Events - Nov 5, 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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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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Doc McStuffins: The Exhibit!

Doc McStuffins: The Exhibit!

Discovery Cube Los Angeles, Sylmar, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 23-Jan. 15. Young doctors-in-training can practice their "medical training" in this exhibit, which is the first one that Disney Junior has...

09/23/2017 - 01/15/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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The South Coast Botanic Garden Pumpkin Patch

The South Coast Botanic Garden Pumpkin Patch

South Coast Botanic Garden, Palos Verdes Penisula, CA

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 1-Nov. 30. Youngsters can use to a  birdwatcher’s map to find the bird houses holding hints that will lead them to...

10/01/2017 - 11/30/2017: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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ICE At Santa Monica

ICE At Santa Monica

ICE At Santa Monica Rink, Santa Monica, CA

2-10 p.m. Mon.-Thurs., 2 p.m.-midnight Fri., 10 a.m.-midnight Sat., 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Sun. Nov. 1-Jan. 15. The corner of Fifth St. and Arizona Ave. will...

11/01/2017 - 01/15/2018: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Marvel Studios’ Thor: Ragnarok At The El Capitan Cinema

Marvel Studios’ Thor: Ragnarok At The El Capitan Cinema

El Capitan Theatre, Hollywood, CA

6 p.m. Nov. 2, 10 a.m., 1:15 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:45 p.m. and 10:45 p.m. Nov. 3-19.  In this latest Avengers' action adventure epic, Thor...

11/02/2017 - 11/19/2017: 10:00 am - 10:45 pm

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Affair of The Arts

Affair of The Arts

Town Plaza, Downtown Culver City, Culver City, CA

  5-9 p.m. Nov. 3, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 4, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 5. This festival, now in its 9th year, will feature fine...

11/03/2017 - 11/05/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Aquarium of the Pacific's Autumn Festival

Aquarium of the Pacific's Autumn Festival

Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach, CA

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 4-5. Explore a world of Asian cultures at the 16th annual Autumn Festival. The weekend-long event presents a look into the...

11/04/2017 - 11/05/2017: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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LA Baby Show

LA Baby Show

Magic Box at the Reef, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 4-5. Young parents and parents-to-be should be at the Reef for this big baby expo. You can hear from a variety...

11/04/2017 - 11/05/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Celebration for the Turkeys

Celebration for the Turkeys

Farm Sanctuary, Acton, CA

noon-4:30 p.m. Nov. 4-5. This year, the Food Sanctuary will be hosting two celebrations. At both, guests can watch rescued turkeys feast on cranberries, salads,...

11/04/2017 - 11/05/2017: 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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Citrus College Singers' Showtune Cabaret

Citrus College Singers' Showtune Cabaret

Haugh Performing Arts Center, Citrus College, Glendora, CA

2 p.m., 7 p.m. Nov. 4, 2 p.m. Nov. 5. Enjoy a program of show tunes and help support the Citrus Singers and Musical Theatre...

11/04/2017 - 11/05/2017: 2:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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Day Out With Thomas

Day Out With Thomas

Orange Empire Railway Museum, Perris, CA

8 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 4-5, 10-12. All aboard! Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends are once again chugging into the Orange Empire Railway Museum. Their...

11/05/2017: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Walk to End Epilepsy

Rose Bowl Stadium, Pasadena, Ca

Nearly 6,000 people are expected to attend this year’s Walk, which will raise awareness and funds for care, advocacy, research and education. The Walk features...

11/05/2017: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

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18th Annual Mattel Party On The Pier

18th Annual Mattel Party On The Pier

Pacific Park, Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CA

This benefit for the Mattel's Children’s Hospital UCLA gives families a fun day filled with unlimited rides, carnival games stocked with Mattel-donated prizes and a...

11/05/2017: 10:00 am - 2:00 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

7 p.m. Oct. 30, 10 a.m. Nov. 3, 2 p.m. Nov. 4-5. The Bob Baker Marionettes presents their frightfully fun Halloween show. Dracula and Vampira...

11/05/2017: 10:00 am - 3:00 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...

11/05/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Canoga Park's Día de los Muertos Festival

Canoga Park's Día de los Muertos Festival

Downtown Canoga Park, Canoga Park, CA

Now in its 17th year, this Canoga Park festival honors the Day of the Dead in a fun way. Come out and enjoy live music,...

