Events - Oct 14, 2018

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.

Sidewalk Speedsters: The Grown-Up World of Children’s Cars Exhibit

Sidewalk Speedsters: The Grown-Up World of Children’s Cars Exhibit

Petersen Automotive Museum, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 16-Oct. 31. Children have longed loved to pretend that they are driving fast cars. Sometimes, kids' toy cars are so cool...

12/16/2017 - 10/31/2018: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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The Porsche Effect Exhibit

The Porsche Effect Exhibit

Petersen Automotive Museum, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-6 p.m. Feb. 3-Jan. 27, 2019. The Petersen Automotive Museum's new exhibit "The Porsche Effect" celebrates the worldwide impact of the car company's legendary...

02/03/2018 - 01/27/2019: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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KING TUT: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh Exhibit

KING TUT: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh Exhibit

California Science Center, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 24-Jan. 6. Celebrating the centennial of the discovery of King Tut's tomb, this immersive exhibition (presented by the Egyptian Ministry of...

03/24/2018 - 01/06/2019: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Warner Bros. Studio Tour's Justice League Exhibit

Warner Bros. Studio Tour's Justice League Exhibit

Warner Brothers Studios, Burbank, CA

8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. The Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood just got a little more super. That is because of its new exhibit that is all...

05/05/2018 - 12/29/2018: 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

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Becoming Los Angeles Exhibition

Becoming Los Angeles Exhibition

Natural History Museum, L.A., CA

9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. June 1-Dec. 31 (closed Nov. 22, Dec. 25). Discover how Los Angeles became Los Angeles. The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles...

06/01/2018 - 12/31/2018: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition

Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition

Natural History Museum, L.A., CA

9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 19-Jan. 6. NHMLA presents this showcase of the 53rd year’s finalists and category winners. The exhibition features 99 stunning images from...

08/19/2018 - 01/06/2019: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Childhood Left at the Station Exhibit

Childhood Left at the Station Exhibit

Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Thur., Sat.-Sun., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Fri. Aug. 26-Dec. 31 (closed Sept. 10, 19, Nov. 22, Dec. 25). In honor of the 80th anniversary...

08/26/2018 - 12/31/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Halloween Time

Halloween Time

Disneyland Resorts, Anaheim, CA

Times vary Sept. 7-Oct. 31. The Disneyland Resorts offers nearly two months of Halloween amusements. Disneyland holds the return of Haunted Mansion Holiday and Space...

09/07/2018 - 10/31/2018: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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The Great Pumpkin Hunt

The Great Pumpkin Hunt

South Coast Botanic Garden, Palos Verdes Penisula, CA

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 15-Nov. 30. Because the Botanic Garden's furry residents love snacking on the seasonal pumpkin patch, the Garden's birds have hidden the...

09/15/2018 - 11/30/2018: 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. 15-Oct. 31. Irvine Regional Park offers an express train to a Halloween utopia. This seasonal celebration...

09/15/2018 - 10/31/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Spider Pavilion

Spider Pavilion

Natural History Museum, L.A., CA

9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 16 through Nov. 25 (closed Nov. 22). Explore the web - the kind that spiders make - at the Natural History...

09/16/2018 - 11/25/2018: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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La Reina de Los Ángeles Exhibition

La Reina de Los Ángeles Exhibition

Descanso Gardens, La Cañada Flintridge, CA

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 17-Jan. 13 (closed 12/25). The Los Angeles River has been played a pivotal role in the story of our city, although...

09/17/2018 - 01/13/2019: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Lion Guard Exhibit

Lion Guard Exhibit

Discovery Cube OC, Santa Ana, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 22-Jan. 13. The first-ever museum exhibit based on Disney Junior’s hit series, “The Lion Guard” takes young fans and their families...

09/22/2018 - 01/13/2019: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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The Annex Food Hall and First 5 Ventura County Kids Club

The Annex Food Hall and First 5 Ventura County Kids Club

The Collection at Riverpark, Oxnard, CA

The Annex Food Hall offers a morning of storytime and crafts in partnership with First 5 Ventura County and the Oxnard Public Library. First 5...

