Events - Sep 8, 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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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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Long Beach Coin, Currency, Stamp & Sports Collectible Expo

Long Beach Coin, Currency, Stamp & Sports Collectible Expo

Long Beach Convention Center (Pine Ave. Entrance), Long Beach, CA

10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sept. 7-8, 10 a.m.-5 p.m Sept. 9. Sellers, buyers and fans of coin, currency, stamp and sport collectibles will converge at the...

09/07/2017 - 09/09/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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National Geographic Live: Building the Photo Ark

National Geographic Live: Building the Photo Ark

The Broad Stage, Santa Monica, CA

7:30 p.m. Sept. 7-8.  National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore has been on a mission to photograph the world’s species before they disappear and he has...

09/07/2017 - 09/08/2017: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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Shakespeare: A Celebration Exhibit

Shakespeare: A Celebration Exhibit

Kwan Fong Art Gallery, Thousand Oaks, CA

8 a.m.-8 p.m. Mon.-Sat. June 9-Sept. 28. In collaboration with London's Bankside Gallery, the Kwan Fong Gallery of Art and Culture presents an exhibition celebrating...

09/08/2017: All Day

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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...

09/08/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Disney's “Dream Big, Princess” Movie Series

Disney's “Dream Big, Princess” Movie Series

El Capitan Theatre, Hollywood, CA

10 a.m., 1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. Sept. 8-Oct. 1. As part of its “Dream Big, Princess” initiative, Disney will screen a special collection...

09/08/2017 - 10/01/2017: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Friday Fun

Friday Fun

Madrona Marsh Preserve, Torrance,

This hands-on program for preschoolers (ages 3-6), and their parents or guardians, incorporates story time, science, art and a tour emphasizing the the week's selected...

09/08/2017: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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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,...

09/08/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Portuguese Bend National Horse Show

Ernie Howlett Park, Rolling Hills Estates, CA

This major fundraising event for Peninsula Committee Children's Hospital  will benefit The Associates Endowed Chair for the Chief of the Children’s Orthopaedic Center and The...

09/08/2017 - 09/10/2017: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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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...

09/08/2017: 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...

09/08/2017: 11:00 am - 5:00 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,...

09/08/2017: 11:00 am - 5:00 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...

09/08/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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L.A. County Fair

L.A. County Fair

Fairplex, Pomona, CA

noon-midnight Sept. 1, 10 a.m.-midnight Sept. 2-3, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Sept. 4; noon-10 p.m. Wed., noon-11 p.m. Thur., noon-midnight Fri., 10 a.m.-midnight Sat., 10 a.m.-10...

09/08/2017: 12:00 pm - 10:00 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...

09/08/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Long Beach Lobster Festival

Long Beach Lobster Festival

Rainbow Lagoon, Long Beach, CA

5-10 p.m. Sept. 8, noon-10 p.m. Sept. 9-10. Rainbow Lagoon will be loaded with Maine lobsters this weekend, as well as with lobster lovers. Before...

09/08/2017 - 09/10/2017: 12:00 pm - 10:00 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...

09/08/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 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...

09/08/2017: 1:00 pm - 10:00 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,...

09/08/2017: 2:00 pm - 10:00 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...

09/08/2017: 2:15 pm - 9:30 pm

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Oxnard Jazz Festival

Oxnard Jazz Festival

Oxnard State Beach Park, Oxnard, CA

3-10 p.m. Sept. 8, 9 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Sept. 9, 2-6 p.m. Sept. 10. The 2nd annual Oxnard Jazz Festival brings together art, culture and, of...

09/08/2017 - 09/10/2017: 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Author Appearance: Victoria Jamieson

Author Appearance: Victoria Jamieson

Children’s Book World, Los Angeles, California

Victoria Jamieson, the Newbery Honor-winning author of Roller Girl, will share her new book, All's Faire in Middle School, a heartwarming graphic novel about starting middle...

09/08/2017: 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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Disney's Aladdin, Dual Language Edition

Disney's Aladdin, Dual Language Edition

Los Angeles Theatre Center, L.A., CA

8 p.m. Sept. 8-9, 15-16; 5 p.m. Sept 10, 17. The critically acclaimed smash hit musical, which opened earlier this year at CASA 101 Theater,...

09/08/2017: 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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Sleepover at the Natural History Museum

Sleepover at the Natural History Museum

Natural History Museum, L.A., CA

It's "A Night at the Museum" in real life! Children can become a nighttime paleontologist, solve the mysteries of the Museum, or travel back as...

09/08/2017 - 09/09/2017: 6:00 pm - 9:00 am

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Hollywood Bowl Fireworks Finale: The Muppets Take the Bowl

Hollywood Bowl Fireworks Finale: The Muppets Take the Bowl

Hollywood Bowl, Hollywood, CA

8 p.m. Sept. 8-9, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 10. The Muppets hit the big stage - the Hollywood Bowl! Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear,...

09/08/2017 - 09/10/2017: 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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