11/05/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Family Visiting Day

Family Visiting Day

Hogg’s Hollow Preschool & Kindergarten, La Canada, CA

Families may visit Hogg's Hollow and hear a talk about the school's services: the Mommy & Me Class for 15-30 months; Preschool for 2-4 years,...

11/05/2017: 10:00 am - 12:30 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...

11/05/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Free Piano Class

Free Piano Class

Prado Academy of Music, Granda Hills, California (CA)

Prado Academy of Music is offering free piano lessons on Nov. 5 (10 a.m.-3 p.m.) for the first 10 students to register online or by...

11/05/2017: 10:00 am - 3:00 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.,...

11/05/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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National Kidney Foundation's Los Angeles Kidney Walk

National Kidney Foundation's Los Angeles Kidney Walk

CBS Studio Center, Studio City, CA

C'mon and join the over 1500 people who will come together fight kidney disease. This exhilarating Walk raises awareness and funds lifesaving programs that educate...

11/05/2017: 10:00 am - 1:00 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,...

11/05/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Up Close: Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel Exhibit

Up Close: Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel Exhibit

Westfield Topanga, Canoga Park, CA

This breathtaking exhibit allows visitors to experience one of the world's greatest artistic achievements: Michelangelo's renowned ceiling frescoes from the Vatican's Sistine Chapel, reproduced in...

11/05/2017: 10:00 am - 9:00 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 enchanted, beautiful and good just around the corner. If you remember this then you too...

11/05/2017: 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...

11/05/2017: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Annenberg Space for Photography's "Cuba Is" Exhibit

Annenberg Space for Photography's "Cuba Is" Exhibit

Annenberg Space For Photography, Century City, CA

11 a.m.-6 p.m. Wed.-Sun. Sept. 9-March 4. Revealing complexities on - and off - the island, "Cuba Is" explores aspects of Cuba not easily accessed by...

11/05/2017: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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California Science Center's New IMAX Films: Amazon Adventure 3D and Hurricane 3D 

California Science Center's New IMAX Films: Amazon Adventure 3D and Hurricane 3D 

California Science Center, L.A., CA

On Oct. 11, the California Science Center will unveil the hi-tech updates in its IMAX Theater. Audiences will see improvements in both the sound and...

11/05/2017: 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...

11/05/2017: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Ella Enchanted: The Musical

Ella Enchanted: The Musical

Julianne Argyros Stage, South Coast Rep., Costa Mesa, CA

7 p.m. Fri., 11 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m. Sat., 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m. Sun. Oct. 27-Nov. 12. Ella Enchanted first was a book, and...

11/05/2017: 11:00 am - 8:30 pm

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Mini-Train Rides

Mini-Train Rides

Wilson Park, Torrance, CA

Have a little old-fashioned fun taking a mini-train ride in Torrance's Wilson Park. The Southern California Live Steamers offers these public run days on the...

11/05/2017: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Westmark School Fall Open House

Westmark School, Encino, CA

Come experience the Westmark difference -transforming the lives of students with dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia and other language-based learning differences, often combined with ADD/ADHD. Since its...

11/05/2017: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Woofstock 90210

Woofstock 90210

Roxbury Park, Beverly Hills, CA

This annual canine expo, presented by the City of Beverly Hills’ Community Services Department, is an exciting, day-long festival for dogs and their owners. Pets...

11/05/2017: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Cartoon Network: 25 Years of Drawing on Creativity Exhibit

Cartoon Network: 25 Years of Drawing on Creativity Exhibit

Paley Center For Media, Beverly Hills, CA

noon-5 pm Wed.-Sun. Oct. 14-Nov. 19. The Paley Center for Media salutes the Cartoon Network on its 25th anniversary of making the world laugh. Visitors...

11/05/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Circus Vargas

Circus Vargas

Santa Anita Park, Arcadia, CA

7:30 p.m. Nov. 2; 4:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Nov. 3, Nov. 10; 4 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Nov. 4; noon, 3 p.m., 6:30 p.m. Nov. 5,...

11/05/2017: 12:00 pm - 9:30 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...

11/05/2017: 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...

11/05/2017: 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...

11/05/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Sunday 3-D Art!

Sunday 3-D Art!