09/26/2018 - 12/26/2018: 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

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Underwood Family Farms' Fall Harvest Festival

Underwood Family Farms' Fall Harvest Festival

Underwood Family Farms, Moorpark, CA

9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 29-Oct. 31. This popular seasonal festival, which turns 21 this year, offers a bounty of autumnal attractions. During the week, you...

09/29/2018 - 10/31/2018: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Auto-Didactic: The Juxtapoz School Exhibition

Auto-Didactic: The Juxtapoz School Exhibition

Petersen Automotive Museum, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 29-June 30. A combination of the cool and crazy, this eclectic exhibition highlights the work of more than 50 artists from...

09/29/2018 - 06/30/2019: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Boo At The Zoo

Boo At The Zoo

L.A. Zoo, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 1-31. The L.A. Zoo will be celebrating Halloween all October long; however, it is on the weekends when things really get...

10/01/2018 - 10/31/2018: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Pasadena Pumpkin Patch

Pasadena Pumpkin Patch

Pasadena Pumpkin Patch, Pasadena, CA

10 a.m.-10 p.m. Oct. 1-31. This patch has been a popular place to pick your pumpkins in Pasadena for over 20 years. Besides a colorful...

10/01/2018 - 10/31/2018: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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The Pizza Experience

The Pizza Experience

Pizza Experience, Pasadena, CA

4-9:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Oct. 1-Jan. 29. The latest immersive, multi-sensory pop-up experience might sound a bit cheesy, but that is because...

10/01/2018 - 01/29/2019: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Forneris Farms Annual Harvest Festival

Forneris Farms Annual Harvest Festival

Forneris Farms, Mission Hills, CA

1-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Oct. 1-Oct. 31. Enjoy a "farm-tastic" time at Forneris' Harvest Festival. Daily attractions include a 4-acre corn maze,...

10/01/2018 - 10/31/2018: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Mr. Bones Pumpkin Patch

Mr. Bones Pumpkin Patch

Mr. Bones Pumpkin Patch, Culver City, CA

9 a.m.-8 p.m. Mon.-Thur., Sun; 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Fri.-Sat. Oct. 6-31. For over 30 years, Mr. Bones Pumpkin Patch has been a fixture of L.A.'s...

10/05/2018 - 10/30/2018: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Tina's Pumpkin Patch

Tina's Pumpkin Patch

Tina’s Pumpkin Patch, Sherman Oaks, CA

10 a.m.-8 p.m. Sun.-Thur., 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Fri.-Sat. Oct. 5-31. Besides the plethora of pretty pumpkins, Tina's Patch also presents other seasonal amusements. Families can...

10/05/2018 - 10/31/2018: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Haunted Night in Little Tokyo

Haunted Night in Little Tokyo

Little Tokyo, L.A., CA

Ghouls, ghosts, and goblins of all ages are invited to enjoy a variety of Halloween-inspired festivities in Little Tokyo. There will be pumpkin patches at...

10/05/2018 - 10/27/2018: 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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Shawn's Pumpkin Patch

Shawn's Pumpkin Patch

Shawn’s Pumpkin Patch, Culver City, CA

9 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m-8 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Oct. 6-31. This perennial pumpkin patch will be popping up on Jefferson Blvd. this Halloween season. So...

10/06/2018 - 10/31/2018: 9:00 am - 7:30 pm

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Pompeii The Exhibition

Pompeii The Exhibition

Ronald Reagan Library and Museum, Simi Valley, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 6-April 21 (closed Nov. 22, Dec. 25, Jan. 1). This exhibit offers a phenomenal look at one of the history's legendary...

10/06/2018 - 04/21/2019: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Spooky Science at the Discovery Cubes

Spooky Science at the Discovery Cubes

Discovery Cube Los Angeles, Sylmar, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 6-31. Spooky Science will be brewing up some sinister fun the Discovery Cubes again. Brave kids can explore the Spooky Science...

