November 2017 LA County Calendar Of Events
Buy Art! Save Kittens! Nov. 3-5
Original art on view and for sale all weekend. Join us, and the kittens, to adopt and shop all weekend at MorYork with cat-friendly crafts, a poetry slam and a coffee klatch on Sunday.
Time/Place: Moryork: 4959 York Blvd., Los Angeles
Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes Nov. 4
The American Diabetes Association’s signature fundraising walk.
Time/Place: 7am-1pm / Six Flags Magic Mountain, Santa Clarita
Contact: 323-966-2890 x7413 / http://stepout.diabetes.org
Field of Drafts Craft Beer Festival Nov. 4
Music, games, and as always, an extensive selection of craft beers provided by a wide array of brewers, including Lancaster’s own Bravery Brewing Company and Kinetic Brewing Company, will set the stage for this afternoon of fun.
Time/Place: 1-5pm / Lancaster Municipal Stadium
Contact: 661-723-6077 / www.fieldofdrafts.com
Out of the Darkness Greater L.A. Walk Nov. 4
Brings people together for a three-mile walk while raising much-needed funds to fight suicide and support those touched by suicide in our community. Speakers, entertainment, remembrance activities, and a community resource fair.
Time/Place: 9-11am / Central Park Pasadena
Glendale Health Fair Nov. 4
The festival will have activities for kids and families and will be providing healthy lunches. Health screenings and services, CPR training, dental screenings, education and more!
Time/Place: 10am-3pm / Pacific Community Center
Contact: 818-980-7777 / www.aamsc.com
Holiday Poppy Sale Nov. 4
Shop for discounted wildflower themed holiday gifts, drink hot cider, enjoy the view, hike the trails, and support a non-profit!
Time/Place: 10am-4pm / Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve
Contact: 661-724-1180 / www.prmdia.org
Pico Rivera Crafts Boutique Nov. 4
Live music, pictures with Santa and more than 35 vendors offering a wide variety of unique handcrafted gift items, including jewelry, ceramics, dolls and quilts.
Time/Place: 9am-2pm / Pico Rivera Senior Center
Contact: 562-948-4844 / www.pico-rivera.org
American Red Cross - Open House Nov. 4
Come learn about disaster preparedness, services to our active duty military, youth & young adult programs and much much more.
Time/Place: 10am-4pm / 2715 W Avenue P, Palmdale
The La Fetra Center’s Annual Craft Fair Nov. 4
Handcrafted jewelry, ornaments, home decor, art & baked goods.
Time/Place: 9am-4pm / La Fetra Center: 333 E. Foothill Blvd., Glendora
Contact: 626-914-8235 / www.ci.glendora.ca.us
Autumn Festival at The Aquarium Nov. 4-5
Delve into the arts, cuisines, cultures, and marine environments of Asia during the Aquarium of the Pacific’s Autumn Festival.
Time/Place: 9am-5pm / Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach
Contact: 562-590-3100 / www.aquariumofpacific.org
DSALA Buddy Walk & Festival Nov. 5
The Buddy Walk is an opportunity for anyone and everyone to walk and raise funds for the Down Syndrome Association of Los Angeles and the National Down Syndrome Society.
Time/Place: 11am-3pm / Santa Anita Park, Arcadia
Santa Clarita Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K Nov. 5
A full marathon, a half marathon, a 5K run, Mayor’s Walk, and a Kid K run. To kick off the marathon, the City will host a pre-race Health and Fitness Expo for everyone to enjoy on Saturday from 9am-5pm at Westfield Valencia Town Center Mall.
Time/Place: 7-11:30am / McBean Parkway
Fall Wedding & Event Soiree Nov. 5
Come find the wedding & event inspiration you have been looking for as our venue and local vendors put together a beautiful show.
Time/Place: 4-6pm / Friendly Hills Country Club, Whittier
Sunset In The Vineyard Nov. 5
Celebrate the fall season sampling locally-crafted wine and beer with friends, while savoring culinary delights, and listening to live music. Proceeds benefit Assistance League programs in the SCV.
Time/Place: 1pm / Compa Vineyard, Newhall
Contact: 661-255-1991 / www.assistanceleaguesantaclarita.org
Golf Classic Tournament Nov. 6
A Portion of the Proceeds Benefits Covina Police Dept K9 Program. Presented by The Covina Chamber of Commerce and Jan’s Towing.
Time/Place: 8am-7pm / Via Verde County Club, San Dimas
Fallen Warriors Monument Unveiling Nov. 8
Honoring the lives of all Santa Clarita Valley service members that have lost their lives in conflicts since WWI.
Time/Place: 8-10am / Veterans Historical Plaza, Santa Clarita
Contact: 661-259-2489 / www.santa-clarita.com
Pico Rivera Special Salute to Veterans Nov. 10
Dignitaries will be in attendance along with members of Pico Rivera’s Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion posts. The event features guest speakers and performances.
Time/Place: 8:30-11am / Veterans Memorial and Eternal Flame
Contact: 562-942-2000 / www.pico-rivera.org
A Salute To Heroes: Veterans Day Concert Nov. 11
Join new Music Director Eckart Preu as Long Beach Symphony pays tribute to all branches of the armed forces with a program of music by American composers, beginning with Copland’s poignant Fanfare for the Common Man.
Time/Place: 8-10pm / Long Beach Performing Arts Center
Contact: 562-436-3203 x1 / www.longbeachsymphony.org
Sunset Sip Nov. 11
Join The Guidance Center for a memorable evening of eating, sipping, and playing at the 7th annual Sunset Sip to benefit children’s mental health!
