On display at the Queen Mary is nearly 100...

06/01/2017 - 07/31/2018: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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The High Art of Riding Low: Ranflas, Corazón e Inspiración Exhibit

The High Art of Riding Low: Ranflas, Corazón e Inspiración Exhibit

Petersen Automotive Museum, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 1-June 3. The lowrider car is an icon symbol of both Chicano and Southern California culture. This exhibit examines the lowrider...

07/01/2017 - 06/03/2018: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Pageant Of The Masters

Pageant Of The Masters

Festival of Arts, Laguna Beach, CA

8:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m. July 7-August 31. One of the annual highlights of Laguna Beach's long-running Festival of Arts is this unusual theater production, which is...

07/07/2017 - 08/31/2017: 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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Fiesta La Ballona

Fiesta La Ballona

Veterans Park, Culver City, CA

4:30-10 p.m. Aug. 25, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Aug. 26, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Aug. 27. Culver City's popular "Party in the Park" will be a little...

08/25/2017 - 08/27/2017: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Brick Fest Live

Brick Fest Live

Pasadena Convention Center, Pasadena, CA

10 a.m.-2 p.m., 2-6 p.m. Aug. 26-27. This lovefest for LEGO fans is stacked with over 10 interactive attractions, multiple original LEGO displays, and several...

08/26/2017 - 08/27/2017: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Spencer Makenzie’s End of Summer Block Party

Spencer Makenzie’s End of Summer Block Party

Spencer Mackenzie’s Fish Co., Ventura, CA

10 a.m.-7 p.m. Aug. 26-27. Spencer Makenzie’s, the popular Ventura seafood restaurant, will host the nation’s largest cornhole tournament as part of its 8th annual End...

08/26/2017 - 08/27/2017: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

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Knott's Berry Farm's Coaster Campout

Knott's Berry Farm's Coaster Campout

Knott’s Berry Farm, Buena Park, CA

Knott's Berry Farm offers families to the opportunity to camp out for a night in the park's picnic center at this fundraiser for the Boys...

08/26/2017 - 08/27/2017: 7:00 pm - 10:00 am

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Nisei Week

Nisei Week

Little Toyko, L.A., CA

various times, Aug. 19-20, 26-27. For the 77th year, Nisei Week will be celebrated in the Little Toyota neighborhood of downtown Los Angeles. The festival's...

08/27/2017: 8:00 am - 7:00 pm

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Palos Verdes Farmers Market

Palos Verdes Farmers Market

Palos Verdes Peninsula High School, Rolling Hills Estates , Ca

This well-established farmers market, which has been operating for 23 years, offers a wide selection of fruit, vegetables and organic foods. There are also vendors...

08/27/2017: 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

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California Continued at the Autry

California Continued at the Autry

Autry Museum of the American West, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. The Autry has a new gallery space that will be home to "California Continued," which will explore...

08/27/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Early Learner Programs: Toddler Time Español

Early Learner Programs: Toddler Time Español

Kidspace Children’s Museum, Pasadena, CA

Interactive movements between the toddler and their caregiver will focus on coordination, balance and body awareness, which will help the child develop confidence, cooperation and...

08/27/2017: 10:00 am - 11:30 am

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Mad Science Sunday

Mad Science Sunday

Kidspace Children’s Museum, Pasadena, CA

Things will be a little messy at the Museum at today's Mad Science program. Youngsters can use real lab equipment to conjure up slimy, fizzing...

08/27/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Madrona Marsh Nature Walk

Madrona Marsh Nature Walk

Madrona Marsh Preserve, San Pedro, CA

On this docent-led walk on the Preserve, families can learn about the history of Madrona Marsh. Listen and look for resident and migrant species visiting...

08/27/2017: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Malibu Lagoon Field Trips: Family Birdwatching Walk

Malibu Lagoon Field Trips: Family Birdwatching Walk

Malibu Lagoon, Malibu, CA/Los Angeles

Families can find out who will see the most birds on this picturesque one-hour walk. The walk's leaders are experienced with kids so please bring...

08/27/2017: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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Play! Exhibit

Play! Exhibit

The Autry National Center of the American West, L.A., California

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. June 18-Jan. 7. The Autry's latest exhibit is all about "play." Featuring a fun selection of toys,...

