Still have no idea what to do this weekend? Don't panic. Mar Vista Patch is coming to the rescue. We’ve got the best bets for your done-work-outta-here time. Check out our picks:
Where/When: , 12249 Venice Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90066. Fri. July 22, 8 p.m.
Why Go: Enjoy some old fashioned rock and roll with the following new fashioned bands:
9 p.m. - 13TH SKY
10 p.m. - THE COCANUTS
11 p.m. - *PRODUCT*
12 p.m. - *THE BAD THINGS*
Pricing: $5 at the door.
Where/When: 3497 McLaughlin Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90066, Sat. July 23, 7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Why Go: Proceeds will benefit Angel City Pitbulls. Yard sale organizers are collecting gently used clothing & shoes, small appliances, kitchen items, sports equipment, camping gear, garden stuff, children's toys & clothing, small furniture, artwork, any collectibles, electronics...anything "sellable" (no books please, for some reason they don't sell at yard sales!). Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have items to donate.
Pricing: Free entrance.
Where/When: 1800 Ocean Front Walk, Venice, CA 90291, Sat. July 23 & Sun. July 24, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. both days.
Why Go: Come join the 3rd Annual Summer Fest in Venice Beach. This is two days of family fun at the beach, featuring 60 bands, live on stage, and food from all over the world. Don't forget the "Help out the Homeless" and "Save Me a Penny Walk."
Where/When: , 3826 Grand View Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90066, Sun. July 24, 11 - 12:30 a.m.
Why Go: Meet Alejandra and Tracy of Cucina Cocina, who will prepare a summer menu you can taste, that highlights fresh, local ingredients, sold by farmers, as well as sustainable seafood. Alejandra will focus on Latin American cuisine while Tracy will prepare a Mediterranean dish. The duo are currently finalists on FOX’s popular TV show MasterChef with Gordon Ramsay, Graham Elliot, and Joe Bastianich.
Where/When: , 3826 Grand View Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90066 (In the center of the market at Pacific and Grand View), Sun. July 24, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Why Go: The LA County Master Gardeners will have seeds and seedlings to give away, as well as advice on what to plant now and in August, and what you should be thinking about for your fall garden. Stop by and ask your garden questions too, and they'll do their best to answer them. While you're there, ask them about the Seed Library of Los Angeles