10/06/2018 - 10/31/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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UNAM Día de los Muertos Exhibition at Hollywood Forever Cemetery

UNAM Día de los Muertos Exhibition at Hollywood Forever Cemetery

Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Hollywood, CA

This year, Hollywood Forever is happy to announce a very special partnership with UNAM Los Angeles, bringing Tomás Casademunt's photography and Humberto Spíndola's unparalleled paper...

10/10/2018 - 11/04/2018: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Nights Of The Jack

Nights Of The Jack

King Gillette Ranch, Calabasas, CA

6-11 p.m. Oct. 11-Nov. 4. Situated on a 1/2 mile trail, this family friendly Halloween Jack O'Lantern experience is filled with thousands of hand-carved and illuminated pumpkins....

10/11/2018 - 11/04/2018: 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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Pumpkin Nights

Pumpkin Nights

Pomona Fairplex, Pomona, CA

5-10 p.m. Oct. 12-Nov. 4 (closed Halloween). At this outdoor, family-friendly Halloween experience, visitors (or “Pumpkinheads”) can journey into the world of Pumpkin Nights with...

10/12/2018 - 11/04/2018: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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DIAVOLO: Architecture in Motion

DIAVOLO: Architecture in Motion

Ahmanson Theatre, The Music Center, L.A., CA

7:30 p.m. Oct. 12-13, 2 p.m. Oct. 14. Following its success as an America’s Got Talent Season 12 top 10 finalist, the acclaimed, and innovative, dance...

10/12/2018 - 10/14/2018: 7:30 pm - 4:00 pm

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Japanese Garden Festival

Japanese Garden Festival

Descanso Gardens, La Cañada-Flintridge, CA

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 13-14. This annual celebration of Descanso's Japanese Garden provides a celebration of Japanese art and culture as well. Enjoy a powerful...

10/13/2018 - 10/14/2018: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Los Angeles Printers Fair

Los Angeles Printers Fair

International Printing Museum, Torrance, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 13-14. All types of folks will gather together to celebrate the handcraftsmanship associated with letterpress, book arts, and the paper arts....

10/13/2018 - 10/14/2018: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Farmers Market Fall Festival

Farmers Market Fall Festival

Farmers Market, L.A., CA

For over 80 years, the Farmers Market has welcomed autumn with a family-friendly festival. The fun will include a petting zoo, old-time artisans, live music,...

10/13/2018 - 10/14/2018: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

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Oxnard Steampunk Fest

Oxnard Steampunk Fest

Heritage Square, Oxnard,

10 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 13, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 14. The Victorian Era melds together with elements of science fiction and fantasy for this Steampunk...

10/13/2018 - 10/14/2018: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Reyes Adobe Days

Reyes Adobe Days

Reyes Adobe Historical Site, Agoura Hills, CA

11 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 13-14. This 14th annual community event celebrates California's past and present. Visitors get a look at local history by exploring the...

10/13/2018 - 10/14/2018: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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The Polly Pocket Tiny is Mighty Tour

The Polly Pocket Tiny is Mighty Tour

Brea Mall, Brea, CA

This tour stop holds a variety of big Polly Pocket activities. With the Polly’s Adventure Course, kids can demonstrate that they are courageous and tenacious...

10/13/2018 - 10/14/2018: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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14th Annual L.A. Burning Man Decompression Art & Music Festival

14th Annual L.A. Burning Man Decompression Art & Music Festival

Los Angeles State Historic Park, L.A., CA

This annual festival gathers "Burners" (adventurers who have attended the famed Burning Man event), each year to "decompress" and celebrate the creativity shared in the desert...

10/13/2018 - 10/14/2018: 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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Great Pumpkin Patch Express

Great Pumpkin Patch Express

Orange Empire Railway Museum, Perris, CA

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 14-15, 21-22, 28-29. Families can read the rails on this train outing to find (and decorate) their pumpkins. Visitors can stop...