08/27/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Kids Koncert: Evo Bluestein

Kids Koncert: Evo Bluestein

Theatricum Botanicum, Topanga, CA

Folk musician Bluestein is a multi-instrumentalist and a clogger too, who with create a barnyard dance at the Botanicum with his lively and playful Appalachian-style...

08/27/2017: 10:30 am - 11:30 am

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A Universal History of Infamy Exhibit

A Universal History of Infamy Exhibit

LACMA, L.A., CA

11 a.m.–5 p.m. Mon.-Tues., Thur., 11 a.m.–8 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Aug. 20-Feb. 19. This exhibit's name references a Jorge Luis Borges short...

08/27/2017: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Chagall: Fantasies for the Stage Exhibition

Chagall: Fantasies for the Stage Exhibition

LACMA, L.A., CA

11 a.m.–5 p.m. Mon.-Tues, Thur., 11 a.m.–8 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m.–7 p.m. Sat.-Sun. July 31-Jan. 7. This exhibit showcases the lesser known side of Marc...

08/27/2017: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Gallery Games at the Hammer Museum

Gallery Games at the Hammer Museum

Hammer Museum, Westwood, CA

The 45-minute guided session combines family-friendly tours with easy-to-play games. Ages 7 and older.

08/27/2017: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Getty Villa's Roman Holidays

Getty Villa's Roman Holidays

Getty Villa, Pacific Palisades, CA

11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat.-Sun. May 6-Sept 3. Take a trip to the past and visit a Roman Holidays celebration. Find out what ancient Rome looked...

08/27/2017: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Home: So Different, So Appealing Exhibit

Home: So Different, So Appealing Exhibit

LACMA, L.A., CA

11 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon., Tues., Thur., 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sat.-Sun. June 11-Oct. 15. Explore the concept of "home" through the eyes,...

08/27/2017: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Family Studio Workshop: Paul McCarthy

Family Studio Workshop: Paul McCarthy

Hauser & Wirth, L.A., CA

Families can take part in a hands-on workshop that explores themes found in the gallery's summer exhibition "Paul McCarthy. WS Spinoffs, Wood Statues, Brown Rothkos."...

08/27/2017: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Hollywood in Havana: Five Decades of Cuban Posters Promoting U.S. Films Exhibit

Hollywood in Havana: Five Decades of Cuban Posters Promoting U.S. Films Exhibit

Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, CA

noon-5 p.m. Wed.–Sun. Aug. 20-Jan. 7. More than just advertisements for movies, these posters are captivating artworks in their own right. The exhibit showcases around...

08/27/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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LA Redux: Reduction Linocuts by Dave Lefner Exhibit

LA Redux: Reduction Linocuts by Dave Lefner Exhibit

Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, CA

noon-5 p.m. Wed.–Sun. Aug. 20-Jan. 7. L.A. native Dave Lefner is one of the country's top artists in the time-consuming and relatively lost field of...

08/27/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Orbit Pavilion

Orbit Pavilion

Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens, San Marino, CA

noon-4:30 p.m. Mon., Wed., Thurs., Fri.; 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sat., Sun. through Sept. 3. In collaboration with NASA and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the...

08/27/2017: 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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Paul Simon: Words & Music Exhibit

Paul Simon: Words & Music Exhibit

Skirball Cultural Center, L.A., California

noon-5 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. April 27-Sept. 10. (closed Mon. and holidays). Paul Simon has been one of America's preeminent pop songwriters since...

08/27/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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The Park at the Skirball

The Park at the Skirball

Skirball Cultural Center, L.A., California

noon-5 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. June 10-Sept. 3. Inspired by the wonderful "Paul Simon: Words & Music" exhibit, this temporary outdoor space offers...

08/27/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Andell Family Sundays

Andell Family Sundays

LACMA, L.A., CA

12:30-3:30 p.m. Aug. 6, 13, 20, 27. Art is in bloom at this month's drop-in workshop. Just as flowers have inspired all around the globe,...

08/27/2017: 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Ahmanson Theatre, L.A., CA

8 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Sat., 1 p.m., 6:30 p.m. Sun. Aug. 2-Sept. 10. The Tony Award-winning play, adapted by Simon Stephens from...

08/27/2017: 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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UCLA Meteorite Gallery

UCLA Meteorite Gallery

UCLA Meteorite Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

The UCLA Collection of Meteorites is the largest collection on the West Coast, containing over 2500 samples from about 1500 different meteorites. About 100 of...

