Events - Sep 17, 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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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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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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SCV Kids Consignment Event

SCV Kids Consignment Event

Former Rite Aid, Castaic, ca

Find everything you need for your kids at a fraction of the cost. 550 families are contributing over 80,000 amazing new and gently-used items to this...

09/14/2017 - 09/17/2017: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Halloween Time

Halloween Time

Disneyland Resorts, Anaheim, CA

Times vary Sept. 15 through Oct. 31. You can depend on Disneyland to get into the Halloween spirit. At the Haunted Mansion Holiday, you find...

09/15/2017 - 10/31/2017: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Spider Pavilion

Spider Pavilion

Natural History Museum, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 15 through Nov. 26. Enter the Spider Pavilion and you will be caught up in a web of intrigue over this...

09/15/2017 - 11/26/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Moompetam: Native American Festival

Moompetam: Native American Festival

Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach, CA

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 16-17. For the 13th year, the Aquarium honors the heritage of California maritime cultures. It's a fun opportunity to learn more...

09/16/2017 - 09/17/2017: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Irvine Park Railroad’s Pumpkin Patch

Irvine Park Railroad’s Pumpkin Patch

Irvine Park Railroad, Irvine Regional Park, Orange, CA

10 am-5 pm Mon.-Fri., 10 am-6 pm Sat.-Sun. Sept. 16-Oct. 31. Come here for the pumpkins and the train rides, and then stay for the...

09/16/2017 - 10/31/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Fireball Tim's Wheels and Waves

Fireball Tim's Wheels and Waves

Malibu Country Mart, Malibu, CA

Fireball Tim's Wheels and Waves will rev up your morning at this cars-and-coffee type of event that will feature classic cars, exotics, muscle cars, rat...

09/17/2017: 7:00 am - 9:00 am

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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...

09/17/2017: 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...

09/17/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Found in Translation: Design in California and Mexico, 1915–1985 Exhibition

Found in Translation: Design in California and Mexico, 1915–1985 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. Sept. 17–April 1. This groundbreaking exhibit examines design dialogues between Mexico and...

09/17/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Future Park: Art + Technology Exhibit

Future Park: Art + Technology Exhibit

Bowers Kidseum, Santa Ana, CA

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tues.-Sun. Sept. 16-Jan. 15 (closed Nov. 23, Dec. 25, Jan. 1). This exhibit, presented Kidseum in collaboration with Team Lab Kids, Inc.,...

09/17/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Imagine Tea at The Langham Huntington, Pasadena

Imagine Tea at The Langham Huntington, Pasadena

The Langham Huntington, Pasadena, Pasadena, CA

Designed especially for children, Imagine Tea features a spot of tea and a touch of magic. Members of the Junior Program of the Academy of...

09/17/2017: 10:00 am - 3:00 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,...

09/17/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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A Faery Hunt's "The Missing Fairy Light" story

A Faery Hunt's "The Missing Fairy Light" story

Sunset Theatre, Redondo Beach, CA

The fairies encourage us to go outside, so A Faery Hunt only comes indoors a few times a year - and this is one of...

09/17/2017: 10:30 am - 11:30 am

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Family Fundays: Peter Alsop

Family Fundays: Peter Alsop

Theatricum Botanicum, Topanga, CA

Alsop, the founder of the Kids Koncert series, is an acclaimed musician in his own right. This morning he will take his turn on the...

09/17/2017: 10:30 am - 11:00 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...

09/17/2017: 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...

09/17/2017: 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.

09/17/2017: 11:00 am - 1:00 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,...

09/17/2017: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Runway Funday: Cool Car Show + GoKarts

Runway Funday: Cool Car Show + GoKarts

Runway Playa Vista, Playa Vista, CA

Cool classic cars return to Runway Playa Vista! Cruise on over for free all-day fun featuring rad old cars, and even Go-Karts! Plus awesome music,...

09/17/2017: 11:00 am - 4:00 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...

09/17/2017: 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...

09/17/2017: 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...

09/17/2017: 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...

09/17/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Mexican Independence Day Family Day

Mexican Independence Day Family Day

La Plaza de Cultura y Artes, L.A., CA

Celebrate the independence of Mexico at this free event featuring entertainment, crafts workshops and food.  Highlights include a musical performance by Mariachi Lindas Mexicanas and...

09/17/2017: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Sleeping Beauty Tea Party

Sleeping Beauty Tea Party

Lollipop Dream, Sherman Oaks, California

Kids can join a tea party with Sleeping Beauty! They can also dress-up, get face paint, play some games, hear a story, have an opportunity...

09/17/2017: 12:00 pm - 1:30 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...

09/17/2017: 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...

09/17/2017: 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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Grand Opening Day for Royals of Pasadena Exhibit

Grand Opening Day for Royals of Pasadena Exhibit

Pasadena Museum of History, Pasadena, CA

Join the Pasadena Museum of History for a royal celebration of its new exhibition. View the new exhibition Royals of Pasadena: Rose Queen and Royal...

09/17/2017: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Matthew Bourne’s “The Red Shoes”

Matthew Bourne’s “The Red Shoes”

The Music Center, L.A., CA

8 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Sat., 1 p.m., 6:30 p.m. Sun. Sept. 15-Oct. 1. The renowned, award-winning choreographer Matthew Bourne presents the American...

09/17/2017: 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Rosh Hashanah Festival

Rosh Hashanah Festival

Zimmer Children’s Museum, L.A., CA

Join the Zimmer for a day of reflection and celebration as the museum welcomes in the Jewish New Year! Holiday activities will include making paper...

09/17/2017: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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San Pedro Festival of the Arts

San Pedro Festival of the Arts

Crafted at the Port of Los Angeles, San Pedro, CA

San Pedro celebrates its own at this annual community festival that spotlights the area's homegrown talent. 18 dance companies (professional and pre-professional) will perform from...

09/17/2017: 1:00 pm - 8:00 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...

09/17/2017: 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,...

09/17/2017: 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...

09/17/2017: 2:15 pm - 9:30 pm

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Bob Baker's Hallowe'en Spooktacular

Bob Baker's Hallowe'en Spooktacular

Bob Baker’s Marionette Theater, L.A., CA

2:30 p.m. Sept. 16-17, 23-24. The Bob Baker Marionettes presents their frightfully fun Halloween show. Dracula and Vampira lead a cast of over 100 puppets,...

09/17/2017: 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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Salt Marsh Open House

Salt Marsh Open House

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, San Pedro, CA

Spend some time soaking in the sights, sounds and splendor of the Cabrillo Beach’s Salinas de San Pedro wetlands environs. CMA Educators and volunteers will...

09/17/2017: 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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See/Saw

See/Saw

Civic Center Studios, L.A., CA

7 p.m. Thu.,  Sun., 7 p.m., 10 p.m. Fri., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. Sat., Sept. 14-Oct. 8. Performer and award-winning magician Siegfried Tieber serves as host,...

09/17/2017: 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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4x4 Creative Torque Art Exhibition

4x4 Creative Torque Art Exhibition

NCJW/LA Council House, L.A., CA

An art exhibition featuring the work of Andée B. Carter, Eliza Day-Green, Lucie Hinden, and Shula Singer Arbel. There will be an opening reception tonight, and...

09/17/2017: 5:00 pm - 7:00 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,...

09/17/2017: 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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