10/14/2018: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Knott's Spooky Farm

Knott's Spooky Farm

Knott’s Berry Farm, Buena Park, CA

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Sept. 30-Oct. 29, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Oct. 31. Knott's daytime Halloween celebration is geared for families with kids ages 3-11 and...

10/14/2018: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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GOOOOL! The World Cup’s Greatest Moments Exhibition

GOOOOL! The World Cup’s Greatest Moments Exhibition

Forest Lawn Museum, Glendale, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues.-Sun. May 3-Oct. 28. Fans of futbol (aka soccer) will get a kick out of this exhibit that presents an all-star lineup...

10/14/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Icons of Style: A Century of Fashion Photography, 1911-2011 Exhibition

Icons of Style: A Century of Fashion Photography, 1911-2011 Exhibition

Getty Center, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tues–Fri. Sun. 10 a.m.–9 p.m. Sat. June 26-October 21. Fashion photography's primary function is as advertising, but it can also be great...

10/14/2018: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm

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Kings, Queens & Castles Exhibit

Kings, Queens & Castles Exhibit

Bowers Kidseum, Santa Ana, CA

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Sept. 28-Feb. 19. This exhibit ingeniously brings the classic game of chess to life in an engaging way for youngsters. They...

10/14/2018: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular

SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular

SeaWorld, San Diego, CA

10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sat., 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Sun. Oct. 6-28. SeaWorld serves up some special Halloween goodies on weekends during October. The popular Clyde &...

10/14/2018: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Special Olympics Southern California's Pier del Sol "Fun"-raiser

Special Olympics Southern California's Pier del Sol "Fun"-raiser

Santa Monica Pier and Pacific Park, Santa Monica, CA

Help salute the 50th anniversary of the Special Olympics by attending this “Oktoberfest on the Pier." Pier del Sol is a unique day of fun...

10/14/2018: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Sunday Funnies Teen Improv Comedy Class

Sunday Funnies Teen Improv Comedy Class

Joy Theatre, Sherman Oaks , CA

Come on down to Joy Theatre and play some fun improv games. Learn awesome acting skills, make great friends, and hang out with their super...

10/14/2018: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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The Autry's Imagined West Studios

The Autry's Imagined West Studios

The 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. This interactive installation is all about sparking children's imagination. Designed and built by artist Mac Maker, Imagined...

10/14/2018: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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The BeatBASH

The BeatBASH

Hollywood Palladium, Hollywood, CA

The BeatBASH is the first of its kind musical event bringing together families from across greater Los Angeles. The pop-up carnival will feature a day...

10/14/2018: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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The VOID and ILMxLAB's Hyper-Reality VR Experience

The VOID and ILMxLAB's Hyper-Reality VR Experience

Glendale Galleria, Glendale, CA

Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire will transport guests deep into the Star Wars universe allowing them to walk freely and untethered on an interactive...

10/14/2018: 10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Travel Town Train Museum's Depot Day

Travel Town Train Museum's Depot Day

Travel Town Museum, Griffith Park, L.A., CA

Take a trip today to Travel Town, which this year is turning 66 (as in Route 66, but Travel Train is about trains, not cars)....

10/14/2018: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Fillmore & Western Pumpkinliner

Fillmore & Western Pumpkinliner

Fillmore & Western Railway Co., Fillmore, CA

10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Oct. 13-28. Climb aboard a vintage train for a unique ride to to "Ichabog," a private pumpkin patch at...

10/14/2018: 10:30 am - 5:30 pm

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Hallowe’en Spooktacular

Hallowe’en Spooktacular

Bob Baker Marionette Theater, L.A., CA

10:30 a.m. Fri., 2:30 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Sept. 22-Nov. 4. 7 p.m. Oct. 29, 7 p.m. Oct. 30, 10:30 p.m. Oct. 31. Over 100 Halloween-inspired puppets,...

