Events - Nov 16, 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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Thousand Oaks Holiday Ice Rink

Thousand Oaks Holiday Ice Rink

The Lakes at Thousand Oaks, Thousand Oaks, CA

noon-9 p.m. Mon.–Thurs., noon-10 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Sat., 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sun. Nov. 9-Jan. 28. The lake at the Lakes won't be totally...

11/09/2017 - 01/28/2018: 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Holidays at the Disneyland Resort

Holidays at the Disneyland Resort

Disneyland Resorts, Anaheim, CA

Hours vary, Nov. 10-Jan. 7. "The Happiest Place on Earth" will be jolly with holiday merriment at both Disneyland and California Adventure. Disneyland will add...

11/10/2017 - 01/07/2018: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Los Cerritos Center's Santa HQ

Los Cerritos Center's Santa HQ

Los Cerritos Center, Cerritos, CA

Various times Nov. 10-Dec. 24 (closed Thanksgiving). Stop by Santa's headquarters and get your picture taken with Mr. Claus. Try out the Elf-Ray Vision and...

11/10/2017 - 12/24/2017: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

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Santa At The Lakewood Mall

Santa At The Lakewood Mall

Lakewood Mall, Lakewood, CA

Various times Nov. 10-Dec. 24 (closed Thanksgiving). Your kids can get their photo with Santa and, on Mon. nights Nov. 13-Dec. 11, your cats and...

11/10/2017 - 12/24/2017: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Santa at the Oaks

Santa at the Oaks

The Oaks, Thousand Oaks, CA

Various times Nov. 10-Dec. 24 (closed Thanksgiving). Youngsters can come meet, and get their photo taken with, Santa Claus. On Dec. 8, they can even...

11/10/2017 - 12/24/2017: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Santa Photo Experience at The Shops at Montebello

Santa Photo Experience at The Shops at Montebello

The Shops at Montebello, Montebello, CA

Times vary, Nov. 10-Dec. 24 (closed 11/23). Eager children and their families can experience the joy and magic of the holiday season with a visit...

11/10/2017 - 12/24/2017: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Photos With Santa

Photos With Santa

Del Amo Fashion Center, Torrance, CA

10 a.m.-8 p.m. Nov. 11, 17-18, 24-25, 27-30, Dec. 4-7; noon-6 p.m. Nov. 12, 19, 26; Dec. 3; 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Nov. 13-16, 20-22; 10...

11/11/2017 - 12/24/2017: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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L.A. Kings Holiday Ice Westfield Topanga

L.A. Kings Holiday Ice Westfield Topanga

Westfield Topanga, Canoga Park, CA

5-8 p.m., 8:30-11 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 4-7 p.m., 7:30-10:30 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Nov. 14-Dec. 15; 4-7 p.m., 7:30-10:30 p.m. Dec. 16-Jan. 21. Outdoor ice skating returns to...

11/14/2017 - 01/21/2018: 5:00 pm - 10:30 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...

11/16/2017: 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...

11/16/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Friends Western School Open House

Friends Western School Open House

Friends Western School, Pasadena, CA

Find out if Pasadena's holistic, cooperative elementary school is the right fit for your family! Take the first step by attending an open house, where...

11/16/2017: 10:00 am - 12:00 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.,...

11/16/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Mommy & Me & Daddies Too at The Point

Mommy & Me & Daddies Too at The Point

The Point, El Segundo, CA

On the third Thursday of each month, parents and their pre-school aged kids can come to The Point's Mommy & Me kid’s club for live...

11/16/2017: 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,...

11/16/2017: 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...

11/16/2017: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Baby and Infant Storytime

Baby and Infant Storytime

Bob Lucas Branch Library, Altadena, CA

Studies have shown that reading, singing and playing with your baby helps with language development, as well as strengthening their emotional and social well-being. Parents...

11/16/2017: 10:30 am - 11:15 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...

11/16/2017: 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...

11/16/2017: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Biomythography: Currency Exchange Exhibit

Biomythography: Currency Exchange Exhibit

William Rolland Gallery of Fine Art, California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, CA

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat. Nov. 16-Feb. 1. This exhibition, curated by Chris Christion and Jessica Wimbley, investigates multiple forms of currency...

11/16/2017: 11:00 am - 3:00 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...

11/16/2017: 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...