Time/Place: 6:30-10pm / Hotel Maya, Long Beach
West Hollywood Veterans Day Ceremony Nov. 11
The City of West Hollywood invites community members to join City officials, staff members, and representatives from the West Hollywood Sheriff’s Station and the L.A. County Fire Dept. in honoring our local veterans at a special ceremony.
Time/Place: 11am-Noon / Sal Guarriello Veterans’ Memorial
Contact: 323-848-6479 / www.weho.org
Norwalk Veterans Day Tribute Nov. 11
Join the City of Norwalk, American Legion Post 359, the Norwalk All-City Band and special guest speaker Congresswoman Linda Sanchez as we pay tribute to the US military.
Time/Place: 11am / City Hall
Designercon Nov. 11-12
The west coast’s premier convention for fans, collectors and creators of cutting-edge collectible art and design.
Time/Place: Sat 10am-7pm, Sun 10am-5pm / Pasadena Convention Center
Contact: 818-928-9295 / www.designercon.com
Celebrate the Season with The Painted Turtle at The Grove Tree Lighting Nov. 12
Enjoy dinner at La Piazza, crafts and fun for the kids, special visits from Gingy the Gingerbread Man, all culminating in unbeatable views of the lighting of the 100-foot tree, musical performances, and fireworks finale.
Time/Place: 6-9pm / La Piazza at The Grove, L.A.
Contact: 310-451-1353 / www.thepaintedturtle.org
Calabasas Classic Run Nov. 12
This timed 5K/10K run course and 1 mile Fun Run explores the beautiful roads of Calabasas. Competitive and non-competitive runners will enjoy this challenging course ending with a post-run party expo to celebrate you!
Time/Place: 8-11:30am / Calabasas Civic Center
Contact: 818-880-2993 / www.calabasasclassicrun.com
Doctors Without Borders Presents “Forced From Home” Nov. 13-19
An interactive exhibition and tour that takes visitors beyond the headlines of the global refugee crisis. With an experienced aid worker as their guide, visitors navigate a 10,000-square-foot, outdoor installation designed to convey some of the challenges confronting a person forced to flee.
Time/Place: 9am-5pm / Santa Monica Pier
Contact: 212-400-3424 / www.forcedfromhome.com
Progressive Int'l Motorcycle Show Nov. 17-19
An inside look into the latest and most innovative motorcycles, gear and products from leading companies in the industry, as well as showcasing what the motorcycling lifestyle has to offer.
Time/Place: Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center
Contact: 562-436-3661 / www.motorcycleshows.com
Light Up Main Street Nov. 18
Enjoy food trucks (both sweet and savory!), photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus, entertainment and more!
Time/Place: 6pm / Old Town Newhall Library
Contact: 661-259-2489 / www.oldtownnewhall.com
San Gabriel Turkey Trot Nov. 18
Please help support youth programs in the San Gabriel community by signing up for the city’s healthiest family event! Your registration will include race and raffle entry, a finisher medal, t-shirt and refreshments.
Time/Place: 6-11am / Vincent Lugo Park
Contact: 626-308-2875 / www.sangabrielcity.com
HomeWalk 5k Family Run/Walk Nov. 18
This year, United Way’s goals are bigger than ever: raise $1.5 million to directly support its mission of ending homelessness in L.A. County.
Time/Place: 8am-2pm / Grand Park, Downtown L.A.
Torrance Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair Nov. 18
Get your holiday shopping done in one easy trip with beautiful specialty items handcrafted by local artisans.
Time/Place: 9am-4pm / Toyota Meeting Hall: 3330 Civic Center Drive
Malibu/Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station Open House Nov. 18
Displays and interactive activities including Sheriff K-9, SWAT Team, helicopter, bomb squad, mounted enforcement details, search & rescue team, recruitment tent and more.
Time/Place: 10am-3pm / 27050 Agoura Road, Agoura
Contact: 818-878-1808 / www.facebook.com/losthillssheriffsstation
Fine Craft Show Nov. 18-19
The FREE, outdoor event features more than fifty artists’ booths with high-quality, original and Made-in-USA crafts for any budge just in time for the holiday season.
Time/Place: 10am-5pm / Old Orchard Park, Santa Clarita
Contact: 661-259-2489 / www.santa-clarita.com
LUNG FORCE Walk Nov. 19
Join the American Lung Association as we walk together to raise awareness and funds to defeat lung cancer and raise our voices for lung health.
Time/Place: 9am-4pm / CBS Studios, Studio City
Torrance Turkey Trot 3 Mile Fun Run Nov. 23
All ages are welcome to participate, but no pets, skateboards, rollerblades or bicycles are allowed on the course. Participants will receive a commemorative shirt. There will be a spectacular post-run opportunity drawing with lots of great prizes.
Time/Place: 8-10am / Ken Miller Recreation Center
Alhambra Tree Lighting Ceremony Nov. 25
Santa arrives at 6pm to light Downtown Alhambra’s tree.
Time/Place: 5:30-9pm / Renaissance Plaza
Contact: 626-282-8481 / www.alhambrachamber.org
Hollywood Christmas Parade Nov. 26
The 86th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade presented by the City of Los Angeles and benefiting the Marine Toys For Tots Foundation, will kick off the holiday season with floats, balloons, costumed characters, bands, equestrians and celebrities from all genres!
Time/Place: 5-8pm / Hollywood Boulevard
Contact: 866-727-2331 / www.thehollywoodchristmasparade.org
Author: Sean Glaze
November 1st 2017
About Sean: I have been working in the family business of Real Estate my whole life and with Squire Realty since...