10/14/2018: 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

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18th Annual Bow-Wows & Meows Pet Fair

18th Annual Bow-Wows & Meows Pet Fair

William S Hart Park, Santa Clarita, CA

Bow-Wows & Meows, a non-profit organization that encourages animal awareness and promote pet adoption, is hosting its annual pet community fair, in partnership with the...

10/14/2018: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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3D: Double Vision Exhibit

3D: Double Vision Exhibit

LACMA, L.A., CA

11 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon., Tues., Thurs., 11 a.m.–8 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sat.-Sun. July 15–March 31. You won't believe your eyes as you walk...

10/14/2018: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Ceremonies and Celebrations: Textile Treasures from the USC Pacific Asia Museum Collection

Ceremonies and Celebrations: Textile Treasures from the USC Pacific Asia Museum Collection

USC Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, CA

11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wed., Fri.-Sun., 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Thur. Sept. 14-Jan. 6. (closed Nov. 21-22, Dec. 24-25, Dec. 31-Jan. 1). Drawn from the museum's extraordinary...

10/14/2018: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Family Fundays: The Velveteen Rabbit

Family Fundays: The Velveteen Rabbit

Theatricum Botanicum, Topanga,

Margery Williams' beloved tale of friendship comes to life in this interactive Creative PlayGround production. Ages 2 and older.

10/14/2018: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

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Kaiju vs Heroes: Mark Nagata's Journey through the World of Japanese Toys

Kaiju vs Heroes: Mark Nagata's Journey through the World of Japanese Toys

Japanese American National Museum, L.A., CA

11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues-Wed., Fri.–Sun. noon-8 p.m. Thur. Sept. 15-March 24. Back in the 1970s, Mark Nagata was your typical California kid, but then he...

10/14/2018: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Kids Yoga

Kids Yoga

Holmby Park, Beverly Hills , CA

Wonder Yogis hosts a community class every Sunday at Holmby Park, where the children learn life lessons through play, yoga, arts and crafts and mindful...

10/14/2018: 11:00 am - 11:45 am

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Knights in Shining Armor


Knights in Shining Armor


Getty Center, L.A., CA

How did knights get their majestic armor? In conjunction with the Getty's current "All that Glitters: Life in the Renaissance Court" exhibition, master blacksmith Tony Swatton...

10/14/2018: 11:00 am - 1:30 pm

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Merion Estes: Unnatural Disasters Exhibition

Merion Estes: Unnatural Disasters Exhibition

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

11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Sept. 30-Jan. 6. This exhibit presents a 20-year survey of the Los Angeles-based mixed media artist. This...

10/14/2018: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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National Geographic Photo Ark Exhibition

National Geographic Photo Ark Exhibition

Annenberg Space For Photography, Century City, CA

11 a.m.-6 p.m. Wed.-Sun. Oct. 13-Jan 13. National Geographic Fellow and photographer Joel Sartore's life mission is to photograph every species living in the world’s...

10/14/2018: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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One Day at a Time: Manny Farber and Termite Art Exhibit

One Day at a Time: Manny Farber and Termite Art Exhibit

MOCA Grand Ave., L.A., CA

11 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon., Wed., Fri., 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Thur., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Oct. 14-March 11. "Termite Art" was a term conceived by American...

10/14/2018: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Rauschenberg: In and About L.A. Exhibit

Rauschenberg: In and About L.A. Exhibit

LACMA, L.A., CA

11 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Tues, Thur., 11 a.m. 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Aug. 11-Feb. 10. Robert Rauschenberg was one of the leading...

10/14/2018: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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48th Annual Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest

48th Annual Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest

Big Bear Convention Center, Big Bear, CA

noon-midnight Sat., noon-6 p.m. Sun. Sept. 8-Nov. 3. Oktoberfest is so huge in Big Bear that it starts in Sept. and ends in Nov. In...