11/16/2017: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Taking Shape: Degas as Sculptor Exhibition

Taking Shape: Degas as Sculptor Exhibition

Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, CA

noon-5 p.m. Mon., Wed.-Thur., 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun. Nov. 10-April 9 (closed Nov. 23, Dec. 25, Jan. 1). This exhibit provides...

11/16/2017: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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The Bai Holiday Ice Rink Pershing Square Opening Day Celebration

The Bai Holiday Ice Rink Pershing Square Opening Day Celebration

Pershing Square, L.A., CA

To celebrate the start of its 20th season, the Bai Holiday Ice Rink Pershing Square will be throwing itself a birthday party and you are...

11/16/2017: 11:00 am - 9:30 pm

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The Bai Holiday Ice Rink Pershing Square

The Bai Holiday Ice Rink Pershing Square

Pershing Square, L.A., CA

Times vary, Nov. 16-Jan. 15. For its 20th year, Pershing Square's Holiday Ice Rink has a new name, but the same wintry fun. At 7,200...

11/16/2017 - 01/15/2018: 11:30 am - 9:30 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...

11/16/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Circus Vargas

Circus Vargas

Battleship IOWA, San Pedro, CA

7:30 p.m. Nov. 16, 4:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Nov. 17-18, noon, 3 p.m., 7 p.m. Nov. 19, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 20.  The circus will take...

11/16/2017 - 11/20/2017: 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...

11/16/2017: 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...

11/16/2017: 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...

11/16/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Circus Vargas

Circus Vargas

Battleship IOWA, San Pedro, CA

7:30 p.m. Nov. 16; 4:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Nov. 17; 4 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Nov. 18; noon,  3 p.m., 7 p.m. Nov. 19; 6:30 p.m....

11/16/2017 - 11/20/2017: 12:30 pm - 9:30 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...

11/16/2017: 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...

11/16/2017: 1:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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Cymbeline

Cymbeline

Blackbox Studio Theatre, Cal State Lutheran, Thousand Oaks, CA

8 p.m. Nov. 9-11 and 16-18. One of Shakespeare’s later plays, Cymbeline presents a world that has been turned upside down by questions of love...

11/16/2017: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Odysseo

Odysseo

The White Big Top, Camarillo, CA

2 p.m. 8 p.m. Nov. 11, 18; 8 p.m. Nov. 15-16, 21-22; 2 p.m. Nov. 12, 19, 23, 2 p.m. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 24, 2...

11/16/2017: 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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DIY Fidget Spinners

DIY Fidget Spinners

Henderson Library, Torrance, CA

Kids will be keeping their hands busy as they get to make their own fidget spinner. Because supplies are limited, participation is limited to the...

11/16/2017: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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KidCraft

KidCraft

Durant Branch Library, Los Angeles, CA

KidCraft engages the whole family by offering a variety of arts, crafts, performances and other activities. Every month holds different things to do. More details...

11/16/2017: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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PMCA 1234: Free Third Thursday Evening (& Then Some)

Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, CA

Not only will the museum be open for free this Thursday night but there will be a screening of a Charlie Chaplin film, which will...

11/16/2017: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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PMCA 1234: Free Third Thursday Evening (& Then Some)

PMCA 1234: Free Third Thursday Evening (& Then Some)

Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, CA

Not only will the museum be open for free this Thursday night but they will be spreading some holiday cheer. At 6 p.m., museum-goers can...

11/16/2017: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Lois Lowry's Gathering Blue

Lois Lowry's Gathering Blue

La Mirada Theatre, La Mirada, CA

"Gathering Blue," based on Lois Lowry's best-selling YA book, is making its west-coast stage premiere at the La Mirada Theater for the Performing Arts, in...

11/16/2017: 7:00 pm - 8:30 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...

11/16/2017: 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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Shopkins Live: Shop It Up!

Shopkins Live: Shop It Up!

Kavli Theatre, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, Thousand Oaks, CA

The Shopkins toy characters are making the leap for the store shelf to the theatrical stage. The Shopkins first-ever live-action show features such popular "Shoppies"...

11/16/2017: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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The Americana at Brand Tree Lighting

The Americana at Brand Tree Lighting

The Americana At Brand, Glendale, CA

The holiday season begins at the Americana at the Brand today. Not only will the Tree Lighting take place on the Green this evening but...

11/16/2017: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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