Events - Sep 10, 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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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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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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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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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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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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Ventura Art & Street Painting Festival

Ventura Art & Street Painting Festival

Ventura Harbor Village, Ventura, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 9-10. At Ventura County’s only chalk art event, more than 40 talented chalk artists will transform Ventura Harbor Village sidewalks into...

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

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The Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles Grand Opening

The Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles Grand Opening

The Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, L.A., CA

11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 9-10. The Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (ICA LA) is inviting the public to help them celebrate its opening weekend....

09/09/2017 - 09/10/2017: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Shane's Inspiration's Walk & Roll

Shane's Inspiration's Walk & Roll

Shane’s Inspiration Playground, Griffith Park, L.A., CA

2017 marks the 20th year of the Walk & Roll 5k, as well as the 3rd annual 5k/10k Trail Run. Come out and help bring...

09/10/2017: 6:30 am - 12:00 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...

09/10/2017: 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Kayaks4Kidz's Free Summer Day Camp

Kayaks4Kidz's Free Summer Day Camp

Mother’s Beach, Marina del Rey, CA

9:30 a.m.-1:45 p.m. June 11-Sept. 19. Kayaks 4 Kidz™ is a self-funded, non-profit 501 (C) youth development program that aspires to improve health and well...

09/10/2017: 9:30 am - 1:45 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...

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

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LoveBug & Me Music Free Fall Demo Class

LoveBug & Me Music Free Fall Demo Class

Bini Birth, Sherman Oaks, CA

Register now for a free intro class to get a sneak peak into the 10-week Fall Series: ABCs & 123s! Share the magic of learning...

09/10/2017: 10:00 am - 10:30 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,...

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

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A Faery Hunt Enchanted Adventure

A Faery Hunt Enchanted Adventure

Crestwood Hills Park, Brentwood, CA

As children we believed in magic and knew there was something mysterious, enchanted, kind and beautiful. If you remember this, you too may have glimpsed...

09/10/2017: 10:30 am - 11:30 am

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Family Fundays: LoveBug & Me

Family Fundays: LoveBug & Me

Theatricum Botanicum, Topanga, CA

You will have a merry morning of music with LoveBug and Me, as Miss Mary mixes musical styles from around the world into an imaginative...

09/10/2017: 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...

09/10/2017: 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...

09/10/2017: 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,...

09/10/2017: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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DCA’s PST LA/LA exhibition "Condemned To Be Modern”

DCA’s PST LA/LA exhibition "Condemned To Be Modern”

Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, L.A., CA

noon-5 p.m. Thur.-Sun. Sept. 10-Jan. 28. The City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) presents this exhibit at the Los Angeles Municipal Art...

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

09/10/2017: 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...

09/10/2017: 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...

09/10/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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MomieGo Playdate!

MomieGo Playdate!

Douglas Park, Santa Monica, CA

All parents & children are invited to the MomieGo's first group playdate at Douglas Park in Santa Monica. Members of the MomieGo App are inviting...

09/10/2017: 12:00 pm - 4:00 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...

09/10/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Andell Family Sundays: Palm Trees and Dreams

Andell Family Sundays: Palm Trees and Dreams

LACMA, L.A., CA

12:30-3:30 p.m. Sept. 3, 10, 17, 24. This month's drop-in, artist-led workshops will focus on iconic L.A. imagery like palm trees, and SoCal freeways, and...

09/10/2017: 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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Annie Oakley and The Princess Café

Annie Oakley and The Princess Café

Santa Monica Playhouse, Santa Monica, CA

2 p.m. Sat., 12:30 p.m. Sun. July 15-Sept. 24. In this heart-warming rhythm and boos musical comedy melodrama, the legendary Annie Oakley comes back to...

09/10/2017: 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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Autry Explorers: LEGO Derby

Autry Explorers: LEGO Derby

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

It is race day at the Autry, LEGO-style. Brick builders of all ages can create their unique LEGO vehicles to race on a pinewood derby–style...

09/10/2017: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Kids Club: Rock, Paper, Masterpieces!

Kids Club: Rock, Paper, Masterpieces!

South Coast Botanic Garden, Palos Verdes Peninsula, California

This month's Kids Club offers an artistic game of row-sham-bo at this month’s Kids Club, where families will explore the intersection of nature and art...

09/10/2017: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Peanut In Concert At Kidspace

Peanut In Concert At Kidspace

Kidspace Children’s Museum, Pasadena, CA

For its last concert of the season, Kidspace will go out on a sweet note as it welcomes Michal “Peanut” Karmi and her ukulele. Peanut,...

09/10/2017: 1:00 pm - 2:00 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...

09/10/2017: 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...

09/10/2017: 1:00 pm - 4:00 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,...

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

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Stories in the Afternoon

Stories in the Afternoon

Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, CA

2-3 p.m. Sept. 10, 24. Children will hear the story Mr. Tiger Goes Wild, about a very proper tiger who wants to loosen up and...

09/10/2017: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Zimmer Sunday Family Program: Grandparents Day

Zimmer Sunday Family Program: Grandparents Day

Zimmer Children’s Museum, L.A., CA

Today, the Zimmer celebrates some of their favorite grown-ups: grandparents! Come to the Art Studio and create art projects about your families and traditions. Best...

09/10/2017: 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...

09/10/2017: 2:15 pm - 9:30 pm

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A CraftLab Workshop: Piñata Making Party

A CraftLab Workshop: Piñata Making Party

Craft and Folk Art Museum, L.A., CA

In this festive, drop-in workshop, the Piñata Design Studio will show you the basic and traditional techniques of piñata making so you can create your...

09/10/2017: 2:30 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,...

09/10/2017: 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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West Hollywood's Summer Sounds Music Series

West Hollywood's Summer Sounds Music Series

Plummer Park, W. Hollywood, CA

The Benny Brydern’s Blue Four will heat up this September Sunday evening by serving up some suave hot jazz swing. This quartet, consisting of a violin,...

09/10/2017: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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