10/14/2018: 12:00 pm - 11:59 pm

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Giggle Gaggle Sundays Kids Improv Class

Giggle Gaggle Sundays Kids Improv Class

Joy Theatre, Sherman Oaks, CA

Come on down to Joy theatre and play some fun improv games! Learn awesome acting skills, make great friends, and hang out with super cool...

10/14/2018: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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Joy Theatre Kids Giggle Gaggle Improv Comedy Class

Joy Theatre Kids Giggle Gaggle Improv Comedy Class

Joy Theatre, Sherman Oaks, CA, LA County

Come on down to Joy Theatre and play some fun improve games. Learn awesome acting skills, make great friends, and hang out with the super...

10/14/2018: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Line & Color: The Nature of Ellsworth Kelly Exhibit

Line & Color: The Nature of Ellsworth Kelly Exhibit

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. June 1-Oct. 29. This exhibition showcases how the modernist painter Ellsworth Kelly...

10/14/2018: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Orbit Pavilion

Orbit Pavilion

Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens, San Marino, CA

noon-4:30 p.m. Mon., Wed., Thurs., Fri.; 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sat., Sun. through Sept. 2, 2019. In collaboration with NASA and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and...

10/14/2018: 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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Striking Iron: The Art of African Blacksmiths Exhibition

Striking Iron: The Art of African Blacksmiths Exhibition

Fowler Museum at UCLA, Westwood, CA

noon-8 p.m. Wed., noon-5 p.m. Thur.-Sun. June 2-Dec. 30. Organized by the Fowler, this exhibit holds over 225 works of art, including all sorts of...

10/14/2018: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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The Secret City

The Secret City

Ford Amphitheatre, L.A., CA

The Secret City has been described as part ceremony, part salon, part show. Feature storytelling, a live band, performance, singing, food, meditation, and other surprises,...

10/14/2018: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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Absolutely Halloween

Absolutely Halloween

Santa Monica Playhouse, Santa Monica, CA

2 p.m. Sat., 12:30 p.m. Sun. Oct. 6-28. Returning for the 12th year, this local Halloween tradition is a classic magical All Hallow’s Eve musical...

10/14/2018: 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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Andell Family Sundays - 3D: Come See It!

Andell Family Sundays - 3D: Come See It!

LACMA, L.A., CA

12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28. Kids will see art in a new way at this month's art workshops. Inspired by the current...

10/14/2018: 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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Alpine Village Oktaberfest's Family Sundays

Alpine Village Oktaberfest's Family Sundays

Alpine Village, Torrance, CA

1-6 p.m. Sept. 9-Oct. 21. Sunday is the day when Alpine Village's Oktaberfest becomes an all-ages party (Fri.-Sat. is 21 and over). The festivities include...

10/14/2018: 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Author Appearance: Joel Stern

Author Appearance: Joel Stern

Vroman’s Bookstore, Pasadena, CA

This author appearance is less about words than paper. Origami paper to be precise. Stern will present (and sign) his book Origami Games for Kids!,...

10/14/2018: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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CAAM Workshop: Dress Up and Figure Drawing

CAAM Workshop: Dress Up and Figure Drawing

California African American Museum, L.A., CA

This afternoon you can add futuristic elements to your attire, and take turns as model and artist, using methods inspired by Robert Pruitt’s work in...

10/14/2018: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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MainStreet Theatre Company presents "Schoolhouse Rock Live!"

MainStreet Theatre Company presents "Schoolhouse Rock Live!"

Lewis Family Playhouse, Rancho Cucamonga, CA

1 p.m., 4 p.m. Oct. 13, 20, 27; 1 p.m. Oct. 14, 21, 28. Based on the Emmy Award-winning '70s Saturday morning cartoon series, this...

10/14/2018: 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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Performance on the Frog: Mariachi and Folklorico

Performance on the Frog: Mariachi and Folklorico

Kidspace Children’s Museum, Pasadena, CA

This afternoon you can take a tour of Mexico through music and dance. At 1 p.m., the Mariachi band, Mariachi Tesoro de Rebecca Gonzales, will...