08/27/2017: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Interactive Bilingual Music with Nathalia

Interactive Bilingual Music with Nathalia

Bowers Kidseum, Santa Ana, CA

Kids can explore a world of music with local children's musician Nathalia. They will sing and dance along to her lively tunes, and pick up...

08/27/2017: 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

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Arsenic and Old Lace

Arsenic and Old Lace

Odyssey Theatre , West L.A., CA

8 p.m. Aug. 18, 25-26; Sept. 1-2, 8-9, 15-16, 22-23, 29-30, Oct. 6-7; 5 p.m. Aug. 20; 2 p.m. Aug. 27, Sept. 3, 10, 17,...

08/27/2017: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Elsa Tea Party!

Elsa Tea Party!

Lollipop Dream Sherman Oaks, Sherman Oaks, California

Kids can have a tea party with Elsa! They can also dress-up, get their face painted, play some games, hear a  story, have an opportunity...

08/27/2017: 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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Santa Monica Aquarium's Seahorse Exhibit

Santa Monica Aquarium's Seahorse Exhibit

Santa Monica Aquarium, Santa Monica, CA

2-6 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 12:30-6 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Seahorse fans should saddle up and ride over to the Santa Monica Aquarium because those unique little fish (yes,...

08/27/2017: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Stories In The Afternoon

Stories In The Afternoon

Norton Simon, Pasadena, CA

2-3 p.m. Aug. 6, 27. What happens when a bear searching for his lost hat? Find out when Jon Klassen's book I Want My Hat...

08/27/2017: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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The Floor Improv Day at Union Station

The Floor Improv Day at Union Station

Union Station, L.A., CA

2-5 p.m. June 25, July 23, Aug. 27. Take a toe-tapping musical adventure at Union Station. These all-ages events will present live music, dance lessons...

08/27/2017: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Zimmer Sunday Family Program: National Dog Day

Zimmer Sunday Family Program: National Dog Day

Zimmer Children’s Museum, L.A., CA

Although Aug. 26 was National Dog Day, you can continuing celebrating our furry friends at the Zimmer today.

08/27/2017: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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The Phantom of the Opera

The Phantom of the Opera

LifeHouse Theatre, Riverside, CA

7:30 p.m. Fri., 2:15 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Sat., 2:15 p.m. Aug. 26-Sept. 24. There's a new Phantom of the Opera in the house. The LifeHouse...

08/27/2017: 2:15 pm - 9:30 pm

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Aquarium of the Pacific Late Nights

Aquarium of the Pacific Late Nights

Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach, California

5-8 p.m. Sun. June 25 through Sept. 3. Make your summer weekend fun last a little longer by heading to the Aquarium on Sunday evenings....

08/27/2017: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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JAM Session in the City of San Fernando

JAM Session in the City of San Fernando

San Fernando Recreation Park, San Fernando , CA

5 p.m. Aug. 20, 27. You can dance away your Sunday nights with the help of the JAM Sessions. On Aug. 20, Contra-Tiempo will show...

08/27/2017: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Jazz on the Lawn Summer Concert Series

Jazz on the Lawn Summer Concert Series

Gandara Park, Santa Monica, CA

The Jazz on the Lawn summer concert series returns for its 12th season in the newly renamed Gandara Park (formerly Stewart Street Park). The community...

08/27/2017: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Rancho Los Cerritos Free Lawn Concert

Rancho Los Cerritos Free Lawn Concert

Rancho Los Cerritos, Long Beach, CA

Southern California songstress Pearl Charles will perform some of her rootsy, rock-y tunes in the lovely setting of the Rancho's lawn. The site will open...

08/27/2017: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

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Levitt Pavilion LA presents Birdie's Playhouse

Levitt Pavilion LA presents Birdie's Playhouse

Levitt Pavlion L.A., MacArthur Park, L.A., CA

Families can hear some sweet Birdie songs in MacArthur Park this evening. Southern California-based Birdie's Playhouse will perform some of the award-winning tunes that gives...

08/27/2017: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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Two Gentlemen of Verona

Two Gentlemen of Verona

Old Zoo Stage, Griffith Park, L.A., CA

7 p.m. Wed.-Sun. July 29-Sept. 3. Two Gentlemen of Verona was the Independent Shakespeare Company's first free summer Shakespeare performance back in 2004. They say...

08/27/2017: 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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