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Check out local art this weekend at the Frogtown and Montana Art Walks, or enjoy some tunes with your painting gazing at Gabba Gallery’s Remix: Art of Music exhibit opening and the Broad’s Now We’re Here concert series. 

You can start getting in the Halloween spirit with the Haunted Hayride this weekend, or visiting one of the many theme park – Knotts Scary Farm, Universal Studios’ Halloween Horror Nights, Disney’s California Adventure’s Boogie Bash. 

FRIDAY

Mondrian Night Market: Head to the West Hollywood Hotel for a cocktail on the roof while you peruse goods from local artisans. 

Guardians of the Galaxy at Dockweiler Beach: Catch a free screening of the Marvel space adventure. 

Lil Wayne at the Saban Theatre: The rapper will perform in Beverly Hills.

The Slam Comedy Poetry Show: Comedians and one actual poet will perform original poetry at The Yard. 

Pulp Fiction at the New Beverly: See the Tarantino classic at his curated theatre. 

SATURDAY

Homeboy 5K: The non-profit that rehabilitates gang members is raising funds through a 5k run and walk through Downtown. 

Los Angeles Libros Festival: The Los Angeles Public Library System will host this Spanish-speaking and bilingual reading and storytelling festival. 

The Wizard of Oz at the Academy Museum: Catch the musical classic with the family. 

Frogtown Art Walk: This free stroll will allow people to explore the Elysian Valley galleries, studios and workshops of local artists. 

Montana Art Walk: Over in Santa Monica, locals can visit artists’ spaces along Montana Ave. 

San Pedro Festival of the Arts: This free events features local dance ensembles showcasing a variety of styles. 

Japanese Food Expo: The Loews Hotel Hollywood will host this feast extravaganza featuring food, drink and more from Japan. 

In Sheep’s Clothing x Bar Part Time Party: Vinyl sellers In Sheep’s Clothing has paired with San Francisco’s Bar Part Time to put on an indoor and outdoor celebration, vending drinks, records, weed and more. 

Delicious Market: In front of the Ron Herman store, celebrity stylist Marquise Miller has curated a BIPOC and queer-led market. 

Westchester Block Party: This family friendly event will showcase local musicians, artists, food sellers and more. 

Figtoberfest: Mohawk Bend in Silverlake will host their Oktoberfest party this Saturday. 

Opening of Remix: The Art of Music: The Gabba Gallery celebrates the synthesis of art and music in their new gallery opening. 

PJ Morton at the Ace Hotel: Modern funk singer-songwriter and producer, PJ Morton, will perform Downtown. 

Now We’re Here Music Festival at The Broad:  Arooj Aftab, Felukah, Haig Papazian and more will perform at the Downtown museum. 

Nosferatu: The Frida will screen the classic vampire film in Santa Ana. 

SUNDAY

Ireichō Monument Launch: The Japanese American National Museum will debut their monument to Japanese Americans imprisoned in internment camps during WWII. 

Los Angeles Chocolate Salon: Out in Pasadena, chocolatiers and confectioners will gather to showcase their goodies. 

Boomfest: Boomtown Brewery will be serving over 20+ craft beers on tap to enjoy while listening to local bands play. 

Grace Jones with CHVCHES at the Hollywood Bowl: Pop icon Grace Jones and Glaswegian pop-rock group CHVCHES will perform as part of KCRW Festival. 

Ozomatli at the Soka Performing Arts Center: The Latin-rock band will perform in Aliso Viejo. 

ALL WEEKEND

Haunted Hayride: The Los Angeles tradition kicks off this weekend and runs through Halloween. 

Watts Tower Celebration: Celebrate the 40th anniversary of the art installation with live music. 

The Los Angeles Korean Festival: This free, family friendly festival will feature live entertainment, food vendors and more. 

Gorillaz: Damon Albarn’s virtual band will perform Friday at the Kia Forum, and Saturday at the YouTube Theater. 

Los Angeles Times Food Bowl Night Market: On the Paramount Pictures backlot, eaters can enjoy cuisines and cocktails from top chefs and mixologists. 

DRAG: The Musical: Alaska co-wrote the show she stars in alongside JuJubee, Jackie Cox and more Queens. 

Basement Fest: All weekend at the Elysian, comedian Niles Abston has curated lineups of comedy, music and more to enjoy. 

Los Angeles International Ukulele Festival: Learn to play or enjoy a concert from a legendary ukulele player in Torrance. 

Baja Splash Festival: The Aquarium of the Pacific celebrates cultures of Central and South America and the Caribbean through dance and art. 

freq_wave Installation at Mount Wilson: As part of the Fulcrum Arts Festival, new media artist  Carl Michael von Hausswolff has installed his work in the dome of the Observatory. 

The Other Art Fair: At the Barker Hanger in Santa Monica you can explore the galleries of a variety of artists. 

Thomas the Tank Engine Exhibit: Over at the Discovery Cube, kids can meet with Thomas and friends in this interactive installation. 

Pasadena Model Railroad Museum Open House: Visit the museum to view Western style railroads no longer in use. 

Le Creuset Factory to Table Sale: The premium cookware brand will host a super sale in Pomona. 

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