10/14/2018: 1:00 pm - 2:00 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...

10/14/2018: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Art Adventures Tour: Picture Perfect

Art Adventures Tour: Picture Perfect

Norton Simon, Pasadena, CA

Come explore portrait paintings from the 17th to 19th centuries. At the end of your tour, you will go home with a photo of yourself...

10/14/2018: 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

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CraftLab Family Workshop: Fantastic Fibers

CraftLab Family Workshop: Fantastic Fibers

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

Fiber artist Mimi Haddon leads a soft-sculpture workshop that will use re-purposed and recycled fiber-based materials. Experiment with foam, thread, and fabric to create a...

10/14/2018: 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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42nd Street

42nd Street

Cerritos Center For The Performing Arts, Cerritos, CA

8 p.m. Oct. 12-13, 19, 26; 2 p.m. Oct. 14, 21, 28; 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Oct. 20, 27; 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25. Based on...

10/14/2018: 2:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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ADHD Parent Support Group

ADHD Parent Support Group

Restoration Chiropractic, Calabasas, CA

Come to a free support group meeting, which will help parents with children who have ADHD. One guest speaker is Robin Finn MPH, MA, who is an...

10/14/2018: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Hoag Down Sandwich Competition!

Boomtown Brewery, Los Angeles, California

There's few things in life that go together better than a good sandwich and craft beer. This is why Boomtown is hosting Hoag Down, a...

10/14/2018: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Lonely Planet Kids Bookstore Event: 101 Small Ways to Change the World

Lonely Planet Kids Bookstore Event: 101 Small Ways to Change the World

Once Upon A Time, Montrose, CA

Join award-winning author Aubre Andrus in a free crafting session inspired by her new book, Lonely Planet Kids’ 101 Small Ways to Change the World....

10/14/2018: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Oktoberfest Kinderfest

Oktoberfest Kinderfest

Old World Festival Banquet Hall, Huntington Beach, CA

2-7:30 p.m. Sun. Sept. 16-Oct. 28. Kinderfest is a great family day at the Old World's Oktoberfest! The kids can enjoy the dog races, carnival...

10/14/2018: 2:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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She Loves Me

She Loves Me

Morgan-Wixson Theatre, Santa Monica, CA

8 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 2 p.m. Sun. Sept 22-Oct. 14. With a melodic and witty score by Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick (Fiddler on the Roof)...

10/14/2018: 2:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Zimmer Sunday Program: Mini Pumpkin Party

Zimmer Sunday Program: Mini Pumpkin Party

Zimmer Children’s Museum, L.A., CA

Oh my Gourd! The Zimmer will be stuffed with pumpkins - and they all need faces! Kids can paint, decorate, and even naming their pumpkin...

10/14/2018: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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The Wit and Wisdom of Sholom Aleichem

The Wit and Wisdom of Sholom Aleichem

Santa Monica Playhouse, Santa Monica, CA

7:30 p.m. Sat., 3:30 p.m. Sun. July 14-Nov. 18. This bold and bittersweet musical comedy follows the life of the beloved Yiddish story-teller, who spins tales...

10/14/2018: 3:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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The 23rd Annual Halloween Ball Benefiting Pediatric Therapy Network

The 23rd Annual Halloween Ball Benefiting Pediatric Therapy Network

The Depot Restaurant, Torrance, CA

Hosted by Chef Michael Shafer of The Depot Restaurant, the Halloween Ball is a 21-and-over event that takes place under a "ghostly" white tent in...

10/14/2018: 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Interfaith Blessing of the Animals

Interfaith Blessing of the Animals

Granada Beach Boat Ramp, Long Beach, CA

Cats, dogs, ducks, horses, goats and bunnies - all of these creatures can be blessed this evening by various faith leaders. Typicially around 300 people...

10/14/2018: 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm

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