Roots & Wings Wellness Center, Malibu, California

Every Sunday holds a different opportunity to create something you will treasure! Get artistic making things like coil baskets, piñatas, mask making, paper mache plants...

11/05/2017: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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Andell Family Sundays: Art of the Costume

Andell Family Sundays: Art of the Costume

LACMA, L.A., CA

12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Nov. 5, 12, 19. Marc Chagall's work designing costumes and stage sets (which is on display at LACMA) serves as inspiration for...

11/05/2017: 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. Nov. 4-19. In this heart-warming rhythm and boos musical comedy melodrama, the legendary Annie Oakley comes back to life...

11/05/2017: 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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CAAM Family Day

CAAM Family Day

California African American Museum, L.A., CA

"Colorscapes" is the theme for today's hands-on art projects at the California African-American Museum. Inspired by the expressionist watercolors and geometric compositions on view in...

11/05/2017: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Family Jam: Salvador And Samba With Viver Brasil

Family Jam: Salvador And Samba With Viver Brasil

Fowler Museum at UCLA, Westwood, CA

This celebration of Brazil’s cultural and artistic heritage is rooted in the Fowler's current exhibition, "Axé Bahia: The Power of Art in an Afro-Brazilian Metropolis,"...

11/05/2017: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Hamilton

Hamilton

Pantages Theater, Hollywood, CA

8 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Sat., 1 p.m. 7 p.m. Sun. through Dec. 30 (no shows Mon., Nov. 23, Dec. 25). Hamilton: the...

11/05/2017: 1:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Spamilton

Spamilton

Kirk Douglas Theatre, Culver City, CA

8 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Sat., 1 p.m., 6:30 p.m. Sun. (8 p.m. previews Nov. 5, 7-11). Nov. 5-Dec. 31. Now that you've...

11/05/2017: 1:00 pm - 8:30 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...

11/05/2017: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Joy Theatre Kids Improv Comedy Thanksgiving Show

Joy Theatre, Sherman Oaks,, CA

Bring all your little gobblers down to watch these crazy funny kids! All ticket purchases go to the performers, and they love to see a...

11/05/2017: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Stories In The Afternoon

Stories In The Afternoon

Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, CA

2-3 p.m. Nov. 5, 19. Children will listen to a reading of Ellie in Concert about Ellie the elephant who tries to make an orchestra...

11/05/2017: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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The Enchantment Of Beauty And The Beast

The Enchantment Of Beauty And The Beast

The Assistance League Theatre, Hollywood, CA

2 p.m. Nov. 5. 12, 19, Dec. 3. The multi-award winning Nine O'Clock Players will enchant audiences with their original musical adaption of the famous...

11/05/2017: 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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Weekend Tidepool Walks

Weekend Tidepool Walks

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, San Pedro, CA

3-4:30 p.m. Nov. 4, 2:30-4 p.m. Nov. 5, 19; 2-3:30 p.m. Nov. 18. See what animals and marine life you can discover on this CMA...

11/05/2017: 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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Zimmer's Language Immersion Classes Open House!

Zimmer's Language Immersion Classes Open House!

Zimmer Children’s Museum, L.A., CA

The Zimmer invites families to come and meet their educators and sample their language immersion classes in Hebrew, Japanese, Farsi, Spanish, and French. This open house...

11/05/2017: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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CarneyMagic

CarneyMagic

Grove Theatre Center, Burbank, CA

7:30 p.m. Sat., 3 p.m. Sun. Oct. 21-Nov. 5. Pin-balling between jaunty comedic riffs and mind-boggling sleight of hand, magician John Carney will have you...

11/05/2017: 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Underwater Bubble Show

Underwater Bubble Show

Cerritos Center For The Performing Arts, Cerritos, CA

What is an Underwater Bubble Show? Think of it as if the local bubble magician teamed up with Cirque du Soliel. The show incorporates dance,...

11/05/2017: 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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Mr. C Beverly Hills' Poolside Cinema Series

Mr. C Beverly Hills' Poolside Cinema Series

Mr. C Beverly Hills Hotel, L.A., CA

7 p.m. Tues. Oct. 10-Nov. 21. This Century City-adjacent hotel invites locals to have some fall film fun by joining them for an outdoor, poolside...

11/05/2017: 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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